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

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  1. auguzt

    auguzt get on with it

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    Paolo Ceci (Speedbrain) said that he had problems with his rear brake as well. Apparently no one is actually talking about altitude, but today a few of the italian riders said they felt a little "dizzy" already. Anyone else?:ear
  2. rallye

    rallye Been here awhile

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    fast assistance vehicle !!
  3. Carlos M

    Carlos M www.motoxplorers.com

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    I feel a bit like Fimp :D finally caught up. Long day for me. Glad the inmate Malle Moto is in and that Carlos Sousa won the Car stage :clap
  4. 640 Armageddon

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

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    Me. But may be because of insomnia :D

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  6. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    I see some sandy whoops on tomorrow's stage, then a very short little dune section just a couple of km before the finish.
  7. 640 Armageddon

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

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  8. Hohmie

    Hohmie Been here awhile

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    Unreal, I can hardly imagine.
  9. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    I've spent 20 minutes already.... can't get close.
  10. Southest US Thumper

    Southest US Thumper Extreme n00b

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    Awesome first Stage F5ing folks!:clap:clap:clap

    Woke up as they were off, followed as they hit that ASS, caught various videos before ASO knocks them down, and Managed to get a short ride in to boot!

    Tomorrow I gotta go to my place of employment....... Off to wash the 200...
  11. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    There was is no altitude to speak of at this stage.
  12. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    There wasn't anything above 2000M according to the course profile.

    http://www.dakar.com/dakar/2014/us/stage-1/day-s-route.html

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  13. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    They will definitely be getting some extended altitude later, especially in Bolivia. That will be a challenge for many.
  14. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Maybe it was "latitude" sickness :loll
  15. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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  16. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Much better than our lame screen caps.
  17. Misery Goat

    Misery Goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    If the altitude is bothering them now they're going to be in trouble in Bolivia. :lol3
  18. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    On the official rankings it looks like Merge picked up. 41 min penalty - it must have been serious as he is French and Yamaha :rofl:rofl
  19. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    Baja 1000, San Felipe whoops (left) : Dakar 2014, stage 2 whoops (right)

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  20. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    :eek1 Those look nasty. Going to be some good video tomorrow!
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