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Man I miss MOAB but I'm pretty rammed with a moving gig September and October
 

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Me and three other tubbers are gonna be there probably around Oct 2- maybe 7 or 8th
I’m down to go. I’ve never been though so idk what is need to be able to join. Just got my tdub this year]
My plan is to arrive in Moab October 1st and pitch a tent at Slickrock RV park 5-6 nights. Day rides I'd like to try and do are, Chicken corners, Shafer trail, White rim (full day), Gemini bridges.... nothing crazy just fun and scenic. If time permits, a hike to Corona and Delicate arch and/or a half day canyoneering trip. Absolutely nothing set in stone, and as always weather permitting. Hopefully we can coordinate some rides with those riders planning on being there. When I checked Slickrock RV park they still had 10-15 tent sites not sure about rv sites or the cabins.
 

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I’m down to go. I’ve never been though so idk what is need to be able to join. Just got my tdub this year
Hi Fishfulthing, Moab keeps showing up on my bucket list even after I’ve been there half dozen times....that said, most of the rides I’d like to do are in the range of 30-80 miles with the exception being the White rim trail 120-130 miles, long day but worth it. I’m pitching a tent at Slickrock rv park, I like a shower after riding all day but there lots of other campsites along the river mostly run by the blm. All you need is for riding would be the normal backcountry day ride stuff, tow strap, some tools, tube repair kit, matches, flash light, food, water etc......for the White rim trail you’ll need more gas than the 1.8 gals provided on the stock TW. Weather is always changing that time of year could be fairly warm or cool with occasional rain shower, never know, we ever had snow flurries once, plan for the worse hope for best, e-mail if you have any questions. Tim
 

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We should be rolling in Friday the 2nd if all goes well. Might try to hit slick rock area that evening since we won't be there until prolly 3-4pm. Maybe we could a do white rim trail together since it looks like it's in all of our list. Or some other good rides. We don't really have a plan on what ride on what day. If your going to do chickens corner I would do it before you do the white rim. I wasn't impressed with that ride and I think it's mostly because we did the white rim, onion Creek and top of the world first and the scenery is spectacular on those rides. Just my opinion though. Once you get there it's pretty cool overlook but it takes while. When we did white rim a few years ago I clocked 130 miles from the gas station outside the park back to the gas station.

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We should be rolling in Friday the 2nd if all goes well. Might try to hit slick rock area that evening since we won't be there until prolly 3-4pm. Maybe we could a do white rim trail together since it looks like it's in all of our list. Or some other good rides. We don't really have a plan on what ride on what day. If your going to do chickens corner I would do it before you do the white rim. I wasn't impressed with that ride and I think it's mostly because we did the white rim, onion Creek and top of the world first and the scenery is spectacular on those rides. Just my opinion though. Once you get there it's pretty cool overlook but it takes while. When we did white rim a few years ago I clocked 130 miles from the gas station outside the park back to the gas station.

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Hey small’s, do you guys know yet where your setting up camp?
 

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Was thinking willow springs rd. We used to primitive camp over there in the past. May try to find a place to shower once or twice while we are there so who knows may go somewhere else for a night or two.

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Wish I could take the TW but we’ll be there in our other ugly Swiss army vehicle in October.
Drive that thing up Onion Creek. It's a beautiful drive and very easy. We did it in a honda cr-v and I would prolly do it in my Corolla but well worth it

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Hey all. I’m a bit of an outsider (I ride a XT225), but I like this group because the TW200 is a close sibling to my bike. Looking to see if there is room for me to join this potential outing? I haven’t ran the idea by my wife yet so I’m not a lock to attend. The first weekend of October is a good date for me.

Last March my wife and I stood at the top of the canyon above the White Rim trail. My wife had one look at the canyon, and while it was breath taking, she determined she would not ride that trail. My wife is new a rider and looking down on the trail is a bit intimidating for someone who isn’t that confident yet. The trail looked exciting to me and I responded that I would ride the trail on my own, but my wife made me promise her I’d find someone to ride the trail with me. I’ve kept my eye on this forum looking for others that want to make the trip at a time that is convenient for me. The day after my wife and I were in Canyon Lands we got chased out of Moab because several area counties closed themselves to tourist due to COVID. I haven’t been back since March.

I’m not an expert rider but I am a competent and capable rider. My bike is well maintained and setup with a 4.1 gallon Clarke tank. I’d be coming from North Phoenix and can tent camp or I have a small square drop camp trailer that is comfy. I hope to contribute to the group ride and not be a burden.


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Aguaski, sounds like you would fit right in, hope you can make it....
 

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Thanks for allowing me to join. Wife gave me the green light on this excursion. I offered to let her come along and do some Moab area hiking while I’m on the trail. She said she would rather stay home and let me do this on my own. Since I’ll be traveling solo it will be easier to leave the square drop trailer home and tent camp. I can depart early Friday (10/2) and arrive in Moab shortly after noon. I’m really hoping to do the White Rim Rd but will be happy tagging along anywhere. Thanks again for letting a XT225 outsider in.


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