Admirals Voyages (w/photo's & Video's)

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by TheAdmiral, May 5, 2012.

  1. Ladybug

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    Merry Christmas Admiral and to the Lady in Pink. I hope you have a very good one.
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    Merry Christmas to you and your family as well. ...and thank you a ton for the pictures in your thread. They are very interesting for sure. Cool Stuff!
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    And Merry Christmas to you Ladybug. Happiness is a present and I hope Santa brought a lot to you. You deserve it that's for sure!!!
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    Winter Doldrums I - Riding Down the Wash - Owyhee Front

    Winter doldrums have set in. Putting together a few videos from 2018. 90% of the footage hasn't been used before. This trail is in one of the more interesting washes on the Owyhee Front. I was riding my XT200 and a friend from Canada was riding his DT200 2-stroke Dual Sport. The DT is a nice old bike which I don't believe was imported into the U.S. Clips are a little longer so you can see more of what the trails are like rather than 5-second snippets shown from a bunch of different trails. We did ride some trails on the TW's but on this trip we rode primarily the "Alternate 200's". It's still a lot of fun no matter what you're riding.

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    Mr. Frosty - Frosty Hollow grandson version:D Hope y'all had a Merry Christmas

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    Winter Doldrums II - Trail S200 - Owyhee Front

    Again, longer video than normal so you can see the full effect.

    Ride up trail S200 towards Tiddie Springs on the Owyhee Front with my son. I was riding a TW200 (Purple Bee) and he was on his KTM450 EXC. This is a good warm-up trail and if it's a cold day, you won't stay cold for long. Lot's of neat scenery riding up and down through the canyons.

    For the record, I've always pronounced Tiddie Springs as in Tide with and I/eye like the laundry detergent not with an "e" sound like the human body part. You pronounce as you like. :lol3

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    Winter Doldrums III - Waterpocalypse - Sinker Creek Style Owyhee Front

    Waterpocalypse - Riding up the creek without a paddle. Same trail on 2 different days early in the riding season. I mixed parts of 2 rides with both ejfranz and my son Stig which were on different days, on 2 different bikes (mine TW & XT200's). Other riders cheated using DT200 and KTM450. Later in the summer this creek is darn near dried up. We had fun on both days!

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    That looks like a cold wet ride.
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    Ja, we didn't have to worry about overheating for sure!:D
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    Winter Doldrums IV - The Bobsled Run - Owyhee Front
    Having fun riding down a small wash on the Owyhee Front. Imagined what it was like if I was sledding down a Bobsled Run...only on a TW200. [​IMG] It is winter now after all! [​IMG]

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    Winter Doldrums V - Desert Single Track Owyhee Front

    Riding some desert single-track out in the Owyhee Front. Fun until you fall [​IMG]






    Disclaimer: The Winter Doldrum series of videos are much longer than I normally post but it's winter and what else are you gonna do so you might as well think of them as short story movies. Want a quicker fix, speed up the video...you have options.
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    Looks like a nice trail to ride. Wish we had more off road here in southern Ontario.
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    It is fun...until you fall! :lol3
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    Winter Doldrums VI - Sphynx in the Desert Ride - Owyhee Front

    More riding with a friend from B.C. Canada on a quick loop through and over some draws on the Owyhee Front riding area. We finished the loop at what looks like the Sphynx. At least that's what the rock feature reminded me of as soon as I saw it.





    Disclaimer: The Winter Doldrum series of videos are much longer than I normally post but it's winter and what else are you gonna do so you might as well think of them as short story movies. Want a quicker fix, speed up the video...you have options.
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    Winter Doldrums VII - Moab Slickrock Single Track - The Practice Loop

    Practicing on the Slickrock Single Track Practice Loop in Moab, Utah.

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    Winter Doldrums VIII - Fins & Things - Moab

    After riding the Slickrock and Hell's Revenge trails with the group, my son and I finished the day with an easy relaxing ride of Fins & Things.

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    All Present and Accounted For

    Short break in the action.

    #3 returned from the stan this past weekend.
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    It's one thing when "you" do it. It's another thing when it's one of your offspring.
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    Brothers, sisters, mom & dad, nephews and nices met him at the airport when he came home.
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    Now he has to learn how to drive again. Frosty Lane kicked his ass.
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    Winter Doldrums IX - Hells Revenge

    Our group ride continues on Hell's Revenge. I got revenged a little bit too haha

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    Thanks for all the great videos Admiral!

    Did he not put it in 4wd or is it just that slick? :lol3

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    He didn't put it in 4x4 was my first thought when I saw the picture he posted. When I came home later in the evening I slid down the same section (and beyond) so there is a good possibility he did have it in 4x4 which is what we told him to do. We've only had to pull one vehicle up the hill all year and it was one of my daughter's car fwd only. We've used 4x4 all year to get out and no problems...till now maybe. It's supposed to start warming up in a few days.

    The neighbor helped him out and lent him chains, so he made it out. I'm gonna try this morning without chains to see how it goes. I have chains for backup if needed. Hopefully not!
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