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    Moab Pic Thread

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    Here's a few from Amasa, I forgot the camera on day 2...

    Dorje the dog. The booties seemed like a good idea, but one got lost within minutes. I hope REI takes them back.



    Start of day 1... flat tires were a theme, Terry with 3, I had 2, one about 30 seconds after the first.



    Shawn





    J.C.



    IG and JC, 4' to flat, ouch...





    Terry





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    pinch flats or punctures?

    ter take it easy the seasons just picking up steam

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    Amen to Amasa Back.....and other trails in Moab
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    I had 2 pinch flats, one thorn puncture after the ride, and a Minion DHR 2.5 blew off my rear rim on Porc. I was running a dh tube, it was buldging out the sides but didnt blow. It pressed the tire against the frame so hard that the rear tire locked up instantly after it blew off. I also blew a seal on my Boxxer... Moab seems hard on bikes (and riders).
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    Thanks dave, might be going next week and trying to understand the issues beforehand.

    I run ust tires/no stans and carry tubes just in case. Wondering if I should use some sealant too?

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    I rode Amasa Back 2 October's ago in the pouring rain. On the way back down waterfalls were exploding off the cliffs everywhere. It was insane. Huge dark red-brown slurries. When we dried off, we drove up the main road to check out some of the waterfalls. Truly a unique Moab experience.

    I'm headed that way in 2 weeks. But man am I out of shape. It's freaking dumping right now. Oh well powder day tomorrow.

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    I remember that October well, wormvine. The wife and I were in the Maze. One hellava place to be with wet clay all around.
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    Looked like fun! Wish I was there!
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    Looks like a good time was had by everyone, including busted up Terry! That's what you get for not inviting me, punk! hehe... Hope that ankle heals up quickly... Nice pics and I'm jealous and hate you all.

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    I'm going in about 2 weeks also!!. Had fun last April on Porcupine and Sovereign- hopefully they won't kick my butt as bad this time!!
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    I forgot about this little guy.... He was around the fire, probably interested in all the insects commiting suicide diving into the flames.

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    Quaility trip all.
    Nice shots Dave.
    I think the booties for Dorje were a good idea. I've seen some nasty lookin paws after a day on sharp rocks.
    A bottle of red cures any wounds (mental and physical)
    Where did ya'll camp?
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    Thanks... we camped up near the Sovereign th. It looks like there's lots of decent camping, but I'd stay away from some of the sites near the river. They slashed and burned all the trees because they were an invasive species, so the campsites are basically in a big fire pit.
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    awesome...hopefully we'll be seeing the usage of that area going up exponentially. Thanks!

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    I heard they slashed and burned the trees because they needed the fuel to take care of an excess supply of Easter Peeps. That invasive species story is BS.
    A trail thatís too difficult wouldnít exist because itíd never be used. But, trails can exist thatíre too difficult for you.

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    Peeps are the nutria of Moab.

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    Quote Originally Posted by athalliah
    Peeps are the nutria of Moab.
    Peeps need their own location on the food pyramid, IMO.
    A trail thatís too difficult wouldnít exist because itíd never be used. But, trails can exist thatíre too difficult for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nickle
    Peeps need their own location on the food pyramid, IMO.
    want some cilantro?

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    Quote Originally Posted by davec113

    How did this turn out? Looks like someone's going to get slapped!
    A man must have enemies and places he is not welcome. In the end we are not only defined by our friends but those against us.

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    Quote Originally Posted by athalliah
    want some cilantro?
    Peeps >2 cilantro. Don't ask silly questions.

    [SIZE=1]edit: I realize that >2 is not a valid operator, but in this case it fits too well.

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    How did this turn out? Looks like someone's going to get slapped!
    Very well actually. He kept his weight back and that saved him from the front wheel slapping the ground.
    A trail thatís too difficult wouldnít exist because itíd never be used. But, trails can exist thatíre too difficult for you.

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    Nice shots!

    Do you have to pedal up on Amassa Back or do you shuttle (please excuse my ignorance on this one)?

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    it's a tasty climb.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DWF
    How did this turn out? Looks like someone's going to get slapped!
    He, uhhh, meant to do that. huck to manual down the rock...

    It looked scary, but he rode that out no problem. Shawn is a really good rider....
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    Quote Originally Posted by davec113
    He, uhhh, meant to do that. huck to manual down the rock...

    It looked scary, but he rode that out no problem. Shawn is a really good rider....
    Thanks for the kind words Dave.

    I definately could have used a bit more speed off the lip, but it worked out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by davec113
    He, uhhh, meant to do that. huck to manual down the rock...

    It looked scary, but he rode that out no problem. Shawn is a really good rider....
    Thats impressive, I cringed when I first saw that.

    Edit: Add ballsy to that too

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