Let's see your GS offroad!

Discussion in 'GS Boxers' started by Clayton Bigsby, Aug 26, 2008.

  1. bigfoot-60

    bigfoot-60 Tinkerer Extraordinaire

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    Brave or stupid, we'll let the jury decide. In my defense I only had to get through a couple of mud hole to open up miles of trails. I had just made it through the first one when the second one got me. I had enough momentum to carry through the mud, if only that log didn't bite me. You can see it on the left of my front wheel. It was completely submerged in the goop, and wedged itself into my bike. It brought me to such an abrupt stop that I almost went over the handlebars.
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  2. Cataract2

    Cataract2 Where to?

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    Has been just a teeny bit wet this past month, hasn't it?
  3. Grape_Ape

    Grape_Ape Shemp!

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    This was the third time I've ridden the steps but first time on a GS. The section leading to the steps was horrendous. The steps slightly less so. I'm glad I did it on the GS but wouldn't do it again.

    I also rode Italian Creek "Road" out of Crested Butte South all the way into Taylor Park later that week. There was a long super rocky section that had me second guessing life's decisions.

    Amazing machines.
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  4. bigfoot-60

    bigfoot-60 Tinkerer Extraordinaire

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    This was from last year when it was much drier. I wouldn't try it with the GS this year. I'm using my DR650 for this kind of thing now.
  5. Cataract2

    Cataract2 Where to?

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    Shoot, if that was last year I bet you would be swimming across now.
  6. WoofWoof

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    Somewhere near French Meadows reservoir. upload_2021-7-26_10-32-18.jpeg upload_2021-7-26_10-32-55.jpeg upload_2021-7-26_10-33-8.jpeg upload_2021-7-26_10-33-18.jpeg upload_2021-7-26_10-33-25.jpeg upload_2021-7-26_10-33-31.jpeg
  7. Zubb

    Zubb he went that-a-way... Supporter

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  8. WoofWoof

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    Oh yeah.. Was expecting some gravel and rocks, and then this. Went down once, but thankfully no damage. I was doing ~40 mph when there was a patch of talc out of nowhere. Frantically tried slowing down in the hope of accelerating once I hit it (to try and keep the front wheel up), but instead went in heavy on the front wheel, and it dug in. The amount of dust I threw in the air was spectacular. Definitely time for different tires.
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  9. mepilot

    mepilot Been here awhile Supporter

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    Dragoos course with Anakee 3's, wasn't bad and makes AA's or Wild's seem amazing/lazy.

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  10. Myll

    Myll Been here awhile

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    Did Shaffer trail today in moab. Surprising it was dry. I got stuck in the monsoon south of moab the night before. 20210729_101158.jpg 20210729_101210.jpg
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  11. Coloadvguy

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    Little GSA exploring in the Marble, CO area.
    Schofield pass right before the Devil's Punchbowl:
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    I made about another 1/2 mile, just under the punchbowl before turning around.
    Alternate route was Lead King basin: IMG_1904.JPG
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  12. Sno Dawg

    Sno Dawg Long timer

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    almost a GS...

    yes, we were off-road


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    Able...do they lay down like that when they need a rest? That's gonna leave a mark! Trust you soldiered on without injury.
  15. Albe

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    Yeah, they do that when you stop sideways and put your foot down on the downhill side. :muutt
    I did let her rest a bit before getting her up...

    But yes, we were both fine and had a great time!
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  17. Mountainhound

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    ^^^^^^^^That also belongs in the winter riding thread, great pic looks slick.
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  18. Ron50

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    Since we're on a roll ....
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  19. Ron50

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    And some ring-ins
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  20. Ron50

    Ron50 Long timer

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    Or did you mean really off road?
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