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[*] posted on 3-19-2020 at 05:50 AM
My buggy riding spot


is now close to one of the first COV-19 drive up testing locations in the state. The black arrow shows the spot. I ride in big field to the south. You can see my track in red. (Usually I am the only one there.) Hopefully I won't need to go there to get a test anytime soon - it is now limited to those with medical recommendations and police, fire dept, health care workers etc. Buggy season is about over for me now, so I don't know if I will be heading over there now anyway. Usually wind drops and the grass gets to high this time of year, so I go for water sports.









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[*] posted on 3-19-2020 at 11:06 AM


Randy,

I am not sure if you are giving information, stating that you are "close" to a test location, providing a message that this test location is "closed", or saying this is a place to buggy?

Did you post this when you were drunk? Be honest!

Heck...the average poster has no idea where you even are, Carmen SanDiego, so bragging you have a buggy spot is just that...your own buggy spot. Informing us that a test facility is closed is, well, useless without an indication where you or it is!

Yup...drunk post. Keep em coming!

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[*] posted on 3-19-2020 at 11:34 AM


The location is in northern GA, but he could be anywhere. :wee:

Here's hoping that none of us need the testing station - drive-up or otherwise.




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[*] posted on 3-19-2020 at 12:54 PM


Sorry -sober when I wrote it and didn't intend any mystery about its location. Jim Miller Park, Cobb Country GA. It's not my private buggy spot, but I'm just about the only one who ever uses it in the cold weather months. I do sincerely hope no one needs a test. I just thought this was a timely topic for General Chit Chat.



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[*] posted on 3-19-2020 at 05:36 PM


Love that spot!... only 10 minutes from my house... didn't know they were setting up a testing site there! When I was riding more regularly, I was there more than once a week.

Randy, there's a great spot further west in Paulding County called White Oak Park that's even bigger than JR Miller, but I think that would be a pretty long haul for you.




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[*] posted on 3-19-2020 at 05:55 PM


I was aware of White Oak, but never made it that far. Its' hard to pass on a place I know for one I don't......



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[*] posted on 3-20-2020 at 12:11 AM


looks like a cool place to ride, and it's only a 16 hour flight.... :D

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[*] posted on 3-20-2020 at 05:30 AM


You got it! You are welcome to come anytime but I'm afraid you won't find it as good as the beaches you ride on now.



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[*] posted on 3-20-2020 at 03:38 PM


Prime time Buggy season is almost here. Good till June. Starts getting hot in June. Still windy though. July, August; better hit the water. September onwards is prime buggy time.

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This lake has it all, on site restaurants(closed for the moment), 9.5 mile recently repaved bike and walking trail circling the lake and a single track mountain bike trail below the dam in a wooded creek area.

A city owned water reservoir; so no swimming.(liability, no life gaurds, drinking water source?)

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[*] posted on 3-20-2020 at 04:13 PM


The only problem I had with White Oak Park, Randy was that it was so far away. If it had been closer, I probably would've gone there more frequently... the Fairgrounds are just so close that it was a matter of convenience. Not trying to convince you to go somewhere else... just somewhere to ride if JR Miller is shut down to you due to the testing facility.

The White OaK feild is probably 2 to 3 times larger than JR Miller. I have a feeling that it was a small private airfield at some point in the distant past.

Here's a vid of mine from 5yrs ago riding there:
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Vs the Fairgrounds (JR Miller Park)

https://vimeo.com/67521900

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