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BITTER END DUAL SPORT NOV.3 (IL)

Discussion in 'Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States' started by Mad Jack, Sep 8, 2019.

  1. Critic

    Critic More or less!

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    From soup to nuts: DSCF5508.jpeg DSCF5507.JPG
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  2. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    You could ride right through that. No big deal.
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  3. reedski

    reedski Adventurer

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    Yep, that's what I thought....just ride right through it....and then my wheels disappeared.....
    I was way too tentative. Lesson learned.
    By the way 2whlcr, I liked your method of inspecting your bike by laying underneath it!!! I tried it a few times but I just don't think I was getting the hang of it!!
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  4. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    I was trying to to pull the barbed wire out of my sprocket, guess my bike didn't like me doing that. :-)

    I wasn't going to tell anybody I had to help pull you out of there. Too bad Kevin didn't show, he would have liked that spot.:D
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  5. reveille

    reveille Displaced Adventurer

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    Rear wheel plus barbed wire = pain in butt untangling. Barbed wire in the front wheel =pain in face. Or at least a nice superman impersonation.
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  6. andrewgore

    andrewgore Gôremā

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    Was that one of you guys that I went past on the ol KTM fishing the wire out of the rear wheel? Or how many folks were getting barbed wire stuck in their bikes this weekend? :lol3
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  7. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    If it right before that mud hole...yes.
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  8. Layton

    Layton Long timer

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    What mud hole? Pictures or it didn’t happen.
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  9. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    Post 81. You need to keep up with the program better.
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  10. Mad Jack

    Mad Jack TOYS IN THE ATTIC

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    Well I don't have pictures but during tear down that spot looked and was a lot worse. Coming up on it I thought if I was just riding, way right looks good but that is not where the arrows are,I stopped for the stake and my buddy Shivers went in slow....goodbye front wheel and he flopped over the bars...SPLASH head and all under water!
    Only good part at that speed his bike was only in water not deep mud. After the bike retrieval we made a short cut to the bonfire. His hus-a-turd kill switch stopped working and with a rekluse we had to rip it apart to shut her down. Some time spent damn near in the fire pit and he was off to find dry clothes before joining us further down the route. Of all people to take a swim it had to be Shivers (aka Rich who worked the gate all morning). No one said being a Brush Popper was easy!
    Good to see all of you roosting in the poor conditions.
    Mad Jack
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  11. reedski

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  12. Layton

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    Oh that mud hole! I crossed it to the left side. I just about hit the stake.

    If I remember right, at the end of that field we turned right. Just beyond that point I came to a Sherco with a dead battery and no kickstart. Oops!

    I didn’t have anyway to help him but just a little after that I came to the spot where a lady had her truck parked and was having a little cookout. She said she’d tell one of the club members that he was broke down and get him some help.

    Mad Jack told me later that they got him out of there.
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  13. daveyherring

    daveyherring n00b

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    My first time at this event....had a blast! Thanks to the club for putting it on...trails were prime!!

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  14. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    You're not related to David Herring are you?
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  15. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    You better not buy a new KTM then!
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    daveyherring n00b

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    I am David Herring!
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  17. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    YN3 Herring?
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    daveyherring n00b

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    Since I had to google YN3... No.
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  19. Layton

    Layton Long timer

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    A KTM is NOT a Sherco!
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  20. 2whlrcr

    2whlrcr gooligan

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    but a GG is...