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AltRider Kicking Up the Dust with their 2014 Taste of Dakar Ride

AltRider believes there is no such thing as too much adventure, and they’re proving it with this year’s Taste of Dakar ride. AltRider’s 2014 Taste of Dakar gives riders an unparalleled experience on stellar off-road routes created by none other than Dakar racing legend Jimmy Lewis. The all-encompassing event also includes catered dining and adult beverages, scenic camping in the desert, and training for riders of all skill levels. The 2014 Taste of Dakar Ride will be held on Friday, February 28 through March 2nd in Pahrump, Nevada.

Thursday, 30 January 2014 13:35 Published in Industry News

KTM Canada’s Patrick Beaule Becomes First Canadian to Finish Dakar Rally on 2 AND 4 Wheels!

St-Bruno, QC – Last year, Patrick Beaule helped navigate ALDO Racing’s truck to the Dakar finish line. In 2013, in his very first attempt at Dakar on two-wheels, Beaule finished an incredible 62nd out of 196 starters! While other Canadians have finished Dakar on 2 or 4 wheels, KTM’s Beaule is the first Canadian to have completed the world’s toughest rally on both.

Friday, 25 January 2013 13:24 Published in News

Canadian Patrick Beaule Completes Stage 12 in Dakar Rally

Patrick Beaule is another day closer to the finish of the 2013 Dakar. With only 2 more days of timed stages remaining, the St. Bruno, QC rider is in 62nd position, and is one of 126 remaining riders out of 192 that began the event almost two weeks ago.

Friday, 18 January 2013 09:57 Published in Reports, Results & Points

Don Hatton retires from the 2013 Dakar race

Duncan BC: We are sad to announce that Don Hatton has retired from the 2013 Dakar Rally

Late in Stage 3 of the event Don was involved in a collision with one of the large race trucks. After a gallant attempt to keep the bike going with no navigation equipment, no driving lights and barely operational approximately 4km from the end of the stage the bike failed to re-start. He was brought to the end of the stage by Dakar medical staff, which follow the race to ensure the safety of all the entrants, and who had been following him since approximately 20km from end of the stage.

Tuesday, 08 January 2013 10:25 Published in News