LC8 Rally Western Alps

Let’s meet the 1st week of July 2021250px-hautes-alpes-position-svg
at Camping Gran Bosco Salbertrand
Susa Valley, Piedmont, 34 km from Briançon.

In 2014, two LC8 enthusiasts decided it would be nice meeting
to meet with a bunch of other LC8 riders in an area which has a lot of gravel roads to offer. You don’t need to be an offroad crack to join in, as there are also a lot of wonderful onroad trips in this region.

About the campsite see the ACSI rating or take a virtual tour.frankreich-spezial-grandes-alpes-karte
More information is published on our Facebook page. This is a non-commercial event, no registration fee, just book your stay at the camping.

The area is located in the middle of the Route des grandes Alpes. Some Impressions of 2018. An article about 2019 (French).

In a 30 km range there are dozens of legal gravel tracks. Some gpx data here. Prepare your own tracks, as there are no guides.  Also see the POIs in the region.

Please wear appropriate protection gear, as shit happens sometimes.

As an alternative to your own tent they got mobile homes or pods.

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14 Comments Add yours

  1. LC8 says:

    Post your question here in case you have any


  2. Harry says:

    I am comig for sure….who else?

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Thilo says:

    I’m also in 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Marcus says:

    Hi, planning on coming over from the UK. Is everyone staying at the campsite all week and riding out from there every day?


    1. LC8 says:

      Exactly, the campsite is our “basecamp”. There are already several from UK planning to come, do you’ve got facebook ?


      1. Marcus Frankham says:

        great, planning to ride from Caen to the campsite across France doing a bit of the TET. Leaving wednesday night if anyone from the UK wants to join us.

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  5. Luca Torre says:

    How experienced do you actually have to be to do this?
    Say that I just got a 990adv last month and it’s the first motorbike I ever owned… is it feasible?
    That said, the roads in the pictures look like something I have been riding before on a smaller machine…

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    1. LC8 says:

      There are tracks for every experience level.
      I rode the Assietta with a girlfriend who drove a Suzuki GS500. So everyone with an Enduro should be able to do this. (Well, her profession was sports teacher).
      You find an overview here :,%20Italien&region=21
      SG means “level of difficulty”, 5 is the hardest…

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  6. Cantone Giuseppe says:

    I will be there.

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