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Offline klaviator

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Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« on: January 03, 2019, 09:56:52 AM »
I'll be doing a small bike ride on Saturday. The plan is to leave Cycle Gear (Huntsville) at 10 and ride to Guntersville. If you want to meet in Guntersville be at the Chevron on 431 at 11. I'll be on my 150 and Mashrider will be on his Z125. Bigger bikes are welcome but this ride will be tailored for smaller bikes. Probably do Wyeth dr, Wyeth Mtn rd, the State park, and some other local stuff. 

I'll bring my camera so we'll probably stop somewhere and do a photo shoot.  Great chance to get some pics of your bike or you riding your bike.
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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-6-19
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2019, 11:43:11 AM »
I am in! Sounds perfect for my TW200
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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2019, 01:15:16 PM »
I want to go, on my not so itty-bitty scooter.  :)
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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2019, 02:39:58 PM »
I want to go, on my not so itty-bitty scooter.  :)

Come on and join us.  I'll let you take my Kymco for a spin.  Maybe I'll make a small bike convert out of you yet ;)

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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2019, 04:05:51 PM »
I'm thinking the South Sautee Store for lunch unless someone comes up with a better idea.

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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2019, 05:33:08 PM »
See you at Cycle Gear at 10.
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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2019, 08:05:31 PM »
See you at Cycle Gear. My friend might come on his Suzuki TU250X.
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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2019, 10:36:06 PM »
I'm thinking the South Sautee Store for lunch unless someone comes up with a better idea.

I like the food there
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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2019, 08:44:42 PM »
Great ride!!!! Great folks!!!! Glad I came. Thanks Win
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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2019, 08:49:32 PM »
Thank you Win for leading another great ride!  It was great to meet and ride with everybody today!
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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2019, 09:16:46 PM »
Thank you to everyone who showed up. 

We had seven bikes show up at Cycle Gear this morning.



Most of the bikes were not exactly itty bitty but that's OK. 

We rode over Green mtn and then down towards Guntersville stopping at the Natural Bridge.



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It was a beautiful day to be out riding.



We stopped at the "chevron" in Guntersville which was actually a Marathon

Then we rode Wyeth Dr and Wyeth Mtn.  I rode ahead and got some pics going up Wyeth Mtn.



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Mike's Z125 definitely qualified as "Itty Bitty"



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To be continued.....................

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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #11 on: January 06, 2019, 02:37:36 AM »
After everyone passed I took one more picture.



Then it was time to see if 150cc was enough to catch up with the group.

It was.



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A few miles before our lunch stop Frank and I swapped bikes.  I had ridden a Tmax before but not on a nice curvy road like we were on.  Running along at 50-55 MPH felt really slow on the Tmax.  I think 70-80 would have felt better but I didn't want to leave the small bikes in the dust. 

Our lunch stop.



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Then we back tracked until Lake Guntersville SP where we turned into the park.

A little ways before the park:



In the park.  The deer aren't shy.




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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #12 on: January 06, 2019, 02:50:40 AM »
We stopped at the overlook.



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We continued around the park.  I got this over the shoulder shot.



Unfortunately slow moving cages kept us going slow most of the way to Guntersville.

Taking the scenic route around Guntersville.



We stopped and took some pictures.



Frank offered to take some pictures of me with my camera.



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Then TWJohn took my scooter for a spin.



And he took Frank's Tmax for a spin.



I think we may be seeing John on a scooter before too long. ;D

A shot of my Kymco's dash.



It's a good 10+ MPH slower than my Smax was.

It was great riding with everyone!  Thanks for riding along! 

When I got home my trip odometer read 195 miles.


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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2019, 01:01:06 PM »
That was a fantastic ride! Great people as well. I never knew Scotters could be so much fun. Thank you all for coming.
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Re: Itty Bitty bike ride, Saturday 1-5-19
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2019, 03:59:17 PM »
Win great fun!! Loved riding my little bike with y’all! Can’t wait for more
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