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Old 11-16-2004, 04:41 PM   #1
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Seneca Rocks, WV Dirt/Gravel/Backroads?

I am looking for recommendations on roads in the Seneca Rocks, WV area that would be fun for a backroads exploring ride. Please recommend your favorite dirt, gravel, paved, or jeep roads that would be suitable for easy riding (2-up on a 650). TIA
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Old 11-16-2004, 06:32 PM   #2
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When are ya coming up this way? I am over in western part of VA not far from Seneca Rocks and would be happy to tag along if schedule permits.
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Old 11-16-2004, 07:21 PM   #3
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Seneca Rocks

It will be next spring. I am 425 miles away but I am planning something for 2005.
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Old 11-17-2004, 03:22 AM   #4
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More and more of us need this info !

There are more dualsport riders here every day (like me!). The northern Va. folks end up down that way (Seneca) for lunch pretty regular. I'm sure Keith and others want to know about gravel and fire roads. I do !

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Old 11-17-2004, 07:14 AM   #5
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Dolly Sods Wilderness. My favorite!
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Old 11-17-2004, 07:27 AM   #6
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Dolly Sods Wilderness. My favorite!
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Old 11-17-2004, 09:01 AM   #7
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Spruce Knob! Dolly Sods.... Seneca Rocks, Smoke Hole... you can't miss, man!
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Old 11-17-2004, 09:17 AM   #8
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WV roads

I was hoping for specific road names and locations so I could find them on a map and then mark them with waypoints in my GPS.
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Old 11-17-2004, 09:24 AM   #9
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I was hoping for specific road names and locations so I could find them on a map and then mark them with waypoints in my GPS.
Stop being so anal. Look at a map, or mapping software, see something that blows your dress up and go ride to it. Find your own ride. The roads are there. Just look for them. That is half the fun.

When you get there, turn right. If you do not like what you find there, turn left. E-X-P-L-O-R-E
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Old 11-17-2004, 09:33 AM   #10
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Smith Mountain ore by Dolly Sods another good one, 72 to CR10, CR35 and 44 leading into Dublin. Just goes on and on. As Slimy says, you can't miss.
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Old 11-17-2004, 09:42 AM   #11
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Get to work on that kitchen.....and don't call me slim.
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Old 11-17-2004, 09:42 AM   #12
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Stop being so anal. Look at a map, or mapping software, see something that blows your dress up and go ride to it. Find your own ride. The roads are there. Just look for them. That is half the fun.

When you get there, turn right. If you do not like what you find there, turn left. E-X-P-L-O-R-E
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you simply must stop being so wishy washy.
From now on, just come right out and say what you think.
Stop candy coating everything.
If you think he should explore for himself, just say so.
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Old 11-17-2004, 09:58 AM   #13
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Spruce Knob! Dolly Sods.... Seneca Rocks, Smoke Hole... you can't miss, man!
There is no Smoke Hole.
Forget you ever heard about it..

Smith Creek, Snowy Mt., Raven Rocks, the secret road to Dahmer...
Thems good riding.

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Old 11-17-2004, 09:59 AM   #14
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Get to work on that kitchen.....and don't call me slim.
I don't think you need to worry about that from us Mister...


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Old 11-17-2004, 10:03 AM   #15
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>>Stop being so anal<<

Sorry, I am a planner by nature. I want to map out a 125-150 mile ride around the Seneca Rocks area that will be used in a group ride. I have limited amounts of time to prepare, and I am several hundred miles away, so I hoped to profit from the experiences of others. I have lots of maps and software mapping programs and will use them to plot a route guided via waypoints in my GPS. What I really hope to avoid is riding near something that is worth seeing/riding (like an overlook, waterfall, or road up to the top of a mountain) because I am blindly following the lines on a map.
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