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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by Junior » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:42 pm

Rut Row wrote:
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Mid week rides are tough for me. Take lots of pictures.
you are on trip two and I'm waiting on you to suggest dates :dirtdog:
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by Rut Row » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:44 pm

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I figure someone else will organize a weekend trip (for the normal people) that will have 4-5 times the attendance of my midweek ride.
I guess it is time to start that thread. I was waiting on more schedules to come out to pick a weekend.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by Laoch » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:57 pm

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Dates aside- I've been reading the threads and was wondering what types of bikes are you guys talking taking on this jaunt?
Your Honda Half-liter Twin would probably be the bike (though KLX would do fine).

Its 350+ miles from my house down to Damascus VA. Thats basically taking I81 and burning out five and half hours of riding.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by J&J » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:25 pm

Bucho wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:37 pm
Its 350+ miles from my house down to Damascus VA. Thats basically taking I81 and burning out five and half hours of riding.
On a 650? Ugg, maybe I could do it on my Road Glide :killingme:

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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by Laoch » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:32 pm

J&J wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:25 pm
Bucho wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:37 pm
Its 350+ miles from my house down to Damascus VA. Thats basically taking I81 and burning out five and half hours of riding.
On a 650? Ugg, maybe I could do it on my Road Glide :killingme:
Yeah, about that...I'm not sure what your planning Phil, so like 700+ miles in three days? Maybe we could think outside the box a little, reconsider the start point or run some of it backwards and mix in the slab time? I like to have time to enjoy the trip, not racing the clock, darkness, etc. We will have about 12 hrs of daylight by then, it will also be cold, which takes a toll. We have time to think this over.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by Bucho » Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:41 pm

Other than limiting myself to three days, I didnt have too much in way of plans.

I dont enjoy highway slabbing on any bike, but I think a certain amount is going to be needed.

We dont have to slab down together either. Maybe we can all meet the morning of day two down in VA somewhere and start working our way back. Where ever we finish at the end is where we finish. I think most of the middle section we have seen before. If we have to skip that then fine.

My trips and planning are a bit looser than SkinnyJ’s.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by Laoch » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:13 am

Bucho wrote:
Thu Feb 08, 2018 5:41 pm

My trips and planning are a bit looser than SkinnyJ’s.
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Maybe take Skyline Drive?
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by Boom Boom » Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:50 am

You boys might want to twist someones arm to load you and bikes up and drop you at the start
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by J&J » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:24 am

Awesome idea Mike. Are you volunteering to run us down there?

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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route - Trip 1

Post by Wingfixer » Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:29 am

J&J wrote:
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:24 am
Awesome idea Mike. Are you volunteering to run us down there?
Yeah Mike, are ya? Ill let you drive the "cube"! :lol2:
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