2017 Adventure RAid! Now with GPS files

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Awesome Adventurer

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    Ride the Adventure RAid to the BMW RA Rally "The Tunnel of Trees"
    Emmet County Fairgrounds in Petoskey, MI
    Then enjoy Daily Adventure Rides & Track Events at the Rally!

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    Riders on all brands of bike and all skill levels welcome.

    Key dates:
    • Meetup for RAid Tours - July 5th or 6th (2 locations; one or two day routes available)
    • Northern route from Mineral Hills, MI in the UP
    • Southern route from Hell, MI
    • Arrive at the BMW RA Rally - July 6th
    • Rally dates - July 6, 7, 8, 9 - Emmet County Fairgrounds, Petoskey, MI
    Join the GS Giants & GS Girls for an adventure RAid to Remember! It all starts right after the 4th of July with self guided tours to the rally attacking from the north and the south. The Upper RAid leaves from the UP starting out in Mineral Hills, and then the Lower RAid leaves from Hell, MI.

    The GS RAids (Self Guided)

    These are ride/camp routes to the rally along some great roads and trails. Right now, two rides are planned:
    • Upper RAid: Start at Mineral Hills, MI go across the UP in one or two days. The adventure route will likely take 2 days.
    • Lower RAid: Start in Hell, MI and hit some local dirt roads. The two day tour heads up to Cycle-Moore campground in Interlochen for an overnight.
    At the BMW RA Rally

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    At the fairgrounds there will be a GS Giants track/riding area onsite, featuring challenges for all levels of riding skill. The shenanigans will include anything from a Technical Slow Race, to Barrel Races, to a Track Event, (volunteers welcome & needed)!

    There will also be daily adventure and back road rides starting from rally site. We will plan on having some ride leaders to lead smaller groups as well.


    **Michigan ORV stickers are required for the off-road adventures (2 stickers)**
    **These are available from local retailers, or from the MI DNR Online
    **

    Camping is included in your admission fee. Live bands Fri and Sat night! There will also be a
    GS Giants / GS Girls hospitality area with seminars. Plenty of door prizes too!

    You can register for the event here, the RAid is free... part of your rally admission fee. GPS files will posted and sent out prior to the event!

    A sample of Michigan Fun, Sand & Trails!

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  2. Jaws

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    Preview of some of the Michigan adventure riding.

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  4. Jaws

    Jaws Awesome Adventurer

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    In case you are on the fence...Join The GS Giants at the BMW RA Rally in Petoskey MI for a chance to win some amazing prizes! How 'bout a KLiM CARLSBAD SUIT!? Or a new Sena10s? AltRider bags, plus schwag from Centech, BMW GS Girls, Worse for Wear & Skunkwerks Moto and Fabrication to name a few! Visit http://bmwra.org/news/national-rally to register!

    Attached are the tracks for the rides to the Rally (Upper & Lower), and also the day rides. There are one and two day options for the actual RAid tours leaving either on the July 5th or 6th. These are self guided tours, but that doesn't mean you can't organize some groups to the ride the RAid together!

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