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Forum: Racing 03-26-2015, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 492,857
Posted By Carlos M
SaltWaterProof electrical connectors? Nonstick...

SaltWaterProof electrical connectors? Nonstick coated radiators? :D
Forum: Racing 03-26-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,195
Posted By Carlos M
amurican dude, australian dude, indian dude......

amurican dude, australian dude, indian dude... who cares :D

This russian chick is racing!
...
Forum: Racing 03-13-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 2,404
Views: 492,857
Posted By Carlos M
I would keep an eye for fatigue cracks on the...

I would keep an eye for fatigue cracks on the welds of the bar holding the rod onto which you're mounting the Touratech roadbook. As you say, the holder is heavy and by holding the rod centrally...
Forum: Racing 03-11-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 734,289
Posted By Carlos M
:nod :nod :nod

:nod :nod :nod
Forum: Racing 03-09-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 734,289
Posted By Carlos M
Looks like they're trying to "fix" the 2 minute...

Looks like they're trying to "fix" the 2 minute cat and mouse game but they're not that brilliant. Wonder if Dakar will follow??
Forum: EMEA 03-02-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,823
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for recommending us :thumb. We do have a...

Thanks for recommending us :thumb. We do have a vendor thread here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26269291#post26269291). Feel free to post your questions there!

Thanks.
Forum: Vendors 03-02-2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,912
Posted By Carlos M
What's new

Well, our attention to this thread is in line with our toned-down marketing :D, sorry for that, we've been busy!

A lot of stuff happened meanwhile... here's a condensed update.

Motoxplorers has...
Forum: Racing 02-25-2015, 12:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,360
Posted By Carlos M
Well, it's the longest live circuit in the bike,...

Well, it's the longest live circuit in the bike, it feeds the injector, the ECU, the ignition coil, lambda probe, the dash... It would be hard to troubleshoot in the field, I really hope it's not...
Forum: Racing 02-08-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Some inmate from Barcelona (Vander ?) chimed in...

Some inmate from Barcelona (Vander ?) chimed in with the fact. Not much going on at the moment, Dakar wise, is it? :D
Forum: Racing 02-07-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Been answered a few thousand of posts back :D....

Been answered a few thousand of posts back :D. It's a literal translation of the Spanish expression "gas a la burra" which means something like "pedal to the metal". Coma uses the literal translation...
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,324
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for the info Myway.

Thanks for the info Myway.
Forum: Racing 02-01-2015, 04:15 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 31,082
Posted By Carlos M
Absolutely. This aspect (early cut-out times) is...

Absolutely. This aspect (early cut-out times) is just another obstacle in getting to the finish but a necessity if the ASO is dealing with 3000+ mt elevation and 50ºC of daily amplitudes.


...
Forum: Racing 01-31-2015, 03:32 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 31,082
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for replying. I re-read and understood...

Thanks for replying. I re-read and understood now. Andres Berglund reached ASS at 14:59. You spent 2 hours to change the pump and if it would took you another 2 hours to direct feed it with 12V you...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 31,082
Posted By Carlos M
:bow :bow :bow :clap:clap:clap Thanks...

:bow :bow :bow

:clap:clap:clap

Thanks for the report and congrats on the attitude. You will finish it.

Just a couple of questions: after the doctors informed you were out, the bike...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Nice find! Thanks. :thumb

Nice find! Thanks. :thumb
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 18,324
Posted By Carlos M
Thanks for taking us along and sharing your...

Thanks for taking us along and sharing your experience with us :clap:clap:clap

You know what was the cause of Van Bergeijk abandon? Kind of an idol, he managed to finish with an old XT500 in...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 245
Views: 31,082
Posted By Carlos M
Thank you very much for the reply Carl :thumb ...

Thank you very much for the reply Carl :thumb

Looking forward for the full report when you get to share it!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-25-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,375
Posted By Carlos M
Hello, I am trying to find a way to count...

Hello,

I am trying to find a way to count the turns (curves?) on a track file, asked on this thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1037693) and someone pointed me here. I could...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-25-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By Carlos M
Hi, Thanks for your replies. I've been...

Hi,

Thanks for your replies. I've been playing with the subject myself. I use Ozi Explorer that allows me to export the track with headings and distances in any coordinate form to csv. I then...
Forum: Racing 01-22-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 734,289
Posted By Carlos M
I guess I'm becoming older than TooOld's. I...

I guess I'm becoming older than TooOld's. I admit I am fascinated by the primordial times of most motorsports. They're usually much more sofisticated than we sometimes think but there was a lot more...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 04:50 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,420
Posted By Carlos M
When it gets hysteric anti-ASO here, I wish I was...

When it gets hysteric anti-ASO here, I wish I was with the very savvy, can you share links :D?



Surely. I know that a lot of action following and first hand info goes around on Portuguese...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 204
Views: 20,420
Posted By Carlos M
Myway's wish from last year was fulfilled in 2015...

Myway's wish from last year was fulfilled in 2015 with Mischa's new graphic gizmo :clap

Next year:



- Cliff Notes: many thanks to all who have been doing these along the years. It's a...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 5,881
Views: 734,289
Posted By Carlos M
That's a mild way to put it :D

That's a mild way to put it :D
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Good stuff. Another bit from it:

Good stuff.

Another bit from it:
Forum: Racing 01-19-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Party is indeed over! :clap Thanks everyone...

Party is indeed over! :clap

Thanks everyone for putting on the most immersive way of following Dakar.

In no particular order, special thanks to the ones who contribute not only when the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-19-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By Carlos M
Hello, Thanks for your replies. Yes I mean...

Hello,

Thanks for your replies. Yes I mean curves.

Thinking a bit more about it, it could be as simple as doing the first derivative (dy/dx) and counting how many times it changes from positive...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 21,779
Posted By Carlos M
I have a few yearbooks. From them: 2007 MM1...

I have a few yearbooks. From them:

2007 MM1 Rob van Pelt (NLD) 28th OA

2006 MM1 Patrice Carillon (FRA) 29th OA

2005 Trophée Elf Amateur: David Casteu (FRA) 13th OA (I guess the Elf Trophy...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-18-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,470
Posted By Carlos M
Counting the turns on a GPS track - Software?

Hello,

I am looking for a track anaysis software that would be able to count the turns on a GPS track.

Maybe after inputing the radius of what you call "a turn".

Nothing sofisticated - just...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 02:21 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
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Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 02:01 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Graph is K_N's work, and he invited us to...

Graph is K_N's work, and he invited us to collaborate on the correspondent spreadsheet :clap . I just posted an image of it. I wish we had one of these for every year bact to 1979!
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Yes, Coma has no penalties. You are right, I...

Yes, Coma has no penalties. You are right, I believe. 1st overall in a single engine (in the modern era) yes, I believe this is the first time. Last year, IIRC Coma wisely swapped engine when he...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Overall Moto Dakar 2015 ...

Overall Moto Dakar 2015
http://cj.smugmug.com/Other/Util/Dakar/i-n7WBPwk/0/O/overall_2015.jpg

Being second in Dakar with +16min53sec, including 17 min penalties has to have a bitter taste :baldy
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Nope. Moto: First top 10 female was Christine...

Nope. Moto: First top 10 female was Christine Martin in 81, placed 10th. Laia is the the first top 9, best female result so far.



Got it in the end, their final piece with all the team and...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
First father/son team to finish Dakar together...

First father/son team to finish Dakar together (Moto)

It's not a proper record as there's been (at least) two father/daughter teams finishing Dakar before: Herbert/Patricia Schek and Gerard/Anne...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Phhheeeeewwwww. ...

Phhheeeeewwwww.


:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Hi Anders :D That was stage 8, you missed your...

Hi Anders :D That was stage 8, you missed your DSS time to stage 9 six days ago and you were disqualified :D

Just kidding but you have a few pages to go to catch up :D
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
So it was not to get Laia to 8th overall?...

So it was not to get Laia to 8th overall? (conspiration theory one)

It was PR (conspiration theory 2). :D:D:D

I'm going for TV schedule myself.
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Thks. hum... I think the chrono guy tapped...

Thks.

hum... I think the chrono guy tapped the Paveys in the back, closed his laptop lid, wrote their time on a piece of paper and rushed to the Podium in Buenos Aires, they're all there now...
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Tomas, I don't see Jan Vesely in the ASS at...

Tomas, I don't see Jan Vesely in the ASS at trackingdakar.nl chart, is he IN?
Forum: Racing 01-17-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 859,340
Posted By Carlos M
Will reality ever stop you conspirationists?? ...

Will reality ever stop you conspirationists??

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/B7jmF6fIcAAZta4.jpg:large
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