Elephant Ride 2013

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by SgtMarty, Dec 12, 2012.

  1. SgtMarty

    SgtMarty Retired, baby!

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    So, what's the plan? Saturday the 9th?
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  2. Tramontana

    Tramontana .

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    ...but I would vote for the weekend of 2/16-17.












    That is, if we are all still around after 12/21? :norton

    Cheers! :freaky
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  3. modette

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    Well It might be a quick and easy ride to the gate...LOL

    I'm a Maybe...I thought it was fun in a sick way. Maybe I can get the pass to spend the night and enjoy the festivities.
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  4. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    Can't wait! My 500 is soooo much lighter to push up hill in the snow and the Sprinter has a diesel heater installed :clap

    If it doesn't snow.. perhaps we should drop down Argentine and then come back over webster :rofl

    Lets NOT make it valentine's day perhaps for once? :D
    That said, I'm in for whatever works.

    :freaky
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  5. TheMuffinMan

    TheMuffinMan Forest Ranger Magnet

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    I might try my luck on the 690 :deal
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  6. dirtydoug

    dirtydoug Been here awhile

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    iv done it on my 620 many times


    you will love the 690[​IMG]
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  7. Tramontana

    Tramontana .

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    Valentines is mid-week, so either weekend is open.

    I'm in a class from 2/2/13 through 2/11/13 so can't make the 9th.

    Cheers to whatever happens!:freaky
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  8. Scott1911

    Scott1911 Been here awhile

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    Paging Psycho Steve to the white courtesy telephone.:ear
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  9. Wudscrasher

    Wudscrasher Stand-Up Philosopher

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  10. RLK

    RLK 4,949

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    Its the second Sunday in Feb. correct? Or do people get to vote on it nowadays?
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  11. DirtyDR

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    Second Sunday in February is what it always is.
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  12. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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  13. Myfuture_yourdebt

    Myfuture_yourdebt Banned

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    Where did you get these?
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  14. SgtMarty

    SgtMarty Retired, baby!

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    Yeah, second Sunday. I asked about Saturday because I always go up for the camp-out the day before.
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  15. Pablo83

    Pablo83 Sleep, Wrench, Ride

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    Made em. I don't think anyone is currently making them for sale, but there have been some companies in the past.
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  16. JustinP

    JustinP Long timer

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    Sounds like a good ride for the hack. Can't keep up with the Urals though :lol3

    I'll have to work on some chains/cables too.

    I was thinking just lashing straps around the tires would help tons, since the fabric sticks to the snow. I have a bunch of them I use for changing tires, will have to give that a shot.
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  17. Geek

    Geek oot & aboot

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    They are only quick until it gets deep enough they high center :rofl

    [​IMG]


    Note about the chains: depending on the bike, swingarm clearance can be an issue. If a chain was to slip side to side at all it could really tear up your chain or swingarm quickly so make sure if you build them they can't move.. even when dumping horsepower into them.

    :freaky
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  18. JustinP

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    Yeah - and I only have 1 WD. I'll have to stick a winch on it :lol3

    Goog points on the chains - thanks.
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  20. RLK

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