It's DECEMBER f5olks ! The Official DAKAR 2018 - pre event - speculation THREAD

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  1. 640 Armageddon

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  2. 1litre

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    Boy oh boy... that team Yamaha 450 is one lean mean rally machine as well... an mx'er with big tank, wide ratio transmission and a map roller - bare bones...! :tb ASO are going to have to downsize the rally number plates I think...? :lol3 there's hardly enough space on these latest "minimalist" factory bikes to put the riders name and blood type on... :eek7
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    Did I read somewhere that Lopez is in a car this year?

    I foresee red on the top of the podium this year

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  7. troy safari carpente

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  10. Myway

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    @tsc, said something like it depends on how they walks through customs.
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  11. troy safari carpente

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    Documentation at DAKAR this year is gonna be interesting... :1drink
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    ASO lists Petr Vlcek, aka Angelo, aka Wolfey, as Czech since he holds a Czech passport. He asked for USA.
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    Moto selfie! [​IMG] Last day is done here in Morocco, time to board a plane home tomorrow! Huge thank you to Red Bull and the KTM Factory Racingfor getting me a bike last minute for the test, I'm stocked to say I'll be at Dakar Rally! The leg has held up doing around 1500km and isn't showing any signs of being sore at all, a perfect result!

    Looks like the leg is holding up fine and we'll see Toby on the start line in January

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    Could it be that the Yamaha still doesn't have an electric starter?
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  16. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    it has both... apparently

    ... from the WR450F Rally Replica spec' sheet: :deal

    Starter System: Electric and Kick
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