DR650 Picture Thread ...

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by GsVs, Sep 19, 2008.

  1. William Wolfen

    William Wolfen Long timer

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    What is this "fall" of which y'all speak? No such thing down here in the gulf coast!
  2. Higher Logic

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    I would think you are right about the timing.

    The problem in this whole general area is that July / August was way below normal rainfall. This leads to dehydrated leaves, and I am told that mutes the reds and oranges, leaving more yellow and brown that simply die quick and drop.

    Time will tell where this leads in the next 3 weeks. Tamarack trees have not shifted to yellow yet, so there still may be a chance for a good color.

    The ski area's are allready test runnin chairs and begging for employee's, old timers like me are unsure if we wanna work there this comin season since the new spike in local covid cases. Might just get a booster shot and ride sleds and blow snow instead ! :lol3

    Main concern is milking 3 more weeks outta roasted tires on the DR and gettin snow tires on all the cars. :D
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  3. Higher Logic

    Higher Logic Delightfully Altered

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    Or much of the west this year due to the 2021 Megadrought.
  4. davenowherejones

    davenowherejones short old guy

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    Time to take the ac out of the window.

    Search my bike backpack to find the winter gloves.

    Put the thermal liner in the jacket.

    Start wearing more than one pair of long underwear.

    My cock is broken for too many layers.
  5. JRowland

    JRowland reaching for the sky Supporter

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    I was past our ski slope last Saturday I think and they had a bunch of employees there working too. I remember you when I used to ski all the time when I was younger. The old hippie playing rock and roll at the chair lift :thumb I always liked that guy, even though he was usually cranky and intolerant of n00bs.
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  6. WYO George

    WYO George I have no idea

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    Ok, some DR pics from my local riding area...

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  7. William Wolfen

    William Wolfen Long timer

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  8. WYO George

    WYO George I have no idea

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    Stop dreaming and come out for a visit next summer. We’ll be getting our second snow in the mountains this weekend so mountain riding is pretty much done for the year.
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  9. JRowland

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    Second snow, ouch. No wonder your stream crossings are so deep.
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  10. WYO George

    WYO George I have no idea

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    Just little skiffs of snow this time of year, nothing over an inch or two. The bighorns get a lot of moisture all year long. The form of moisture varies. Back in mid August we had snow on the mountain and then a few days later it was back up in the 70’s on the mountain. (Upper 90’s down here at 5,600ft)
  11. JRowland

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    Down here :lol3
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  12. WYO George

    WYO George I have no idea

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    Well, compared to the mountains it’s the low country! The pics I posted were all taken between 8,000-10,000 on one of my favorite trails.
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  13. William Wolfen

    William Wolfen Long timer

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    I'm in the "high country" in my party of the state when the elevation gets up to 300-400 feet...
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  14. WYO George

    WYO George I have no idea

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    So when you come up we’ll base camp in Sheridan (3,700ft) and make sure you drink plenty of water. Staying at elevation only a few hours at a time you shouldn’t have issue with altitude sickness.
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  15. William Wolfen

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    Sounds good. I didn't do well when I went to Colorado. Base camp was at 9500'. Had an excursion up to almost 12k'. Sicker than a dog before midnight. Ended up marathon driving home on no sleep.
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  16. WYO George

    WYO George I have no idea

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    Life is good here, at least during the four months a year that’s not winter. Here’s more pics of my local riding, with and without a DR in the pics…
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    WYO George I have no idea

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    Yeah, that’s too high for base for someone not acclimated. When I take low country friends in the mountains we always base in Sheridan and spend less than six hours at elevation. So far nobody has had issues other than one guy with a slight headache, but it’s because he refused to drink water.
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  18. twqqis

    twqqis Been here awhile

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  19. WYO George

    WYO George I have no idea

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    I dunno, but if they do then come on over and I’ll gladly show you around.
  20. twqqis

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    woop!
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