Author Topic: Back to the Shack, Pine River MN August 10-12  (Read 117 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Brian

  • Moped
  • **
  • Posts: 212
  • AREA: North Central Area
  • COG#: 6374
  • Membership Level: Active
Back to the Shack, Pine River MN August 10-12
« on: June 24, 2018, 02:16:04 am »
August 10-12 It's the annual ride up to the serene land on Horseshoe Lake near Pine River. Explore the roads that wind around the lakes and Jack pines of the north, returning to the shack for some R&R, grillin' and chillin' and b.s.in' around the bonfire. Take in the complimentary north woods ambience of fresh air, loons, beavers, eagles, bullfrogs and other wildlife. If not a camper lodging can be found in town. There will be a couple of spare tents and air mattresses on hand to help lighten your load. Whatever motorcycle you ride, dual sport, adventure tourer or road bike, there are plenty of trails and roads to explore. The Shack is near the central part of the TMAT route (Trans Minnesota Adventure Tour) and plenty of state land with trails and old logging roads for the adventurist.

More details will be posted as they developed.

For exact location of the shack contact Randy Schafer rides1zg@aol.com
The Other Brian in Minnesota
2010 Yamaha FJR

Offline Tundra Tom

  • Street Cruiser
  • ****
  • Posts: 591
  • XLR8
  • AREA: North Central Area
  • COG#: 8925
  • Membership Level: Active
Re: Back to the Shack, Pine River MN August 10-12
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2018, 12:30:31 am »
Haven’t made this for a few years due to the CADV Rally.
I plan on making it this year. Always a great time!
"When my time has come I'd rather be in the Saddle then the Recliner"
1974 Kawasaki H-1 500
1975 Norton 850 Commando
2013 BMW GS 650 Sertao
2008 Suzuki Bandit 1250 Yes, I ride all four of them.:)

Offline likesbikes

  • Training Wheels
  • *
  • Posts: 75
  • AREA: North Central Area
  • COG#: 450
  • Membership Level: Active
Re: Back to the Shack, Pine River MN August 10-12
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2018, 05:08:08 pm »
The shack grounds are looking in great shape for a COG camp out, 84 has fresh asphalt to enjoy as an added bonus. I have found the best roads in the area that also take in some of the larger than life roadside attractions, have a seat on the hand of Paul Bunyan or wander into the mouth of a Nothern Pike for a taste of authentic Americana.
Jeff and Tom are reportedly bringing their adventure bikes with Tom trailering his bringing up cooler, coffee maker and other glamping gear. I may leave my dual sport up there to get in some trail time.
Let me know if a lunch meet up will work on the way up Friday.
Randy Schafer
COG 450