Originally Posted by ibafran
Noob-type Dakar questions:
Why are the cars and trucks so much faster than the first bike if the event is so tough? Is there that much wide open expanse to let the 4-wheelers take commanding advantage of top speed so that when the terrain favors bikes there is no way to make up much deficit??
The bikes were speed limited.
I think they're not now but 450cc only gives you so much...