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RMT Caucasus Rally 2022

A five-day trip over the Caucasus Mountains from Rusmototravel. 50-70 participants, not a guided tour, but more like a trophy/rally

When we were just starting RMT in 2015, we came across a video with BMW Safari Australia. Here is the movie about it - 2014 BMW GS Safari-Enduro Australia - YouTube

For many years we dreamed of holding such an event in Russia, looking for right place, time, team. Time has come and we are happy to invite you to take part in the first RMT Caucasus Rally 2022.

Overview:

  • 21-27 August 2022
  • Route - Vladikavkaz-Ossetia-Chechnya-Dagestan
  • 50-70 participants, all with their owb motorcycles 
  • 60-70% off-road, the roads are not difficult, but good riding skills are required
  • Price 1000 Euros

How will that work?

  • Each participant will have a Road Book and a GPS track, with marked points that are desirable to visit
  • All participants ride on their own. You can ride solo, find few buddies and ride together, if you participate with friends, you can ride with your company
  • There are no restrictions on motorcycles, we welcome any brands, but it must be tour enduro bike (BMW GS, KTM, Tenere, V-Strom, Pan America, etc.)
  • Your luggage will be transferred from the hotel to the hotel by the support vehicle
  • There will be several of our guides/marshals on the route who will join you in the rally. They are going to follow the participants, help if something happens, take pictures, communicate
  • There will be a technical service on the route, ready to help with spare parts, tools, tires
  • We will live in hotels and every day we will move to a new location
  • In the evenings we will have group dinners, chat, have briefing of the next day
  • A mobile service will follow us, in the evenings you will have a possibility to repair your motorcycle, if something is wrong with it

In fact, this is something like Paris Dakar, but only we do not have to hurry, we have an interesting and exciting journey through the mountains of the Caucasus. 

RMT team will ride this route with you, ready to help or to take pictures.  

Price for participation is 1000 Euro with own motorcycle. Price includes:

  • 6 nights in hotels (shared room)
  • Welcome dinner
  • Farewell dinner
  • Breakfasts all days
  • Luggage transportation from the hotel to the hotel
  • Guides/marshals on the route
  • Technical support on the route
  • Welcome package of the participant
  • Medical insurance
  • Entertainment program every evening
  • Road book and GPS track with an interesting route
  • Presents and souvenirs for all finishers

The price does not include:

  • Lunches and dinners (except the first and the last day)
  • Petrol
  • Transportation of your motorcycle to the place, from which we start and back home
  • Air tickets and your transport costs

Approximate route (We will send you a GPS track a few days before the start)

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21 August. Vladikavkaz, arrival

From 10 AM you can get your packages, road books and GPS tracks. At 4 PM there will be a briefing in the conference hall of the hotel, it is necessary to visit it

22 August. Vladikavkaz - Fiagdon - Tsey - Digora, 260 km

This going to be a very busy day, a lot of interesting places are waiting for you along the route. Approximately 70% - unpaved roads

August 23. Digora - Veduchi, 295 km

We return to Vladikavkaz and through the border road with Georgia we go to Veduchi, a new ski resort in Chechnya. We are not interested in snowboarding and skiing in August, but the local roads here are just unbelievable. Today we have approximately 50% of unpaved roads

24 August. Veduchi - Gunib, 280 km

Another busy day is waiting for you today. In the morning we ride to Kezeinoy Am, a mountain lake, then we enter Dagestan and go to Gunib through Khunzakh. You will enjoy extremely beautiful roads, mountains and passes. 80% of unpaved roads

25 August. Gunib - Derbent, 250 km

We continue our journey and go through the mountains to Derbent, the oldest city in Russia, which is located on the shores of the Caspian Sea. You are to have one more wonderful day. Approximately 70% of unpaved roads.

26 August. Derbent - Kubachi - Makhachkala, 340 km

The last day is a little bit easier, today there are only about 40% of unpaved roads, the rest is asphalt. We arrive in Makhachkala, where our Rally is comes to an end. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner. 

27 August. Makhachkala, departure home

It is a free day, so you can ship your motorcycle home by a transport company and leave to the airport.

 

A little bit more details:

  • The difficulty of the route is medium-high, everything depends on the weather, tires and your skills. Roads are approximately the same as in the BMW Safari video (link above)
  • You can participate on any motorcycle of the Tourenduro class from BMW 310GS or KTM 390. Our guides will ride BMW F850GS, KTM 890 and BMW R1200/1250GS
  • We invite all owners of HD Pan America, KTM 790/890, Honda Africa, Yamaha Tenere, Ducati Multistrada, BMW GS and all other brands
  • Tires must be installed at least Mitas E07+ or Pirelli Rally STR, and preferably Michelin Anaki Wild or TKC80, etc. You can come and change tires in Vladikavkaz, you can buy tires from us
  • We can help with shipping your bike to Vladikavkaz and back from Makhachkala
  • To participate, you are to have a complete set of motorcycle equipment
  • You cannot participate with a passenger
  • You muts have at least basic skills to ride on unpaved roads
  • If you dont have motorcycle in Russia but want to participate in RMT Caucasus Rally, you can rent bike from us, please contact us. BMW F750/850GS will be 1500 Euro rent, including shipping cost

We are waiting for you at RMT CAUCASUS RALLY 2022

 

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