David Fretigne, one of the top French motorcycle enduro racers, is a top contender for winning the Dakar 2009. David has already won almost every important motorcycle rally, including the Dakar (he has won in his class).
David is a Yamaha factory rider, and this year Yamaha has really put all its resources into getting the top slots of the Dakar. Never before have there been that many Yamaha motorcycles entered into the race.
David has been preparing for the legendary race with gusto. Below is a short video of his training, and what he is capable off on his Yamaha 450 WRF HFP.
David Fretigne Dakar Training (8 miinutes 42 seconds)
Watch him take the bike through its paces. Impressive! You can find more photos and videos on his web site.
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Or click here to see the video
Via: Moto Verte