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  1. intothenew

    intothenew Briar Patch Navigator

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    Due to both personal and professional commitments, I find myself no longer able to support this project.



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    So everyone knows - I checked with Chip and the files for the TETS will not be available until the point he can devote time to the project once again.

    Dave
    ADV Mod
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  2. NorthernTraveler

    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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    The Big Mitten
    Some notes on my route/file....

    Waypoints for gas/food lodging are in the following format -

    AAXX-X

    AA- initials of the state the waypoint is in.
    XX- waypoint number from the southern edge of a state counting northward
    -X optional to indicate the waypoint is near, but not on, the route

    I tried to have gas every 50-100 miles.... usually on the route, sometimes near the route.

    The route is broken into roughly 100 mile segments.... usually you can make 2 segments a day, but not always.

    The route was laid out to maximize dirt/gravel, but sometimes scenic values weighed heavily.

    There are a few places with big bike bypasses.... generally for above a 650. Could a big bike get through? Probably, with the right rider and a lot of work. Is the other option usually good too? Yep.

    At the northern end in Virgina there are a couple of options for tougher sections..... the extreme is make-able northbound on a 650, but quite tough southbound for about anything... badly rutted 2 track coming off a mountain on a power line.

    At the southern end of Florida I note that there is a bridge out... it was out when I was there April 2-3. There was construction equipment on site working on it. I have called the local forest service district 3 times to ask about the status... always get voice mail for the engineer... and they have NEVER called back. So it might be open, but it might not be open. I have included a bypass in case it isn't open, but somebody down that way PLEASE let the rest of us know it's current status.

    Watch for the unexpected scenic things..... buffalo in FL, scenic parkway in AL, old airport with airplanes and farm machinery in GA.

    Enjoy!
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  3. Cycletech

    Cycletech Been here awhile

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    Chip,
    Got the doc.
    Thanks,
    Chris
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  4. 9Dave

    9Dave Bazinga!

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    Thanks for sharing, guys. I can only imagine how much effort went into this, and the other efforts.

    Truly appreciated.

    Dave
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  5. captain

    captain Wild And Wonderful

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    Very nice work guys!:beer
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  6. opjocephus

    opjocephus Been here awhile

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    Thank you kindly, Chip. Uh, I got the doc.

    OP
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  7. Gimmeslack

    Gimmeslack furthur

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    Got the email... very interested to see what ya' found in my neighborhood.
    Thanks Chip!
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  8. larrytoby

    larrytoby can't get enough

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    Got the doc. Thanks.
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  9. Chipper

    Chipper Been here awhile

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    Chip, Got the doc file. Thanks
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  10. greenlizard

    greenlizard adventure lite

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    Chip,

    Received the doc file this morning.

    Steve
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  11. GTdrew

    GTdrew Adventurer

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    Got the doc. Thanks for your efforts Chip. Looking forward to exploring some new routes.
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  12. goldo

    goldo Adventurer

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    Got it - thanks
    Can't wait to check it out
    If you ever need anyone to go exploring with let me know I 'd love to come along
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  13. Canned Soup

    Canned Soup The Itenerate Engineer

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    Upstate SC, today Lyman, tomorrow Greenville
    Hey Chip,
    Received the Doc file. Looking forward to the route. Looks like it runs through some of the areas I ride.
    thanks
    dave
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  14. lhendrik

    lhendrik Truffle Rustler

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    Got the doc thanks
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  15. DiscoDino

    DiscoDino Long timer

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    Email received! Thanks Chip!
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  16. alfredman22

    alfredman22 Been here awhile

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    Hey Chip....got the email
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  17. simpson

    simpson wild rover of hell

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    Hey Chip, I got the file. :wave
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  18. PhilSpace

    PhilSpace The Gov Administrator

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    Got it Chip.
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  19. trizzo

    trizzo Been here awhile

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    Quebec
    files received, thanks chip!
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  20. imaybail

    imaybail Been here awhile

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    Thanks Chip, I got the doc email.
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