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Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by NJ-Bill, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. jack splash

    jack splash Two Sheds Super Supporter

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    Doc got the location right, here's a pic from years ago.
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  2. ReCycled

    ReCycled Been here awhile

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    Thanks guys, I will give it a look sometime in the next few months.
  3. dstutz

    dstutz Long timer

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    Hey Jack...no pics!!!



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  4. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Jack, you were SOOOO skinny!:-)
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  5. RebelYell

    RebelYell Been here awhile

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    I rode off Reed road when I had my Aprilia..I'm so jonesing to ride,I love my raptor 700 wheeler as much as bikes but I rather be able to ride more often then have to trailer queen it to aoa a few times a year
  6. rj95lss

    rj95lss still searching...

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    Are the SOF (slow old farts) rides on Saturday mornings still a thing? If so I'd like to get in on some of these again, my life/work/etc has evened out a bit again and I have more time to ride like the good old days and live close!
  7. nicholastanguma

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    Lads, I've got an interesting question that I don't think I've ever seen previously answered in this thread: how would a knobby supermoto front tire fare in the Barrens? Clearly a 17" rear rim shod with a knobby is entirely common for PB adventuring, but what about something like the 120/70-17 knobby tires that have been getting marketed to the dualsporting supermoto crowd in the past few years, how would such a specimen do? :hmmmmm
  8. dstutz

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    Should be fine. Wider is actually better for staying on top of the sand. Larger front rim is primarily to make it easier rolling over obstacles (down trees/rocks/etc) which that shouldn't be any issue provided you are staying on legal roads. I'm going back to a fatty front tire when my 90/90 is worn out...
  9. Crazybrian

    Crazybrian Resident Moose

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    Ever seen a tw200?
  10. BigBluKlr

    BigBluKlr Been here awhile

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    A while back I came across and rode a bit with a fellow who was riding a street oriented BMW with knobbies and he had no problems. Now he was an experienced rider who had ridden dirt bikes in his past so he had the skills but the bike did great
  11. antirich5

    antirich5 Long timer

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    Can anyone recommend a short off road route in the Pine Barrons that's more hard pack and less of the typical deep sand stuff?

    Or does such a road not exist in the area?
  12. DeadGuy

    DeadGuy Been here awhile

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    Hampton Road from Atsion area to Hampton Furnace Ruins, Glossy Spung Rd thru to Tuckerton/Carranza Rd (paved past memorial, unpaved after RR tracks). Carranza to Friendship Ruins, left onto Friendship Speedwell Rd to Speewell. Starts at Rt 206, ends at Rt 563. Hardpack mostly with a short paved section, a little sand on Glossy Spung, not much.
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  13. SloRonStinkypants

    SloRonStinkypants Without nipples Tits are pointless.

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    Not busting your balls but I think it's so funny when folks post on here asking for routes..

    My first trip in a few years back was totally blind.

    Everything from the camping experience to the riding.

    I knew nothing other than I just wanted the adventure of getting lost and getting back to camp.

    So my advise would be "chart your own path" it will be more fun that way.
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  14. antirich5

    antirich5 Long timer

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    I have no issue with exploring, have done thousands of miles out west. BUT, I have zero sand experience so would rather start off with something i can handle vs getting in trouble. I'll also have a passenger with me, and would like to keep her as one.
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  15. Copracer288

    Copracer288 How hard can it be?

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    'Nuff said right there.
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  16. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    Ed, want to do a little exploring on Sunday? Weather is looking pretty good. Atsion? Anyone else want to play a little in the 100 acre wood?

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  17. Crazybrian

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    Would love to, but Greenbriar Enduro. Morning tech + road crossing, then probably ride 40-50 miles pulling arrows.
  18. haystack

    haystack Just ride

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    Do you need any help pulling arrows? I have sweeper experience
  19. antirich5

    antirich5 Long timer

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    would love to find a camp spot that's near some of these easier roads, especially this time of year with few people. Want to bring my GF there with her little Beta 125 4 stroke (which is street legal) to practice some dirt riding. Would also be cool to find a private area where my 9 year old can ride his little KTM 50, but i know that's pushing it.
  20. Surfinpig

    Surfinpig Been here awhile

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    https://www.njportal.com/DEP/NJOutdoors/Park/Details?locationId=5 check that out, I know further down 72 towards beach is a dirt road on left. Then off that road to the right was a large open area where people used to park and unload. That might be a good area for the kid, but it’s been years since I parked there.