Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby pat74 » Wed Mar 23, 2016 9:56 pm

Details of this Event: http://bma1.ca/oct--bma-fall-ride-p14.php

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Re: 2016-10-16 Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby mlevesqu » Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:05 am

Hello Everyone,

I am looking for volunteers for the Steve Garnsey Fall Ride. Group leaders, group support riders and registration help would be appreciated.

Please respond here on the forum, or an email to marc_levesque@sympatico.ca.

http://bma1.ca/oct--bma-fall-ride-p14.php

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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby rossw » Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:22 pm

With regards to difficulty, how will the ride compare to the Bogie Sunday run?
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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby dschris » Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:19 pm

Hi!

Riders self organize into groups, by skill level. I think the groups last year were 'beginner', 'advanced beginner', 'slow intermediate', 'intermediate', 'fast-intermediate', 'expert', 'extreme'. Newer riders should go in the beginner groups. Groups are led by folks who know the trails, and sweeps are there help folks as well.

I recommend coming out - there will definitely be a group for you!
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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby KevinAnderson » Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:52 pm

Hi Ross,

The beginner group will do a route comparable to the Boogie main loop (no options).
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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby rossw » Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:57 pm

Awesome. We will sign up.
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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby jordanmc1 » Sun Sep 24, 2017 11:07 am

Can we just participate in just the KTM demo ride or do we need to participate in the entire Steve Garnsey event?
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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride 2018

Postby jimmc » Mon Sep 17, 2018 9:53 pm

Sorry to ask another "how hard/novice-suitable" question. I'm trying to figure out if the Steve Garnsey ride would be right for me. I had a great time on the aggressive DS ride at the Boogie and I'd love to go on another ride this fall but I don't want to get in over my head.

I'm in my first year of riding a WR250R on Shinko knobbies. The description of novice at http://bma1.ca/what-level-rider-am-i.php describes me pretty well. I am not fast. I can ride Limerick-like single track assuming no obstacles that require better-than-novice skills. I rode day 1 of the Algonquin 2 day, but skipped all the optional loops and took some shortcuts. I survived, but found it tiring, and was tired and slow as molasses by the end. I think my riding has improved since then.

The event info for the Steve Garnsey ride says: "On your first ride at Calabogie, select a skill level one level lower than you think you are capable of." Is "stay home" the right choice for one skill level lower than mine? Is there likely to be a group and route option suitable for me?

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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby SigPig » Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:48 am

jordanmc1 wrote:Can we just participate in just the KTM demo ride or do we need to participate in the entire Steve Garnsey event?


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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby rzsz » Thu Sep 17, 2020 11:24 pm

Hi, is this event open/appropriate for dual sport? I'm a novice on a DR650.
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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby KevinAnderson » Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:37 am

Hi Rick,

No, this event is not for the dual sport bikes like your DR.

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Re: Steve Garnsey Fall Ride

Postby rzsz » Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:34 pm

Crap, how about a z50 instead?

Who do I contact to get me off the signup list and free up the slot for someone else? I didn't notice contact info anywhere.
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