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

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  1. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Yes, but he is now British. Didn't you hear? :zilla
  2. Uller

    Uller Long timer

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    Sent you a PM. Or, you can take a look at the video thread here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=941514
  3. dickosaurus

    dickosaurus Geezer Coalition

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    Amen, Troy. Well said.
  4. Bluebull2007

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    Not half as fun I can tell you that! :deal :webers
  5. nry

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    The key is not to over analyse :D
  6. Capo Sakke

    Capo Sakke Don't rock the boat

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    Just like you said Troy ...

    Team boys are doing well so far ...

    46 133 TRIISA (EST) HONDA 4:39:24 +00:57:14 Overall 44
    60 117 MEERU (EST) HONDA 5:02:00 +01:19:50 Overall 69
  7. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Gonçalves:
    "Today I had a good chance to attack and improve my starting position. The first part of the stage went well, however, in the dunes section, suffered a problem with my bike, caused by a 'lock' on the cooling system, and lost some time. Anyway, the general position is very good after only two days of racing, the differences in the times are still very small, "
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    Shane Diener lost a lot of time, dropping from 25th to 54th at the finish of todays stage, any word on the reason?
  10. nry

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    Allan Roberts FB


    "What a fast fast stage! It's was 360 km SS with fast tracks, constantly looking for another gear, with the throttle as open as it could go-155 at times as the load got lighter. And then into the dunes-massive they were, but not the biggest yet, and then it was another story, on the rev limiter on 1st and 2nd! It's unbelievable hot and I have to contend with the dust most of the day of other riders, lots of huge rocks as well.
    It's bloody tough, but I'm loving it, just taking it easy, not pushing to hard, it's a long way to go.
    And tomorrow is day one of the first marathon stage, so no service crew tomorrow night.
    And the bike is going well, feels strong."

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    Go Allan :D
  11. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    :clap Yay Laia!! :raabia
  12. nry

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    I guess :D
  13. Bluebull2007

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    I have been thinking about the unconfirmed stage shortening tomorrow and recon two major reasons contribute to this possible decision:

    1) Its almost 5pm and only 65% of the bike field is in.
    2) Its marathon stage tomorrow and the organisation may be concerned that it knocks out what is otherwise a very exciting competiton, and perhaps some of the smaller factory teams.

    Im thinking of Sherco. I wont mention Yamaha because it wouldn't be right to. :D


    What do the pundits say? :ear
  14. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Such as it is, NBCSports @4P today thru Thursday. After that, who knows; stupid DirecTV channel guide only covers 3 days.
  15. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    Did he?

    Yes he did... and he had several good stage results... but I can't recall he WON one? :confused

    He is a f5¤%&in' Aussie... listen the interviews ya' wombat!!! :lol3:lol3:wink:
  16. Bluebull2007

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    Sorry - I forgot you were an old hand. Must be the name :shog
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    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    Since they lost the Ashes... they'll take whatever they can get. :lol3
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    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    Jenny gets it! :nod
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    :rofl Don't be sorry I'm a n00b alright compared to you guys !
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    No he's not, the French said he was a "pilote Britannique" so it must be true. We've even given him a new nickname, he's now Pommie not Grabbo (or Grabbie maybe). :D
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