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    Smile Do you actually get to see wildlife?

    Does anyone from here actually saw wildlife while MTB in Alaska? I would be delighted iof there weere photos...

    I mean like bears, carribou, beavers perhaps?
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    Oh yeah

    We had one lady we were riding with get attacked by a spruce hen. I wish I would have taken a picture but I was too busy falling over and peeing my pants from laughing so hard.

    I've also seen moose, bear and porcupine.

    I thought I saw a Yeti once, but it was just Carlos with his jersey off.

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    We ran into a brown bear yesterday. Riding my Pugs on the Alaska Peninsula I see all manner of Alaskan beast all the time.
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    My friend saw a brown bear near Anchorage this summer. There's plenty of wildlife to run into....ride up in the park and tell me what you see.
    The only thing that really worried me was the ether. There is nothing more helpess and irresponsible and depraved than a man in the depths of an either binge. And I knew we'd get into that rotten stuff pretty soon...

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    Never seen a brown bear while riding, but I have seen plenty of black bears and this spring on the Resurection trail a lynx darted off the trail in front of me. On a daily basis though, I see beaver (both kinds ) and moose.

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    Oh sweet... I will look forward to MTB down there... Just saving my pocket in time... Thank you for sharing your riding experience!
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    As an extra... Any pictures?
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    Quote Originally Posted by daveIT
    We had one lady we were riding with get attacked by a spruce hen. I wish I would have taken a picture but I was too busy falling over and peeing my pants from laughing so hard.

    I've also seen moose, bear and porcupine.

    I thought I saw a Yeti once, but it was just Carlos with his jersey off.
    Ha, ha, ha... Thanks for the laugh .

    PS: By the way... Nice signature you have there!
    "I tied my bicycle up to a post
    An’ it got stole by a graveyard ghost
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    Quote Originally Posted by stolpsgti
    My friend saw a brown bear near Anchorage this summer. There's plenty of wildlife to run into....ride up in the park and tell me what you see.
    Currently oversea, but I will eventually get there, just want some experience about Alaskan trails and know more...

    PS: Once again, thanks for your riding experience.
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    I need to take my camera with me more often. I have yet too find a suitable way to carry it so that I can get to it with out having to take off my camelback.
    Last edited by aka bubba; 10-26-2006 at 08:26 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aka bubba
    I need to take my camera with me more often. I have yet too find a suitable way to carry it so that I can get to it with out having to take off my camelback.
    Such a lovely photo... When was that taken? By the way, what is a camelback if you don't mind, aka bubba.
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    Quote Originally Posted by derwin.lau
    When was that taken?
    That was taken in July or August of this year can’t remember.

    Quote Originally Posted by derwin.lau
    what is a camelback if you don't mind, aka bubba.
    It is a hydration pack that allows me to carry my spare tube, tools and all sorts of goodies.
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    Pictures?

    Quote Originally Posted by derwin.lau
    As an extra... Any pictures?
    Mr. Tscheezy who posted above takes some of the best wildlife photos you'll see anywhere. Click on his user name to view his profile, then click on his home page link--I think that will take you to his photo site.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aka bubba
    That was taken in July or August of this year can’t remember.


    It is a hydration pack that allows me to carry my spare tube, tools and all sorts of goodies.
    Ah, so this is a "camel back". Thanks.
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    I see wildlife everytime I take my bike out....

    I store our bikes in the van right next to our food storage freezers



    I'm sorry....




    couldn't resist....




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