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Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« on: June 17, 2008, 10:21:43 am »
The Swartland 400 takes place on2 August 08. The organisers are looking for roving marshalls (about 50 marshalls wanted). This is an ideal opportunity to ride in some awesome areas as well as get a chance to watch the top national enduro riders doing their thing. Even if you do not feel like marshalling I strongly urge you all to come and watch what will be an awesome race. The event is being held on the Swarberg Vlei farm just past Yserfontein.

I believe that they will also open up sections of the actual route for adventure bikes on the Sunday after the race. For those that want to check out their sand riding skills this will be an awesome ride. There wil be food stalls, as well as fully stocked bar ;D. If any of you have never been to a National race this is a must do event.

If you want more details please pm me. I hope to see a lot of you Wild Dogs there.
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2008, 10:25:46 am »
ya send me some details
So much of win it hurts! ^.^


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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #2 on: June 17, 2008, 10:41:11 am »
You racing?
Like the offroads?
 

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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2008, 10:42:28 am »
me? fark no but any excuse for some sand :D

would dig to watch a WD race if CO is
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #4 on: June 18, 2008, 08:26:51 am »
You racing?
Like the offroads?


Yep I have decided to do this event, will be good for fitness, Lotsa sandy whoops
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2008, 08:54:47 am »
I'm doing WFO next weekend, SCMSC Harescramble or Mini Roof next month.
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2008, 08:59:10 am »
BLIKSEM
I would love to be doing that.  :patch:
Maybe I can make the baby be delivered this weekend  >:D Lift my wife on the bike to buy bread and stuff.
Then ............F@k it will never work.
I just hope and pray there is a next year because I would love to watch those enduro race


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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2008, 09:04:32 am »
Come on guys, this is a piss poor response.
We really need the roving marshalls, need some quads too and 4x4's
This is a great weekend for the family/girlfriend/skelm
We are really trying to make this a bling event
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #8 on: June 18, 2008, 09:18:21 am »
We will still be in Argentina... most probably somewhere in the Andes... sorry. :-[
 

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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #9 on: June 18, 2008, 09:20:27 am »
I would love to help.  Dakar and/or Pajero available.  Obviously dakar prefered.
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2008, 12:17:21 pm »
The Dakar will be fine. There will however be a couple of sandy sections :mwink: if not the Pajero will also be really useful at the event.

C.Mon folks this is going to be a brilliant day.
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #11 on: June 18, 2008, 12:23:00 pm »
PM me the details!!
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #12 on: June 18, 2008, 12:26:40 pm »
We will still be in Argentina... most probably somewhere in the Andes... sorry. :-[

Biaaaatch!!!! >:D Will you be on a bike? :drif:

Lito, KTM Bigger, Giraffe, Andy , Mark Hardy and co??????????? This is a chance to play in an area that is not usually accessible for riding....grab that chance.
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #13 on: June 18, 2008, 07:13:10 pm »
Come on guys, this is a piss poor response.
We really need the roving marshalls, need some quads too and 4x4's
This is a great weekend for the family/girlfriend/skelm
We are really trying to make this a bling event


how can i get more information, I have 2 people that might be interested..

 

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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #14 on: June 18, 2008, 10:10:49 pm »
We will still be in Argentina... most probably somewhere in the Andes... sorry. :-[

Biaaaatch!!!! >:D Will you be on a bike? :drif:
Would not be bragging about the trip if not on a bike.
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #15 on: June 19, 2008, 07:58:47 am »
Possible marshalls so far:

Davie Sprocket
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StevHo and 2 friends
Tim

Lets get some more names on the list chaps ;D
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #16 on: June 19, 2008, 08:28:18 am »
Sounds interesting but what exactly is involved? I don't want to say I'm coming and then fall my arse off in bottomless sand pits and be the fool of the day :D

Must also accomodate Mrs LeCap (sure I can talk her into coming too). Also not really a deep sand fan due to limited earthmoving performance of the Djebel 200 (I decide as I don't líke replacing clutches ;D )
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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #17 on: June 19, 2008, 08:37:55 am »
Ja, i guess i could help. As Le capo says, what exactly is involved. Working Times, 3 digit wage, etc. :D

You mentioned 4x4, where do you want to use this?

Otherwise, if theres place to camp, ill come up with a possy of Dawgs and sleep over Sat night. A little Pre end of year WD bash run. ;)

Did you guys see the Kei National Enduro. Man, that brings back memories. Theres nothing like Eastern Cape enduros.

 

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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #18 on: June 19, 2008, 09:39:24 am »
Marshalling an offroad race is not going to be hard.

All you need to do is assit at certian points, bottlenecks etc.
Make sure the race flows, notify the medics in case of accidents , look out for cheaters , etc.

Its good to sit at a tough section (ok no real tough bits in an offroad) and watch the guys sukkel.

 

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Re: Swartland 400 National Off Road - Marshalls Wanted
« Reply #19 on: June 19, 2008, 12:58:32 pm »
I'm possibly in. Please send some more details on times and what will be expected. This sounds good :ricky:
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