Thomaston Dam Riding Thread

Discussion in 'Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carp' started by Rodknee, May 3, 2017.

  1. wiseblood

    wiseblood Vault Dweller Supporter

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    Leaving in a bit. Ought to be there about 10:30! :thumb :ricky
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  2. Rodknee

    Rodknee the post is mightier than the sword...

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    I was there all day today. Not sloppy at all, in fact the conditions were almost perfect! my first lap:
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    Ran into Ken F, Wiseblood and his australian cattle dog.
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    got a flat on my second pass through. an angel from brooklyn hooked me up with a tube so i could continue riding... thank you sir! :clap:raabia

    all in all, it was a great day. good to see some other inmates enjoying Tommystan! :freaky
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  3. Scottyluc

    Scottyluc Been here awhile

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    Nice! I'm pretty shocked considering the massive amounts of rain we've been getting. Figured the ground would've been saturated.
    I'm itching to get out. I haven't even been on the bike yet this year. Searching for an apartment kinda got in the way of my plans.
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  4. wiseblood

    wiseblood Vault Dweller Supporter

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    Great to see you again @Rodknee !

    I got a couple videos of my buddy rocking out on my 525 –



    :D :ricky :lol3
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  5. Rodknee

    Rodknee the post is mightier than the sword...

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    CLOSED: The Trail Bike Area will be closed this weekend, May 13-14, due to expected rain totals and subsequent Flood Risk Management operations. Please check back early next week for an updated status.
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  6. mokhtario

    mokhtario dirt, sand & rocks

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    do you happen to have a gpx file that you can give me for that loop? Thanks
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  7. Rodknee

    Rodknee the post is mightier than the sword...

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    pm me your email, i will send a gpx.
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  8. Mikey97d

    Mikey97d Been here awhile

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    Appears they may reopen Wednesday........
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  9. Rodknee

    Rodknee the post is mightier than the sword...

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    Yep, crazyness. :(
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  10. raylesk

    raylesk Adventurer

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    Any one riding during the week would like to come up from nj on a weekday. I usually ride in nj pine barrens on a 17 husky te150 plated and insured and would like to try something different.
    Thanks
    Ray
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  11. mokhtario

    mokhtario dirt, sand & rocks

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    amazing! just sent the email now...thanks a lot!
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  12. NJjeff

    NJjeff Long timer

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    Can you ride there w/o a plated bike?
    I want to take a friend there (first time rider) and just give her some time to practice. I have an old TS185 but it has not been registered since 1985.
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  13. Rodknee

    Rodknee the post is mightier than the sword...

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    sure, i can show you around. plan this week is to go tomorrow, Wednesday 5/16 (providing they open back up...:shog)

    government rangers drive through the lot and look for plates. if they do not see one, then they stop and inquire further. YMMV.
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  14. Rodknee

    Rodknee the post is mightier than the sword...

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    met up with raylesk for ride today. thanks for letting me take a spin on your 150! :ricky
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  15. raylesk

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    Awesome day cant wait to go back. Thanks for helping me up couple of those climbs!
    :)
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  16. Scottyluc

    Scottyluc Been here awhile

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    Rodknee is it just Wednesdays and Thursdays that you go? I'm recovering from injury at the moment but I'm looking to get out.
    I still have your number from last year.
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  17. Rodknee

    Rodknee the post is mightier than the sword...

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    Nope, i will go any day. I usually look at the weather on monday, figure out what day is best, then plan my weekly work schedule. :johntm

    Good luck with your healing process. :kurt
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  18. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    good to see activity at the dam again. i'll be stoppin' is one of these days. Gotta ride there a couple times before the move.
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  19. Stan Dalone

    Stan Dalone Where ever I go, there I am!

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    Move???
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  20. Rusty Rocket

    Rusty Rocket Life behind "Bars"

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    Tennessee baby. No income tax, no property tax on vehicles and I bought a bigger house and the property tax is 1/4 what I pay here for the smaller place. Electricity is about 1/3 the coat and gas is $2.08 a gallon at the moment. I'm retired and my money has to last as long as I live and it will last longer there. oh yeah .... I don't have to return soda bottles :imaposer
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