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    Default Dakar 2019

    The 2019 Dakar is less than a month away and with at least 2 Indian manufacturers and 2 Indian riders participating in one of the toughest Rally Raids in the world a thread dedicated to it is a must and here is the official Dakar preview.
    https://www.facebook.com/dakar/video...1195395/?t=289
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    Default Re: Dakar 2019

    topic approved.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sunilg View Post
    topic approved.
    Thanks for the approval sunilg .Hope more members and moderators contribute to the thread and we expand the biking motorsports community as well .One more teaser for Dakar 2019'
    https://youtu.be/r8EysZWnww8
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    Default Re: Dakar 2019

    The preparation for the Dakar starts as soon as the previous Dakar ends ,as can be seen in the preparation of the KTM team for Dakar 2019 ,one of the favorites with 3 former Dakar winners in the team .

    https://youtu.be/PjJaJWqex_U

    Links to the 4 episodes of KTM rally team on you tube - Countdown to Dakar videos for raid enthusiasts.

    Part 1 - https://youtu.be/L0vrv-UHVWI?list=PL...RtziDLWRMYjl3b

    Part 2 - https://youtu.be/ujUI6ioc4o8?list=PL...RtziDLWRMYjl3b

    Part 3 - https://youtu.be/jMAg8eFMivI

    Part 4 - https://youtu.be/BkciDNMJzkM?list=PL...RtziDLWRMYjl3b
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    A link to the preparation of the Hero rally team for Dakar 2019. Hero rally team for 2019 has 3 riders - our very own C S Santosh ,Portuguese rider Joaquim Rodrigues and Spanish rider Oriol Mena .

    https://www.heromotosports.com/blog/...CjtAbIjep_HR0s
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    TVS Racing is the other Indian team competing in the 2019 Dakar with a 4 member team of Aravind K P ( India), the Metge brothers Michael and Adrien (France) and Lorenzo Santolina (Spain) .

    A link to the TVS Racing website given below -

    https://www.tvsracing.com/dakar-rally.aspx#machine
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    Another link about the favorites for the 2019 Dakar in the bike category with riders from both Hero and TVS-Sherco getting a mention - from the official site of Dakar rally. https://www.dakar.com/en/news/2019/b...hunting/160037
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    The Honda racing team getting ready for the Dakar - https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https...XxWDbAcTC7pVAI
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    Stage 1 of Dakar 2019 - Flag off with a 247 km liaison and a short 85 km special prepared the riders for the longer stages to follow . The standings after stage 1 1. Hero team - Oriol Mena - 14th . C S Santhosh - 20th. J Rodrigues - 23rd. 2. Sherco TVS team Michael Metge - 12th. Adrien Metge - 24th. L Santolino - 25th. Aravind K P - 70th. Tomorrow will be a long stage of 552 km with a special stage of 342km.
    Link to stage1
    https://www.facebook.com/dakar/video...3699840/?t=186
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