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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #200 on: March 12, 2015, 10:30:01 am »
I'm not a competitor this year, but I'm still a bit skeptic about the expansive plans for this years race. I feel that the race would benefit from getting the basics (timing, admin, logistics) sorted out really well before going on a cross-border jaunt. No reason why we can not have a 3000-4000 km race in exactly the same areas as last year, including more of the Richtersveld and west coast (Even ending the last stage with a closed course at Atlantis  ;D ).

The distances covered each day by the organizers and logistics team will be massive compared to last year, and will greatly decrease the time available for sorting out timing and admin etc. So will the necessary border crossings. Only 24 hours in a day.

Please, I'm not being negative, I just really want this race to evolve into a very professionally run outing where each competitor has a clear understanding of what he can expect to get for his money. Yes, if it was still cheap like the firsts few editions, I would agree with the "ag man, it's the Amageza, we'll wing it" statements. But now we're talking real money.

That said, I wish Alex and his team all the best, and that Amageza 2015 will be a massive success. (If I didn't have family and two kids to raise I would be out there helping them working out a route and roadbooks).

 

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #201 on: March 12, 2015, 11:42:31 am »
I'm an Eternal optimist!
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #202 on: March 12, 2015, 11:44:56 am »
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #203 on: March 20, 2015, 11:11:59 am »
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #204 on: March 23, 2015, 03:05:28 pm »
More than anything else you need the right go get em mind set  :thumleft:

Forgot to remove the Amageza watermark when I exported this pic of my lil man, figured I'd post it



Much to mom's dismay we are working on his Amageza mindset early :-p


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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #205 on: March 23, 2015, 03:24:54 pm »
 
 I see you use extra heavy duty tie downs.
 . . . and if I may ask , for what is it used ?
 or is it a tow strap for the HONDa ?
 
 

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #206 on: March 23, 2015, 05:12:37 pm »
leaves less bruises  >:D :peepwall:
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #207 on: March 24, 2015, 09:19:47 am »
hahahaha
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #208 on: March 24, 2015, 02:09:10 pm »
So Dakar challenge. Who's entering? I'm glad I'm one of the social guys otherwise there might have been a second mortgage on my house and a divorce on the cards  :lol8:
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #209 on: March 24, 2015, 10:17:01 pm »

 . . .en Dwerg , nou wat van sneeuwitjie ?
 Mater, jy het 014 gedoen , respek ! en klaar gemaak op jou 1ste ene, waar is die opvolgers wat kan doen wat jy gedoen het ?
 Volgende jaar dan ?
 

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #210 on: March 25, 2015, 06:32:20 am »

 . . .en Dwerg , nou wat van sneeuwitjie ?
 Mater, jy het 014 gedoen , respek ! en klaar gemaak op jou 1ste ene, waar is die opvolgers wat kan doen wat jy gedoen het ?
 Volgende jaar dan ?

Nee wat ek het geen resies aspirasies nie. Ek hoop weer die jaar Amageza te doen maar Dakar los ek vir die ouens wat jaag  :lol8:
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #211 on: March 27, 2015, 12:05:40 pm »
So ja, my inskrywing is in. Let the fun or is it the worries begin? :ricky:

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #212 on: March 27, 2015, 03:40:13 pm »
So ja, my inskrywing is in. Let the fun or is it the worries begin? :ricky:

Ek soek nog na n bike maar nou ja

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #213 on: March 29, 2015, 07:53:28 am »
So ja, my inskrywing is in. Let the fun or is it the worries begin? :ricky:

Ek soek nog na n bike maar nou ja

Awesome and well done!
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #214 on: March 29, 2015, 09:22:32 pm »
So ja, my inskrywing is in. Let the fun or is it the worries begin? :ricky:

Ek soek nog na n bike maar nou ja

Awesome and well done!
Ook so !
Thanks. I looks like I have found my Amageza bike.  :ricky:
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« Reply #215 on: April 01, 2015, 06:27:41 pm »
Gser, what did you get?
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« Reply #216 on: April 01, 2015, 07:40:23 pm »
Gser, what did you get?
Do the crew thing for riders that have not decided/committed yet and I want these riders to make up their minds soon.
 As someone once said " time is few "
 

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #217 on: April 01, 2015, 08:38:09 pm »
eish! I is in.
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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #218 on: April 02, 2015, 06:01:59 pm »
 :-)
 

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Re: 2015 Amageza Rallye
« Reply #219 on: April 02, 2015, 06:56:55 pm »
Ek is hopeloos te stadig vir die soort van ry, maar ek sal graag wil kyk!