Photos from Michaux SF Pennsylvania

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  1. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised. Supporter

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    Pennsylvania State Forests are GREAT places to ride!!!, I've been doing so since 1975. :D



    Michaux State Forest (pronounced Me- sho) is in south central Pennsylvania. I grew up on roads like this. I get back here as often as I can/

    An excellent informational post from towpro:

    Towpro's Trans Pa Trail thread:
    http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=594569



    First sight of the mountains:

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    I am one of the luckiest people who has ever been born.

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    Yup, I am a lucky human being.
    Enjoy the thread. :)

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    ADV ROCKS Thank you all!
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  2. prometheus rising

    prometheus rising Ghost In The Machine

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    Sweet Ride :thumb
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  3. JaxObsessed

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  4. Riff

    Riff Been here awhile

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    Trust me Jax you got the goods here. Nice ride nice pics. Just sent you the answer to your reference on the bottom of you post! :clap
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  5. GB

    GB . Administrator Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Thanks for sharing the ride.. gotta get down to that part of PA next time I'm there.
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    Never knew that park was there. Easy day trip for me, thanks for the heads up. :thumb
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  7. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised. Supporter

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    It is relatively new to me too. It's the closest PA SF to me in Baltimore. I lived next to Rothrock for a long time, and between that and Bald Eagle I got plenty of forest road riding. :evil



    to the folks who posted: Thank you for the kind comments! :wink:
    to the folks who didn't post: Thank y'all for not making fun of my photography skills!:rofl
    I have a few pictures from last spring that I'll post today. Enjoy.
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  8. beltran

    beltran no tarmac!!

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    Great pics. Thanks for sharing

    What a nice country!!! Really beautiful places to ride. :tb

    Take care,
    Beltran
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  9. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised. Supporter

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    Thanks Beltran.

    As promised a few shots of Michaux from early last spring.

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  10. dmwbmw

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    Jax, Great photos!!!! Used to live in Mechanicsburg and would spend many weekends in the Michaux S.F. / Pine Grove Forest area, climbing up the back side of Pole Steeple for great views of the Cumberland Valley. Thanks for bringing back memories!!
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  11. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised. Supporter

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    Thanks, My pleasure I assure you. :thumb
    Yeh man. That is the shit. down there close to where Michaux ends at Mt Holly Springs. Ridge is the good stuff. I go in right off 16 and come out up at MHS, and generally get lost along the way...Or I'm following someone (code) who gets lost:lol3 wouldn't be the same without it.

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    Nice trip Jack. Is this where you got off to after the Lighthouse Tour?
    Look'n forward to the "Cold Weather Ride-N-Eat".
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    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised. Supporter

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    Thanks Tom,
    Nah that was a honey do Sunday:) I owed her bigtime. The first set of photos are from last week.

    I have to start thinking about the next ride to eat.... Hmmmmmmmmm:D
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  14. rowla

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    wow nice, never knew about that park in PA. do you have any gps tracks or recommended routes?
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    Nice shots Jack.

    MSF has one other feature that's almost gotten me in trouble a coupla times. Come hauling butt around a corner on a paved road and have it turn to gravel halfway through. On the FJR with PR2 tires, those are a real bun clencher.

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    Looking forward to the next ride to eat!
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    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised. Supporter

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    Hi.
    I usually go in just off hwy 16 on the southern part and come out on Ridge in the northern. The way I get from A to B is different every time, I enjoy getting lost.

    Thanks Wreck,

    I'll let you know when I plan the next RTE! Hope you are in town.
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    Very nice!
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    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised. Supporter

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    Thanks HBN.


    I am going back to Michaux State Forest on Friday. If I get any interest in seeing more pictures from there, I'll post em up right here. I have mapped out the vistas.:evil :lurk ? Lemme know/tell me to shut up, sup to you. :lol3
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  19. Ovoidious

    Ovoidious Been here awhile

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    Jax if you get around to doing this on a weekend, let me know I would like to tag along with ya, if you dont mind the company. I need to get a few more rides in before the weather changes for the worse.

    BTW - This pics keep them coming.
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  20. JaxObsessed

    JaxObsessed Anti fascist born and raised. Supporter

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    Ok I know I'm beating a dead horse, but here goes. :dhorse

    These photos were taken yesterday, 2 weeks after the first group.

    I really am one of the luckiest human beings who has ever lived, predictable too. :D

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    This bike has treated me really well.... Thanks bike.
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