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HugoB

Yamaha Italy has done something pretty cool and set up a Ténéré Rally Challenge for this 2021 season articulated on 5 races and divided in 2 classes. The first class is dedicated to amateur riders and will consist in racing simply using a GPS so for example any GPS that reads GPX files, potentially could even be a tablet, the route will be easy off-road. The second class is considered the Pro class where riders will race with a roadbook holder and navigate through the entire same route that the National Rally Championship does. 

 

2021 RALLY CHALLENGE CALENDAR

27/28 March | Scarlino (GR) – Tuscany (ITALY)

01/02 May | Sardinia (ITALY)

26/27 June | Roccamontepiano (CH) – Abruzzo (ITALY)

10/11 July | Pellegrino Parmense (PR) – Emilia Romagna (ITALY)

17/18/19 September | Spoleto (PG) – Umbria (ITALY)


To enter the event you need:

1) CERTIFICATO MEDICO IDONEITÀ AGONISTICA (VISITA TIPO B – MOTOCICLISMO FUORISTRADA)

(medical certificate, got mine yesterday, its basically a visit to the doctor, was in and out in 20 min)
2) Licenza agonistica FMI Fuoristrada Amatoriale 75,00€

(or any international motoclub, for insurance stuff and such I'm assuming)
3) Scaricare il modulo di iscrizione qui: www.yamaha-motor.eu/it/it/Experiences/Ev...it/challenge/modulo/

(file this and send to Yamaha to sign up)

 

Usefull links and info: 

 

general rules and info:

https://issuu.com/yamahamotoreuropen.v.filialeitalia/docs/yamaha_motor_-_regolamento_challange?fr=sMzM0MDE2MjM4MjQ

 

event website from Yamaha
https://www.yamaha-motor.eu/it/it/Experiences/Eventi-ProgettiSpeciali/tenere-spirit/challenge/

 

 

 

I'm waiting for my paperwork to arrive for the racing licence and should be good to go. 

 

 

Who else is joining? 

 

 

Cheers

Hugo

 

 

 

 

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Posted (edited)

small update:

 

start of the event was postponed due to corona situation (super lucky for me because all my paperwork wasn't ready yet)

 

the first stage is now  Scarlino (GR) – Tuscany (ITALY).  24 & 25 April 

 

and luckily I'm signed up and can't wait to go. 

 

planning on riding there a day before in one haul(800km) and camp there somewhere, do the 2 day event and then follow an offroad trail(the Italian ACT) all the way back(maybe a week).

 

been preparing the bike a bit. 

 

mods: uprated rear spring, was quite easy to fit.

(using a carjack to compress the spring to take it out. learned from this guy

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zn7vI271K2o&t=668s)

 

some vinyl stickering randomly just to protect panels from possible rubbing and chafing from reckless 10 + tent and sleeping gear in the beavertail)

 

one mitas e13 for the front and an e09 Dakar for the rear + heavy duty tubes (still have to install)

 

 

and I think that's it for now...

 

working on a toolkit though, im thinking about just bringing some small tools and zip ties and super basic stuff. generally weight and plus, the tenere don't break anyway 😛  (famous last words broken water pump)(I hope not xD)

 

anyone of you guys joining the event? or a little cruise on the ACT trail? 

 

also any tips would be much welcomed, literally never done anything like this so I'm not a 100% sure what to do and what not.

 

cheers 

Hugo

 

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ps in the picture is just a half assed test if it would pack, the test passed so It will be somewhat more refined before departure...I hope 😛 

Edited by HugoB
add clarification for crappy packing of luggage
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