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2010 Parts Unlimited UP300 Trail Ride Photo Gallery
He turned it sideways! Kill shot!
We tagged along with No Toil for the 2010 Parts Unlimited UP300 Trail Ride in northern Michigan.
The No Toil booth had a unique draw.
Nothing like a new set of tires!
Scott Sports sent Rian Timmons to showcase new gear and everyone got a set of goggles.
Doug Mueller was on hand for FMF.
Ryan Collins greets dealers at the Cycra booth.
Lots of rain the night before made for epic conditions.
Burleson handled the tech inspection personally.
A bonfire greeted everyone for the first night.
2010 Parts Unlimited UP300 Trail Ride participants pose for a group shot.
ATV riders had a long loop and motorcycles had
five separate trails marked by the Sandstormers
Marquette is a nice town located on the shores of Lake Superior.
The ATV guys had plenty of challenging terrain.
Thick forests are the draw in Michigan's UP.
Jimmy Jarrett was still tired from his GNCC victory the day prior.
Scott Oakes was my riding partner for the event.
Scott Watkins was on hand to hang out and ride with dealers.
This is Jimmy Jarrett playing around on a borrowed CR500.
There was a short grasstrack section that led to impromptu racing.
Jarrett was pleased to show off his ISDE jersey.
Riding with Jimmy Jarrett and Scott Watkins was
a highlight for everyone.
Even ATV riders get to put in trail time with the GNCC guys.
Steve Augustine of Asterisk Mobile Medical Center fame was on the trails to take care of injured riders.
This is what happens when Jarrett borrows your CR500.
Bikes and vegetation suffer when a GNCC pro decides to introduce them.
Gentian Crossing was the starting point for a series of marked trails
Michigan has beautiful trails in September.
Dick Burleson acted as a fill-in host at the banquet and he kept it short and sweet so we could focus on the excellent meal and some cold beverages.
The Sandstormers MC puts together the trails for Parts Unlimited.
Crossing the Mackinac Bridge was a highlight of the drive.
Reaching Michigan's Upper Peninsula can take some time. We recommend not missing your flights.
This was my survival kit from the hotel. Helmets and gear were something different.
Two days of single track was perfect to get back in riding mode.
Scott had some electrical troubles that slowed our first day.
Chicken? Or brave?
There were more than one tip-overs.
Scott liked the sandy Michigan dirt so much he just wanted to lay in it.
Riding with the pros was definitely a highlight.
We crossed this bridge after getting lost on the first day.
This is pretty much how everyone felt after sampling the UP300.
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