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PLANNING: Bundy Hill Offroad park

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by Jrgunn5150 » Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:06 am

I can't make TECORE, but I can have some fun. http://www.bundyhilloffroad.com/gallery.html Isn't very far from my new home, so I'm hoping to make it down there by the end of the month.

I went today, it was super fun. Lots of trails, marked and unmarked. Graded from green, blue, black, red. I stuck mostly to blue, but some black. Red, is mainly for people who don't care about body damage lol

Now that I have some free time to elaborate, I will do so.

The trails, aren't exactly clearly marked, and the map... Sucks lol.

The main trail I ran was called Mild to Wild. Since it's been raining for a week straight here in Michigan, pucker factor was high..

Its a blue rated trail, Mild, and crosses often with a Black rated trail, Wild, get it? I kept crossing over to Wild until I got hung up pretty good on my rear shock mount on a little stump I somehow slid sideways onto. HiLift and a push cured that, then I got out into the muddy ruts, really trying stuff.

There's also a large quarry area I let my gf drive around in, and I did a bunch of the pea gravel Hill climb's.

It was a nice trip to get her acquainted with what I consider wheeling, as opposed to flooring it through a little mud pit, turn around, rinse, repeat lol.

I went on Friday morning, and had the only vehicle there. There were some bikes, I stayed clear of since it was a family with kids.
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by ErikSS » Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:23 am

When are you thinking?
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by Jrgunn5150 » Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:31 am

Sometime around the end of the month, beginning of May, want to join me?
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by ErikSS » Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:37 am

Imma thinkin maybe! We need to talk to AJ and Regulator. AJ is close to me and Regulator is close to the park.
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by Jrgunn5150 » Wed Apr 01, 2015 10:51 am

At this point, it's all fluid for me, I just know I want to go lol
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by wink » Wed Apr 01, 2015 3:08 pm

I maybe interested. Last time I was there I had to leave my truck in the parking lot due to a messed up shock and rode with AJ.
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by Chango » Wed Apr 01, 2015 11:21 pm

I prolly would be there.( I'm only about 5 miles away) Hopefully I can get my time to swap front diffs first. Last time was only in 2wd.

The park has changed a ton since opening. Still very sandy in spots, but they have really worked on the trails from what I've seen
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by ErikSS » Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:32 am

AJ is probably out. Hes getting married in a couple weeks and says hes booked til at least the middle of may. I havent heard back from Regulator. Im shopping suburbans and trailers. I might show up towing it.
Should we start a date selection?
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by Jrgunn5150 » Thu Apr 02, 2015 10:24 am

Sure thing, any weekend is good for me. I got my spacers today, just bolted them on. I have three job interviews tomorrow, but I hope to get my tires mounted and lift installed this weekend
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by Regulator1175 » Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:52 pm

I would be interested depending on dates. It would be a good chance for a shakedown on my truck before making the trip to Maine for the MOTL trip. They do have camping available there as well, it makes for a much better trip when you can relax after wheeling instead of trying to head home right away.
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by ErikSS » Thu Apr 02, 2015 5:06 pm

I like the camping idea. Trail Mix!
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by Jrgunn5150 » Thu Apr 02, 2015 9:04 pm

I would like to go within the next six weeks or so, before it gets too busy. I only live about an hour away, so I'll probably go check it out in a couple weeks anyway, just to see what's up
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by Jrgunn5150 » Tue Apr 07, 2015 8:39 am

OK, so my GF has the weekend from 1-3 off. I have all weekends off. Would any of those dates work for you guys?
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by Jrgunn5150 » Tue Apr 07, 2015 10:07 am

And my sister asked me to go to the Blessing of the Jeeps with her lol, so that weekend is out for me.
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by ErikSS » Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:22 am

Blessing of the Jeeps... Ive organized a couple Blessing of the bikes. I like the off road cross over! (Not a jeep fan though)
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by Jrgunn5150 » Tue Apr 07, 2015 11:25 am

ErikSS wrote:Blessing of the Jeeps... Ive organized a couple Blessing of the bikes. I like the off road cross over! (Not a jeep fan though)


Well, it's open to all makes, so I figure it will be fun to crash the party.
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by Cable810 » Tue Apr 07, 2015 1:53 pm

Thats not the Jeep Blessing is it?
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by ErikSS » Wed Apr 08, 2015 12:50 pm

Where is this jeep blessing?
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by Jrgunn5150 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 1:00 pm

Its in Mesick, I think at Twisted Trails, but I'm not sure on that.


http://cadillacjeepers.com/jeep-blessing/
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by Cable810 » Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:16 pm

Yeah its an event put on by the Caddillac Jeepers. A couple members of the club I'm a member of will be there.
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