Articles Posted in the " Argentina " Category


  • Yamaha WR450F Rider Preps For Dakar

    Yamaha WR450F Rider Preps For Dakar

    Helder Rodrigues Video

    In the YouTube video you can watch Helder Rodrigues riding his Yamaha WR450F in preparation for the 2011 Dakar Rally.

    Rodrigues is stated to be feeling confident about his form and conditioning as the final weeks of preparation build-up to the toughest motorcycle rally in the world that kicks off in Argentina on New Year’s Day.


  • 2011 Dakar: Team Giofil Aprilia Preview

    2011 Dakar: Team Giofil Aprilia Preview

    2011 Dakar

    The 32nd edition of the Dakar Rally is only three weeks away. For the third consecutive year, the most famous rally in the world will be held in Argentina and Chile, with a huge number of entries in bike/quads: 230 competitors at the starting line.

    They are all ready to face the 9605 km Dakar race divided in 13 stages, and so is the Team Aprilia Giofil.


  • KTM 450 Rally: 2011 Dakar Preview Video

    KTM 450 Rally: 2011 Dakar Preview Video

    2011 Dakar News

    Some love its styling, others hate it, but one thing’s for sure – the KTM 450 Rally will be competitive at the 2011 Dakar.

    This YouTube video previews the KTM 450 Rally bikes and team that will compete at the
    Argentina Chile Dakar Rally from Jan. 1 through the 16.


  • Yamaha hunting for 2010 Dakar podium

    Yamaha hunting for 2010 Dakar podium

    The 2010 Dakar Rally has reached the half way point and Yamaha can count on some consistent and decent performances from the likes of Helder Rodrigues and David Fretigne on WR450Fs who currently hold lofty positions in the motorcycle class. The toughest Rally in the world is once more occurring on a different continent – South America for the second year in succession – but the 9000km, 14-stage route on a loop through Argentina and Chile, beginning and ending in the Argentina capital, offers a diverse and challenge topography worthy of the title ‘Dakar’.


  • Coma and Despres start 2010 Dakar

    Coma and Despres start 2010 Dakar

    Marc Coma and Cyril Despres have shared Dakar Rally glory in past seasons and as they set off from Buenos Aires today for the challenges of Dakar 2010 both are optimistic that they can again this year be each other’s greatest opponents.

    But Day One of the world’s most famous and challenging rally was largely ceremonial with no timed section and no results. The riders set off and made their way west to Colon where the first timed section starts on Saturday, the second day of the second decade of the 21st century.


  • 2010 Dakar day one in Argentina

    2010 Dakar day one in Argentina

    2010 Dakar Begins

    After a starting ceremony attended by more than 300,000 people in Buenos Aires, the competitors in the Dakar left Buenos Aires and headed to the first bivouac. This is where the first special stage will start tomorrow morning.


  • Dakar ’09 motocycle race summary video

    Dakar ’09 motocycle race summary video

    ‘09 Dakar Argentina Chile

    As the 2010 Dakar kicks off on January 1st for the second consecutive year in Argentina and Chile, this video looks back on the race results from last year.

    The 2010 race includes 14 stages that are summaries by three distinct phases.

    Phase 1


  • 2010 Dakar readies with safety measures

    2010 Dakar readies with safety measures

    As the 2010 Dakar rally is about to kick-off on Janaury 1, 2010, it is important to note the planning and massive safety measures that have gone into place. The nature of the terrains, population density and presence of infrastructures in the field all need to be considered when drawing up the safety policy.


  • 2010 Dakar Motorcycles | Argentina-Chile

    2010 Dakar Motorcycles | Argentina-Chile

    Dakar Starts January 1st

    The 2010 Dakar race is welcomed for the second consecutive year by Argentina and by Chile. The two countries have decided to start the year of the festivities of the bicentennial of their independence with the Dakar that will precisely take off from Buenos Aires on January 1st, 2010 for the incredible 8600 kilometers (5,344 miles) journey.


  • 2010 Dakar Arrives | Lima Argentina

    2010 Dakar Arrives | Lima Argentina

    2010 Dakar Landing

    The massive 2010 Argentina-Chile Dakar caravan aboard the Grande Brazile has arrived at the Delta Dock complex at Lima, Argentina. In all 550 vehicles (a majority are motorcycles), for the most part entered in the rally, others to be used by the organizers and media, were unloaded this morning. They are now ready to take on the 32nd edition of the rally that will be run from January 1st through January 17th.


  • 2010 Dakar Coma vs. Despres | Interview Video

    2010 Dakar Coma vs. Despres | Interview Video

    2010 Dakar Pre-Race

    Click video to watch the pre-race interview with Marc Coma and Cyril Despres. They speak with Heinz Kinigadner about the upcoming 2010 Dakar Rally from South America. These two KTM Dakar Team riders look to battle it out in Argentina for the win at the Dakar 2010.



  • Santiago to Tierra del Fuego | Motorcycle Adventure

    Santiago to Tierra del Fuego | Motorcycle Adventure

    Motorcycle Diaries Plus

    If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to ride a motorcycle through Patagonia, the experience can best be described as an adventure of a lifetime. Patagonia is one of the world’s must-see motorcycling destinations, known for its breathtaking scenery and unique ecosystem. And the best way to see it is from the saddle of an adventure oriented motorcycle.


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