The route of most issues
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