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    Good job! Auburn pics!

    First off, I'd like to thank everyone for the awsome ride on saturday! Even though I endoed & lost my rear brakes before we even got to the Foresthill Bridge, and then every muscle in my legs were cramping up on the return trip, this was one of my favorite rides I've been on. I've got a bunch of pictures to go through, and some didn't come out as sharp as I'd hoped (i'm not used to the camera I had for sports stuff), I did get some great shots. I don't know who most of the riders were just by looking at the pictures, but if you want a hi-res copy send me an email saying which picture you want & I'll email it to ya.

    And now, the pics!

    (More to come in the next few days.)
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    a few more pix

    I've been deflowered...An Auburn virgin no more. The words Foresthill and Confluence and Maria's are no longer mystery, but a clear picture in my mind (o.k.... maybe Confluence is a blur ) Thank you John for getting me to and from Dan's ( I meant to leave the other half of the six pack in your truck as a physical show of gratitude. You can imagine my surprise when I got home and I had half a 6er in my bag. Fear not, I took care of them for you. I owe you a few.) Thanks Dan for getting me to and from my favorite mountain bike ride so far this year. I ran into a couple of folks I hadn't seen in a while (Cap'n and Pete) and the goat burrito lives in my memory even now (I'll go with carne asada next time).

    Enough babble, here are some pics:
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    I hope Mike doesn't hate me for this one...

    It looks like Plim is having a good ride so far.
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    And Finally

    1.Tunnel Vision... stay in the middle!
    2. Ahhhhhburn!
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    Auburn trail dirctions???

    Hey!!! I live in Tahoe and the snow level is slowly creeping its way downward so I am going to have to drive down to the foothills to ride. I have heard that there is a great trail out of Auburn. Maybe this is the one that you profiled in pics. If anyone could provide some basic directions from Auburn that would be greatly apprectiated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocdog
    Hey!!! I live in Tahoe and the snow level is slowly creeping its way downward so I am going to have to drive down to the foothills to ride. I have heard that there is a great trail out of Auburn. Maybe this is the one that you profiled in pics. If anyone could provide some basic directions from Auburn that would be greatly apprectiated.
    I wish I could.. I just followed the guy in front of me. Hit up Big Boulder. I think he can set you straight.

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    Thanks for the pics.

    Quote Originally Posted by jorgemonkey
    First off, I'd like to thank everyone for the awsome ride on saturday! Even though I endoed & lost my rear brakes before we even got to the Foresthill Bridge, and then every muscle in my legs were cramping up on the return trip, this was one of my favorite rides I've been on. I've got a bunch of pictures to go through, and some didn't come out as sharp as I'd hoped (i'm not used to the camera I had for sports stuff), I did get some great shots. I don't know who most of the riders were just by looking at the pictures, but if you want a hi-res copy send me an email saying which picture you want & I'll email it to ya.

    And now, the pics!

    (More to come in the next few days.)
    That was my first ride with any of the MTBR folks and it was really great. D@mn that was a big group. Seemed like everyone was pretty strong as well. Luckily y'all take good long breaks so I got a chance to catch up ;^> Speaking of which, one of the things I liked about this group was how supportive it was. Towards the end I was bonking and lagging pretty far behind the main group, but I never felt any pressure to step it up.

    I met some really great folks. I hope to run into you all again. Of course, I got a bunch of real names, but now I realize I don't know what screen names to connect them with. Anyway, for those whom I met, I'm Jeff, the guy from up near Truckee (the school teacher at the ski academy). I was riding a red Heckler, white helmet, and I have a goatee (sp) and was usually one of the last 3 or 4 people to show up at each stop towards the end of the day.

    Man, I was whooped at the end of that ride. Cramp city from the return on the connector trail til the end. I was so shot that I was f'ing up left and right down the Culvert Trail and the Confluence. I landed several jumps and drops every which way but straight. I hit that run quite often, and I should probably have just chilled out on it yesterday.

    My God, you ss'ers are freaks of nature! What are they putting in your cerial?

    Sorry I missed you all at the Taco place. I was not paying close enough attention to the directions and I did not find it.

    Anyway, thanks to all who put that together, and especially Char (hope I got that name right) for meeting up us with with water and Gatorade. Also thanks to those who showed up early to set up the shuttle.

    Kapusta

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    Quote Originally Posted by rocdog
    Hey!!! I live in Tahoe and the snow level is slowly creeping its way downward so I am going to have to drive down to the foothills to ride. I have heard that there is a great trail out of Auburn. Maybe this is the one that you profiled in pics. If anyone could provide some basic directions from Auburn that would be greatly apprectiated.
    Hey, I live near Truckee and I go down there a lot over the winter to ride. I'd be happy to go down with you sometime. PM me if you are interested. There is also some great stuff around Nevada City.

    For a good map online, try www.mtbsingletrack.com it's a great resource for riding in the Auburn and Nevada City area. Great maps and directions.

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    Good job! AWESOME, but painful ride

    First off I must say that this was my virgin MTBR ride and I could have no asked for a better group to ride with. Although I wasn't very talkative and kinda shy, that doesn't mean I had a great ride. It was the biggest and longest mtn bike ride I have ever been on. It totally killed my legs though as we were finishing up down the forest hill divide trail. I just wanted to have a search and rescue team come out and find me to take me back to the car. But I hung through it and survived somehow. This ride just pushed me that much harder to stay up with the group and for the most part I did so. This group ride was much different that riding with my buddies back home and I sure did feal it. I just want to say thanx to EVERYONE for making my day sooooo much fun. Ok, enough about that lets show some pictures. If you want any hi-res pics just let me know and I'll send them to ya. My name is Shane by the way if you don't remember.
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    Looks like there were at LEAST two times as...

    many women on this ride as there were on the Coe ride.

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    Very Nice Ride

    Thanks everyone, especially Dan for driving up, and the sweepers for keeping me company. I had a great time, and I am pleased to see that more than one other rider felt pretty well toasted when it was over. Although this was my first official MTBR ride, I have met a few folks through MTBR, and I am continually amazed at how cool, interesting, funny and FAST you all are. (30 miles on a Single Speed - - - in Sandals !? )

    I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO THE NEXT ONE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rockcrawler53
    First off I must say that this was my virgin MTBR ride and I could have no asked for a better group to ride with. Although I wasn't very talkative and kinda shy, that doesn't mean I had a great ride. It was the biggest and longest mtn bike ride I have ever been on. It totally killed my legs though as we were finishing up down the forest hill divide trail. I just wanted to have a search and rescue team come out and find me to take me back to the car. But I hung through it and survived somehow. This ride just pushed me that much harder to stay up with the group and for the most part I did so. This group ride was much different that riding with my buddies back home and I sure did feal it. I just want to say thanx to EVERYONE for making my day sooooo much fun. Ok, enough about that lets show some pictures. If you want any hi-res pics just let me know and I'll send them to ya. My name is Shane by the way if you don't remember.

    Dude, you don't even post of picture of me? I see how it is. See if I drive you to Auburn again, or tow you back from Reno....

    Glad ya had fun!
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    Well to make life easier on the dial up people viewing this thread, I'm goin to upload all the pics that I've got to my gallery here in MTBR. The gallery is located here:

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    I've got about 1/2 uploaded, hopefully I'll get the rest done tomorow afternoon/evening!
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    Killer!

    Compatriots,

    Meeting a number of cool new people, enjoying some beautiful wilderness area, and traveling at warp speed through our killer California paradise, is a great way to spend a Saturday. This group is grand. With superstars like Boulder Boy, Johnny Fire Cracker, Francis Ford Coppola, the Zane-inator, Ogre, DANger, and yes, Joseph it is easy to be caught up in all the fanfare.

    Thanks for all of the photos.

    I look forward to the next endeavor! (If you'll let this excitable boy partake).

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    Tell him to stop

    Quote Originally Posted by jorgemonkey
    Dude, you don't even post of picture of me? I see how it is. See if I drive you to Auburn again, or tow you back from Reno....

    Glad ya had fun!
    Quit your whining man, here are some of you. Hehe j/k bro. By the way thanx for the ride back from reno. :-)
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    thanks

    It was a very nice ride.
    Special thanks to Big Boulder for arranging this riding, others who showed ways and for pictures.
    Connector, Confluence ... awesome single tracks – wished I could ride for whole day long.

    - Jae

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    "A" group: 27 riders.
    F**kin "A" group: 4 riders.
    Outstanding support wagon: 1 ~ Thanks Char, your the best!!

    And thank you Steve for putting this together. It was great seeing so many old friends and meeting new ones. Nice riding and meeting all of you guy's.

    Plot this dweeb:
    Here's the summary data according to my geek tool:
    Total Time (h:m:s) 5:33:19 11:45 pace
    Moving Time (h:m:s) 3:44:42 7:55 pace
    Distance (mi ) 28.33
    Moving Speed (mph) 7.6 avg. 43.5 max.
    Elevation Gain (ft) +5,006 / -5,736
    Temperature (°F) 57.5°F avg. 59°F high
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    Google Earth Link

    http://trail.motionbased.com/trail/k...pkValue=334690

    And Kyle, wtf?? Is that a scary shot or what?
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    Smashing

    Dude,

    Your photos are brilliant!

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    Good job! Best Ever.

    On reflection, this was the largest, longest, and best mountain bike ride I have ever been on. Awesome trails, awesome conditions, awesome ridebuddies. I have BigBoulder, Cher, and the rest of the trail leadership to thank for it, so, thank you for making it happen.

    The after party at Big Boulder ranch was superb, where I was initiated into Bike Sumo, treated to a post-ride cigar, drank too much, carried on late into the night, and slept very well. There is love and hospitality at BB ranch!

    And for all who commented on my BMX pedals before, during, and after the ride (I think I heard over 10 comments ) I have finally decided to trade in my beloved magnesium BMX pedals for some spd clipless. 30 miles on flat pedals made me a believer.

    From the comments it looks like this ride was truly "breakthrough": lots of first-time MTBR ride riders, lots of "longest ride they've ever done" riders" (including me), and to think it all went down "post-season" - man those trails could NOT have been better!

    Thanks everyone and see you next time!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jorgemonkey

    And now, the pics!

    (More to come in the next few days.)
    Scotttttttt, thanks for taking pics. It takes a lot of effort to lug the big camera around, setup, then catch up. Then you got to edit them and post them and link them... But then you're our hero.

    Great to ride with you again. I'll put some names to your photos.

    1. group shot
    2. Steve aka bigboulder aka organizer aka host of the year
    3. Kyle aka K-max aka singlespeed man-whore
    4. francis aka me
    5. John aka fast, nice guy.

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    more....

    1. Andy aka crashmaster aka crashed into the parking lot curb and got jacked before the ride
    2. Fred aka fred-da-trog on a 29er compensating for something
    3. Alex from Ukraine and Rychelle aka mrs. k-max back from europe
    4. Rafael aka Graaaahhhhhhhhhhhhh in camo
    5. Renata aka MiniMae aka A+ rider
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    wow what a great ride that was made by the group. I had such great time meeting all of you guys, and thanks for the ride Scott! I definately look forward to riding with all of you guys again! Thanks francis for the sportlegs!

    -Rafael

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    1. group shot leaving me behind
    2. Jim aka Jilm
    3. Renata aka MiniMae
    4. Dan aka Dan'ger, Plim and John aka JRM
    5. Jeff aka Kapusta

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    Just to pile on the good vibes...

    Yes, that was an awesome ride. It was so great starting from town, and after driving up to FDLT several times previous, it was a treat to ride over that bridge.

    My top five, in no particular order...

    - Great road trip buddies. Thanks for driving, Dan'ger, you are a champ. And sorry for showing up at your house so early (although your email did not reach me until almost 10 PM Friday night...). Lutarious, Velocipus, JRM...great riding up with you guys!

    - Connector Trail...drool...that trail is just to freakin sweet. Even if you drive up to FDLT, that trail is worth the out-and-back at the end of the Foresthill loop. Big props to FATRAC and all the other believers for that bit of sweetness.

    - Confluence...shiver...probably my favorite section of the entire ride, although it was tough riding it at the very end of the day. I got away with several mistakes there.

    - Ride leadership: I admit, I was pessimistic about that group staying together, but every time I got to a junction, sure enough there was at least one person there pointing the way. I didn't catch everyone's name, but thanks again.

    - Imjps for leading the F**kin' A ride. It was a blast finishing Foresthill in reverse, thanks for suggesting it. And thanks for the geek stats!

    ____

    Great pictures, everyone.

    How was Sunday's ride?
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    Quote Originally Posted by imjps
    "A" group: 27 riders.
    F**kin "A" group: 4 riders.
    Outstanding support wagon: 1 ~ Thanks Char, your the best!!

    And thank you Steve for putting this together. It was great seeing so many old friends and meeting new ones. Nice riding and meeting all of you guy's.

    Plot this dweeb:
    Here's the summary data according to my geek tool:
    Total Time (h:m:s) 5:33:19 11:45 pace
    Moving Time (h:m:s) 3:44:42 7:55 pace
    Distance (mi ) 28.33
    Moving Speed (mph) 7.6 avg. 43.5 max.
    Elevation Gain (ft) +5,006 / -5,736
    Temperature (°F) 57.5°F avg. 59°F high
    I never realized that ride had over 5000' of climbing.

    Fun day, sorry I couldn't hang for Maria's and the BB ranch.
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    Hey all, it's monday morning and I ain't gonna work. Too much fun weekend thoughts right now. Might as well write them down.

    Pre-ride:
    So bigboulder comes to Skeggs and we ride, ride, ride. Over the past few years, I've seen bigboulder a few times in gatherings but we never really rode together or talked in depth. Well, this guy can ride and he's a damm nice guy. So he invites me over to Auburn and I am in.

    Saturday:
    So Derek and I arrive at the Waterwheel and there's about 30 people over there. Incredible! My old co-worker Capm is even there with a ton of beer from his family brewery, Sac Brew. Jed and Suizy cruise by to say hi but not ride... roadies. Kyle is late as usual and Andy crashes into the parking lot curb and hurts his knee, elbow and ankle.

    I turn my camera on and the battery is ded... not even one shot. At this point, camera duties are now up to JorgeMonkey, Joe-da-Trog and others. Kind of bummed but I know it'll be a lot less work.

    Conditions: Well they didn't suck. Trail was perfect, Temps were perfect, the the fall colors were well ahh perfect. I'm just at a loss for words. The Auburn trails were an orgy of packed clay trails, imbedded rocks, roller coaster stretches, bridges, creek crossings, epic downhills with river and canyon views.

    A group of 30 can't ride together right? Well this one can The A and the B group were having so much fun that we stuck it out together. It was a big ass house party on the trail. Rychelle shinn'ed some Rocks, Dan'ger endoed a few other riders got nicked. A lot of folks rode beyond their best!

    Char aka Fiona was waiting at the halfway point with Gatorade and water. Char is an angel. Roger aka Roger__ rolls up with singlespeed buddies. 60 mile ride is easy when you don't have gears to bother with right Roger?


    Maria's Tacos:
    That place is goooood and it's cheap. At least 20 folks from the ride are still here. Amazing. We have a great time. Period. The stories are flowing as beer nourished the lactic legs.

    Bigboulder's house:
    Steve's got kind of a ranch. 5 cars make their way into the woods and end up at Steve's house. We set our sleeping bags aka 'crash landing' spots down and proceed to drink. We can't waste a minute since it's already 6pm.

    Through the night, more stragglers roll in. Our favorite is Ben aka OBTAINER aka K-Max's brother in law. Ben can talk one million words per hour and is straight-up the funniest guy in Norcal!!!!!!!!

    Bigboulder's hottie roomate rolls in and wants to party. She's got 3 kids 5-7 and they want to join too. Her roomate's girlfriend arrives and joins too. They bring 20 lbs of fresh trout and make Bigboulder clean it so they can eat and party!

    So the next 6 hours are a blur of drinking cases of beer and putting a dent on a box of HARDDDD liquor. Fresh baked Fiona cookies keep coming out of the oven and broiled trout is floating around. We then proceed into X-box playing with the kids, a halloween fashion show, tobacco smoking, then bike sumo.

    Bike sumo is a treat. We do this for an hour as the kids join in and referee the competition. During the practice round, Jilm taps me and I fly into the cement. I look at my knee and it's a bleeder. Medic!! The eventual winners are Ogre for the '****' socks and Madzane for the stem topcap beer cap holder.

    Past midnight, time to conk out. Day two coming...

    francois
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    Photoshop!

    I hope jorgemonkey doesn't mind me taking liberties with his gallery. Too bad you got JFR as he was going <i>up</i>. I sure he went bigger than the other guy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Quercus agrifolia
    - JFR for leading the F**kin' A ride. It was a blast finishing Foresthill in reverse, thanks for suggesting it. And thanks for the geek stats!
    I think you have me confused with IMJPS.

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    Better late...

    Thank you all for a great time. Thank you Steve for planning this whole thing. Thank you Char for your mobile assistance.

    It was great to see the new faces, old faces and extended family.

    Here are my pics:

    Meeting at the waterwheel









    Since I'm not one of the fast people, I can only take pictures when the group stops or slows to a crawl. Here are some before the climb to the bridge.




    Bridge crossing pictures.





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    Sunday:

    So we're all sleeping on Bigboulder's floor. The smart ones have air matresses and pads. Fools like me and Derek have to turn over every half hour. We all get up and just stare at the breakfast table and sip something. We make our way to the South Yuba trail and get some calls from some slackers and no-shows.

    Riding today are Bigboulder, Ogre, Joseph, Derek and me. Char is at the trailhead to catch up on some sleep. The ride starts out with a big climb. My legs need a full hour to de-toxify and get started. Da pain, da pain said Tattoo.

    Anyway, the singletrack descent comes and it is the lushest forest I've ever seen in the Sierras. It's a pristine singletrack coated with a layer of pine needles. The views were epic as we snaked through the forest.

    What followed was the best singletrack of the weekend. There were two windy pieces of trail that challenged but not intimidate the rider. Speeds were high through the logs and rocks as Bigboulder represented for the Auburn SS nation.

    We then proceeded on to South Yuba trail. South Yuba is a rocky, up and down trail with a cliff on the left side. It's a little intimidating but once you flow up and down and left and right. The confidence and fun factor just goes off the scale. Another big flowy descent and we're back in the parking lot. 22 miles. The perfect ride to end a a great weekend.

    Time for more beer! We go to the pizza place, load up and go home.

    Joseph has a ton of pics from both days. But like I said before the ride, the pics don't capture the moment. This was the perfect fall weekend ride where good folks happened to come together and everything turned out perfect. Old friends, new friends, just hanging out and having the time our our lives!!

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    Good Times!

    After leaving the driver shuttles down at the confluence we pulled into the parking lot expecting to see a few people… By 10am there were 30 + folks ready to go. Everyone seemed anxious to get going and I was starting to wonder how we were going to herd that many riders (many had never been to Auburn before) on our planned route. Big props to Dennis, Ben, Jim, Johnny, Andy F, John and others for helping to keep everyone together. Although there was a little communication breakdown at the B group turnoff, I think that is was a good thing for everyone to have completed the A ride. There was such a positive vibe going all day (and all weekend). There were a couple of flats and small mechanicals (broken chains, brakes etc) but every rider that started the ride was there at the end. This was definitely the most successful large group ride I have ever been involved with.

    Extra Special Thanx (EST) to Char in her starring roll as Fiona The Trail Princess. Super EST’s for the Ogre cookies on Saturday night…Mmmm Ogre Cookies and Trout!

    Five survivors made it to the South Yuba River on Sunday morning with sore legs and hangovers. This ride is a lot like the Auburn ride we did on Saturday….It’s a lot of fun…only more lush, scenic, remote (we encountered only 2 other riders), technically and physically challenging. We were all tired…after all we had put in just over 50 miles of tough riding in two days (I on the SS) but, still there was that sense of elation and feeling of accomplishment that brought smiles and good cheer. That and the beer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    Sunday:

    So we're all sleeping on Bigboulder's floor. The smart ones have air matresses and pads. Fools like me and Derek have to turn over every half hour. We all get up and just stare at the breakfast table and sip something. We make our way to the South Yuba trail and get some calls from some slackers and no-shows.

    Riding today are Bigboulder, Ogre, Joseph, Derek and me. Char is at the trailhead to catch up on some sleep. The ride starts out with a big climb. My legs need a full hour to de-toxify and get started. Da pain, da pain said Tattoo.

    Anyway, the singletrack descent comes and it is the lushest forest I've ever seen in the Sierras. It's a pristine singletrack coated with a layer of pine needles. The views were epic as we snaked through the forest.

    What followed was the best singletrack of the weekend. There were two windy pieces of trail that challenged but not intimidate the rider. Speeds were high through the logs and rocks as Bigboulder represented for the Auburn SS nation.

    We then proceeded on to South Yuba trail. South Yuba is a rocky, up and down trail with a cliff on the left side. It's a little intimidating but once you flow up and down and left and right. The confidence and fun factor just goes off the scale. Another big flowy descent and we're back in the parking lot. 22 miles. The perfect ride to end a a great weekend.

    Time for more beer! We go to the pizza place, load up and go home.

    Joseph has a ton of pics from both days. But like I said before the ride, the pics don't capture the moment. This was the perfect fall weekend ride where good folks happened to come together and everything turned out perfect. Old friends, new friends, just hanging out and having the time our our lives!!

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    Sorry I could not hook up with you, you were right in my back yard Family obligations, you know how it goes. Let me know if you plan on heading up here again. If you liked the South Yuba trail, you will really like doing the entire section starting from Washington.
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    I'm jealous!

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    I should have listened to you doc!
    As I was driving into WORK on Saturday, the weather was perfect. I couldn't help thinking about how much fun you all must be having. Right on! Thanks for the writeups and pics and fuel for my day dreams...

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    Quote Originally Posted by francois
    Scotttttttt, thanks for taking pics. It takes a lot of effort to lug the big camera around, setup, then catch up. Then you got to edit them and post them and link them... But then you're our hero.
    Well I'd much rather lug my D70 around on rides than my D1h. The D1h is 3 lbs with NO lens on it The hardest part though was tryin to catch up.... which is probably why I endoed hehe. My wife got a little mad at me since I was gone riding all day, then came home and started workin on pics almost immediatly (sp?) Guess I should be nicer so she'll keep lettin me ride!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddy
    I hope jorgemonkey doesn't mind me taking liberties with his gallery. Too bad you got JFR as he was going <i>up</i>. I sure he went bigger than the other guy.

    The other guy that was jumping got great height, and AWSOME distance. He was airborne for easily 10+ feet. JFR did a gap jump later down the trail, but I wasn't in a good spot for it It looked really cool though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Fast Eddy
    Too bad you got JFR as he was going <i>up</i>. I sure he went bigger than the other guy.
    Not even close Ed. But thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WhuGmiT
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    I should have listened to you doc!
    As I was driving into WORK on Saturday, the weather was perfect. I couldn't help thinking about how much fun you all must be having. Right on! Thanks for the writeups and pics and fuel for my day dreams...
    wsup with the work schedule? Yup, it's good to have epic ride memories to fuel us through the long winter months.

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    If you Post it they will come

    That was a total OXnard weekend..................LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by jorgemonkey
    The other guy that was jumping got great height, and AWSOME distance. He was airborne for easily 10+ feet. JFR did a gap jump later down the trail, but I wasn't in a good spot for it It looked really cool though.
    I've always wondered what kind of air someone with skills could get there - that one claimed my collarbone a few years back. Good stuff!

    There's a left approach and a right approach to that gap, right? Did he hit the bigger one on the left?

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