Tis I, Mitch....
Posted October 15, 2000 - 01:27 PM
Yes, I am real. AS real as a glimmer of hope at the end of a long ride. As real as that wet dream you all had last night. As real as a cloud of dust that suddenly appears and then fades in the distance. Real, define it, understand it and make life of it. When that is done, I will appear...
I LOVE hearing all the MOAB stories so far. They have been absolutely fabulous! Even today, I still feel that empty feeling in my tummy or dissapointment and failure for not making it to Moab. Although, Eli and I were planning a trip to Glammis for Thanks Giving. He would much prefer going to MOAB.
Another puzzle, another experiment?
Posted October 15, 2000 - 03:54 PM
I know you gave it your best shot. Alisa and my kids were bummed you couldn't make it. They wanted to hear the stories!
Next time, Pal!!
Posted October 15, 2000 - 04:08 PM
Thanks mate. Sounds like you had a great time. Was your bike really that badly damaged after the trip? I have ridden in the desert before and have never known of a bike receiving so much damage. Did you fall on your head or something?
Tell me, was it the trip of a lifetime? The reason I ask is that Eli is very interested in getting out there.
Posted October 16, 2000 - 01:44 AM
My bike is fine. I got a litttle $hit and some raised eyebrows on how clean it looked. It looked like I never rode it, which in reality is kind of true. With all my on-going house repairs and all the unbelievable rain we have had here in NH, plus I have no where to ride short of 1 hour away. My bike was cherry but now it's cherry is popped!
I was out walking my property yesterday trying to visualize my MX track I intend to build. Due to my neighbor's, I'll have to end up getting a quiet tip insert for my Stroker silencer though.
Having never ridden ANYTHING like Moab, it was a ride of a lifetime. To coin the others, it was like riding on the moon. I am truly sorry you missed it Mitch.
BTW, there was no "Partying" after a days ride. By the time we were through riding and showered (for those that showered!) it was after 9pm. Dinner was between 9 & 10pm. The Helmet Cam was plugged into the TV and the day's ride reviewed by everybody. I was recovering from a terrible week of midshift at work and had a real tough time staying awake. That plus I was breathing thin air. One night I was up until midnight, otherwise it was between 10 and 10:30pm that my body Just said NO, and I crashed.
99 WZ, all YZ mods, de-octopused, OEM YZ tank and IMS seat, jetting by Clark/James, got forked by Pro Action, DSP airbox, PB Header, Stroker SX-1 SA, Thumper Rad Guards, Acerbis Hand Guards. Canada for 2001...???
Posted October 16, 2000 - 06:03 AM
We missed you in Moab. Not to worry there will be many more trips. Give me a holler next time you're in the area and we'll get some mexican food!
Posted October 17, 2000 - 02:04 PM
Glad you proved us all wrong!
Posted October 17, 2000 - 04:34 PM
Give me an MX track and I can show you I am a little more worthy there, than in Moab.
Also, could you send me your home address to my (home) e-mail address? I want to send you (and Bry) something "Real Special!".
Posted October 18, 2000 - 06:25 AM
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Posted October 18, 2000 - 07:29 AM
And you can usually tell an MX guy on those drop offs. A 4 foot drop means nothing to them accept they can't quite pull off a nac-nac - not enough air time!
Posted October 18, 2000 - 12:35 PM
Kevins wrist and shoulder injuries are possible evidence of a failed nac nac attempt?
Posted October 18, 2000 - 12:48 PM
Posted October 18, 2000 - 12:57 PM