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Went for a ride today after our first winter storm of the year. It was very early but much needed. We were in the midst of a severe drought and the state was on fire. Three days of rain, snow at 5,000 ft and higher (we live at 4,200 ft) and highs in the 30s. This was taken a few miles from my place and at an elevation of about 5,200 ft. I was just below Marysville. In the 1890s it was the most populous town in Montana due to the gold and silver mining in the area. These days there are less than 100 people in the town, but it has a good bar and a popular ski hill.

 

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I took my new to me 09 GSA up to Big Creek Reservoir last week. I don't know the elevation but if I had to guess it would be somewhere around 9000 feet. It's pretty clean in the picture due to the 2 foot deep creek I had to ride through to get up to the reservoir!


 

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Went across the highway from my house yesterday. Checked out some trails I haven't been on in a few years, they were rough when I was there last time... I'll tell you they haven't got any better. In some places, nature is taking back the two track. It's near gone only to be replaced by rock fields, washes cut deep by heavy rains with bowling ball sized rocks everywhere. It was a first gear, feather the clutch ride for about 3 miles.. I won't be back up there again!

This picture was taken when my bike decided it needed a nap:grin2: This was actually the easiest of the washes I went thru but being throughly exhausted was probably the reason it didn't work out so well. I felt like laying down next to it for a nap myself! I discovered these bikes aren't to heavy till your hot, sweaty and exhausted. Then they are work to get righted and up the other side of a wash.

This was lower in elevation and on the way out. Those black rocks on the little hill behind the wash is the crap I rode thru for several miles before getting to this point. They pretty much form the trail surface (if you call it that) with a little dirt sprinkled in between. It was slow and rough going, I'm surprised I still have straight wheels to be honest. I think I'm going to stick to the more developed trails from now on!
 

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Mad Max

G'day,
the first of all the Mad Max movies was a low budget production and filmed in and around Melbourne (Australia).
Today a group of us rode to all of the film locations, which was something different and enjoyed by all.
The picture was taken in a location near Bulla and was in one of the final scenes of the movie.
 

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I took my new to me 09 GSA up to Big Creek Reservoir last week. I don't know the elevation but if I had to guess it would be somewhere around 9000 feet. It's pretty clean in the picture due to the 2 foot deep creek I had to ride through to get up to the reservoir!


I like the way you wash your bike :)
 

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I had just led my buddies over Hogback Mountain in the Jefferson National Forest on the ridge road when we stopped for this photo. My buddies in the background on their KLRs had been calling my GS the bikeapotomus and after this bit of trail, they started calling it my bigass dirt bike. Deep mud, steep hilly rock gardens, and roughly 2 hours to get through 11 miles of two track.

 
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