NY Metro Dirt Tag-O-Rama

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by docgonzo, Nov 29, 2008.

  1. docgonzo

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    Sorry about the quality of the photos, but I just had my I-phone with me!
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    What! No water crossing pics???? :lol3 :lol3 :lol3
  3. RUGGER64

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    At the end of G. Washington Road and after the place where Sallydog keep his bike...:lol3:lol3:lol3

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    is this dirt road
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    that will take you here:

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    and the duck is waiting for you tuck in between the hill and the drainage

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    you can get good bargains in antiques just north of here!
    more details are forthcoming!:D
  4. docgonzo

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    Here's where #II is waiting:

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    panning back:

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    And even further:

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    This is right next to Rugger64s money shot!
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    Apologies for the shaky pics!

    Walter and Doc ready to race on the water

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    Walter edging Doc....:lol3

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    and....

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    Doc was really being nice to Walter:huh
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    GREAT Job RUGGER:clap :freaky :clap
    Good to see evryone having fun:freaky & Walter riding after his little mishap.

    Good location on the duck now...only having problem with exact location, Google shows the road continues (no dead ends) where as Bing shows it ending & turns into a road called a path and from the other major road it has a couple of offshoots.
    I hate to have to search around in the dark:eek1
  7. RUGGER64

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    there is where the dirt is...:evil and when in doubt.....follow the clue...:D
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    Definitely to be enjoyed in the daytime. The downhill section just before the drainage ditch is fun. Rocks, wash-outs, mud. Do it a couple of times each way to get your money's worth!
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    Not sure from your post what it was you were looking for, Rob. This is a pretty easy one. Just go down the steep, rocky, and rutted up dirt road, and it's right there. The GS will have no problem with the TKCs.

    When I get home from work, I'll post GPS coordinates if you need them.
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    Here they are:

    40º21'24.48" N 74º56'25.12" W

    Don't tell me you folks are going to let little II sit out in the cold another night!
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    NEW clues will take you closer and I HOPE you guys can get the tag now, if you cross the river and go south of the town with the antiques.....:scratchmore info will be give you the name of the place....:eek1
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    Pepe, we don't have to be secretive here. The GPS coordinates, plugged into a GPS or Google, shows you right where the duck is hiding. Only thing needed is a little time, a little skill, and some knobbies!

    Supposed to be very nice today. I'll go and get it myself if it sits any longer.
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    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    If your electric vest, electric gloves, winter underarmor, electric grips, snowmobile helmet and L.L. Bean insulated boots worked (they did)!

    So, I went and got Pepe's dirt tag, since no one else had the guts to descend the nasty, gnarly dirt road known by the locals as "Coon Path". So, here's the little duck right where it was left in the hollow of the log:

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    A nice little dusting of snow in the hills made it very pretty:

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    And Santa Ducgonzo got to meet II:

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    And since I was out, I decided to place the new tag on my favorite dirt road in New Jersey. Should be familiar to some of you, including SallyDog!

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    Please note that this tag is gettable with street tires!! Even a Honda scooter could get to it!

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    And the location of the two mascots (whoever finds them can keep one!):

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    I haven't a clue.:dunno
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    Based on the lack of tracks on the hill and the way your bike's pointed- it looks like you didn't either, and took the easy way :poser
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    Had to turn the bike around for the photo, you turd!:lol3 :lol3 And there are tracks in the snow!

    As far as clues go for the new tag, the spot is definitely in the WOODS, and it is so peaceful there that you could almost imagine that you were in CHURCH near the ROAD.

    Now, if that's not enough, I have the exact GPS coordinates.
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    Very good: you take two related things that could quite possibly be true and use them in a rebuttal to imply that a previously stated premise is incorrect. Was that covered in Prevarication 101? :lol3
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    Thanks! I guess I've learned SOMETHING in 4 years of night school, huh?

    It's not about the truth, Walter, it's about convincing the jury, right? :wink: :wink:
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    Want to put it to a vote to see who thinks you did it or took the easy way?:lol3


    Regardless, it was pretty cheesy to get the tag-- this group has riders that would not have been put off by doing something two grandfathers did. Proably more an issue of time availability.

    And Woodschurch Road is the best you could do?:lol3