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

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

  1. yardracer

    yardracer stubborn cow

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    was ready to call you......:dirtdog you still at Dody's? Time you catch up here!!!!! What does Gus say to his new company? And I want a pic of the new weasel.
  2. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Ya, been pacing myself in the leadup. IP at work is exempt from the firewall logs. Monitors have had their yearly cleaning. House is stocked with coffee. Fridge is full of Rockstar Latte's. Etc, etc, etc.

    Said good bye to the wife this morning as she likely wont see much of me.

    Got a new job last week (same company, new role), explained I'd be there but would be F5'ing for the first two weeks. New twit boss thought I was joking :imaposer
  3. Bluebull2007

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    We are all good Troy. How about you? I seem to recall you riding the sweeper truck for most of last year's Dakar F5rehose.

    I will likely be on a little less than last year - but lets see, if I can get through the dust of work I might be able to stay with the elite group.

    :razor

    Bet you are wishing you were were on that truck with Dave & Phil.

    Now regarding the work: Key is in the delegation. Otherwise maybe try the I'm doing research/looking into new markets line.
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  4. Myway

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  6. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Linhares OSM addicted

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    Sam Sunderland:
    "This is my bike sat in the parking at the start of Dakar 2016, I am so grateful to the team around me from my mechanic Grilly building my bike up knowing there was a strong chance I wouldn't make it to Pit, Alex and Stefan for sending it all that way just in case I could ride. I hope soon I can repay your confidence in me! Thanks a lot @ktmfactoryracing @RedBull @redbulldesertwings"


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  8. Balkan Boy

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    Why didn't they put someone on that bike to replace Sunderland?
    Even a water carrier for the water carrier is a safe bet since they have the team structure.
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  9. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk Long timer Supporter

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    Love these new touch screens. No F5 for me this year. Just tap the little circle at top left.
  10. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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  12. BC61

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    Point of leverage and stability for his body.
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  13. Balkan Boy

    Balkan Boy Long timer

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    Cool dude.
    I like his attitude and the theme song.

    I think he says in the beginning that the spare arm is just for show.
  14. Bill the Bong

    Bill the Bong Supern00ba

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    You might have to be a South African for that to make sense.
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  15. BC61

    BC61 Long timer

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    Whe got everything safe from the harbour. now at the first bivouac putting the latest Stickers on the bike's and a final testride.
    Scrutineering is comming up and after that it is ‪#‎Dakar2016‬ time.

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  16. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    How is the podium going to be done this year? I haven't found a schedule..... is it a several minute spacing, followed by the liason to the SS? Or is the presentation today?
  17. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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  18. Myway

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    Patricio Di Palma ‏@PatricioDiPalma 31 Dec 2015

    Reunión de seguridad para el #Dakar2016 arrecifes prólogo sábado 2/1 todo para adelante

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    Acá va un lugas para ver el prólogo el bado s34.04.480 w060.06.131

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    Otro primer salto a ruta s34.04.382 w060.06.270

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    Segundo salto salida del molino s34.04.256 w060.06.431


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    Patricio Di Palma ‏@PatricioDiPalma 1h1 hour ago

    El salto más grande y especialmente hecho para Gordon jajaja acá estaremos ; ) s34.03.341 w060.07.367

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    Otro salto chico pero veloz s34.03.210 w060.08.071

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    Otro salto despues de una recta de más de 500 mts s34.02.517 w060.08.492

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  19. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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  20. Bluebull2007

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    Myway, once again you have out done yourself with this intelligence. Simply fantastic! :bow :clap