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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11,629
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Posted By 2TrakR
Pop can will do the same thing. Did on my 520 for...

Pop can will do the same thing. Did on my 520 for a short-term fix to the same problem.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-06-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 1,085
Views: 60,034
Posted By 2TrakR
Note that link is to a file in the "member's...

Note that link is to a file in the "member's only" GLDS site (as in only open to members of GLDS).
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-03-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Our flock of ~15 careened around Geels all day...

Our flock of ~15 careened around Geels all day every day no problem.

Ages 4 to 64* with the 8 ranging from 4 to 18 all on bikes. Depending on order, it sometimes appeared to be a Yamaha...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-22-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Just to the east of there is the Alcona trail....

Just to the east of there is the Alcona trail. Stay east of M65 for the wider harder pack, west for more rocks and a little more technical (for an easy trail). There's a parking lot on M65 where the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Campground has store and pool open on regular...

Campground has store and pool open on regular basis for registered campers. They serve breakfast in the Lodge when we are there, otherwise not open. The new store is open on regular hours with ice...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-22-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Been about 6 years since I had my VIN matched to...

Been about 6 years since I had my VIN matched to the registration by DNR CO.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-15-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,101
Posted By 2TrakR
That's not correct. $26.25 sticker for ORV,...

That's not correct.

$26.25 sticker for ORV, access to all allowed except ORV Trails.
$36.25 sticker for ORV, access to all allowed including ORV Trails.

That's what is in legislation. DNR...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-27-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
While yous guys were out screwing off, some of us...

While yous guys were out screwing off, some of us were getting real work done on the Trails.

http://www.gldsmc.org/images/GLDSTrailMaintenance.png
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,101
Posted By 2TrakR
Legislator that wrote the bill made it two...

Legislator that wrote the bill made it two stickers in the law, DNR only followed what was laid out for them.

I'd much rather have a single sticker as well. When we go back to the legislation to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2013, 04:34 PM
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Posted By 2TrakR
I bet they saw the original draft and took a...

I bet they saw the original draft and took a position on it back then, just not updated since the legislation was reversed and passed by the senate.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-13-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11,629
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Posted By 2TrakR
Clarification - that means no converting bikes to...

Clarification - that means no converting bikes to be street legal and removing those that have been, as the proposed legislation currently sits. Bad bad bad.
Contact your senator (in MI) and tell...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-09-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,581
Posted By 2TrakR
They have been doing a guided trail ride as an...

They have been doing a guided trail ride as an "event" but are more famous for holding the Loose Moose enduro. Club Members also have regular rides there, from my understanding.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-07-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,581
Posted By 2TrakR
May want to hook up with the UP Sandstormers to...

May want to hook up with the UP Sandstormers to ride their event trail north of Gwinn (private mining company land). Quite a bit of single track with some serious AA sections if you are looking for...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-21-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Good to go.

Good to go.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2013, 07:05 PM
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Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
50/50

50/50
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2013, 05:36 PM
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Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Boy was riding his TTR around the place yesterday...

Boy was riding his TTR around the place yesterday in the snow, ice and mud. Broke through the one pond and needed parental help to extricate, but the wet boot and pants didn't phase him.
We are ~3...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2013, 02:43 PM
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Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
I thought the rule was that if you are just going...

I thought the rule was that if you are just going in circles, you must be lost?

At least some of us still know how to trail ride...

http://www.vvmapping.com/Images/JordanRiverValley.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-06-2012, 03:31 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 39,847
Posted By 2TrakR
That's a good deal, the area needs a local Club...

That's a good deal, the area needs a local Club involved with bikes to help make a good impression on these private land holding entities (for trail clean ups and such).
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-09-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
http://www.gldsmc.org/manitou-beach-adventure-seri...

http://www.gldsmc.org/manitou-beach-adventure-series/
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-01-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Speaking of serious tools, I had no idea the golf...

Speaking of serious tools, I had no idea the golf ball/garden hose trick could be done both ways.

http://www.gldsmc.org/images/lilBoyBlew.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-01-2012, 02:44 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Nice pics - looks like a fun trip as always. Just...

Nice pics - looks like a fun trip as always. Just remember, it's not the rider, it's the bike.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-27-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,472
Posted By 2TrakR
The DNR issues grants to volunteer groups to...

The DNR issues grants to volunteer groups to maintain the Designated Trails and Routes. The sale of ORV Stickers pays 100% for that maintenance, though funds from the sticker sales are spread through...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Not really, more of the DNR chose to sell that...

Not really, more of the DNR chose to sell that part of the forest in a timber sale to generate revenue and "manage" the forest. The folks doing the actual cutting are just bidding the jobs the DNR...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2012, 12:15 PM
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Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
I'm not opposed to timber harvest and sound...

I'm not opposed to timber harvest and sound forest management. I do not like timber harvest taking precedence over other forest activities.

In 2006 the DNR denied us an event permit because we...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-24-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
That's the issue. We don't, we only lose trail...

That's the issue. We don't, we only lose trail and riding opportunities. Moving a trail is a great solution and so is building one in a manner that is sustainable.

Clear cutting a section of trail...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-23-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Change PA451 of 1994 (NERPA) Change the...

Change PA451 of 1994 (NERPA)
Change the [prevailing] attitudes of the DNR management.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-23-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Yes, ORV dollars are used for "damage...

Yes, ORV dollars are used for "damage restoration". Never been used to restore a trail, only to close an area/trail and change the characteristics. Usually that means dropping logs, piling stumps and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-22-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,472
Posted By 2TrakR
Not so, the DNR uses the same rationale to close...

Not so, the DNR uses the same rationale to close designated ORV Trail, even if there is no "erosion" taking place. We lost 50 miles of trail at Gladwin. 2 miles at Geels last year. The DNR philosophy...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-18-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Pine Stump is open and is ~3 miles southwest of...

Pine Stump is open and is ~3 miles southwest of Rainbow, right on CR407. Food too.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-18-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
That's for a big bike. I would get a different...

That's for a big bike. I would get a different size or tire.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Land company GMO does not want motorcycles on...

Land company GMO does not want motorcycles on their property. Story goes that a biker was hurt on their land and sued them (in another State). They have worked with the local ATV club to close the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-24-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Bring that to our rides and you'll have no...

Bring that to our rides and you'll have no shortage of friends asking to ride it.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-09-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Now lit and live. Sign up soon and often! ...

Now lit and live. Sign up soon and often!

http://www.gldsmc.org/12TCHC.html

http://www.gldsmc.org/images/12TCHCweb.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2012, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 998
Posted By 2TrakR
Camping is not required. There is plenty of area...

Camping is not required. There is plenty of area for day-parking. There should not be an issue doing a "late checkout" if you do opt to camp there Saturday and leave after the ride on Sunday. Most...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-21-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
All that protective gear yet you still can't tie...

All that protective gear yet you still can't tie your own shoes?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-10-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 11,629
Views: 923,752
Posted By 2TrakR
Contact your MI Representative and tell them to...

Contact your MI Representative and tell them to support HB 5612-5615

See here for more information:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=18657883
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-10-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By 2TrakR
MI - Support for Legislation Needed

Contact your State Representative and demand they support the following House Bills:
5612, 5613, 5614 and 5615.

Locate your Rep here: http://www.house.mi.gov/MHRPublic/



Do so NOW!

The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 39,847
Posted By 2TrakR
Can clear up confusion on the county road issue...

Can clear up confusion on the county road issue as I've contacted the road commission.

The map I posted, showing county roads as solid black lines is correct.
Mandan Road is county road from the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-18-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 39,847
Posted By 2TrakR
I'm not disputing that at all, but it's...

I'm not disputing that at all, but it's interesting as that statement has not been used to promote this previously ("lose all access or keep some").
AND
I asked the DNR specifically about this...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-17-2012, 08:13 PM
Replies: 558
Views: 39,847
Posted By 2TrakR
Thanks for the update, Dan. Mandan is not...

Thanks for the update, Dan.

Mandan is not county road according to the PA51 maps the county submits to the State for funding. Did they/do you have information indicating otherwise, that it is in...
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