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

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

  1. Jim Rowley

    Jim Rowley Rise above

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  2. drgunther

    drgunther Been here awhile

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  4. too old

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    Going to be a great stage, the last day is usually uneventful, but not with Chaleco; what with his bike collapse in 2011 he is now going to go balls out for a stage win at home and to take the 9 and a half minutes off Faria, who is running with the same engine, so will be careful as there is still a longish riding day ahead with the 121 km special and a long liaison/transfer, and a ceremonial "sprint" finish - something they won't even consider missing in their worst nightmares :evil

    Will it hold, will CDP's, will Jakes's, who will also be trying to podium? :clap:clap

    Will Faria and Jakes now change also?

    One thing for sure, 4 into 3 doesn't fit :evil:lol3:clap
  5. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Looks like... more bandana! :eek1

    :lol3
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    rallyhound Macho stud guy

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  7. too old

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    Can't imagine too many of them jumping on the bike next weekend :rofl:rofl
  8. too old

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    Previous page - are you getting tired? :lol3
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    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    All except maybe CDP. Probably off to some Extreme Enduro or another. He was pedaling his exercise bike on France 4 while they interviewed him, and that was after a long tough stage. Say whatever you want about CDP but the guy is one extreme and super skilled athlete.
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    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    He's probably getting tired of being told. :lol3
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    drgunther Been here awhile

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    According to himself that regimen is something he and his physiotherapist came up with in order to preserve his leg muscles. He admitted that it probably looked a bit weird, but it's the best way for the leg muscles to wind down so that they can perform on a top level the next day again.
  12. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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  17. Chromer

    Chromer Not going gentle

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    A few days back he was interviewed and mentioned that his trainers wanted him to do a warm-down once he got off the stage.

    I'm not sure how much value that has after a 200km liason, but there it is...

    edit: Doh! 20f5'd
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    With out going through 50 pages, does anyone know if KC got his bike fixed? Thanks for any response.:D
  19. too old

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    Yes, these top guys are athletes, there is no question of that. :thumb

    Not " sportsmen" like the snooker and darts :lol3 but true athletes :clap

    Fully programmed fitness training regimes - it might only ultimately prove a couple of minutes, but it's now coming to that!

    CDP and a few others have cycling related activities as serious hobbies and would be competing on bikes or in triathlons if they weren't fortunate enough to be where they are :clap:clap
  20. too old

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    International rugby has had the spinning bikes on the touch line for a few years now - keep loose, warm up cool down etc.

    They will be on ice baths after the stage next :lol3:lol3