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Australian Toby Price finishes Dakar Rally eighth stage using cable ties on tyres, places second – ABC News

The Australian resorts to using tape and plastic cable ties on his badly damaged rear tie to see him through a 375-kilometre stage, but manages to stay in the hunt…

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Australian Toby Price has stayed in the hunt for a third title despite needing to put his ‘bush mechanic’ skills to use to see him through a testing eighth stage of the Dakar Rally in Saudi Arabia.
The two-time motorcycle champion used tape and plastic cable ties, also known as zip ties, on his badly damaged rear tyre to see him through the 375-kilometre route from Sakaka to Neom on Monday.
He had ridden about 300 kilometres the previous stage with the large cut in his tyre.
Where riders had previously…

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