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Offline ThumperTriple

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Route Planning - Where to ride.
« on: September 12, 2015, 09:01:15 AM »
A space to share discoveries. I'm down in Auburn, but post up anywhere. Links to maps are great.

I've had a little success scouring Google Maps satellite view, but that is a patience tester.

Tuskeegee National Forest: Wide dirt roads, very mild hills, at least fun for practice standing up and picking up the speed. No legal single track or Jeep trails.

AC Outdoor Park, near Phenix City: Lots of Jeep oriented trails, with avoidable mud, a fun little "mini-MX" and larger MX style loop to ride on, which is surprisingly fun on a DS. The water crossing is great fun. No single track trails that I've stumbled across. Good wash rack to spray off before you leave. $15/day.
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Offline Gam

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Re: Route Planning - Where to ride.
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2015, 05:30:37 PM »
A space to share discoveries. I'm down in Auburn, but post up anywhere. Links to maps are great.

I've had a little success scouring Google Maps satellite view, but that is a patience tester.

Tuskeegee National Forest: Wide dirt roads, very mild hills, at least fun for practice standing up and picking up the speed. No legal single track or Jeep trails.

AC Outdoor Park, near Phenix City: Lots of Jeep oriented trails, with avoidable mud, a fun little "mini-MX" and larger MX style loop to ride on, which is surprisingly fun on a DS. The water crossing is great fun. No single track trails that I've stumbled across. Good wash rack to spray off before you leave. $15/day.

I might be camping in Tuskeegee NF Friday night, just according to progress, hope to make it further south and camp at Blue Springs State Park. I'm not sure where you start to hit the "sand zone" which slows me down on the KLR a lot.

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Re: Route Planning - Where to ride.
« Reply #2 on: September 18, 2015, 12:37:09 PM »
Are you  riding off road a lot on the way down? Please share if you  have any good finds in the area. 

Chambers County seems to have  a lot of dirt roads,  I'm  hoping  to explore up there tomorrow. 
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Offline Gam

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Re: Route Planning - Where to ride.
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2015, 08:22:36 PM »
Yeah riding maximum dirt, You have a lot of dirt roads down there, We rode from Wedowee to south of Ariton, Al this weekend,the marjority of it dirt roads, you are happy for some pavement when you hit it.  I have to make some changes on the route, there were a couple of roads which are no longer public.


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Re: Route Planning - Where to ride.
« Reply #4 on: September 22, 2015, 08:47:27 PM »
Did you plan the route yourself or draw on anyone else?
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Offline bartab

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Re: Route Planning - Where to ride.
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2015, 09:46:04 AM »
Don't listen to him TT, he's just an addle minded old man. I have it on good authority this route, his choice of riding partners as well as his navigational skills suck. Just humor him and he'll go away.  :o

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