2016 OFFICIAL DAKAR f5irehose - THANK YOU ALL F5 posters and lurkers!

Discussion in 'Racing' started by troy safari carpente, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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  2. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer Supporter

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    I'm not 100% sure but I think that's a Jonah Street-ism, sorta like "You can never have too much fuel . . . unless your bike is on fire."
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  3. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5oolery

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    (TV4) Shit....??!! what will RG do if Citröen come back with a half track rear wheel drive...? :rofl:rofl

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  4. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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  5. Ladder106

    Ladder106 It's a short cut, really

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    Me too.

    I guess that's the difference between me: "Holly Crap!!" and Laia "Oh not again, sigh".
    But next time that happens I'll at least crash with the throttle open.

    Crashing on the finishing ramp....anyone out there old enough to remember the Wide World of Sports "Agony of Defeat" fottage?
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  6. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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  7. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer Supporter

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    Most Memorable Ramp Mount, Dakar 2016!
    (and likely called "Crashavo" from here on)
  8. *kartman*

    *kartman* GO Bacon GO !

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    As you say...

    Any doubts ? Open the throttle !
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  9. too old

    too old Keen supporter Supporter

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    I still can't put my finger on why we are seeing what we are, but as good as they were the Aliens's weren't necessarily the fastest on 2 wheels, so where would they be now - sitting around 5th waiting for next week I suspect, but with a lot more company than they would have expected :freaky
  10. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    Proper technique and well sorted suspension go along way.
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  11. davesupreme

    davesupreme grand poobah

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    Podium Chicks are HAWT !!! :sweeti
  12. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    There have been a few shots like this one that are straight out of a video game.
    There's a video sequence from yesterday (recorded from a drone) of bikes and cars climbing a rocky road. It's one of the best shots I've seen in long time. Hollywood couldn't make it better.
  13. ionut73

    ionut73 Ionut73

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    any idea what happen to France4? Where is El Dakar?
  14. stellarbrews

    stellarbrews Adventurer

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    It's live. Likely need to restart it.
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  15. RumRunner

    RumRunner Sit there, turn that

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  16. theantipaul

    theantipaul Reforming Neandertal

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    Agreed, the Aliens weren't always 1-2 in every stage.
  17. yardracer

    yardracer stubborn cow

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    Speedy FB

    Gonçalves leads
    Paulo Gonçalves today fulfilled one more stage of ‪#‎dakar2016‬, getting the 12. th best time in the speech which was received in Bolivia. A defensive step for the Portuguese pilot who led the navigation during the day and he ended up losing little time for the immediate stalkers a day without mechanical assistance. In General, "speedy" Goncalves keeps the leadership of proof in search of the dream: win the dakar.
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  18. yardracer

    yardracer stubborn cow

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    SYLVAIN IS IN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:clap:clap:clap:wings:wings:wings
  19. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer Supporter

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    Yep, you don't want that rear wheel "locked" when landing - let 'er spin!

    I remember before The Agony of Defeat crash on the ski-jump ramp thingie.

    Hell, I remember before WWofS and dang near before TV (OK, not really before TV, but back when only a few people had one and there was a test pattern from abt 10P until the next morning.)

    Midget Wrasslin' & Gorgeous George, anyone? :gerg
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  20. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    What is chubby Moroccan saying?
    He seems dispondant. Is he out?