Photos from Michaux SF Pennsylvania

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

  1. Denny Mann

    Denny Mann Been here awhile

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    Nice view of Mount Holly from that point. It's to bad they had to put up a fence to prevent trash being dumped.


  2. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    I always wondered about that fence.
  3. FredRydr

    FredRydr Danger: Keep Back 500 Ft.

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    Yeah. I had a king-size mattress on the back of my bike to toss over. Was I pissed when I saw that fence!

    Fred
  4. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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  5. FredRydr

    FredRydr Danger: Keep Back 500 Ft.

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    Tuscarora SF, taken today by a Forest Ranger. (Thanks, Lee.)

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  6. FredRydr

    FredRydr Danger: Keep Back 500 Ft.

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    Perhaps a thread for Tuscarora is called for.

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  7. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    :lol3

    Thanks for the photo from ranger Lee:deal!!! Those guys have a tough job, and I'm happy to see they still appreciate the beauty of the place.
  8. Sidecar Jockey

    Sidecar Jockey Been here awhile

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    It was nice and 'warm' today, and most of the snow had melted... and turned the roads to mud:

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  9. jdub

    jdub Dawg bytes reel gud

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    Nice, quiet day on Biesecker Gap Road and others on the southern end of Michaux yesterday, just had to watch the icy spots.

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  10. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Endeavor to persevere.

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    Great to see you guys getting out and riding!!!!! :thumb
  11. Sidecar Jockey

    Sidecar Jockey Been here awhile

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    I was out in the southern end of Michaux yesterday too... but I didn't see any other bikes. We must have just missed jdub. It was odd that it was 45-50 degrees out, but there were still icy spots in the shade.

    The 'overlook' on Oak road:
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  12. jdub

    jdub Dawg bytes reel gud

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    SJ - Pretty sure I went by that spot about 1:30 pm or so, and I remember seeing the decaying carcasses of a couple deer that some jerk of a hunter recently dumped there. Obviously too much trouble for him or her to push the remains over the edge five feet away. I think they're visible just behind the front wheel of the DRZ. Idiots abound everywhere.....
  13. Sidecar Jockey

    Sidecar Jockey Been here awhile

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    Yep, I remember seeing the carcasses there too. I pushed some leaves over them with my boot, to try to hide it. I don't think they are in the photo, but they were pretty nasty looking. I was also wondering why someone just left them there...?

    I was at the Oak Rd overlook around 3:00 pm.
  14. Paebr332

    Paebr332 Good news everyone!

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    Happy New Year from the Michaux locals.

    Sunrise in Michaux this morning. It was 8 degrees when I took this pic today. A little too chilly for a ride, but very pretty. :eek1

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  15. TowPro

    TowPro Lets ride

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    Come on, wasn't that bad. 100 miles east of you it was 7 when I went for a couple miles ATV ride this morning. (ATV ride hell, it has a plow on the front of it :deal ). Heated gear not only keeps me warm on the street bike but I mounted a plug on the ATV as well. Its kind of fun plowing 8" of powder.

    Back to Michaux content. My KTM is now prepped for spring. Before you know it we will be out with Denny on Thursday evenings. Mid to late March should be my first weekend (depending on weather).
  16. Paebr332

    Paebr332 Good news everyone!

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    The TW does put out enough watts for heated gear. :lol3

    And I shoveled my drive (the old fashioned manual way) right before taking that picture. :eek1

    I may be selling the TW soon and getting something with a bit more oomph. I'd like to be able to do more than 60 when I ride to other places than Michaux. Plus getting rid of the Tdub will motivate me to finish my Hawk GT rebuild if I want to ride. :1drink
  17. FredRydr

    FredRydr Danger: Keep Back 500 Ft.

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    After skirting the base of the mountain from Huntsdale, I headed up Milesburn Road, just as George Harrison's "Here Comes the Sun" comes over Pandora. It did!

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    Then rode down the other side of the mountain on Forest Road past the reservoir. It's a bit slippery along that water, but not bad really. Now sitting in the bar with hot coffee at Bobby A's on US30. No cruisers lined up in the front of the lot!

    Next I'll cut through the apple orchards in northern Adams County to Mt Holly and then northeast to home.

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    Fred
  18. xerophile

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    Hey all, just stopping by to say hi to all you local folk.

    In Waynesboro myself, funny seeing all the photos of places I've seen plus all the other places that I haven't been.

    Last time I was in MF was early Oct, did an overnight at one of the campsites they have mapped out, #24 I think it might have been.

    Doing some winter upgrades, but would love to do some group rides once I get things back together.

    Any regular, or for that matter irregular rides scheduled/planned?
  19. FredRydr

    FredRydr Danger: Keep Back 500 Ft.

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    Now? Not that I know of. SoPaRider likes to take groups out Thursday evenings, but weather dictates who, when and where in the meantime.

    Fred
  20. xerophile

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    Just meant in general, not necessarily in the cold months.

    Looking forward to getting back out there, but it can wait a little.

    :D