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    Some Local Trails Are Just Too Much

    Was researching some trip options I realized both me and the roads just might be getting a little too warn out for some of my local destinations.
    Last Group Ride while at Meadow Lake we were at the tail end of this Fordyce Trail, which we did not attempt. I explained there were several creek crossings and winch hills with evil reputations; and only time I attempted it I retreated with a broken clutch perch. Maybe this helps explain:
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    I'll have to tell Adam-in-Nevada we may just have to pass on this trail.
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    Might have to skip this one too...am looking for remote moto-camping sites near Gold Lake Basin and the Sierra Buttes LookOut but this is ridiculous!


    I see these TurfStone Pavers packed in for trail maintenance in places but here they apparently fly them in by the pallet load by helicopter.
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    Just 'cause Betty Boop is orange don't mean she could hang with these guys. Darn near everything is Austrian orange in the woods around here.
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    interesting "water cooled" system on that white 1st gen 4runner.
    crazy things some people will do, but i bet tw-brian could get 36's on a tdub if he put his mind to it!
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    One More Time! Stop playing around in my driveway!!!!! Both the U.P.S. and Mail drives are getting tired of waiting for you!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fred View Post
    Might have to skip this one too...am looking for remote moto-camping sites near Gold Lake Basin and the Sierra Buttes LookOut but this is ridiculous!


    I see these TurfStone Pavers packed in for trail maintenance in places but here they apparently fly them in by the pallet load by helicopter.
    Right about the 4:15 mark you can hear my mail lady blowing her horn at those guys.
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    Nice vid's Fred. Maybe when I was younger.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rider21 View Post
    Nice vid's Fred. Maybe when I was younger.
    Ditto except for me, A LOT YOUNGER !!!
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    Fred Gee Dang It. After watching those motorsickle video's I'm so glad to hear those may be too much for you and I'm not alone in the theory. In the first one the sidehill exposure is so steep I'd be crapping my pants and they could use my crap as pavers to finish the trail!

    While I value watching the second video with its history and scenic beauty, I would have passed out on that trail from the exposure drop offs. You would have either found me in one of (first) creek bottoms or wrapped around a tree on the way to one.

    I hate trails where the outside foot peg is hanging over the edge.

    Thanks for sharing...I guess!
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