It was a great day for the team. We got on the bikes and
hauled our rears to a dune 60 miles from Antofagasta. We saw the
race pass by for a couple of hours and took off, passing the hand
stuck in the sand and went on to Copiapo. Highlight of the day, was
meeting “Tony From the Field”, A Dutchman originally called Anton
Van Der Velde, who has been traveling around the world on his
Harley with 300,000 miles on the saddle. Tony Followed six Dakar
races on his bike. He was slightly amused by our well equipped dual
sport bikes, as means of long distance transportation. The team
said he looked like my long lost brother. You guys can judge for
yourself.

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