Today’s excitement included a tough performance by Joan Barreda, a painful exit by Xavier de Soultrait, and a collision between Laia Sanz and a llama.
Is it time for a riding vacation yet? Should you rent? Take a hired tour? Which continent do you want to visit?
It was the best of days for Honda, and the worst of days. Scratch that–despite the stage win, it was a pretty bad day overall.
The Dakar rally has left the sand dunes of Peru for mountains of Bolivia. A change in terrain meant a change in the names on the day’s leaderboard.
Moto3, Moto2 and MotoGP racers will all be required to wear airbag suits next season, with exceptions only for wildcard riders and replacements.
It’s the project that never ends! Or is it? Zac’s got the DR650 all bolted back together, and is just waiting for warmer weather so he can fire it up.
The chaos continues, with Honda resurgent again in the last day of dune-bashing. This Dakar has proven to be the most interesting since moving to South America.
More tricky navigation through the dunes today, and a serious blow to the KTM factory team, with a rider out for the rest of the event.
Three days in, and KTM is back in charge, as usual, thanks to navigational screw-ups from the competition.
Honda’s riders fared very well in today’s tricky sections, with the bikes starting after the cars, dealing with ruts all day.