Thanks for all the replies
The bajaboundmoto 'turnkey' option is an interesting alternative to shipping my own fully-prepped bike (not my LC4 and not the Alp) over the pond.
It's just a long-term plan at the moment. I'm thinking 2010 or 2011.
Interesting comment about doing the Dakar rally instead. A friend and I are 'in discussions' about an attempt in the next few years. The Baja 500 is one point on the 'road to Dakar', or even a worthy alternative as the big problem (for me at least) is that an attempt at the Dakar ain't cheap. But...
Originally Posted by Alastair Hilson
On the day - enjoy. There won't be any amount of money that can pay for that experience!!! A.
And, unlike the memories, you can't take the money with you...