Posted July 25, 2003 - 10:06 AM
Rock ledge, and lots of it baby!
Posted July 25, 2003 - 10:15 AM
Chadwick Rocks! Literally!
Hey, we are going to try and get down there in Sept. We won't have Gary with us. The guy with the honda 450 and the nice trailer. He had an accident last Sat at Flat River. Collapsed both lungs and broke ribs. He also ripped the inside lining of his aorta and had to have surgery. He is doing ok but will need lots of recovery time.
Posted July 25, 2003 - 10:35 AM
Hope he makes a quick and full recovery.
Let me know what weekend your coming down a couple weeks in advance and I'll try to make it.
My web server is down right now. I'll post it when its up.
(its been up and down all day)
Posted July 29, 2003 - 02:10 AM
Posted July 29, 2003 - 03:15 AM
Never heard of it.
Posted July 31, 2003 - 04:25 PM
North western Arkansas. A lot like Chadwick with fewer rock shelves. Terrain tends to be littered with roots, rocks, small shelves, etc.. It's generally a dirt base with lots of variety ranging from tight single track to fast double. Best ride. Try looking up some info on the state or fed. forestry.
I think all three of those trail systems are 30-75 miles with the typical loops all over adding more area. We rode pretty hard and agressive (it felt fast to us) and were unable to see more than half of each system in 4-6 hours of riding. Average daily miles were 25-35...I think.
We're planning to get back there some time in Sept..
Posted July 31, 2003 - 05:16 PM
Mocassin Gap area This is a shared trail area so you will definately encounter other riders and sometimes lots of horses. Always make sure you pull over and kill the engines for the horse folks. (Thats my preachin' for the day. ) We will be riding on Sept. 26, 27, 28 this year. Come on down and try it out. There's usually about 12 or 13 in our group. Lots of fun....
Posted August 01, 2003 - 03:22 AM
I know we wont be able to make it that weekend you are gonna be there cause Im going on vacation that week, but thanks for the invite!
Posted August 01, 2003 - 05:26 AM
Posted August 01, 2003 - 06:03 AM
I started out at around that age learning to ride at Chadwick on a RM250. It was work but it was a lot of fun.
You can be on a easy trail and it might lead into a much rougher one. In that case just turn around and backtrack and hit a different trail.
Chadwick is definatly not a beginners paradise but its also a place he could learn to ride real fast.
Posted August 01, 2003 - 08:21 AM
Good luck, hope he likes it.
Posted August 01, 2003 - 10:40 AM
Mabye I was a bit hasty in saying that because there is soooo many good places to go around here. I guess I should have said 2 state area.
White Rock is my other favorite place to go (thats what I was referring to) but I see your from OK and dont get me wrong, I would go riding at Stillwater or Lake Draper anyday. Its just that they are a bit further to drive.
Speaking of Stillwater, are you going to be at the Nov WORCS race at cooperland? I am.
Posted August 02, 2003 - 01:35 PM
I might like to see though. Hook me up with the details.
Oh yeah, White Rock was one of the roughest rides I can remember. Lots of first gear and clutch.
Posted August 02, 2003 - 07:15 PM
It springing up to be the premier offroad circuit. Its just like the GNCC series and getting bigger every year.
You will see all the top dogs there.. Lafferty, Ty Davis, Garrahan, Watts, Hawkins, you name it, they will more than likley be there.
Dont worry about how fast you are! I dont!
My plans are to ride/race on Saturday and then camp overnight and watch / take pics on Sunday when the baddest of the bad are dueling it out.
I dont know how close you are to Cooperland but anything short of 3 hrs I'd consider it right in your backyard!
Posted August 03, 2003 - 11:51 AM
Ok, we'll be there if we can. If Cooperland is near Stillwater, it should only be 2.5 hours. What days? Where's Cooperland?