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Talihema Criss Cross Adventure ride -- CANCELED

The Lone Star BMW Riders 
presents the 
Talimena Criss-Cross
Bad Road Ride (BRR) 
in Oklahoma and Arkansas

This is a ride we have done before but got stopped due to a forest fire.  We are not camping this time, but staying in a motel. 

We will start Friday 4/26 at Buc-ees and head north on paved roads. After brunch in Hugo we will get onto some dirt and gravel roads.  We will end up in Mena and stay at the Ozark Inn.

There is a Sister Ride on the same weekend to Mena that will be all paved roads. If you want to do that ride please register on the separate posting for "Talimena ROAD RIDE".

I HAVE THREE ROOMS BOOKED each with a twin queen beds. These are for BDR people only. Let me know if you want one. They are $75/night.
If you want to make your own reservation, here is the link.
Ozark Inn Mena, AR

If you want to camp, there is a camp gound that we will go by near the beginning and the end of our Saturday ride.

Saturday we will get breakfast in Mena and then get onto some dirt and gravel roads that criss-cross Talimena drive.  

After a gas stop in Talihena we will take some dirt and paved roads back to Mena.

There are stretches of ~2 hours without any facilities.  Bring water and snacks.

Sunday we will head back to Texas via paved roads and will have lunch in Paris at High Cotton Cafe.

We need to have at least four people to attend in order to do the ride.  We will not do it if it is going to be raining in OK.

Please call me is you have questions or comments.


The GPS Route file is:
20240426 Talimena Criss Cross 675mi

Friday, April 26, 2024, 8:00 AM until Sunday, April 28, 2024, 5:00 PM Central Time (US & Canada) (UTC-06:00)
1550 Central Expressway
Melissa, TX  
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Scott Croff (LSP+)
Off-Road Ride
Registration is not Required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
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