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Motorbike Diaries: Dakar Dreams
January 31, 2012 10:05 AM  |  Posted By: Thornback
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‘Dakar Dreams’ motorbike challenge and TV series

Starting on 15th March 2012, Danny John-Jules (the ‘Cat’ from Red Dwarf) and team-mate Graham Hoskins will attempt to follow one of the most iconic of motorbike routes, the 1996 Dakar Rally from Granada to Senegal.  Through the Atlas mountains of Morocco, the deserts of the Western Sahara and the chaos of Mauritania, they will be filming their adventure and raising money for Riders for Health. And just because they do not like to make things too easy for themselves, their challenge will be unsupported, with only their cameraman for company (Tom Woodrow, Scooters in the Sahara).

Danny and Graham are sure to find that as with their 2010, 7,000 mile endurance challenge ‘Mad in the Med’, this adventure will really be about the amazing people they meet and the friends they make along the way.  

Full details can be found at www.motorbikediaries.co.uk and follow us on twitter @dakardreams

Graham and Danny will be riding Yamaha Super Tenere’s in Danny’s outrageous trademark pink and Graham’s new canary yellow. Both bikes can be seen on the Yamaha stand at the MCN Motorcycle Show 2nd – 5th February. http://www.mcnmotorcycleshow.com

Riders Donations – please feel free to use this script to help Dakar Dreams raise money for Riders:

“You can make a £3 donation to Riders for Health by simply texting RFH to 70303. The donation will cost £3 plus a text message at the standard rate. Riders for Health (Charity no 1054565) will receive a minimum of £2.67 from each text. Please make sure that you have the bill payer’s permission before making this donation.”

 
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