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04-28-2015 01:03 PM
Dan Diego Now THAT is a KLR rally!
04-26-2015 07:57 PM
19willys51 Jeff, if only you knew. Snow, mud, muddy snow, slick mud, sticky mud, and a bit of rain. Dodged the heavy rain all weekend. Sunday was epic!
04-26-2015 10:11 AM
campfire Well, as I read the weather report....

Scattered showers, mainly before 11am. Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 11 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

I am again so bummed that I can't be there. The showers will keep the dust down, and the wind will blow out the clouds for another great Arizona ride. It actually looks like perfect weather for an "Adventure Ride".
Hope you're all having fun.


verb: adventure; 3rd person present: adventures; past tense: adventured; past participle: adventured; gerund or present participle: adventuring

1. engage in hazardous and exciting activity, especially the exploration of unknown territory.
04-13-2015 02:31 PM
19willys51 I'm back on the road after a fair chunk of change and a bunch of mishaps with parts ordering. But I am back!! new cylinder head and a reused head gasket (don't ask why)

There will be two separate but equal groups as part of this ride, gonna have too many newbies to do the routes I had originally planned. The routes will be very similar and will terminate at the same place. One beginner group and one more advanced group.
03-24-2015 02:00 PM
Dan Diego That just sux, Jon.

I hope you get it fixed quickly and inexpensively.
03-24-2015 01:09 PM
19willys51 Well, I may have bad news, during the pre-ride, my bike developed a massive oil leak and has a noisy valve train, After cleaning it up I noticed that the seal between the clutch cover and the crank case has split right behind the oil filter housing. The right side exhaust cam lobe has been blued a bit. Gotta finish tearing it apart and start measuring everything. As of now the ride is still a go, Just have to get my bike done quick. Hoping the head and cams are still ok.
03-10-2015 12:17 AM
Dan Diego
Originally Posted by 19willys51 View Post
So bummed Jeff. But mebbe we'll see you for the expo!
Double bummed. Jeff was one of the very cool riders I met on the first ride and a very amiable RV partner.

Sorry you won't make it, buddy.
03-10-2015 12:00 AM
Dan Diego OK, guys, I am joining you on this year's ride.

Sorry for not RSVPing sooner, Jon. Once the site saw that I had a KTM, it literally exploded and locked down. Had to have IT nerds and DoD EOD techs fix it.

Anyhow, I so look forward to getting back out with this group of fine riders for some absolutely stunning riding. The 1st Annual Ride exceeded all expectations and forever changed the way I think of Arizona. (Definitely NOT dirt, cacti and lizards!)

Again, thanks for welcoming not one but two non-KLRistas. If it's any consolation, I am a KLR owner/rider at heart.

Will see you on 4/24...

03-04-2015 11:12 PM
19willys51 So bummed Jeff. But mebbe we'll see you for the expo!
03-04-2015 01:01 AM
campfire It is with a heavy heart that I must bail out on this years ride.
Just can't pull it off this year, but have fun without me guys. Jon will be sure to show everyone a good time and as always, provide some great memories for all.
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