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Swank Rally di Sardegna Onroad-Offroad

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The 80’s myth returns. This is an exclusive (and legal) opportunity for offroad riding on the island. The popular rally is finally back, created and developed by the champion Renato Zocchi, former successful Dakar pilot.

Pricing

STANDARD registration for bookings from 1st May 2021 until 30th July 2021
- per rider in shared twin/double room - NON-COMPETITIVE “Swank Experience”, open to any kind of off-road bike €990.00 $1,101.33 ?
- per rider in shared twin/double room - COMPETITIVE “Swank Rally” category R1 open to vintage enduro bikes registered before 31/12/1999 €990.00 $1,101.33 ?
- per rider in shared twin/double room - COMPETITIVE “Swank Rally” category R2 open to all the enduro bikes registered after 31/12/1999 €990.00 $1,101.33 ?
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LAST MINUTE registration for bookings after 30th July 2021
- per rider in shared twin/double room - NON-COMPETITIVE “Swank Experience”, open to any kind of off-road bike €1,090.00 $1,212.58 ?
- per rider in shared twin/double room - COMPETITIVE “Swank Rally” category R1 open to vintage enduro bikes registered before 31/12/1999 €1,090.00 $1,212.58 ?
- per rider in shared twin/double room - COMPETITIVE “Swank Rally” category R2 open to all the enduro bikes registered after 31/12/1999 €1,090.00 $1,212.58 ?
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- single room (surcharge) for both nights at the hotel €60.00 $66.75 ?
- single cabin (surcharge) for both nights on the ferry / internal cabin €100.00 $111.25 ?
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IMPORTANT: For riders in E1 it is mandatory to have a Italian Federation (FMI) membership card. The FMI membership card can be issued for participants who have taken a medical examination in their own country. €60.00 $66.75 ?
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ASSISTANTS:
- per assistant in a double/shared room with the rider €550.00 $611.85 ?
- participation for assistant's vehicle (includes: authorisation to assist, access to the assistance area, race stickers for the vehicle) €250.00 $278.11 ?
- Ferry crossings for assistant's car (max. 5m long, 1,9m high) €100.00 $111.25 ?
- Ferry crossings for assistant's van (max. 7m long, 2,9m high) €300.00 $333.74 ?
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OPTIONALS:
- Rental motorcycle - Husqvarna FE 250 | 2021 (four-stroke) €800.00 $889.97 ?
- Rental motorcycle - Husqvarna FE 250 | 2021 (two-stroke) €800.00 $889.97 ?
- Rental motorcycle - Husqvarna FE 350 | 2021 €800.00 $889.97 ?
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- Extra luggage transportation (for tyres, tools, spare parts etc) per day €25.00 $27.81 ?
- Extra luggage transportation (for tyres, tools, spare parts etc) entire rally €100.00 $111.25 ?
- Motorcycle transportation from Genua to Milan (after the rally) €60.00 $66.75 ?
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- Mechanical Assistance 1, per day (more info under 'more details') €160.00 $177.99 ?
- Mechanical Assistance 1, per rally (more info under 'more details') €600.00 $667.47 ?
- Mechanical Assistance 2, per day (more info under 'more details') €60.00 $66.75 ?
- Mechanical Assistance 2, per rally (more info under 'more details') €200.00 $222.49 ?
- Mechanical Assistance 3, per day (more info under 'more details') €35.00 $38.94 ?
- Mechanical Assistance 3, per rally (more info under 'more details') €120.00 $133.49 ?
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- new front tyre (Metzeler 6 Days 90/90/21 - 140/80/18) reserving now €170.00 $189.12 ?
- new front tyre (Metzeler 6 Days 90/90/21 - 140/80/18) - no reservation, price at the event €200.00 $222.49 ?
- new rear tyre (Metzeler 6 Days 140/80/18) reserving now €120.00 $133.49 ?
- new rear tyre (Metzeler 6 Days 140/80/18) - no reservation, price at the event €150.00 $166.87 ?

Features

Overnight ferry from Genua to Sardinia and return, staying in a double/shared cabin. Dinners/Breakfasts not included
Motorbike ferry transportation (Genua - Sardinia - Genua)
Two nights in hotel in Sardinia, half board in double sharing room
Roadbook and GPS track
Rescue along the track to the next arrive point. The transport of the rider and the motorbike to the port or any other location is charged on the participant
Medical Assistance
Transport of luggage from the start in Milan until Genua or back to Milan (1 bag per person - max 60x40x40 cm)
Insurance
Goodie bag
Not included features
Motorcycle
Fuel
Accommodation in Milan before the start of the rally (28th - 29th Sep 2021)
Optional extras (to be payed in cash at arrival):
Transponder Service: 50 €
Transponder Deposit: 100 €
Everything that is not listed under features

More details

200 motorbikes will be accepted with this criteria:
– The first 100 vintage motorcycles (pre 2000 bikes)
– The first 50 modern motorcycles.
Start: Milan, Italy
End: Genua, Italy
SWANK EXPERIENCE (E1) is the NON-COMPETITIVE category. Open to every kind of offroad motorbike. Participants are admitted with Italian Federation (FMI) membership card and medical certification for non-professional activity (An FMI membership card can be issued for participants who have taken a medical examination in their own country. Navigation is allowed by Roadbook or GPS. The route is the same for all the categories. Times of the Special Stages are taken also for the Swank Experience category, but they are not taken in consideration for the ranking.
SWANK RALLY (R1 – R2) is the COMPETITIVE category, devided in R1 for the vintage motorbikes (registered before the 31.12.1999) and R2 for modern ones. In both R1 and R2 the riders with license and authorization from their National Motorcycle Federation or FIM CONU (Continental Union: https://www.fim-moto.com/en/fim/continental-unions-national-federations) are admitted. Navigation is allowed with Roadbook only.
The FMI membership costs approx. € 60 for foreign riders. Please enquire if you need assistance.
A medical examination for sports clearance is required. Please ask your doctor/GP for a certificate that you are fit enough to participate in this event.
Accommodation in Milan (before the start of the rally, 28th - 29th Sep 2021, is not included. There are a number of options near the Airport in Milan for different budgets.
Mechanical Assistance 1: Priority spare motorcycle (only for rent), priority assistance over others, set of tyres on reservation and assistance changing them, petrol refill assistance, spare parts
Mechanical Assistance 2: Secondary assistance to rental motorcycle, mechanical assistance with customer spare parts, set of tyres on reservation and assistance changing them
Mechanical Assistance 3: No priority assistance, help with customer's motorcycle problems, set of tyres on reservation and assistance changing them, customers spare parts
Please note, that you will not have access to your luggage during your ferry rides. Please bring a small backpack for everything you will need for your nights on the ferry.
If you book the motorcycle transportation from Genua to Milan, that you will need to organise how you get back to Milan. Depending on demand, a shuttle may be organised.
We recommend to reserve a tire beforehand. If you don't, you will still have the opportunity to buy a new tyre during the rally. However, due to limited availability of trains, the price will be higher than for those pre book.
Should your motorcycle break down or you have any issues, you can rent a motorcycle for €230 per day to finish the rally.
Language: This offer is usually suitable for English and/or German speaking participants. We will gladly provide binding information upon request.
Mobility: The offer is not suitable for people with reduced mobility. Please contact us for more information.

The spirit of the event:

In the 2019, Adventure Riding in Collaboration with Deus Ex Machina re-proposed A new version, following the Deus Swank Rally formula, a gentleman race in which riders take the time by themselves.

It starts with the technical check and prologue at the Motocross Track of Malpensa (Gallarate), starting point for the first stage which leads to Genova. After boarding on the ferry taking to Porto Torres, there are 3 more stops awaiting, from 200 to 300 km each on a completely new track.

Two are the options for participation. The NON-COMPETITIVE “Swank Experience”, open to any kind of off-road bike, and on the “Swank Rally”, COMPETITIVE and divided in two categories: R1 open to vintage enduro bikes registered before 31/12/1999 and R2 open to all the enduro bikes registered after 31/12/1999.

For both Swank Experience and Swank Rally categories the motorcycles must be road legal and is forbidden carrying passengers.

Stages consist in transfers and Special Stages where participants have to take timing by themselves.

The organization will provide medical assistance, rescue vehicles and luggage transport service. It won’t miss the Deus spirit and attention to details.

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Rankings & Trophys

The Swank Rally di Sardegna was created with the aim of giving all the enthusiasts the chance of experiencing a rally experience, without ranking stress; However, a little competition will make it more fun and spice it up a bit. In addition to the prize for the three best positions of the categories R1 and R2, the following prizes will be given:

< Swank Prize >

A special prize for anyone who’ll stand out during the event for any reason.

< Precision Trophy >

As it is not all about speed, there is a reward for the riders who can distinguish themselves for their navigation skills as well. The Precision Throphy, in partnership with Garmin Italia, will reward three pilots from the “experience” category who will have covered the number of kilometers closest to that indicated by the organization.

< Team Trophy >

For the first time ever, participants can take part of the event as a Team. There will be a special dedicated ranking, but team members will also enter the ranking individually. Teams can include 3 or 4 members, and they all have to be registered in the competitive categories R1 or R2. The ranking will be calculated from the final scoreboard by summing up the times of the first 3 members of each team. The ranking will be calculated from the final scoreboard by summing up the times of the first 3 members of each team.

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SWANK EXPERIENCE (E1)

is the NON COMPETITIVE category. Open to every kind of offroad motorbike. In order to participate, is required the Italian FMI membership card and medical certification for non-professional sport activity.

Navigation is allowed by roadbook or GPS. The route is the same for all the categories. Times of the Special Stages are taken also for the Swank Experience category, but they are not taken in consideration for the ranking.

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SWANK RALLY (R1 – R2)

is the COMPETITIVE category, divided in R1 for the vintage motorbikes (registered before the 31.12.1999) and R2 for modern ones.

In both R1 and R2 a national license 2021 for offroad is required, plus an authorization from the National Motorcycle Federation or C. O. N. U.

Navigation is allowed only with roadbook.

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Pilots Admission

All riders with a driving licence suitable for riding the registered motorbike are admitted.

NON COMPETITIVE category E1:

Participants with Italian Federation (FMI) membership card and medical certification for non professional activity. (Moto club Adventure Riding can issue an Italian motorcycle Federation membership card, for participants who have taken a medical examination in their own country).

COMPETITIVE categories R1 – R2: Riders are admitted with Offroad license and authorization from their National Motorcycle Federation or C.O.N.U.

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Itinerary

Day 1 - Tuesday 28th September

Technical checks at Malpensa-Gallarate Motocross Track.

Checks take place before noon, until 2pm latest.

Accommodation to be organised by the participants individually.

Day 2 - Wednesday 29th September

1st stage: from Milan to Genua, 280 km.

Start: 8am

Boarding the overnight ferry from Genua to Sardinia at 7pm.

Day 3 - Thursday 30th September

2nd stage: from Porto Torres to Arborea, 300km.

Overnight stay in hotel on Sardinia.

Day 4 - Friday 1st October

3rd stage: from Arborea to Arborea (loop), 250 km.

Overnight stay in hotel on Sardinia.

Day 5 - Saturday 2nd October

4th stage: from Arborea to Porto Torres, 280 km

In the afternoon: award ceremony near Porto Torres

Boarding the overnight ferry to Genua at 7pm.

Arrival in Genua the following day at 8am.