Southern Indiana Dual Sport Ride

09/23/2016 - 09/26/2016 All day
Martinsville, IN, United States
Address: Martinsville, IN, United States

Dave Allgood organizes his last TCD dual sport ride for 2016, down into southern Indiana. This is a great dual sport ride through the rolling hills and forests of southern Indiana. The ride will start at Martinsville IN, SW of Indianapolis, then proceed south to the Ohio river on day 1 and return on day 2. More info will be available in the TCD message forum topic for the ride.

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  • 04/17/2021 All day

    Hit the trails at the Off Road Course in Maumee Ohio. Meet at the Harvest Moon Cafe at 9:00 am for breakfast, leaving by 10:00 am to head for the off-road trails.  You can download the last gps file here.

    The Maumee State Forest is located 15 miles southwest of Toledo, and is one of four state forests in Ohio to offer trails for motorized off-road vehicles.  You can get more information about the park here.

    Tentatively scheduled for

  • 06/13/2021 All day

    Join the TCD downtown for an informal tour of the city, its heritage, ruins and future, tentatively scheduled for June 13.

    The ride will officially begin in Eastern Market at 10:00 am. at 2478  Market St., Detroit, MI 48207.

    If you’re interested in a feeder ride into Eastern Market, we will meet at Kroger near Martyr and Jefferson in St. Clair Shores at 8:30. Kroger 23191 Marter Rd, St Clair Shores, MI 48080

    The ride will wind around the city and conclude at the Detroit Institute of Bagels. 1236 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48226.  We would expect to get there at 12:30-1:00, depending on how long we stop.

    Unfortunately, we’ll not be having breakfast before we leave as a group.  You’re on your own if you choose.  Please be fueled up and ready to go.

    Please load the GPS Tracks if you can. The more people who have the navigation, the easier this will be. We eliminated the section going down to Wyndotte and instead we’ll loop back into Detroit through Mexicantown. We’ll see some extra urban art installations along the way.

    We will see Eastern Market, Indian Village, Belle Isle, Downtown, remnants of Joe Louis Arena, the Ren Cen, Delray, River Rouge, Zug Island, Mexican Town, Train Station, remains of Tiger Stadium (Detroit PAL field), and Corktown. Some city jewels, and some places not often traveled.

    Should be fun. Look forward to seeing you there!

  • 07/11/2021 10:00 AM - 07/11/2021 12:00 PM

    Explore the dirt backroads of Washtenaw, Lapeer, and Jackson Counties.  Great gravel road routes.  Meet in the Pinckney, MI town square at 10:00am in early July (date TBD).  Arrive earlier for breakfast at either Aunt Betty's or the Pinckney Diner.   Aunt Betty’s Restaurant (126 W Main St, Pinckney, MI 48169), or the Pinckney Diner (150 S Howell St, Pinckney, MI 48169). The ride is scheduled to start at approx. 10:00 a.m. from the west side of the town square across from the Pinckney Diner.

    The ride will end at approx. 1:30 at the Inverness Inn on North Territorial Rd.

    This is always a fun ride.  Hope to see you there!

    Check back here and on the forum for more details as we get closer.

  • 07/18/2021 10:00 AM - 07/18/2021 12:00 PM

    Ride to the Mason, MI town square for some excellent Michigan State Dairy Ice Cream from the club breakfast in Pinckney. Ride leave Pinckney about 10 am. 10-20 riders. Tentatively scheduled for July 18.

  • 07/22/2021 8:00 AM - 07/25/2021 12:00 PM

    The Indiana Covered Bridge Ride in tentatively scheduled for July 23-26.  this is two days of riding through and around bridges in mid western Indiana.  This is a non-technical gravel ride.  Indiana can pile the gravel deep, but these are public roads.

    Both rides will involve Motels.  If you want to camp you are on your own finding a spot.

    I would like to get an idea of how many are interested in either ride, so please respond on the forum or send me a text.  If no one is going I will halt the planning.

  • 08/27/2021 - 08/29/2021 All day

    Usually the last weekend in August, 27th - 29th .  Same, great rides on Ohio's Windy Nine routes (  Ride down on Friday, area rides Saturday and Sunday.   Ride home on Monday.  Its only about 4 hrs away by the freeway in case you need to be at work on Friday or Monday.

    Planned pavement routes will be provided, and ADV routes if we have ADV riders.