Anyone near upstate SC, GA, NC want to ride?

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by stretch160, Jul 19, 2013.

  1. trespalacios

    trespalacios Oh libertad

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    Well, how about a dual sport ride tomorrow?
  2. localmoto

    localmoto Been here awhile

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    ya i would try..
    BUT "there" calling for 1-3 inchs of SNOW (or more = higher elevation) up here !!!
    plus has been rainning all nite and even now... ground is real soft/muddy off-road..

    rode muster yesterday -- hog season opened today = not a good time to ride in there now...:deal....fyi..


    so maybe ,,if can i will ride south and hope to find warmer temps..??...
    i will.. other wise hope to be sitting here watching it snow!!!!

    :norton
  3. trespalacios

    trespalacios Oh libertad

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    Right. I honestly didn't think about the snow. We flatlanders don't get that:D
  4. stretch160

    stretch160 Been here awhile

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    got out yesterday for a bit, but I think it will be a bit soggy for my taste tomorow.

    yesterday..

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    Don't think I'll be able to make Broxton this year, but from the sound of it, another year of practice wouldn't hurt..
    I know there is someone here who will recognise a couple of those pics.
    I've got to get back out there and do some more exploreing one day..
  5. trespalacios

    trespalacios Oh libertad

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    Is that a SPOT on your handlebar?
  6. stretch160

    stretch160 Been here awhile

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    No. I have looked at the Spot tracking devices, but the service fees are a bit pricey for me. Hopefully I won't regret that decision, but I try not to ride the sketchy stuff alone.
    That is actualy an ancient garmin GPS. No maps, but good for calibrating spedometers and not getting lost in the woods. just have to turn it on at the entrance, and then follow the lines back out.
    Sometimes I get realy turned around when there are multiple intersecting trails. If I forget to turn it on until I'm already lost, the compas can be a nice feature too.
  7. trespalacios

    trespalacios Oh libertad

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    Cool. I downloaded an app called GPS copilot that actually downloads the map so it can be used offline. It also allows for some route planning though not really offroad....maybe in the desert out west
  8. Albie

    Albie Kool Aid poisoner

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    Dang, I don't feel so bad about not being able to ride today. Here it is after 1:00 and the damn temps haven't got above freezing! :eek1 :lol3
  9. trespalacios

    trespalacios Oh libertad

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    It's brutal. I'm not cut out for this cold
  10. GI_JO_NATHAN

    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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    Still going to CAW tomorrow?
  11. kaosbandit

    kaosbandit Been here awhile

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    There are a lot more options for emergency GPS locator beacons out there. The SPOT is actually one of the lower rated beacons. Most of them don't require subscriptions either, but they are usually just for emergencies and don't do the periodic "I'm OK" messages.
  12. motobutane

    motobutane Dirt ╭∩╮ º.º ╭∩╮only

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    Yep, be there about 10:30. I went with a friend today to look at a 06 WR250F and he bought it!!! 2014 ← the year of the moto :clap
    There should be about 5 of us going to CAW.
  13. GI_JO_NATHAN

    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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    Awesome! I should be there.
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    motobutane Dirt ╭∩╮ º.º ╭∩╮only

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    10-4! A predicted high of 47 sounds perfect :deal
  15. GI_JO_NATHAN

    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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    Maybe if you live in the mountains.. Lol
    I'm from Florida. :deal
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    motobutane Dirt ╭∩╮ º.º ╭∩╮only

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    ^^^This explains a lot!!!^^^^:rofl
  17. GI_JO_NATHAN

    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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    :ricky
  18. LethalDose

    LethalDose Been here awhile

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    Carver on Sunday or Monday, anyone?
  19. GI_JO_NATHAN

    GI_JO_NATHAN Long timer

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    Loaded up and ready to go to CAW in the morning! Woot! Or is it Brap? lol

    I doubt I'll be able to make it out two days in a row, but if you go Sunday let me know, I'll see if I can swing by for a few. Gotta work all week and next weekend.
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