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Old 01-10-2015, 09:57 AM   #1
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New-York to Vegas by truck in May ????

CONTACT BY PRIVATE MESSAGE TO EXCHANGE PHONE NUMBERS TO GET MORE DETAILS.

I am organising a group on this transport to ride 2 weeks in May from the 9th to the 23rd - Anyone interested in tagging along? . We can get $850 for the return trip.

Before you post comments on riding down - I can only get 2 weeks vacation at a time and don't want to have to change tires in Vegas so I am trucking down.

I am personally doing a ride around the Grand Canyon on 40% off-road through Nevada, California, Arizona and back through Utah. While in Utah I will be doing 3-4 sections of the UTBDR. I will be camping but it can be done in motels also.

Itinerary looks like this:

This is not a guided tour and each will be responsible for his own expenses (lodging, air fare, fuel, food, ....) In camping mode, this trip can easily be done under $2500. A list of chosen lodging will be supplied and each will make his own reservations.

Here is the detail of the Grand Canyon Tour

SATURDAY MAY 2ND - Motorcycle drop off at Boston/Newark warehouse

Day 1 (Saturday): Riders arrive in Vegas
Day 2 (Sunday): Pick-up of motorcycles, packing, visit of Vegas and group diner
Day 3 (Monday): Valley of Fire, Toroweap outlook (Grand Canyon North Rim) - Camping
Day 4 (Tuesday): Toroweap Outlook, Zion National Park, Kodachrome State Park – Camping
Day 5 (Wednesday): Kodachrome State Park, Bryce Canyon, Route 12, Burr Trail, Capitol Reef National Park, Goblin Valley State Park – Camping
Day 6 (Thursday): Goblin Valley State Park, Arches National Park, Moab – Camping
Day 7 (Friday): White rim trail, Shafer trail, Moab
Day 8 (Saturday): LA Sal Pass, Newspaper rock, Monticello – Lodge (UTBDR Section 3)

Day 9 (Sunday) : DAY OFF (Beautiful day rides available including Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado)

Day 10 (Monday): Mokee Dugway, Valley of the gods, Goosenecks, Mexican Hat – camping (UTBDR Section 1 et 2)
Day 11 (Tuesday): Monument Valley, Antelope Canyon, Page – camping
Day 12 (Wednesday): Grand Canyon South – Rim, Sedona AZ (Route 89A), Sedona, Cottonwood – camping
Day 13 (Thursday): Jerome, Route 89A, Route 97 - Hualapai Peak - Kingman - camping
Day 14 (Friday) : Route 66 - Oatman - Hoover Dam – Las Vegas (Group diner at the Harley Davidson Café)
Day 15 (Saturday) : Return of motorcycles AM – Riders leave Vegas (after 17h00)

SATURDAY MAY 30TH - Motorcycle pick-up at Boston/Newark Warehouse


The return trip motorcycle transport cost includes:
- Motorcycle transport
- Transport and warehouse insurance
- Individual pallets and strapping
- Promo codes for our Las Vegas partner hotel
- Airplane luggage warehousing at our partner hotel
- Shuttle service between partner hotel and warehouse in Vegas

GPS tracks, Lodging choices, road books, .... will be supplied after reservation.

Here is the video from the ride that was done last October: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFAz...AaIY0ZnUErTObg

And the Facebook album for the pictures: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...7836669&type=1

The motorcycle trucking company used is www.mytripmybike.com

IF YOU WANT TO DO YOUR OWN RIDE, YOU CAN BOOK THE TRANSPORT IN OUR GROUP SO WE CAN ALL BENEFIT IN THE GROUP RATE

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Old 01-11-2015, 12:44 PM   #2
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Truck starts in Boston if you want to get a group from 2 cities together
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Old 01-12-2015, 08:08 AM   #3
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No Way I'll miss this one :-)

I'm in!!

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Old 01-12-2015, 09:26 AM   #4
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The utube link is not working.

sounds like an interesting trip you have planned.
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Old 01-12-2015, 09:34 AM   #5
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try this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WFAz...AaIY0ZnUErTObg
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Old 01-13-2015, 07:09 AM   #6
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all links to videos and photos should now work
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Is there going to be a limit on the number of riders that can go?
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Old 01-14-2015, 11:33 AM   #8
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Riding groups no larger than 6 Shipper van fit 24 bikes un truck.
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Old 01-15-2015, 10:37 AM   #9
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7 RIDERS ARE IN - GONNA HAVE ONE GRAT RIDE !!!!!!!!!!!!!

The only limit to the number of riders is the truck (24). In October we were 27.

In the case of a very large group, we will have half start north through Utah and the other half south through Arizona with a meet half way in Monticello, Ut to swap stories and route adjustements from the first week :)
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