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Old 10-24-2010, 05:53 PM   #8881
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I was happy as all get out yesterday riding behind Vic. Amazing how just watching someone set up for turns and bumps can decrease the learning curve. And lets not forget about not having to eat all that dust while pulling up the rear.Now that is a bonus. Seems like Paper/rock/scissors should be the game of the day before hitting the trial.
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:01 PM   #8882
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Rain and thunder!

ADVr's, I ain't waitin' until the weekend to ride. If we get decent rain, I'm riding that day or the next. Alone or with somebody I am hittin' the trails...
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:02 PM   #8883
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it is pouring in perdido
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:04 PM   #8884
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thunder and lightning here in navarre.
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:24 PM   #8885
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I wore my helmet last night, but I still got hurt eating SO MUCH SOUP!!!

Funny FBM how you and I are some of the few who still dress like we're racing! Like a smart one told me years ago, "dress for the wreck, not for the ride"!
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:33 PM   #8886
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"dress for the wreck, not for the ride"![/quote]


thats what i'm talking about, i was the best rider by far today then i hit the ground and realized....i suck.
the best thing about going fast is you have more time to plan your impact while you're flying thru the air!
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:44 PM   #8887
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fellas, the fact that i was wearing my gear today saved me a bad injury, i hit a cypress stump on the powerline behind my house today, in 4th gear and on the gas, i think my front wheel cleared it but the back wheel slamed it and then came past me as i was in the air. i measured it off at around 14-15 paces about 45 feet in the air... in slow motion of course.
then the ground jumped up and i made contact with my left shoulder and head, "thank you god for soft sand" when i came to i was covered with sand , which is always a nice touch... and there were little stars all around.
had i not been protected i'm sure i would not be writing this now, yes my left shoulder hurts like hell but i was able to ride myself home.
be safe and wear this stuff, it really was put to the test today and it helps.
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:55 PM   #8888
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Glad yer OK, George! That gear mighta made the difference between riding home on the bike or riding to the hospital in an ambulance!

And all that rain-dancing courtesy of the Hack-A-Saw tribe worked, it's raining here in P-cola right now.
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Old 10-24-2010, 06:56 PM   #8889
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It's pouring here. Anyone game for a ride tomorrow afternoon?
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Old 10-24-2010, 07:01 PM   #8890
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It's pouring here. Anyone game for a ride tomorrow afternoon?
IN.

How's Blackwater sound? BZ gave me some info on some places I need to check out...
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Old 10-24-2010, 07:08 PM   #8891
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Sounds good to me. I'm free after 2:15
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Old 10-24-2010, 07:37 PM   #8892
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Sounds good to me. I'm free after 2:15
Hey! Me too
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Old 10-24-2010, 07:48 PM   #8893
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So when/where ya wanna head out from?
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Old 10-24-2010, 08:09 PM   #8894
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Hey! Me too

Taking Flex time, eh?
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Old 10-24-2010, 09:15 PM   #8895
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So when/where ya wanna head out from?
Howzabout that Tom Thumb where Scenic & Davis intersect--just east of Campus Drive? I can be there at 2:30.

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You got that right, Doctor...it's for the sake of my Mental Health ya know

And I have approval from the Dept of Human Resources, too
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