Off Road Routes for Beginner Ottawa Area

Discussion in 'Canada' started by canridertj, Nov 13, 2012.

  1. shipwrek12001

    shipwrek12001 Shipwrek

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    any buildings on that property mostly belong to the airport, Don't find yourself hanging about near those places, you'll be living a new dream if your caught...... first lap through the property should be very slowly watchin for those dog walkers.... yes they will give you the stink eye......:huh there is a couple of challenges in there for a big bike, loose sand, loose sandy single track, big hill climb, if you dare to go down, cause you will have to come up if you do... there is a few sink holes that will swallow you whole.
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  2. canridertj

    canridertj CANRIDER

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    Hosebag?..nice name...sure I'd like to join in on the rides.......i have a lot of riding to do to get ready for the rr 2013....gonna be fun!
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  3. frazman

    frazman Post***ern Redneck.

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    If you obey the signage warning you to stay away from the radar facilities, you're OK. you're there no more or no less "illegally" than the dogwalkers and birdwatchers. The Ottawa Police occasionally patrol the area, but I suspect they don't go in there unless called with a complaint. Never seen RCMP bother with that area if you're not encroaching on radar sites. Frankly, I'm more concerned with keeping the dog walkers and birdwatchers off my back. As long as you're polite and conscientious with them, you're good.
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  4. Adventure MotoX

    Adventure MotoX Been here awhile

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    Let me know next time you head out there.

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  5. ITHAPPENS

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    That big bike will be a bear with all the deep sand in there, but lots of fun on smaller offerings like my KLX. In the spring you could try Parc Papineau Labelle north of Buckingham, some really sweet dirt roads in there and as far as I can tell, legal for Dual Sports except during Hunting Season in the fall. I believe the Roaming Rally does some of the northern routes. I usually head north on Hwy 315, some sweet twisty's before the dirt. From Montpellier, we head into the park and explore. Or follow up the west side of Lac Simon to Duhamel, then ride around Lac Gagnon. All that is do-able on a big bike like yours and great learning potential for dirt noobs. Have fun and keep the suggestions coming.
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  6. Adventure MotoX

    Adventure MotoX Been here awhile

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    Yeah there is some nice riding on the Quebec side.


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  7. klondike1

    klondike1 Nobody in particular

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  8. canridertj

    canridertj CANRIDER

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    is that route you listed gravel?..hard to tell from the satellite picture..
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  9. Adventure MotoX

    Adventure MotoX Been here awhile

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  10. canridertj

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  11. Adventure MotoX

    Adventure MotoX Been here awhile

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    Yep!
    Already in my GPS! :)


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  12. canridertj

    canridertj CANRIDER

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  13. juames

    juames Have Fun, Don't Die!

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    No guide needed...pay the ZEC fees and ride!

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  14. klondike1

    klondike1 Nobody in particular

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    Fee was only about 10 ish bucks. I could look it up i think i kept receipt. Nice area, camp anywhere(within reason) and all sorts to ride on. I have been looking into this more and it looks like you can cover a huge area up to Val D'Or and east to 117. I had originally wanted to go up to Belleterra but decided to cut short. Decisions to make when on your own. One other thing, bring a saw in case road has tree across
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  15. canridertj

    canridertj CANRIDER

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    got it!....myself and studio6 are planning to get it done before the rr2013....if you want to do the route again, you're welcome to join us...we haven't decided on when but, it WILL be before the rr.....i see from you website you're quite the artist...very cool....:D
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  16. klondike1

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    Thanks and yes if i can make it I'm in. Keep me posted. rr?
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  17. canridertj

    canridertj CANRIDER

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    roaming rally 2013....organized by graveltravel.com...
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