• 08-06-2011
    Broussard
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    Adventures with the Pisgah Gnome
    Part one -
  • 08-06-2011
    Broussard
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    Part 2 -
  • 08-06-2011
    pisgahproductions
    Well played sir, well played.
  • 08-06-2011
    salmansp
    Hey. I have known this gnome to get around, if you know what I mean. Last I heard he had been with 3 people in 1 day. Might be time to get tested...
  • 08-06-2011
    driftwood
    Well that explains quite a bit.
  • 08-06-2011
    mbmb65
    OMG! Now I get it! You guys are queer!
  • 08-07-2011
    Singletrack Pig
    Maybe my favorite post ever. Especially that last pic.

    I wish some unsuspecting hikers had happened upon you doing the photo shoot.
  • 08-07-2011
    ralph3
    Better than snl skit:thumbsup:
  • 08-07-2011
    motobutane
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by mbmb65 View Post
    OMG! Now I get it! You guys are queer!

    "He nails it!"
  • 08-08-2011
    JackFromNC
    This thread is funny.
  • 08-08-2011
    teamdicky
    Three beers?

    Cheap date.
  • 08-08-2011
    Broussard
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by teamdicky View Post
    Three beers?

    Cheap date.

    Damn straight. He did pretty good for his body weight, I'll give him that. Hell, I bet it wouldn't take more than 4 or 5 to get you to take pix of your.... nevermind. :eek:
  • 08-08-2011
    ridn29s
    peddle faster, I hear Gnomes giggling :eek:
  • 08-10-2011
    PisgahWorks
    I'm not allowed to post pics yet so I did the work around.

    The Gnome wanted to go back on Slate Rock. It must have had a good time there. Sam is located in some small pines to the right of where this pic was taken, near the edge.
    pisgahworks.com/PisgahGnome

    Thanx for the fun and games, PISGAH
  • 08-10-2011
    salmansp
    The Gnome has moved again.... The Pisgah Picture Game and The Gnome Adventures will meet again, but no tonight. The Gnome made its way to the shop and we had to get it out of here so.... go and get it and join it back into the PPG.

    Route: The Pisgah Tavern........Beer, Beer, Beer.... Motivation.... Eastatoe > 5002/5002b intersection >Home. Pictures tel you the rest.








  • 08-10-2011
    pisgahproductions
    *opens map*
  • 08-10-2011
    sjanes
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by pisgahproductions View Post
    *opens map*

    me too, I couldn't find it...:madman:
  • 08-12-2011
    Sideways
    That's getting too close to SC for my tastes.
  • 08-12-2011
    salmansp
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Sideways View Post
    That's getting too close to SC for my tastes.

    SC: South Carolina?
    Snake Country?
    Soiled crater?
  • 08-13-2011
    Flat Pedals
    I had no idea that gnomes drank Natty Light. Coulda sworn they drank the Beast.
  • 08-13-2011
    Sideways
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by salmansp View Post
    SC: South Carolina?
    Snake Country?
    Soiled crater?

    Yes.
  • 08-13-2011
    FlavC
    The gnome was last seen shuffling up hill to the right at this intersection:


    I followed him up to the next turn:


    Where he spit at me and set up camp behind a rock off to the right...nasty little bugger:






    (first intersection hint: P36, 2010, stage 1, CP3)
  • 08-14-2011
    sjanes
    give some more detail, trail intersection etc
  • 08-15-2011
    gtdrew
    Finding him isn't suppose to be the hard part. Post up some more detail on his location.
  • 08-15-2011
    sjanes
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by gtdrew View Post
    Finding him isn't suppose to be the hard part. Post up some more detail on his location.

    word
  • 08-15-2011
    FlavC
    Hmm...I guess salmansp did list the intersection. I didn't see that earlier, and I actually thought it was more fun not knowing exactly. I had a good time looking for it.

    All the info for determining the exact location is already in my original post, but since it appears I'm supposed to spell it out...

    The intersection is 140a / 5031
  • 08-15-2011
    salmansp
    Damn. I had done at least 31 hours of research and aerial scouting. I was almost triangulated in.... And you gave it away.

    Well time for el gnomé to move on.
  • 08-18-2011
    sjanes
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by salmansp View Post
    Damn. I had done at least 31 hours of research and aerial scouting. I was almost triangulated in.... And you gave it away.

    Well time for el gnomé to move on.

    did the gnome move?
  • 08-18-2011
    ridn29s
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by salmansp View Post
    Damn. I had done at least 31 hours of research and aerial scouting. I was almost triangulated in.... And you gave it away.

    Well time for el gnomé to move on.

    sh1t, I'd know that intersection in my sleep. Of course I've been there in my sleep so that helps.
  • 08-18-2011
    motobutane
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by ridn29s View Post
    sh1t, I'd know that intersection in my sleep. Of course I've been there in my sleep so that helps.

    I have seen you sleep riding through that intersection personally:D
  • 08-20-2011
    Broussard
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    Gnome!!!!
    I brought the gnome home today.

    Tomorrow, he's going "Big".

    That is all.
  • 08-20-2011
    brado1
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Broussard View Post
    I brought the gnome home today.

    Tomorrow, he's going "Big".

    That is all.


    well played sir
  • 08-21-2011
    ottonator
    I need to get back up there again!
  • 08-22-2011
    Logover
    Umm. the Gnome has moved according to this new post.

    http://forums.mtbr.com/north-south-c...er-732692.html
  • 08-22-2011
    sjanes
    I'm calling foul. it's not right to change the thread without giving everybody a heads up. If these had been posted in the original threads, my route today would have been a whole lot different...:madmax:
  • 08-22-2011
    Broussard
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by sjanes View Post
    I'm calling foul. it's not right to change the thread without giving everybody a heads up. If these had been posted in the original threads, my route today would have been a whole lot different...:madmax:

    Sorry. I'll pull back up the original thread and put it on there so everybody can dig through five pages. Hope you enjoyed your ride. :thumbsup:
  • 08-22-2011
    Logover
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Broussard View Post
    Sorry. I'll pull back up the original thread and put it on there so everybody can dig through five pages. Hope you enjoyed your ride. :thumbsup:

    Broussard, If you go into your options on MTBR you can display the most recent post at the top instead of last.

    Click on the following.
    Blue bar at top when you are logged in
    My Account
    Edit Options
    scroll down to Thread Display Options
    Change Thread display mode to Linear - Newest First
  • 08-22-2011
    Broussard
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Logover View Post
    Broussard, If you go into your options on MTBR you can display the most recent post at the top instead of last.

    Click on the following.
    Blue bar at top when you are logged in
    My Account
    Edit Options
    scroll down to Thread Display Options
    Change Thread display mode to Linear - Newest First



    You have no idea how much time you just saved my employer......
  • 08-22-2011
    Logover
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Broussard View Post
    You have no idea how much time you just saved my employer......

    haha. glad I could help. :thumbsup:
  • 08-22-2011
    Logover
    Current Gnome location,
    *from the parkway, down Big Creek to the second river crossing. Stand on the big mossy rock in the center and look downstream. You can see the gnome chilling on the river right side.* Viva la gnome.

    See picture game thread for pictures, posted by LimeyPerp

    http://forums.mtbr.com/north-south-c...ml#post8370769
  • 08-25-2011
    salmansp
    Gnome moved. Pics soon.
    River crossing below lower trace towards campground. To the right on right bank. Get'em moved.
  • 08-25-2011
    jimimeg
    Hanging with the Gnome.
    Shop ride went to Big creek last night. Had a great time. On the way down we found the Gnome fishing and he called out for a ride.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6079642218/" title="IMAG0739 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6210/6079642218_f1d44c5a98.jpg" width="299" height="500" alt="IMAG0739"></a>

    Then Sam got his first flat.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6079636658/" title="IMAG0753 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6195/6079636658_9f9e89b14c.jpg" width="299" height="500" alt="IMAG0753"></a>

    Then Sam got his second flat. There was a whirlwind of activity as we changed it while the Gnome waited (impatiently).
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6079095235/" title="IMAG0750 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6087/6079095235_77bb6b8c84.jpg" width="299" height="500" alt="IMAG0750"></a>

    It did give us time to share a few cold brews, though.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6079637900/" title="IMAG0747 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6066/6079637900_a4cd15b6aa.jpg" width="299" height="500" alt="IMAG0747"></a>

    Then Sam got his third flat. Which results in the Gnome instructing Sam in how to do it right.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6079103395/" title="IMAG0743 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6071/6079103395_cb65994805.jpg" width="500" height="299" alt="IMAG0743"></a>

    And more beer.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6079099199/" title="IMAG0745 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6190/6079099199_9b82357d4f.jpg" width="500" height="299" alt="IMAG0745"></a>
    Which was good, cause it put a smile back on his face!


    Then as we finished Big Creek the Gnome hollered out to pull over for a pee. As he peed he shouted "How's the water In Hendersonville?"
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6079101929/" title="IMAG0754 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6195/6079101929_d3e392b760.jpg" width="299" height="500" alt="IMAG0754"></a>

    Then as we finished Lower Trace he spied a great fishing hole and asked to be dropped off. He was already casting his line as we pedaled away.
    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/jimimeg/6079108505/" title="IMAG07592 by jimimeg, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6209/6079108505_dd1c6eb9e7.jpg" width="500" height="299" alt="IMAG07592"></a>
    The Gnome will ready for a new location real soon. Go say hi, and happy trails!
    Jimi
  • 08-25-2011
    LimeyPerp
    gnome!


    From lower trace, I took Sam to Hardtimes connector/the road to reunite him with the Picture game. Reunited, and it feels sooo good!

    Stopped here for a refill on water and for Sam to cool off a bit.
    Then back up to Bent Creek Gap..

    Good thing I brought that beer, it turned out to be a bit of a ride! Sam, with his party beads decided to stay up there on Bent Creek gap, on the Mills River side of the graffiti tunnel.
    ..

    Fun times! Thank u, Pisgah!
  • 08-26-2011
    M-U-M
    So, when did the lil' guy hit puberty? I see he is now mustachio.
  • 08-26-2011
    salmansp
    Must be all the lite beer.
  • 08-26-2011
    pisgahproductions
    Is he right there out in the open Limey? or is he stashed a bit?
  • 08-26-2011
    M-U-M
    Hee... done went hipster.

    :smilewinkgrin:
  • 08-26-2011
    pb29
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    No longer at the gap. Stashed him in my jersey and brought him back down onto the proper-side of the ridge. After a shaky ride down the hill the gnome needed to take care of a little paper work and grab some water. We obliged. After our quick pit stop we drug him up the hill a little ways. He is now at the intersection of Ingles Field and the Ingles Field Connector. Tucked up under a log right behind the sign on the right of the trail as you head towards 5 points. I ran into jthompso on the way out so he may or may not have moved him.

    Be sure to grab him early tomorrow I cant imagine he will stay there long! Fun to finally meet up with the little rascal!

    Great Game!!!
  • 08-26-2011
    sjanes
    so the picture game remains at Bent Creek Gap?
  • 08-26-2011
    pisgahproductions
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by sjanes View Post
    so the picture game remains at Bent Creek Gap?

    Maida may have to make the call here.... pb29, you should post these photos to the PPG thread too....