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  1. Rock Hugger

    Georgetown Saturday 6/22

    I have to use the map a lot when I ride up there, unless I ride with big bob. I work the weekend so I won’t be going but enjoy it, it’s a great area to ride.
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    Close call on FH trail 5

    I need to carry something like that. Could have been very handy. I was wishing I had one. Some days?!?!? Everyday!!! lol
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    Close call on FH trail 5

    4 psi with tubliss and the tire still seems stiff. I was riding alone, I work weekends so weekdays are my only time to ride.
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    Close call on FH trail 5

    So I staged today in the Sugar Pine Staging area and wanted to run trail 5 since I haven't ridden it before. The only two times I've ridden FH I staged at China Wall and rode trail 6. There is still a ton of water and mud on the trails which made for a slippery climbs, the M5B doesn't have good traction on those wet rocks. I also saw a large brown colored Black Bear. I took the #5 loop counter clockwise. The washed out creek crossing about 3/4 of the way around the loop got me. The rear tire spun and the back tire slid down, as I tried to pull the rear end back on line I lost the bike and my footings and we both slid down the creek like a water slide. I'm soaking wet, the bike is on its side in the creek. I get the bike stood back up and am wondering how I was going to get it back up to the trail, there was no traction to even hardly stand. I was wishing I had a rope or something with me. I ended up fighting it for a while and finaly got it back on the trail. I need to crop the go pro footage so I can post it. That was an adventure. lol
  5. is the trail just over grown or is it blocked? I was thinking about going up there tomorrow to ride trail 5 and maybe 6.
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    Yuupy yup another ride, lower elevation. Coming Saturday

    I might be able to go on Monday or Tuesday.
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    Yuupy yup another ride, lower elevation. Coming Saturday

    Possibly Monday or Tuesday next week. I’ll have to look at my schedule and double check.
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    Yuupy yup another ride, lower elevation. Coming Saturday

    I wish I didn’t work weekends so I could tag along. Maybe someday.
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    Forest Hill Trail 6 open?

    I wonder if the trees are closer to some of the other roads that the trail come close to. Might be a shorter ride with bigger equipment.
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    California Dual Sport Registration...

    You should be able to register it. I bought an XL500 years ago that was out of DMV's system and it was no problem registering it after a CHP vin verification. I don't remember if it had1 or two vins on it.
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    I usually like winter, but......

    Damn Sean I didn't know anything was going on. I'm glad you are on the mend. As others have said don't rush it and make sure you heal properly.
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    It’s time

    If you are bored this weekend you can pull the Jeep out and help us rescue a buddies Jeep that broke down and needs to be recovered. It's not too far from you...
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    Gopro helmet mount

    I use the SoPro chin mount and it works great and doesn’t get in way of anything.
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    What GPS or accessory is this from? See pic

    My first GPS had a connector similar to that. It was a Garmin Etrex Vista from around 2002ish.
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    Where to get good socks?

    I bought socks from Cabela's for a Deer and Elk Hunting trip a couple years ago. They are perfect for riding. They are tall enough they are a little above the boots, thick enough to have some cushion. I haven't noticed them being any hotter in the summer.
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