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

Discussion in 'Racing' started by doyle, Jan 1, 2013.

  1. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    Sainz lost his time back. Now he's 21min behind Peterhandel. I guess so many had the same exact problem, they decided they couldn't give just one guy his time back.
  2. sandhill

    sandhill Adventurer

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    ivan jakes from slovakia had a good day today. very talented rider who should work his way up in the standings if his bike holds up.
  3. ROKIT_71

    ROKIT_71 Gone Orange

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  4. zenjen

    zenjen Go Outside

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    They told Manuel it was "ham". :augie
  5. Spark Plug

    Spark Plug Low on compression

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    Dakar Trivia/Questions

    When did Peterhansel do Dakar on a motorbike and what did he ride?

    :ear
  6. Dirtpig

    Dirtpig n00b

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    Just a quick update:

    I spoke to Don's wife a few minutes ago. Don is still riding towards the end of the special under his own power. Bike is busted up and he may or may not be hurt himself. Bike has no lights, route book, or nav systems (compass). ASO medical team are following him in to the end of the special.

    Long story short lets keep our fingers crossed. He is not out of the race yet. When he gets to the bivioac and gets cleared medically then the big question is whether or not they can make the bike ridable for tomorrow. We will let everyone know once we know.

    Thank to all the ADV Riders out there for your support. Lets keep "positive vibes" for Don !! :clap

    Cheers

    DP
  7. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    way back - and not one of the cool sidecars

    what do I win?
  8. ArthDuro

    ArthDuro quarantined

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    Thanks for the update DP

    Slow claps for Don

    :clap
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  9. Ruffus

    Ruffus Dirty Old Mudder

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    Come on Don, you can do it.


    :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
  10. road2blue

    road2blue road2blue

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    bmw r100
  11. zenjen

    zenjen Go Outside

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    Damn! :gdog
  12. amazing ricardo

    amazing ricardo Piste Off

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    the honda has 5 tanks!
  13. Spark Plug

    Spark Plug Low on compression

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    Go Don Go!!!

    :clap
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  14. gagnaou

    gagnaou Long timer

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    Yamaha in the late 80s, 90s

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  15. DudaRO

    DudaRO Been here awhile

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    This guy, as with Manuel and others like them, embodies the true spirit of this rally... BRAVO!!!
    :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
    Go Don!!!
  16. gagnaou

    gagnaou Long timer

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    Fingers crossed!!!

    Go Don :clap
  17. BigToad

    BigToad The Bone Destroyer

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    Damn that's better news than bike broken in two and possible broken leg!

    Go Don!!
  18. Iron Horse

    Iron Horse I Make Shit Up

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    A stubborn heart indeed.

    Boom.

    Hoping to a fixable bike and a clear x-ray.
  19. Spark Plug

    Spark Plug Low on compression

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    :thumb
  20. zenjen

    zenjen Go Outside

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    I was referring to the fuel injection pressure pump.

    I don't know for sure, but I would bet the Honda F.I. pump is probably external.