New Years Day Ride, Jim Thorpe Style

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  1. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    With warm temps expected, and a hangover fading, a quick call was made to the ring leader, the infamous Jim Thorpe Dave. "Get your ass up to my place and we'll figure something out!" 90 minutes and 60 miles later, I was pulling into Jim Thorpe. The deal is that we're heading West to meet up with 1stIski in Shamokin. We started out on the Nigga Road...

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  2. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Holy smokes, I thought it was supposed to be hot out today!! What's with all that ICE!!

    Here's a great shot of Capt JT Dave piloting the SS KTMTitantic through the ICEBURGS!

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    A quick stop in Centralia to check the status of the FIRE.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    I was doing some BIG AIR jumps on my trusty KTM 950, but JT Dave, unfamiliar with the complex operational controls of my Fuji Finepix, failed to capture the event. The highway is closed and all buckled up

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    So, I'm returning the favor for JT Dave.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Here's JT Dave showing me how to achieve ZERO-G.

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    We hook up with 1stIski and head for the woods.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    We came across the coolest play area.

    Here's JT Dave riding the edge.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    So, I talked JT Dave into doing this hill climb. Although, I wanted him to go up it.

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  10. dgrs2

    dgrs2 Where'd I leave my knee??

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    Great day for a unplanned venture :thumb Damn it was cold on the ride home :ricky Great shots buddy pal. Can't wait for the next ride.
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  11. Nightstalker

    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    Now he got the message right.

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    Here's JT Dave testing the waters on this guy. A little too scary to go up...

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    I was trying to ride a nose wheelie down this, I need some more practice.

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    I had to prove that JT Dave isn't the only one that can do hill climbs.

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    Nightstalker YO BUDDYPAL!

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    I was going to try going up this one, but chickened out after going down.

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    Back out on the trails. KTM 950's rule!!!

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    JT Dave just loves those ice puddles!!

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    A stop over at a great scenic overlook. That's 1stIski on the left and me on the right. Some nice ATV riders stopped by too and offered us some complimentary beers!

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    Here a shot of what this part of Pennsylvania is all about.

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    Motoplaner PNW Heel Rounder

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    Good shite. I thought Ford Prefect (or those mice) said the ultimate answer was 48.. guess I forgot.
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