The 10th Annual Mojave Off Road Enthusiasts Powder Puff Race for the Cure went on as scheduled this past weekend, thanks to numerous government agencies that stepped in to provide personnel to meet the demands of the Bureau of Land Management.
Yesterday at 12:00pm PST the Bureau of Land Management cancelled the Mojave Off Road Enthusiasts 10th Annual Powder Puff Race for a Cure, set for Saturday, October 17th.
I'm a dirt racer. Put me out in the desert and I know exactly what to do. Put me on the pavement, well that's another story.
At risk of inciting any "That's what she said!" outbursts, I'd like to go on record as saying that the Gazelle Rally was the hardest thing I've ever done. 8 days of competition in Morocco, driving 4x4 trucks to checkpoints using only a compass and an old map, through dunes and washes, over camel grass and rock…
Even with broken chassis (although I doubt how broken it really is) we are both proud of our progress
As I write this we are in the middle of a dust storm outside of Erfoud, but the sun is still up so I am a happy gal: Tonight I will get more than 4 hours of sleep before the head of the Gazelles organization walks through the bivouc calling out; "Bonjour Gazelles!!" at 4am
It sounds difficult, and you don’t even know. After today I realize that every other race I've ever done has been easy: This is by far the most difficult thing I've ever done, although I'm not talking about the driving. Today it was fine: Yes, we got stuck twice; but not for very long. We have MaxTrax pretty much the…
Today: was the prologue. Like a pre-run: 3 hours to get 6 check points: The as the crow flies total of km was 69:
When you pay $18000 in fees for a rally where GPS is forbidden, you don't let a missing car stop you! As a North American competitor in the Rally Aicha des Gazelles, you can either ship your vehicle or rent your vehicle. My team decided to rent our vehicle. It costs more, around $9000, but logistically it’s just…
Have you heard of the all female rally in Morocco where competitors drive 9 days off road in Morocco with no GPS? Yeah, until 2010 I hadn't either.