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Picture of the Day: West Africa? No, it's Weston-super-Mare

It might look like the Paris-Dakar rally, but this was in fact the scene at the RHL Weston beach race in Somerset yesterday. Beach racing is an offshoot of enduro and motocross, with riders competing on a course of man-made dunes and jumps