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Old 07-26-2013, 11:20 AM   #1816
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Got room to take one home with you, Tom?
Me on a well-sorted, reliable motorcycle? Puhleeze!

I can't imagine how boring it would be just riding along and not constantly wondering when I'm going to have get off and start pushing.

That reminds me- Kevin, bring a tow rope with you tomorrow.
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Old 07-26-2013, 03:17 PM   #1817
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What are we lookin at for a time? Its an hour and 1/2 to Chucks so nothing real early I hope! ;)
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Old 07-26-2013, 05:01 PM   #1818
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Whenever you guys want to start is fine with me. It's probably an hour and a half for me also.

What is an appropriate time to start a ride? It's been so long since I've been on one, I'm unfamiliar with the etiquette. If I say ten, will the response be "Fool! No one starts a ride that early!" Or will it be "Fool! Half the day will be gone!"

This is the most stressful part, setting a start time.

Or maybe I'm over thinking it.
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Old 07-26-2013, 05:23 PM   #1819
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HAHA! 10:30 it is! Is that good for u Chuck?
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Old 07-26-2013, 06:20 PM   #1820
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Or maybe I'm over thinking it.
Yeah, maybe a little. Whenever ya'll roll in is fine by me. I'm not an early riser, so...yeah!
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Old 07-27-2013, 05:58 PM   #1821
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What a great damn day!!

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Old 07-27-2013, 06:37 PM   #1822
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Awesome ride today!

I'm sitting here wishing there was some way to sear today into my brain so I'd never forget any of it. So many great roads, hidden lakes, awesome vistas, so much cool shit that I never knew existed.

You took us on quite a trip, Chuck. I'm in your debt.
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Old 07-27-2013, 07:06 PM   #1823
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Great day! Wow what a wet ride home, bike got a free wash though. Thanks for taking point Chuck and allowing us to catch up once in awhile!
Sorry to say the pic of Tom airing out his XT on that sand dune didn't come out for some reason.
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Old 07-27-2013, 07:40 PM   #1824
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We should have taken some pics of the epic-ness. Tom finding that potentially bottomless mud hole was pretty cool! That last road/trail/goat path was killer. I'm glad we found that late in the day. That was Walahula Road, btw...and it certainly was!

Hammering Bald Mt. Road covered in babyheads, tapped out in third and fourth gears, hardly touching the ground...I've re-discovered how to ride a dirtbike!

Missing four, count'em 4 deer today...that was pretty cool.

Discovering roads and bridges and vistas I never knew existed either!

Awesome day - thanks guys!
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Old 07-27-2013, 08:18 PM   #1825
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At least we got a pic of that guy who grabbed your helmet and jacket, hopped on your bike, and rode across those footbridges.

Crazy nut.

And I'm still bummed that we didn't run across that Playboy's Girls of the Adirondacks photo shoot. Unless we did and I missed it. I was riding in vortex of dust for a bit.
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Old 07-28-2013, 08:35 AM   #1826
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Hey Scott, think you can fix this?

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Old 07-29-2013, 07:19 AM   #1828
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Looks/sounds like you guys had an awesome ride! Need to make it down that way some time, not very familiar with that area except passing through once in a while.
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Old 07-29-2013, 08:28 AM   #1829
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I wasn't familiar with the area at all. After riding all day I went home and pulled up Google Maps to try and figure out where we'd been and I still can't figure it out. For some reason I thought we were riding further east and south. Guess it's a good thing nothing happened that would have hinged on me riding to find help.

I need to get a small point-and-shoot to take along on rides like this. I tried to describe this big-ass water-diverting tower thing we saw to my stepfather with little success, a pic would be handy.

It would also have been cool to stand back off the road on a few corners and try to get a pic of Chuckracer doing his thing. "Try" being the operative word; it's a blink-and-you've missed-it event. On a freakin' KLR.
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Old 07-30-2013, 07:51 AM   #1830
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Hammering Bald Mt. Road covered in babyheads, tapped out in third and fourth gears, hardly touching the ground...I've re-discovered how to ride a dirtbike!
Dahem, I'd say you did too chuck.... and grinning silly I bet the whole time.

Sounds like a great time and ride guys. Sorry I couldn't make it over for this one, but would like too before the snow flys for sure.
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