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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,762
Posted By thegraydog
Glad to see this travelogue continue. You really...

Glad to see this travelogue continue. You really see the country. Thanks.
Forum: Trials 06-08-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,479
Posted By thegraydog
that is more kinds of wheels than I ever...

that is more kinds of wheels than I ever contemplated.
Forum: Trials 05-19-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By thegraydog
Man, the Scottish is just so different. I just...

Man, the Scottish is just so different. I just watched the slideshow and probably will revisit every so often. Thanks.

We in the desert southwest (USA) have trouble riding when it's cold, windy,...
Forum: Trials 05-18-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By thegraydog
And highly localized. Two years back on the...

And highly localized. Two years back on the Rainbow Trail the lead guys got soaked, and the later riders didn't have to eat dust. Go figger.

At La Garita 2011 Sunday morning round clobbered up...
Forum: Trials 05-08-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By thegraydog
Bigfoot's been giving us good stuff this year! ...

Bigfoot's been giving us good stuff this year! The aerial cameras are lovely, though in this case more for the scene and less for the riding.
Forum: Trials 05-07-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By thegraydog
Yes, Gordy -- it's twenty miles up in there but a...

Yes, Gordy -- it's twenty miles up in there but a decent road. I do wonder at the class A buses like Hassler's.
Forum: Trials 05-06-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By thegraydog
Okay, let's do it. My daughter-in-law is all...

Okay, let's do it. My daughter-in-law is all paleo and stuff--your weight in bacon, cooked in massive cast iron. Gimme two points per section and I'll kick your ass!
Forum: Trials 05-06-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,451
Posted By thegraydog
Gordy -- major google-fu -- where did you find...

Gordy -- major google-fu -- where did you find that?

Lineaway -- I wondered whether anyone noticed the SSDT....
Forum: Trials 05-06-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,347
Posted By thegraydog
The Ute Cup moves around. This year (amIrite?)...

The Ute Cup moves around. This year (amIrite?) it's at LaGarita, a most excellent Ute Cup for scenery, altitude, je ne sais quoi.
Scenery breathtaking. Altitude 13000' at the top. Lonnngg...
Forum: Trials 04-22-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,451
Posted By thegraydog
What he said....

What he said....
Forum: Trials 04-15-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,451
Posted By thegraydog
[ Well yeah -- but can your mother get...

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Well yeah -- but can your mother get started again from the wrong stopping spot?

Did I set you off Bob? :evil
Forum: Trials 04-15-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,451
Posted By thegraydog
Hardly any trials are Nationals. Hardly any...

Hardly any trials are Nationals. Hardly any trials are crowded. At club level riders are encouraged to start elsewhere than section 1, and most of us start with the group anyway, to watch, learn,...
Forum: Trials 04-08-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 79,960
Posted By thegraydog
hmmm..... that last picture of LittleR looks...

hmmm..... that last picture of LittleR looks suspiciously like San Y...:wink:
Forum: Trials 04-07-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 79,960
Posted By thegraydog
+1 was his score, in fact. Enough to haunt a...

+1 was his score, in fact. Enough to haunt a feller awhile :eek1.

You people throw a party. Thanks for two days of as good as it gets.
I took about three pictures, but obviously there is no...
Forum: Trials 04-01-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 79,960
Posted By thegraydog
First trials I rode was Oak Flat, 2007, Ray...

First trials I rode was Oak Flat, 2007, Ray Peters' Epic Trials. A fairly long loop, and I guess there was hysteria about it. I was in heaven.

Last month at Hardscrabble we did a five mile loop...
Forum: Trials 04-01-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By thegraydog
So noted!

So noted!
Forum: Trials 04-01-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 79,960
Posted By thegraydog
With you on that. Looks like loop trail at an...

With you on that. Looks like loop trail at an Arizona trials.....
Forum: Trials 04-01-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By thegraydog
Took me awhile, but I bet you mean OK Nationals? ...

Took me awhile, but I bet you mean OK Nationals?
Looks awesome. Looks a little snakey..?
Forum: Trials 04-01-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 79,960
Posted By thegraydog
That's from the Jackass movies, ennit? ...

That's from the Jackass movies, ennit?

''Warning: The stunts in this movie were performed by professionals, so neither you nor your dumb [little] buddies should attempt anything from this...
Forum: Trials 04-01-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 1,276
Views: 79,960
Posted By thegraydog
I told the spouse I'd miss this one, and she...

I told the spouse I'd miss this one, and she called me out! [I think she's building credit for her next escapade. Rumor she and her dumblittlebuddy are going to Arapaho Basin for the spring...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,177
Posted By thegraydog
Good stuff, you two.

Good stuff, you two.
Forum: Trials 02-19-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 287,562
Posted By thegraydog
That's thegraydog allright. And the shot of...

That's thegraydog allright. And the shot of grizzzzly in the slot conveys the seriousness of the situation, yup, that's the spot!

Quite a trials, and very good reportage. Thanks.
I'll get a...
Forum: Trials 02-18-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 287,562
Posted By thegraydog
Rider in #2095 is Keith Roper. in #2103 I think...

Rider in #2095 is Keith Roper.
in #2103 I think is Andy Saum.
in #2104 is Mike Carlton getting punched, then Mark Makarov riding. Mark's next-to-last up is the terrifying one....
Forum: Trials 02-18-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 287,562
Posted By thegraydog
I got two cleans on that one, and thanks for...

I got two cleans on that one, and thanks for noticing!
Forum: Trials 02-18-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 287,562
Posted By thegraydog
Please, pleaassee tell me you'll come to all our...

Please, pleaassee tell me you'll come to all our trials. This is amazing video.
Isaac talked to you about the copter and the camera, so I heard about it on the way home, but to see it is wonderful....
Forum: Trials 02-09-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,347
Posted By thegraydog
Oh dear, not orange! :rofl

Oh dear, not orange! :rofl
Forum: Trials 02-08-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,347
Posted By thegraydog
Lamotovita is the perfect correspondent for this...

Lamotovita is the perfect correspondent for this inquiry; I scoured my foto archives for him riding a lightweight DS bike in trials sections and came up waiting for him to post them.

I am a...
Forum: Trials 02-08-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 250
Views: 14,726
Posted By thegraydog
The Utah group is a microcosm of the sport's...

The Utah group is a microcosm of the sport's strengths and worries: best terrain, tiny group of passionate adherents. I have enjoyed every contact with them.

Every one on this thread should go...
Forum: Trials 02-08-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,762
Posted By thegraydog
http://vikingranch.smugmug.com/Other/Graydog/i-Prv...

http://vikingranch.smugmug.com/Other/Graydog/i-Prv2w95/0/X2/not%20so%20epic%20trials%20feb%2016-2014-X2.jpg
Forum: Trials 02-08-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,762
Posted By thegraydog
http://vikingranch.smugmug.com/Other/Graydog/i-Prv...

http://vikingranch.smugmug.com/Other/Graydog/i-Prv2w95/0/L/not%20so%20epic%20trials%20feb%2016-2014-L.jpg

There. Thanks to Frowsyscot for a several-step conversion...
Forum: Trials 02-07-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,762
Posted By thegraydog
It's up, though not apparently on the website. ...

It's up, though not apparently on the website. Mine came by email, and I don't know how to send it to advrider.... but it says what you'd think it would say. Save the date, see you there!
Forum: Trials 02-02-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,252
Posted By thegraydog
5X10 is tight. Current configuration is first...

5X10 is tight. Current configuration is first bike clear to the front; second bike chocked a couple feet back so that bars are not parallel. It's awkward with trials bikes, a project with dirt...
Forum: Americas 01-29-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By thegraydog
you won't like it..:evil

you won't like it..:evil
Forum: Trials 01-29-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,762
Posted By thegraydog
Grizzz, you should if you can. It's Arizona's...

Grizzz, you should if you can. It's Arizona's version of SanY.
On any map you got, it's about ten miles east of Superior, and maybe twelve west from Globe. Go to Springerville, to Globe, to Oak...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-26-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,360
Posted By thegraydog
I'm impressed that Jeff Prince is contributing...

I'm impressed that Jeff Prince is contributing here. Although it would be possible to wish for less regulation, Arizona's OHV management is on a positive trajectory and plating a bike is far easier...
Forum: Trials 01-26-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 204,661
Posted By thegraydog
Anyone parting out a GasGas 2007-2009? I...

Anyone parting out a GasGas 2007-2009?

I need the whole airbox and rear fender support for my 09 GG 280.

DerViking has ground through the muffler on his 07GG300, probably should replace the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,523
Posted By thegraydog
From what I hear, Arizona is a low tax state, and...

From what I hear, Arizona is a low tax state, and Coconino is a low tax county. And New York is a high tax state. So you may find that in your favor.

$100K of housing money will get you a ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-23-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 10,484
Posted By thegraydog
Yup, those are trick tanks. Many variations on...

Yup, those are trick tanks. Many variations on the theme, but the roof collects rainwater and holds it in a drinker of some sort. In Arizona they are usually for wildlife and the cows are fenced...
Forum: Trials 01-23-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2,463
Views: 287,562
Posted By thegraydog
I had to google "scuderia". Kinda confusing,...

I had to google "scuderia". Kinda confusing, you newmexicans are supposed to be using old spanish terms and this seems to be italian.

But never mind. Is it really a twenty year old front tire?...
Forum: Racing 01-15-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 795,706
Posted By thegraydog
Thanks for splitting the coverage so this is a...

Thanks for splitting the coverage so this is a bike race.

Not using cliff notes, as this thread is manageable (see above).
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