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Old 01-21-2013, 04:09 PM   #106
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Most of us on this site ride all year.

Some of us are wusses and have heated gear.
If it wasn't for Gerbings having a warehouse in Stoneville, NC, I probably would still be duking it out in the cold. Now that I have gloves and the vest, I can ride forever.
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Old 01-21-2013, 04:27 PM   #107
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I get by with a good jacket, long Johns below 25F, and, a balaclava heated grips.
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:16 AM   #108
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Air cooled engines will keep you warm if you go slow
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:08 AM   #109
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Air cooled engines will keep you warm if you go slow
Who goes slow?
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Old 01-22-2013, 05:51 PM   #110
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I'm still a newb on dirt so I do.....but not for long
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:16 PM   #111
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I'm a novice on dirt too but I think something other than a KLR might help that.
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Old 01-22-2013, 06:32 PM   #112
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Same here. I have to say that I'm looking forward to learning with you guys. Yesterday I took a short ride to the top of Liberty Mt. and though it was brief and only a gravel road, it felt great!

There's a trail north of here, Piney River I think, that would be a great group ride. Its popular with 4x4s and takes you up a mountain and back down the other side.




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Old 01-22-2013, 08:19 PM   #113
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Same here. I have to say that I'm looking forward to learning with you guys. Yesterday I took a short ride to the top of Liberty Mt. and though it was brief and only a gravel road, it felt great!

There's a trail north of here, Piney River I think, that would be a great group ride. Its popular with 4x4s and takes you up a mountain and back down the other side.

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Not sure what you're referring to specifically. The South Pedlar ATV trail I see is referred to as the Piney Trail ( I guess?), but that's not terribly close to Piney River.
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Old 01-23-2013, 10:09 AM   #114
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There are some good jeep trails and gravel roads in the National Forest north of Lynchburg that you should check out to get some dirt experience. You may want to buy a good map...I use the National Geographic Trail's unlimited map #789 for that area. Most of the gates are closed this time of year but will reopen around April 1. Congrads on getting bikes and your new adventure! You will have fun.
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:59 AM   #115
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if it looks like decent weather, anyone up for a day after Easter ride on South Peddlar, Amherst trails/whatever they are called these days?
(Obviously this is a bit far out, but figure put it out there and see if others would want to take a day off of work.)
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:29 PM   #116
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I'd like to of course, but I'm about to be limited on time/PTO. Having a child in the spring.
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Old 01-24-2013, 02:55 PM   #117
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I'd like to of course, but I'm about to be limited on time/PTO. Having a child in the spring.
Time to get a sidecar rig.
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Old 01-24-2013, 03:17 PM   #118
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:12 PM   #119
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That's awesome Mava. We are expecting our first in late August


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Old 01-25-2013, 08:08 AM   #120
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That's awesome Mava. We are expecting our first in late August


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Congrats. Ours will be here mid April. Excited/overwhelmed. Looking forward to it. Don't know the gender and won't be finding out (s/he made it impossible to tell during the ultrasound, but was completely healthy).
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