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Back Roads Touring => Ride Planning => Topic started by: Nick Bright on March 22, 2022, 10:40:59 AM

Title: 2022 Kansas Dual Sport Safari
Post by: Nick Bright on March 22, 2022, 10:40:59 AM
2022 Kansas Dual Sport Safari

Who: sponsored by the Lions Club of Garnett, KS, as a fundraiser for our various sight-related service projects and other missions of service in our community.

What: We’ve hosted this ride annually since 2018. This year is your choice of four ride options: (1&2) pick one of two cross-Kansas, overnight adventure rides both totaling more than 400 miles apiece, and both ending in Garnett for a Saturday night steak dinner with all the trimmings; (3) a 100-ish mile guided day ride around our four-county area on Saturday meeting up at dinner that night , or (4)an “All Roads” ride from your home through your favorite waypoints ending in Garnett in time for chow Saturday night. No matter how you ride, the plan is to rally up at the Garnett VFW Post Saturday night by 6 p.m.

When: Friday June 3-Sunday June 5. Rain date the following weekend
June 10-12.

Where: We will headquarter at the Garnett VFW Post (Sgt. Jeffery S.
Mersman Memorial VFW Post 6397) building in Crystal Lake Park at
1507 S. Elm in Garnett, Ks.

Lodging: (See Pawnee and Gunsmoke rides below for overnight accommodation information)
• Free tent and RV spot camping Fri. & Sat. included in your registration for registered riders (restrooms but no other services) will be provided on the VFW property available first come, first served.
• Pay RV camping adjacent to VFW at Southside RV Park & Storage (, Garnett Hotel & RV Park, 109 Prairie Plaza Pkwy (785) 448-6800. RV spots with services available in Crystal Lake Park walking distance VFW, as well as other city parks RV spots and wilderness camping (information and reservations at or call (785) 448-5496.
• Motels: Garnett Hotel & RV Park: 109 Prairie Plaza Pkwy. Rooms $65-$68/night, RVs $17/night. Call (785) 448-6800.The Kirk House Victorian Rooms, 145 W. 4th. $65/night. Call (785) 448-3900. Economy Inn, 604 N. Maple, $49/night, (785) 448-6816.

Cost: Register before midnight May 10 and pay $85, includes ride event, ride t-shirt and stickers, Saturday morning breakfast (for local riders) Saturday night steak dinner and breakfast Sunday morning. Registration goes to $100 after May 10 and some event premiums (shirts, stickers, etc) may be limited for late registrants.

Please see attached Scoop Sheet for more information.
Title: Re: 2022 Kansas Dual Sport Safari
Post by: wadedawg on April 14, 2022, 11:21:43 AM
I am making plans to join in on the Safari.  Thinking on riding the Gunsmoke alley.  Are there any others riding this route that my wife and I could join up with?
Title: Re: 2022 Kansas Dual Sport Safari
Post by: danehicks on May 20, 2022, 04:55:15 PM
Safari 2022 cancelled due to low turnout. We'll try again next year...
Title: Re: 2022 Kansas Dual Sport Safari
Post by: wadedawg on May 27, 2022, 11:05:24 AM
Thats a bummer.  I'd donate just to get the tracks