Author Topic: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018  (Read 39366 times)

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #350 on: August 08, 2018, 11:44:48 AM »
I'll be in the campground from 13 - 22 Oct 2018. I'll be mountain biking each day probably 10am-4pm or so, but I'll be around in the morning to chat over a coffee and in the evening to chat over a beer/campfire. I'll be staying around for the week after the event to keep riding. At the moment not sure where I will stay...probably someplace cheaper as I may be solo.

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #351 on: August 09, 2018, 12:29:57 PM »
I will have to giver to get back up to Canada as I have a freelance photography gig that I just committed too on October 26th. So far the trip is still looking bang on for me to attend and enjoy.

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #352 on: August 09, 2018, 03:24:15 PM »
Changed my identity, but still on for this, assuming @avrex and I are still sharing a spot.

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #353 on: August 10, 2018, 01:24:56 PM »
Changed my identity, but still on for this, assuming @avrex and I are still sharing a spot.

Hi @J_Oden.  Yep, we're still on.  My plan is still to attend.  However....

Mind you, at this point, my probability still stands at 60% for attending.
If I can't go, I will definitely post here to let others know that the site is available.

...I may not be able to get the time off of work to go on this trip.
Plus, my vehicle A/C also died.  We'll see.

I'll have a clearer picture of my status when you see me at CM*TO.

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avrex & J_Oden

Either way, if I can't attend, the site is yours.  :)


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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #354 on: August 10, 2018, 02:58:30 PM »
...I may not be able to get the time off of work to go on this trip.
Plus, my vehicle A/C also died.  We'll see.

AC is not important for Moab in Oct. Time off work is. Good luck making that happen. Tell them it's a family reunion...your money family. ;)

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #355 on: August 10, 2018, 04:02:01 PM »
Tell them it's a family reunion...your money family. ;)

Love it.  Thanks R-C.  :)

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #356 on: August 12, 2018, 02:59:46 PM »
Still planning to attend and share a campsite with @Stasher Most likely will end up Crashing in SLC Sunday the 21st since my flight Monday morning is really early. But will be around Moab/Campground Thursday afternoon through Sunday dinner time or so. 

Really looking forward to it. Seemed like such a long shot to make it happen way back when this thread started and now it's only about 2 months from being a reality!!

So I'll post to follow, been dreaming of Mountain biking in Moab for over 20 years.

Of course as others have mentioned, no idea what 2 years will bring.

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I'll be in the campground from 13 - 22 Oct 2018. I'll be mountain biking each day probably 10am-4pm or so, but I'll be around in the morning to chat over a coffee and in the evening to chat over a beer/campfire. I'll be staying around for the week after the event to keep riding. At the moment not sure where I will stay...probably someplace cheaper as I may be solo.

Doing my best to get in shape to hopefully join you for a couple of these Epic rides!! Got in 4 rides this week :)

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #357 on: August 12, 2018, 07:02:48 PM »
Doing my best to get in shape to hopefully join you for a couple of these Epic rides!! Got in 4 rides this week :)

Cool. Sounds like we should get a run in on The Whole Enchilada. That's a pretty mind blowing ride if you haven't done it before. You shuttle up so the climbing is limited. Let's ride Capt Ahab and see how that goes....we can make plans from there.
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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #358 on: August 12, 2018, 09:57:14 PM »
I took MXT out to Red Rocks Canyon Open Space to start getting her more comfortable with trails, and to wipe the rust off of my skills (it's been more than a decade since I've done a dedicated single track ride, and more than 2 years since I've even ridden on a trail like this). This was an easy trail, but it was good to get back to it. Made this video on one run.

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #359 on: August 13, 2018, 07:30:47 AM »
I'm probably only about 15% to attend at this point.
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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #360 on: August 14, 2018, 08:51:23 AM »
I'm probably only about 15% to attend at this point.

Bummer :(

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Anyone else thinking of renting Mountain bikes I just called this place yesterday-

https://chilebikes.com/rentals/

They seemed friendly on the phone and they are right across the street from the campground. They said they pretty much rent out every bike they have for October weekends so they recommend booking soon if you want something.

~65 days out baby!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #361 on: August 18, 2018, 04:10:04 PM »
Well I tried to make a reservation, and we are too big for the park. :-(  But that doesn't mean we can't be thereat a different park. 

We'll stay in touch with this group so we can link up while we're travelling

@CheapskateWife

What is too big for the park?  The premium sites should be 45 ft, at least that's what I was informed when I called.  We're taking a 40 ft Class A and a tow vehicle. 

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Re: Moab, Utah, USA meetup October 18 - 22, 2018
« Reply #362 on: August 18, 2018, 04:13:37 PM »
I'm probably only about 15% to attend at this point.

Well this is just sad...