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Is anyone doing or will be interesting in doing the plunge on one of the following weekends:7/28/07 8/04/07 or 8/11/07? We need at least 4 people to book the shuttle.;)

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Despite the fact that it is a "shuttle" ride there's still 2000ft of climbing, and the majority of the ride is above 7000ft in elevation.

It's a great ride, but not for beginners. Lots of techy spots, and a bunch of riding on the edge of cliffs near the bottom. It'll definitely be warm end of July/early August as well.

mj - make sure you take a dip in the river after the ride. It's AWESOME :)
 

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Are you planning on riding Saturday or Sunday? I was thinking to try to find a way to do this ride again this year. My buddy might be interested as well. But first gotta check with the family activity planner..aka..wife ;)
 

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MTB_prodigy said:
You guys are gonna be shuttling? how far is it from glendale? Oh and i cant drive im only 14.
you got some cajunas to want to do the plunge at 14, but we may be responsible if something happen to you. A guy died last year doing the ride.:eek:
 

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I got clearance by my "aka" to do the ride on these weekends only. Either Sat or Sun is okay on the following weekends:7/28/07 8/04/07 8/11/07 or 8/18/07. tks for the dip advice.
 

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age factor.

mjaraica said:
you got some cajunas to want to do the plunge at 14, but we may be responsible if something happen to you. A guy died last year doing the ride.:eek:
mjaraica your kidding right ? there's 14 year old kids in our nieghberhood sending it 30 ft so what if you can't have a beer with them after the ride age is not an issue young our old if you got the skills.
 

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i got nothing again his age. In fact, he probably kick my ass in the trails, but IF something happen to him, there got to be someone held responsible for a minor (that person is not going to be me :nono: ). Not sure how the guy died. I read that he was riding a low end bike and two of his friends went a different route and they found him dead. 7/28 and 8/4 sounds good to me as well. i will check on the shuttle services to see availability.
 

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I believe the guy went off trail somewhere on the way to the bottom, possibly due to dehydration or heat exhaustion. He left his bike and started hiking back up. I believe he was also bit by a rattlesnake, which didn't help matters. He was found by rescuers at a later date.
 
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