Fall Colors Ride Oct 2013

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  1. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Update: 11Oct2013

    Same concept as last year:

    Who: Good people who ride motorbikes

    What: Show up, ride, camp, eat, drink, be merry, have a good time, (hopefully not :puke2 in your tent)

    Where (FINAL ANSWER): Calaveras Big Trees State Park


    When:
    Weather / Tree Color Dependent
    Primary: October: 18-20
    Alternate: Oct 25-27


    If the weather is truly supposed to be shit on the primary date, we will reschedule to the alternate date. Be flexible, its worth it.

    This is 95% unorganized. It is a modified 'Farm Rules' event. No shirts, no pins, no food, no swag, no strippers.

    This is not an ADV organized ride/event. I will not be there to greet you and hold your hand to set up your camp or your ride. Usually about 20 of us show up, we share camp sites, and just ride motorbikes and enjoy each others company.


    ALSO;
    Sorry for the sketchyness all year. After breaking my foot in May I am only about 6 weeks into riding again. My foot is still pretty swollen and I can just now fit my foot into a proper riding boot. I had hope to ride a bit this summer and scout out a good place for us to do this, but but this was a shitty year for me, riding wise.

    Anyhoo, see you bastiges at Calaveras Big Trees. For those that don't know, for the last 2 events we have been somewhere between campgrounds 61 and 65. IF you show up and site 65 is nice, take it. I have a handicapped placard and can legally use that site. othewise, stick with what we know.

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  2. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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  3. sopascat

    sopascat not much of an adventurer

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  4. mongox

    mongox ARRRRGH!!!

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    By the list so far, you might want to rename it "Fall Gimpfest"











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  5. itsatdm

    itsatdm Long timer

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    If it ain't snowing I want to go to the east Sierra's. Break anything else lately?
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  6. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Agreed. I want to do somethign on the east side this time. Less wet, more gold.

    and no, nothing more broken. But more surgery next month.

    FML.
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  7. Bigger Al

    Bigger Al Still a stupid tire guy

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    That sucks. Foot or leg?
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  8. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Foot. I crushed part of the right one. Same thing you saw me hobbling around with. Found out after seeing 2nd doc it was more than soft tissue

    Plates/ screws installed last month. Go back early July for removal. Should be back on 2 wheels by aug. :clap
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  9. Bigger Al

    Bigger Al Still a stupid tire guy

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    Yikes. Best wishes on the hardware removal. See if they will let you keep some of it to use on the DR. :deal
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    Last year was fun! When you get some dates and ideas on where
    throw them out there.
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  11. dyvking

    dyvking ahead of his flamin star

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    I'm in. I vote to try the Grover hot springs camp at Markleeville. I stayed there last year (though they closed for repairs during OUR ride). Nice spot.. good riding, showers, etc. Food/booze nearby.
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  12. JStory

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    Dude. Fuck. I hope you get that sorted out successfully.
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  13. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Thats not bad. I do hate the state parks though. SOOOOO expensive.



    Thanks homie. I'm quite sick of crutches.
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    Just a thought here.... get rid of the crutches and the DR, without one you won't need the other. :evil







    writing date down :lurk
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  15. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    Honestly, once I get back from Alaska next year....that may just happen.

    9 months on crutches in 4 years. I probably cant take much more of this shit.
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  16. dyvking

    dyvking ahead of his flamin star

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    True that. There's got to be a cheaper place.
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    goldentaco Been here awhile

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    I'm in.

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  19. itsatdm

    itsatdm Long timer

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    The problem is you have these rides in the fall, when all the FS campgrounds are closed. If you had them midsummer there would be all kinds of cheap facilities available.

    The answer is to quit hurting yourself. You have enough metal in you to build a skid plate. Get yourself a motorhome, we will report back what a wonderful time we had.:evil
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  20. GillaFunk

    GillaFunk I use profanities

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    LMFAO. Garry, consider this; every time I have a 'memorable' :muutt motorbike event I'll remember you were always there with me. :d

    :lol3 :freaky
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