Hellas Rally - Lepanto 2013

Discussion in 'Racing' started by HellasRally, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. Leeexc

    Leeexc Been here awhile

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    Got to agree, I am stuck in Athens, have a bike that cuts out every 20 miles but fires up again no problem (for now:eek1) never done a road book rally before and no idear how to navigate:D So I am better prepared than usual:lol3


    Brodovitch, thanks for that, I hope to speak with Patsy Quick later so find out more then.
  2. HellasRally

    HellasRally Been here awhile

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    you will definitely have lots of fun, take a bathing suit and a raincoat too
  3. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    any news on the daily route formats?
  4. HellasRally

    HellasRally Been here awhile

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    All necessary info on website.
    All xtra info in the bivouac or daily briefing.
  5. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    I was hoping to get the daily routes broken down as Liaisons / Specials and mileage per section.
  6. motorollie

    motorollie Adventurer

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    The final routes seem to be shortened a bit... does this make it easier or... ?? :wink:

    DAY 1 TOTAL SS
    DAY 2 88 1
    DAY 3 327 2
    DAY 4 304 2
    DAY 5 292 2
    DAY 6 338 2
    TOTAL 196 2
  7. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Thanks Ollie, I meant as:

    Day 1
    Liaison 1: 25kms
    Special Stage: 88km
    Liaison 2: 25kms

    I figure that as the roadbooks have probably already been printed, the information would be available...

    Hellas Rally, how many total kms of Liaisons / asphalt transfer routes?
  8. motorollie

    motorollie Adventurer

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    Yes, I know, you asked a dozen times by now :D In a few days you'll know...
  9. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Only three, but still waiting for an answer :norton
  10. Evil Invader

    Evil Invader Been here awhile

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    :thumb As a friend of mine use to say; "How hard can it be?" :1drink

    See you in a few days! :wave
  11. E-Jay

    E-Jay Adventurer

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    found this on the site:
    1 Day Lepanto - Apodotia – Lepanto (100km – 1 SS)
    2 Day Lepanto – Lidoriki - Lepanto (400km – 2 SS)
    3 Day Lepanto – Lidoriki - Lepanto (300km – 2 SS)
    4 Day Lepanto – karpenisi - Lepanto (200km – 2 SS)
    5 Day Lepanto – Amfissa - Lepanto (400km – 2 SS)
    6 Day Lepanto – Agrafa - Lepanto (220km – 2 SS)

    That says: no rallying in the Peloponnesos
  12. David P.

    David P. Been here awhile

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    Lee, we land @ 13.15, maybe we can help you out.:freaky
  13. Gian

    Gian dreamer

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  14. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Just got back from the rider's briefing, can't wait to get some racing done tomorrow, even of it's only gonna be a short stage of around 50kms. At least we start the day at a very leisurely 12.00 at noon

    Today was spent setting up camp, registration and technical controls, fitting gps trackers on the bike and riding the organisation's calibration kilometer.

    Also caught up with the usual suspects like Guillaume Martens, Chris Barwick, Patsy Quick, Christian Pastori, Martin Fontyn, Edvin Kassimati (of Rally Albania) and Alessio Corradini and got to put faces to names I've bumped into over here like Ollie Lloyd, Ollie from the Netherlands, Lee exc and a few others.

    Really nice atmosphere in the bivouac, more to follow tomorrow...

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  15. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    GO!!! Brodo GO!!!
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    Motorfiets Long timer

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    :rofl anyone notice the fluke meter?
  17. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    So, special of 51kms over today, was having a fantastic run up until it all went completely FUBAR

    Organisation started me in 70th position today (no idea why), but it was fun as I started passing the first riders just a few kms into the special. Downside? On a tricky nav tulip at km47 I encounter the mother of all clusterfucks, about 20 riders circling round and round. Lost concentration, and 18 minutes to unfuck my navigation.

    As a bonus, after getting back on track, another stray rider going the opposite way rams into me, I was riding on the right hand side of the trail.

    Result 55th for the day, but very happy I didn't injure myself or the bike and really happy with my pace, which I figure would have placed me just outside the top 10 if I didn't get caught up amidst all the tourists.

    Tomorrow we ride two specials, 50 something and 90 something kms, so hope to make up some time.
  18. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon -oo-

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    :eek1 wHat a day ... :huh
    I guess they try to slow you down :evil

    GooD thing as you say you are in one piece, keep it safe and keep us updated :clap:freaky
  19. Gian

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  20. Brodovitch

    Brodovitch Team ⌘R

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    Thanks Dimitri, and thanks Gian for the link, otherwise I would have to run to the race secretary to figure out my starting time for tomorrow

    first bike starts at 7am tomorrow, I should be taking off at 7.52.

    Two Specials for the second day, one is about 89kms and the other will be the one we ran today in reverse (50kms). The remaining 140kms are Liaisons. Zzzzzzzzzzz

    catch you all tomorrow :D