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

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

  1. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    :rofl:rofl:rofl

    here is the right one


    The former overall leader fell in the area around km 370. Olivier Pain tumbled into a ditch and was unable to get out from it. He emerged unscathed with some help from Michael Metge and Vincent Guindani, who's doubling up as Yamaha's guardian angel today.
  2. Screamingeagle3

    Screamingeagle3 Been here awhile

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  3. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    ten bucks says hes carrying water again by stage 10 :D
  4. Misery Goat

    Misery Goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    I haven't interacted with personally and don't hate him. :D

    I enjoy watching him as a competitor and his story makes him likeable enough for me.

    Maybe it's time for a "A hater's going to hate gate." :rofl
  5. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    I'd settle for ASO to get their shit together and post up the correct penalties list.


    Is KTM maybe trying to sell the point that because it was their motor they built, that was in the race properly scutineered from the outset, that there should be no penalty for Despres? They got lawyers, I can see them trying this tactic, dependent upon how the rules are written, in the french version.

    How's that for a conspiracy theory? :D
  6. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    I'm looking forward to seeing if he can really stamp his authority on the rally now (I suspect he can and will). He needs to show that he is still "Le Patron" and put all these pretenders in their place. Watch this space!:evil
  7. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    A seal is a seal, even if they just wanted to see what was inside of it, imo.
  8. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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  9. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    I wonder which one had the mechanical and what it was?
  10. yammie

    yammie Been here awhile

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    Still like him.. And the stories told by those that met him in person only confirm what i felt about him and he is a really fast rider..:1drink

    Better than a flatbiller... :deal
  11. Bruno T .

    Bruno T . N8YQ

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    And envy the most successful . .
  12. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    It's your destiny. :norton
  13. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    He even has the correct goatee (as pioneered by Flexo in Futurama!) :rofl
  14. Screamingeagle3

    Screamingeagle3 Been here awhile

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    Cross my mind to....:D
  15. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Penalties are up, Cyril got 15 minutes :deal


    Edit: well they were an hour ago...definitely showed him with a 15 minute penalty

    http://www.trackingdakar.nl/index.php?page=overall&stand=V
  16. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Super Moderator

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    I try. :lol3
  17. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    I understood the "original" translation perfectly but it just struck me too funny not to comment. At my advanced age gotta jump on any chance for a laugh. :lol3
  18. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    First hand from a third party who has had contact with CDP and to a greater extent Coma, not a single negative comment on either, but guys you don't become no. 1 in the world at your sport without having a bit of attitude at times:lol3:lol3
  19. Stagehand

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    I predict CD wins this stage by 11 minutes, +/- 30 sec maybe more

    well looks like i had the wrong goggles on looking at Misc site, it looked like he was making a minute up on each waypoint, but he's been mostly 2-3 mnutes ahead of Barreda, so let me amend my prediction to be more like 6-8 minutes lead today.
  20. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Pyndon thru WP9 @ +27:18 :pynd