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Old 09-27-04, 06:10 AM   #1
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Great ride!

Yesterday VosBike and I headed out to some great trails. They weren't very long, but great fun. Lots of good climbs and descents, fast singletrack, some technical stuff... just great fun.




I had the best endo ever... resulting from an ill-fated hop of a rather tall log. My rear tire came down hard on the log, and rocketed me off my seat and over the handlebars. I landed square on my forehead. My first thought was "I LOVE my helmet!" then I relized I was in searing pain. *shrug*

Somehow my seat was brutally mangled. It was bent very sharply to the right. How this happened, I do not know. I had Vos hold the bike while I muscled it back into shape, and we carried on.


Vos then took a nasty crash, and smashed his kneecap onto a fallen log. He had hit the same knee a day before in another crash. Poor fellow.



We didn't encounter a single unleashed dog I might add!


Well I'm out, see ya'll later!
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Old 09-27-04, 12:59 PM   #2
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Yesterday I was supposed to ride all morning long. I had planned to hit the trails with 2 or 3 buddies. We were all packed and ready to go when the weather report came in. Come on guys it's ONLY a Hurricane, let's go! What do you mean, "NO!"? It's only blowing a little and the rains not too much (70 mph gusts and 6" to 8"). Geez you guys are wimps. The trails are only under 4 to 6 feet of water.

I hate wimpy riding buddies almost as much as Hurricanes!!!!

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our trails are washed,trees are down,I'm sittin here watchin' it rain again. please keep your hurricanes down there
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Our trails are UNDERWATER! I haven't been off road in two months!!!!!

I had to get a CX bike just to curb my hunger!

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Man I just can't fathom what you guys are going through. I know every day I ask myself why anyone would live there. It seems everyear you guys get slammed badly.
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Why do we live here? Good question. I think mostly it has to do with Jan., Feb., and March!

As early as Nov. and as late as May are INCREDIBLE for riding. Great temps, low humidity and not a lot of people on the trails!

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Ahh...I always wondered. Cause I think every year I see pictures of cows flying through the sky...

Not to make light of a very serious situation down there. I wish you all the best and hope things end after this last one so people can start putting their lives back together.
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Yeah, seriously. At least I won't worry as much about my condo's top half getting blown away.

Omg...I just pictured a2 as barney gumble riding a bike in a hurricane. Your avatar is gettin to me, a2!! Heh, Barney Gumble.
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