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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #180 on: February 18, 2015, 08:48:34 pm »
Hmmm - there were Dakar Honda bikes with the water in their rear swing arms! I think they conveniently drained it after scrutineering  ::)
Yip, so, a lot of unsprung mass "instantly" removed from the swing arm.

Exactly and regulation complied with. Not sure they will continue to get away with it going forward. Generally favourite place previously used to be built into bashplate.
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #181 on: February 18, 2015, 11:05:01 pm »
Guys,

I apologize for the fact that there is uncertainty surrounding some safety equipment.

Water: FIM says 3 liters fixed to bike. Question is, what is out there? Where can we get said water holder? Some of the water tanks I saw at Dakar will require the rider to turn the bike upside-down to get the water out? I was going WTF?

But, this area is HOT. (BTW In Namibia this evening, Windhoek to be exact) So give me till next week Friday please. We're back on Friday evening late. Will make some calls and see what we can source locally regarding the water issue. I think that if we can settle on 2 liters fixed and 3 on back, we could keep FIM happy. Whatever I find will be sent via the shop newsletter function.

Now enter you draadsitters. We need the money to recce!  ;D

Thanks for taking the time to reply Alex. We will await your newsletter. Lots to do on bikes to get things sorted to comply.... We dont want to pitch up and fail scrutineering!
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #182 on: February 20, 2015, 10:53:17 am »
OK, deposit paid. Let the financial ruin begin! ;D
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #183 on: February 20, 2015, 12:13:23 pm »
OK, deposit paid. Let the financial ruin begin! ;D
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #184 on: February 20, 2015, 12:22:48 pm »
I am still recovering (fanancially) from last year. Hoping to get enough bucks to go again!
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #185 on: February 20, 2015, 03:36:30 pm »
OK, deposit paid. Let the financial ruin begin! ;D

Joey you legend!!!
OH - please start a thread on your bike...... I want to know what fuel and mods you doing......  :biggrin:
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #186 on: February 20, 2015, 07:43:37 pm »
OK, deposit paid. Let the financial ruin begin! ;D

Joey you legend!!!
OH - please start a thread on your bike...... I want to know what fuel and mods you doing......  :biggrin:
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #187 on: February 21, 2015, 08:29:39 am »
OK, deposit paid. Let the financial ruin begin! ;D

Joey you legend!!!
OH - please start a thread on your bike...... I want to know what fuel and mods you doing......  :biggrin:
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #188 on: February 21, 2015, 06:14:50 pm »
Ek is in!

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #189 on: February 22, 2015, 08:11:45 am »
 
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #190 on: February 22, 2015, 08:35:04 pm »
The cat is out of the bag! Payment done and dusted.
Now the big sweat starts... Amageza here I come!  :ricky:
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #191 on: February 22, 2015, 09:06:26 pm »
The cat is out of the bag! Payment done and dusted.
Now the big sweat starts... Amageza here I come!  :ricky:

Awesome!! You go girl.... You will be the second woman to do this race.  :thumleft:
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #192 on: February 22, 2015, 09:09:26 pm »
The cat is out of the bag! Payment done and dusted.
Now the big sweat starts... Amageza here I come!  :ricky:

Awesome!! You go girl.... You will be the second woman to do this race.  :thumleft:

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #193 on: February 22, 2015, 09:32:27 pm »
has anyone got more info on the tracker that will be supplied. which one, where does it need to be mounted, and what bracket is required.
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #194 on: February 23, 2015, 07:15:06 am »
The cat is out of the bag! Payment done and dusted.
Now the big sweat starts... Amageza here I come!  :ricky:

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #195 on: February 23, 2015, 07:36:38 am »
has anyone got more info on the tracker that will be supplied. which one, where does it need to be mounted, and what bracket is required.


At the moment it looks like the ERTF unit is just on the cards.  The price is still a sticking point and we hope to find relief on that. (Provided our minirandelas hold!)

Competitors will have to buy the mounting hardware which might be as much as R2K. Maybe a cheaper, local supplier could be found.

If the ERTF thing does not happen then Amageza will buy GPSs (one model, the same for everyone) and issue them to competitors against a small deposit.

I imagine, but don't actually know for certain, that a careful competitor would be allowed to carry their own back-up unit as well. This seems the sensible thing to do.

On the subject of GPS timing: Alexander repeated yesterday that if we use GPS timing the software would travel with the race and that reliance on the steam-driven internet would be minimised.
 

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #196 on: February 23, 2015, 11:59:48 am »
has anyone got more info on the tracker that will be supplied. which one, where does it need to be mounted, and what bracket is required.

On the subject of GPS timing: Alexander repeated yesterday that if we use GPS timing the software would travel with the race and that reliance on the steam-driven internet would be minimised.
+1 to that!
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #197 on: March 11, 2015, 08:25:39 am »
Can a list of the entries so far, be viewed anywhere?
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #198 on: March 12, 2015, 09:27:57 am »
Has the route been finalised?
 

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #199 on: March 12, 2015, 10:18:29 am »
Has the route been finalised?

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