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Michael Guy  says:

Dakar Stage 12: Brits Round-up

Stage 12 of the 2013 Dakar saw the remaining UK based riders continue to deliver results despite battling fatigue and injury. Tim Forman was once again the highest placed Brit finishing in 36th place on the stage, a result that has moved him up to 32nd overall. Forman said: “I definitely had a better day than yesterday. I started the stage...

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Jun 12

Posts: 3

mikepenton says:


Simon Pavey had a moose disintegrate? I could insert a moose joke but instead could someone explain what's meant by that?

also what is fesh-fesh? it was mentioned a couple of times in earlier updates. I'm reading the updates avidly but there's an assumption of knowledge that I don't have! thanks

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Apr 04

Posts: 28

gsxr1969 says:


I now live up in Scandinavia and it doesn't matter what you hit a moose with, they never disintegrate. Should say mousse, which is the substance put into a tyre to add strength and support the tyre. If it was just air, the terrain would puncture the tyres easily delay the bikes during the many repairs needed. Fesh fesh is I believe incredibly soft sand, it is not granulated like the sand on a beach, but a powder, often quite deep which means that the tyres get virtually zero traction and the bike can get bogged down easily.

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Jun 12

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mikepenton says:


thanks for the info, I thought it might've been mousse but the spelling was too far off for my mind to be the same thing!

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