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Trail of Tears Commemorative Motorcycle Ride
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Samir
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September 19th to December 31st 07:00 AM to 02:00 PM
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Where: Stops in Madison, AL



This is one of the largest organized rides in history. And the main rest stop is right in our back yard. It's so large that traffic patterns are affect by road closures and the line of bikes spans as long as 50 miles.



Here's the tentative schedule from the web site:
ALABAMA AVE DOWNTOWN BRIDGEPORT ALABAMA...... LINE UP 7 AM CDT LEAVE 8:00 AM CDT SEPT. 18, 2010
Kickoff rally in Bridgeport - Friday September 17, 1 PM CDT
From Huntsville AL travel US Hwy 72 to Stevenson AL exit onto State Hwy 277 and go north 6 miles to Bridgeport and follow the signs to line up on Alabama Ave. in downtown.
From Interstate 24 take exit 152 onto Hwy 72 west to first exit past Alabama state line state Hwy 277 and go south 2 miles to Bridgeport and follow signs to line up on Alabama Ave. downtown.

Ride will start lining up in downtown Bridgeport on Alabama Street at 7am cst and will leave by 8am cst. The City of Bridgeport will close off the downtown streets to line up the motorcycles.

STOP#1 Madison, AL (apx. 90 miles) Leave 12 Noon CDT
Official Ride Rest & Lunch Stop - Gas up/Food vendors, restaurants, Indian Museum & entertainment
Five Feather Rally - Friday, September 17th - Saturday, September 18th
www.madisonalchamber.com 256-461-0518.

Waterloo, Official End Of The Ride (app.100 miles) Arrive 2:00pm CST
Free 3 Day POW WOW, September 17th - 19th Starting Friday at 8:30 am
Official POW WOW events for families
Native American artisans & vendors
Motorcycle vendors
Miss Indian Alabama 2010

Vendors contact the Waterloo Town Hall at (256) 764-3237.
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I wasn't able to be out covering the ride this year, but I was able to grab some shots as they passed by my parent's hotel with my fiancee's iphone:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...1&l=98b68fd3ee
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My buddy Larry Mayo had some fun riding in the trail as well as some pictures from the day:
http://www.larrymayo.com/StreetBikeR...5393474_Lx75dL
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