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Old 08-08-2011, 09:28 AM   #15241
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You have to watch a film at Jackson Guard. They are open from 7-12am on Saturday.
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Old 08-08-2011, 10:57 AM   #15242
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I bought moabman's 07 WR450F a few weeks back. I've been on two rides now and am crazy about the bike. I spent this past Saturday all over Taledega National Forrest, about 90 miles worth. I'm planning on hooking up with you guys soon. Let me know when the next ride is. Also, I need to go through the Eglin AFB course to be approved to ride over there. Is is possible to do that online, or do i need to come over on a weekday to go through it?

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Like Rob said, go to Jackson Guard in Niceville and get a recreation permit or a fishing permit (better) and then you have to watch a film on blowing you leg off... then you get a map and a blue "go riding with the ADV" card....

Boy you got took on the yamaha... its a piece of trash that is about to blow up and wond last anoher 50 miles. Id be happy to help you out and take it off your hands any time you want...
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Old 08-08-2011, 11:50 AM   #15243
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yamaha

Ha...Moabman did me right. If possible, this bike is even cleaner than a brand new bike, also had every upgrade i wanted already installed. Since it is so clean, I've challenged myself to see how long i can keep if off the ground. So far, i'm batting 1000 but i'm sure my time is coming.
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Old 08-08-2011, 12:48 PM   #15244
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huh?

no problem keeping it clean "no one " ever fallsdown out on the range.
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Old 08-08-2011, 02:04 PM   #15245
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no problem keeping it clean "no one " ever fallsdown out on the range.
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I'm trying to remember why it was suggested that my handle get changed from Kawadirtrider to Orange Crushed? Couldn't have been anything to do with falling down could it?
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Old 08-08-2011, 02:56 PM   #15246
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I'm trying to remember why it was suggested that my handle get changed from Kawadirtrider to Orange Crushed? Couldn't have been anything to do with falling down could it?
I seem to remember breaking my camera and my right hand ... but maybe I fell UP and not down...

I FBM NEVER goes down.... Hell he even had multi camera angles of his nonfalls............

But really the point is the bikes dont get dirty when you fall in the sand... so fall all you want.

But is true that there are "No Falls" at Eglin, We don't even have rapids, much less real Falls... gotta go to Cheaha.
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Old 08-08-2011, 03:27 PM   #15247
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I seem to remember breaking my camera and my right hand ... but maybe I fell UP and not down...

I FBM NEVER goes down.... Hell he even had multi camera angles of his nonfalls............

But really the point is the bikes dont get dirty when you fall in the sand... so fall all you want.

But is true that there are "No Falls" at Eglin, We don't even have rapids, much less real Falls... gotta go to Cheaha.
Vic, You've got a good point. I don't think we have enough elevation changes around here to have falls. They usually occur when water runs off a mountain don't they?
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Old 08-08-2011, 03:37 PM   #15248
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Vic, You've got a good point. I don't think we have enough elevation changes around here to have falls. They usually occur when water runs off a mountain don't they?
BTW - need some dirt ridin'. Anyone have plans for this weekend. I want to ride Hutton again when some of the trail is
actually visible. How bout a Blackwater slow ride one day this weekend.....
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:05 PM   #15249
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BTW - need some dirt ridin'. Anyone have plans for this weekend. I want to ride Hutton again when some of the trail is
actually visible. How bout a Blackwater s;pw ride one day this weekend.....
Vic, I'm in for a ride this weekend. Where do you meet to ride Blackwater? Is it the lot across the street from Blackwater canoe rentals?

jjordenaggie96, Glad to here you're enjoying the bike. Looking forward to riding with you soon.
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:07 PM   #15250
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Laugh Vic's Etrex

OK Vic, got your GPS in the mail awhile ago and the deed is done.

You had 22mb's to work with, so that enabled me to load detailed mapping of northwest Florida all the way past Tallahassee to include the ANF area,,,,,,The entire Talladega National Forest for the Cheaha stuff,,,,,A bunch of south Alabama to include the Conecuh forest all the way to the Gee's Bend Ferry and lastly,,,,the Desoto National forest in Mississippi around Wiggins and Bethel areas.

Here's a screen shot of last years Turkey Trot Tracks (in green)
The closer you zoom-in,,,,,,the more detail you'll see.





I'll put it back in the mail to you tommorow.
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:13 PM   #15251
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Vic, I'm in for a ride this weekend. Where do you meet to ride Blackwater? Is it the lot across the street from Blackwater canoe rentals?

jjordenaggie96, Glad to here you're enjoying the bike. Looking forward to riding with you soon.
Yes that is the place.

Ive had some PMs and other n00bs wanting to ride dirt but not get caught up in fast burn antics... Hutton is the place with tame dirt roads, river bluffs, and some bad ass sand it its open. Last time I was there we hit some awsome "hunter trails". A guy said it was open for "hog".

Others (Mugwest and Inept to the courtesy phone please) may know more about the area.

So Sunday may be better for me, but dont really care.
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:19 PM   #15252
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Yes that is the place.

Ive had some PMs and other n00bs wanting to ride dirt but not get caught up in fast burn antics... Hutton is the place with tame dirt roads, river bluffs, and some bad ass sand it its open. Last time I was there we hit some awsome "hunter trails". A guy said it was open for "hog".

Others (Mugwest and Inept to the courtesy phone please) may know more about the area.

So Sunday may be better for me, but dont really care.
I have a friend (New Husaburg) that would like to ride a slower ride than our regular fast burn. Sounds like Blackwater may be just what he's looking for.

On the other hand, I'm always up for a fast burn......
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:48 PM   #15253
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huh?

wow madhouse you showed me some of your skills at the last TT but you seem to be all over the gps, why is it that i'm missing the gps boat?
i can't seem to get a handle on it and i do know how important it can be to have, i guess i spent too many years with my compass.
vic eveen tried to teach me the gps dance , i guess i just don't have the rythmn.
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Old 08-08-2011, 04:49 PM   #15254
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huh?

i know vic if a few of us bought huskies together i'm sure we could get alot better deal????
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Old 08-08-2011, 05:08 PM   #15255
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i know vic if a few of us bought huskies together i'm sure we could get alot better deal????
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Huh! You had a Husky already and went Orange cause you knew it was right. Dont go back to the dark side luke!
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