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Old 09-06-2012, 06:37 AM   #17146
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If time and weather allows, I would like to try to connect the dots between 56, Big Levels, Shoe Creek and Alhambra (It would be a shame to be there and not run to the cell tower in honor of Chuck's rim) on Saturday. Who's in besides Brenda? Come on! Let's ride.
Boy howdy are you guys in for an exciting ride with all the weather we've been having. Chuck, Bobby and I (and a bunch of others) tore up WV last weekend. Did several hundred miles over varying terrain, including Glady Road (several times). Got to ride in a lot of rain. Streams were up, and lots of crap was washed onto the roads. Y'all be careful on your Saturday mud run. (might be a good time for TKCs)

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Old 09-06-2012, 06:39 AM   #17147
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That is cool. Best idea I've seen yet. Abstract, easy to cut. I like it.

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Old 09-06-2012, 06:58 AM   #17148
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This, I like!!

Good job.

Anyone care to make a motion......................

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Old 09-06-2012, 07:07 AM   #17149
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This, I like!!

Good job.

Anyone care to make a motion......................

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Yes, but only if we can get it in REFLECTIVE YELLOW!!!
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Old 09-06-2012, 07:15 AM   #17150
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Yes, but only if we can get it in REFLECTIVE YELLOW!!!
No reflective pink for Eddy, noted.
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Old 09-06-2012, 07:17 AM   #17151
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This, I like!!

Good job.

Anyone care to make a motion......................

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Dang it, I can't see smugmug pics here at the office! Stupid firewall...
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Old 09-06-2012, 07:26 AM   #17152
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Dang it, I can't see smugmug pics here at the office! Stupid firewall...
Nothing special. Just a caricature of you riding a QA-50 with a buzzard flying over your head.... reflective yellow with pink highlights.

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Old 09-06-2012, 07:34 AM   #17153
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If time and weather allows, I would like to try to connect the dots between 56, Big Levels, Shoe Creek and Alhambra (It would be a shame to be there and not run to the cell tower in honor of Chuck's rim) on Saturday. Who's in besides Brenda? Come on! Let's ride.

+3 For Motoman...I had to run outside and look at this motorman on my iPhone as the firewall at work was blocking the image...I like it! Maybe it needs a raven flying overhead? One concern is the lifespan of a sticker with so many individual little sections that can easily get rubbed off and distort the image.... Overall, two thumbs up! I like the "A", it makes the front end look like a Telelever!
Have another toke to loosen your brain............ there IS a raven in there.

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Old 09-06-2012, 07:39 AM   #17154
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Nothing special. Just a caricature of you riding a QA-50 with a buzzard flying over your head.... reflective yellow with pink highlights.
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Well that sounds bad-ass.. I'm in!
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Old 09-06-2012, 07:46 AM   #17155
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If time and weather allows, I would like to try to connect the dots between 56, Big Levels, Shoe Creek and Alhambra (It would be a shame to be there and not run to the cell tower in honor of Chuck's rim) on Saturday. Who's in besides Brenda? Come on! Let's ride.
I think Jeff might be right. Have fun with the big bikes on that stuff. Makes me wish I could go. I'd of taken the WR though. At least big levels shouldn't be closed due to a fire this time. Shoe creek was a bit easier last time after I had changed to a larger rear sprocket. I still managed to fall over but that has to do with going to slow/stopping on really uneven rocks.

Brenda, have fun on Eddy's GS Challenge TM, part 2. At least he sounds like he knows where he is going this time. Wish I could go.
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Old 09-06-2012, 07:52 AM   #17156
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I think Jeff might be right. Have fun with the big bikes on that stuff. Makes me wish I could go. I'd of taken the WR though. At least big levels shouldn't be closed due to a fire this time. Shoe creek was a bit easier last time after I had changed to a larger rear sprocket. I still managed to fall over but that has to do with going to slow/stopping on really uneven rocks.

Brenda, have fun on Eddy's GS Challenge TM, part 2. At least he sounds like he knows where he is going this time. Wish I could go.
I'll be using the Tourances. Oh, and I have maybe 5 minutes of easy off-road experience apart from gravel. Last week Eddy sold this as a beginner's ride. Now I wonder what it is exactly I've signed up for. No worries though. He has volunteered to help me pick the bike up as needed.
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Old 09-06-2012, 08:02 AM   #17157
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Two more for you consideration, more along the raven line of thinking.

Okay now I have to get back to work



I personally prefer the original. IMHO - that one says it all and gives us the identity (I think) we were looking for.

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Old 09-06-2012, 08:26 AM   #17158
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Last week Eddy sold this as a beginner's ride. Now I wonder what it is exactly I've signed up for. No worries though. He has volunteered to help me pick the bike up as needed.

Did I really say that?! LOL! No, it is not a "beginners" trail, but I will gladly help you pick up your bike a hundred times with a smile, and sweat, on my face! If at ANY time you feel like you are in over your head, we turn around. I promise! Just ask Jeremy and Mickey!

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Old 09-06-2012, 08:27 AM   #17159
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I'll be using the Tourances. Oh, and I have maybe 5 minutes of easy off-road experience apart from gravel. Last week Eddy sold this as a beginner's ride. Now I wonder what it is exactly I've signed up for. No worries though. He has volunteered to help me pick the bike up as needed.
Everything but Shoe Creek will be a breeze. And you could easily bypass Shoe Creek and zip around to Alhambra or 56 to catch them on the other end.
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Old 09-06-2012, 08:33 AM   #17160
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I'll be using the Tourances. Oh, and I have maybe 5 minutes of easy off-road experience apart from gravel. Last week Eddy sold this as a beginner's ride. Now I wonder what it is exactly I've signed up for. No worries though. He has volunteered to help me pick the bike up as needed.
Dont' worry those trails are a blast. Eddy has just about talked me into tagging along with completely bald tourances on a GS1200, so you guys will be picking me up as well.
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