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Forum: Australia 04-01-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,601
Posted By Desert Matt
Stop whinging Kipo.:lol3 Think how much more...

Stop whinging Kipo.:lol3

Think how much more mature your decision making will be than those young whipper snappers around you.
Forum: Australia 04-01-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,601
Posted By Desert Matt
24 runs as a stand alone event despite being part...

24 runs as a stand alone event despite being part of the series. Well at least it has in the past.


Some delays this year with 24 supp regs due to the new law preventing L and P1 riders from...
Forum: Racing 03-03-2015, 02:13 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,320
Posted By Desert Matt
M14 and M15 will be fine with the 120/100. ...

M14 and M15 will be fine with the 120/100.

They do shrink over about a year or so. Just ensure you lube the tubes well.

Suspension wise, I've never made changes, but I've had mousses...
Forum: Racing 02-24-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,320
Posted By Desert Matt
The tyre mousse combo I've listed above is very...

The tyre mousse combo I've listed above is very popular for the 24 hour reliability trial we run down here in South Australia. Goes the distance well.
Forum: Racing 02-05-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,320
Posted By Desert Matt
The Pirelli rear is a good DOT tyre. That would...

The Pirelli rear is a good DOT tyre. That would get my vote. I use a MH rear MS front combo, but the MH front has better wear properties in the rocky desert conditions, less tearing of knobs. Moved...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,584
Posted By Desert Matt
Fair Point. What Bajaj chooses to do with...

Fair Point.

What Bajaj chooses to do with majority ownership of KTM is up to them. Your suggestion makes far better sense than my speculation.

If the buy out did happen, people would still...
Forum: Thumpers 01-23-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,584
Posted By Desert Matt
Husky KTM Demerger

Here is my take on the whole thing...

KTM have built them selves up into the biggest off road brand in the world.

They also almost half owned Bajaj out of India. Good cheap ways to build parts...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 6,100
Views: 758,037
Posted By Desert Matt
I know where your coming from.. I was thinking...

I know where your coming from.. I was thinking more of the long game.

If he showed up in a "weird" car, the media would flood to him...."why Robbie?"

Then he could talk Dakar and his motives...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2015, 02:58 AM
Replies: 6,100
Views: 758,037
Posted By Desert Matt
I wonder how the Gordini would go at Baja? ...

I wonder how the Gordini would go at Baja?

Running a few Gordini's during the rest of 2015 in various North American races should help collect data, and allow Robbie to iron out the few bugs he...
Forum: Australia 01-17-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 37,421
Posted By Desert Matt
Would be great to know if Andy H and Toby will...

Would be great to know if Andy H and Toby will get in touch once the Rally is done and dusted, and if so what will be said.
Forum: Racing 01-16-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 877,106
Posted By Desert Matt
Peugeot Big Picture

Looking at the standings as they currently sit, the Peterhansel Pug is current the second placed 2 wheel drive buggy in the event 50 minutes behind Ronan Chabot.

Now admittedly they have the...
Forum: Australia 01-13-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4,951
Views: 1,061,706
Posted By Desert Matt
Next time I have the rear wheel off I plan on...

Next time I have the rear wheel off I plan on sending my Hub to Teknik for the Mod.

Once the Hub mod is done, I have another set of fresh rubbers I was planning on fitting. Should I pack them...
Forum: Racing 01-12-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 877,106
Posted By Desert Matt
Any one else notice Toby is missing a fair bit of...

Any one else notice Toby is missing a fair bit of skin off his right forearm...
Forum: Racing 01-08-2015, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 877,106
Posted By Desert Matt
It has been a bad year for a lot of peoples...

It has been a bad year for a lot of peoples special riders that they follow with them going out so early on, so there has been a quietening of the "Go Jaybo, Go Chavo, Go Calle, Go Corky " kind of...
Forum: Racing 01-04-2015, 04:22 AM
Replies: 11,280
Views: 877,106
Posted By Desert Matt
Go Toby!:clap

Go Toby!:clap
Forum: Australia 12-14-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,223
Posted By Desert Matt
I thought the corner man pointed down this...

I thought the corner man pointed down this direction...
Forum: Australia 12-13-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 8,223
Posted By Desert Matt
That rear tyre is still good for 1000km.....

That rear tyre is still good for 1000km.....
Forum: Racing 11-24-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 202,726
Posted By Desert Matt
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Forum: Racing 10-17-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6,100
Views: 758,037
Posted By Desert Matt
Just putting it out there..... Could they...

Just putting it out there.....

Could they shelve the Pug idea for 12 months and the 2 French Jedi Masters rock up in January side by side on Yamahas for a 'Trailride'?

Only the French would be...
Forum: Racing 09-09-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 68,410
Posted By Desert Matt
Rule 6 Troy, that's rule 6. This is the...

Rule 6 Troy, that's rule 6.

This is the wattle
The symbol of our land
You can put it in a bottle
You can hold it in your hand

Amen
Forum: Racing 09-08-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 68,410
Posted By Desert Matt
Ah yes, Rules #1,#3,#5 and #7. Very important. ...

Ah yes, Rules #1,#3,#5 and #7. Very important.

How many Bruce's on the team?
Forum: Australia 09-07-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,601
Posted By Desert Matt
Rally entry still the traditional way for now

Rally entry still the traditional way for now
Forum: Australia 08-19-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,601
Posted By Desert Matt
Heard about this on the weekend. I'd be keen...

Heard about this on the weekend.
I'd be keen as long as it fell on my days off. Apparently they have massive amounts of farm land available and it could turn into a good piss up weekend away. We...
Forum: Australia 07-18-2014, 02:13 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 53,264
Posted By Desert Matt
Top effort to all finishers. Any finish any year...

Top effort to all finishers. Any finish any year is tough.
This was my first year away from the event as a watcher, competitor or assistant and I missed it more than I thought I would. So I reckon...
Forum: Australia 07-12-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 834
Views: 53,264
Posted By Desert Matt
The scratching list isn't looking good for ADV...

The scratching list isn't looking good for ADV riders. Kipo, Andy, Capt Kaos all out. Phil still going it seems.
Forum: Racing 05-22-2014, 04:56 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 68,410
Posted By Desert Matt
Calves blood, peptides and HGH? Sent from my...

Calves blood, peptides and HGH?

Sent from my GT-I9506 using Tapatalk
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 04:54 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,601
Posted By Desert Matt
Hence the reason a lot of the world doesn't race...

Hence the reason a lot of the world doesn't race at night. It tends to bring the latex loving special sauce suppliers with pet cocks out. Most authorities don't know how to handle them.

Sent from...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,601
Posted By Desert Matt
Plenty of olive oil and latex gloves = recipe for...

Plenty of olive oil and latex gloves = recipe for success.

Hope PBee can smash out some more beautiful shots of bikes to bring this thread back to its previous high standings.

Sent from my...
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 02:55 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,601
Posted By Desert Matt
Special sauce for you Trev Sent from my...

Special sauce for you Trev

Sent from my GT-I9506 using Tapatalk
Forum: Australia 05-22-2014, 02:43 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,601
Posted By Desert Matt
I'll be riding there on the Tenere, but I'll...

I'll be riding there on the Tenere, but I'll leave home at 6am. I've put my hand up for catering and bar duties. See you for a bacon and egg, or steak sanga, yhen maybe a beer later on.

Sent from...
Forum: Racing 05-20-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 68,410
Posted By Desert Matt
A Trip down Kamikazee Canyon for the maiden...

A Trip down Kamikazee Canyon for the maiden voyage for the XR hey Sundowner? An Iconic stage of the 24 hour from back in the XRs era.

With the 200w stator, and the region it was sourced from,...
Forum: Australia 05-04-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 13,601
Posted By Desert Matt
Tracks are a little tougher than the 97 tracks...

Tracks are a little tougher than the 97 tracks because the bikes are able to do more now days.

A super capabale rider can do anything they want. If it's wet no bike is fun.

He may just be...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14,737
Views: 1,100,063
Posted By Desert Matt
What are thinking Stu? Full day, part day? ...

What are thinking Stu? Full day, part day?

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Forum: Australia 04-21-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14,737
Views: 1,100,063
Posted By Desert Matt
Hey Crash. I live at Riverton, for now at...

Hey Crash.

I live at Riverton, for now at least.
Monday and Tuesday are usaully my days of choice.
Even once I relocate to Adelaide over the next few months, I would still be keen to swing up...
Forum: Australia 02-27-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 553
Views: 34,399
Posted By Desert Matt
Starting to get a little excited now my self. Not...

Starting to get a little excited now my self. Not long to go.

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Forum: OZ Vendors 02-24-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,193
Posted By Desert Matt
7 Please Dave

7 Please Dave
Forum: Australia 02-21-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14,737
Views: 1,100,063
Posted By Desert Matt
Did roughly the same loop backwards a few weeks...

Did roughly the same loop backwards a few weeks ago before the rain Trev. Jaw dropping views, especially on Pine Hut Rd, 3 Chain Rd and up Pipeline Rd.

All going well hope to get up to Bluey's...
Forum: Racing 01-30-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 6,100
Views: 758,037
Posted By Desert Matt
I couldn't see 2x bandana in there. Did I miss...

I couldn't see 2x bandana in there. Did I miss something?
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14,737
Views: 1,100,063
Posted By Desert Matt
I rode Finke because I said if old mate up here...

I rode Finke because I said if old mate up here got a Berg 570 I'd ride it working on the fact he would never get one and was all talk. Wrong. So sounds like we both opened our big mouths to our...
Forum: Australia 01-27-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14,737
Views: 1,100,063
Posted By Desert Matt
Kipo, I'll be cruising through Port...

Kipo,

I'll be cruising through Port Augusta next Wednesday.

If you want I could grab it off PBee and bring it up and drop it at your office.

And what the hell are you doing entering...
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