2013 Hiawatha Rally - Minnesota

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by GSAnderson, Dec 4, 2012.

  1. GSAnderson

    GSAnderson Wandering Swede

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    Come on, where's that Shackleton spirit? Winter camping is FUN!
  2. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    That's true. Someone said so on a forum or something, so it must be true.
  3. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    OK, so a very nice person dug out the tracks from a few past GS rides and gave them to me, and I have converted them to routes, and fixed some back tracking stuff. I used routes, because most GPS devices should handle those, and since these are all based on gravel roads (as opposed to single track and such), routing works quite well.

    It is only possible to attach GPX files in the "laying down tracks" section of the forum, so I created a thread with the 2 files.

    It is here.

    I hope this helps. The routes do not contain any specific stops or waypoints, or points of interest or gas stations, or anything else that might be useful.

    If you have some specific stop points you would like me to add to the files, just let me know.

    EDIT: I also added a route from Cannon Falls to Lanesboro on gravel roads, which was created from a track that I think is still available on the BMWMOCM website. It might provide a fun ride going down to Hiawatha.
  4. Metallic Waste

    Metallic Waste Wearing the Cone Of Shame

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    THANK YOU, Prop! I take back everything that I said about you yesterday. You are, indeed, a stand-up fellow. :thumb
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    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    You prolly shouldn't, it's mostly all true. :rofl
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    ajayhawkfan Rock Chalk

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    Thank you. I think you are a good guy not matter what others say behind your back. :D
  7. Metallic Waste

    Metallic Waste Wearing the Cone Of Shame

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    FYI: there is gas in Lanseboro, which us also the halfway point in that loop.
    -K
  8. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    Gas is good.

    Unless you have eaten a lot of cabbage.
  9. propforward

    propforward PIE!romaniac

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    In June you'll likely start thinking like the others do on that matter. :D
  10. dfc

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    I think we need to talk.....:ddog
  11. Paper

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    Wow!! She's aged well!!!

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  12. FirstPath

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    For being dead she looks great.


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  13. Paper

    Paper In need of vacation

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    So, this rally thing..

    Are there day passes??

    Can I drive my truck to this and borrow a bike??

    Is the hotel room included in the fee??

    Will there be a bus to give tours??

    Do I have to pay extra to get a room by myself, or will there be "rentals" available to keep me company??

    :wink:
  14. Spikehead

    Spikehead Two-Bit Throttle Bum

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    So this rally thing...

    Will there be club meetings?
  15. Metallic Waste

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    Of course!
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    dfc Reluctant Cannonball

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    Yes, think club meetings like they have on glaciers with seals, guess what we use for clubs......

    hmmmmm, small,wooden, has neck to grip.....
  17. Metallic Waste

    Metallic Waste Wearing the Cone Of Shame

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    :y0! What time is the lawn dart tournament? I didn't see it on the schedule...
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  19. GSAnderson

    GSAnderson Wandering Swede

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    No. You should pass out at night like the rest of us.
    Yes. Keys in the ignition is like permission, dude.
    No. I suggest the Dells Rally in September.
    No. But we do usually have a large golf cart.
    No. But there are lots of livestock in the area.


    Added.
  20. Paper

    Paper In need of vacation

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    I know.. I helped push it a few times last year..:lol3