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Old 01-06-2010, 07:29 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 2010 END OF SUMMER RIDE-Mentone, Al

Does anyone know if a date has been set for this years rally?
Cabin fever has set in with 13 degrees outside.
Looking at the Eureka Springs Ar rally sept 15-18, 2010.
Also Barbers AMA superbike races Sept 24-25
Barbers Vintage Event Oct 8-18

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Default Re: 2010 END OF SUMMER RIDE-Mentone, Al

No, but I suggest the 10th thru the 12th!! Anyone else??
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Default Re: 2010 END OF SUMMER RIDE-Mentone, Al

End of Summer Ride - in England these rides are usually about three days after the Start of Summer Ride. Although in Scotland the two are often combined into the one ride if a suitably fine day actually occurs.

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September 17 19, 2010

We will be going from Gadsden,Alabama up to Falls Creek Falls State Park in Tennessee. The route is as follows. There will be four waterfalls along the way to see, plus the Natural Bridge near Sewanee.
There is a campground at the beginning and end of the route. There are motels/hotels at the beginning and a state park lodge at the end for those not wanting to camp. This will not be loop route. Del

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City Parks, Noccalula Falls, Curves, Sights, Little River Falls, State Parks, DeSoto Falls, A Natural Bridge, Fall Creek Falls, 6 hours, 185 miles

1. Start in Gadsden, AL home of Noccalula Falls: http://www.cityofgadsden.com/Default.asp?ID=51
Camping and lodging are available.

2. Next on the route just outside of Fort Payne, AL The Little River Falls: http://www.nps.gov/liri/index.htm
This section of the route will include a ride along the western rim of the Little River Canyon. This is a really fun section of road with beautiful views of the Little River Canyon.

3. Stop three along the route is at DeSoto Falls located between the DeSoto State Park and Mentone, AL: http://www.squidoo.com/desotofallsalabama
Between Desoto Falls and Fall Creek Falls the route follows a familiar road that goes through Suwanee, TN with a stop at the Natural Bridge just south of town.

4. Destination Fall Creek Falls State Park, TN: http://state.tn.us/environment/parks/Fa ... s/lodging/
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Default Re: 2010 END OF SUMMER RIDE-Mentone, Al

Does any one do a beginning of summer ride?
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Default Re: 2010 END OF SUMMER RIDE-Mentone, Al

So much for our EOS ride!!
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Default Re: 2010 END OF SUMMER RIDE-Mentone, Al

Im looking forward to an End of Winter ride . it only got up to 20 freaking degrees today. i need to ride before i go nuts!

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Default Re: 2010 END OF SUMMER RIDE-Mentone, Al

So does this mean that you are taking Mentone totally out of the equation?
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Default Re: 2010 END OF SUMMER RIDE-Mentone, Al

Apparently!! We need to get this locked down now!!
Anyone for an End Of Summer at MENTONE ride??
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Default Re: 2010 END OF SUMMER RIDE-Mentone, Al

For us, we love seeing the folks, but this one is going to the places we have been several times. We personally (Chiefmas & myself) would like to see somewhere new. There is more to Alabama than just that area, maybe go more west, or south?
Also, the weather is a factor. Last year we spent most of it in the cabin with Les and Shirley. Not that we don't want to be with Les and Shirley, its just 4 people cooped up that long get on each others nerves.
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