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    Inflexibles night ride 4/10/13

    Jacks? With spring creek to Stratton ?

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    Sure.

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    Re: Inflexibles night ride 4/10/13

    Well, I do like riding bikes at night on tacky ass hero dirt :-D Brappp!

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    Re: Inflexibles night ride 4/10/13

    Yes.

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    I wish

    Dam,
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    I should be in. I'm at a meeting in Denver, but I think I should be out in time.

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    Riding 2-3 hours that afternoon. I'll be warmed up and ready by 6. : )

    Forecast says 31 degrees at 6pm; 24 degrees by 9pm. Dress warm.

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    We meeting at upper Gold Camp lot at 6?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dancesatmoonrise View Post
    We meeting at upper Gold Camp lot at 6?
    Lower Chutes/Stratton parking lot.

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    Grus + Moisture = Grusmosis [grus-moh-sis] (noun) the diffusion of ones tire through the grus.
    Hell yea I am In!
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    I might need a little instruction on uploading

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tennubs View Post
    I might need a little instruction on uploading

    Its all good Nick, you just need to rotate them before uploading. Looking good otherwise!

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    Damn Nick that is one bad ass looking berm!!! Where do i find it I wanna ride that joker!

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    Are we going to be able to ride with all this crazy snow?

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    I sense sarcasm in your comment

    Dam,
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    Quote Originally Posted by hitechredneck View Post
    Damn Nick that is one bad ass looking berm!!! Where do i find it I wanna ride that joker!
    You railed that berm Sunday right after ripped up Mary's

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    I was over in the lower Stratton area today and saw nearly no snow. DancesAtMoonRise, if you happen to be scouting, post up.

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    rode st marys + daniels earlier, was tacky goodness!

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    Quote Originally Posted by JOEMTBR COLORADO View Post
    I sense sarcasm in your comment
    no way Joe, I would not do such a thing...

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    Quote Originally Posted by SomethingRelatedToBiking View Post
    DancesAtMoonRise, if you happen to be scouting, post up.
    Jacks had a skiff of snow by Noon today. None on lower Gold Camp as of 10pm tonight. 30% in the forecast tonight, so I'm thinking the big blizzard was a non-event, at least here. We should be good to go.

    If I get back from the ride tomorrow in time, I'll post conditions.

    I'll need a light tomorrow night, if possible. If not, we're getting sun late enough to peel off at dark if need be.

    BTW - rear brake fixed today. That was a PITA. But the fork apparently has a warranty issue as well - Fox is sending out an oil cartridge. Bike still works, but I'll be taking it a bit easy again on downhills. Or just run 9 pounds up front. : )

    See you guys tomorrow at 6.

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    It is going to be a cold one tonight! My hands are already scared... I guess one more blast of sub freezing temps will really make me appreciate the warmer rides to come.

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    Agreed, not sure I like the Idea of being cold on a ride again. I was just starting to get used to the warm rides we have been having.

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    No surprise - Chutes to Spring Creek to Columbine to upper GC parking lot - bone dry this afternoon.

    Hey Short Bus, can I bum a light again?

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    Bummer, I was hoping for some tacky goodness, not bone dry.... Oh well, I'm sure it's going to be a blast regardless!

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    Re: Inflexibles night ride 4/10/13

    No problem Jim I'll bring it.

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    Re: Inflexibles night ride 4/10/13

    Guys, I'm probably out. Was looking forward to Chris's route, but after my youngest decided not to sleep last night we're all dead tired. Have fun guys.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kristian View Post
    Bummer, I was hoping for some tacky goodness, not bone dry.... Oh well, I'm sure it's going to be a blast regardless!
    Yup... kickin the ass end through the marbles will still be fun.

    K, thanks!

    B, bummer. Was looking forward to riding with ya. Hope the kiddo is doing better tonight.

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    Did everyone make it back with all 21 appendages?

    Even though a bit nippley out there tonight, I had a really great time.

    Thanks everyone, and especially thanks to Tennubs for the really great light!


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    Friggin cold out there

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    I think my left foot is still thawing as I type.

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    Weekend looks nice - sunny, highs in the 60's.

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    I guess if I had to miss a ride last night was an ok one to miss. Did you take the Spring Creek/Columbine route back down? If you did how was it?

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    Wow, it's been awhile since I've been that cold!
    B, we ended up taking the fastest route down from the top and didn't get a chance to take that one.

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    Re: Inflexibles night ride 4/10/13

    First ride I ever wished for a shuttle down... Burrrrrrrrrrrr!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by hitechredneck View Post
    I think my left foot is still thawing as I type.
    Yeah, I drove home without my shoes and the heat on full blast. I couldn't feel them until about I-25 (don't ask how I found and used the brake pedal), and then from Tejon to Interquest I had that awful pain and pins + needles feeling that happens when the blood returns to your extremeties (thank goodness for cruise control). That is the coldest my feet have ever been in a very long time! It was a good ride though--thanks to all of the hearty folk who showed up!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dancesatmoonrise View Post
    No surprise - Chutes to Spring Creek to Columbine to upper GC parking lot - bone dry this afternoon.

    Hey Short Bus, can I bum a light again?
    Must have passed each other, I did the same out and back from Stratton. Dry as a bone for sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kristian View Post
    That is the coldest my feet have ever been in a very long time! It was a good ride though--thanks to all of the hearty folk who showed up!
    Gosh I hate that tingling, clubbed-foot feeling. My feet were a little cold, but I managed to stay warm otherwise.

    I was telling Jay that that ride went from group ride to an 'every-man/woman-for-themselves' ride. I think we were broke up into four groups towards the end there. Not a big deal since it was just Jack's; everyone knows at least 3 ways to get back down.

    I'll hopefully post some video later, we shall see what my day has in store for me. It was so cold that no hands were ungloved to take photos last night, so I only have boring chest cam footage. Something tells me that, on this ride, no one cares about multimedia. Lol..

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    Cold for sure, but mostly for me it was a clothing issue. Got fooled by the warmer-than-forecast afternoon ride yesterday.

    Did manage to get some photos. Here's one. The link will bring up the larger version. Did a sort of painted look for this one.

    Congrats to fellow disciples of dirt who braved the cold to ride last night!

    http://www.14ers.com/images/trips/sn...13243410_l.jpg



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    Did the breathsicle picture turn out?

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    Quote Originally Posted by kristian View Post
    Did the breathsicle picture turn out?
    Dangit, no. Most of the time ya gotta take 10 to get 1 that works.
    Night photography without tripod and SLR is tough. : /
    Was really happy to get a few I liked last night.
    Took nearly 60 shots.

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    So I was thinking that this Sat. we should do a HAB up to the top of St. marys and then ride back down like we did with 7 bridges the other weekend. I am thinking that we should do it Sat. so that Todd can come since he had to miss out on the AME. What does everyone think?

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    I enjoyed riding with everyone last night, thanks. Excellent photos my Indian brother. I saw some of your work on 14ers.com and it was very impressive. Most likely i will be out this weekend.

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    HTRN that sounds like a good plan, let me know when/where and I'll be there!

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    I'll be in the field Sat-Mon. But, tomorrow I have off. Work will slow down eventually and I'll be able to make some rides. If anyone is game tomorrow my schedule is open for whatever anybody might have in mind. I'm thinking multiple runs in Palmer to prep for The Captain. So all of the most tech. stuff in the park. If that doesn't work or we decide to ride some where else aswell, thats fine too.
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    Re: Inflexibles night ride 4/10/13

    Sounds like fun, but my oldest is turning 4 in Saturday. I should probably stick around. . She is getting her Speci Hotrock though. I'll have her trailing me in Ute soon!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tennubs View Post
    I enjoyed riding with everyone last night, thanks. Excellent photos my Indian brother. I saw some of your work on 14ers.com and it was very impressive. Most likely i will be out this weekend.
    Thanks, bro.

    Quote Originally Posted by p_DuBs View Post
    HTRN that sounds like a good plan, let me know when/where and I'll be there!
    Ditto.

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    If anyone is game tomorrow my schedule is open for whatever anybody might have in mind.
    I'd be down for anything in Cheyenne Canon, Gold Camp, Old Stage areas. LMK.

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    As it stands. Myself and Paul are meeting up at Palmer, Edna Mae lot at 0900. Once I wear myself out on those runs I'm good for a trip closer to Ft. Carson and the mountain area's.
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