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by Lightyear68
Tue Jul 09, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: DAMN Rides, Trips and Events
Topic: Dirt/DualSport Aug 2
Replies: 8
Views: 375

Re: Dirt/DualSport Aug 2

Where's the C&D Canal ride based from? [/quote] Sorry for the delay on the reply, work's been crazy busy. Check out my post from ADV forums on the https://advrider.com/f/threads/c-d-canal-ride-2018.1317885/#post-37904399 . Access the North side from the access road across from Chesapeake Rd at Fraze...
by Lightyear68
Fri Jul 05, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: DAMN Rides, Trips and Events
Topic: Dirt/DualSport Aug 2
Replies: 8
Views: 375

Re: Dirt/DualSport Aug 2

I'm in as one of the new guys to the group. I'll stand by for the starting place and time. Looking forward to making new friends and exploring some new riding areas. I've ridden the southern part of Michaux's forest roads a few times, AOAA's East Side once, and look forward to connecting with some r...
by Lightyear68
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: DAMN Rides, Trips and Events
Topic: Riding Michaux
Replies: 59
Views: 3765

Re: Riding Michaux

The only day that works for me is the 19th. I'll monitor this thread to see how folks reply. My skills on my Tiger 800 will allow some DS singletrack, but nothing too technical. One day I'll add a more nimble DS bike to my garage... I try to stick to the ungated roads on the Southern end. Start at t...
by Lightyear68
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: DAMN Rides, Trips and Events
Topic: Riding Michaux
Replies: 59
Views: 3765

Re: Riding Michaux

I ride Michaux's southern end whenever I can get a day to myself, riding from Bel Air, MD. If somebody's contacting riders in this thread for posted Michaux rides then add me to the contact list.
by Lightyear68
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Creek Crossings, Dirt Roads & GPS Tracks
Topic: Fishing Creek Road Lancaster PA
Replies: 1
Views: 1345

Fishing Creek Road Lancaster PA

Fishing Creek Road includes three shallow stream crossings, 6 to 12 inches depending upon rainfall. The road is a few miles long, so explore all along the creek. I enter at Furniss Rd and exit at Susquehannock. The dirt road along the creek is reason enough to make this trip, even without the stream...
by Lightyear68
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Eats!
Topic: JoJos Diner
Replies: 0
Views: 971

JoJos Diner

When I ride the C&D Canal levys I like to eat at JoJo's Diner.

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Recommended: Chesapeake Dog, grilled.
by Lightyear68
Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: DAMN Rides, Trips and Events
Topic: Riding Michaux
Replies: 59
Views: 3765

Re: Riding Michaux

Denny knows his way around, Thursday evenings never worked for me. But sure, any route info you have is welcomed. I'm old skool, maps and memory and winging it. I think it's more fun that way. For Bald Eagle and Michaux, the Purple Lizards maps are weatherproof and have served me well: Here's the M...
by Lightyear68
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: DAMN Rides, Trips and Events
Topic: Adventure Bike Training 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 497

Re: Adventure Bike Training 2019

Define "adventure bike". The heavy "adventure touring bikes" like the GS, Tiger, and Africa Twin. I'm an expert MSF-certified Rider Coach on the street, intermediate rider on a dual sport off road [like the DRZ400] and a novice on my Triumph Tiger 800 XCX. It's a steep learning curve: weight, cente...
by Lightyear68
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: DAMN Rides, Trips and Events
Topic: Adventure Bike Training 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 497

Re: Adventure Bike Training 2019

Here's the email I received from MSF Rider Coach Alain Kaldewaay of Explor-Int: Alain has explained to me that this training is for riders to improve skill on big adventure bikes [GS, Tiger, Africa Twin etc], not lighter enduros. That training would be the Dirt Bike School and Trail Riding School. *...
by Lightyear68
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:49 am
Forum: DAMN Rides, Trips and Events
Topic: Adventure Bike Training 2019
Replies: 8
Views: 497

Adventure Bike Training 2019

Any riders here interested in the Adventure bike training course at Bald Eagle this summer? I'm not including the specifics because I'm new to the forum and don't want to give the impression that I'm advertising for the course. But it would be great to have one or more people to go with--especially ...