More trouble in the Pine Barrons

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by ADVwanaB, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. ADVwanaB

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  2. Dualsport Chic

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    Not good, not good at all . . .
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    I guess they were looking for a "win" no matter how small after the pipeline got approved. I always describe it as a boxer fighting below his weight class. May be a small win against the Off Road crowd, but still feels good to get a win.
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  4. docgonzo

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    I believe that is old news. The rangers seem to have no problem with registered dual sport bikes that stay on legal roads. Any road that is a two-track (accessible to cars) should be and is legal.

    Certainly, the illegal quads and non-registered dirt bikes should stay out of the forest. Dual sport riders should stay out of the single track and fire-cuts unless they are involved in an organized and permitted Enduro or Dual Sport event.

    In 15 years of riding legally in the Pine Barrens, I've yet to be stopped by a Park Ranger.

    No need to panic yet. And the tree huggers should concentrate more on the Pipe lines and fires, which do more damage then any dual sport bike.
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  5. sperduton

    sperduton Been here awhile

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    This isn't old news. It's a rehash of the MAP plan from a couple years ago. There are roads they will now be closing off to motor vehicles that had previously been open.
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    Well, doesn't that make it old news? The article posted is an editorial. Biased, for sure. Hard to believe they will be able to close off reasonable roads that hunters use to get to their favorite spots. And the MAP plan got shot down, I was led to believe. Did they sneak it through again? If so, that would be "Breaking News".
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  7. jack splash

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    Hey: Actually, I'll take this deal. It basically says that any existing road on the topo map is legal.
    The map they are basing it on is OK, there are others but in the big picture,
    there's a lot of roads on it and what it is doing is saying where we can go.

    A clause was also added so that enduros and other groups can apply for special use permits and use firecuts.

    Jack
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