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

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  1. tserts

    tserts Chaotic Neutral

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    I would like to see him shine, he's had some tough luck the last years... Maybe the beard will bring him some boost...
  2. Bluebull2007

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    Jess, me toosh :rofl :freaky

    But he does speak it quite wells.
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    Brtp4 Powdercoat it.

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  4. tserts

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    Come on with the car interviews when the top riders pass the podium!!! :deal
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    jonz Miles are my mantra

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    What's up with all the Yamaha's using the kick start to leave the podium?
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    tserts Chaotic Neutral

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    "Tengo ganash".. :clap
  7. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    They only have kick start
  8. Bluebull2007

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    Probably just saving the battery. I do it all the time. [​IMG]
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    tserts Chaotic Neutral

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    Ok everyone on the podium now:

    CD
    Coma
    BangBang
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    So great to see numbers 1,2,3 on the podium on 3 different bikes.
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    Really? I thought they had put them on the YZ's as well these days? :ear
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    640 Armageddon Do or Do Not. There is no try.

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    So far Yamahas were Kickstarted. Is there a reason that the HRC bikes do not have a kickstarter present? Or is it folded somewhere, waiting to get out when the time comes ? :D
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    640 Armageddon Do or Do Not. There is no try.

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    There is no bloody way in the world to go for the full monty without having a starter...
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    Aww look at them!... :freaky
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    The KTM's have 2 batteries but no kick start, perhaps they're the same. :hide
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    Hope someone got a nice screen shot, my VLC is to slow and my internet froze the live feed as well.
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    640 Armageddon Do or Do Not. There is no try.

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    All the channels I have open freeze so much that I start imagining things....
  19. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    I found that portion of the course in Google Earth. Here's how those points look:

    All points in view:
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    KM 138,93:
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    KM 139,74:
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    KM 139,91:
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    KM 140,19:
    [​IMG]

    About 50% of this stage is identical to Dakar 2011 Stage 1, in the opposite direction. Portions were also part of a WRC type rally later in 2011.
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    jonz Miles are my mantra

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    Yikes!!! After wrestling that thing through the dunes in the heat, dumping it, flooding it, picking it up, and then having to kickstart the beast? Ugh!!!! It's hard to believe that wouldn't be a huge disadvantage. On the other hand, i guess that's incentive to keep it running.

    I hear some nice V8 music in the background
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