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Old 03-24-2010, 05:47 PM   #1
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T.A.R.D.S. = Triangle Area Riders of Dual Sports

Looks like enough interest to start some organized or semi organized dual sports rides around the Triangle (Wake, Durham, Orange, Johnston, Chatham, Harnett, Granville, etc counties).

Anybody know some long dirt roads as a starting point to create some routes? Most of the ones I'm familiar with are short and dead ends. I remember driving down one SE of Harris Lake several years ago that seemed to go one for many miles, might be paved by now...I'll google map it and see.

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Old 03-24-2010, 05:51 PM   #2
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ok i posted now where we going to ride

i know some nice dirt roads but there down in uwharrie forst
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Old 03-24-2010, 06:02 PM   #3
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i'm up for a weekday ride sometime. maybe @ lunch or after work...
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Old 03-24-2010, 06:23 PM   #4
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Can I ride these roads on a scooter?
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Old 03-24-2010, 09:56 PM   #5
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Can I ride these roads on a scooter?
Go for it.
I need to get better tires.
Or ideally a second set of tires for my bike.
Ugh. Back to wanting a road bike.
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Old 03-25-2010, 07:02 AM   #6
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I don't feeeeeeeeel Tardy.

I don't really know of anything locally. A few power lines here and there that I've checked out from maps. Mostly I find dirt/gravel roads and take them. But they usually aren't very long stretches. I know of two places that have some rutty trails and some varied terrain but they are long either.

I'd be up for a lunch ride or just meet up in Raleigh and eat.

Someone make a plan with a destination and I'll try to make it.

Oh, and put some knobbies on that scooter and get her dirty.
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Old 03-25-2010, 07:21 AM   #7
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There's a little bit of two-track stuff between 55/40 and 55/540. It makes for a fun afternoon of piddling around.

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Old 03-25-2010, 09:57 AM   #8
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We should meet up near Brier Creek and ride the Alexander Dr/Page Rd trails/powerlines one day. I'm good most afternoons now that it's not dark at 5:30 or most weekends. Will probably be out of town this weekend...but if not, I'm riding.
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Old 03-25-2010, 10:07 AM   #9
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We should meet up near Brier Creek and ride the Alexander Dr/Page Rd trails/powerlines one day. I'm good most afternoons now that it's not dark at 5:30 or most weekends. Will probably be out of town this weekend...but if not, I'm riding.
let me know.
As long as you agree to pull me out of the mud by my legs if my head gets stuck underwater again.
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Old 03-25-2010, 10:15 AM   #10
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let me know.
As long as you agree to pull me out of the mud by my legs if my head gets stuck underwater again.
I think I'd pay money to see that.........


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Old 03-27-2010, 08:20 PM   #11
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Just got back in town. Anybody riding Sunday?
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Old 03-28-2010, 08:27 AM   #12
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The forecast for Sunday was 100% dead wrong. The overcast, cold, rainy day turned into a nice sunny day with no rain anywhere on the radar until later tonight.
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Old 03-30-2010, 04:52 AM   #13
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Looks like it's gonna dry up and be downright hot by the weekend.
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Old 03-31-2010, 04:43 PM   #14
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So if you move away from this area and then move back to the Traingle, does that make you a Retar....ahh never mind. I'm in.
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Old 04-01-2010, 05:30 AM   #15
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Going to be sunny and warm this weekend. Too nice to pass up the opportunity to ride....and I'm not feeling much like street riding and tearing up knobbies.
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