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    Re: Tennessee River 600

    9 years ago I posted this Web site info. This year it will be the 19th year we have done the ride. It has grown pretty large over the years and we have made many new friends during that time. Sorry...
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    Tennessee River 600

    Well the 18th Tennessee River 600 registration is now open. Deadline to register is June 30th. Check out the Web sight at www.tennesseeriver600.com for information. Have people from all across the...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Last Week in July. :lmao:
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Yes but you will need some road support at the locks and Dam's. They don't have the big fuel tanks and getting fuel might be a problem unles you have a sit down carring extra Gas cans along the way....
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    :bow:Thanks Curt. It has been great meeting you and your family the last few years and glad you enjoyed it so much. I aways try to let people know about what a great adventure this is. Se you this...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    One you will always remember. We have had folks come from Long Island New York last year and will be back again this year. Great people and mix well with the group even those from California :-) BG
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Well back from a week out West riding the Colorado River and some of the local Lakes around the Mase AZ area.
    To view the FB page for the 600 event it is "Tennessee River 600" and should pull it...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Morning Ricky. Yes we use to have a few Polaris Skis which were a good unit to get the fuel mileage on this trip but since they quit making them parts are hard to locate and repair along the way if...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Who ever said nope was wrong. For a couple of years we did have the stand ups ride the 600. When we locked through they either had to have a trailer waiting for them to lock around the lock or have...
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    Re: Tennessee River

    :banghead::soapbox:: Another note from This Old Fart. At least that is what "Roschili" thinks about our 600 group riders.
    I keep up with my total miles riding each year and I bet not many of you out...
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    Re: Tennessee River

    Well DJ that was last month. It's Nov now and if it wasn't so Cool you could get Pam with her fancy Water Boots to hook up for another ride I bet. Old Hickory should be a little lower now that all...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Well I guess you went to Table Rock. I went there this past Spring and stayed at Branson. Very pretty but it is just one Lake to ride where we have 7 Lakes on the 600 trip and if you go the day after...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    2009 Dates are posted on the Web Site.!!:Banane10:
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Pretty close by the time you figure Gas and food. Prices last year on the river were a lot higher then I think they will be this year for fuel. A lot depends on how fast you:aargh4: want to run...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Yes it has been done in the past but quite a few years back. We have to do a little trailering around the locks or just have the riders on back of a sit down ski and pull their machine into the...
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    Re: For the oil experts. Which one?

    25 Hour changes?? Why so often. We log that many hours on a machine in about 3 days of riding on our outings?:Banane51:
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Yes you are right. You get a chance to relax and meet many new friends who enjoy the Sport. It will give you many memories for years to come. George
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    We only go around once in this World. :smashfrea
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Hey Curt. Was great having you along,:You_Rock_ and again thanks for the lift to Savannah Wally World for those items for the Bouy Course.:bananalam Big George
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Good idea. It is about 1270 miles from Grand Forks to Knoxville or a good 20 hour drive. Talk it up and you might find someone who is interested in going along the way and you could hook up. A side...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    A note to think about. We have several who like to share rooms and looking for people who also want to split the costs up. It does help to do that and gives you a reason to think "Buddy System" along...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Evening. I used about 100 gals of Gas to do the 600 to Paris Landing. That was running about 45 MPH with my cruise control. I had some WOT times where I would cover 15 to 20 miles running toped out...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    You are about right for the cost. Your Yamaha won't burn as much Gas as some:evilB: , but with Motels and other expenses you are right in the Ball Park. I spent about $1950 this year but had about...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    All ages. You will have the Red River to ride in Grand Forks. Not sure about the temps but I know the river is there.
    We have a couple of riders in there teens or just past it and range all the way...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    [quote=TRAWLERCAT]Now that summer is over I'm starting to plan my 2009 riding season. AS soon as you have the 2009 riding dates; I'm in.


    Good Show. It was great having you guys come from Cal...
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    Re: 600 Mile River Trip

    Yes to the Stand ups. We had 3 of them for a couple of years at first when we started the trip.:toothache The problem with them were the Locks. The Lock Masters would not allow A rider to stay with...
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    600 Mile River Trip

    Well the Tennessee River 600 is days away. A little late to get on board this year, but you might want to check out the photos from past rides at www.tennesseeriver600.com
    This is the 12th year the...
  28. Re: M2B_2008 (Miami to Bahamas Trip) *** May 2008 *** - Sign Up!!!

    90 Mile per hour Hogasaki 250? 20 gallons of gas won't go very far at that speed! Have you ever checked it with a Good GPS for speed? Hummm?
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    Re: F-12 Getting Water in Oil

    Lakebound. I have been around numerous engine problems with both the 2 strokes and now a few 4 strokes. If it was done by your Honda dealer you need to let them handle it. Like has been said, I also...
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    Re: Awa Alert: Nj Pwc Helmet Law?

    Sent my letter in last week. Our group Tennessee River 600, has logged over 330,000 personal miles without any injurys which a halmet would have help with. In fact we have only had a couple of...
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    Re: 13000 Mile PWC Trip!

    :wallbang: :worried: Haven't seen anything on the web site since the 6th. Sure hope everything is ok. Going down the BaJa can really be a challenge with the Heat and such. Camping in that area is...
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    Re: Tennessee River 600

    Ok. Saturday we will be coming past your riding area. We are leaving Shoal Creek about 9 am and will lock through Wilson Lock hopefully by 10 am. We are meeting some others there at the marina across...
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    Re: Tennessee River 600

    Time to registure if you are planning to do the 600 this year. Deadline is June 23. You will still be able to registure late but it will cost a little more. It is in the "Web Site" Take the challange...
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    Re: Let the ski float at our slip?

    Morning. I agree it is not a good idea. You have almost a $10,000 machine at the mercy of almost anyone. Hope you have replacement insurence on it as there are a lot of people with sticky fingers who...
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    Re: Tennessee River 600

    Yes. We have the event on the last week of July each year. Usually don't have to wear WetSuits or heavy jackets.:wallbang: I hate the Snow and Ice of Winter. Big George
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    Re: Tennessee River 600

    Afternoon. You car and trailer can be transported to Paris Landing Park for you. The cost is $250 plus it must have a full tank of gas or money to get it on the way. They are bonded and have provided...
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    Re: Tennessee River 600

    Afternoon. You car and trailer can be transported to Paris Landing Park for you. The cost is $250 plus it must have a full tank of gas or money to get it on the way. They are bonded and have provided...
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    Re: Tennessee River 600

    :smile: Morning. Yes you can do a one day part of the ride. It is $100 which will go to the Children's Hospital. It would include the kickoff banquet on Sat. night. Sunday will be a long day for most...
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    Re: Tennessee River 600

    :) Morning. Yes we have had people do it on Stand Up's in the beginning. The only problem is that when we lock through they have to either sit on the Coast Guard boat or one of the sit down skis as...
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    Tennessee River 600

    A great way to enjoy your Vacation.
    Come and check out the Tennessee River 600 web site. This is our 10th year to do the charity ride for The Children's Miracle Network.
    It is a week long ride...
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    Re: sea doos that bad???

    Ok now. I have always owned a Yamaha because of the Sea Don'ts not making it all the way, but boy have things changed since 2002 and the introduction of the 4 strokes and a bigger better ride with...
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    Poll: Re: Memorial Day

    Well like the people from SBT said. Have fun but remember to be careful. Being an AWA advocate I hate to see people hurt from being foolish, with mixing Booze and Water together. Remember there is a...
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    Re: sea doos that bad???

    :alcoholic :crying: Well with only 10 hours on your Sea Don't, you haven't had time to realize that you better have a rich parent to supply the "GAS" for it. The ride is one of the best out there,...
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    Re: looking for serious mods, no bolt-on stuff

    Well I missed it also. What ski are you trying to get more out of? It was pretty easy to make my 99' Yamaha XL fast enought to run with those big 215 Sea Don'ts. Little tinkering with the carbs,...
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