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Forum: Racing 10-28-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,508
Posted By biggles0449
OK, cheers for that Troy, appreciate the...

OK, cheers for that Troy, appreciate the response.. to me, it came across as a dig for talking about something and then not following through. All under the bridge..

Brodo got a copy of the latest...
Forum: Racing 10-27-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,508
Posted By biggles0449
Troy, if you know a better way than i do, for...

Troy, if you know a better way than i do, for posting an excel file onto this forum, then send me an email address and ill send you my "list" of " rallies" the only reason the list mentioned above,...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2012, 01:49 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 36,424
Posted By biggles0449
Cheers for that! Alot cheaper than some of the...

Cheers for that! Alot cheaper than some of the desert rallies we normally enter! Will do some more research on this.. could make for a really cool season closer next year! Since watching Dust2Glory,...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 36,424
Posted By biggles0449
Hi guys, Ive been looking around online, but cant...

Hi guys, Ive been looking around online, but cant find any entry regs/prices.. any of you able to tell me the cost of entering ironman? Do we have to pay for support teams to enter?

A buddy and I...
Forum: Racing 09-20-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 179,346
Posted By biggles0449
No Brits at all?! Thats gonna change next season!...

No Brits at all?! Thats gonna change next season! Never thought i would say it but the French really do have the right idea when it comes to motorsports!
Forum: Racing 09-20-2012, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,262
Posted By biggles0449
Chase the Dakar in a custom built 6x6!

Hi guys, my mate Jago and his lovely wife Lucy are running Dakar tours, to follow the biggest offroad race in the world!

They have a custom built overland truck, if youre interested, check...
Forum: Racing 09-12-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,174
Posted By biggles0449
Was looking through the jacket range this...

Was looking through the jacket range this morning..noticed some small arrows on the side of the box that displays colour options... there are about 15-20 different designs, in all the colour...
Forum: Racing 09-12-2012, 07:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,174
Posted By biggles0449
Look pretty cool and well thought out jackets and...

Look pretty cool and well thought out jackets and 235 euro.. not too bad, although the designs might not be too sponsor logo friendly!

Follow Moto/Giacca Gara/Dakar to find the jackets, cant link...
Forum: Racing 09-12-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,174
Posted By biggles0449
This is the link to the Brasilian site: ...

This is the link to the Brasilian site:

http://www.aswracing.com.br/produtos.asp?id_cat=1&id_sub=10
Forum: Racing 09-10-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,174
Posted By biggles0449
Another option would be to speak to Adventure...

Another option would be to speak to Adventure Spec in UK... Stan Watt had some Klim jackets [lightweight model] customised for rallying, to accept neck brace and a few other adjustments, including...
Forum: Racing 09-10-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,174
Posted By biggles0449
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e150/biggles0449...

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Forum: Racing 09-10-2012, 12:42 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,174
Posted By biggles0449
Jackets

Hey Angelo, nice find! Nice to have a few options for custom jackets.. be nice to know how these ones stand up to battle!

Did you speak to Patsy about the ones she had made for Desert Rose?...
Forum: Racing 09-07-2012, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By biggles0449
Cheers Gian, enjoy your Rallye Jojo! ...

Cheers Gian, enjoy your Rallye Jojo!

Dakardood.. ill let you know about riding down, i had originally planned to do it, but it seemed that very few people were going. Are you planning to stop...
Forum: Racing 09-07-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 27,656
Posted By biggles0449
Terrible loss

I saw this news first thing this morning and couldnt believe my eyes. I never had the pleasure to meet Kemal, but since my first introduction to rallying through Patsy Quick, he has always been...
Forum: Racing 09-07-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By biggles0449
Cheers Angelo, yeah i think she's back to...

Cheers Angelo,

yeah i think she's back to normal now [unfortunately :D] Patsy's half my weight and running a 690, so fatboy Ben on a 450 is gonna have to work some magic, to stay in touch!
...
Forum: Racing 09-07-2012, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 831
Posted By biggles0449
Heroes Legend 2012

Well, it's almost time for the final edition of the Heroes Legend, the poor man's Dakar!

I've paid all my fees and prepped the bike following it's last outing at Tuareg earlier this year. With 3...
Forum: Racing 09-04-2012, 09:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 10,645
Posted By biggles0449
One of these days I will get over to Brasil for...

One of these days I will get over to Brasil for this event, just need to find someone to split the costs with! Is there any teams offering assistance for Sertoes?
Forum: Racing 09-04-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,015
Posted By biggles0449
Haha maybe see you there mate! Prices like this,...

Haha maybe see you there mate! Prices like this, you cant say no!
Forum: Racing 08-02-2012, 03:08 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,780
Posted By biggles0449
Just heard some great news.. +2 more Brits are...

Just heard some great news.. +2 more Brits are in!! This race is hotting up now, gonna be a heart stopping F5 season! Reckon that has the tally up to 9 or 10 entries now... our biggest year ever?
Forum: Racing 07-27-2012, 12:06 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,780
Posted By biggles0449
Well.... ive got my fingers crossed for a couple...

Well.... ive got my fingers crossed for a couple of mates that are scheduled to ride with Stan and Lyndon..they're just waiting to see if their letters are thumbs up, or thumbs down..As they were...
Forum: Racing 07-24-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,940
Posted By biggles0449
I did a British 2 day Rally on some used Michelin...

I did a British 2 day Rally on some used Michelin Deserts.... more like permanent drifting!! Every down shift, the back end broke away, every acceleration, the back end broke away, every aggressive...
Forum: Racing 07-22-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,780
Posted By biggles0449
Good luck mate, Jamie got in touch tonight &...

Good luck mate, Jamie got in touch tonight & getting twitchy! Paul Jay had his letter this weekend..think hes riding solo, with Patsy assisting..
Forum: Racing 07-17-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,780
Posted By biggles0449
Diesel

Now that would be something special, entering Dakar on a diesel bike! Incredible torque, great fuel range, but cumbersome and heavy..theres a company in the UK that are developing a round-the-world...
Forum: Racing 07-16-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 52,780
Posted By biggles0449
Friday the 20th is the date the guys get told if...

Friday the 20th is the date the guys get told if they're in or out..a couple of my mates in UK are waiting with baited breath!
Forum: Racing 07-06-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By biggles0449
I was intending to enter it, and there were a few...

I was intending to enter it, and there were a few from Oz that contcted me about sharing logistics.. but seems to have gone quiet..I chose to race Heroes Legend instead.

Would still be keen to...
Forum: Racing 07-06-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 179,346
Posted By biggles0449
Haha ok, bit of a hijacking, ill get back in my...

Haha ok, bit of a hijacking, ill get back in my box now! As for the stats, I found the Dakar retrospective book on the website, lists everything from the very first Dakar up until 2009, after that,...
Forum: Racing 07-05-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 179,346
Posted By biggles0449
By my reckoning, thats 27 riders that have...

By my reckoning, thats 27 riders that have crossed the line, registered as British/Irish [including Mr Pavey, who gets a little confused where he's from!]

I was pretty impressed to see how...
Forum: Racing 07-05-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 179,346
Posted By biggles0449
Boredom strikes

So, it was a bit boring at work tonight, i thought id do a bit of research to put together a list of all Brit finishers in the history of Dakar Moto.. funnily enough the hardest year to find results...
Forum: Racing 07-05-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 179,346
Posted By biggles0449
Top Brits on Dakar

The last time we had any true British contenders, and by that im going to stretch the basket slightly, would have been John Deacon [best finish 6th], who rode BMW and KTM, before he passed away....
Forum: Racing 07-05-2012, 03:12 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 179,346
Posted By biggles0449
loving it!

Loving all this speculation for the new teams hitting Dakar this year.. with so many new teams throwing their hat in the ring, and as a Brit, at least 10 riders i can think of that have applied for...
Forum: Racing 04-22-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,638
Posted By biggles0449
Hahah thanks guys, Ill have some more time to...

Hahah thanks guys, Ill have some more time to scribble some memories down in the next couple of days..been a very busy week this week, but 2 days of sitting on planes and in hotels coming up.. so...
Forum: Racing 04-22-2012, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,020
Posted By biggles0449
One more to add to the list! Didnt know about...

One more to add to the list! Didnt know about this one, looks good, maybe have a go at it next year..
Forum: Racing 04-22-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 1,704
Views: 250,508
Posted By biggles0449
And a very nice job you did too! Got some skills...

And a very nice job you did too! Got some skills there mate, you can do one for me one day :wink:
Forum: Racing 04-19-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,273
Posted By biggles0449
Hi Erik, yes, still space available, was...

Hi Erik,

yes, still space available, was going to look this weekend at costs and whether to go myself or with a support team. What are your details / requirements?

Feel free to PM and we can...
Forum: Racing 04-15-2012, 05:53 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,638
Posted By biggles0449
http://i38.photobucket.com/albums/e150/biggles0449...

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Forum: Racing 04-15-2012, 04:35 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,638
Posted By biggles0449
That was a long one!

Sorry about how long this entry was, Day4 was by far the most intense day of riding I have ever done and there was so much to recall, that I had to get it all down. The next few days will be shorter!
Forum: Racing 04-15-2012, 04:22 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,638
Posted By biggles0449
Tuareg rallye, day 4, Kingstage.

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So this is it, the big one. The day that everyone, has been...
Forum: Racing 04-14-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,245
Posted By biggles0449
Was hoping to have been out in the Middle East...

Was hoping to have been out in the Middle East for ADDC and Qatar.. good luck Manuel-see ya there next year!
Forum: Racing 04-14-2012, 08:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,282
Posted By biggles0449
I would love to know more about what goes into a...

I would love to know more about what goes into a race engine and how components are chosen. I can only sit by and watch as mechanics whip out the spanners! I have recently bought a house with a...
Forum: Racing 04-14-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 35,638
Posted By biggles0449
Tuareg Rallye Day 3, Circuit Merzouga.

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Another early start and it was time to crawl out from our tents..all...
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