Adventure in Ohio?

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

  1. ohiofathead

    ohiofathead Been here awhile

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    Hey Guys,

    My brother and a friend are going to be in the Zanesville area this week for some training and wanted to take their bikes and ride after work. Anyone have gps tracks/routes for some easy dual sport stuff? They're looking for gravel roads rather than gnarley single track.
    Thanks.
  2. dragoon

    dragoon I'm the REAL Dingo Joe

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    If I had tracks I would give them to you. Some guys require that you come to 6 rides, change their tires with a multitool and massage their fragile egos.:1drink
  3. ohiofathead

    ohiofathead Been here awhile

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    Thanks. I think. :lol3
  4. ruppster

    ruppster Long timer

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    That's a little north of my normal area, but there's a road/adv Enduro that leaves from just outside Zanesville in the spring. I rode it, I can look on my work computer on Monday & see if I still have the track. It was quite a few gravel roads.

    Also all of the old strip mine area has lots of wide, fast gravel roads. Just look around the Wilds on the map.
  5. ScienceOfDirt

    ScienceOfDirt U-Boat Rider

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    If that's the track I sent you, I probably still have it.
  6. buildit

    buildit Guns, bikes and Bows

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    Tracks for gravel roads around Zanesville? Why not send a map of where to find water in the middle of the Atlantic ocean? :lol3 Zanesville has tons of them on all side around town. Just tell your friends to take off and head East on secondary roads, they'll find stuff. :deal

    Now please massage my little ego.... :evil
  7. Whitey1

    Whitey1 "Whitebread"

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    You have to do some massaging to see my ego. Without the massage all you see is the "e"

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  8. invisible monster

    invisible monster Been here awhile

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    I don't have any tracks to send but if you head East out of town on Hwy 40 for a ways, then cut South you will hit all kinds of gravel.
  9. buelligan

    buelligan Keeper of the cheese

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    Here you go: http://www.aep.com/environment/conservation/recland/maps.aspx Most of the roads in this area are gravel and public access, there are some trails but if I remember correctly they dont let you get away with venturing off road as much as they used to back in the day. They have a permit that you simply print off and sign in order to camp and stuff, I wouldnt think you would need one to just drive through but it's free and easy to get so you might print one to have just in case.
  10. ruppster

    ruppster Long timer

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    Still alive, Ron? Healed up & ready to ride? :ear
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  12. ohiofathead

    ohiofathead Been here awhile

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    Info relayed to brother. Thanks for the help, guys!
  13. indypup

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    :ear Baby Burr is next weekend and I think I'm going to give it a try.
  14. ohioroadrat

    ohioroadrat It`s YOUR fault !

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    That explains all the arrows I saw Friday.
  15. Oceanbum

    Oceanbum Been here awhile

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    Cool Pic!
  16. Danjal

    Danjal Insert wit here.

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    For you diesel bike guys.

    http://m.motorcycle-usa.com/17/4639...ack-T800CDI-Diesel-Motorcycle-Quick-Ride.aspx

    HDT is now apparently defunct, the would be makers of the diesel klr. Sold their shop in the US after moving production to India under/with the name sabre. The klr diesel plans are to be used by sabre.

    The above linked bike is made by the Dutch.. 45hp and 80 ft/lbs of torque. Much better than I've seen out of any other maker this far... at about 140 mpg to boot for normal riding. Combined with simple diesel mechanics, running on anything that resembles a hydrocarbon,and less maintenance,it's something to look at.

    I also saw a few posts that Harley was considering a diesel bike..but they were dated 2009. Never heard this before.
  17. SCQTT

    SCQTT Zwei Kolben

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    Did a little industry ride out of Louisville on Saturday. Western KY roads with an afternoon stop at Maker's Mark Distillery. It was pretty cool. Started raining close to the end of the ride and did not stop. I did not hang out and do the S Indiana loop on Sunday.

    Valley View Ferry crossing the KY River.

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  18. rxcrider

    rxcrider Long timer

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    Track's state of affairs is no better. "Sorry to tell you that our business has stopped. We can no longer help you. Thank you."
    http://www.dieselmotorfiets.nl/
  19. invisible monster

    invisible monster Been here awhile

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    I'm still here, spending most of my time out bow hunting now that the season is open. Have been getting the itch to ride though. Dr wants me to wait until Dec before getting back on the bike so I'm waiting it out.
  20. Danjal

    Danjal Insert wit here.

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    Im noticing a trend here.. maybe Obama will start making diesel motorcycles next. That should bury GM.