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Old 09-17-2012, 01:58 PM   #3556
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I do that loop often from Davenport. I like to stop at Balltown scenic overlook before going into the park via hwy 76 to Hwy 364 (Great River Rd) to Donahue Rd. Pikes Peak park is a great 3 state scenic overlook with modern public toilets and showers close to YRF.I feel like I'm adventure riding as I enter and leave the park. Donahue Rd dead ends in Little Paint campground next to a good trout stream. $8 to camp via self registration.
That's basically the plan for Yellow River. Thanks for your help.
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:31 PM   #3557
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Be sure to spend a lot of money at the vet clinic while in Dubuque.
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Old 09-17-2012, 02:42 PM   #3558
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Old 09-17-2012, 05:32 PM   #3559
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I have something....

If you have a GPS I can send you a track from just north of Iowa City near (Solon) to Dubuque. A lot of gravel and level b's. I am from Dubuque and just rode my Tiger 800xc on this route last weekend. It is about 110 miles. Just PM me



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Fellow Iowan's,

I'm planning a trip with a few friends up to Dubuque for lunch and then on to Yellow River State park for an overnight camping trip. Any great off the beaten path trails/roads you might recommend in this area? We all ride dual sport bikes (BMW GS's and KLR's) and would like to hit some trails or beautiful gravel rides if you know of anything.

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Old 09-17-2012, 05:40 PM   #3560
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Yellow River.....

I also have a track for Yellow River as well, which has the Cassville Ferry included.


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That's basically the plan for Yellow River. Thanks for your help.
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Old 09-17-2012, 05:49 PM   #3561
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If you have a GPS I can send you a track from just north of Iowa City near (Solon) to Dubuque. A lot of gravel and level b's. I am from Dubuque and just rode my Tiger 800xc on this route last weekend. It is about 110 miles. Just PM me
So are you guys still going to the DS? Should be a good ride.
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Old 09-17-2012, 06:24 PM   #3562
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Well everyone is backing out, but I may still come....I might bring Kevin's KTM for fun. Will there be a sound check? it idles at 110 dbs, I think it is all stock.


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So are you guys still going to the DS? Should be a good ride.
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Old 09-17-2012, 06:39 PM   #3563
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Well everyone is backing out, but I may still come....I might bring Kevin's KTM for fun. Will there be a sound check? it idles at 110 dbs, I think it is all stock.
No official sound check, but an overly obnoxious bike will not be allowed to run. It can't idle at 110db. That is in the obnoxious territory at full throttle. If it has the stock KTM silencer, it will be fine.

I'll throw this out at you. Right now I plan on riding my mountain bike on the DS run. So if you'd rather pedal, you can ride with me, if you don't mind waiting for me.
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Old 09-17-2012, 06:47 PM   #3564
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Let me throw this back at you....Dual Sport does not mean part mountain bike/motorbike....If I go there will be a motor under me...lol thanks for the offer, however you would be waiting for me.


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No official sound check, but an overly obnoxious bike will not be allowed to run. It can't idle at 110db. That is in the obnoxious territory at full throttle. If it has the stock KTM silencer, it will be fine.

I'll throw this out at you. Right now I plan on riding my mountain bike on the DS run. So if you'd rather pedal, you can ride with me, if you don't mind waiting for me.
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Old 09-17-2012, 06:51 PM   #3565
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Let me throw this back at you....Dual Sport does not mean part mountain bike/motorbike....If I go there will be a motor under me...lol thanks for the offer, however you would be waiting for me.
If Dalton gets his KTM in time, he will be riding that.
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Old 09-17-2012, 09:42 PM   #3566
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Hey Central IA folks...looking at possibly doing a group ride up to NE IA/SW WI, etc sometime before the snow flies. Either camp or hotel is fine with me but I haven't been up that way since my honeymoon weekend in February and I am missing it.
Hey...we're big adventure people me and my wife!

Anyway, looking at mostly pavement with some exploring of the dirt/gravel as we find it.

No date set in stone yet but I will be going to Omaha the weekend of Oct 6-7th so either before or after that.

Let me know if anyone is interested in tagging along.
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Old 09-18-2012, 08:14 AM   #3567
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Went out to Estes Park Colorado this weekend. Did not get to ride but it was a good weekend.

Saw a Moto Guzzi Griso at the top of the Rocky Mountain National Park (one of my favorite bikes)



The views were incredible.

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Old 09-19-2012, 04:24 AM   #3568
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Countdown to Moab and the White Rim Trail ride. Two of us on Super Tenere’s are heading out to Moab soon. Can’t wait.
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Old 09-20-2012, 07:02 AM   #3569
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Countdown to Moab and the White Rim Trail ride. Two of us on Super Tenere’s are heading out to Moab soon. Can’t wait.
Been there, done that!

Also poison spider, steel bender, chicken corners and arches NP. They wouldn't let me in to do hells revenge. :(









Enjoy the trip! Perfect time of year!!


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Old 09-20-2012, 02:27 PM   #3570
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Did it 2 years ago, I am planning on doing it again next year.
That trip is #2 on my list, bested by Alaska.
Add in Porcupine rim and Metal Masher....great stuff.
Why no Hells Revenge?
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