Hillbilly Dual Sport Ride Oct. 9-11 2020 Marble Falls Ar.

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  1. advmgm

    advmgm Long timer

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    WHAT: A loosely organized ride for dual sport riders on any and all makes of bikes. Even the Orange kind.

    WHEN: October 9-11 (new date)

    WHERE: Marble Falls Resort in scenic Marble Falls Arkansas, which is smack dab in the middle of THE BEST DS riding in the entire midwest!
    https://www.marblefallsarkansas.com

    REGISTRATION FEE: None

    ROOM RATES: The owner is still finalizing rates for 2020 so stand by. Looking at something in the $60-70 rate but don't quote me on that or the rates for tent/trailer which in the past has been $15.

    For both tent and trailer campers there will be plenty of grass with NO hookups at $N/night. There will be two shower/toilet rooms available.
    For RVs not going in the grass or if it rains, there is a lot of open asphalt to set up on.

    The on-site restaurant will be open Thursdays thru Sundays for breakfasts and dinners. Closed for lunch since they've found it's not worth staffing while everybody is out riding elsewhere.

    Other amenities will be the evening bonfire, grills, picnic tables, and horseshoe pits.

    I will provide GPS tracks with great scenic routes as we get closer to the dates.

    I live near Marble Falls and will be leading a group ride each day.

    Please watch this post for further updates.
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  2. johngault

    johngault Leaning into it

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    Another great riding event. I'm in and looking forward to my first visit to motorcycle paradise.
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  3. DirtFarmer

    DirtFarmer Has anyone seen my mother

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  4. advmgm

    advmgm Long timer

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  5. blrfjr

    blrfjr Been here awhile

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    Tentatively In! Ive never riden AR.
    Africa Twin or DRZ?
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  6. advmgm

    advmgm Long timer

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    You can have fun on either here.
    I think the DRZ might be a little better because its lighter and easier to handle.

    BUT, you will certainly be able to take the AT on the rides I will lead.

    Decisions, decisions :)
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  7. hommar

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    Making plans to be there. Hommar
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  8. advmgm

    advmgm Long timer

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    An Arkansas county road 20180309_130440.jpg
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  9. OzarkDave

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    Hope to make it again! Great time last year. I'll be in the motorhome on the pavement again. This is a very good ride!
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  10. OzarkDave

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    Bring both!
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  11. blrfjr

    blrfjr Been here awhile

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    Good idea! I recently bought this! 20190604_151409.jpg
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  12. OzarkDave

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    Haul both bikes and camp in it!
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  13. on2wheels52

    on2wheels52 Long timer

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    Calendared.
    Remember when it was almost all KLR's?
    I guess that was last century :hide
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  14. advmgm

    advmgm Long timer

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    Back when it was based in Eureka Springs?
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  15. on2wheels52

    on2wheels52 Long timer

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    Was that in the good old days?
    The bikes have gotten better though.
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  16. Greg59

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    Looks like im in. will be staying at Shady Oaks.
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  17. Black Eye

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    I’m in at this moment. Traveling from DFW, I’ll roll in on Thursday (afternoon ride around Jasper/Boxley somewhere), ride Friday/Saturday then depart for home Saturday evening or Sunday morning - no ride for me Sunday. Bike will be a CRF250L.
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  18. Black Eye

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    Can I get more information on the tent sites at the Hub. Specifically do they have ones with electric at least or electric/water or all primitive?

    I have called the resort and left message to return my call but no one has. And as I look at their website it says they don’t open till March 15th.
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  19. sieg

    sieg Wearing out tires......2 at a time, day after day. Supporter

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    advmgm can confirm, but you just set up in the yard behind the motel or in the huge paved lot in front of the motel. They leave a couple rooms open so you can shower or use the john. No hook ups, no water, no power, it's not a campground they are just kind enough to let folks use the property that aren't booking a room.
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  20. OzarkDave

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    There will be a few campers in tents. I'm in a 36' RV out front.
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