Originally Posted by Dread Pendragon
Even though (by and large) we like the Coma and Despres, the idea of seeing HRC (and others) competing seriously with KTM is obviously exciting to us.
But if you're HRC, even though you'd hope for a perfect run on perfect bikes, what has happened is exactly what you'd want: whatever can go wrong needs to go wrong NOW, so it can be changed for the Dakar.
EXACTLY! Nothing worse than the vehicle NOT doing in the shop what it did out on the road for the customer! Let's work out all the bugs NOW! Phoohey on the MAROC podium!