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

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  1. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    Have been in touch, she is rather excited at the moment, but at work !
  2. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Sam:

    Bike was awesome
    v. difficult terrain I was hoping for more sand but
    bike worked fantastic

    Im very grateful for the opportunity
    thank you for the people supporting me

    Asked about the coming stages:
    Long race long way to fin take each day as it comes and try to stay safe.
  3. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Radio Caray reports irritrack problems with Laia all day.
  4. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    OUCH - Not good - Hope he is OK.
  5. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Oh no! Hope he will be okay. Credit to him for doing so well in the circumstances!
  6. rickmdz

    rickmdz Been here awhile

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    36 C / 96.8 F the temp at the bivouac in San Rafael :eek1
  7. Jurassic

    Jurassic Long timer

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    Excellent, so she should be too (excited that is, not at work)! :clap
  8. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Missed the liason and the DSS.... 40 pages. I feel like Sam Sunderland i the dunes....


    ALL CAUGHT UP
  9. VDG

    VDG Long timer

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    ...and the Barreda┬┤s roadbook.....

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  10. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Xplorer

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    Ouch..... :knary ....

    Hope Cyril is ok...
  11. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    C'mon you FRRers, we're still glued to the PCs!
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  12. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Coma :

    (He was in a hurry to go) I had a small mechanical problem
    A small problem with a stone entering behind the gear lever and causing a delay.

    But I fixed it and finished okay.
  13. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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    My guess is he won't finish. Too fast, too much "off's"
  14. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Great catch! :thumb

    Anyone else notice the white front fairing - where is the clear one?? :ear
  15. Vicks

    Vicks gets stuck in sand

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    whoa !! lots of drama. Hope all those guys who hit cows, llamas and other creatures are going to be well rested and recovered by tomorrow. :clap
  16. XSpearsX

    XSpearsX Proud Dakar Wife

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    And -22 F here :eek1
  17. VDG

    VDG Long timer

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  18. Myway

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  19. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    #19 is in the bivouac
  20. finbarr

    finbarr Would be adventurer

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    Hey folks, don't forget to check out France 4 in 10 minutes or so for their one hour long Dakar program.

    ...and Well done Sam! :D
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