Pre-Event/lead up Dakar 2014 thread (moto & quad)!!!!

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  1. fimp

    fimp Adventurer

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    Hi everybody,

    I did not believe some day I will do this:

    I just received the letter from ASO, I will be part of the next Dakar in Jan 2014 !!!!

    :1drink:1drink:1drink

    Here the letter !! Sorry it is in french, but it roughly says "go for it !" :happay

    Now I have to find all the budget. One of my sponsors had to leave my project. His company is not going well this year, sorry...

    So if you want to help me and if you need a very nice 690 RR fairing, please go here : http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=922459


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  2. DaveRMS

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  3. ecarnell

    ecarnell Been here awhile

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    Congrats!
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  4. doyle

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    Woohoo! :clap
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    Welcome onboard! Enjoy the ride to start!! :)

    #jealous
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    Dread Pendragon throttle to the donk

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  7. Gian

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    Francesco Catanese, at last!

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    a well known big twin specialist, now I want to see him on a 450:deal:D
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  9. JayBo1

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    So now I know what the letter looks like at least - now just need to see one with my name on it:deal! Still waiting ....
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  10. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    It must be excruciating at this point. :becca
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  11. JayBo1

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    Yep! I emailed work this morning to say I was working from home on the laptop while sitting in the mailbox:lol3 ... but no mail:cry
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    charapa Been here awhile

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    Congratulations! I will see you somewhere between Tucuman and Salta, Argentina. Then our 'Around the Block Moto Adventures' group will up through the salt flats of Bolivia and into Chile until you depart south from Iquique!

    If you have anyone who wants to follow the Dakar on motos, have them give me a call Gian.

    Cheers! :freaky

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  13. EKIN

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    Another thread for the 2014 Dakar subscribed folder.

    CONGRATS!
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  14. canoli

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    Congrats and good luck!:clap
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    Good on ya SB:deal. It doesn't matter how many spare wheels you take along, (even if they're permanently attached:huh) it's still "doing the Dakar" and we know where your heart lies and that's good enough for this kid:clap.
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  18. ROKIT_71

    ROKIT_71 Gone Orange

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    With age get a cage :lol3:lol3

    Does look like a lot of fun too!
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  19. Dakar rookie

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    :freaky Yip yip, got the letter of acceptance so we are back for 2014. Unfinished business for David Reeve. He is on the mend and training like a mad thing, although the elephants seem to cause traffic jams first thing in the mornings on his outrides. See you all there hopefully and congrats to the others who also got their letters.:clap
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  20. xr400r

    xr400r Long timer

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    So I'm not sure the protocol for starting the official 2014 Dakar thread so I didnt want to do it but it seems as though 3 months to go... is it too early?


    should we wait until after the baja rally?
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