Joan Barreda Dominates the Fourth Stage of the Dakar

Joan Barreda commanded a particularly hazardous fourth stage of the Dakar, Nazca – Arequipa with 289 km of special test, which covered all types of terrain, and was made difficult by the “fesh-fesh” dust. The Spaniard on the Husqvarna TE449RR by Speedbrain battled his way to an eight minute lead over his nearest rival, and managed to come from behind in the process.

Joan Barreda wins the second stage of the Dakar

The Dakar got well and truly underway today with Team Husqvarna by Speedbrain in the thick of the action. Joan Barreda, the Spanish rider won the Pisco – Pisco second stage, commanding the 242 km (151 miles) of special test. The stage proved to be really tough, with plenty of opportunities for errors and loss of time. Barreda on his Husqvarna TE449RR set an imposing pace from the start of the special test, coming in more than three minutes ahead of the nearest rival.

BMW Unveils Three 90th Anniversary Models

As part of their 90th anniversary, BMW Motorrad is celebrating with a swath of special models. We\'ve <a href=\"\">already mentioned</a> the upcoming \"Boxer\" pre-production concept that is yet to be revealed, but BMW has unveiled three special editions of current models, each R 1200s: The GS Adventure, R and RT models.