Bethany 2010

Discussion in 'Bethany Ride' started by dvanremortel, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. ARP

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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Great job David! I had a great ride and with great company. =D> :D =D>

    Standard equipment on the higher priced luxury bikes. :lol:
    FYI - Keep an eye out in the Bikes section coming up, as I'm putting that gem up for sale soon.

    I blame the Welshman! Good thing I passed on that brew? :partyman:
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Good to hear that you guys had a good ride.

    I could not help but notice someone mention something about trees on the trail. My opinion is that we are not doing much about this issue. We should be going to the Ontario government about this in a big way (not the police, not the Municipal government) . My general opinion is that we continue to be slightly better than a disarray about this issue.

    I went riding a bit last week ("Legal Areas" it is legal today but likely not very much longer), and was yelled at by someone to get out and go the other direction. But the other direction was just toward someone else who would have me turn around to go in the other direction. Which way?

    Good that in this time there is still a possibility to say that there was a good ride in Bethany.
  3. MikeK

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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Oh man, I forget peoples names almost as soon as I'm introduced, but I think that was Ken (?) on the WR400 in our group? Pulling frames from helmetcam footage is always a bit fuzzy, but here's a couple:

    "The Blockade" - car with a stick dragged out in front of it:

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    "The Supporter" - unfortunately nothing more than a dark purplish smudge in this photo... yellin' from her stairs:

    [​IMG]

    Unless I was confused and the yelling was coming from someone still in the car... and somebody else was on the stoop? I didn't stop to find out...
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    The problem has been referred to the authorities. They will likely pay her a visit. The officer I spoke to agreed that her behavior & actions were not OK & we did nothing wrong.
  5. SteveP

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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    did you send that pic over, with her car blocking the road?
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Big thank's Dave for a well put together Bethany 2010.I had a blast great to be out on the trails .Bethany never dissapoints thank's to beej and Arp for slowing down on the road section's so the old TC could keep up.The weather and the tree's just added to the adventure....good time's...T
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Bah, every time I play with a video editing program... I end up feeling like punching something: why is it never easy :)

    Anyways... some pictures up here and helmetcam footage at the bottom of the page:

    http://www.mikekirk.org/?p=617

    YouTube says it's still chewing on the HD version... hopefully it's live by the time you read this. Oh, and I had to edit out all gravel/pavement sections to get it down to 10 minutes (so look at Xhumeka's videos for longer clips).

    Awesome ride, can't wait to get out again! =D>
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Great videos! And a great day despite the weather. As my group approached Heaven on 7 we were riding into pea sized hail! But all the adversity is what made it such a great feeling when we reached the end. I was amazed by the ingenuity and team work shown by the 20 or so of us that morphed into lumberjacks and managed to move or create bike sized holes in several large trees across one road. And the amount of people that stopped (including an OPP officer, and the awesome sweep Darryl I think?) to help one team member who managed to run out of gas not once, but twice! (he shall remain nameless, but wow, what a day!) :lol:

    Thanks to David for organizing the ride and providing the well-mapped route in advance, and again to Bob for the GPS tips. Those new settings made navigation a breeze.
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Great vid compilations. Thanks for posting!
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    The trees in question were intentionally downed on Post Rd. near Bethany. Someone had obviously made a public road ("unmaintained", "unassumed" or otherwise...) impassible. We can rant all we like but my suggestion is to make the OFTR aware and let them handle it. I figure it's best to bite my tongue on an issue like this because I don't know anything about it, but Ken H. should be our man.
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    I'm guessing that's Ken (coffeeguy). Maybe send him a PM in case he hasn't seen your post...

    I could be wrong mind you, but I know he lives in the general vicinity and rides a WR or other blue Yamaha.
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Talked to Ken, all taken care of.
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Great vids guys. =D>
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Great ride - thanks!
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    ...g'night bethany

    ..see you next year!!
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    Crazyfrog just bought a 2008 DRZ400, therefore I will be back with the Beth ride for 2011.

    Can't wait.

    Cheers

    CF =D>
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    wooohooo! Glad to hear it Conrad!
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    Re: Bethany 2010 . . . . . . April 17th

    I finally got my DRZ plated last week, so let's talk about the Beth 2011. :) :)

    Who's in this year, and what and when needs to happen. 8)

    Talk to me! 8-[

    CF :mrgreen: