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Old 02-25-2013, 10:53 PM   #1
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BBC Dakar documentary

I came across a very interesting Dakar documentary that was done by the BBC, thought I would pass it along.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH2u7...layer_embedded

I hope this is not a 205 violation, ( it wasn't for me.....)
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Old 02-25-2013, 11:42 PM   #2
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Awesome! Tried watching on the BBC iPlayer but it only allowed UK access.

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Old 02-25-2013, 11:59 PM   #3
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I came across a very interesting Dakar documentary that was done by the BBC, thought I would pass it along.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH2u7...layer_embedded

I hope this is not a 205 violation, ( it wasn't for me.....)
Excellent, I just watched most of it, now the rest
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Old 02-26-2013, 03:03 AM   #4
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..a competitor ended up in a coma......"for TWENTY-FOUR YEARS"

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Old 02-26-2013, 05:25 AM   #5
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..a competitor ended up in a coma......"for TWENTY-FOUR YEARS"

Anyone have any further details?
Jean Michel Baron passed away September 2010
http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-...ent/13794.html

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Old 02-26-2013, 06:32 AM   #6
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Jean Michel Baron passed away September 2010
http://www.visordown.com/motorcycle-...ent/13794.html

R.I.P.

Thanks Logan, desperately sad stuff. RIP Jean.
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Old 02-26-2013, 02:19 PM   #7
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Thanks Logan, desperately sad stuff. RIP Jean.
Pierre Marie Poli is STILL in coma after his fall duing Dakar '90

beautiful documentary, though
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Old 02-28-2013, 01:26 AM   #8
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Cool documentary. Stumbled onto it a few days ago, fairly easy to find in hi-def.

Those first rallies in the late 70's/early 80's must have been amazing, source your own petrol, bring your own food, navigate by compass and sextant.
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Bump. Just watched this....very interesting. You should too.
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