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Crooked Roads and Coal MInes Sept 7th

Originally posted by HoosierGXP on the Solstice forum:

Join us for some great Kentucky twisties and a underground tour of a former working coal mine in Lynch Ky. This run will start at 8 am Saturday morning Sept. 7th from the parking lot of the Cracker Barrel in Dry Ridge Ky. I will consist of a spirited drive to Lynch Ky. Once we arrive at Lynch I am hoping to be able to do (2) tours of the underground mine. All the regular scheduled tours are booked for this date they will let me know if they can add ( a maximum of 2 more tours) if they can I will post that info here. We will only be able to host 20 total people in the underground tours if we can get them. 10 people to each tour. If more want to come on the run it is no problem but the underground tour(s) will be on a first come, first sign up basis. There is also a museum at the site for those who don’t wish to do the underground or are unable to secure a spot on the tours. After the tour we will drive to Middlesboro KY and spend the night. Be advised that this area is in a dry county so if you would like any alcohol on this trip ( obviously to be consumed at the end of the day ) you must pack it along. Sunday we will depart Middlesboro and drive more of Kentucky’s great byways and return to Lexington KY where the runs ends.

Now as I stated this is a spirited run. This means that if you like to sight see as you are driving along at a pleasurable pace, you slow down for curves, you have trouble keeping up with the pack, this is not your kind of run. My style of driving is to challenge the course if you will, and this leaves no time for anything but keeping you eye on the road and your foot on the throttle. I am by no means a maniac driver, and most of you what have run with me before know my style.

Be advise you are responsible for making your own motel reservations there is no discount code for this run.

Any questions you can contact me via PM

Info for the trip is as follows.

If you wish to arrive Friday evening we will be staying at the Comfort Inn in Dry Ridge KY. The Cracker Barrel is just next door.

Comfort Inn 1050 Fashion Ridge Road, Dry Ridge, KY, US, 41035
Phone: (859) 824-7121

The run departs the Cracker Barrel at 8 am
Located at
I-75 Exit# 159
I-75 & Kentucky SR 22
1131 Fashion Ridge Road
Dry Ridge, KY
Departure time is 8 AM

The coal mine tour is here Mine Portal 31 Lynch, Kentucky

Saturday nights stay in Middlesboro KY is here
Sleep Inn Suites
1260 N, 12th Street, Middlesboro, KY, US, 40965
Phone: (606) 576-7829

Please post if you plan to attend and the number who are coming and also the number that plan to do the underground tour.

Attendees: Underground Tour
Hoosier GXP (2) Both
JRnKY (2) Both
Hambone (1) One

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