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Ride to the River

September 24-25, 2016
Heading towards the mighty Mississippi for a points grab! This is an overnight trip that gives us an opportunity to meet up and ride with with the Iowa Ducati club (DOCIA). Riding through southwestern Wisconsin's alphabet roads, there are 6 Challenge points that we will be using to plan our route.

General Itinerary:
    Saturday 09/24 - 3:15pm Kickstands up, leaving MotoUnion with empty bladders and full tanks of gas
    Saturday evening we will be staying at the Platteville Super 8. Rooms have been reserved under 'Ducati' and need to be reserved in advance.

    Sunday 09/25 - 7:30am Kickstands up, leaving the Super 8 Platteville
    8:00am - meet DOCIA members at the Dubuque Kwik Stop
    9:00am - Breitbach's for breakfast
    Sunday late afternoon / evening arrive back in the Milwaukee area

The riding will include 178 miles on Saturday with 3 challenge points and Sunday will be 272 miles with 3 more challenge points and a ferry ride across the Mississippi river.

As an overnight trip, a backpack or tankbag will suffice for a change of clothes, swim suit and toiletries. Touring bikes are not required - there will be a mix of Ducatis including Streetfighter, Monster, Panigale as well as Multistrada and maybe an ST.

Here is a link to the map for the weekend: (MAP)

A block of rooms at the Super 8 have been held under 'Ducati' with unheld rooms being cancelled on 09/22. Call 608.348.8800 to hold your reservation. The rate is $80.10 +tax for room with 2 people. The hotel has in room wireless internet, 'SuperStart' breakfast and whirlpool. Click: SUPER 8 PLATTEVILLE for hotel details.