Many people in Argentina are somehow involved in motorsport. We’ve seen many racing cars or bikes being transported on trailers everywhere, tuning shops in each town, and during night time, street racing is common. On TV, there are always news about Formula 1, MotoGP, WRC and other rallies. There’s no wonder the name of high grade gasoline is Fangio XXI!

One day we met a guy who was the owner/manager of a Dakar rally team, so I got the chance to rev the engine of a real racing bike for a bit! I also learned that he experienced in the past problems with water seals after using coolant purchased from Peru, so probably that’s why my brand new seals failed after changing the coolant in Nazca. And I was blaming the Austrians who manufactured my seals…

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