Originally Posted by doyle
He should be well proud of himself. His intense prep proved that he is healthy, his pace proved he has the speed, and his navigation proved he has the smarts. He found himself on the wrong end of the rules this time, but in the long run, it comes back because on some stage in the future, a similarly minor rule will work to his advantage.
The rumour from the bivouac was that it was the KTM team who reported him later in the day - Bastards!, if it is true, nothing less !
On his race today he held off all except for Coma and is the race time winner by 1.47
Apologies KTM it wasn't true - it was the other lot!