Chethro's WV & Nearby Travels

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by chethro, Sep 24, 2020.

  1. chethro

    chethro Long timer

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    220 miles in what started out in 50F temperatures. Basically went on the same ride as the last one, but with my good friend Billy coming along on his Sportster. Hopefully, we will take another ride tomorrow. He wanted to relive some his college years so we stopped by Glenville State College. Quite a bit had changed from the time he went there.

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    The stadium had grown...

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    His old classroom was now a parking lot for this building.

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    We stopped by the bridge and church from my last ride...

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    Not sure what this old building is it was located just behind our bikes parked in the church parking lot.

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  2. chethro

    chethro Long timer

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    Not many pics of me in this thread here is one Billy took yesterday. We are heading out again this afternoon.

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    I took a pic of this old log structure last week, but didn't post it and when we passed it yesterday it was half torn down. Glad I took one of it still mostly erect.

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  3. chethro

    chethro Long timer

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    Bill and I put another 150 miles on our bikes yesterday. We did most of the Snake. Not too many pics, since our rest stops consisted mostly of old tales of rides gone by. :D

    I have been wanting to get a pic of these S'curves for quite some time. You need to stop at a specific spot and I always miss it and never feel like doubling back.

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    Bill trying to look cool...:photog

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    This bridge is on Rt47 close to Smithville. You don't see many home built suspension bridges made of solid steel no less. Some serious turn buckles and tons of C-channel went into this build.

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    Cisco Highway....:-)

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    Next, we stopped at Camp Kootoga so Bill could remember his Boy Scout camping trips of the 70's.

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    I need to hike to the wind caves sometime this summer.

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    Time to head to the house after a couple more very cool poses or is it posers. :hmmmmm

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  4. popscycle

    popscycle Fahren Away Super Supporter

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    Love that bridge. Thanks for the post.
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  5. Solace

    Solace Been here awhile

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    I was down your way a couple weeks ago. Went to Glenville for BBQ lunch. Awesome day.

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  6. chethro

    chethro Long timer

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    Very nice! I've been cooped up sick for 6 days with no riding and wife's knee gets operated on next week, so no riding for a couple weeks. :becca
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  7. popscycle

    popscycle Fahren Away Super Supporter

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    Well, that sucks on three counts - you, wife and bike that doesn't get ridden. Get well, all of you!
  8. DCrider

    DCrider Live from THE Hill

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    Awesome last few ride posts there chethro, riding the dream, WV rocks!
  9. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    Sick sucks, hope that passes soon!
  10. Ever Onward

    Ever Onward Older,Wiser, Smarter

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    Just found this thread.

    Amazing scenery. Now I really have a case of Guzzi envy ! :lol3
  11. CJSRider

    CJSRider Been here awhile

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    Chethro, Hope you feel better soon and that your wife's surgery goes well.
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  12. chethro

    chethro Long timer

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    thanks. Surgery went good she came home yesterday. Outside waiting as her first therapy is being done. Then off to get a prescription for me at the pharmacy. I am so tired of coughing for the last two weeks. No COVID at least. :D