The Bivouac (general rallye raid news)

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

  1. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Oh for those of you wanting to ship separately from Lima, be advised its a serious SERIOUS pain in the ass to get things through customs here. Two weeks minimum to 6 weeks is the norm.

    Thats why it's the Dakar. :lol3

    Morrocco sounds like a good idea. Tunisia will be too close for me. Maybe another Dos Sertoes or Aus Safari on a rental?...

    Hmmm choices choices..
  2. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Best place to start is to look at the Dakar.com website and spend a couple of days going through the rules; but to answer your question yes you can change things closer to the rally I believe. Whats most important is that whatever you bring to scruntineering passes the minimum FIM (read Dakar) standards.

    I saw your questions on the Dakar bike thread, and my advice to you at this stage if you are considering the Dakar, it would be good for you to enter another long desert rally first to get familiar with all the procedures and little tricks. This is really not a rally to be starting on unless you are comfortable with throwing away USD80,000. Also youre not likely to be admitted without prior rally experience.

    Ride safe brother, and all the best with your rally plans. :thumb
  3. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Did you sign up for 2012 Bluebull ? I recall you saying you were hoping to just don't recall reading wether you did or not...:ear
  4. Gian

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    Just read today on the official bikevillage.it website that Stephane Peterhansel and Andrea Mayer will do the Sardinia Rally Race on motorbikes:clap
    Funny that I'd swear about it after seeing a video of the latest Dakar where Peterhansel was carefully looking to the latest rally motorbikes :D
  5. Nicolasleon

    Nicolasleon Gnarly F5er

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  6. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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  7. yety61

    yety61 Global Vagabond

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    <IFRAME height=130 src="http://www.countdownr.com/external.html?logo=&alert=&time=2012_01_01_10_00&title=Dakar%20Rally%202012%20starts&repeat=0&url=&background=transparent" frameBorder=0 width=320 scrolling=no>Countdownr</IFRAME>



    G'day to all the Team F5 maniacs. :lol3
  8. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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  9. Evil Invader

    Evil Invader Been here awhile

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  10. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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    The Dakar was fun. Hoping to go to South America to witness the next one!
  11. PackMule

    PackMule love what you do Super Moderator

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  12. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Seems like quite a few inmates are racing Dakaro this year :clap
  13. Beez

    Beez Given to fly

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    Uuuh... I have no idea where is the best place to put this so this will have to do. This just popped up on my Facebook, the guy on the ground is Ronnie Renner but who is on the rally bike. Is that Marc Coma!? :eek1

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  14. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Whoever he is, he's been at the photoshop...

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  15. dakardood

    dakardood Been here awhile

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    ..with mastery of the Lassoo tool :rofl
  16. Beez

    Beez Given to fly

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    I didn't realize it was a photochop.
  17. JMo (& piglet)

    JMo (& piglet) Gone a bit Baja

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    Seriously... there are at least three if not four different parts in that 'picture'... (maybe more!)

    Proportions, perspective, lighting, colours, shadows... all wrong...

    Nevermind there would also have to have been a bloody big ramp!!!

    Jx
  18. ThomasVolomitz

    ThomasVolomitz New Old Stock

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    Frankly, I still think it's pretty cool!
  19. Flood

    Flood F5lood.

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    No 'chop according to the official newsletter:

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    Photo ©Mitter J. for KTM


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    Photo ©Mitter J. for KTM


    EDIT: I just downloaded the full size 3047x2031 pics and they do look 'chopped. :dunno
  20. JayBo1

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    Nothing more to say!