Shenandoah 500 - 2012 Edition

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  1. VA Rider

    VA Rider New Adventure Rider

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    The Washington Area Trail Riders link with sign up information about the 2012 Shenandoah 500 http://watr.us/

    Two days of riding. This year the entry fee includes 5 meals - breakfast, lunch and dinner on Saturday and breakfast and lunch on Sunday. This ride is nineteen years strong and benefits the surrounding the community. It's a rain or shine event - time to ride.
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  2. dualsport@nvtr

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    Shenandoah 500 Dual Sport - Online Pre-Registration Now Open!

    Pre-registration for the 2012 AMA Husqvarna Shenandoah 500 National 2-Day Dual Sport is now open up via ONLINE PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY at http://watr.us/

    Pre-registrations will ONLY be accepted ONLINE.

    *** IMPORTANT ***: This event is PRE-REGISTRATION ONLINE ONLY! First come, first served. No entries accepted after Friday, September 7, 2012 or when rider limit has been met, whichever comes first. NO MAILED IN PRE-REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED!! NO POST-ENTRIES!! This event will continue, rain or shine - no refunds will be granted.

    If you plan on camping with us at the Natural Chimneys Park Campground and have not yet made reservations, please call them at 540-245-5727 to make your reservations ASAP. Natural Chimneys Park Campground Info - http://www.co.augusta.va.us/Index.aspx?page=617

    We hope to see you on the trail with us in October for the 18th annual Shenandoah 500 National Dual Sport!

    Washington Area Trail Riders
    http://watr.us/

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    More Info on the
    2012 AMA Husqvarna Shenandoah 500
    National 2-Day Dual Sport - Oct. 6th & 7th
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    REQUIREMENTS TO RIDE: Your bike must be fully street-licensed, with a hard tag or a documented temporary tag. You must show current and matching registration for your bike, as well as a valid drivers license and current AMA membership card. Your bike must be equipped with a USFS-approved spark arrestor and pass the AMA sound test.

    The National Forest Service monitors our behavior closely! Irresponsible riders need not apply. Please save your enduro riding skills for an enduro!

    THE RIDE: Approximately 500 km (300 miles) total over both days of scenic back roads, dirt roads and trails.

    THE LOCATION: Natural Chimneys Park, Mt. Solon VA, 12 miles southwest of Harrisonburg, VA off Interstate 81. [Physical Address - 94 Natural Chimneys Lane, Mt. Solon, VA 22843]

    DIFFICULTY: Relaxed and fun for all riders with some trail riding and road experience. Optional 'hero' sections for the more experienced and adventurous riders. This is not a race!

    ACCOMMODATIONS: Camping will be available (with running water bathrooms and hot showers) for Friday and Saturday night at Natural Chimneys Park Campground. Please call 540-245-5727 to make your camping reservations ASAP. Electric hook-ups are available. If you are not interested in camping, there are numerous hotels also available around nearby Harrisonburg, VA.

    Natural Chimneys Park Info - http://www.co.augusta.va.us/Index.aspx?page=616

    Natural Chimneys Park Campground Info - http://www.co.augusta.va.us/Index.aspx?page=617

    FOOD: Entry fee includes breakfast, lunch, dinner for Saturday and breakfast, lunch for Sunday.

    COST: 2-Day Rider Pre-Registration $135, 1-Day Rider Pre-Registration $115, 2-Day Rider Plus Passenger (2-Up) Pre-Registration $155, 1-Day Rider Plus Passenger (2-Up) Pre-Registration $125

    HIGHLY RECOMMENDED: Ultra Heavy Duty (UHD) inner tubes in both your front and rear tires are highly recommended to help minimize the chance of pinch flats.

    VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kS3ZfjOR_kg

    QUESTIONS?: Feel free to email us directly with any questions you might have - dualsport@watr.us

    We hope to see you on the trail with us in October!

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  4. VA Rider

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    Game on. See you there
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    In!!. I will get a camp site with a power drop. Skippi you bringing Thundercunt again??
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    Skippii Milkshakes, my lad.

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    And, as with every year, a new paint job, too.
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  19. Kyler

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  20. phreakingeek

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    This will by my 6th I think...looking forward to another great ride.
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