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Forum: Racing 12-18-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By DUCK BOY
That would be great to meet up in the new year. ...

That would be great to meet up in the new year. I have aspirations of attempting the Dakar again in 2015 so I will need to get out riding!
Forum: Racing 12-04-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,017
Posted By DUCK BOY
Amateur Canadian Journey to the 2010 Dakar Rally

Here is my journey that I put together and uploaded it to all on YouTube. It was a great experience that I would like to repeat with better results in the future, but life gets in the way of...
Forum: Racing 09-14-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 26,205
Posted By DUCK BOY
I just saw the page on Facebook and thought it...

I just saw the page on Facebook and thought it must be a joke. So sad that the great Kemal is no longer with us. I met him at the 2010 Dakar Rally and he had a bunch of local boys pushing his bike...
Forum: Racing 06-01-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1,691
Views: 239,049
Posted By DUCK BOY
Just got mine!!

Just got mine!!
Forum: Racing 03-05-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 37,187
Posted By DUCK BOY
Hi Jimmy. April 30, May1-2 looks like it...

Hi Jimmy.

April 30, May1-2 looks like it works best for me so I can drive down with my bike. I need to confirm that I can take the vacation days before I commit. I should know by Wednesday.
...
Forum: Racing 01-31-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 24,168
Posted By DUCK BOY
I'm in!! Can't wait to ride off on a 660! Good...

I'm in!! Can't wait to ride off on a 660! Good luck Chris.
Forum: Racing 10-02-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4,336
Views: 477,068
Posted By DUCK BOY
Still trying to sell the KTM? I was just...

Still trying to sell the KTM? I was just changing the oil on mine hoping for a good day to ride.
Forum: Racing 09-14-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 138,216
Posted By DUCK BOY
For sure Brent! Go Jonah, I just bought the...

For sure Brent! Go Jonah, I just bought the extreme package but they don't ship to the great white North so I will cross the border to pick it up.

I lost last years inferno Jacket, the plain...
Forum: Racing 07-26-2011, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 682,020
Posted By DUCK BOY
278943 If we are showing post crash shots...

278943

If we are showing post crash shots then I like mine. This was at the Rally Du Maroc in Oct 2009, 9 weeks before the start of my 2010 Dakar rally. I broke my left Fibula. The next time I...
Forum: Racing 07-23-2011, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 682,020
Posted By DUCK BOY
The video is on Page 5 but here is the link...

The video is on Page 5 but here is the link http://vimeo.com/21325422
Forum: Racing 07-22-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 5,265
Views: 682,020
Posted By DUCK BOY
Way to go Ned! Good Luck on your adventure. ...

Way to go Ned! Good Luck on your adventure. Sounds like you are going to be well prepared and the Video was awesome. Keep them coming!
:clap
Forum: Racing 06-09-2011, 11:19 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 11,302
Posted By DUCK BOY
I just read the entire thread. Way to go with...

I just read the entire thread. Way to go with your adventure!!

I raced Dakar 2010 and did not finish, mostly due to my lack of riding experience and fitness so keep up the training and you will...
Forum: Racing 06-07-2011, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 498
Posted By DUCK BOY
Hey Cummo. Are you entering again or just...

Hey Cummo. Are you entering again or just offering the discount? I would like to ride a rally this year or next and I was looking at Morocco again.
Forum: Racing 06-03-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 356
Posted By DUCK BOY
Is anyone racing Moroco this year???

I'm interested in going for 2011 and I am wondering if anyone is going from Canada or the US?

I checked the Canadian travel advisories and they say it is fine but to use caution when traveling. ...
Forum: Racing 05-10-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 939
Views: 138,216
Posted By DUCK BOY
I just received my Dakar 2012 entry brochure in...

I just received my Dakar 2012 entry brochure in the mail. This year the race is going from Argentina through Chile to finish in Lima Peru! Not a loop, so it should be much more like the traditional...
Forum: Racing 02-16-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By DUCK BOY
I am going to the April training with Rally...

I am going to the April training with Rally Management. If you are serious about Dakar then call Charlie. I raced Dakar in 2010 and was as prepared as an amateur could be but unfortunately I was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-22-2011, 11:21 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,676
Posted By DUCK BOY
My garage. CBR 1000 RR Repsol in the back...

My garage. CBR 1000 RR Repsol in the back waiting for spring and the Dakar bike rebuild in the front. This was the bike I attempted the 2010 Dakar on, it's a 2006 525 XC-W with a Meca systems kit...
Forum: Racing 01-01-2011, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12,452
Views: 962,941
Posted By DUCK BOY
I raced last year and it was unbelievable to be...

I raced last year and it was unbelievable to be there and witness the crowds. At the end of the main road the riders need to go up an on ramp to the highway and the crowds basically squeeze you, ...
Forum: Racing 11-17-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 11,433
Posted By DUCK BOY
Seriously, tell us about the toes before I find a...

Seriously, tell us about the toes before I find a pic from last December...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 1,719
Views: 324,496
Posted By DUCK BOY
Just got on the thread. Good luck and sorry to...

Just got on the thread. Good luck and sorry to hear about your foot.

I raced Dakar last year after breaking my leg at Morocco, so I only had 9 weeks recovery. That meant that I didn't ride my...
Forum: Racing 09-28-2010, 10:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 8,372
Posted By DUCK BOY
Go Joe

I'm not sure if we met at last years March training with Rally Pan am. Where you the guy with the cool tent trailer?

Have a blast at the Rally.:clap It was really well put together and Tony and...
Forum: Racing 08-03-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 25,713
Posted By DUCK BOY
Way to go guys!! I am envious. Good luck and...

Way to go guys!! I am envious. Good luck and have a blast.
Forum: Racing 05-11-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,061
Posted By DUCK BOY
Somebody sponsor me again also!! I think I used...

Somebody sponsor me again also!! I think I used up all of my favours last year and I only made it three days. Thanks to Charlie and the team at Rally Pan Am for the great work throughout, it was a...
Forum: Racing 12-09-2009, 11:31 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,631
Posted By DUCK BOY
Here is my last ditch attempt to raise the final...

Here is my last ditch attempt to raise the final funds for my "road to the rally" Dakar 2010. Check out my Ebay link to buy one of my really cool T-Shirts for sale. I am giving $5 for every shirt...
Forum: Racing 11-22-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 15,567
Posted By DUCK BOY
I have dreamed of the Dakar since I was a little...

I have dreamed of the Dakar since I was a little kid playing with my R/C Porsche 959 Dakar on my driveway. My plan was a little less than three years and I have worked day and night since then to...
Forum: Racing 11-22-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By DUCK BOY
Great Article. I read Lawrence Hackings book...

Great Article. I read Lawrence Hackings book also and now I am 41 days away from the start of the 2010 Dakar rally.

So... speaking of shameless plugs. Check out www.roadtotherally.com...
Forum: Racing 11-19-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,209
Posted By DUCK BOY
I can crawl to the finish can't I???? I'll...

I can crawl to the finish can't I????

I'll post a photo of what I have been training on tomorrow. Dakar on a Segway anyone...
Forum: Racing 11-19-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 868
Posted By DUCK BOY
Me on a Saturday... A buff is the thing...

Me on a Saturday...

A buff is the thing that the Survivor people wear. A really thin tube of fabric. Works great.
Forum: Racing 11-19-2009, 10:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,836
Posted By DUCK BOY
Way to finish David. 3 weeks after my crash and...

Way to finish David. 3 weeks after my crash and I'm still in a cast and itching to get some riding in. My dad bought a Segway a few years ago so that is the only two wheel riding I get. I don't...
Forum: Racing 11-11-2009, 12:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,209
Posted By DUCK BOY
Thanks for the support everyone. At this time...

Thanks for the support everyone. At this time the ride is not available. My doctor has given me the green light to race so i am definitely going to Dakar!!

What a relief. I am looking forward...
Forum: Racing 11-01-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,209
Posted By DUCK BOY
I'm back now and spent all day Friday at UBC...

I'm back now and spent all day Friday at UBC emergency. The doctor there didn't think the break was that bad and I have an appointment with the Trauma unit on Wednesday. I am hoping they give me...
Forum: Racing 10-29-2009, 09:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,209
Posted By DUCK BOY
Hi it's Rick Hatswell. I am at the Heathrow...

Hi it's Rick Hatswell. I am at the Heathrow airport waiting for my flight home. I just wrote out the whole story and then hit a button that erased the whole thing! Doh. The short version is that...
Forum: Racing 10-19-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 756
Views: 64,252
Posted By DUCK BOY
Speaking of privateers... thanks for getting my...

Speaking of privateers... thanks for getting my bike in the container! I'm on the way to Morocco for the Shamrock 2009 and this should give me the training I need for the upcoming Dakar. Check out my...
Forum: Racing 10-19-2009, 07:58 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,631
Posted By DUCK BOY
I went to the gym but I forgot to put down the...

I went to the gym but I forgot to put down the beer... The race starts Sunday so it should be a blast. I will update my site if possible and if not I will after the event. www.roadtotherally.com...
Forum: Racing 10-19-2009, 07:56 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,836
Posted By DUCK BOY
Sitting At The Airport Yvr

Just waiting for my plane to England then on Thursday I'm off to Morocco. Check out my site for updates. www.roadtotherally.com (http://www.roadtotherally.com)
Forum: Racing 09-24-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,836
Posted By DUCK BOY
Thanks for the advice. Maybe a car hire is the...

Thanks for the advice. Maybe a car hire is the way to go. My brother in law is looking at hiring a motorcycle to tour around on while I'm racing. Anything we should look for with motorcycles in...
Forum: Racing 09-18-2009, 10:45 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,631
Posted By DUCK BOY
Good to hear from you. Are you coming to the...

Good to hear from you. Are you coming to the start again this year
Forum: Racing 09-18-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,631
Posted By DUCK BOY
I'll be there! It will be my first major event...

I'll be there! It will be my first major event so it should be a doosy. :eek1 Maybe I should put down this beer and hit the gym...

www.roadtotherally.com (http://www.roadtotherally.com)
Forum: Racing 09-18-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 8,836
Posted By DUCK BOY
Hey guys. This is Rick Hatswell. I am going for...

Hey guys. This is Rick Hatswell. I am going for sure as long as I can figure out the bus service from Marrakesh to Zagora. I've given myself a few days when I arrive so it should be good. I am...
Forum: Racing 09-10-2009, 01:33 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 42,631
Posted By DUCK BOY
Sounds great. I'm new to the call ins so please...

Sounds great. I'm new to the call ins so please PM me the info. I appreciate the support!
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