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
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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
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.