Pine Barren 500

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by rthuey, Oct 13, 2006.

  1. rthuey

    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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  2. rthuey

    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    one ride packed and ready to go
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    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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  4. rthuey

    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    home for the next three days
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  5. rthuey

    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    my adventure has already began...

    after getting half way here took a phone break. only to find that part of my load was gone. back to the holland tunnel to treasure hunt.

    no luck.

    cargo nets and plastic garbage bags did not mix well this trip.

    down a water bag and miscellaneous contents. luckily due to the rain that i was preparing for, my wallet, phone, camera, and home keys were not in there as usual. although had i not prepared for rain i would have been wearing the thing.

    hope jack doesn't need to see any bike documentation.


    off to sleep... big day today.
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  6. GB

    GB . Administrator Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Sounds promising!! :thumb

    Safe ride.. and post here your best pics and ride report :thumb

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  7. comes naturally

    comes naturally renewed hope

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    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    back from day 1

    these guys are our designated leaders
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    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    some of those that are following
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    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    check out the guy on the right, guess anyone can just sign up
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    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    wait no that was jack, the mastermind behind the event

    i remember him from inside introducing the hired help above
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  14. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Day 1 photos

    Here's a few of my day 1 photos. You all will have to wait until I get home and upload all my pictures, but here are some highlights.

    On the trail
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    Oh, there were some wet spots
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  15. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    A bridge over troubled waters
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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Whoopidee, whoop, whoop
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  17. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Did I mention that there were some wet spots
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    Deadguy in the tightstuff
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    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    My day 1 ride kind of comes to an end here
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    I forgot to install the periscope before submarining my 950 in this puddle. I got a tow from OCFRider for a ways and then Scott on his DR400 and then Guy in JackSplash's Honda Element. Spent the rest of the afternoon changing the oil, over and over again to get the water contaminated oil out of the crankcase. All ready for day 2.
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  20. rthuey

    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    baggage adjustment
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