He has shot among the ten fastest, but has ensured the integrity of the bike and its rear tire aware of the difficulty of the marathon stage.
The marathon stage, where external assist devices are prohibited, It is always a concern for participants Dakar, but Broad continues to demonstrate year after year that knows how to cope. Today, on the seventh day of competition for motorcycles, pilot KH-7 and Team Honda HRC has managed the risks and drove with one goal: preserve bike and tires, without giving much time. Finally, of Corberà de Llobregat has crossed the line in 21st position, a 13’24”, an outcome that can be maintained in an excellent 14th place overall.
Broad real options continues to be among the top ten. Currently it is 13'28 "Top 10 and maintains an advantage of 14 minutes compared to 15th and 16th, Jordi Viladoms and Jeremiah Israel, respectively.
In the seventh stage, between Iquique and Uyuni, a day after the rest day, Laia Sanz he drove with his head but boasting a high rate. In the way point 2 marched in 10th position and a half minutes of the first, pese a no sentirse al cien por cien en la primera parte por la altitud.
Morning, the second part of the stage will be held marathon, between Uyuni (Bolivia) and Iquique (Chile), a link 24 kilometers and a special 781 km including a neutralized part midway.
Laia Sanz: “I started a little dazed because at the beginning we have been above 3.800 meters, then already happened to me and I have gone well. I've only had a small chance to navigation in the second half, but I will have lost just one minute, at most. The important thing was to keep the bike and wheels because tonight we have assistance, so I rode as thin and quiet as I could. I'm happy because I still 14th overall and in step I have not lost much time ".
Source: Mediage Communication