2018 Berkshire Big Adventure

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  1. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    BERKSHIRE TRAIL RIDERS ASSOCIATION
    Presents
    The Berkshire Big Adventure
    Saturday May 19 and Sunday, May 20, 2018
    Tolland Massachusetts
    Benefiting local EMS and Rescue squads
    Dirt Roads, Back Roads & Unmaintained Roads
    in the Scenic Berkshires
    Signup 6PM-8:00PM Friday; 7:00AM-9:30AM Saturday and Sunday
    Riders’ Meeting 8:30AM Sharp
    Entry Fee $55,- Pre-Entry $50 for 1 day
    Entry Fee $100,- Pre-Entry $90 for 2 days
    Pre-entry deadline, post marked by May 10th
    Dinner included (Saturday night)
    mail to: Berkshire Trail Riders Association – PO Box 601
    Winsted CT 06098-0601
    Make Checks Payable to: Berkshire Trail Riders Association.
    Start/Finish @ 1034 Burt Hill Rd. Tolland, MA. 01034

    Mail pre-entries to:
    Wade Jarvis, 122 Highview Drive Winsted CT 06098.
    This ride will continue the tradition of a main route designed for adventure bikes with optional hero sections for dual sport bikes. Please note that this ride is designed for Adventure bikes (i.e. GS 800, KTM 990, etc) and Dual Sport thumpers (i.e. DR 650, DRZ 400, WR250R, etc). This ride is not for 2 stroke enduro bikes. Two day main route is a big bike friendly tour of scenic dirt roads and country roads. There are optional hero sections made up of rough woods roads for properly equipped bikes.

    This event is AMA sanctioned. Membership is encouraged, but not required to participate

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    We haven't nailed down the route yet. Average day is 100-120 miles



    Last years thread starting with the pictures

    http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/the-berkshire-big-adventure-2017-edition.1203391/page-13

    Hope to see everyone again and some new faces as well. I'll be making the trip from Tennessee to be sure to not miss it. I have managed to attend every one. This will be the 13th edition​
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    Knobbiethrower ADV in ADK

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  3. Dualsport Chic

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    The NDR crew will be there in force once again - looking forward to it!
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  4. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    OH Shit: I just realized that May 19th is the same day as the Royal Wedding. I hope this won't hurt attendance. Please everyone, consider recording the wedding and watching it later, as we can't change our date because the permits are already filed.

















    :photog :imaposer
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  5. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Long timer

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    The Queen is never going to forgive you for this one . . . :lol3

    BTW NDR has 20 signed up for the BBA already for Sunday - not bad for January!
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  6. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    better get a few more. there's a Boston area adventure group coming and I think they've already got more than 20
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  7. Unhooked one

    Unhooked one When in doubt....gas it out!!

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    I am in.......Had a great ride last year even though I ripped my center stand off along with a foot peg on one of the Heroes. Patched it up and finished the ride....that is what it is all about.!!!!
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    Same date as the Smokin Hole Rally and the Pine Barons Rally and New Sweden and The Queen and a whole lotta other rides.
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    Sweet. In. :photog
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    adkpatroller Been here awhile

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    Somewhere in UK a wedding planner just lost his job...
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  12. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Just found out that we are back at the Tolland Firehouse for dinner on Saturday night. They also will be cooking breakfast at the start area both mornings.

    ^^ a good thing, because it's right on the route^^
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  13. Trixie

    Trixie Adventurer in my own mind

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    how does one register for this?
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  14. Dualsport Chic

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    Armed with a beautiful BZR route sheet holder this year - for my aging eyes - thank you Mr. Sadowski!!
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  15. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    info will be available as we get closer to the event. stay tuned here
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    Undercover Poe Been here awhile

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    Sounds like fun!!


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    algunn Adventuring in NJ

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    A good thing because the service was super slow at the restaurant last year.
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  18. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    One of the members of the FD was getting married the night of the dinner and all the other members were at the wedding. I remember waiting a long time to eat after sweep riding the event that day and being the last ones back. Ate very late if I recall.

    Glad we are back at the firehouse
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  19. Boianovich

    Boianovich Old and Cautious

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    You making a trip up to pre-ride?
    won't be the same without you :dirtdog
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  20. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    I will be in the area, but there is a memorial get together for a recently deceased family member that will keep me from pre-riding most likely
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