2nd Annual BMW Club Veteran Riders International Campout

Wed Nov 07, 2012 7:14 pm by vetbmwrider

April 26-27 2013
Come join camaraderie of the 2nd Annual BMW Club Veteran Riders International Campout on Perdido Bay at the KOA campground, 116650 CR 99 Lillian AL 36549. Tent camping is $32 a night plus tax (mention the code Veteran Riders get one night free tent camping only) to reserve your camping space call (251)961-1717 to make your reservations other amenities regular rate. There will …

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1st BMW Club Veterans Riders Campout Overview

Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:11 am by vetbmwrider

1st BMW Club Veterans Riders Campout Overview
On Friday the weather report did not look promising for those who were riding to the campout, rain was on the news report. For those individuals that were able to arrive on that day and braved the storms that flared up in the surrounding area, upon the arrival they were met by the friendly park staff of Historic Blakeley State Park who caused his own …

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Ride the Mobile Bay and see 3 historical Forts along the way

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Ride the Mobile Bay and see 3 historical Forts along the way

Post by vetbmwrider on Thu Jan 12, 2012 11:37 am

Ride the Mobile Bay and see 3 historical Forts along the way
This is a Summary: 112.6 miles ride that takes you to 3 historical mitary forts that have played a important role to the mobile Alabama area. The frist stop is the Fort Conde located in downtown Mobile ( www.exploresouthernhistory.com/fortconde.html ) . This fort was built in the 1720s for the french and played a major role in the protection if the city of Mobile. The secound stop is Fort Gaines located on Dauphin Island (www.dauphinisland.org/fort.htm ) on the west side of the mouth Mobile Bay. This fort was established during the war of 1812 and contined service up to the end WWII. Then a 30-45 min ferry ride from Dauphin Island to the last fort on this ride. The ferry price for motorcycles are $8.00 plus rider and extra $4.50 for passenger. Fort Morgan which is located east side mouth Mobile Bay and was established in the 1812 and continued service to the end WW II (www.nps.gov/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/73morgan/73morgan.htm ). The ride back to Bakeley state Park will take thru the City of Gulf Shores then up to the City of Foley hwy59. Then turn on to hwy 98 and follow this hwy to the City of Fairhope then back to Bakeley state Park. This ride will take you past many of fantastic place to try the seaford along your ride .

Summary: 112.6 miles (3 hours, 21 minutes)

Time Mile Instruction For Toward
9:00 AM 0.0 Depart Historic Blakeley State Park on SR-225 (South) 1.8 mi
9:02 AM 1.8 Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-225 [Blakely Dr] 1.3 mi
9:04 AM 3.1 Bear RIGHT (West) onto US-31 [Spanish Fort Blvd] 0.2 mi
9:05 AM 3.3 Keep STRAIGHT onto US-90 [US-98] 4.5 mi
9:11 AM 7.8 Take Ramp (RIGHT) onto I-10 2.4 mi I-10
9:13 AM 10.2 At exit 27, turn RIGHT onto Ramp 0.4 mi US-90 / US-98 / Government St
9:14 AM 10.7 Keep LEFT to stay on Ramp 43 yds
9:14 AM 10.7 Keep STRAIGHT onto Local road(s) 21 yds
9:14 AM 10.7 Keep STRAIGHT onto US-90 [US-98] 0.8 mi
9:15 AM 11.5 Turn LEFT (South) onto S Joachim St, then immediately turn LEFT (East) onto Church St 0.3 mi
9:16 AM 11.8 Turn RIGHT (South-East) onto S Royal St 43 yds
9:16 AM 11.8 At Fort Conde [150 S Royal St, Mobile, AL 36602, (251) 438-7304], stay on S Royal St (North-West) 32 yds
9:16 AM 11.8 Turn LEFT (West) onto Church St 0.2 mi
9:17 AM 12.0 Turn LEFT (South) onto S Joachim St 0.1 mi
9:17 AM 12.1 Road name changes to Franklin St 0.2 mi
9:18 AM 12.3 Road name changes to Local road(s) 21 yds
9:18 AM 12.4 Road name changes to S Franklin St 65 yds
9:18 AM 12.4 Take Ramp onto I-10 4.1 mi I-10
9:22 AM 16.5 At exit 22B, turn LEFT onto Ramp 0.4 mi AL-163 / Dauphin Island Pkwy
9:23 AM 16.9 Keep RIGHT to stay on Ramp 164 yds AL-163 / Neshota Ln.
9:23 AM 17.0 Turn RIGHT (South) onto SR-163 [Dauphin Island Pky] 28.3 mi
10:08 AM 45.2 Turn LEFT (East) onto CR-2 [Bienville Blvd] 2.4 mi
10:12 AM 47.7 At Fort Gaines Historic Site [Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island, AL 36528, (334) 861-6992], return North on CR-2 [Bienville Blvd] 0.6 mi
10:13 AM 48.2 Turn RIGHT (North) onto Local road(s) 32 yds
10:14 AM 48.2 *Check timetable* Take Mobile Bay Ferry (East)
10:44 AM 48.2 Take SR-180 [Dixie Graves Pky] (East) 0.7 mi
10:45 AM 49.0 Turn RIGHT (South) onto Local road(s) 0.2 mi
10:46 AM 49.2 At Fort Morgan, return North on Local road(s) 0.2 mi
10:46 AM 49.4 Turn RIGHT (East) onto SR-180 [Dixie Graves Pky] 12.8 mi
11:07 AM 62.2 Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-180 [W Fort Morgan Rd] 7.3 mi
11:19 AM 69.5 Turn LEFT (North) onto SR-59 [Gulf Shores Pky] 3.0 mi
11:24 AM 72.5 Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-59 3.3 mi
11:30 AM 75.9 Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-59 [S McKenzie St] 3.5 mi
11:35 AM 79.4 Turn LEFT (West) onto US-98 [SR-42] 12.6 mi
11:51 AM 91.9 Turn RIGHT (East) onto Local road(s) 43 yds
11:51 AM 91.9 At US-98, return West on Local road(s) 43 yds
11:51 AM 92.0 Turn RIGHT (North) onto US-98 [SR-42] 16.4 mi
12:13 PM 108.3 Keep STRAIGHT onto US-90 [US-98] 0.9 mi
12:15 PM 109.3 Turn RIGHT (East) onto US-31 [Spanish Fort Blvd] 0.2 mi
12:15 PM 109.5 Turn LEFT (North) onto SR-225 [Blakely Dr] 1.3 mi
12:18 PM 110.8 Keep STRAIGHT onto SR-225 1.8 mi
12:21 PM 112.6 Arrive Historic Blakeley State Park

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