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post #1 of 15 Old 07-03-2011, 04:51 PM Thread Starter
 
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Hey guys, I recently bought a Wee-Strom and moved up to the Des Moines area. Just sayin hey and seeing who all is in the area, maybe plan a weekend to take a ride together. Later
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post #2 of 15 Old 08-11-2011, 10:01 AM
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I am in the area and ride a 650. I don't have a lot of free weekends but when I do I like to ride. PM me and maybe we can meet up.

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post #3 of 15 Old 04-20-2013, 11:38 PM
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I live in Iowa city but ride to des moines quite often. I have a riding buddy who lives in waukee.
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I hear there's nothing but straight roads and no scenery on that side of the state. :mrgreen: That being said....I'd be up for meeting somewhere in the middle. I should have a v-strom here in the next week or 2.

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I'm north of Ames with a new Glee. Just did the 600 mile oil change this afternoon.


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post #6 of 15 Old 04-22-2013, 07:43 PM
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I hear there's nothing but straight roads and no scenery on that side of the state. :mrgreen: That being said....I'd be up for meeting somewhere in the middle. I should have a v-strom here in the next week or 2.
trouble this is the best route nearest des moines. nice little afternoon ride, but you're pretty much driving in circles...

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If you take hwy 5 SE out of des monies towards knoxville and get into the southern part of the state the roads get much better in a hurry. But riding right around des moines on roads with nice turns and elevation changes is tough.
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Count me in for a Saturday or Sunday ride. I heard the Saturday before Father's Day they are having a fun ride around sailorville lake then a cookout.


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define "area"

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between the rockys and the appalachians

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Followed a White Glee this afternoon

Followed a white glee from Story City to Roland, IA on the county roads this afternoon (I was in a truck) about 4:30 pm this afternoon. I had to turn off, but the Glee continued south out of Roland on R77. Was it any of you?

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