Weekend dirt biking camp

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by StroupDog, Aug 16, 2010.

  1. StroupDog

    StroupDog Shut-it Beotch

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    Had a 5 day weekend and took Brenda for a taste of some real dualsporting. We had a great time and she got a feel for her bike on gravel, steep two track, and rutted steep jeep roads. It was fun seeing her grow and gain confidence in her abilities. Some pics.
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    This look on her face was a frequent sight. We rode each mornning about 35 miles each time. SHe's starting to really like this stuff!
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    It was beautififul up there, plenty of good exploring...
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    Wildcat has been our favorite campground for summertime for a lot of years; the reason is no mosquitos, no assholes with boats, there is water (mill creek), and it's just a great quiet peaceful campground. Bonus is the great riding and scenic vistas.
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    My best BuckNasty impression.....
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    There's a short story here...
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    On the way up to this viewpoint Brenda was leading; she had followed me earlier in the trip and ended up on the really steep (for a beginner) jeep track and panicked and stopped.....when I got to her she was a little histerical and freaked out about how to get back down this road. She had a death grip on the bars and a look of pure terror in her eyes....I talked her through it and got her to put her feet on the pegs so she had a rear brake to control her descent.
    Well..........she wasn't about to let that happen again! She was leading like I said and she was keen on keepring her speed up when going up hills, I was 10 yards or so behind her and I saw through the trees that there was a barbedwire GATE rght around this uphill switch back.....well Brenda had seen the hill but not the GATE and was building up steam in a hurry.....I panicked and couldn't find my horn button and got to watch her come to a skidding sideways stop with her front tire touching the gate. She was really excited and I was proud of her awesome panic stop on gravel no less.
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    That's all folks, thanks for looking. Going back there in a couple weeks to do more of the same!
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  2. BusyWeb

    BusyWeb Adventurer

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  3. 06Klr650

    06Klr650 RidingCountry.com

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    Beautiful country :thumb
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  4. Captain Obvious

    Captain Obvious Been here awhile

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    Looks like a great time.

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  5. wachs

    wachs just passin' through

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    Nice Jim - you're super lucky your wife is riding bikes man! :clap
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  6. StroupDog

    StroupDog Shut-it Beotch

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    I know, huh! :evil
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  7. Tarka

    Tarka Doesn't wave back.

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    Great photos..looks a fabulous place and loads of fun. :freaky

    But for 'real dualsporting' you should have ridden the bikes there and back,not trailered them. :evil :evil
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