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Old 02-03-2012, 05:27 PM   #1
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Default Check out this scary ride.

This ride could have really ended up bad.

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Old 02-03-2012, 06:35 PM   #2
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Holy poop!
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Old 02-06-2012, 09:14 AM   #3
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I think I would have $#!t myself too.

Absolutely spectacular scenary, but reempahsizes why I ride on groomed trails
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Old 02-06-2012, 11:52 AM   #4
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Default Re: Check out this scary ride.

I would hire a local guide to go out boondockin like that in the mountains.

That could have ended very badly.
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Old 02-06-2012, 01:00 PM   #5
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Dunno Floyd, off trail is some sweet riding if you have the right snow conditions for it. Granted it is a lot different riding here then out West, but I think that riding out there would be tons of fun. One of my fav rides was putting on a thousand miles out North of the Burma with Toddmeister. Granted, I have a shallow track and may have been spinning a but, and he crushed me with his GPS data showing we only put on about 75 or something, but it was fun nonetheless. Playing in those valleys would be great, as you can see most everything you are headed for.

I think a local guide would help alot out west as I have always had apprehension about cresting a blind hill without knowing what was on the other side. I really don't like those power line trails up by the falls. That is a groomed trail but no one ever stays on their side and I have seen a few close calls just the couple of times I was up there, so you can kinda have the same type of problem.

If you have never really tried off-trail, you gotta check it out. Once we get some decent snow, go check out some 2-tracks North of the Burma Grade. That place is great for 'novice' off-trail riding cause you can't get lost. You are boxed in by the trail, the river and M-123.
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Old 02-06-2012, 02:19 PM   #6
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Over the years I heard numerous people say that once you ride in the mountains and experience the powder, you won't want to ride anywhere else. Having never experienced that type of riding, I just don't have anything to compare trail riding to. Would someday like to put it on my bucket list, but I agree with Todd - No way would I try it without having a guide.
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Old 02-06-2012, 02:51 PM   #7
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Ok my .02. Off trail riding is where it is at. I never have been a fan of trail riding. To much speed and to many close calls. Now that I have a hotdogger on the sled I will never have to seen in a town or on a trail again (accept to get to the 2 tracks). Anyone know if I can cook a pasty in it? I'm really craving one. Yes I also have 600 miles on my crossfire, the track has about 5000 from track spin, yes I fall off alot, yes I listen to 80's hair band music while I ride and yes i'm having a blast.


I also have a sno-bungie to help out the less experienced riders.
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Old 02-06-2012, 03:29 PM   #8
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Ok my .02. Off trail riding is where it is at. I never have been a fan of trail riding. To much speed and to many close calls. Now that I have a hotdogger on the sled I will never have to seen in a town or on a trail again (accept to get to the 2 tracks). Anyone know if I can cook a pasty in it? I'm really craving one. Yes I also have 600 miles on my crossfire, the track has about 5000 from track spin, yes I fall off alot, yes I listen to 80's hair band music while I ride and yes i'm having a blast.


I also have a sno-bungie to help out the less experienced riders.
Are you talkin about the one on the seat holding on to the handlebars or do you have one of those store bought things on the pipe??
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Yeah Floyd for your first time off trail, north of Burma grade would be a great place to start. I am still finding new 2-tracks and forest roads even now. I have a bunch of those tracks now saved from the GPS.
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*edited earlier post*
Must have been on a caffeine buzz or something, man that was all over the place.
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