2016 Pre-DAKAR: arrival, START podium ceremony/PROLOGUE and LEG 0 liason thread

Discussion in 'Racing' started by RhinoVonHawkrider, Nov 4, 2015.

  1. critter731

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  2. VxZeroKnots

    VxZeroKnots Long timer

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    cross-country and rides2little like this.
  3. Simosez

    Simosez go ride your bike.

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    If we relate it to the new movie, Marc Coma is the retired jedi Luke Skywalker. Any of the new young guns are Rey.
    Bam Bam is Kylo Ren. (depends on whether your blood is orange or red.)
    The big hologram bad guy dude is ASO.
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  4. Myway

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    Who got for me a set of roadbook symbols as icons?

    Like the Dakar 2016 set in the lexicon.
  5. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Your best bet, other than the same pdf that's been linked all over the place, is RallyNavigator.com. They're up to date as far as I know with FIM lexicon.
  6. critter731

    critter731 Adventurer

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    Yeah I am more of the Colin Edwards version with interviews
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  7. guns&coffee

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  8. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Australia has (or had) SBS.au, Spain has RTVE, Canada I think is one of the BBC's? EU has Eurosport. If you speaky the spangly, by far the best content and footy is RTVE. Fox Deportes. Watch for MyWay's TV/Video thread to appear soon, if it's not up already. He has the best index of online news sources. Then, keep an eye on the main thread for repeated questions re: times and channels. It's worth it (to me) to get a VPN for a few weeks to get all the footy. Alternatively, I tried this last year without really digging into it, using the chrome extension "Hola" as a "free" VPN to get the other country content.
  9. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer Supporter

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    Yeah... and almost like they were trying to bait him a little bit....
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  10. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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    Just grabbed the Dakar 2016 Android app, thanks.
  11. Myway

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    Just use the last years menu and post in this other thread. I do not know if I have the time to do all. Check every link.
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  12. tileman

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    SBS has listed Dakar starting on the 3rd. 5.30 to 6 I think.
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  13. Gimme 2

    Gimme 2 wheels , with nobs

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    Thanx Tileman.

    BTW all the top 30 riders are risking their bloomin lives out there, way more than IOM riders IMO:D. serious. those people have huuuuuuumungous testies ahead of them. They're nothing short of extraordinary.
    I want TP to win it. it'd be a great tribute to the 10 years past #10 Andy Caldecott:cry, hard to believe it's 10 years.

    I think BAM BAM Barreda will win!
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  14. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    See here and the sbs guide
  15. NickW909

    NickW909 Been here awhile

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    I just heard there are floods in Argentina that might effect the race, anyone know more?
  16. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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    do a search
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  17. wilkinsonk

    wilkinsonk soup de grimace

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    Looking good. Let's hope the bike performs up to his abilities.

    [​IMG]
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  18. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon Xplorer Supporter

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    The bike is different from the one that appeared 4-5 pages ago, and it was #7 an named Helder R. on the bike. So small differences are there. Wondering which one is the latest version. Brackets, parts on the tower and other parts are different when comparing these bikes.
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  19. royle

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    Hi team F5,

    for the second year in a row I've organized the Dakar fantasy game. Rules are the same as last year - pick up 3-5 competitiors from three categories (bikes, cars, trucks) and swap them around before every stage, while trying to score as much points as you can. It's still free of charge and your last years' login will work if you haven't forgotten the password :) (in which case you can reset it by a click of a button). If you can't find your favourite rider on the market list just ask here and I will add him!

    You're all warmly welcome to join the fun -> fantasy-point.com

    Cheers, royle
  20. VxZeroKnots

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    Joan Pedrero:

    "This year I will not run, this year I will fly"