Anyone watching the 2020 Dakar ?

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  1. ozcal

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    i ve been enjoying the highlights on redbull tv of the 2020 dakar... i love the bikes and cars...quads, sxs, trucks - take it or leave it.. i find the trucks especially pointless

    sad to see the portuguese rider go down in stage 7 ... RIP paulo gonclaves... nice work by toby price to be first on the scene and help until the helicopter left the scene... great sportsmanship

    toby for the 2020 win !!

    anyone else watching the highlights ??? i wish i could see more than a 25 min clip at the end of each stage...

    cheers
     
  2. richiek65

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    Haven't watched it for years, no time these days, but what an event!
    And yes, go Toby!
     
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    SBS free to air has a 1/2 hour highlight package at 6pm, I try to watch it when I remember..;)
     
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    No...I do not have the cable, but it is events like the Dakar that make me wish I did.
     
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    missed the rider down, that's sad to hear.... :(

    Toby is a legend, he rode injured last year, I wasn't sure he was in the field this year... nice to hear he was on the spot for his fellow racer..:)
     
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    I was so into Dakar for years when I did a lot of desert riding on my KTM Adventure. I even took a 3 day riding class out in the Mojave from one of our early Dakar racers, Jimmy Lewis.

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    Jimmy demonstrating to us how to go over an obstacle

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    if you have roku then you can get redbull tv for free... some great stuff on there..


    rad1 - that must have been a cool experience... nice photos !! love the big dune shot
     
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    yep, lets win dakar with a broken wrist....

    full legend status

    aussie champion !!
     
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    I was a bit confused on the first update show when they were talking Saudi Arabia..

    I hadn't heard they moved from Chile...
     
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    I try and catch it but often miss. I do get brief updates from one of the FB motorcycle pages I'm on.
     
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    maybe you stateside folks will take a little more interest since a US bloke is looking like taking out the bike category.... ricky brabec has a great lead with only 2 stages left...

    if he takes it out it ll be hondas first win since 1989 !! ktm has won the last 18 events or so....

    https://www.dakar.com/en/competitor/9
     
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