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Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by Dynamick, Sep 7, 2012.

  1. Sidecar Jockey

    Sidecar Jockey Been here awhile

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    Lets do it. I know of a fair amount of dirt within an easy ride of the city. Its mostly in York County PA, along the Susquehanna river, or in Michaux State forest. Some of it I have ridden, and some I have only seen in photos and on maps... but I want to go exploring this season.

    I'll put a few routes together and start a Bmore dual sport thread and see if we can get some rides going. Most of the rides would be somewhere between 80/20 and 60/40 pavement to dirt ratio. I don't know of any trails near Bmore, so the dirt is all dirt roads.
  2. Chisenhallw

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    I imagine there's a number of folks who could chime in & get you good & lost on some trails/tracks in NoMD/SoMD/WeMD. If you have the ability, you might want to specify if the roads or tracks are big bike friendly, single track, etc. If you do, say, 80/20 pavement/dirt that's big bike friendly, I might be tempted to see how the SV tracks in dirt. :eek1 But if you say 'hardcore singletrack', then Mick's gonna break his other leg.
  3. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    :huh

    not it
  5. Sidecar Jockey

    Sidecar Jockey Been here awhile

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    What I'm talking about is big bike friendly, as they are all real public roads. I have ridden a fair amount of dirt in York county on my 1979 xs650 and my buddy on his 2008 SV650. I think you'll do fine... as long as you aren't running track day tires.

    Jax's dirt road file RULES! He sent it to me last year. His file, Google maps satellite view, and reading ride reports is how I put together most of my dirt road routes around Bmore.
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    Sidecar Jockey Been here awhile

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  7. Dynamick

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    One of my all-time favorites.
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    The song not the video...
  8. Chisenhallw

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    Boing! Boing! Boing! Boing!

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    Canine theme?

    3 Dog Night...

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    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    not a dog. Sorry for theme jumping.
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  11. tom c

    tom c Not again....

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    I must admit that I proudly sported the hair, bell bottoms and platform shoes - in 1975.
  12. Dynamick

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    Whenever I hear this song it makes me want to drown Mona...

    Speaking of drowning, I wonder how Chisenhall and Beezer are holding up. Isn't this the ride to races and camp weekend!
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    nope, it's 'diagnose the SV & go eat curry' weekend. Fortunately, the electrical systems on the SV all check out! :rayof
    Needs some carb work, though.
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    Good night to NOT sleep outside.
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    yeah, screw that noise.
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    Beezer Josh Moto-Amish

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    Damn was that stuff good. It's probably some of the best curry chicken I've ever had. Shanna won't be back until well after midnight, so I'm home alone for a while. Probably a good thing.
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    Keep the windows shut! :lol3
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    Beezer Josh Moto-Amish

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    Is that like a dutch oven, but on a much larger scale?:D
  19. Dynamick

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    Had vegetarian Korma for dinner. Must be a Far East kinda night.
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    It has been a hell of a weather day, rain, drizzle, freezing rain, sleet and snow. Yeah snow.