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Old 06-26-2012, 08:44 PM   #18091
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I just took the Fresh Pig out for a hard break in, and i do have to say

anyone want to ride a big tour tomorrow?

Woo hoo! the BRP is up and running!

Don't you ever ride on weekends??
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Old 06-26-2012, 08:58 PM   #18092
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wednes wonder tour 2012

So far it's Harcus, A1 and I... meet at wasatch/3900S einstiens at 9 or be at work...

bcc/strawberry ridge/soldier summit/ timber cyn/red creek res/heber mtn/midway/bcc, give or take. ride hard, ride fast.
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Old 06-26-2012, 10:02 PM   #18093
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So far it's Harcus, A1 and I... meet at wasatch/3900S einstiens at 9 or be at work...

bcc/strawberry ridge/soldier summit/ timber cyn/red creek res/heber mtn/midway/bcc, give or take. ride hard, ride fast.

jealous. must be at work. resistance is futile. f@#k!
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Old 06-27-2012, 05:58 AM   #18094
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So I jumped on a 96 WR250. Pretty excited to be on the dirt again and especially excited to be on a 2smoke again.

Can you guys recommend some good easy trails to get back into the swing of things? I rode a lot of offroad when I was a in high school. I was into DSs a bit in college but in the northeast there is no public land so riding was scarce. Im out here now and have a truck to go explore.

I live in SLC by the U. From the research I have done it seems the bountiful trails are the closest to me. I have watched a few vids on youtube from there and they seem fairly technical. I have a friend in American Fork who has invited me thursday afternoon to ride the trails in AF canyon. I told him I need to take it easy for a while to get back into the swing of things. Are there any other trails under an hour from me? I am planning on riding after work atleast 2 nights a week thats why I am wondering about what is close.

I have accumulated almost all the gear I need. I would really like a new helmet since my visor got smashed in the move and it looks ridiculous now hahaha. And I need a new rear tire at some point. But I am very excited to get out there for sure!
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Old 06-27-2012, 09:38 AM   #18095
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Bountiful will be the closest to you. Other then that Mineral fork in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Midway, 5 mile pass and Dell are all within an hour from SLC
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Old 06-27-2012, 03:52 PM   #18096
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Old 06-27-2012, 07:40 PM   #18097
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I grew up on an 8n, Same color and everything, his name was henry. My grandfather bought it new and it is still used daily, only one rebuild.

I went to get my feet wet on the 2smoke today at the skyline trail. I really missed two strokes and dirt!! I had a blast, I was taking it really easy since the last time I rode offroad was about 9 years ago. What amazing views!!! Pics cant do it justice but I will post anyways. I plan on heading to AF canyon tomorrow evening to ride with a buddy from there. Utah is really impressing me thus far.



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Old 06-27-2012, 08:18 PM   #18098
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Are you going to loop the Uintas on that thing?
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Old 06-27-2012, 09:14 PM   #18099
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Are you going to loop the Uintas on that thing?
Clear land. Mow pasture. Plow snow. Till garden. Tinker. Restore................Repeat.
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Old 06-27-2012, 09:49 PM   #18100
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Ride red Ryman!

You just need some chickens and bee hives now... you may have enough space for dairy goats but that's a labor commitment that is what child labor is all about i guess.

Harcus and I killed it today. Pics would just make you jealous, and we rode too hard to take any, so just the same, it's nice out there.
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Old 06-27-2012, 10:25 PM   #18101
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You just need some chickens and bee hives now... you may have enough space for dairy goats but that's a labor commitment that is what child labor is all about i guess.

Harcus and I killed it today. Pics would just make you jealous, and we rode too hard to take any, so just the same, it's nice out there.
Suckas! I'm riding to Yellowstone tomorrow with my brothers and dad. Got some street tires on the 690. Yawn.....
Bees are definitely on my list for next spring. You should see my back field now. It's all green.
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:04 AM   #18102
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As Kev said, we went out & tested a few bike mods yesterday. His BRP was reborn after some ahh....altercations. I had added a new JD Jetting tune box to the 500 EXC. We got in 225 mi from my house. Not bad for starting at noon. Only a few pics due to unwillingness to slow down.

There were incidents of Orange abuse spotted in upper Red Creek...



Timber canyon, etc...



Much smoke n ash from the sadness down south...



Meditating at the turn to head back north. Note Kev pensing in the shade..



And the mileage on the EXC dropped to 55 mpg from 66. As suspected. Physics.
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:56 AM   #18103
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Clear land. Mow pasture. Plow snow. Till garden. Tinker. Restore................Repeat.
Awesome! You have some land?

I'm doing the GISkev chicken/farm/garden in my massive 1/3 acre lot.
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Old 06-28-2012, 08:59 AM   #18104
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And the mileage on the EXC dropped to 55 mpg from 66. As suspected. Physics.
How do you deal with such horrible mileage! Now you're up to what, 50+ hp and 55mpg? Seems like the ultimate "adventure" bike to me. That bike can cruise slab adequately, isn't a 500+ lb pig, and no route needs consideration of bike choice.
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Old 06-28-2012, 09:21 AM   #18105
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New top secret government project in my garage. 1952 Ford 8n.
Now where the hell am I going to store the 9-fitty? Looks like Kev might be the winner winner chicken dinner for my fly-n-rides. I only have about 10 days to get the bitch (950) all sussed out and lubed up before heading to Utardia. I may bring the 300 as well - anyone interested in some 2-smoke'n in July?
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