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2018 BigWoods200 September 22-23, 2018

 
GPS TRACKS WILL BE PROVIDED BY EMAIL TO REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS ON MONDAY, SEPT 17, 2018
 
   
The Big Woods 200 is a 2-Day Dual Sport Event, which is sanctioned by the American Motorcyclist Association.  Participants of our events are from WI but we also draw participants from throughout the United States.

REQUIRED FOR 2018 EVENTS!
When Gov. Scott Walker signed 2016 Wis Act 170 into law, the new Off-Highway Motorcycle (OHM) Program was created for Wisconsin. Under Wisconsin Statutes, the OHM Program begins on October 1, 2016. Cost=$30.
Off-highway motorcycle riding in Wisconsin
Register your motorcycle at go WILD

Dual Sport 101 
Saturday has an optional route that is suitable for those who desire to develop skills without the pressure to keep-up with the pack. Saturday will begin with a discussion about essentials; proper tire inflation (deflation), how to read a Roll Chart, navigating ruts, riding over small logs, etc. The day's route will be shorter and the pace will be slower. Men and women and all ages are invited. Sunday's route will be the standard route when you can opt-in or opt-out of the more challenging single-track sections. $150
NOTE: this is not designed to teach you how to ride a motorcycle; see Wisconsin Off Road Adventures for beginner rider training.
 
Dual Sport Ride - Off Road 
Dual Sport is a type of motorcycle riding which is a mix of off road trails connected with the use of roads.  Trails are used with permission and/or permits through the USFS, County forests, and private landowners. Trails range from 2 track, gravel, minimal pavement (as little as we can), and single track sections that are optional- Saturday's route is usually about 130 miles and Sunday's route is usually about 80 miles (though miles and routes change often yearly). The motorcycles are street legal motorcycles that are fully off road capable. $150
 
Adventure Ride - Big Bike
This is for GS1200, GS800, V-Strom, Super Tenere, Tiger, KLR650 and similar larger bikes. The route involves minimal asphalt, many miles of gravel, a few miles of sandy roads and enough 4wd trail miles to develop new skills. Some of the 4wd trails are listed as optional Hero Sections because of the extra challenge. Saturday's route is usually ~150 miles and Sunday's route is usually ~100 miles.  Suitable off-road tires are required!  $150.
 
Lodging and Meals

This event is held in Wabeno, WI. Includes:

• Saturday lunch and dinner and Sunday breakfast
• Paper Roll Chart and/or .gpx tracks
• Event T-shirt
• Free on premise camping with NEW showers. No reservations. Limited hook-ups but we make space for all.

The fairgrounds will be the central location for ride main activities - registration, start and finish. Free camping is available at the fairgrounds. Lodging is also available at these local motels. Please call for rates and reservations.
1. Safari Motel: (715) 473-3521. Walking distance from fairgrounds.
2. Crystal Bell Bed & Breakfast: (715) 473-2202.
3. Potawatomi Carter Casino Hotel: (800) 487-9522. Located four miles from fairgrounds.

American Motorcyclist Association membership is required.  Click here to become an AMA member. 
 
We require electronic registration via the Register button below.  

Our Refund Policy
No refunds within two weeks of the event. Refunds are on a case by case basis and a check may be issued.
When:
Saturday, September 22, 2018 to Sunday, September 23, 2018
Where:
Firefighter Park/Fairground
1804 Fairview Ave
Wabeno, WI  54566

Contact:
Perry D Abitz
920-851-9150
Category:
Public Event
Registration is required
Payment In Advance Only
Max sound level=96 decibels. On premise sound testing will occur.
Registration cancellations will be accepted until September 10, 2018 at 8:00 AM
Activities/Items    (Click the down-arrow to the left of the activity/item to view the details)
Dual Sport 101
Dual Sport Ride - Off Road
Adventure Ride - Big Bike
Guest Meal Ticket