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post #1 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 10:55 AM Thread Starter
tykelley
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New to Indiana

I live in Jersey but i'm gonna be a freshmen at IU bloomington this year. I don't think im bringing my jeep out this year, but are there any places to wheel near Bloomington for future reference?

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post #2 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 11:09 AM
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Badlands ORV park is near there and the best wheeling in the midwest

http://www.badlandsoffroad.com/



they have any terain you want from easy to extreame

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post #3 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 11:35 AM
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Bring your jeep out. There are a lot of places to wheel around here.
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post #4 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 12:02 PM Thread Starter
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awesome thanks guys. My parents don't want me to have it first semester, but i'm feeling second i'll bring her out.
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post #5 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 12:06 PM
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I'm down the road in Madison, I go to about 6 IU basketball games a year. I've not been to Badlands so if you plan on going I would love to join. Could bring a buddy too.
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post #6 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 12:30 PM Thread Starter
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yeah whenever i go i'll throw a post on the board bc i'm definitely gonna need some people to roll with. Probably won't be till January though.

Edit: Actually just ordered my Football/basketball season ticket package also.

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post #7 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 06:44 PM
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Haspin and Redbird would be a lot closer to you than the Badlands. All would be a lot of fun.

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post #8 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 06:50 PM
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Welcome to the Hoosier state!

I didn't think freshmen were allowed to have vehicles on campus at IU.....

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post #9 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 08:03 PM
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You will be in for a huge culture shock once you get here! Now hurry up and GTFO of Jersey...I'm glad I did

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post #10 of 12 Old 08-08-2009, 10:09 PM Thread Starter
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Welcome to the Hoosier state!

I didn't think freshmen were allowed to have vehicles on campus at IU.....
We are but we have to park in the stadium parking and try to find spots around town when theres a football or basketball game.

And as for the culture shock, i'm prepared, jersey isn't my style.

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post #11 of 12 Old 08-10-2009, 08:04 AM
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Redbird is mostly trail riding with a nice rock garden. The Badlands is a combination of the "dunes", trails and a rock quarry. Haspin Acres is trails. Depends on what type of wheeling you prefer. Welcome to the hoosier state also. I haven't been to Haspin in my jeep but have been there alot on quads and dirt bikes. I prefer Redbird because the trails are more challenging than The Badlands. The Badlands is fun though.

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post #12 of 12 Old 08-19-2009, 07:01 AM
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I live in Jersey but i'm gonna be a freshmen at IU bloomington this year. I don't think im bringing my jeep out this year, but are there any places to wheel near Bloomington for future reference?
Redbird SRA is about 45 minutes from you.

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