Lift one for Catfish Downieville Daze July 17-20, 2019

Discussion in 'West – California, the desert southwest and whatev' started by cobra46, May 8, 2019.

  1. cobra46

    cobra46 Been here awhile

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    Hi All,

    Unfortunately Catfish is unable to attend his own birthday ride due to some physical issues.

    I, and a few others, have reserved camp spots already so I say we still attend and lift a cold one (or a few) in his honor.

    Who is in?

    This will take place at Packsaddle CG
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  2. Hop-Sing

    Hop-Sing Long timer

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    Bummer, His rotator cup I am guessing. Camped out with him a week or so ago. hope he gets better.
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  3. LB Rides

    LB Rides n00b

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    Oh, I'm interested in this love riding Downieville. We were there Thanksgiving weekend and Pauley's was thick of snow so it cut our loop a bit short.

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  4. ravine

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  5. catfish

    catfish Squidicus Adventurous Supporter

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    I just NOW cancelled Packsaddle Site # 6 for July 17-21. If you want it, better go reserve it SOON!!!


    Surgery will be July 8th, so no camping or riding in July or so for me.

    Have FUN & take lotsa photos to tease me with! ;-)

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  6. Baja_Joe

    Baja_Joe Gone Riding....

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    Cobra,

    Yes still planing to attend. Campsite #6 Reserved.
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  7. catfish

    catfish Squidicus Adventurous Supporter

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    Earl just cancelled CG Site # 2. Go get SOME!

    Site # 4 should be coming available in a couple of days. I'll post when I get word.

    LB Rides, nice video! :-)

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  8. catfish

    catfish Squidicus Adventurous Supporter

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    Site 4 for this ride was cancelled today. Might still be available .

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  9. cobra46

    cobra46 Been here awhile

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    Unfortunately, I broke my foot riding Foresthill last month. I'm highly unlikely to be healed up enough for this kind of riding by the 17th so I have offered my site to @chrisBTSC. If he chooses not to go I will cancel my reservation.
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  10. catfish

    catfish Squidicus Adventurous Supporter

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    Oh-NOOO!!! Sorry to hear you've joined the ranks of the wounded. Way too many of us this year. Heal quickly.


    I get knifed & start PT over again next week. But we did a little riding in June.

    [​IMG]
    76yo Earl about to launch?!? ;-) Post Canyon, west of Hood River, OR is the BEST!


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  11. 2wheelust

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    Anyone still riding the Daze this year? Sounds like injuries are taking their toll this year. The last few years looked fantastic and I was hoping to crash the party this year. Just picked up a 350 and it's looking way too clean/pretty.

    Catfish, you're doing it right. Throwing down right up to the doc's appt. It looks like we may have crossed paths this year, we were playing in the dirt in both Ashland and Hood within the last couple months.
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  12. Sfcootz

    Sfcootz feral Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Nooo! Heal up @catfish !!!
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  13. ravine

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    Ugh, sorry to hear about your foot Cobra42. Catfish, good luck with the surgery this week. Wishing you guys a fast recovery. Full recovery or not, I hope to see you guys at the Mendo Rally in September.

    Doug and I are still good to go at Packsaddle for next week. Who else is in besides Baja_Joe?
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  14. cobra46

    cobra46 Been here awhile

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    Thank you. I will for sure make Mendo IF it happens. I have yet to hear any encouraging news about that area other than the 6X trails on the north side of the lake are now open.

    It's confirmed that chrisBTSC doesn't want site 5. I will cancel my reservation in a little bit if anyone wants to grab it.
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  15. catfish

    catfish Squidicus Adventurous Supporter

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    Thanks everyone for your thoughts. Surgery went well. Started PT today. (OUCH!) Its going to be a looong summer. Glad I got good drugs! ;-)

    You guys have FUN this weekend. I look forward to ride reports & photos! :-)

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  16. catfish

    catfish Squidicus Adventurous Supporter

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    My buddies Anders & Jim are already up there with families & friends sending photos to facebook!

    Y'all have FUN!

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