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  1. brucedwilson

    brucedwilson ODSC Executive

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    I'm going to be putting a ride together for this summer. I'm looking for those who are both interested in exploring the destination(s) and doing a little bit of background (history) work.

    It's a tour of the mills built by a family called Plewe's. They built water-powered mills from Thorold to Milton to Collingwood. I've got some starting points, so I'll put a tentative route together. We'll want to make it a little more interesting with some stories for each.

    It runs our oft-frequented routes up to Creemore and Kimberley. So, you know there's good riding.

    Interested?

    Bruce
  2. Bundy

    Bundy Limited User

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    I am indeed interested :)
  3. michel mondou

    michel mondou ODSC President

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    I don't have much time available for research work, but I'll be happy to ride along!

    Michel
  4. Don Jasper

    Don Jasper ODSC Executive

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    Count me in Bruce. Happy to help with research as well.
  5. brucedwilson

    brucedwilson ODSC Executive

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    I've got a route scoped out. It needs to be ridden. It's 231 km from Guelph to Terra Cotta to Collingwood to Flesherton. There are 13 significant waypoints!!

    I'll get the first part checked out early in the season (like hopefully in March, please?). And then the run up to Collingwood/Beaver Valley might wait a bit til the big melt.

    Bruce
  6. ecarnell

    ecarnell ODSC-OFTR Member

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    In! Keep us posted Bruce.
  7. Dennis

    Dennis ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Count me in and I'm happy to help with the background work etc. as well.

    Dennis
  8. brucedwilson

    brucedwilson ODSC Executive

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    I'm going to send you some waypoints, via PM or email. Maybe you can verify that the there, there, is actually there?

    Bruce