Toby Price Good Samaritan Dakar Rally

Good Samaritan Toby Price on Dakar podium

A Good Samaritan act, shortened and cancelled stages and incorrect roadblocks hampered Toby Price in his valiant efforts to win his third Dakar Rally. Despite all the hurdles, Toby finished on the podium today as the best KTM rider after a strong third place in the 429km 12th and final stage.   The event was won by …

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Toby Price Dakar Rally Ricky Brabec

Toby Price stages last-ditch Dakar attack

Toby Price has staged a last-ditch attack on American Ricky Brabec’s lead in the penultimate stage of the Dakar Rally but failed to make up enough time. The Australian two-time Dakar winner attacked early and clawed back almost six minutes on the Honda rider who seemed to take it easy. Toby’s attack placed him fifth on the 379km …

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Paulo Goncalves fallen

Toby Price stops to help fallen rider

Aussie Toby Price and two other riders stopped to help fallen rider Paulo Goncalves (pictured above) yesterday (12 January 2020) in the Dakar Rally. They came across the Portuguese rider at the 276km mark of the epic 546 stage. Paulo was unconscious and Toby and some other riders stayed with him until the helicopters arrived. Sadly, Paulo passed …

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Toby Price in the dunes

Toby Price loses time in Dakar dunes

Aussie Toby Price lost 16 valuable minutes when his rear tyre came off in the sand dunes on stage six of the first Dakar Rally to be held in Saudi Arabia. The stage was won by American and Honda factory team rider Ricky Brabec who moves further ahead in outright first as the competitors reach a valuable half-way rest day in …

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Toby Price stage win

Toby Price scores second Dakar Rally stage win

After leading on the first day and dropping back to ninth, Aussie Toby Price has scored his second stage win in the Dakar Rally and moved up to second outright. The title holder is chasing his third Dakar victory and KTM’s record 19th consecutive win. He finished the gruelling 453km special stage of rock and sand just 1:12 minutes in …

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Tobby Price Racing roadbook

Roadbook controversy hits Dakar Rally

An error in the roadbook has forced officials in the 2020 Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia to amend the finishing results after a controversial day three and the second stage of the super marathon. Aussie two-time winner and current title holder Toby Price was running in the top four when he and Frenchman Xavier de Soultrait veered 900m off the track because …

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Honda integrating Smartphone As Brain system

Honda integrating phone for riding apps

Honda will join several other motorcycle companies in integrating your smartphone with your bike and car so you can access all sorts of tech and apps while on the go. Honda calls its system Smartphone As Brain. Integrating apps Like other systems such as Apple Carplay, the smartphone shows some of the phone apps on the …

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Honda CB4X

Honda unveil CB4X concept bike

No, Honda hasn’t just released a six-cylinder CBX update, but a CB4X at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. That’s not to say they won’t produce another CBX as they last year filed patent drawings for a retro bike that looks a little like its 1980s six-cylinder CBX with a bubble fairing. Meanwhile, the CB4X …

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Honda CRF450L Motorcycle horn issue

Honda blows recall on horn dropping off

Honda Motorcycles Australia has recalled 1400 CFR450L dual-sport bikes over an issue with the horn dropping off! The official recall notice, issued through the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says the horn bracket may fatigue and fracture “due to insufficient strength and riding vibrations”. “If the horn bracket fractures, the horn may detach and …

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