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Old 05-02-2013, 10:37 PM   #6556
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Hey guys,

My wife and I are planning a road trip on the street bikes coming up in a couple of weeks before the Memorial Day weekend. I would like to ride through the Adirondacks (never been, yet) and would like to see if there are some scenic/twisty mountain roads to ride. We'll be on sport tourers. It looks like 28/28N and 30 are some pretty good roads... would like to get to Lake Placid, unless there's really nothing there to see anymore? Lake Saranac and Tupper Lake looks good on Google maps...

Any advice would be appreciated! My start and end point for that day's riding is tentatively from Plattsburgh, Vt and Lake George.

Thanks, guys.
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Old 05-03-2013, 12:28 AM   #6557
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Here is what I know about May 4th:
Sunday 5 May 4:00 PM
Any location preferences?
G's vote was for Muir House in Canandaigua.
Mine is for Leaf Kitchen in Geneva.
Kenny, George, Rose, Kathy, others?
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Old 05-03-2013, 01:34 AM   #6558
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Hey guys,

My wife and I are planning a road trip on the street bikes coming up in a couple of weeks ......
Take the ferry from Burlington to Port Kent..9N to 73 is a nice ride to Lake Placid(stop and check out the Ausable Chasm.)

Lake Placid is still a cool place.
As far as twisties,VT has better,IMHO,but the 'dacs are still worth checking out.

I also didn't care for Lake George.
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Old 05-03-2013, 02:44 AM   #6559
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Sunday 5 May 4:00 PM
Any location preferences?
G's vote was for Muir House in Canandaigua.
Mine is for Leaf Kitchen in Geneva.
Kenny, George, Rose, Kathy, others?
Muir house for me as I am planning to ride [early am] to the herkimer battle field and then across 20 back west. I want to find out if the battlefield has the same dark air as wounded knee and gettysburg.

Now it's off to work so i can end it early today

I will comment on the adk road suggestions later
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Old 05-03-2013, 04:38 AM   #6560
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Muir house for me as I am planning to ride [early am] to the herkimer battle field and then across 20 back west. I want to find out if the battlefield has the same dark air as wounded knee and gettysburg.

Now it's off to work so i can end it early today

I will comment on the adk road suggestions later

The Oriskany Battle or the seige of Ft Stanwix? I'm a descendent of some of the family's that fought in those battles. Flint and Folts

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Old 05-03-2013, 05:04 AM   #6561
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Here is what I know about May 4th:

Here is what I know about May 4th: It ain't Sunday... Just Sayin'

I don't think we can do something that late in the day... Will know more as Briar Rose returns from STL and Sunday dinner plans become known...
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Old 05-03-2013, 06:51 AM   #6562
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I have my uncles 90th birthday party in Syracuse. I will be passing through heading back so I may be able to stop. Keeping an eye on this.

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Old 05-03-2013, 10:02 AM   #6563
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Sunday 5 May 4:00 PM
Any location preferences?
G's vote was for Muir House in Canandaigua.
Mine is for Leaf Kitchen in Geneva.
Kenny, George, Rose, Kathy, others?
I expect to be done with the Tram at Sonnenberg in time to make either of those locations on Sunday May 5th.




Just for the record it's Muar House http://www.themuarhousecafe.com/
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Old 05-04-2013, 03:08 PM   #6564
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I'm out.

Sorry Daryl.
Same here.

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Old 05-04-2013, 04:05 PM   #6565
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Currently in Lewisburg, PA for my brother's surprise party, but will be heading back tomorrow. Depending on how good time we make (finally got the lady on the back!), we may be able to stop by! I'll check tomorrow before we leave for any details. Hope to see you folks tomorrow.
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Old 05-04-2013, 05:57 PM   #6566
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riding from meal to meal.
Breakfasts in Rochester @ Country side diner near Avon 8:00

Make my way to syracuse for the party at noon, may stop at my uncles camp on Oneida Lake

Back through in the late afternoon.

Muar house

http://www.themuarhousecafe.com/

Home by deer thirty. (dark)

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Old 05-04-2013, 08:45 PM   #6567
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Caging to toronto Sunday. I am out. Hopefully next time.
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Old 05-05-2013, 02:57 AM   #6568
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No battlefield ride today as there is a pillion wanting to ride - so we are chasing waterfalls in the fingerlakes.

i am referring to the oriskany battle fields

http://www.revolutionaryday.com/nyroute5/oriskany/
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Old 05-05-2013, 03:44 AM   #6569
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Sunday 5 May 4:00 PM
Any location preferences?
G's vote was for Muir House in Canandaigua.
Mine is for Leaf Kitchen in Geneva.
Kenny, George, Rose, Kathy, others?
Muar House Cafe on the lake in Canandaigua, 4:00 pm.
(Leaf kitchen doesn't have specific afternoon hours on Sundays).
Looking forward to an afternoon ride :) :)
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Old 05-05-2013, 05:36 AM   #6570
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Muar House Cafe on the lake in Canandaigua, 4:00 pm.
(Leaf kitchen doesn't have specific afternoon hours on Sundays).
Looking forward to an afternoon ride :) :)
See you there !

I don't think this could be much easier for me
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