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2023 Insane Ride

ROUND 5 OF VICTORIAN HARD ENDURO CHAMPIONSHIP

 

EVENT PRICING​

  • Junior Entrant Pricing (3 days) - $220

  • Senior Entrant pricing (3 days) - $295

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Hard Enduro Tasmania is proud to announce that they are back bigger and better than ever in 2023 with the first ever 3 days INSANE Ride!

With Hard enduro being the quickest growing sport in the motorcycle world and with nothing like it currently available in Tasmania.

Hard Enduro Tasmania have decided to take the first steps to grow the sport we love and nurture some of the next top Aussie enduro talent in Tasmania by creating Australia's first ever 3 day Hard Enduro Event!

Please note this is an MA sanctioned event*

Sign ups are open NOW!!

Simply press the button below and follow the prompts to enter the Insane Ride 2023

Event Information

DIRECTIONS TO THE PROPERTY: 65 Gordon St, Poatina 7302

The property is located in North of Tas 54KM South of Launceston and 164KM North of Hobart.  MAP

 

COVID-19. Please obey directions and be safe.

 

Pit tents and authorized vehicles can use the designated Pit Area. Camping facilities are available. (Vehicle camping stickers to be purchased from Poatina Chalet before set up)

ARRIVING AT THE PROPERTY and SIGN-ON

Sign on Available from 12pm - 5pm Thursday 21st September (Recommended as Friday mornings get very busy)

Friday 22nd September 2023

Sign on is from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

  • Once on site please travel down Gordon St down to the Poatina Community hall.

  • Food van, Toilets, sign on tent and first aid are all located in Pit area as well as Poatina village

  • Sign on will take place here. (It will be well sign posted)

-The rider will need to show a photo ID and their current in date MA licence printout or screen shot.

-Your completed Bike Self-Scrutineering form and guardianship form (if applicable)

          

TRANSPONDERS:

-Our timing system requires NO transponder to be fitted to your bike.

 

BIKE NUMBERS:

You must ensure you have your bike number fitted on the front and side plates on your motorcycle prior to the event starting. Ensure we can read it, say it out loud as you come through the shoot, otherwise you will not be scored, Also if we see a number relating to another grade on track then you may be sent down a difficult trail. All bike numbering must be to Vic hard enduro series standards. Race number information

SCRUTINEERING:

Self-scrutineering . Bikes do not require road registration as the event is held on private property.  Please bring a completed scrutineering form with you (received in info pack) to sign-on along with your completed guardianship form (if required). Please note no pit bikes or cheap “eBay bikes” are permitted to be used at our events.

 

Junior bikes are restricted to 65cc to 200 cc two stroke & 125cc to 250cc four stroke.

All bikes must be fitted with a manual clutch from the factory, meaning no PW80 for example as they will not make it around the course.

Please note Scrutineering forms must be completed in full before registration.

 

CHECK POINTS:

There will be check points on the route, please treat these the same as the start / finish line slowing down and verbally communicating your bike number to the official. ALL riders MUST carry a gps and have it set to record. The .gpx file must be available at race completion for the results to be checked. Have your cable handy. Top 10 finishing rider's GPS units must be handed in and files downloaded at finish line. Garmin units are catered for.

 

GPS

Required for ALL classes (Except Junior B). This track is not bunted or arrowed, gps navigation is needed and it must be carried for points to count. .gpx file must be handed in at completion of the event. Bring your own cable. Garmin units supported only for our computer system. 

 

All grades follow GPS route which will be provided via email leading up to event.

WEEKEND FORMAT

Thursday

  • Sign on will be held at the Poatina Community Hall from 12pm - 5pm.

  • Prologue Track WALK ONLY Allowed from Thursday 12pm onwards after sign on..

Friday

  • Sign on will be held at the Poatina Community Hall from 8-10am

  • 11 am Rider briefing.

  • Rider assembly at start line by 11:30 am.

  • Racers will complete 3 individual laps of the Prologue course on Friday.

  • The top 20 racers will do a final lap of the prologue course in the afternoon determining starting order for Sunday’s Insane Ride

 

Saturday

  • Timing Check in from 7:00 am.

  • Rider briefing at 8:00 am, with the start/clutch off being at 8:30AM Sharp.

  • Riders will be Staged along fence line beginning on the prologue course before continuing on 1 large lap estimated to take 5 plus hours

  • Course will be via GPS with riders following the appropriate GPS course for their category

Sunday

  • Timing Check in from 8.30 am.

  • Rider briefing at 9:30 am, with the start/clutch off being at 10 AM Sharp.

  • Riders will be Staged in starting order in the starting area at the beginning on the prologue course before continuing on a new shorter lap enduro course utilising the best the prologue and the surrounding terrain has to offer (taking approximately 45mins -1 hour)

  • Course will be via a bunted in predetermined course with splits for gold/silver riders only!

 

. All riders will have their fastest lap time from Friday added to Saturdays Insane ride and sundays timed enduro The Insane ride saturday and sunday will be staged based on fastest lap times on Friday's  prologue.

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