What we're about

The group's purpose is pretty basic. Riding motorcycles. A tool to connect folks that share the hobby of motorcycling. Short trips, bike nights, day trips...over-nighters. Its all fair game here. We are for the most part cruiser riders but ALL motorcycles are welcome.

Feel free to stop in. Sign up. Say hello. Introduce yourself. Its all good.

The group is open and the information is public. Have you ever just wanted to find 4-5 people to ride with? Well, Send he basic information in and it will get posted. As long as all are respectful, we leave the group for you to plan and post.

Membership is free. When the renewal time comes, there will be a request for a "chip in" Basically, it just mean tossing in a couple bucks each.

Notice that some posts are put up as "Information" posts. That means the poster is putting up the info, but may not be leading/coordinating the event, however you can RSVP and meet up with other riders. Just don't say, "where is the guy who planned this" FYI. In fact, you are free to comment on the event, and suggest a meet time and place!

Here is a link that lists almost all the key Bike events in NY. Look it over. If you see something you want to host or go to, we didn't already post it, then YOU post and plan! You have that power. http://www.abateny.org/events/events.htm

Last, it's meant to be fun. Jump in, link up, meet up, Ride...........

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Adirondack Camping

77 Fox Farm Rd

For the past 4 years I have gone camping/motorbiking in the Adirondacks. I camp at the Lake Placid KOA, actually located in Wilmington.

The KOA does have cabins if you prefer and I believe Wilmington has guest houses and AirBnB. If you really want to stay in a hotel you could stop in Saranac Lake or Lake Placid. Obviously it would be best if we all stop at the KOA, but if we end up in different locations I will just post starting points and times for each ride and I will make the start point best for everyone. If you prefer to come for just a few days, rather than the whole week, that would work as well. I would like to keep this flexible in the hope of attracting more people. If you want to come then I would recommend making a reservation soon as this is the 4th July week and things will fill up fast.

Typically I loose a day or two to bad weather and I don't always ride every day. There are also some tourist attractions in the area if you don't fancy the ride that day.

Here is a brief description of the rides.

Sagamore Loop - 190 miles. We will stop at Great Camp Sagamore, summer retreat of the Vanderbilts. We'll do the walking tour of the grounds and its properties.

Saratoga Loop - 310 miles.

Von Trapp Lodge - 264 miles. This ride takes us into Vermont. We will stop for lunch at the Von Trapp Lodge. This is where the Von Trapp family (Sound of Music) made home after they escaped from Austria during WWII. We will ride back over Smugglers Notch. Google Maps would not let me map that out because the notch is closed right now. It will be open when we are there.

Donnelly's Ice Cream - 50 miles. Got to visit Donnelly's Ice Cream for their flavor of the day at some point. Maybe one evening or a rainy day when we get a few clear hours.

Cape Vincent Loop - 355 miles. Ride along the St. Lawrence River. We'll stop at the Robert Moses-Robert H. Saunders Power Dam. I'm not sure if there is a visitor center or not but we can stop and see.

Shelburne Farms - Approx 200 miles. This is a nice place to walk around for a few hours, do one of the tours and watch them make cheese. I have not shown a map for this because we will take the ferry across Lake Champlain and since the ferry is not running as I write this, Google Maps won't let me draw the map.

COVID Note: I will do this trip regardless of the state of COVID. The camp ground is COVID safe. I stayed there twice last year and was quite able to distance myself and keep myself safe. Many of the places I have said we will visit may be closed and if they are I will do the ride anyway.

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