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    Default Spyder Ryde-In Kanab, UT November 30, Dec 1, Dec 2

    3 full days of riding in some of the most spectacular scenery Utah has to offer. Put it on your calendars.

    https://goo.gl/maps/7CZFnTeyG3M2
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    Looking forward to it Pete.

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    Default Utah Ryde

    Those dates work for us and I've marked our calendar. Looking forward to meeting you in person. Once you get more information, let's get this posted on the Spyder Ryders Mojave Desert FB page. Who's sponsoring the ryde?

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    Just got back from that area. Spent 3 days in the HIE in Kanab.
    Did the north rim, Page & Glen Canyon dam, Lees Ferry, Marble Canyon & a dozen other wonderful places.
    Ate in Houston's for the 3 nights. They catered to my gluten free needs & very reasonable prices.

    It was our last visit to the beautiful western states as we are both very close to 80 & getting more senile by the day. The chances of a catastrophic hospital visit & subsequent bankruptcy loom large. We have managed a 3 - 4 week trip a year for 28 years so can't complain.
    We covered 5000 miles in our 20 day visit this time. Not too shabby for a couple of old farts.

    Not on my Spyder though, in a Hertz Toyota Highlander.

    I hope you all have great weather & soak in the fantastic scenery.
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldgoat View Post
    Just got back from that area. Spent 3 days in the HIE in Kanab.
    Did the north rim, Page & Glen Canyon dam, Lees Ferry, Marble Canyon & a dozen other wonderful places.
    Ate in Houston's for the 3 nights. They catered to my gluten free needs & very reasonable prices.

    It was our last visit to the beautiful western states as we are both very close to 80 & getting more senile by the day. The chances of a catastrophic hospital visit & subsequent bankruptcy loom large. We have managed a 3 - 4 week trip a year for 28 years so can't complain.
    We covered 5000 miles in our 20 day visit this time. Not too shabby for a couple of old farts.

    Not on my Spyder though, in a Hertz Toyota Highlander.

    I hope you all have great weather & soak in the fantastic scenery.
    Glad your still having fun at your age. I am approaching 80 myself and aim to squeeze the last drop of fun I can while still able. Camille and I did Bryce, Hwy 12 to Torrey, Moab, Grand Junction and Durango this Summer. Life does not end at 80 my friend. You have a lot more to look forward to. Talk about looking forward with a positive attitude, my Uncle Bill got married for the first time at 97 to a lady who was 82. (they had lived together for 25 years and he told me he thought the time was right) Go Figure!

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    Pete, did you post this on the wrong page? Should it be on SkiDoo Lovers?

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    Quote Originally Posted by UtahPete View Post
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/1369778466453469/

    It will be pure riding and socializing. We have a host hotel set up with special rates ($67 plus tax; contact the front desk 435-644-2601 and say you are with the Spyder Ryde-In group) for the block of 40 rooms; https://www.parrylodge.com/

    There is no fee to join us to ride any or all 3 days. The Parry Lodge is providing all the amenities (meeting room, etc) for free if we get at least 20 rooms booked.
    At this point, we have 10 rooms booked, although many more folks have indicated they plan to attend.

    Please, if you are planning to attend this event and will be using the hotel for accommodations, book your rooms now so they and I can firm up our plans for the number of people expected.

    Thank you.

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    Default Here is a link to the Google Maps showing Day Ride Routes

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Il...HX&usp=sharing

    There are four possible routes in the 3 days. Check them out and let me know how this is working for you.

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    I am very interested in attending. I will have to see how my schedule stacks up and see if I can roll down.... Long trip for me! But want to head that way.
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    What's the weather up there that time of year?
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    Chilly but doable Bob. If you delay your riding a bit in the morning and don't leave at "O'thirty" in the morning it should be OK. Coldest ride would be Bryce

    Canyon due to the higher elevation. Temp there @ 7:30 this morning is 34* and high is 54* today. Heated gear or "Long John's" would be my

    recommendation for Kanab.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaherbst View Post

    Chilly but doable Bob. If you delay your riding a bit in the morning and don't leave at "O'thirty" in the morning it should be OK. Coldest ride would be Bryce Canyon due to the higher elevation. Temp there @ 7:30 this morning is 34* and high is 54* today. Heated gear or "Long John's" would be my
    recommendation for Kanab.Jack
    Yup, just have to wait and see. High for that time of year in Kanab is 80 and lowest is 5. Average monthly precipitation is 1.2" so not expecting any problems with wet, cold roads.

    A freak wet storm is about the only thing that would cancel my plans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jaherbst View Post

    Chilly but doable Bob. If you delay your riding a bit in the morning and don't leave at "O'thirty" in the morning it should be OK. Coldest ride would be Bryce

    Canyon due to the higher elevation. Temp there @ 7:30 this morning is 34* and high is 54* today. Heated gear or "Long John's" would be my

    recommendation for Kanab.

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    Thanks, heated gear is always in the trunk as well as rain gear. I'll see if I can get Bonnie to tote me around as I'll still be recovering from rotator cuff surgery. Hopefully I'll be good to go by then.
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    Rooms booked,hope I can actually make it. I love that area but have never actually traveled it in the late fall,early winter. i am trying to get my wife and brother in law to come down with me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pegasus1300 View Post
    Rooms booked,hope I can actually make it. I love that area but have never actually traveled it in the late fall,early winter. i am trying to get my wife and brother in law to come down with me.
    That would be outstanding!

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    Well I just found out I have Grand kids coming that weekend. I guess I won't make it afterall.Sorry.

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