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Old 09-06-2013, 07:04 AM   #31
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Am enjoying this rr. I've been through there. I loved the Wind River Range. Do you have tents? I always run into rain. What do you do when the roads mud up and you have to wait it out to firm up?
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:22 AM   #32
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Old 09-06-2013, 01:31 PM   #33
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I rarely ever take pictures when I ride, so I never have anything to share.

On the other hand. you never fail to give a kick ass ride report. Keep it coming. Looks like a lot of fun. Especially on that beast of a dirt bike.
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Old 09-06-2013, 02:11 PM   #34
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Great RR!! Keep em coming. Ima try this Croffee
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Old 09-07-2013, 08:19 PM   #35
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We didn’t want to take any pavement as we descended out of the Wind River Range so we started working on an adjacent more obscure route.


We were really liking these fairly unused routes. The bikes were performing just as they should.


We worked our way into Pinedale, fueled up, got some grub and beer and continued on in search of our next perfect camp site wherever that might be.


The two tracks we had hoped for just kept unfolding before us!! Two tracks are not quite as good as single tracks in my opinion but man, they have their place! You can make pretty good time on these things.


We spied some trees up on a mesa where we thought we might find a campsite with a view and some wood to burn. So, we decided to try a little climb on the big bikes. We both made it up without any concern. Again, the Super Enduro is quite a capable dirt bike, you just can’t let her know you’re intimidated!!


Man!! Talk about a great campsite!! Too bad the wind was a steady 20mph with higher gusts. Way too much for a campfire and a relaxing night. However, from our sweet vantage point, we spotted another lower mesa with trees on it as well. We descended.



Perfect. I swear, you can’t go wrong finding the best campsites out here!! We leaned up against the front tire and started chugging whiskey and beer.


In no time we were telling the same stories and having the same conversations we had the night before and the night before that!! That’s what’s brilliant about being loaded; all the same old stories are brand new again!!
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Old 09-07-2013, 10:47 PM   #36
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Damnit.

Now I'm homesick.
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Old 09-08-2013, 12:47 AM   #37
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liking this one... extra sarcastic...

we were up there last weekend. killer...

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Old 09-08-2013, 06:35 AM   #38
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Nice shot Diesel! We didn't have any of that along on the 'no girlz allowed' journey but I'm definitely not apposed!
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Old 09-08-2013, 06:58 AM   #39
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The next morning we started out just where we had left off - two track heaven!


Seriously! It just goes on and on!!


We hit some gravel and made our way into town for fuel. We would be getting into a new set of hills afterward.


After bashing big rocks on the climb up to the pass, Blurry’s front was a casualty.


We have had so many flats over the years that it’s just a big game to us now. It usually goes something like this. Victim figures out how to initiate the repair and commences. Bystanders (officially termed ‘hecklers’) start a timer and crack a beer. Lot’s of blah blah blah spews from the hecklers as the source of the flat is revealed. The flat is categorized according to amount of holes, severity, and type. This one was a ‘text book’ single class 3 snake bite. Keep in mind that a single ‘snake bite’ actually consists of two holes. A double snake bite is when you pinch the tube on both sides of the rim producing 4 holes. The most rare flat is the dual double snake bite which I’ve only successfully accomplished once and consists of a double snake bite to both the front and rear tires simultaneously. I really clobbered a rock at high speed that time. It resulted in a two beer heckler session. Blurry patched these and we were rolling again.
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Old 09-08-2013, 07:48 AM   #40
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Voile should offer you some kind of sponsorship. You mentioned these straps in a ride report about 5 years ago and that's all I ever use now. These things are indestructible.
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Old 09-08-2013, 08:39 AM   #41
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Nice RR Kow, we need to get the little bikes back to the desert before it's time to strap the planks on....
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Old 09-09-2013, 06:13 AM   #42
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Two track madness………….


Uh oh, start the timer!


Double class 2 patch failure. I believe this was actually Blurry’s fault because he didn’t remove the plastic from the patches after they were applied. This doesn’t allow the patch to stretch with the tube. I actually don’t like this type of patch. I usually just purchase the cheap ones you can find in any grocery store in the bicycle accessories. I’ve had good luck with Bell over the years.

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Old 09-09-2013, 06:18 AM   #43
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After fixing the flat we got to a route that Blurry had been to before on his KTM525. We were slightly nervous about dropping in at first but that lasted about 2 seconds before Blurry started down.


We were working our way down into this valley.


After the initial steep section, the descent became quite easy. No sweat for the big bikes.


Actually, the route was quite fun.


Another little steep section at the bottom presented no issue.


Next was a river that had the potential to be a fun challenge.


It was not challenging at all due to the low water. Looks like we’ll need to continue searching for the more exciting river crossing. We'll find a spot where one of these bikes will drown eventually, I'm sure. While this one was easy, it was still fun for some reason.
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Old 09-09-2013, 07:31 AM   #44
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Old 09-09-2013, 07:31 AM   #45
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Sitting here behind the desk at work loving this RR. Keep it coming!
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