Bridgman-Sunday August 7th

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Bridgman-Sunday August 7th

Postby Artem » Sat Aug 07, 2010 2:41 pm

Anyone going to head over there it looks good for tomorrow. Let me know 847-208-2759
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A bit further up?

Postby xwindsurf » Sat Aug 07, 2010 4:34 pm

Myself and Mario aka Maly were thinking about pushing it a bit further, probably to South Haven, which looks really spectacular, leaving early, around 6-7
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Postby Artem » Sat Aug 07, 2010 8:05 pm

let me know how it is up there when you get there I'm leaving after I finish a job at around 11.
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Postby xwindsurf » Sat Aug 07, 2010 8:10 pm

OK... It is SH for us. We should be there around 9 Chicago time. I'll text you or call before we get on the water -- but it looks like a sure bet now
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count me in

Postby clare » Sat Aug 07, 2010 9:06 pm

I'm planning on heading to South Haven, too. Never been... so, where exactly do people go? I just looked at Google Maps, and it looks like there's a lot of beach.
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Postby xwindsurf » Sat Aug 07, 2010 9:11 pm

We'll follow the "Where2Ride" directions:

South Haven - Acceptable Wind Directions: SSW, SW, W, NW, N
Directions: From Chicago: Take I90/294/80/94 around the lake. Take I94 past St. Joseph to I196 North toward Grand Rapids. Take I196 to South Haven and exit at County Road 388 (CR388) heading West. Take Phoenix West until you reach Broadway Street and head North (right turn). Broadway curves to the left and turns into Dyckman as it goes over the water. Go to the end and make a left turn to go South. Its a one-way drive around so just follow to the right along the sand to find parking.
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hitchin a ride?

Postby sjcavill » Sun Aug 08, 2010 1:15 am

if anyone is going to SH, i'm up for joining. Just moved to the area and wanted to get in a session tomorrow. I'll be up early, if you have room in your car let me know. I live on the near south side. thanks.

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Postby Artem » Sun Aug 08, 2010 8:44 am

Heading to bridgman if its good there and if not then south haven. I'll be on the road at 11.
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south haven today 8/7

Postby ChiBrooks » Sun Aug 08, 2010 1:04 pm

Any updates from the guys out there??
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Postby Pier » Sun Aug 08, 2010 3:03 pm

Left Wolf 30 min ago when it was still blowing pretty strong.

Three of us on 8-9-10 meter kites.

Hurry up!

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Postby Artem » Sun Aug 08, 2010 6:35 pm

I was on the way to bridgman when I stopped at wolf because it was blowing 25. I rode for 2-2.5 hours at wolf lit on my 9 then decided to hit up the big lake.... well when I got to bridgman it was just dead. Still a great day to be out on the water.
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Postby clare » Sun Aug 08, 2010 6:49 pm

Got to South Haven around 9 CDT. Surf was a little rough for someone who's never ridden in surf before, so I hung out on the shore. Wind started pretty strong - I have a 10 m - and tapered throughout the morning and early afternoon. I left at 2, and it looked like a lot of folks had already packed up by then.
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Postby dewsy » Sun Aug 08, 2010 10:13 pm

gun lake rocked all day long.. two straight days of riding.. pics up soon..

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Postby Safe_Cracker » Sun Aug 08, 2010 11:08 pm

http://www.gunlaketourism.com/

Is that you in the pic Jason?

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Postby dewsy » Mon Aug 09, 2010 10:50 pm

nope too flamboyant, not my style..

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