The Grand Rally

Discussion in 'Racing' started by HogWild, Jun 8, 2011.

  1. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    The one and only Mr. Rick Hatswell :evil
  2. DaveRMS

    DaveRMS Long timer

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    Nope, not my brother. That's Rick from Canada.
  3. Bicycle Phil

    Bicycle Phil Been here awhile

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    Hey Neil :thumb

    Yup, that bit of snow gave us something to think about....fortunately the routes were snow-free!
  4. UngaWunga

    UngaWunga Mosquito bait

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    That looks like some incredible riding. Thanks for posting the pictures.
  5. BucketHead

    BucketHead Would-Be Camel Man

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    A month has passed since I had the great pleasure of riding Scott Whitney's "Grand Rally".

    It was a truly epic experience: The scenery was beyond description, the terrain and route some of the best riding I've ever done, the camaraderie of fellow riders fantastic, and the navigation very challenging (wtf does left from very faint road to very, very faint road mean?! I learned to love CAP headings. ; ).

    I'm slowly crunching the videos, so watch this space!

    Cheers!

    Matthew Glade
  6. BucketHead

    BucketHead Would-Be Camel Man

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    One of the best things for me about the Grand Rally was the challenging HP (Hors Piste) navigation through truly unreal terrain.

    By this point in the rally however, I had learned that Scott Whitney's roadbooks are never boring, and if I was in someplace amazing like in this video, I was likely on course.


  7. BucketHead

    BucketHead Would-Be Camel Man

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    This is an excerpt from day two of the Grand Rally. After hours of amazing mixed desert terrain, the route dropped down into a fantastic rocky sand wash...

  8. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    How are those footprints crossing the wash about 14 seconds from the end? :scratch:
  9. BucketHead

    BucketHead Would-Be Camel Man

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    Cow tracks - It's cattle country.
  10. Bluebull2007

    Bluebull2007 Adventurer

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    Ah. Thanks. Must be thirsty cows :lol3

    Please keep them videos coming. :deal
  11. BucketHead

    BucketHead Would-Be Camel Man

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    It was pointed out to me that my video links got broken in the forum update; I've updated the links and added one more to show what great routes Hogwild builds. When the Organiser colours the entire section of a roadbook yellow as a caution, you know it's going to be a good time!

  12. WildTurkey

    WildTurkey Beast Master

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    :bubbaExcept for that 1 rock I'd ride it on anybody else's GS :clap
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  13. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    don't think you would make one HP dune stage on a GS...
  14. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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  15. HogWild

    HogWild Scott Whitney

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    Jason took his GS through the dunes last year, and made it to the finish. But that's Jason!
    10384821_10206964937624236_4585832467998933957_n.jpg
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  16. wrk2surf

    wrk2surf on the gas or brakes

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    He is a bad ass... no I mean a BIG liter sized Gs ! Sure is a rad rally jacket Jase !
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  17. Stagehand

    Stagehand Imperfectionist

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    Stealing sweet photo for facebook self aggrandizement :D Thanks!@ Yeah Id be hard pressed to take an 1150 or anything like that through the dunes, for sure.. those things are nuts.
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  18. beechum1

    beechum1 Dandole Gas al Burro

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    Bananaman would do it



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