Washtenaw County ADV Ride, Sunday, July 5th

07/05/2020 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Inverness Inn
Address: 13996 N Territorial Rd, Gregory, MI 48137

Ride Update

This Sunday, July 5th, we will hold our Washtenaw County ADV Ride.

In addition to the dirt-road route, we will have a pavement-only road route for those who like to keep it clean.

This is a great area for riding both on pavement and dirt.  Both the pavement and dirt routes are 77 mile loops starting and ending at the Inverness Inn on North Territorial Road. 13996 N Territorial Rd, Chelsea, MI 48118

The dirt route hits lots of the best sections in this area, going down to the north side of Chelsea, through Waterloo, and back up toward Pinckney and back.

The pavement route goes through the Waterloo Recreation Area to Jackson and back.  Lot’s of great riding.  Dale’s famously named “Jackson Prison Run”, since Jackson Prison is on the far edge of the loop.  (Actually, both rides go past Prison’s for some reason…)

LINK TO GPS FILES IN TCD FORUM

Breakfast will be available at the Inverness Inn starting at 9:00 am, however they will be hard pressed to accommodate the entire group.  So, riders are encouraged to meet for breakfast (if desired) in Pinckney on the way to the starting location at the Inverness Inn.  If you’d like to meet for breakfast, please meet at 9:00 a.m. at either 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 10:30 a.m. from the Inverness Inn parking lot.

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.

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