Where to go riding?

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by scottie boy, Apr 28, 2005.

  1. scottie boy

    scottie boy Homebrew Guru

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    I dying to properly break in the KLR on some good forestry roads in north GA. How do you guys know where to go? Experience? Do you ride until you stumble on one? Is there some sort of map that lists them?
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  2. meat popsicle

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    should post this in the regional forums for GA... someone might find you here but you would have more luck there - or in the KLR dedicated thread (scroll down it's huge)
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  3. GA. DUALSPORT WANTAB

    GA. DUALSPORT WANTAB Long timer

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    Hey scottie boy. go to suches BP station across from TWO. They have a map there that has most of the FS roads. If you can hold off till sunday I will show you some of my favorite routes from acworth to where ever. I like as much dirt as possible.:D
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  4. Jack90210

    Jack90210 quia ego nominor leo

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    They have that map at TWO as well, and you'll probably get some friendly tips in there regarding what the different roads are like.
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  5. flux_capacitor

    flux_capacitor I know a shortcut!

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    No, no, no. I think what you guys are talking aboot is the "infomap." Well, I am here to tell you that map sucks. It isn't in scale to ANYTHING, and it isn't very detailed. What you need is a map of the Chattahoochee National Forest. They sell them in Dahlonega at the welcome center for $6.00. It shows you ALL forest roads, surface roads, lakes, rivers, etc.

    I am thinking I may join y'all on a ride Sunday. I will have to play it by ear. What will the route be? Dirt or Street? KLX or Dakar?
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  6. flux_capacitor

    flux_capacitor I know a shortcut!

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    BTW, I know some cool places to ride near TWO, one trail that isn't mapped that brings you through creeks that are part of the road. Pretty gnarly stuff. Be happy to hit those this weekend, too.
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  7. scottie boy

    scottie boy Homebrew Guru

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    Probably dirt. I'm the dual sport nOOb here so I'm up for whatever you guys suggest.:thumb
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  8. flux_capacitor

    flux_capacitor I know a shortcut!

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    I was hoping you'd say dirt. BTW, I dig that Dali avatar. He's one of my heroes. If you ever get a chance, go to the Dali museum in Tampa/Clearwater. He is SO much more than melting clocks. I will let y'all know if I can go Sunday later today.
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  9. GA. DUALSPORT WANTAB

    GA. DUALSPORT WANTAB Long timer

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    I suggest we decide on a place and time to meet. If you are going to follow me it will be as much dirt as possible.:D I have plans late afternoon so I will be starting early and leaving the mountains noon thirty WFO. The ride home alone will not be a problem as long as you guys know your way back.:ear
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  10. scottie boy

    scottie boy Homebrew Guru

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    Hey Flux, we are planning to leave the Kennesaw area at eightish. Let us know if you want to meet somewhere.
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  11. flux_capacitor

    flux_capacitor I know a shortcut!

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    I'm in. Where y'all meeting and where we going? It may be easier for me to meet you both on the trails somewhere, but I am flexible. I'll likely throw the bike in the truck, and ditch my truck somewhere. I try not to ride alot of street with the knobby tires.

    8:00 is no problem for me. I am up by 5:30 every day. My number is (770) 654- 7957. That's a cell, if I don't answer leave a message...I've got some yardwork to do for awhile.

    Look forward to meeting you both.
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  12. RT jim

    RT jim Long timer

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    Hey scottie you got same pair of bikes as me. Funny i seem to love which ever one i'm on at the time.Both tons of fun.Below 45degrees I pick the RT to ride.[​IMG]
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