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"Adventure Rally" Anyone? - 09 ~ 12 AUG 2007, Menlo, WA

In addition to other motorcycle/sidecar-related activities I'm involved in, I'm one of the organizers for the Pacific Northwest GS Rally. This is a "GS" (not specific to the BMW breed, but open to any street legal dual-purpose/enduro/off-road capable bike or hack with an engine displacement of greater than 649ccs). By popular request, this year's PNWGS Rally has been extended to 4 days. We're super excited to have champion off-roader Jimmy Lewis with us this year. Jimmy will be offering paid-for enduro clinics, and has confirmed that he'd welcome sidecars to the classes.

If you're interested in attending (if nothing else, its an all-meals included, free presentations, and amazing door prizes, four-day campout in WA State!), details are on our website at:

http://www.pnwgsrally.com

And, if you're interested in learning a few tricks from Jimmy Lewis on two or three-wheels, you may also sign-up for his clinics, though we are limiting the clinics to 40 rider/pilots total over two full-day classes, so we expect these to sell out quickly!

http://www.pnwgsrally.com/register.php

Some pics of last year's Rally may be seen at (and there's at least one hack in there, yours truly, hauling ice for the masses):

http://www.pnwgsrally.com/rally06gallery.html

Ural Motorcycles will also have their demo trailer there, and will have a number of rigs available for test rides (maybe even their cross-bike hack).

Best Regards,

MikeM. Paull
Kenmore, WA
2005 BMW R1200GS/EZS Rally "L" (UberHack)
2006 Ural Gear-Up (SideCzar)

"The world is a book and those that do not travel, read only a page." - St. Augustine

"... not all who wander are lost." - J. R. R. Tolkien

Sounds like fun. I hope to make it. Right now all I have is one or our Platform sidecars on a KLR with one of our leading link front ends but who knows what I will own by then.
Jay Giese
Dauntless Motors Corporation
http://www.dauntlessmotors.com
866-638-1793

Jay -

Always good to see you and your fun rigs at any of the local events, hope you and Tara can make it!

Best,

MikeP