The Bivouac (general rallye raid news)

Discussion in 'Racing' started by PackMule, Dec 23, 2009.

  1. pebble35

    pebble35 Long timer

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    From Cyril Despres FB page

    A big thank you to Vane Vanesa (a “Fan” from Argentina), who put together this clip summarising my Dakar career to date. In 5 days’ time I will at last be able to announce a new and very exciting new chapter. There’s still plenty of pages to write. Watch this space!

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWpeSd4Gdw4&feature=youtu.be
  2. Patrol

    Patrol VALE 46!

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    I got that as a tweet too. Excited to see what Cyril has up his sleeve. I'm still betting four wheels.
  3. DruncleWill

    DruncleWill CRASH TESTED

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  4. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    $30 bucks says two wheels ?

    :lurk
  5. frank wheelbarrow

    frank wheelbarrow ten four

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  6. too old

    too old Keen supporter

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    When are the 5 days up? :evil:evil
  7. DruncleWill

    DruncleWill CRASH TESTED

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    According to my calendar, it should be about the same time as that other big announcement we've been hearing about... :1drink
  8. fz6kd7

    fz6kd7 Been here awhile

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    Cyril and laia race for subaru......
  9. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Captain Awesome

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    OK, my pre-dick-tion for Cyril is he will announce that he will have his own team riding a KTM...

    Or something equally as boring as that.
  10. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    My money is also on that he'll choose a safe, comfortable option with a factory support. :snore

    Nothing like malle moto, back-to-the-roots for the Patron.
  11. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    A win-win for KTM then... although not sure how much of a PR coup that would be if a privateer beat the factory riders?

    Jx
  12. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Captain Awesome

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    He is in it to win it, not prove how good he is.:lol3
  13. doyle

    doyle RallyRaidReview-ing

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    I don't think CD will be anywhere near a KTM package but I am also thinking the announcement won't be Honda. I'm thinking he has been waiting on the Honda announcement and wants to put his plans out there just before so that whatever those are, it doesn't look like a reaction to not being on the HRC squad.

    CD and his management is very tight with their info. Honda could still be an option and the reality is that I wold love to see CD stay on two wheels at least for another 2 years or so. He's got more to give. I've heard nothing regarding him from any source. They have been very secretive.
  14. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    All that other gossip is boring, per above I think Cyril and Laia will announce their retirement from racing and their engagement and settling down in Andorra to have children and raise sheep. :augie
  15. Jurassic

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    Fast children and muddy sheep? :evil
  16. too old

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    I'm sure he is, but equally he is no fool - it took the full strategic might of factory KTM with no Coma this year, what with the shenanigans of the marathon day and Faria lying down for him on several occasions - was he really up to it and is he for 2 more future wins against a growing wolf pack - only he knows for now and maybe we will in what, 4 days? :1drink
  17. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    from CD's Facebook page:
    "In 5 days’ time I will at last be able to announce a new and very exciting new chapter."
  18. Gian

    Gian dreamer

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    I'm very curious to see the entry list at the Sardinia Rally:evil

    pretty sure we'll have to wait till the last moment for it, though
  19. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    He's off bikes is my bet
  20. juames

    juames Have Fun, Don't Die!

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    Driving a Mini?