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Old 04-09-2013, 05:40 PM   #1
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April Fools Run April 14 "Who's Coming"

This tread is only for "Who's Coming" and where to meet. We will all be meeting in Johnson's Village 2 miles south east of Buena Vista. We will be meeting at the Gunsmoke Truck Stop on the south side of the highway. It is just past the bridge that goes over the Arkansas River. It is number 1 on this map
MapQuest Maps - Driving Directions - Map
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We will be want to be there by 10:00am with a plan of hitting the trail head by 10:30am. Once you get there please go ahead and get your rig ready for the trail. Air down and disconnect you sway bars and anything else you would normally would do. The trail head is about 2 miles from the Gunsmoke down a dirt road. That way once we get to the trail we can be ready to go.

Bring a lunch or snacks for the trail. This trail can take close to 6 hours or so to complete.

If you are coming from Denver area you will want to come up on Hwy 285. I-70 has road construction just before Idaho Springs and there are delays. Chad will set up the meeting place and time of departure.

We need someone from Colorado Springs to also set up a meeting place and departure time.

Lets try to keep this page only for who is coming and meeting places and hook ups too.

Lastly as stated in the original April Fools run page, this is a trail that is not recommended for stock vehicles. I would suggest a lift and at least 32" tires. You do not need lockers to get through this trail either. If you are on an obstacle and do not feel comfortable, don't do it. There are obstacles that must be done to get through the trail. Trust your spotters and have fun.

After we are all done with the trail and we Fix Danny's Jeep LOL Just kidding, we can all get together at the Coyote Cantina for stories and food.



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Denver area...Meet at the Conoco C470 and Morrison Road. it takes 2.5 to 3 hours to get there. Plan to meet at 7AM we will leave no later than 7:15
It is right off the intersection as if you were going to Bandemere Speedway
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I'll be at the Conoco at 700
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I'm in barring further delays on my Jeep. Still assembling rear axle. Springs guys want to meet up 745 rudys?
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I'm in barring further delays on my Jeep. Still assembling rear axle. Springs guys want to meet up 745 rudys?
Sounds good, can pick up the woodland park unit in route
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I'm in. Will meet with Denver group @ 7:00am.
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I'm in. Ill be at Rudy's bright and early, 7:45. Have the GoPro all ready to go!
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I'm in all be at the house in woodland park
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In. I'll be in BV that morning.
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This tread is only for "Who's Coming" and where to meet. We will all be meeting in Johnson's Village 2 miles south east of Buena Vista. We will be meeting at the Gunsmoke Truck Stop on the south side of the highway. It is just past the bridge that goes over the Arkansas River. It is number 1 on this map
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....with a plan of hitting the trail head by 10:30am.
See you all on Sunday.

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I am down for meeting @ Gunsomle Truck stop, bought some special items for the run!
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Might be in not 100% yet I will confirm by Friday night or Saturday morning
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In. Will meet at the Gunsmoke Truck Stop at 10:00AM.
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Anyone need a meeting place in woodland park, ill have the coffee on
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I'll be at the Conoco at 700
Scratch my previous post. I'll just meet yall in BV
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I'm in. Will meet with Denver group @ 7:00am.
I'm out now. Building a roll cage instead. Maybe next time.

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wish we could go... fell in love with BV last October but will def make it up there sometime this season... before Jeeptober!
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Doug, still have my block of wood.. we are good for the trail repairs
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Won't be making it going snowboarding at breck maybe next time guys
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I'm out. even if I finish up tonight, won't have a chance to break in gears and do proper testing before I'm willing to drive to BV.
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I'm out. even if I finish up tonight, won't have a chance to break in gears and do proper testing before I'm willing to drive to BV.
That sucks man. I bet there's a speed shop in the springs that would let you rent their dyno for the night and rack up some break in miles
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I put my gears in my Jeep and wheeled it the next weekend. It had maybe 60 miles on it before we went out too.

I think you are supposed to have 500 miles on it and then change the gear oil. You should be close by the time you get back LOL
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Doug, still have my block of wood.. we are good for the trail repairs
And the press too. Don't forget the press.
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After a lot of medication I cannot seem to lick this nasty cold. I'm not going to make this one.
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After a lot of medication I cannot seem to lick this nasty cold. I'm not going to make this one.
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That's some bs. Show up and I'll have some proper Meds for ya.

Man up!

Although I may now be screwed. Apparently it's my sisters birthday tomorrow and they wanna do dinner at 5. Haven't decided my course of action yet.
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That's some bs. Show up and I'll have some proper Meds for ya.

Man up!

Although I may now be screwed. Apparently it's my sisters birthday tomorrow and they wanna do dinner at 5. Haven't decided my course of action yet.
Ignore the red words and read your words in black. Hope tp see ya???
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So it seems there are 4 of us coming from Denver in the morning. We plan on being there right at 10am. Don't leave with out us
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I'll be stopping at Joanie's Deli in Woodland Park about 0815 or 0830 and then heading out if anyone wants to hook up.

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