Vermont to NC

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida' started by kdennan, Mar 13, 2014.

  1. kdennan

    kdennan Been here awhile

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    Hey there,
    I want to ride primarily back roads, but mostly direct from southern Vermont to Asheville, NC
    Anybody got a .gpx file for me?
    Il be on an XR with a Garmin Edge 605 and a bicycle on the back
    Also need a Honda shop about 600 miles from here to get the oil changed.
    If anyone can help, much appreciated
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  2. Tflyvt

    Tflyvt n00b

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    If your on an xr, why not just do the oil change yourself? I think it would save some hassle.
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  3. kdennan

    kdennan Been here awhile

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    Yeah, I just (forgive me for sounding dumb) have to borrow a catch pan?
    I haven't really traveled far before. I was always a one nighter and woods rider
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  4. greenmtndave

    greenmtndave Been here awhile

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    Pack oil & filter. Stop at a small town garage and offer $20 if you can change your oil and borrow a pan.
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  5. kdennan

    kdennan Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the advice
    I'm going to take a short trip first down to Narragansett cause I talked with a shop down there that said the riding is doable on the mtb.
    That'll get me to my oil change and then I can do it at home and then be ready to take a trip like NC and not have to bother at all.
    I gotta do a shorter shake down trip with the new rack for the bike anyways to see if it's perfect. I think perfect will be to have my buddy make it out of aluminum next:wink:
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  6. NorthernTraveler

    NorthernTraveler Long time Adventurer

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    If you want a backroad route, look at the TET and TET-S threads at the top of this page.

    It goes from Maine to the gulf coast in Florida, so VT to NC would be a subset of it.

    It doesn't take you into Asheville, but it gets you close.

    All mapped, scouted, and finalized - just need a GPS.
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  7. kdennan

    kdennan Been here awhile

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    Sweet, thanks!
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  8. rpet

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    If you carry a filter, you can probably do your oil in a Walmart parking lot for under $20.

    But knowing where the Honda shops is would be smart for if you break any parts.
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  9. levain

    levain STILL Jim Williams Supporter

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  10. turtlemoye

    turtlemoye I'd rather not be online. Supporter

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    You still looking for a file? I did this basic trip last year but had to take the slab from RI to Harrisburg PA but from there I have a pretty good route. Hit with with a PM and I'll see if I can shoot it to you.
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  11. turtlemoye

    turtlemoye I'd rather not be online. Supporter

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    Oh yeah, if I'm able to help you, or even if I'm not, I'm always looking for a source for Heady Topper. :evil
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