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Old 12-22-2008, 08:06 AM   #1
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N GA - Windy Gap Cycle Trail

Anyone here ridden Windy Gap from bottom to top recently?

I'm curious if it's passable on my GS?

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Old 12-22-2008, 09:49 AM   #2
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I can't imagine Windy Gap on a GS 1200, you haven't aready done that from the bottom up have you and got that thing over those ledges?
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Old 12-22-2008, 11:02 AM   #3
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What's the Windy Gap Cycle Trail?

Where can I find info on it?

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Old 12-22-2008, 11:18 AM   #4
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What's the Windy Gap Cycle Trail?

Where can I find info on it?

TIA.
This is from an ATV site, but Windy Gap is motorcycles only.

http://www.atvtrails.org/Windygap.html
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Old 12-22-2008, 11:35 AM   #5
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Anyone here ridden Windy Gap from bottom to top recently?

I'm curious if it's passable on my GS?

When you decide to ride it, PM me so I can film the attempt with the camcorder and post it in this thread.
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Old 12-22-2008, 11:36 AM   #6
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From those pics and that video it looks like it's better suited to a Honda CT-90 than a R1200 GS. I don't think I'm man enough to do that one on my GS.

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Old 12-22-2008, 12:33 PM   #7
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Thanks for the info. I located this: http://www.georgiaoffroad.com/facili...?facilityid=70

Seems like a long drive for a 5.5 mile long (the good stuff) dead-end trail. :(
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Old 12-22-2008, 02:13 PM   #8
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Thanks for the info. I located this: http://www.georgiaoffroad.com/facili...?facilityid=70

Seems like a long drive for a 5.5 mile long (the good stuff) dead-end trail. :(
It doesn't really dead end, you pop out on FS road, hang a right, go 1/4 of a mile or so then get on Tibbs atv/mc trail and go down the mountain, then you hit milma and traverse back to the parking lot, Still, a long way to go.
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From those pics and that video it looks like it's better suited to a Honda CT-90 than a R1200 GS. I don't think I'm man enough to do that one on my GS.
Rocky Flats is doable on a GS. Pay no attention to the pic of the parking lot in this link, that is the parking lot of Rock Creek, no parking lot for Rock Flats, it dead ends but no reason not to do it you around there.

http://www.georgiaoffroad.com/facili...=62#directions
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look like fun place to connect on the dr and then ride around the fs!!
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When you decide to ride it, PM me so I can film the attempt with the camcorder and post it in this thread.











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look like fun place to connect on the dr and then ride around the fs!!


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maybe the 2nd sunday after the new year??
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Old 12-22-2008, 04:57 PM   #15
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This would be a day's worth, but you see where I went down Tibbs and then got back on pavement, instead of that, when you get to the bottom of tibbs go back up windy gap, and you will be back at the top of the mountain on the fs roads.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=173081
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