Conditions update. Lots of Mud in Oklahoma but super nice people. I flatted, damaging the rim, in the middle of nowhere. Posted on the local (Tulsa) thread and several people responded with offers of help. In the end @Dirt2007 and @DirtyDog drove two hours round trip to bring me a tire, plus help fix the rim and mount the new rubber (on a holiday to boot). Many thanks to the others including John who were also there for me. So, mud. It has been very wet and some bits of oklahoma were impassable once the land got flat. We sidetracked on the asphalt for a whole day (in the rain) and jumped back on in western OK. After one unscheduled dismount (mud), we started judging the conditions of the roads by how much gravel there was on them, and making some judgements about how strictly to stick to the course. Anything that was "pure dirt/no gravel" was horrific. We did New Mexico today. I have done it before. It is muddy but not a horror show, and we only skipped the nasty ascent out of the canyon (the squiggly bit right before the colorado border - it is a steep, rocky track when dry and I didn't even consider it today). We went around and missed maybe 15 miles of the official tracks. The road from the colorado border into Trinidad is beautiful and was being graded today. Mud patches will catch you unaware and the surface is mushy and can lull you into inattention then bite you. We both had surprise "mud wiggles" and had to take it slow, but a week of dry weather and it will be fast and dependable. All the above done on fully loaded GSs, and neither of us are ninjas. Take it easy and it is doable (except for anything not gravelled in Western Oklahoma, just ditch that until it dries out. I couldn't have done that part on my dirt bike unloaded and had any fun.