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Old 06-08-2013, 03:58 PM   #4516
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I was going to suggest the traverse. Guys out in the PNW swear by the traverse jacket/pants combo for their wet/moist/everything climate.

I will also second the recommendation of getting a gore-tex (or comparable alternative) shell to layer over whatever your current protective jacket. IMHO, a gore-tex riding jacket in 90+ heat is likely to be uncomfortable in the NE, the mugginess is pretty horrid. If you just want rain protection to layer over your mesh jacket, a lightweight read: gore-tec active layer, this is a specific highly breathable, lightweight packable shell.
I have the KLIM Latitude Jacket and Pant and with the right base and mid layers I have found them to be comfortable between 15F and 95F. They are pricey, but now I have one Jacket/Pant combo for all year. My GAS is done.
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Old 06-08-2013, 04:11 PM   #4517
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I have the KLIM Latitude Jacket and Pant and with the right base and mid layers I have found them to be comfortable between 15F and 95F. They are pricey, but now I have one Jacket/Pant combo for all year. My GAS is done.
Yup. I just got the Latitude Misano set, this in addition to my Roadcrafter (which REALLY needs to go back to Duluth for rework) should take care of my fun and commute riding for years.
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Old 06-09-2013, 07:09 AM   #4518
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Jerry I can get you a Klim Traverse in black or grey for $245
Wow! what about pants?
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Old 06-09-2013, 07:56 AM   #4519
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Wow! what about pants?
Maybe I'll get a pair for my birthday...or better...

I'll do a crowdfunding effort for a startup RI based adventure riding school... then have a nice auction when it goes bankrupt... maybe I can get Curt to help out...
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Old 06-14-2013, 05:08 AM   #4520
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Biggish loop Saturday ma. vt. nh

East CT (Baltic) early trying like 8 AM or so
Looping 116 up to Zoar RD
have routed to Brattleboro via dirt Green River rd lower puppy
Secret mission in NH
Down home through Mass at relaxed pace

Pace like 20 over with cage passing

Post or PM

If you have routable gps I can send a tyre file
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Old 06-15-2013, 05:57 AM   #4521
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A day off? Madness!

But its true.

Anyone up for a ride tomorrow? Where doesn't matter, I just need to get out and stretch my legs a bit.
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Old 06-15-2013, 04:13 PM   #4522
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Well did 340 miles with 50 miles of dirt

Creeks were a rockin but even Green River Rd. was fine

I am loving my newer Garmin Oregon 300 with Tyre routes much more like it should have been than the first one.

The Vee took one nap in a puddle but was fine.

Accomplished my secret NH mission

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Old 06-16-2013, 01:39 PM   #4523
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NETRA Somers Fun, Fun August 18, 2013

Mark August 18th on your calendars for NETRA's Somers Fun, Fun big adventure run. Last year was a blast!



Somers Fun, Fun | 2013-08-18 | Somers, CT

http://www.netra.org/public/schedule/4#61
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Old 06-16-2013, 04:36 PM   #4524
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Mark August 18th on your calendars for NETRA's Somers Fun, Fun big adventure run. Last year was a blast!



Somers Fun, Fun | 2013-08-18 | Somers, CT

http://www.netra.org/public/schedule/4#61
Unfortunately, not in. I'll be at Lake George.

Wait til I get a chance to post some pics from the Roaming Rally. Holy mother of God. We got through it, but it was not big bike friendly.
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Old 06-16-2013, 04:47 PM   #4525
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???


http://www.netra.org/event/flyer/57/...rillnChill.pdf




I am thinking Tdub... anybody ?
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Old 06-16-2013, 07:12 PM   #4526
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Unfortunately, not in. I'll be at Lake George.

Wait til I get a chance to post some pics from the Roaming Rally. Holy mother of God. We got through it, but it was not big bike friendly.
Awesome, cant wait.
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:16 AM   #4527
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Here are a few good ones...

I was disappointed we didn't stop at the Molson Brewery in Montreal.


It wasn't ALL gruesome pits of mud. We did a good amount of powerlines, woods single/dual track and snowmobile trail.


You had to walk the crossings like this first to find the surprises waiting underneath, and there WERE surprises.


The sand pit was actually a lot of fun, for me anyway. There were 2 or 3 spots like this.


There was no easy line through this slop hole. Virtually everyone needed some kind of assistance.


Pfunk cheating on his skinny bike.


Go2cNavy coming out of another slop hole. He was disappointed with his tire choice. Notice he's going forward and sideways at the same time.


...and another. There was a lot more, but I didn't photograph even half of them - too busy assisting team mates get bikes unstuck.



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Old 06-17-2013, 08:33 AM   #4528
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Here are a few good ones...

I was disappointed we didn't stop at the Molson Brewery in Montreal.

It wasn't ALL gruesome pits of mud. We did a good amount of powerlines, woods single/dual track and snowmobile trail.


You had to walk the crossings like this first to find the surprises waiting underneath, and there WERE surprises.


The sand pit was actually a lot of fun, for me anyway. There were 2 or 3 spots like this.


There was no easy line through this slop hole. Virtually everyone needed some kind of assistance.

Pfunk cheating on his skinny bike.

Go2cNavy coming out of another slop hole. He was disappointed with his tire choice. Notice he's going forward and sideways at the same time.

...and another. There was a lot more, but I didn't photograph even half of them - too busy assisting team mates get bikes unstuck.

Awesome. Looks like a blast
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Old 06-17-2013, 08:37 AM   #4529
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Awesome. Looks like a blast
Hey Chris, were you on the Merritt Saturday near Fairfield?
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Old 06-17-2013, 09:26 AM   #4530
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???


http://www.netra.org/event/flyer/57/...rillnChill.pdf




I am thinking Tdub... anybody ?
In. Make sure to be there Sat nite for the steak cookout. NETRA membership req.
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