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

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  1. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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  2. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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  3. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    I even noticed after the cattle gate where he seems to be confused on which way to go....
  4. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    I don't like it. I wish he would pace himself and take care of body and machine.
    I want him to do well, but he's luck pushed to the razor edge can't last for 15 days.



    I'm putting my bookmark for the night.
    Good night all.
  5. kaia

    kaia team F5 ⌘R

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    Laia Sanz checks in via twitter:


    Laia Sanz &#8207;@LaiaSanz_
    A lot of dust today because my race number isn't good and there was a lot of riders who have started before me.

    I've taken it easy but after a few km I've passed some riders. My 35th place is a good result #Dakar #Dakar2014
  6. Brimstone

    Brimstone Super Duper n00b!

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    Top 30 times in a more visual format... Work in Progress...

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    Luna Negra Adventurer

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    And a blue one too boot. Smart money's on CDP.
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    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    Hrc head honcho (the bronze) Much damage?

    Depres: [via radio] You should see the damage, bronze. Huh? metal damage, brain damage. Heheheh. You listen bronze. I am the Nightrider. I'm a fuel injected suicide machine. I am the rocker, I am the roller, I am the out-of-controller! I'm the Nightrider, baby,

    Thanks mad max !!
  9. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Nice work Brimstone! :thumb
  10. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    So Gilbert Escale is in!! 6Hours 5 minutes and 54 seconds behind The leader. :clap :clap :clap :clap

    Lets hope he can bring it in and do a Toby Younger for tomorrow!


    Inmante fimp aka Frederic Millet is still not in, and they have probably closed the ASS by now. I hope he okay. :cry :cry :cry
  11. tserts

    tserts Chaotic Neutral

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  12. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Proud Dakar Wife

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    Go Laia!!!! My idol!
  13. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Proud Dakar Wife

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    SWEET!! love this as I'm a visual kind of gal!
  14. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    And the music


    ich hab keine lust,
    I have no pleasure

    mir is kalt, zu kalt zu kalt
    i am cold, to cold, to cold







    Tim, translate
  15. sprouty115

    sprouty115 Long timer

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    Is it safe to assume they know where he is?
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    @dakar espectacular el paso de las maquinas hoy por Córdoba #Dakar2014 pic.twitter.com/OffK0tuwdm
  17. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Proud Dakar Wife

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    Thank you thank you! Posting this now so I can share with Kevin's wife!
  18. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Definitely hope he's OK!
    Probably won't know until the starters list goes up for Stage 2, or there's an entry on the Withdrawals list. Truthfully, and as crushing as it would be for him, I'd rather see him out now due to a mechanical problem than to agonize over his well-being if he drags ass into the bivy at 2A and, with a Stage 2 roll-out at 0430, that big ol' exhaustion snowball rolls over him and gathers momentum.

    Not crying yet but fingers, toes, eyes and stuff are crossed for him.

    YAAY, fimp!!!
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  19. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    Sousa finished the 180km special from Rosario to San Luis in 2hr 20min 36sec with Argentina's Orlando Terranova, in a Mini, 11 seconds behind and fellow Mini driver, Qatar's 2011 champion Nasser Al-Attiyah, in third, 47 seconds back.

    Sousa said he "suffered like a dog" after his Chinese-made Haval over-heated, sending dirty air into the driver's compartment.

    "Our car doesn't have air conditioning and all the air inlets got clogged. After 50 kilometres, the turbo air outlet broke down and sent all the air directly towards me," he said.

    "It must have got hotter than 70 degrees centigrade and we had trouble breathing. The reason I drove so fast was that I wanted to get out of that inferno, but I really thought we wouldn't make it.

    "We suffered like dogs to earn it."

    :rofl:rofl

    http://world.einnews.com/article/183941418/va5XTx3UthFRCaHH
  20. Mickldo

    Mickldo Been here awhile

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    Go fimp

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

    And go Grabbo, 11th on stage 1:freaky
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