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    1. Thanks :) I'm selling as I bought another VW...

      Thanks :) I'm selling as I bought another VW truck, which is bigger in both terms of project and physical size. It is on the Samba, and I've got a few people coming to look at it so hopefully it has...
    2. VW Doka - diesel double cab, 6 seater, folding side bed. SE Pennsylvania.

      My 6 seater double cab VW DoKa is for sale. The chassis is incredibly solid - check out the photos of the floors and engine bay :-)

      It is a original 1.6 diesel engine'd truck with a manual...
    3. Also.. crap, I guess either the CCM or the...

      Also.. crap, I guess either the CCM or the drivers door module is going bad. :(
    4. Just updated to 1.94 FW etc, and now readiness setting is 'weird'

      I went to do a normal readiness set on a mk4 DBW car, and was getting all sorts of weird results and reading. Temps of -110'C, weird field names etc. They would then just sort of reset back to the...
    5. I updated the title :)

      I updated the title :)
    6. Thanks! I mounted the tires temporarily to get...

      Thanks! I mounted the tires temporarily to get the wheels on and the 'arches' filled for the event last weekend :)
    7. Some are willing to as part of a race program...

      Some are willing to as part of a race program etc, but then the chassis is considered a race vehicle and would need to enter the country under a specific race qualification and cannot be imported as...
    8. Thanks!! These wheels were a bit of...

      Thanks!!



      These wheels were a bit of surprise personally to be honest - we have known for months that Fifteen52 was sending us wheels for the show, which I just assumed would be a 'normal' set...
    9. I got a awesome delivery yesterday from the guys...

      I got a awesome delivery yesterday from the guys at Fifteen52, just in time for Waterfest! The wheels are the not-yet-released Tarmac R43, with a design collaborated with Ken Block and as seen on his...
    10. Sad but hopefully positive in the long run news...

      Sad but hopefully positive in the long run news about Ivan Basso, who discovered testicular cancer via a small pain caused in a stage 5 crash. He has left the tour to start treatment.
      ...
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      Cool, thanks, that's the main thing I worry about...

      Cool, thanks, that's the main thing I worry about with them. Even with a standard walmart thick air mattress I have trouble being comfortable.




      I normally sleep exclusively on a neck support...
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      I rode up and did The Derby in Trexlertown. It...

      I rode up and did The Derby in Trexlertown. It was a sore day for my legs.

      89.4mi Distance
      5:20:09 Moving Time
      4,662ft Elevation
      Avg Speed 16.8mi/h
      Max Speed 44.5mi/h
      Elapsed Time 6:00:01...
    13. The rest of the tour is going to get crazy....

      The rest of the tour is going to get crazy. There's barely a flat stage until Paris.

      Here's the diabolical route that I had planned for my trip, which I'm going to have to change up a bit now. The...
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      Thread title changed from Jimmy to Jimny, because...

      Thread title changed from Jimmy to Jimny, because OCD.
    15. Here's what we've been working on this week (full...

      Here's what we've been working on this week (full update to come in next weeks editorial update, but I want to keep the build thread going with a bit more detail..) :)

      We pulled off the suspension...
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      When you turn on your side, can you feel the...

      When you turn on your side, can you feel the ground on your hip? That's the main test for me.
    17. Crazy stuff. You're right that EQS hasn't had a...

      Crazy stuff. You're right that EQS hasn't had a single day without drama so far. Neither has the Tour in general...!
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      Please do, it looks pretty interesting! I've...

      Please do, it looks pretty interesting!


      I've been thinking about a Klymit Static V2 Inflatable Sleeping Pad..: http://www.amazon.com/Klymit-Static-Inflatable-Sleeping-Pad/dp/B00LGAQ6LK
    19. www.cyclingtorrents.nl The race is uploaded...

      www.cyclingtorrents.nl

      The race is uploaded around 3pm usually, and highlights are uploaded by the early evening US time, with enough seeders to make it a 5 minute download. The site only allows...
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      I have a lightweight hammock with built in bug...

      I have a lightweight hammock with built in bug net, but I haven't had great success getting a good nights sleep in it.

      There seems to be a learning curve with rope tension, angle of sleeping, and...
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