Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

Post by Skinny-J » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:45 pm

That was painful to watch.

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Post by juddspaintballs » Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:58 pm

Can I come join you on your motor trainings :pray:
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

Post by J&J » Thu Mar 15, 2018 8:30 pm

Skinny-J wrote:
Thu Mar 15, 2018 6:45 pm
That was painful to watch.
Why because they were dropping them? I found it funny. :lol2: And you kind of get an idea what they can do after they master it, I was surprised to see the off road stuff. I've seen some police competitions & they are pretty impressive.

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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

Post by Bucho » Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:31 pm

Serious post for guys who are planning on going on this trip.

The weather is not looking amazing. On "dirtbike" trips/rides I don't care so much, even below freezing we work up a sweat and its not so bad. But this ride except for a small few parts will be a street/dualsport ride and thus have plenty of speeds above 50mph. Especially that first morning where we highway it down to Damascus/Marion.

Lets keep watching it and hope it gets a little bit warmer.

I would hate to cancel the trip, but I said in the very first post that this time of year would be a gamble and I wasn't afraid to call it if needed.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

Post by Wingfixer » Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:31 pm

Bucho wrote:
Sat Mar 17, 2018 4:31 pm
Serious post for guys who are planning on going on this trip.

The weather is not looking amazing. On "dirtbike" trips/rides I don't care so much, even below freezing we work up a sweat and its not so bad. But this ride except for a small few parts will be a street/dualsport ride and thus have plenty of speeds above 50mph. Especially that first morning where we highway it down to Damascus/Marion.

Lets keep watching it and hope it gets a little bit warmer.

I would hate to cancel the trip, but I said in the very first post that this time of year would be a gamble and I wasn't afraid to call it if needed.
Let's not use the word "cancel". Postpone sounds much better!
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

Post by Bucho » Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:49 am

Wingfixer wrote:
Sat Mar 17, 2018 6:31 pm


Let's not use the word "cancel". Postpone sounds much better!

Yes, postpone.

And definitely a dirtbike ride to console ourselves too
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

Post by juddspaintballs » Sun Mar 18, 2018 3:51 pm

Low temperatures don't scare me. Snow on the asphalt is a little sketchy, however.

Weather for my place and for Damascus, VA shows possible rain, but the lows are all above freezing every day from the 26th-30th and the highs are reasonable.
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

Post by BDMaha » Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:50 am

Ive been watching the weather and the only part that seems no fun is the ride down there on 81. I am so so so ready to ride my new bike and get out of the house that I would defiantly want to do something if postponement is the only option. This last weekend I went riding while it was snowing and I think I will be ok warmth wise if not below 38. I was surprised how slick it was when it was not even accumulating on the street. My heavier Tiger was more fun in snowy weather probably cause of the weight?
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

Post by Bucho » Wed Mar 21, 2018 6:40 pm

I'm super pissed about all this snow
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Re: Mid Atlantic Backcountry Discovery Route- south- 3/27-3/29

Post by juddspaintballs » Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:28 pm

I've got 14" of it here. Every day is supposed to be over 40, though. Roads have been clear all day around here. Even warmer down south, I imagine. I'm hoping we can still do this. Should be interesting...
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