May Dual-Sport'in in the Jersey Pines
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    May Dual-Sport'in in the Jersey Pines

    Couple weekends ago and before all the off-road sidecar guys arrived my friend Robert (2007 XT225) and I (1991 XR250L) spent a lot of quality time "at-speed" carousing Wharton State Forest. Geography can go from Death Valley dry to Mississippi Mud to dry pine covered hard gravel in a New York second. It's then, when the forest and its tricks sneak-up on you all of a sudden and makes you once again a humble respectful servant to the woods.

    Had my share of drops (3 I think) mostly in sugar-sand and broke an ancient de-compression cable which ironically made this kick-start only bike fire up even better.
    We came out of the woods happy and tired after 5 straight hours... no breaks.

    Here's 2 1/2 minutes of our 5 hour saga:

    Last edited by stagewex; 05-29-2019 at 07:11 PM.
    2008 Vespa 150"S" (Elec & Kick Start)
    2007 Ural Patrol (2WD, Elec & Kick Start)
    2006 Yamaha TW200 (Elec & Kick Start)
    1995 BMW K75 (Elec Start)
    1991 Honda XR250L (Kick Start Only)
    1986 Yamaha BW200ES (Elec & Kick Start)
    1969 BMW r60/2, US Model (Kick Start Only)

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    Looks like a fun spot. I live in the Princeton, NJ area and was down there years ago in my Jeep XJ (still have it). Another reason to get a TW.
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