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Old 06-26-2013, 02:18 PM   #16
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So the ride didn't happen (we went mountain biking instead, one of the rider's bikes was non-functional), although I believe we'll eventually go there at some point. I like the piling up rocks idea. I think there are definitely some places that I might be able to try just getting over without help, but also a few that I'll require some type of rock/fellow rider assistance.

As far as the RR goes, I'm almost positive the tracks are closed, but WRW9751 makes a good point that they haven't been taken up.
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Old 06-27-2013, 10:21 AM   #17
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Piling up rocks on a railroad track.
What could go wrong?



Better make damn sure there isn't a train coming.

Engineers get pissed when kids put pennies on the tracks to flatten 'em out. I doubt they'd be too happy with piles of rocks built up next to rails for some guy to ride his bike over.

Pretty sure the NTSB wouldn't look kindly upon it either.

Then again, nothing is illegal unless you get caught
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Old 06-29-2013, 10:02 PM   #18
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Rails, especially when wet, give me fits.
Crossing @ 90 degrees, no problem. But if I have to take it at an angle, or if I'm inside going to outside I just stop and lift one wheel over at a time. Not worth the pain.
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Old 07-05-2013, 08:50 PM   #19
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Crazy people

I think there are a bunch of crazy people.
I know a bit about motorcycles!
I know a bit about Trains!

I can tell by the responses we have some arm chair motorcyclist.
If you can't pick up the rear of your bike 8 inches, you are a fool to be out/or in the Tracks.

I ride Trials motorcycles and can go over a car. the gap of the tracks are very tricky.

You might be better suited putting a plastic bag over your head and playing on the freeway.
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Old 07-05-2013, 08:55 PM   #20
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If you are going to ride the RR Tracks use a train.
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Old 07-05-2013, 10:41 PM   #21
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You might be better suited putting a plastic bag over your head and playing on the freeway.
Right back atcha, Hop Sing. Thanks for the helpful advice
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Old 07-06-2013, 05:48 AM   #22
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.............I think there are definitely some places that I might be able to try just getting over without help, but also a few that I'll require some type of rock/fellow rider assistance.
With a solid support surface, you can try this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VhcZ2gXU-k

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GLYdAnrCGYI
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