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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    So Faria stops at refueling and his rim is not good. Someone offers him a new wheel, he refuses and take the risk of doing the rest of the special. He tell this to Cyril.
    The Alien, master strategist, decides to help his mate. What does he do? He let the boys go up front and they have hard time with the navigation. They are all a bit lost. Chaleco is one of them, he loses time. In the meantime he tells Caselli to slowdown, and explain to him wtf is happening.

    Faria, with the broken rim gets to be 2nd in the special, and gains 3 minutes on Chaleco.

    Well done Cyril, muddyboy
    I've just forgot all the mud situation.
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  2. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    Posting on the f5irehose during the dakar broadcasts...

    It's kind of like farting in the theatre... isn't it Jim? :ear:lol3

    Everyone notes the transgression, but is to intent on the big screen to be bothered. :rofl
  3. Cuttle

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    looks like Luis physically past Manuel...... something is wrong... or the two-smoke gas is really good
  4. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Pyn's at ASS +01:33:53
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  5. Jim Rowley

    Jim Rowley Rise above

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    Pretty much nailed it there. :lol3:clap
  6. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    Master strategist (possibly the best of the post modern Dakar era - 2000+), great rider and the PR dept' have gotten most of the mud off his countenance (after last year) with his (back to original) on camera personality, interviews, tweets and general demeanour.

    A good day by Cyril Despres! :clap
  7. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Proud Dakar Wife

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    Uh-oh
  8. Spark Plug

    Spark Plug Low on compression

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    Way to go Lyndon. Well done.

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  9. Misery Goat

    Misery Goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    Now that's the weather I recall, looks like they got a taste of the flooding and mud yesterday. :freaky

    Almost caught up.
  10. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    :eek1
  11. practicalshooter

    practicalshooter Posteriophobiac

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    Worried for Manuel again, remembering his long, long day in Copiapo last year..

    Anyone know what's happening to Thomas Berglund?

    EDIT: Found the answer on his website. Apparently his engine seized on km 122, and he's out:-(
  12. catas

    catas Orange rider

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    KURT CASELLI-
    "It’s not just the navigation that is new for me at the Dakar. At this race you are on the bike so much because of the long liaison sections before and after each stage. At the Dakar you’re on the bike all day and your butt gets very sore. There’s nothing easy about the Dakar, in terms of mental fatigue I haven't done anything like this before."

    long liaison sections it´s like go riding from home to Hare and Hound races or from LA to Baja/Ensenada and come back late night!!!
  13. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    +1

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  14. Pete_911

    Pete_911 Nomad

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    That!


    (Oi, Paulo. Tenho estado por aqui, mas apenas a observar via tlm. Só cheguei agora a casa! :D )

  15. yammie

    yammie Been here awhile

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    If they rode in pair it is 2+2=4stroke...:lol3


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  16. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Proud Dakar Wife

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    ric678 Been here awhile

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  18. Spark Plug

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    Well Said!!!
  19. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Hmmm ... I note that (on Mischa's Monitor display) Manny's time at CP2 is +02:19:45 but WP4 time is +02:32:34. I don't see any other instances in which those two times don't match and have no idea what that means. :dunno
  20. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Boundsy to WP8 +01:48:18
    Go, Boundsy!
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