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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,532
Posted By Hulked Up
You'll have a great time; will be no trouble on...

You'll have a great time; will be no trouble on those bikes. Video shows the Class IV sections, which were very fun.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-29-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,532
Posted By Hulked Up
Hampster Ride Video

Here's a video I did of the southern section of the route. It will give you a good idea what it's like. Andrew did a great job on road selection and making it big bike friendly.

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-20-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 28,532
Posted By Hulked Up
We saw you guys today somewhere around Orford. ...

We saw you guys today somewhere around Orford. Green KLR and the GS12. We rode the entire route from beginning to Piermont. The dirt sections were really good. Thanks for all the work you did. ...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-08-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 97,858
Posted By Hulked Up
Hey Ken, I think you passed us too. We were a...

Hey Ken, I think you passed us too. We were a group of five, 4 KLRs and a DR. I remember seeing a Dakar today. We were also camping at Mohawk Trail. In the group section. About 20 of us.
Forum: Airheads 05-09-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,749
Posted By Hulked Up
Watching this one with interest. Subscribed.

Watching this one with interest. Subscribed.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 05-04-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 97,858
Posted By Hulked Up
Good seeing you today Flei. How'd you guys make...

Good seeing you today Flei. How'd you guys make out on River Road?

We rode part of the route today while we were out and about. Curtin Road was probably the best part. Miles of riding through...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-23-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 97,858
Posted By Hulked Up
I think you are right about not wanting to haul...

I think you are right about not wanting to haul cars out of there. I think it goes to not maintaining the roads in the winter and trying to keep people out until after mud season. Easier to maintain...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-22-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 97,858
Posted By Hulked Up
I'm sure others can fill in more information,...

I'm sure others can fill in more information, perhaps on the history. Yes, it's an old road, but with all the boulders it's hard to imagine anything but a horse passed through there. If you look on...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-22-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 97,858
Posted By Hulked Up
I was out on the northern section over the...

I was out on the northern section over the weekend. The roads that are more commonly traveled were good. The others had some muddy spots or soft ground. Maybe 10% of the roads were a bit muddy. Keep...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 04-09-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 97,858
Posted By Hulked Up
Congrats on the bike. You'll have a good ride....

Congrats on the bike. You'll have a good ride. You may need a wait a bit as some of the roads are going to be pretty muddy/snowy at this point.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-22-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 551
Views: 97,858
Posted By Hulked Up
Absolutely. Perfect bike for it. By July all the...

Absolutely. Perfect bike for it. By July all the spring mud will be gone.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By Hulked Up
Part 4

Mooselookmeguntic and Richardson Lakes - 43 Miles

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By Hulked Up
Part 3

Spencer and Gold Brook Roads - 43.8 Miles

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By Hulked Up
Part 2

Flagstaff Lake - 48.8 Miles

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By Hulked Up
Part 1

Lincoln Pond and Morton Cutoff Roads - 18.6 miles

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By Hulked Up
Wicked Labrador Next Door: Exploring the Logging Roads around Rangeley, Maine

My friends and I have been traveling to Rangeley, Maine for years for the great sport-touring roads. A couple of years ago I passed through the area on my KLR and was blown away by the vastness of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 65,635
Posted By Hulked Up
Great update Mark. I've been wanting to go up...

Great update Mark. I've been wanting to go up there since I read your report 5 years ago. I guess this is the time.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-30-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 551
Views: 97,858
Posted By Hulked Up
Glad you folks had a great time. Even with the...

Glad you folks had a great time. Even with the rain this year the local roads have been in good condition.
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 06:07 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Latest Video

Here's my latest recap video. This was one of our top days on the dirt.

You can skip ahead a couple of minutes if you don't want to hear the commentary.

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Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Others have said that too. Identified as a corn...

Others have said that too. Identified as a corn snake, which is a type of rat snake. Constrictor.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corn_snake
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Here's a video of Day 3 of our trip: <iframe...

Here's a video of Day 3 of our trip:

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Update: Jim is now home and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2013, 09:03 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,908
Posted By Hulked Up
Nice ride report Rich. I see tourism on the TET...

Nice ride report Rich. I see tourism on the TET increasing 300% this season.
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Video of Day 2

A video recap of Day 2 of our trip:

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Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Here's a video recap of Day 1 of the trip: ...

Here's a video recap of Day 1 of the trip:

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/ZXmX0EFdBbY" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="720" width="1280"></iframe>

Will try to get the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Road Porn

Some random pics of some of one of the roads we did on the TET in VA and WV:

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh271/hulkedup/Trans%20East%20Trail%20May%202013/G0010091-_zps118ad877.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 08:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Two more videos: Jim explains his budget bag...

Two more videos:

Jim explains his budget bag system:

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Settling...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Rich, thanks for the kind words. I looked at...

Rich, thanks for the kind words. I looked at your RR before we left. Looks like we had some similar experiences: snakes in the road, walls of death, etc.

Here are a couple of videos I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
I just got home last night. Needed to see my 4...

I just got home last night. Needed to see my 4 year old son so I did a 400 mile day on the Blue Ridge and Skyline Drive on Thursday and a 500 mile interstate ride on Friday. I have lots of pictures...
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Great stuff Mike. I'm sitting in a hotel...

Great stuff Mike.

I'm sitting in a hotel room in Front Royal after leaving Jim and Mike at Raccoon Holler this morning. The KLR with TKC80's is not an ideal touring bike so I wanted to stay off...
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Thanks for the tip. Sorry about your experience.

Thanks for the tip. Sorry about your experience.
Forum: Ride reports 05-15-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Day 6 is done. We are camping at Raccoon Holler...

Day 6 is done. We are camping at Raccoon Holler Campground, right off the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. We haven't had access to Internet for a few days so no pics or videos.

This trip...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Thumb Day 5

We had a very long day and are just unwinding in our room. We did a lot of the TET in the Burke's Garden, VA area. That place is incredible, like stepping back into time. We had to take an hour's...
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2013, 06:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

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http://youtu.be/5RUEM3dH4WQ
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 09:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Day 4 Done

200 miles today, nice mix of dirt and blacktop. I call today "Black Friday" because it was the day all the work and planning of the trip paid off. The rest of the trip is just dessert.

We did...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Day 3

Day 3 was the day we finally hit the dirt. We picked up the TET about 15 miles south of our hotel in Winchester, VA. This early section had a fair number of paved roads, but they were pretty remote...
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Day 2 is done. 263 miles, which is a lot on a KLR...

Day 2 is done. 263 miles, which is a lot on a KLR with TKC80's.

We started the day with rain in White Haven, Penna. We rode for about an hour to the former Centralia and we had steady rain...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Day 1 is in the books. The three of us are...

Day 1 is in the books. The three of us are sitting in a hotel in White Haven, Penna. to ride out an overnight storm. We did almost 300 miles today, all on 2 lane blacktop. We're trying to get down to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 04:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Thanks Vic, I'll be following your own adventure.

Thanks Vic, I'll be following your own adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
All packed and ready to go!! ...

All packed and ready to go!!

http://i258.photobucket.com/albums/hh271/hulkedup/Trans%20East%20Trail%20May%202013/IMG_0397_zpsd6bc946a.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 10,315
Posted By Hulked Up
Keith here...we are going to cheat a bit and...

Keith here...we are going to cheat a bit and start our TET adventure near Front Royal. We don't have the time to ride the whole way down from Massachusetts on the dirt. Our plan is to do a two day...
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