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By Roger Harnack
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Thousands turnout for Desert 100

Curtis Tannel of Davenport fastest racer from Lincoln County

 

Last updated 4/8/2022 at 10:26am

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More than 1,500 racers showed up Sunday morning for the riders meeting for the 50-mile and 100-mile events of the Desert 100.

ODESSA – A temporary "city" of campers, RV and motorcyclists became the largest community in Lincoln County last weekend and thousands crowded into sage-filled field for the Desert 100 and related events.

Visitors began arriving Thursday, March 31, to the site along state Highway 28, with traffic backing up for several hours.

By Friday afternoon, thousands of people had "moved in" to compete, assist and enjoy the largest off-road motorcycle event in the state.

Officials reported more than 3,200 participants jumped on motorcycles Saturday morning, April 2, to participate in poker runs and...



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