Originally Posted by Ineffable
Picking it up in the spring on a flash flooded trail in Utah a few dozen times is no fun either. I was riding in Esclante a couple of years ago, rain farther off brought floods across my route, turning it into a slick impassable mess. I wound up abandoning the bike, stuck upright finally, and (short version) got rescued by a rancher. The long version is fairly entertaining, in retrospect only though.
2007 Suzuki V-Strom 650
2009 Husky TE310
2004 Ninja 250 (commute toy)
1978 Suzuki GS 1000 (perma project)