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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1180 on: January 15, 2021, 12:35:20 pm »
All right you bunch of slackers,  Shows over,  Back to work.....
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1181 on: January 15, 2021, 01:23:23 pm »
Another Dakar done.  Back to work.

I am impressed with Saunders, KTM Rookie, taking overall 4th place.

A respectable 17th Place for Laia Sanz.  She didnt seem to get any airtime this year. 

Franco Picco in 43rd place.  The veteran of Dakar came 4th in 1987.  Last time HONDA came 1, 2.

And James Alexander, what a man.  63rd overall.  Epic stuff.


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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1182 on: January 15, 2021, 01:33:39 pm »
The 65 year old Dakar veteran Franco Picco finished another Dakar, his 14th what I can make out. He has always been a Yamaha rider but this year competed on a KTM and probably a good thing otherwise he could have had a DNF.

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1183 on: January 15, 2021, 01:38:07 pm »
The 65 year old Dakar veteran Franco Picco finished another Dakar, his 14th what I can make out.

RESPECT  :ricky:

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« Reply #1184 on: January 15, 2021, 01:41:34 pm »
Thanks to everyone for their contributions, it's been another epic Dakar.  I now have 2 weeks of work to catch up on.  See you all same place next year.
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1185 on: January 15, 2021, 02:00:52 pm »
The 65 year old Dakar veteran Franco Picco finished another Dakar, his 14th what I can make out. He has always been a Yamaha rider but this year competed on a KTM and probably a good thing otherwise he could have had a DNF.

I dont think he was on a KTM.  Maybe Husky.
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1186 on: January 15, 2021, 02:10:45 pm »
The 65 year old Dakar veteran Franco Picco finished another Dakar, his 14th what I can make out. He has always been a Yamaha rider but this year competed on a KTM and probably a good thing otherwise he could have had a DNF.

I dont think he was on a KTM.  Maybe Husky.
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1187 on: January 15, 2021, 02:31:56 pm »
The 65 year old Dakar veteran Franco Picco finished another Dakar, his 14th what I can make out.

RESPECT  :ricky:

Wish I had the tom  ;)

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1188 on: January 15, 2021, 04:41:42 pm »
nice pics of Mr Teapot on podium and these works of art off adv site - camera man must be arse man as they are all from the back, also the Honda team and Audrey Rossat
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1189 on: January 15, 2021, 06:43:27 pm »
Congratulations to Honda, magnificent performance.

I have to say, of course, that those now relishing in the Yamaha mayhem, just think if KTM has to also enter their standard 450........ :eek7:
 

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1190 on: January 15, 2021, 07:55:10 pm »
Congrats to all.
And keep your head up uncle Dan, a new year and new beginnings.
You can credit the big Y for consistency.
They suck equally at Motogp and Dakar.
I am sure its temporary.
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1191 on: January 15, 2021, 08:23:47 pm »
Congrats to all.
And keep your head up uncle Dan, a new year and new beginnings.
You can credit the big Y for consistency.
They suck equally at Motogp and Dakar.
I am sure its temporary.
Its going to change with Branch next year. :thumleft:

Fok, let's hope so, with Gideon and that KTM crowd around, I cannot poke my head out the door anymore. :thumleft:
 
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1192 on: January 15, 2021, 08:31:36 pm »
Ross could have won this whole thing  :-\
 

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1193 on: January 15, 2021, 09:02:08 pm »
I agree Ross couldíve been in with a shot to win this - definitely a podium

Great work by Honda - respect

And james Alexander seems like an absolute gentleman- what a legend !!


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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1194 on: January 15, 2021, 09:43:55 pm »
Must say Brabec looked really miffed with 2nd place
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1195 on: January 16, 2021, 08:13:05 am »
Must say Brabec looked really miffed with 2nd place

Good, jabbermouth controlling the race from 2nd place  :imaposer:
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1196 on: January 16, 2021, 09:18:22 am »
Thanks to all who contributed, enjoyed it immensely.

Did anyone notice, that Sebastian Buehler, German rider, beating all southern Africans, came 14th!  :pot: :ricky:
 

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1197 on: January 16, 2021, 09:33:49 am »
I canít see how Barreda still deserves a ride at Honda after this year.
 

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1198 on: January 16, 2021, 09:48:11 am »
I canít see how Barreda still deserves a ride at Honda after this year.

I agree to some point !  But if he missed the refeuling due to concusion as claimed he tried realy hard for Honda!
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #1199 on: January 16, 2021, 09:51:25 am »
I canít see how Barreda still deserves a ride at Honda after this year.

Offer Ross the seat. However loyal he really does not have the time to waste waiting and hoping for Yamaha to develop their production bike to be competitive. He should get a KTM or Honda ride, and in fact a ride for Hero or Sherco would be better than Yamaha. I was impressed with Sherco and I think we will see them doing even better in the future.
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