table of contents 1. Libya Rally 2010 2. Participants 3. The route 4. Organisation 5. Vehicle preparation 6. What else to bring? 7. Transport 8. Bivouac 9. Navigation 10. Fuel provisioning 11. Race rules
1. Libya Rally 2010 A cross country rally A low / fair price A different set of values Mainly a race, but also 2 other options
1. Libya Rally 2010 3 categories: Category 1: The rally (race / chrono / competition) Category 2: The adventure raid (no chrono / same roadbooks / navigation) Category 3: The discovery class (desert driving school) For motorbikes - ran by Frans Verhoeven For cars - ran by Rashad Faraj
2. Participants (per category) 53 cars: 34 in the race 14 in the raid 5 in the school 7 in assistance 35 motorbikes: 27 in the race 2 in the raid 6 in the school 25 quads: 20 in the race 5 in the raid 5 trucks: 5 in assistance
3. the route About 2000 KM 7 days of intensive driving If we say desert driving, we mean desert driving Many dunes, but also canyons, oasis, salt lakes, etc.
3. the route: day by day Day 1: Sebha - Tkerkiba : 185 KM Day 2: Mandara Lakes: 240 KM Day 3: Awbari to Al Awaynat320 KM Day 4: Akacus Mountains200 KM Day 5: the Murzuq marathon450 KM Day 6: the incredible Awbari Loop270 KM Day 7: the glorious return to Sebha170 KM TOTAL DISTANCE: 1835 KM Only 8% liaison
4. Organisation An international, but mainly Belgian-Libyan organising team
4.1. general management Gert DUSON (B) & Hadi BKAI (LIB)
5. vehicle preparation: part 1 Roll bars / Special seatbelts / helmets (only in race category) Protective gear and helmets in all categories (for quads/motorbikes) Sand ladders / shovels / tools / jack / rope / safety triangle / yellow jackets Fuel autonomy: 600 km (cars/trucks) & 150 km (motorbike/quads) Drinking water: minimum 5 liters (quads/bike), 10 liters (car/truck) Fire extinguisher (car & trucks)
5. vehicle preparation: part 2 Tripmaster & Garmin GPS (+ your own USB connection cable) Road book roller (for quads & motorbikes) Tripy (black box) for tracking system & speed control measurement Iridium pre-programmed satellite phone First aid kit (including sun cream & headache tablets) 3 Fire flares + 1 smoke bomb (can be bought in camp in Libya / order!) Emergency meal, compass, survival blanket, lighter, sunglasses, knife, torch, etc.
6. What else to bring? Camping gear: tent, thick sleeping bag, inflatable mattress Passport, plane ticket, visa or AMEX card, money (euro & dinars) Toiletries: towel, toothbrush, camp shower, toilet paper, wet wipes Kitchen equipment: plate, cup, cutlery Big sweater or jacket / decent shoes Sunglasses / skiing goggles Head torch Laptop (intranet)
7. transport Option 1: you fly to Libya (transport vehicle via organisation) Insured transport of vehicles from Belgium (Maldegem) to Sebha Customs & border formalities taken care of by organisation You buy your own ticket to Tripoli, the Libyan capital (via Afriqiyah at 399) We organise your inland flight Tripoli-Sebha-Tripoli (charter / 120) Option 2: you drive to Libya in your own vehicle We all meet up in the port of Genova We drive together to the south of Libya
7. transport All vehicles should be deliverd on Saturday, 27th February at the following address: Eurocar Zoetaert Oude Kasteeldreef 9990 Maldegem 0032 50/71 53 260 (ask for Werner) Documents: Ownership document, insurance document, procuration Dont forget: 4 decent straps per vehicle (car bike or quad)
7. Transport (self driving) Price based on 2 people, 1 car (max 2m high), a cabin of 2 persons with private shower and toilet, 3 meals included (approximately 1000) CTN – ferry: Payment with visa-card to CTN-brussels from 15th febuary onwards. Group ticket – represenative LR: Gert Appointment in Genova: 6th March at 12.00 (noon) (GPS) Departure boat at 16.00h – 24h crossing Border formalities on boat and in group
7. Transport (self driving, part 2) Arrival in Tunis / registration vehicle & customs 540 km drive to the border (free camping at night) At 7AM: crossing the Ras Ajdir border in convoy 500 km drive to Gariyat (free camping at night) On 9th March (after 400 km drive) we arrive in the Sebha bivouac at noon Return trip: Ferry Tunis-Genova: Friday 19th
7. Transport: Flying to Africa By mail youll receive your visa (2 days before departure) Flight Afriqiyah 12.30h on 8th March (bring visa print) In Tripoli: get visa stamp in your passport in the airport Get your luggage and our representative will pick you up Around 18.00h: new check-in for Sebha (change some money / snack) At 20.00h: flight to Sebha / 21.00h: arrival on the bivouac Well book automatically your internal flight. Payment (120) on the 9th March during the administrative checks.
Administrative controls Registration Sat phone n° Registration Tripy Payments (insurance, flares) Fuel vouchers Signing the race-rules Technical controls Vehicle checks Check security equipment GPS uploads Roadbook distribution 8. First bivouac & controls
In bivouac: diesel & petrol On the race track: only petrol Fuel provisioning on the track: every 130 km Required autonomy: 150l for quads/bikes; 600l for cars Sale of fuel tickets in bivouac per 5 liter (euros only) Add an extra fuel-filter on your vehicle (quads/ bikes)
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