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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #200 on: December 19, 2014, 09:28:36 am »
Works perfectly now  :thumleft:

"Lets see if I can catch him, ha ha ha ha"  :imaposer:  :imaposer:  :imaposer:


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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #201 on: December 19, 2014, 09:36:20 am »
Works perfectly now  :thumleft:

"Lets see if I can catch him, ha ha ha ha"  :imaposer:  :imaposer:  :imaposer:


Thanks Andrew, BRILLIANT RR and video's  :drif:  :ricky:

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I wonder where that gravel road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. (Apologies to Mr Frost)

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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #202 on: December 19, 2014, 12:18:58 pm »
Hi Andrew

Thanks for this great report. I enjoyed it a lot.

I dont have footage of the race so this also helped me experience it again

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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #203 on: December 19, 2014, 01:35:23 pm »
Thanks for sharing, great to be able to live the rest of the rally through you Andrew. :thumleft:
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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #204 on: December 19, 2014, 03:57:49 pm »
What a superb RR Andrew, thank you  :thumleft:
Well done once again, on the report and that well deserved, limited edition, Finishers medal  :thumleft:

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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #205 on: December 19, 2014, 04:14:25 pm »
Great read, thanks for sharing   :thumleft:
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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #206 on: December 19, 2014, 06:08:52 pm »
Andrew,
Great ride, great report, great videos!
Thanks for putting it all together for our enjoyment.

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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #207 on: December 19, 2014, 06:59:38 pm »
Nice report Andrew. I also had a nasty surprise in that erosion ditch.

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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #208 on: December 19, 2014, 11:04:54 pm »
Lekker  :thumleft:
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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #209 on: December 20, 2014, 08:12:21 am »
They've reset the competition. Be truthful. If I win it I'd like it to be on merit.


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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #210 on: December 20, 2014, 11:06:14 am »
As usual, awesome writing, riding and inspiring!

Respect  :thumleft: :thumleft:
 

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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #211 on: December 20, 2014, 01:10:05 pm »
They've reset the competition. Be truthful. If I win it I'd like it to be on merit.


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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #212 on: December 21, 2014, 11:34:12 am »
Andrew! What a top notch report!
One thing I must add.... Those stills of you jumping that gully that came out of nowhere..... There are people who do not understand the hecticness of that. Only people who have ridden the beasts in anger will understand how well you did there to get the front up!
You are HARD on the brakes... The rear is almost in the air.... It's sliding all over....the front is almost breaking traction.....then it's decision time ....do or die..... You have to unload the front....load the back to get traction and then commit 10000% and smash the throttle open and launch at something that could well kill you..... The 950 rear is so light that if you get it wrong....no traction...just crazy power driving u faster at the wall of rocks. It takes balls and incredible reaction time to pull that shit off.
On my 450 it was almost a non event that gully... On my 950 well.....I dunno if I'd have made it

Just thought I'd put it out there that you played that down just a smidgen ;)
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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #213 on: December 21, 2014, 02:12:26 pm »
thanks for the report, photos and videos
there is some of the hectic stuff that I had forgotten about,you need a second take to realise just what you had hauled your bike over and through. Interesting thing is that we all had issues at different places.
This made me realise that we could all ride anybit of such a Rally any day, but when you string it all together, fatigue and loss of concentration will catch you when you least expect it. Or when you are checking the roadbook and when you look up that caution or corner that you had been checking out pops up a couple of meters ahead and that big bike is not going to stop in time  :ricky: and it is Hero or Zero time.
You are correct, that HP will not be trying the Amageza again.
I want to enjoy the tricky bits next time, had an awsome  time on day 4 and 5 though.
on the Amageza, any day where you only crash once is awesome :deal:
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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #214 on: December 22, 2014, 08:08:01 am »
Thanks for a great RR Andrew.

Not only do you ride that monster so well, but your communication skills and attitude are admirable as well!  :thumleft:

Enjoyed this report very much, it gave a really nice sense of what it might have been like to be there.
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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #215 on: December 22, 2014, 08:34:16 am »
Carent see yer peechas.

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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #216 on: December 22, 2014, 02:32:11 pm »
A Great RR Andrew. Thanks very much!!!  :thumleft:

Great content and you are really a superb writer. I was awesome to hear how things went with the big KTM. Just love that.  
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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #217 on: December 24, 2014, 04:46:38 pm »
Well done on that beast and still have the energy to write a great report.

Respect and thank you.
 

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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #218 on: December 25, 2014, 06:41:17 am »
Stunning report this is Andrew, I have deliberately waited until Xmass to read this RR in one sitting.

I commend the way you include all and sundry in your epic adventure ... often I found myself smiling at how it first and foremost was an adventure and secondly a race and that, I believe, is why you did so well.

Deservedly the best RR of 2014!

Thanks for the efforts in sharing this one, both of you.

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Re: Amageza 2014 with a Jagsding
« Reply #219 on: December 27, 2014, 05:28:42 pm »
whew!! just couldn't stop watching and reading, great stuff andrew, this whole thread just had me working through almost all the beer i had in the house :lol8:
brilliant rr, certainly one of the best i've ever seen. i will def vote for this one, thx again for sharing, you officially have my respect  :salut: :salut: :salut: :thumbsup:
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