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DIRT ORCAS CO / UT ADVENTURE RIDE 2019

Here is a recap of our trip to Colorado and Utah in mid May of 2019. We packed a lot into the week. Riding some of the most prolific and challenging trails in the area and also opting to leave a few out in search of better weather.
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THE PRONGHORN 3500

The Pronghorn 3500 is the name we gave our recent road trip. Here is the trip report from our thirteen day adventure in April of 2019. We traveled to seven states, to visit seven National Parks, ten National Forests, many other monuments and cool towns along the way.
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THINGS TO KNOW FOR YOUR FIRST ADVENTURE RIDE

Your first adventure ride can be many things, extremely successful, disastrous, or (for most people) just kind of normal. I wanted to tell the story of my first adventure ride to help others looking to dip their toes in the murky waters of the unknown.
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OVERLANDING THE TRANS WISCONSIN ADVENTURE TRAIL IN WINTER

Running the Trans Wisconsin Adventure Trail in January may seem like a bad idea to many people but I recently set out to run the Northern portion of the trail from Black River Falls up to Bayfield, WI with the intention of experiencing the land in a new season. I was joined by @overlandiowa and @seven_slot_overland.
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DIRT ORCAS 2018 YEAR IN REVIEW

We had a fantastic year of growth and experiences here at Dirt Orcas. I thought it would be appropriate to give thanks to all those who have helped make it a fabulous year and also recap some of the events that made this year so special.
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THE DIRT ORCA'S SUMMER CLASSIC 2018 RECAP

Here is the video recap of the 2018 Dirt Orca's Summer Classic. Make sure you watch this all the way to the end for a special Easter egg.
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EXPLORING THE DRIFTLESS AREA WITH DRIFTLESSROADADVENTURES.COM

Being from the Midwest, I hear the phrase “The good riding” thrown around a lot. We have a lot of open space here in the Midwest but much of it has been plowed into a uniform looking agricultural plot. The Driftless Area however, offers a nice change of pace.

DIRT ORCAS STORMS DISNEY WORLD

I went to Disney World last week. I hadn't been there in nearly 30 years. I hadn't planned to go back, but I am so glad I did. 
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DIRT ORCAS VISITS MARK TWAIN NATIONAL FOREST

Last weekend I had the pleasure of riding down to Missouri to join a group of friends to ride and camp for a few days around the Mark Twain National Forest.

BOUNDARY WATERS CANOE AREA WILDERNESS

This past weekend I took my first trip to the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Northern Minnesota. A vast canoe'rs paradise of sprawling lakes and undeveloped country. The Boundary Waters offer a great deal of solitude and serenity with the sense of well organized back-country exploration.