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Old 12-27-2012, 03:58 PM   #19396
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2013 Spring Fling at Natural Bridge: out. Schedule conflict. One of these years I'd really like to make that event!
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:24 PM   #19397
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So, OK. I post this every year.

York swap meet, 20 January 2013.

http://www.potomacvintageriders.com/york-swap-meet/

It's amazingly awesome. I go up the day before and get try to mingle in the set up. That's where the real deals are.

If you are not familiar, it is the biggest (non-HD) swap meet in the region. Primary focus is vintage dirt bikes, but lots of street stuff shows up. Cool display bikes, too.

Here's shots from 2011: http://www.flickr.com/photos/2424880...7625891927828/

And 2012: http://www.flickr.com/photos/2424880...7629003508945/

Last year, I picked up a bike from my high school days for pocket change.
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Old 12-27-2012, 06:39 PM   #19398
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Well we survived the mud road, no one got shot or hurt, very muddy & wet...3 of the water holes splashed over the top of me as I shot thru them...Nicks bike stalled out after 2 of them...I fell over once coming up one of the hills when I got stuck in a rut & had to push the bike under power to get it to move.

Lot of laughs & really getting the hang of this big GS. What a great bike everywhere I take it, twisties, dirt roads, mountain fire roads, mud & sand. I think I'm really going to start pushing this bike!!!
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:55 AM   #19399
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Over the past few months, a few of you have asked about the GS Trophy Challenge and the type of terrain encountered. Please see link that was graciously shared by Bill Conger...There are A LOT of pictures. There are some really cool pictures of Andrew, some really embarassing pictures on me taking dirt/sand naps and some pictures of cool bikes! Enjoy! The worst/most difficult terrain should be found under day 2 in the woods and all day 3 pictures"
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Eddie,

Thanks for the link...Damn they took a lot of pics...Looked like a lot of fun and I can't wait for 2014 to try it myself...
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Old 12-28-2012, 05:54 AM   #19400
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Brenda what is this spring fling you speak of?
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Old 12-28-2012, 06:01 AM   #19401
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Its a Beemer thing. You wouldn't understand.....

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Old 12-28-2012, 06:05 AM   #19402
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Brenda what is this spring fling you speak of?
ALL BRANDS WELCOME!
http://www.mortonsbmw.com/springfling_2013.html

Last year, Chuck and I led the dual sport ride that most enjoyed very much. Steve Anderson and I discussed the option of doing a more sedate "gravel/graded dirt" ride like Panther Falls road and then a more "challenging" option that could include something like Big Levels, cell tower or Shoe Creek for 2013. Whatever it is, it really can't be too far from the hotel or people will bitch. Also, people going on the more challenging route would need to know up front that there is a strong probability that they WILL drop their bikes a couple of times, but there will be plenty of help to lift it back upright!

Steve, if you are reading this, I am still happy to help in any way posible.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:01 AM   #19403
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Is there a ride to eat today.. i would be interested. Also I am game to hit the trails behind martins after so I can check out these new k60 sports :)
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:04 AM   #19404
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Is there a ride to eat today.. i would be interested. Also I am game to hit the trails behind martins after so I can check out these new k60 sports :)
I'd be happy to come ride with you. I finally got my bike registered at DMV this morning so I am fully legal and ready to go. I have been itching to see what the trails behind Martins are like. I just need to figure out what to wear on a day like today to not be freezing.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:18 AM   #19405
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Don't know about an official RTE, but I'm heading over to Pho So 1 for a steaming bowl of goodness at 11:30. All are welcome to join. (On Horsepen, just a bit down from Broad, behind the Mexican and Chinese joints).
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:19 AM   #19406
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I'd be happy to come ride with you. I finally got my bike registered at DMV this morning so I am fully legal and ready to go. I have been itching to see what the trails behind Martins are like. I just need to figure out what to wear on a day like today to not be freezing.
Awesome. . Would 1p be good to meet behind Martins.. ride down the dirt rode a touch and cross the tracks.. there is a nice meeting spot there.

Not sure on ride to eat yet.. I will check back here at 11:15.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:31 AM   #19407
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Awesome. . Would 1p be good to meet behind Martins.. ride down the dirt rode a touch and cross the tracks.. there is a nice meeting spot there.

Not sure on ride to eat yet.. I will check back here at 11:15.
I'm going to run to the gym right now. I will be back home by 11:30. I live off Hull Street about 15 minutes away for the Forest Hill Spot. 1 would be fine by me. I can probably swing 12:15-12:30 if you want to meet somewhere nearby there for lunch first. Just post up. I'll check the thread on my phone while I'm out.
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:49 AM   #19408
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Old 12-28-2012, 07:57 AM   #19409
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ALL BRANDS WELCOME!
http://www.mortonsbmw.com/springfling_2013.html

Last year, Chuck and I led the dual sport ride that most enjoyed very much. Steve Anderson and I discussed the option of doing a more sedate "gravel/graded dirt" ride like Panther Falls road and then a more "challenging" option that could include something like Big Levels, cell tower or Shoe Creek for 2013. Whatever it is, it really can't be too far from the hotel or people will bitch. Also, people going on the more challenging route would need to know up front that there is a strong probability that they WILL drop their bikes a couple of times, but there will be plenty of help to lift it back upright!

Steve, if you are reading this, I am still happy to help in any way posible.
Eddy,

If I can help you guys with this let me know. I am more than happy to ride sweep, set-up routes, preride, train, etc.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:11 AM   #19410
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ALL BRANDS WELCOME!
http://www.mortonsbmw.com/springfling_2013.html

Last year, Chuck and I led the dual sport ride that most enjoyed very much. Steve Anderson and I discussed the option of doing a more sedate "gravel/graded dirt" ride like Panther Falls road and then a more "challenging" option that could include something like Big Levels, cell tower or Shoe Creek for 2013. Whatever it is, it really can't be too far from the hotel or people will bitch. Also, people going on the more challenging route would need to know up front that there is a strong probability that they WILL drop their bikes a couple of times, but there will be plenty of help to lift it back upright!

Steve, if you are reading this, I am still happy to help in any way posible.
As a participant of that ride, I think that is a great idea. I'm looking forward to this years Rally and am planning on hitting the Pedlar ATV trails on the Friday before.
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