just puttin' around in WNC

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Cuttle, May 28, 2011.

  1. Cuttle

    Cuttle fuck the calm down!

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    and last weekends trials excursion to VA...

    so far I've only been to Aonia Pass and the trials sections are marked by vintage riders, that club has modern trials riders mark the sections and the vintage folks just ride the easier lines. Well, line 3 in Aonia is not like Intermediate in VA for sure. :hack . I know my limits and opted not to make a total fool out of myself and rode the easier line.

    Regardless, it was great practice... and fun after riding :beer

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    my new buddy... listens well, but has issues with eye contact

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    steep stuff - Kenny did the Intermediate line

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    78 years old... and decades of experience.

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    Mike - he won the sportsman class

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  2. Cuttle

    Cuttle fuck the calm down!

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    @kennyanc is so lucky to have a women that is fine with his inadequate equipment...

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    and this fire is the ultimate proof that a tipy fire beats a log cabin fire. :deal

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    that one pretty much sums up Saturday night...

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  3. Al Tuna

    Al Tuna NSFW

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  4. Shep

    Shep Vagabond

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    That looks like great fun! I've always wanted to give trials riding a try.
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  5. norton73

    norton73 drinkin' Supporter

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  6. Cuttle

    Cuttle fuck the calm down!

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    I am done!
    (well almost, but done enough)

    The DR is back in business and ready for the trip: new-to-me exhaust and header, pressure switch, racks, tires, tubes, sprocket, chain, brake-pads, gps wiring, vapor tech, choke extender, oil, lube and cuttle-sticker :D! I did not get the shock out to get it serviced, but that can wait a few weeks.

    that how it looked a few days ago:

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    shake down run yesterday on Curtis Creek - I never rode with a gps (yeah, I know - I'm old school)....

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    Little Guzzi is done too (3 different oil changes :twitch) and ready for Mid-Ohio Vintage days. It's gonna be a busy July :jump
  7. enduro0125

    enduro0125 Sticks and Stones™..

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  8. tireatr

    tireatr Let's go for a ride

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    Love Curtis Creek, especially after some good rain. Have fun in Ohio!
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  9. Cuttle

    Cuttle fuck the calm down!

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    thanks - it was dry as a bone, but the advantage is of riding alone you don't have to suck up the dust :lol3
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    Laconic Berserker Nativist

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    I liked all of the above.
  11. Cuttle

    Cuttle fuck the calm down!

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    thanks - what's your next trip, birthday-boy???
    MA?
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    enduro0125 Sticks and Stones™..

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  13. Cuttle

    Cuttle fuck the calm down!

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    right - you/he's right, I mean on the coast...
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    Boondoggle no good deed Supporter

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    Laconic Berserker Nativist

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  16. Cuttle

    Cuttle fuck the calm down!

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    This is a total hoot, I need a pitbike (no way I ride the guzzi in this madness), the swap meet is gigantic..... just shoot me now.

    And I am glad it's raining right now, drowning out all that generator noise.
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  17. Cuttle

    Cuttle fuck the calm down!

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    It's just too much walking...

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  18. mhr650

    mhr650 Been here awhile Supporter

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    If you are planning to ride up Curtis Creek and back down FS1188 like I was be aware that the gate by the road is open but there is a second gate just past it that is closed. Sucks to have to turn around a 1290 when you are pointing downhill...
  19. Cuttle

    Cuttle fuck the calm down!

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    The road to the fish hatchery has been closed for at least a year. There is a second one starting near that one the bottom, ending at the brp closer to mt Mitchell. Not sure it's open though.

    In other news, practice is almost over, racing starts in a few
  20. tireatr

    tireatr Let's go for a ride

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    DOH! You mean the top gate to Sugargrove is open but there is another gate further down closed ? Dang. I only went down on my wee strom with 80/20 tires and would NOT have been able to crawl up that road.