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Old 01-08-2011, 10:19 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by lastplace View Post
MD did a minor re-design this year so that the MD can now handle very big roadbooks better.
Not exactly from MD, but a replica that my Portugese friend (who just happens to be running 4th overall in Dakar ATM) told me about and is running on his bike.





For 180 it's a real bargain!!!


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The touratech roadbook reader is junk, in my opinion. I used one in a rally in Tunisia, and one of our customers had one in the Dakar. We've also ridden practice routes with plenty of people using touratech roadbooks. Everyone had reliability issues with the touratech roadbooks.
Yeah, just watch Charley Boorman's "Race To Dakar". Even on day 1 you can see how messed up their reader is
Plus I've seen many a TT reader that has worn out metal gears from being chewed up from sand getting through
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