10+ Things Skinner Does Not Warn You About His UP HQ

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  1. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    Another great winter ride at Skinner's last weekend. I am hurting and still have that great riding weekend felling. Thanks Skinner!

    Some crazy stuff went down as usual. Figured all involved could share some pics , lessons, and warning for anyone who ends up going up there for the first time...

    1) Your bike will get beat and may go home bloody.

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    ***Don't worry, it's not human blood ****
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  2. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    The temperature in the
    Mouse House can fluctuate by at 50 degrees in a single night :lol3 . From 45 to 95 degrees and back to 45 in less than 4 hours :eek1 .
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  3. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    3) Just because a trail is all nicely packed by snowmobiles does not make it easy to ride.

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  4. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    Skinner you have to phrase it as numbered item. :deal :D That is a good one. Went to sleep with balls sweating, woke up freezing. :eek1
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  5. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    4) Throwing a can of Pam in the fire is a cool pyrotechnics display. But it does not explode. But he won't tell you that before he throws it in.

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  6. lamoson

    lamoson something catchier

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    5) If your bike CAN get stuck, it WILL get stuck.

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  7. lamoson

    lamoson something catchier

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    6) The food is to DIE for.

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  8. andrewgore

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    7) An iPhone is required to ride in the UP:lol3
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  9. lamoson

    lamoson something catchier

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    had a ton of fun guys. thanks for a great weekend.

    skinner-- thank you so much. had an awesome time. you are too kind of a host.... and WAY too good at wheelies.
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    andrew, tom, and john--really fun riding with you guys, and i will never forget those "special" times we shared in the mouse house.
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    rich, joe, roddick, mike-- really nice to meet you guys. looking forward to hanging out some more. you all seem like really lousy friends :rofl, but seriously............yea lousy.

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  10. andrewgore

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    8) You WILL Shovel.
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    9) You WILL be rewarded with great drink :freaky
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    The host with the most:
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  12. lamoson

    lamoson something catchier

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    hey is that james bond???????
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  13. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    That's it!!! My diet starts today.:eek1

    I will be 20 lbs lighter by March 31st or breakfast is on me at Trenary Tavern in the spring!
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  14. andrewgore

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    Deal :deal
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  15. skeeter

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    Just a clarification, This was a roadkill deer that ended up being the camp meat supply. It got hit about 3 miles from Skinners place right as I was driving by so I called Jim and he tossed it on his trailer. No reason to waste fresh venison.:D
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  16. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    That brings us to 9...

    9) You will eat road kill. This is my second trip to Skinners and my second time eating deer taken by car.

    10) Road kill tastes better than most steak you get at a restaurant. Well, at least when Roddick, Rich and Skinner prepare it.
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  17. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    lamoson something catchier

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    12) you will ride LOTS of fun stuff.....LOTS.

    here is a lap i took on skinners bike. oh so fun. more vids to follow.

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  19. skadamo

    skadamo I like riding

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    Awesome vid! I gotta get one of those skis.
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  20. andrewgore

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    OHHHH SNAP :lol3

    I can't wait to see some of the 1 7 5 in action :evil
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