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Old 10-31-2011, 06:10 PM   #2626
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we must have posted at the same time.. yours was not up there when I hit that..
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Old 11-01-2011, 10:02 AM   #2627
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Very cool, thanks!

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Old 11-01-2011, 10:25 AM   #2628
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we must have posted at the same time.. yours was not up there when I hit that..
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Old 11-01-2011, 12:10 PM   #2629
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Hey Paul - looks like you guys had a nice weekend ride! By the way, that's quite an attractive bike, Chris
Matt and I were just there (mendo) - Indian Valley Res, Letts Lake, Goat Mtn, etc...
I wish the bay area wasn't so far from good dirt.

So, Qwik, this ride tomorrow - just a little dirt, mostly street? Darn.
I don't think we can justify taking time off for a street ride. Was hoping for some secret dirt info!
Guess we're all in the same boat - unless you leave the bay area, there's nothing but scraps to be had...
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Old 11-01-2011, 01:41 PM   #2630
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Had a little Husky gathering up at China Hat in Oregon last weekend. I got to ride a ton of new bikes...2012 TE310, TXC310, TE449, TXC511, TCi250, and a rompin' stompin' CR150 motocrosser that got my blood boiling like no other...that bike was huge fun! Got to spend some quality alone time with the TXC310, too...this thing rips!



Luckily I got to risk life and limb on all the new bikes (and quite a few 167's too...woot!) before falling off my own bike here and beaking my stoopid shoulder. It was fun riding back through the rocks and sand one-handed...



There were even a few KTM's present...



Got to rub shoulders with Kris Odwarka (on the left) president of Husqvarna North America, dedicated rider and all-around nice guy! Very interesting guy to talk to. If you wanna go over his head you gotta go out of the country...


Jason Dahner, ISDE medalist and Husky's northwest rep was there, too. They were both riding and working on the bikes, too...pretty cool!

Husky has some really nice bikes in their line-up right now...



Can't even tell I'm broken, can you?





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Old 11-01-2011, 01:51 PM   #2631
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How 'bout I can tell you're just broken like usual...







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Old 11-01-2011, 02:02 PM   #2632
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Ouch!!!! Was it just the collarbone?

Heal up quick!

(I'm counting the days here before I go in for surgery on the ACL in my left knee....)
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Old 11-01-2011, 02:11 PM   #2633
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How 'bout I can tell you're just broken like usual...




Ha-ha!! I'm nothing if not dependable This was my first broken shoulder, though...

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Ouch!!!! Was it just the collarbone?

Heal up quick!

(I'm counting the days here before I go in for surgery on the ACL in my left knee....)
Nah, it was the very top of the humerus. I guess the ligaments just didn't want to let go so it broke off part of the bone instead and there's another crack in there, too. Funny thing, my shoulder never made contact with the ground; my hand hit first, landed on a rolly lava rock and my arm just ended up directly above my head when I landed kinda face-down in the rocks. I thought it was a rotator cuff til that ol' familiar broken bone ache set in.

Good luck with the ACL reconstruction, scottmac! Are you doing a cadaver graft or patellar or what? I've done both of mine with patellar grafts, they're both good as new now...sorta.




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Old 11-01-2011, 02:47 PM   #2634
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My doc wants to do a cadaver graft so we'll see how it goes. Supposed to be
a painful one as they drill a hole through the end of the bone and there's lots of
nerve endings there.

Drugs will be my friend here for a while...

Good luck with the shoulder, a break should heal up faster than the ligaments.
You'll probably be back on the bike long before I will.
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Old 11-01-2011, 03:11 PM   #2635
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My doc wants to do a cadaver graft so we'll see how it goes. Supposed to be
a painful one as they drill a hole through the end of the bone and there's lots of
nerve endings there.

Drugs will be my friend here for a while...

Good luck with the shoulder, a break should heal up faster than the ligaments.
You'll probably be back on the bike long before I will.
Yeah, I was almost relieved when I found out it was a broken bone and not soft tissue damage.

Don't sweat the ACL thing. I was wide awake during both my ACL reconstructions and the worst part was the sound of the drill I could barely hear it over my doctor's classical music, though, so it wasn't too bad. I watched it while it was happening on the video screen and I had to ask "What's that big shiny white thing?" I was a tad shocked when the anesthesiologist said "Uh...your, uh...femur" It's not that painful, it's just a long row to hoe afterwards with a lot of PT to get back to where you are now. Lots of quad and hamstring work which is kinda sucky. When are you having it done?




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Old 11-01-2011, 03:18 PM   #2636
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Hey Paul - looks like you guys had a nice weekend ride! By the way, that's quite an attractive bike, Chris
Matt and I were just there (mendo) - Indian Valley Res, Letts Lake, Goat Mtn, etc...
I wish the bay area wasn't so far from good dirt.

So, Qwik, this ride tomorrow - just a little dirt, mostly street? Darn.
I don't think we can justify taking time off for a street ride. Was hoping for some secret dirt info!
Guess we're all in the same boat - unless you leave the bay area, there's nothing but scraps to be had...
Hey Kelly,

we had a great time !! I hope us 4 can ride together soon.

Hey Tami,

Looks like you had a great time. You sure got to ride alot of bikes. I wonder how that clutch slave and water pump hold up on that KTM in the tree.. I bet the FI is alot smoother than my KTM.
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Old 11-01-2011, 03:20 PM   #2637
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Yeah, I was almost relieved when I found out it was a broken bone and not soft tissue damage.

Don't sweat the ACL thing. I was wide awake during both my ACL reconstructions and the worst part was the sound of the drill I could barely hear it over my doctor's classical music, though, so it wasn't too bad. I watched it while it was happening on the video screen and I had to ask "What's that big shiny white thing?" I was a tad shocked when the anesthesiologist said "Uh...your, uh...femur" It's not that painful, it's just a long row to hoe afterwards with a lot of PT to get back to where you are now. Lots of quad and hamstring work which is kinda sucky. When are you having it done?




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when I got 6 of my teeth knocked out playing softball I started taking my Ipod with me to the dentist office.. that drill is evil ! I bet it's much worst on the acl
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Old 11-01-2011, 03:22 PM   #2638
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Yeah, I was almost relieved when I found out it was a broken bone and not soft tissue damage.

Don't sweat the ACL thing. I was wide awake during both my ACL reconstructions and the worst part was the sound of the drill I could barely hear it over my doctor's classical music, though, so it wasn't too bad. I watched it while it was happening on the video screen and I had to ask "What's that big shiny white thing?" I was a tad shocked when the anesthesiologist said "Uh...your, uh...femur" It's not that painful, it's just a long row to hoe afterwards with a lot of PT to get back to where you are now. Lots of quad and hamstring work which is kinda sucky. When are you having it done?




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I'm scheduled to have it done on the 18th of this month.
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Old 11-01-2011, 03:41 PM   #2639
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when I got 6 of my teeth knocked out playing softball I started taking my Ipod with me to the dentist office.. that drill is evil ! I bet it's much worst on the acl
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