Riding Around the Hood

Discussion in 'Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet.' started by Apple Jam, Feb 9, 2011.

  1. boardforever

    boardforever Been here awhile

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    Hit some frost coming down off of Old Dalles Rd a couple weeks ago, got all squirrely but kept it upright. You are right though the gravel and dirt has been awesome this winter!
  2. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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    Great pictures Craig. Really like the frosty ones.
  3. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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    Nice pictures, looks cold but pretty. I hope the two of you had a wonderful time. It was good seeing you Fri. :clap
  4. Ladybug0048

    Ladybug0048 Bug Sister

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  5. Craig McCurdy

    Craig McCurdy BIGMAC

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  6. BumpABump

    BumpABump DizDirtRider

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    Craig, awesome photos of Natalie!
  7. Mustangshelly

    Mustangshelly Adventurer...hardly

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    are freakin' awesome, CM!
  8. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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  9. TourPros

    TourPros Local wherever I go

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    Well it will have kick and a button....... But I think the snowbird in me is getting its wings for sure. Might have to make that an annual winter trip. It will take me a while to build the new bike one part at a time.

    Had to do all my rides solo down there. Through my In Ears (let me low if you need a REAL set of plugs or one ear monitors and Ill take care of you) cranked up a playlist and hit the throttle. Some wide open time on the throttle in the desert with Sabbath doing their thing and others worked out well
  10. Scott_PDX

    Scott_PDX Leisure Engineer

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    Happy belated Birthday AJ.

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  11. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    ^ What he said. :beer
  12. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    Thanks, gents!!
    Where did the time go?
    Whatever.
    ....as long as it keeps going !!! :1drink
  13. jcloer1

    jcloer1 Been here awhile

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    Cheers to that!
  14. Squishy

    Squishy Positively charged...really!

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    Oh yeah. HAPPY BURPDAY AJ!!
    Looked on your profile to see what day it was on, but it just said...YOU ARE NOW 50!!
    So all the best buddy, hope we catch up soon to ROOST IT UP a little. :gdog
  15. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    That reminds me, I forgot to ask my Standard Question for those turning the Big Five-O:

    What are you going to do for entertainment? now that you are too old to ride motorcycles. :gerg
  16. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    I share the date with Bob Marley and President Reagan: February 6th.
    But "Roost it Up"?
    I'm just too old for that now, ask Mort......

    Thank Dog I've had YOU to show me that getting old has very little to do with feeling young.
    Yer a Dogdamn inspiration, Mort, thanks !! :norton
  17. MortimerSickle

    MortimerSickle Semi-Adventurer

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    Did I ever tell you about the time I was trail riding in the Burn, and came across a guy riding by happily riding by himself? We stopped to talk a bit, and he said he was 83 years old.

    He has been my inspiration ever since.
  18. Apple Jam

    Apple Jam Forest Flyer

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    I sure as heck hope he gets a free OHV pass.
    If not, I'm buyin' :norton
  19. HellsAlien

    HellsAlien a has-been that never-was

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    And all this time I thought I was your inspiration!

    That would've been Burt. He lived in Lees Camp and started riding out there about 1947, if I recall correctly. He was pretty good, bailed out one of my bud's once with his 3-rail trailer on his K-car.

    Sadly, he passed away last year. Saw him last spring in Lees Camp store, we BS'd as usual.
  20. NotAllWhoWanderRLost

    NotAllWhoWanderRLost Lost

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    Happy belated Birthday AJ!

    I hope you had a great birthday. Looking forward to a belated celebration the next time we get to roost. :beer