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

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

  1. misc

    misc dakar tracker

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    Probably problems with his tracking device. Lets see if he's in for some nice surprise, go go go :wink:
  2. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    10:19 - car

    015 - The cars start the special

    Robby Gordon put the pedal to the metal to launch his Hummer into the special at 12.08 PM local time. Ronan Chabot and Lucio Alvarez will be in his rear-view mirror. 94 cars are still in the race.
  3. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Cars are on the special, with Rubby leading out.


    Going to be a long day for Pyn, indeed. :eek1
  4. yammie

    yammie Been here awhile

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    Since we talking fuel issues here i got to think of #35 Berglund on a early stage did run out of fuel as his fuelmap was to running on the fat side and thee had not been any testing for dune riding. The put a new map in and the bike has little less power but no fuel issues. He is carrying 27L on the bike.
  5. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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  6. misc

    misc dakar tracker

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    Well many more don't appear on the waypoints. Stay tuned to http://monitor.trackingdakar.nl/ and watch Liefhebber (paardenmepper? :wink:) for example who just appeared on CP1. Good job :)
  7. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Yes, and yes again. Except this does not explain his past fuel issues. Add to that gallons vs Litres...or anything silly like that... and you have yourself the makings of a royal ....

    If its not refuelling, it cant be electrical even though they said that.. (simply because they did not interview him, and that is very telling), I think (insert Japanses accent here:) It wars a problem with tha fuewal calculations! :D
  8. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    I was actually within sight of the exit! ...not too much of a push.. :knary

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  9. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Neil the LEG - :photog


    If he passed you then im impressed because you are insanely fast. :deal
  10. joneswgareth

    joneswgareth Welsh Rarebit

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    COME ON PYN!

    I"m hoping that it was something on the bike - not your foot causing you problems. Actually - I'm hoping there was nothing wrong with anything ant that maybe you stopped for a coupe of pictures, or there is some tactical stroke of genius that you are playing here....Secretariat?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoFquax2F-kwatch?v=xoFquax2F-k
  11. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Yes but someone also needs to tell Carlton that in Spanish the S is pronounced RodrigueS or RodrigueZ even but Rodrigue? WTF is that - some pseudo french english version? :rofl
  12. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    JC seems to fighting the pain, hope he makes it - go Johnny :clap:clap:clap
  13. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Another possibility is that maybe the 5 tank design can't utilize the last remaining liters when it's empty... dunno.

    Since he has ran out of gas before, and then just repeated the same mistake twice in one Dakar, then we need Troy to make him a dunce hat, sit him in the corner and blast him with Barbra Streisand records on the hi fi all day

    :lol3
  14. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Helder would probably settle for the Portuguese pronunciation. :D
  15. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    And there F5irehose goes limp while everyone licks their lips trying to refresh misca's site, the Dakar gaps, the Dakar tracking, facebook and twitter....:D
  16. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    Isn't it Rodrigeš in Portugees?
  17. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    I think it must be the 15 minute RF neutralization... paging Helder, can you hear us? Fill 'er up! :clap
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    8340SU Long timer

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  19. dox

    dox How much for the ape?

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    Limp firehose :eek1

    Us dedicated but quiet followers are still here :lurk
  20. Bluebull2007

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    :rofl

    I cant think it would be fuel left in the bottom of the tank given the very low position of the fuel pump we saw the other day. Unless there outlet pipe from the rear tanks are not at the bottom? Need to have a look at that. If that were the case you could lie the bike down and drain fuel that way, and we have not seen any of that yet.