West Fest 2008 (8/8-10)

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by GSDude, Jul 29, 2007.

  1. knary

    knary sunshine and puppies

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    It could be in fucking Wisconsin and I'd try to be there.

    NorCal? maybe. Great riding, but maybe not the epic high pass stuff of the rural mountain west that's become the hallmark of these things.
    :dunno

    Fatchance,
    Shut your trap. People are just talking.
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  2. Boojum

    Boojum I Miss the PartyBoss

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    Montana! :fitz :oscar I've been to L.C. also, so all is good, Montana is BETTER!

    Boojum!
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  3. Eurobiker

    Eurobiker Vintage Cat Herder

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    Those east of the Mississippi who didn't go to Sipapu have no say in the matter. You're ReN00bed, get me a beer. :dutch
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  4. Boojum

    Boojum I Miss the PartyBoss

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    Funny,.........I've NEVER seen you EAST of MO. must less the Mississippi, at BYOB, Hot Springs, NOTHING! I, however have been to 3 of the 4 West Fest Rallys since 2004! :flip :ksteve :lol3 So, until I see YOU back EAST! Get ME a BEER, and make it a Fat Tire!!!!!!

    Besides, If I DID come out there, I would have been in the hospital getting my appendix cut out, like I was doing while you guys were in Sipapu!


    Gitty Up!
    Boojum!
    :freaky
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  5. Misery Goat

    Misery Goat Positating the negative Super Moderator

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    i can't believe you missed this one. :cry
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  6. santaferider

    santaferider The Argienaut

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  7. FatChance

    FatChance Road Captain

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    You volunteering flatland city-boy? :dunno









    :wave Scott!!
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  8. knary

    knary sunshine and puppies

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    I'm sorry I missed it. :cry

    I was committed to the MOA thing and couldn't add in another week or so of travel. And, to be blunt, I thought the first Ouray was just ok compared to the fun at Hope Valley. Too many people. Too much grumbling at the KOA. I know we're not supposed to talk about such things, but as soon as the closing ceremonies started up, I thought and said, "What the fuck?" :dunno T-shirts are one thing, a schedule of events is another.

    Keep it sloppy. Keep it informal. And I'm there. :flug

    But no, it's not about me and I'm not pretending that it is. Y'all do what you want.
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  9. knary

    knary sunshine and puppies

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    It's all relative, I guess.

    I think we could do a LOT worse than the Oregon outback. :nod

    So what do we need?
    Space for 300ish campers? perhaps some cooking facilities of some rustic kind?

    hmm... I might know someone with a bunch of land out near John Day...
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  10. FatChance

    FatChance Road Captain

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    PM me if you're really interested for my thoughts after being involved in this sort of thing three times. There are a lot of "accommodations" that need to be made well beyond what you mention to make it really memorable. But if you build it, they will come... :thumb
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  11. Hayduke

    Hayduke ///SAFETY THIRD/// Supporter

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    Flatland = < 7,000' :D

    Come out to the Fourmile Freakout next spring. Only things provided are T-shirts and Porta-Johns.
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  12. GSbiker

    GSbiker new and un-improved

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    I am sure somebody at Sipapu could have taken care of that for you. Thursday evening would have been the best time to get it done. :lol3
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  13. Bake

    Bake adventurer

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    Cotopaxi ain't flatland, pal. I know flatland.



    :hide
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  14. Fat Toney

    Fat Toney Long timer

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    Did he just call the northwest flatland...[​IMG]

    If you do it near John Day, count me in to help :nod :thumb
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  15. Norsman

    Norsman ...a GSophile

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    This place would be pretty cool. Central to Southern Utah at the Mystic Hot Springs in Monroe... the Paiute ATV trails, Zion, Bryce, Capitol Reef Parks are all near by.

    Sorry... can't be in charge of such an event, student life is to hectic.

    http://mystichotsprings.com/

    They have concerts and stationary micro buses you can rent for lodging.
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  16. Fat Toney

    Fat Toney Long timer

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    Wait...John Day the City or the Dam...cause the Columbia River Gorge is cool

    [​IMG]
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  17. GSDude

    GSDude Banned

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    Hanksville, Utah or Torrey, Utah would be sweet. If any of you FF's wanna nut up and help me put one together, I'm available.
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  18. knary

    knary sunshine and puppies

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    I guess it's flat if you're not suffering from altitude sickness and wishing your bike wasn't down on power. You can keep your headaches, thank you.
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  19. Fat Toney

    Fat Toney Long timer

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    :nod hour from the coast... or an hour from the mountains...flat land my ass...
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  20. Stinez

    Stinez Rhymes with Heinz :D

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    Utah rocks! :super
    Do you have any idea how big that place is? :dunno
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