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Old 04-19-2014, 09:40 PM   #1246
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BRT GPS file request

PM Sent....thanks
Looking forward to the Updated Tracks. Heading down to "Meadows of Dan", hoping to do some DS riding while down there. Does anyone no of some local spots to hit?

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Old 04-24-2014, 06:15 AM   #1247
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BRT trip report!

Last weekend, Three of us ran the BRT and got some good pictures and videos. I am writing a trip report in the day tripping forum... good times

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=972389



Thanks for all the hard work putting the route together! It was an awesome time.
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Old 04-24-2014, 11:06 AM   #1248
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Last weekend, Three of us ran the BRT and got some good pictures and videos. I am writing a trip report in the day tripping forum... good times

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=972389

[IMG]http://wtiger.smugmug.com/photos/i-T724Nnt/0/L/i-T724Nnt-L.jpg[/ IMG]

Thanks for all the hard work putting the route together! It was an awesome time.
Why are you throwing your bike away?
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Old 04-24-2014, 12:59 PM   #1249
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Last weekend, Three of us ran the BRT and got some good pictures and videos. I am writing a trip report in the day tripping forum... good times

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=972389



Thanks for all the hard work putting the route together! It was an awesome time.
thanks for the RR
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Old 04-25-2014, 03:22 AM   #1250
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Is the BRT doable on a KTM990R? or more fun on a 450exc-r? looks awesome.
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Old 04-25-2014, 03:57 AM   #1251
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Which Bike?

The trail is doable on some larger bikes by very experienced large bike riders, but I definitely don't recommend it. Smaller is better. Way better.

Personally, I think a 650 is as large as is practical.
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Old 04-25-2014, 05:32 AM   #1252
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The trail is doable on some larger bikes by very experienced large bike riders, but I definitely don't recommend it. Smaller is better. Way better.

Personally, I think a 650 is as large as is practical.
Haven ridden many of the roads in the northern part of the trail I'd say a 990 would have no problems as long as you're comfortable on gravel and forest roads.

I'd probably personally not even run a real knobby in the read. Just a 50/50 tire and a 606 up front (or maybe just 2 50/50's).

Futhermore I'd prefer to be on my 950 to one of my smaller bikes for it.
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Old 04-25-2014, 05:56 AM   #1253
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Haven ridden many of the roads in the northern part of the trail I'd say a 990 would have no problems as long as you're comfortable on gravel and forest roads.

I'd probably personally not even run a real knobby in the read. Just a 50/50 tire and a 606 up front (or maybe just 2 50/50's).

Futhermore I'd prefer to be on my 950 to one of my smaller bikes for it.
The Iron Mtn Trail and Hogback Ridge and Walker Mtn are not gravel roads. I suggest a 650 or smaller and tires to handle mud and rocks.
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Old 04-25-2014, 06:00 AM   #1254
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The Iron Mtn Trail and Hogback Ridge and Walker Mtn are not gravel roads. I suggest a 650 or smaller and tires to handle mud and rocks.
What percentage of the trail are those 3 roads?
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Old 04-25-2014, 06:50 AM   #1255
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Can anyone tell me what the Vepco road section is like and also the section form 33 to reddish knob?
I want to ride these next weekend

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Old 04-25-2014, 06:56 AM   #1256
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I just bumped into this thread yesterday. It sounds like Error is busy with other stuff right now, but I just wanted to say thanks to him and all you others for your input... I have long fantasized about all the roads down in the Valley. Went to JMU a LONG time ago, and had my first motorcycle rides in the area. Still spend a fair amount of time at the family farm south of Bridgewater. It is a beautiful area, with great roads, dirt and paved.

Once the next revision is available, I am looking forward to riding bits and pieces of it.
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Old 04-25-2014, 10:15 AM   #1257
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Is the BRT doable on a KTM990R? or more fun on a 450exc-r? looks awesome.

I've seen a good section of it got done on a 990SMT, the 990ADVR shouldn't have any problems. I mean it's no SE, but it's still an oversized overpowered dirt bike.

EXC would be way more fun though, except on the transit sections, perhaps.
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Old 04-25-2014, 08:32 PM   #1258
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Update will go out tomorrow to those that provided email addresses.

Made some tweaks, added some USFS road mileage and clarified road conditions.

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Old 04-26-2014, 04:00 AM   #1259
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The Iron Mtn Trail and Hogback Ridge and Walker Mtn are not gravel roads. I suggest a 650 or smaller and tires to handle mud and rocks.
What he said.
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Old 04-26-2014, 05:29 AM   #1260
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The section on top of crab tree falls, i think it is stone creek rd, is very technical also. It will be very challenging on a big bike.
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