The Mountains of the East

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by Riff, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. Riff

    Riff Been here awhile

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    Nefarious Scallywag ! :rofl
    I knew you would find a way to skinny out of this! :wink: :D

    you're slicker that Slick Willy!
  2. Riff

    Riff Been here awhile

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    I think I said somewhere else in this report Rowlesburg is a nice little town worth your consideration when traveling the "Mountains of the East". It is a pretty town!

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    Town Clock - ask WVH about it! Comes with a Story! :lol3 :wink:
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    Shopping!
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    Hey WVH you need to open a "Motorcycle Motel" ... just sayn!

    obviously cool people like this {I Assume this husband and wife} riding team! Do you know em WVH?
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    and WoW this pic speaks for itself!
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    might be a flashback picture, but worth the re-post!

    All in all? A great place, a beautiful people, proud to be Americans, Proud of their West Virginian heritage!
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    and now it is time to get back down the road
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  3. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    I know who the couple on the bikes are, they live just up the road from me.
    Nice folks, they don't ride as far (or fast) as we normally do tho.:deal
  4. Riff

    Riff Been here awhile

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    :lol3 I know the day tried keeping up with you and the Wolf ... let's just say I was stretched that day! :lol3
  5. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    I blame the bike, it causes the rider to act like a hooligan. :deal
  6. AdvWolf

    AdvWolf Wolfhaven Tree Farm

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    What is this that I hear through the grapevine that an Austrian is sitting at the table with a German now!:lol3 And here I was hoping we were getting Shelly to claim is birth right.:pot
  7. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    Nope, I own only Austrians.



    So far........
  8. Riff

    Riff Been here awhile

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    What is this that I hear through the grapevine that an Austrian is sitting at the table with a German now!:lol3 And here I was hoping we were getting Shelly to claim is birth right.:pot



    Wolf I think we have him! WVH may have to convert from the darkside! It is official now I am a two horse stable! Proud owner of a 2006 BMW K1200R and, .... and .... wait for it!




    That little "Austrian"! 2002 KTM 640 LC4 in great condition at a phenomenal price!
    Once again I've got more bike than I can handle! There Will be pictures!

    History tells us what happens when a little Austrian is hooked up with a German!? :lol3
    "Delusions of Grandeur and attempt at world domination"! Like I said "legend in my own mind"!
  9. klaviator

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    Riff, I did make it to the Mountains of the East last month, just not quite as far east as the area you normally ride.

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    All the details are in my ride report: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=803404

    And one last pic, the Beaches of the East:

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    This beach was in VA, not W VA, but it wasn't to far from the border:D
  10. Riff

    Riff Been here awhile

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    Hey There Klav you ol Aviator!

    Great to hear from you. WVHILLBILLY sent me the link to ur thread yesterday and I thoroughly enjoyed it! Yeah I went looking for ya a couple times there. Even went as far west as Clarksburg, but did not find ya! I was hoping we could do a couple roads around here, but it is all good. There a quite a few here in these parts that you and your machine would tear me and Kira up on! Sorry to hear You and I still have the dreaded CRS syndrome, I can't remember if they found a cure for that yet or not? :lol3 My Loss! Riding Season is not over yet, and we still have some miles to ride, and there are a lot of great trails in the "Mountains of the East" North and South!. OH YEah almost forgot :lol3 Where Exactly did you say that mountain beach was again? :eek1 :wink: :rofl.I'm a feered that beach would get me into more trouble than I could handle!
  11. klaviator

    klaviator Long timer

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    That beach is in Hungry Mother State park on 16 just North of Marion, VA. I had planned to get up in your direction but lost some time getting a new tire and hanging out at the beach enjoying the scenery:evil, so I just went all the way through W VA on 16. Maybe next time I'll make it up towards you.
  12. Riff

    Riff Been here awhile

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    :lol3
    Thanks for the info! Look forward to seeing ya!
  13. AdvWolf

    AdvWolf Wolfhaven Tree Farm

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    So when are we going to see the pics of your newbie...or have you started a new thread called Just north of the Homeland!
    :rofl:rofl:rofl
  14. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    He has the dirty bike, now he needs dirty tires to go with it.

    I would have been there this weekend if not for the uber organizational skills of American Airlines :dog
  15. Riff

    Riff Been here awhile

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    All Right, All Right already! Hey there WVH I hope you are home by now! Incredible! with all the problems airlines are having these days, I would think their functionality or lack there of would be the least of their problems. Could be a portent of their future. As in they have none! Again hope your back in town for a couple days.

    In response to popular demand I feel it my obligation to post up pictures here of my latest acquisition! Kira is no longer an only child. She now has a little sister, and she is every bit as gorgeous, smart, strong, and .... aw heres the pics! :lol3


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    She's got a couple minor issues nothing serious, but I feel I got a "Screaming Deal"! :eek1 :drif
    2002 KTM 640 LC4 [actual engine size is 625 CC]

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    She comes with several extra mods including this exceptional seat!
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    I am not going to take any chances! She will be parked inside with the German, .... UH OH an Austrian and a German? Got some serious potential here! :rofl But like I said I am not taking any chances! I even got a Guard Dog! [He thinks he's a Doberman, but in reality, he is a Chihuahua Terrier mix named "Bam Bam".]

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  16. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    But...why.....isn't that?


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  17. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    I'm done in Florida, starting home tomorrow.
    May do it all in one day, but I'll probably stop somewhere and sleep.

    Gonna be off 2 or 3 weeks maybe :clap

    Lets ride!


    p.s. Change them tires, they will kill ya on dirt.
  18. Riff

    Riff Been here awhile

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    lol orange is the new black! I love it matches kira perfectly!
  19. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    Took a ride today, had some roads in mind that I have not been down before.
    72 South to Parsons, Hambelton and Hendricks.
    Then onto Jenningston Rd.
    Then came to this sign
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    And took a break to think about what road I should take,
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    So, I took the one less traveled :D
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  20. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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    This road less traveled got steeper and rougher.
    I'm thinking this is the Granville Bad Road :clap
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    This was fun for a few miles, would have liked to got more pictures but it was too steep to stop.
    This passed a few abandoned houses and farms, but then came to an (open) gate and a No Trespassing sign. :cry

    So I turned around and back down the hill I went.
    At the bottom, made a left and shortly came to the Dry Fork river. No bridge, but a low water ford.
    Sadly, the water was about 5 feet deep. Having forgotten my add on pontoon I turned around. Again.

    Back up the way I came, and continued on the Jenningston Road.
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    Thru Sully (have to check out Sully Rd sometime) and down to 33 East.
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    continued down Sugarlands, then onto Close Mtn Rd.
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    I've been thru here a lot, one of my favorite rides.