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Old 11-01-2012, 07:09 PM   #1
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So who's wheelin' on Thanksgiving weekend!!

So Thanksgiving is a popular 4 day weekend to get away....where are you going? Family time? Working? or taking off for a few days??

I know that Glamis is a popular destination...So is Johnson Valley...So what r you doing???

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Old 11-01-2012, 07:50 PM   #2
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I think I'll be heading out to Ocotillo Wells on 4 wheels this time.

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Old 11-01-2012, 08:29 PM   #3
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I think I'll be heading out to Ocotillo Wells on 4 wheels this time.
I need to check out that area, sounds like a good destination...4 wheels as opposed to 2 on a MC?
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Old 11-01-2012, 08:44 PM   #4
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i'm looking to go somewhere far far away... maybe africa
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i'm looking to go somewhere far far away... maybe africa
Going to take a Land Rover over the Serengeti Savannah's huh? Or climbing Kilimanjaro in a Jeep? BWAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!
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Old 11-01-2012, 09:28 PM   #6
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No wheeling here. I will be running a 5k on Thanksgiving day.
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I need to check out that area, sounds like a good destination...4 wheels as opposed to 2 on a MC?
Used to spend a lot of time there in my younger days on a MC. It's a great playground for a dirt bike, and good wheeling too.
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Heading to San Diego to hang out with some friends for a few days. Don't know if we will have time to get out an wheel around any.
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I took the whole week off -- 17th - 25th. I was hoping to squeeze a wheeling trip in there somewhere.
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Might go wheeling and do a couple of rides (MC)
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Old 11-01-2012, 11:22 PM   #11
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i'm looking to go somewhere far far away... maybe africa
Now that's getting away for the wknd!
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Old 11-01-2012, 11:23 PM   #12
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No wheeling here. I will be running a 5k on Thanksgiving day.
That still leaves a few days....unless that's needed to recover from the run!
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Old 11-01-2012, 11:24 PM   #13
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Heading to San Diego to hang out with some friends for a few days. Don't know if we will have time to get out an wheel around any.
Should be awesome weather down there.....
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I took the whole week off -- 17th - 25th. I was hoping to squeeze a wheeling trip in there somewhere.
Nice! With all that time you better get some wheelin in....
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Might go wheeling and do a couple of rides (MC)
Nice! I miss my MC, but it had to go for jeep parts...
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Nice! With all that time you better get some wheelin in....
Yeah, let me know if you want to get a run going.
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Nice! I miss my MC, but it had to go for jeep parts...
I understand that, I drive my jeep atleast 10x more than my bike. I've thought about selling it but I know I would kick myself like crazy if I did.
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I understand that, I drive my jeep atleast 10x more than my bike. I've thought about selling it but I know I would kick myself like crazy if I did.
Too funny. I sold my Harley to fund my lift and such. Lol.
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I pretty much did the same thing -- I had a large casino chip collection. Liquidated most of it for Jeep stuff.
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Too funny. I sold my Harley to fund my lift and such. Lol.
Well I've been riding streetbikes since I was 13 and my bike is the only other vehicle I would drive if my Jeep needs repairs that I didn't have time to finish the night before.
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Yeah, let me know if you want to get a run going.
It's not a matter of if, just where. Taking the MH and Jeep somewhere. Lots of action at JV, but it might be too busy...
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Too funny. I sold my Harley to fund my lift and such. Lol.
I also sold my Vrod, not just for Jeep Parts, but to pay off another car so that we could buy a Jeep. Now I am trying to figure out how to come up with enough funds to do everything that I want to do to the Jeep. Probably need about $7,500-$10,000 to do everything that I want to do. 4 Wheeling is not a cheap hobby, but I really enjoy being able to get out with wife and kids on the back roads seeing areas that I could never get close to with the Motor Cycle. Although, I miss the MC just a little, the benefits of the Jeep outweigh the downers by a long shot.
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in Michigan we'll be heading to the Mounds in Mt. Morris early in the AM for some wheelin' and to drop off our canned food donations we've been gathering w/the jeep club...
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im looking to go backpacking for 4 nights! hoping it will rain up in los padres so there is water. probably no wheeling for me.
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Hey Bill, here are some options I'm up for:
1. Death Valley
2. Ocotillo Wells
3. Borrego Springs
4. Glamis North Campground (not in glamis)
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I have lots of family here. Thanksgiving is always family gathering time for me, except for two years ago when I decided to change things up and run Mojave Road over the long weekend. I was frowned upon by my family for leaving them, and I felt bad. But I did get a buffet dinner with turkey and all the trimmings for $6 at the Avi Resort & Casino in Laughlin late Thanksgiving night.
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in Michigan we'll be heading to the Mounds in Mt. Morris early in the AM for some wheelin' and to drop off our canned food donations we've been gathering w/the jeep club...
Nice Chris, wheeling and a good cause combined!
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im looking to go backpacking for 4 nights! hoping it will rain up in los padres so there is water. probably no wheeling for me.
Your a are hard core camper Brad! Its cool that Stacey likes it also...
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Every year I go with a bunch of fellow dirt bike riders and families. We always go up around Randsburg and Spangler Hills which is south of Ridgecrest. Most of the group takes the whole week and I myself will be going up Tuesday and coming home Friday or Saturday morning to avoid the traffic mess on the return trip. It is a fun time with a bunch of RV's, people and a Thanksgiving dinner out in the beautiful desert.
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Every year I go with a bunch of fellow dirt bike riders and families. We always go up around Randsburg and Spangler Hills which is south of Ridgecrest. Most of the group takes the whole week and I myself will be going up Tuesday and coming home Friday or Saturday morning to avoid the traffic mess on the return trip. It is a fun time with a bunch of RV's, people and a Thanksgiving dinner out in the beautiful desert.
Sounds great Dave! Its cool that you do Thanksgiving dinner out there too! I need to check out the trails out that way eventually, but its quite a drive from here.....

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