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Wellsville Mayhem!

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Emmettology 101, Sep 5, 2001.

  1. Emmettology 101

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    Well, this past weekend our club attended the Western Reserve 4 Wheelers Labor Day event held at Tri County Fairgrounds with trailrides at Wellsville, OH.

    We went trail riding Sunday with Kevin from WR.. He took us on a sweet creek trail with lots of rocks and opportunity to get twisted up! The trail lead to an uphill climb that started out just as rocks and then turns into a Waterfall/stairstep hill climb. On both sides of this climb is banked dirt so it is a little tight for a fullsize but I managed to fit. My friend Ryan and I were the only two fullsizes on the ride and we both made it to about the same places on the climb before having to back down. We are only locked in the rear and if we had front lockers, we could have made it all the way. Ryan went irst and back down and then it was my turn. At the ppioint where i was not making it any farther I decided to try one last time and then back down. Well, Ryan was spotting me and told me to head a little right so I turned the wheels and gave it hell! I started spinning and my front end slid to the right. As the front end slid, the passenger side tire grabbed the soild embankment on the right and shot the front of the Emmett skyward. Luckily I had my spare tire and carrier on the back because I came to a stop while Emmett was resting on the back tires and spare tire with the passenger side rear resting on the side of the hill. The front tires were completely off the ground and the engine stalled... I sat there for a few moment which felt like a hour. I waited while the pictures were taken and then cautiousl reached for the key and fired it back up. Luckily all it took to get it back down was putting it in reverse and backing slowly. Antoher luck thing for me is that I didn't have to change my shorts once I got to the bottom of the hill! [​IMG]

    Below are links to a few pics from the creek trail and the pics of the waterfall/stairstep trail will be posted soon, ASAP!!!!!!


    Enjoy [​IMG] :
    http://wrev.org/labor_day/2001/P1010035.JPG
    http://wrev.org/labor_day/2001/

    Mike

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    <P ID="edit"><FONT class="small">Edited by Emmettology 101 on 09/05/01 12:49 PM.</FONT></P>
     
  2. 6.2Blazer

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    A couple of guys from our club went up there for the ride and had a great time (one light blue and one gray Sami). Unfortunately I only had one free day and opted to stay a little closer to home, though I'm hoping to get up there sometime.

    A couple of months ago a group of the Western Reserve guys came down to our neck of the wood and I took them out on some trails one day. They were a pretty good group of guys.

    BTW, was the guy with the big red Bronco (38" Swamper SX's and full cage) there?
     
  3. Emmettology 101

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    I saw those two Sami's! If I would have known you knew them, I would have went up and talked to them! Actually, I only saw them driving down 11 on Sunday. Did they stay at the fairgrounds?

    Mike

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    I'm not really sure where they stayed for the weekend. Both of those Sami's are set up really good (front and rear lockers, low geared t-cases, etc..) and get used hard.

    When are you coming down to Southern Ohio for a trailride?
     
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    Not sure... I am hoping to have a trailer and truck soon so that would make it easier. The bad thing is, I no longer have the girlfriend that lives in Columbus. We parted ways..

    Where are the trails at that you go to?

    Mike

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    Woohoo! Cool mang!!! [​IMG]

    It's been lovely, but I have to scream now.

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