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Re: DAKAR 2016 Thread
« Reply #3100 on: January 23, 2016, 09:16:56 pm »
How is that pass at 7:45 on Stage 2. :eek:


Pretty impressive! Not only the speed, but the quick little power slide at that speed!!!
Looks like it was French rider (with a pretty Portuguese name), Bruno da Costa, who came 39th.
(he previously posted a 29th, dnf, 35th and a 26th)
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Re: DAKAR 2016 Thread
« Reply #3101 on: January 26, 2016, 10:26:35 am »
Dakar is over and glad I made it home. Today I took the time to scan through the forum and boy it was interesting. Now I understand why the Rand has gone for the dogs ....... no one was working.
Thanks again for your support. Lots to tell, plenty of stories and memories from this Dakar 2016.
Will gladly share.
Kobus
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And a very well done on the HUGE accomplishment/milestone :thumleft:
We will be waiting closely to read all about it.. :deal:
 

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Re: DAKAR 2016 Thread
« Reply #3102 on: January 27, 2016, 09:17:32 pm »
Via FB:
Lavigne confirmed that the dakar will continue in South America
The Director of aso, at a press conference, said that the competition will continue in this part of the world and dreamed of a route of several countries.
Source Mdzol
The Director of the company Amaury Sports Organization (ASO), The French Etienne Lavigne, confirmed today that the next edition of the dakar rally will be held in South America and that competition does not plan to return to Africa in the short term.
" we are not in a provision of coming out of the continent (American) for the time being. We have ideas and projects to future with innovation is the philosophy of the dakar ", He emphasized lavigne in a press conference.
We are in negotiations with various countries. First, we'll do an evaluation with Argentina and Bolivia, which were the participants of this edition. And we are engaged with Chile, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay, Ecuador and Colombia for future editions ", He added the highest authority of the organization.
 

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Re: DAKAR 2016 Thread
« Reply #3103 on: January 28, 2016, 01:39:03 pm »
Ek sien Peugeot werk al klaar aan hulle nuwe Twin--Cam vir volgende jaar  :ricky:
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Re: DAKAR 2016 Thread
« Reply #3104 on: February 06, 2016, 09:36:08 pm »
Some more from Bianchi Prata:

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/-i2qRwf_3yo" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/-i2qRwf_3yo</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/NGuX75pcLXc" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/NGuX75pcLXc</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/rsrDG-H4LgE" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/rsrDG-H4LgE</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/aR5hwAg7Nlc" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/aR5hwAg7Nlc</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/Vc-GWnoYSEo" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/Vc-GWnoYSEo</a>

<a href="https://www.youtube.com/v/DbgX4U6vilg" target="_blank" class="new_win">https://www.youtube.com/v/DbgX4U6vilg</a>

With some rather detailed commentary on the last one, compliments of MyWay on ADV:
Back ground infromation:
See his roadbook and his Cap riding.
This was the SS10 with the cars in front. Who set out the track for the first time.
From start it was mostly CAP 175 180 for 9.27 km to first WPM9.
You supposed to take some higher hills on the left side, video 2.45 after this ford, mostly none did, they now ride trough these waters.
So the line was on roadbook more to the left and Pedro did take it after some point.
After WPM video 12,41 it was a CAP of 273 for 11,69 km till you hit a RIO.
But half way this part, there almost no car truck tracks anymore, these took a other route straight line to the third WPM and behind third WPM lays the second WPM. Was this a strategy of Peugeot's Mapmen, because there where upfront they also may set out the track, ans fooled a lot of bike riders, who never had the cars in front and where not used to their lines.
So now and then you see Pedro Cap ( 273) and roadbook, froze screen
video 15:20 you see a other rider still on course, you see more car tracks
video 17:33 they took a more north line to the WPM if you took this you get influenced and never go back to the good path, after this junction you see hardly car tracks pedro is on track,
video 17:46 following, still CAP 273 14.1 km they should ride cap 273 to 20.95 km, on straight line. From here you see hardly any tracks of cars but also less bikes. Pedro is still on track. Are the most fooled by Peugeot?
video 19:39 16.1 km CAP 274 is okay straight line to 20.95 km
video 19:55 16.5 km CAP 284 bend to the right, leaving line. Not reached the RIO. At the RIO is a roadbook point With CAP 295.
He is now riding between on the left the course and on the right the cars cut of track. Then you see him adopting the 295 Cap, what is wrong. Video 24:17 20.9 km km does not match roadbookpoint.
Video 25:24 22.1 km CAP 298
That day low clouds, so not a good orientation point in the hills.
Video 30:10 He comes out more to north, hitting a dune, he should go much much more to the left, but he take the dune, just looking around this does not match the roadbook. He realize.
Video 30:58 on top of dune, searching.
Video 31:23 And goes more and more to the right, hitting the multiple cars tracks ( cut off), and now following their tracks. There you see much more bike tracks also. Their not supposed to be there.
Video 32: 50 third WPM should be more to the right. ( think he did not see the masked WP on screen, so he is more as 400m out of it)
Video 33:55 Ending up just behind third WPM, where two cars people TV crew is filming. Pedro stopped. Their pointing to the second WPM 32, and he take a big loop. From that point it was wrong, he could go a straight line to second WPM, but eventually picking up the right course.
Video 34:00 WHAT ARE THEY SAYING? Problema temperature,..........
Video 39:50 stopped for water motor not yet reached second WPM32. Other riders approaching. 37 54, Nice screenshot, he think he is on the right spot.
Shouting to the helicopter for Aqua Aqua for the motor.

This is a earlier situation mentioned above.
Video 47:00 It is not easy to say where he picked up second WPM 32, must be around here, I think he is riding above the WPM cap 115 in straight line, ahead is the filmcrue and further third WPM.
Video 49:29 Back to the filmcrew, straight ahead is third WPM35
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Re: DAKAR 2016 Thread
« Reply #3105 on: February 07, 2016, 04:06:56 pm »
For all that is not good about the Dakar its scenes like these that make me follow it every year.
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Re: DAKAR 2016 Thread
« Reply #3106 on: February 07, 2016, 04:08:49 pm »
Steve - Thanks for posting the rest of Bianchi Prata´s videos. Love watching them.
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Re: DAKAR 2016 Thread
« Reply #3107 on: February 17, 2016, 04:58:04 pm »
Did I say "watch this space" ??? Well, I should have . . .

I'm happy to announce DAKAR EVENING WITH KOBUS POTGIETER!!!

Date: Thu. 25 Feb 2016
Where: KTM Cape Town
Time: 17h30 for 18h00

I confirmed this yesterday with KTM Cape Town. They will put out some drinks and snacks, as usual.
They'll talk to Kobus about a possible voluntary entry fee / donation, so keep an eye out for more info.

This invitation will also be has been posted on the "Planning a Ride" section, where I'll ask for responses to give KTM CT an idea of numbers. See: http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=188257.0

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