ABOUT ROCKETBIKER ENDURO RACE


ROCKETBIKER ENDURO should be seen as an entertainment event rather than a professional competition. This off-road motorcycle race takes place in a peaceful atmosphere on a specially built track. The race is designed to give you unforgettable feelings and to enjoy entertainment with your motorsports friends. The distance is about 60 km long, divided into three laps. The task of the participant is to finish the distance in control time.

OFFICIAL REGULATIONS

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

Anyone who has reached the age of 16 on the race day. Participants up to 18 years of age require parental authorization, and at least one parent or authorized person must attend/be present at the competition site.

LOCATION OF THE RACE

ROCKETBIKER ENDURO takes place in Dzirciems, Tukums municipality - 90 km from Riga. GPS  57.113493, 23.022388

MAIN EVENT TRACK

The track was created by the well-known Enduro rider Ivo Steinbergs. The race lap is around 20 km long. Difficulty Level - Medium/Hard. For beginners, some places will be challenging. Trail characteristics - mountainous meadow, forest trails, wooded mountains, sand quarry, thick forest. 

REGULATIONS

ROCKETBIKER ENDURO, however, is a motorsport competition and must follow certain rules. There are guidelines that the rider must follow. They are based on common sense and decency towards other riders. Read the terms here:   Terms and conditions


RACES

SUPER ENDURO

Any event participant can participate in the Super Enduro familiarisation lap. Each driver has one familiarisation lap. The 64 fastest participants of Hard Loop Race 1 automatically qualify for the final. If one of the top 64 does not participate, his place can be taken by any of the remaining riders. The winner of each pair goes to the next round, the competition is over for the loser. While waiting for his start, the athlete's motorcycle must be in the waiting area. The 8 fastest riders enter the final. In the final, all 8 riders start together and the winner is determined after completing 5 laps.

NIGHT RACE

The competition takes place in the dark hours of the day. Race distance – 1 lap (15km). The motorcycle must be equipped with lights. Additional lighting on the helmet may be used. The winner is the participant who crosses the finish line first.

FLATTRACK

Riders will be randomly divided into groups of 8 riders each. Race lenght is 4 laps. The first four places in each group advance to the next round and the competition is over for the remaining four drivers. Such a play-off system takes place until the final.

HARD LOOP Race 1

In the first race of the main distances, there is a common, quiet start with running up to the motorcycle
Number of laps – 2.

HARD LOOP Race 2

In the 2nd race of the main distance, the athletes go according to the results of the first race. The winner of the first race starts the second race as first, followed by second place, then third, etc. until all participants have gone the distance. The break between riders is 10 seconds. The race control time starts when the first rider crosses the starting line.
Athletes must arrive at the waiting corridor no later than 10 minutes before the start time.


· The entire track is marked with signs. Opposite direction in each of the trips.
· Number of checkpoints in the circle – 10. There is no need to stop at checkpoints.
· If the athlete has missed one of the checkpoints, he is disqualified.
· There is no Chicken line on the track
· Maximum number of laps – Race 1 - two, Race 2 - three.
· Competition control time on both days - 4 hours.
· The task of the participant is to collect as many control points as possible during the control time, but not more than Race 1 - 20, Race 2 - 30. In case of an equal number of control points, the finishing order is taken into account.
· After completing a lap, the athlete can go to the next lap immediately or spend an unlimited time in the paddock.
In order to become a finisher of Rocketbiker Enduro 2024, a participant must collect 50 checkpoints in two races, within the control time. Hard Loop overall results will be determined according to the following formula. The place won in the race also determines the number of points won. 1st v – 1 p., 2nd v – 2 p., 3rd v – 3 p. etc. The overall winner is the participant who obtained the least amount of points in two races.
Participants who do not qualify for Race 1 can start Race 2 to continue collecting checkpoints, but they do not claim finisher status.


DOCUMENTATION

ROCKETBIKER ENDURO races take place on private land. Driving licenses, like motorcycle registration documents, are not required. A license issued by the National Motor Sports Federation is mandatory. If you need a one-day license, you can buy it directly from LaMSF or from our Shop.  As well it will be available to purchase on the competition day at the Secretariat.

SAFETY EQUIPMENT

All participants on the track must wear full motorcycle equipment - helmet, boots, glasses, gloves. When riding with a motorcycle outside the track, it is mandatory to wear a helmet.

HELP FROM MECHANIC AND MOTORCYCLE CARE

The mechanic can only help the participants in the designated service area. There is no limit to the jobs that can be done by a mechanic. Refueling is only permitted if a mat is placed underneath the motorcycle.

HOW TO APPLY?

Registration for the event will start on 15th of July 2024.

We want the application process to be simple so please fill in all the required fields with true information.

To apply, go to the " Catalog " section and buy a membership ticket.

Here are some important things you should know:

  • You must read and agree to the competition rules before applying.
  • Prepayments are accepted only through bank transfer. 

PARTICIPATION FEE

Early Birds 15.07-19.07 - 110€

Regular ticket 20.07-11.08 - 130€

Late ticket 12.08-18.08 - 150€

The participation fee includes:

  • Two full days of racing (five racing events).
  • Paddock place for athlete's vehicle and motorcycle
  • Official event t-shirt
  • Beer and soft drinks
  • Lottery ticket
  • Refreshment point in the track
  • Breakfast (sunday)
  • Night security for motorcycles

ROCKETBIKER ENDURO 2024


QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

Here’s a bunch of helpful answers to all those questions we’re asked the most. If we don’t address your question below, drop us an email at rocketbiker.enduro@gmail.com and we’ll get back to you. 

IF I APPLY AND PAY FOR ENTRY, HAVE DO I KNOW THAT I HAVE BEN REGISTERED?
The names of the participants whose payment will reach us will be published on our website.

WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE TRACK?
The lap is 20 km long and consists of mountain meadows, forest paths, sand quarry, off-road. The level of complexity is medium. In many places, the track will be wide enough to allow faster riders to overtake more slowest. However, there will often be places very narrow. If someone overtakes you by lap please let him pass you. 

ARE THE VARIOUS CLASSES AND CATEGORIES IN THE COMPETITION?

No. Everyone in the race is in the same category and distance. Your main competitor is time.

WILL THE TRACK BE MARKED OR I NEED A NAVIGATOR?

The entire route will be marked with indicative signs and in some cases even with bands. Navigation or map in the track is not required. When riding on the main track you should follow the blue signs.

WILL THE "CHICKEN LINE" BE CARRIED OUT ON DIFFICULT SECTIONS?

No.

DO I HAVE TO STOP AT THE CHECKPOINT? 

No

DOES MY BIKE NEED TO BE REGISTERED?

ROKETBIKER ENDURO races take place on private land, so motorcycle registration documents are not required. You can participate with Enduro or Motocross bike. In a couple of places, the track may cross a public road that is likely to be used also by other transportationThe fact that you participate in the race does not give you an advantage over other road users.

WHAT WILL BE IN THE PARTICIPANT "WELCOME" BAG?

At registration, the participant will receive a bag containing:

  • an envelope with the participant's starting numbers which has to be put on a motorcycle before technical control.
  • riders bracelet. Without the bracelet, you will not be able to pick up your motorcycle from PARK FERME. Bracelet is also a ticket for a free beer breakfast;
  • a waste bag for a paddock (be polite, what you bring it to the race bring back with you);
  • official ROCKETBIKER ENDURO T-shirt and sponsors souvenirs.

ARE THERE LIMITATIONS ON TIRES?
Not. You can ride with any tire. When selecting tires, you can consider the following factors. Track: Prologue - 100% solid clay. Main distance: 40% clay, 20% sand, 40% loose forest soil. You can change an unlimited number of tires.

CAN I WIN SOMETHING?
Yes, you can. Anyone who reaches the finish within the control time will receive the finisher's medal. In addition, the first three places in the absolute ranking will get trophies and prizes.

ARE CASH AWARDS IN COMPETITION?
Nope. ROCKETBIKER ENDURO, are about participation, enjoyment and hanging out with your mates and a good time on motorcycles along a specially designed track. This is not a place to look for a profit opportunity.

WHAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE COMPETITION SITE?
Toilets, electricity, and a bar are provided at the competition site. There are no showers, but the lake is available to wash yourself up. 

IS THERE ACCOMMODATION NEARBY??
Around 20 km away is three large cities - Talsi, Tukums, and Kandava. There are plenty of opportunities to stay overnight.

DO I NEED LIGHTS ON MY BIKE??
You need lights only in the Night race, all other events run in daylight.

IS THERE MOBILE COVERAGE?
Yes.

CAN I USE A GENERATOR AT THE PADDOCK?
Yes, but only between 07:00 and 22:00.

ARE SPECTATORS ALLOWED TO ATTEND?
Yes of course. Participants are invited to invite their supporters and assistants to the race to help them reach their goals.

AFTER PAYING MY ENTRY FEE, CAN I GET A REFUND?
If the cancellation is made more than two weeks before the race, you will get 90% of the money back. If it is received 7-14 days before the race, you will receive 50% of the money paid back. If the cancellation is received less than 7 days before the race, the entry fee will not be refunded.

PROBLEMS OR ISSUES? 
Just drop us an email at rocketbiker.enduro@gmail.com and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.