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Dakar 1986, in the desert every promise is a debt

In the desert, every promise is a debt and Gilles Picard is the unfortunate victim and regulated. Here's how they went about facts: the front fork by Gianpaolo Marinoni broke out and with her all the oil. Quindi la sua Cagiva si comprime sulle sospensioni quando tocca terra dopo i salti e va a “pacco” così tanto che il […]

The Yamaha XT to Dakar 1985

The XT to Paris-Dakar ' 85 Yamaha attending the Paris-Dakar rally were of two types: those officers, prepared directly from the House and managed by the French team Sonauto, who conquered with Olivier second place, and those prepared by Belgarda, che dopo aver dominato a lungo la competizione con Picco hanno terminato al terzo e quarto […]

Dakar 1986, the race is tough even before you start!

After the euphoria at the start of Paris, the respite is short-lived, and waking up even heavier, on the national road number 20. The bikers act as pilot whales and huddle in the wakes of cars and trucks, glued to the tail lights. Così racconta Pierre-Marie Poli, il leader della classifica delle moto dopo il prologo […]

1986 – A Dakar unfortunate for Serge Bacou

Once again bad luck hit Serge Bacou, and without waiting for the Ténéré, this time. Tamanrasset and Iférouane, the road book indicates the presence of a deep groove. L ’ previous year Marinoni racing was terminated at that point. Hubert Auriol l ’ saw on his roller but… «I arrived very fast, in […]

The tragic fate of Jean Michel Baron

L’ 11 January 1986 He went ahead with a stage ending 590 kilometers by road to Zinder and all competitors have witnessed a terrible scene about ten kilometers after Nguigmi: Jean-Michel Baron, already sore at dock for more than five days, lying on the ground on its side. Has the […]

The Italians to Dakar 1983

Did we mention that the Italian athletes have been unlucky, but until it can speak of bad luck and not of disorganization? Two Italian teams were present at the Paris-Dakar, the Morini assisted by Valentini and composed by Massimiliano Flyers, Gianni Gagliotti and Leandro Caruso. with the addition of Marcus Foligno, un privato […]

Cyril Neveu: in 1984 I'll drive!

At the end of the Fifth Edition (1983 NDR.) the Paris-Dakar race won by Auriol, its main antagonist, Cyril Neveu, Maybe has given the biggest news of the day. "I don't know if I'll return to ride a bike — said the pilot 26 enne — i motociclisti in questa corsa sono obbligati a rischiare in modo eccessivo […]

Dream, o son desto? Patrick Faure Dakar 1990

I don't know why, but this morning I woke up with this picture in my head: Niamey ' 90, at camp we meet the Dakar bivouac. Gigi Algiers, Fabio Marcaccini, Max Malik, I, a young tourist travelling around Africa with father, e il grande viaggiatore solitario Luigi Sala (about BMW) serving spaghetti with Italian Dakariani. Foto scattata […]

The 125 in the history of the Dakar

Text: Romolo Ciancamerla Usare il termine “avventura” nel definire la partecipazione alla Dakar con una ottavo di litro, It is hardly a stretch: If you already participate in and finish this race with a motorcycle of engine capacity and adequate power is reserved for the chosen few, tentare di farlo con una moto di tale cilindrata è veramente […]

Nani Roma and “fear of winning”

Dakar 2002 – From the fourth to the seventh stage Nani Roma is leading the General, at Zouerate in the eighth, Meoni takes the lead. Nani starts his pursuit: the twelfth the two are in close proximity and with minimum detachment reaching Tichit in Mauritania. It takes only two decisive stages for the final victory of the Dakar 2002. […]