Adventure in Ohio?

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by somecallmetim, Nov 14, 2003.

  1. dragoon

    dragoon I'm the REAL Dingo Joe

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    Sure do appreciate the offers but I think I'm going to head that way Friday with a trailer. My wife's family is from the Youngstown area so I'm going to drop her off there on the way and stop back and watch my nephew play in a high school football game.

    I mean since I cant get Devil Dog off his lazy ass to pick it up for me :D

    Thanks again. :thumb
  2. ruppster

    ruppster Long timer

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    Went for a little ride with a guy not on the forum (yet) and Herewego (Mike) today. The learning curve was steep. That guy was on a 1200GSA w/Tourances, Herewego on his 990 Dakar with Mefos and myself on the Tractor with cheap ass 244s. Lessons learned:
    1. Herewego is a cool dude.
    2. He may not want to ride with me again. :lol3
    3. On McCain Hill Rd in Washington Co, there is not a good line on the downhill side of the rocky stairsteps.
    4. Three guys can drag a KLR back up on to the road.
    5. It sucks when the gravel/rocks win.
    6. Those fancy riding pants are looking much better than an old pair of jeans (and my knee).:shog
    7. A 1200GSA with Tourances may struggle to go where a KLR with 244s does.
    8. 1200GS's are f'ing heavy.
    9. Panniers sure make a bike wide.

    All in all I had a good time, so did 1200GSA guy even though he was over his bike's head a couple of times. It was a pleasure to ride with Herewego (Mike), he's a great guy.
    And pics of aforementioned knee after 4 1/2 hrs of riding on it and wrestling a BMW

    [​IMG]

    A little tape will fix most anything, right? :D
  3. vivid dadas

    vivid dadas Been here awhile

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    Gravel roads between SR 26 and the river, (SR 7) can be very scary.
  4. dox

    dox How much for the ape?

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    Gotta check out McCain Hill Rd now after seeing that picture.

    Riding with Herewego is always fun, even when things don't go as planned. :1drink

    So, how bad is the wound on the knee?
  5. ruppster

    ruppster Long timer

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    That's what GSA guy said, too! :clap
  6. ruppster

    ruppster Long timer

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    Merely a flesh wound. The KLR is missing a radiator side cover, need to pick up some small angle brackets. It's a dirt bike now. :evil

    It's not a bad road, just a bad rider. :lol3 Herewego knows it well. I did take him on a road he didn't know about (Tittle Run), one of my favorite roads in Wash Co.
  7. indypup

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    I went to the piratefest at Jackass Flats in Dayton tonight and chased the beer girls around on my KLR. :D
  8. mgorman

    mgorman Crashing since 1964

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    No way could a KLR keep up with a beer girl, even with fake tits and hooker heels, her CG is much lower and her turning radius much tighter. If she's a back door girl with a loose rear, she may turn even faster.
  9. indypup

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    :freaky It was fun scaring them though. I had my chic magnet on the back and they were lovin' all over Indy. One of them asked if the KLR was a BMW....lol

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  10. indypup

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    Little Burr Enduro is this Sunday, August 26, 2012 in McArther, Ohio

    I was thinking about maybe doing the sportsman class. Anyone have any info on this?
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    I was thinking about it but the LBL200 is that weekend too. :(
  12. Devil Dog

    Devil Dog Q-Tip With Ears

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    If I go get it, ima keep it :deal
  13. BOB RAMSAY

    BOB RAMSAY Not in the Clique -

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  15. BOB RAMSAY

    BOB RAMSAY Not in the Clique -

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    :lol3
    3. On McCain Hill Rd in Washington Co, there is not a good line on the downhill side of the rocky stairsteps.


    A little tape will fix most anything, right? :D[/QUOTE]


    Nice Laceration - you should pack some Bactine. . .

    I was just down there recently, south through Fly on SR800, down to New Matamoros on SR7 then NW on SR260 (now that's a road in the middle of nowhere). Can you pinpoint (to some extent) this McCain Hill road a little for me. Or any other 'points of interest'. If not, not to worry. I ride with a Garmin Cx60 so I can't plug in road names.

    I'm making a broad assumption that this is a public thoughofare?

    Thx -
  16. ruppster

    ruppster Long timer

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    It doesn't matter 'cause even if we catch one, she'll never fit in the milk crate.
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    :rofl

    Plus I'm not leaving Indy behind...lol

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  18. ruppster

    ruppster Long timer

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    It's off Dana's Rd/ Bear Run Rd (CR25). If coming from Newport, it's past CR9 to the bottom of the hill and take a left through the creek & up the hill (TR382). Up is better than down, it's really not that hairy, just the line I have used before was washed out/loose yesterday when I came down.
    A scary road is Irish Run Rd (TR58). Google doesn't even show it connected anymore, but it is. It does take 3 guys to take a GSA with Tourances up. :eek1 Not a good "road" to ride alone.
    I ride with VistaC and have .gpx tracks of some of these roads, that's likely easier if folks are interested.
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    :cry I'm missing Colorado right now...
  20. bikeridermark

    bikeridermark Long timer

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    Where's indypup?