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Old 01-17-2012, 03:14 PM   #601
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Okay my Black Bear what have you route is:
24.3 miles from Silverton to Telluride (fuel *if anyone needs it)
16.2 miles from Telluride to Ouray (fuel * if anyone needs it, I sure would hope not)
21.9 miles from Ouray to Silverton by way of Lake Como (Poughkeepsie Gulch)
Total: 62.4 miles



To get the mileage I used Streets & Trips 2011. Google Earth for some reason would not let me connect the route. I carry 6.3 Gallons, just bring a hose and we can always transfer gas over.
Up Poughkeepsie? Is this the Big Bike Ride? If so, can I have the video concession?

(no wonder Google Earth wouldn't let you connect it...)
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:17 PM   #602
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:21 PM   #603
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Digging the new bike and the heated gear!!! Prob going to bring the 525 though. I've been to this area before and I don't think the 990 will be as much fun...

I too will have a camera
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:38 PM   #604
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Up Poughkeepsie? Is this the Big Bike Ride? If so, can I have the video concession?

(no wonder Google Earth wouldn't let you connect it...)
Well not really Big...like GS1200's...more like 650cc big, you know what I mean. It's a Jeep road how bad could it be

Out of the Charles A Wells book: Poughkeepsie Gulch - "Difficulty: Extremely Steep and rocky in places. Very difficult for ATV's. Experienced riders only. Trail can be ridden in either direction and is more difficult going up."

Which in his books mean moderate for motorcycles I have found, at least for me. Difficulty ratings are hard...because we are all different.

On an UPSIDE, I scored sponsorship for RMAR from JastGasTanks.com
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Old 01-17-2012, 03:54 PM   #605
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Old 01-17-2012, 04:15 PM   #606
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Out of the Charles A Wells book: Poughkeepsie Gulch - "Difficulty: Extremely Steep and rocky in places. Very difficult for ATV's. Experienced riders only. Trail can be ridden in either direction and is more difficult going up."

Which in his books mean moderate for motorcycles I have found, at least for me. Difficulty ratings are hard...because we are all different.

On an UPSIDE, I scored sponsorship for RMAR from JastGasTanks.com

I did that trail on my wr250r and wanting to kick myself for that idea...(yes, rode up, not down). I believe the "go around" is closed, so the wall is the only way. Maybe on a 350exc with recluse it would be fun :)
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Old 01-17-2012, 06:10 PM   #607
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Hello everyone. Long time lurking and reading. I figured it's time to start socializing and meeting up. I'll be riding up from the Phoenix, AZ area.

I look forward to meeting you all.
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Old 01-17-2012, 06:14 PM   #608
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Friday and Sat. sounds great since my wife is coming along and we are gonna be on a big bike this year.
It's about time you brought the big bike...

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Old 01-17-2012, 07:15 PM   #609
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Old 01-17-2012, 07:18 PM   #610
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Well not really Big...like GS1200's...more like 650cc big, you know what I mean. It's a Jeep road how bad could it be

Out of the Charles A Wells book: Poughkeepsie Gulch - "Difficulty: Extremely Steep and rocky in places. Very difficult for ATV's. Experienced riders only. Trail can be ridden in either direction and is more difficult going up."

Which in his books mean moderate for motorcycles I have found, at least for me. Difficulty ratings are hard...because we are all different.

On an UPSIDE, I scored sponsorship for RMAR from JastGasTanks.com

I doubt Charles Wells has been over Poughkeepsie since 1983....

Even if you make it 650 for the top end, I'd still like the video concession... just sayin'.

Really, it's a beautiful place and everyone will have a great time! It's hard to go wrong anywhere up there. I may ride along, but definitely not on the GS. Even I'm not that stoopid.
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Old 01-17-2012, 07:44 PM   #611
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Juju, shoot me a PM with the specifics on your bike...
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Old 01-19-2012, 08:00 AM   #612
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It's about time you brought the big bike...


Oh! your a funny guy E

I just sold my scooter.
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Old 01-19-2012, 08:10 AM   #613
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I wonder if this is Todd's wife's plan to have him SLOOOOOOW down some...LOL I wonder if Mac is loaning him the bike again!!!

I must admit, she will sloooow me down a little. I have to act like I've got some sense when shes around.

Mac and I may swap bike for a while, that is if he wants to get some seat time on an 800XC.
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Old 01-19-2012, 08:24 AM   #614
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That scooter be a blast on a skinny type trail.
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Old 01-19-2012, 08:30 AM   #615
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That scooter be a blast on a skinny type trail.
I agree
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