Photos from Michaux SF Pennsylvania

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by JaxObsessed, Oct 29, 2010.

  1. badguy

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    You got some awesome pics in there Jack! I need to make it up there one of these days...
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  2. John Go

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    Nice Jack,
    I was up there on Veteran's Day.

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    LOTS more to explore. Mmmmmmmmmmm:clap
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  3. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    Watch my butt:lol3:kat:rofl.... I'm going back at least one more time before the snow and ice make it treacherous. I'd be happy to have you along. I'll PM you with more notice than I gave the game on Saturday.

    Thanks for the great shots John! :thumb :D Great to see folks I know out having fun in one of my favorite places.

    ANYBODY who has shots of the Forrest BRING em ON>
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  4. Skyclad

    Skyclad Original Bastard

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    Jax, I am going to have to join you for one of your rides. I do love Michaux. I can also show you around some of the little gems in my area.

    It also sounds to me like you have a little Bald Eagle Bastard in ya.
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  5. Ovoidious

    Ovoidious Been here awhile

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    I'm hoping to get my first trip in before the weather changes...Looks like a fun place to ride.
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  6. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    Sky, badguy and Ovoidious,

    Me and code are going to try to ride some Michaux some weekend day after the Thanksgiving holiday. jus sayin.


    Sky, Either ScottP or Bloochdog said you had PA ADV stickers.....zzzzat true? I figure I should get me a few of those.


    what the hell...
    Here's another photo from Ridge Road a year ago:
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  7. Ovoidious

    Ovoidious Been here awhile

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    Post it up once you know what day it is. :clap
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  8. Skyclad

    Skyclad Original Bastard

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    What he said.
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  9. badguy

    badguy Susan

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    What they said :evil
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  10. 7600

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    Is the Michaux forest anywhere near Mt. Davis? We rode down there in September.
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  11. wmfleet2

    wmfleet2 Long timer

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    Yes please do,,grew up well(LOL) in the Bigerville ,Arendtsville side of Michaux State Park ,,,so let me know when you are riding there again,live in York now ,just a few miles away
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    will meet up with you
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  12. Ven Moto

    Ven Moto Been here awhile

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    Hey Jax,

    Checked out a map of Michaux that said no motorcycles allowed on the trails. Are these pics from all gravel roads open to any vehicle traffic? My buddy and I, both from B'more, am trying to figure out a December Saturday ride for our GSA's. Wanna be our point man?
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  13. Skyclad

    Skyclad Original Bastard

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    There are lots of legal gravel (sometimes less than gravel) roads in Michaux. Pretty much as long as you don't have to go around a gate, and it resembles a road, you are good to go.
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  14. Ven Moto

    Ven Moto Been here awhile

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    Sweeeet. Thanks for the info. Definitely have to check that park out now. Baltimore sucks for anything resembling gravel.
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  15. Laoch

    Laoch Buying more ammo

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    Do a search for Michaux, maybe in regionals, you'll get some hits. Lots of riding there.

    Also check out the DAMN riders, a lot of those guys are from B-more, Fredrick areas. There are routes, etc there.

    I grew up in Buchanan Valley, you locals know where that is :thumb
    Michaux is my backyard.

    Word to the wise, deer rifle season starts tomorrow, ride on Sundays.
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  16. Ven Moto

    Ven Moto Been here awhile

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    Oh Damn! Another fine tip. Thanks. Not really trying to get shot at.
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  17. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    Thanks for the reminder.:deal

    Drove through the Buchanan Valley yesterday :) getting home from tgiving family stuff. A beautiful area to live!
    I should have known better than to try to go riding the first Saturday of December in PA..... This state gives school children off school the Monday after thanksgiving because it's the first day of rifle deer hunting. There are thousands of folks in the woods with rifles.... some of whom are going to shoot at ANYTHING that moves.

    No hunting on Sunday?.... Probably lots of folks in the woods anyway.

    +1 DAMN is a great resource for fun in the dirt, gravel, mud and sand.
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  18. Laoch

    Laoch Buying more ammo

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    I'm over on the DAMN site under a pseudo-pseudonym. :lol3

    We need to ride Michaux together, I'm anxious to get the XR out there.
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  19. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    We went to Michaux again yesterday. ICE was the word of the day...

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    Yes, my Pa friends will ask .............. You tried what, where, when?

    It all started innocently enough....
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    It went sideways pretty quick.
    At about 5 miles in...

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    More fun and good karma to follow.:evil
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  20. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    doin the MyStrom got me outta this dance.
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    Did you see what my Strom got me out of????????
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    This is where I turned around. It got to the point that I had to ride in the drainage ditch to stay off the ice and my friends had 90/10 tires on. I figured that wouldn't be pretty so I decided to punt.
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    I had thought there might be ice, but decided to go for it anyway. As we got into PA from the south, I started to notice ice and snow in the shady areas. This is when I cautioned my buds that we may have to turn around because of ice. Just as we entered the gravel it looked pretty good! Lets rock.
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    Ah well.. "Nothing Adventured Nothing Gained". -Dorito

    More pix to come.
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