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    hi doc,yep its wet aint it?!!!, thats torness power station....a monstrosity of a building...,it employs alot of folk but what an eye sore
    and thens theres the waste that they say is safely desposed of...yeah right!,
    give me windfarms,wave energy and hydro dams anyday
    least the dams and windfarms have lots of tracks to cycle!
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    Nice pics guys, your making me want to take a winter trip to the coast!

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    A day at the beach, Kodiak Alaska style.

    It was sunny and cold in town, so we headed out to an eastern cape to ride but found fog and low clouds when we got there. Oh well. You can see the sun shining inland:



    The beach is mostly backed by low bluffs and meadows, but rocky outcrops make it narrower in places:



    Barny stops to watch the surge:







    There are a lot of these guys to negotiate on the beach:



    They mostly get out of the way:

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    nice shots Phil. looks fantastic.

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    Kodiak Alaska style

    Impressive beach!!
    Impressive photo's!!


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    tscheezy,
    Those are truly inspiring pictures!

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    Great shots as always, thanks

    What colour is the sand (?) there ??

    Almost looks volcanic !
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    ditto on the sand...,looks like icelandic coastline...
    except for those buffalo...they are vegetarian right?...
    think id sh** myself if i saw those on the shoreline
    great seeing all these diffrent coasts round the world..i had 2 days on the 29er sliding about in half frozen muddy woods so no new pics...,back to the coast next weekend...
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    The sand is slate-colored, because it comes from... wait for it.... slate! So yeah, sort of a dark gray. We do have a few white sand beaches of Katmai ash, but mostly the sand and rock are dark.

    I've chased buffalo for miles down trails when they refuse to step off the trail and let me by. They just keep running ahead of me seemingly for ever.
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    Wow! Great shots. Looks like there's some fun exploring to be had. Do you have to ride the low tides or is there beach access all day? Cool seeing the bison too.
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    A good long stretch of the beach is rideable at any stage of the tide, but firmer and faster sand gets exposed once the tide goes out a ways. The stuff high on the beach is very soft and not a lot of fun to churn through. If it freezes, then things are looking better, though the constant buffalo traffic tends to chop it up. There are a few capes and outcrops to ride around and some only require a medium height tide to round, though some require a minus tide. It's no problem just going up and over the bluff blocking beach passage though. Lots of buffalo trails.

    If we get some nice hard snow down low, this would be an amazing area to snowbike. The valley that comes down to the coast where we turned around is incredibly beautiful and riding up that would be an absolute hoot.

    I have some hundie rims I intend to build up soonish. That should open a few more doors.
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    tscheezy, you could do a film with sand and snow ,havent seen that yet..,
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    Snow on the Beach!!

    It's snows in The Hague.
    More than 10cm

    Thatís unique as we have the "warm" North sea next door.
    So more unique is snow on the beach!!

    Sorry, No bisons or British WW2 mini subs on this beach but a big snowman
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    ha ha,never seen a beach snowman!
    ive traded sand for snow this weekend too...will do a post tomorrow,satuardys ride up on the blog...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikepatroltommy
    It's snows in The Hague.
    More than 10cm

    Thatís unique as we have the "warm" North sea next door.
    So more unique is snow on the beach!!

    Sorry, No bisons or British WW2 mini subs on this beach but a big snowman
    Now that really is COOL
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    Quote Originally Posted by MiniTrail
    http://maps.live.com/default.aspx?v=...9604&encType=1

    It's Lake Ontario and the bluffs themselves are off limits for a good reason. Not real stable.
    About 20 miles due north of you is some of the best fresh water sand available. Check out Sandbanks Beach Provincial Park in Prince Edward County. I used to take a 12' aluminum boat with a 5hp motor from there to Rochester in about an hour.

    I grew up there but have since moved to the Wet Coast (not a spelling mistake). I don't ride a fat bike but I'm thinking about it. I have more beach here than anywhere else I've ever been. All flat rock solid sand.

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    ive got the atlas out havin a look...
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    All the shore in Prince Edward County that isn't sand is limestone ledges & is perfect for trials. I never rode the sand but I used to ride trials on the ledges in the 60's on my old CCM.

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    CCM? trailninga are you on about ccm motorcycles?.my mate used to race them,still alot of mx models being raced here in twinshock racing in the UK...
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    No, CCM (Canadian Cycle & Motor) bicycles. Could be the same company? I know they made motorbikes for WWII. I think all they make now is hockey equipment.

    I've been riding bicycles off road since way before there were "mountain bikes". We rode what we had. In the 60's, bicycles were pretty tough machines. In my old stomping grounds, paved roads were just coming into vogue.

    The CCM Mustang (it's a chopper) we used for BMX style riding.

    We had an old fellow who made purpose built off road bikes. Oversized frames and big balloon whitewall tires like the cruisers now. He'd add gussets and build springer forks. This was in the late 50's and early 60's. I wish I could find an old Henley Bicycle just to show to the "Gary Fisher is God" club.
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    Looks like it may be a happy sand biking New Year for you MT
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    I used to ride my Pug in dry irrigation canals during the winter.
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    Xmas beach

    No more snowman, but an almost empty beach!!
    Bye bye all the extra Christmas calories
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikepatroltommy
    No more snowman, but an almost empty beach!!
    Bye bye all the extra Christmas calories
    you getting some pratice for your D DAY beachlanding here in scotland febuary tommy?

    popped along beach today when out round local frozen woods,beach was rock solid frozen!



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    don't panic!!

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    LOL quality! dads army..i watched that as a kid...

    just found this on youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1vPO...eature=related
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    I wanted to return to fraser Island for some terrific sand riding, but weather put paid to this. ... so I settled for a short ride on 4WD tracks in the northern reaches of Cooloola NP. Here are a few photos

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    Here is some photos of my not so exciting Los Angeles beach rides.











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    happy new year all my fatbike friends...

    as per last year a new years day beachride...,pity that hightide was midday..this is my local coastal town of north berwick where on january the 1st every year is the annual swim...where a bunch of loonies brave the mid winter elements and go for a (very) quick dip in the sea..
    it was -3celcius (damp air too) temperture this year with the cold snap..like i say..loonys



    heres a quick film..http://s399.photobucket.com/albums/p...sdayswimNB.flv

    no snow on coast but 2"deep inland where i stay..had a great day..emptyed the hip flask too...





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    bike patrol comes to scotland

    2 pugsleys in scotland this weekend as tommy (bike patrol) from the netherlands was over for some work meetings and brought his pugsley,weather was misty with cold drizzle but still got in a good beachride....

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    we had great fun...despite awful weather managed to get some decent filming done,will post a film on the film thread when i get it edited...
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    here are a few shots from the great island trail out in wellfleet ma.
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    sunset beachride...

    a few pics from yesterday along the coast...



















    more here ; http://coastkid.blogspot.com/2010/02...to-thread.html
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    here's a few from the sandy neck dunes.
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    rottendan, those are great shots of Sandy Neck & Great Island. I grew up in E. Orleans, and used to ride my '83 DB MTB from Nauset Beach parking lot all the way to the end of South Beach in Chatham regularly, on what used to be a 6 mile ride (in the "lower sand" with tires down to 12psi) ...things are so much different now (2 breaks etc), including no more beach cabins out there...sad to see them go, many memories. I HAVE to get a FAT bike for when I visit my parents on the Cape, oh how awesome would it be to ride anywhere (not be forced to stay in "lower sand").

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    Coastkids blog Birthday

    Happy birthday Coastkid with your 1 year blog anniversary !!
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    Happy 1st Blog Birthday CK

    Looking forward to the Summer UK Fat Fest
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    tommy..heres the other half of that picture! lol



    yeah fatfest UK
    tommy will you come over?, 2 days beachriding/camping....
    anyone interested just need to get to edinburgh...with a fatbike
    date to be sorted... proberly a july/august weekend...
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    FFUK !



    Looking foreward to the Holy Isle and Bamburgh coast
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    general plan is get to my place friday night, ride best local coast i took tommy and hanneke from the WW2 subs to north berwick then drive down to camp near goswick and sunday ride out to holy island
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    Sounds like a good plan
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    Duddon Estury Beach Ride 11th March 2010

    The day dawned beautiful cold and bright.........

    My Pug has recovered from it`s braking woes and was ready for some serious beach action

    I`ve made a few small changes to the previous set up:-

    1. Avid BB7 mechanical brakes after the sea ate the pistons in my Hayes 9`s.

    2.Front mudguard has been replaced by a Zefal Croozer which I found purely by accident in my LBS. It`s massively wide !

    http://www.zefal.com/zefal/produit.php?key=237301

    3. Hopey steering damper. I was lucky enough to get this of Ebay for a good price, but have only recently fitted it.
    Initial impressions are VERY GOOD ! It drastically reduces the amount of front steering input needed on soft mud,soft sand,ruts and shingle.
    At times the back of the bike has been writhing around like a snake in a sack, whilst the front remains serenely untroubled

    http://www.hopey.org/default2.php

    Anyway, back to the ride.

    Here are a selection from the 80+ pix taken today.

    I rode from home to Sandscale Haws nature reserve, up the beach to Askam where I rode along Askam Pier .

    This is the remnant of the `slag bank` from the old iron works. It looks like the surface of the moon and is a fun ride with great views.

    http://www.duddon-estuary.org.uk/pdf...ry_Booklet.pdf

    Next down on the beach again, past the fishing boats and on across the sands to Dunnerholme which is a large Limestone outcrop topped with a golf course !

    http://www.thedunnerholmegolfclub.co.uk/

    The sand seems to go on forever, it ranges from smooth and firm through corrugated to wet and very sticky !

    When you look at some of the Pix you can see why I went with an Alfine in the end

    Anyway, enough talk, here are the Pix, enjoy !

    Dr FG
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    And the rest !
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    nice pics doc!
    good to see your pugs rolling again...
    the snow topped hills (lake district? or pennines?) look great as a backdrop to the coast
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    It is the Lake District CK.

    You can see Scafell (the tallest one), Coniston Old Man and even Fairfield Horseshoe in the far distance at Ambleside.

    It does make for a spectacular backdrop and it never looks the same twice !

    The nearer smooth longer hill across the Estuary is Black Combe which is just a few feet short of true mountain status.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MiniTrail
    He's baaack! Still like the images of the long tire marks in the sand the best. Hope to make some of my own someday.
    Thanks Doc!
    Hey thanks MT

    Believe it or not the tyre mark shots were done with you in mind !

    Cheers,
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    Nice place and nice photo's!!!

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    Thanks guys

    Love my fatbike !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Feelygood !
    what am I looking at here?
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    This :- http://www.hopey.org/default2.php

    It fits inside the steerer tube and connects to a baseplate which is fitted under the top cup of the headset.

    I believe that they are used in Motor cross, but this is a mountain bike specific item.

    The aim is to reduce the tendancy to over correct your steering in rough terrain, or ( in the case of a Fatbike) the self steering tendancies of the Endomorph tyre !
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Feelygood !
    This :- http://www.hopey.org/default2.php

    It fits inside the steerer tube and connects to a baseplate which is fitted under the top cup of the headset.

    I believe that they are used in Motor cross, but this is a mountain bike specific item.

    The aim is to reduce the tendancy to over correct your steering in rough terrain, or ( in the case of a Fatbike) the self steering tendancies of the Endomorph tyre !
    Ahh,got it - good idea.
    do they self center? or is it just damping?
    Honestly... ahh I give up

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    Self centre when moving AWAY from centre with free return
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    Nice day for a ride. Man, I can't wait for summer.


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    INCREDIBLE PICTURES!!!...It's a real Blessing having the means to access such beautiful remote areas( THANK YOU JESUS for creating such a beautiful Planet for us ). I can't wait until I take delivery of my new Hanebrink Extreme Terrain next week, then I'll be able to ride the beaches again. My first one I had twelve yearsago was able to traverse sand, mud and snow like it was pavement. It would be cool to catch up with some Pugsly owners, we could show off for folks who have regular sized tires(no insult intended...I have and ride one of those also, just on different terrain; ie technical single track and such). We could see who can see which bike can go the furthest in the deep sand...

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    Hey B+T,
    have you seen the Electric version ?

    Electric sand bike :D

    There`s nowhere quite like the beach
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    [QUOTE=Dr Feelygood ; There`s nowhere quite like the beach [/QUOTE]

    yeah!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Took my first beach ride on the Pugs today. I've been wanting to explore more of Cape Henlopen state park, but it hasn't been easy when your walking, Lol.








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    nice pics and i like the old bunker/house? dig the big gun!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by coastkid71
    nice pics and i like the old bunker/house? dig the big gun!!!
    Thanks

    Here is some info about the big gun.
    Battery 519

    It has been renovated as a museum now, hence the glass windows.

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    Tell you what trruicon06, I'm going to start bringing my camera with me more often, you snapped great images on this trip!...way to inspire a fellow fat tire fan...big and tall

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    (at the risk of being too twitterish)...I was rushing getting ready for Church and I listed your user name wrong, sorry trrubicon06,...big and tall, Ride On!

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    Lol, no worries. Yea I like to bring the camera with when I have Pugs out. I like to just cruise on the Pugs and explore. Now if I hitting the singletracks on the 1x1 then I don't.

    Thanks again for the kind words guys.

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    Great Pix

    I enjoyed the slideshow.

    They are some serious bunkers. We have some on our coast too, but not on that scale and they are not being preserved.

    Cheers,
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr Feelygood !
    Great Pix

    I enjoyed the slideshow.

    They are some serious bunkers. We have some on our coast too, but not on that scale and they are not being preserved.

    Cheers,
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    Yea, they were a serious part of our coastal defense during WWII. After the war, the land slowly was given over to the state for a state park. The Navy still used areas till 80s. The park is about a 15 minute drive from my house. Can't wait to go there more this summer.

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    This looks like P-E-R-F-E-C-T PUG country

    Looking foreward to the Pix
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    here is a quickie from my first time taking it out to the coast yesterday:
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    Hey aljee,
    welcome to the beach club

    riding a Pug on the sand is an amazing experience

    You don`t realise HOW GOOD until you try it with 'normal' tyres and end up sinking and sliding all over the place.

    The sand does get everywhere and it will (over time) EAT parts of the Pug.......

    BUT it IS worth it for the shear fun and smiles that you will enjoy.

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    thanks Doc.
    glad to be here.
    i understood at the time of building that some parts will fail faster than on other bikes, that's kinda the whole point of this bike is to go places you can't take other bikes, regardless of what will happen to it.
    i built it with all the good intentions of destroying it (or destroying myself, which ever comes first) and i won't stop till i do. it's quickly become my number 1. i have even been commuting on it most of the time, till i get it all dialed in perfect.

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    hi aljee, welcome... been beasting my pugsley for 2000 miles now and alot of those miles on the beach and apart from a bit surface rust on cable guides and replacing the BB bearings after 1200 miles (philwood),3 chains, a pair of F&R brake pads it is still rolling sweet ...still on original hope hub bearings and headset bearings too..,
    despite being in the sea regularly wheel deep and submerged in rivers a few times
    this bike has been the most fun to ride i have owned and alot cheaper to maintain than full sussers i used to ride at trailparks on a weekly basis... have fun!

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    Hey Aljee, good to see it out on the shoreline! Going to Ocean Shores (WA) in a couple of weeks... want to take a spin?

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    Greetings right back at ya's Dr. and Ward...thanks for the hospitality. Another week or so amd I should be cleaning sand and mud off of my new bike...can't wait ! I'll be posting some neet pix soon so heads up...big and tall

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    Thanks for the pics, everyone. This is a whole realm of cycling that I knew nothing about until I started frequenting MTBR. Awesome stuff!

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    A different kind of beach ride

    I have been busy for the last few weeks but today i finally stopped long enough to take a couple of pictures of the Sandman: Location Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL
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    Quote Originally Posted by nuck_chorris
    lol that last picture says swim between fags
    And there's some naked guy down by the water! Totally random...or is it?
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    FredBMOC, thats a nice looking frame on the sandman, good beach pics too
    keep those coast pics coming folks
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    Sandman makes it to the USA

    Great Pix, more please
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    midweek sunset beachride













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    Quote Originally Posted by big and tall
    Greetings right back at ya's Dr. and Ward...thanks for the hospitality. Another week or so amd I should be cleaning sand and mud off of my new bike...can't wait ! I'll be posting some neet pix soon so heads up...big and tall
    B & T, I'm not sure if I missed it but are you getting the electric version. Do they still sell the regular pedal version? I checked out their site but only the electric version is posted. I love to get one but might have to sell my Triumph in order to afford it.<input id="gwProxy" type="hidden"><!--Session data--><input onclick="jsCall();" id="jsProxy" type="hidden">

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    Great Pix as always CK

    I wonder if the Icelandic Volcanic dust cloud will produce some unusually coloured sunsets ???
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    radio said today we should expect good sunsets for a few days with the ash in the air so this evening i went the same ride as monday evening but there wasnt alot of cloud for reflection, still a lovely sunset







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    Going to the beach tonight WITH my Pug
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    Quote Originally Posted by MiniTrail
    well?
    Patience my Friend

    Pix will come
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    Another sunny day in coastal Alaska accompanied by minus tides called for a beach ride. Spring is trying to assert itself, though temps are still a bit cool.

    We started from just north of a cape marking one of the eastern-most points on Kodiak Island and rode north on the wide sand beach. Other than critter tracks (Sitka black-tail deer, fox, buffalo, etc) and some kelp, the beach was totally unmarked.





    There are a few shallow creeks cutting the beach to cross.



    The Emerald Isle won't green up for a few more weeks, but spring shoots were in evidence.





    A series of small capes break the beach into sections with easily negotiated boulder fields. Easy at low tides, that is.







    We got to the Sacramento River and had lunch. This river cuts through the beach at the northern exent of the sandy coastline. North of this point are uninterrupted steep cliffs for miles.









    A small ranch borders the beach and livestock roam the hills freely. These horses seemed especially thankful for a warm spring day.



    On our way back we decided to ride all the way over and around the cape we started near. This required us to leave the beach and ride the meadows above the cliffs. There are plenty of buffalo trails to follow.











    We are in the middle of the California gray whale migration right now and all along the coast hundreds of spouts dotted the ocean. In the water below the bluffs, harbor seals played in the shallows.







    An eagle prepares to build its nest in the usual spot.



    It was a good day.


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    that looks a great beachride tscheezy
    with the mountain scenery and all that wildlife...thanks for sharing
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    Wauww!!! fantastic photoís

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    Thanks for sharing! What a spectacular landscape and bike.
    Marriage is a wonderful invention, but then again so is the puncture repair kit...

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    Awesome as always
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    Awesome pictures, Tscheezy!
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    That scenery is amazing indeed! If only I met one tenth of the animals in the wild you do...

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    few pics from sunday






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    Great Pix

    LOVE the river ride film
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    Kasilof Alaska Beach Ride

    I took the 9 Zero 7 for its first beach ride today rode about 10 miles on the beach south of Kasilof today weather was perfect little wind and the Cook Inlet was as flat as a mirror today. Alaska does it get any better than this? Love the Kodiak pictures going to have to venture down there and put some fat tracks on the beach there too! Well of to put the Zero in the snow one more time before it's gone Monday will post pics after that trip too.
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    real dark sand out there...volcanic?
    another shadow man pic
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    warm weather at last!

    1st warm weather at last...so of course headed for the beach











    alfine hub is perfect for the coast...real happy with it...



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    Back to the Beach - 5-22

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    love down the coast in mist...
    nice pics!
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    now we are two...

    yep scotland no2 pugsley is here!, gary from mid lothian has a real nice pugsley...
    we met up today for a beachride, check out the mudgaurds fat freaks

















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    Yesterday morning cellphone shot.


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    Nice to see you've found a brother in arms, coastkid!

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    Orkje, yeah...and there is another one being built here soon...its the start...at last!
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