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  1. slim01

    Following the 1000 from Vegas?

    Hi All, the missus and I are flying to Vegas over the week of the 1000. Does anyone know of or can recommend a pub/bar/shop or fellow racer even that follows the race in the area so I'm stuck in our hotel room checking for updates. I know that its not really a spectator race outside of Baja but...
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    1 armed bandit looking for bike set-up tips

    Hey guys, Im looking for any info or other peoples experience in regards to riding/racing with 1 arm. I had an accident racing a few months ago and among the injuries has resulted in nerve damage in my left shoulder making the arm unable to function anymore. Im looking for any bike mods, hints...
  3. slim01

    How many is too many?

    Going thru this years B1K entry list, Im a little bewildered at the amount of teams with so many listed riders, 81X has 7. A class 300 team, 318X also has 7? Is this too many for an 800mile race? I would have a hard time telling people I raced to Baja 1000 but only rode 115miles of the course...
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    Helmet hydration set-ups

    While walking thru the V2R contingency I saw a fella who looked to have tubing attached to his helmet along the rim of the base and routed into the front chin guard vent. I just run a small bag with a hose flopping around over my shoulder. At race speeds it can be a little dicey reaching for...
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    Rider down at Australian Safari, RIP Ivan Erceg

    For those who may have know or have heard of him, Ivan Erceg died this morning competing in the Australian Safari. http://www.australasiansafari.com.au/news-list/2013-second-notification-from-australasian-safari-organisers I briefly met him at this years Finke and was lined up with him...
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    Aussie looking for tips for 2014 Baja 1000

    Hi all, as the title says Im wanting to come over and race the baja next year and Im trying to find out as much info as possible to make it happen. The logistics side of the race, things like: ~ Fuel and spares stops. I have checked out JCRacing and have seen their support package for the...
  7. slim01

    Hi from OZ

    Hi all, - How you got into desert racing. First up, I cant say Im a hardcore racer, work doesnt allow me to get to serious into alot of things so most of my time is spent stalking others while they race & prep via the interweb while Im at work. Bikes are my thing, more due to budget...
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