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Author Topic: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM  (Read 94326 times)

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #25 on: December 30, 2013, 06:13:23 PM »

 
I'm going to plan on attending this. I'm not Facebook friends with Kim, so I'll need one of my mutual Facebook friends to invite me so I can RSVP there. :)

A.J., I attempted to do so, but it looks like she's created the event for the St. Louis Roads FB group, which you aren't a member of, so I couldn't.
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Thanks for trying, H.B.  I just submitted a request to join the FB group. :)
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #26 on: January 02, 2014, 12:49:23 AM »

I'm mega excited about this meet. I've put myself as a "maybe" but as long as Mike and I can get off from work that Friday, we should be good to make it.

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #27 on: January 02, 2014, 02:16:53 PM »

Can't make it. Don't have the ca$h.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #28 on: January 02, 2014, 02:52:40 PM »

This is now more possible than I originally thought, but given that it's the first of three successive meets that are within reasonable driving distance from me (this one, then whatever Froggie decides to do re: DC vs. Hampton Roads, then Nashville) I will definitely have to forego at least one of the meets.

Three meets in three weekends might equal divorce.  :-D
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #29 on: January 02, 2014, 04:41:32 PM »

Well H.B., I will be ok if you skip mine since I am sure I will see you at the St Louis meet ;-) Laura- that is good news, especailly since Steph should be coming with me on this trip, you guys can catch up! :-)
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #30 on: January 02, 2014, 04:48:58 PM »

I'm a probable, with my plan to include the St. Louis meet on my way back from a trip to Texas and/or New Mexico.  I'll confirm later as my plans solidify.

That would get me home in plenty of time for Froggie's and Mike/Laura's meets penciled in for the following weekend.  But Nashville the weekend after that would be pushing it.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #31 on: January 12, 2014, 09:57:17 AM »

I'll definitely be at this one.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #32 on: January 14, 2014, 12:58:53 AM »

It's not out of the realm of possibility for me. Getting Jeremy and Tim together at a meet would be reason enough.

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #33 on: January 25, 2014, 02:52:28 AM »

This meet falls at the end of my spring break week, so I could be a possible depending on how feasible it is to get there from the UP of Michigan and a few other things.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #34 on: January 26, 2014, 03:56:36 PM »

It's not out of the realm of possibility for me. Getting Jeremy and Tim together at a meet would be reason enough.

Damn, we're gettin' the mtr band back together!  :cheers: :-D
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #35 on: January 26, 2014, 05:22:05 PM »

It's not out of the realm of possibility for me. Getting Jeremy and Tim together at a meet would be reason enough.

Damn, we're gettin' the mtr band back together!  :cheers: :-D
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #36 on: January 26, 2014, 09:08:29 PM »

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #37 on: January 26, 2014, 09:35:18 PM »

Got on mtr back in 1997 and haven't been the same since.  :bigass:
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #38 on: January 26, 2014, 11:36:20 PM »

Got on mtr back in 1997 and haven't been the same since.  :bigass:
I must have just ignored you, since you weren't Lansford or Kozel. :D

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #39 on: January 28, 2014, 04:17:54 PM »

I was on MTR too as "JPI" but only posted here and there.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #40 on: February 10, 2014, 10:51:04 AM »

The Musial Bridge opened to traffic yesterday.  The meet is just over a month away, and while its great during the day the view is even better at night.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #41 on: February 11, 2014, 04:49:07 PM »

So I've buyed a bus ticket, and I'm on my way to where the air is sweet!
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #42 on: February 11, 2014, 05:11:44 PM »

So I've buyed a bus ticket, and I'm on my way to where the air is sweet!

See you in Saint Louis, Louie.  :D
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #43 on: February 11, 2014, 07:11:03 PM »

Got the time off approved today, going to leave Friday the 7th, drive out via US 2 and check out the upper peninsula (go to the north terminus of US 41), swing down to southern Ohio to see family, head down through Appalachia to visit SC/GA/AL/MS, then come back up to St Louis, all off interstate once get I out of Montana. Then I'll have two days to get back.  Should be action packed but fun.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #44 on: February 11, 2014, 07:14:29 PM »

Got the time off approved today, going to leave Friday the 7th, drive out via US 2 and check out the upper peninsula (go to the north terminus of US 41), swing down to southern Ohio to see family, head down through Appalachia to visit SC/GA/AL/MS, then come back up to St Louis, all off interstate once get out of Montana. Then I'll have two days to get back.  Should be action packed but fun.

Wow, that's a lot of ground to cover! What's your route going to be through the south?
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #45 on: February 11, 2014, 07:17:39 PM »

Pick up US 19 somewhere in WV, then US 421 in Bristol to US 221 in Boone, probably spend the night in Boone. Then US 221->US 76->spend the night in Chattanooga, then US 72->US 45->various Illinois state highways->St Louis, so yeah, I'm just clipping the northern edges of those southern states- a total of 36 miles in Mississippi!

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #46 on: February 11, 2014, 09:39:01 PM »

US 421 in Bristol to US 221 in Boone

Unless you have a burning desire to clinch US 421 in Tennessee or enjoy winding around mountains on switchbacks, I'd recommend I-81 from Bristol (or US 11/19, if you prefer) through Abingdon to US 58 and Damascus, then VA/TN 91 south to US 421 at Mountain City. Much better road, probably faster, and no big honkin' mountains to cross.
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #47 on: February 11, 2014, 10:00:18 PM »

I do like me some big honkin' mountains and switchbacks, but if I'm short on time I'll definitely keep your suggestion in mind as a good alternate.

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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #48 on: February 11, 2014, 10:40:48 PM »

As with the Ashland meet, I'll have some extra time between arrival and the start of the meet. Anyone know of anything Roads Scholarly that I might want to check out? (I have a few ideas already.)
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Re: St. Louis Road Meet - March 15, 2014 at 11 AM
« Reply #49 on: February 11, 2014, 10:54:43 PM »

As with the Ashland meet, I'll have some extra time between arrival and the start of the meet. Anyone know of anything Roads Scholarly that I might want to check out? (I have a few ideas already.)
US 66 bridge stub (and RR truss next door)
Head north and/or east from there and you can probably find a handful of 44-55-64-70 type hyphenated shields. There was also construction on Tucker Blvd. near Cass Ave. last time I was there - along the route of old US 66. May be done now.
Pretty much every bridge carried US 66 at some point. Check them out.

 


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