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

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

  1. Clancy

    Clancy Long timer

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    Got to echo those sentiments:thumbThis has been my first f5irehose experience and it's been an incredible ride. Because of the time difference, there's been a few nights when Luis beat me to the finish:wink:
    but to be able to catch up during the day has made all the difference.
    The interchanges with Brodo, TSC et al have brought the whole thing to life and there have been times when I've laughed so hard the dog has growled at me.
    Thanks everyone for sharing your knowlege, your experience, and your inside stories; those are the things that make the f5irehose come alive for the two weeks.
    Then, to make it really complete, the Aussies have done an incredible job in the rally:clap:clap:clap

    Does anyone else have a really flat feeling today:wink:

    Thanks again.
  2. yammie

    yammie Been here awhile

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    Play with yourself?:lol3
  3. aspirinikus

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  5. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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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
  6. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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  7. 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
  8. yammie

    yammie Been here awhile

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    Ya think he invite the F5 to the wedding?:wink:
  9. yammie

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  10. pebble35

    pebble35 Long timer

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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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  11. barrier

    barrier Says who?

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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!
  12. drgunther

    drgunther Been here awhile

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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!
  13. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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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:
  14. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    In before the lockdown. :D
  15. amazing ricardo

    amazing ricardo Piste Off

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  16. DeeGee

    DeeGee I'm a Yorkshireman thanoz

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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
  17. Lobster Grrl

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  18. Mad Cow

    Mad Cow Dakar Addict!

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    Come racing.... http://rallymoto.co.uk/content.php :clap
  19. 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
  20. 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.