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  1. Chef

    Chef ODSC Executive

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    The date for this years ride will be Saturday July 13th. Not the 20th as published earlier.
    Once again the plan is to have a more aggressive ride as well as a ride for larger bikes.
    The ride will be starting in Orangeville, head to Creemore where there are a number of lunch options and then continue on and return to our starting point.
    There is no cost for members and the cost for non members is $10.00.




    DATE :Saturday July 13/2018

    Riders meeting 9:30am
    Depart 10:00am
    Cost: Free for ODSC members
    $10.00 for Non Members





    Please arrive gassed and ready to go.
    The meet point is just north or Orangeville.
    Gas up on your way through.
    Lots of places for breakfast in town and one good breakfast place just north of mono plaza called the Nifty Nook.
    The Nifty Nook can be very busy on the weekends so plan accordingly.


    Start Location:
    Mono Plaza
    633419 ON-10
    Mono,ON


    PLEASE PARK AT THE SOUTH END OF THE LOT ON THE GRASS CLOSE TO HWY 10

    Lunch stop is Creemore, there are a number of Restaurants in the town . Riders are on their own for lunch.

    After lunch return to mono plaza via GPS route.

    There will be no sweep riders on this ride.

    RIDER RESPONSIBILITIES:


    • Fulfil all legal requirements for the operation of your motorcycle (licensing, ins., etc).

    • Refer to ODSC Code of Conduct for all ride meetings.

    • Ensure that your machine is mechanically sound.

    • Be prepared for all weather conditions.

    • Exercise discretion in the use of medications.

    • Pit stop before departure time (gas, tire pressure, bladder). Top up your gas tank at every designated stop.

    • Know who the "ride leader" is in your group.

    • Maintain a safe following distance between yourself and the bike ahead of you.

    • Be constantly aware of the rider behind you. If a loss of visual contact occurs following a corner or change of direction stop and wait at the corner for the rest of the group.

    • Inform the ride leader or sweeper if you intend to leave the group before the ride is complete.


    ODSC DISCLAIMER:

    The Ontario Dual Sport Club is in no way responsible for any mishap, damage, theft, injury, accident, death, etc of any rider and/motorcycle while on any official or unofficial ride with the Ontario Dual Sport Club, its members, officials or in company thereof. The Ontario Dual Sport Club is also not responsible for any form of compensation be it insurance, damage, or medical bills, or any loss of any kind by or due to its members or officials. In addition, all other disclaimers and meanings shall be present and understood in this disclaimer. By accepting this disclaimer you also agree to exclude the Ontario Dual Sport Club and its members and officials from any form of litigation, law suit or legal action of any kind while on either an official or unofficial ride or event organized by the Ontario Dual Sport Club. Your attendance to this ride event constitutes your acceptance of the ride rules and disclaimer as stated.
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  2. TonyD

    TonyD Limited User

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    Is the private track (best part of the ride last year) in again this year?
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    taylorericjohn ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Dang that's roofing weekend! Maybe I can convince my buddies to do my garage roof while I ride.....
  4. Chef

    Chef ODSC Executive

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    There are no plans for the private track this year.... Sorry.
  5. TonyD

    TonyD Limited User

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    No worries Chef. It's still a great ride! Thanks for organizing.
  6. abkdt41

    abkdt41 ODSC-ADV Member

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    will it be 3 routes like last year? (aggressive, dual sport and adv)

    Is the aggressive route same as the dual sport version but with added technical sections? I'd like to try the aggressive route but not sure if I have the right skill level

    i ride a wr250r
  7. Chef

    Chef ODSC Executive

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    There will be two routes. Adv route and a dual sport route with aggressive options. There will be bypasses for the tougher stuff.
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    abkdt41 ODSC-ADV Member

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    Thanks for your reply

    What sort of terrain will the dual sport route consist of?
    Single track, double track, gravel roads?
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  9. Chef

    Chef ODSC Executive

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    No real single track. Gravel roads, road allowances, paved roads where necessary. There are some muddy, difficult road allowances but there will be bypasses available.
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    Hikerman ODSC-ADV Member

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    Hello
    Where can I find out more about this ride?
    Starting point and time?
  11. Chef

    Chef ODSC Executive

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    Info added to top of thread.
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    Dirk Diggler Limited User

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    Hey Chef,

    Do you plan to post the GPS routes on here prior to the ride date?

    Thanks!

    - Joe.
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    abkdt41 ODSC-ADV Member

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    Approximately how much is offroad/on road? 50/50?

    And can the dual sport route be done on a triumph tiger?
  14. Chef

    Chef ODSC Executive

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    Yes, I will be posting the routes here prior to.
    There really isn’t a lot of true offroad. There is gravel, road allowances and some trail. I’m planning on 3 routes, an easy dualsport, a dualsport, and an aggressive route.
    I would think the tiger would be fine on the ez. The dualsport route might be more challenging.
  15. Chef

    Chef ODSC Executive

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    A few notes:

    Please be advised that the gas station in Mansfield is closed. You will need a MINIMUM range of 120km for this ride.
    There is gas available early in the first route at the corner of hwy 10 and 89 ...right by Champ Burger and Super Burger some may want to take advantage of this.
    The Shell is also closed in Creemore ... there is an off brand station open but otherwise you will have to head east on CR9 out of creemore to cashtown corners (3km) for gas (Petro Canada)
    You are on your own for lunch...in Creemore there is a Bakery, A Bistro , The Old Mill House....Pizza Perfect is now closed... the owner retired, the restaurant at the shell station is still open although it is under new ownership... no guarantees. There is also a pizza pizza and a Tim Hortons at the Petro Canada at Cashtown corners.

    The Routes

    ds ez rt1
    ds ez rt2
    These are suitable for big bikes or less experienced riders. Mostly gravel 70% and pavement 30%

    DSRT1
    DSRT2
    Mix of gravel, road allowances and pavement. Most dual sports and experienced riders on Big Bikes

    agg - anything with an agg prefix is suitable for smaller dualsports, experienced riders. There are areas in these routes that you dont want to go into alone. it will likely take some teamwork to get through. There are a number of routes they should be followed numberically. There have been some patches put in and there were areas that mapsource didnt want to run a route. if a route ends, load the next route and head straight for that waypoint.

    Set up your gps for offroad, hiking or mountaineering. If you are set up as an automobile the gps will cut things out.

    Come prepared and full of gas....if your range is questionable, you might want to consider fuel options. Bringing a siphon hose and container may get you out of a tough spot.

    GPS files
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    abkdt41 ODSC-ADV Member

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    Thank you for posting the routes

    What is a good app for Android to follow the route on?
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    If you don't have a dedicated GPS, try the Gaia GPS app. I use it on iOS and I'm sure it's available for Android as well.

    - Joe.
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    brucedwilson ODSC Executive

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    Do this: convert .gpx to .kml, there's a website for that. Then in "maps" in Google, you can import .kml. If you don't find that easy, Google it. I hope your phone likes the Creemore ride...it's dusty and shaky.

    Bruce
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    abkdt41 ODSC-ADV Member

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    thanks

    will try both methods
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    abkdt41 ODSC-ADV Member

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    thanks for answering all my questions
    how difficult is the aggressive route? rocky terrain? steep hills?
    could it be done with difficulty by a novice rider or should stay away?
    how about on a big adventure bike?