Polar Bear Adventure Rally

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  1. kaosrider

    kaosrider Long timer

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    Polar Bear Adventure Rally
    January 10, 11, & 12 - 2014
    A Dual Sport and Adventure Bike Weekend
    A CADS supported Event



    Sponsors

    BMW Jacksonville

    Klim Gear

    Thanks to these sponsors we will have door prizes on Saturday Night.


    This event is for "GS Giants", "Dirty Dozen Riders" and dual sports of all types. We will have 5 routes, an Adventure Route for Big GS's, KTM 990/950's, Teneres and Tigers. Also Dual Sport "Ocala" routes A, B, and C for the 250's to 650's etc. all bikes need tags. There will also be a sport touring street ride in the Florida back country.

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    Where: Gold Head Branch State Park, Keystone Heights, Fl
    Phone 352-473-4701 Reservations 800-326-3521
    www.reserveamerica.com

    Rally Fee: The is No Fee

    You will however be expected to pay for your own camping arrangements with the State Park as well as your food.

    Regarding Food - we are planning a dinner Friday night where CADS folks will be bring "most" of the food. Saturday night we are working to arrange a caterer to come in and cook us a meal. Everyone will have to pay the caterer for their meal (if they want that meal). We are expecting cost to be around $10 per person. As we get closer we will be flushing out the details.

    There are Cabins for rent from $65 to $100 a night and sleep from 4 to 6 people. Tent and RV camping is $20 per night, and 2 tents are allow per site.

    If you are trailering in just for the day their is a day fee of $5. We will have a section where our cars and trailers can park for the weekend or just the day.

    There is also 3 group camping sites available if you have a team you are bringing. Those sites are $5 a head.

    This area of Florida has several State Forests for us to use as well as Ocala National Forest. We expect to lead rides out on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. We will also have routes sheets for adventure or dual sport routes.

    Temperatures are expected to be a chilly 60-70 degrees that time of year :evil


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    Friday<o:p></o:p>
    Coffee at Rally Head Quarters 7:30am <o:p></o:p>
    Riders Meeting 9:00 am at Rally Headquarters Cabins 109-110<o:p></o:p>
    Various Rides<o:p></o:p>
    Lunch at Cotton&#8217;s Cabin<o:p></o:p>
    Continue Rides back to Rally Central<o:p></o:p>
    Dinner "Rally Headquarters" between Cabins 109-110 @ 6:00pm
    Saturday<o:p></o:p>
    Coffee Tent 7:30 &#8211; 8:30<o:p></o:p>
    Riders Meeting 8:45am<o:p></o:p>
    Ride Group A leaves 9:10am<o:p></o:p>
    Ride Group B leaves 9:20am<o:p></o:p>
    Ride Group C leaves 9:30am<o:p></o:p>
    Adventure Ride leaves 9:15am<o:p></o:p>
    Sport Touring Ride leaves 9:15am<o:p></o:p>
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    Dinner 5:30pm at Bill&#8217;s Cabin (Just outside back gate)<o:p></o:p>
    Bon Fire 5:30pm<o:p></o:p>
    GS Giant Challenge 7:00pm<o:p></o:p>
    Door Prize Give Away 9:00pm
    Back Gate Closes at 10:00pm (to get back in)<o:p></o:p>
    Sunday<o:p></o:p>
    Riders Meeting 9:30am ( If checking out vehicles need to be moved to picnic area)<o:p></o:p>
    Very Scenic Adventure Ride leaves at 10:00am


    Saturday Small Bikes
    Group A is for those that want faster ride in a group where no one is expected to fall.
    Group B is for most humans, nice pace for the better skilled riders.
    Group C is for those of us who do not ride as a profession. This is a group where if you think you might fall down, we will understand. No one will be expected to ride over their head type group.
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    There will still be an Adventure ride on Saturday for big bikes as well. If we have a large number of big bike we may split up into A, B groups for safer and smoother experience. A Street Ride will also be lead for those that want to join in but do not have a dirt or adventure oriented bike.

    We do plan to send out the GPS tracks when we have the routes figured out. So if you desire you can ride the routes with your own group.

    BMW of Jacksonville
    Will be providing the food on Friday.
    They will also have Some GS models available for test Rides


    FOOD
    Friday
    We plan to have an afternoon cook out at a CADS members cabin on a lake near the State Park during the friday ride.

    Friday evening we also plan to have a simple cook out for those arriving later on friday.

    Saturday
    Lunch is being arranged to be on the routes at several restaurants due to our size.

    Sat night will be the "Big" dinner and festivities at a CADS home just outside the State Park. Cost for this dinner is expected to be $10.00. This is targeted to be a great event of some good grub, big bon fire and a GS Giant Night Challenge. On the Lake we have a big bon fire set up as well as a small course through a stand of trees in an area which once was part of the lake. This will be a fun night course.

    Saturday Night will be the drawing for Door Prizes. The Grand Door Prizes will be a Klim Traverse Jacket and a Klim Traverse Pant. In addition, those winners will get a coupon card to use to purchase the other half at a large discount.

    Klim Traverse Suit -Must be there to win

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    Let us know if you can make it. I will be updating this page as we go.

    Did I forget anything?
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  2. Rambo1

    Rambo1 Been here awhile

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    Count me in. Going to request the time off from work and the wife :rofl. can you recommend any campsite #'s where most of you are staying etc... never been to this park.

    Thanks :freaky
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  3. Dr.Z

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    In! :ricky
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  4. kaosrider

    kaosrider Long timer

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    It is early so pick a spot and we can tell everyone else where to camp :D.

    In the Park, the Lakeview Camping area is the one close to the Cabins. So most will be in that area.

    Look forward to seeing you then.

    Cheers :freaky
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  5. Colemanfu

    Colemanfu King of all manfu

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    The weekend before would be better but................ I just follow along for these rides.


    And I'll park where ever there is the most fellowship (beer) :D.

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    Great time of year to ride and nice warm up for BQF :deal.
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  6. motomike14

    motomike14 Thumper Crusader

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    in for last 2 days
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    Kubano IN with more Comprades from Polk County and Tampa

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  8. Vico1

    Vico1 The Maestro

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    If you guys don't mind a WESTERNER joining you I'm in.

    In the mean time you guys should try to make Turkey Trot V over here in the panhandle the second weekend in November...

    See the Turkey Trot thread for details.
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  9. Bobby Ginger

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    If'n anyone that has a cabin & is looking for a payin' roomy, let me know. :deal
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    With the big bike or the little one?
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  12. OtownMike

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    Hmmm. I may actually be able to make this one. Weekends are usually when Im at work somewhere. Ill keep checking on this....
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  13. Bobby Ginger

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    Both would be more funner :deal

    Big bike one day, small bike the next :clap
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  15. Buzztail

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    Don't want to haul two. If I big bike it on the DL I'll ride over. If I haul it'll be the DRjr, or the smoker.
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    roadking99 semper fi aka The Big Rooster

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    sperz1 UnStudly Adventurer

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    I'm gonna try and make this is one .
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  18. Mugwest

    Mugwest .

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    That IN List looks pretty good.

    I have a good feeling.


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  19. sfront

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    I think you can expect a large contingent of Team Wanker to attend.....
    I'm definitely IN. :freaky
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  20. Buzztail

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    Care to pick up a rider along the way? I may just DRjr it over if you pass anywhere near Tally
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