North Berwick to Fryburg Dual Sport Ride "2012"

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by team8, Mar 20, 2012.

  1. Dewy1300

    Dewy1300 n00b

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  2. Tslapper

    Tslapper #!

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    Nice!
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  3. mikewillsmith

    mikewillsmith Not the f'g fresh prince!

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    Just missed this thread is all. :D
    Now I gotta go order tires for the little XT. :evil
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  4. cjbiker

    cjbiker Nobody's Robot

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    I'd put some knobbies on if it were me, much more fun that way. :deal

    My first offroad ride was on a KLR650 with 705's. I wished I had more aggressive tires the whole time.
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  5. kobukan

    kobukan almost gnarly

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    Big difference off-road between a DR and a KLR. :D

    The 705's are actually popular tires with some of the DR650 guys - even off road. The amount of mud will be the big factor. If it's not real muddy they'll be fine on this ride. I was skeptical about the 705 on the DR I bought out west, but I'm glad I gave it a chance - it performed great in 4k miles of AZ and Baja with a lot of off road riding - just about everything, but mud. I was running a 700 front, though. I may even put them on my DR650 here, once we get past mud season.
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  6. Cromoth

    Cromoth Inspection due 5_31

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  7. PWRCRZR

    PWRCRZR Grumpy Old Bastard

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    Are you bringing your 350 or 650 on this ride?
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  8. kobukan

    kobukan almost gnarly

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    I never know what I'm riding until I actually swing my leg over it. :lol3

    Probably the 350.
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  9. PWRCRZR

    PWRCRZR Grumpy Old Bastard

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    Just curious, I think my son will be on my KLR so I can swap between that and the DR during the ride.
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  10. kobukan

    kobukan almost gnarly

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    I think you'd have more fun on the DR for most of this ride. :deal
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  11. NH Forester

    NH Forester Adventurer

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    I'd be into that. Maybe meet in Parsonfield if I can't get down to Berwick?

    How did the KLR guy with the hard panniers make out after he lost one (or both)?
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  12. internalcombust

    internalcombust Yes its dirty, thanks.

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    It's starting to look like quite a crew! Should be a great time. I am looking forward to it for sure! :clap
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  13. kobukan

    kobukan almost gnarly

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    Seemed like he was having a great time, really! :D
    Kept saying something about "should have gotten a smaller bike for trail riding" though. :lol3
    I don't see his name on the list this year. :dunno

    I take it your on a KLR? Might want to leave the hard bags at home. :D

    But seriously, you should have seen Tripod tossing his KLR around out there, impressive - made it look like a little dirt bike. :thumb
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  14. OhBoy

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    Can I come and play? :ricky

    Looked at last years thread, looks like fun.
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  15. team8

    team8 Been here awhile

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    Jump in any time, I'd be glad to contact you when we make to my house for lunch if you can't make it to the start.
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  16. team8

    team8 Been here awhile

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    OhBoy!
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  17. 2twisted

    2twisted GoodNYou

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    Time for a couple more pics. :wink:

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  18. mystery jig

    mystery jig Van Gogh's Banjo

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    Whoa, pretty gnarly. I guess if hard bags are too wide, my Ural rig wouldn't fit, huh?
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  19. FreeTheBeast

    FreeTheBeast Shunpiker

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    Can we change the name of this ride to: The Epic Spring Maine Ride

    :D

    We're going to be a parade through Southern Maine! :clap

    I grew up in Sanford, so this route is great for me to get back to my old stomping grounds.
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  20. Tripod

    Tripod waldeinsamkeit

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    Pencil me in Wade, hopefully we'll get some rain before launch date:evil

    And if enough show we can test out North Burdockistan's new "Mass Gathering Ordinance" with a parade down Main Street! Wheelies optional. I'll lead.

    Catch me if you can, coppa's....(oops, wrong forum)