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DAM this looks like a fun drive.

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Any mid atlantic DFD'ers know the roads out by the Conowingo dam / susquehanna river / West Chester area?

Lots of awesome roads out there but I'd be flying blind. Don't know them well. Did one high speed run with Ferrarichat once, it was a fucking blast. Would love to drive that area again.
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Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:27 pm

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Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:21 pm
Any mid atlantic DFD'ers know the roads out by the Conowingo dam / susquehanna river / West Chester area?

Lots of awesome roads out there but I'd be flying blind. Don't know them well. Did one high speed run with Ferrarichat once, it was a fucking blast. Would love to drive that area again.
:scoot:

I don't, though. I head north into Bucks, don't run Delco. I've ridden out there on le bicicleta, though, and can confirm there are great roads.
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Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:27 pm
Johnny_P wrote:
Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:21 pm
Any mid atlantic DFD'ers know the roads out by the Conowingo dam / susquehanna river / West Chester area?

Lots of awesome roads out there but I'd be flying blind. Don't know them well. Did one high speed run with Ferrarichat once, it was a fucking blast. Would love to drive that area again.
:scoot:

I don't, though. I head north into Bucks, don't run Delco. I've ridden out there on le bicicleta, though, and can confirm there are great roads.
I know DE-82 to DE-100 / PA Creek Rd pretty well now. That's fun as hell but pretty short overall.

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http://www.motorcycleroads.com/75/1230/ ... BNLBe.dpbs

:iono: ??

Anyone want to try this out with me?

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Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:54 pm

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http://www.motorcycleroads.com/75/1230/ ... BNLBe.dpbs

:iono: ??

Anyone want to try this out with me?
Consider me curious. I'll split this into a new :bread:
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:lolol:

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There are some nice roads in north VA but not that worth of a drive for me, considering theres skyline, most particularly Loudoun and Faquier County. Look at towns called Middleburg, you'll find some decent stretches
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Im going to my shithole country in 10 days and will be back in August, we could probably do a small get together :stig: driving, i'd be down too.
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There are some nice roads in north VA but not that worth of a drive for me, considering theres skyline, most particularly Loudoun and Faquier County. Look at towns called Middleburg, you'll find some decent stretches
I don't go more than 5 over the limit in VA. :nope:
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I'm interested. :like:

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There are some nice roads in north VA but not that worth of a drive for me, considering theres skyline, most particularly Loudoun and Faquier County. Look at towns called Middleburg, you'll find some decent stretches
I don't go more than 5 over the limit in VA. :nope:
10 over is still fine :lol: that explains why i see any other state but MD drive slow. I should also mentioned its less patrolled and less stricter than my county.
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How long of a drive would everyone be down for? I created a map from Downingtown to Columbia, roughly 80 miles. That would take us to the west side of the Susquehanna, and then play on the west bank for another 50 miles? Ending somewhere around Havre De Grace.

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How long of a drive would everyone be down for? I created a map from Downingtown to Columbia, roughly 80 miles. That would take us to the west side of the Susquehanna, and then play on the west bank for another 50 miles? Ending somewhere around Havre De Grace.
80 miles would be neat.
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Zillon wrote:
Fri Jun 07, 2019 4:12 pm
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Fri Jun 07, 2019 12:31 pm
How long of a drive would everyone be down for? I created a map from Downingtown to Columbia, roughly 80 miles. That would take us to the west side of the Susquehanna, and then play on the west bank for another 50 miles? Ending somewhere around Havre De Grace.
80 miles would be neat.
80 could be the break off option. Like stop for a stretch / gas / bathroom or something in Columbia, those that want to continue on the MD side to Conowingo are in for another 50 something, anyone that wants to end it can just go back thru Lancaster to the turnpike.

Start at 7 or 8 AM in Downingtown, get to Columbia by around 10. Havre De Grace around noon or a little earlier and that's that.

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I might go recon this drive this weekend.

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I might go recon this drive this weekend.
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80 miles would be neat.
80 could be the break off option. Like stop for a stretch / gas / bathroom or something in Columbia, those that want to continue on the MD side to Conowingo are in for another 50 something, anyone that wants to end it can just go back thru Lancaster to the turnpike.

Start at 7 or 8 AM in Downingtown, get to Columbia by around 10. Havre De Grace around noon or a little earlier and that's that.
Sounds like a nice little day. Maybe stop by Home Depot, Bed Bath and Beyond... I don't know if we'll have enough time.
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Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:53 pm
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80 could be the break off option. Like stop for a stretch / gas / bathroom or something in Columbia, those that want to continue on the MD side to Conowingo are in for another 50 something, anyone that wants to end it can just go back thru Lancaster to the turnpike.

Start at 7 or 8 AM in Downingtown, get to Columbia by around 10. Havre De Grace around noon or a little earlier and that's that.
Sounds like a nice little day. Maybe stop by Home Depot, Bed Bath and Beyond... I don't know if we'll have enough time.
Throw some deck joists in the Miata :jimp: they’ll fit if the top is down.

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Fri Jun 07, 2019 6:53 pm
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80 could be the break off option. Like stop for a stretch / gas / bathroom or something in Columbia, those that want to continue on the MD side to Conowingo are in for another 50 something, anyone that wants to end it can just go back thru Lancaster to the turnpike.

Start at 7 or 8 AM in Downingtown, get to Columbia by around 10. Havre De Grace around noon or a little earlier and that's that.
Sounds like a nice little day. Maybe stop by Home Depot, Bed Bath and Beyond... I don't know if we'll have enough time.
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Hope you guys like Amish people and horse poop.

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Johnny_P wrote:Hope you guys like Amish people and horse poop.

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I ran over horse poop on the way back from dubrun a few years ago. I was wondering what the smell was when I got home.

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Drive was good. Long. I don’t like the end point and didn’t care for river rd up north. I’ll probably need another recon day. One of the roads I picked was gravel so had to look around for an alternative. Found a good one.

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Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:58 pm
Drive was good. Long. I don’t like the end point and didn’t care for river rd up north. I’ll probably need another recon day. One of the roads I picked was gravel so had to look around for an alternative. Found a good one.
Drives whiz-bang magic diff mobile and wants to avoid gravel? :notsure:

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Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:05 am
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Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:58 pm
Drive was good. Long. I don’t like the end point and didn’t care for river rd up north. I’ll probably need another recon day. One of the roads I picked was gravel so had to look around for an alternative. Found a good one.
Drives whiz-bang magic diff mobile and wants to avoid gravel? :notsure:
I mean, the :meata: doesn’t go on gravel. :iono:
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Mon Jun 10, 2019 1:05 am
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Sun Jun 09, 2019 6:58 pm
Drive was good. Long. I don’t like the end point and didn’t care for river rd up north. I’ll probably need another recon day. One of the roads I picked was gravel so had to look around for an alternative. Found a good one.
Drives whiz-bang magic diff mobile and wants to avoid gravel? :notsure:
Gravel roads out there come with surprises. Like a ditch that you can't see because everything is the same shade of tan, and you slam the bump stops so hard you pull over to see if you bubbled a tire.

Nah. I'd be ok with them if it was just me, but if I'm leading a convoy I won't subject everyone else to that sort of abuse. The AWD system gives a lot of stability on those roads, I'd think an open diff or RWD car would have a hard time keeping it on the road at speed.

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