The Smackdab Summer Solstice Run - Kansas to North Dakota

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by Tanshanomi, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. Tanshanomi

    Tanshanomi Your Favorite Uncle

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    CAMPING ACCOMODATIONS
    I spoke with the US Center Foundation and confirmed that camping WILL be available in Lebanon Park again this year. The park is located in the center of Lebanon on the south side of Kansas Ave, just west of Main Street. Bathrooms will available, but no showers. For those who don't want to have to get up any earlier and ride any more miles than necessary that day, this is about as close to the departure point as you can spend the night. For some, this might be the only option because motel rooms in the area are filling up fast. Camping in Lebanon is FREE, but I've set up a GoFundMe page for people who wish to make a donation to the city's non-profit foundation.

    Camping in Rugby on Saturday night is available at the Pierce County Fairgrounds. The Rugby Convention and Visitors Bureau would like a count of how many will be camping at the site, so riders who are interested in camping at the fairground; a note to info@smackdab281.org or a post in our Facebook group would be appreciated. Camping is also available within walking distance of the monument at the Oakwood Inn & Campground on US Hwy 2.
  2. Tanshanomi

    Tanshanomi Your Favorite Uncle

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    I just learned that the registration plug-in on the Smackdab website was broken (again)! I updated the software and I think it is working again. If you've been to the website in the past week or so and didn't see a registration form, you should now be able to register online. Thanks for your patience.

    http://smackdab281.org/registration
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  4. riggpigg

    riggpigg Known,but not famous

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    Man, I shoulda been there. This slipped up on me and I forgot about it....sounds like a good crowd and growing....Ill go next year....thanks for organizing....
  5. Tanshanomi

    Tanshanomi Your Favorite Uncle

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    Well, last year it was 30 MPH crosswinds, this year it was rain for about 25% of the ride. I'm guessing maybe extreme heat next year?

    There's a very active Facebook group you might want to join.
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/smackdab281
  6. riggpigg

    riggpigg Known,but not famous

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    Im gonna do it again, Perf pup & I went the first or second year and rode on over to Belle Fourche.....its a great ride!! Ive been so caught up getting the Cannonball bike prepped everything else gets ignored. I'll make it next year.........