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    SS1000 FROM St Paul and back.

    Seems I remember last year a SS1000 starting "FROM" Salem and back. I'm wondering if something like that will happen this year in St. Paul. I know it's early but I'm getting "Cabin Fever".

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1der View Post
    Seems I remember last year a SS1000 starting "FROM" Salem and back. I'm wondering if something like that will happen this year in St. Paul. I know it's early but I'm getting "Cabin Fever".
    Contacted Mike Kneebone....no success....will try again!
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    If a SS1000 was possible from and returning to the rally site, one nice point of interest included would be the head waters of the Mississippi at Lake Itasca. I'm sure there are more. I think this is going to be a great area for the National. Can't wait.

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    I am playing with doing a SS1000 going up, it is 987 miles from my drive to the gate there, I need to contact the Kansas Turnpike authority and see what information their cash receipts have on them because if they carry a location and time I can get off at one exit and get on the other side and back track 15 or 20 miles and do a off and back on and just keep slabing it north.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1der View Post
    Seems I remember last year a SS1000 starting "FROM" Salem and back. I'm wondering if something like that will happen this year in St. Paul. I know it's early but I'm getting "Cabin Fever".
    Mike, it's not cabin fever ... it's PMS (parked motorcycle syndrome)

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    Ss1k

    Good news!! Just talked to Mike Kneebone from the IBA, and there WILL be a SS1k for the Rally

    Details will follow.
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    That's good news, looking forward to see what it will be. Thanks

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    Rides are posted

    The IBA website http://www.ironbutt.com/moa/ has a variety of start locations for Saddle Sore rides ending in St Paul and an option that starts and finishes at the rally.

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Mark View Post
    The IBA website http://www.ironbutt.com/moa/ has a variety of start locations for Saddle Sore rides ending in St Paul and an option that starts and finishes at the rally.

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    Midwest Madness 1000 is going to be a great SS1000. I have a question. To document this ride you need receipts from
    1. International Falls
    2. Grand Forks, ND
    3. Sioux Falls, SD
    The IBA description also mentioned "The Head Waters of The Mississippi" is that a stop that HAS to be documented or is that JUST a stop on the side you can make as long as your in the area?
    Just wondering.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1der View Post
    Midwest Madness 1000 is going to be a great SS1000. I have a question. To document this ride you need receipts from
    1. International Falls
    2. Grand Forks, ND
    3. Sioux Falls, SD
    The IBA description also mentioned "The Head Waters of The Mississippi" is that a stop that HAS to be documented or is that JUST a stop on the side you can make as long as your in the area?
    Just wondering.
    1der
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    1der and Mark plan on it.

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    Have I missed something???? Haven't seen any updates or new info for a SS1000 to the rally or the Midwest Madness 1000. Just 1dering.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1der View Post
    Have I missed something???? Haven't seen any updates or new info for a SS1000 to the rally or the Midwest Madness 1000. Just 1dering.
    The 2014 St. Paul BMW MOA International Rally SS1000 routes are posted here: http://www.ironbutt.com/moa/
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    Yes, those have been posted for several months. There were to be special instructions for Midwest Madness. Special points that you would have to go to. Example- head waters of the Mississippi etc.

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