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. Ken F

    Ken F Been here awhile

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  2. akarob

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    I got my 450 buttoned up today. E start works and everything now. Almost too good to be true. The battery was a little dead today, but it was cranking over. It even started without right leg assistance a couple times. A day on the trickle charger should make it right as rain. :clap
  3. Happy Seal

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    Yeah , no more kicking!
  4. akarob

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    I hope not. Now all I need is a set of spiked tires for the Snow Run. How much do ya want those Bomber?
  5. Hurricane Bob

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    Akarob, are you having flashbacks from using the trials tire.....:amazon :lol3

    If I had an extra studded set I'd give'm to ya........this is all I got, and I need all the help I can get to stay upright. :bueller


    Have you checked around locally at tire shops that do car tire studding to stud up a set of dirt bike tires?

    [Pete's Tire Barns, Inc. Franklin, CT 15 Murphy Road Franklin, CT 06254]

    [Snow Tire Studding (Only at Wal-Mart Tire & Lube Express locations with proper studding equipment) $8.50 per tire]



    I'm predicting a dry and cold run. :thumb

    With your offroad skills, I know you'd tear ass down the snow run trail with just a fresh set of new knobbies.:bow



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  6. akarob

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    I remember that. He's so fast to pass me then holds me up twice through the mud. I certainly seem to make up good time by going over rocks at a good pace. Mt Misery is great Enduro practice. If you , without stopping to take a break, can go over that Mt Misery trail, then the next connecting trail, then Baby Head Hill, then the trail after that going up to Hell Hollow Road, you are doing well.

    I'll check with that shop and see what they say. I think the Michilins are about $320 new. If you figure $140 for new tires, and $50 labor and $50 in parts, I suppose it could be a hundred cheaper. But I doubt they could do two tires in an hour, so $80+ on labor is what I'm expecting to hear. I'll let ya know.
  7. sparrow

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    I gave away a set last year to a guy who sold his bike. I'll ask him if he still has them. They're not in the best condition but they're legal and better than just knobby's.
  8. akarob

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    Ok great. I'd love to have a set, even if they're beat up a little.
  9. Hurricane Bob

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    not mine: here's a craigslist ad from December offering to stud tires.




    http://providence.craigslist.org/mcy/3457605460.html




    studded tires/ snow tires off road - $100 (ri)

    Date: 2012-12-09, 7:54PM EST
    Reply to this post jgk5d-3457605460@sale.craigslist.org[?]

    i have a stud gun and some extra studs if you are looking for a nice ice/snow tire to ride this winter shoot me a text or give me a call.

    you supply the tire and i will stud it for 100/125 bucks per tire.

    tire must be farly new no bald ones beats spending almost 300 per tire. thanks 401 432 4813


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  10. Happy Seal

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    Rob, there a guy on nedb that sells them for cheap. Mike is his name I think.
  11. akarob

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    Ok cool. I might be able to scrape together a few clams. I'll check it out.

    Winter riding is just awesome. No other way to describe it. All those lakes in your riding spots that you used to go around, you can scoot right over when it's good and cold. Not to mention that you can see lines and go pretty much anywhere. The areas around Shetucket Tpke and Beach Pond are especially fun.
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    FYI: I talked to the kid from the CL ad about studding tires. I'm trying to get him to come up to my place in CT 06002 and do a few tires ( mine and a buddies +++? ). Anyone want to be part of it, let me know. He can stay over, ride for a day and anyone else that's wants to be part of this is also welcome to ride/stay over. I have plenty of room.
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    My goal is to get us a good deal, stud the tires while on the bikes, go for a good ride, eat, drink and be merry.
  14. akarob

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    I'm interested. Sooner the better. Keep me posted please.
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    This video says its private...
  16. Ken F

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    How much does he get?what kind of studds? When?
  17. akarob

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    They will be at least 250-300 for a set, no way to make them cheaper than that. Tires are $150 a set then add on around $100 for the studs.
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    This guy is one of our club members selling them for 400 a pair all legit,I got his Ph.number if anyone seriously interested
  20. Ken F

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    Guess I'm going to hold off. Money is getting tight and probably not the best thing for my knee. Dr saying another month before I should go back to work. Is it worth going to watch or would be able to only see start and finish?