2014 Tourtech rally in plaine ?

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by dr.maas, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. Ladybug0048

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    Good job :clap :lol3
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  2. dr.maas

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  3. MoxieGirl

    MoxieGirl Wannabe Adventuring

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  4. 88NX250

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    This event is one of my babies. Here are some photos from pre-running previous years to help get you excited.

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  5. Ladybug0048

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    You're cruel. :lol3 Looks like some good riding. :ricky
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  6. cavscout99

    cavscout99 Been here awhile

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    Looking forward to going again this year. Last year was my first and I was a little worried that it was going to be mostly slow cruising on gravel roads (nothing wrong with that, I was just looking to tear up some trails) but their was a good mix of riders, bikes, and riding styles.
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  8. Dorian

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    That's a nice saw you got there Iain! :evil
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  9. AUWalker

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    Is there a creek or lake within walking distance of the campground (if it's in the same place as last year)? If my wife and little ones come, they'll need a water hole to play in while I ride.
    I'm trying to make this work this year!!!!!!
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  10. 88NX250

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    The Wenatchee River is about 1 mile from the camp area but it is not really a kid friendly river. 6 miles to the north of camp is Lake Wenatchee State Park and it is good to go for families.
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  11. AUWalker

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    We've been to WSP, and Naches Creek (that right? the one just outside the State park), I may take the RV there, then "commute".
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  12. Yaki-man

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    For those of you who have attended this event, do you feel that Vstroms would have been capable for some of the routes that have been used in the past?

    Thank you
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  13. NortwestRider

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    Does anybody know when registration starts. ??.


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  14. hoebster

    hoebster Been here awhile

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    Yes, the STroms will work, but with at least a K60 or knobbier. You will also need a skid plate and don't be afraid to get it banged a time or so. Otherwise, there are a good selection of routes.

    Jeff
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  16. redbastard

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    The routes were set up numbered 1 through 10. Number 1 was mostly pavement and number 10 was a long fairly challenging ride. If it rains and gets muddy good tires and some experience will be needed, but if it stays dry routes 1 through 5 were progressively more challenging but all very doable on a V-strom. Two years ago someone did just fine on his old Harley sportster with knobby tires.
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  17. Yaki-man

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    Thank you for the information it is very helpful. Four of us will be attending and looking forward to the rally.
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  18. MoxieGirl

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    Have you registered for the Touratech Rally yet? On-line registration closes Sunday, June 22nd. You will still be able to pay at the gate but it will be a bit more $$. Here are some of the vendors that will be present:

    Konflict Motorsports Suspension
    Cyclops Adventures Sports Lighting
    Ride West BMW
    South Sound Motorcycles
    Wenatchee Motorsports
    PSSOR – Puget Sound Safety Off-Road Training
    Tour USA Motorcycle Rentals
    Backcountry Discovery Routes
    Camel Tank
    Bell Powersports
    RIDE Adventures
    GoDirt
    Giant Loop
    Alyxmoto Motorcycle Service
    Great Divide Dual Sort Adventures
    Webb Powersports
    Best Rest / Cycle Pump
    Baja Rally LLC
    Balkans Orange Adventures
    Ride in Tours
    I90 Motorsports - Yamaha

    There will be classes and presentations going on in addition to the guided rides. Come join friends and make new friends at this fun event.

    And first ever Rally Navigator Experience with Quinn Cody. An expert navigator and accomplished motorcycle rally racer, Quinn will be teaching a class on rally roadbook navigation as well as hosting a rally navigation ride during this year’s Touratech Rally.

    To register, view the schedule and more info: www.touratech-usa.com/Adventure/Events/JOPqYs/2014-Touratech-Rally
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  19. MoxieGirl

    MoxieGirl Wannabe Adventuring

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    Also would like to add for the woman adventure riders that we will have a woman's meet and greet and a bit of wine tasting Thursday at 6pm. You will be able to sign up for some woman lead rides if interested. Come have fun with us......hope to see you there.

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  20. One Fat Roach

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    Dangit dangit dangit. Another event I "planned" on attending but other things get in the way. Still contemplating if I want to dig into my trip fund for this.... Decisions decisions...
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