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Old 02-17-2012, 12:22 PM   #1
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KTM 9th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally

Wild, Wild West. Going to be a good one this year for sure....
We will plan a ride up from the shop I suspect. More info here:
www.ktmorangeevents.com well soon I guess, that's the link they sent us
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Old 02-17-2012, 12:30 PM   #2
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new link

correct link is www.ktmorangeevents.com
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:56 PM   #3
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correct link is www.ktmorangeevents.com
Are you going Ken?
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Old 02-17-2012, 04:59 PM   #4
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Old 02-20-2012, 10:10 PM   #5
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Are the adventure rally's any good? never been to one, this one seams pretty close
I have been to two of them now and had a blast both times. I keep pushing my limits and realiseing they are way beyond what I though. I reccomend the rally's highly. Food has been excellent both times as well
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Old 02-17-2012, 01:01 PM   #6
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Awesome, cant't wait for September!
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Old 02-17-2012, 02:07 PM   #7
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Awesome, cant't wait for September!
IN !!

too close to home to miss this one...
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Old 02-17-2012, 02:29 PM   #8
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IN !!

too close to home to miss this one...
+1 on that!

I'll race you over
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Old 02-17-2012, 02:40 PM   #9
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Tell me guys - I've never ridden anything west of Missouri.......is this worth hauling the 990 ADV all the way in from Virginia to do the event? I'm considering it - but its a long ways away.
You don't haul it......IT hauls YOU !!


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+1 on that!

I'll race you over
Small group of us 990-types were already plotting a dirty group ride from Hood River to Bend.
Campout and BBQ at my place, the night before we go

That's an OPEN invitation, for anyone biking it through Hood River area, on their way to this gig, BTW.
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Old 02-17-2012, 03:07 PM   #10
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I would love to go on this adventure; pitty it's on the other side of the globe though. The entry fee is no problem but the gas money to get there and back is a bit daunting
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Old 02-17-2012, 02:08 PM   #11
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Tell me guys - I've never ridden anything west of Missouri.......is this worth hauling the 990 ADV all the way in from Virginia to do the event? I'm considering it - but its a long ways away.
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Old 02-20-2012, 10:32 PM   #12
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Tell me guys - I've never ridden anything west of Missouri.......is this worth hauling the 990 ADV all the way in from Virginia to do the event? I'm considering it - but its a long ways away.

Meet me in WI Early Sept, for a fun ride out.... Well at least once we get past the plains...... Don't forget the nobbies and tent.

WI to Canada / Washington boarder to start to the WABDR. Riding South.

Be great to meet the group from Hood River and ride south with them. When would you leave Hood River Apple Jam?
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Old 02-21-2012, 08:04 AM   #13
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Meet me in WI Early Sept, for a fun ride out.... Well at least once we get past the plains...... Don't forget the nobbies and tent.

WI to Canada / Washington boarder to start to the WABDR. Riding South.

Be great to meet the group from Hood River and ride south with them. When would you leave Hood River Apple Jam?
It's a two-day ride if 95% dirt,
....a one day ride if 50/50 country two-lane/gravel,
....or three hours on boring highway slab.

I don't care when we leave, I can plan for anything pretty easily, so whatever you've got time for.
...but my vote is...... two days of dirt
So....show up at my place Tuesday afternoon, sometime/anytime,
and we can leave Wednesday morning and get into the Rally by 5-ish Thursday evening.


Plenty of country camping space at my house, and a shower.
BBQ, campfire , and breakfast in the AM.
Seriously, I have lots of space, and all are welcome

...... I'll be very glad to show you all our local gems on the way down South to Bend.
There are many great kick-ass & unimproved, Wilderness border roads all the way there.
And one GREAT (I mean GREAT !!) pavement twisty near the end,
with a very neat volcanic observatory at it's summit.

Edit: I plan to tent camp when I get to the Rally. I'd rather spend money on my bike/gas than in any Hotel/Motel
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:27 PM   #14
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It's a two-day ride if 95% dirt,
....a one day ride if 50/50 country two-lane/gravel,
....or three hours on boring highway slab.

I don't care when we leave, I can plan for anything pretty easily, so whatever you've got time for.
...but my vote is...... two days of dirt
So....show up at my place Tuesday afternoon, sometime/anytime,
and we can leave Wednesday morning and get into the Rally by 5-ish Thursday evening.


Plenty of country camping space at my house, and a shower.
BBQ, campfire , and breakfast in the AM.
Seriously, I have lots of space, and all are welcome

...... I'll be very glad to show you all our local gems on the way down South to Bend.
There are many great kick-ass & unimproved, Wilderness border roads all the way there.
And one GREAT (I mean GREAT !!) pavement twisty near the end,
with a very neat volcanic observatory at it's summit.

Edit: I plan to tent camp when I get to the Rally. I'd rather spend money on my bike/gas than in any Hotel/Motel
Is it September yet???????
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Old 02-26-2012, 02:09 PM   #15
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It's a two-day ride if 95% dirt,
....a one day ride if 50/50 country two-lane/gravel,
....or three hours on boring highway slab.

I don't care when we leave, I can plan for anything pretty easily, so whatever you've got time for.
...but my vote is...... two days of dirt
So....show up at my place Tuesday afternoon, sometime/anytime,
and we can leave Wednesday morning and get into the Rally by 5-ish Thursday evening.


Plenty of country camping space at my house, and a shower.
BBQ, campfire , and breakfast in the AM.
Seriously, I have lots of space, and all are welcome

...... I'll be very glad to show you all our local gems on the way down South to Bend.
There are many great kick-ass & unimproved, Wilderness border roads all the way there.
And one GREAT (I mean GREAT !!) pavement twisty near the end,
with a very neat volcanic observatory at it's summit.

Edit: I plan to tent camp when I get to the Rally. I'd rather spend money on my bike/gas than in any Hotel/Motel
Hey Apple Jam, count me in for the Tuesday meetup (11th), 2-days of dirt to the event! I'll be on my 990. I can camp a few nights.

I plan to go soft this event, with a room in the KTM booked block of rooms. I spent decades tent camping, backpaking etc... I like a little comfort now and then as I get older and beat up.

Be great to see everybody.
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