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Old 06-01-2013, 08:09 PM   #1
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Rock Hound Rally 2013

This year the Rock Hound Rally will be based out of the Marble Lake Area near Cloyne, Ontario. The event is held out in the woods, on the rocky trails south east of Bancroft, east of CoeHill. There are timed sections for those who are competative, or just treat it as a trail ride. You can camp, trailer, or stay in the cabins. Enjoy the catered meals and night life as we gather for some good fun in the dirt.

August 24, 25.

Come up on Friday evening, pre-ride meeting at breakfast Saturday morning. Compete in groups of 2 or 3. Your time is entered when the last member of the team comes through the check point. All recreational riders can trail ride the same trail after the competitors have gone in. Ride all day Saturday, come back for dinner, then wait for the sun to go down and do the night section for a couple hours. Sunday morning awards ceremony at brunch.

www.rallyconnex.com

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Old 06-01-2013, 09:27 PM   #2
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Here's a link to the web page http://www.rallyconnex.com/rockhound.html

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Old 06-01-2013, 10:57 PM   #3
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The Return of the TW Bandit

Its due time the TW Bandit Returns to the circuit! Look out all, Here I come!
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Old 06-25-2013, 07:59 PM   #4
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The Rock Hound Rally 2013 will be hosted out of the Loons Call Campground and Cottage Resort on Marble Lake.www.loonscall.ca
This facility has cottages, tent and trailer camping. Make your reservations at Loons Call by calling them directly at 1-866-765-4756. There will be a corn roast on the Saturday night, or the Marble Lake resort restaurant (2 doors down) will have a roast beef supper and full menu available.
The Event registration is on-line at rallyconnex.com www.rallyconnex.com

Note: we have been getting calls from people who want a dualsport tour as well. We can arrange this as well. There are lots of twisty, scenic back roads in the area that we can make a very nice dualsport route.
The Rock Hound Rally is an aggressive course consisting of rock and wooded terrain. We use as little road as possible to link all the trails together.
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Old 06-26-2013, 04:47 AM   #5
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I already signed up for this awhile ago, first time at this event
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:57 PM   #6
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Hey there Motörhead! Are you up for dong this one this year! You can stay in my cottage but you bring the goat...

Also To all of the rest of you fuckers there is a swell dual sport stock tire friendly route going as well!
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Old 07-23-2013, 06:09 PM   #7
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Its true there is a Stock tire friendly dual sport ride all setup for this year with fun challenges and missions you can complete to get points and win prizes. So put some Gravel in your travel people! dirtinblood can you post all details?

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Old 07-23-2013, 06:52 PM   #8
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details details details!

The Rock Hound Rally is only 4 Weeks Away. Do you have your team yet?! Have you decided to come out to the Trail ride? Or are you attending the NEW Dual Sport tour?

Well if not, here is some important info you need to know below.

This is a one and a half day rally / trail ride in the Kawartha and Madawaska highlands.

The rides begins and ends at The Loon's Call Campground & Cottage Resort, to book your stay there go to:
www.loonscall.ca

In order to be well rested for the riding weekend ahead, we recommend that entrants come up and stay Friday night in the beautiful Marble Lake area at The Loon's Call Campground & Cottage Resort. If you require training on basic GPS skills there will be a short seminar on the Friday night at The Loon's Call Campground & Cottage Resort. This is just another reason to arrive on Friday.

RALLY
Teams of 2 or 3 complete a large loop route throughout the day, covering areas from Cloyne, stretching over to Bancroft. There will be GPS Navigating challenges to collect points for your team’s over all score! Skill testing challenges will be strategically positioned at technical riding areas along the way and free areas along the route. One member of your team must have a GPS and basic knowledge of operation. The free areas will consist of gravel areas, 2-track trail and will leave time for minor repairs, picture taking and relaxing. The event begins early Saturday morning, lasts all day, and returns to the same Lodge that evening for dinner and then a 2 hr night loop.
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TRAIL RIDE
Is an excellent ride if you do not want to be competitive. The entrants who wish to be part of the GPS Challenges during the event will be allowed to head out first. All other non-competitive riders will follow. Treat it like a large GPS guided trail ride if you want. This is also an excellent opportunity for anyone considering an entry into the Dacre Challenge next year. The terrain in the harder section of the Dacre is very similar to that found in the Rock Hound.
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DUAL SPORT RIDE
New this year the Rock Hound Rally will also be hosting a Stock Tire, On-Road friendly Dual Sport Ride. A 50/50 mixture of pavement and gravel roads through some of the most beautiful scenery Southern Ontario has to offer. Fun Challenges and intriguing games will be included in the ride for your chance to win awards and prizes. This is a great ride for larger dualsport bikes or riding two up. So bring your friends and loved ones out for the best Dual Sport Ride of the year!
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ACCOMMODATIONS
The event will be hosted at The Loon's Call Campground & Cottage Resort near Cloyne. Special accommodation pricing has been arranged, ranging from cottages big and small, to trailer and camping sites. Rally Connex recommends booking your accommodations at this location for your convenience!



MEALS
BBQ dinner can be arranged for Saturday evening. Dinner will run between 5pm and 7pm. Their will be live music and a corn roast after 7pm that evening. Dinner tickets can be purchased for $10 a person. Sign up for BBQ must be done Friday upon entry to Park, or call the campground to reserve your meal ticket in advance, to allow us to ensure BBQ runs smoothly.The Loons Call Campground & Cottage Resort 1-888-765-4756 Office Info@loonscall.ca


RATES
Rates for tent site will be $26.00 including tax per person. (23.00 before tax) This rate includes 2 nights of camping on an un-serviced site.

Rate for a trailer sites with 30amp hydro and water will be $39 ($34.5 before tax) per night. Site can have a maximum of 4 persons on it.

Rate of a 2 bedroom cottage will be $105 ($92.92 before tax), per night. This rate would include up to 4 persons.

Rate of a 3 bedroom cottage will be $125 ($110.62 before tax), per night. This rate would include up to 6 persons.
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Old 08-01-2013, 11:13 PM   #9
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Wicked Rock Hound Pre Ride Training.

Going to do a Pre Rock Hound warm up ride this weekend in the GTA area. Who's in?
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:16 PM   #10
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Rock Hound Update!

GREAT NEWS!!!
The Rock Hound $100 post Aug 10th registration charge has been waived. You no longer have to spend more if you want to come last minute. So go to
http://www.rallyconnex.com/rockhound.html to get more information. See you there!
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Old 08-19-2013, 07:05 PM   #11
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Is there any riding on sunday too?
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Old 08-25-2013, 01:54 PM   #12
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Good times!!

Thanks to Rally Connex and all who had a hand in organizing this rally. We had a great time and enjoyed the routes and optional challenge sections.
Posted up some more pics here:
http://advrider.com/forums/showthrea...24601&page=471
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