2014 Desert 100

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Sethro303, Dec 22, 2013.

  1. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    I like that but can you add "and little old ladies"? :lol3

    I'm looking forward to the fun. Thanks for all of you for what you do to make this happen. :thumb
  2. One Fat Roach

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    Anyone heading from the west side that wants to rendezvous?? Not sure if I'll take Stevens or Snoqualmie but I know I'll pack better gloves and gear to avoid what happened last weekend. Im leaving Thursday or Friday and coming back Monday after the event...
  3. HH

    HH Hurricane Harry

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    possible, weather permitting
  4. One Fat Roach

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    I'll most likely be taking Snoqualmie pass over. It was only wet on the roads when I rode over the weekend of the 16th. No rain. Stevens was a different story on the way back.


    Just over one week away!
  5. PeteN95

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    No "little kids" on the dual sport special sections, so I'll be twistin' it! :evil
  6. mx813

    mx813 Been here awhile

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    Very true...time to let it hang out!
  7. WACJ

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    I intend to ride the duel-sport poker run (route-A) with (1) lap of the iron man poker run included. What is the total mileage for this excursion :confused<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:eek:ffice:eek:ffice" /><o:p></o:p>
  8. wbedient

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    I think the Ironman was a 30 mile lap last year. What bike are you riding?
  9. WACJ

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    I'll be riding a plated KTM 525 EXC.

    The Dual Sport flyer states that route-A is 135 miles. I wasn't sure if that included any of the (recommended) family or IM laps :confused
  10. wbedient

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  12. Sparrowhawk

    Sparrowhawk Long timer

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    The dual sport ride is a good time. You head out on the highway and at designated spots you head out onto private land and follow a marked trail through the desert. The trails they lay out provide a lot of variety. Some bits are fast, some a little technical. It takes you past Wilson Creek and then over to some public lands north of Odessa and then south of Odessa. There is a motocross track and a flat track to play on.

    It's layed out so you can ride as much or as little as you want. If you enjoy a section do it twice. Skip a section if you want.

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  13. mx813

    mx813 Been here awhile

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    Good summarization of the Dual sport loop...however....be sure to follow this years route chart/gps tracks. There are some changes that differ from last year.

    I plan on riding it next year before the weekend of the race so I can see what you guys get to see.
  14. wbedient

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    Where do we get the GPS tracks from?
  15. mx813

    mx813 Been here awhile

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    Our intent was to have it available on-line but that is not working out. Just getting the DS course on GPS with the help of Iain was a big leap in the right direction. Next year, we will try to get the tracks available on-line.

    When you get your poker card, please bring your GPS unit to Touratech in camp or find the Dual Sport chair and they'll be able to load it up.
  16. One Fat Roach

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    Haven't used my GPS at all yet. I should figure that out this week.


    Just got a new rear spring on the bike today. She has never been more ready to thrash in some dirt. So excited for my first D100
  17. tobster9

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    Does anyone know how much extra gas I should pack for the race. Really hard to find out refuel details, I assume the Pitts are close to where people camp? At 50 mile laps I'm thinking I shd pack 2 litres, I'm on a yz250f stock gearing 13/48.

    Any thoughts?
  18. redbastard

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    I ran my yz250f with a .8 gallon accessory tank last year with 13/49 gearing last year and was fine. Rather have too much than not enough. This year I upgraded to a bigger tank though.
  19. mx813

    mx813 Been here awhile

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    Gas is in pit row that is next to camp. That gear, short shifting and packing a couple of bottles of gas, you'll be fine. If you do use the extra gas, please pack out the bottle.

    Mike
    2014 D100 Chairman
  20. RX2RIDE

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    Sweet