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

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  1. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Likely. He was in that bunch with Laia, Israel, and De Souza shown not reaching CP-1 forever, then almost simultaneously L, I, & DS jumped into ASS, then, a bit later, their CP-1 times magically appeared.
  2. ric678

    ric678 Been here awhile

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    clear vs white
    seems to me with the big decals on the front there isn't enough clear left to make a difference,
    So I would go with strength and durability
  3. Spark Plug

    Spark Plug Low on compression

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    The beginning of Bovine Gate? :evil
  4. ric678

    ric678 Been here awhile

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    car stuff

    14:41 Cars: Technical problems for Sousa
    News at last about Carlos Sousa who has still not reached the CP after 259 km of the car special stage: the Portuguese driver has been racing his Haval with a broken turbo from the 33 km point.
  5. Resist

    Resist Been here awhile

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    Who forgot to close the cowgate?
  6. DaverCoe

    DaverCoe Adventurer

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    agreed, thats probably the reason for the change on CD's bike.
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    Myway Long timer

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  8. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Thanks, Sometimes I don't get it if I can't see the lips....
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    Yay, mxmum! Congratulations, you must be so proud. :D:clap
  10. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Also, the pre-event photos of Cyril's bike still had the JVO screen/fairing combo on that he used during testing all through last year - it was only at the last minute that his bike got a new 'face' in the form of one-piece nose cone and single headlight...

    Jx
  11. charapa

    charapa Been here awhile

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    Chavo arrived.... anyone know what's up with Botturri?? :huh
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    French interviewrr to Barreda: "If I tell you : MOoo, what do you say?" :lol3 :rofl

    He said he had a good stage but after the dunes 4 bulls were on the road and he could not avoid one. He hurt his back but it does not think its is too bad and his focus will be going forward to consolidate his position.

    My guy feel is that he will take it easier tomorrow.
  13. Noyah

    Noyah poser

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    Merci Juan :moo
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    poor cow... :norton
  15. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    FSLatinto w/ Laia Sans

    LS: very hot, and a long stage, no problems and a good day.

    because alot of the pilots had problems....

    LS: I hope every day goes like today, without problems and let's see if I can continue

    How's the new motorcycle?

    LS: when it's a good bike you can get used to it quickly, the bike helps alot

    tomorrow is hard day also,

    LS: tomorrow, the next and the next.... marathon tomorrow have to take care of the bike.
  16. Lordendo

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    Caught up....phew.....this is some good posting!! Who needs TV?!? Can't wait to see some stage 2 video!
  17. Dread Pendragon

    Dread Pendragon Don't look back

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    Hey, cows happen. :dunno

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  18. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    I think I recall a report earlier - much earlier - that he had mechanical problems.

    I also see that Marc Guash has made it into ASS, +1:33:55.
  19. 640 Armageddon

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

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    As far as the screens go. Clear screens can be made completely indestructible.
    Clear with such a large sticker on it is not that clear at the end... only the very top remains visible...

    I wanna see CP's condition...

    EDIT: Guasch probably had a problem. May be he crashed too.... 1h33m55s behind... :eek1
  20. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Lexan is a good choice for clear. Fiberglass or CF with an epoxy resin is a better choice for flexibility.
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