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Title: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on February 05, 2017, 01:54:49 PM
ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI -  Fall Classic 2017 - Bend, OR
November 17 thru 19 [weekend before Thanksgiving (US)]


Hello Adventure Enthusiasts!

Here's a rough itinerary, a couple of requests, and instructions for those that are planning on coming on this year's ZUKIWORLD FALL CLASSIC! The first thing to do would be to read over the previous adventures and see if you're up to being cold and dirty for three days and to see if this trip would be something that would interest you.

Hey I'm new here! What's this all about?  http://www.zukiworld.com/forum/zukiworld-adventure-series/welcome-information-on-the-upcoming-'the-fall-classic'-event (http://www.zukiworld.com/forum/zukiworld-adventure-series/welcome-information-on-the-upcoming-'the-fall-classic'-event)!/


2017 Itinerary:
Please note that depending on weather and other conditions, we may not do all of the items listed below.

Thursday: November 16th. (Unofficial Day)

•   12PM - Meet at the Sunriver Shell Station (Subway Attached) Off HWY97 Exit 153, S. Century Drive
•   Head East through & Explore Lava Cast Forest on the way to camp MorningWood 43.506444, -121.048951.
•   Anytime - Arrive at camp and gather wood, setup tents, etc.. Prepare for night ride
•   Night ride; may go into Ft. Rock café for dinner?

 
Friday: November 17th.

•   11AM - Go to Rim Butte trail system and check it out. The trails are rated difficult and extreme.
•   5PM - Camp and Have a Stew Potluck  & Socializer. Please bring a Stew add and a side for 4 - 10 people
•   Optional Night ride


Saturday: November 18th

•   Wake up EARLY! Adventure (Ft. Rock(bathroom break), CV dunes) Loop
•   ZW Geo Cache 43°30'30.62"N 121° 2'58.87"W
•   Ft. Rock Geological formation flush toilet available. 43°22'22.1"N 121°03'57.4"W
•   Christmas Valley Dunes 43°19'52.63"N 120°19'0.24"W
•   Ft Rock Diner/Bar 43°21'22.52"N 121° 3'11.69"W
•   Optional Night ride.


Sunday: November 19th

•   Wake up (again) & break camp - Pine Mountain Radio Towers 43°48'39.99"N 120°52'29.90"W
•   4PM - Get to Bend and Disperse/Disband


Requests / Instructions:

1 - Send and email to me ebewley[at]zukiworld.c0m letting me you're attending (please include a cell number type of vehicle, where you are coming from, and how many will be in your group)
2 - Watch this thread for more information. (A list of attendees will be generated in this thread as verification that we know you're going)
3 - An email will be sent to those that are attending with finalized details including specific meeting locations, times, maps, etc...
4 - It most likely will be very cold. (bring what you need to survive)
5 - Have a 200 mile range with your vehicle.
6 - Bring an arm load of fire wood to help out or means to gather some firewood on our way to camp.
7 - Suzuki mfg vehicle or special guest.
8 - Trailers, motorhomes, & campers are heaviliy discouraged, If you need to haul, consider dropping off in LaPine and driving your adventure rig from there.
9 - If you bring a dog, make sure it is well behaved or you may be asked to camp far, far away from the group.
10 - Have an FM radio that can send and receive on the MURS frequencies. (Hardly anyone has a CB and they don't work well at those distances anyway)
11 - Unlimited number may attend (Let's go wheelin!). First 10 drivers will receive a ZUKIWORLD windshield decal and a chance at a GRAND PRIZE.
12 - Stew Potluck is where each person brings a can of Stew to throw into a big pot. We'll provide the cookin' you bring the chili.
13 - THERE IS AN ATTACHED FILE TO HELP YOU PROGRAM YOUR BAOFENG UV-5R RADIOS. IT HAS THE MURS AND FRS YOU'LL NEED. (coming soon)
 

Who's In: Updated 05 November 2017
E. Bewley | Sidekick - Bend, OR
M. Verley | Samurai - Seaside, OR
G. Mikkelson | Vitara - Salem, OR
T. Marshall | YJ - Prineville, OR
D. Capell | Suzuki - Newberg, OR
D. Arnold | Sidekick - Salem, OR
V. Mueller | FJ Cruiser - Salem, OR
S. Vallencourt | Samurai - Albany, OR
R. Ender | GV - Corvallis, OR
J. Graham | Suzuki - Mission Viejo, CA
G. Steffen | Samurai - Oregon
J. Gates | Vitara - Albany, OR
K. Ellingsworth | Toyota Peecup - Salem, OR
J. Curtis | Sidekick - Bend, OR
D. Anderson | Toyota Peecup - Dallas, OR




Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: darnold87 on March 09, 2017, 03:01:21 PM
I'm in...
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on March 11, 2017, 10:16:39 AM
That's great Davey!

I think it'll be a fun day for sure.

-Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: CoolMooseMan on April 06, 2017, 01:49:47 PM
I'm in as usual!

Hopefully I'll be finished with the improvements.

Spring over and power steering going on, and mild engine rebuild!
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on April 07, 2017, 12:42:42 PM
Great! I'm looking forward to it.

Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ThreeEyedBandit on April 23, 2017, 12:44:48 PM
I'm in!  Live exploring the desert and already can't wait.  Will be keeping an eye on this for sure.

Matt

P.s. I sent you an email last week and finally got on to reply.
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on April 30, 2017, 05:32:46 PM
I'm in!  Live exploring the desert and already can't wait.  Will be keeping an eye on this for sure.

Matt

P.s. I sent you an email last week and finally got on to reply.

Hello Matt - Glad you're in... Emails and a thread discussion here will pop up probably in October.

-Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on September 16, 2017, 01:17:31 PM
OK! Let's get started on this event build... Who wants to do what?  I'm interested in checking out the newly finish Rim Butte trail(s) one of the days but other than that... wide open.

Thoughts on where to go?

Should we do a campground activity this year?

-Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: sewerzuk on October 01, 2017, 05:53:18 PM
I'm in for sure! 
Will be in the sidekick, so I'm game to check out the Rim Butte trail, but I'll most likely watch/recover as I need the 'kick in one piece for the 5 hour drive home. 
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on October 01, 2017, 06:06:47 PM
 ;)

Oh come on... let's rock!

-Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on October 01, 2017, 06:07:26 PM
Did ya vote?

-Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on October 15, 2017, 11:57:06 AM
There's another event kind of in the area in early october for camper vans called Descend on Bend... they have some stuff that sounds interesting other stuff not so much.. Check out their itinerary..

Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on October 15, 2017, 12:22:46 PM
Updates on the first post....

Any feedback / ideas on a group campsite activity?

-Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: Soupy on October 15, 2017, 05:37:46 PM
Let me be the first to suggest ...

Saturday Morning Yoga.
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on October 16, 2017, 02:35:19 PM
Let me be the first to suggest ...

Saturday Morning Yoga.

Yes...
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: CoolMooseMan on November 01, 2017, 05:39:31 PM
 I'm not happy about it,  but I am unable to make it this year anymore.  I started a new job a month ago and can't get the time off.

I just finished all the work on the samurai too, spring over lift,  engine rebuild,  power steering.

Hopefully I'll just have to see y'all on the trails another time.
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: Soupy on November 04, 2017, 04:46:59 PM
I'm not happy about it either... I'll be wrapping up my current gig in Nashville.  Missed it, by one week!

So... does that mean there will not be Saturday morning yoga?
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on November 05, 2017, 04:31:25 PM
Yoga for sure matey!

-Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: stasman on November 07, 2017, 07:22:13 AM
I'm in, head over Thurs.  Camp activity: Coyote Call contest. Or just default to model rockets and blowing $#!t up.
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: Thirty-Nine on November 09, 2017, 09:25:15 AM

I'm in. No Suzuki, but we're going to attempt to bring our '89 Mitsubishi Delica van. Should be there on Friday (taking the day off).

This will be its first off-road-ish trip. It's all stock, sans 30x9.50 wheels. Hope it starts in the cold morning (we'll see!).

Andy
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: sewerzuk on November 11, 2017, 02:03:36 PM
Set aside this weekend to get the Sidekick ready for the fall classic. Haven't cleaned it since the "last one over" trip during the fall; LOTS of Idaho/Wyoming/Utah dust in there!
No major changes this weekend; just hard wiring in a bigger inverter, replace the cell phone repeater antenna, packing some camping gear, then the usual pre-trip vehicle maintenance.
Getting excited for this year's trip! Looking forward to Thursday...
Video from last year's trip: https://youtu.be/JSR0ZwtwYzk
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on November 11, 2017, 04:28:05 PM
Getting sooper excited... Doing a test run on the new 'camp lights' atmosphere in the garage. Basically seeing how long a string of LED 'restaurant lights' will last before killing the battery. Modest 1.4A draw so I think it'll be pretty good.

Packing stuff (well unpacking) from the totes used for Last one over adventure. Dang, there's dust everywhere.

-Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: sewerzuk on November 12, 2017, 09:47:33 PM
Finished packing tonight!  Nothing left to load, I'll be ready to roll out of here on Thursday morning. 
An A/C recharge, inverter install, two new headlight housings, lots of dust removal from this summer's trips (how much of Idaho did I bring back here anyway?!), and a lot of organization. 

Sidekick is mostly the same, but lots of new gadgets for glamping this year; standalone 12v power supply for my electric blanket, a couple of DJI Mavic drones, a new suite of GoPro Hero 5 cameras (including a dash cam with extended battery and an ND UV filter), a 12v water kettle for making hot soup during the day (just in case my electric oven can't make enough hot pockets), a 36v electric chain saw for firewood and trail clearing, an electric fan for fire stoking, the ability to charge 10 USB devices at the same time, a laser, tannerite, rockets, and more. 
This is going to be the warmest, most 'murica fall classic ever. 
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: sewerzuk on November 14, 2017, 04:51:42 PM
View from the pine mountain observatory this evening.  Can't wait to get there!
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: ebewley on November 16, 2017, 07:56:09 AM
Well, time to get packed! Light snow falling should be a beautiful weekend.

Eric
Title: Re: ZUKIWORLD ZUKFARI - Fall Classic 2017
Post by: sewerzuk on November 25, 2017, 10:32:28 AM
Here is a teaser for the full fall classic 2017 video (I'll be sure to share the full video when it is done):
https://youtu.be/g7KFKMzVJSw

And a few clips of my Sidekick on the dunes:
https://youtu.be/dRoJsVYDfy4