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Old 11-07-2004, 11:10 AM   #16
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pics from yesterday..

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No problem man. Those baby heads under 4 inches of leaves were a PIA. Never knew when you were going to hit one. If we'd known there was an end we'd stuck with ya. We had a good ride though. A few pics and more commentary on the big trailer ride coming.
Yeah, sorry again for that. Poor choice of trails on my part.

Here are a few pics I took:

top of the hill where I waited w/ camera ready to catch you guys climbing.. waiting.. waiting...


here are some homo-crack heads I happened upon on the trail.


crossing a creek.


Mr high fashion himself.


view from the microwave tower mountain.


Bruce gets air.
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Old 11-07-2004, 09:50 PM   #17
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Single track trailerin

Sat. morn Grimboy buzzed into the Poondarosa to load up and go chase some flatlanders around Crabtree Falls. We hurry up because we got to get these bikes on the trailer where they belong. The Grimm had already ridden 3 miles and there just wern't no sense in riding anymore this early in the morning.



Hit the road and got on I-64, we were doing some riding now. After a near brush with the law and couple of cups of java, we arrived in the general area and started looking for the flatlanders. Checked the nice paved parking area off 56 but no joy. Waited around for a bit then decided to go do some more looking... maybe I had the meet spot wrong? No matter, we had two nice bikes strapped down to the trailer, plenty of gas in the 4 Runner, hell it was time for some more trailerin! Head back to the store at Montebello and ask the old lady there if there was a place nearby where folks meet to
go riding the FS roads and ORV trails. 'Nope, never heard a nothing like that round here'. I got the sense that she was talking about within fifty feet of where she was standing. Then a couple of her cronies decided to help out and named every dirt road in the county.

Narrowed the possibilties down to a road nearby that lead to another "Crabtree Falls parking area". Good, we'll trailer that! Found the "road" or at least something that started out as one. After some creek crossings, tree dodging, and rock climbing, and what seemed like about two hours, I said to Grimmboy "hey this looks like a good road to ride the bikes on" Nah! We agreed that we ain't no pu**ies, we can trailer these f'n bikes anywhere.

We eventually stopped near the top of the mountian to give the 4 Runner a rest. 'Hey, what say we take these bikes off and see if they will start?'


About then, we see the flatlanders coming up the road we'd just traveled.
They had brought a bunch of dirt bikes to the "dual sport" ride.

What the hell, we went chasin after them for a while. On a goat path (that we had miss read on the map, thinking it went on for forever) we decide that the better part of valour would be to let the dirt bikes have this and go find some FS roads.

We found some good ones,


had a little water crossing
Grimmboy

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Stopped in to see Gertie


Woulda had more pics but Grimmboy's camera only holds 6.
Even though this was a bit screwed up at the beginning, we'll do it again. Next time
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Old 11-08-2004, 06:50 AM   #18
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About then, we see the flatlanders coming up the road we'd just traveled. They had brought a bunch of dirt bikes to the "dual sport" ride.
Flatlander quotes:

"They sure brought some big-ass bikes."
"Is that a GPS!?"
"I'm surprised they could fit both of those bikes in that one trailer."
"Well you gotta reckon they know what they're doing being hill folk and all"

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Old 11-08-2004, 07:04 AM   #19
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Love any thread combinging the terms "flatlanders", "hill folk", and "jackass from the internet".
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Old 11-08-2004, 08:04 AM   #20
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Love any thread combinging the terms "flatlanders", "hill folk", and "jackass from the internet".
I see someone's taken advantage of that, and put it to good use on their title line.
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Old 11-08-2004, 09:11 AM   #21
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I see someone's taken advantage of that, and put it to good use on their title line.
and proud of it.. up til now I was just a garden variety jackass.
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Old 11-08-2004, 04:17 PM   #22
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That sure is a purty trailer you got there, poonie. Nice work!
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Old 11-08-2004, 04:24 PM   #23
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I'd say it's the best single-track trailer built.
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Old 11-18-2004, 10:19 AM   #24
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Looks like a really fun time guys.
did one of you take a GS? I'd didn't see on in the pics...
but that would have been funny!

I wonder how the LC4 would have fared..
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Old 11-18-2004, 11:58 AM   #25
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Picture from the tower - Nice!

I've been up there on my old DR....

Our camp is out there somewher in the middle of the pic....

Great country, can't wait to move there permanently....
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Old 11-18-2004, 04:33 PM   #26
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I wonder how the LC4 would have fared..
The water crossings were small so you'd been fine
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Old 11-19-2004, 10:11 AM   #27
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The water crossings were small so you'd been fine
Thanks Poonie...

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Old 11-19-2004, 10:20 AM   #28
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The water crossings were small so you'd been fine
Good thing no GS's showed up..
I hate dragging broken people out those woods..

oh..
and Poonie..

Get a fn job!

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Old 11-19-2004, 09:03 PM   #29
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and Poonie..

Get a fn job!

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Why?
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Old 11-19-2004, 09:39 PM   #30
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Why?

Good question...............
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