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Dakar Rally legend trains riders

Australian Dakar rally legend Simon Pavey is returning to Australia for another off-road riding course for Compass Expeditions. Simon, who has competed in six Dakar Rallies and finished four, now lives in Wales where he runs a renowned training facility. Among his “students” are Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman who he trained to compete in …

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Dakar Rally an adventure motorcycle treat

The Dakar Rally is not just a motorsport event, but the ultimate adventure. MotorbikeWriter usually steers clear of motorsport, but this rally is more than that. It is a torture test of man and machine across the driest desert in the world, some of the highest and most rugged mountains and temperatures ranging from 50C …

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Chasing Dakar dreams

Guy Basile, 50, has been a Dakar Rally “tragic” since he was a teen. “When I was young I even wanted to compete in it,” says the Queensland area manager of ARB 4×4 Accessories. “Ever since, I’ve been following it and recently began researching a spectator tour.” That’s when he came across the inaugural Chasing …

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