Pisgah Forest Ridin'

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by _anatic, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. drdubb

    drdubb OFWG

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    I'm looking to get into dual sporting...how do you find reasonable folks to ride with and routes to ride ?

    also noted the nighthawk in one of the photos. I have two, one of which I want to sell in order to get a DR.
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  2. _anatic

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    Sorry, couldn't resist. Try here:
    Raleigh/Fayetteville area riders??

    Lots of stuff in the southeast regional forum. Especially tag games.:evil
    I met a lot of these folks at the Eastern Rendezvous. Keep an eye out for a thread for next years.

    Guy with the Nighthawk is Halycon Daze. Hope to see you out there.
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  3. Moosehunter

    Moosehunter Adventurer

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    Um. Thanks for "putting together" these pictures Antic. I know how lucky I was Friday. The only way it could have came out better is if it wouldn't have happened. Any other options would have been MUCH worse. Thanks to everyone for helping me get my bike back on the road.
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  4. WERA456

    WERA456 Been here awhile

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    any chance this group would be willing to let another rider tag along. I live in Northern Ga and can make it to Hot springs in a little over 3 hours. Would love to find some more people to ride the kind of stuff you guys are doing. I have a DRZ400 and a bmw650 dakar. Are you guys planning anything around christmas break? Would like to come up and ride if you guys are getting out.
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  5. _anatic

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    No plans to yet. Just keep an eye on the A-Vile ADV thread.
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  6. Gaston Gagne

    Gaston Gagne Past Easy

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    Some photos of you.

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    I hope the opportunity to do something like that comes again soon.
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  7. _anatic

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    Thanks for those Gaston! An to give y'all an idea where I am an on the food chain, I'm pushing it a little bit here. Gaston's back there one handin' it' snappin' pics!:rofl
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  8. lgajohnymac

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    I have the track file if your interested pm me. Track starts after we turned up 80.
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  9. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    it clearly shows where I missed the left turn in Erwin and we got lost "in town" :lol3
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  10. _anatic

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    Thanks for postin' that Johnymac, maybe I can find it again...


    maybe.:lol3

    Cuttle, at least you didn't get us lost in the wilderness.:D
    Thanks again for leadiin' us around all day!
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  11. Moosehunter

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    Is there really a road along side of 26 that you all took home?
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  12. _anatic

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    :nod Part way at least. 19W/TN36, two exits south from Erwin, after a couple of miles turn right onto Flag Pond Rd/352. In 3 miles or so 352 goes off to the right, stay stright. Through Flag Pond, over Sam's Gap, under I-26 an it turnes into US-23. You'll still have to get on I-26 in Mars Hill.
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  13. Moosehunter

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    Thanks Anatic. I'm going to have to go ride that sometime.
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  14. _anatic

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    I've been lost in the Dakar thread since I got back from my Christmas trip an putting off posting this.

    Road down to my Mom's a few days before Christmas. I was going to slab it all the way to make time. Got stuck behind a wreck in ATL for a couple of hours, finally made it to an exit an went around. Won't make that mistake again. In Monticello, Ga.
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    In Bainbridge.
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    I stayed for a week, it was a good visit but I was happy to get back on the road.
    Original brick street in Thomasville.
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    The Court House pics were inspired by The Banjo so I thought I should share one of his new store front with y'all. Should be open now.
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  15. _anatic

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    Rmarkr invited me to stop by, hey Mark.:wave

    Sunset on Hilton Head.
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    The next morning we went for a ride!
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    Mark let me take one of his bikes. Good thing, the lebin-fiddy would not have been fun here.:muutt
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    BDXMPL, remember the ride up Cold Creek? Miles of this.
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    This gives me some real respect for the Dakar riders. It's fun on a flat well maintained road, can you imagine this pace or faster in the scrub off to the side?:eek1
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    On the Savannah River.
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    Fell three times. Once in the sand an twice in the mud.:p3rry It was a great day!! Thanks again Mark.
    The ride home was uneventful if a little painful. How long till spring?
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  16. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    :freaky Nice pic's Shane!
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    Thanks, an the PB just nailed down the RDV! So, when does the scouting begin?:ear
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  18. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    I will stay in touch! :clap We just need a little better weather and some time off. I'll keep you posted.
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    :thumb
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  20. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    :thumbup good choice of shirt!!!!


    love the pics
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