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Forum: Australia 10-16-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
Good to have you along for the ride Ben:deal....

Good to have you along for the ride Ben:deal. Well done on your Rally du Maroc result:clap.
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 8,810
Views: 616,165
Posted By JayBo1
I thought I did Petra, but be buggered if I can...

I thought I did Petra, but be buggered if I can find it. Can you PM it to me?
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 8,810
Views: 616,165
Posted By JayBo1
Cool. I have a Team Time Trial training session...

Cool. I have a Team Time Trial training session on Saturday morning but will ring you later on Saturday and see how we go from there:deal.
Forum: Racing 10-14-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5,129
Views: 599,234
Posted By JayBo1
The best solution I ever saw was at the ADDC in...

The best solution I ever saw was at the ADDC in 2010. The rider had a 2 litre plastic bottle (think Coke plastic bottle) duct taped between the rear tyre and the rear guard under the seat. The first...
Forum: Australia 10-14-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
I packed the bike in the crate for shipping last...

I packed the bike in the crate for shipping last week. The crate is a custom designed and built crate that I "borrowed" (more on this later) from a past Dakar competitor - our own inmate "Rallye"...
Forum: Racing 10-13-2014, 06:04 AM
Replies: 5,129
Views: 599,234
Posted By JayBo1
The instructions for mounting the Iritrack say...

The instructions for mounting the Iritrack say the buttons along the top must be accessible by the rider and the cables must be accessible along the bottom with (I think) 50mm clearance. I guess when...
Forum: Australia 10-12-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By JayBo1
Welcome to the world of rally bike ownership!...

Welcome to the world of rally bike ownership! I've made a few posts in my time about the cost of some parts. I bought a complete factory 450RFR motor as it seemed to make more sense than paying the...
Forum: Australia 10-07-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
That's great, because I started out life as a...

That's great, because I started out life as a backyard bullshitter too and I'm just a "Joe Average" bloke. A spark lit up in me back in 2007 when I visited the Australian Safari bivouac in York,...
Forum: Australia 10-06-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
:lol3. With the 3.5lt Rover V8, the lowest...

:lol3. With the 3.5lt Rover V8, the lowest gearing this side of the Mars Rover and the aerodynamics of an apartment building, it'll be very expensive beer!:lol3
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
Thanks guys:clap. It's nice to know this is...

Thanks guys:clap. It's nice to know this is entertaining and/or useful for someone.
So another day in the shed and another bunch of wires added to the bike. I've now run the power for the...
Forum: Australia 10-05-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 8,810
Views: 616,165
Posted By JayBo1
When are you back in town Petra? I keep meaning...

When are you back in town Petra? I keep meaning to ring you to discuss your offer for my Dakar fund-raising, but I've been sooo busy getting the bike ready. I've had a few too many steps backwards...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
Okay, I also promised some pictures of the detail...

Okay, I also promised some pictures of the detail of the sides of the nav tower - what's lurking behind the fairing panels:evil.

Looking from the front at the wiring behind the headlights:eek1....
Forum: New Zealand 10-04-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 248
Posted By JayBo1
Kiwi Safari Team to Dakar 2015

Hiya Kiwi's.

My bike is just about ready to get tucked away in it's travel case for the big voyage to Buenos Aires, Argentina for Dakar 2015. Here's a taster of what's available in my other...
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
Yeah, I bought the 101 from south east of...

Yeah, I bought the 101 from south east of Melbourne a couple of months ago and drove it across. Fantastic old thing:clap....
Forum: Australia 10-04-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
With time running down to the shipping date for...

With time running down to the shipping date for the bike and my gear, I have been busy in the shed putting the final touches on the bike. As I said in my last post, the Aurora Rally Equipment stuff...
Forum: Racing 10-03-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 517
Views: 19,558
Posted By JayBo1
Always so happy to please at Safari ... now...

Always so happy to please at Safari ... now taking it to the world:clap :bow
Have a great time Ross and say g'day to those that know me - especially Sam, Roland and Ben of course. Wish I was there...
Forum: Racing 10-02-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 22,023
Posted By JayBo1
Ian, it was great to meet you (if only briefly)...

Ian, it was great to meet you (if only briefly) and I'll catch up with you again in South America:deal. You did the USA proud:clap. I spent much of today with Don at the CPW Service base and I think...
Forum: Racing 09-29-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,129
Views: 599,234
Posted By JayBo1
If it sounds too good to be true ... it probably...

If it sounds too good to be true ... it probably is. I believe this excellent feature is available ... as long as the pilot or team have subscribed to the service??:deal There is some information on...
Forum: Australia 09-23-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
Had a package of "stuff" arrive today all the way...

Had a package of "stuff" arrive today all the way from Europe:clap. Some nice "trick" bits to make my Dakar experience a little easier. For now here's a "taster" and I'll try and get a bunch of...
Forum: Racing 09-21-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 16,575
Posted By JayBo1
I did the wiring on the CPW Team bikes and I can...

I did the wiring on the CPW Team bikes and I can honesty and definitely state that I forgot to wire the landline onto every single one of them!:lol3
Forum: Racing 09-20-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 16,575
Posted By JayBo1
Yes, I know where I got the correct results from...

Yes, I know where I got the correct results from ... just don't know where Troy got the incorrect results from. If we know where the dodgy results are, we can make sure everyone ignores them:deal.
Forum: Racing 09-20-2014, 04:10 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 16,575
Posted By JayBo1
Don't know where you got those results from Troy,...

Don't know where you got those results from Troy, but I've patched them up a bit:deal.
Forum: Australia 08-31-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
A busy day in the shed today. Yesterday I filled...

A busy day in the shed today. Yesterday I filled the new engine with oil and filled the coolant system up. Wound it over on the starter motor and checked the oil pressure switch went out. All looking...
Forum: Racing 08-29-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 52,627
Posted By JayBo1
I remember the Kalbarri Emergency department very...

I remember the Kalbarri Emergency department very well from last year:cry. I must have gotten a different shift from the one you're hoping for:lol3. I really, really hope that the Dockers aren't...
Forum: Australia 08-29-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,029
Posted By JayBo1
That's a varnish on the Mousse that prevents it...

That's a varnish on the Mousse that prevents it drying out. It's of no concern at all, as it comes apart in small flakes. I prefer it being off so the Mousse lube is directly on the Mousse, but I...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,029
Posted By JayBo1
Changing a rear tyre with rally Mousse in 10...

Changing a rear tyre with rally Mousse in 10 minutes is do-able in ideal conditions. There are a few critical features required though:
1) 2.5" rear rim. This is one of the biggest issues I have...
Forum: Racing 08-28-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 16,575
Posted By JayBo1
Bit sad to see that competitors can trailer to...

Bit sad to see that competitors can trailer to the start of one of the special stages because it's a bit far! What sort of soft enduro / tiddly-winks is Safari turning into?:puke1 Trailering to the...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,029
Posted By JayBo1
Okay guys, I can't take it anymore. Some things...

Okay guys, I can't take it anymore. Some things being stated here are getting dangerous. Advice from Ballards is good but needs to be taken in context. Rally conditions are faaar from your typical...
Forum: Australia 08-28-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 11,029
Posted By JayBo1
PM sent.

PM sent.
Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 52,627
Posted By JayBo1
Sorry mate:cry. The deal that sees me with access...

Sorry mate:cry. The deal that sees me with access to tyres on the Dakar without having to cart them all over the blinkin' planet only got sorted today:deal. Do you have enough? You'll need about 20...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,552
Posted By JayBo1
Would love to join you for an ale or two :freaky...

Would love to join you for an ale or two :freaky ... but I have to stay head down / bum up in the shed - got "stuff" to do - if Don let's me out of his CPW workshop wiring up Safari bikes that...
Forum: Racing 08-26-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 803
Views: 52,627
Posted By JayBo1
Block your ears Troy:deal - no need for you to...

Block your ears Troy:deal - no need for you to notice my peddling things in this thread:lol3. (You are a mod aren't you?)

So, Cahns, how are you guys off for tyres? I have a bunch of Michelin...
Forum: Australia 08-26-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
So, with no further ado, here's the announcement:...

So, with no further ado, here's the announcement:
I am inking a deal with Xraids (http://www.xraids.net/en/services/race_assistance) for my service assistance for the Dakar. The deal sees Ben...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
Top marks to Pete640:clap: ...

Top marks to Pete640:clap:

http://i229.photobucket.com/albums/ee138/GaelJohn/2015%20Dakar%20preparation/P8250009_zpsb8733bd2.jpg...
Forum: Australia 08-25-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
WHO SAID "SLOPPY WORK"??? You're BANNED!:asshat ...

WHO SAID "SLOPPY WORK"??? You're BANNED!:asshat
I'll post some piccies of the guard I bought (it's already completed a Dakar so knows the way:lol3) that prevents dry brush from jamming in around the...
Forum: Australia 08-23-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
After owning the bike for a few years now, I...

After owning the bike for a few years now, I finally got around to re-labelling the main fuse box. The factory stuffed up and the wiring and fuse allocations didn't match the label on the lid. So a...
Forum: Australia 08-20-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
How's your Spanish coming along Topo?:wink: I...

How's your Spanish coming along Topo?:wink: I might have stumbled across something to really interest you:evil.
Maybe some exciting news coming soon:deal.

Don't forget my fund-raising Tee Shirt...
Forum: New Zealand 08-17-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 906
Posted By JayBo1
Give me a few years Gary - it's on my retirement...

Give me a few years Gary - it's on my retirement plan:deal. Be established in the top of the South Island for tours everywhere:evil.
Forum: Australia 08-16-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,256
Posted By JayBo1
aussi bob's case is different to mine because his...

aussi bob's case is different to mine because his is the "bottom shock bolt", whereas mine is one of the linkage bolts. Another big difference is that his bike is a 660 which shared quite a lot with...
Forum: Australia 08-15-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 12,230
Posted By JayBo1
So I picked up the replacement suspension linkage...

So I picked up the replacement suspension linkage bolt yesterday. There was one guess at the price of $120 by inmate "Rumble":


Close but no cigar ......
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