Trans New Jersey Trail

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida' started by rob23, Jul 12, 2007.

  1. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    If you stay away from the hero sections, it's all good, even for a KLR. I've done two rides now from Assunpink to the Whiting WAWA, and then from the WAWA down to Lucille's (sections 113, 114, 115, 116) on my 440 lb KTM 950 SE, and there was a beginner with us the second time that had no trouble. Some deep sand, but short segments that could easily be paddled through. Keep your eye out on the Northeast section for the next ride, if you are interested.
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  2. blackseven

    blackseven Been here awhile

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    Thanks, I think I'll try the north east section next time... and make a trip to Lucilles Something in there smelled like maple syrup and breakfast meats. My favorites.
  3. mudcut

    mudcut n00b

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    what sections are best for hero in the southern part
  4. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    I am no expert, and I sold my KTM 520 EXC because I didn't want to be tempted to go fast in single track, enduros, or crazy hero sections.
    I'm content, at age 70, to just do the kinder and gentler stuff, and the regular sections of the TNT are perfect for that kinda riding. Guess it was originally set up so that a loaded bike for camping could do the entire state without needing a wrecker to get you home!
  5. blackseven

    blackseven Been here awhile

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    LOL I feel like I needed a wrecker for my body, not my bike. :muutt
  6. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    Its all in the technique.
  7. DukeNJ

    DukeNJ n00b

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    Can someone please help me with finding and downloading Trans New Jersey Trail maps.
    I am new to this forum and ridding in general and I would really appropriate all the help.
    Can the maps be used on Android phone with Google Maps navigation?
  8. rob23

    rob23 on the pipe

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  9. jessehere

    jessehere Ridin'

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    Rob,
    Anything new on the latest routes above?
    Thanks
  10. MuckSavage

    MuckSavage A Piney Irregular

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    Rob23....thanks for the recent post. I'm new to the forum & have read about the TNJT over the last few years. I finally bought a bike, labored through downloading the route & uploading it to my DeLorme PN-60. (I'm a dummy)
    I'm looking forward to following some of the southern routes in the spring.
    Thanks again!
  11. MichalKub

    MichalKub Adventurer

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    Has anyone ridden section 112c-112d? If so are the roads mostly paved? I'd like to take my daughter ( 9 year old ) with me. She's done some riding but mostly around the neighborhood, and I'd really like to take her on a nice scenic route. Thanks in advance.
  12. MoBill

    MoBill Smiles when says dat

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    1. I've ridden the whole thing.

    North of 195, you can do it with pillion rider as an intermediate rider. South of 195, I wouldn't ​
  13. dendra

    dendra n00b

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    I am so new here. Have BMW F650. Who wants to ride?
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  14. Pastor Chris

    Pastor Chris Adventurer

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    Where in NJ are you? I have been wading trough GPS tech and functions and am interested in trying to follow the trial via the gps in the local area before taking the time to try the whole thing. Id love to have a riding buddy along. I live in NW NJ, in Chester, route 206 at mile marker 87 if that makes sense. PM me if you want to try to get together.
  15. Demian

    Demian www.rydersalley.com

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  16. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams

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    Thinking about a loop of some sort. South from New England, pick up the TNJT, Cape May ferry, a couple beers at Dogfish Head:beer, continue on a north westerly pattern through Baltimore to visit a friend to pick up the TET heading north and home to southern New England. 7 days or so. Camping and drinking along the way. Which of the loops would be recommended to keep me on a southerly route? I know that I could do loops all the way down, but I'd like to continue in a rough southerly direction if possible.

    Of course, for any that have done what I propose, I could also go TET first, finishing with the TNJT heading north.

    Thanks
  17. Xplorer313

    Xplorer313 Been here awhile

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    Shoot me a pm and when I get a minute I'll give you some info. This was text to me by a friend and I'm in the middle of repair work on a buddy's truck right now.
  18. avc8130

    avc8130 Long timer

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    I'm starting to plan my TNJT attempt for 2017.

    Are the files at the start of this thread still the up to date routes?
    What month is a good month to tackle this? I know July/Aug will be sweltering hot, but I don't want to get lost in mud and giant puddles so I assume April is too early?
    What is the point where I'll want to put my Super Tenere in the garage and break out the 350EXC? I've heard North of 195 is "big bike friendly" and South of 195 is best for "barely legals".

    ac
  19. Yeahyeah399

    Yeahyeah399 n00b

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    I'm going to give this thread a bump for any updated files. I could not view the .gpx or the Google Earth trail. If anyone is out there to help!!

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  20. john.thorp

    john.thorp Adventurer

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    FWIW I'm attempting the route this weekend without a GPS, and the instructions above from rob23 do work:

    My latest routes can be downloaded here:
    https://www.dropbox.com/s/z3jfzimc51yv0vy/TNJT.zip?dl=0

    You can use this site for file conversion:
    http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/gpsbabel/

    Gpx Viewer and My Tracks are good apps for Android for Gpx files. Gpx Viewer seems to load tracks better. You may need to convert the routes to tracks first.

    Just download the file to dropbox, and convert it with the website provided. Took abt 2 minutes. I would add that the earlier versions of the route are easier to read. The 2011 version is just so many way points I can't read it (assuming I exported correctly). Next trick is getting it on my phone!