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View Results: Have you ridden Pachaug Trail before?
Yes 152 25.63%
No 155 26.14%
I have not but I want to! 291 49.07%
I am scared to ride it.... 10 1.69%
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Old 02-10-2009, 08:27 PM   #286
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Yeap thats the place. That was also last summer there were about 5 of us that day. I live fairly close by.


I know of a tunnel thats about 1/2 mile long in the windham area...... its been about 10 years since I have riden through it and Im not even sure if its still accesible. I plan on checking it out this summer.




and yes I can and have done the whole pachug loop on my XR... all stock..... even the tires. I was wishing I still had my KDX..... but the XR did fine. Will do even better when I get the handlebar risers on it. I plan on going a few times this summer and would like to plan a ride where its "big bikes" only. I will ride with anybody but some riders get intimidated when they see the CR250 roll out of the van for a dual-sport ride and they are on a KLR. So anybody with a "big bike" that wants to take a run around the loop...... lets hook up. We can take it slow or fast or whatever you are comfortable with.
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Old 02-12-2009, 12:07 PM   #287
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Anybody live near Pachaug.??...looking to see if there is any snow down there...probably a couple inches.??..I do not want to tear up the spikes..
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Old 02-12-2009, 05:32 PM   #288
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Almost no snow left in the woods. maybe a few spots with a dusting of snow, but its mostly gone
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Old 02-13-2009, 06:38 AM   #289
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Thanks..I guess I will wait untill I change tires to head that way..
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Old 02-25-2009, 07:05 PM   #290
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Old 02-28-2009, 05:23 AM   #291
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March Ride

Looking for a Pachaug ride in the 2nd half of March or early April. Hopefully the snow will melt by then (where's Al Gore warming when you need it?).

I found out this year that I am a snow/ice pussy so if its clear I am ready to ride.

Sound off with potential dates!!
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Old 02-28-2009, 06:57 AM   #292
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I got my bike back together, just waiting on a gasket for the petcock. Apparently if you leave the tank dry all winter they dry out and leak when u add fuel:(

My dad got a KTM 250 4 stroke. He's going to get it registered in the next few weeks....but its his first dirt bike since 1976 so it might take him a bit to get up to speed for a big group ride.
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Old 02-28-2009, 08:55 AM   #293
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I got my bike back together, just waiting on a gasket for the petcock. Apparently if you leave the tank dry all winter they dry out and leak when u add fuel:(

My dad got a KTM 250 4 stroke. He's going to get it registered in the next few weeks....but its his first dirt bike since 1976 so it might take him a bit to get up to speed for a big group ride.
250 is the perfect New England woods bike

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Old 03-11-2009, 12:33 PM   #294
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Ok, bikes back together EXCEPT.....the petcock gasket is leaking:(GGGRRRRR

Apparently its not good to leave the tank completely dry over the winter. It dries out the gaskets, they crack...and then I get upset....a new one should be here by the 19th then I'll be ready for a shakedown ride....
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Old 03-14-2009, 03:08 PM   #295
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Ok, bikes back together EXCEPT.....the petcock gasket is leaking:(GGGRRRRR

Apparently its not good to leave the tank completely dry over the winter. It dries out the gaskets, they crack...and then I get upset....a new one should be here by the 19th then I'll be ready for a shakedown ride....
My bike is out of commish at least another 2 weeks. I have to replace or repair the front master cylinder. Just found out it was leaking. Ordered some parts that will ship in 7-10 days. I'll sound off as soon as I'm ready.
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Old 03-14-2009, 09:54 PM   #296
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My bike is out of commish at least another 2 weeks. I have to replace or repair the front master cylinder. Just found out it was leaking. Ordered some parts that will ship in 7-10 days. I'll sound off as soon as I'm ready.
That`s not a hold!
Hurry up and fix it!Snow is almost gone
I`ll probably check Glastonbury tomorow.Wanna go?
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Old 03-15-2009, 07:07 AM   #297
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That`s not a hold!
Hurry up and fix it!Snow is almost gone
I`ll probably check Glastonbury tomorow.Wanna go?
Love to but I have no front brakes at all (no pressure so air is coming in from my line or where the line connects to the master)!!

I assume that when I hit the tree it put a crack somewhere that is letting air in.

I'll upgrade shipping to get my parts faster! Hopefully ready by next weekend. Glastonbury is a sweet sweet ride.
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Old 03-16-2009, 08:17 PM   #298
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Just gonna throw it out there that we have three riders planning on riding the complete loop on March 27 or 28. Any fellow Adventurecrossers interested?
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Old 03-17-2009, 04:57 AM   #299
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Just gonna throw it out there that we have three riders planning on riding the complete loop on March 27 or 28. Any fellow Adventurecrossers interested?
Oh yes,Sunday works better for me
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Old 03-17-2009, 05:14 AM   #300
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Just gonna throw it out there that we have three riders planning on riding the complete loop on March 27 or 28. Any fellow Adventurecrossers interested?
If my bike is ready I can go either the 27th or 29th (Sunday).
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