Sunday Day Trips in Northwest New Mexico

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  1. w33b8t1

    w33b8t1 Been here awhile

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    It was so sad. I was in 1st or 2nd gear and just popped over a little hill, but didn't see the the other side dropped of a little and went left. So I ended up burying my front tire into a little rut.

    I thought I was going slow enough and not too steep of and endo that I could ride it out, but I ended up smashing my pelvis area on the bars.

    So the doctor put me under and added a few dozen stitches to seal up my wee wee. They did the whole list of tests apparently because I chipped some bone off my pelvis. Never saw the X-rays, but I suppose it wasn't too bad since they said it was good to go.

    I am on another timeout. Follow up appointment this coming Monday.

    Throttle cables got crushed, and a few other small parts. Ram ball mount is getting removed. No need for anything else on the bars to hang up on.

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  2. zeroblah

    zeroblah Snot nosed kid

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    :eek2 holy crap, hope you heal up well.
  3. w33b8t1

    w33b8t1 Been here awhile

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    What's the Sunday report? I'll be back at it on my beater 300 in 4 weeks.
  4. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    The glade was as slick as greased owl shit. I dumped the bike around every turn for the first ten minutes. Travel safe.
  5. velocityjunky

    velocityjunky Been here awhile

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    Ok drove down to santa fe from denver this weekend looking to ride

    Weather is not cooperating

    Where can we go thats fairly close to ride offroad singletrack (bikes are not plated)
  6. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    Close to Farmington or close to Santa Fe. Farmington has gotten a fair amount of rain but that doesn't necessarily predict the dirt conditions. I will scope out the dirt in the glade and at safety city after work today and report back. You never really know until you get out there; could be a sloppy mess or it could be hero dirt. If it doesn't rain much more the ground conditions will be great for sunday.
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    papa_j Long timer

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    The south glade looks rideable. It actually looks like there hasn't been too much precipitation. I would ride it. I will not make it out to safety city but unless there are puddles at the parking area I would probably hit that too.

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  8. velocityjunky

    velocityjunky Been here awhile

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    Thanks so much

    Where are these areas ?farmington?
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    papa_j Long timer

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    Yes. These areas are in Farmington, NM. It is about 4 hours from Santa Fe in the northwest corner of the state. I believe that there are scattered showers forecasted for the saturday.
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    papa_j Long timer

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    Hopefully you guys got out it looks like the ground is going to be good today.
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    velocityjunky Been here awhile

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    We did get to the glade area and the dunes

    On sunday we went back to buckman in santa fe and conditions were EPIC
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    There has been a few rain storms through town but the dirt is still dry and slick. I couldn't coordinate a group so I got out solo for the "outer limits" around Pinion Mesa counter clockwise.
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    Not riding until late tomorrow. Too drunk in Durango. #delbert Anderson trio.
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    Rain!
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    w33b8t1 Been here awhile

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    It's quiet in this thread. Everyone sell off and take up beer yoga?
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    New whip Wednesday (one day late). IMG_0532.JPG
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    papa_j Long timer

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    Nothing like riding bitch to a nine year old.
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  19. w33b8t1

    w33b8t1 Been here awhile

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    Just did it with a 6YO today. We got a klx 110 and gotta learn the clutch.
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    papa_j Long timer

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    And the 110 has a lot more power than the little 50s so you really have to pay attention.