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Well we are planning on closing for the day on Friday so the whole shop can go play. My kids have aims testing this week, so if they are done with it thursday they are going to get sick on friday and come along. Rolling Eyes Laughing and in that case I will bring the rail. If the kids are stuck in school I will be bringing the fasty. Cool


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hooray, playing hooky!

Jim needs to do that too, he's supposed to be sick this friday Rolling Eyes

Is Donny coming? he was talking about tagging along if you decided to go. Cool


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Is there gonna be a "go at your own pace" group on this outing, or is it gonna be a mini-baja-1000 like the last Bulldog night run I went on, where I spent the whole time stressed trying to keep up with the dust plume through the dark? (before it disappeared and I ended up lost and alone). Laughing


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I won't be going crazy. I need to test my suspension out and not break the car. My wife would actually like it if it left Daryll's shop for more than a couple days, lol. I also had following dust clouds. Proper trail etiquette also says you stop at all intersections until the next person behind you shows up. Then they do the same thing. That way nobody takes a wrong turn.


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Crying or Very sad jim,s not going to make it,,I am the only press op,,maybe next time will be on a weekend,,,Have fun be safe!


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The class 11 cars average 40 plus mph for the 1000. I'm lucky to get 25-30 mph average times on my small loops. Speeding into a dust cloud is not my idea of fun. Everyone needs to stay back. Just ask Dan Jones. One way to pace the ride is by letting the less experienced drivers and cars go first. On the run I did with the Arizona VW Club they had two groups the sight seeing and the faster group. Problem with that is we never saw the other group again. I suggest we stay as a group and tour the area. Is anyone bringing a grill?

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The class 11 cars average 40 plus mph for the 1000. I'm lucky to get 25-30 mph average times on my small loops. Speeding into a dust cloud is not my idea of fun. Everyone needs to stay back. Just ask Dan Jones. One way to pace the ride is by letting the less experienced drivers and cars go first. On the run I did with the Arizona VW Club they had two groups the sight seeing and the faster group. Problem with that is we never saw the other group again. I suggest we stay as a group and tour the area. Is anyone bringing a grill?

i like that idea Perri, i talked to the rangers and they told me that the trail to Cove 1 is still open, so we could make that our first stop and have a nice bbq in the shade Cool

BRING CHAIRS! Very Happy

and yes this is going to be an easy going ride, we'll all stay together as a group and do a baja count every stop, we have someone joining us in a pickup with a CB radio, so if anyone has a CB we'll run one person in front and one person in the rear so we won't lose anyone.


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Damn! I can't make it on Friday. I have some guys from China that I have to continue training. Boss said "no can do". Maybe next time.

P.S. Take pics and post em'.

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Yes it is. Also there is/was a picnic table at Cove three. Please only bring soda with screw caps it is bee season and they will fill up a soda can.

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Yes it is. Also there is/was a picnic table at Cove three. Please only bring soda with screw caps it is bee season and they will fill up a soda can.

so who's bringin the grill? and who's bringing the meat? Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy


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Good call on the bees. We had a huge swarm on our diesel storage tank the other day.


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What's the actual head count? I'm only a maybe at this point- depends on that darn work thingy. I wish my roof rack was on! I do have a small propane grill I could bring (if I make it). I like the sound of the pace too. I still haven't gotten my limiting straps bought/installed, but I think if I take it easy I'll be ok.


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I can bring my small Weber propane grill and some polish sausages w/ buns. If anybody else wants to bring stuff we can cook it on my grill.


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I'm thinking we should start a roll call thread with the meet up spot and time in the first post. This thread is getting a bit long.


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I'm thinking we should start a roll call thread with the meet up spot and time in the first post. This thread is getting a bit long.

Done and Done Cool

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