Baja Rally 2019

Rick Hatswell to challenge the Baja Rally 2019 for his 4th time The Baja Rally starts again on September 30th at the San Nicolas hotel in Ensenada Mexico for another exciting Rally Raid. This full road-book navigation rally will challenge the racers with no GPS points to follow, only a compass heading and odometer. The […]

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Baja Rally 2015 Sep 28-Oct 2

Next week I will be competing in the Baja Rally  based out of Ensenada Mexico.  Just getting there is a feat in itself.  4 Canadians from BC and Alberta are all converging in Vegas to convoy down to Mexico through the Tiajuana border.  It should be half the challenge.   Then after scruteneering on Monday […]

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Stage 2

Here is the link to the standings, this is the best way we can track Rick.  They seem to update them from time to time.  http://www.desafioruta40.com.ar/tiempos-on-line-etapa-2/.     You can see all the photos from the race by following this link! – Road to 2016 on Flickr

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It was a tough day!

The course was a long one today.  The special was 436km but the riders had to ride over 100km to get to the start of it and then another 40 to get back to the bivouac.  Rick took one fall that broke the foot peg on his bike (not to mention bent his handlebars) which […]

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Bike is ready to go!

Rick is settled in, the bike has all its proper decals on it and scrutineering is complete.  Now he’s just having a good dinner, getting some rest and preparing for the start of the race.  Tomorrow he will be doing the final touches, the mandatory meetings and ceremonial events.  There are several days of work […]

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