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

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

  1. cameron110

    cameron110 Been here awhile

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    The top 20 to 30 bikes really spread out time wise in the second half of the special, a segment many riders have yet to reach. It also looks like about 2/3rds of the bikes have been overtaken by the faster of the cars. This afternoon is going to epic for a lot of riders.
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  2. stellarbrews

    stellarbrews Adventurer

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    sunset in only 3 hours, 10 minutes...a long night ahead for some perhaps
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  3. gagnaou

    gagnaou Long timer

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    Oops sorry. Let me see if I can edit my post
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  4. cameron110

    cameron110 Been here awhile

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    on a brighter note Ian is on track to climb 5 places in the standings for today's stage and a few overall as well. Bringing him into the top 30 overall :clap:clap
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  5. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    Did anyone come across something about Alain Duclos?
    He had a great time at WP5 +00:03:57, but nothing since.
    Hopefully it's tracker.
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  6. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    The bottom third of the moto field is mixed heavily with the front of the car field. The mix will get thicker for those still to be held at CP2/fuel neutralization. Their pace is going to be slowed even more.
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  7. sick_boy

    sick_boy I follow you.

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    Metge made it to WP4. Still no Rojo...
  8. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    I was just looking at that.
    At least 20-30 guys are in risk of being caught by the dark.
  9. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    Up to Belen, Bivouac, with the rio, where the only zonas expectadores is tomorrow.
    This for two nights, only bikes quad sleep in marathon bivouac, somewhere alone Fiambala.

    Looks like the river is not very wet, most parts intermittent. That's nice.
  10. griesgram999

    griesgram999 grmpf

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    Duclo has no time at WP1, WP2, WP3, so ist's very likely the tracker.
  11. Mr. Magoo

    Mr. Magoo Bottom feeder

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    OH HELL YEA!!!!
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  12. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    They are actually reading about football and the horoscope from a local newspaper on France4. :fpalm
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  13. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    Nasser is holding a very slim lead of +00:00:15 to Sainz at WP8.
    Both Sainz and Loeb are catching Nasser in this last split.
    Possibly the track is chaining in their favor.
    Peterhansel +8'.
  14. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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  15. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Chris Cork, starting almost last today, is going to have a long day out there. First stage with sand...cars and trucks churning it up...GO!!! Corky GO!!!
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  16. yardracer

    yardracer stubborn cow

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    I guess Duclos is in after all :)
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  17. DudaRO

    DudaRO Been here awhile

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    Duclos is on France4 :lol3
  18. cameron110

    cameron110 Been here awhile

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    Duclos being interviewed on france 4 now so safe bet it was just a tracker issue
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  19. gagnaou

    gagnaou Long timer

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    he said at the refuelling they told him his irritrack was not working, they asked him to wait and ended going with a small "balise" according to him he will get some time back since they asked him to wait
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  20. GG71

    GG71 Adventurer

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    Hi All,

    anybody seen 033 - EMANUEL GYENES(ROU) KTM since WP6 today?
    Thanks for any infos!