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

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  1. dashmoto

    dashmoto Serial Tinkerer

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    Aargh, dammit... It took me three edits to get that many 'B's in there :rofl
  2. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Its looking more and more like that Fiat we saw a couple of years ago towing him off the rock :rofl
  3. MartinPetren

    MartinPetren Swedish Adventurer

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    That's what it says.. They are uncertain if they will ever get it back apparently.
  4. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    and the one guy who stayed with the bike shot himself? Or maybe the the others overpowered him and shot him?

    It sounds very strange because I don't think Pal Anders would just leave his bike like that?
  5. Cuttle

    Cuttle twisted

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    both ladies are in :deal
  6. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Prob'ly :205 but

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    </td><td>10:16:00</td><td>(149)</td><td class="nice">+00:44:32</td><td class="nice">(110)</td><td class="slow">+02:26:27</td><td class="slow">(101)</td></tr></tbody></table><table id="resplive" width="100%"><tbody><tr class="even fin track" title="097 GILBERT ESCALE (ESP) on ASS at +02:47:49 (111)"><td>111</td><td>(151)</td><td>097 - GILBERT ESCALE (ESP)
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    </td><td>10:16:30</td><td>(151)</td><td class="nice">+00:43:51</td><td class="nice">(108)</td><td class="slow">+02:47:49</td><td class="slow">(111)</td></tr></tbody></table>
  7. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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  8. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    Some one send that to RDC...

    they SPEED humpers over there have been ragging on "those stock euro trash SUV's" for days...

    then the "Stadium Racer" gets towed in by one... :rofl

    How divinely ironic! :clap
  9. 8340SU

    8340SU Long timer

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  10. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Its almost 6pm local time and probably safe to say that CP1 is closed. Spare a thought for these guys who have not yet made it that far yet. :cry

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    - (81) 182 - sergio cerdera (arg)kawasaki

    - (94) 195 - francisco massu (chl) yamaha

    - (149) 137 - cristian peralta (chl) honda

    - (161) 156 - carlo seminara (ita) yamaha

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    Fred - We are sorry for you :(:
  11. MartinPetren

    MartinPetren Swedish Adventurer

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    That part I got a bit unclear I think we need to get a Norwegian inmate to confirm/deny that! But he sure have left his bike.
  12. dashmoto

    dashmoto Serial Tinkerer

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    We're on a small, wet, muddy island. I don't think it's actually that surprising that we've produced a lot of very good enduro and trials riders but not many desert racers :D


    Rallying is on the rise in the UK, but it's doing so from a very low starting point. The nearest roadbook rally is still in Africa.
  13. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    It sounds like a classic scam: at first they appear to help him, one stays with the victim (Pal), the others with the valuables (bike). Then something unforseeable happens allegedly "my brother shot himself! I must go!" and the victim remains alone.

    Hard to say if that's how it went down, but that's what it sounds like to me.
  14. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer

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    Camelia, too, in Quads.
  15. flatboarder

    flatboarder Been here awhile

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    To me it read like there were several guys staying at the bike and one guy drove away with PAU in a car and finally dropped him off somewhere.

    One question would be, did he have any choice, especially if they really carried guns?
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    xr400r Long timer

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    it is beautiful!!!!
  17. Bluebull2007

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    LOOK WHERE U ARE GOING DAMMIT!!! :huh
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    bigborefan Making new friends

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    We have a big ol desert out west where these guys can hone their skills.
  19. Uller

    Uller Long timer

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    They just got it 16 min ago. :rofl
  20. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    Miran Stanovnik receiving illegal outside assistance. That's the spirit! :clap

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