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RawHyde's Adventure Rider Challenge & GS Trophy Qualifier - Sept. 19th - 23rd  
BMW Motorrad The ARC2012 - Sponsored by: BMW Motorrad and RevZilla.com and the GS Trophy Qualifier, brought to you by: BMW Motorrad RevZilla.com

Schedule for Adventure Challenge & GS Trophy Qualifier

Wednesday September 19th

  • 3:00 – 7:00PM: Registration (4-day package only)
  • 4:00PM: Volunteers meeting.
  • 7:00 – 7:30PM: 4-day package Welcome and Orientation.
  • 8:00 – 9:00PM: Dinner at the Adventurers Pavilion.

Thursday September 20th

  • 6:00AM: Coffee available in the Adventurers Pavilion
  • 7:00AM: Breakfast at the Adventurers Pavilion.
  • 7:30AM: Volunteers meeting.
  • 8:00AM: Briefing on day's activities and rides.
  • 12:00 – 2:00PM: lunch in the Adventurers Pavilion.
  • 3:00 – 7:00PM: Registration. (3-day package)
  • 4:00PM: Staff and Volunteers meeting.
  • 7:00 – 7:30PM: Welcome and Orientation for GS trophy and Adventure Challenge. (3 day package)
  • 7:30 – 9:00PM: Dinner at the Adventurers Pavilion

Friday September 21st

  • 6:00AM: Coffee available in the Adventurers Pavilion.
  • 7:00AM: Breakfast at the Adventurers Pavilion.
  • 7:30AM: Volunteers meeting.
  • 8:00AM: Briefing begins for day one "Challenge and Trophy Qualifier".
  • 8:30AM: Departures begin for day one challenge and GS Trophy Qualifier ride.
  • 12:00 – 2:00PM: Lunch at the Adventurers Pavilion or Gemini Bridges parking lot.
  • 1:00 – 5:30PM: afternoon rides.
  • 6:30PM: Dakar Bar opens.
  • 7:00PM: Scores announced for day GS trophy contenders.
  • 7:30- 9:00PM: Dinner in the Adventurers Pavilion.

Saturday September 22nd

  • 6:00AM: Coffee available in the Dakar Bar.
  • 7:00AM: Breakfast in the Adventurers pavilion.
  • 8:00AM: GS Trophy Qualifier "track walk" and briefing.
  • 9:00AM: GS Trophy Qualifier begins at Moab Motocross Track.
  • 12:00 – 2:00PM: Lunch served at Moab Motocross Track.
  • 5:00PM: GS Trophy qualifier wraps up.
  • 6:30PM: Dakar Bar opens.
  • 7:30PM: Dinner at Adventurers Pavilion.
  • 8:30PM: winners of GS Trophy Qualifier announced.

Sunday September 23rd

  • 6:30AM: coffee available in the Dakar Bar.
  • 7:30AM: Continental breakfast in the Adventurers pavilion.
  • 8:00AM - Noon: wrap up and departure.

Day 01 Tour

Three ways to watch!

Below is the flyover of Day 01 of the Adventure Rider Challenge and GS Trophy Qualifier. This flyover was created in Google Earth and we offer 3 ways to view.

1. Below is an embedded Google Earth "Gadget" that allows you to view the tour in-browser. If you do not see the gadget below and/or do not have the Google Earth browser plugin installed; you can download it by clicking here.

2. If you have the current version of Google Earth installed on your computer, you can download the KMZ file by clicking here. Once downloaded, open the file in Google Earth. In the "My Places" browser you will see a folder labeled "Moab". Open the Moab folder and double click the tour labeled "PLAY ME" - sit back and enjoy. (Quality may vary depending on connection speed)

3. If you prefer to watch the flyover on Youtube, we have embedded it as well - (Jump to video below).


In-browser Google Earth Tour - (Or download the KMZ file)

Youtube Video

Event Shedule

Moab Man is still chiseling away at this page. Check back often for updates to the event schedule.

Background photo by: Steve Koch