NY Metro Dirt Tag-O-Rama

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

  1. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Well, since photobucket won't work, I've used my backup system. Nice we can do this at home because of the mascot!

    So, here's a picture of my bike down the hill from Walter:

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    And here's where you find the beginning of the road that parallel's the abandoned railroad bed, and leads to the tag site. My bike is coming out. You want to head West from the asphalt. GPS coordinates available. Just PM me.

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  2. wpbarlow

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    Sounds like a challenge to me :rofl

    Imo, can be done wo knobbies with careful line picking and if it doesn't rain. Otoh, the bike with the knobbies today took a nap after crossing (almost) a small log :lol3

    Here are a couple of teasers (from a quality photo hosting site :lol3)

    It's an abandoned railbed.

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    At least we think so- don't know about ghost trains :lol3

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    Our first spot proved to be too slick-- but should be a great drop when it's not soft over frozen. And this railbed might be rideable for a while. Passed it a million times, so :clap to Barry for suggesting we try it.
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    Don't click on THIS unless you want a GPS coordinate clue.....
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    Always wondered where that went...
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    This cracked slimy dirt is really strange... must be a winter phenomenon.

    The duck is under a rock shown by the arrow.
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    You can find a hiking trail here marked by white blazes, and this must have been the gap that Pocahontas' boyfriend found :lol3

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    We spotted Bigfoot at the tag site...
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    ...before my bike took a nap on the way out:muutt.

    Another pic of the new tag site:
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    Agreed on the cracked slimy dirt roads, never been on anything like that before.
    Thanks KL_ARRR for another great trip out of my comfort zone.
  8. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Great clues! :clap:clap

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    Do you think the pass is open now? Or does it get closed for the winter?
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    It's always open.
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    I scouted out a nice historical dirt tag today, wonder if I'll ever get to use it...:*sip*
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    Actually, there was a rumor that a couple of old farts were going to look for a duck today, but the leader of the pack got a "code-in-da-nose". Wonder what the snow pack is like there? :D
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    Cough,,,cough
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    You stay comfy and rest Commander Baby Cakes.
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    And besides, that KTM might have gotten a little dirty :huh


    Doc and I will take it from here. :1drink
  14. wpbarlow

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    Hey! No fair throwing my picture back at me :lol3
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    :lol3 !!!!
    The 1st time I saw you post that was after the tunnel ride back in 07' or 06'.
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    Yaay:clap:clap.
    Nicer weather than when dropped it:lol3.
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