2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

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2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Dan J » Sun Jan 13, 2013 7:24 pm

Website now up http://dmt2013.dieselkrad.info

Dates are Friday 13th to Sunday 15th September at the usual location of Brauhof Wilshaus
http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=Brauhof ... y&t=m&z=14

For those on Facebook details and chat are here https://www.facebook.com/events/143389585818700/

I imagine I'll end up doing my usual Harwich to the Hook of Holland overnight ferry on Thursday 12th returning overnight Sunday 15th.
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Post by Stuart » Sun Jan 13, 2013 8:44 pm

Good stuff. We will probably go our usual thing of leaving from Newhaven & making a small holiday from the trip.
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Anorak_ian » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:49 pm

Friday 13th? :( Better take a spare battery then.

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Post by Stuart » Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:54 pm

Whiskers said he might try to come this year - on his monster bike. Fingers crossed.
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Oftenlost » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:29 am

Hi,
If anybody is planning to book with Stena Line for the Hamm Rally (Harwich-Hook) they have a £30 off discount if you book by 15th July and travel by 30th Sept. This is based on a return Flexi fare only. The Discount code is "SU50"
See you there hopefully...... Ian.
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Post by Stuart » Sat Jun 29, 2013 7:17 pm

Well spotted Ian :-)
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Post by Anorak_ian » Sat Jun 29, 2013 8:09 pm

Eh?




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Post by Stuart » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:20 pm

Prepping the bikes for this now so I guess I should think about buying ferry tickets :)
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Anorak_ian » Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:28 pm

My engine is in bits, waiting for parts.
I should have it together and run in on time, just :roll:

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Post by Stuart » Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:56 pm

Replaced all my brake pads yesterday. Trying to figure panniers for Ruggerfield as bro will be riding that.
It will be a night boat from Newhaven for us on Tuesday before I think.
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Dan J » Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:39 pm

All being well night of Thursday 12th I'll be on the overnight ferry from Harwich to the Hook of Holland arriving in Hamm some time in the afternoon of Friday. Look forward to seeing those of you who can make it out there.
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Post by Anorak_ian » Thu Sep 05, 2013 1:48 pm

I'm still putting my bike together, should be finished tonight, then I have to run in as much as possible.
Nothing like a bit of pressure. :)

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Post by Dan J » Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:43 pm

Anorak_ian wrote:I'm still putting my bike together, should be finished tonight, then I have to run in as much as possible.
Nothing like a bit of pressure. :)
Not in the cylinders at least Ian :mrgreen:
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Post by Anorak_ian » Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:20 pm

Yes she's got new rings, and a load of modifications. Aghhh,, back to it.

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Post by Stuart » Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:24 pm

Have solved the Ruggerfield pannier prob by putting Tiger's top box on her :)
Tickets bought for Newhaven ferry. Times have changed again so we will be on the lunchtime boat as there is no midnight boat on that particular day.
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Anorak_ian » Thu Sep 05, 2013 4:35 pm

I'll be going from Dover to Dunkirk, looking forward to a nice run. :)

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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Oftenlost » Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:57 pm

Hi,
Booked on the Harwich-Hook ferry on Monday night. Visiting friends en-route so should see you all there from Thursday.... fingers crossed for last years weather! I wonder if Willie has arranged the usual wedding for our entertainment...... Jeff loves directing the traffic!
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Post by Stuart » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:39 pm

:) I hear that Tom (NSU Hatz sidecar outfit) is to unveil his new creation. Glad he is over his problems & being creative again :)
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by sbrumby » Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:39 am

I was thinking of going this year. But I have just checked the ferry prices. Being as its now bad weather as you would expect for this time of year and dark at 8 oclock, I would have come in the van, bike and bed in back. Here are the prices Dover Dunkirk motorbike £54 rtn, motorhome £73 rtn, car+caravan £104 private van £210 rtn.
Add to that £200 in diesel just to pricey for basically 2 days in Hamm. So I will repeat again If you can get them to put on the rally 1 month earlier a bike trip would be quite nice. Anyway for those hardy folks that are braveing the elements hope you have a nice time.
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Redkite » Fri Sep 06, 2013 2:27 pm

DFDS-formerly Norfolkline have always screwed vans, private or commercial. I had an email from DFDS today offering 20% off Dover to Calais/Dunkirk sailings (using code EDISC20) but it only mentions cars. Worth trying though. Have fun you guys! Hamm is a great event in a fab location, sadly my project is delayed (again), so roll on Big Knock 2014 !

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Post by Anorak_ian » Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:06 pm

No, your code doesn't work. No probs just get there at an unsociable time for a cheaper ticket. :lol:

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Post by Stuart » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:35 pm

Still preparing the bikes for the run here. I hear Teun has found a soft valve on his Zeus outfit & hope to sort it in time.
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Anorak_ian » Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:34 pm

I took the bike out for it's first run after the top end rebuild, the engine feels more responsive and certainly sounds more powerful, yippee :D
However, since I stripped the front brake and replaced the pads it now works properly. A part of me wishes that I hadn't bothered, as now the new pad bounces on and off the warped disc making a hell of a noise.

So I have to find a replacement Harley disc locally, fit it and then run the engine in before leaving on Wednesday. Doubtful :(

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Post by Stuart » Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:26 am

Just finishing our preparations here. I think I've ripped my back, hauling panniers out. That will make moving the Tiger about fun :)
Trying to take as little as possible. Will fuel up later ready for the run to Newhaven tomorrow.
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Anorak_ian » Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:02 pm

No discs at the local shops so I have one on order, it should get to me tomorrow.
This is cutting things way too close.

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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by rednorfolk » Wed Sep 11, 2013 3:22 pm

Do have a good one..ride safe.
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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Anorak_ian » Thu Sep 12, 2013 11:47 am

The brake disc arrived way too late to get it fixed and on the road in time. So sorry to say I aint goin ta make it. Bugger!

Have a good time and see ya next year. :)

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Post by Stuart » Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:03 pm

No worries Ian. I can't post pics here as the App thing version has changed but see shots on the website front page - Facebook bit.
Arrived earlier this Thursday and got a bit wet two days in a row :)
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Post by Anorak_ian » Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:42 pm

Only just got the disc off, it was put on by Goliath's big brother, and he'd put it on wrong. Ho hum. :)

Look forward to seeing some pics, take some of the life in the bar as well. Come on guys don't be shy :D

I just looked at the Hamm webcam, hey they have a fair in the town centre. What a hangover cure, you lucky lot. :lol:

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Re: 2013 International Diesel Bike Rally

Post by Stuart » Fri Sep 13, 2013 7:57 pm

Putting all the shots I can up via out website front page. Tom's bike sounds great with the Daihatsu in :)
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