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Old 10-08-2012, 06:58 PM   #10516
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Ah, but it just might move west...or north!

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Old 10-13-2012, 03:29 PM   #10517
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My pig of a bike ST1300 did not like the 3/4 mile of rutted gravel/dirt.
Nice tag. I briefly wandered in the graveyard. There were some 200+ year old grave markers.

I didn't stay long. Was worried about dropping the bike. The older I get, the heavier the bike gets. If I dropped the bike back there I would be waiting a long time for someone to come along and help me pick it up.
Will post a new tag tomorrow
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I'm going to Chester!

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Old 10-13-2012, 04:22 PM   #10518
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Finally!!!
Though it was dead for the winter!
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Old 10-14-2012, 07:01 AM   #10519
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If I dropped the bike back there I would be waiting a long time for someone to come along and help me pick it up.
The farmer at the end would have helped lift it out of the way of his tractors.

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Old 10-14-2012, 07:37 AM   #10520
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Kinda makes me home sick ...... Born and raised in Lehighton, now I live in Colorado...great riding back in PA!
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Old 10-14-2012, 11:41 AM   #10521
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Kinda makes me home sick ...... Born and raised in Lehighton, now I live in Colorado...great riding back in PA!
Wow, a dude in Colorado missing the riding in PA? I've fantasized about moving from PA to Colorado for the riding out THERE.
What am I missing? Aren't you in "weekend trip" striking distance of Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, AZ/NM desert, etc. - not to mention sitting in the Rockies on the Continental divide?
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:23 PM   #10522
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No doubt the riding is fantastic in CO.
But seeing all the photos you guys post brings back great memories of getting my two wheeled feet wet in my home state.



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Old 10-14-2012, 01:22 PM   #10523
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Wow, a dude in Colorado missing the riding in PA?
My thoughts, precisely!

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Old 10-14-2012, 01:53 PM   #10524
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The New Tag

Enough of this talk about Colorado. Time for the new PA tag.

This house was built in 1683! They don't have houses this old in Colorado.

Should be an easy find. And it's not in Chester
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:30 PM   #10525
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Kinda makes me home sick ...... Born and raised in Lehighton, now I live in Colorado...great riding back in PA!
Petepuma, are you the little bunnies momma? Your one of my favorites.......
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Old 10-15-2012, 06:19 AM   #10526
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Darn tag went in the totally opposite direction I hoped! Oh well.
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Old 10-15-2012, 08:39 AM   #10527
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Caleb Pusey House, 15 Race Street, Upland


For the mapkeeper, google maps has the locatin wrong.
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Old 10-15-2012, 09:58 AM   #10528
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Wow, a dude in Colorado missing the riding in PA? I've fantasized about moving from PA to Colorado for the riding out THERE.
What am I missing? Aren't you in "weekend trip" striking distance of Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, AZ/NM desert, etc. - not to mention sitting in the Rockies on the Continental divide?
OK, I have to say that I have not had my bike out west yet, but from what I have seen while out there in a cage, I prefer PA for every day type riding. The big roads are truly epic, but the everyday roads (that I saw) were nothing special.

The big difference is that back east, the roads tend to follow the natural terrain a lot more than in the west. In PA, a back road will follow a stream along the valley floor. Out west, they just go straight down the valley. Also, eastern roads, on averafe, are much more technical. Blind turns, tighter and more rapid direction changes etc etc etc.

Of course, that is one of the great things about this country. So many different types of riding without having to worry about any border crossings.
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Old 10-15-2012, 10:58 AM   #10529
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Tag

The new tag.


The clue.


Till the 31st of October, the main gate is open till 9:00 PM. If you get there while the facility is closed, a photo of the closed gate and one of the two large signs by the main road will do for the tag.

I'm dropping the Philly tag elsewhere on this property, so this is a two for one opportunity.
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Old 10-15-2012, 03:27 PM   #10530
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Skyclad, you nailed it...and if you don't have an off-road capable bike you can't get to the really cool spots...ok I'm done jacking your thread...

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