The route of most is­sues

Motorcycle News (UK) - - This Week -

Leg­endary rider and mul­ti­ple Dakar win­ner Marc Coma is now Sport­ing Di­rec­tor of the race and he’s keen to re­cap­ture the essence of what made it so hard in the first place – the risk of get­ting lost.

Rid­ers nav­i­gate with a road­book that has a dis­tance num­ber and a di­rec­tional ar­row, while the bike is fit­ted with a GPS odome­ter. If the road book says turn left at 50km and your odome­ter shows 50km, you turn left and con­tinue on the route. If at any point you drift off the route, the odome­ter on the bike keeps climb­ing and goes

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