General Information

Sandraiders is an adventure to live through the whole Dakarian spirit of the 80’s, there will be orienteering events with obligatory checkpoints along the route. You’ll have the privilege of riding with the legendary Jordi Arcarons, who took part 16 times in the African Dakar and came second four times. Arcarons and our team of guides will share all their knowledge with you to help you face this adventure.

Discover a different kind of trip riding a bike from the 1980s. Unique, unforgettable sensations.

Sign up and book your place for SandRaiders 2019. SandRaiders have considered everything, so all you need to do is to enjoy your bike.


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 SandRaiders is an adventure designed for amateur bikers who have always wanted to take part in a rally raid but are not sure how to do so. For these riders we have the perfect team of guides who’ll teach you everything you need to live this adventure. Accompanied by a logistics team that includes mechanics and medics.


SandRaiders is designed for classic and neoclassic motorbikes, the legendary bikes that took part in the great African rally raids of the 80’s.

Two categories are permitted:

  • Trail
  • Scrambler

In the Trail category, pre-2000 trail bikes over 350 cc and all competition bikes that no longer have FIA approval although manufactured after 2000 will be accepted.

The Scramblers, as customised bikes, will be accepted as long as the organisation considers that the bike meets the minimum safety requirements.

  • Wheels must wear plugs Desert front mousse type (we recommend rear mousse too)
  • Strict control of each motorcycle: tires and suspensions must be in perfect condition

Obligatory material

Documentation required

  • 2-litre hydration pack (Camelbak)
  • Enduro/Motocross boots
  • Knee guards with travel limits (front and side)
  • Shell, rib protector, elbow guards and shoulder guards
  • Helmet (ideally full face)
  • Goggles
  • Gloves
  • Water suit
  • Toolkit and basic spares for your bike
  • Lubricants
  • Front-wheel mousse
  • Bag or space on the bike for the picnic
  • Mandatory minimum 150 km autonomy of fuel
  • GPS
  • Passport (valid for 6 months)
  • Insurance green card and current receipt
  • Driving licence
  • Motorbike papers
  • If the bike is in another person’s name, authorisation to drive it will be required.
  • Repatriation and holiday cancellation insurance (included in registration fee)

Material provided by SandRaiders


  • SPOT safety beacon
  • Roadbook
  • Metallic box for bagagge (payment of 80 €)
  • A medical check-up is essential before starting the trip
  • You will be required (before starting the route) to sign the general terms and conditions document sent by email on confirming registration

Individual registration

+ 80€ baggage box

Book your place

Book your place. Pay the rest comfortably until the closing of the inscriptions.

Registration includes:

  • Transporting your bike to Morocco
  • Metallic box for bagagge (payment of 80 €)
  • 6 nights’ hotel with full board
  • 2 nights in bivouac
  • Food and water in route
  • Guides with satellite telephones
  • Roadbooks and GPS tracks with the route
  • SPOT beacons for satellite tracking
  • Mechanical assistance
  • Race bib and trial documentation
  • Finisher trophy
  • Paddock on finishing each stage
  • Daily briefing
  • Support vehicles
  • Medical assistance/Health repatriation insurance

Registration does not include:

  • Plane tickets
  • Fuel, cancellation insurance
  • Personal equipment
  • Drinks in hotels
  • Massages