Northwest CT dirt road mapping quest

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida' started by btao, Jul 17, 2013.

  1. Jstrummer

    Jstrummer Been here awhile

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    This thread has gone dormant!
    Leaves are changing
    Weather is cool and crisp
    I'll be hitting this route Sunday
    Anyone else?
  2. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    working my club's enduro in Tolland, MA
  3. Daniel Siegel

    Daniel Siegel n00b

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    I am heading up through CT and Lower MA this sunday. Anyone have any up to date routes for going through western CT? Thanks Dan
  4. CavReconSGT

    CavReconSGT Just the right amount of evil.

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    I took a ride last weekend with a friend who took me around Barkhamstead reservoir and out to Colebrook lake up and around through lower MA. It was a great ride. Colebrook was great also. I have a picture of a steel bridge that because of the drought hasn't been seen in 60 years. Also ran a road that hasn't been exposed for about the same amount of time. I was looking at the GPS to see if this road was an alternate of route 8 and saw I was actually driving through an area that was supposed to be underwater. And is most of the time for the last 50 or 60 years. All of this information and pictures I have at home and can't access the GPS route or pictures right now or I would send them to you. Shouldn't be that hard to figure though. Let me know if you need more information and I'll try to supply it.

    KR
  5. animalmx305

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    This is a silly question but I'm coming up in brideport ferry ..I live in port Jefferson and there is no freaking legal dirt roads or trails to ride so I would love to know we're some of those dirt roads are to ride ....I recently purchased a new klr 650 and am sick of looking out for cops
  6. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    do you have a gps. there's a file in the early posts. a smart phone will work also, but I don't know how to do that.

    in 3 weeks there's a neat event.

    http://advrider.com/index.php?threads/the-berkshire-big-adventure-2017-edition.1203391/
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  7. Dualsport Chic

    Dualsport Chic Been here awhile

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  8. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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  9. animalmx305

    animalmx305 Adventurer

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  10. animalmx305

    animalmx305 Adventurer

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    Thank you I'm going to check them out.......I was up yesterday rode half that route I downloaded up and shot over to Kent...beautiful .....I want to go back next week and do some more ....and more...and more ...lol
  11. Oilhed

    Oilhed MarkF

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    Love your videos! Any new info? And is this the info sheet for your ride?

    http://advrider.com/index.php?attachments/sheet-1-png.372731/
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  12. GerGa

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  13. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    done.
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  14. animalmx305

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    I went down the road Sunday to the gate from the North and the road and North Kent road #1 definitely had erosion but not enough to close
  15. Undercover Poe

    Undercover Poe Been here awhile

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    Thanks again for tracking out this route. Anytime I'm board and I find myself near it, like today I hop on. Rode my favorite part [​IMG]
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    And ended up at toymakers. Great day for a ride.


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  16. rperazzo

    rperazzo n00b

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    Rode this track this morning north to south and than looped back up to Great Barrington. Really fun ride. Went around a road closed sign on Kent Rd which just was a washed out gravel road nothing crazy. Mt Easter Rd was fun wish it kept going. Thanks for putting this together.