Weekly rides near Charleston, SC

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by StolenFant, May 14, 2012.

  1. kalonji

    kalonji nihilism or nothing

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  2. Axcelerator

    Axcelerator n00b

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    SC Medic-- I am new to the forum -- but been in the area a long time-- I also live in West Ashley-- hit me up any time you feel like riding. Im usually free most weekends and evenings.
  3. ob1quixote

    ob1quixote Long timer

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    I'm riding the Christmas in July Ride on Sunday the 21st, benefiting the service men and women at the VA Hospital. Put together a wrapped package, or snag a gift card, and take a ride for a good cause.

    They serve a good breakfast at the Legion Hall at 116 Howe Hall Rd in Goose Creek. Breakfast starts at 8:30, KSU at 11am

    Sure, not one bit of trail, not even a gravel road...not every satisfying ride has to have them!

    Link for more info

    http://www.the-hotline.net/2013ChristmasInJulyRide.pdf
  4. ob1quixote

    ob1quixote Long timer

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    Just got word that the ride has been postponed until July 21st!
    More time for y'all to get your poo-poo in perspective!
  5. StolenFant

    StolenFant Been here awhile

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    It's been closed since last Friday, and I'm already suffering withdrawal. I hadn't ridden there since the late 1970's. However between June 30 and July 11 made six trips and around 9 circuits of the North Loop and a few more shorter loops. The first loop was right after StellaGlide and it was hard packed and very watery. Over the next week the water never got more than lower calf deep (standing on pegs) despite the rain. By Tuesday evening, 7/10 it was almost dry, but the short loops had deep sand and whoops were definitely giving the suspension a workout.
    It was great riding with so many of you: Mark (3 of them), Bart, Ken, John, Tim (3 of them too), as well as Nick, the co-founder of CORA (group that maintains the Wambaw Trails.
    Hopefully the weather has broken, CORA will get in a trail grooming this weekend, and we can get back to riding soon.

    If any of you know people who would ride but don't because they can't get their dirt only bikes to Wambaw, PUT ME IN TOUCH! We'll figure something out.

    If anyone has a dirt only ride planned over the next week or so, please let me know. I don't think Wambaw will open before Monday, and I still need lots of single track practice before the UTBC DualSport on Aug 4.

    Clint
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    Laura, please excuse any typos
  6. ob1quixote

    ob1quixote Long timer

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    bump
  7. ob1quixote

    ob1quixote Long timer

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    oh well, maybe next time
  8. BigWrench

    BigWrench Been here awhile

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    Rode up to BP offroad and had a great time despite the rain and some swampy areas. I did get stuck on a downed tree for awhile but managed to back off it.
    Went on to Florence, SC after to grab the coastal SC tag. Didn't see anyone I knew but the folks there were real nice and there was a good assortment of riding area available.
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  9. BigWrench

    BigWrench Been here awhile

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  10. StolenFant

    StolenFant Been here awhile

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    Just listened to the OHV call before you haul hotline, and Wambaw is opening tonight. :clap:clap North Loop and a portion of South Loop. Who can ride this weekend? :ear I could make it tomorrow, Sat, or Sunday. Always more fun with a group.

    Those of you in the email group should have received an email about this moments ago. If not, let me know and I'll add you back on. The group is Weekly Riders RevC.
    Clint
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  11. StolenFant

    StolenFant Been here awhile

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    HOpe to see some of you there. White Ford F150 with alum dual ramp on tailgate. Leave a note. I'll probably do South Loop first.
    Clint
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  12. Marsh Tiger

    Marsh Tiger Been here awhile

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  13. 32x20

    32x20 Been here awhile

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    Anybody interesting in hitting Wambaw tomorrow afternoon (8-11)? I'm probably gonna trailer out on account of needing to troubleshoot a brakelight...

    --Nevermind. Looks like it's closed for all of August.
  14. BigWrench

    BigWrench Been here awhile

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    Saturday morning 8/24/13- at least one KLR650 and one DRZ400 will be meeting around 9AM at the gas station at HWY 41 where it crosses the Wando river. Riding gravel and FS roads up to Battery Warren. You are welcome to come on any bike, no advance reservations are needed. If your too late we'll be gone. If you've been talking about wanting to ride some around here this is your chance (Don't blow it). You can find the station on Google and figure how long it takes to get there. Hope to see YOU there.
  15. BigWrench

    BigWrench Been here awhile

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    The 10th annual Pawker Run leaves the Dorchester shrine club at 10 am.
    The dirt ride up there leaves from the Hess station at 17 and main road (near Red Top) at 8:30 AM, and must leave on time to make the start. No charge for the dirt part, if you choose to enter the Pawker Run it's $20. If you ride with me I try to hit all nine stops and I cut through any dirt I find along the way. I think I have been at all 9 previous Pawker Runs, they lot's of fun even on a dual sport bike and the BBQ is usually great. Hopefully some of you can come support the SPCA or at least ride the dirt going up.
  16. slidefighter

    slidefighter Gather it up, keep on...

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    Out on my R1 this afternoon and crossed paths with about 20 sport bike riders headed north on Highway 462 near the 462 intersection with I-95 (Coosawhatchie exit), south of Point South/Yemessee. Time was around 4:00 pm. By the time I got turned around, they were gone---so I didn't see if they went north or south on I-95 or on across I-95, staying on 462. Anyone know who those guys were? Nice looking bikes...


    Lee...
  17. GeektheCreep

    GeektheCreep Adventurer

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  18. BigWrench

    BigWrench Been here awhile

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  19. motogirl25

    motogirl25 Been here awhile

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    We are going on a dual sport ride for a long weekend and camping. We were wanting to check out Wambaw and the national forest roads. Are they all closed? Campgrounds? I'm guessing yes but wondered if the trails might still be open. Any other suggestions if everything is closed? Thanks!
  20. ob1quixote

    ob1quixote Long timer

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    Wambaw is closed. They opened it just after finishing up the trailhead work, and all of 5 miles of trail since the trail work isnt done.

    Then the petulant child in chief closed it in an effort to make the present financial situation as painful as possible to the populace.

    I dont know about the forest service roads.