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Old 11-16-17, 07:31 PM   #1
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C&V ride in central/western Kentucky Spring 2018

Is there interest in a C&V ride in western/central Kentucky in the spring of 2018? I would be happy to make a gpx file of a route in western Kentucky (Lake Barkley area) and perhaps a more central BF member could map out a ride in that area.

We could vote here and choose the preferred route and then pick a Saturday for the ride.

It would be a self-supported ride, so logistically we would only need a staging area for the start/finish. Maybe 40-60 miles (maybe 62 if there is interest in a metric century) would be a good 3-4 hour ride. It would be nice to have a halfway point with a convenience store for drinks and/or snacks, but other than that the route could be almost anything.

Pick a restaurant for a morning coffee, then ride, then another restaurant for lunch. The tell lies and talk about bikes, then head for home. Would be a good day.

I would enjoy meeting other KY / IN / IL / TN based BF members and you never know what future rides and friendships might be started.

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No takers? C'mon, there has to be some C&Vers that would like to get together to check out bikes, tell some lies, and ride.

We could probably even swap bike parts. Maybe pre-arranged, maybe spur of the moment.
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I cannot tell a lie: I would be willing to scurry down from the Northeast to do a C&V ride in the beautiful state of Kentucky.
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1989Pre, thanks for responding.

I've started putting together a route, but it is a little tricky to have short and longer routes start and end at the same place, especially if they share roads. I guess the shorter route wouldn't need a drink/snack store halfway, that would simplify things.
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1989Pre, thanks for responding.

I've started putting together a route, but it is a little tricky to have short and longer routes start and end at the same place, especially if they share roads.
I'd like the longer of the two routes. Sixty is nice at 4 hours. I usually take the Technium for longer rides like that, but I'm interested in seeing how it feels on the Grubb. Thanks for taking the time to arrange this, and I hope it works out with a lot of riders showing up.
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