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Old 07-24-2011, 08:35 AM   #11 (permalink)
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my gas costs are the only part of summer i like, one tank a month for three months then back to a tank twice a week.. hope the cost doesnt jump before nov
So what's your secret to getting away with one tankful a month? Wish I could too

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Nice and cool here.

During the summer I start fishing more, taking the boat out in the bay and down to Mehico, but man I count the days for winter again.
Nice and cool, huh? No need to rub it in,
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Old 07-24-2011, 10:23 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Well that's what San Diego is known for If it wasn't this nice I'd move somewhere with a less oppressive legislature! I'd love to live somewhere close to the snow for one winter though. But I can't complain about moderate year round temps.
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Old 07-24-2011, 11:29 AM   #14 (permalink)
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So what's your secret to getting away with one tankful a month? Wish I could too
In the summer I bike more often, I usually only do 500km (310miles) of a driving a month in the summer. Biking to work every day sure helps keep my stamina up for the winter
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In the summer I bike more often, I usually only do 500km (310miles) of a driving a month in the summer. Biking to work every day sure helps keep my stamina up for the winter
Hey me too! this IS my secret to saving for the winter.

can I ask what would you guys pick for a 180lb 6'2" guy with a 12.5 boot, park / freestyle size on a rocker board.. I am thinkng 156 157 or 158 any help and I would be greatful

in mind I love pow but 80% in the park.. much love

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Old 07-24-2011, 03:30 PM   #16 (permalink)
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damn i really cant wait for summer to end and shred the mountains again no place like the mountains i got the 2010 gnu park pickle btx i only got to take it up twice last season cause i tore my rotator cuff and fractured my collar bone biffing on a high jump !!!
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Old 07-25-2011, 04:21 PM   #17 (permalink)
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the same for me guys.

I've bought my new board for the next season (Skate banana) and I just can't wait anymore to test it.
When will this fucking summer be over!!!

Summer is good but........ winter is much better

Enjoy your summer time!
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Old 07-25-2011, 04:35 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Winter starts later here in SoCal so it'll be a while unless I can swing a trip somewhere after my wedding in October.

I got a brand new Evo waiting in the wings (ok I don't have it yet but it's preordered). This is one of my longest summers
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Biking sure does save gas money. but doesnt beat riding on a just opened park run.
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Old 07-27-2011, 12:01 AM   #20 (permalink)
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i bought a blinged out ktm xcf250 couple months ago for some offroad fun this summer. Even though i grew up riding trail bikes.. i just couldnt get into it. So i sold that badass bike last week. All i wanna do is snowboard 24/7/365 .. no other sport comes even close. If you cant understand where im comin from then thats too bad. Ya its along long summer. I pass the time by training, bought some goretex pants couple days ago
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