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Old December 10th, 2007, 09:44 PM   #1
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Winter wheeling at the Cliffs

Me, my buddy Fatwreck, and BlueXJ (riding shotty with me) hit up the Cliffs for a little wheeling trip last Saturday. We showed up at the park and we were the only ones there.....we had the place to ourselves all day.

We started off the day not having heat in either rig. I finally got mine working after realizing it was a missing fuse, but Fatwreck just kept blowing fuses. That sucked.

Most of the day was spent flopped from one side to another.....with quite a few high rpm launches. The best part of the day which we didn't get on video though. I was climbing over one of the few rocks that we saw throughout the day. My back end slid over and I started to flop. It was on 2 wheels and I pretty much could have drunk the water on the ground outside my drivers window through a straw. It was a slow flop and I realized it basically to the ground so I cut left and gave it a little throttle and it somehow came back down on all fours. It was sick! No video or pics but I do have witnesses :flip:

BIG thanks to Tom (I think that was his name) from the Cliffs for being our personal trail guide for the day.

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Here's the best stuck of the day.....I couldn't get out of the parking lot. Fatwreck had to strap to my trailer and get my moving.


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Old December 10th, 2007, 09:45 PM   #2
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here are the hightlights from the very few pictures i took. spent to much time trying to keep up with guy leading us.




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Old December 10th, 2007, 09:54 PM   #3
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here are the hightlights from the very few pictures i took. spent to much time trying to keep up with guy leading us.




I love that truck.. that thing is sick !
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Old December 10th, 2007, 09:56 PM   #4
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I love that truck.. that thing is sick !
i'm pretty sure he's putting it up for sale in the spring
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Old December 10th, 2007, 09:58 PM   #5
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Old December 10th, 2007, 10:03 PM   #6
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BIG thanks to Tom (I think that was his name) from the Cliffs for being our personal trail guide for the day.


Yup, that's Tom of TNT.
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Old December 10th, 2007, 10:04 PM   #7
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Yup, that's Tom of TNT.
yeah he was an awesome guy to show us around.

not as good as you last year though :tonka:
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Old December 10th, 2007, 10:06 PM   #8
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Old December 10th, 2007, 10:17 PM   #9
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Great lookin pics. Haven't been out there for a while. Need to go back there soon.
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Old December 10th, 2007, 10:22 PM   #10
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Thanks for posting the pictures for me. I had a lot of fun. I still can't believe how you drove out of that almost flop. Pete was still bumming about not getting that on video this morning.
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Old December 10th, 2007, 10:25 PM   #11
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Thanks for posting the pictures for me. I had a lot of fun. I still can't believe how you drove out of that almost flop. Pete was still bumming about not getting that on video this morning.
then i'll blame it on him :tonka:

no one knew that was going to happen. i took that line because i saw Tom's tracks going that way and it didnt look like he had any problem. i guess maybe it was his narrower axles that kept him up on the rock.
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Old December 10th, 2007, 10:27 PM   #12
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then i'll blame it on him :tonka:

no one knew that was going to happen. i took that line because i saw Tom's tracks going that way and it didnt look like he had any problem. i guess maybe it was his narrower axles that kept him up on the rock.
That and the boggers. You almost have to have those tires to enjoy that park. It's crazy how well they do there.
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i'm pretty sure Cooter runs them to. and he did the same thing last year when he showed me around. pretty much just walked everything.
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Old December 11th, 2007, 08:42 PM   #14
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i'm pretty sure he's putting it up for sale in the spring
ive got way toooo much Blood Sweat and.. thats about it... into mine to replace that soon.
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Old December 12th, 2007, 12:32 AM   #15
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Looks like fun to me!!
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Old December 12th, 2007, 05:55 AM   #16
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Tom led a group of us around last year about this time. What a blast! It's a great place as long as you aren't worried about flopping.
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Old December 12th, 2007, 06:03 AM   #17
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Looks like a great time. Nice video too.
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Old December 12th, 2007, 07:22 PM   #18
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I was just thinking about going there this spring...looks like fun!
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Old December 12th, 2007, 09:43 PM   #19
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yeah he was an awesome guy to show us around.

not as good as you last year though :tonka:
Aw shucks. {kicking a small stone}

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i'm pretty sure Cooter runs them to. and he did the same thing last year when he showed me around. pretty much just walked everything.
I love Boggers, but my Q78s did pretty well out there, especially in the winter. Anyone who says Boggers have no side stability has never wheeled the Cliffs with me. :tonka:
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