Tuareg Rally 2013 Tunisia Entries open

Discussion in 'Racing' started by beaney, Aug 28, 2012.

  1. DaveRMS

    DaveRMS Long timer

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    You can always give me a call to get some info. Number is on the RMS website.

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  2. Jean-Luc

    Jean-Luc Throttle committed

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    Cool :D Looking forward to meeting you there!
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  3. nagykovi

    nagykovi Adventurer

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    what kind of fuel range neccessary for this event?
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  4. lastplace

    lastplace Been here awhile

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    The organizer says: 160km of mixed terrain. I left my big Acerbis tank at home and sent the bike with a Clarke tank good for about 180km if I am lucky. In March I'll find out whether I made a mistake!

    fun fun
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  5. brent tex

    brent tex Been here awhile

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    Charlie you should be fine with 180km range, but dont forget what I told you, never pass an open gas station, stop and top off because the fuel stations on the roadbook may be closed or have run out of gas.
    Just my .02
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  6. gnuttis

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    Like Åmme told before RRS Rally Raid Sweden will come this year with more crazy people who want to feel the passion for the dunes. Also Carl Hagenblad will try his luck this time but his buddie Sawano will stay at home with his family and his new kid. Two guys who rode Tuareg last year Hasse Jiredal and Mattias Talonen has new bikes Husaberg 570 almost identical to this year Swedish Dakar Rider Tomas Berglund bike. I will take a break but my dream of standing by the start line second time will live. Here is some of picture and a link to my pictures from 2012 Tuareg! :)

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  7. gnuttis

    gnuttis Been here awhile

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    The food I took with me!

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  8. gnuttis

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  9. gnuttis

    gnuttis Been here awhile

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    spareparts

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  10. gnuttis

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    Last things what I got on the bike!

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  11. dirtbike09

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    We organize our own Bus - transfer that will bring us & you comfortable "door to door" from Tunis Airport to our Hotel in Douz and return! Are you joining us?
    7.3. airport Tunis - Douz Hotel (departing ca. 13:30)
    16.3. Douz Hotel - Tunis City Centre
    Price: "all inclusive": 120€/Person
    No need to hire a taxi or to test tunisian local transport system, no car - hire, no need to know Arabic or french, no worries about huge luggage - just lean back and relax! If you're in (or just intereseted), please write an e-mail to Silke (swissing at email.de) and don't forget to mention your flight - details to coordinate the departure time of the bus!
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  12. Åmme

    Åmme Been here awhile

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    I Marocco you needed absolutly minimum 14 liter fuel tank for KTM 530 or Husaberg 570 I used stock front tank and subframe tank and a 5 liter Meca side tank on my 570, some other 570 only have stock and subframe tank and they there short of fuel on one stage.

    KTM 530 with 14 liter there on the limit some made it some run out of fuel on the same stage.
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  13. max medic

    max medic Been here awhile

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    Looks like your well prepared!!

    Dont forget your zip ties :D
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  14. escuchamente

    escuchamente Let's Ride

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  15. schattat

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    I'm in the midst of prepping my bike, build thread to come soon! :nod
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  16. 640 Armageddon

    640 Armageddon -oo-

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    What are you waiting for ?! :clap

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  17. GezwindeSpoed

    GezwindeSpoed Been here awhile

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    I used my standard 690 tank (11.6L) and only on day 3 I was 500m short out of fuel. In the dunes the bike consumed more than 1L every 10km. Normally 17-18km/L.

    Do not take the last possible fuel station but plan one in advance, some are out of fuel or non-existing.
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  18. LukasM

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    Flight booked, Tunis-Douz shuttle booked. The last rally parts are trickling in now, so I will hopefully have a weekend or two to test everything before having to ship the bike off... :eek1

    Does anybody happen to have a gear and/or spares packing list that they could share with me? Since this is my first time doing a rally - or a race for that matter - I am bound to forget some important stuff otherwise. :D

    Thanks!

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  19. Stagehand

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    Good luck, and have fun!
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  20. Hayduke

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    Excellent! Have a blast!
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