Dakar

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Cowgirl, Jan 4, 2013.

  1. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Yay!! Two riders to follow this year: Don Hatton from BC and Patrick Beaule from Quebec. I can hardly wait! :clap
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  2. BordenBmw

    BordenBmw TheFrenchRider

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    :lurk
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  3. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    I'm hoping to get the links to any TV, etc coverage from here
    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=851988

    Last year one helpful inmate posted updates on youtube from a station we don't get here. Sometimes you had to be fast to watch them before they were pulled especially toward the end but I saw most of them :D He posted the links in the Dakar video thread, hopefully they'll show up in the thread posted above.
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  4. 2brnut2b

    2brnut2b Been here awhile

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    Go Patrick Go !
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  5. edwin

    edwin Been here awhile

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    it is truely crazy how hard it is to enjoy this event .... do please anyone that can give some clues as to daily updates let us know. thanks!
    ps: hard to believe with all the footage taken how frustrating it is finding coverage is in this highly technological age....or is it?
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  6. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    There's no way I'm going to be able to keep up with the F5irehose but the media thread is a little less intensive and here's a link to the Eurosport coverage http://uk.eurosport.yahoo.com/motorsport/dakar/
    There was an awesome tracking page posted up by one of the inmates and when I find that I'll post the link here too - after that you're on your own!
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  7. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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  8. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Stage One, a quick 13 km prologue...


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  9. ScottDill

    ScottDill TANSTAAFL

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    Thanks Ted.
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  10. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Don and Patrick have finished stage 2. Both moved up from yesterday - Patrick is 60th and Don is 163rd. :clap
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  11. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Tomorrow is supposed to be the first tough day...starting 163...gonna be a tough one for Don :nod
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  12. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    +1
    He'll be dealing with a lot of car traffic, I think.
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  13. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    Hey Deadly99 and hey Cowgirl!

    I'm just pullin' for Don to actually finish for once...he deserves it!!

    I'm wearin' my Rally Raid Canada t in support!

    Cowgirl I haven't seen you since ORCA. Hope you had a good summer. Going to the moto show? I'll be there booth #420.

    And Deadly I haven't been to the TCAT thread in a while but I know it's done :clap

    Awesome work!! Truly an amazing accomplishment...and for Canada and Canadians to be proud of too! :thumb

    Maybe we should turn it into a race! :evil

    Any idea when you are going to be able to ride it?

    Dave
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  14. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Hey Dave! I'll be at the show on Sunday. I'll be sure to drop by your booth. I want to check out those Diablo tankbags - got one in orange? :D

    Cindy
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  15. smoothdurban

    smoothdurban I do my own stunts

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    Doesn't look like 2013 will be his year. It lists him as unfinished between WP 5 & 6 Stage 3.

    I hope he is ok.

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  16. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Don is out :cry

    From www.RallyRaidCanada.com


    OMG Don is Hurt
    Hit by a truck in the dark. Bike broken in two. No GPS. Stuck out in the dark. People are with him. He can barely talk. Afraid he might have broken his leg. 12 miles from the end of the Special.

    Natalie will post as she hears. she is calling Paul Green now.
    .



    On another note...look how freaking steep the dunes were today :eek1


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  17. toddiscdn

    toddiscdn Take off, EH!

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    Looks like bad news folks, copied from the Si pavey thread.


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  18. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Don's still rolling!!!!!!! Bike is broke, nav is broke, medical is following him but he's trying to finish the stage!!
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  19. Cowgirl

    Cowgirl Cougar on the prowl

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    Where did you get a Rally Raid Canada T? I've been trying to score one of those?
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  20. toowheels

    toowheels on a mission...

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    I can't believe his luck...or lack of it!! :cry

    If he still somehow finishes the stage that's amazing! How did you find out he was still rolling?

    I got it from his shop when it was around. I don't remember seeing them on the RRC site either.

    I'll PM you Re Diablo Orange.

    Dave
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