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Old 02-04-2013, 11:53 AM   #1790
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Originally Posted by Jurassic View Post
I can't help thinking that this move represents consolidation of the various off road brands and may ultimately lead to a reduction in the diversity of manufacturers competing in events like the Dakar. As a neutral fan this would make things less interesting to me. Surely if Pierer maintains his links with KTM/Husa then we aren't going to be seeing any factory or semi-factory Husqvarna effort in Rally Raid in a few years time?

the words nepotism or monopoly comes to mind
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