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Offline Dustman

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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #120 on: March 19, 2016, 04:49:25 pm »
Well done all the boys and girls the riders, marshalls and medics.
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #121 on: March 19, 2016, 05:24:05 pm »
Peter How had a big off today! Apparently went to pass a sbs and the sbs driffed wide and Pete slammed anchors and went down hard. Was unconscious for a long time. Greg, Joey and Toti stopped to assist.
Pete is okay but v sore and groggy and unfortunately that is his race done.
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #122 on: March 19, 2016, 05:58:07 pm »
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #123 on: March 19, 2016, 06:03:24 pm »
Anyone know what happened to Judy?

She missed the cutoff by 10 minutes.
sorry to hear
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Trust you to find the "cut and run" Eddie  :lol8:

Very unfortunate that she didn't make the cut.  We saw her coming past us some 15km Alexander Bay and was wondering what had happened.  The marshal told us that she apparently stopped a few times, takes small breaks and simply got caught out by the time :-\
that is a pitty
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #124 on: March 19, 2016, 06:25:22 pm »
I think there's gonna be some penalties dished out for some shortcut takers  ;) 
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #125 on: March 19, 2016, 08:13:01 pm »
On elapsed time, 4 Upington riders in the top 12.  Its the water...
 

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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #126 on: March 19, 2016, 08:20:12 pm »
Andrew & all: Thanks for this thread and all the updates, please keep them coming. :thumleft:

I'm sorry for being able to contribute much, but Knopkop I will see what I can do arrange for good weather ;D

This thread has been stickied.


From vleisbook, Peter How:

I had quite a big fall today. Massive thanks to Greg, Toti and Joey for staying with me for ages. I'm out of the race. Ankel and thumb are sore but the bigest thing is that I was concussed for quite long and ut now feels like mike tyson us beetibg my brain....

Glad you are okay, get well soon bud!

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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #127 on: March 19, 2016, 08:48:16 pm »
On elapsed time, 4 Upington riders in the top 12.  Its the water...

Where the results?

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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #128 on: March 19, 2016, 10:19:38 pm »
I also never tracked the race (single parent this weekend - wife on work travels)
Sorry to have missed it. Thanks for keeping this thread going!!!!!
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #129 on: March 19, 2016, 10:20:18 pm »



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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #130 on: March 19, 2016, 10:21:29 pm »
That front oke must be insanely fast to ride 39min out of GJ


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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #131 on: March 20, 2016, 12:21:31 am »
Buff, maybe he stopped to help his blind friend ;D
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #132 on: March 20, 2016, 05:45:29 am »
Jip,het hom gehelp tot op 11de plek
 

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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #133 on: March 20, 2016, 05:59:18 am »
Where  can we see full results
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #134 on: March 20, 2016, 09:33:54 am »
The Team Verve guys all finished yesterday with Chris doing really well and Gary having a big fall in the dust after starting at the back due to barbed wire getting caught in his  rear wheel in the prologue. I understand Rainer (WR) waited for him at the fuel stop and they finished the stage riding together. Gary (Grolls) was going to pull out this morning due to an extremely stiff nick and knee pain etc from his fall yesterday. He however changed his mind at the last minute and is out there. From the tracking it looks like him and White Rhino are riding together and progressing well. Chris is flying and was near the front. Good luck guys and go well today! Bring it home!
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #135 on: March 20, 2016, 10:16:27 am »
In the Richtersveld today. Looks quite slow and technical in places.
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #136 on: March 20, 2016, 11:02:43 am »
The route crosses itself. It looks like Gavin and Eben Mocke, Peter Brinkworth and Gideon Joubert missed the right and took the loop anti-clockwise. They've met the field in a technical bit thankfully.

That's really dangerous. Looks like no-one had a head on.
 
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #137 on: March 20, 2016, 11:09:15 am »
Will be interesting to see if there is a way on the GPS track to see which way you need to enter a loop.  Maybe it was said in the briefing?
 

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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #138 on: March 20, 2016, 11:24:04 am »
Roger was leading but also missed the turn rode on for a few k's and then turned around.

There was a marshal there when they got there.

Just speculation but when there are marshals they normally don't help at all. Maybe this one pointed them the wrong way before the mistake was corrected?
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Re: West Coast Baja 2016 Updates
« Reply #139 on: March 20, 2016, 11:25:11 am »
54 Kobus has pushed his SOS button.
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