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Ride to the River 2019

August 17-18, 2019
Take a ride to the mighty Mississippi! This is an overnight trip, staying in Plattevile with pool and hot tub accomodations. Book with Country Inn and Suites, Platteville under 'Ducati' for special rate. Call 608.348.7373 Rooms available until August 3 with discount.

    Saturday 08/17 - 3:15pm Kickstands up, departing MotoUnion with empty bladders and full tanks of gas
    3 scavenger hunt points - Fort Koshkonog, Truss Bridge, Mining Museum
    Saturday evening we will be staying at the Country Inn and Suites - Platteville.  Rooms have been reserved under 'Ducati' and need to be reserved in advance
    Dinner at Gina's Whiskey Lounge is a 10 minute walk from the hotel

    Sunday 08/18 - 8:00am Kickstands up, 
Country Inn and Suites - Platteville
    Scavenger hunt point - Field of Dinosaurs
    9:00am - meet DOCIA members at the Dubuque Kwik Stop
    10:00am - Breitbach's for breakfast
    Ferry across the Mississippi to Cassville, WI
    Sunday late afternoon / evening arrive back in the Milwaukee area

Check out the route:

The riding will include 162 miles on Saturday with 3 challenge points and Sunday will be 275 miles with a ferry ride across the Mississippi river and 2 more challenge points. 

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 Ducati motorcycles including Streetfighter, Monster, Panigale as well as Multistrada and maybe an ST. 

A block of rooms at the Country Inn and Suites - Platteville have been held under 'Ducati' with unheld rooms being cancelled on 08/03. Call 608.348.7373 to hold your reservation.