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

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  1. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Really nice set of pix kaia! :thumb
  2. bluesurf

    bluesurf en dos ruedas

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    Thanks. Gutted for them to make it just this far.
  3. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Morning catch up done - dog walk and gym next, a few chores and catch you all for the final party - but what a party it's going to be - it could be the most focused stage yet :clap:clap
  4. bluesurf

    bluesurf en dos ruedas

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    Thank you. Listening now. Thanks again to Nate for your diligence with this.
  5. bluesurf

    bluesurf en dos ruedas

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    Lol. We can start counting with "one"

    Hey, I'm actually cooking to tonight!
  6. bluesurf

    bluesurf en dos ruedas

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  7. ICERIDER

    ICERIDER Adventure Rider

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    A massive thanks to PM for arranging Pyn's call-in tonight whilst away with his family and all that.

    This was a milestone call-in. Almost all the apprehension is gone now, but not quite. Pyn knows the limits of his bike like never before in his life. I had a little laugh when he mentioned the sports bikes trying to keep up with his RR on knobblies. Some of us can relate to that story I'm sure. Probaly his best masterclass so far riding in dust with the number of overtakes today. He can't drop his guard yet. He'll be listening to every little noise, but he can enjoy a one-day ride to the finish of Dakar 2013 surely? :ricky
  8. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Went for dinner and came back to Lopez taking a 15 minute engine change :eek1

    Lyndon almost sounded like he was tired :D

    Luis defies all odds, again:clap

    No news about Kurt's engine......

    Other than first place, we're heading into the last stage with a race for the podium :clap

    best F5 season ever? YES :nod
  9. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    a few more photos from Dakar.com stage 12, posted over in the thread.



    #1 - CYRIL DESPRES (FRA)
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    #305 - JOAN (NANI) ROMA (ESP) / MICHEL PÉRIN (FRA)
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    #302 - STÉPHANE PETERHANSEL (FRA) / JEAN PAUL COTTRET (FRA)
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    #36 - LAIA SANZ (ESP)
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    #5 - JOAN BARREDA BORT (ESP)
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    working on stage 13 now.
  10. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    OH YES! One of the best ever, and France 2/4 coverage gave it a whole new view this year. :super

    I enjoyed ES too :thumb


    and did you know that Chicherit knows how to drive a Mini too?

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  11. Chromer

    Chromer Not going gentle

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    Just looked beyond the bikes to the other categories and it's looking like there has been some serious attrition in the fields today.

    Hopefully it's just wacky trackers, but notables include a Bowler from GBR that went missing after WP12 -- that isn't "Joy" the last Race2Recovery car is it? So close to the end of the stage! Also the Canadian truck of Turcotte is still out there somewhere.
  12. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Thankfully the R2R Joy made it today and with luck will make it to Santiago tomorrow. From their FB:

    "At last Team Joy have completed Stage 13 of Dakar 2013; feeling emotional now! So nearly there!"
  13. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Gian's got it. :thumb M(arathon) is counterpart to SP (Super Production), which refer to bike mods.

    ASO have never been good about differentiating the other sub-categories in the standings. Thank heavens for Mischa! :bow
  14. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Is it just me or does the female announcer in the Dakar .com Michelin-sponsored videos almost sound like a robot translator? :huh
  15. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    Dakar.com photos from stage 13. i've cross-posted everything over in the Dakar 2013 Media thread.




    #38 - ALESSANDRO ZANOTTI (ITA)
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    #309 - GUERLAIN CHICHERIT (FRA) / JEAN-PIERRE GARCIN (FRA)
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    #129 - ANDRÉS CAREVIC (CHL)
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    #12 - JUAN PEDRERO (ESP)
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    #373 - ANTHONY HARRIS (GBR) / CATHERINE DEROUSSEAUX (FRA)
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    #315 - ROBBY GORDON (USA) / KELLON WALCH (USA)
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    tldr; cross-posted over in the Dakar 2013 Media thread.
  16. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    Dakar.com has a bunch of photos for each stage that they're not showing in the main "photos" area... slightly hidden. cross-posted everything over in the Dakar 2013 Media thread.


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  17. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Keep an eye out after the event. We can kick some ideas around.
  18. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Who did you cover it for? :ear
  19. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    Feels weird. Still can't believe Luis made it through yesterday :clap:clap
  20. silentwolf

    silentwolf Been here awhile

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    Actually sounds like she's french but learned her english in UK and it makes for a twisted accent...