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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by Jim, May 10, 2019.

  1. Yes, it's own topic in the Forums

    19 vote(s)
  2. Nah... threads good enough.

    2 vote(s)
  1. GLJ

    GLJ Ran through life like my hair was on fire 650 time Top Contributor

    Buddy stopped by today. What else is there to do but go for a ride. One of the places we went to was a State Park 20 miles to the north. Lots of grass, trees and hills. One of its unique features is the creek that meanders through it. They have concrete bottomed fords in 3 places to get across it.
    Signs are posted telling you it is slippery. And it is. Moss on concrete with moving water on top is incredible slick. Go slow, clutch pulled half in, don't let engine lug or worse yet have clutch out and accelerate. Every year dozens of bikes and riders get a bath in the creek.
    View from the other side.
    Seems strange riding across them on same bike 40+ years later.
  2. Mailman

    Mailman Hardly a Guru Top Contributor

    You rode your XS2 through that water? :yikes:
    I’d be cleaning for weeks afterward! :laugh2:

    I’ll bet it does! ;)
    MaxPete, gggGary, GLJ and 1 other person like this.
  3. GLJ

    GLJ Ran through life like my hair was on fire 650 time Top Contributor

    Yes I did. No dust on rims or lower frame rails now.
    It was the only one I crossed. The next one looked to be axle deep. With all the rain we have had this year today was the first time they have been open to traffic. Normally they are 3 to 5 inches deep and not moving as fast.
    MaxPete and Mailman like this.

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