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Old 08-09-2013, 12:21 PM   #1
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The "I want to go to Dakar" thread.....

So we have the go to the TT thread.....

Say ya want to Dakar ?

As a spectator. Rent a car ? Public transportation ? Stay in one spot and let the race come to you ? Travel to the "best" spots or bivouacs ? A week or two ?

I know it's a pretty broad based question but......I'd like to know.

When I go on trips folks tell me what the "must sees" are.

When I go to the races they tell me where to sit or go so I can see "everything".

I'd like some information.....because...well..I may give this a go.

I've traveled out of the US so I understand a lot of the travel logistics.
It's the traveling circus (rally) thing that I would like to get a handle on.

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Old 08-09-2013, 01:23 PM   #2
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I recommend getting a hold of Dave at Rally Management Services, buying the tourist seat in the support truck and seeing the rally from the inside of the fence. Awesome experience and a great way to see the race from the inside
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Old 08-09-2013, 04:30 PM   #3
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I did look at that......then I looked in the checkbook....ummmm nope.
AND ...I may not be going alone...

I did the TT IOM. Kind of liked the way you can go to different locations and view the races.
Sandblast is the same basic idea...

Do you just get a flight to the start,rent a car,take a bus and go to a weeks worth of locations while camping....or a room here and there ?
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Old 08-09-2013, 06:06 PM   #4
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Freedom Rally Racing offers a spectator package, but isn't for the poor man. Dakar charges a pretty penny for the little wrist band providing daily access into the bivouac.
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Old 08-19-2013, 09:20 PM   #5
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I recommend getting a hold of Dave at Rally Management Services, buying the tourist seat in the support truck and seeing the rally from the inside of the fence. Awesome experience and a great way to see the race from the inside
Yup, we've got room for two! http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...6#post22139246

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Old 08-20-2013, 05:02 AM   #6
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Dave, Please pm me with details, Ben.
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