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Dakar 2017 Stage 4 – Update On Australians Toby Price And Rodney Faggotter

Dakar 2017 Stage 4 – Update On Australians Toby Price And Rodney Faggotter

More news has come through from both Toby Price and Rodney Faggotter who both bowed out of the 2017 Dakar today. The riders faced tough terrain in the Bolivian Andes, complicated by the effects of having less oxygen in the high altitudes. After making mistakes with navigation and dropping down the leaderboard yesterday, Toby was […]

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Dakar 2017 Stage 4 – Daily Wrap Up

Dakar 2017 Stage 4 – Daily Wrap Up

Toby Price is out, so is Rodney Faggoter after a dramatic day in the Dakar. More news to come …

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Dakar 2017 Stage 4 – Toby Price and Rodney Faggotter Both Out

Dakar 2017 Stage 4 – Toby Price and Rodney Faggotter Both Out

Defending champion Toby Price’s dream of a second Dakar win has ended in tragedy. Longreach’s Rodney Faggotter is also out of the event. Toby crashed 371km into today’s high altitude stage, breaking his left femur. He was evacuated by helicopter within 10 minutes and will not complete the rally. He had taken the lead in the […]

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Dakar 2017 Stage 3 – Daily Wrap Up

Dakar 2017 Stage 3 – Daily Wrap Up

Stage 3 took the competitors from San Miguel de Tucuman and into the mountains of Argentina on route to San Salvador de Jujuy. Many competitors, including Australian rider Toby Price, had difficulties with navigation creating plenty of confusion and loss of time, and some amusing video captured from the helicopters. With competitors now racing at heights of up to […]

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Dakar 2017 Stage 3 –  Joan Barreda Takes Command As Price Drops Time

Dakar 2017 Stage 3 – Joan Barreda Takes Command As Price Drops Time

Toby Price has struggled on Stage 3 of the Dakar, finishing the day ninth and dropping to fifth overall. As the riders left the overnight bivouac in San Miguel de Tucuman and began the climb into the Argentinian mountains, Toby struggled with navigation and had dropped almost 19 minutes to eventual stage winner and new […]

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