Garden State T-O-R Bruce Runs

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by EvoLife, Jul 24, 2009.

  1. EvoLife

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    Discuss.
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  2. PC-Rider

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    BRUCE RUN V INFO

    Bruce Run V
    Satutday, OCTOBER 18, 2014

    **discussion starts on PAGE 39 post 574**
    ***list of stops on Page 39 post 581***


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    BRUCE RUN IV INFO

    Satutday, OCTOBER 12, 2013
    Was the date for Bruce Run IV
    Discussion starts on PAGE 34 post 500
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    BRUCE RUN III INFO

    Sunday, May 6, 2012
    Was the date for Bruce Run III
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    BRUCE RUN II INFO

    Saturday, April 24, 2010

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    BRUCE RUN I INFO


    Saturday, August 8th, 2009

    Was the date for Bruce Run I
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    Now back to your regularly scheduled original posting:.............


    Saturday, August 8th

    OK,

    A whole thread to keep the clutter out of the GSTOR.
    WOW, what's this game coming too?

    Here is my plan:

    Just be warned, I am on a mission here for old tags.
    "totbab"s too-old-to-be-a-bruce

    Saturday, August 8th

    I have a list of 70 tags on my list.
    I doubt I will get to that many, but it is better to have a plan and know where I want to go just in case.

    The main plan is to drive up 206 and eventually wind up at Tri-Points Monument.
    Then over the hills to the "Connie" airplane.

    Coming back I want to hit as many as possible.
    But when push comes to shove, I can quit at any time and head home.

    My plan is to leave home at around 4:30 AM.
    Catch the sunrise at Mercer Oak in Princeton around 6:00 or so and go from there until it gets close to dark.

    I already have my directions printed out (on paper).
    As long as I get the tags up 206 and around the West Milford area I will be happy.
    That's around 40 tags.

    I can only go 150 miles before needing to look for a gas station.
    180 is about max.
    I have no reserve on my 4.2 gallon tank either.
    Let me know your range so we know who has to stop first.

    I think I will have a sore butt for sure. :lol3

    :ricky

    I know it is ambitious, but why not.
    My wife will be out of town that day, so I can play all I want.

    You can meet me anywhere and leave any time.

    I just hope the weather cooperates or it will be a while before I can try this again.
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  3. EvoLife

    EvoLife Evolving.....Slowly

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    Actually, I think the game is so popular, and there is so many people watching, playing, lurking, that it's slowing a bit because of the banter.

    I'm not trying to discurage anything. Just trying to organize the clutter.
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  4. Mark_O

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    That sounds like an excellent reason to go for a ride!:clap If you don't hit them all, great reason to ride another day.:D
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  5. NJjeff

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    Got a date for this run?
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  6. > 1 BAD HABIT

    > 1 BAD HABIT Zadyma (PL)

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    PC if i can recomend one road up north, plan on taking Clinton Rd :nod
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  7. PC-Rider

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    No problem here EvoLife.
    I appreciate the new thread.
    I didn't want to clog up the thread with this either.
    I never knew so many people would be interested.
    I was just going to PM anyone who was interested, but this is a much better idea.
    Thanks.

    <table class="tborder" width="100%" align="center" border="0" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1"><tbody><tr><td class="thead" colspan="2">
    </td> </tr> <tr title="Post 10440430" valign="top"> <td class="alt1" width="125" align="center">NJjeff</td> <td class="alt2">Got a date for this run?</td> </tr> <tr> <td class="thead" colspan="2">
    </td></tr></tbody></table>Saturday, August 8.
    I'll add that to the original post too.
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  8. fyrfytr

    fyrfytr B.U.F.F.

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    I'd like to meet up at some point.
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  9. 3power

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    hmmm I might do this tomorrow. Would I be brucing your bruce run? :evil
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  10. EvoLife

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    Only if you're late!
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  11. PC-Rider

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    That is on the list because Clinton Iron Works is on that road --- somewhere !!!

    I hope I can handle the curves.
    I am sure not use to that.
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    Not a problem.
    I will try and work up some kind of time table.
    For reference only.
    I'm not sure how long any of this will take.
    All I know is it is going to be a long day.
    But I am sure looking forward to it.


    I figure we can PM phone numbers back and forth and we can call on the road when we get close to people or they can find out where we are. :thumb
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  13. PC-Rider

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    Go for it !

    We would more likely be brucing your bruce run. :lol3
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  14. STBNE

    STBNE Yamaha ADVenturer

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    PC 4:30 a.m. is ambitious...I could meet you at the Mercer Oak Tree in Princeton or anywhere in between ... OFC we'll need a spot of breakfast..at least stop for coffee or sumthin'...depending upon your route I might be able to find a good place to eat...or just hit a Wawa and go....are you planning to get any of the Mercer county tags you didnt get last time...I have a few...Walnfords Mill..Kuser House ...Katzenbach School(maybe) Quaker meeting House Crosswicks, NJ Horse Farm...Boathouse on Mercer Lake...Lake Assunpink (a little dirt) just to name a few...
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  15. PC-Rider

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    4:30 is pretty early. Especially for me.
    But I won't be getting to Mercer Oak until around 6:00.

    I was going to save Mercer County tags for some other time because they are closer to me.
    The Idea is to push North and grab what we can along the way.

    After Mercer Oak there is the Princeton Friends Meeting House at the same location.
    Then there are 4 more tags right in Princeton.

    Then on 206 North to a Temple and then Devil's Tree.
    What a combo huh?
    Devil's Tree is just above Bridgewater off 525 but I am coming from the West on that one off 206.

    Then we cross over 78 into the wild green yonder.

    Princeton would be the best bet for coffee.
    I was just going to wolf down some cereal and be on my way.

    The less stops, the more tags. :D

    I told you I was on a mission.

    You can meet us anywhere.
    Priceton would be best for you, but that is entirely up to you.

    We will PM phone numbers so we can all catch up to where we are when someone wants to join.

    With all the stops it will be possible for almost anyone to catch up to us off of 206 until we get past Tri-Points Monument.

    Ride:ricky Ride :ricky Ride :ricky

    And they accuse me of being lazy ! :oscar
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  16. > 1 BAD HABIT

    > 1 BAD HABIT Zadyma (PL)

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    precisely :D I hope you'll keep going north from there on Clinton Rd and grab #280 Lulo's Fishin Hole and about 5 miles further, tag

    #269 Waywayanda Furnace :thumbup
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    not to mention the northern most tag under the bridge of I84 you know with the border of 3 states NY,NJ,PA
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  18. PC-Rider

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    #181 I have an address, but I am not exactly sure where that one is.
    Right now I have us catching Clinton Road at it's northern end so I don't miss Clinton Furnace.

    I have Wawayonda Furnace on the list too. I hope they let us in for free just to get a picture like they did the rider who got the tag.
    But some one did mention they knew a free way in ! :D
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  19. PC-Rider

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    That's the major goal.
    That is the Tri-State Memorial.
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  20. debaisley

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    wtf does bruce mean ?
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