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Scenic ride to King George Cty/Charlottesville,­ VA

FYI: THIS ROUTE CAN BE ADJUSTED

66.3 mi – about 1 hour 23 mins to Montpelier then, 29.4 mi – about 43 mins to Michie Tavern

MEETUP "Best Buy" Waldorf

We will CROSS over 1.7 mile, two-lane Harry W.Nice Memorial Highway Bridge $4.00 1-way TOLL

From the Governor Harry Nice Bridge (U.S. 301, 5, Thompkinsville, MD) we will travel 301-S until we enter VA then, make a slight right onto VA-206 W/Dahlgren Rd and go about 9.3 miles then, VA-3 W/Kings Hwy for approx 15 miles then, Merge onto VA-3 W/Blue and Gray Pkwy (via the ramp on the left to Culpeper) for 2.3 miles then make a slight right onto William St 1.1 miles, and
continue onto VA-3 W/Plank Rd following VA-3 W for approx 13 miles finally, turn left onto VA-20 S/Constitution Hwy Continue to follow VA-20 S for approx 22 miles the destination will be on the right. MONTPELIER- The home of President James Madison South Anna/Orange, VA  (66.3 mi – about 1 hour 23 mins) Arrive around 10:45 a.m./11:00am

We will pass by the Fredericksburg national cemetery that, was established in 1865, Fredericksburg National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 15,000 Union soldiers who died in the major Civil War battles that occurred between Washington, D.C. and Richmond, Virginia.

Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania Natl Military Park. The military park encompasses four major Civil War battlefields: Battle of Fredericksburg, Battle of Chancellorsville, Battle of the Wilderness, and Battle of Spotsylvania Court House. It also preserves four historic buildings associated with them: Chatham Manor, Salem Church, Ellwood, and the house where Stonewall Jackson died. The ruins of the Chancellor family mansion are included. Also pass Alum Springs Park (http://www.librarypoint.org/alum_spring_park)Buildings at Alum Spring were used as a prison housing Hessian and British troops captured at Trenton, New Jersey, by George Washington. After the surrender of Cornwallis, the buildings were also used as a hospital.

NEXT, "optional" we can ride 29.4 mi – about 43 mins (Arrive around 12:30) for lunch at: Michie Tavern http://www.michietavern.com/
683 Thomas Jefferson Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902
(434)[masked]

or, have lunch in Orange, VA

After lunch we will head back home.

Michie Tavern Fare

PASS by Caledon Natural Area State Park 11617 Caledon Rd, King George, VA 22485

 

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  • A former member
    A former member

    we should've went back 218 or a different route. We headed back on 95 and was stuck in traffic for over 2 hours...talk about frustration. We tried getting off on Route 1 and everybody else had the same idea so it wasn't much better. Even with all of that, had a wonderful time with you all and the ride.

    May 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I had a great time even with the alternate locations, u turns, and etc. LOL! at the nick name U Turn for you know who.

    May 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Checkout "U-turn" from the TV show "Weeds" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TMb2ClOMgN0

    May 5, 2013

  • Ronald T

    Made it home. Cold, tired, sore, but a nice ride as always.

    May 4, 2013

  • Tamie

    Whew! I just made it home in time to cut my front yard! A few setbacks today but, another nice ride. I enjoyed everyone as always.

    May 4, 2013

  • Tamie

    GOT IT ON MY WAY!!!! probably 20 minutes for me.

    May 4, 2013

    • JIm P.

      Meet at bridge 10:30?

      May 4, 2013

    • JIm P.

      Jim is back safe - thanks Tammy and everyone for a memorable 272 mile day!

      May 4, 2013

  • Kenneth

    Safe and secure. Sorry for the delay. Just say down, been on the run

    May 4, 2013

  • James

    Oddrun and I made it back OK. Good time as usual. Came back on 216. Really nice road!:-)

    May 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    How was the ride

    May 4, 2013

  • Tamie

    Slight right onto VA-206 W/Dahlgren Rd to VA-206 W/Dahlgren Rd turns slightly right and becomes VA-218 W/Caledon Rd
    Continue to follow VA-218 W (21.4 mi ) Turn left onto U.S. 1 S/Cambridge St Continue to follow U.S. 1 S Take the VA-3 W exit toward I-95 Turn right onto VA-3 W/Plank Rd GAS STOP 2301 Plank Rd, Fredericksburg VA 22401 (54.0 mi – about 1 hour 16 mins) NOW, Head west on VA-3 W/Plank Rd toward Gateway Blvd turn left onto Gordon Rd Turn right onto Co Rd 610/Old Plank Rd Turn left onto Military Park Rd Turn right onto Sickles Dr light left onto Stuart Dr Take the 1st left onto VA-3 W/Plank Rd
    Continue to follow VA-3 W Turn left onto VA-20 S/Constitution Hwy Continue to follow VA-20 S Turn right onto Caroline St Turn left onto VA-20 S/W Main St
    Continue to follow VA-20 S James Madison's Montpelier
    11407 Constitution Highway, Montpelier Station, VA 22957

    May 4, 2013

  • Tamie

    GOOD MORNING ALL, Slight delay, my bike won't start going to charge for a few with battery tender. I added a lighter last nigt SMH

    May 4, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I was at the track last night and my battery died, we had to push it and put it in gear

      May 4, 2013

    • Tamie

      Here is the route. Please enjoy. I tried to jump the bike but it won't. may have to take my lil one I will catch up.

      May 4, 2013

  • James

    I'm on my way. We're leaving at 9:15 right?

    May 4, 2013

  • Ronald T

    Michelle and I are on our way. leaving Baltimore.ETA 9:15

    May 4, 2013

  • Sylvester

    Looking foward to a nice, relaxing, and enjoyable ride with.fun folks.

    May 4, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Im at capital raceway tonight watching cars and bikes race. I am enjoying myself.

    May 3, 2013

  • Tamie

    Good evening All, tomorrow will be in the high 60's so I suggest you dress in layers. This will not be an ALL DAY ride so let's shoot to return around no later than 2pm. (I have to cut my grass) If you wish to continue, I will have to depart. My GPS and IPOD is fully charged and I'm ready. So see you at 9:00 a.m. at the Best Buy in Waldorf. Matrone...GLOVES! (smile) please protect those hands.

    May 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I was talking to some bikr riders today, they were talking about how this is bike theft season. I was on craiglist and saw people post their bikes on CG as stolen. This us crazy how people steal things that others work hard for.

    1 · April 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I agree with Tammy with one exception, rotor locks don't work for sports bikes since two people can pick them up, I've seen it. but a[masked]lbs cruiser they work great. But, cruiser don't have a big theft problem.... It a thief truly wants it they will have it...

      May 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      I had a 82 goldwing, those bikes are heavy. I had to lift a sports bike on a truck;with others. My brother has a rotor lock on his bike, the season is now and crimes are on the rise,

      1 · May 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Have fun, wish I could go on this but I have to work. Besafe and enjoy the ride.

    May 3, 2013

  • Oddrun Eilertsen B.

    Hopefully I'll make it this time :)

    May 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I want to suggest taking 218 instead of Kings Hwy. Most of 218 has tree canopy, a lot of curves, and hills... very popular road for motorcycles.

    May 3, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Nervermind... i see we are taking 218 the trip back.

      May 3, 2013

  • GWEN

    Hi all,,I thought everyone How I was doing while I am able to stay awake for a minute...surgery went well and I hardly have no pain.... as of yet.:) could it be the meds.....

    2 · May 1, 2013

    • Tamie

      GWEEEEEEEEEEEEN! Glad to hear! I got a call asking about your surgery if, there was any word. See we care about ya! Or they just nosey LOL Nah we care. No rush! I plan to upload a picture of you on every event we ride on so people think you RSVP'd and attended. Shhhhhhh. Our secret!

      May 1, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Gwen, Get well soon so you can mount, I mean ride your horse with us...:-)

      May 3, 2013

  • Tamie

    Jim had a nice idea for the early birds who want a more scenic ride to the NICE Bride...He will ride out at 9:00a.m. to take a side road route to the NICE bridge if you want to join him. We will meet him at the Maryland Center 3 miles from the bridge.

    May 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    was thinking about bringing my son,does anyone have room on their touring bikes for passenger?

    May 2, 2013

  • Tamie

    Gas stop - SHEETZ 5498 Germanna Highway 5, VA 22508 (We will ride approximately 72.6 mi/1 hr 50 mins)

    April 30, 2013

  • Karma

    Can't make his one. Mom in town for the day. B-(

    April 28, 2013

    • Ronald T

      Great idea Tammy! Come On Everybody! lets hear it! KARMA!!! KARMA!!! KARMA!!!

      1 · April 29, 2013

    • Karma

      LMAO....They are coming to DC for some tour of the Vietnam Memorial. I'm going to kidnap them for a couple hours, but I don't think its enough for KU. B-(.... Next time.

      April 30, 2013

  • Tamie

    Kickstands up at 9:15 a.m. 22.8 mi – about 31 mins to Governor Harry Nice Bridge. If all goes well, we should be on our way back home by no later than 1:00 p.m. so, be gassed up and ready to ride. I won't keep you all day.

    April 29, 2013

  • JIm P.

    Approximate miles for this ride, and estimated time back in Waldorf? Hope to make it!

    April 28, 2013

    • Tamie

      Hi Jim, I'll post the information this evening.

      April 29, 2013

    • Tamie

      66.3 mi – about 1 hour 23 mins to Montpelier then, 29.4 mi – about 43 mins to Michie Tavern

      1 · April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Does anyone know where i can get my clutch replaced at for cheap

    April 29, 2013

    • Ronald T

      Personal Message. Check your inbox for his number.

      April 29, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Ite

      April 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can't wait til next weekend.

    April 27, 2013

  • James

    Made it home safe. It was a great ride today and great company! Thanks Karma for saving the day. Gotta find more road like the one after we left the park. Looking forward to the next.

    April 27, 2013

  • Kenneth

    Home safe

    April 27, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Work calls

    April 25, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    If not next then soon

    April 24, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Count me in...

    March 23, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    My # is[masked] give me a call

    February 15, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    A question. Where in the best buy do we meet.

    February 13, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    U know

    February 10, 2013

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