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Old 06-25-2013, 10:30 AM   #271
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Gas?

I have read the whole thread. This looks like must do trip for any Michigan offroader. I have never been to Colorado even though my sister lives there now. My question is what distant must a tank of petrol be able to cover in order to go on these dual sport rides? At this time my suspension is very tall (seat above the belly button), so light single track would be the most I am interested in. My bike can run close 80 miles before the low fuel light amps up. I am told you can run it for another 20 miles after but have never tested. Premium gas is a near must.
Sounds like to camping spots are filling up fast!
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Old 06-25-2013, 10:37 AM   #272
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I have read the whole thread. This looks like must do trip for any Michigan offroader. I have never been to Colorado even though my sister lives there now. My question is what distant must a tank of petrol be able to cover in order to go on these dual sport rides? At this time my suspension is very tall (seat above the belly button), so light single track would be the most I am interested in. My bike can run close 80 miles before the low fuel light amps up. I am told you can run it for another 20 miles after but have never tested. Premium gas is a near must.
Sounds like to camping spots are filling up fast!
A lot of people will be heading over Cottonwood Pass into Taylor Park to ride singletrack. There is a gas station near the west side of the pass that has multiple grades of gas, so you will want to plan your trips with that gas stop in mind. You won't be able to do anything like Pearl Pass unless you are going to go all the way into Aspen to refuel, but otherwise you should be fine with an 80-100 mile range.
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Old 06-25-2013, 11:23 AM   #273
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Any good DUBINKY coupons for purchasing adventure apparel for WestFest?
Hey,
I will have a certain amount of discount gear (first come first serve) that will be available at the event (as well as stuff up for grabs in the raffle), but if you want to get stuff before hand send me a PM and I can get you a coupon code.


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Old 06-25-2013, 11:24 AM   #274
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I have read the whole thread. This looks like must do trip for any Michigan offroader. I have never been to Colorado even though my sister lives there now. My question is what distant must a tank of petrol be able to cover in order to go on these dual sport rides? At this time my suspension is very tall (seat above the belly button), so light single track would be the most I am interested in. My bike can run close 80 miles before the low fuel light amps up. I am told you can run it for another 20 miles after but have never tested. Premium gas is a near must.
Sounds like to camping spots are filling up fast!
My wife is from Grand Rapids and has a lot of family out there still, in fact her dad is coming out from GR for WF
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Old 06-25-2013, 11:32 AM   #275
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Thanks for the suggestion, I LOVE those pictures, it looks like a great route

I hope you can make it
Thanks, gonna try.

On second thought, I think from Buena Vista I'd run that loop the other direction, i.e. clockwise, and save the real scenery for after lunch. Speaking of lunch, there are two pretty good spots right on the hiway in Poncha Springs near the 50/285 intersection. One is an ice cream place with good Thai food and the other is Tony's, authentic Mexican, and what he calls Mexican for gringos. Also, a little out of the way, the cafe at Sargents has really good burgers and other stuff too.
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:15 PM   #276
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My wife is from Grand Rapids and has a lot of family out there still, in fact her dad is coming out from GR for WF
I wonder if he would be interested in cutting his travel expences if he has room?
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Old 06-25-2013, 12:23 PM   #277
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So me +3 will be headed to this event!!

Just booked a campsite/RV site for the popup. My official reg should come thru soon. Stoked to say... IN
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Old 06-25-2013, 01:19 PM   #278
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I wonder if he would be interested in cutting his travel expences if he has room?
He's going to fly I think and then ride a DR350 Im trying to get fixed up and running.



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Old 06-25-2013, 01:23 PM   #279
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He's going to fly I think and then ride a DR350 Im trying to get fixed up and running.



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Old 06-25-2013, 05:56 PM   #280
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Old 06-25-2013, 06:25 PM   #281
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So there's a dress code?
Yes, your hat and purse should coordinate with your dress.
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Old 06-25-2013, 07:38 PM   #282
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Old 06-25-2013, 07:39 PM   #283
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Nothing wrong with looking classy??
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We'll do our part to take care of the dress code for you.
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Old 06-25-2013, 09:31 PM   #285
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