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

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

  1. aspirinikus

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    Yup. There is only one way to beat the the F5 blues. I tinkered with the race bike today, dug up an old roadbook route
    of 150kms and phoned some friends. Next weekend, we ride! :D
  4. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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  5. drgunther

    drgunther Been here awhile

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    Okey guys, just thought you might wanna know:
    The snooker finale is just about to start on Eurosport 1:
    "http://esioslive2-i.akamaihd.net/hls/live/201149/AL_ESP1_INT_ENG/playlist_1800.m3u8"


    :rofl:rofl:rofl
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    Ya think he invite the F5 to the wedding?:wink:
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    Can I just say thanks to everyone here for the last two weeks. There can be no doubt that this is the biggest and best place to be a Dakar fan - thank you all !

    But perhaps the biggest thank you has to go out to Baldy for letting us play in his sandpit !


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    Thanks to the virtual F5rench F5oreign Leigion for maintaining the F5irehose pressure!:clap
    Loving your work!:deal
    Until 2014! Have a great year!
  10. drgunther

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    AAAAARRRGGGHHHHHHHH!!!!

    It would seem that tonights game is played as best of 19 frames instead of the usual 11. Kill me now!
  11. troy safari carpente

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    Okaaaay... time for a NEW F5 thread! :wings:wings:wings

    It's time for...:deal

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    Lock this one f5lood... we're done here... :rofl

    see ya's in 2niss-seeya for the 2REG Rallye! :clap:lol3:wink:
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    In before the lockdown. :D
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    Big thanks to all, sneaking a peek or 1000 over the last couplle of weeks, it's been emotional! :thumb

    Now WTF we gonna do?? :dunno
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    Yep, I went for a ride in the snow. I should get studded tires for that though.
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  17. Lobster Grrl

    Lobster Grrl Ground feeder

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    Congats to everyone we've cheered on :clap:clap:clap and to the F5 team for making this such an enjoyable experience.

    We've sort of come together like one big Dakar family. We've laughed, cried, cheered and even learned a bit about snooker together :lol3

    Until next year, be well and ride safe. Hopefully I'll meet up with some of you on the trail if you get over this way.

    lg

    and special thanks to Baldy for letting us trash the place for 2 weeks :D
  18. AZ-Twin

    AZ-Twin Dusty and Thirsty

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    Crap, Dakar is over, I probably should not have quit my job to keep up with this thread. :lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

    Oh well, at least I have Snooker!

    Thanks to the Baldy, the mods, and everyone else that makes this happen.

    Through the last couple weeks I stashed some stuff in Youtube you may be interested in.


    Stage1
    Interviews

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 01 Highlights.mp4 - YouTube

    Stage2
    Interviews

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 02 Highlights .mp4 - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 02 Highlights -720.mp4 - YouTube

    Stage3
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 03 Interviews -SD.mp4 - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 03 Interviews -720.mp4 - YouTube

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 03 Highlights-SD.mp4 - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 03 Highlights -720.mp4 - YouTube

    Stage4
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 04 Interviews Eurosport SD - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 04 Interviews -720.mp4 - YouTube

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 04 Highlights Eurosport SD - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 04 Highlights -720.mp4 - YouTube

    Stage5
    Interviews

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 05 Highlights Eurosport SD - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 05 Highlights Eurosport 720 - YouTube

    Stage6
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 06 Interviews Eurosport SD - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 06 Interviews -720.mp4 - YouTube

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 06 Highlights Eurosport SD - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 06 Highlights -720.mp4 - YouTube

    Stage7
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 07 Interviews -SD.mp4 - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 07 Interviews Eurosport 720 - YouTube

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 07 Highlights Eurosport SD - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 07 Highlights -720.mp4 - YouTube

    Stage8
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 08 Interviews -SD.mp4 - YouTube
    Dakar 2013 Stage 08 Interviews -720.mp4 - YouTube

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 08 Highlights -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 08 Highlights -720.mp4

    Rest Day
    Dakar 2013 Rest Day -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Rest Day -720.mp4

    Stage9
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 09 Interviews -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 09 Interviews -720.mp4

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 09 Highlights -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 09 Highlights -720.mp4

    Stage10
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 10 Interviews -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 10 Interviews -720.mp4

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 10 Highlights -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 10 Highlights -720.mp4

    Stage11
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 11 Interviews -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 11 Interviews -720.mp4

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 11 Highlights -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 11 Highlights -720.mp4

    Stage12
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 12 Interviews -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 12 Interviews -720.mp4

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 12 Highlights -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 12 Highlights -720.mp4

    Stage13
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 13 Interviews -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 13 Interviews -720.mp4

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 13 Highlights -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 13 Highlights -720.mp4

    Stage14
    Interviews
    Dakar 2013 Stage 14 Interviews -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 14 Interviews -720.mp4

    Highlights
    Dakar 2013 Stage 14 Highlights -SD.mp4
    Dakar 2013 Stage 14 Highlights -720.mp4


    I figure the ASO stopped looking for this stuff now so I can post it so it anyone wants to download they can.
  19. Czechie

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    Thanks Brodo for such a respectful comment. I would only add that this is the best result in the moto category by any Slavic rider ever. :clap

    Anyway, I have to say that I have enjoyed this year Dakar the most. Without trying to be disrespectful to any teams, bikes or riders, KTM again proved to have the best team. As Brodovic and some of you already commented here, Dakar is not about stage victories, about frantic dune riding, jumps, the highest speeds, it is about endurance, experience as well as luck, and the fastest in the finish after 14 days wins.

    To me there are a few things which I don't understand:
    - why Yamaha is not able to put together a team like KTM? Does it mean that Dakar is rather a low priority to them compared to Moto GP?
    - whether Honda with only one year spent on their rally bike development, meant seriously their comments on attacking the Dakar title? It is good to have ambitious plans and goals, they did a great job but still will need to work harder.
    - why BMW group puts a shine on their rather second tier brands, meaning Mini and Husqvarna. If this was the normal course of business, Husaberg would be celebrating 12 consecutive victory.

    if any of you have more details on the Yamaha YZ tuning, please share it with us. I stil can't get my head around the exhause pipe loop over the swing arm.:eek1
  20. Evil Invader

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    Beautiful!!! :clap:clap:clap