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Old 03-04-2012, 11:59 AM   #26761
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Sounds like a road trip is in order. Highland Park in Cedartown, Ga is only 1400 miles away, 80+ miles of single track and two MX tracks. Not a rock in the place! Lobstering is slow right now. I am ready to leave whenever. Bad ass bike you got there!!! Just please leave the paniers and all the other ADV bs off that bike. It is light and fast and should stay that way!!!
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Old 03-04-2012, 12:09 PM   #26762
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Sounds like a road trip is in order. Highland Park in Cedartown, Ga is only 1400 miles away, 80+ miles of single track and two MX tracks. Not a rock in the place! Lobstering is slow right now. I am ready to leave whenever. Bad ass bike you got there!!! Just please leave the paniers and all the other ADV bs off that bike. It is light and fast and should stay that way!!!
No rocks? What's the fun in that?



Again, this is my buddy Sam. He has mad skills. I do not. I dropped my bike in the section at the 5:30 mark. The GoPro really flattens things out, it doesn't show how steep the trail is or how bad the drop offs are. The trail was so steep and all loose rocks, I couldn't pick the bike back up. I had to drag it down and spin it around to pick it up.
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Old 03-04-2012, 01:12 PM   #26763
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No rocks? What's the fun in that?



Again, this is my buddy Sam. He has mad skills. I do not. I dropped my bike in the section at the 5:30 mark. The GoPro really flattens things out, it doesn't show how steep the trail is or how bad the drop offs are. The trail was so steep and all loose rocks, I couldn't pick the bike back up. I had to drag it down and spin it around to pick it up.
Great stuff cj. Looks a lot like AZ - rocks, rocks, and more rocks, with plenty of hill climbs! Isn't it great how those trails just seem to go on forever out there!
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:16 PM   #26764
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Sounds like a road trip is in order. Highland Park in Cedartown, Ga is only 1400 miles away, 80+ miles of single track and two MX tracks. Not a rock in the place! Lobstering is slow right now. I am ready to leave whenever. Bad ass bike you got there!!! Just please leave the paniers and all the other ADV bs off that bike. It is light and fast and should stay that way!!!

No worries man, I've been taking shit off this bike since yesterday. Besides, I got the big orange albatross out there I can go adventur'n on.

This gets bar risers, cause you know I'm freakishly tall, re-gearing for trail work, some hand protection and if it needs it, new springs front and rear. The rest is simply riding.

I'd like to take you up on the trip south, believe me but I don't think that's going to happen. Wonder what Hatfield and McCoy looks like later in March though?
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:19 PM   #26765
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No worries man, I've been taking shit off this bike since yesterday. Besides, I got the big orange albatross out there I can go adventur'n on.

This gets bar risers, cause you know I'm freakishly tall, re-gearing for trail work, some hand protection and if it needs it, new springs front and rear. The rest is simply riding.

I'd like to take you up on the trip south, believe me but I don't think that's going to happen. Wonder what Hatfield and McCoy looks like later in March though?
Don't forget the skid plate. I think I've lost a few dB of hearing sensitivity from the rocks clanging off the skid plate on my bike. Every time I hear that sound, it sounds like money well-spent.
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:19 PM   #26766
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No rocks? What's the fun in that?

Glancing at the scenery is great! I too have a weakness for la vista grande. Probably be the end of me one day!
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:24 PM   #26767
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Don't forget the skid plate. I think I've lost a few dB of hearing sensitivity from the rocks clanging off the skid plate on my bike. Every time I hear that sound, it sounds like money well-spent.

I think what's there is fine, until I break it. I might fab one up though.

You want to experience rocks? You should try a little ride I know about from Hebron to Rangely. You'll be sick of rocks at the end of that day. You'll also have no choice but to hit em all.

Seriously, appreciate the vids you're putting up. I need to get down there and ride.
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Old 03-04-2012, 02:33 PM   #26768
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Wonder what Hatfield and McCoy looks like later in March though?
Like we should be there riding! Probably muddy and wet. Lots of clay and hills. But water flows down so you can always find good stuff! That Berg would do you quite nicely there!
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Old 03-04-2012, 03:48 PM   #26769
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:22 PM   #26770
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Wonder what Hatfield and McCoy looks like later in March though?
Like we should be there riding! Probably muddy and wet. Lots of clay and hills. But water flows down so you can always find good stuff! That Berg would do you quite nicely there!
Fuggin Right! I think I have the tool for the job as well!
Hope the hand is feeling better...
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:27 PM   #26771
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Bikes are moving fast....Listed my TTR Friday and just sold it today

Seem's I need a little bike
Well well ole friend.....
Maybe we should talk. Problem is I have no idea what I could replace the DRZ with....

an XR 650r would be cool but she needs a plate. That is directed at you JWrider!!
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:29 PM   #26772
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So when's the tire changing party? I've got one that is particularly ornery.
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:31 PM   #26773
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So when's the tire changing party? I've got one that is particularly ornery.

Thursday.... I feel like tire wrasslin!
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:36 PM   #26774
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with all the new bike talk on here i find i've been lusting after a new ktm exc 500

but i think i should stick with my little quarter liter yamaha for another year
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Old 03-04-2012, 04:46 PM   #26775
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with all the new bike talk on here i find i've been lusting after a new ktm exc 500

but i think i should stick with my little quarter liter yamaha for another year

There was one parked right next to the berg I bought. I was seriously tossing around the idea of buying it. I went to the dealer with the berg in mind so I stuck with it. No regrets but...

That 500 has a kicker on it in addition to the magic button. It was beautiful. Updated chassis and was only a grand more. They are dealing right now.

If you see it in person and have a lust going on, you'll probably throw down.
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