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

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  1. Lgo175

    Lgo175 Been here awhile

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    How did the girl on the Quad do.... any pictures???
  2. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    http://www.dakar.com/dakar/2013/us/stage-14/rankings/overall-bikes.html#ancre

    Just click on "Overall" for each vehicle type.
  3. drgunther

    drgunther Been here awhile

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    Allright, so Eurosport 1 just wrapped up the 2013 Dakar and I'm sensing that it'll be another 50 weeks before I get to see Amarok commercials again.

    It's been a blast, yet slightly taxing on my sleeping pattern and my SO who hasn't seen a lot of me these past two weeks. =)

    So you all again next year! :freaky
  4. Drif10

    Drif10 Accredited Jackass

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    15th. finished.
  5. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    There are pics of her on the podium if you go back a few pages on this thread (they're a bit blurry as they're vid captures but still......)
  6. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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  7. Lgo175

    Lgo175 Been here awhile

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    Beautiful.....
  8. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Fresh off the podium, we catch up with Lyndon for a wrap-up interview for his 2013 Dakar effort. Many of you have asked to hear from Lyndon's dad, Robin, who served as his mechanic for the race, and I'm happy to say that Robin joined us for this call! Grab your favorite beverage and sit back for the final details and some reflection on the past fortnight (indeed, the past year). Cheers!

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    <iframe style="border: none" src="http://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/2190635/height/360/width/360/theme/legacy/direction/no/autoplay/no/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/preload/no/no_addthis/no/" height="360" width="360" scrolling="no"></iframe>

    Direct download link: http://traffic.libsyn.com/rallyraidio/13D19.mp3
  9. dresda

    dresda shut up and RIDE!

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    <smacks forehead> Those are HOURS, not Minutes. Well duh!

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  10. BELSTAFF

    BELSTAFF ADV NOMAD

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    I have searched through several dozen back pages to find the "mythical" LUIS & 150cc Smoker motor bike

    I have yet to see him w/out a helmet & either or both sides of this elusive Bultaco.

    Prove to me the existence of either, or they shall both forever be "AFREAT OF THE GREEN GINN"

    I ask this as I misspent many hours awaiting the arrival of the UNICORN of the Dakar to make an appearance.
  11. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Dakar Widow

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  12. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    Here's Luis without his helmet.
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    and this is his bike (before it was liveried).
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    Hope this helps. :D
  13. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    This Dakar was hard on noses, thats for sure
  14. BELSTAFF

    BELSTAFF ADV NOMAD

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    Now I can rest easy knowing full well there is a Santa or LUIS as in this case.

    My hat is off to you kind sir, and thanks for proving that one can stand against all odds. and prove to the world that jousting with

    windmills is still a viable sport.
  15. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Maybe some slight confusion but the "elusive Bultaco" was ridden by Ignacio Chivite, not Luis.
    (Edit: pic from 2011, IIRC)

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  16. Vladtux

    Vladtux Been here awhile

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    Hi Everyone!

    I wanto thanks for feel like part of the Team F5 :D:D:D:D:D:D

    And like a gift I let you these Pics I did by casuallity when I drop by where the KTM Team (Depres, Farias, Caselli) was resting after the Dakar in Santiago

    :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap


    So here are :huh:huh:huh:huh:huh:huh:huh

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    until the next year!! :freaky:freaky:freaky
  17. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    webventure.com.br has a bunch of new photos posted, from the finish line. it appears that they didnt' submit any photos from stage 14... :eek

    as always, everything posted over in the Dakar 2013 Media thread.



    #168 - LYNDON POSKITT (GBR)
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    #51 - SIMON PAVEY (AUS)
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    tldr; everything posted over in the Dakar 2013 Media thread.
  18. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    thanks to everyone who participated this year, i'm looking forward to next year!


    hopefully, i'll be able to participate more next year - had a ton of personal stuff pulling me away from being there for the stages.



    congrats to all the riders who finished, you've done an amazing thing!
  19. dox

    dox How much for the ape?

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    It's that time...

    The Dakar hangover begins. Sometime round about early February, the fog will burn off and things will return to normal for eight or nine months - for most of us.

    But for those rare few, the gladiators contemplating their greatest battle, the gears have only just begun to turn. Thoughts of entering, checks to be written, support crews to be lined up... Previous competitors building on prior experience, new entries attempting to find their way.

    The end is the beginning... and so it goes.

    Thanks for another great year.
  20. Poweranger

    Poweranger Been here awhile

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    Want to say thanks to everyone for posting the awesome links to everything Dakar. Photos, tv coverage, facebook, blogs, tracking, ect. ect. With out the help from you many computer genius' I wouldn't have sat at work watching Eurosport coverage from a smartphone! It really is great having the coverage that this technology brings us. I didn't miss a post this entire event it was really great coverage. I got interested in Dakar when Chris Blais was racing it. I was glad to see someone else remembered him when his name was mentioned a few days ago. Now I can finally take a few days, let my eyes readjust, and get back to paying attention to the wife! So again thanks everyone this lurker really appreciates it! :clap