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

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  1. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Thats great info! :thumb Do you have a weighted average for all the years?
  2. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Funny you say that... This last week we've been finalising plans [with Rally Raid Products & Torque Racing], and we have priced a complete package for 2015 - which we believe is going to be VERY competitive Neil...

    It will include a fully prepared LC4-50 rally bike rental [or purchase should you prefer], full spares (including engine, not that we envisage that will be required - but it is there if you need it), a cracking tyre & mousse deal/sponsorship, and full mechanical assistance - plus, and this is the sweet deal for anyone not in the UK - an additional engine/suspension/nav parts package to fit to a 690 Enduro available from March onwards - for a training bike in your own country!

    We should have the production engine/s ready at the end of February, then testing in Tunisia in March - then we'll be in a position to offer the package, together with customer engine kits...

    Early days like you say, but let's seriously keep in touch regarding this... ;o)

    Jx
  3. Myway

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  4. Adalift

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    VIVA LA DAKAR!!
    Been lurking for a few years and can't hide any more:norton
    Thank you to all contributors for this Awesome F5irehouse!! The views of the Guys who have been there is inpsipring, and gives a true grit filled view of the last weeks proceedings! :clap:clap
    VIVA LA DAKAR!!
    VIVA LA F5IREHOUSE!!!!
    Anyway somebody mention a rest day, might go clean my carb.. Thanks again!:freaky:clap:thumb
  5. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    :nod will do
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  7. yardracer

    yardracer stubborn cow

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    Speedy could have used some of that....maybe then his bike wouldn't have gone up in flames.....same goes for all the lot who battled badly with the heat.
  8. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Looks like they have quite the 'special' for the mechanics today! :lol3
  9. sick_boy

    sick_boy Been here awhile

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  10. Myway

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    Cheers BB!:bow You guys have been on F5ire this year!! I mean quick on the info not having problems picking up kindling!!!:huh
    Thanks for the Foxsport linky:thumb
    Not surprised to see CD getting the blood flowing, warming up the achy muscles. :deal
  12. SteveDennehy

    SteveDennehy Steve

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    I can imagine the confusion in the Dakar 2015 Entries office - "And what do I do with these two entries, a Piglet and a BlueBull?" :D

    Darryl Curtis
    Its raining heavily here in Salta, meaning slippery conditions for tomorrow's stage 7 start @
  13. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    Salta weather: Looks like rain and thunderstorms all day today and into tomorrow morning.

    <iframe style="overflow:hidden;border:none" allowtransparency="true" src="http://www.weather-forecast.com/locations/Salta/forecasts/latest/threedayfree" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" frameborder="0" height="205" scrolling="no" width="475"></iframe>
  14. jgormley

    jgormley Been here awhile

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    Is there any consideration or support for the usage of gps tracks for navigation in the future?
  15. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Ahhh, rest day for F5 (means honeydo work day for me :lol3) not that I'm complaining. My gal is very tolerant of my F5addiction. She calls herself, as many spouses do, a "Dakar Widow", but at least now after so many years of it, it's not a problem.

    Really great posts from Lyndon, thanks! Good stuff from Ned, Jenny, BB and all the F5'ers as always. :beer
  16. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Rumors is canceling tomorrow's stage, this gives them a pretty good excuse. I certainly won't be surprised if we hear the notification from the org later tonight.
  17. Myway

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    Organization's pilots and TV cameramen are already scheduling the Bolivian stage





    What do you read from there faces, ..........(the one at the end of the table)..........................watch the map.:wink:
  18. Bluebull2007

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    Guys, not Fr4 today? :huh :cry

    Can anyone confirm?

    Not really. As we saw on Stage 5, GPS tracks take the gate out of navigate.
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    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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  20. Bluebull2007

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    {deleted} Oops this is not the cliff notes :shog
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