Wednesday, January 19, 2011

The Greatest Race on Earth

Yes, I'm a sinner.   A struggling environmentalist who can't kick an addiction to racing.   But it's just one race.   It's the annual Dakar rally now, thanks to al Qaeda, being run in the relative safety of South America.   My interest is in the motorcycle category where this year the bikes are limited to just 450 cc. engine displacement.  I guess you could call it "fuel saver" racing.   Once again Austrian KTM dominated the motorcycle class.   I think this is their fourth or fifth year in a row.  Here are a few pictures I lifted from the Boston Globe:

If you're interested you can view the rest here.

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