Originally Posted by too old
Well, with the Desert Challenge less than a month away, bikes should be on the way very soon, but personally I can't see what all the fuss is over all these riders who are approaching 40 and in their twilight years - should it be all about "this year" what is going to happen in the future - pretty sure the coming weeks are going to be interesting?
Approaching 40 is not over the hill for a rallye rider.
Didn't TSC put a post a while ago showing the age of past Dakar winners and they were pretty much all in there mid to late 30's?
"Far to the general now, and without great final hope of victory, he has nothing to lose. And it must above all have rabies. For the moment, it dominates this special."