Flew over to Paris, France for the Dakar training school, money well spent. In Denver, we are in a Dakar info bubble it’s difficult to know what’s going on with just the updates from Paris. Good to talk with the other European riders, hearing that they too are stressed getting the bikes ready, raising the funds and getting themselves into the shape of their lives.

 

The Day focused on a typical Dakar day, what to expect, how to train and prepare. Pretty much everything a Dakar rookie needs! With temperatures topping out in the 130s, how to take care of your body with Hyperthermia (as opposed to hypothermia – cold).

 

Right now, the pressure is to get the bike built and crated and shipped to the Dakar boat in Le Havre

 

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Using the Rally GPS, this is for the organizers to ensure you hit the Waypoints not for your navigation.  If you unlock it to find your way back to the bivouac, disqualification. ImageImageImage

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