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2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« on: February 06, 2013, 11:52:39 am »
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2013, 11:58:16 am »
Your battery is low, time to charge! :peepwall:
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2013, 07:56:44 pm »
<a href="http://www.youtube.com/v/s4Bl5ZMQPbc?hl=en_GB&amp;amp;version=3" target="_blank" class="new_win">http://www.youtube.com/v/s4Bl5ZMQPbc?hl=en_GB&amp;amp;version=3</a>

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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2013, 07:08:39 am »
Whats the cost for entry and since you are doing it again a rough cost estimation all in (bike excluded, unless there is an option to rent)?
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2013, 09:22:40 am »
Someone should teach that chick how to pick up a bike before sending her off into the desert.

I will be there this year, front and centre on the spectators bench.
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #5 on: February 07, 2013, 06:52:21 pm »
Whats the cost for entry and since you are doing it again a rough cost estimation all in (bike excluded, unless there is an option to rent)?

Entry U$2800
Bike rental AED 20,000
GPS and Sentinel AED 5,000 rental excl Deposits.
AED 2,000 for Hotels and beers before and after,

Remember you will still need a rally license!

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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #6 on: February 07, 2013, 06:53:28 pm »
Whats the cost for entry and since you are doing it again a rough cost estimation all in (bike excluded, unless there is an option to rent)?
I am training to do it but with a Broken Shoulder it may not happen, But I will decide that the Week Before!

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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #7 on: February 07, 2013, 06:55:04 pm »
Someone should teach that chick how to pick up a bike before sending her off into the desert.

I will be there this year, front and centre on the spectators bench.
It would be great to Spectate at the Super special and then on Day 4 and 5! Good sections to see the Riders.

Are you living in the UAE?
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #8 on: February 07, 2013, 07:19:16 pm »
Whats the cost for entry and since you are doing it again a rough cost estimation all in (bike excluded, unless there is an option to rent)?

Entry U$2800
Bike rental AED 20,000
GPS and Sentinel AED 5,000 rental excl Deposits.
AED 2,000 for Hotels and beers before and after,

Remember you will still need a rally license!

Tyres and Damages extra ( I used one set last year!)


mmm so its all doable for like 10-13k USD, not this year for me. Plan is to get my roadbook experience in on the Amageza then look at the others
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #9 on: February 08, 2013, 02:12:45 am »
I was really looking forward to doing this, but I'm only going to start walking mid March sometime. Won't be fit enough (man enough ) for this year I'm afraid. Pretty bummed about it.

Kenisis you are in again right?
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2013, 03:49:16 pm »
I was really looking forward to doing this, but I'm only going to start walking mid March sometime. Won't be fit enough (man enough ) for this year I'm afraid. Pretty bummed about it.

Kenisis you are in again right?

I am trying Boet! Training Hard. Ate too much crap during my "Off" Period. Hope fully I lose a little weight and Get fit in the next 8 weeks! Fitness is coming!
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #11 on: February 10, 2013, 01:59:42 pm »
Someone should teach that chick how to pick up a bike before sending her off into the desert.

I will be there this year, front and centre on the spectators bench.
It would be great to Spectate at the Super special and then on Day 4 and 5! Good sections to see the Riders.

Are you living in the UAE?


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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2013, 06:29:20 am »
Someone should teach that chick how to pick up a bike before sending her off into the desert.

I will be there this year, front and centre on the spectators bench.

I missed this post somehow. Whats up, not entering? I thought you were big time into the racing thing?
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2013, 01:47:40 pm »
Someone should teach that chick how to pick up a bike before sending her off into the desert.

I will be there this year, front and centre on the spectators bench.

I missed this post somehow. Whats up, not entering? I thought you were big time into the racing thing?

Haven't been on my offroad for almost a year now, a couple of small outings, way to out of shape to even consider this one. I will be part of the peanut gallery. Still trying to recover from a broken ankle. The bones don't break anymore they shatter.
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #14 on: February 12, 2013, 10:20:24 pm »
I know what you mean atkinse, heal well bro.
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #15 on: March 05, 2013, 07:13:55 pm »
Broken shoulder, broken knee, broken ankle - you lot are quite an advertisement for the sport  :amazon:
 

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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #16 on: March 06, 2013, 07:00:36 am »
We are just reckless Steve, reckless I tell ya!!

I for one have a new year resolution> No more crashing. :laughing7:

N[]va check it out dude, this is as cheap as its going to get: You should do this, really you should.
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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #17 on: March 14, 2013, 11:17:37 am »
Its with a degree of sadness that i am pulling out of this years challenge.

My shoulde has not healed up as i would have wished. I would probably be able to finish the challenge but the risk of re breaking my shoulder at this stage is very high. X-Rays show that there is still a large portion of my clavicle that has not knitted.

So until next year then.

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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #18 on: March 14, 2013, 12:36:30 pm »
Its with a degree of sadness that i am pulling out of this years challenge.

My shoulde has not healed up as i would have wished. I would probably be able to finish the challenge but the risk of re breaking my shoulder at this stage is very high. X-Rays show that there is still a large portion of my clavicle that has not knitted.

So until next year then.

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Re: 2013 Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge.
« Reply #19 on: March 14, 2013, 12:48:45 pm »
Are you at least joining the peanut gallery?
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