Roaming Rally 2013

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by Deadly99, Sep 26, 2012.

  1. ecarnell

    ecarnell Been here awhile

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    Payment sent!
    Now jut need to sort out a team (calling ryan s) or sweep!
  2. guymanbro

    guymanbro da Vermonster

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    Announcing the members of Team Motohawk (in alphabetical order):

    alcontrast
    Gone-Native
    guymanbro
    z50r

    Watch yer women and yer wine, we're comin' for a good time!
  3. StepOnIt

    StepOnIt Assitoner

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    Coma would be nice:clap

    Get on it Ted:D
  4. guymanbro

    guymanbro da Vermonster

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    Coma usually shows up around the fire between 9 and 11 pm. He's all boisterous and foul mouthed one minute, and then . . . is he okay?
    :lol3
  5. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Day Two route summary

    Starts off with some slab to an easy hydro line. Some gravel roads, etc. Then it ulutilizes a road called North Penicl Lake. This was a tech option in 2011, I think maybe only one group made it to it ?

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    There is a water crossing that isn't "doable". A fun go around up and over the rock on the right of this photo...

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    The go around....


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    Its a bit narrow so carrying panniers is not a bad idea :deal

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    We'll be doing it in the reverse direction...so you'll be riding up this..


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    And popping out of here...

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    One good reason to have "teams" this year...as I suspect more than one bike has a tip over in this section :wink:


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    Lots of fun stuff on this road. Its about 20 km's long and will take some folks about 2-3 hours is my guess (fast guys about 60 minutes)

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    This is followed by 20 minutes of dirt roads to camp. Day two will be a quick 4-6 hours for fast guys but 6-9 hours of riding for slow groups (best guess).


    Is it freaking June yet ?


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  6. RB450

    RB450 Been here awhile

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    Trails and roads look like a blast. Really looking forward to this ride!
  7. juames

    juames Have Fun, Don't Die!

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    Some of the water crossings are deeper than others. :deal

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  8. Sewerat

    Sewerat Cert. bike whore

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    Those all look like bigger then regulation bikes for this year???
  9. Tammy

    Tammy Team 2nd Wind

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    Looks a lot like what I have to ride by me. :clap
  10. ecarnell

    ecarnell Been here awhile

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    Wow - day two sounds great!

    Now there is absolutely no question what bike to take (WR 250r vrs 2011klr).

    I think we ran pencil lake on the 2010 PD ( I bottomed out numerous times on a dr650) and again in 2012 Dacre challenge - which the wr250r was great/fine. I couldn't imagine a fully loaded klr running that route without some get offs/help (at least with my ability).
  11. Deadly99

    Deadly99 Fast and Far

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    Video from EmmBeeDee...

    The first hour or three of day one :thumb


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  12. juames

    juames Have Fun, Don't Die!

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    That was a fantastic day, hard to believe it was just two weeks ago.

    BTW, I updated the riders list in the second post so PM if anything needs to be changed.:1drink
  13. skypilot

    skypilot I Roam therefor I am

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    Difference is The RR turf always looks like that up there and people are happy about it. Your water will go away and people have lots of reason not to be happy about it.

  14. skypilot

    skypilot I Roam therefor I am

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    The rock sections look awesome. the tiny puddles look too dry for a KLR rider to be concerned about and what the H&!! do you mean to narrow for panniers? I'm bringing a bow saw

  15. shipwrek12001

    shipwrek12001 Shipwrek

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    can we pre ride or do we have to wait for that SHIT to melt......

    is it spring yet:huh
  16. FreeTheBeast

    FreeTheBeast Shunpiker

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    So, after riding some Jeep trails the other weekend, I came to the realization that a BMW R1200GSA ain't no trail bike.

    Here is OhBoy getting up one trail...

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    So, I've made a change in the stable. The bike arrived at MAX BMW today. I'll pick it up on Saturday. :evil

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    My R1200GSA is getting traded for a sparklie new F800GS. It should be a lot more appropriate for the riding we like to do most.

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  17. EvilClown

    EvilClown Reality show stunt double Super Moderator

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    From our pre-ride earlier today...

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    No. Not really.
  18. Emmbeedee

    Emmbeedee Procrastinators

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    Very pretty! When the F800GS was released, I wasted no time trading in my R1150GS on it. Same HP, 100 pounds less weight.

    Is that the original centrestand? Mine is quite different from that.
  19. mdlak

    mdlak Been here awhile

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    Wow, nice looking bike, FreeTheBeast! :thumb
  20. vonotto

    vonotto Been here awhile

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    "My R1200GSA is getting traded for a sparklie new F800GS"

    Nice ride, but you should have gone ORANGE :freaky