Great River Gravel Ride 2018

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by craig6785, Mar 19, 2018.

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Date options hoping for better weather.

Poll closed May 3, 2018.
  1. June 15 to 17

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  2. June 22 to 24

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  3. Doesn't matter I am going whenever it is.

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  1. Layton

    Layton Long timer

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    I was referring to riding on 2wheels property.

    The Fiddler was referring to the gravel ride.

    We’ve talked about the gravel ride but we are going to be riding dirt cycles in the Black Hills the week before this ride and the Fiddler is unsure if he can pull off getting away again. Something about having to rake leaves or build a kitchen. ???

    If I show it will be on the most mighty 500.


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  2. Smudge!

    Smudge! Long timer

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    I'm busy, sold all my bikes, daughter having knee surgery, campaigning, I have to have more eye work done, not retired yet, blah,blah,blah...
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  3. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    How much for that trials bike you don't ride???
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  4. super.squid

    super.squid Duke of Dooky

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    OK. I have a question, where is Saturday camping? Is it wild camping? Do people come back to the scenic site? I’m ok with that just want to know if I have to book anything.

    Anybody have a site I can chip in and set up my backpacking tent on?

    Will share coffee.
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  5. ts3doug

    ts3doug Long timer

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    I'm in, as long as the doc gives my shoulder the OK on Friday
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  6. Smudge!

    Smudge! Long timer

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    I ride it all the time, but to answer your question, $10,000.00 to you.
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  7. DSquared

    DSquared Dilly Dilly! Supporter

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    If you're looking at the previous year's tracks, this used to be a travelling campsite. Last year a couple riders and myself stayed at Wyalusing state park Thursday and followed the tracks to Scenic View Campground to stay Friday and Saturday. If it is like last year, we'll likely occupy like sites 1-5 at Scenic View for the weekend and everyone just pays something when you arrive. Plenty of room for a backpacking tent but I would stay away from the fire pit. It turned into Jenga Friday last year. And watch out for ruts in the road. Those aren't too friendly either.

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  8. super.squid

    super.squid Duke of Dooky

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    Fair play.

    Ok last Qs...(for now) is Saturday one loop, north for instance, and Sunday the south? Or is it more of a “do what you please, you downloaded the tracks didn’t you?”

    Thanks in advance.
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  9. Critic

    Critic More or less!

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    "If I show it will be on the most mighty 500."

    Just wondering, I was/am thinking about going. I thought maybe Teb and Chris would go. She wanted to do a DS type ride with her new DR650 and I thought this would work. Craig always does a great ride. I would like do the Black Hills, but not sure I meet the requirements at this time.
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  10. Westerly_Wind

    Westerly_Wind Been here awhile

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    Anyone riding out from SE WI? Maybe Thurs afternoon?



    No scheduled rides last year - talk around to find/create a group or hit up Craig onsite.

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  11. DSquared

    DSquared Dilly Dilly! Supporter

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    Waukesha or Burlington probably later Friday afternoon.
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  12. super.squid

    super.squid Duke of Dooky

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    Dsquared & WW I’ll be leaving Milwaukee some time Friday...
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  13. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    It's not for me.
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  14. Layton

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    I think Teb will just barely be back from the Black Hills that weekend. They are going to be 4-5 days behind us so they probably won’t even be home until Tuesday or Wednesday leading up to the gravel ride.


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  15. super.squid

    super.squid Duke of Dooky

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    What else should I know before I show up???
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  16. bomber60015

    bomber60015 Hold fucking fast Supporter

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    Bug repellent.
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  17. super.squid

    super.squid Duke of Dooky

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    10-4, part of my standard loadout, are there places close to the campgrounds to get groceries or should I plan On packing my camp food fixins?
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  18. bomber60015

    bomber60015 Hold fucking fast Supporter

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    there's a convenience store about, what, 30 minutes away?

    Cans of beef stew and stuff, beer, ice, gasoline . . .
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  19. super.squid

    super.squid Duke of Dooky

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    Can I ask what happened or is that bad form?
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  20. Orangecicle

    Orangecicle On a "Quest" Supporter

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    DSquared had a bit of an off last year.

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