N GA - Windy Gap Cycle Trail

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by mb90535im, Dec 22, 2008.

  1. mb90535im

    mb90535im '05 R1200 GS

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    Anyone here ridden Windy Gap from bottom to top recently?

    I'm curious if it's passable on my GS?

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  2. GaM

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    I can't imagine Windy Gap on a GS 1200, you haven't aready done that from the bottom up have you and got that thing over those ledges?
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  3. BentAero

    BentAero Been here awhile

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    What's the Windy Gap Cycle Trail?

    Where can I find info on it?

    TIA.
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  4. GaM

    GaM Long timer

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    This is from an ATV site, but Windy Gap is motorcycles only.

    http://www.atvtrails.org/Windygap.html
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  5. fullmonte

    fullmonte Reformed Kneedragger

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    When you decide to ride it, PM me so I can film the attempt with the camcorder and post it in this thread.:deal
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  6. mb90535im

    mb90535im '05 R1200 GS

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    From those pics and that video it looks like it's better suited to a Honda CT-90 than a R1200 GS. I don't think I'm man enough to do that one on my GS.
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  7. BentAero

    BentAero Been here awhile

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  8. GaM

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    It doesn't really dead end, you pop out on FS road, hang a right, go 1/4 of a mile or so then get on Tibbs atv/mc trail and go down the mountain, then you hit milma and traverse back to the parking lot, Still, a long way to go.
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  9. GaM

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    Rocky Flats is doable on a GS. Pay no attention to the pic of the parking lot in this link, that is the parking lot of Rock Creek, no parking lot for Rock Flats, it dead ends but no reason not to do it you around there.

    http://www.georgiaoffroad.com/facility.php?facilityid=62#directions
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  10. kdscoates

    kdscoates Long timer

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    look like fun place to connect on the dr and then ride around the fs!!
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  11. DeBandi

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  12. DeBandi

    DeBandi Exploring Alabama

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    pick a date I would love to join ya.....:thumb
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  13. SuchesRider

    SuchesRider Just Do It!

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    + 1 :nod
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  14. kdscoates

    kdscoates Long timer

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    maybe the 2nd sunday after the new year??:ear
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  15. GaM

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    This would be a day's worth, but you see where I went down Tibbs and then got back on pavement, instead of that, when you get to the bottom of tibbs go back up windy gap, and you will be back at the top of the mountain on the fs roads.

    http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=173081
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  16. DeBandi

    DeBandi Exploring Alabama

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    11th or 18th ? :ear
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  17. kdscoates

    kdscoates Long timer

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    either
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  18. DeBandi

    DeBandi Exploring Alabama

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    Weather permitting, you have a deal young man. :freaky :pope :freaky

    Your choice on the day.:thumb
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  19. kdscoates

    kdscoates Long timer

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    cool man, you coming over the night before??? or just for the day??
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  20. bluebye

    bluebye Skin it back

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    I've done windy gap , tibbs and milma a couple times on a DR650. Once on trailwings. I'm kinda slow, but that is a pretty good challenge on a GS, I imagine.
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