trying to find a ride share this year

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trying to find a ride share this year

Postby Wompasaurus » Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:29 am

alright well i told myself this would be the year i go. i have the funds put away. as long as i get a ticket when they go on sale in march ill be going. but my vehical isnt ready for a 2200 mile trip. im from michigan an trying to find a group of people to go with or find someone thats closer than 2200 miles that i could meet up with split gas of course. any help or tips on how i can figure this out would be great. thanks

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Re: trying to find a ride share this year

Postby lemur » Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:42 am

amtrak.

round trip would probably cost less than chipping in on gas..

and finding a ride in reno aint so hard..



getting to the nearest amtrak station may be difficult.. but not insurmountable
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Re: trying to find a ride share this year

Postby theCryptofishist » Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:47 pm

Have you tried contacting the regionals in your area? Lake of Fire is sometime in the spring, isn't it?
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Re: trying to find a ride share this year

Postby Savannah » Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:59 pm

Try adding yourself to regional lists in your own state and neighboring states; you might find like-minded ridesharing types.
http://regionals.burningman.com/na_index.html

There will be a rideshare board on the Burning Man website in June or July.

Two years running, a friend of mine & I rented a cargo van and split the costs. Not cheap, but we were able to fit a monkey hut, two bikes, a shower structure and evap pond lumber in there, plus all the usual stuff. We could have fit a third person's items in there (but not a third person, no third seat) if necessary.
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