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    Default 2016 Cannonball coverage

    The 2016 coast-to-coast Cannonball Ride kicks off Saturday. This year, every bike making the 3,319-mile trip from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Carlsbad, California, will be at least 100 years old. And nearly all of them will be ridden by AMCA members. I'll be driving the sweep truck again, and I hope to share daily updates in the Club News section of the website. You can find a preview story there now, with info on all the public stops where you can see Cannonball riders from coast to coast. Here's a link: http://www.antiquemotorcycle.org/index.php?mact=News,cntnt01,detail,0&cntnt01articleid=113&cntnt01origid=221&cntnt01returnid=97

    Bill Wood

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    Thanks Bill, I enjoyed your 2014 reports...even though I was on that run.

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    Bill,

    Am I the only one who will confess I'd rather read your reports while comfortably sipping my morning coffee than spend eight hours every day in the barely sprung saddle of a rigid-frame bike trying by sheer willpower to nurse it to the next stop? And then wake up the next morning and do it all over again. And again.
    Last edited by BoschZEV; 09-08-2016 at 12:39 AM.

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    Vey best of luck to all participants & support crews, may God speed to all of you. Wish I could be there,but will settle for Bill's great commentaries

    Rick Stambaugh
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    Is the detailed route know yet? I'd like to meet up with them as they stop for lunch in Missouri on the 15th.

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    They give out the night stops not the roads traveled.

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    Here is the link that Bill posted in clickable form

    http://www.antiquemotorcycle.org/ind...t01returnid=97
    1914 P&M
    1915 Indian (project)
    1930 M50 Panther
    1958 M35sport Panther

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    I have that information, Thanks. I wanted to hook up with TR riding 101. the web site does not have a lunch stop posted for the 15th. I'm not sure when the riders get the route information, At the start of the race, or each day.

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    each day...Cape or springfield to meet in MO

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    Today, riders were making final preparations for the start of the 2016 Cannonball on the historic Boardwalk in Atlantic City. And tonight's opening banquet was the final event before the 16-day 3,314-mile ride leaves in the morning on the first leg of a transcontinental trip. We've got 91 riders, all on motorcycles made more than 100 years ago.

    Here's a link to tonight's update: http://www.antiquemotorcycle.org/ind...t01returnid=97

    Bill Wood

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