Because of this thread I did my own WP rebuild. I'd never broken into an engine further than the oil drain plug and I got it working again.
Because of this thread I'm headed to Alaska next summer with the confidence to fix just about anything I might run across.
Because of this thread I'm going to run this engine until it blows, then fix it. (or buy a SuperDuke one from you...)
Enjoy the Dakar. Take pictures. Have fun. Drink beer. Then write a report when you get back.
But finish this one. Last I read from the Baja race, you were passed out on your bike waiting to get to the mainland.