Sunday Day Trips in Northwest New Mexico

Discussion in 'The Rockies – It's all downhill from here...' started by papa_j, Mar 31, 2011.

  1. Brainless_1

    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    I bailed on him simply too much to get done new job is kicking my ass!

    I do wish he wouldnt ride alone!
  2. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    Words to live by.
    Happy Turkey Day to all you FF'ers down south.:freaky
  4. Brainless_1

    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    I signed it pass the link around many signatures are still needed email it post it on your Facebook ect!

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  5. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    Happy Thanksgiving.
  6. Ol76r

    Ol76r Adventurer

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    Happy Thanksgiving.......!
  7. zeroblah

    zeroblah Snot nosed kid

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    Happy thanksgiving everyone! Anyone riding today?:evil
  8. Brainless_1

    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    Ummm Nope!
  9. taosgsr

    taosgsr Been here awhile

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    Dropping Jacobs elevator today.
  10. Eaten Dirt

    Eaten Dirt Oilfield Trash

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    sounds awesome, where is Jacobs elevator. doug at the kx shop has talked about it, but cant find it. brainless has also talked about it.
  11. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    Doug calls it "Jones' Ladder" and the guy we rode with yesterday called it "Jacob's Elevator". I call it "steeper than a cow's face". I also call it "never again".

    Here is the elevation profile of yesterday's ride.

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  12. zeroblah

    zeroblah Snot nosed kid

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    Ive been waiting out for someone to get hold of me to go ride. Now i find out everyone has been riding, and ive been left out:cry Also everyone is riding these new areas i havnt seen:(:

    Ok sorry about that, back to our scheduled programming.















    :hide
  13. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    You know it's steep when the rock you kick loose passes the guy in front of you.
  14. VxZeroKnots

    VxZeroKnots Long timer

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    damn, that looks fun. I recognize where the first picture is, but not this jacob's elevator...
  15. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    I&#8217;m sorry I didn&#8217;t give you a call, but I am glad that you brought that up.

    The truth of the matter is that trying to coordinate more than 4 riders quickly becomes a pain in the dick. If no one posts up about a ride I have no idea who is up for a ride. Now I could text everyone but that is where the pain starts. You can image that texting four people an average of four to five texts a piece makes me look like a fifteen year old female with my face in my phone (the skinny pants were bad enough when I am wearing skinny pants AND texting it&#8217;s way too much. I&#8217;m like &#8220;OMG she did not just say that&#8221; and she&#8217;s like &#8220;OMG&#8221;; and I&#8217;m like &#8220;yeah I know, OMG&#8221;; and then she&#8217;s like &#8220;Yeah, whatever&#8221;; . . . Next thing I know 45 minutes have passed and absolutely no information has been transmitted ).
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    On top of that the pastor at our Saturday night church really hates when I text through her sermon.

    Now amplify the texting with rider X wanting to ride trail Y at 10:00; when rider P wants to ride trail Q at 10:30. To simplify the whole shebang a bang I plug everything in the equation:
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    You can image what this process was like before I discovered to utility of the Bernoulli number! Where the sum of i to the p from i to n equals the time and the location of the ride in binary when using the a base 2 mathematical system.*

    At any rate I have decided to simplify matters.

    If you are up for a ride anywhere at anytime simply post up.

    If you want to ride a specific place at a specific time simply post up.

    If someone contacts me in regards to a ride, I&#8217;m going.

    If no one posts up I will assume I am riding by myself.

    If you are particular whom you ride with don&#8217;t post to the list.

    If multiple groups are riding in multiple areas that is great! Try to coordinate it to reduce the chance of a head on collision.

    If you never want to ride with me but you still ride in the area and want to post pictures of your epic ride, then post up.





    *(I honestly do not know what any of that shit is I just copied it from Wikipedia).
  16. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    In regards to the location of the ladder or elevator; taosgsr is always kind of hush hush about riding locations. He is like a ninja wrapped in stealth technology. Next time we are up on the mesa I will point it out.
  17. VxZeroKnots

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    You just have to find the linearly independent Eigen values to form a solution, childs play really.*


    (*Vx = math geek)
  18. papa_j

    papa_j Long timer

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    I was once shived with a linearly independent Eigen value that had been ground down to a fine point during short incarceration in Mexico. The moral of that story was don't participate in any illegal chupacabra hunts in Mexico.
  19. Brainless_1

    Brainless_1 Loose Nut!

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    So give me the 2 math equasions 1 for being able to control that KLX better and #2 for being able to work less and earn more $$$$:deal


    I know you send out alot of text messages its a good thing your a fast text and multi tasker! and I do appreciate you trying to get rides going

    Even though I would like to ride more things havent been falling into place as much as I would like plus I really cant seem to ride the speed I used too for some reason! I hate holding the group up and I am really frustrated!!!!!:baldy And now I have no time to get the forks done to match the rear shock and I am not sure the rear shock is correct anyway.


    Maybe someday I can afford a 350 Beta or maybe just pick up a good used and newer WR250 and add a bore kit.
  20. zeroblah

    zeroblah Snot nosed kid

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    :eek1 AWWW, shit just got real son! (imagine me with a jew fro and the comb in it to add effect)
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    I have not looked through the pages, but it seems to me we've had this issue before. It is very hard to coordinate rides especially since we all have very different lives and schedules. I cant speak for everyone, but i really appreciate the efforts of anyone getting a group together to ride. If someone doesnt make it for certain reasons, no harm no foul in my mind.





    So who is riding this weekend?