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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #940 on: January 12, 2021, 02:03:39 pm »
Everything state of the art and a cable clutch  :laughing4:
You need reliability in the desert  :deal:
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #941 on: January 12, 2021, 02:04:50 pm »
Everything state of the art and a cable clutch  :laughing4:
You need reliability in the desert  :deal:

So hydraulic clutches are unreliable  :snorting:
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #942 on: January 12, 2021, 02:18:16 pm »
Everything state of the art and a cable clutch  :laughing4:
You need reliability in the desert  :deal:

So hydraulic clutches are unreliable  :snorting:

Maybe ask Walkner for an opinion?
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #943 on: January 12, 2021, 02:37:51 pm »
My 2 cents... It is way easier to fix a cable clutch than having to fix hydraulics. No need to carry addition fluid and you can wire in a second cable parallel to your primary, thus swopping over can take 5 minutes instead of half an hour.
 

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #944 on: January 12, 2021, 02:48:31 pm »
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heinzkini Bad news today's tage! Stage 8 is a bad day for us: Toby Price crashed badly and broke his shoulder, both wrists and foot..! Luciano Benavides also crashed and broke his arm!

Update, seems to be only a broken collarbone and bruising for Toby.
 

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #945 on: January 12, 2021, 03:02:17 pm »
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heinzkini Bad news today's tage! Stage 8 is a bad day for us: Toby Price crashed badly and broke his shoulder, both wrists and foot..! Luciano Benavides also crashed and broke his arm!

Update, seems to be only a broken collarbone and bruising for Toby.
Still puts him out... :-(
 

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #946 on: January 12, 2021, 03:03:32 pm »
So they got their time back ! Brabec 2nd and Sunderland 5th
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« Last Edit: January 12, 2021, 03:06:07 pm by Kamanya »
I wonder where that gravel road goes? And that, has usually made all the difference. (Apologies to Mr Frost)

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #948 on: January 12, 2021, 03:10:24 pm »
So they got their time back ! Brabec 2nd and Sunderland 5th

Putting Cornejo in an excellent position for the rest of the race.

3rd on the Road for stage 10, if he can win this stage again he will probably loose some time on stage 11 (but by the looks of it opening the stage does not affect him that heavily) just to swing back on stage 12!

Im holding thumbs for the above to pan out! :thumleft:
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #949 on: January 12, 2021, 03:31:10 pm »
So they got their time back ! Brabec 2nd and Sunderland 5th

Sunderland 4th?
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #950 on: January 12, 2021, 03:32:00 pm »
Come on James only 4 WP's to go...... gonna be a long day.  :biggrin:
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« Reply #951 on: January 12, 2021, 03:33:50 pm »
So they got their time back ! Brabec 2nd and Sunderland 5th

Sunderland 4th?

Also see 4th on Stage, 3rd overall.  8)
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #952 on: January 12, 2021, 03:35:34 pm »
Let start shouting for James, he might just hear us
 

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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #953 on: January 12, 2021, 03:42:25 pm »
So they got their time back ! Brabec 2nd and Sunderland 5th

Putting Cornejo in an excellent position for the rest of the race.

3rd on the Road for stage 10, if he can win this stage again he will probably loose some time on stage 11 (but by the looks of it opening the stage does not affect him that heavily) just to swing back on stage 12!

Im holding thumbs for the above to pan out! :thumleft:

Ja Nacho looking strong and really consistent. Old adage applies - To finish first - you first have to finish!  :ricky: :ricky:

Fook Yamaha - bloody pseudo factory team  :dousing:
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #954 on: January 12, 2021, 04:05:28 pm »
Now definitely won't buy a T7!  :pot:
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #955 on: January 12, 2021, 04:16:49 pm »
Let start shouting for James, he might just hear us

Yep he is in at KP320, so 100km to go to the end of the stage.  :thumleft:

He made WP354 but slow going to WP390.  8)
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #956 on: January 12, 2021, 04:19:11 pm »
Drama galore. Yamaha needs to sort out their shit man.

But this just shows, dakar takes no prisoners. Go HONDA  :ricky:
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #957 on: January 12, 2021, 04:32:01 pm »
Has anyone seen the swingarm on the Yamaha Rallye bike? If its the same as the YZ / WR that we see on the production bikes then they've known about these tabs breaking (If thats what happened to Ross) off for a long time and should have bloody well sorted that out by now. WRT to the engines, yes its racing, yes shit happens, yes you are supposed to look after your machine but for the two motor to pop in two days is not solely about the rider and reflects really really poorly on Monster Energy Yamaha.

I am so upset for Ross, his first year on a factory team and his machine has let him down to the extent of a pretty good shot a podium, an outside chance of a win to not even finishing the race. Hopefully they either sort that bike out or he go's somewhere else. He certainly has the speed and talent so he is owed a decent reliable bike.
Copy paste agree, Yamaha is loosing support market share with this. Give it go Yamaha France  not Europe or maybe this bunch of loonies on tip of africa to build, just redirect some moto gp funds, tech 3 team doing mighty fine
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #958 on: January 12, 2021, 04:34:32 pm »
Drama galore. Yamaha needs to sort out their shit man.

But this just shows, dakar takes no prisoners. Go HONDA  :ricky:
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Re: DAKAR 2021
« Reply #959 on: January 12, 2021, 05:21:15 pm »
“Today was tough, it was always going to be a long day and it was. Toby started right behind me. We were fighting for the overall victory and it's very bad that he crashed and got injured. I hope it's nothing serious. That’s the last news we want to hear, that one of us has crashed or is out of the race. Toby’s a legend, he’s a very good rider and also a very nice guy, so I wish him a fast recovery. Hopefully he’ll be right back on the bike soon. Today I had to open the whole way. It was tough. They let me know at the first refuelling point that Toby had crashed and I lost focus a little bit and made a few mistakes, but other than that I did a good job. All day pushing by myself was mentally exhausting. It needed a lot of self-motivation and self-conversation to keep going. We’ll see how the guys behind me have done. Hopefully they haven’t caught too many minutes on me and hopefully I’ll increase the overall lead a little bit, but we’ll see. Everyone is starting to push, to play their last cards, to try to advance or to get overall victory. Everyone wants it, you know, so I understand them. When you push to the limit, sometimes you make mistakes and this discipline is just like that. You have to be careful and try to control the danger as much as you can, but sometimes too many things happen: rocks, you’re navigating, going fast… it’s tough to finish without any crashes”.

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