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    '04' Ducati S4R Wayne-o's Avatar
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    Planned Rides


    I haven't been looking at NESR for a few years but the feeling I get from clawing around NESR, the enthusiasm for organized rides has plummeted. Kinda crazy when I think back when I was organizing rides here, there was an enthusiastic following to participate. I'm kinda curious if there is any interest for a planned ride through NH or VT (~150-450 miles) for a day ride.

    The pace would be energetic but not over the top, so it that wouldn't discourage noobs to participate. Would like to keep participation to 20 bikes or less so we can achieve our goals to both have a good time and experience the thrill a motorcycling experience.

    Lemme know if interested. Still early in the season so lots of time to plan.

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    Re: Planned Rides

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    Re: Planned Rides

    Until last year DucDave was running some rides out of Seacoast Sport Cycle that were reasonably well attended (generally).

    Dave looked for volunteers to take over last year and there wasn't much interest (I take it).

    You might check with them and see if they are still interested in being a sponsor / launch point.

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    Re: Planned Rides

    I think the thing with the Seacoast rides, the ride leader should be someone who has an Italian bike and hopefully bought and or serviced by Seacoast. My British bikes don't really qualify. I might be wrong so...

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    Re: Planned Rides

    Quote Originally Posted by Kenn157 View Post
    I think the thing with the Seacoast rides, the ride leader should be someone who has an Italian bike and hopefully bought and or serviced by Seacoast. My British bikes don't really qualify. I might be wrong so...

    I still have the Ducati but I wouldn't want the ride to be biased by being bike brand specific. We useta have some great rides when we launched from Moto Market. Great group of guys.

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    Re: Planned Rides

    The meet-ups at Seacoast certainly weren't Italian only. I think Ken's point is that they were Italian "led", but they were in no way exclusive.

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    Re: Planned Rides

    Quote Originally Posted by Wayne-o View Post
    Still early in the season
    Was this meant for the snowmobile thread?

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    Re: Planned Rides

    I showed up at the DucDave rides all the time and have never owned anything Italian or even euro. I was never turned away. They even graciously bought me lunch once or twice!

    I did see a guy on a Harley with no helmet turned away. I don't think he would have enjoyed the ride. I do remember a couple more squidly types that I had wished were turned away. But in the end they got bored and vanished by mid ride anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Not Sure View Post
    Was this meant for the snowmobile thread?
    Nope

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    Re: Planned Rides

    Was kidding ....... we have a small group that occasionally hits some NH & VT roads you might like. We'll make sure to ping you when they come up to see if you want to hop on one.

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    Re: Planned Rides

    Id be game... I also installed the Rever App on my phone for tracking, finding, creating and sharing rides. seems like it was pretty well done. havnt gotten a chance to try it out yet but seems that the more people who use it the better and more functional it is

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    Re: Planned Rides

    Quote Originally Posted by Not Sure View Post
    Was kidding ....... we have a small group that occasionally hits some NH & VT roads you might like. We'll make sure to ping you when they come up to see if you want to hop on one.
    Cool, I live in Townsend Ma and often head up to Woodstock via 114 and 118 probably go right by you.

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    Re: Planned Rides

    Would be down but ya'll are too far for me lol.

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    Re: Planned Rides

    I d definitely be interested.

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