And I’m back…

Discussion in 'Ride Reports' started by Slugman, Dec 24, 2007.

  1. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    New role at work has me traveling more than most airlibne pilots (seriously… 5 to 6 days a week and sometime 3 states in a day!)

    So I have been nurturing a lovely beer gut instead of riding. Add on a problem with my old bike… and I decided to get a new one (used of course – see custom title):


    Before I could get it together I decided to ride South Mountain with my DH/FR hardtail, that hurt!

    And a minor technical didn’t help


    Anyway – got the new ride and headed up Morman trail to National, then back down National the whole way… wow that bike was AWESOME!!! I am stoked about getting back out there, hopefully I will be able to ride it more often.

    Anyway few images from South Mountain:
    Starting up




    At the top


    Some fun features (on the way back down):



    That's it - kinda breif... but look for more in the future
     

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  2. Heidi

    Heidi Der hund ist laut und braun

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    So now I won't be seeing anymore pics of some of my old favorite trails in SoCal! I've ridden SoMo before too though, so no sweat! Great pics.
     
  3. splat

    splat Nam I am

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    Nice Boomer , what happend the soul cycles ?
     
  4. MMcG

    MMcG Ride till you puke!

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    Nice pics. Evil DOC??
     
  5. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    My territory covers SoCal... so I am going to build up a 'spare' bike to leave at -BB-'s for when I visit - so I'll make sure to post up some more as I get the chance. Any Request?

    Check PM

    Yup - long, I bought it off DHS
     
  6. dirtrider2

    dirtrider2 Chimp

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    That DOC looks real nice Mark! I'll be joining your HT club soon. I have a little surprise for the more XCish rides we do 'round here time to time.

    You coming back east any time this year? Hope you enjoying your new home.

    BTW, have you sworn off fullies?

    Dave
     
  7. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    Not sure about getting back there - things are pretty nuts around here, but will let ya know when I do.

    As far a fullies - last one I had blew up on a winter ride in Lincoln, RI... i think you were there.
     
  8. AzToJrse

    AzToJrse Monkey

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    dude those pics are making me miss the Az desert. some great riding on SOMO. Did you rock waterfall on the hardtail? that whole trail top to bottom is great.
     
  9. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    damn, SoMo is bad arse. i wish i woulda had time to hit it. our ride was a good option though.
     
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  10. sperkins

    sperkins Monkey

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    Great pics!! They are really beautiful with the sky in the background. :)