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  1. Brian Helliwell

    Brian Helliwell ODSC Executive

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    This informal DS ride will start at Dualsport Plus in Brantford and follow the Grand River south to Lake Erie. The route will go west along the lake to Port Dover. The Grand River portion of the route will be mostly gravel roads, the portion along the lake will be mostly paved. Not sure of the distance yet. I'll post a gps route prior to the ride.


    Ride date; Saturday June 24th

    Start Location; Dualsport Plus, 581 West Street, Brantford

    Start Time; 10 am


    More info to follow!

    Brian
  2. brucedwilson

    brucedwilson Ride Organizer

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    I remember a past version of this and it was AMAZING! There's lots of interesting roads and water exposures down the Grand.

    Have a great time!

    Bruce
  3. JTP1975

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    Sounds great Brian! I'm in. As we talked about, I'll join you on the ride to Brantford from London. I'm sure they'll be others wanting to join the ride to

    Brantford. Looking forward to it.

    Joe
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    There is a good chance, I will also join you.
  5. Don Jasper

    Don Jasper ODSC Executive

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    Count me in on this.
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    i'll be there.
  7. Don Jasper

    Don Jasper ODSC Executive

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    Toslow.. Are you stalking me? hehehehehehhe. Be nice to see you.
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    lol, I'm trying to get as much riding as i can, i sorta slacked off last yr.

    i just got finished doing the 16 tooth sprocket, WOW what a big difference.
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  9. Don Jasper

    Don Jasper ODSC Executive

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    Told yer that a WOW was in the works if you did. Now lets get the Doo hickey done.
  10. Brian Helliwell

    Brian Helliwell ODSC Executive

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    The weather is looking awesome for Saturdays ride!

    I'll be riding over to Brantford from south London Saturday morning. Probably leaving around 8:30 if anyone wants to join me for the ride.

    Brian
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    hverbakel ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Are you taking paved roads or dirt roads to Brantford and back?
  12. Brian Helliwell

    Brian Helliwell ODSC Executive

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    Taking back roads and dirt roads all the way!
  13. JTP1975

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    I'LL BE JOINING YOU SATURDAY MORNING FOR THE RIDE TO BRANTFORD BRIAN. LET ME KNOW WHERE YOU WANT TO MEET UP.

    LOOKING FORWARD TO IT.

    JOE
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    I can meet you at the Superstore Mc Donalds, unless you are heading SouthEast?
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  15. Brian Helliwell

    Brian Helliwell ODSC Executive

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    For those coming from London we can meet at my place about 8:00 and plan to leave about 8:15. That way we'll have to grab a bite to eat in Brantford and look around DSP before the ride. Ride over to Brantford will be back roads.

    I think there'll be 4 of us leaving from London. If anyone else is coming from this area and wants to meet up PM for directions.


    Brian
  16. Brian Helliwell

    Brian Helliwell ODSC Executive

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    Here is the GPS file for the route. The route will start in Brantford at Dual Sport Plus and end in Port Dover. The distance will be about 180 km. From Port Dover everyone will basically go their own direction towards home.
    There'll be a lunch stop somewhere along the route, depends on the pace, etc. Gas will be available along the route as well.

    Brian

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  17. hverbakel

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    My friend Phil and I will also be joining you. What s your address so I can let him know.?
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    To Brian Helliwell: Would it be posible to post your GPS file as a GPX file and not a gdb file. I don't have basecamp, (or windows) and neither GPSbabel nor GPSvisulizer can recognize this file, despite their websites claiming to be able to convert gdb files. Thanks
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    Hey. I'm playing catch up. In Dunnville now. How far behind am I ? Lol
  20. Tom Riddle

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    Nice leasurly ride yesterday... thanks for leading the pack Brian!! Nice meeting everyone.
    Tom
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