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

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

  1. ararat

    ararat Dr. BMW and Mr KTM

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    Podium material.
  2. Clancy

    Clancy Long timer

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    :nod:clap:clap
  3. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Shame dont be too hard on him. :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
  4. ararat

    ararat Dr. BMW and Mr KTM

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    VERHOEVEN seems to fly too today.
  5. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    and that's strange because matt fish was somewhere there (behind him) and he menage to finish the race.......:huh
  6. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Kurt consistently eating 3 minutes per WP on Cyril. At the 3rd he is +9

    what a debut
  7. Resist

    Resist Been here awhile

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    Vladtux Been here awhile

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    Really good post Bluebull2007!!

    I hear the cars start like 1pm local time! :eek1 that mean going to be really HOT!!!
  9. ararat

    ararat Dr. BMW and Mr KTM

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    Bluebull2007 amazing work.
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  10. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    Quality of the contribution ...
  11. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    Nice work :clap

    Let's see if we get another mud-gate.... :norton

  12. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    With the sixth rider reaching the first time-check point, the provisional order has changed: Olivier Pain is on the coat tails of Kurt Caselli, with only three seconds separating the two bikers. Frans Verhoeven climbs into joint third place alongside Polish rider Kuba Przygosky, 27” behind the leader.

    sounds like the boys are drag racing :lol3
  13. ararat

    ararat Dr. BMW and Mr KTM

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    10:57 for robby gordon. so i am guessing most will be there by lunch.
  14. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    No one in top 10 is losing more then a minute to the leader except for Cyril Despres.
    If his bike has been leaned for altitude other KTMs are not. Hmm ...
  15. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    It's wired out there, he rally wasn't that quick in Morocco, what can speed a guy up so much in 3 months :lol3
  16. orlando_orange

    orlando_orange deslyxic tepyr

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    hmmmm maybe he had some, ahem, assistance, at there-fuelling point....
  17. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    So now that I have had a chance to look at the times, I have to assume Cyril and Faria screwed up the navigation on the salt flats :D

    Its going to be difficult for them to catch up, unless they ride faster than the others on the two track section.

    oh BTW, if anyone drops thier bike at this altitude, picking it up will be like picking up a 990 when you are wasted.
  18. ararat

    ararat Dr. BMW and Mr KTM

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    Seems like he has some mechanical, it could be leaning of the gas or some other... the question is who is going to solve this problem when he gets to the empty biv? . marathon is not the stage to play with settings!
    but he probably has :jose to help him out.:rofl
  19. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    botturi and caselli overtook cyril on track, nav error ??:huh
  20. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    He'll slow soon as he may have to start navigating at the front :rofl:rofl:rofl