Month: August 2014

Making First Contact In Argentina

With the imminent arrival of the Dakar 2010, AMV riders Marc Coma and Jordi Viladoms make training today ahead of the official administrative and technical checks that tomorrow will be forced to perform. The KTM engine mounts of the pilots of the AMV, which have made a long journey by sea, roar today for the first time in Argentine territory. The only purpose of the test lies in the specific check the correct functioning of each of the pieces that make up the powerful machines of Marc Coma and Jordi Viladoms. The different climatic conditions to which they have had lately the KTM is one of the reasons, the Team Manager has decided to conduct all necessary checks. On the one hand will be dealt with all aspects related to the mechanics of the bike.

From spare parts, suspension, motorcycle carburetor, until tires must be examined before the critical eyes of experienced mechanical equipment. On the other hand, verify the correct operation of each safety items imposed by the organization (ASO) members of the pilots Dakar. a The a kita in question consists of a GPS, a satellite phone, the Iritrack a “monitoring system for vehicles,” distress beacon, flares, glow sticks, thermal blanket, the and a HANSa the road book. Before the checks we make sure everything is in order, . Add the Team Manager Jordi Arcarons. AMV riders Marc Coma and Jordi Viladoms tested today his KTM, this time in Argentine territory.

a The test prior to the inspections is important to us because the vast majority of testing conducted on land have been Moroccan and weather conditions quite different from what we’re going to find. The grip is one of the most important points to consider with the completion of the previous test we acclimatise as quickly as possible, new condicionesa . Discuss the current holder of the coveted trophy Marc Coma. The green flag of the rural site, chosen by the ASO, will tomorrow be the focal point of the new edition of the world’s toughest rally. About 200 members of the organization will dissect each of the 372 vehicles anxiously await the day of departure.