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Old 11-21-2012, 04:26 PM   #376
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she was a trooper last year to go thru all that craziness...not the ride but the hole in BMW...fixing it and refixing it...girls would say thats it and refuse to ride....

what happened with her back that she needed surgery, and even if it was allowed 2 up...will she be fine?
Casey got a lucky draw from the gene pool, there are growths in her spinal cord that pinch her nerves. You guys saw her on a good streach of days but there was a chance we weren't going to make it all the way to Canada let alone do the ride. From everything she has read about the condition, it is 100% curable. Convincing a doctor that she knows what she is talking about on the other hand is tricky. You never know the outcome of a surgery until the doc says they're done but we have reason to believe she will be better than new.
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Old 11-21-2012, 05:08 PM   #377
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Casey got a lucky draw from the gene pool, there are growths in her spinal cord that pinch her nerves. You guys saw her on a good streach of days but there was a chance we weren't going to make it all the way to Canada let alone do the ride. From everything she has read about the condition, it is 100% curable. Convincing a doctor that she knows what she is talking about on the other hand is tricky. You never know the outcome of a surgery until the doc says they're done but we have reason to believe she will be better than new.
Holy Cow! Well, I really hope the best for her. When does she have her surgery?
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:01 PM   #378
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Holy Cow! Well, I really hope the best for her. When does she have her surgery?
We have one of the best back surgeons in the country looking at her right now (the first time I was truly happy to live near Boston) but part of him being so good is him being thorough. She has been getting nerve tests and is scheduled for more MRIs, no date on the knife yet.
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:04 PM   #379
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I see that I am on the list and in a team. Does that mean I am in on the ride and I should pay or should I wait to pay until my number is below 60?
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:14 PM   #380
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So who's the Celebrity Guest Rider this year Ted?
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Old 11-21-2012, 07:45 PM   #381
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Now jut need to sort out a team (calling ryan s) or sweep!
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Old 11-23-2012, 08:22 AM   #382
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Announcing the members of Team Motohawk (in alphabetical order):

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Old 11-23-2012, 09:40 AM   #383
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Coma would be nice

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Old 11-23-2012, 09:52 AM   #384
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Get on it Ted
Coma usually shows up around the fire between 9 and 11 pm. He's all boisterous and foul mouthed one minute, and then . . . is he okay?
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:13 AM   #385
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Day Two route summary

Starts off with some slab to an easy hydro line. Some gravel roads, etc. Then it ulutilizes a road called North Penicl Lake. This was a tech option in 2011, I think maybe only one group made it to it ?




There is a water crossing that isn't "doable". A fun go around up and over the rock on the right of this photo...




The go around....












Its a bit narrow so carrying panniers is not a bad idea








We'll be doing it in the reverse direction...so you'll be riding up this..







And popping out of here...




One good reason to have "teams" this year...as I suspect more than one bike has a tip over in this section






Lots of fun stuff on this road. Its about 20 km's long and will take some folks about 2-3 hours is my guess (fast guys about 60 minutes)















This is followed by 20 minutes of dirt roads to camp. Day two will be a quick 4-6 hours for fast guys but 6-9 hours of riding for slow groups (best guess).


Is it freaking June yet ?










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Old 11-24-2012, 05:17 AM   #386
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Trails and roads look like a blast. Really looking forward to this ride!
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Old 11-24-2012, 05:25 AM   #387
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Some of the water crossings are deeper than others.




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Old 11-24-2012, 05:34 AM   #388
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Those all look like bigger then regulation bikes for this year???
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Old 11-24-2012, 06:04 AM   #389
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Looks a lot like what I have to ride by me.
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Old 11-24-2012, 01:19 PM   #390
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Wow - day two sounds great!

Now there is absolutely no question what bike to take (WR 250r vrs 2011klr).

I think we ran pencil lake on the 2010 PD ( I bottomed out numerous times on a dr650) and again in 2012 Dacre challenge - which the wr250r was great/fine. I couldn't imagine a fully loaded klr running that route without some get offs/help (at least with my ability).
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