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Old 01-04-2014, 09:17 PM   #31
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Kick it off there, Wichita !
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:18 PM   #32
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Well.... YEAH... if you want to give it ALL away.......
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:20 PM   #33
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Looks like he toned down the jump this year

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:31 PM   #34
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On a serious note how do riders sleep pre and during the event?
In tents.
That is always what amazes me. How anybody gets any sleep in the Bivvys at all. It must be like trying to sleep on the stage of a big hair metal band. I read a Dakar racer said once they use sleeping pills sometimes, but not sure what is and is not allowed in that department these days.

I crewed for a 24hr offroad moto endurance race recently and I do know that when you get tired enough you can sleep through anything.
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:33 PM   #35
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I'm in!!! Can't wait for this show to start.
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:41 PM   #36
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too old checking in - just had to start with the happy boys and Martino paying of the ASO rep for preferential bivvy slots whilst wearing his scrotum on the outside - and I thought the Italians could make anything look stylish - perhaps not after all
A fanny pack is just not the way to go !!!!!!
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:43 PM   #37
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In tents.

or motor homes, but the real answer is not much - the better you are though the more sleep time you will get - I know the likes of Ned, Pyndon and Manny in the past would have had days when the didn't!!
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:46 PM   #38
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Are there any mile markers (post counts) that will help us chart progress of this thread? (Kinda like min number of posts required per day to equal last years thread)
as yours was post # 29 you can be quite f5unny at times rmhrc628
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Old 01-04-2014, 09:49 PM   #39
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Check out the decent on the Stage 1 liaison just after the finish. Too bad they don't race down that!

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:52 PM   #40
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Check out the decent on the Stage 1 liaison just after the finish. Too bad they don't race down that!

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Old 01-04-2014, 09:59 PM   #41
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Check out the decent on the Stage 1 liaison just after the finish. Too bad they don't race down that!

But Helder can coast down it on his empty tank
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But Helder can coast down it on his empty tank

Why you gotta bring up old shiz
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Why you gotta bring up old shiz
"Cause new shiz aint available"
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Old 01-04-2014, 10:16 PM   #45
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But Helder can coast down it on his empty tank
I found a gas station along the down slope, 18km from the top, so he should be ok. Who can get the message to him?

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