We entered the Matrix, took the Red Pill, and ended up in a Shady place in Montana...

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by ShadyRascal, Jan 30, 2016.

  1. Duckworth

    Duckworth Taking the high road

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    Holy shit!
  2. Valker

    Valker Long timer

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    Rain predicted anytime soon? Condolences on the loss of the beauty and trees.
  3. Hondo

    Hondo **********

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    Holy smokes Shady!

    Keep that roof wet!
  4. ShadyRascal

    ShadyRascal Master of None

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    Ex sis in law just listed her house for sale about a week ago. Million dollar place. I think it might be gone.

    No rain coming soon.

    When I moved here the whole range was treed except one spot on Ward Mountain on the south end of this fire. Now there's hardly anything left.
  5. CamoGreg

    CamoGreg aka Camorpheus

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    Doesn't look good.
    I'm west of Shadyland. Cooler temps today but quickly going back to triple digits early in the week.
  6. ROAD DAMAGE

    ROAD DAMAGE Long timer Supporter

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    Damn it! Really sorry to see that Shady!

    We've had a lot of helicopter traffic in and out of our little local airport for the last several days too.
    We've got a few active fires around us, but nothing like what you guys are having to deal with.
    Hope there's some favorable weather soon.

    You called it too ......................... said they'd fart around with it until it gets way out of hand .............. (I'm paraphrasing of course! :lol3)

    Thanks again for all that you did with the RP BBQ. Great fun!

    Rob
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  7. ShadyRascal

    ShadyRascal Master of None

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  8. Project84

    Project84 I can haz adventure?

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    Sending good vibes your way Shady!! That's scary stuff, man!
  9. ShadyRascal

    ShadyRascal Master of None

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    This is a better link to the time lapse video, you don't have to download the vid itself:


  10. XKV8

    XKV8 Been here awhile

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    Another scorched landscape brought to you by the United States Forest Fire Service.
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  11. ROAD DAMAGE

    ROAD DAMAGE Long timer Supporter

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    BTW, Steve what IS the story on your avatar/sticker picture?

    I assumed that your noggin was just photoshopped onto all the other, but it occurs to me that that may not be the case.

    Inquiring minds want to know.

    RD

    PS Did you ever end up with a leftover RP BBQ shirt that will fit my fat ass?
  12. ShadyRascal

    ShadyRascal Master of None

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    The RP picture is a head shot selfie I took. I emailed it to Browneye and he shopped it onto a Matrix picture I found on the net.

    I have an XL and a 2x left if you want one.
  13. Shady Pass David

    Shady Pass David Been here awhile Supporter

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    Wish I knew how to PM you...Saw this on the news and worried about you and your neighbors.
    I was ready to head your way, but Wa Id is on fire too...I think I'm headed to Summer Lake for the meteor shower going on....
    Wishing the best!
    David
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  14. ER70S-2

    ER70S-2 Long timer

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  15. XKV8

    XKV8 Been here awhile

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    Smelled your fire this morning Shady. Hope it doesn't jump the highway and head for your place. Doing a rain dance for ya.
  16. ShadyRascal

    ShadyRascal Master of None

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    It grew a lot last night with our wind, but moved south. Highway 93 is closed down there. I rode down far as I could to see it; quite a mess and will grant us a new ugly view.

    Big fire camp below our office. Over 500 guys working the fire now.
  17. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly WGTOWWD/G

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    Well @iDave didnt make it to Shady's, but he stopped by on the way through New Mexico. Some good RP discussion was had over beers. Great to meet ya Dave!
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    It was my first beer in quite a while. I've been on a post road trip health kick. :lift
  18. CamoGreg

    CamoGreg aka Camorpheus

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    ^ Awesome!
  19. Max Wedge

    Max Wedge ADVenture mowing

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    Indeed! ^ Awesome!
  20. Belgradian

    Belgradian Been here awhile

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    Pretty calm summer since Shady's, we did travel to New York and married off our son John! They surprised us with the news that they were moving back to Montana in September! We were so happy and her parents, not so much. Here we are all cleaned up. image.jpeg
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