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Old 01-16-2014, 06:47 PM   #1801
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Hey DC Bell are those pics taken in Big Bend Park? Was there on a Street Bike in 06 and loved it. Maybe not so much in June, but luckily I was well adjusted to 100+ temps fresh off the plane from Baghdad. Can't wait to ride the dirt stuff there.
The last pic was. The others were all taken in the area, but not actually inside the park. Some great riding down there!
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Old 01-16-2014, 10:19 PM   #1802
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Thanks, Yo. I think they look good in ANY color though, right? Nice pics yourself!
Thanks as well!

Haha yeah they are but my high school colors (coming around 8 years since) were orange and black and i absolutely love that color mix. I thought the orange tiger was just bad ass. I am really digging my matte green though!
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Old 01-17-2014, 06:27 AM   #1803
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I think they look good in ANY color though, right?
I went into the dealer having decided on the Matte Green, but they had sold the one on the floor just minutes before. They had a Black one (my second choice), so I took that (having read that they were the fastest).

All the colors do look really nice. But I hear that the white ones are a little slower than the rest.
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Old 01-17-2014, 07:11 AM   #1804
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i went into the dealer having decided on the matte green, but they had sold the one on the floor just minutes before. They had a black one (my second choice), so i took that (having read that they were the fastest).

All the colors do look really nice. But i hear that the white ones are a little slower than the rest.
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Old 01-18-2014, 06:40 AM   #1805
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I went into the dealer having decided on the Matte Green, but they had sold the one on the floor just minutes before. They had a Black one (my second choice), so I took that (having read that they were the fastest).

All the colors do look really nice. But I hear that the white ones are a little slower than the rest.
Black is also more off road capable
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Old 01-18-2014, 11:33 AM   #1806
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Black is also more off road capable
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Old 01-18-2014, 03:34 PM   #1807
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haha...Trix are for kids and everyone knows matte green is made for the forest!
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Old 01-18-2014, 06:57 PM   #1808
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Old 01-18-2014, 07:13 PM   #1809
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Black is also more off road capable

Oh yeah, it's true!
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Old 01-19-2014, 04:56 PM   #1810
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The mountains of north Georgia.
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Old 01-20-2014, 02:46 PM   #1811
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A few shots from this weekend.

Bike started out clean.



Then got nice and dirty in Death Valley.



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Old 01-20-2014, 05:49 PM   #1812
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Very cool! How'd the ol' roadie perform??
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Old 01-20-2014, 05:53 PM   #1813
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Very cool! How'd the ol' roadie perform??
Great! I did Goler Wash and Mengel Pass which were quite difficult. Altrider skid plate and radiator guard certainly paid for themselves. Roadie has less ground clearance as I'm sure you know, so I was bottoming out / high centering over some of the rock step downs and such. My buddy could hear the rocks pinging off the bike throughout the ride through our Scala bluetooth headsets, heh. Came through unscathed (ok, maybe a little scratch on a crash bar) with no problems.

Left at 6AM this morning from Panamint Springs. By the time we hit Owens Valley (395/190jct) the temp was 15º. BRR!


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http://photos.linquist.net/2014/2014...h-Valley-Ride/
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:03 PM   #1814
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Great! I did Goler Wash and Mengel Pass which were quite difficult. Altrider skid plate and radiator guard certainly paid for themselves. Roadie has less ground clearance as I'm sure you know, so I was bottoming out / high centering over some of the rock step downs and such. My buddy could hear the rocks pinging off the bike throughout the ride through our Scala bluetooth headsets, heh. Came through unscathed (ok, maybe a little scratch on a crash bar) with no problems.

Left at 6AM this morning from Panamint Springs. By the time we hit Owens Valley (395/190jct) the temp was 15º. BRR!


All the photos here:

http://photos.linquist.net/2014/2014...h-Valley-Ride/

Excellent! Glad it went well and great photos... Thanks for sharing!
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Old 01-20-2014, 07:16 PM   #1815
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That is some awesome territory to ride! I've live through you for awhile. Going to get UP to 6 degrees F tomorrow.


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A few shots from this weekend.

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Then got nice and dirty in Death Valley.



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