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December Dirt Days...The Aftermath

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I guess I will start the thread since we are already home (Sunday). First, thanks to Matt (STRider) for organizing this event. The weather turned out to be perfect, I don't know about all you electric start guys, but a few minutes of kicking and I was all warm and toasty in no time.

I had my camera in my pocket for Squeaky's maiden voyage on Matt's Honda 250, but forgot it was there so there is no documentation on her two spills, so they never happened. Also, they (THE MEN) tried to get us to ride down into a HUGE crevasse then endeavor to climb back out, I was having none of it, so we turned around.

Here are the three pictures I took.

After we met up, Sqeaky gets her introduction to the 250, here is Ken (Texas DR) and Matt (StRider) with her:

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I understand these XR250's come with a complete Webster's edition on the proper way to kick start them, here is Matt giving Squeaky the abridged version, with my son Alex pretending to pay attention.

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Now we have Squeaky as she is ready to go where no woman has gone before and leap tall buildings with a single bound, ahhh that's right she did catch some 'air' this day, he, he. (Sorry, I wasn't there camera ready) Next to her is Jeff (I believe), as my husband Mark stands in the foreground. He's sporting the all-knowing grin of one experienced in these matters.

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It was a fun day, I hope we can do it again. The next time we go to outlaw, I will post up so Squeak, Deb and maybe Beth can get some seat time on the 100. Here I am from Thanksgiving weekend at Outlaw on the mighty CRF 100:
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I gotta come see that flying pig go. :) I liked outlaw the couple times I rode t here. The Crevasse is a blast. It looks "more worserer" than it really is its fun to follow someone that knows where they are going in there though. I followed someone in and we rode thru at a brisk pace and were headed for a way out that I would never have headed for on my own. It looked like a cliff, but I followed the guy right out and it was a blast.

Sorry I missed this one, but my leg just isnt quite ready to go bouncing around on footpegs and off of trees again yet.
I hope to make it again.

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Had a blast, big thanks to everyone for organizing this event. Our group rode 50 miles on Sat in 4 outings (almost like an enduro). I believe we rode majority of the trails, tight sections + creeks, beautiful place. Would luv to do it again.
 

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A good time was had by all.... My front yard is 1 inch higher now from all the mud that was caked on the bikes, how needs fill dirt just go ride at Outlaw and clean your bike in the low spot.

Great group of folks, thanks for all the fun.
 
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Hey Mark, welcome to the site!!

Great rides, great weather, great folks!! Thanks everybody!!

Highlights:

Georgia is not a woman to be trifled with when it comes to getting firewood.

Alex (Georgia's) on his CRF was really good. Every time I looked back on that loop he was right behind me.

Alex (Mopower) is insanely good. I hardly rode with him, but the little loop we did to Camelback & Double Dip reminded me of that.

Kyle (Minibee) is hilarious - "I see pretty colors"

Hugh (VFRhugh) is missing the part of his brain that remembers he's not 17. Or he got several extra helpings of the motorcycle part.

Ken (Plane DR) was cool on his XR250. Save for a very mysterious and awesome 180, he just cruises the trails & never looks like he's even trying hard.

V2 Roger was, well, Roger. He's just a cool guy. We had a time fighting the big bikes in 3 Mile Creek, but as always, he just takes it in stride. His 426 is SWEET. Good thing for the Bark Busters. Mason is a cool "kid" too. He must not have been comfortable on the 4 wheeler - he kept riding it on 2!!

Faisal (letsride) was in on Hugh's high-speed loop, too. He rode really well too.

Jeff (Pokey Mon) rails that quad faster than a lot of us on proper motorcycles. And he's obsessed with the fire. At the end of the day today, he, errr, "adjusted" Ken's KX. I'll let one of them tell the story.

Squeaky could have her own highlight real. She did great. Especially to get back on & keep going after a fairly dramatic looking get-off. & Thanks for the coffee.

Snoopster came in for the afternoon & snuck in a ride on Georgia's CRF and the monster quads.

Tim was kind enough to let us know that he slept great, and had to get up in the middle of the night to turn off the heat. His DRZ is about as tricked out as one can get. I'm jealous.

Rusty (Woodbutcher, (hey, do you know Georgia?)) came down with John (Irondog). Great seeing you guys, thanks for making the trip!!

Tourmeister and Blue Bomber (and TM Dad & Mom), thanks for dinner!!

Hemibee and woodsguy were great hosts!! Thanks for everything guys, and the sausage was exactly what I needed this morning.

A couple folks got some pics that should be up soon. Thanks everybody!!
 
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Well I thought this would be a good ride and I was more than right. It was fantastic.:rider: This place has everything for all types of offroad bikes. The trails where great but I loved that fence line [ not a typical boring fence line]. Top speed on my GPS..53mph. Gave me a chance to really ring out my new DRZ.:trust:

Thanks Matt for organizing a great ride. Thanks to Hemibee, Mopower, and Pops for treating us.

CeeBee aka Chuck, good riding with you on Saturday. In 3 short runs we actually tracked 33 miles.

Dinner was soooo good, thanks Scott and Beth.:eat:

Squeaky might be a sandbagger.:mrgreen: She seemed too at home for someone whose only rode a dirt bike up and down the street.:trust:
 

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STrider said:
...and the sausage was exactly what I needed this morning.
Would it have killed you guys to wake me up for breakfast? :eat:

I'm hurting. Bruised, battered, and beaten. Most of the pain is muscular and unrelated to any crashing/sliding/slopping/falling/mashing I may have done. A full day of riding dirt wore me out.

I'll blab more about the weekend when I get the pics ready.
 
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I'm working on the video from the camcorder. Should have it ready shortly or at least by tomorrow.


Matt we did get a video of someone trying to climb up out of The Double Dip. Seems like our videographer forgot to turn it off before climbing out.
 

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Glad everyone had a great time and as best I can tell there were no REAL injuries!
Could you have asked for better dirt. Mother nature had it watered just right!

Also BIG THANKS to Scott and Beth for the meal, awesome!

Look forward to next time.
 

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Hemibee said:
Matt we did get a video of someone trying to climb up out of The Double Dip. Seems like our videographer forgot to turn it off before climbing out.
:doh: Uh oh... I must have hit the button while I was trying to climb up the muddy hill while everyone was off talking about where to go next instead of lending me a hand climbing out! ;-)

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Glad everyone had a great time and as best I can tell there were no REAL injuries!
Do bruising, whiplash, sore muscles, and massive headaches from a knock on the head count? :giveup:
 
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Squeaky said:
Do bruising, whiplash, sore muscles, and massive headaches from a knock on the head count? :giveup:
In my experience one person usually gets dinged up on every trip. We all appreciate you being the volunteer for this weekend :rofl:

I've got some pictures that I need to pull off the camera still. I'll get them down tomorrow. We made it back to Austin just fine. I'm only a little sore. 39.5 miles on my odometer. It was cold out today hosing the mud off. Had a great time and look forward to the next get together.
 

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Squeaky said:
:doh: Uh oh... I must have hit the button while I was trying to climb up the muddy hill while everyone was off talking about where to go next instead of lending me a hand climbing out! ;-)



Do bruising, whiplash, sore muscles, and massive headaches from a knock on the head count? :giveup:
Maybe a little, pretty picture!:-P Hope it doen't hurt as bad as it looks!
 

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In my experience one person usually gets dinged up on every trip. We all appreciate you being the volunteer for this weekend :rofl:
Ok, so I took one for the team this time, but next time y'all have to pick someone else! :shame:

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Maybe a little, pretty picture!:-P Hope it doen't hurt as bad as it looks!
Actually, the knee hurts more than any of the darker bruises, but it's barely a mark.

 
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That was fun! Outlaw Trax has to be one of the best places in this area to ride, very unique in that it offers up a little of everything. Good to see all those I know and a pleasure to meet those of you I didn't. Thanks for letting me tag along.
 

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Ok, so you got a preview of the carnage. Here's the rest of my pics:

GeorgiaPeach and SonOfGeorgiaPeach enjoying their morning cocoa.


My steed for the weekend thanks to Mrs STrider, who wasn't able to join us. Honda XR250R. Tall enough that I don't feel like my knees are up by my chin like some of the smaller bikes, but not too much power for a newbie.


Max came along, of course.



He didn't come out on the trails with me because he didn't want to get dirty. Good thing he stayed back - I went rear end-first into a mud puddle with at least three people behind me to witness the entertainment...

...and then to clear the flooded motor and get it started again :giveup:

Hanging out and having a good time.


We'd form up groups haphazardly and head out to nowhere. I was so confused, I stopped trying to figure out where I was or where I was going and instead just followed the person in front of me.

Thing is, I was unaware of the possibility that the person in front of me might pick a difficult section or path at a split that I should avoid....

...and so it was that I went up onto the "dirt hiccup" :lol2: in the middle of the field, I rolled over the first bump and caught air on the second. As I defeated gravity, I knew in my head that "this can't be good". I never thought to ask about body position during a jump (I had no plans to try to jump anything), so I stayed put over the tank and came down on the front tire. STrider might be able to fill y'all in more, but all I know is I landed on the ground on my right, knee first, then shoulder, then head. Ouch.

I quickly wiggled all my fingers and toes and knew I was Ok, but it hurt. Irondawg came and stood over me and asked what hurt.

My knee
Which one? [I tapped my right leg with my hand] On the inside or the outside?
huh? inside meaning bones and outside meaning skin or inside/outside like the sides of my leg?
Move your leg [I dragged it across the grass side-to-side] Ok, just lay there a minute and catch your breath.

I got up, walked around on it, and decided I was Ok. In my nearly three years and 45k miles of riding, I had yet 'till this day landed on the ground. Apparently I'd stored up crashes somewhere and cashed them all in since I'd found lots of softer places to land than pavement.

Seven times.

Yup. On at least seven occasions (heck, I might even be forgetting some?) my body became one with Mother Earth. Some wet, some dry, some sand, some mud, in the woods, in the field - I really wasn't picky about where I'd crash.

When Vern brought the quads out, Snoopster and I went for a few laps, and traded off driver/passenger. She may never be able to take me on the back of her bike, but after the way she handles that huge machine today I can say she's braver than I am!

As darkness fell, we settled in for dinner that Blue Bomber and Mini Mom brought over from Huntsville. :eat:


They brought over brisket, potato salad, beans, and all the fixins. Beth even baked us a cake and some brownies! :clap:


Thanks to GeoriaPeach's laborous effort, we had a fire going and the chairs just magically appeared from the darkness.

L-R: STrider, Woodsguy, Pokey Mon, Justin, Triumph (the dog), Irondawg (the other dawg), [?], Tourmeister


L-R: Lois (MotherOfTourmeister), Vern (FatherOfTourmeister), Blue Bomber, Snoopster, [?], Mopower
 
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:tab Seeing as how I am usually the guy "taking one for the team," I appreciate your efforts in that regard Squeaky :thumb: I had a blast. I think I might have scared Snoopster a wee bit on the ATV, hehe. Matt's litte XR250 is a hoot! Lite weight and not intimidating. It could use a steering damper though... the front end is pretty wiggly. Thanks to Ken for letting me cruise around on his 250! That was fun!! It is a bit loud though, and it kinda brings out the squid in me :wary:

:tab I can't wait for the next time. I only wish I could have gotten out there earlier to see more folks before they started taking off :doh:
 
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Members will not cut any pine trees for any reason

Hey Matt, didn't you know that cutting down pine trees is stricktly prohibited and yet in the middle of your ride you decide to take out one of those poor defenseless sapplings...


Man you weren't kidding about it being a clean cut. I stopped at the road just before we got to the tree you took out.( I didn't know exactly were you had this "SPECTACULAR" tree chopping experience at the time) As I looked down the trail I couldn't quite place what was missing. Then it hit me, the tree you took out was the same one that I had always had a problem with tagging through that section!!! Thank you, you made my trip though that section alot easier.
 
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Hey Matt, didn't you know that cutting down pine trees is stricktly prohibited and yet in the middle of your ride you decide to take out one of those poor defenseless sapplings...
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After everyone else had left and there was only MSRA-Outlaw members riding, we did notice that another group had sneaked in and were near the site of this bruttle murder. I did my best to sneak up on them and I was able to obtain this video footage and you will notice that a rock also caught their attention.

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3804292806352675937&q=earth+first&hl=en
 
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First of my videos from Sunday.

This is Woodsguy's grandson checking out Kyles KTM 50 Sr. Adventure. Seems we forgot to tell him where the brakes were, thankfully he was able to stop it without any problem.

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As I looked down the trail I couldn't quite place what was missing. Then it hit me, the tree you took out was the same one that I had always had a problem with tagging through that section!!! Thank you, you made my trip though that section alot easier.
Yeah, thanks Matt....... Make the fastest guy out there even faster.:giveup:

It was great meeting y'all, looking forward to next time when I can ride with some of you since I was the late guy both days & missed all the fun.
 
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I thought I would go ahead and post these few pictures and a couple more video clips while I edit the video from the camcorder.

I was a little late arriving Saturday night so this is the first thing I see.


We were gazing into the flames while being serenaded by a pack of coyotes. Shortly after the first number performed by the coyotes we listened to the new hit performed by the Basset Hounds. Seems the coyotes must have been caught off guard by a second group of serenaders and didn't perform again for a few minutes. But not to be out done by them dawgs the coyotes performed 3 or four more melodies for us which usually was followed by the Basset Hound version of the same number.



Don't know what it was but seemed most everyone wanted a picture of the log disk


Of course if you are going to have a "camp meeting" you need someone to do the preaching...............forget his topic but seems like it had something to do with sliding down a Northeast Texas road.


I'm not sure but Ken may be sneaking up on Alex as a payback from the bottlerocket incident :rofl: That one caught us all off guard. Seems there was an empty Dr. Pepper bottle with the cap on it that was dropped in the fire to see what kind of shape it would take when it melted..............well it didn't melt, it took flight between two chairs :eek2: that were occuppied at the time.


Then came Sunday morning and we began the days as we ended Saturday, with a camp fire and were once again serenaded by the wildlife. Instead of coyotes this time it was a flock of geese but they were just passing thru and didn't stop for a second number.


After a quick lesson of the brakes on the KTM 50 being hand brakes and no foot brake, we see Pops grandson once again taking a spin on the KTM

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We did do a little riding Sunday morning. Here is Thumper at the Camelback.

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More videos from the Camelback and Double Dip to follow when I get them edited (converted from analog) to digital. Also the video behind the "I see pretty colors" quote, his Mom wasn't too pleased with seeing that one.
 
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I had a great day riding the woods Saturday also. I was a little apprehensive about riding the 520 in close proximity to immovable objects (trees). It turned out to be easier to ride than anticipated. Although I’m still so sore that it was hard too put my socks on this morning, I had a blast! OT is a great place to ride.
As I was telling my wife about my day it occurred to me what an impact the internet has made in our lives. Here I am in the middle of nowhere having a fantastic time off road riding with a guy from Japan, South Africa, and where ever Faisal is from. How cool is that? I didn’t really get to put very many faces with names this trip buy that’s the way woods riding is. Maybe next time Tim will show me that fence line.

Thanks again to Matt for putting this together, the OT members for letting us in, and the Friday clan for dinner.
Hugh:rider:
 
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I forgot to mention... I NEED a dirt bike :twisted:
Nah, it can be done on a Killer... :trust:

Me and Tony at SHNF
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Sounds like ya'll had fun. Our ride went great, I forgot how much fun singletracking is; so much fun we only broke out the video cam twice in about 40 miles. I definitely plan to attend the next 'Dirt Day' event...
 

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It was great meeting y'all, looking forward to next time when I can ride with some of you since I was the late guy both days & missed all the fun.
Should've just slept in the truck, and you would have been already there and ready to go in the morning! ;-)

Have I mentioned I'm sore?
So sore that it took a HUGE effort to get downstairs this morning. Every step was painful and torturous. Slept like a baby last night, though! :-P
 
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Should've just slept in the truck, and you would have been already there and ready to go in the morning! ;-)

Have I mentioned I'm sore?
So sore that it took a HUGE effort to get downstairs this morning. Every step was painful and torturous. Slept like a baby last night, though! :-P
I have to say you are a real trooper. I had no idea how hard your fall was after 'the jump' - I did a similar manuever on the 100 two weeks ago, but managed to stay upright. When I fall, I usually pack it in and just wait until they are ready to go home. I usually have one fall per visit, so maybe your dues is paid up now. After the first time we went with the DRZ I was sore the rest of the week and I only fell once.

Also, I would like to recognize Jeff for his participation in the expert fire building you are all crediting me with, he got it started. If not for him, I'd still be there trying to light up three pine needles and a leaf.

Sorry I missed the pop bottle rocket, sounded like fun (if you weren't in the way.)
 
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I didn't realize there were that many TWT members there. Like everyone else, everytime we came in there were different arrangements of groups heading back out.

Hugh, the fenceline really is good lap. You'd enjoy it.:trust: CeeBee and I covered most of the trails and rode the fence in acouple of sections. I finally had it figured out and made the entire run a few times. I wound up in some sections that hadn't been ridden in quite a while. Lot's of stuff to bounce off of.:lol2:

Here's all I got off my camera. Messed up a couple of good shots.:doh:
Squeaky;

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I went out there to spectate but wound up riding a bit myself. TM & his dad Vernon had brought the quads out there. Scott took me as a passenger on the lush breast. I had to remind myself to relax & not be so stiff armed on the back. After a while I started rodeo-ing & using just one hand to hold on which allowed me to move with the bumps. :flip:

Scott was really impressive on the quad manuevering through so pretty tight spots. John "Irondawg" was hot on our tail through one of the trails. I think he really enjoyed the mud holes & he had a pretty tall rooster tail aimed right for us in one of them. Luckily Scott was paying attention & waited for him to get through it so we weren't covered in mud. Some of the descents & inclines that Scott went through I wouldn't dream of going through myself. :shock: One in particular, Scott came up to, evaluated the drop, backed up & said, "I need you to lean back as far as you can." I'm pretty sure I whooped in excitement once we were on level ground.

Later Squeaky & I rode together on one of the quads with her in the driver's seat & then myself driving later. We were giggling & squealing the whole time. :haha: We kept banging helmets as we were trying to talk to talk to each other.

Georgia allowed me to ride the 100 which I enjoyed immensely. :rider: I started to follow Squeaky on Matt's 250 when a car came into our path (some people were out there mowing) & she stopped for them. I saw that they weren't moving so I went around them & took off. I then realized that I didn't have a clue where I was going or what I was doing so I waved Rusty "Woodbutcher" around to take the lead. He first took us around an easy loop & stopped to ask if my back tire got squirrelly in the sand. I told him I didn't feel a thing & then he asked if we wanted to do a little more. I said yes & we (Squeaky & Alex) continued on through another trail. We hit a few mud holes which I went around if I could. I remembered STrider telling Squeaky she didn't have to follow him through everything. My first stint on a dirt bike was awesome & I managed to keep it up with no problems. That little bike is great & I can actually touch the ground. I'll try to post my pics tomorrow.

Thank you to everyone who organized this, all the people who lent their bikes/ATV & to Beth for cooking up some yummy food. :thumb:
 

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Scott took me as a passenger on the lush breast. I had to remind myself to relax & not be so stiff armed on the back. After a while I started rodeo-ing & using just one hand to hold on which allowed me to move with the bumps. :flip:
I plead the Fifth... I have no recollection of what she is talking about... :mrgreen:
 
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Hi, all!

It was great, great ride! Thank you for planning, inviting, helping and feeding!
The weather was perfect while riding. The trail was tricky enough to entertain you for the two days, and still I feel I want to come back and ride more!

I did not take many pictures this time, but here are some...


Caravan to OT from King's
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Got to the camp site. This is after the first ride.
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I kind of missed the first ride, since the bike engine did not run quick enough. Then Georgia's family arrived a little later and I joined them to ride. Thanks for saving my morning!

This is right before the 2nd ride. I had my camera with me this time.
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In the trail...
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Went across creeks, rode bottom of creeks... A lot of them!
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Pond near the 3-mile creek
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Taking a little break.
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vfrhugh led us for the 2nd ride. His KTM520 supposed to be heavy, but he was handling it like 250 bike.
STrider led me after I had engine starting problems and had been left behind.
Thanks!
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This is NOT where we rode...
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but here!
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No more pics this time, though, I will post the test result of my new toy(helmet cam) later...

Thanks!
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Texas Dr said:
STrider led me after I had engine starting problems and had been left behind.
t'is a fine line between "leading" and "trying to stay out of the way". Oh, and great pics, Ken. Now, where's Sleepy Weasel when you need him?

more remembrances -

- Ken had some minor struggles with starting his 250 at first. So I showed him my very technical procedure of messing with it till it works. After that, he was able to get mine started on the first kick after I did everything short of a warming massage. By the end of the weekend, we were starting each other's bikes better than our own.

- Squeaky had apparently had some prior experience in trying to kick start. This seems to have not gone well. So after the "abridged" version of the start procedure instruction, she set into kicking. It looked a lot like when you hit that spot right behind a dog's ear and their leg just starts going. By the end of the weekend though, she was routinely getting it going in 1 or 2 kicks. Good job, Squeakster. (She also did the Camel Back on the 250, and got the BRP up to speed on a return loop.)

- Jeff (pokey mon) fought the WR's a whole bunch to get them going. He was not thrilled to learn it never took me more than 1 kick. There is definitely a technique to it.
 
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- Squeaky had apparently had some prior experience in trying to kick start. This seems to have not gone well. So after the "abridged" version of the start procedure instruction, she set into kicking. It looked a lot like when you hit that spot right behind a dog's ear and their leg just starts going. By the end of the weekend though, she was routinely getting it going in 1 or 2 kicks. Good job, Squeakster.
Well, I still don't totally understand the mechanicals of kick starting (please don't attempt to explain it, I'll skim that paragraph anyway) but I did start to get the routine down. After it flooded, it wasn't easy at all - and for some reason every time I landed it was on my right, so I was in no shape to try it myself. Luckily, there was always someone there to help - usually Matt, but almost everyone stepped in to help at one time or another. :clap:

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(She also did the Camel Back on the 250, and got the BRP up to speed on a return loop.)
Yeah, but when I saw the video Tony posted, it wasn't nearly as impressive looking as it felt while I was doing it. There was some serious teeth clenching and fear to overcome there. After I did the Camel Back once, I figured I should do it again just to say I did. Taking the big pig back was a fluke - Matt had moved my helmet and gloves off the 250 and put them on the 650, so I went over to gear back up and just automatically sat down on it.

Matt: "You know you're on the 650?"
Me: "No, it's where my helmet was. They're both red."
Matt: "Well, you can ride it back if you want but don't take it out of first gear."
Me: "You sure? Maybe I should just switch with you."
Matt: "Nah, you'll be fine. Much lighter than a VStrom!"

And that it was. Lucky for me, we only had a hundred yards or so of trail before we got to the road. I decided that if I could take my Strom on this that I could at least get the BRP up into second gear. Weeeee! :rider:

Matt, has your wife become so jealous of all the fun that she wants to go out and ride now? :trust:
 
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After several attempts to repair my video creator program I gave up and did it manually, sort of. It took a little trial and error with the cameras pause button and the computers record button but I finally have some clips of the Sunday ride or the play locations.

Here is Matt, Alex and Kyle at Double Dip.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2154305302176818649&hl=en

This is the video that lead to Kyle's quote, "I see pretty colors" that Matt posted about earlier. :eek2:
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=8330564743552823118&hl=en
As he was looking at the sky he was seeing all kinds of colors, blue sky, green pine trees, various shades of other leafs and the riding gear of everyone on top of the hill. Or at least that is one way he told the story. The others were he was seeing stars.

The bikes back up and running and Kyle is back on top of the hill so it was time for me to play a little and Matt was up for a few more passes.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=819798862514455567&hl=en

It's hard to keep a good rider down, Kyle does Double Dip again, sort of.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5563434500228144724&hl=en

Ken came along for a try at Double Dip.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-1140075988767722216&hl=en

And of course our video camera operator couldn't be left out of the fun.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=4857225621874088562&hl=en

It was time for Matt and crew to start loading up so I lead them back to camp, Kyle and Alex headed for some more fun at Camelback.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2571702679757116977&hl=en

After I made it back to Camelback, a family that was not a part of the TWT group came riding by so I got the on video also, hope they don't mind.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-6905384692855528934&hl=en

Alex playing at Camelback.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=3426530560849278047&hl=en
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1920409140896693801&hl=en
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=1393126118577716573&hl=en
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=6874089511169746331&hl=en

Pops and Dan come by Camelback.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2602611621658498826&hl=en

Followed by Robbie and Kelly
http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=2257268717266572568&hl=en

I would like to take this time to thank Pops, Dan and Alex for all they did on Saturday to make this a good ride. I wish I could have been there but I had to work and did not realize I had already agreed to work Saturday for one of the others to get off for another motorcycle ride when Matt suggested the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd. Next time I will check my calander a little better before I agree to a swap but then again I needed a swap so I could attend the MSRA Christmas Party.

Each of you deserve a big thank you also for making this such a great weekend for us. I had a blast and I'm looking forward to the next time we can all get together for a little "DIRTY" :trust: fun.

I was asked by a couple of folks for more information on membership so I will take this time to give you the link to MSRA. http://www.msra-cycle.org/MSRA is the club that maintains the trails at Outlaw Trax and you can join Outlaw Trax thru MSRA. Or you can join Outlaw Trax thru Outlaw Trax web site http://www.outlawtrax.com/ Each membership has it's advantages and disadvantages. If you would like to discuss the two, email or PM me and I will discuss them with you one on one. If you would like to see what is going on at Outlaw Trax check out the MSRA-TON forum at http://www.texasoffroad.net/forum_php/postlist.php?Cat=&Board=dirtbike_msra_public

Once again, I had a blast meeting and riding with the Sunday crowd. Matt you did great in getting this to come together so well. I'm looking forward to seeing Ken's helmet cam videos and the other pictures that haven't been posted yet. Keep'em coming. :rider:
 

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That head whack Alex took looked pretty tough! I know from experience that you don't have to hit real hard to have your bell rung pretty good! Tough kid!
 
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This brought back memories of dirt days that had slipped my mind , Being able to get out of bed without hurting allover ,on Wedensday morning . SEYA
 
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Did y'all have sound with the video clips when you viewed them? They had sound when I posted them but I just checked a couple of them and got no sound.
 
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Squeaky & STrider



She appears to be a bit crooked already



Group taking a break between runs



I caught Squeaky in her ducky pants



Irondawg stopping to check out the deer. Can you spot the buck?



Did Squeaky’s bike need to be kickstarted????



Tourmeister & I on the beast



Discussing the days ride around the fire

 

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Well, here are my photos. None of anybody riding.

Relaxing and waiting for food:
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Ah, food time. Check out the reflective safety clothes for around the campfire.

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WoodButcher said:
That's just wrong. If I had noticed those ducks on her pants I wouldn't have let her ride my yellow bike.
Your bike will never live this down, that picture will be my new wallpaper. But really, if you think about it, it's kind of appropriate for someone wearing ducky pants to be riding a yellow bike. If it makes you feel better, next time we'll let her scoot around on the 100 in them.
 

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Snoopster said:
Rusty ..... do you have something against ducks?:phead:
Hmm, they are my daughter's favorite critter, but I'd rather be riding a Duc than a duck. Too often I think of it as a BYP(big yellow pig) and now another animal association? I think there may be more black plastic in my DRZ's future.
 
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