The inevitable 11th hour flurry. Tire pressure check and pack gage, battery charge, load luggage and balance, rally info, IBA 1000 info, weather check, etc. Two game time decisions remain. First, what jacket to take. With lots of hot weather, the one weakness of the Kilimanjaro will be tested. However, cool temps will make it a welcome friend. The second decision involves the tank bag. It is mighty convenient, but has to come off at every gas stop. We shall see. Off to get some rest…..