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    Activites for the younger set?

    We're making our first rally this summer in Bloomsberg. We're bringing out 12 year old son with us who has some but not much riding experience. It's POSSIBLE that he'll have earned a dirt bike by then and have more riding experience. He got his first taste last summer on a 125 and spent a week riding now and then. It was a great introduction. So is there something geared for the younger set?
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    Can you bring the 125cc with you ?
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    It wasn't ours.... And even if he does manage to earn one by the summer, he'll be riding on the back of our 1100 on the trip.
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    My 13 year old son, Eric will be coming with me, so perhaps the boys can meet up and chat for a while. Eric has many thousands of miles under his belt, having ridden with me since he was 7. He's never ridden alone, as dirt bikes are difficult to ride here on Long Island, with very few (if any) legal places to ride them. We'll try and find you in the crowd.

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    I think that would be great. My son has probably a thousand miles under his belt as a passenger although he's not thrilled with riding back there anymore as he wants to ride his own! This trip will be his longest single. We did the Frost Nutz rally in VT last spring and that was a good 250 mile trip plus the weekend riding thru the Green Mountains on the back of the 1100RS (which he LOVED by the way!)
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    For Alex, once he gets on he's fine. So fine in fact, that he finds himself dozing off from time to time. We have a little signal for each other now but now that my wife and I have bike to bike comm via a Scala Rider set, I'm going to get one for my son as well. Of course, he'll likely then get chatty...
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