Central Oregon Meet-ups

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by littlebull, Jan 4, 2012.

  1. ChickenDance

    ChickenDance Keepin up with Darth

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    Hey Gang!
    Kim (Little Bull) and I, are planning to meet at the Summit, Thursday to watch the Fiesta Bowl. :freaky Game starts at 6:30. I'll get there about 6, and stake out a table. Any and all are welcome to join! Go Ducks! :clap (...or Wildcats, if you're of that persuasion. We won't hold it against you. :puke1)
  2. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    Hmmmm, might sneak out for that, we'll see. Summit is so darned noisy, hard to chat with the homeys.

    VT I had a DR for 4 years, just sold it... so I might have some useful tribal knowledge... maybe.

    Little chilly out on Sunday...
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  3. littlebull

    littlebull tiny mighty mo

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    From the looks of the air box cover, the snow had a little fun with ya! We were supposed to ride Cline that weekend, but skipped the slick stuff for time in the hot tub and sauna - you know how I do love the snow!:muutt
  4. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    Yeah the big flailing snow angle you see was my body.... didn't make it to Summit, got called over to a buddies place instead. Catch you guys next time :)
  5. Squishy

    Squishy Elastically-kinematic.

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    Hey Justin :wave, good to see you're out braving the elements, another crisp shot too.
  6. Craig McCurdy

    Craig McCurdy BIGMAC

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    I had to dig this thread up off page 4, what's up? Going to be at Smith Rocks on Thru. 1/31/13 and just thought we would see whats going on but obviously not much! Did everyone go into hibernation? :eek1
  7. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    Little bit of action over on Lava Lovers Lounge... seems like it's been too cold or too wet. I rode twice last week and it was a bit of an "adventure" each time.
  8. littlebull

    littlebull tiny mighty mo

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    Stacie and I were just talking yesterday about the lack of meet-ups (not) going on. So...we plan on getting together next Thursday, the 7th at the Summit Saloon - 6ish. Consider this your invitation/notice/kick in the butt.

    Hope to see you. First one there, grab a really big table. I'm an optimist.

    Kim
  9. Craig McCurdy

    Craig McCurdy BIGMAC

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    :huh Next Thru. but we are here tonight! :cry We'll get over it, maybe... It will just have to be a party of 2 then. :freaky
  10. Dr Klaun

    Dr Klaun Been here awhile

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    Hi Kim!

    It's been a while - I'd be up for a beer or two! See you there Thurs. evening.
  11. ChickenDance

    ChickenDance Keepin up with Darth

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    Just bumping this thread up, and reminding everyone that we will be at the summit TONIGHT!
    Thursday, Feb. 7 @ 6 ish

    See you there!:clap
  12. littlebull

    littlebull tiny mighty mo

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    ...and I have "No Whining" stickers for anyone who shows up.
  13. gr8grins

    gr8grins Been here awhile

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    Hi, my name is Brad and I am new to this sport and would love to learn more about good places to ride and meet some cool local folks that also enjoy the outdoors on these fine machines.
    Thanks,
    Brad
  14. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    Brad -

    Usually there's a grungy crew at BBC on Tuesdays or Good Life on Thursdays (local's night ya know... gotta save money for farkling). I'm a pretty regular Tuesday nighter but this stupid thing called "work" has been seriously cutting into my drinking time this year.... (just now rode home... pedals, not motor).

    What do you ride and what kind of riding do you prefer?

    New to Bend or just to the sport?

    Justin
  15. gr8grins

    gr8grins Been here awhile

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    Hi Justin - thank you for the reply. I've lived here for about 6 years and have been playing here most of my life. My wife decided we should get into motorcycling (she rode dirt bikes a lot as a kid), so we did. I have a 650 X Challenge and am interested in doing some light off-roading anywhere this side of the Cascades. Mucky single track doesn't interest me at this point. My skills are not up to par as I'm new to the sport and I do NOT expect anyone to hold my hand. I expect to put in the effort and time to learn how to do it safely and have a good time.
    It would be cool to meet some folks that are into this and learn from them as well as get to know more folks around town. We are so fortunate to live in such a cool place.
    What time on Tuesday and Thursdays do the crowds usually end up meeting?
    Thank you,
    Brad
  16. K_N_Fodder

    K_N_Fodder Long timer

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    Sounds great man! Not many guys can say their wife talked them into getting a 650 XChallenge :). Tons of great forest roads around that are perfect for that bike. Some good ones out east but much more fun once the snow starts to melt again. You may find that you really like it... I love to mountain bike and hike around, but a dual sport really opens up the doors as far as the shear amount of country you can see.

    I usually try to hit the Local's nights earlier rather than later. If it's not snowing you'll see my 450 EXC parked close by. Other than a few hard core types most of the group is focused on skiing right now but that will start to change :)

    J
  17. ChickenDance

    ChickenDance Keepin up with Darth

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    Hey Gang, it's that time again! Third Thursday meet up at the Summit! 6-ish
    We thought we were going to be out of town, but we had a change of plans, so we can go!
    Anyone else?? Let's try to fill more than one table this time! :beer :happay:dg:happay:dutch
  18. svenski

    svenski Eternally Grateful

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    I would love to try to join you all.

    Still lot's of snow in my driveway.

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    But, I managed to find a way around it for a short ride yesterday.

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    Looking forward to meeting you folks. Cheers
  19. ChickenDance

    ChickenDance Keepin up with Darth

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    Hello Svenski!
    We would love to meet you! Please join us. :nod
    By the way, it looks like we might be neighbors. We are also in the Sunriver area. :jkam
  20. svenski

    svenski Eternally Grateful

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    About a mile south of 1000 trails as it turns out. Thanks for the reply and see ya Thursday. Cheers