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Rob..
The only experiece of Moab that I have is from the web site but what seems eveb better was ATV television when Doug did a little series on it. That is when the bug for Utah bit me..lol

I know the one trail that looked fun was the Kane Creek trail!
 

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Which Moab ep did you see? The most recent one, or the one from last year? Last year's was a lot better and I regret not saving it.

Kane Creek rocks. I haven't been all the way down it yet... another issue with that so-called friend and his whiney bitch girlfriend.

I strongly recommend that you pick up the book by Charles Wells, "Guide to Moab Backroads and 4-Wheel Drive Trails." Also get the National Geographic mountain biking map of Moab, as it will give you a good overall view of the area. The book can be gotten from Amazon.com for $19.95. I got the map at REI.

I have to go run some errands now, so I'll write more later.

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I have last years ep of Moab when he did the adventure series wich was a 5 or 6 week series. Without sounding stupid I try and tape most of his shows. LMAO to the girlfriend comment!

Book sounds like a good idea to get. More and more I read the more I want to go..lol
 

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Hey rob I was just thinking, is there any riddin fees you have to pay to ride? Also when you went did you carry extra fuel with you?
 

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Nope, no fees involved, fortunately.

We carried extra gas the one day we did three of the hard trails -- Poison Spider Mesa, Golden Spike and Gold Bar Rim. Those three trails (one way) took about eleven hours. We didn't end up needing the fuel, but like to carry it just in case.

I would also carry fuel if you ride Kane Creek, because if the water is deep, it takes a lot of throttle to get through, which means more gas usage.

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Okay, time to write some more. Gotta keep this thread alive. :)

Lessee... what else can I think of to throw out there...

While in town, be sure to have dinner at the Sunset Grill. Great food and a fantastic view! Make reservations ahead of time. It's a busy place.

Whenever you go riding, carry plenty of extra water. We were there in mid-May of 03, and the day that I did the three tough trails back to back, it was in the 90's during the middle of the day. We made multiple rest stops to drink water and just rest. This made things more enjoyable than if we pushed to get through.

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Well Rob I have one more question on Moab. Right now where I live Iam at about 1,000ft. I was just wondering if I will need to rejet the grizzly's for the different elevetion.

So far it is looking like we are planing on doing the trip in mid to late Oct. of next year. Just ordered the guide book off of overstock.com.
 

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Well Rob I have one more question on Moab. Right now where I live Iam at about 1,000ft. I was just wondering if I will need to rejet the grizzly's for the different elevetion.

So far it is looking like we are planing on doing the trip in mid to late Oct. of next year. Just ordered the guide book off of overstock.com.
 

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Moab is at 4000' and the rides are anywhere from 4000 to 10,000. Once you read the guidebook and decide on which trails you'll take, we'll know better if you should rejet. It might be a good idea to jet down a bit.

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Extrem, I know this is a old thread,,,, but Did you end up rejetting your bikes? Did you wish you had? Any more advise on travaling to Moab would be great!
 
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