Goodbye April Pachaug Dualspork Camp-n-Ride

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by akarob, Mar 19, 2013.

  1. MATPOC

    MATPOC Long timer

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    Here's my attempt to keep up with Red Beard up the Mt Misery. Couple times when I caught up with him on the ride he was already half done with a cigarette.

    Great weekend, many thanks to all who made this possible!

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  2. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    And thanks Al for the nice stickers. I washed my bike yesterday in preparation of attaching the sticker. :D

    This was just a picture I took of my setup. The soft bags (repurposed Swedish Military backpacks) worked out perfectly. Very secure and expandable. This was on my way to Cato Corner Farm. I had leaft a little too early and I had to kill a half hour. I just stopped at a store, got a favorite beverage, and found a secluded spot to relax for a bit waiting for the store to open.
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    And just a couple shots from the weekend.
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    Not much rain in the forecast either, I get to ride to work. :-) It's nice to see winter had finally moved on and the truly enjoyable weather is here.
  3. jaw174

    jaw174 Been here awhile

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    While you were out in the woods I hit the road for a solo trip out to Narraganset

    saw some rocks
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    and Judith Point.
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    I stopped at Mew's tavern on the way back for some pizza.

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    around 115 miles round trip


    then back to camp to hang out.

    man, that venison chilli was good!

    Thanks to Rob for organizing, Matt for the use of your stove equipment, and Chris for hauling my bike around!
  4. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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    anyone who did not contribute for wood and site should give something to Rob.I think he's out a few bucks maybe Al too.
  5. DariusFriedel

    DariusFriedel Slicker than an M59

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    It's always cool to watch the rocks migrating inland to Baby Head hill during mating season.

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  6. WAP

    WAP Weekday Warrior

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    Looks like you had a nice ride. The 411 in RI is hoot. I had to bail early saturday morning, otherwise I could've shown you some other fun roads in that area. Next time.
  7. cheesebot

    cheesebot I cheesebot

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    And the best cheese award goes to...

    Al's Aged Gouda
  8. Happy Seal

    Happy Seal Long timer

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    I was in a local bike shop and there was a guy I know there that was pulled over by a DEEP agent who was on the warpath for a guy on a 450 that was riding around the ballfileds over and over with loud exhaust doing wheelies and stuff. A group of people with children called the ranger station to complain. I texted Rob at about 11:30 AM on Sat morn (so this happened Friday night)to give him a heads up in case it was anyone there at the C&R. It could have been a different group. In a seperate incident DEEP were looking for two KTM riders on 2 strokes that were caught going very fast on one of the dirt roads but ran from the cops.
    No one was accusing you just trying to keep our group in the good category.
  9. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    Awe, they're cute when they're that size. The rich soil sure grows them big out in the woods.
  10. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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    I just didn't want people to think it was me.I wonder how they knew it was a 450 unless it had decals.
  11. sparrow

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    They're civilians. They don't know shit. I would be surprised if it turned out to be a Buell.:D
  12. Drewha

    Drewha Thunderbirds Are Go

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    Great time.
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    Fire Woman Lilolita getting ready to ride what she called "The Devil" CPB's EXC500.
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    Switchin to the TE610
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    Now thats a happy camper
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    Still smiling
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    Jgormely's flat repair with Matpoc
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    Thanks Rob. Another outstanding job!
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  13. alcontrast

    alcontrast at least I'm trying

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    weird.. Most of us were camped pretty close to the soccer field there and yeah there were a few loud bikes (such as my f650) and a few people that rode OUT of the campground a little too aggressively but I don't think any of us heard/saw anyone ripping around in the field or anywhere in the campground for that matter. We would have told them to cut the shit before the group of people with children had the chance to call the police.. I got there around 4pm Friday and was at camp all evening and I never heard or saw anything like that...

    There were a good number of bikes in the campground, at least 25 riders minimum spread out over at least 5 or 6 campsites... I suspect someone called the police and exaggerated what was going on to make it sound illegal.. And as Ken pointed out.. How would they know it was a 450 while it was supposedly blasting wheelies through the field? I can barely tell the difference between a 2 stroke and a 4 stroke ktm when it's parked. All the four strokes that are under 950cc look the same to me!
  14. Stan Dalone

    Stan Dalone Gotta get me somma dat

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    So, did I miss anything fun? :lol3
  15. alcontrast

    alcontrast at least I'm trying

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    who was driving the Ford Rage Rover? That's great!

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  16. MATPOC

    MATPOC Long timer

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    Drewha! It's a special Carrera Explorer model, no joke, limited edition!
  17. CO-or-bust

    CO-or-bust Been here awhile

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    My 1st Dual Sport/Camp-n-Ride weekend and I LOVED it!!! Thanks to akarob and any and all others that helped put it all together.

    Here is my 1st attempt at posting some pics --- a little pre-ride/bike drama, and then a few typical campin' an ridin' pics...

    Hope it works!!! :deal

    http://bartspics.smugmug.com/DualSportRides-1/Adv-DualSpork-13/29189381_rr5Gzj

    Hope to see many of you at future "Rides"/DS weekends/Camp-n-Rides, etc...
  18. Happy Seal

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    Al , I was at need for speed and there was a guy there that is a NETRA rider and acquaintance of the shop owner. He is a die hard Orange Koop aide drinker and has a couple KTM's himself. He rides the loop every Sunday morning and knows it very well, he is also a DR of some sort. He saw the guy driving around (not through) the field. Also a DEEP officer was at the store. When I walked in the Dr who knows me and my Beta asked me if it was one of our guys that owns the bike he saw. That is all. No harm no foul. I just wanted to give a heads up so none got busted and he just wants our good standing in that area to exist. I know nothing else except the guy is a real good dude. Deep said they were looking for the guy but that coulda been bs.