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keenan 10-23-2005 11:40 AM

Is anyone riding in SC? I am moving from Seattle next week and l am looking for other riders and locations to ride.

premier135rider 10-23-2005 10:46 PM

i ride up more towards columbia, it is a pretty good drive for you i think, but let me know...

keenan 10-25-2005 10:37 AM

Is there anywhere half way? Do you have a boat? I am having mine dropped off the first week in Nov. in Mout Pleasant.

premier135rider 10-26-2005 7:20 AM

I'm not really sure if there is a halfway point. I know it just got super cold though. I have a 94 sport nautique that i throw a bunch of weight in. I go to school in clemson though, so right now i basically in the opposite side of the state

foxrepdc 10-26-2005 7:39 AM

John....I live upstate, but work all over SC. I normally ride on Wateree, about 45 mins north of Columbia, and/or Wylie....just outside of Rock Hill, SC and Charlotte, NC. Both lakes are good, but Wylie is very busy. They are both river lakes. I do hear Lake Murray has some nice riding, and a lot of people on wake boats. I have a cousin on Lake Marion...big water so, pretty much windy all the time. Don't know much about Lake Moultrie other than it's a great fishing lake, but it's the closest to Charleston. I was hoping to get a few more weeks of riding in...just bought a new wetsuit, but it looks like cold temps are set now!<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/angry.gif" border=0> <BR> <BR>DC

ndh2o 10-26-2005 8:36 AM

Never been there, but a few ppl I know ride at Bushy Park near or in Charleston.

foxrepdc 10-26-2005 11:07 AM

Yeah I think there are some places down there on the rivers...Ashley, Cooper, and Wando rivers. I've never been to them but I'd like to go down and find them.

keenan 10-26-2005 7:16 PM

Anyone who wants to ride let me know. I will be there on the 10th and looking for riders. I will be willing to go to other lakes in the state. I am planning on riding all year long, cold weather and all. I have alot of wet suits for all temps. Allthough would like to stay in the Charleston area, atleast in the winter. When summer comes, anyting goes!!

premier135rider 10-27-2005 3:46 PM

I live on wateree FOX, we should get up and ride sometime

foxrepdc 10-27-2005 5:09 PM

Cool...Fairfield or Kershaw side?? <BR>

wakeclt 10-27-2005 7:21 PM

lots of saltwater riding around Charleston, but only a couple locations within an hour to ride freshwater consistently. <BR> <BR>one suggestion...maybe look into kiteboarding - its windy around the islands more often than not, so there are great conditions for that!!

jesiday 10-27-2005 7:57 PM

If you want to ride in freshwater, the best place to go is Bushy Park by the Naval Weapons Station. There is a salt water and a freshwater side...fresh is on the left. The water there is pretty much unbeatable, most of the time. Especially if you put in, go up about a half mile and hang a left into the first 'creek'. That's Foster's creek and it's almost always glass. That's really the only freshwater riding I know of in Charleston, unless you go up to Lake Moultrie. We went up there once and the winds were so bad, I would have had better luck surfing the whitecaps! <BR>Good luck. If you're going to be there for a while, we'll see you in three years!!! <BR>-jesi


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