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Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 23,946
Posted By Desert Matt
Starting to get a little excited now my self. Not...

Starting to get a little excited now my self. Not long to go.

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Forum: OZ Vendors 02-24-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,353
Posted By Desert Matt
7 Please Dave

7 Please Dave
Forum: Australia 02-21-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 859,134
Posted By Desert Matt
Did roughly the same loop backwards a few weeks...

Did roughly the same loop backwards a few weeks ago before the rain Trev. Jaw dropping views, especially on Pine Hut Rd, 3 Chain Rd and up Pipeline Rd.

All going well hope to get up to Bluey's...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 477,919
Posted By Desert Matt
I couldn't see 2x bandana in there. Did I miss...

I couldn't see 2x bandana in there. Did I miss something?
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 859,134
Posted By Desert Matt
I rode Finke because I said if old mate up here...

I rode Finke because I said if old mate up here got a Berg 570 I'd ride it working on the fact he would never get one and was all talk. Wrong. So sounds like we both opened our big mouths to our...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 859,134
Posted By Desert Matt
Kipo, I'll be cruising through Port...

Kipo,

I'll be cruising through Port Augusta next Wednesday.

If you want I could grab it off PBee and bring it up and drop it at your office.

And what the hell are you doing entering...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,973
Posted By Desert Matt
What I have found is guys who think they can work...

What I have found is guys who think they can work the week leading up and have a good ride are usually fooling them selves. They come home from work and stay in the shed until after midnight for the...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,973
Posted By Desert Matt
Bit like Dakar on that side of things. They keep...

Bit like Dakar on that side of things. They keep a close eye on the top 20 guys as no one wants to get cheated for a top 20 place if your riding for sheep stations with a race face on.
But for the...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,973
Posted By Desert Matt
Same as down south. I'm a bit cold today, might...

Same as down south. I'm a bit cold today, might have to turn the office AC up a degree or two.

The down time never seemed so much, as you feel like you are always moving, but the hour meter...
Forum: Australia 01-26-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,973
Posted By Desert Matt
Hour meter usually shows 15-16 hours

Hour meter usually shows 15-16 hours
Forum: Australia 01-14-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 930,231
Posted By Desert Matt
Not sure about a hosting site Trev, but I take it...

Not sure about a hosting site Trev, but I take it it's too big to Email or post up here. I can drop in a USB and grab a copy. Would love the info.
Forum: Australia 01-14-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 930,231
Posted By Desert Matt
Cheers Barney

Cheers Barney
Forum: Australia 01-14-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 930,231
Posted By Desert Matt
Hey guys, I'm away for work at the moment. Could...

Hey guys, I'm away for work at the moment. Could anyone help me out by having a look at their battery and letting me know the make and model number, and the dimensions?

I got them the other week...
Forum: Racing 01-13-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 761,568
Posted By Desert Matt
Valentino Rossi maybe? Would bring in much more...

Valentino Rossi maybe? Would bring in much more Italian interest.

What about Stefan Everts?

In the cars, maybe a F1 driver, Mark Weber

or maybe Ken Block
Forum: Racing 01-11-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,658
Posted By Desert Matt
Viladoms Duclos

Viladoms
Duclos
Forum: Racing 01-11-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 60,651
Posted By Desert Matt
I thought I read somewhere in the last 6 months...

I thought I read somewhere in the last 6 months that Citroen were looking to make a Dakar comeback, and Loeb and Al Attiahwere linked to it.

Can't remember when or where. Most likely in the...
Forum: Racing 01-10-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 761,568
Posted By Desert Matt
Reports from Allan Roberts' FB are he is now a...

Reports from Allan Roberts' FB are he is now a national hero in Poland after giving up his rear wheel to Kuba Przygonski at the overnight marathon. Polish TV even interviewed him.

KTM factory...
Forum: Racing 01-05-2014, 02:41 AM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 761,568
Posted By Desert Matt
Let's get it on. Come on Shane Diener and Grabbo!

Let's get it on. Come on Shane Diener and Grabbo!
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By Desert Matt
That last photo gives some good perspective. It...

That last photo gives some good perspective. It looks, and sounds from what you guys are saying as though it is lighter weight, like a spray jacket, but built of Goretex fabric. Is this a good...
Forum: Equipment 12-28-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By Desert Matt
I bought the Traverse jacket about a year ago for...

I bought the Traverse jacket about a year ago for enduro riding.

I tried riding with my Alpinestar pressure suit, but found the lower sleeves around the elbow guards too tight, which didn't...
Forum: Australia 12-20-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 930,231
Posted By Desert Matt
I've been having issues with my battery going...

I've been having issues with my battery going flat. The most recent experiment was to fully charge the battery and leave it in the bike with the -ve disconnected. Battery still went flat.

Looks...
Forum: Australia 12-16-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 859,134
Posted By Desert Matt
Haydos has booked our next years high country run...

Haydos has booked our next years high country run for the 21st to the 25th of November next year, with a few days in Dargo. So we'll be just behind you....

I should be able to help you salvage...
Forum: Australia 11-13-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,887
Posted By Desert Matt
I'll be in for it too. Will you be posting...

I'll be in for it too.

Will you be posting up the payment details, or at least a link to his payment details?
Forum: Vendors 10-30-2013, 09:23 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 36,727
Posted By Desert Matt
Hi There I fitted a Tapplite 12 months ago...

Hi There

I fitted a Tapplite 12 months ago and ran all last season with no issues charging my I Phone and Scala rider.

Left the bike over winter and got it out for it's first ride to find my...
Forum: Australia 10-24-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 859,134
Posted By Desert Matt
While we are in a inspired Dakar mode I thought I...

While we are in a inspired Dakar mode I thought I would remind everyone here in SA that our very own Shane Diener has earned free entry to this years Dakar in a few months.

Shane won the Dakar...
Forum: Australia 10-21-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4,620
Views: 930,231
Posted By Desert Matt
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/22/uquvu3az.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/22/uquvu3az.jpg

You haven't seen or fitted this barrett, but some of us have fitted tool tubes.
Forum: Australia 10-18-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 859,134
Posted By Desert Matt
Tenere Tragics 2014

So, are any of my fellow Tenere Owners from SA considering Trailzones next Tragics ride?

They will be heading around much the same area as Masterbrewer just got back from in the Victorian High...
Forum: Racing 10-14-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 32,708
Posted By Desert Matt
Great photos, and great effort in the coverage....

Great photos, and great effort in the coverage. The image if 5 or six of you in a commentary box calling the play is conjured up in my head, just like a football match.
Forum: Racing 09-21-2013, 12:53 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 21,495
Posted By Desert Matt
Jake had engine failure on the last leg. Bike...

Jake had engine failure on the last leg. Bike recovery. Restarts today in 11th spot, but takes a 16 hour penalty....
Forum: Australia 09-21-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 859,134
Posted By Desert Matt
I've got the Klim Traverse Jacket. Nice Jacket. ...

I've got the Klim Traverse Jacket. Nice Jacket.

I rode on some pretty hot days last summer, and no issues. Opened the pit zips right up, and and the back vent. All good.
Haven't been into the...
Forum: Australia 09-07-2013, 10:59 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 36,808
Posted By Desert Matt
Just seen on Facebook 4 wheel (quad) Dakar...

Just seen on Facebook

4 wheel (quad) Dakar Hero Paul Smith, having a go on 2 wheels at this years Safari has refractured his pelvis broken at Condo in a little lay down earlier today.....
Forum: Australia 09-07-2013, 01:44 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 36,808
Posted By Desert Matt
Shane Diener for the Dakar Challenge win? Might...

Shane Diener for the Dakar Challenge win? Might need to do some fund raising here in SA to get him there in January....
Forum: Australia 09-01-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 859,134
Posted By Desert Matt
Condolences Kym. Celebrate the life she lived and...

Condolences Kym. Celebrate the life she lived and remember the good times.

Looking forward to getting back on the bike with you. We're here for you when you are ready.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-22-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,520
Posted By Desert Matt
Top report guys. They don't get much...

Top report guys.

They don't get much better than that.

Plenty of good photos, good stories, no injuries or major bike issues.

Well done thanks for sharing. Pity I was at work, would...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 12,816
Views: 859,134
Posted By Desert Matt
I was heading north and passed a tenere and 2...

I was heading north and passed a tenere and 2 others between Tarlee and Templers around 1 to 130. I wondered if that was the boys coming back.....
Forum: Australia 07-30-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,973
Posted By Desert Matt
Most people who discard a poo generally don't...

Most people who discard a poo generally don't look to take them back.

Start practicing pooing in a portaloo with knee braces and motorbike boots on. Always a challenge. Portaloos are at many of...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2013, 10:30 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,973
Posted By Desert Matt
There are 3 fuel dumps per lap. If they are in a...

There are 3 fuel dumps per lap. If they are in a paddock you will need about 30 litres per stop, or they will be a servo, so just a pocket full of money, or you can predrop money and run a tab.

...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,973
Posted By Desert Matt
This used to be the case for Rally class, but is...

This used to be the case for Rally class, but is no longer done (wasn't this year) I think they are getting the people to join a local club, (usually small fee) and then ride on a day MA license.
...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2013, 04:05 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 13,103
Posted By Desert Matt
I have always loved what those white and Purple...

I have always loved what those white and Purple TTRs looked like. Seeing them both side by side has just confirmed that. Must be the tank and headlight shape.

Who are you using to upgrade the...
Forum: Australia 07-29-2013, 03:04 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 8,973
Posted By Desert Matt
Get on the website 24hrtrial.com and have a good...

Get on the website 24hrtrial.com and have a good read of the supp regs. The officials take all of the small points quite seriously some times.

PM myself Valleyam, PBee and Kipo with any other...
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