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

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

  1. MF1A

    MF1A Ride with the Wind

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    same here!! :clap
  2. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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  3. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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  4. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Great video of Luis, that he gave his medal to MIke Stanfield had me wiping away a small tear of happiness for the guy.

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  5. silentwolf

    silentwolf Been here awhile

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    Linked, hungry and waiting... :dg:lurk

    granted popcorn is probably not the most nutritious way to wait...
  6. zenjen

    zenjen Go Outside

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    It should also be noted that it was Mike Standfield and Scott Spears (along w/Sandi) of Freedom Rally Racing that helped Manuel Lucchese get his mousses in his time of need.

    When Sandi was notified of the need, she immediately got in contact with the team and Mr. Standfield stepped up to help.

    From the time he posted his need on Facebook to the time he had his new mousses was under 4 hours.

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  7. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Wow. :freaky
  8. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Great questions. :thumb

    Luis and Scott weren't able to connect with me today, but they are feet-wet and we will try to catch them once they come home. :beer
  9. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Just listened to Pyn and Robin's final call on Rally Radio: What a great round up!

    Again Lyndon, and team: Congratulations on an outstanding and very professional Dakar and finish!!! You deserve all the accolades.Thank you so much for taking so much time to share with us your thoughts and experiences.

    :clap :clap :clap

    Oh, and er....now we know who the real napster is, pynd... :pynd :snore :lol2

    Great stuff Nate :clap :clap :clap

    Cant wait for this call. :deal
  10. amazing ricardo

    amazing ricardo Piste Off

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    guess who showed up at the shop today...














    mr. 11 time his very own self.. fresh of the airplane from dakar.. he regaled us with tales from the far off lands...!!! we asked him if he wanted to roost with his rip brothers tomorrow in baja... he politely declined.. reminding us, while showing his battlescars, that he was just back from an EPIC dirtbike ride his very own self.. roughly the equivalent of san clemete to new york... and back... on a dirt bike...

    johnny you are excused... but remember rip to cabo is just a few months away... let's roost in baja brother.. wheelies on the beach... it was great seeing you and faye... and thanks again faye for updating us all riding in spirit with johnny...

    and for you sayers of ney... it wasn't fuel tank capacity that was HRC's issue.. and i'll leave it at that.. HRC can tell there story as they wish...

    all i gotta tell ya is watch out for honda in 2014...


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  11. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    :thumb Cool!

    I bet that he'd have gone if you would have offered to let him drive one of the trophy trucks! :D
  12. ICERIDER

    ICERIDER Adventure Rider

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    Couple a pics of craig and family after the podium. God know what pain he went through. Well done :eek1

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    That little Welsh flag all the way from the Falklands was for YOU guys. Safe home. XX
  13. ICERIDER

    ICERIDER Adventure Rider

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    The party is over! The stars take their steeds for a final ride to Parc Ferme.

    Rodrigues (finished 7th)

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    Lopez (3rd) :clap

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    Prohens (20th) CHL
    Gouet (12th) CHL
    Prohens (48th) CHL

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    Pain (6th)

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  14. amazing ricardo

    amazing ricardo Piste Off

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    hahaha this is a dirt bike only trip, the trux are currently almost down to the tubes being prepped for the san flippy two-fiddy...


    i ain't sayin' nuttin' about nuttin' but i think johnny may have a cage in his future... :wink::wink::wink::wink:
  15. BAZZER450

    BAZZER450 Been here awhile

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  16. drgunther

    drgunther Been here awhile

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    It is a DAMN shame that the podium ceremony was so isolated from the masses who wanted to see it. Let's hope that the organizers don't make the same mistake next year.
  17. dresda

    dresda shut up and RIDE!

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    Quick question: there are 3 crew in the trucks - driver, navigator.... What does the third guy do? Monitor the gauges like a flight engineer?
  18. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    I think he's mostly there for his muscles....those tires are heavy!! :lol3

    edit: believe his main role/title is mechanic...see above.
  19. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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    Just talked with Luis and Scott. :D
  20. dox

    dox How much for the ape?

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