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Don't ship. Ride!



Just be careful riding in the Southwest during the middle of the day. The Concours spews up lots of heat from the fairing and it can easily get 115 degrees in the middle of nowhere.



How many days you you take to do it depends on what kind of roads you take. If it's Interstate, you can easily do it in four days. If you want to sightsee a bit, take a few more. This will be the trip of a lifetime.



Get a tankbag to keep water within easy reach. Have some Advil handy. Wear earplugs. They cut down on fatigue. Get a good airflow-type protective jacket so you can keep the sun off of you yet still have protection. My Bates jacket is excellent.



Once you do a trip like this, riding 150 miles in a day will seem like a warm up.



Submit a couple of posts on the way and let us know how you're doing.
 

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I lived in AZ for a year and a half and one day it hit 123 degrees. I figured that was enough of AZ for me.



In the summer in San Diego, the AZ license plates out number the CA plates.
 

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You didn't take a pi$$. It got shaken out of you and you just didn't know it.



I don't care for the taste of Gatorade. Smart Water adds electrolytes and such but it still tastes like plain old water.
 
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