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Old 11-23-2012, 08:06 AM   #106
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Big Jump in Entries...

27 motorcycle entries and 13 cars so far. I think I read somewhere the limit was going to be around 45 entries. Fence sitters should probably fax an entry ASAP. There will be a number of people cancelling out, but who knows?
http://www.alcan5000.com/2014entry.htm

The $200 deposit is fully refundable up until December 1, 2013. Probably wise to assure yourself of a spot.
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Old 11-23-2012, 12:02 PM   #107
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:37 AM   #108
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Old 11-26-2012, 10:15 AM   #109
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I realize it's still very early, but the motorcycles alone will probably exceed 45 entries...???

It would be nice if we could verify what the max entry is going to be...
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Old 11-26-2012, 12:24 PM   #110
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I realize it's still very early, but the motorcycles alone will probably exceed 45 entries...???

It would be nice if we could verify what the max entry is going to be...
The rules say 40 entries is the max. Top section:
http://www.alcan5000.com/2010Regs.htm

However they always get cancellations just before the deposit refund date and even after, so they accept more.

I spoke with the rallymaster over the weekend and he suggested: "We'll probably accept 50 to guarantee 30+ starters, so no problem if your friend...."


The club wants to have between 30-40 entrys. That is enough to cover expenses, yet small enough to manage. Like I suggested to others, just reach out to Jerry Hines for various questions or clarifications. The refund period is very generous so it seems worth it to send an entry now, even if you are not sure you can get the time off you need when the time comes. If you don't you'll end up on a standby list. I wouldn't want to be buying the extra stuff we need to equip the bike if my entry is a back-up standby deal.
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Old 11-26-2012, 01:08 PM   #111
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Old 11-26-2012, 01:42 PM   #112
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Just registered, 12 Ontario riders it is.
Anyone shipping or trailering out from Ontario?
I have to to the fly'n ride thing so I need to find a way to get my ride to Seattle and back.
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Old 11-26-2012, 02:22 PM   #113
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:25 PM   #114
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Mmmmmm... very tempting!

So, I don't have a suitable scoot right now, so whats the optimum size for a guy that just wants to complete it and smile lots along the way? Something like a GS650 or a KLR, right? Is there a prize for the rider with the biggest ear to ear grin?

$2,000 sounds like a great deal considering all accommodation is included.

Anyone taking a truck/trailer up from Texas?

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Old 11-26-2012, 07:17 PM   #115
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Do it, make it bakers dozen from Ontario !!
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Old 11-27-2012, 05:49 AM   #116
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Nobody from TX has signed up yet. Right now I plan on trailering from Phoenix, but I don't have a truck/trailer lined up yet. If you sign up and have a rig, I could have you pass through PHX and pick me up. I'd split the whole trip from TX with you.

I may just rent something too.

Big singles (DR, KLR, GS, Hus Terra, etc) that can cruise the transits at 70 seem to be the best, but the most popular rides are mud capable twins. I've listed a Yamaha WR250R on my entry, but I have a big single as an option.

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Mmmmmm... very tempting!

So, I don't have a suitable scoot right now, so whats the optimum size for a guy that just wants to complete it and smile lots along the way? Something like a GS650 or a KLR, right? Is there a prize for the rider with the biggest ear to ear grin?

$2,000 sounds like a great deal considering all accommodation is included.

Anyone taking a truck/trailer up from Texas?

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Old 11-27-2012, 11:36 PM   #117
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There are a group of us from Ontario and we are toying with all kinds of options of getting there and back. We'll all be in the loop here about shipping etc...
Seems very weird to be planning and getting excited about something 21 months away. .
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Old 11-28-2012, 05:27 AM   #118
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There are a group of us from Ontario and we are toying with all kinds of options of getting there and back. We'll all be in the loop here about shipping etc...
Seems very weird to be planning and getting excited about something 21 months away. .
true, I usualy just pack a sandwich the night before. The greatest adventures start with piss poor planning
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Old 11-28-2012, 02:38 PM   #119
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Mmmmmm... very tempting!

So, I don't have a suitable scoot right now, so whats the optimum size for a guy that just wants to complete it and smile lots along the way? Something like a GS650 or a KLR, right? Is there a prize for the rider with the biggest ear to ear grin?

$2,000 sounds like a great deal considering all accommodation is included.

Anyone taking a truck/trailer up from Texas?

I'm exploring the idea at this point. If I can swing it, I'll be truck/trailer from Austin.


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Old 11-30-2012, 05:58 AM   #120
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46 starters so far. http://www.alcan5000.com/2014entry.htm

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