NJ- Big Trailie Ride, Saturday, 3/11

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by wpbarlow, Mar 9, 2006.

  1. wpbarlow

    wpbarlow Long timer

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    Kickstands up at 10:30 from the Dunkin Donuts/Exxon on Rt. 22E in Lebanon.

    Bring knobbies (or a small bike) and excuses :lol3
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  2. CraigL

    CraigL Been here awhile

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    Walter, Should I put knobbies on the DRZ or will Contiforce SM tires on a "small" bike be ok?
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  3. wpbarlow

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    That's tough for me to answer. I hate riding my DRZ on the street with knobbies so I'm biased. If the Contis are already on leave them on. Worst is that you'll be traction challenged during some parts of the ride, but shouldn't be a matter of getting stuck.
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  4. thetoecutter

    thetoecutter Cutter of Toes

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    might be able to make this one. you have an street address so i can google the map?

    skip
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  5. wpbarlow

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  6. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Walter, you are breaking my heart. 60 degrees in NJ, and I'm gonna be stuck dragging the kids around after:
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  7. NJCapoNut

    NJCapoNut Dirty Boy

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    Im in.....:thumb
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  8. Wilbrr

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    Darn - no knobbies and no small bike. I'll have to catch up with you guys next time out unless you think I'd be ok with stock Metzelers on a R12GS?:evil

    Wil
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  9. sperduton

    sperduton Been here awhile

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    how about a small bike and knobbies...:D :D :D :D
    How long are you planning on the ride being??
    Gotta see if I can swing it. Just came back from 6 day trip out in BC.

    Nick
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  10. wpbarlow

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    The only question you need to ask yourself is "do I feel lucky?". :lol3

    There's a chance parts could be muddy or at least pretty soft- not the ideal big bike on tourances scenario. Should be ok for Sunday's ride though if Frank does what I think he's planning.
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  11. wpbarlow

    wpbarlow Long timer

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    Your ride is as long as you want it to be. We'll not be far from your neighborhood at any point in any case.
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  12. O.C.F.RIDER

    O.C.F.RIDER Loose nut behind h/bars

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    How about a big bike without knobbilies but a small brain to pilot said bike? Whatever your going to do, will it be THAT much slipperier(is that a word?) than the shit we were on in that estate with the beware of dog sign's w/Frank on that ride a little while back????? I'd say I'm IN!!!!!
    SEE YA
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  13. Wilbrr

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    Ok thanks. I'll catch up with you guys on Sunday. Now I have an excuse to get a DRZ - the wife's not going to like this.:hair :rofl

    Wil
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  14. Jolly705

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    How far is the start from NYC?
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  15. nyc_gs

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    Looks to be about 52 miles.

    I will be making the trip from the city, if you want to meet up and ride out, let me know.

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  16. orionjd

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    I'd like to meet up for the ride out. I'm in the E. village...planning on going through the holland tunnel. Any ideas for a time and place to meet?
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  17. nyc_gs

    nyc_gs Lurker

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    I just sent you a PM.

    If anyone else from NYC is going, let me know if you want to meet up before heading out.

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  18. Jolly705

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    I am either riding on Sat. or Sunday. Once I figure out which day/ ride I am going on I will let you know.
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  19. wpbarlow

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  20. Jolly705

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    Walter
    XR with Street tires should be okay??
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