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Old 10-11-2013, 03:15 AM   #52
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Originally Posted by Thomas B. View Post
And then Oklahoma said hello.
I had read about the mud you can get in Mississippi when it rains but nobody had mentioned the mud in Oklahoma. It had rain a little during the last night but the track was in good condition until we came to this part. It wasn't very long but it was like ice and enough to let Sandra slip a little bit.

And of course the bikes were getting a bit dirty.
Now, THAT brings back memories.

Back in '68, at about 50MPH on my BSA 650 Lightning, the pavement stopped and I was on wet red clay. Down we went, picking up enough of the stuff to almost double our weight.

I still don't know how something that slippery on the ground can stick so well to everything else
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