Tales From The Bivouac, Dakar 2012

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Deadly99, Nov 1, 2011.

  1. Hayduke

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  2. juames

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    A hard day on the dakar

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  3. Deadly99

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    Tomorrow Ned leaves at 4 am. He races all day and then spends the night at a special bivouac (far away from us) where he spends the night (no tent, etc). He gets a small back pack that the organization transports for him. Ned will do his own repairs, etc and will only have what he packs.


    Due to rains today and last night where the route crosses the bike route has been altered. They will now take the same route as the cars and trucks (not sure if this is better or worse for Ned).

    Ned is here at the bivouac now, his wrist is hurting him but his spirits are still high. Tomorrow and the nexy day are rumored to be a BIG challenge :nod



    Go!! Ned Go!!!
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    Ned working on his customs forms for the border crossing.

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  6. gwenduro

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    Thank you sooooo much for helping me understand how this works. Guess I'll need to roll out all the vibes I can for the next two days. Although if anyone can do this, my Ned can . . . our Ned can! :raabia

    Hope his wrist calms down a bit . . . that's asking a lot. Make the most of this night, Ned , , , Rest, catch up as much as you can. Know we're sending you all the strength and love imaginable . . . xoxox mom
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  9. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Ned has gone to bed, Tim is working hard. Start time from the bivouac (liasson) is 4:50 am tomorrow morning.

    :pynd
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    Make sure he doesn't forget to pack his toothbrush and a clean pair chones for tomorrow. :deal



    Go Ned, Go!



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    Make sure Ned is icing that wrist, one of the best treatments you can do.

    :pynd GO MARATHON NED !!! :pynd
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    Go NED Go and the TEAM that makes Ned Go :clap
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  17. Deadly99

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    Ned has headed out on the liasson :pynd

    Feels odd that we won't see him tonight.

    Smooth and Safe, Go!! Ned Go!!
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