Central CT Dirt Riding

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by A.J., Apr 7, 2010.

  1. A.J.

    A.J. Been here awhile

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    Hey there everyone, I know most of you guys probably work during the week but with the economy the way it is there's got to be a few of you who are sitting around bored. I am looking for some riding buddys mon-thurs to check out some local trails. If anyone is interested let me know. Either pm or shoot me a text. (860) 940-3466.:deal
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  2. akarob

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    Awe man, I'd love to - but the economy is forcing me to maintain my 9-5 M-F job. If my status changes, I'll let ya know.
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  3. V8

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    You know of local trails in central CT??
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    Trails are everywhere, various degrees of legality though. From 100% legal to "that old man will shoot you rock salt if he sees you, careful" legal.

    If you have a plate on your bike, Pachaug is your best bet. PM me if you want me to give you a Pachaug tour someday, takes about 3-4 hours.
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  5. V8

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    Most that I know of in Central CT. Hartford County are illegal.
    You can ride in Burlington in Neapauq forest with a plated bike.(watch out for fast moving trucks.In Glastonbury (watch out for guys shooting high powered rifles) you can ride trails in a state forest,both during daylight hours only. (comments) are from my own experiences.
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    I may take you up on the Pachaug trail ride sometime.I read the thread and know it's good to be on those trails with someone that knows them well.I have to regear my DRZ and get my Trailwings off.I have a set of M-21s to replace them.I've been having fun wearing out the Trailwings on the road,and they are not that bad,as I have read,off road as long as you keep it slow and avoid mud holes.:D
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  7. ChopHawk

    ChopHawk Been here awhile

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    AJ, or anyone else. soon as I get my DR650 registerd here in CT, i will take you up on some riding during the mornings. i work second shift. Thomaston Dam would work, I have never been there but cant wait to try it. I think it opens May 1.
    Bob
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  8. CousinLarry

    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    I'm usually down for a week day ride. I'm over outside of Waterbury. Got lots of stuff over this way too if you ever wanted to explore. Let me know next time you're going..
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    ChopHawk Been here awhile

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    Im in Watertown,
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  10. A.J.

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    V84x4-There are plenty of trails right here in plainville and southington/bristol. The ones i go on are "not legal". I say that because they are not overtly illegal, there are no signs saying no trespassing and there are no "guards". :deal

    Chophawk-Sounds good, whats holding you up from registering? Trouble with the dmv? Mornings are good!

    CousinLarry-I'm going up to willington now to get my debit card, forgot it at a bar.:freaky

    I'll probably go for a little ride when i get back up in the woods to the old NIKE base if anyone is interested. 1o'clock ish.
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    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    Fuck, finishing up yard work today. Will you be riding tomorrow? I'm down for something tomorrow...
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  12. A.J.

    A.J. Been here awhile

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    I can't i work friday saturday and sunday. Just got back from a long ride in the cage, going out riding in about an hour if anyone is interested.
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  14. A.J.

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    Never had a problem with LEO's in the trails i've been in, probably has alot to do with me riding during the week when there are not as many of them or people walking in the woods. Also my bikes not very loud(xr250r stock) and i try to be considerate of the people i do run across. If i did indeed get caught i believe all i would be charged with would be simple trespass. I guess it's a risk i'm willing to take for the hours of enjoyment i get riding.:D
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    Got to get off my lazy arse and get the DR registered this coming week. got some roads I want to explore. also do the dam in the mornings when it opens up/
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  16. CousinLarry

    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    Going to be riding Tuesday 4/13 afternoonish in the Thomaston area if anyone will be around.. Need street plate..
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  17. A.J.

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    I'm working overtime today till 1230 ish, I'm down for some riding this afternoon. Where in thomaston? I can meet you somewhere, let me know. E-mail or text works best.
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    I only got off the bike by accident twice today! Just got back from a ride with Cousinlarry, Thanks for showing me those trails and waiting up for my slow ass.:lol3
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    CousinLarry Ridin Dirty

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    haha, yeah you were just checking your tire pressure, no worries!

    Good times, I like riding over that way.
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  20. A.J.

    A.J. Been here awhile

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    Hey guys, workin a little overtime today til 3ish, i'll be goin out o some local trails if anyone is interested. Tomorrow probably going back to the trails near thomaston dam that Cousinlarry showed me or maybe taking a ride down here to middletown to check out the trails off aircraft rd. If anybody wants to go send me an e-mail or text. Happy riding!:D
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