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2010 Parts Unlimited UP300 Trail Ride Photo Gallery

We tagged along with No Toil for the 2010 Parts Unlimited UP300 Trail Ride in northern Michigan.

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