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Royal Enfield Himalayan Spring Fling, Zion, Utah June 7-9, 2019

Discussion in 'Rallies' started by GeoMoto, Sep 19, 2018.

  1. GeoMoto

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    Royal Enfield Himalayan Spring Fling, Zion, Utah June 7-9, 2019

    "Free to join in the fun"

    When: June 7-9, 2019

    Where: Zion Ponderosa Ranch Resort, East Zion Utah

    All Royal Enfield Bikes are welcome but the event will be geared towards the Himalayan and most routes will include dirt roads.

    This is an Unorganized Self Supported ADV oriented event. This means that everyone needs to make their own reservations at Zion Ponderosa Ranch and provide their own meals. I will work on a group dinner for everyone with the resort.

    Clinics: TBD. I will try to work on a couple clinics at the event. Perhaps basic maintenance, tire changes, basic camping etc....

    We can see Toroweap, Bryce Canyon, Zion, Lake Powell, Brian Head, Duck Creek, Jacobs Lake and all the surrounding areas. Lots of Dirt! Enjoy daily rides from 10 miles to 300 miles.

    Temperatures will be perfect at the higher elevations.

    Please check out: www.zionponderosa.com for campsite details.

    If you plan on joining us, please make a reservation asap!!!!

    Tell them that you are with the "Himalayan Spring Fling" so they place you near the fun!

    $14.00 per night dry camping is available through Zion Ponderosa and it includes hot showers, two pools, and two hot tubs!

    RV Sites and Cabins are also available. Check their website for pricing!

    Meals: https://www.zionponderosa.com/dining-services/

    Family Friendly! Two Up Friendly! Bring your kids and bring your significant other. There are plenty of fun things to do when you aren't riding.

    T-Shirts will be available and I will post more details as we get closer to the event.

    LET ME KNOW WHAT SIZE T-SHIRT YOU WEAR WHEN YOU RSVP!! COST WILL BE AROUND $15 FOR THE T-SHIRT. (IF YOU WANT ONE)



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    Let me know what size T-Shirt you will want! They will be $15 in Full Color. Art work is being drawn right now.

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    THINGS TO SEE AND PLACES TO RIDE:

    Zion National Park

    Bryce Canyon National Park

    Grand Canyon National Park

    Duck Creek

    Mammoth Caves

    Lake Powell/Glen Canyon

    Marble Canyon

    Jacobs Lake

    Toroweap Overlook

    Brian Head

    Kolob Reservoir

    Coral Pink Sand Dunes
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  6. voodoochilled

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    Put me down as VERY interested. June seems like far away but just enough time to save and plan starting NOW. Always wanted to visit and ride in Utah and this would be a bucket list trip for me, second only to the Himalayas.

    So now:
    1) probably plan to bring the missus and kid along, wouldn’t want them to miss the scenery. So the Ponderosa resort looks perfect for a little family vacation.
    2) fly into Vegas and drive down to the Ponderosa (3hrs)
    3) most importantly: how to bring the bike over? A road trip from NY to Utah would just be too long for me, especially with the family coming along,so what’s the best (cost effective) way to transport the bike over? Never shipped a bike across the country but I’ve heard of trucking companies that will move bikes nationally for $400-500. Anybody have experience with this?


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    Put me down for a spot. That's plenty of time to arrange a vacation.
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    Awesome venue, and what a great idea !

    Can’t do 2019 but hopefully it will be successful enough to warrant an annual recurrence

    Is it far from the TAT ? Looking to do a cross-country trip (not necessarily TAT but back-road based and assuming the insurance issues for foreign-registered bikes have been bottomed out by then).


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  9. GeoMoto

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    It's probably a couple hours off the beaten path. But worth it!
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    Perhaps see if Euro Cycle in Las Vegas can rent you Himalayan. They are not far from the airport.


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    I am definitely interest in driving out for the event from Colorado!
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    Would you like me to add you to the list? T-Shirt?
    Thanks,
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    Most definitely. I figure I am only a day drives away. Getting off for work will not be an issue.
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    I just finished up the Flying Monkey Adventure Rally that also takes place at Zion Ponderosa Ranch. The place is amazing!
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