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Old 04-11-2012, 04:09 PM   #23
What's in the bag?
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Location: Hell-in-summer, Phoenix Arizona
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Originally Posted by drc42 View Post
This is high on my list of events I want to do. While it is probably doable with my KLR I am hoping to have a KTM 950 Adv by then. So, the $2k entry fee includes hotels and chase vehicles? That is one heck of a deal!
There were several KLRs in 2010, myself included. It was a little tough keeping up sometimes on the faster roads but the dirt was definitely an equalizer. My only problem was keeping warm enough on a couple of the rainy,sleety days. I had a gerbings jacket liner and gloves but the KLR electric system couldn't put out enough juice to keep me as toasty as I was hoping for. That said, a couple of the guys I was riding with just used extra sweatshirts and garbage bags. They were definitely tougher than I am.
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