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Dakar Rally

Not sure if anyone follows this, but this year was a bummer for motorcycles. One death on the opening day.
http://edition.cnn.com/2012/01/01/sp...ath/index.html

As far as US motorcyclists, Quinn Cody is out of the race with a dislocated shoulder and a totaled motorcycle. The other guys are far behind too. The US motorcycle team doesn't do very well on these things..

So no Kawi's in the race or did I miss it?
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Sorry to hear about that. I'd check ADV for pics someone would post but not follow per se. That's one of those races that it'd be awesome to finish let alone place.

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Yes, there's a whole thread of media posts on the event....here:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=751961

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I will ride to Nasca city (where the Nasca lines are located) next Wednesday. The Dakar will pass through that place, I'm not sure about the exact point but once there you just need follow the crew.
This is a very exiting experience for Us (Peruvians), to be able to see the big trucks, cars and motos. I hope I can reach a good place to watch and take good pics to post later... but most of the places in that area are dunes and I don't like dunes... I think my Versys neither!
I hope I can meet my friend Gary (DBD34) there, he was planing to be there too.

it is what it is...

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I will ride to Nasca city (where the Nasca lines are located) next Wednesday. The Dakar will pass through that place, I'm not sure about the exact point but once there you just need follow the crew.
This is a very exiting experience for Us (Peruvians), to be able to see the big trucks, cars and motos. I hope I can reach a good place to watch and take good pics to post later... but most of the places in that area are dunes and I don't like dunes... I think my Versys neither!
I hope I can meet my friend Gary (DBD34) there, he was planing to be there too.
Try to get Gary to post about how he's doing - some of us miss his posts and news!

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Try to get Gary to post about how he's doing - some of us miss his posts and news!
Hope to hear form Gary soon as he is MIA for some time. Sad to hear on the death on first race day, but that's life-RIP.

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