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

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

  1. wilkinsonk

    wilkinsonk soup de grimace

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    Yes, but I get a feeling that H. Kini has a hard-on for his young protégé Walkner. Understandable since they're both Austrian, but I got the feeling that Walkner was getting a some preferential treatment living so close to the flagpole.
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  2. garfey

    garfey Scruffy Adventurer Supporter

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    A civiliz/sed hour! It wouldn't hurt my feelings a bit if that was start time for every stage.
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  3. Hay Ewe

    Hay Ewe Just a Wannabe

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    if we cant have the Rallye Lancer - this will have to do! damn shame!
    phwar - looks awesome!

    Also - looks like the 4wheel drive have on-the-go tire inflation allowed again?
  4. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Roadbook Holder Gate, Start Time Gate....braaappp!!!!
  5. dentvet

    dentvet Long timer

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    That Yamaha looks like it will be easy to work on but zero creature comforts. thumbs up Manuel!

    The honda and yamaha factory rides look very polished but the ktm still seems perfect for the road ahead.
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  6. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer Supporter

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    You are a beast, paypal as soon as you're up.
  7. too old

    too old Keen supporter Supporter

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    No rankings as such, but Vlli is the "senior", Mattihas is the world champion & Austrian and Meo is considered to be the rally noob :thumb

    Team rankings as such will be considered around the rest day I suspect.
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  8. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    Viadoms for the win
  9. MAXVERT

    MAXVERT O.G. on da O.C.

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    You guys are incredible :clap first year F5'n thanks for all the work. You add so many facets to the complexity's, intricacies and
    difficulties of the event. Participants become personalized, the routes and topography tangible ( I've ridden through the area
    several times) but for anyone with a modicum of imagination " your there".
    And the photos, wow !



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    So will we have a road book to print out before every days stage ? :lol3

    GO!!!!!!! Max
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  10. Myway

    Myway Long timer

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  11. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    Based on what?

    I thing the the Ktm team was the epitome of a cohesive team where there is no favorite treatment?

    I don't think special treatment could upset Toby - he seems unflappable.
  12. wilkinsonk

    wilkinsonk soup de grimace

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    I do not mean preferential treatment from the team but instead from Kini specifically. I'm looking forward to Toby racing the whole rally season in 2016.
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  13. rmhrc628

    rmhrc628 Long timer

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    No this is the Toby show.
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  14. cyborg

    cyborg Potius Sero Quam Numquam

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  15. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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  16. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer Supporter

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    The F5irehose is picking up the pace, I'm just glad it's a civilized start tomorrow so I won't be in the snowball. (Literal here... -2 F right now, -10 last night...)

    You guys are amazing. Detailed maps, course pictures, and roadbooks (ROADBOOKS!!) from HogWild before it even starts. How is that even possible? Dave and Scott posting from inside the bivouac. Myway intel from inside the ASO. Mischa getting online. Veiled mentions of snooker and the beginning of new "Gates" (Roadbookgate?? WTF?). Riders already going down in accidents :(. Manny already looking tired (doh!) before a Malle Moto effort!

    I've warned the wife that I will be a crappy husband for a couple weeks and she insists that I still brush my 3-year old's teeth every night ;). My 8-year old was looking over my shoulder and spotted the Peugots... I mentioned that Cyril was driving one and he gasped and sighed "He betrayed me!".

    It's on folks, I feel lucky to have found this place.
  17. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    chasbo Long timer Supporter

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  19. MAXVERT

    MAXVERT O.G. on da O.C.

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    I've warned the wife that I will be a crappy husband for a couple weeks and she insists that I still brush my 3-year old's teeth every night ;). My 8-year old was looking over my shoulder and spotted the Peugots... I mentioned that Cyril was driving one and he gasped and sighed "He betrayed me!".

    It's on folks, I feel lucky to have found this place.[/QUOTE]

    See what all your work has done ^^^ the dude is in freezingstan and still after it !
    I'm telling you simple easy to ride in digital roadbook rallies are going to kill it, in the coming years.

    Max
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  20. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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