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PostPosted: Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Downriver here. I just joined the new FB group.

And here is my Club Page.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/Riversidebuggyclub/
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

InkyLewis wrote:
Lets try this: https://www.facebook.com/home.php?ref=home#!/groups/131187340381008/

Hopefully that works...


It worked, i requested to join!
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:29 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A couple years late...but I am from MI...lol
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PostPosted: Sat Apr 06, 2013 12:26 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

[bSouth Branch Twp. Just 12 miles north of St. Helen.[/b]
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:59 am    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

I'm from Battle Creek. New to Forum this year. Hey Vanapplebom, can you turn me onto some trails in Baldwin, Welston area that I can get to with as little tar mack as possible ? Going on vacation next week & need some places to ride. I grew up in the Allegan game area and agree there are some great logging roads in that area. I know I'm grave digging but couldn't resist the chance to link up with fellow Michiganders.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

There's a sweet trail system from just West of 55 and 37 on the south side of the road, it borders the north side of the river for quite a while and you'll end up near Wellston. Great trail with some pretty quick speeds, well at least when I was there and there weren't any campers in the woods. Whatever you do, just know that 9 mile bridge road (near the intersection of Hoxeyville Rd and Boschem rd west of the Dublin Store) does not actually go all the way through to Udell Hills Rd. I was stuck for a few hours waiting for Mom to find me from Manistee earlier this year. Otherwise, the local DNR stations have very well plotted local trail maps that are more useful than county maps for sure. There are all kinds of trails along 9 Mile Bridge Rd (WEST OF UDELL HILLS RD) Or around Pine Lake. Have fun! Bring water!

PM me if you want to chat on the phone about the area... or just come up to Yankee Springs and ride the trails a bit sometime.
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:15 am    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

I live up in Atlanta
Gonna take my Grandson 'ridin' soon
Do watch for 'Horseback riders' Volks ,Please slow down,,
their's a new horse Campground just south of town ,Thanks,Madmike
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:37 am    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

Webberville (just off I96 out near Lansing)

Currently working with a realtor looking for a place in the greater Grayling/Frederic/Roscommon/St. Helen area.

(2) Berrien buggies
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(1) VW powered

Also have a (type 4 powered) 65 Notchback.

Headed to Frederic Aug 25th for a long riding weekend with a bunch of buggy friends.

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:44 pm    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

Heading up to Manistee tonight, buggy's loaded up. We'll probably hit trails between Manistee and Wellston along 55 some time this weekend...

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:21 pm    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

I'm here near White Lake, gotta a cabin up north. As soon as I can get the buggy in some kind of running condition I'm hoping do some group rides.
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 03, 2017 5:35 pm    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

Live in Beverly Hills. Cottage 10 miles east of west Branch. Been to St. Helens.
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 06, 2017 8:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

Heading to Silver Lake in the morning, paddles are mounted, Subaru's eager to churn some sand. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 12:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

Jamestown here...(near Grand Rapids). Don't have a ride - yet...looking at the possibilities of turning a bug into a rally car...
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PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 7:27 pm    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

Not far from home (holland), welcome!

Rally bugs are sweet. They can really scoot and corner in the loose stuff on off road circuits. I have seen a couple bugs at a few different rallyís in the UP. Not really Subaru wrx stuff, but they both did really well in the two wheel drive class. Couple first places for two whee drive. Not bad if you ask me!
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 4:34 am    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

SnowDrift Rally up here in Atlanta,, look out for that Black Honda,,, Rolling Eyes my kid Laughing
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PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 5:22 am    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

West side of Grand Rapids for me. Speaking of rally bugs... rumor has it, there is one floating around West Michigan that might be able to be bought. I used to crew for a rally team and still "know some people". Smile
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PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 8:49 pm    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

Hmmm, I have not seen that one come up. Sounds interesting though.
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PostPosted: Mon May 28, 2018 6:12 am    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

Eastpointe here. My rail isn't close to being finished yet, but when it's done, I'll be trailering it around MI. Looking forward to Yankee Springs and W. Michigan sand. I don't mind road trips!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 5:37 am    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

Middleville, 20 minutes south of GR. Close to Yankee Springs trails... my go-to spot!
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 07, 2018 6:09 am    Post subject: Re: Anyone from michigan out there? Reply with quote

I have done som fooling around a few trails in the Allegan State Game Area, and they are ok, but not great. How is the Yankee Springs area? I havenít poked around that area very much, but it isnít very far away. Figure I should check it out sometime.
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