Can an east coast rider survive RawHyde's Next Step ??

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  1. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    Don't think so this time...though the mighty blue mule performed well (even with street shoes) I would take any one of my bikes over it.
    Just didn't fit me...
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  2. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    So today started with deep sand...by the time we were done i was actually having fun in it...

    But the afternoon was hill climbs and off camber turns...

    The off camber turns were fun. Kind of like the half pipe for snow boards except for the rattlesnakes and thorn bushes and cliffs on the other side...they were actually easy once you got your rythem.

    The hills climbs were something else. Plenty of choices on how sadistic you wanted to be.

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    There were straight hills, turns, step ups and longer ones...but all had a bit of loose dirt.
    You learn a lot about momentum and body positioning when you attempt these with street tires.
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  3. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    The hill climbs did have there downside. One of the guys in our class got a bit out of shape on a decent and went down hard. I believe the word we got back was that he had broken his foot.

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    I think over the course of the two days riding, the injury count was very minor.
    1 broken foot
    A couple bruised arms
    And plenty of sore muscles...
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  4. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    So the class is finished, certificates and t-shirts have been handed out and I head back east tomorrow.

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    I still have a bunch of gopro video to edit and post...and I'm really looking forward to try these new skills on home turf trails and sharing what I learned with the friends I ride with.

    A few of the other students are inmates here and will hopefully add there views and photos as well....
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  5. blaster11

    blaster11 Some days.....

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    That doesn't surprise me in the least, your other bikes pull harder. I will want to hear more about this when you get back....when do you get in?
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  6. lakota

    lakota Geeser

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    When's the RTE/after action report?
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  7. Dorito

    Dorito Dreamer and Doer

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    Oh, don't all foot injuries "look" minor. Until it hurts to this --->:ddog
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  8. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    10 pm @ DCA....you picking me up? :lol3
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  9. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    By minor, I meant there were very few with regards to what we were doing and how hard a few people went down. Riding gear definately played a part.
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  10. blaster11

    blaster11 Some days.....

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    What he said!
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  11. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    As soon as we get the video edited or not..:D
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  12. REAPER_ONE

    REAPER_ONE YOU'RE DONE

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    Great job buddy... Can't wait to get all the details.:clap
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  13. Dorito

    Dorito Dreamer and Doer

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    My morning routine has been bungled. There are no updates!
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  14. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    Sorry, my bad....
    Made it home last night....
    No injuries, no drama...hoping to start posting video today...
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  15. lakota

    lakota Geeser

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    [QUOTEhoping to start posting video today...[/QUOTE]

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  16. blaster11

    blaster11 Some days.....

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  17. Reislust

    Reislust Still alive

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    Had a great time and I look forward to seeing some of the video you shot! Glad you didn't catch my spill :D

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    Had to throw a shot of me on Del's HP2 on here.
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    My sentiments are that everything at Rawhyde exceeded my expectations. Free booze, amazing food, friendly staff, beautiful property and a great group of riders! I have been riding off road my whole life and did not know what to expect from this class but I had an amazing time and picked up some great big bike skills! Didn't know my 12GS could do that offroad!
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  18. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    Here you go Andrew...the Teeter-Totter :clap

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  19. joints4sale

    joints4sale No. Not "That Kind".

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    I want to do this.

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  20. EOD3MC

    EOD3MC What will break next

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    That's what a good portion of the class was headed out to do yesterday while I was flying back :cry
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