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DAKAR STAGE 3: SKYLER HOWES LEADS!

The up and down nature of the 2021 Dakar rally played out once again on Stage 3. After finishing up front in Stage 2, the Honda teammates of Joan Barreda and Ricky Brabec had to lead out again and suffered the consequences. While they…
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RICKY CARMICHAEL’S 1998 KX125: THE WRAP

At the beginning of 1998, Ricky Carmichael's Pro Circuit Kawasaki KX125 was fitted with his first number one plate. Until that time, AMA National MX championships had only gone to factory bikes and factory riders. Back in the late '90s, Pro…
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2021 DAKAR RALLY COURSE DETAILS

1 prologue, 12 stages, 4800 kilometres of timed specials, two looping stages and a marathon stage are some of the main features that the ASO released today for the forthcoming 2021 Dakar Rally. The 43rd edition of the great challenge gets…
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RICKY BRABEC DAKAR VIDEO

After winning the 2020 Dakar Rally and becoming the first American to do so, the Southern California desert racer talks about his accomplishment and the teamwork it took. 
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RICKY BRABEC PROFILE

After coming painfully close to winning the Dakar Rally in 2019, Ricky Brabec came back to dominate the 2020 running of the event. In so doing , he became the first American winner in a sport that is still somewhat obscure to the average…
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RIDING THE 2020 KTM 500XCF-W: THE WRAP

The 2020 KTM 500XC-W is finally here. It's three years overdue, but we're still happy. As Tom Webb reported in Wednesday's Weekly Feed, we just got our first ride on the bike. So far, we love it. This is a dedicated dirt bike based on the…
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AMERICAN RICKY BRABEC WINS 2020 DAKAR RALLY

Ricky Brabec has won Dakar. After finishing second to Honda teammate Jose Ignacio Conejo on the 12th and final round, Ricky and the Monster Energy HRC Rally team could breathe again. Brabec had led the rally since stage three and scored two…
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DAKAR STAGE 11 RESULTS

Rockstar Husqvarna's Pablo Quintanilla won today's stage 11 of the 2020 Dakar Rally after a battle with Red Bull KTM's Matthias Walkner that came down to a 9-second gap. That was after 235 miles of racing and 227-miles of liaison in the…
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DAKAR STAGE 9 RESULTS

The Dakar Rally was back to business today with a long stage consisting of well over 500 miles between liaison and special. Overall leader Ricky Brabec started fifth in the special, and was fastest through the first 100 kilometers, but…
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DAKAR STAGE 8 CANCELLED

The Dakar Rally organizers today announced that Monday's stage eight of the event will be cancelled in the wake of Paulo Goncalves' tragic accident. The official release follows: The decease of Paulo Gonçalves during today's stage 7…
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DAKAR 2020: BENAVIDES WINS TRAGIC STAGE 7

Today's stage 7 of the 2020 Dakar Rally held the longest special stage of the entire rally (546 kilometers against the clock), from Riyadh, southbound with destination Wadi Al-Dawasir. The route took in varied terrain types, going from…
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DAKAR STAGE 6: BRABEC WINS AGAIN!

With half of the 2020 Dakar rally complete, American Ricky Brabec has run a near-perfect race so far. He won his second stage of the rally today, extending his overall lead to over 20 minutes going into the rest day. Misfortune hit several…
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DAKAR: TOBY PRICE TAKES DAY 5

Toby Price was the fastest rider in stage five of the 2020 Dakar Rally, but it was also a very good day for the Americans. Rockstar Husqvarna's Andrew Short came from a start position of 13th to finish third behind teammate Pablo…
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DAKAR STAGE 4: BRABEC STILL ON TOP

On stage four of the 2020 Dakar Rally, American Ricky Brabec survived the thing that most Dakar competitors dread most: starting up front. After winning stage three, it was up to him to open the course. With elite riders starting in…
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RICKY BRABEC WINS DAKAR STAGE 3

The Super Marathon stage wrapped up today with American Ricky Brabec of the Monster Energy Honda Team winning and leapfrogging into the overall lead. The 414-kilometer Neom loop took place on slippery gravel-filled mountain tracks connected…
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DAKAR DAY 1: BRABEC 2nd, SHORT 9th

The 2020 Dakar Rally officially started today in Saudi Arabia.  After a day of racing that included 433 kilometers of liaison and a 319-kilometer timed special,  defending champion Toby Price holds the lead with American Ricky Brabec in…
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