DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

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Re: DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

Post by Bucho » Wed May 20, 2020 5:50 pm

BamBam wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 2:14 pm


I'd like to come back and ride some new single track with you guys. It didn't work out as well for me this time... got there just before lunch on Saturday and couldn't get the timing right to find any groups heading out with the double-secret single track experience. John and I paired up to look for some single track on our own, and did our best, but its not the same as having a larger group that knows all the best trails. Maybe next time!!

Maybe I need to do the Friday night tent thing just to make sure I am there if the best stuff happens earlier on Saturday?
Sometimes with the big groups stuff like that happens. With multiple groups sometimes people get out, (assuming they are riding w/ someone else...)

I'm not a MtRidge expert, I only make it up there like once a year. But I can usually find bumble my way into the singletrack.

Yeah, its on the edge of being just far enough where going up the night before is nice. Else its a long day.
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Re: DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

Post by Marylander » Wed May 20, 2020 7:09 pm

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Wed May 20, 2020 4:18 pm
Is the CFR70 physically larger than a PW50? How much were you thinking for one? It may wind up being a little small for the almost 11 year old, but again, there's 3 more behind her and the 6 year old is already running the wheels off of the PW50.
A CRF70 is bigger than a pw and quite a bit heavier. The 110s are then the next size up while staying automatic. Once you get to the 125s/140s that's when you hit regular motorcycle controls with clutch and all. I don't know if the CRF/XR 80 is still produced but those are/were clutch bikes too.

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Re: DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

Post by juddspaintballs » Wed May 20, 2020 7:53 pm

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Wed May 20, 2020 5:47 pm
Not sure if you have any interest in an electric (you don't have close neighbor issues). I was thinking about putting my OSET up for sale.

My only problem with electric is run time. Right now, I'll fire the PW up, top it off with fuel and oil, and turn the kids loose. They push it back to the garage when it's out of fuel.
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Re: DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

Post by juddspaintballs » Wed May 20, 2020 7:54 pm

Marylander wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 7:09 pm
juddspaintballs wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 4:18 pm
Is the CFR70 physically larger than a PW50? How much were you thinking for one? It may wind up being a little small for the almost 11 year old, but again, there's 3 more behind her and the 6 year old is already running the wheels off of the PW50.
A CRF70 is bigger than a pw and quite a bit heavier. The 110s are then the next size up while staying automatic. Once you get to the 125s/140s that's when you hit regular motorcycle controls with clutch and all. I don't know if the CRF/XR 80 is still produced but those are/were clutch bikes too.

Cool. A CRF70 is probably the right machine to buy next then with a 110 not far behind it. My one buddy just got a 125 and that thing is fun for even me to ride.
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Re: DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

Post by Bucho » Wed May 20, 2020 8:58 pm

juddspaintballs wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 7:53 pm
Bucho wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 5:47 pm
Not sure if you have any interest in an electric (you don't have close neighbor issues). I was thinking about putting my OSET up for sale.

My only problem with electric is run time. Right now, I'll fire the PW up, top it off with fuel and oil, and turn the kids loose. They push it back to the garage when it's out of fuel.
Thats great. My kid NEVER rode it till the battery ran out. He was always done with in an hour.
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Re: DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

Post by Wingfixer » Thu May 21, 2020 10:51 am

BamBam wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 2:14 pm
Wingfixer wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 9:57 pm
Bucho wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 9:08 pm
Wingfixer wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 9:45 pm
Bucho wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 8:50 pm
bummed I had to miss it

Is there any new single track for this year?
Yes. Kevin cut in some new stuff and finished off the trail he started last year. I didn't get to ride all the new stuff but the one he finished (that comes off of shamrock) is my current favorite.
Great. I'll have to organize another MtRidge ride/trip later this year.
I'd be totally down for that! :thumbup:


I'd like to come back and ride some new single track with you guys. It didn't work out as well for me this time... got there just before lunch on Saturday and couldn't get the timing right to find any groups heading out with the double-secret single track experience. John and I paired up to look for some single track on our own, and did our best, but its not the same as having a larger group that knows all the best trails. Maybe next time!!

Maybe I need to do the Friday night tent thing just to make sure I am there if the best stuff happens earlier on Saturday?
Sorry you missed out. For the reunion ride it's as much about the camp fire as it is the riding. For just a trip out to ride we could meet at a set time. I'd love to go back for a Saturday or Sunday this summer!
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Re: DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

Post by J&J » Sat May 23, 2020 10:24 am

juddspaintballs wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 7:54 pm
Marylander wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 7:09 pm
juddspaintballs wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 4:18 pm
Is the CFR70 physically larger than a PW50? How much were you thinking for one? It may wind up being a little small for the almost 11 year old, but again, there's 3 more behind her and the 6 year old is already running the wheels off of the PW50.
A CRF70 is bigger than a pw and quite a bit heavier. The 110s are then the next size up while staying automatic. Once you get to the 125s/140s that's when you hit regular motorcycle controls with clutch and all. I don't know if the CRF/XR 80 is still produced but those are/were clutch bikes too.

Cool. A CRF70 is probably the right machine to buy next then with a 110 not far behind it. My one buddy just got a 125 and that thing is fun for even me to ride.
We went form a 50 to an 80 for the real clutch. A little bigger than the 70 though.

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Re: DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

Post by J&J » Sat May 23, 2020 10:26 am

Kinda bumed that we missed the reunion this year BTW. Hopefully if you guys go back for a day ride.

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Re: DAMN Reunion 2020 15-17 May

Post by phoo » Wed May 27, 2020 4:28 pm

juddspaintballs wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 4:18 pm
Is the CFR70 physically larger than a PW50? How much were you thinking for one? It may wind up being a little small for the almost 11 year old, but again, there's 3 more behind her and the 6 year old is already running the wheels off of the PW50.
Much bigger than a PW50.

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