2020 Berkshire Big Adventure May 16th to 17th 2020 Colebrook, CT

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by Boianovich, Feb 15, 2020.

  1. Bigred460

    Bigred460 Been here awhile

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    The answer is going to be the same, save the two stroke for our Turkey Run in September, bring a dual sport or Adventure bike. We've had the same consistent message regarding two strokes since this events inception.
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  2. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    I could always pull the Trail Boss card but I pissed enough people off going exclusively with GPS, online only registration and no sweep riders :dirtdog
    But the free beer more than makes up for it, I hope...
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  3. ctoldie

    ctoldie Been here awhile

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    Doesn't make up for no route sheets.
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  4. Mikey varna

    Mikey varna n00b

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    Very good free beer
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  5. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    Thanks for volunteering to make them. I'll let you know when someone is pre-riding, you can follow along and scribe. Only something like 550 miles plus approximately 40 or so hero miles.
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  6. NJ-Bill

    NJ-Bill Life is good Supporter

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    Registered for full weekend. I really enjoy this event. :thumb
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  7. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    Thanks, a lot of work goes into it
    I guess my mission statement would be something like creating an affordable event that technically challenges all levels of riders. With free beer of course
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  8. jeff03064

    jeff03064 n00b

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    I'm looking at signing up for my 2nd BBA. Had a great time last year! Is it possible to sign up for the event now and the skills clinic at a later date? I can definitely make the weekend ride but I won't know if I can make the weekday clinic until later. Thanks!
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  9. Sefto

    Sefto I think I'll just crash here.

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    Absolutely. I know Boianovich has limited spots available, but if there is still room, most def. You'll ultimately register twice via the form. The first time you will pay for the event days etc as normal. Should you find out that you do have the time available to join the clinic, simply register again just for the clinic. All good.
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  10. lmychajluk

    lmychajluk Long timer

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    In! (+ Clinic).
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  11. algunn

    algunn Adventuring in NJ

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    Is the $10 camping/parking fee mandatory? Not planning on doing either. I couldn't seem to un-check that box while trying to register. Thanks!
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  12. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    Sorry, it's written into the form to be mandatory. It's typical to most events. We did reduce the fee from $15 in 2019 to $10 and we will not collect at the gate as we did in 2019.

    If you are riding in and not staying for dinner maybe consider as going towards the $1,000 donation we gave the Colebrook Fire department at their last monthly meeting.
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  13. algunn

    algunn Adventuring in NJ

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    I'm not sweating it. Was more curious if I was just too technically challenged to figure it out. Thanks!
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  14. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    :beer
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    Diz57 The Duel Sport Horde

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    I've been trying to sign up but the links keep sending me around in circles. Has registration been closed?
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  16. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    No, it's not you. The Mudslingers web master made some changes. We fixed it to link to registration.
    You may need to refresh your page but it does work now
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  17. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    Covid -19 statement added to OP

    ALSO, this weekend is looking good for riding/exploring.
    I'm looking for someone(s) to verify the Explorer route (180 miles) and maybe look for other options in NY State
    We found some nice maintained dirt roads but if we can make it better...
    I also have a more southern route we did not do that can be re-scouted

    I'm going to either do some stuff on the property or work on moving and adding hero sections to Saturdays long slab section and welcome any help I can get. I can also forward files if anyone wants to pre-ride non-state forest regular and challenge routes

    I typically do early season on the small bike then ride the hero's on the 950 closer to the event

    Chime in here or message me
    -Dave
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  18. NJDualsporter

    NJDualsporter Been here awhile

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    In! :rayof
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  19. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    Was up pre-riding three weeks ago with a group of crazy quad riding Ukrainians. They cut another three-ish miles of trail that we rode today. From snow to mud. Fingers crossed it will dry up enough for us to run groups through.

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  20. akarob

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    I had a great day tagging along and banging through the unmaintained roads and trails. There were some sections that were actually still totally covered in snow. i wish I got a picture on one of those spots.

    Here's a few from the day.

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    I made a snowman ! :-)
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