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

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

  1. cvlighthouse

    cvlighthouse keep it in your pants!

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    18:41 Bikes: Duclos breaks down?
    The French Sherco rider has been at a standstill, just before the 341-km point, for almost one hour. The bike and rider are just off to the side of the tracks in an earthy zone.

    18:37 Bikes: Caselli in trouble
    The leader of the bike special, American Kurt Caselli, has ground to a halt after 396 km, apparently due to engine problems.
  2. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk Long timer

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    Just crazy to follow the lead of one of the all time best selling bikes. It's as silly as wanting to ride like CD.:)
  3. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    No more KTMs for me. I always fancied a Duc but shied away due to reliability doubts, then I bought a KTM.......................:cry
  4. cvlighthouse

    cvlighthouse keep it in your pants!

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    Snooker dependent! WTF! :huh
  5. Ovoidious

    Ovoidious Been here awhile

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    I love the "Struggles" segment that FR4 does...man you really feel the dakar spirit watching these even when you cant understand.
  6. dashmoto

    dashmoto Serial Tinkerer

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    Do you think the amount of abuse Carlton is getting on twitter about EuroPubGames scheduling is starting to get to him?
  7. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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    im actually becoming "snooker dependent"
  8. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    Haha, good point.:lol3 I never had KTM down as one to follow the crowd though.
  9. practicalshooter

    practicalshooter Posteriophobiac

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    I thought I just heard Carlton say he heard Kurt had taken a tumble????:eek1
  10. Gian

    Gian dreamer

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    Husqy or Bmw... things don't change, I see. Never been a trusty engine :evil
  11. practicalshooter

    practicalshooter Posteriophobiac

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    I adore my 690, and I'm going to fecking MAKE it reliable!:freaky
  12. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Me too. Next time I see a game of snooker I am going ot think about Dakar.. :D
  13. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    Good for you. I adored my 690 as well, I just never trusted it!:rofl I'm sure I was just unlucky though.
  14. silentwolf

    silentwolf Been here awhile

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    I agree because I was unhappy with the Yammie 1200XTZ (and the 660).

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    I would much rather have an old France Dakar WR on the street than street up a decent bike...

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    Although the Tenere 1200 has grown on me, especially after riding it! :ricky
  15. Misery Goat

    Misery Goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    They ain't for everyone.

    Is Kurt still in the lead? he's dropped off my radar again.
  16. bluesurf

    bluesurf en dos ruedas

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    Learning how your bike doesn't work is always a good thing.

    I think :lol3
  17. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    I love my '07 990S Dakar, plan to run it as long as I can. :thumb
  18. ktmmitch

    ktmmitch Been here awhile

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  19. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    Just reach people.



    So, 8 minutes between two contenders on penultimate day of Dakar and we are bashing KTM road bikes.
    Only on AdvRider. :rofl
  20. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Better than SNOOOOOOOOOOO...... :lol3