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Old 09-01-2013, 03:06 PM   #20686
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Old 09-01-2013, 03:16 PM   #20687
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Hey E- Big Bend Campground? What's that place like? Pics?
New central showers and toilets in center loop, def some nice pull in camping spots but i thought the loop along the river would have a view, nope blocked by trees. I hear good tubing if river is down and clear but they had 4in rain Wed. Other down side is its a deadend, so 9mi in and out. Id go again but prob would try Seneca Shadows first and get a spot with front row view of the rocks.

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Old 09-01-2013, 04:13 PM   #20688
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Old 09-01-2013, 04:18 PM   #20689
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Hey E- Big Bend Campground? What's that place like? Pics?
The neatest thing about Big Bend is its location(wich is also the worst thing about it. It's 4 miles just to get back to Smoke Hole Rd.). It's in the middle(mostly) of Smoke Hole Canyon and in the middle of a Big Bend of the South Branch.



This is the river at the upper right curve above when the water was at the top of the low water bridge we,ve stopped at. Excellent for boats, not so much for tubes.


The Bitches and Gravy campout was at Big Bend.


The campsites are are good size and seperated from each other pretty good. The whole campground is wooded.






Dixie was there too.


When the river is at normal summer levels you can go wading. Looking downstream. The campground is over my left shoulder.


Upstream from the same spot. The rapid in the photo above is to the right, up around the corner. The campground is on the right in the trees.
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Old 09-01-2013, 04:31 PM   #20690
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And there will be a sequel... Ron Burgundy 2 the legend continues in December 2013

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Old 09-01-2013, 04:49 PM   #20691
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Thanks Wayne. Looks like BB might be worth a visit sometime.

And thank you too Lance.
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Old 09-01-2013, 04:54 PM   #20692
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:40 PM   #20693
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Thanks to the gang for a fun couple days and some good roads to ride.
Great RR Lance!

Just out of curiosity, does the RS have an upright riding position or a forward leaning position like a sport bike? I see these for sale(relatively cheap) a lot.
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Old 09-01-2013, 06:20 PM   #20694
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Good job on the RR Lance, it looks like you covered everything except the chiggers.



Somebody come scratch my legs I'm dying over here.
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Old 09-01-2013, 06:26 PM   #20695
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Old 09-01-2013, 06:27 PM   #20696
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Great RR Lance!

Just out of curiosity, does the RS have an upright riding position or a forward leaning position like a sport bike? I see these for sale(relatively cheap) a lot.
They adjust but a forward lean to full sport bike / tron riding position.

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Old 09-01-2013, 06:35 PM   #20697
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Those little bastards have gotten me twice this year, not quite as bad as you got it though
Quit laughing, it ain't funny.

I just had my beer/Benadryl cocktail so all should be good soon.
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I just had my beer/Benadryl cocktail so all should be good soon.
Chiggers suck! They must like you!
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Old 09-01-2013, 06:38 PM   #20699
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Good job on the RR Lance, it looks like you covered everything except the chiggers.

Somebody come scratch my legs I'm dying over here.
I got them too but not that bad... Next time we go in the woods... Wear Rhonda's nylons.

Here are some myths and truths about chiggers, a family of red mites that are known scientifically as trombiculidae:

Chiggers are insects: MYTH. Chiggers are arachnids, related to spiders and ticks. The little red mites are too small to be seen with the naked eye. Thatís why they can be so hard to avoid. Itís the baby chiggers (the larvae) that bite.

Chiggers burrow under the skin: MYTH. Chiggers donít burrow. They bite the skin and their saliva dissolves the skin cells, which the chiggers then eat. (I know, ick).

Chigger bites itch something awful. TRUTH. You donít feel the bite, but the intense itching can begin a few hours after the bite and last several days. The bumps can last a week or two.

Chigger bites often appear in clusters. TRUTH. You often find the itchy red bumps from chigger bites in groups, often in dark, warm, moist areas of the body. Think waistbands, bra lines, armpits, groin.

Treat chigger bites with nail polish. MYTH. This idea may stem from the false belief that chiggers burrow under the skin. I remember being dotted with my momís coral nail polish after getting into chiggers because we thought the polish would smother the pests. In reality, over-the-counter treatments like calamine lotion or anti-itch cream can offer relief. Cold compresses can also help relieve the itching.

Queen Anneís Lace is a home for chiggers. BOTH. This weed with lacy clusters of tiny white flowers is also called the ďChigger Flower.Ē Chiggers do hide in them, but they can also be found anywhere you find damp vegetation such as grassy fields, wooded areas and along streams.

You can reduce your risk of being bitten. TRUTH. Using an insect repellant and wearing long sleeves and pants outdoors can help. So can removing clothes and taking a soapy shower immediately after being outdoors to remove any chiggers that have hitched a ride. Donít forget to wash any clothes youíve worn outdoors before wearing them again.

Fortunately, chiggers donít typically cause health problems, unless you scratch a bite and it becomes infected. If you or your children have chigger bites, keep nails trimmed short to reduce damage from scratching and watch for signs of infection (warmth at the site, tenderness, swelling, redness, pus).

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Old 09-01-2013, 06:46 PM   #20700
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Chigger bites often appear in clusters. TRUTH. You often find the itchy red bumps from chigger bites in groups, often in dark, warm, moist areas of the body. Think waistbands, bra lines, armpits, groin.
Groin? I can't even imagine how bad that would suck.
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