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Zookin2k 1

  with Jim Bova   Zookin’ 2k1 During the fall season the hills of Western Mass are brilliant with color. What a better place for Zookin2k1 the second annual event the brain child of Glenn, Wildweasel, Loud and Yankee Tim Walters. We arrived at the campsite Saturday afternoon as the first group of Zooks was […]

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Y2k ZookiMelt

Click Here To Visit Y2K ZookiMelt  with  TD (Troy) Graham;  photos by Michelle Maslo-Norman   Ever notice how really good ideas seem to take on a life of their own?  Take the common fork, for example.  Do you really think that the inventor thought, “You know, I’ll bet in 5000 years, civilized people won’t be […]

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ZookiMelt Schedule

ZookiMelt Schedule   THURSDAY 9:00am Badlands gates and registration open 9:30am This is a setup day for volunteers; there are no guided trail runs or special events. Feel free to hook up with your favorite volunteer and follow them around,  or do a little exploring with your own group. Trail leaders will be available for […]

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Zookin2k 1-Page 2

  At the drivers meeting it is decided that we will all go to a trail about 45 minutes from camp. We broke into two groups with us being in the first group. The ride to the trail was uneventful. We arrive at the trail and lock ’em in. As we turn on to the […]

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Why I Zook

  Click Here To Visit with Brent May WHY I ZOOKAnd other stories about ZookiMelt     In what seems like an eon ago, I purchased my first Suzuki Samurai.  A few of my close friends and I were wanting to start a 4×4 club, and big mud trucks just wasnt something we were interested […]

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ZookiMelt Pink

Click Here To Visit Y2K ZookiMelt Pre-run!With Jeff Pollock   Tim Porter, Jeff Chester and myself figured that we would hit the Badlands Thursday morning and do some last minute testing of our rigs to work out any bugs we may have but little did we know that Troy Graham, founder of the Zookimelt, already […]

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ZookiMelt Green

Click Here To Visit The Green Trail at the Y2K ZookiMelt!With Bill Johnston The trail levels were distinguished by three different colors. Green was meant to be the easiest, so the stockers would have some fun but nothing above their capabilities. The Pink (yes, pink) trail was the hardcore tough route. And the Orange was […]

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ZookiMelt 2003

  Click Here To Visit ZookiMelt 2003with Bill Johnston Photos by Bill Johnston, Steve Schilling and Mike Kirn The ZookiMelt is unquestionably one of the largest (if not THE largest) Suzuki vehicle oriented event in all of North America. It is a time when Suzuki enthusiasts get together from all over the continent to share […]

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ZM2003 – pg3

  Click Here To Visit There were some participants that needed to upgrade and strengthen a few things before hitting the trails. Here you can see some new spring perches being installed.    When one sees signs like this one at the entrance of the Purgatory trail, it would lead one to believe that the […]

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