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Forum: Racing 11-29-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 926
Views: 65,670
Posted By sequent
What fairing and rear tank is that? :ear

What fairing and rear tank is that? :ear
Forum: Racing 11-23-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 65,670
Posted By sequent
I see the Australian Clayton Jacobsen is back in...

I see the Australian Clayton Jacobsen is back in this year, he was one of those excluded during the Canyongate scandal. Not sure the terms of his return though, but I recall him saying, I think, post...
Forum: Racing 09-24-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Turns out I have a bit of time now, so I can chip...

Turns out I have a bit of time now, so I can chip in with the story of my race....

Prologue went slow and steady as usual, I hadn't ridden the bike since Condo, so just had a refamiliarisation...
Forum: Racing 09-16-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Looking good team! We'll be arriving at Wanneroo...

Looking good team! We'll be arriving at Wanneroo Showgrounds around lunchtime tomorrow. Getting bloody close!!!! :clap
Forum: Racing 09-05-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
All good mate, gives us time for anything that's...

All good mate, gives us time for anything that's not up to scratch, and once you pass scruitineering, it feels like a weight is lifted. I'm getting pretty bloody excited now...!!! :clap
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
20 litres up front, and a 5 litre rear. It'll be...

20 litres up front, and a 5 litre rear. It'll be touch-and-go on the longer stages, but I think it will be okay....

Dave.
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
It wouldn't be the first time..!!!

It wouldn't be the first time..!!!
Forum: Racing 09-04-2014, 02:01 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
My bike (2011 KTM 450 EXC with Rally Moto Kit),...

My bike (2011 KTM 450 EXC with Rally Moto Kit), virtually finished but for a couple of minor jobs (fitting the water-carrying bashplate, fitting some fuel taps/disconnects, a couple of electrical...
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Power to my RallySafe will be via the unswitched...

Power to my RallySafe will be via the unswitched side of the fuseblock I use for all the nav gear on my bike, with a blade fuse. I'd hate the thing to short and take the bikes electrics with it...
Forum: Racing 09-03-2014, 04:27 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
I don't get the problem, they look like fine...

I don't get the problem, they look like fine upstanding gentlemen, with a dash of class thrown in for good measure.

And anyway, my mankini is green, so there won't be any confusion....:deal
Forum: Racing 09-02-2014, 04:20 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
I'm in the same boat, although my two LED lights...

I'm in the same boat, although my two LED lights have different beams (spot and spread), but they don't "dip" as such, just the top spot light turns off when I switch to low beam. I'm going to run...
Forum: Racing 09-01-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Have you ever sat on spinifex? That's why they...

Have you ever sat on spinifex? That's why they hop!!! :jump
Forum: Australia 09-01-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,374
Posted By sequent
I agree. Just fitted a Rally mousse tube to a...

I agree. Just fitted a Rally mousse tube to a 120/90 Pirelli Scorpion Rally on a 2.15 rim, took around 15 minutes.
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,374
Posted By sequent
Motion Pro bead buddies x 4. Place them a couple...

Motion Pro bead buddies x 4. Place them a couple of spokes apart on one side and they'll keep the tyre down in the rim.
Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
If I'm reading it correctly, longest special...

If I'm reading it correctly, longest special stage is 235km, so no 300km specials this year it seems. 235km, that's three pee stops isn't it Neil?
Forum: Racing 08-21-2014, 02:07 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Ha, it's like you've seen me ride a navigation...

Ha, it's like you've seen me ride a navigation rally before...!!! :rofl
Forum: Racing 08-21-2014, 01:24 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
It's true mate, like a donkey!!! :evil

It's true mate, like a donkey!!! :evil
Forum: Australia 08-11-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,374
Posted By sequent
An option for you (only an option, just putting...

An option for you (only an option, just putting it out there).... the top teams replace their mousse tubes every night I believe - you may be able to scab their used ones and reuse them. You'll need...
Forum: Racing 08-09-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
I can't see anywhere but the rear guard that's...

I can't see anywhere but the rear guard that's going to be really suitable. Up near the ICOs was my initial thought, but not enough room between them and the headlight fairing for them to fit here,...
Forum: Racing 08-09-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
I hope there's two orange ones, otherwise I'll...

I hope there's two orange ones, otherwise I'll totally thumb wrestle you for it....
Forum: Racing 08-09-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Awesome! Can't wait to fit mine up...

Awesome! Can't wait to fit mine up...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,374
Posted By sequent
Oh, ok. I got mine a couple of months ago and all...

Oh, ok. I got mine a couple of months ago and all was good then...
Forum: Australia 08-07-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 12,374
Posted By sequent
Adventure Spec in the UK. They'll DHL them out...

Adventure Spec in the UK. They'll DHL them out and they'll be here in less than a week. Freight is pricey, but still less as a total than buying them locally.... I use them for all my mousse...
Forum: Racing 08-05-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Ha ha. When is rallying ever about need!!! :rofl

Ha ha. When is rallying ever about need!!! :rofl
Forum: Racing 08-05-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
For information's sake, I've kept a tally of the...

For information's sake, I've kept a tally of the cost of building my "Rally Moto Kit" KTM 450 EXC. Breakdown for the major bits is below, with approximate prices:

Bike (2011 model, bought new in...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,310
Posted By sequent
Mine was just a thin neck-brace compatible...

Mine was just a thin neck-brace compatible jacket, just something to provide a little bit of protection from branches and minor slides down the road, not a huge bulky job. I reckon you'll want one...
Forum: Australia 08-03-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,310
Posted By sequent
It didn't go as far north in 2012, but I don't...

It didn't go as far north in 2012, but I don't recall it being particularly warm, maybe topped out at around 30 degrees. The nights weren't too cold either, although of course in the morning it felt...
Forum: Australia 07-31-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 24,310
Posted By sequent
I'll second this. I don't think the "problem"...

I'll second this. I don't think the "problem" with Safari is advertising, or the quality of the course or anything like that. I think it's the investment in time and money that doing such an event...
Forum: Racing 07-30-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
The latest Team Safari ADV Bulletin is out, more...

The latest Team Safari ADV Bulletin is out, more details of our logistics, timing and costs. If you're on the fence about doing the Safari (the last one!), please get in touch and see what we can...
Forum: Racing 07-29-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Anyone know the external base dimensions of the...

Anyone know the external base dimensions of the RallySafe 3-in-1 antenna?

Edit, thanks Neil - 107mm x 86mm
Forum: Racing 07-27-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
I've run AC10s in the 2010 and 2012 Safari with...

I've run AC10s in the 2010 and 2012 Safari with no problems. On my XR400 and WR250R mind you, so wear might not be the same, but I got through both of the events on one front and two rears - ran UHD...
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
So caved and went to the doctor today, and the...

So caved and went to the doctor today, and the results are in: There are undisplaced fractures noted at the base of the great toe and little toe. There is also a fracture at the neck of the 4th...
Forum: Racing 07-23-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Training ride report

So Dusty has given the summary, I'll provide the details..!

http://i1347.photobucket.com/albums/p711/sequent_blender/NewPicture6_zpsd493c378.png...
Forum: Racing 07-19-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Shit, he looks pretty damn talented in that...

Shit, he looks pretty damn talented in that photo, whoever he is. Devilishly handsome and charming too....
Forum: Racing 07-19-2014, 01:53 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
[QUOTE=nry;24648892]Hmmm If the Supp regs...

[QUOTE=nry;24648892]Hmmm

If the Supp regs say 300km (does it say 300km of sand though) then its a no brainer. Which is lucky as I have no brain.

I'll take them both for a run see what they...
Forum: Racing 07-19-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
Ha!! :D HG, Matt, Quinn, Fish, me.... It...

Ha!! :D

HG, Matt, Quinn, Fish, me.... It doesn't matter, we'll all be in front of you...! :rofl
Forum: Racing 07-19-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
I haven't read the supp regs for 2014 yet (work...

I haven't read the supp regs for 2014 yet (work has been a bitch lately), but historically they've said you need fuel range for at least 300km, of which up to 250km may be competitive. On that basis,...
Forum: Racing 06-29-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
They see me rollin', they hatin'... To make...

They see me rollin', they hatin'...

To make it authentic, I wore my motorbike armour (I really did, btw), and thus no injuries, except for the impact on my pride associated with the mocking I...
Forum: Racing 06-28-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
My training today consisted of trying to keep up...

My training today consisted of trying to keep up with my six-year-old twins on their scooters at the skate park, then an afternoon of roller-skating. Yes, roller skating. First time in maybe 25...
Forum: Racing 06-27-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 805
Views: 59,561
Posted By sequent
A couple of photos from Monday's training. No...

A couple of photos from Monday's training. No action shots because, well, it was pissing down with rain and I was cold and miserable. As Dusty said, we rode around 50km of whoops in a total of around...
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