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By WESTx1000
Had you blinked, you would have missed the whole thing. The speeds in Special Stage 5 weren’t blazing, they were a mid-August forest fire in Arizona. Predicting a fast finish, the organization pushed back the start times an hour, hoping the first bikes would arrive later than the original 11:00am estimate. Ricky Brabec [#1, Monster Energy Honda], Skyler Howes [#2, Rockstar Energy Husqvarna], Jose Ignacio Cornejo [#4, Monster Energy Honda], Kendal Norman [#12, JCR Honda], Mason Klein [#6] and Justin Morgan [#10, SLR Honda] were all shaking hands and taking photos under the Yokohama arch by 10:30am. And it wasn’t long until the middle of the pack saw the proverbial checkered flag themselves. From minute one, the wide, flat, dusty grid system cut into the wastelands outside of San Luis Rio Colorado offered less vistas and pretty horizons than a runway to blast off from. It soon smoothed out into a small dry lakebed, multiplying the roost production ten-fold. But...

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All these write ups are appreciated. Darren Skilton is doing a great thing - Road to the Dakar - as 2 wheel interest for the SCORE stuff is not growing this is where the talent shows up now and the golden ticket to the fastest non- sponsored rider is perfect. Tried to make it this year but will next year for sure. Been to thsoe dunes 3 times - can't get enough and add in the race - in cooler weather - spectacular.
 
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