Monthly Archives: April 2014

Day 1:

I had a late start out of New York, leaving about 7:15am and took 40 minutes for the first 20 miles.  Entering PA, things loosened up and I made good time to the north entrance of Skyline Drive in Front … Continue reading

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12 hrs til Florida

That’s right, my carefully crafted leisure ride, described in the Panhandle menu above, is in danger of a 3-day soaker, due tomorrow. Coming soon: Gear Review-the Nelson Rigg rain suit!

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2014 Nutmeg 400-Ride Report

I rode up to the check-in point just outside of Hartford, CT (the Nutmeg State), at the newest location for the great Max BMW dealership.  I got up there about 3pm, a traffic-filled 2.5 hours north of Manhattan, but only … Continue reading

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Nutmeg 400 plan

Here is my plan for Saturday’s Nutmeg 400: We start at the most southern point, the left of the two lower points, at Max BMW in South Windsor, CT.  I head 3 hours north just a little west of Lake … Continue reading

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Nutmeg 400-registration still on

Registration is still open but will likely close today.  By Weds nite, we’ll get an email from the Rallymaster containing uploadable GPS coordinates with point values but not too many details.  This way we can plan most of the route … Continue reading

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