Adventure in Ohio?

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

  1. alansz400

    alansz400 Long timer

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    Kyle and I had a good rain ride yesterday afternoon. The plan was to have dinner in Coshocton we made it to Greer before hitting the first of many rain clouds. Waited a few minutes for the rain to slow made it to Brinkhaven and spent a 1/2 under a picnic shelter watching it rain. Since no one was using the bike trail in the rain we rode it to Glenmont and checked out the flooding. The sun was out so we headed for Killbuck after a few stops to look at the high water it started raining again. The road to Killbuck was closed so we turned around and headed over the hill to Route 62 by now it was raining pretty hard and I gave up on the Coshocton dinner plans. Rode some flooded roads before coming back out on 62. Kyle had never been on Twp. Rd. 28 and with 50/50 tires in the pouring rain it didn't seem like this would be a good time to try it but what the hell we are already wet and muddy so 28 it is. He made it with out to much trouble. When we got to the end he said one of the water holes the water was up to his front fender. We played in the strip mine and the rain was getting harder. After a stop in Stillwell to ring out our gloves we headed home. After a hot shower we took our wet clothes to the laundry mat put them in the drier and had dinner at Trails End. 80 mile ride in the rain to have dinner 3 miles from home.
  2. Whitey1

    Whitey1 "Whitebread"

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    Time spent riding with your son.....priceless. :clap
  3. alansz400

    alansz400 Long timer

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    We are headed to PA. Friday afternoon for the weekend to ride and camp. No real plans if anyone wants to join us feel free. Any must see things with in 75 miles of the Ohio/PA/WV line?
  4. Gonzo_Matt

    Gonzo_Matt Random Hero

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    I might be interested in that. WRR's or taking the strom?
  5. alansz400

    alansz400 Long timer

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    Strom for me WRX for kyle.
  6. MeefZah

    MeefZah Curmudgeonly

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    I'll ride Saturday AM for a bit with you, Al. Edit, never mind, see you are leaving Friday.
  7. Jon

    Jon Adventurer

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    Some of my favorite rides end up being like this. :D
  8. MeefZah

    MeefZah Curmudgeonly

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    Danville Monday or Tuesday? Time to show the WRR some love.
  9. HairBear

    HairBear I'm a Grandpa

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    Just popping in to say, you lucky bastards! The wife & I just spent a week (with the car unfortunately) in the ash cave area of hocking hills. WOW, the roads in that area are amazing. The up down & arounds. After we had been driving around a couple of days I said, "I wasn't going to mention this, but this would be awesome on the bike."
    The wife who is NOT in favor of me riding said, "I was thinking the same thing."
    You may have a way to convert non-riders:clap
    Couldn't believe I didn't see a dual sport the whole week.
  10. SlipChip

    SlipChip Adventure Commuter

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    Shhh! It's a secret!
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  11. Gonzo_Matt

    Gonzo_Matt Random Hero

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    Monday is good for me
  12. ruppster

    ruppster Long timer

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    Most were probably somewhere "dirtier". :evil Plenty of nice roads around the southern part of OH.
  13. Screzzy

    Screzzy Been here awhile

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    Just curious here. Did you see a lot of cruisers or sportbikes?
  14. sion

    sion sigh-own

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    theres a good chance he saw me on one or both of my streetbikes

    either of these look familiar HairBear?

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  15. HairBear

    HairBear I'm a Grandpa

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    Can't say specifically what bikes I saw other than it was mostly cruisers. Did have a harley staying where we were. That steep dirt driveway into the place must have been a hoot 2-up.
    Sion, I believe Magna is on the long list of bikes my brother has owned.
  16. WJL1984

    WJL1984 Been here awhile

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    Hey guys, this is my first post so be nice. I felt the time was right due to the V65 popping up. Had one myself, fun bike. Took a vaca day next Wednesday and I am going to be heading down and exploring the Wayne National Forest area on my Wee. Tons of covered bridges. Should be great. Have a good one everyone!
  17. krumgrinder

    krumgrinder Been here awhile

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    Summer in Hocking Hills is usually not too much fun for serious road riders- the area gets congested with RV's, vacationers and pirate parades, even during the week. It's especially bad on the holiday weekends from Memorial Day to Labor Day. :waysad The county/township gravel roads, on the other hand, are not too bad- but then, you have to get to them via the main roads, so some patience is still in order, and the ATV/quad presence is growing yearly as well.
  18. ruppster

    ruppster Long timer

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    Washington/Monroe counties? Lots of great roads depending on the surface type you want. Pretty much all of the state routes are curvy with elevation change and the gravel is good as well. State route 26 between Marietta and Woodsfield is pretty well known for covered bridges. There is quite a bit of truck traffic in Noble and Monroe due to gas wells, so keep an eye out. On 26, the trucks seem to be the worst between Bloomfield (SR260) and Graysville (SR537).
  19. Mgbgt89

    Mgbgt89 Long timer

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    :rofl That would make an excellent film title.
  20. MeefZah

    MeefZah Curmudgeonly

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    Well shit, abort. I be going to Charleston to sell my KTM Monday afternoon. Tuesday?