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Old 07-29-2004, 03:49 AM   #1
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Hatfield & McCoy trails, WV

Has anyone been to WV and done any of the Hatfield McCoy trails? The wife and I are going to WV and will have the DR with us sooo...

what about lodging for that area, I have the "info" from the official site but wanted to hear from anyone thats been there.

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Old 07-29-2004, 03:55 AM   #2
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Scorch has been I think. Regardless, I have never heard anyone that's been there say a bad word about the place. We need to plan a 3 day weekend there.

I've been wanting to go.

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Old 07-29-2004, 04:13 AM   #3
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The wife and I are going from 9/3 to 9/7 It is going to be a "gentle" offroad trip with her on the back of the DR650. I may get some time to ride a bit solo but probably only an hour or two.I think it is like 8 hours away so if a group of us go to do it sometime a weekend trip would be the way to go. drive up friday, ride all day sat, a few hours sun then head home.
For me I got to time it for a weekend when my wife is working.


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Old 07-29-2004, 04:17 AM   #4
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Barry,


I see you are from rednecksburg, do you know a Vernon Stiffler or Roger Frame,
they were coworkers and live down your way. Roger seems to end up riding a dirtbike or two.


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Old 07-29-2004, 06:47 AM   #5
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There are lots of good stories/advice on Thumpertalk.com

Here's one thread

Here's another

Don't forget about Trails Heaven.com

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There are lots of good stories/advice on Thumpertalk.com

Here's one thread

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thanks, I did not find anything on ADVrider so I was starting to wonder if it was more hype than fun.

eveyone who writes about going has great things to say!

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Barry,


I see you are from rednecksburg, do you know a Vernon Stiffler or Roger Frame,
they were coworkers and live down your way. Roger seems to end up riding a dirtbike or two.


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No - don't know them, and I'm dying for places to ride....

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No - don't know them, and I'm dying for places to ride....

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Roger invited me down his way twice but he is a wild one... told me some stories that worried me (one involved fishing, drinking and his 9mil. the fish took 10 shots, I guess it was not a catch and release) He didn't "own" the bikes he was riding.
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FYI theft/vandalism can be a problem there. I do believe it's over on the drz list, but there's a thread about trucks and trailers being broke in to at the nearby hotels at night and at the trailheads during the daytime. One poor bastard had to drive back to michigan with every window broken out of his truck.
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Roger invited me down his way twice but he is a wild one... told me some stories that worried me (one involved fishing, drinking and his 9mil. the fish took 10 shots, I guess it was not a catch and release) He didn't "own" the bikes he was riding.
Well call him up ! I'm ready to ride some silly shit ! Lets find out where he plays.

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Well call him up ! I'm ready to ride some silly shit ! Lets find out where he plays.

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he was a coworker more than a friend, we never did anything outside of work... I'll look around and see if I can get his # off an old alert roster.

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