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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-21-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,566
Posted By Slim Jim
We ride RAC on a pretty regular basis and love to...

We ride RAC on a pretty regular basis and love to climb some hills. This is around Minersville. Not quite the Trevorton climbs but still fun.

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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Slim Jim
Enjoy your ride this weekend. Just a heads up...

Enjoy your ride this weekend. Just a heads up that if you are riding FR61 that there was a big washout and the road is "closed". You can see it at about the 4 minute mark here...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-21-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Slim Jim
You are correct sir. We tried to head out on...

You are correct sir. We tried to head out on FR151 from Sweedlin Valley, got to the first of the crossings and it was deep enough I knew we would never make it through to 33. At that point we turned...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Slim Jim
Unfortunately the GoPro mic decided to quit...

Unfortunately the GoPro mic decided to quit working or all that would have been heard is a long stream of cuss words. The bike only took an hour to get running again after draining the water form the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-20-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 461
Posted By Slim Jim
George Washington NF

Four of us traveled down to GWNF last Friday to do some riding over the weekend. If you live on the east coast you know we got some hellish rain a day or so before. We were expecting the water to be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
I think they shut it down for snowmobiling in the...

I think they shut it down for snowmobiling in the winter. The gate gets shut right after deer season. Not sure about the opening date so late in May though, spring gobbler maybe.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2012, 12:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,170
Posted By Slim Jim
Thanks Eazz, gotta love the GoPro. And yes, that...

Thanks Eazz, gotta love the GoPro. And yes, that is RAC property. Single track courtesy of Reading Off-Road Riders and their once a year enduro.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-15-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,170
Posted By Slim Jim
Lots of fun riding to be found up there. ...

Lots of fun riding to be found up there.

Here's a vid my brother put together from earlier this year, starts out a little slow but then we hit some nice single track;

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2012, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
I'm sure you noticed most are KTM's. The fact...

I'm sure you noticed most are KTM's. The fact that when you buy one of their bikes the certificate of origin does not state off road only makes them a little easier to slide through the titling...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-13-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
MORE = Michaux Off Road Enthusiasts, yesterday...

MORE = Michaux Off Road Enthusiasts, yesterday was their once a year dual sport ride in Michaux, held on August each year. The only time other than the enduro that DCNR let's bikes on trails.

I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
There's gonna be lots of folks riding Michaux...

There's gonna be lots of folks riding Michaux tomorrow as the MORE Dual Sport ride is happening. Watch out for bike traffic.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-15-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By Slim Jim
I'll throw out the Bridgestone 203/204 combo. I...

I'll throw out the Bridgestone 203/204 combo. I rode four days in Michigan sand and then got six trips to RAC property out of a set and was really surprised how well they performed. They were...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-05-2012, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
@Lupin 3rd, not trying to be a buzz kill but...

@Lupin 3rd, not trying to be a buzz kill but looking at your Google map it looks like you plan to ride Sand Road as well, which for some reason Google has labeled Biesecker Gap (two different roads)....
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
Some are marked closed to traffic, others have...

Some are marked closed to traffic, others have obvious gates. In the case of Bricker Trail, one end is gated but the other end is blocked with huge stones, it's pretty obvious. They are easy to get...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
I see that you're map starts and stops at Bricker...

I see that you're map starts and stops at Bricker Clearing Trail. Not sure if you planned to try and ride that but be forewarned that it is blocked off. If you are planning to try just know that...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-30-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,400
Views: 631,739
Posted By Slim Jim
Some fun, rocky Pennsylvania single track, ...

Some fun, rocky Pennsylvania single track,

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And a little excitement...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-19-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3,400
Views: 631,739
Posted By Slim Jim
[QUOTE=Tech23;18249563]This looks a lot like...

[QUOTE=Tech23;18249563]This looks a lot like Tower City Pennsylvania off of Interstate 81...is it?

Tech23


That's a pretty good guess for someone from Arizona. Actually it's about two exits...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-16-2012, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,400
Views: 631,739
Posted By Slim Jim
This is a little vid my brother put together from...

This is a little vid my brother put together from the coal fields of south central PA. Lots of fun, rocky single track and two track quad trails.

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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,637
Posted By Slim Jim
Just sent our applications out yesterday. Can't...

Just sent our applications out yesterday. Can't wait to get up and explore some more.

A little vid my brother put together to give folks an idea of the terrain. There may be a rock or two up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-27-2011, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
Piney Mtn Ridge Road is open from Rt 30 to...

Piney Mtn Ridge Road is open from Rt 30 to Bendersville Road. It is typically closed around Oct until mid May.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-03-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
Flats

Funny, three of us were up there on Sunday and rode from Chambersburg to the Holly Inn. Coming down Kettle Springs to 233 and getting close to home my brother pulls up beside me with a front flat....
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
Gotcha, def no legal trails for bikes in Michaux,...

Gotcha, def no legal trails for bikes in Michaux, quads only. Unless you do the DS ride in August or the D7 enduro in September.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-06-2011, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
I am not admitting that there are or are not...

I am not admitting that there are or are not "trails" in Michaux but a small word of advice, don't get caught behind closed gates. We've been stopped no fewer than 3 times by DCNR and every time the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2011, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
I'll keep an eye out for you guys. We are up...

I'll keep an eye out for you guys. We are up there quite often although usually through the week in the evenings. Next time you are there stop at the ranger station, they have a great forest map that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-28-2011, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 172,244
Posted By Slim Jim
Were you guys parked in the lot at the corner of...

Were you guys parked in the lot at the corner of 30 and 233? Three of us were pulling out onto 30 and the bikes in the photo look like the two we saw being loaded up.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 12-23-2010, 05:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By Slim Jim
Not bike related but if you're going to be in...

Not bike related but if you're going to be in York a visit to Gettysburg might be interesting.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-02-2010, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 425
Posted By Slim Jim
I'm a 1/2 hour north of Hagerstown. Getting ready...

I'm a 1/2 hour north of Hagerstown. Getting ready to leave work in Gettysburg and will be home in about 35 minutes. Shoot me a PM with a phone number or just let me know what he needs and I'll try to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2009, 10:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,857
Posted By Slim Jim
Still sore

Man, I'm still sore today even. Me and two others rode both days with all of the options. My LC4 certainly took a beating but damn it was a fun ride. We'll certainly be back next year.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2009, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,777
Posted By Slim Jim
If you contact the forest office at the number in...

If you contact the forest office at the number in your post they'll happily mail them to you along with the forest use map that contains all of the dirt roads in Bald Eagle.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-08-2009, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,259
Views: 182,792
Posted By Slim Jim
Just had to chime in and thank you for the funny...

Just had to chime in and thank you for the funny looks from my boss when I busted out laughing about the Jesco White reference. My friend loaned me the movie about him a few years ago. Very...
Forum: Racing 05-12-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 329
Views: 16,305
Posted By Slim Jim
Man, I go to Budds every year and it's always hot...

Man, I go to Budds every year and it's always hot but don't know if I'm willing to brave August heat there this year. It's going to be brutal on the riders.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-19-2009, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,110
Posted By Slim Jim
Buffalo Mountain has just added new single track...

Buffalo Mountain has just added new single track and now has the most of any of the trail systems according to this http://www.trailsheaven.com/explore_the_trails/buffalo/description.aspx
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Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2008, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,137
Posted By Slim Jim
Thanks for the primer. Seven of us are leaving on...

Thanks for the primer. Seven of us are leaving on Wednesday to ride Little Coal and the Dingess Rum trails for a few days.

So did you get to meet P-Paw while staying at Fox's?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By Slim Jim
SWriverstone, you are correct. All of those are...

SWriverstone, you are correct. All of those are atv trails, with the exception of the yellow "trail", which is actually Piney Mt. Ridge Road.

This road runs from Route 30 to Bendersville Road in...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2008, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,885
Posted By Slim Jim
I ride the dirt roads in Michaux at least once a...

I ride the dirt roads in Michaux at least once a week and can assure you that any ungated dirt road is fine for a street legal dual sports but the atv trails are definitely off limits. Some firends...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-19-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11,968
Views: 917,002
Posted By Slim Jim
If I would have known when I was standing there...

If I would have known when I was standing there that was going to be the next tag, the new one would be posted up by now.

Oh well, hopefully someone out there can figure it out and will deem it a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-18-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 11,968
Views: 917,002
Posted By Slim Jim
Well, that sucks...

I just ate lunch there yesterday and had the bike parked about 20 feet from where that pic was taken.
Forum: Racing 07-27-2008, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,704
Posted By Slim Jim
Awesome shot! He was haulin' the mail last night.

Awesome shot! He was haulin' the mail last night.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-13-2008, 04:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 617
Posted By Slim Jim
A couple of us will be in that area this weekend....

A couple of us will be in that area this weekend. Bluethunder is correct that the road up to Spruce Knob is paved most of the way and the gravel road that leads to the top is in pretty good shape.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2008, 04:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,776
Posted By Slim Jim
Thanks Gaston. I am using the National Forest map...

Thanks Gaston. I am using the National Forest map for Monongahela, and I think I may have located that road. I already have FR14 on the itinerary as we usually stop for lunch in Durbin.

Thanks...
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