Dakar 2014 - USA Contingent

Discussion in 'Racing' started by dblacknj, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. dblacknj

    dblacknj Master of the Obvious

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    Searching the Dakar.com brings out the USA contingent.

    BIKES:
    92 JOHNSON MIKE (USA) HONDA
    167 HARDY PETER (USA) KTM
    186 MUGGLETON KEVIN (USA) HONDA

    CARS:
    305 GORDON ROBBY (USA) WALCH KELLON (USA) HUMMER
    318 BALDWIN ROBERT (USA) CODY QUINN ALEXIS (USA) ?
    346 HAJAS PETER (USA) SELCHOW KEVIN (USA) BRENTHEL INDUSTRIES
    429 TRENERY SPENCER (USA) STEUER THOMAS (COL) CAN-AM

    No Quads or Trucks from the USA

    We all know Robby Gordon, how about some information on the others.
    We need to blow the horn long and loud for each one of them.
    Their sponsors need to be known, thanked and supported !

    dlb
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  2. car94

    car94 What's this Box for?

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  3. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    No Kevin is riding a Honda 450x and Peter is riding a Freedom cycle prepped Ktm 450 xcw ... Don't forget about Antonio Narino !
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  4. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    And Jeff Quade, American now living in Mexico.
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  5. johnBOYhenson

    johnBOYhenson rallye intern

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    Quinn is from the ol' usa, cali-way

    Where is Antonia from?
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  6. steveWFL

    steveWFL Long timer

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  7. Baja Dad

    Baja Dad Long timer

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    He lives in San Diego California
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  8. mototifosi

    mototifosi What does this one do?

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    Sorry to see Quinn in a car...course, can't say as I blame him after that pirouette 360 knack knack he performed last year! :eek1

    He proved he could mix it up with the big boys even in his first Dakar. :clap
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  9. HalfFastMoto

    HalfFastMoto bRad

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    It's possible that last year had an influence but my guess is that it was the repeated injuries over the last year that have prevented him from riding at the level necessary to compete in DAKAR. More likely he took the car NAV role to keep his NAV skills honed and stay close to the action. My bet is we'll see Quinn back on a bike.
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  10. BruceWA

    BruceWA Been here awhile

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    Regardless he is a class act guy, wish him success for the Dakar this year and maybe next back on two wheels!! :clap
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  11. BigBearJoe

    BigBearJoe Been here awhile

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    Isn't it because he lost his ride with Speedbrain because the team dissolved/merged with Honda?
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  12. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    Sigh.... really hoped to see KC in this one. :cry

    Regardless, I can't wait. Start the Firehose already!!
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  13. rpet

    rpet Awesometown

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    :( :( :(
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  14. nanisx

    nanisx Been here awhile

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    Ive always wondered why any of the big american truck companies dont compete in this types of events.... they would get great exposure right?
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  15. Scotty Breauxman

    Scotty Breauxman Baja Breaux

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  16. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    You guys wouldn't happen to have Facebook page links for the American moto pilots would you? I've been poking around with no luck so far...
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  17. IndyChizzle

    IndyChizzle Hoping my skills exceed my horsepower

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    Thanks for giving me some local guys to cheer for!

    Why are there no quads from the US entered? Seems like it would be an easier path than riding a bike :ricky
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