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Old May 17th, 2007, 11:52 AM   #1
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anyone know what the deal with the park will be? do they shut it down to other vehicles all weekend? just certain days? Just wondering if the park is closed to non competing rigs at all times.

also most people camping or staying in a hotel for this.
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Old May 17th, 2007, 12:32 PM   #2
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i believe the park will still be open to rigs not in the comp. Thats what I'm counting on anyways
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I hope so too. If that is the case, I will be going, and trying to work on dealing with this illegal trail cleanup issue, and wheeling as well.

I sent an email to the guy who is in charge of it.
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Old May 17th, 2007, 01:16 PM   #4
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Fuck....I thought it was closed to non-competing rigs.

I might be pulling mine up after all.
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I thought I read somewhere that the park was closed for the comp then open back up on Monday
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so fukc . I do not know if its worth coming up anymore.
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I left a voicemail on Ryan's home and cell phones (the guy running the deal)... so hopefully we hear back.

I haven't read anywhere that the park will be closed... only that they are having a competition. The plark is plenty big to let people roam that aren't in the comp... Hell, the comp itself isnt even that big.
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so fukc . I do not know if its worth coming up anymore.
i thought you werent going anyway?
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Old May 17th, 2007, 02:43 PM   #10
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The first event that will require a closed park is a twelve hour motorcycle enduro race. This race is hosted by Turtle Ridge and will be put on by Fun Promotions, Inc.. This race, I'm sure, will be among the most grueling endurance races ever held in the state. The race will take place on June 9th, 2007, and a second 24 hour race will take place On October 20th. For information on how to enter either of these races visit www.funpromotions.com. We are very excited to host these events and anticipate a great showing of participants and spectators, alike.
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If this line means anything, I would think it is open to wheeling
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If this line means anything, I would think it is open to wheeling
I noticed that too
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I just talked to Ryan on the phone, and to his knowledge the park will be open next weekend. I guess the comp isnt that big. However, he is going to double-check this with his brother Eric (who also runs the park) and get back to me in the next hour
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bah! now I am split between where I want to go for the weekend

but im thinking drummond may be boring as fukc the third time in under 5 weeks


anyone camping at the township park?
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i still think the comp would be cool to watch
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so fukc . I do not know if its worth coming up anymore.
Why don't you try competing with 1 control arm and no shocks. I bet that will give you an advantage.
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I just got an email from the club that is putting on the event. The park is open all weekend, except for each day the section that they are holding the competition in is closed, but otherwise the rest of the park is open. Here is the email

hello,
yes, the park is open all weekend. the only part that will be close to other wheelers is the area that the competition is in for that day. on one day the lower section will be close and on the other the a part of the upper section. also there will be booths open selling stuff. if you want to come up and wheel there are different places you can go. there is the park of course, marblehead and other trails all over the island. if you are curious check out www.drummundisland.com
there should be a map on the web site that might help ya out some. if you have any more questions feel free to e me
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Anyone know what time the competition starts?
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Is anyone here competing?
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Why don't you try competing with 1 control arm and no shocks. I bet that will give you an advantage.


you try getting your shit fixed up from you last trail run in under 8 hours for another two days of wheeling of course not everything is going to get done. I have ran 1 year with out a rear shock on the drivers side with zero issuies. and that is including one previous wheeling trip.


plus the nylon 3 link flexes better
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