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  1. michel mondou

    michel mondou ODSC President

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    At a recent Campbellville get together, I was made aware that the ODSC is turning 20! So let's celebrate this significant milestone. Being a club of modest means, it wouldn't suit us to have a great big extravaganza. Instead we thought we could post pictures of some of our early rides, waaaay back in the 1900's.

    I've only been around this club for 13 years, so I'm asking for input from our long standing members like Bob M, Brian H, Randy K (because he took so many pictures), Eric (Russell or Carnell), Randy S, Cole, Marc G, or any other early member from the early days of this
    fine club.

    Please share your photos here
  2. Cole McBain

    Cole McBain ODSC-OFTR Member

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    I think I have pictures from 1999. Joined in 1998. Email member 32 if my memory is right?

    My first club ride was Georgetown to Creemore with Brian leading the way. I think the second ride was similar area with Sham leading.
  3. Cole McBain

    Cole McBain ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Here we go. First ride ODSC 1999

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    I am riding a 1983 XT550
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    Brian helliwell in the Blue Jacket
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  4. Cole McBain

    Cole McBain ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Another ride from 1999. Of note are Sham Kanji with back to camera talking to Brian Helliwell (club founders) Sham in multi color riding gear Brian in Blue,

    Long term club member Phil Allen also in photo to the right of Brian in black with helmet. I am taking picture but my XT550 in Red is at the back.

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  5. Cole McBain

    Cole McBain ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Our most memorable ride...I wish i still had the right up that was on the web site.. Brian said there was a bridge??? We slept in a hunt camp and never made it to Brian'scottage, but it was a blast,,, and now a""" blast from the past""""


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    Long Time members on this ride Brian Helliwell, Co founder Sham Kanji, Mike Schorrp, Cole Mc Bain.
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  6. Cole McBain

    Cole McBain ODSC-OFTR Member

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    Parry sound 3 day camp out ride 1999 I organized this ride.. Great ride Great memories.. ps_3day_05.jpg ps_3day_23.jpg ps_3day_29.jpg ps_3day_40.jpg
  7. Cole McBain

    Cole McBain ODSC-OFTR Member

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    On a ride north of Parry sound July 1999 Crossing a lake (well seemed like a lake) with Sham Kanji, Mike Schorpp, Karl Raupp. On my 1983 XT550.
  8. Cole McBain

    Cole McBain ODSC-OFTR Member

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    I helped with the RFS in 1999, but didn't ride it. This is from Toronto Star.

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  9. brucedwilson

    brucedwilson ODSC Executive

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    Saugeen Maitland Big Dog Ride
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    The Court at Creemore
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    Falls Tour
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    ARAP (Around Algonquin Park)
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    The Old Bridge Down Near Turkey Point
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    The Flying Spatula (Flesherton)
    Lake Erie on the Dunnville Helliwell ride 2010.jpg
    Helliwell's Lake Erie Ride
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    Bruce Noble (Douglas, AZ on the way to Copper Canyon)
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    The Pause on Graham Hill (Beaver Valley)
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    Terra Nova, etc.
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  10. brucedwilson

    brucedwilson ODSC Executive

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    Just two more...

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    W Virginia (Hatfield McCoy Distillery)
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    Waskaganish, QC on the way to James Bay
  11. warrent

    warrent Limited User

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    Great photos. Thanks,
    Warren........
  12. MichaelSchorpp

    MichaelSchorpp Ride Organizer

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    My first club ride was Brian's Hastings ride in 98. If I remember correctly it was Brian-DR650, Sham-KLR650, Gordon- DR650, Dave- DR650, Paul- XR650L and myself-TS200. I believe this pic is from the ride, but I'm not 100% sure:

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  13. Brian Helliwell

    Brian Helliwell ODSC Executive

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    2004 MADD Ride 009.jpg 2004 MADD Ride 024.jpg 2004 Hastings Ride 002.jpg 2004 Hastings Ride 020.jpg 2004 DS RFS 027.jpg 2004 Bluewater 001.jpg I can't believe its been 20 years already! Time goes by fast when you're having fun. It's great to see the old pictures. I've got a couple albums of non digital photos I'll bring to the AGM on March 10th.

    For now here are a couple pics from 2004. First 2 are from the 2004 MADD Ride, 2nd 2 are from the Hastings Ride and next is the DS Ride 4 Sight, and the last is the Bluewater Ride.
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  14. grahamm

    grahamm Ride Organizer

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    Ma7 27,2006 Al Buck, Tim Park, Barry Armstrong, Roland Koper
    First dual sport ride for me... an on a KLR!!! with guys that had 250s, 300s, and 450!
    Five points to Cloyne and back over the weekend

    awesome time...

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  15. Randy_K

    Randy_K Limited User

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    Randy_K Limited User

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    Randy_K Limited User

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    Randy_K Limited User

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  19. 3BeeJay3

    3BeeJay3 ODSC Past President

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    I wasn't around in the very early days, but I finally got myself back on a dirt bike in March 2006 & stumbled onto this site in early April 2006. Here's a pic just after my very first ODSC ride, organized by Eric Russell & held at Platinum Powersports near Clinton on April 30 2006;
    IIRC, there were about 8-10 of us on that day; Eric Russell, Eric Carnell, Tomas & Jana? Roger Goetz, Pete Bokkers, and a few others that have slipped my memory.
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    Did another ride from Eric Carnells house in Belgrave a week or two later. It was really hot that day and we spent a bunch of time in some swamps... LOL.

    A couple weeks later on May 13 2006, I held a little ride from my house; L-R Myself, Bert Travis, Mark Weaver, Jamie Nardachioni, Roger Goetz;
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    Been many, many, many rides of all types, met many ODSC members & had several bikes since then......
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  20. Klinkster

    Klinkster Limited User

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    ODSC Booth At the Motorcycle Show - 2004

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