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7 Days of Dakar: Day 4

Yesterday, we took a look at the navigational aspects of the Dakar Rally. After watching that clip, I began to develop an interest in the bike category of the rally. It boggled my mind how the riders could keep one eye on the roadbook and CAP (compass) heading, and another on the obstacles and hazards they are passing over, often times at high rates of speed. Being a rally enthusiast, I always tended to gravitate more towards the cars when I followed the Dakar Rally. At the end of the day, they were the closest comparison to the cars I know and love in the WRC. However, in reality, the real heroes of the rally are those on the bikes. These riders are constantly having to keep an eye out...
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