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Old 06-04-2008, 12:33 PM   #77
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Warloop road

... is about the most technical section of the Eastern TAT. It's only about 5 miles long, and the rough part is only a portion of that. It's an abandoned county road. And we met a local who is also an ADVRider, who told us a little about it... more about that later.

It starts out benign enough:



Down to two-track:





For the record, I knew a little bit about Warloop.

LDF had not been briefed.



Now, before anyone gets too upset at me, you have to realize that she has been known to psych herself out.



A little bit smaller now,



Mind you, she's GONE... I'm hustling to keep up.



She found the go-around here before I even got there.



It's kind of hard to see, but it is a huge water hazard, with flower petals floating in it.



I've skipped capturing the more technical sections up to this point, but she was just motoring through them...



And the road really started to deteriorate:







And then, we stopped to rest a spell, and all momentum was lost.



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