2021 Touratech Rally West
Event Schedule

Schedule is subject to change. 

 

Thursday – Sept 16, 2021

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

GATES  Are OPEN

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

12:30- 4:30PM - Ladies Only Dirt First Clinic: Arrive early and join DirtFIRST Washington ADV Bike Training, for a roughly four-hour Ladies Only Clinic.  

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.  This year the rides will be self-guided with GPS tracks sent out in advance and also available to be loaded on-site (masks required at GPS loading desk). Riders can choose any route and ride it at any time throughout the weekend. We won’t be offering group rides with a lead and sweep this year, so there will not be rider sign-ups as we have done in the past. We’ll still have a meeting location and suggested start time for each of the different rides so that participants who are seeking people to ride with can gather up in small groups to head out for the ride.

6 – 7PM (Video Tent) – Long Distance riding Tips for Females with Heather Lea: In this evening's 45-minute presentation, you’ll learn tips and tricks about how to be more comfortable and confident on the road and on your ride. 

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

6 – 8PM (Rally Tent) – GPS Uploading: Have 2021 Rally Ride Tracks loaded into your GPS unit.

8PM (Video Tent) – Off-Road Rally Racing with Jimmy Lewis & Paul Neff: Learn from the pros what it takes to navigate successfully during an off-road Rally Race.

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

GATES CLOSED - NO ENTRY AFTER 10PM

Friday, Sept 17, 2021

7:30 – 10AM (Rally Tent) – GPS Uploading: Have 2021 Rally Ride Tracks loaded into your GPS unit.

8AM-Noon – SheADV Level 1 Training: Learn a common sense approach to mastering your bike so you can manage terrain you’ll encounter in the backcountry and become the rider you want to be. Ladies only.

8:00 –  Rides Departing

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

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

9:30AM – 1:30PM - DirtFIRST Washington ADV Bike Training: We’ll ride together through a series of skill building exercises designed to hone your skills and unlock your potential.

10-4PM BLACK FOREST FUNDURO TRACK OPEN

10-11AM (Rally Tent)  – Trail First-Aid Basics with ADV Medics:  Bleeding, trauma, dehydration, hyperthermia and more. The ADV Medic team will talk about how to handle medical situations on the trail.

11:15AM – 12:15PM (Video Tent) – Solo from Seattle to Detroit: In 2020, riding the backroads, Ron Barchi rode from the NW to the Midwest! Learn how he prepared his bike, planned his ride, adjusted on the fly and dodged eagles during his intense adventure in this funny and informative presentation.

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

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

12:45-1:45PM (Rally Tent) – Advanced Motorcycle Vision Clinic: In the Advanced Vision Clinic you’ll learn about our visual capabilities and practice using them with Jesse Murphy of Cascade Motorcycle Safety. Develop vision skills to make your riding more fun, easier, and safer.

1PM-5PM – SheADV Level 2 Training: Taking the work we did in the first session and kicking it up a notch!. Ladies only.

2 – 3PM (Rally Tent) – Motorcycle Brake System Workshop: - You can only go if you can stop again. In the brake service workshop we'll learn about how hydraulic brakes work and practice hands on how to service them. With Jesse Murphy of Cascade Motorcycle Safety.

2:30-3:30PM (Video Tent) Staying fit for ADV Riding - Donni Reddington teaches how to survive an adventure ride. Long endurance days in the seat are way more rewarding if you plan in advance and do some core training on & off your bike. Your body is your most valuable tool on your trip, learn how to take care of it to go the extra miles!

4-5PM (Video Tent) Riding Full Circle—Year One:

Join Heather Lea and Dave Sears of Riding Full Circle for a candid, humorous talk on how a newly-dating couple decided to liquidate their lives and ride around the world on their GS bikes

5:30 – 7PM (Challenge Course) – Jimmy Lewis hosts the Touratech Skills Challenge: Strap on your gear and hop on your bike and see if you can bring home a trophy. All skill levels are welcome!

8PM – (Video Tent) – Along the Way with Bill Whitacre -  A journey to gaining cultural and ethnic perspective while traveling on motorcycle in some of the most unique places in the world. Not to be missed!

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

 

 

GATES CLOSED - NO ENTRY AFTER 10PM

 

 

 

 Saturday, Sept 18, 2021

 

7:30 – 10AM (Ride Tent) – GPS Uploading: Have 2021 Rally Ride GPS Tracks loaded into your unit.

8AM-Noon – SheADV Level 1 Training: Learn a common sense approach to mastering your bike so you can manage terrain you’ll encounter in the backcountry and become the rider you want to be. Ladies only.

8:00 –  Rides Departing

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

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

9:30AM – 1:30PM - DirtFIRST Washington ADV Bike Training: We’ll ride together through a series of skill building exercises designed to hone your skills and unlock your potential.

10-4PM BLACK FOREST FUNDURO TRACK OPEN

11AM-Noon (Rally Tent)  – Motorcycle Survival Guide with Bob Hamilton

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

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

12:30-1:30PM – 2PM (Rally Tent) – Body Positioning Clinic with Heather Lewis

1PM-5PM – SheADV Level 2 Training: Taking the work we did in the first session and kicking it up a notch!. Ladies only.

2:30PM-3:30PM (Video Tent) – Dork in the Road:  Join Ben, AKA YouTube's Dork in the Road, as he shares his five-year journey from unhappy couch potato to living his dream as a full-time ADV/Dual Sport YouTube Content Creator and Channel Manager.

 

 4 – 5PM (Video Tent) –Riding Full Circle—Year Two:

Heather Lea and Dave Sears will delve into their second year of the Riding Full Circle adventure. What has the couple learned about each other and their gear and bikes by this point? This is part 2 of the presentation from Friday afternoon!

 

5:15PM (Video Tent): Wondering which of the 10 BDR routes you should ride next?  Join the BDR team for an informative presentation covering all 10 existing BDR routes, their appeals and challenges.  This is your chance to ask any BDR-related questions, and get help in planning your next BDR adventure.  If time permits, the team will give a sneak peek at the BDR routes in the works.

6:30 – 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 – wink wink

 

 

Sunday, Sept 19, 2021

 

BREAKFAST WILL BE AVAILABLE!

 

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 2022!