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I'm thinking of coming down from northern minnesota. Never been to one of these rallies...

I have some questions about some roads i was thinking of riding...
- FR111 south off I80 about 20 km west of Laramie then to FR101

- FR101 west to FR100

- FR 100 to state highways

Are the above forest roads decent for a Wee rider with limited forest road experience? Ive ridden the top of the world highway and local forest roads in my neck of the woods. But i have limited experience in sand or large rock.

Im just looking for info on these roads.

Autocorrect is my new enema.
Relax and have a homebrew.
 

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Home brew enemas? who knew?
I'd imagine that any forest service road experience would be fairly equal. Rocks are lumpy and sand will make you squirm a lot. I haven't done proper sand riding in decades and vaguely remember standing on the pegs, applying power and look way ahead to where I want to be. It worked in Anza Borrego when visiting a bunch of metal sculptures there. I was in FWD in my 4 Runner and uncomfortable on my G650GS BMW but tried to just keep momentum.
It's one of those rotten, Practice makes perfect things.
 

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I'm thinking of coming down from northern minnesota. Never been to one of these rallies...

I have some questions about some roads i was thinking of riding...
- FR111 south off I80 about 20 km west of Laramie then to FR101

- FR101 west to FR100

- FR 100 to state highways

Are the above forest roads decent for a Wee rider with limited forest road experience? Ive ridden the top of the world highway and local forest roads in my neck of the woods. But i have limited experience in sand or large rock.

Im just looking for info on these roads.

Autocorrect is my new enema.
Relax and have a homebrew.
My Butler map for Wyoming shows 111 as an "other" (not premier) dirt road. Southern part of 101 and 100 as "featured" (good) dirt roads.
 

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I haven’t been on the forum for a few weeks. The Cache rally is my drug of choice. I should have a new Terry Adcox seat by then. I’ll put in for vacation when I get to work Monday.
 

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Good to know Len. So everyone, I will be reserving a few camp sites soon. 2 tents to a site, so a head count is needed to at least get some idea on how many to reserve. For sures are great, but maybes are welcome too.
I'm a pretty sure maybe at this time. I have a construction project starting up this summer, and depending on whether or not we get it bid out on time, and the subsequent start date, I plan to attend. I've never been to a rally before, and look forward to it.
 

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I'm a pretty sure maybe at this time. I have a construction project starting up this summer, and depending on whether or not we get it bid out on time, and the subsequent start date, I plan to attend. I've never been to a rally before, and look forward to it.
Hope it works out. Look forward to meeting you.
 

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Ok everyone. I reserved 3 camp sites today. 1 for Wed. the 17th for myself and a friend coming along. 2 for Thur. the 18th. One of those is filled by Ken and Jeff Smith(For sures), so 1 site(2 tents) is up for grabs for the next 2 to confirm. When those are filled and more are needed I will reserve more. Let me know when you can.
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Ok, a couple things.
1. I have one more confirmed to add. Mark from Idaho. Now have room for 1 more tent without reserving more.
2. Anyone wanting a space to themselves(Non sharing) is free to reserve on their own. The doubling up is for a money saving feature. Sites are $33 + taxes(About $36 or $18 each).
3. The KOA said that weekend often fills up, so no guarantees on late decisions.
4. 2 from the Tenere side have reservation now, bringing the total at 8 for confirms.
5. Remember that there are cabins for those who don't tent(2 beds)
 

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I'm in for sure. Can you sign me up for a site? I plan to arrive Thursday evening, and will be leaving early Sunday morning. I'd like to share a site, and can reserve one if need be, or send me info on how to make payment.

It's 1300+ miles for me, and I don't do iron butt on the K9 Wee. I am going to take three days down and the same back.

I look forward to meeting everyone.
 

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Booghotfoot - The last of the 3 shared sites is yours.
 

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Seem like this date might just fit in with my outwest trip.
It would be good to see you all again. I'd be tent campin
 

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Seem like this date might just fit in with my outwest trip.
It would be good to see you all again. I'd be tent campin
Hope it works Steve. Are you wanting your own site or to share one. Let me know when its a for sure.
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Speaking of the "Cache Rally" a shared site will be just fine.
Snorers need not apply ;)
I'll be there on Thurs.
 

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Yo, traveling folk. Just saw on a BMW site that the BMW National Rally will be the next weekend June 25th after the Cache rally in Great Falls Mt. If I can possibly get away i'd like to attend it too. I usually volunteer for something. Like Security on Wed or Thurs. Get in early usually have some perks in the beer garden for the early volunteers.
Did the security at St Paul a few years ago and had a hoot. 4 hours stint. @ hours on the gate greeting folks and 2 hours patrolling the grounds in a golf cart. Got a hat and tee shirt and a bandanna for the effort. They don't let you have a gun though. Dang!
The Rally is open to everyone so having a Strom or Tenere' isn't a Faux Pas.
These are interesting events and have food vendors and cycle related vendors to spend your retirement money on.
Besides, I need a new set of custom ear plugs and there are usually a couple present at the Rallies.
If interested, you can register at: BMW Motorcycle Club of Northern California - BMW MOA National Rally
 
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