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Offline Osco

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I am too quiet
« on: June 23, 2014, 06:11:18 PM »
I have more than a few times been the ONLY rider In The Scrub,,
I've had Three critter encounters,

1st, I managed not to hit and kill the Dillo as he ran screaming down the Sasquatch trail right in front of me.
He finally saw the light and turned off the trail..

2nd, I was first out, again and was next to Vista ridge or sum such nonsense, on the jeep trail with a pretty good
head of steam up.
4,,FOUR deer came at me from my right, They saw me and stopped, three of the four ran into each other about 20 feet at my 10 O'clock.
I know how deer react so I grabbed some binders and stopped, they did just what expected, left turned away from me then ran,
glancing left and seeing me then turning right and hitting the gas. they always turn away from the threat and often turn back as they
check their six......

3rd and the real close call,
Some where near Inner or upper nesse in the wide track between the tall (6,7 foot tall) weeds I was down hilling it fast.
There she was, a big gal, Her white arse was real close, I was gonna hit her and break her legs.
She looked to her left and saw me, her body jerked and I turned hard left, she did what deer do and turned right and bolted.
The grass was wet so my laydown slide was easy.....

I'm thinkin' about getting a few playing cards and zip tying em into my spokes for noise... what cha' all think ? 8)

My 1X9 HT is real quiet...
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Re: I am too quiet
« Reply #1 on: June 23, 2014, 08:06:03 PM »
Stay away from the grass.  They eat that stuff. 
And yell wheeee! alot. 

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Re: I am too quiet
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2014, 08:17:42 PM »
DONT GO INTO THE TALL GRASS!!!

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Re: I am too quiet
« Reply #3 on: June 23, 2014, 08:33:17 PM »
Hope hubs, they will hear you coming

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Re: I am too quiet
« Reply #4 on: June 24, 2014, 11:43:36 AM »
Try this one out... I'm sure they'll hear ya coming..  ;)
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Re: I am too quiet
« Reply #5 on: June 24, 2014, 05:48:04 PM »
I want a radio I can drop in a bottle cage, so I can play Charlie Daniels music real loud...

http://blackberry-cellphone.blogspot.com/2008/09/ihome-bicycle-ipod-speaker-with_26.html
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Re: I am too quiet
« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2014, 07:13:05 AM »
Just make some kind of noise as you are ripping it up going into those blind turns.  There could be another rider coming at you too since the trails you mentioned are two way trails.  Blasting music takes something away from being out in nature.  After all, many people enjoy the solitude and peace and quiet of rambling through the woods on their speedy steed.

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