The Offical Pachaug Trail Thread

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by leonphelps, Aug 1, 2008.

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Have you ridden Pachaug Trail before?

  1. Yes

  2. No

  3. I have not but I want to!

  4. I am scared to ride it....

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  1. Stan Dalone

    Stan Dalone Gotta get me somma dat

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    Rob, that water crossing looks easy this time.
    I might be tied up this Sunday, if I am next weekend will be good.

    Turnersville, I am only at 95% myself, I might be going on a Whalewatch Sunday with the womens, I will post up 'tween now an then. I dont know the full loop, but tween robs maps and my GPS, I think we could figure it out
    Maybe Saturday?
  2. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    Yea, the crossing wasn't too bad at all; however, I did manage to find a mud hole along the way that had a really deep rut and threw me off the bike and knocked the wind out of me. Good times, nothing broke, situation normal for the loop.

    I'll try to keep Sunday the 27th open for a loop. I'd like to take some video of some people going through some of the more interesting sections. I'll lock it in after this weekend.

    Who else wants to do the loop at a "gentleman's pace" ? Maybe become immortal in some Pachaug video history.
  3. lateapex31

    lateapex31 Been here awhile

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    I'm in for the 27th! Gentleman's pace sounds like my pace :D
  4. Stan Dalone

    Stan Dalone Gotta get me somma dat

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    In this case, does "gentlemens pace" means us old farts !! :rofl :rofl

    Actually Akarob motors along pretty good out there, it was all I could do to keep up with him in some places
  5. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Thinking about it.
  6. Stan Dalone

    Stan Dalone Gotta get me somma dat

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    Not me this sunday morning. Got to spend some time doing more yahd work, then taking my niece out on the cr-75 for a few lessons. Next Sunday I expect to make my way out for the 9am run.:clap



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  7. TURNERSVILLE

    TURNERSVILLE Have Time to Ride

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    Anyone riding on Saturday?
  8. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    I think we have a few going on Sunday. I'm planning on it.
  9. lateapex31

    lateapex31 Been here awhile

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    I'm planning for Sunday as well. Any estimated departure time as of yet?
  10. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    You're coming from Boston, what time would you like to head out?
  11. lateapex31

    lateapex31 Been here awhile

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    I would not be opposed to a 9-10 AM start time.
  12. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    Ok, let's lock it in for 10:00 am start. I'll be there between 9 and 9:30.

    I'm planning on getting some videos of us going through some of the more interesting stuff. It shouldn't hold us up much.

    Anyone else want to commit? Or just show up by 10 if you want to go.

    See ya there.
  13. Capt. REDBEARD

    Capt. REDBEARD TWECO

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    Are you all meeting at the spaulding/dow parking lot?

    I am going to be on the Dakar - anyone opposed to having me tag along?
  14. nobody

    nobody motomaniac

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    For a second I thaught you were going to race the Dakar Rally...You will eventually get a dirt bike when you gonna be sick and tired of fighting through those trails on a 430lb bike.:D
    Have fun boys.No bikes for me for 6 weeks:cry
  15. akarob

    akarob Green Cantern

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    Yes, meeting at the NETRA lot at the end of Dow Road. We're due to get a little rain, but overall, the conditions should be much less muddier than they are in the spring. I'd be worried more about doing the lumpy single track trails but if you feel you can handle it, and won't be too upset about some bumps or bruises on the bike, you should be able to do it. The pace wont be exceptionally fast.

    Claudio - we'll see ya in a while. Hope you feel better. I'll try to get enough pictures and videos to raise your spirits a little.
  16. TURNERSVILLE

    TURNERSVILLE Have Time to Ride

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    Did you get grounded for being a bad boy?
  17. Capt. REDBEARD

    Capt. REDBEARD TWECO

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    I have bombed around on some of the trails and I have had no problems thus far. I have not pushed it on the more technical stuff because I have been out solo. But I am very much looking forward to getting in over my head - and I am certainly not too worried about a little bruising -both to the bike, body and ego.
  18. nobody

    nobody motomaniac

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    Spare clutch lever?ya`ll be fine

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  19. Capt. REDBEARD

    Capt. REDBEARD TWECO

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    funny you should mention that - i saw that post awhile back and thought "too bad i wasn't there" - i do have both spare levers (brake and clutch) and spare cables (clutch and throttle) in my "spares kit" - only I have not fitted my new tool tube yet and am not sure if I will have it on by this weekend............. I might be kicking myself if I don't though.
  20. gem

    gem Adventurer

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    ... wanted to join you guys (and you would permit me) would the NETRA lot at the end of Dow Rd be obvious?