2013 Dakar Pre-Event Discussion

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  1. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Whichever way you look at it it won't be dull, don't forget also that there was a bit of friction with Nasser also, so there will be fireworks. :eek1

    The route though if as duney as believed might not best suit the Hummer, but it won't stop the show :clap:clap
  2. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    I have my money on Toyota this year. Quietly getting on with the job on the best sounding car on the rally.

    The dunes of Stage 2 and 3 are going to sort out a lot of competitors this year. Notice that the stages are short, because it is going to go right through the biggest and steepest dune fields ever seen in the Dakar.
  3. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Big, steep and deep ? Cause it always seems like deep is the big factor for difficulties (more so once a few dozen trucks and cars churn them up)...come on Neil, take one for the team and ride out there and get us some photos of you getting stuck :freaky
  4. DaveRMS

    DaveRMS Long timer

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    +1
  5. Desert Matt

    Desert Matt Been here awhile

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    I bet Jake is sitting at home today waiting for the phone to ring. HRC shake down dramas at the last minute.
  6. dtysdalx2

    dtysdalx2 PITA but useful

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    Damn, D is just around the corner! :eek1

    Seems like the F5 button is starting to cool off a bit.
  7. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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    Only an American like Robby can showboat like that. Reminds me of the guys in the NFL that dance and jump around just for a basic tackle.

    But I like it and it brings even more intrigue to the race.
  8. Southest US Thumper

    Southest US Thumper Extreme n00b

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    I think I've said it every Dakar since I joined the F5 Team (Jonah and Casey time frame): I prefer the Rumble of a 'Murican V8 over the Bbbrrrrrrraaaaaaaapppppppp of a Euro Turbo Diesel any time.... Sure RG showboats a little bit, but c'mon, he's as 'Murican as Speed Energy!!!!

    Go Robby, GO!
  9. crofrog

    crofrog Long timer

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    RG's show boating while a little to much for the pinkey out dakar people.

    Fucks with his competitors heads and that's a good step towards winning.
  10. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    And the masses love it/him and the Hummer, so whether you personally love him or hate him, it can only be good for the profile of the event :clap:clap:clap
  11. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Captain Awesome... tEAM iDIOT.

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    I agree completely.

    I don't like him and his attitude and I hope he gets his ass kicked from one end of South America to the other, but I am glad to hear he is back.:D

    Oh and I agree on the sound of the V8s, I have had trophy truck clips running in the back ground all the time just to hear there sound.
  12. Southest US Thumper

    Southest US Thumper Extreme n00b

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    While not spectacular, IIRC it was having to give up pieces of his Touareg to this teammate:
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    That got RG seriously considering running his own team. Yep, he just didn't fit the Water Carrier mold.

    Come to think of it, it was kind of spectacular how Jutta waved him over and then proceeded to strip his car of parts.... :rofl
  13. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Win the Crowd.
  14. LeDakaR!

    LeDakaR! Banned

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    yeah :deal
    douche driving a douche car:eek1
  15. larryboy

    larryboy Chopper Rider

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    Ordered.

    How do you "almost kill" somebody without any injuries? Close calls are for Mini drivers.
  16. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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  17. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    Funny how rg propagates US V EUROPE but any time anyone tries that with Mexico,it's not on.

    Any if you guys ever hear ttv8 diesel? Way better than petrol.
  18. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Kevin Muggleton's Team Redverse Honda!

    I got to change a tire with Kevin once :D
  19. BIERSKI

    BIERSKI Life Is Good

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    I just got the February issue of RoadRUNNER magazine. And, it has an 3 page interview with Kevin Muggleton.:deal I am looken foreword to reading it and learning more about him.

    Bust of luck to you Kevin.
  20. getagripgreg

    getagripgreg Been here awhile

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    No kidding. I almost killed a couple of hundred people on my way to work yesterday, but luckily missed every single one of them. I did it again today! :lol3
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