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It appears Honda have decided something needs to be done about the KTM dominance that has persisted for the last 13 years of the Dakar Rally.

Their answer?  The 2014 CRF450Rally.

Unveiled by HRC at an event in Sao Paulo this week, it’s clear their latest weapon to take on next year’s Dakar is a serious contender.  Last year was the first year back at the Dakar for Honda after a 24 year absence.

Based on the production CRF450X, the 2014 model has a variety of updates over last year’s returning model.  Testing begins at The Morocco Rally on the 13th of October with the UK’s Sam Sunderland piloting one of 5 HRC backed machines at the event in preparation for January’s gruelling 8000 km event.
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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2013, 08:26:45 am »
Looks like they're super-serious this time around.  Mean machines!!
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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2013, 08:30:27 am »
Cant believe its almost that time of year again. Anyway here is some bike porn to get the juices flowing. The 2014 HRC 450 Ralleye  :drif:



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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #3 on: October 09, 2013, 08:31:07 am »
It's so pretty...  :biggrin:

dunno about the entirely clear screen though...  ::)
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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #4 on: October 09, 2013, 08:47:06 am »
 :drif: :drif: :drif:
 

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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #5 on: October 09, 2013, 08:51:08 am »
Love is the feeling when you like something as much as your motorbike.
 

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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #6 on: October 09, 2013, 08:56:28 am »
It's so pretty...  :biggrin:

dunno about the entirely clear screen though...  ::)
They'll need the clear screens to tuck behind and through the KTM's dust :pot:
 

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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #7 on: October 09, 2013, 08:57:52 am »
I think next year's race will be really interesting with Dupress at Yammie and these Honda's. I think that KTM will have to work really hard to keep their top spots.
 

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2014 CRF450 Rally video
« Reply #8 on: October 09, 2013, 09:45:27 am »
The bike Honda are going to attack the Dakar with. I want one.

Video of it.
2014 Honda CRF450 Rally - Trailer
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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #9 on: October 09, 2013, 09:47:26 am »
What pipe is on that bike ?
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Re: 2014 CRF450 Rally video
« Reply #10 on: October 09, 2013, 09:54:24 am »
 :drif: very nice
 

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Re: 2014 CRF450 Rally video
« Reply #11 on: October 09, 2013, 09:55:32 am »
Looks the business  :drif:
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Re: 2014 CRF450 Rally video
« Reply #12 on: October 09, 2013, 10:07:40 am »
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Re: 2014 CRF450 Rally video
« Reply #13 on: October 09, 2013, 10:30:25 am »
Looks like footage from last year ? Screen and colours looks different
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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #14 on: October 09, 2013, 10:48:27 am »
Termignoni.  What I'd like to know is how to twist off a gas cap if it has 2 lines.  The lines are bound to wind up ???
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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #15 on: October 09, 2013, 10:53:09 am »
It's so pretty...  :biggrin:

dunno about the entirely clear screen though...  ::)

Clear screen actually makes sense, the rider can look for problems through the screen without dismantling half the bike.
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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #16 on: October 09, 2013, 11:02:14 am »
Termignoni.  What I'd like to know is how to twist off a gas cap if it has 2 lines.  The lines are bound to wind up ???
Eish so they might actually be the only team not using Acro's
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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #17 on: October 09, 2013, 11:09:01 am »
It's so pretty...  :biggrin:

dunno about the entirely clear screen though...  ::)

Clear screen actually makes sense, the rider can look for problems through the screen without dismantling half the bike.
Yes very good observation, does make sense. Have a quick look before having to strip, Just hope they can see trough fesh fesh as well  ;)
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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #18 on: October 09, 2013, 01:00:38 pm »
I want 1 pleaaaassssseee Father Christmas.
 

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Re: Warning: Dakar Porn within
« Reply #19 on: October 09, 2013, 01:04:42 pm »


Looks pretty close to last years model.. LOVE IT !!
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