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Cresting basics + More on the Plus…

Everyone was eager for this drive and at the meeting point, deflated before 7am, let’s keep it like that.

With briefing done by Marko and safety by Gonzalo, we were instructed to shift to 4L. With chef Marc in second lead, Gonzalo and Salah as sweepers the convey got moving and started warming up, if you can call it that. We started immediately with cresting and switching, the technique was key here and not speed, all fellas kept up well.

We then move to higher dunes for some side sloping, after this Marko switched up a bit handing the convoy lead to Chef Marc to an area for some more side sloping and switching lead again by Marko. Salah was next in lead towards fossil rock through some technical parts. Chef Marc was back in the lead towards the exit and took the convoy through a demanding part were the fellas needed some power to climb the mountain. Everyone did well with some second tries and only one stuck which was impressive for the level.

Chef Marc
Great job on second lead, but leading the convey needs work. Always keep in mind the level should suit the level of those following, not to low and not to High. You will find the balance with practice.

Siddharth
Well done for keeping up with the level you have shown great improvement over the past weeks, still safety distance! Keep enough distance from the car in front it will give you time to react if track needs to be changed.

Tarek
Not much to say you handled today perfectly, and your machine is a beast.

Rathica
Well done sister, a few second tries but you are starting to get this cresting thing down

Amir
Not much to say offroader, except I hope you had fun today.

Karim
You have been on the sand a lot lately and it shows. Just watch your speed, it’s not the answer, all about technique.

Drew
Looked like you enjoyed today and was fun having you with, even though your car did get a bit hot in low range.

Salah
Well done on leading the convey you are getting better good at it, nice balance on the level.

Gonzo
Thanks for your support today as sweeper, we really count on you and I think you are still a bit tiered from all those recoveries yesterday.

Finally at the exit Marko upgraded Karim, Siddharth and Rathica from Junior to off-roader. Well done all of you and congratulations, all showed some skills today and are ready for more challenging drives.

Thank you Marko, great drive today!

Please rate the drive and tell us about your experience from this trip.

Trip Report by: ChefMarc

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Salouh
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A wonderful drive today. Thank you Marko for allowing me to lead part of the trip today, I really enjoyed it and hope you fellow fellas did enjoy it as much as I did.

ChefMarc
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You did great man👍, much better than me😁

scorpiotp
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Ohh I missed the cresting basis season 2😢 i sure this drive must be a great drive experience.
Congrats to the new Desert Fellas flag holders & Offroaders 👏👍
Looking forward to to next drive with Desert Fellas 😎😍

ChefMarc
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Awsome day fellas was a lot of fun and liked the challenge of leading, hope to do more of these. Big congrats on the flags boys and the new off-roaders. Thanks, Gono and Salah for the suport and of course Marko for your guidance.

Karim_samy
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Thank you everyone, it was a great drive, can’t wait for the next one

S1d
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So i was flagged, crested, 3rd tried and levelled up all in few hours. Thank you master marc for being my mentor for the jeep races not on tatooine. %^*+ you marko for asking me & karim to repeat that last uphill again because i missed the trail on the foCk. Appreciate the humble tug without feeding you paeela mr spanish fly. Tarek & salah thank you for your eJeeptian comments un/biased. Rathnamala thank you for your priceless hug at the end, it got me rid of my migrane (pragasan your spouse is a field medic, kudos to that). Amir… Read more »

Rathica
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What a drive!!! Excellent leads by ChefMarc, Salouh and Marko. I’ve learned more with DA Fellas than I have with any club and I feel like I’m part of da guys! Today was challenging for me and my Jeep but we kept it together, took our second tries and were better off for it. I’m feeling more comfortable driving in 4L and managing the gears to give me a smoother drive while still allowing me control. The pace was good and pretty steady 👍🏼 And the cherry on the top was being promoted to Offroader – it was so unexpected… Read more »

Salouh
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Congrats again!! I love the comments you write after every trip. I truly believe that both of you Mr & Mrs are a great addition to our club. The amount of positive energy you are both able to spread around is remarkable. Keep it up guys

Rathica
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Thank you SalouhSalouh ❤️❤️❤️

amir.rophail
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Awesome drive as usual fellas!!
Congrats to the new offroaders Karim_samyKarim_samy RathicaRathica and S1dS1d !!
Welcome to the real fun!!

drewrichardson
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yeah really good drive yesterday, good mix of technical, off-roader level dunes and just some basic cruising through the desert! my kind of drive!!! plus i got my new flag finally!! just need to figure out how to cool my poor engine better!! enjoyed the different leads of the day as well, good mix up of techniques

Gonzo
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Lovely ride and luckily for me only 1 stuck to recover, Marc and Salouh nice lead keep it up guys I can see the senior level comes to you guys soon!
Thanks Marko for the advices.
Congratulations to the new off-roaders!
See you in the sand soon
Gonzo

Bhaisim
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Well done 👍

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