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

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

  1. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    And for a fact that is 100% what has been going on since June - but maybe, just maybe they will hit on something better than everyone else does - that's R&D :clap:clap:clap
  2. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    Yesterday on spanish tv Coma said it took 10 years for KTM to win something in the Dakar
  3. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    ..again in english. :lol3


    dakar.com



    • 17:01 Bikes: Barreda opens the throttle again

      Spaniard Joan Barreda (Husqvarna) entered the second part of the special at 12:49:21 pm local time.
  4. Screamingeagle3

    Screamingeagle3 Been here awhile

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    did HRC sad anything about guning for top spots in their 1st year?? That would be foolish imo even if you are HRC
  5. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    The ASO timing team should be back from lunch soon......I hope. :patch
  6. neduro

    neduro Addict Super Moderator

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    Gravity feed to the pump, eliminating the theory that inter-tank transfer was the culprit. I actually like that placement.

    No shit, huh?
  7. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    Campell stopped, 5 minutes now, as per french dakar com
  8. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    :rofl:rofl
  9. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    R&D on the side stand?
  10. neduro

    neduro Addict Super Moderator

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    :lol3

    To me, HRC seems to get all wrapped around their process, rather than their rider. Competition at a high level takes place only somewhat on the drafting table, a great part of it is also the confidence the rider feels in the machine and in the team. They seem to neglect that sometimes.

    I'm glad Helder got the ride and presumably the resulting paycheck, but I liked the story better when he was the pesky near privateer needling the side of the KTM factory juggernaut.
  11. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    :rofl
  12. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    all this talk about boxes... they saw them because practically everyone WAS malle moto
  13. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    +1

    I also fear next year IF the rumors are true and Cyril joins the hrc squad. Would hate to see Helder have to play second string after he suffers threw the development phase.
  14. Dekatria

    Dekatria Ad Astra Per Aspera

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    That's going to be an interesting report to read.
  15. Flanny

    Flanny Flanny-it-up!

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    "9th? Lyndon Poskitt finished 9th??? The tall guy, with the blue bike?....he finished 9th? " :evil :rofl
  16. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Can't really see HRC aka Honda Europe paying for two big :deal :deal
  17. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Wow! That's >40min ago and WP7's still not active.
    ?????
    :dunno
  18. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Spare a few minutes for the guy who started it all.

    Thierry Sabine died on this day, the 14th of January, back in '86.

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  19. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    Is that a confirmation of my earlier "rumor"? :ear :evil
  20. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Not from my end, just couldn't see them paying for both - absolutely no inkling of anything to corroborate the rumour one way or another :freaky