The crew of 28 staff included; Route Coordinator Nick Selleck from Maschine who provided the sensational route, with the best lead and sweep crew around featuring the legendary trio of Sprocket, Grego and Huffy, joined by adventure newbie and convert Con Thermos from Otway Trail Tours. Rob, Anja and Mick from Tyres for Bikes on Tyre Support. Gary Bradford and Harry Norton on hand as KTM Tech Support. Luggage Crew Chief Tony Wise. Backup 4WD Support Mark Pacheco, Media Support Jo Ross and Motorex Station Supervisor Nathan Howie.
KTM Australia is anything but a brand run by suits, and its support network on the Rallye also included; KTM General Manager Jeff Leisk and KTM Brand Manager Ray Barnes, with Marketing & Events Coordinator Rosie Lalonde cheerfully bossing everyone around.
We were also very honoured to have Peter Ziegler from the KTM Factory in Austria. Peter came down under to see how the Rallye is run, as he is in charge of hosting the first KTM European Adventure Rally in Italy this July.