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WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« on: May 17, 2014, 07:22:32 pm »
Did the marshal thing today, took a few photos and GoPro footage along the way.

Stunning day for riding, and a fun track to ride  :thumleft:





































 

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2014, 08:15:16 pm »
Thanks a million for going through Kobus and for taking such good care of my missus on the route. Great photos as well  :thumleft:

You're a stand up fella  :thumleft:
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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2014, 08:19:09 pm »
Thanks a million for going through Kobus and for taking such good care of my missus on the route. Great photos as well  :thumleft:

You're a stand up fella  :thumleft:

She pretty much took care of herself Buff  :thumleft:

I am really tired, should rather start racing this marshal thing is hard work  :biggrin:

Not complaining though, it was a really fun day.
 

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2014, 08:45:28 pm »
Well done, Garfield, and outstanding pics!
 

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2014, 09:30:00 pm »
My boet does a lot of the photgraphy at Zone 7. Shaun Engler.

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2014, 09:34:06 pm »
My boet does a lot of the photgraphy at Zone 7. Shaun Engler.



He should have awesome photos, would love to see.

These were just taken with a Canon D20, nothing else will make it with me falling so often  :imaposer:

 

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2014, 07:45:16 am »
I dont want to ride fast, But I want to ride FAR
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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2014, 09:35:27 am »
 :thumleft:

Do you know if he was there yesterday?
 

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2014, 09:49:44 am »
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Do you know if he was there yesterday?

Yep he was.
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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2014, 10:12:27 am »
had planned to come film but looked way to windy to fly yesterday, lekka pics!
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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2014, 10:14:05 am »
had planned to come film but looked way to windy to fly yesterday, lekka pics!

Was hoping you would be there, would have been able to get awesome footage in the farm/river section.
 

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2014, 06:54:05 pm »
had planned to come film but looked way to windy to fly yesterday, lekka pics!

Was hoping you would be there, would have been able to get awesome footage in the farm/river section.
Yea a realy shame with the weather, was bloody stunning but just too windy
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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #12 on: May 19, 2014, 12:44:13 am »
Nice pics, thanks for posting guys. Those jumps look quite big for an enduro!

How did your missus do Brett? Kudos to her for going without you around.

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #13 on: May 19, 2014, 07:38:36 am »
BB those jumps not part of the enduro, must have been MX race or practice.
 

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #14 on: May 19, 2014, 07:49:26 am »
Okay thanks. I thought it was a little bit weird.
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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #15 on: May 19, 2014, 07:56:18 am »
They did have a part of the MX track as part of the race but nothing hectic.

From what I saw Brett's wife Cathy rode really well, she did two laps on a fairly tough course (lots of rutted sand) with very little assistance from marshals.
Also bear in mind everyone raced together which means there were a lot of serious, fast guys on the same track.  In some places it was quite tight.

Will edit and post video later in the week.
 

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #16 on: May 19, 2014, 11:31:28 am »
My missus loved it thanks Neil. She was obviously nervous as hell and she was riding on her new little CRF150R for the first time in hectic sand but she managed two laps and was a chuffed little chicken. After getting her confidence sorted her second lap was 45min quicker than her first (granted she stopped and helped a kid stuck in a bog hole) so it just goes to show how important it is to have faith in yourself and your equipment.

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Re: WPATV Off-road Zone 7 - 17 May 2014
« Reply #17 on: May 19, 2014, 03:02:29 pm »
Thats great! :thumright:
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