En’duo du Limousin 2022 should have been like that Stopped due to vandalism. Banners were torn down or hijacked and pilots went missing in the middle of the night. Some hypothermia was found. Because of fatigue, organizers focused on safety this year.
The pilots were tracked down
It will not be limited to 400 pilots (200 pairs). All are equipped with GPS But they will also be tracked throughout the race thanks Keep track of. This particular device will allow that Instant nominal location. Thus, the organizers, with the support of the gendarmerie and civil security forces, will be able to follow the movements of each pilot A giant screen mounted on Aubusson’s racing computer. ” In the event of a sudden fall, we have a distress signal that will be activated “Adds Boris Labrosse, president of the En’duo Aubusson Club and organizer of the event. Twenty civil protection paramedics, doctors and four ambulances will be mobilized to provide assistance to the pilots if necessary.
The volunteer team has been strengthened: there were 150 last year, There are 200 this year. ” Many of them are new ” Boris Labrosse specifies. The angry bikers, affiliated with the French Motorcycle Federation, will ensure the security of the pasture (also off-limits to the public due to Vigipirate) and ” Hunters will be part of the route spotters. Behind the ring, they will monitor if there are any unusual things “The organizer explains again. All volunteers will be identified by their bib..
Another precaution: About twenty fixed checkpoints are scheduled to be established along the 170 kilometers of the event. there, Race commissioners will mark passing drivers. Finally, to avoid waiting until the end of the night and making the last pilots take a risk, Those passing by the Royère-De-Vassivière refreshment point after 7pm will be stopped there.. It must be said that the last kilometers present extreme difficulties and will necessarily be covered at night.
The organizers think so Only about ten pairs (elite drivers) must cross the finish line in the allotted timethat is, before 9 p.m., in Aubusson.
200 pairs will participate in this 23rd edition of Limousine Endo, pilots from all over France but also many Spaniards, Belgians and Portuguese. The test is The third and penultimate round of Extreme Enduro. The best riders therefore come to Cruz to collect as many points as possible before the final of the French Extreme Enduro Championship, which will be held in Mauriac in Cantal on November 17-18.
This Friday On November 3, 400 pilots will parade through the streets of Aubusson From 5:30 pm to 6 pm before participating in the course introduction Which will determine the departure order on Saturday (from 1pm).