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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-25-2014, 07:17 AM
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Posted By mikej55
[QUOTE=Woods Rider;24690363]Finally got the 530...

[QUOTE=Woods Rider;24690363]Finally got the 530 out for a fast burn through BW this morning. We rode all the way from Karick passed Three Notch Road. Found some nice water crossings new to us.
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Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-20-2014, 02:25 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Sunday ride

Enjoyed the ride today! Sand was wet and perfect! Finally got to ride with Skid for the first time. Didn't take me long to see why he has the name Skid! He comes by it naturally! Thanks OG for taking...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-20-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Yes, it is a progressive spring. Its supposed to...

Yes, it is a progressive spring. Its supposed to be the one for my weight and level of riding (P7). So far it feels good! Will take a few rides to get it dialed in.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-19-2014, 07:54 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Sunday Ride

I will be there too! Got a new rear spring I'm dialing in!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 07-03-2014, 08:56 PM
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Posted By mikej55
I raced karts there so many times my truck and...

I raced karts there so many times my truck and trailer knew the way there by its self! I did not even know David Adkinson had passed away. Shows you how long its been since I quit racing karts. I won...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-22-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By mikej55
That will definitely turn out to be a classic!...

That will definitely turn out to be a classic! Sure glad you got it on video so no one can say it didn't happen!:clap
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-13-2014, 05:49 PM
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Posted By mikej55
[QUOTE=Dr. Philgood;24389048]Bike is loaded and...

[QUOTE=Dr. Philgood;24389048]Bike is loaded and running, so should see you guys in morning!! IM really looking forward to some fun with that little bitch SKID & OG (Pretty Cool), really missed riding...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-11-2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By mikej55
We all wondered that Vic! But when you seen how...

We all wondered that Vic! But when you seen how fast that fooker could get through the woods on one all you could do is shake your head!!!! :D
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-10-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Indian Mound was the best natural terrain outdoor...

Indian Mound was the best natural terrain outdoor track in the south. That's why it was packed every race with 40 bikes on the gates at one time. You had about 5 classes to choose from. Now when you...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-10-2014, 04:08 PM
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Posted By mikej55
[QUOTE=lapdog;24362534]Hey SR56, that track in...

[QUOTE=lapdog;24362534]Hey SR56, that track in Mobile was called "Wild Acres" raced there a couple a times (some with Gimme) prolly back around 73-75 I think.

I believe that track was called...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-10-2014, 04:05 PM
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Posted By mikej55
[ Love you, mean it Gimmee.[/QUOTE] I'm...

[
Love you, mean it Gimmee.[/QUOTE]

I'm telling Lois!:evil
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-30-2014, 10:03 AM
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Posted By mikej55
This is the start of the trail. Its a lot steeper...

This is the start of the trail. Its a lot steeper than it looks! About 40 degs!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-30-2014, 10:00 AM
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Posted By mikej55
This is looking the other way from the picture...

This is looking the other way from the picture above.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-30-2014, 09:58 AM
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Posted By mikej55
Dual Sport Heaven

another pic of WV. That's my Gold Wing in the back ground. This location is about 700 miles from Pensacola. The gravel road on the left goes up to a large gravel parking area about 200 feet off the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 04-30-2014, 09:54 AM
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Posted By mikej55
[QUOTE=waysherr;24050268]How bout some Smoky Mtn....

[QUOTE=waysherr;24050268]How bout some Smoky Mtn. asphalt single-track?:lol3:lol3

Dave King and I just got back Saturday night from a trip to WV. Came back by the Dragon on Friday and made several...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-11-2014, 08:22 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Ahh, single track! Thats what i'm talking about....

Ahh, single track! Thats what i'm talking about. If its what I think it is then it should be fast wide single track. (fire breaks as they call em!)
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-07-2014, 07:52 AM
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Posted By mikej55
There should be some single track but I don't...

There should be some single track but I don't think they will put us on the "Big" hills which is where you need the 13. The 14 should do fine for everything except the steep hills and even then I...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 03-06-2014, 06:57 AM
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Posted By mikej55
I did the same thing with my Husaberg. The 14...

I did the same thing with my Husaberg. The 14 works good for Dual Sport riding but at Maplesville in the hills I need the 13 or it seems like its lugging in the hills in 1st.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-25-2014, 07:51 AM
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Posted By mikej55
Hey, its always good just if you can finish! I...

Hey, its always good just if you can finish! I see Dan Walker went with you. He is definitely "hard core"!:clap
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-25-2014, 05:40 AM
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Posted By mikej55
Hey Hatch, how about a report on the Cherokee...

Hey Hatch, how about a report on the Cherokee Enduro. How was it and how did you do!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-25-2014, 05:37 AM
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Views: 2,838
Posted By mikej55
I did not have my shoulder pads on when I fell...

I did not have my shoulder pads on when I fell and beat myself up for not having them. Doctor said it probably would not have mattered any way. He said when you fall just right no gear will keep you...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-24-2014, 10:53 AM
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Views: 2,838
Posted By mikej55
I feel your pain. I broke my clavicle back in...

I feel your pain. I broke my clavicle back in August on a low speed get off while on a tight trail. First bone I have ever broke also at age 54. Been riding all my life and never broke anything until...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2014, 05:53 PM
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Posted By mikej55
I had considered going to this one also but there...

I had considered going to this one also but there is no easy way to get there and its a long way there no matter which way you go! Good luck in the race.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 13,371
Posted By mikej55
Yes Vic, the club was started while they were...

Yes Vic, the club was started while they were starting the Enduros from the old School House. But when they got too big for the School is when they moved it to the pasture where they could build the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2014, 12:35 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Vic, I would agree with the trail vs pavement. DS...

Vic, I would agree with the trail vs pavement. DS meaning you might have to ride some pavement to get between the dirt riding and Adventure meaning you might have to ride some dirt to get between the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-18-2014, 08:44 AM
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Views: 13,371
Posted By mikej55
It is a Dual Sport ride and not an Adventure...

It is a Dual Sport ride and not an Adventure ride. There is a difference!:deal

Make sure we get to climb "HillBilly Hill" and the others!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-17-2014, 01:28 PM
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Views: 13,371
Posted By mikej55
Lets hope so! Throw in some of the Hare scramble...

Lets hope so! Throw in some of the Hare scramble trails too!:clap
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 02-08-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Three of us plan on attending. 1 Husaberg, 1 KTM...

Three of us plan on attending. 1 Husaberg, 1 KTM 500exc, and a KTM 450 xc. All of us will be in the fast burn group having ridden Enduros and hare scrambles, along with LBL200 and Renfroe Valley DS....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-04-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By mikej55
:rofl Mike Jernigan.... I have your trophy...

:rofl

Mike Jernigan.... I have your trophy :D[/QUOTE]

Thanks Dirtwoman!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-31-2014, 12:00 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Should not be muddy! Chipley only got 1/4 inch of...

Should not be muddy! Chipley only got 1/4 inch of rain over the last 7 days compared to our 1 inch here in P'cola. When I rode Sunday there was no mud so i don't think 1/4 inch will do any harm....
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-26-2014, 03:40 PM
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Posted By mikej55
The Hare Scramble will be 2 hrs long. Usually...

The Hare Scramble will be 2 hrs long. Usually that works out to be 4 laps for the AA riders and 3 laps for us slow pokes. They start the AA riders first and then one class every minute leaves the...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-24-2014, 06:49 AM
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Posted By mikej55
I am working at the fire station tomorrow but I...

I am working at the fire station tomorrow but I plan on going Sunday to HLC to practice for next weekend.:D I hope its dried up down there a bunch!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-08-2014, 03:38 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Yes I am going and 50+B.

Yes I am going and 50+B.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-29-2013, 06:22 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Wayne, you can't be in the bed with the flu, you...

Wayne, you can't be in the bed with the flu, you have a new 5hunnie that needs to be rode!:lol3 Get well soon!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-29-2013, 02:41 PM
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Posted By mikej55
There is also a group of us that are meeting at...

There is also a group of us that are meeting at R&R Racing (Bob Rikers shop) and leaving from there at 830ish tomorrow going to Stockton. We will take back roads up through Walnut Hill and Perdido...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-26-2013, 05:13 AM
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Posted By mikej55
Anyone interested in riding HLC this Sunday! I am...

Anyone interested in riding HLC this Sunday! I am working at the Fire Station on the 1st so Sunday is the only day I have. How bout it Rotor or MadMax you in! Maybe I can talk Gimmee into it!
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 12-22-2013, 07:24 AM
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Posted By mikej55
I will be there too! I rode it last year also and...

I will be there too! I rode it last year also and it was a pretty good run.:deal
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 11-17-2013, 07:15 AM
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Posted By mikej55
Kurt is featured in a article in this months AMA...

Kurt is featured in a article in this months AMA magazine. Just goes to show you that we are only promised 'today' so make it count! Condolences to OG.
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 05-08-2013, 06:31 PM
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Posted By mikej55
Renfroe Valley Ride Report

I am not Gimmee but I did go with him to Renfroe Valley. This was our first time to R.V. so we really did not know what to expect other than I always wanted to ride my dirt bike up there after riding...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 01-29-2013, 08:25 AM
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Posted By mikej55
"Patience Grasshopper" we are waiting for the...

"Patience Grasshopper" we are waiting for the hunters to clear the woods before we take them back over! About 2 more weeks ought to do it. Then it will be ours!:clap
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