The Simon Pavey Dakar 2013 Thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by ThatCameraKid, Oct 10, 2012.

  1. dox

    dox How much for the ape?

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    Job well done, Simon :clap Excited to see more videos from ThatCameraKid when they become available :deal

    Some photos from the 2013 media thread:

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  2. Y E T I

    Y E T I No Talent Ass Clown

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    Dakar 2013, sorted! Well done Si!!
  3. dox

    dox How much for the ape?

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    And what appears to be a shot of ThatCameraKid, hanging out with Pyndon in the bivouac:

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  4. charlie264

    charlie264 Long timer

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    Well done Simon...Back to Ystalyfera? You Need a holiday first.
  5. DORION

    DORION Been here awhile

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    Congratulations Simon!!!!

    Well done man - how many is this now 8? Very nice finish

    cheers
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  6. Ruffus

    Ruffus Dirty Old Mudder

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    Excellent job Simon.

    Congrats :clap:clap
  7. svizzerams

    svizzerams Rx Rangerette

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    Congrats Simon!!!! Awesome to follow your progress yet another Dakar!!!
  8. Clay Spinner

    Clay Spinner Been here awhile

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    So how far is simon away from having the most dakar finishes? And well done simon!
  9. Richard ORS

    Richard ORS UK

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    The final day of Dakar 2013 delivers Simon safely to the finish to collect his 7th Finishers Medal.

    Stage fourteen was set to be nothing more than a formality as the race is all but done. And so it proved for the majority of racers including Simon Pavey. The special stage was short and in two stages providing great spectator viewing close to Santiago, but for most the real racing was already done.

    With the end in now firmly in sight and the bike continuing to perform faultlessly now was not the time for heroics and Simon eased into the finish coming in 58th on the stage and maintaining his excellent 59th position overall.


    Simon Pavey – “At first we thought it was going to be a really long day today, with 400km of special. However the special was split into two sections and about 130km of racing time. I kept focussed right to the end. The last day is not a time for heroics, but it is also not a time to relax. This is the Dakar and there can always be surprises in store. In the end the day all went to plan and I am delighted to be here in Santiago

    I want to take this chance to thank all the team that helped get me here. Our Team Sponsors from Delta Kunststoffe and Husqvarna UK and every-one else who has supported the team and got us to the podium in Santiago. Special thanks obviously to the team here on the ground who have experienced Dakar 2013 with me; Evan Davies, Paul Green and of course Don Hatton my co-rider. And thanks to all the fans on Facebook and Twitter; your support makes a real difference”


    There will be a full post Dakar interview with Simon coming in the near future. For one last time for 2013 here are the results….

    Stage Results.
    Simon Pavey – 58th – 02:01:20

    Overall Results.

    Simon Pavey – 59th – 54:21:51

    For the latest photos click HERE or paste http://www.simonpavey.com/galleries/ into your browser

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  10. livo

    livo Been here awhile

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    Bloody good effort by Si :clap

    Seven times finisher! Must be some kind of Dakar demi-god
  11. BRUNO BOTELHO

    BRUNO BOTELHO Been here awhile

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    Congrats Simon :clap:clap:clap
  12. Flanman13

    Flanman13 Dinosaur

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    Congratulations Simon.

    Fantastic effort.
    Great to be able to keep up to date with your progress through out. The photos and other info provided by you supporters has been fantastic.

    Well done all.
  13. Hoots

    Hoots Long timer

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    +1

    A great effort
  14. Dread Pendragon

    Dread Pendragon throttle to the donk

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