Barkbusters BLITZ #6

Updated: Oct 18, 2019




Entries are open for BLITZ#6 in the 2019 Barkbusters series of navigation rides.

2 Day Navigation event.

This is the final BLITZ Ride for the 2019 series, invitations will also be sent to series riders for the presentation in November.


All makes and models, 3 categories. Under 250, 250-650, Over 650

Awards and prizes based on timing and accuracy of day one.


Laughter and pink tutu's possible for lack of either !



The BLITZ rides are designed to suit everyone and perfect if you're just getting a taste of adventure riding or learning navigation skills, experienced riders will enjoy getting out for a blast too.


The planned routes are scenic and easy to navigate whilst offering a whole heap of fun and there's always something thrown in for a challenge.


Just follow the loaded tracks and hit selected checkpoints to be eligible for prizes and a series trophy.


Each course also passes listed motocaches, so as a NAVIG8 subscriber you can claim these along the way and also add the kms to the Kruncher challenge.




Details for this ride.

Start: 8:30am, Sat 26th Oct, please arrive by 8am.

Location: Moss Vale, NSW - location will be provided in your event files.

Briefing: 8:00am

Lunch: Lunch stop on route, or you can bring your own.

Finish: Kiama, NSW.

Dinner and prizes: 7pm, Penny Whistlers, 5/31 Shoalhaven St, Kiama NSW 2533



Day1: will finish at Kiama. You can choose to organise accomodation if you're staying or local riders may choose to make your way home after the prize draws on Saturday and return Sunday for the start of Day2.


Day2: Remains a mystery, you'll receive the details during the Saturday night dinner. Location will be provided in event files.


Distance: Day1: 280-300kms. Day2: different options, ending back in Kiama.

Difficulty: 2.0, see grading.

Breakouts: N/A

Fuel: You'll need a range of 200km


Registration.

Current NAVIG8 subscriber $85.00


Non-subscriber $115.00

If you're not a current NAVIG8 plan holder, you can subscribe here first, then register at the discounted rate.




Includes:

Comprehensive GPS files for your GPS or navigation app of pre-ridden routes, on ride hints and tips to help with using your GPS or app, support riders and 4WD Backup.


Prizes and series trophies.


Other costs: you pay for your own fuel, meals and accomodation.


Final instructions: Updates and track files will be emailed 3 days prior to event date, other final instructions will be provided during the morning briefing.


Suitable for all bikes from a Grom to a GS, leaving out the hardcore enduro loops in favour of 50/50 offroad Adv roads and trails.

But.....there's always something for a challenge.



We recommend you carry a spot tracker or PLB, if you don't have one, please ride with someone that does.


See other recommendations here.

Preparation

Safety and common sense


If you'd like any extra information on bike prep, setups, what to take with you or other general information, contact us any time.





Get adventure ready with the right Barkbuster Hanguards for your bike

www.barkbusters.net



Updates for this ride shown below.


1/10/2019:

The pressure of a challenge has been put back on us, to make BLITZ6 as good as the others, and make it another 2 day.


The route and day had already been planned, but we're up for the change, although, not without throwing a bit back....the event has been updated above, and Sunday will be revealed during dinner on Saturday night.


Accommodation

Friday night

Accommodation is available in Moss Vale. (Budget friendly)

Argyle Hotel | 02 48 68 1721 | Website


Here is a link to booking.com that will give you options in the area (will filter by price and availability)





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