To begin, thank you to those that put this route together. It is so nice to just plug in a gpx file at the last moment, and begin a ride... Last moment realization of time off together in June. Rushing to get a lot organized over a couple of days; bills paid, sitter for the dogs, fuck the lawn! Let it grow, let the neighbors complain. The past 4 years we have done tens of thousands of miles touring on the Fräulein, but this will be our first extended off-road attack. Whittling down the gear to where the panniers weighs only a little less than their contents. His: And Hers: And Ours: Our goal, the MABDR, South to North, 2-up, in 9 days.