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Old 01-12-2013, 06:20 PM   #55861
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I was pretty impressed but 'Flagger's new CRF today. Hell of a bike if you ask me.

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Old 01-12-2013, 06:43 PM   #55862
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Trakmaster in 100/100-18 and Sedona MX887IT 80/100-21 for the front ordered. About $100 shipped for the pair. Should make the WRR go a little better in the mud.
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Old 01-12-2013, 07:39 PM   #55863
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I was pretty impressed but 'Flagger's new CRF today. Hell of a bike if you ask me.

Is that the power line cut off of the TR that is just off 715, with the impossible hill on the backside?
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Old 01-12-2013, 07:45 PM   #55864
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Old 01-13-2013, 03:12 AM   #55865
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Well did you do the back hill?
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Old 01-13-2013, 04:35 AM   #55866
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The neck hole is cut for godzilla so there is an entry point for water and wind; and that generation of velcro isn't very good, it wears out fast and the jacket has velcro in places I think a snap would have made more sense. New ones may have remedied that problem.
It looks like they did. Jump to 9:38.

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Old 01-13-2013, 05:14 AM   #55867
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So, did you find great trails where you couldn't get out of first or is it time for surgery?
Time to quit screwing around and get back in shape. On a single speed.

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Old 01-13-2013, 05:20 AM   #55868
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Well did you do the back hill?
Nope. I went up the front just to see how the new ride would handle hill climbs. Not too bad.
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:39 AM   #55869
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Time to quit screwing around and get back in shape. One a single speed.

I think I could have kept up with the pace, but probably not the distance.How many miles?
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Old 01-13-2013, 05:43 AM   #55870
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I think I could have kept up with the pace, but probably not the distance.How many miles?
70 miles, 3,200 feet of climbing, averaged 17
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:17 AM   #55871
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It looks like they did. Jump to 9:38.
You seem to spend an inordinate amount of time doing internet research - tags, WR accessories, jackets, boots, and the like.

Aren't you on a mission overseas? Don't you have terrorists to kill, WMD to find, a nation of nubile women and innocent children to protect from villainous thuggery?

Get to it... unless of course you are surfing the web on your sat phone with one hand while working a M2 machine gun from the turret of your Humvee with the other, in which case, carry on.
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:18 AM   #55872
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Nope. I went up the front just to see how the new ride would handle hill climbs. Not too bad.
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Old 01-13-2013, 06:46 AM   #55873
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Going thru some old Photobucket uploads, found several group shots of members here. Some are not even a year old, some date back 6+ years...















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Old 01-13-2013, 06:58 AM   #55874
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You seem to spend an inordinate amount of time doing internet research - tags, WR accessories, jackets, boots, and the like.

Aren't you on a mission overseas? Don't you have terrorists to kill, WMD to find, a nation of nubile women and innocent children to protect from villainous thuggery?

Get to it... unless of course you are surfing the web on your sat phone with one hand while working a M2 machine gun from the turret of your Humvee with the other, in which case, carry on.
LOL, I'm a Signal Corps pogue. My job is to watch the green light and fix the network when the light turns red. To paraphrase Nathaniel Fick, "The enlisted infantry is the Army. Everyone else, including infantry officers, are there for support."

I have about $2,000 in gear on my shopping list:

IMS 3.0 gal Fuel Tank
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I also have another $1400 on a wish list. Reading books and doing research keeps the mind engaged until the end of the tour when I finally start making purchases.
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Old 01-13-2013, 07:16 AM   #55875
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Time to quit screwing around and get back in shape. On a single speed.
Yeah, I did that too....did a paltry 20 miles on the 29'er on the gravel roads around here, but it felt like 100 miles. The little hilly roads around me were pure snot and some still had patches of ice...it was like pedaling up syrup.

And, my endurance is for shit so I was wiped out by the time I limped home.

I averaged a respectable 7.9mph.

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