Dakar 2014 - Official Event Coverage - thank you all, lurkers and posters!!!

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  1. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Do or Do Not. There is no try.

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    Agrrrrrr.... :baldy
  2. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    And if you end up in the wrong valley :eek1:eek1:eek1
  3. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    That footage is tragic, forced to leave his friend behind. I'm wiping away a tear here. :2cry
  4. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Same thing...you have to go around the mountain until you find a place where they came down...hard to impossible to do. :waysad
  5. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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  6. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Do or Do Not. There is no try.

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    @ work @ the moment, cant load channels ... :cry

    That is a bit risky though... you could end up either Flash Gordon or a fireball :huh
  7. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Holy crap
  8. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Nobody in since Helder, is the tracking down or have they all f5ucked up:eek1:eek1
  9. Carlos M

    Carlos M www.motoxplorers.com

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    If I got it right, still missing by having descended to a gorge are:
    Sam
    Grabbo
    Pizzolito
    Gonk
    Pedrero Garcia

    Faria was the first to get it wrong and is reported injured.

    Is this sorta accurate?
  10. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    And I thought yesterday was a disaster... Only 18 people in the ASS so far...and the lead times are out to like 40 minutes...

    I wonder if they will cancel the stage? Probably not.
  11. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Do or Do Not. There is no try.

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    Metge is in
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    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    I think so. But they have not reported anyone else following their tracks, - very likely. :eek1
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    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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  14. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Do or Do Not. There is no try.

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    Gouet and Azedevo also show in. Some people are missing CP2 times...
  15. Tesla314

    Tesla314 >_<

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    Seems like lots of engineers in the Dakar (Alain, Mike Johnson, Pyndon, etc). Wonder what it is that draws them to the race?

    (Or it's just confirmation bias on my part: being an engineer myself I'm sure I just notice the engineers more often than I do the other professions.)
  16. Cuttle

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    if this keeps going like this, there will be maybe 50 left in the end... :huh
  17. Carlos M

    Carlos M www.motoxplorers.com

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  18. neduro

    neduro Addict Super Moderator

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    Just keeping tabs on #92, Mike Johnson- he's having a steady day in the mid-80's, after the same yesterday. I think he's doing really well, a perfect strategy- ride comfortable, keep the bike and body in good shape, let the drama unfold ahead and behind.

    GOOO MIKE!!!
  19. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    Sorry to hear of his struggles. Hope he can continue.

    Quality parts and pieces even down to zip ties matter. I'd be interested to hear what style zip ties he had.
  20. Carlos M

    Carlos M www.motoxplorers.com

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    Good source, thanks.

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