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Forum: Racing Yesterday, 08:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By Mike_MRS
MB, it depends what you want. The information is...

MB, it depends what you want. The information is out there.

There are actually very few full "kits". JVO, Meca, Rebel X. The best value is Rebel X* since you get the whole lot including tanks,...
Forum: Racing 03-30-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,439
Posted By Mike_MRS
Ian is out - broken leg

Ian is out - broken leg
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,432
Posted By Mike_MRS
Big respect Tony, despite all your dramas, every...

Big respect Tony, despite all your dramas, every time I saw you you had a big smile on your face. Bloody well done mate :clap

But can you please treat that bike a bit better?! :thumb
Forum: Racing 03-29-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 9,439
Posted By Mike_MRS
The Rebel Yams are looking amazing with Crazy...

The Rebel Yams are looking amazing with Crazy Camel. Ben Smith was 18th today despite a big crash and a lengthy iritrack bracket repair because of it.

Manuel and other Rebel X people are present...
Forum: Thumpers 03-29-2015, 02:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,983
Posted By Mike_MRS
I understand that the rear brake lever is not...

I understand that the rear brake lever is not adjustable for free play etc. Can anyone with a newer YZ or MY15WR comment, particularly tall guys?

Similarly, how is the geometry for tall guys?...
Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Mike_MRS
I would say that a D908 is way too stiff and...

I would say that a D908 is way too stiff and slippery for Hellas. Geomax would be too soft but I'm not familiar with the whole range. Not really good for a 908 though for sure.
Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Mike_MRS
You've still not stated the type of event.

You've still not stated the type of event.
Forum: Racing 03-02-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,689
Posted By Mike_MRS
Maxxis IT work really well, I've used them in it...

Maxxis IT work really well, I've used them in it and a load of our customers also have used them and will use them again for this event
Forum: Racing 02-28-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 494,728
Posted By Mike_MRS
Jeff, they're made by Bart van der velden in...

Jeff, they're made by Bart van der velden in Holland and no they wil not clear the side bolt holes in an hdb top clamp
Forum: Racing 02-27-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,432
Posted By Mike_MRS
I've had a few message re tank graphics. The...

I've had a few message re tank graphics. The tank on that bike is the 15.5 Litre tank (we don't work in US gallons over here :evil )

Any moto graphics company who has the template can do it to...
Forum: Racing 02-26-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,432
Posted By Mike_MRS
Mine went today :D ...

Mine went today :D

http://s24.postimg.org/9rob6kdol/1779287_367012386828084_683482729309039413_n.jpg
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Mike_MRS
What type of 24 hour race? those tyres seem...

What type of 24 hour race? those tyres seem awfully narrow? (depends on the race I guess)
Forum: Racing 02-22-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 494,728
Posted By Mike_MRS
No, just personal preference

No, just personal preference
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 31,126
Posted By Mike_MRS
Ok HG, makes sense now re miles v km. as for...

Ok HG, makes sense now re miles v km.

as for the cliff - I'd say send them round but perhaps put two exclamations anyway. If people are off course and flat out, they're going to go over it, or at...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 494,728
Posted By Mike_MRS
Hey Paul, for a "lite" set up, we like them as...

Hey Paul, for a "lite" set up, we like them as low as possible. Less risk all round. The only thing I don't like about this is I can't run your handguards (we traded emails about it). Not the fault...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 30,592
Posted By Mike_MRS
you just change the unit from km to miles. if the...

you just change the unit from km to miles. if the unit is already calibrated to the front wheel size there is no need to do any more. but yes, if you have the ico on auto calbrate then it will be...
Forum: Racing 02-09-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 31,126
Posted By Mike_MRS
If you guys are wanting to keep it authenitc and...

If you guys are wanting to keep it authenitc and dakar-like, why are you doing it in miles and not kilometres? KM is the worldwide language of roadbooks after all...
Forum: Racing 02-06-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 494,728
Posted By Mike_MRS
+1 to what D said. The factory trees are pre-preg...

+1 to what D said. The factory trees are pre-preg carbon, then cooked in an autoclave. If anything there will be more vibration, not less. Having said that, there is a big weight advantage over ally...
Forum: Racing 02-05-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Mike_MRS
Goldentyre no longer make their "desertone" rear,...

Goldentyre no longer make their "desertone" rear, and hence don't have a rear mousse with a comparable density to an M02.

As far as I'm aware, techno mousses are no longer being made.
Forum: Racing 02-04-2015, 12:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Mike_MRS
comp 6 front and comp 3 rear will barely last a...

comp 6 front and comp 3 rear will barely last a day on a hard ground euro rally.
Forum: Racing 02-04-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,986
Posted By Mike_MRS
No, no grip Good combination (as well as...

No, no grip

Good combination (as well as cadmans suggestion) is a Pirelli Scorpion XC Mid hard rear in 140 with an M02 mousse, and on the front, a metzeler extreme 6 days 90/100/21 with an M16...
Forum: Racing 01-29-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 494,728
Posted By Mike_MRS
2 amp roadbook 5 ico cap Should be noted...

2 amp roadbook
5 ico cap

Should be noted that tomasz from f2r says don't ise more than 2. The current draw is miliamps to be honest
Forum: Racing 01-28-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,753
Posted By Mike_MRS
Lee, Andrew Newlands (carb) RR is for sale, was...

Lee, Andrew Newlands (carb) RR is for sale, was new in feb 14. If you don't have his number and want to pursue send me a message.
Forum: Racing 01-26-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 2,410
Views: 494,728
Posted By Mike_MRS
Nice welding, D :evil

Nice welding, D :evil
Forum: Racing 01-25-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Mike_MRS
You can only use the stock shrouds with either...

You can only use the stock shrouds with either the stock tank or with the 11.5 acerbis tank. The 4.1 you mention is the 15.5 Litre tank and it has its "own" shrouds/wings
...
Forum: Equipment 01-24-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 274
Posted By Mike_MRS
Scotts Damper question

Does anyone happen to know the thread pitch and length of the grub screw present on both sides of the scotts damper bracket "collar" (the part which holds the pin). It's imperial I guess but my...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Mike_MRS
Seems like you guys are doing some interesting...

Seems like you guys are doing some interesting things over there. Tim (BBM tim) was telling me about the Cortez, sounds really interesting
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Mike_MRS
I didn't mean you get 100 miles from it. I meant...

I didn't mean you get 100 miles from it. I meant the MAXIMUM range REQUIRED for the Baja rally between fuel stops is 100 miles and as such, a 13 or 15.5 would be fine

I agree about having more,...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 11,432
Posted By Mike_MRS
Tony, if your wheel bearings are wearing quickly,...

Tony, if your wheel bearings are wearing quickly, put some new wheel spacers in with the new bearings; worn spacers are the most likely cause. We have some full SKF kits inc the spacers with carrier...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Mike_MRS
Further - in part 3.6 of the baja rulebook your...

Further - in part 3.6 of the baja rulebook your range required is only 100 miles. a 19 Litre tank like the one you picture is overkill. the 13L ktm powerparts tank would be enough, or the 15.5 litre...
Forum: Racing 01-18-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,445
Posted By Mike_MRS
Personal preference really. Take your choice as...

Personal preference really. Take your choice as to whether you want potential failure points with the second tank - hoses, leaks, extra front connection etc vs better weight distribution of fuel.
...
Forum: Racing 01-09-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,627
Posted By Mike_MRS
There is actually no hard evidence at all that a...

There is actually no hard evidence at all that a neck brace prevents injuries. We have talked to several orthopaedic trauma surgeons and they just shrug their shoulders. They say "in some...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,627
Posted By Mike_MRS
Can anyone see Catanese?

Can anyone see Catanese?
Forum: Racing 01-05-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,627
Posted By Mike_MRS
It says to me that Africa Eco is held at the...

It says to me that Africa Eco is held at the wrong time of year Baz :wink:
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 862,627
Posted By Mike_MRS
Pirelli and metzeler are the same company

Pirelli and metzeler are the same company
Forum: Racing 12-08-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,982
Posted By Mike_MRS
Tried VVI Rally? www.vvirally.com they were there...

Tried VVI Rally? www.vvirally.com they were there this year with the Russian guys - they do rental hondas
Forum: Racing 11-16-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 247,745
Posted By Mike_MRS
Hear hear. Hamilton is the guy worthy of winning....

Hear hear. Hamilton is the guy worthy of winning. Rosberg is not a racer and has not beaten Hamilton in wheel to wheel even once this year. Personalities don't come into it.
Forum: Racing 11-09-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,203
Posted By Mike_MRS
Great to see organisers listening to riders :clap

Great to see organisers listening to riders :clap
Forum: Racing 11-07-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,203
Posted By Mike_MRS
How about Iritrack? well proven tech, also gives...

How about Iritrack? well proven tech, also gives the rally more PR since riders can be tracked online by fans, sponsors, public etc.
Forum: Racing 11-05-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 576
Views: 69,302
Posted By Mike_MRS
Be nice to have the choice. Using a different...

Be nice to have the choice. Using a different format for personal reasons has no impact on the sport - plus here in Europe digital is the favourite format. Degrees minutes and seconds is kind of old...
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