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2010 Dakar Rally

Where d'you reckon it'll be held?
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If the eco-weenies and terrorists get there way, it will end up in someone's front room on a Playstation... ahem.

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Hi JMo hows the USA ? is the black wonder still purring ?

I was thinking Hyde Park on the electric KTM mx bikes that will be out by then. They could dump a few million tonnes of sand and we could watch as they do laps of the serpentine !
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Hi JMo hows the USA ? is the black wonder still purring ?

I was thinking Hyde Park on the electric KTM mx bikes that will be out by then. They could dump a few million tonnes of sand and we could watch as they do laps of the serpentine !
The USA is fantastic - taking a breather in Vegas (if that is possible?!) then will be back on the road for a few weeks before Christmas. The Tenere has been superb - a proper off-roader and a great highway cruiser too - everything I'd hoped it would be - awesome bike!

As for 'urban' off-roading, I saw in TBM this month that someone is building a Red Bull Romanics style extreme enduro park in East London - maybe that will become an Olympic sport too?!

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Where d'you reckon it'll be held?
Since the Dakar rallye is no longer held in North Africa...shouldn't this query be posted in the South America section and not the Sahara
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So, you don't think there's any chance of it being back in North/West Africa by 2010 then MotoEdde?
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Surely while its still referred to as le Dakar, there is still a rather a big chance it may run in Africa again. Infact I'm pretty sure if next years Rally proves to be a success then they may look at running 2 Rally's per year. To beeat the heat of the African summer.
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