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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-13-2003, 04:39 PM Thread Starter
 
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Dirt bike past weekend!!

Took the wife, the old yz and a borrowed cr125 out to Buffalo Rock range. All was great till she flipped and broke her shoulder(clavical). To those looking for a place to ride this is the one Troy recommended and from the limited parts I saw I was a great set up. $20 per rider lots of trails and a track to ride on. In Ottawa near Starved Rock.
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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-13-2003, 08:50 PM
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dammmmm ytrap, hope shes doing ok, how is shwe managing with the kids???? you guys need some help let me know. as fpr dirt riding find another loaner and ask me along next time!

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Ouch! Hope she heals fast. And there I thought it was fun to fall in the dirt. I've got American Supercamp coming up in May and was looking forward to crashing and burning on someone elses bike. Maybe I will wear some plastic body armour this time.

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freaking newbies, man there slow, ha ha ha
 
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Crashing in the dirt isn't as forgiving as you may think. My friends get hurt dirt riding more then my other friends and I do riding on the street. One has a bad back and a screwed up knee and another friend of his actually was hospitialized for a few months because of some major stuff wrong in a dirtbike accident, can't remember the specifics.
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Crashing at American Supercamp is a slightly different story. Here:

http://www.americansupercamp.com/index.shtml

And crashing:

http://www.americansupercamp.com/multimedia.html

It's not if you crash, it's how many times a day you crash. If you start going too fast or not crashing enough Chris Carr comes out with "the hose" and just wets things down to make sure life is interesting. What am I saying? He just soaks everything in sight just because... he can. The interesting part is that in Springfield we use an indoor arena. They show livestock in there. Do you know what is mixed in the mud? By the end of 2 days of riding, we are all pretty gross. This is going to be my 3rd time back. I must be sick.

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ah, it's one of those schools....that looks like a lot of fun
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Jimbo...if you though Ken's place was far.....Buffalo is really really far! Another 2 hours. The riding is pretty sweet out there.....good MX track and great trails to play on. I was really surprised at the terrain out there. Pretty rugged with lots of elevation changes since it's near Starved Rock.
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are ATV's allowed at that place u went? My dad's try'n to find some nice trails to take his new toy. ANYONE know of any?
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JC this is a bike only place but MEGACROSS around the same area allows them. Same type set up have a track and trails. I'll see if I can find the link.
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TRy this one.Places to ride
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TRy this one.Places to ride
COOL COOL! my dad thanks you!
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