Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

Post by Rut Row » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:55 pm

Laoch wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:17 am
You can consider a ride up to the DAMN Michaux basecamp the night before and launch from there, maybe an hour for most folks. The official route passes within a few miles of my place.

What are you using as starting point?
thanks - may take you up on that

current plan is start at the gas station they show as the end of the route.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

Post by Rut Row » Fri Feb 09, 2018 5:37 pm

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i`m in for a late Thursday afternoon departure? maybe 1300? Then i don`t have to take that day off. Be there in time for dinner?
we'll make it happen! when it gets closer we can nail down the details of the advance party. :thumbup:
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

Post by Laoch » Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:59 am

Rut Row wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:55 pm
Laoch wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:17 am
You can consider a ride up to the DAMN Michaux basecamp the night before and launch from there, maybe an hour for most folks. The official route passes within a few miles of my place.

What are you using as starting point?
thanks - may take you up on that

current plan is start at the gas station they show as the end of the route.
North to south? Gonna slab up US15? Actually, 15 north is a pretty decent ride. About 4 hours up to the NY border.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

Post by J&J » Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:14 am

Rut Row wrote:
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jxs2151 wrote:
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1,080 miles in three days?
nope. the north 1/2 this trip. Will schedule another to finish it. Probably in the fall
Ahem, yes ya got get to the start point 500 miles or so up then 2 days back at 250 each.

Right?

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Post by Rut Row » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:04 am

J&J wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:14 am
Rut Row wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:15 pm
jxs2151 wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:09 pm
1,080 miles in three days?
nope. the north 1/2 this trip. Will schedule another to finish it. Probably in the fall
Ahem, yes ya got get to the start point 500 miles or so up then 2 days back at 250 each.

Right?
:doh: did you have to bring that up?

plus the ride home. :thumbup:
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

Post by Wingfixer » Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:52 am

Buncha whining pussies! Who cares!! Riding is riding!!!!! :loveit: :roost: :ride: :rickey: :dancing:

ETA: And I got Tubliss in the DRz!!! FTW!!!!
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

Post by Junior » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:10 pm

Rut Row wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 10:04 am
J&J wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 9:14 am
Rut Row wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:15 pm
jxs2151 wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:09 pm
1,080 miles in three days?
nope. the north 1/2 this trip. Will schedule another to finish it. Probably in the fall
Ahem, yes ya got get to the start point 500 miles or so up then 2 days back at 250 each.

Right?
:doh: did you have to bring that up?

plus the ride home. :thumbup:
I like the sound of this! So we have to slap 500 miles on Thursdays afternoon. Just to get to the staring point? I`m so in! :barf:
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

Post by Junior » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:19 pm

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Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:46 pm
aka the cool kids trip. This will be a weekend trip. Since the other guys are doing south to north, I propose we go north to south. I think this is a three day trip +/- to do the north 1/2.

I'll be riding my FZ-09 Adventure. I lean towards cheap ass hotels but will camp if that is what the majority want to do.

Primary date is weekend of May 4/5/6. The others are rain dates

5/6: Trip
6/3: Rain Date 1
7/22: Rain Date 2

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I need to put my vacation in. are we set in stone on this? IT works for me. I say rain or shine! I don`t know what rain dates are?
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

Post by J&J » Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:32 pm

So Lawrence PA is 238 miles from my house in Mt Airy going up rt15, windy road vs straight shot so not so bad. We could perhaps meet in Gettysburg :thumbup:

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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 2 May 4/5/6

Post by Rut Row » Mon Feb 12, 2018 2:13 pm

Junior wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:19 pm
I say rain or shine! I don`t know what rain dates are?
Diesel mechanics are covered in too much oil to worry about rain anyway! :lol2:
Junior wrote:
Mon Feb 12, 2018 1:10 pm
I like the sound of this! So we have to slap 500 miles on Thursdays afternoon. Just to get to the staring point? I`m so in! :barf:

more like 250 miles to the starting point and we can discuss Sat.
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