Fredericksburg Area Riders of Trail and Street (FARTS) (some old and some young)

Discussion in 'Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge' started by Jollyrogers, Nov 20, 2016.

  1. michdave

    michdave Been here awhile

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    My wife fell in love with the Groms when they were released because of the low seat height helped with her being vertically challenged. LOL. We actually have a blast riding those slow things around together.

    Here she is at 5'3 and my dad at 6'6 (300lbs) on them. HA! Even he loved the little thing. They're not practical at all, but they're just plain fun.

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  2. SloppyFloyd

    SloppyFloyd Adventurer

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    Anyone riding this weekend? Ride, camp, fish, beer?
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  3. ClutchDumpinDan

    ClutchDumpinDan Go do

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    Yeah, couple of those pics are in the GWNF. Look forward to riding with ya!
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  4. Jollyrogers

    Jollyrogers Long timer

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    Riding for me depends on when family leaves after Thanksgiving. Granddaughter, DIL, and son/girlfriend are spending wed-??? I would love to leave out and ride, but I want to spend time with them (I think).


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  5. Barry

    Barry Just Beastly

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    I'm off for the next five days...
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  6. SloppyFloyd

    SloppyFloyd Adventurer

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    Same here...Fam (Wife, girl, and boy) left for Grandma's tonight. I work tomorrow and Thursday, but I'm up a ride Friday through Sunday. Went for a ride today around the Occuquan...found a civil war trail road.
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  7. Buckee

    Buckee Scott

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    In for something, it's been 3 weeks - but same as JR need to shuffle a bunch of family innocently towards the door...
    Weekend probably.

    In other news, anybody who sees a good-shape utility trailer for sale, suitable for conversion to haul 3 DR-size bikes out west, sing out pls. Doesn't need to be pretty, but rock-solid mechanically.

    Eat more turkey.
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  8. SloppyFloyd

    SloppyFloyd Adventurer

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    I don't have a utility trailer, but my dad has my motorcycle trailer down in GA - 3 trays. I guarantee it will need new tires and hubs greased, but I can bring it back when I go down there in December. You can have it if he hasn't sold it. I'll call him tomorrow to see.

    Anyone ever been to Howertons, Va (https://goo.gl/maps/bKrbWduJZe12). I'm thinking about making a ride down there this weekend.
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  9. ClutchDumpinDan

    ClutchDumpinDan Go do

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    Make that 4 bikes...where we going? :lurk
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  10. biker128pedal

    biker128pedal Super Lurker

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    Pass through Stevensville while your in the area. It is good for a picture.
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  11. Buckee

    Buckee Scott

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  12. Jollyrogers

    Jollyrogers Long timer

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    I have ridden down that way often, as it is sorta just down the road. There's plenty of gravel and some more challenging areas. Remember, deer season is in full swing!


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  13. Buckee

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    ... And LOTS of dog hunting down that way, which means critters bolting across the road unexpectedly. If you see the trucks or a guy just standing beside the road holding a shotgun, you're in the danger zone. Sundays are safer.
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  14. Downhill502

    Downhill502 Been here awhile

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    Dan and I may head back to Madison/Rapidan WMA this weekend to explore more of the side trails we found last weekend. Only the brave should apply ;) well unless you are on a small bike lol.
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  15. SloppyFloyd

    SloppyFloyd Adventurer

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    Will do. I will call here shortly.
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  16. Wudzrider

    Wudzrider Been here awhile

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    If i dont head down south I could be in for a Saturday/Sunday overnighter. Barry, Downhiller, what you guys thinking?
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  17. Barry

    Barry Just Beastly

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    Wife and I are trying to ride Fountainhead Park on MTBs on Saturday....
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  18. SloppyFloyd

    SloppyFloyd Adventurer

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    Also check out Meadowood Recreation Area only about 5 minutes east off of Rt 1 if you're not spent after riding Fountainhead. I live about 5 miles from FH...and it's one my go to trails, but Meadowood is my favorite right now.
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  19. Barry

    Barry Just Beastly

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    I have not been and neither has wife, heard very, very good things about Meadowood. None of the guys that are going Saturday have been there either. Maybe we mix it up.
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  20. Downhill502

    Downhill502 Been here awhile

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    Dan and I were thinking about going back to Madison on Saturday or Sunday where we rode last weekend. Have to break in the new tire ;)[​IMG]

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