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Santos Grueller
« on: January 06, 2011, 09:24:29 PM »
anybody have the map for this?

I am wanting to do some extended distance rides and I remember liking this route - anybody want to ride it with me even better

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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2011, 10:11:53 PM »
It sounds horrible, I am in 8)

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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2011, 08:50:43 AM »
what is this?
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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2011, 08:54:20 AM »
A wise man once put this map together. It may be slightly out-of-date now.
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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2011, 09:02:33 AM »
How many miles is this MK?

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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2011, 09:11:48 AM »
~50 miles from nobleton to the end of the Santos Epic route, one way. i think. 
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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2011, 10:27:41 AM »
I'm down.
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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2011, 01:02:49 PM »
A wise man once put this map together. It may be slightly out-of-date now.

http://maps.google.com/maps/ms?ie=UTF8&hl=en&msa=0&msid=213808022712220748617.00044e5462fcc0c4c71e9&ll=29.041463,-82.222366&spn=0.266238,0.528374&t=h&z=12


Wise indeed  ;D

To ride from the Santos Trailhead to the Withlacoochee River in Haplata is around 35 miles one way following the green arrows of the Epic route. So, and out and back is staring down the barrel of 70 miles.  That is the original Grueller that karlos, luis and I did.

To ride from Nobelton to Santos is in the range of 65 miles ONE WAY. for a 130 out and back. BALLZZEE for a one day ride - but totally do-able as it is a fairly fast route.

The backbone of both is the same route as the Dirty Dan-O ride from last year. Santos Epic plus the Greenway lime-rock road west of 200 to Pruitt plus Halpata.

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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #8 on: January 07, 2011, 05:39:23 PM »
i will do 50 with you factore. 70 is getting a little overboard. :o

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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #9 on: January 10, 2011, 11:33:07 PM »
Honestly, hate to break it to you, but its technically not a grueller if the temps dont drop 20 degrees in the middle of summer and a torrential downpour starts up with the most lightning you have ever seen in your life, Hail coming down and the threat of tornado around the corner. 


THEN and ONLY THEN could you truly complete a Grueler....

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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #10 on: January 11, 2011, 08:20:56 AM »
So wait until we are under a hurricane warning to attempt this?

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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2011, 08:44:09 AM »
So wait until we are under a hurricane warning to attempt this?

the trail will be nice and packed.
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Re: Santos Grueller
« Reply #12 on: January 25, 2011, 01:57:17 PM »
Honestly, hate to break it to you, but its technically not a grueller if the temps dont drop 20 degrees in the middle of summer and a torrential downpour starts up with the most lightning you have ever seen in your life, Hail coming down and the threat of tornado around the corner. 


THEN and ONLY THEN could you truly complete a Grueler....

LOL....
You forgot --> park at the Santos TH.  NOt at the LandBridge TH to use as SAG stop. 

 

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