Summer Adventure (Rob’s Lead) - Newbie Trip

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Mr Magoo
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Summer Adventure (Rob’s Lead) - Newbie Trip

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We all arrived bright and early at the meeting location just off the Razeen road on the track towards the Arabian Village. As there was also another drive for intermediates it was great to see such a good turnout of vehicles. Thanks Zak for organising the trips.
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Newbie drive convoy order:

Rob (Mr Magoo)****
Zak (Octopus)*****
Nemanja (Nemo1986)*
Chimnay (chimnay20002)*
Tomasz (Rudzik801)*
Srdjan (Srdjo)*
Rahul** as sweeper

We also had the good fortune to have Marshals Thomas Carlsson & Borja, Expert Regi and Advance Gerhard with us who all tracked the convey.

With the briefing done and channel frequencies agreed we set off down the track a little way before entering the soft stuff on south side.
The area provided us with plenty of opportunities to practice our straight crests and descents in abundance.

As the drive progressed we changed terrain from the tighter twists and turns to more open dunes and also had a change of second lead from Zak to Borja.
We had only a few second tries long the way that just required the use of the ‘go-faster’ pedal to aid in some of the small climbs and soft sand.

On checking the time we headed back to the inflation point to end the drive on-time.

To the newbie drivers, well done! It was great to meet you all and thank you for joining the trip with such enthusiasm. Keep it up.

Many thanks Zak for announcing the drive and support throughout. Of course many thanks also to Thomas, Borja, Regi and Gerhard.

Hope yo see you all again soon.
Rob

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Very Good lead Rob. you kept everyone in order and picked a good track despite the sand being so soft. looking forward to the next one

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Thank you Rob and Zak for another great Newbie drive.
It was very helpful for boosting our confidence to drive in soft sand and experimenting more with our vehicle.

Thanks you for sharing the safety concerns with the D-shackles and the effectiveness of the soft shackles. I'm soon gonna replace mine and move to soft shackles!

Thank you,
Chinmay Bisht
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Thank you Rob and Zak for organizing and leading the way and thanks to other experienced drivers for the support. It was a great and fun drive and most important it felt very safe with the advices given.

I'm looking forward to the next one.

Cheers!
Nemo

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Congrats Rob for you lead,I was lucky to join this trip. see you more drives

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Great Sunday morning, thank you Rob & Zak !!

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