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Old 01-31-2017, 07:36 PM
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Anyone on here belong? Know anyone that does? I'm thinking of flying into Denver and renting through them to do the Rally in July. any input would be welcome.
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Old 01-31-2017, 08:02 PM
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Just trailer to Denver Potter, or Wichita and ride with us.
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Old 01-31-2017, 08:15 PM
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Just trailer to Denver Potter, or Wichita and ride with us.
20 hours, 1300 miles one way to Wichita. Gas and hotel rooms would add up. roundtrip flight is about $500. my truck gets about 15 mpg..
If I breakdown that far from home I'd be out of luck. Rental breaks down I call a cab to the airport.
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Old 02-01-2017, 08:25 AM
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I just did that over Christmas. 1300 miles from Tulsa to Billings,Mt. 18hrs.
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Old 02-01-2017, 08:46 AM
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I just did that over Christmas. 1300 miles from Tulsa to Billings,Mt. 18hrs.
and back. I can think of better things to do than ride highways for 40 + hours
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Old 02-01-2017, 10:01 AM
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I just did that over Christmas. 1300 miles from Tulsa to Billings,Mt. 18hrs.
I thought you only averaged 50mph?
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I thought you only averaged 50mph?
When I'm alone and not bustin' a$$ that works for ETA.
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