Dakar 2011 - Official Event Coverage - THANK YOU all Posters and Lurkers!

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  1. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    Here's to a Street, Casteu, Cody podium :beer

    :lol3
  2. shearboy2004

    shearboy2004 KIWIINUSA

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    Maybe not in that order :deal:rofl
  3. b0mb3r

    b0mb3r Old Git

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    at last Dakar time :clap
  4. rtw02

    rtw02 Been here awhile

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    Hi Karl, and the Dakar motos gang,
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    Looking forward to your photos again, will you be following any of the race?
    Will miss Ken and Carol Duvals pics this year as they had some fantastic shots from last year.
    Happy New Year from Canada.
    Peter&Carol
  5. quinnman

    quinnman Adventurer

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    What are the offcial vehcles in the pictures? They look like a landcrusier but have diffrent front ends. Any thoughts or inside information???

    GO Niles and Jonah!!!!!!
  6. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Tamsin Jones gets our 2011 Dakar coverage kicked off with a call on the progress of Craig Bounds. Through scrutineering, they are looking forward to the official briefing and kickoff tomorrow.


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  7. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    Those are Heavy Duty (HZJ) Landcruisers.
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    Carlos M www.motoxplorers.com

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    Happy New Year YouFF5F!! :D
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    And Tom Cruise on the left :D
  10. Flood

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    I'll raise a glass to you all!

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  11. mototifosi

    mototifosi what does this one do?

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    On the "Official Dakar Site" Jonah is the only entrant of 186 (bikes) to be listed as riding an "X" ! :huh He will surely be the "X" factor this year but found it funny they didn't have him listed as being on a Yamaha. He evidently needs bigger letters on his shirt!:roflAll the other riders "marques" are listed....
  12. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    :rofl :clap


    Same to you guys! :freaky
  13. desert rider

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    Yep HZJ Cruisers , every second person here in Australia has one :D you dont really want to go into the outback here without one, bloody unstopable
  14. adrien mototribu

    adrien mototribu adrien

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    Happy new year to you all. :freaky


    I thought this was an interesting comment. Not wanting to rain on anyone's parade, but that might also be equally applicable to Cody.

  16. Bluebull2007

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  17. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Using this progressive ladder system, this should be Jonah's year to win about 3 stages and finish on the podium. I can't wait!
  18. mgorman

    mgorman Crashing since 1964

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    Could be Yamaha didn't kick in any money or support and the bike was chosen for other reasons and they left the brand blank to eliminate credit. I've heard of that being the case in other moto races, especially with privateers but he has Yamaha stickers on the beast.

    I could also be that someone just plain screwed up
  19. Velociraptor

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    Could be that the info was so far in advance that Street may not have found a ride at the time? At any rate, I'll be cheering for him! Just watched Race to Dakar and am so psyched!!
  20. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    From dakar.com

    Street just in time....

    American Jonah Street had a nasty surprise on arrival in Buenos Aires, when he found out that a significant part of his equipment, including his tyres, was still held up by the Argentine customs. The Californian biker, 7th in the 2010 edition, was finally able to retrieve his belongings yesterday at the end of the morning; not ideal preparation when aiming for a place on the podium. “It’s all the more annoying since the equipment arrived in Argentina two weeks ago,” he says, “and that the person her who was supposed to collect it didn’t do it…” Street will thus be able to fit his new Yamaha with new tyres for its presentation on the podium today.