2022 Touratech Rally West
Event Schedule

 

Schedule is subject to change.

Thursday, June 23, 2022 

 

 8:30AM-11AM Jimmy Lewis Off-Road Training: Balance & Traction (must be pre-registered for this class)

 

Noon: Gates Open

12:00- 5PM - SheADV Level 1 Training (Part One)

 

KTM, Triumph, Yamaha, Harley Davidson and Ducati will be providing demo rides between the times noon to 5pm Thursday and 9am to 5pm Friday and Saturday, be sure to check with each Manufacturer for specifics. 

 

12:30-3PMJimmy Lewis Off-Road Training: Proper Braking (must be pre-registered for this class)

4:45 – 5PM (Mainstage) - Weekend Preview: An overview of the weekend’s activities from Touratech-USA CEO, Paul Guillien

5 – 6PM (Mainstage & Rally Tent)Rider Meeting - There are some changes to the ride protocols this year, so don't miss this meeting.  

6 – 7PM (Video Tent)Solo Adventure Travel Prep for Women with Misty Pine - What is holding you back from scratching your solo adventure itch? We’ll go over some special considerations for women to help put your mind at ease, address any specific concerns of those who love you, and discuss general preparedness at length to ensure your experience is as safe and enjoyable as possible. If you want to do it, I promise you that you can. 

6 – 8PM (Rally Tent) - Moto Meet n Greet: Have a cold one, check out the  ride routes and meet the people!

6 – 8PM (Rally Tent)GPS Uploading: Have 2022 Rally Ride Tracks loaded into your GPS unit.

8PM (Video Tent) Navigating The Dakar--What it takes to compete in the toughest rally in the world - Jimmy Lewis and Paul Neff tell stories and take questions on all the things you really want to know about the Dakar Rally now and then. From Navigation to Training to Preparation to Lessons Learned these two will give you the inside scoop on the biggest rally raid in the world. 

 

10PM -  Quiet Time: Get some sleep so you’re ready to rally!!

GATES CLOSED - NO ENTRY AFTER 10PM

Friday, June 24, 2022 

 7:30 – 10AM (Rally Tent)GPS Uploading: Have 2022 Rally Ride Tracks loaded into your GPS unit.

8AM-Noon – SheADV Level 1 Training (Part 2)

 

8:00 –  Rides Departing

8:30AM-11AMJimmy Lewis Off-Road Training: Balance & Traction (must be pre-registered for this class)

8:30AM-11AMJimmy Lewis Off-Road Training: Turning & Control (must be pre-registered for this class)

KTM, Triumph, Yamaha, Harley Davidson and Ducati will be providing demo rides between 9am and 5pm Friday and Saturday, be sure to check with each Manufacturer for specifics. 

 

9:30AM – 1:30PM - DirtFIRST Washington ADV Bike Training

10-4PM - BLACK FOREST FUNDURO TRACK OPEN

10AM - Trail First-Aid Basics with ADV Medics - The team from ADV Medics goes over basic first-aid skill for riders on the trail.

11:30am -12:30PM - (Video Tent) - Ride the Kootenays with Craig Luke - Have you ridden in the Kootenay Region of BC? No? Well why not? Spanning from Fernie in the East, to Revelstoke in the North and the Okanogan in the west you can experience a dizzying variety of terrain in a matter of days! Mountains and old growth and deserts, oh my. Come get a taste of what the Kootenays has to offer!

 

12:30PM-3PMJimmy Lewis Off-Road Training: Trail Situations (must be pre-registered for this class)

12:45-1:45PM (Rally Tent)Advanced Motorcycle Vision Clinic with Jesse Murphy of Cascade Motorcycle Safety. 

 

1 - 2PM (Video Tent)Solo Arctic Circle Run - Debby Pearson steps out on a solo adventure to the Arctic Circle on her BMW F-650 GS Dakar. Join her as she traverses some of the most remote and beautiful terrain on the planet. Experience the land, the wilderness and the people.  Enjoy a Sourtoe Cocktail around the fire and engage in a story of beauty, anxiety, fear, exhilaration and love. 

2 – 3PM (Rally Tent) Motorcycle Brake System Workshop: - With Jesse Murphy of Cascade Motorcycle Safety.

2:30-3:30PM (Video Tent)  – How to Stay Safe Moto Camping in Bear Country - Many of us traveling overnight or long distances on motorcycles are going into bear territory—and sometimes we don’t even know it. (Bears don’t just live in the mountains.) Heather Lea will teach you how to ensure you have a bear-proof camp, and provide other tips for protecting yourself and bears while riding in the backcountry.

 

3:30 - 4:30PM (Rally Tent)Mastering the Ergonomics of your Motorcycle - Learn to utilize the bio mechanics of your body position presented by Dirt First Washington.

4-5PM (Video Tent) - Dork in the Road:  Join Ben, AKA YouTube's popular Dork in the Road

 

5:30 – 7PM (Challenge Course) Touratech Skills Challenge - Join Baja 1000 winner Jimmy Lewis as he hosts the annual challenge on the course created by Jason Sherman of DirtFirst Washington. Not to be missed as a participant our spectator!

 

8PM – (Video Tent)An Insiders Look at Planning & Development of BDR Routes - Over the last 12 years the BDR non-profit advocacy organization has created 11 off-highway routes for dual-sport and adventure motorcycle travel.  Many more BDR and BDR-X routes are currently in the works. Thousands of riders enjoy BDRs annually, and for many, they are the ultimate moto adventure bucket list item.  Join BDR Routes Manager Nathan Fant for a behind-the-scenes look at how the team approaches the creation of a new route, and what goes into scouting, publishing, and managing BDR routes.

 

10PM - Quiet Time: Get some sleep so you’re ready to rally!!

 

GATES CLOSED - NO ENTRY AFTER 10PM

Saturday, June 25, 2022

 7:30 – 10AM (Ride Tent) GPS Uploading: Have 2022 Rally Ride GPS Tracks loaded into your unit.

8AM-NoonSheADV Level 2 Training (Part 1)

8:00AM –  Rides Departing

8:30AM-11AMJimmy Lewis Off-Road Training: Balance & Traction (must be pre-registered for this class)

8:30AM-11AM Jimmy Lewis Off-Road Training: Advanced Techniques (must be pre-registered for this class)

KTM, Triumph, Yamaha, Harley Davidson and Ducati will be providing demo rides between the times noon to 5pm Thursday and 9am to 5pm Friday and Saturday, be sure to check with each Manufacturer for specifics. 

9:30AM –1:30PM - DirtFIRST Washington ADV Bike Training

10-4PM - BLACK FOREST FUNDURO TRACK OPEN

11:30am -12:30PM - (Video Tent) - The Topography of Fear with Mathew Sturtevant - A motorcycle adventure book eight years in the making about not only navigating 6000 miles across America on dirt roads, but also navigating a divorce, career changes, addiction, and mental health issues. This story has numerous cringe-worthy moments from traversing high mountain passes to crawling in claustrophobic caves to meet fear head-on. A deeply personal and often humorous look at phobias, spirituality, and getting along with others. In the end, motorcycles and asking for help allowed me to make peace with what used to keep me from reaching my potential.

 

11AM-Noon (Rally Tent)  – Motorcycle Survival Guide with Bob Hamilton - First aid and survival for everyone from retired career Paramedic/Firefighter Bob Hamilton. Practical and easy to use solutions to those situations we can and do get into,  presented in an easy to understand and apply manner

 

12:30PM-1:15PM (Rally Tent) - Basic Field Hygiene for Riders on the Go -  World traveller, James S. Peet, PhD will cover basic field hygiene for those on the go, be they backpackers nomadic world travelers by foot, bus, and plane, or adventure motorcyclist traveling the backroads, trails, and off-road environment. Learn how to properly pee and poop when no toilet is available, how to keep yourself clean, how to keep your clothes clean, and how to ensure you don't smell like goat when you arrive in civilization. 

12:30PM-3PMJimmy Lewis Off-Road Training: Turning & Control (must be pre-registered for this class)

 

1PM - 2PM (Video Tent) - Riding in Baja with Kevin Zucht - 30,000kms in 5 months twice across Canada for the fall colors, Baja for the winter and the SW states.....how to do it safely and solo! Kevin Zucht 66 year old Adventure Traveler rides a 2019 Africa Twin with Sherpax trailer

12:30PM-3PM – Jimmy Lewis Off-Road Training: Proper Braking (must be pre-registered for this class)

 

2-3pm (Rally Tent) - Track Stands and Balance Techniques with 2021 Slow Race Winner, Donni Reddington - Balance is the key to success in riding every day or winning a competition like the famous TT Rally Slow Race. Learn some tips and tricks from one of the best!

2:30PM-3:30PM (Video Tent) Columbia on 2-Wheels

Adventure riding in Columbia with Ricardo of Epico Adventures and his Moto-Adventure friends

 

3:30 - 4:30PM (Rally Tent) Learn the “V” Traction Method with DirtFirst Washington - Maximize your confidence, while staying in control. Cut down on fatigue while your muscle memory is developing for second nature control.

3:45 - 4:45PM (Video Tent) Motorcycling Around the World with a Big Dog on the Back - And How You Can Too!
Jess Stone is motorcycling around the world with her big dog Moxie on the back to raise $100,000 for girls programs. Learn about this one-of-a-kind journey and how you can bring your dog on all your motorcycle adventures. Jess will explain what to look for in a motorcycle dog carrier, K9 “copilot” training, safety and protection, gear to bring along and tips & tricks for having the best possible experience with your best friend!

 5:15PM (Video Tent): Luna De Miel - 2-Wheels - Debby and David Pearson discuss riding two KTM's from Texas through Mexico, Guatemala and Belize on their honeymoon. Hear stories of border riots, broken chains and switch backs that go on forever. From volcanos to brothels....this should be fun.

 

6:45 – 7:30PM (Vendor Row) Touratech Slow Race - Slow down and keep that foot off the ground. Can you walk away with some hardware? All skill levels are welcome!

7:30 – 8PM (Mainstage) Touratech Rally Raffle - If you turned in your raffle tickets be in front of the stage and win something awesome!

 

10PM Quiet Time: Sssssshhhhhhhh 

Sunday, June 26, 2022

8AM-NoonSheADV Level 2 Training (Part 2)

Please take your trash to the Trash Can. 

 

Pack for departure and ride carefully.

 

All riders must be off premises by 1PM.

SEE YOU IN JUNE 2023