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Colorado MOOTMaG 2016???(Read 10762 times)
Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #15 on: July 22, 2015, 08:30:06 PM
Whatever you can make work. You're steering this ship next summer for Colorado.
You are not paid for what you do, but rather for what you will do and when that time comes, you will be highly underpaid.

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Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #16 on: September 07, 2015, 06:58:38 PM
Val and I are trying to work in a trip next year with our toy hauler. We want to park it in one location, spend a few days riding the good roads in the area, then move to another location and do it again. It would be nice if we could make it coincide with a MOOT event. We had a great time in Eureka Springs back in, what was it, 2004?
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Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #17 on: January 02, 2016, 04:48:19 PM
Sounds like a fun trip.  Indeed at least early June can be trouble up high.  Vail Pass June 5, 2008.


Fortunately, we were reasonably prepared for everything except the black ice that closed the pass while we were up there taking pics.  DOH!
We were attending a COG Rally in Frisco.  This year we'll be heading to Helena, GA. Y'all would certainly be welcomed if you'd like to come along.








Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #18 on: January 03, 2016, 08:42:00 PM
I haven't been logging into this forum in a while, but saw this post and read through it first.

I am *definitely* interested in a trip to Colorado and would love to meet up with MOOT folks again.

My Magna died on me after a trip to the Tail of the Dragon, so going on this trip would be subsequent to obtaining a new ride (something I've been saving up for since my Magna died) and finding the time (vacation / PTO) and $$$ to make this work.

So I'm voting that "I'd have to be convinced" for now and crossing my fingers.

-Snoopy

-Snoopy

Current ride:
'00 Valkyrie Interstate (GL1500)
Graveyard:
'94 Magna (VF750)
'01 Magna (VF750C)



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #19 on: January 03, 2016, 08:43:22 PM
So I'm voting that "I'd have to be convinced" for now and crossing my fingers.

er, voting is closed.

-Snoopy
-Snoopy

Current ride:
'00 Valkyrie Interstate (GL1500)
Graveyard:
'94 Magna (VF750)
'01 Magna (VF750C)



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #20 on: January 05, 2016, 10:41:30 AM
It's January 2016

Time to start kicking this can around again.

MOOTMaG 2016 Colorado or someplace else?
You are not paid for what you do, but rather for what you will do and when that time comes, you will be highly underpaid.

Audere est Facere

Lead the Way!

D.L. Shireman



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #21 on: January 07, 2016, 03:33:19 PM
I'd love to see this happen.  Colorado has some tremendous riding!



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #22 on: January 13, 2016, 02:10:25 PM
Okay, guys. After taking your input and thinking a bit about the best way to arrange this MaG, here's what I propose:

The Format

Either the standard Thursday(ish) through Sunday format that we've been using for the last few years...

OR

Monday through Friday giving the weekend on both sides for transit to and from the event (recommended)


The Place

I suggest that we base out of the Frisco/Silver Thorne/Dillon area. That's one of the most inexpensive areas where we can find the type of lodging that we've gotten for the last few MaGs, and an area that I know very well and can organize a number of half and full day rides around. There are plenty of areas nearby with local sights, sounds, flavors, and experiences for all to sample either as a group or on their own. Shopping from antiques to outlet malls are abundant for those so inclined. At the junction of Interstate 70 and US Highway 24, it's also very easy to get in and out of.


The Time

I propose the last week of July (25-29) or the first week of August (1-5). This gives us the best chance of catching some great weather. All the paved passes and summits should be open, road conditions should be good, and minimal risk of encountering significant snow at higher elevations. For those wanting to loop this trip in with Sturgis, the later week would probably work best. The rally is a fairly easy 462 miles from this area.



I'm going to let you guys kick this around a bit and make suggestions if you have them, then probably in a week or so I'll post a final plan with an in/out poll. I'd like to start calling around for lodging at the beginning of February so it'd be nice to have a good idea of how many we'll have.

Let's change our altitude, Texans (and Floridians)!
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08 VFR800fi
08 Kawasaki KLE650 Versys - For Sale
09 CRF230L
97 VF750CD - SOLD!



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #23 on: January 13, 2016, 02:43:10 PM
OR

Monday through Friday giving the weekend on both sides for transit to and from the event (recommended)

This option makes sense for travel so ...

I propose the last week of July (25-29) or the first week of August (1-5).

I vote for that first week in August.
« Last Edit: March 17, 2016, 12:56:11 AM by snoopy »
-Snoopy

Current ride:
'00 Valkyrie Interstate (GL1500)
Graveyard:
'94 Magna (VF750)
'01 Magna (VF750C)



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #24 on: January 14, 2016, 07:14:40 PM
Throwing my hat in the ring... either time frame looks great.  Assuming I don't move back to Ohio by then.
Though I might want to bring my new DR650 instead, ride the dirt roads and trails, and catch up with y'all at the end of the day...
Hop Along

Who now has FOR SALE:   :-o
'73 CT90
2005 CRF230F plated and road legal
Hop Along
No longer in Norman, OK
2003 Magna
2015 DR650, partly sponsored by a 1973 CT-90 and 2005 CRF 230F....



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #25 on: March 16, 2016, 08:36:57 PM
Well, my upcoming surgery has nixed this year for a trip for us. I go in on Tuesday the 22nd of March. They say 1-2 weeks in hospital after the procedure, and 3 months for full recovery, so that lets me out. Damn, really wanted to try to make this one. If it works out well, maybe try it again next year?
If you can read this, thank a teacher. For reading it in English, thank a veteran.
Age is a state of mind, I'm way past 60, going on 24.



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #26 on: March 18, 2016, 12:38:03 PM
If I travel that far I was planning on staying for a more than three days, so I'm good with either the three day event or the M-F event.

At this point I'm open for either week, but I have the first week of August blocked out on my calendar.
Jesse
Moot #358
'99 Magna (Halloween theme paint job)
Racetech Cartridge Emulators in front forks, Progressive 444s on the rear. Best mods I've ever made to this bike.
Houston



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #27 on: March 18, 2016, 12:42:53 PM
Sorry. I just realized this was an old topic and that everything is set.
Jesse
Moot #358
'99 Magna (Halloween theme paint job)
Racetech Cartridge Emulators in front forks, Progressive 444s on the rear. Best mods I've ever made to this bike.
Houston



Re: Colorado MOOTMaG 2016??? Reply #28 on: March 24, 2016, 01:05:31 PM
I'll lock the topic.

Info on MOOTMaG '16 can be found here
My garage runneth over...
14 Zero S ZF 8.5
08 VFR800fi
08 Kawasaki KLE650 Versys - For Sale
09 CRF230L
97 VF750CD - SOLD!