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Old 01-21-2011, 08:29 AM   #1
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2011 Berkshire Big Adventure (Official Announcement)

BERKSHIRE TRAIL RIDERS ASSOCIATION
Presents
The Berkshire Big Adventure
Sunday, May 22, 2011 – 8:00AM Start




Benefiting local EMS and Rescue squads of Sandisfield, Tolland, Granville, and Otis Massachusetts

Dirt Roads, Back Roads & Unmaintained Roads
in the Scenic Berkshires (Massachusetts, Connecticut and New York)

100 mile Dualsport Thumper Route With Hero Sections
**PLUS**
200 mile Adventure Route for Big Adventure Bikes

Route Sheets for Both

Signup @ Tucker’s Pub 5:00PM-8:00PM Saturday; 6:00AM-8:00AM Sunday
Riders’ Meeting 7:30AM Sharp
Entry Fee $40, Pre-Entry $35 (by May 8)

mail to:
Berkshire Trail Riders Association - P.O. Box 601, Winsted, CT 06098
Checks Payable to: Berkshire Trail Riders Association.
Additional $5 Charity Donation if Non-AMA


Event Info:


Start/Finish @ Tucker’s Pub
61 South Main St, Sandisfield, MA 01255
42° 04´ 44.27 N by 73° 04´ 06.35 W




BIKES TO BE STREET LEGAL & QUIET
DO NOT BRING YOUR ENDURO BIKE!!!


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Old 01-21-2011, 09:52 AM   #2
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Old 01-21-2011, 11:07 AM   #3
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Sweet!

Is it May yet?
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Old 01-21-2011, 11:24 AM   #4
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Looks like I'll be doing the 200 mile adventure route this year.
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Old 01-21-2011, 11:25 AM   #5
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Old 01-21-2011, 01:18 PM   #6
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Nice!

Too bad I can't make it this year
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Old 01-21-2011, 01:45 PM   #7
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hey Maddy...is this going to be the same route that u guys had last year during the fall...also is the camping cabins still available :)
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Old 01-21-2011, 05:19 PM   #8
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hey Maddy...is this going to be the same route that u guys had last year during the fall...also is the camping cabins still available :)
Rudy
No and no. Last year for the BBA, most everyone camped at White Pines (see below). The previous year, was Prospect Mountain (see below). Both areas have limited cabins available.

I posted the announcement early this year so you all have plenty of time to choose which campground you'll invade!




CT Motels/Hotels Listed Closest First




Quality Inn


395 Winsted Rd.


Torrington, CT 06790


860-496-8808





Super 8 Motel


492 E. Main St.


Torrington, CT 06790


860-496-0811






MA Motels/Hotels Listed Closest First





Super 8 Motel


170 Housatonic St. (Rte. 20)


Lee, MA 01238


413-243-0143





Sunset Motel (economy)


150 Housatonic St. (Rte. 20)


Lee, MA 01238


413-243-0302





Best Value Inn (economy)


900 Pleasant St. (Rte 102)


Lee, MA 01238


413-243-0501





Rodeway Inn (economy)


200 Laurel St. (Rte. 20)


Lee, MA 01238


413-243-0813





Best Western/Black Swan Inn (upscale)


Laurel St (Rte. 20) @ Laurel Lake


Lee, MA 01238


413-243-2700





Econo-Lodge


130 Pittsfield Rd. (Rtes. 7 & 20)


Lenox, MA 01240


413-637-4244





Days Inn


194 Pittsfield Rd. (Rtes. 7 & 20)


Lenox, MA 01240


413-637-3560





The Yankee Inn (upscale)


461 Pittsfield Rd. (Rtes. 7 & 20)


Lenox, MA 01240


413-499-3700





New Boston Inn


www.newbostoninn.com


101 North Main Street
Sandisfield, MA 01255-9798
(413) 258-4477






Howard Johnson Express Inn


462 Pittsfield Rd. (Rtes. 7 & 20)


Lenox, MA 01240


413-442-4000


800-446-4656





Mayflower Motor Inn (economy)


474 Pittsfield Rd. (Rtes. 7 & 20)


Lenox, MA 01240


413-443-4468






Massachusetts State Campgrounds



Private Campgrounds





White Pines Campground


232 Old North Rd.


Barkhamsted, CT 06063


860-379-0124


800-622-6614


http://www.whitepinescamp.com/





Camp Overflow


PO 645


Otis, MA 01253


413-269-4036


http://www.campoverflow.com/





Prospect Mountain Camp Ground


1349 Main Rd


Granville MA 01034


http://www.prospectmtncampground.com
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Old 01-21-2011, 07:03 PM   #9
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Anyone know how far the ride to Berkshire from North NJ is?
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Old 01-21-2011, 08:18 PM   #10
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Anyone know how far the ride to Berkshire from North NJ is?
I think its like a 3 hour drive.
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Old 01-22-2011, 08:02 AM   #11
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Signup @ Tucker’s Pub 5:00PM-8:00PM Saturday; 6:00AM-8:00AM Sunday
Riders’ Meeting 7:30AM Sharp
Entry Fee $40, Pre-Entry $35 (by May 8)


I like the Saturday sign-up option, that will make Sunday morning less hectic.
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Old 01-22-2011, 02:02 PM   #12
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tell me more about the thumper route. how much trail vs street etc. thanks.
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Old 01-22-2011, 03:11 PM   #13
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tell me more about the thumper route. how much trail vs street etc. thanks.
we will when we have it on paper! we have approx. 2 feet of snow on the ground up here. we won't be mapping it until Spring.
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Old 01-22-2011, 03:49 PM   #14
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2 feet of snow on the ground up here. we won't be mapping it until Spring.

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