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Old 08-28-2012, 05:30 PM   #7966
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Indypup and I are heading to Man, WV. We got a place to stay that sleeps 6, if anyone wants to tag along let us know.
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:35 PM   #7967
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We'll see Tuesday just how much you ride. Just saw on the news that we have a potential of getting 6 inches of rain on Saturday, I don't know if Redbird would even qualify as mud if they get that much. Please don't destroy the single track, if you do please plan a day to help fix the trails.
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:43 PM   #7968
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What didn't you understand?
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Old 08-28-2012, 05:57 PM   #7969
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What didn't you understand?



I have been to trail clean ups @ Redbird when there were only 4 of us doing it in piss pouring rain half the day.

Thanks for trying to step up and give me trail riding procedures though. Been there probably as many or more times than most on here (ok except for Kenny).

We may or may not ride on Monday depending on the amount of rain we get though.

Have a good time riding the Hatfield McCoy trails they are some of the best I have ridden,watch out for the black diamond single track it is no joke. Tpar1220 and I rode there last year at about this time. I guess my only gripe is that they did away with the 3 and 5 day trail passes,but even at $50 you still get your moneys worth.

BTW those trails have really changed those little towns,they have really grown since the trails opened up I didnt even recognize Gilbert when we pulled in. I rode there 1st organized ride back in 95 when I first got out of the Army,took a brand new XR600 down there. It didnt look new when we left 3 days later,the organized "ride" turned into 3 days bar banging racing........good times
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:12 PM   #7970
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I have been to trail clean ups @ Redbird when there were only 4 of us doing it in piss pouring rain half the day.

Thanks for trying to step up and give me trail riding procedures though. Been there probably as many or more times than most on here (ok except for Kenny).

We may or may not ride on Monday depending on the amount of rain we get though.

Have a good time riding the Hatfield McCoy trails they are some of the best I have ridden,watch out for the black diamond single track it is no joke. Tpar1220 and I rode there last year at about this time. I guess my only gripe is that they did away with the 3 and 5 day trail passes,but even at $50 you still get your moneys worth.

BTW those trails have really changed those little towns,they have really grown since the trails opened up I didnt even recognize Gilbert when we pulled in. I rode there 1st organized ride back in 95 when I first got out of the Army,took a brand new XR600 down there. It didnt look new when we left 3 days later,the organized "ride" turned into 3 days bar banging racing........good times
I knew you knew exactly what I was getting at. And I knew you already understood before I said it, but not everyone that might read this thread gets it. Just don't want others thinking since everyones riding its no big deal.

To be honest I have never been to Redbird to help maintain trails. I just starting doing the offroad stuff last winter and therefore never really cared, but now that I have been riding for almost a year I understand the importance and would like to help next time a group organizes to do maintenance. How does one find out when its being done?

Yeah, the trails sure have changed the whole area in WV. To bad other states don't figure it out like they did and how many dollars their communities can bring in. Thanks for the tip on the black diamond trails!
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:16 PM   #7971
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Hadta lay er down to keep from runnin over Kneekickers broken ankle.
Much carnage that day.
I remember that day too... i don't off road too often anymore, but I got to that day. Blood, swollen purple joints, ...yeah, good times!

Gets me in the mood to get the KX out!
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:29 PM   #7972
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Get it out Tackett!!
I'm not playin in the mud though.
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:33 PM   #7973
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Get it out Tackett!!
I'm not playin in the mud though.
Now if we dont get a toad strangler you better be there.

But I know you could work with 2 or 3 inches.























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Old 08-28-2012, 06:41 PM   #7974
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:45 PM   #7975
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Old 08-28-2012, 06:50 PM   #7976
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First road trip a success!

I managed to make it out to upstate NY and back this weekend. Some minor problems that had to be worked out before returning home in the torrential downpour of rain all the way from Jamestown, NY to somewhere before Columbus, OH on Monday. Definitely endured more than a few "pucker moments" on the 1,800+ mile trip. Good times even though rough NY roads decided to thrash the trailer fenders & axle. Unfortunately, I spent all day Sunday (when I was scheduled to go sling dirt with friends) working on getting the fenders welded back together and building a new axle to get back home with. Oh well, crap happens. All in all a good road test, regardless. Trailer is tight now and ready to roll!

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Old 08-28-2012, 07:03 PM   #7977
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Awesome Frank. My Dad's people were from Jamestown before they moved way south to Warren county PA.

Great pic!

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Old 08-28-2012, 07:39 PM   #7978
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Old 08-29-2012, 02:28 AM   #7979
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QUOTE=TripleThreat719;19468557]Looks like you've got a little Captain in ya"[/QUOTE]
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Old 08-29-2012, 06:04 AM   #7980
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Glad the trailer setup didn't hurt you. Did the bearings just go out or the axle itself fail and brake?

Sorry to hear about the bite mark your ass made on your seat cover.
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