Sandflea FFs Hooliganize the South or The Splendiferous Emphysema Tour

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by Ginger Beard, Sep 12, 2011.

  1. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    Yea, Buzz knows the d00d too but... he sold the bike. the 6 month lease was up :D
  2. Al Tuna

    Al Tuna doldrums

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  3. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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    Fixed!
  4. Chicken Helmet

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    I think that FF is following you and buzz around with those fookin bugs.
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  7. Dr.Z

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    Day - 3

    Cheaha to Sugar Valley Campground Fail :rofl

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    Another somewhat "closed" road along the route... :evil

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    Nice trail through a pond area...

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    Very nice dirt & paved roads on this leg of the trip... :clap

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    One of the closed bridges along the route...

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    This may be why the bridge is closed...

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    More nice dirt roads & overlooks headed towards Sugar Valley...

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    Well... some navigator FAIL again. :bluduh

    We were supposed to camp out at some primitive camp near Sugar Valley but... the ride leader got caught up with all the twisty roads and something was wrong when we were within about 1 mile from I-75. :lol3

    No worries though, we headed towards the town (Dalton, GA) and waited for another FF (Jaydee1442) to arrive at the Shell we were at. He was slabbing it 500+ miles on a KLR to join in on the fun.

    When he arrived, we headed across the street to this place...

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    Great food! Highly recommend you stop in if you're close by. :dg

    Since the campground was about 50 miles away (give or take) we decided to motel it again. At $30/night split between 2 peeps per room, I'll take it any day of the week. Nice hot shower, TV, & minimal repacking of the bike, that's a WIN in my book. :clap
  8. Chicken Helmet

    Chicken Helmet I'm A Stumperâ„¢

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    You guys could probably sell the coordinates to this epic ride. :eyes
  9. Dr.Z

    Dr.Z 6Sigma Knuckle Shflr

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  10. Dr.Z

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    Day - 4... Dalton, GA to Al Tuna's pad in Acworth, GA.

    Morning at the motel. Buzz ready to go...

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    The dirt riding along this leg was fantastic. A few single track trails, lots of 2-track, hill climbs, and a few water crossings! :clap

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    Found a spare tar along the trail... :lol3

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    I though we found the FF but he took off before we had a chance to interview the d00d. :cry

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    Lunch at a Mexican joint in Ellijay...

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    More dirt...

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    Found a big cock along the route... :eek1

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    And a nice water crossing... :evil

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    Al Tuna (inmate) offered up his pad for us to crash along our route. Thanks Tuna! :clap

    Phone call to Al Tuna halfway through the day's route...

    Me - Howzit going?

    Tuna - Not too bad. When are you FFs planning on getting here?

    Me - Sometime before sundown.

    I believe it was around 8:30pm ish + when we rolled in. :rofl

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    Here's Mr. Tuna. Thanks bud. :thumb

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    Great food prepped by Mrs. Tuna. :dg Absolutely mouth-watering!

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    Thanks for the hospitality Mr & Mrs Tuna. That was awesome! If you're ever down my way, you're more than welcome to stay at mi casa. :deal
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    Tuna, and the Mrs are top shelf FF's!
  12. Al Tuna

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    Yup... That was fun! Thanks for stoppin in, you FFs. :freaky

    Where is my tin foil hat dammit?

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    I used it to wrap up some goodies for the road.... Them was some FINE Vittles :nod
  14. Barney

    Barney I reckon so

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    Thanks again for putting us up and the excellent grub! :clap


    I stopped by Miller Brothers BBQ in Resaca last week with WoodsRider, as soon as we got off the bikes guy by the door starts telling us about a group that came through last year.:nod
  15. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    Holy thread revival Batman! Thanks for the bump and the new pics! They look great,even late.....There's a Wendy's slogan in there somewhere.:patch


    Do I ever sit down when I ride?!! :lol3




    Absolutely!! :freaky
  16. Dr.Z

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    Day 5

    Acworth, GA to Molena, GA

    Not too many pics along this short leg. :cry

    A looooong train preventing our passage as it rained. :bluduh

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    Trail break...

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    Arrival at Buzz's Uncle's "Plantation" :evil

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    Group shot at the front gate...

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    Food & "Spirits" were great. Awesome place! Thanks for the hospitality Buzz & Chipper! :clap
  17. Dr.Z

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    Day 6 - last day :cry

    Molena, GA to Tallahassee, FL

    It was a little wet in the morning & we encountered a little bit of mud along the trails. :clap

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    Buzz, taking it easy! :thumb

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    Sanjoh and the Dirt Ninja...

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    Jaydee...

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    Somewhere close to our final destination Buzz was commenting on how he couldn't wheelie his bike anymore. WTF. We found out it was because of his 5 tooth rear sprocket. :eek1

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    Well, that's all I have. It was a great trip with some cool FFs. :clap

    Looking forward to doing it again sometime. :deal
  18. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    Glad you posted up pics of day 5. That's right about when my camera let slip it's mortal coil.

    I think my boots are still wet from day 5 and parts of my bike are still orange. :lol3

    Buzz's uncle is a class act! Big thanks to him for his hospitality and for sharing the "spirits" with us. :freaky
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    The 20 yr old shine was like drinking water:freaky
    Great peps.. Buzz's aunt and uncle and I stayed up until after 3am talking after the other FF were long asleep. I would really like to see them again.
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    I'm not sure I know what spirits y'all are talking about. I didn't see a ghost the whole time I was there:evil

    Good stuff Men! Was great to see Chipper and Holly. They are good peeps, and have always taken in strays like us:rofl

    That 5 toof sprocket got me home, and that's ALL that mattered at that point. I now hangs on the wall in my office