Dakar 2013 - Official Event Coverage - thank you ALL TeamF5, lurkers and posters!

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  1. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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  2. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    see what one bad thai lunch can do to your f5 aspirations... :huh

    50 odd pages of of backwash from the f5irehose... THAT's what! :eek1

    so here's how it all wnnt down f5 style! :deal

    early navigation mayhem in the early tough part of the stage between WP2 and WP3...

    including front pack runners Barreda and Fish from team Spadebeen, this set the tone for their day, with Fish dropping 20 minutes or more and Barreda finishing with a pretzeled rear wheel :cry

    JC stopped at a baja fish taco stand (what looked like one :huh) after 10 km's and spent the day servicing the hactory fondue. :wink:

    ASO dakar/tracker experiencing troubles... feels like I've been 205'd from about ten years back... :rofl

    Chaleco had a flyer (again) today... like he's a local (almost?) :evil

    Faria played corporate backstop today and followed the boss frrom a rear guard action... :D

    Pål Anders Wheelbarrow almost tossed his brick in the pit and had to "lay 'er down" mid piste (bet he was pissed) but with PAU... it's hard to tell, his a pretty sedate and calm dude... :lol3

    HONDA's 6 month factory effort seems to have run out of warranty already... the wheels are falling of Mr yamazaki's little red wagon... and there is nothing in the manual about "imminent fubar".

    rmhrc628 is reportedly sitting out in the desert back home in Oz for 3,5 hours... as an act of solidarity... :rofl

    Verhoven had a BIG f%-ing off on the best bike he's ever raced... :eek1

    Husqvarnas campaign is enjoying highs and low's in rapid succession and the "customer" is doing better than the staff at the moment. :wink:

    BULTACO... over and out. :cry

    and KTM... well... it's KTM... situation normal; the stranglehold slowly takes it's grasp. Cyril Duplo - best of the Lego soldiers over the last three consistenly quick (but not fastest) days and takes his position at the top of the heap. :norton

    Mischa.nl. got some seawater in the server at one stage... must have been high tide in Holland today? All systems are go again apparently... so it's 200% full steam ahead for stage 4 tomorrow... :clap

    El Matadoor got a refund at the ASO beauty shop for the Bugly, and shot off out of the ticket office like there was a Ricky Martin concert to get to in Nazca...! :roflElectric problems would put a friz in his perm though and he finished just out of paparazzi camera range. :lol3

    Nasser also got a refund on his tickets from the ASO box office, got upgraded from the cheap seats, tore down the red carpet and got to the finish banner in fine style... from zero to hero the Qatar Qars are both going quickly (so far? :wink:)

    SPEED Gordon made a charge today... and is "still in it to win it" from here...

    Perfecthansel (like CDP) is conservatively quick, always near the front, not often with a foot wrong... has all the hall marks of putting #11 together. unfortunately Holowcycz had a prang today... and seem unlikely that he will continue... so MINI's are down to three... :huh

    And finally... "Manny the used mousse hunter" became "Stringchesse"... :clap as a result of his nomadic bivouac recycling practices... :lol3

    That's all the news that's not f5it to print... we now return you over to Carlton in the central commentary position... just in time for the Eurosplurt 22:00 GMT show!!!!! :clap:clap:clap


    and all on page 205... how appropriate...
  3. barrier

    barrier Says who?

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    Page 205!:lol3
    Well with my page settings, before anyone points out Blah Blah!
  4. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    OK, what's left in Manuel's Mousse Fund?
    I guess we need to extend the budget to a couple of hundred marker pens.

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  5. yammie

    yammie Been here awhile

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    Everthing is 205 here for the moment..

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    Go Don Go !!!! :clap:clap
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    knybanjo kinda slow

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    p.s.darts are ending...hello Carlton
  8. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Dakar Widow

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    Nice!

    Been looking at a budget. If I up my income/save about $1500 per month. Next year I can take the iPad to Dakar and just travel from team to team taking pix and updating ADV!! I got the ride covered. Time to pimp my biz, myself, something :D


  9. Drif10

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    Eurosport 1 now.
  10. troy safari carpente

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    Chevite's terminal Bultaco on the opening titles... :cry
  11. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    Who like boulders mixed with your dunes?!

    See the pace Goncalves had through them...???!!!
  12. gmk999

    gmk999 ____ as a Rotax

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    Thanks, same report time tomorrow?.
  13. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    Damn, Goncalvesh going down that rocky dune face! I couldn't watch.
  14. Dakar Dan

    Dakar Dan Been here awhile

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    Onya Troy!
    Glad to hear Fish made the stage finish: was worried he'd have to sacrifice his bike for the poster boy out there.
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    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    That VW looks like it was made for North America, but they never brought it over. :dunno
  16. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    I don't think he was either...?! :lol3
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  19. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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    Should be f5 live tomorrow... but a re-cap is always on the cards.. :wink:
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