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Crestone tribute to Talus

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Crestone tribute to Talus

Postby Jcwhite » Mon May 21, 2007 8:30 pm

Sdkeil and I were in the South Colony area this weekend...
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"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming WOW! WHAT A RIDE."- Hunter S Thompson

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Postby ajkagy » Mon May 21, 2007 8:45 pm

haha awesome

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Postby Rockymtnhigh69 » Mon May 21, 2007 8:48 pm

Very cool Jordan!

You guys get some turns in?
On my first take-off, I hit second gear and went through the speed limit on a two-lane blacktop highway full of ranch traffic. By the time I went up to third, I was going 75 and the tach was barely above 4000 rpm....
And that's when the Ducati got its second wind. From 4000 to 6000 in third will take you from 75 mph to 95 in two seconds - and after that, Bubba, you still have fourth, fifth, and sixth. Ho, ho.

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Postby mtnduck9 » Mon May 21, 2007 9:18 pm

Unlike you guys, I was not in the South Colony area, and I have no Colt 45 on hand, but I shall forthwith enjoy a Jack and water in honor of the Monkey!

Cheers!

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Postby yoak » Mon May 21, 2007 9:25 pm

very cool Jordan! this past weekend on the David L. Boren trail i brought TM's memory along! had a special feeling as i tried not to drink it in one gulp!

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Postby Jcwhite » Mon May 21, 2007 10:02 pm

Rockymtnhigh69 wrote:Very cool Jordan!

You guys get some turns in?


Nope, Snow didn't freeze, made for crappy climbing, but the colt 45 never tasted better.
"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming WOW! WHAT A RIDE."- Hunter S Thompson

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