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View Poll Results: Dates for the 40's Only Run
Sunday July 15 0 0%
Saturday July 28 0 0%
Sunday July 29 0 0%
Saturday August 4 2 16.67%
Sunday August 5 1 8.33%
Saturday August 25 3 25.00%
Sunday August 26 2 16.67%
Sometime later in September 4 33.33%
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Old 07-09-2007, 09:47 PM
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Default 40's Only Run!

I have been pondering the reality lately that FJ40's are becoming scarcer and scarcer on the trails and thought maybe I would throw out the idea of a 40's Only Run. It's always fun to wheel with a bunch of cruisers similar in vintage, and as much as I admire newer cruisers, I think an old school run might be something Rising Sun could pull off since there are actually quite a few members who have 40's and are willing to wheel them (including a few who are also lucky enough to sport a 55/60/70/80/100 in the fleet).

So what do you think? Wouldn't it be fun to have a gang of 40's on the trail?

Post your thoughts for trails and dates, I'm willing to pre-run it and lead it.


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Old 07-09-2007, 10:08 PM
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Yes yes!! I've been thinking the same thing.. and if you don't have a 40 that's ok, just meet at the meeting place then hop in with someone

I guess it depends on the 40s involved, but I've always like Kingston Peak for a run, especially when it ends at a in Idaho Springs. But I'm up for just about anything.. put it together!
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Old 07-09-2007, 10:09 PM
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Go for it! That sounds like a kick in the pants!
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Old 07-09-2007, 10:12 PM
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Count me in!!!!

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Old 07-10-2007, 01:13 AM
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I'd be in for a close run...I'm a wuss

Like to actually get the 40 out on a trail but I'd have to get a hall pass since mine is only a 2 seater right now
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Old 07-10-2007, 06:31 AM
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Count me in.
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Old 07-10-2007, 08:47 AM
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I'll bring out the 64... Retro day would be fun. I'd say something easy.. so all the stock 40/45 posers can attend
See you on the trail
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Old 07-10-2007, 10:34 AM
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I'm in. Funny, I had been thinking of the same thing.
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Default Sounds GREAT!

I'm in, too! sounds really cool!
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I'll go but I need to replace two birfs and find out why my Orion puked all it's lube again...
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