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ROCK HOUND

Lang's Off Road & Beta Motorcycles Presents:

Rock Hound Rally

AUG 21, 22, 23. 2020

THIS IS ONTARIO'S PREMIER OFF-ROAD RALLY/TRAIL RIDE!

PLEASE NOTE: The following activities and amenities will not be available at the 2020 Rock Hound Rally Due to Covid 19 restrictions.

- Meals plans and lunch stop are no longer provided or available for purchase.

- No Beta Motorcycle Demo Rides

- All competitive aspects of the event are removed.

- No Fireworks display

- No After party

- No live music

- No Corn roast

- No Live riders meeting (Online Only)

WHAT IS INCLUDED:

- GPS Trail Ride ( Quality of the ride will not be compromised . Same great trails and challenge sections)

- Fuel Transportation

- Event T-Shirt ( Must register before Aug 12 2020 )

- Sweep Crew Support and Evac Support

- Online Riders Meeting

- Event Maps

- GPS Files

- Challenge options with signage

- Free Redbull

ROCK HOUND RALLY

This is a one day GPS guided event in the Kawartha and Madawaska highlands. The other 2 days are for registration and awards ceremony

The Rock Hound Rally: Gold, Silver, Bronze & Iron routes are designed for riders that enjoy off road trails with challenging aspects throughout. These routes are best suited for, but not limited to, Enduro-style blue or green plated Dirt Bikes, Dual Sport Motorcycles and Adventure Motorcycles with a minimum fuel range of 100km. Four levels of difficulty are available to choose from; Iron (Easy) Bronze (Easy to Med) , Silver (Med to Hard) & Gold (Hard to Expert) All four routes will have challenging options within them to choose from. Read below and watch videos to understand more about the classifications..

ROCK HOUND RALLY EVENT INFO
We highly recommend that entrants arrive and stay Friday night in order to register on time and ask any questions about the event. A riders meeting will be in video format only and will be available to view on you tube 2 weeks prior to the event. GPS routes will be loaded at the event.

All class participants will navigate their way using GPS Routes provided by Rally Connex the night before or the morning of the event. Also, both rides will have a mission / question sheet to complete in order to achieve points to win prizes. The mission / questionnaire portion of the event is not mandatory but highly recommended. This aspect of the ride is very fun and comedic at times. Participants can ride as a team or run solo.

Riders meeting is available in video format only on Youtube and shown during registration at The Loon's Call Campground & Cottage Resort . Friday 4pm to 9pm and Saturday Morning Aug 22nd from 7am to 8:00am. The Youtube video link will be emailed to you after registration is complete and one week before the event date.

The ride begins early Saturday morning at 8:30am, lasts all day, and returns to the same campground that evening for dinner. That night we will have live entertainment & Fireworks sponsored by Lang's Off Road. Sunday morning will be the awards presentation at 10am.

If you require training on basic GPS skills please visit our GPS training videos on Youtube coming soon!. GPS Rentals from Rally Connex are available while quantities last (on the registration page when you sign up).

BETA MOTORCYCLES DEMO RIDE
Back by popular demand there will be once again a full lineup of Beta Off Road Motorcycles to test ride throughout the lunch time potion of your ride.

LARGE ADV BIKES WELCOME!
The Iron & Bronze classes are designed for adventure bike riders that enjoy twisty, paved / gravel roads with scenic look-outs and fun stops along the way. This route is best suited for, but not limited to, larger adventure bikes or entry level to intermediate dual sport riders.To fully under stand the level of difficulty of these classes please see the detailed descriptions below.

All class participants will navigate their way using GPS Routes provided by Rally Connex the night before or the morning of the event. Also, both rides will have a mission / question sheet to complete in order to achieve points to win prizes. The mission / questionnaire portion of the event is not mandatory but highly recommended. This aspect of the ride is very fun and comedic at times. Participants can ride as a team or run solo. Team riders must all run the same category route to qualify for team prizes.

Riders meeting is available in video format only on Youtube and shown during registration at The Loon's Call Campground & Cottage Resort . Friday 4pm to 9pm and Saturday Morning Aug 22nd from 7am to 8:00am. The Youtube video link will be emailed to you after registration is complete and one week before the event date.

The ride begins early Saturday morning at 8:30am, lasts all day, and returns to the same campground that evening for dinner. That night we will have live entertainment & Fireworks sponsored by Lang's Off Road. Sunday morning will be the awards presentation at 10am.

If you require training on basic GPS skills please visit our GPS training videos on Youtube coming soon!. GPS Rentals from Rally Connex are available while quantities last (on the registration page when you sign up).

 

 

ROCK HOUND RALLY EVENT INFO
We highly recommend that entrants arrive and stay Friday night in order to register on time and ask any questions about the event. A riders meeting will be in video format only and will be available to view on you tube 2 weeks prior to the event. GPS routes will be loaded at the event.

All class participants will navigate their way using GPS Routes provided by Rally Connex the night before or the morning of the event. Also, both rides will have a mission / question sheet to complete in order to achieve points to win prizes. The mission / questionnaire portion of the event is not mandatory but highly recommended. This aspect of the ride is very fun and comedic at times. Participants can ride as a team or run solo. Team riders must all run the same category route to qualify for team prizes.

Riders meeting is available in video format only on Youtube and shown during registration at The Loon's Call Campground & Cottage Resort . Friday 4pm to 9pm and Saturday Morning Aug 22nd from 7am to 8:00am. The Youtube video link will be emailed to you after registration is complete and one week before the event date.

The ride begins early Saturday morning at 8:30am, lasts all day, and returns to the same campground that evening for dinner. That night we will have live entertainment & Fireworks sponsored by Lang's Off Road. Sunday morning will be the awards presentation at 10am.

If you require training on basic GPS skills please visit our GPS training videos on Youtube coming soon!. GPS Rentals from Rally Connex are available while quantities last (on the registration page when you sign up).


  RIDE CLASSES

 
Riders choose from 4 different routes to complete a large loop throughout the day starting from Cloyne and stretching to Gunter.  There will be GPS navigating challenges that will involve using your GPS to collect points for your overall score.  Skill testing challenges will be strategically positioned at technical riding areas along the way. If you choose to ride in a team, one member must have a GPS and basic knowledge of operation. Teams must ride together in the same class. 

Other ways to achieve points will be photo challenges, video challenges, facebook drops and much more. Come with your smart phones and head cams fully charged! There is no speed or timed related challenges in this event. Green plated bikes welcome in Gold, Silver & Bronze Classes.

 

GOLD CLASS
(Hard to Expert Terrain. Open only to Enduro and modified MX bikes.)

The Gold class varies between a standard trail ride experience to Hard Enduro. Hard Enduro type terrain will be mandatory to ride in this class, which will include: Rocky rivers with fast flowing water, steep hill climbs and decent's, deep muddy passes, large water holes, technical single track trail systems, drop off`s & step ups, multiple down tree`s on trail & bush whacking.

Transit sections will be forest access roads, flowing 2 track trails, hydro corridor multi use trails & lane ways. This class is not for the faint of heart. Many riders do not complete this class or do there bikes.... If you like hard enduro and are looking for that next high level challenge, this is the class for you.

This class is ideal for, but not limited to, 200cc through 501cc aggressive enduro style or MX modified bikes with a minimum fuel range of 100km and aggressive knobby tires.

 

SILVER CLASS
(Medium to Hard Terrain. Open to aggressive dual sport and Enduro type motorcycles with off-road tires.)

The Silver Class is perfect for the type of rider that has a great skill set for off-road technical riding but doesn't want it constantly throughout the day... Some difficult terrain will be mandatory to ride in this class like rocky boulder rivers with fast flowing water, deep muddy passes, large water holes, technical single track trails, steep hill climbs and decent's, multiple down tree`s on trail & bush whacking. Almost all Gold level challenges will be available to ride optionally. Huge bonus points for clearing Gold Level Challenges.

Transit sections will be forest access roads, flowing 2 track trails, hydro corridor multi use trails & lane ways. For larger Dual Sport bikes this class will be a difficult experience but rewarding. Recommended to team up or ride with a buddy.

This Class is ideal for, but not limited to, 200cc through 650cc aggressive Dual sport bikes and enduro style bikes with a minimum fuel range of 100km and aggressive knobby tires.

BRONZE CLASS
(Easy to Medium Terrain. Open to all types of dual sport and Adventure type motorcycles with aggressive off road tires.)

The Bronze Class is the best selection for almost all levels of off-road, dual sport and aggressive adventure bike riders that enjoy a fun but less challenging day on the trails. Some technical terrain will be mandatory to ride in this class like muddy passes, water holes, small hill climbs and decent's, smaller obstacles on the trail.

Transit sections will be forest access roads, flowing 2 track trails, hydro corridor multi use trails & lane ways. For larger Adventure Bikes this will be a challenging day but very rewarding. It is highly recommended to ride in a team or with a buddy.

This Class is ideal for but not limited to 200cc through 1290cc aggressively setup Adventure bikes. Standard Dual sport bikes and enduro style bikes with a minimum fuel range of 100km and aggressive knobby tires.

IRON CLASS
(Easy terrain open to all types of motorcycles with minimum of 50/50 on-road, off-road tire.)

The Iron Class is the most popular class for large adventure bike riders and beginner dual sport riders. Lots of enjoyable on and off road sections filled with twisty turns and vast lookouts to enjoy. This class requires a road legal motorcycle. Some very small stretches of technical terrain will be mandatory to ride in this class like, small obstacles on trail, erosion ditches in the pathway, shallow mud puddles and slippery rock will be encountered if heavy rain is in the forecast that week.

Transit sections will be paved roads, gavel roads, forest access roads, flowing 2 track trails, hydro corridor multi use trails & lane ways.

This Class is ideal for but not limited to 200cc through 1290cc . With Stock 50/50 tires, all makes of Adventure & Dual sport bikes with a minimum fuel range of 150km.

THE CHALLENGES
(Enduro Challenges are almost open to all classes except Iron Class Riders.)

The "rider challenges" are what the Rock Hound Rally is best known for. An exciting array of challenges for all classes of riders to partake in, depending on your skill level. Gold, Silver, Bronze and Iron classes all have their own unique challenges. Hard Enduro Challenges consist of Water under the bridge challenge, Taste of Sibiu, Up up and away, Shit Show Trail, Zachary's Problem, Black Mumba and much more. Some of the Hardest challenges in the event can be spectacled by all classes. A great time for all.

 

HOW DO YOU WIN?
(Some classes might differ slightly.)
Complete all rider challenges listed in your class. Obtain the Colour Rock Jems, if all challenges are completed and you can hand in your Rock Jems at the finish line your GPS will then be collected for scoring. GPS scoring is jugged based on the accuracy of your track log and how close you completed the event and its challenges.

Event Schedule Times:
Sign in: Friday Aug 21, 6pm to 8pm,
Sign in late arrivals: Sat Aug 22, 7am to 8am

*NO RIDERS MEETING* VIDEO LINK WILL BE EMAILED 1 WEEK PRIOR TO EVENT.

Trail Ride departure: Sat Aug 22, 8:30am

Dinner time: Sat Aug 22, 5pm to 7pm

Fireworks Display: Sat Aug 22, 10pm

Award presentation: Sun Aug 23, 10am

 

ACCOMMODATIONS
The event will NOT be hosted at The Loon's Call Campground & Cottage Resort.  However the start will be very close by. 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
Lunch on the trail is included in your entry fee. Saturday morning breakfast & BBQ dinner on Saturday evening can be purchased for an additional $40.00. Breakfast will be served between 7am and 8am. Dinner will run between 5pm and 7pm. A corn roast after dinner will also be available 7pm that evening. Extra meal plans for guests, passengers or family can be available when you register online by increasing the quantity field. You CAN NOT book your food at the event. You must register online before Aug 14th 2020 11:59pm to receive a meal plan.

 

RATES
Sign up for the rally, trail ride itself is $120.00 + tax or on site day of event $150.00 + tax. This price does not include your Saturday Breakfast & Dinner. You can select to add a meal plan on the registration form for $40.00. Additional meal plans can be purchased as well by increasing the quantity field. (Meal plan does not include lunch, Your lunch is provided in your registration fee)

Rates for tent site will be $27.00 including tax per person. This rate includes 2 nights of camping on an un-serviced site. 

Rate for a trailer sites with 30amp hydro and water will be $43 plus tax per night. Site can have a maximum of 4 persons on it. 

Rate of a 2 bedroom cottage will be $125 tax included, per night. This rate would include up to 4 persons. 

Rate of a 3 bedroom cottage will be $140 tax included, per night. This rate would include up to 6 persons. 

GPS & RENTALS

To see the list of GPS's Rally Connex appove at out events please the the GPS Regulations Page. GPS rentals are available while quantities last. Cost per day rental starts at $25.00 to $45.00 plus a $100 cash damage / loss deposit upon time of pick up.. Deposit will be refunded once the GPS has been returned and without damage. 1 set of batteries will be included. Depot must be made in CASH.

 

 

FAMILY FUN!
Rally Connex has spent plenty of time researching the start & finish location of this event in order to make it fun for the whole family, even if you don't ride a bike! The Loon's Call Campground and all surrounding area's have plenty of beaches, playgrounds, attractions etc.... So riders! bring your family and friends out for a weekend of pleasure and fun.

 

 

The Loons Call Campground & Cottage Resort
1-866-765-4756 Office
Info@loonscall.ca

 

If the Loon's Call Campground is fully booked here is a list below of other accommodations available close to the event.

 

RESORTS
(Non of these resorts are affiliated or supported by Rally Connex)


Myers Cave Resort
613-336-9900 Office
reservations@myerscaveresort.com

 

Landcaster Resort
(613) 336-2423 Office
http://www.lancastersresort.ca/

 

Frontenac Shores
(613) 336-8686 Office
https://www.frontenacshores.com

 

 

CAMPING & COTTAGES
(Non of these Camp grounds or Cottages are affiliated or supported by Rally Connex)

Bon Echo Family Campground
1 888-850-4761 Office
https://bonechofamilycampground.com

 

Marble Lake Lodge
613-336-0117 office
905-435-7305 mobile

Info@marblelakelodge.com

 


Twin Cedars Park
(613) 336-2451 Office
https://www.twincedarspark.ca



Sherwood Park Campground
(613) 336-8844 Office

 

Woodcrest Resort Park
(613) 336-2966 Office
http://www.woodcrestresort.com



Cedar Lodge
(905) 592-0150 Office

 

Bishop Lake Tent & Trailer Park
(613) 336-2311 Office

 


 

FEE's
Pre Registration is $120 PLUS HST
On site registration is $150.00 PLUS HST



CLICK HERE FOR MORE EVENT PHOTOS

 

EVENT DATE AUG 21, 22, 23 2020

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER


QUICK INFO
-Pre Registration is $120 payable to Rally Connex
-Meal Plans available for an additional $40.00

(DON'T WAIT.... Register TODAY ONLINE!)
-The event will be hosted at The Loons Call Campground & Cottage Resort in Cloyne.
-Great Door Prizes and killer deals from our sponsors.

 


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