Excursions pour la Journee avec Gaston

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Gaston Gagne, Aug 29, 2010.

  1. Lucky Intervale

    Lucky Intervale Been here awhile

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    Well, c'mon...

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  2. Lucky Intervale

    Lucky Intervale Been here awhile

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    Out of the rhodo tunnels... see video from above :nod

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  3. Lucky Intervale

    Lucky Intervale Been here awhile

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    Gaston's aforementioned Cromer's Rock view...

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  4. Lucky Intervale

    Lucky Intervale Been here awhile

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    Can we ride more now?

    A fantastic 130 mile day, and while the iron mtn trail backwards at mile 110 is something of a killa :pimp it's alllll good. FREEDOM!!

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  5. Gaston Gagne

    Gaston Gagne Past Easy

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    Freedom for sure, Lucky. Things cleared off this afternoon enough for a sesh.


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  6. Gaston Gagne

    Gaston Gagne Past Easy

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    I hope this winter isn't like last winter. It's not looking so good.


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  7. Gaston Gagne

    Gaston Gagne Past Easy

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    The forecast for riding is looking not that great. I've gotten a bunch of quality pedal power in of late. I bagged a single digit (9 F) commute to a paying gig in this morning. Time to start something with knobbies* and go for a damn ride. File flight plan with Layla, gas up at the head shop, and rip it out John's River. There were motorcyclists in the parking lot. There is hope.

    Trail 4 or the Australian luge course?

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    Running water should be approached with caution.

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    Waxing moon and big rock


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    Even if there were a $100 bill on top of this rock today, I would need a boost. Someone else made the same decision. Nebokasnc would have jumped out there like he was in the lunch line.

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    Down sweater: I highly recommend it.


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    Burke County, North Carolina, USA, NORTH AMERICA!

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  8. Gaston Gagne

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    This downhill run onto the bridge was a bit sketchy.

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  9. Gaston Gagne

    Gaston Gagne Past Easy

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    Trail 1 was pretty tough. There were a few sections I had to take more than one crack at.


    Trail 4 was a no go for me. The 4 wheelers motored right up it.

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    The slickrock overlook.

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    I think a cushioned hub would make this snow business easier.

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    There were other crazies out there as well. The 300 had trouble getting started while the 450 rolled off with no problem.

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  10. Gaston Gagne

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    About 5 inches of snow today.

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    It sleeted, then rained, then turned back to snow. Be careful out there.
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  11. GB

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    C'est bon Gaston... c'est sympa dans la neige en moto? :lol3

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  12. Gaston Gagne

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    Oui. J'espère faire un tour cet après-midi.
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  13. knybanjo

    knybanjo kinda slow

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    I'm glad to see that somebody has been having fun with the snow and ice. :lol3

    I might try a little tour tomorrow afternoon....gotta work again today...
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  14. Gaston Gagne

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    Sympa dans la neige en velo.


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    14 km of unbroken trail.

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    Broken trail. :lol3

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    North America

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    Tito, chien de Fish Hatchery. He'll go with you if the timing is right.

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  15. Gaston Gagne

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  16. Gaston Gagne

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    Back roads to Old Fort

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  17. Gaston Gagne

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    Trucked it over to Brushy Mountain this morning.

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    KayaKTM and fancyindigo got there, and I ate my lunch.

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    We convened at the motocross track.

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    J airs out his Husaberg.

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    KayaKTM gets some air.

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    :clap:clap Fun stuff! I can't wait to go back.
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  18. PistonPants

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    Looks like fun, Bromine! I settled for riding on crappy wind hammered snow today in the hills.

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  19. Gaston Gagne

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    Good evening, Otto. This is agent Rogers. I am going to ask you a few questions. Since time is short and you may lie, I'm going to have to torture you.


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  20. Gaston Gagne

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    We did a big bicycle ride yesterday. Got up this morning for a bit of Maple Sally Drifting. Conditions were really nice, but beware: the gravely stuff at the Maple Grove end has some DEEP and not obvious ruts. :eek1 Also, someone beat us to the punch today.

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    Lucky was beginning to get his groove on. Unfortunately we were in a race with the weather. We got hit with some rain when we got back to town. My hands were FREEZING.

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    Dude, did you see my sandwich on Facebook?

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