for future reference... When fall '05 rolls around we gotta get a group going for this... http://madisonmotorcycleclub.org/dualsport.htm September 25-26 2004: Big Woods 200 Northwoods hospitality and great riding in the Nicolet National Forest Location: Wabeno, WI. Southeast of Crandon in Forest County. Abou 90 miles northwest of Green Bay. 200 Mile -- 2 Day Dual Sport ride in the heart of the Nicolet National Forest. Saturdayâs loop will cover about 150 miles, Sundayâs will be about 100. Mix of woods/ATV trails/Jeep track/USFS roads, and a few paved roads. Optional âHero Sectionsâ are single-track enduro trail loops. Gas is available every 60-70 miles at local gas stations. Non-riding family/friends can get a 4-meal ticket for $30, which includes the steak dinner Saturday night. Much of the trail is out in the âbooniesâ, so bring your GPS and cell phone. Donât forget a camera, and although it seldom rains for more than 90 percent of the ride, bring rain gear. If you come up early, ask about self-guided route sheets for Friday. Start: Fairgrounds in downtown Wabeno Registration: NOTE: PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY!!! NO Day-of event signups!!!! Contact John Newton via email or (920)484-3097 or print a Big Woods 2003 Application page (Adobe Acrobat PDF) . See the TALK page to ask questions via our email discussion group. Registration fee includes: Great Scenery, Awards, Camaraderie (still a bargain!,) Door Prizes, Bonfire. Breakfast Saturday, Trail Lunch Saturday, Steak Fry Saturday Night, Breakfast Sunday, Free Camping (Thursday-Monday). Good old Midwestern hospitality. The food alone is worth it. Steak Fry = 1" ribeyes on the grill with baked potato and all the fixings, Sunday breakfast is an old-fashioned pancake breakfast at a local church. Pre-Registration for both days of riding: AMA members $90; non-AMA members $90!!!; Non-rider Meal Pass $30 (all meals) Free T-Shirt. (wooh! Who doesn't love free t-shirts???) Limited entry of 160 total riders!! Lodging: If you prefer not to camp contact these local motels. Call for reservations. Safari 715 473-3521 10-unit hotel 100 yards from the start. Crystal Bell Bed and Breakfast 715 473-2202. Indian Springs Hotel and Casino 800 777-1640 150-unit hotel w/pool 4 miles from start. Note: food, gas, groceries and taverns within walking distance of the camping area. More Information or pre-registration materials: send SASE to Madison Motorcycle Club, PO BOX 7562, Madison, WI, 53707. Questions? Contact John Newton via email or (920)484-3097 or see the TALK page to ask questions via our email discussion group. Or, if you're old fashioned, send SASE to Madison Motorcycle Club, PO BOX 7562, Madison, WI, 53707.