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View Results: Have you ridden Pachaug Trail before?
Yes 159 25.85%
No 159 25.85%
I have not but I want to! 303 49.27%
I am scared to ride it.... 10 1.63%
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Old 04-14-2012, 06:05 PM   #5881
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a set of scorpian ats 140 rear 90/90 front run about $200 shipped. handle great on road, still can do dirt.
A sm wheel set with tires 17inch will be around $1200 and your suspension is still an S.
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Old 04-14-2012, 06:23 PM   #5882
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motogo1 and I had the whole loop and the Dow lot to ourselves today. Did the whole loop. We rode in to the Green Falls water, then turned around and rode out. It was still wet. Only water or mud on the whole course. 66.5 miles. Started about 10:15 and wasted a good 40 minutes at Chucky's talking to a guy on a real nice Guzzi. back at the lot before 2:45. Good day.
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Old 04-14-2012, 06:37 PM   #5883
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It's too bad that trail is so deep. It's a good trail otherwise.
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:28 PM   #5884
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motogo1 and I had the whole loop and the Dow lot to ourselves today. Did the whole loop. We rode in to the Green Falls water, then turned around and rode out. It was still wet. Only water or mud on the whole course. 66.5 miles. Started about 10:15 and wasted a good 40 minutes at Chucky's talking to a guy on a real nice Guzzi. back at the lot before 2:45. Good day.
How deep was it? Hard to believe there is still water in there. Would be nice if it wasn't so deep!
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:28 PM   #5885
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We should make a plan to all meet at Thomaston Dam the day it opens. It's been a tradition for a couple years to meet a couple other friends opening day.
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:31 PM   #5886
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Old 04-15-2012, 04:47 AM   #5887
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I thought Rob mentioned he was going tomorrow.


I spent most of the day prepping my first born for selling. New plastics don't quite match the paint on the tank but I figure whoever buys it will get an oversized tank anyway. Wheeling Cycle Supply was out of the UFO front fenders so I told them to send me the Acerbis moto version. Not sure I am liking it...a bit too short for my taste, makes the bike look like a bulldog. It would probably look cool with the smaller SM front tire though.

We've been through a lot of adventures together and I am coming up with a hundred different reasons why I shouldn't sell her. Heck, if it wasn't for her I wouldn't know any of you. You can't place a price on that.




This is my favorite picture of her just relaxing on a rock ledge after a long day's ride.

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Old 04-15-2012, 05:20 AM   #5888
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:lol. You sound like a bike pimp.
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Old 04-15-2012, 05:35 AM   #5889
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The more I ride my dirt bike, the less I care about the length of the grass in my front yard. Lately, the grass is growing like crazy. Zero fucks given. It'll easily be May before I get to it.
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Old 04-15-2012, 05:38 AM   #5890
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Old 04-15-2012, 06:34 AM   #5891
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How deep was it? Hard to believe there is still water in there. Would be nice if it wasn't so deep!
Deep enough that if you put a foot down, it would be over the top of your boots. There are holes in there that if you got your foot in the right place probably over your knee. In the old days on my 2 stroke if it watered out. starting again was easy. I don't want to have to try with a 4 stroke. beside, the trail is short to the road after the water, so we got extra mileage by riding back out.

Turnersville posted a video of "nobody" riding through about a week ago. about the same.

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Old 04-15-2012, 07:52 AM   #5892
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Yeah, it would suck to bend a rod because of hydolock.
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:22 AM   #5893
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motogo1 and I had the whole loop and the Dow lot to ourselves today. Did the whole loop. We rode in to the Green Falls water, then turned around and rode out. It was still wet. Only water or mud on the whole course. .
I've been riding the loop on Fridays. There is water at mile 8 about 1 ft deep with a rocky bottom. That's the place where Rockpile had to chainsaw the tree blocking the trail last year.
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Old 04-15-2012, 08:45 AM   #5894
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I've been riding the loop on Fridays. There is water at mile 8 about 1 ft deep with a rocky bottom. That's the place where Rockpile had to chainsaw the tree blocking the trail last year.
Yeah, we rode through that one. There is no surprises in that crossing. If you put a foot down, you know where it's gonna stop, not so in the other crossing. I've seen too much carnage at Green Falls.
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Old 04-15-2012, 10:15 AM   #5895
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Turnersville posted a video of "nobody" riding through about a week ago. about the same.

Nuh-uh, not me!
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