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Knight reflects on Dakar debut

Slow & steady tactics get Manx rider to the finish line

David 'Knighter' Knight has been reflecting on his team tactics after completing the 2021 Dakar Rally.

It's a gruelling 7,646km race through desert sands, that often sees over half the riders competing drop out due to technical issues, and a rally Knight has been watching on TV since he was a child.

Knight, who had zero experience riding in the desert, not only completed the Rally in his Dakar debut but came in 24th out of 63 contenders.

He spoke to Rhian Evans:

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