ADV Westfest 2015, Gunnison CO. August 6th,7th and 8th 2015

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  1. Farmer1

    Farmer1 Long timer Super Supporter

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    Yup A guy from Iowa and I did that 3 years ago going to Silverton, he rode down to about Topeka and I met him, we loaded and got gone!!

    J8
  2. Farmer1

    Farmer1 Long timer Super Supporter

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    Having never been to that KOA ... do they have enough posts/ trees for a tent hammock to work out ok?

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  3. Wadester

    Wadester Rides a dirty bike

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  4. LuluOfDenver

    LuluOfDenver The peanut gallery.

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    Hey newbreeze--I rode my XT225 out to Rifle and up to the RMAR Rendezvous in Meeker, rode the whole weekend, then rode home. Don't know yet if I'll be able to make it, but if I do, you and I can hook up for the XT ride to and from.


    Sent from my motorbike.
  5. Farmer1

    Farmer1 Long timer Super Supporter

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    I see...Hmmmm

    Heck the Super8 I stayed in this past summer with the kids is right around the corner there on 50, right on the other side of the Runway.

    J8
  6. eddyturn

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    You will have to run fast...
  7. newbreeze

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    That would be great. :)
  8. delta21

    delta21 Been here awhile

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    If you plan it out, you can ride from Gunnison to Bailey (and probably further) on almost all dirt.:deal

  9. newbreeze

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    That sounds great!
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    newbreeze newbreeze

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    How do you find dirt routes?
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    Buy a Benchmark Atlas of CO and it's easy to identify the paved and dirt and even harder dirt.
  12. adventure girl

    adventure girl Donde esta la playa?!?

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    Hey NB I have this event on my calendar. Will be good to meet you! :freaky
  13. newbreeze

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    I would love to meet you. :)
  14. Braaapckus

    Braaapckus Been here awhile

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    Is it likely that the campsites will fill up? I don't know how big the KOA is or how busy it gets.. I want to attend, but I'm not sure where I'll be at when it gets closer to August.
  15. delta21

    delta21 Been here awhile

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    KOA is going to camp us on the grassy area, So I would say it is doubtful that we will run out of camp sites.
  16. delta21

    delta21 Been here awhile

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    I use a combination of the Colorado Gazetteer maps (affectionately known as "red book"), google maps and burning gas to find new routes. I would say the XT could handle any road that is listed in the Red Book.
  17. newbreeze

    newbreeze newbreeze

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    I think I'm going to stay at the water wheel. Not too far away, nice rooms, comfy beds, hot showers. :)
  18. delta21

    delta21 Been here awhile

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    Big thanks to the Gunnison Kiwanis :clap They will be cooking breakfast for us on Saturday and Sunday morning. 8/8, 8/9
  19. Braaapckus

    Braaapckus Been here awhile

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    Thank you. Hopefully I will be able to make it!
  20. Braaapckus

    Braaapckus Been here awhile

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    I should have a solar shower by then, but if the weather isn't up to par I'll be knockin' on your door! :D