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Old    wake_101            10-18-2004, 4:29 PM Reply   
Rained for the first time yesterday my power was out for like 3 hours !!!! Sucks man I officialy can't wakeboard at alllllll know !!!...
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       10-18-2004, 4:31 PM Reply   
why not?
Old    Paul Bernier (wakeriderixi)      Join Date: Jan 2004       10-18-2004, 4:40 PM Reply   
why not? Sounds like a great thing to do if the powers out!
Old    wake_101            10-18-2004, 7:13 PM Reply   
I know i can and i probably will but still rain sucks does it not ?
Old    grampawakerider            10-18-2004, 7:13 PM Reply   
Fraid yer gonna get wet?
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       10-18-2004, 8:14 PM Reply   
The first day I owned my boat, had to take it out but it was raining. Had to go anyway. Found out the boat and I both are waterproof.

BTW - Those of us here in rain-deprived California are more than happy for the rain!! The lakes are starting to look like the desert!!!!
Old    wake_101            10-18-2004, 8:41 PM Reply   
hahahhhaha very true Buzz we need water bad especially on Shasta man the thing as went from like 300 feet deep to like 75 feet deep...that ludacris...and no not afraid of getting wet afraid of wakebaoridng and getting super super super super cold..
Old    John (mibu)      Join Date: Feb 2003       10-18-2004, 9:42 PM Reply   
Drysuit.
Old    brian desatnik (fidelis)      Join Date: Sep 2004       10-19-2004, 6:09 AM Reply   
i find drysuits very depressing :-( and when you bring them out you know its the end of the season for most of us up north.
Old    snoobs            10-19-2004, 7:37 AM Reply   
I hate getting smacked in the face by raindrops its painful sometimes.
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       10-19-2004, 7:41 AM Reply   
On a positve note, Tahoe is expected 2 feet of snow this week. It's not so bad.
Old    mango (mango)      Join Date: Mar 2004       10-19-2004, 8:02 AM Reply   
raindrops aren't as bad as getting pelted by hail when your snowboarding and cleaning your goggles every 30 seconds.

I usually use my drysuit in the beginning of the year before the summer when you can't wait to get out there and wakeboard. It's not as much fun to use it after the summer is over plus I wakeboarded plenty of times this year so now that its getting colder im looking forward to a good year of snowboarding.

lucky tahoe, i don't expect any snow here on the east coast until thanksgiving.
whats up to all the dmc brothers!
Old    C.I.E. J-Rod (jarrod)      Join Date: May 2003       10-19-2004, 8:08 AM Reply   
mango. is that your new boat in your profile?
Old    crowe            10-19-2004, 8:33 AM Reply   
He only wishes! Tahoe he i come!
Old    snoobs            10-19-2004, 8:46 AM Reply   
Hail! Ouch!
Old    swass            10-19-2004, 8:57 AM Reply   
"raindrops aren't as bad as getting pelted by hail when your snowboarding and cleaning your goggles every 30 seconds."

That's what you get for trying to snowboard in June! Or is that the famous east coast crud?

It's nice living 1 hour from the best skiing in the world.
Old    E Double U (three6ty)      Join Date: Feb 2004       10-19-2004, 10:40 AM Reply   
Rain sucks, but down here in SoCAl we need it bad. All of our lakes are at record lows. Not to mention we need to get Lake Powell and Lake Mead filled back up. Thats number #1 priority.
Old    anim8or            10-19-2004, 11:41 AM Reply   
Boy, you said it Erik. Lake Piru is like half the size of what it was two years ago. And our houseboat trip to Lake Powell next year is in danger of being cancelled. I heard the water is 75 feet below some of the launch ramps. How do you lose 75 *feet* of water?? I've never been there before and we've been on that wait list for this whole year now.
Old    E Double U (three6ty)      Join Date: Feb 2004       10-19-2004, 12:07 PM Reply   
Mike you will be fine at Powell. The water is still 250' deep in most channels. As the water level lowers they are paving down the Launch Ramps. When we were there in August there was about 100' of new ramp and about 75' of dirt,crushedstone still to the water. when we went back 3 weeks later they layed down another 100' of concrete to the water. The water level has actually started to rise a little out there . Not much but like a inch a week, and through out the winter it will rise a few feet. Keep your plans to go because you will be allright. Good luck
Old    les (leshella)      Join Date: Feb 2004       10-19-2004, 12:51 PM Reply   
i don't know about you guys..but sometimes i LOVE riding in the rain. its just fun to have calm water and glide out on the flats and just feel the water with your hands and have the rain sprinkling down on you. its so much fun! and plus, usually you have the place to yourself caues nobody else wants to ride in it.
Old    Laci (tcluv85)      Join Date: Jan 2004       10-19-2004, 1:29 PM Reply   
I too love to ride in the rain. Some of my favorite times on the water have been when it was raining. I have to admit though it is alot more pleasant if there is bimini top for drivers and the others in the boat.

leshella - you still riding then? When did/does your boat go into storage?
Old    Cliff Griffin (seattle)      Join Date: Mar 2002       10-19-2004, 4:53 PM Reply   
Les, and bs

Always looking for thirds in the winter.
Old    Steven Hahn (solo)      Join Date: Oct 2001       10-20-2004, 12:32 PM Reply   
Let's see......Rain 54 degrees? Sun and 80?
Old    Timothy (timmy)      Join Date: Jul 2001       10-20-2004, 12:54 PM Reply   
if you decide to ride naked when it is raining because you think there is nobody out, the sherrif boat still may be lurking
Old    wake_101            10-20-2004, 7:32 PM Reply   
hahahaha....for real on the sherrif remark Tim......yeah Ill probably go out a couple of times if I can convince my dad to go out in the rain it might be pretty cool...
Old    Buzz (buzz_grande)      Join Date: Mar 2004       10-20-2004, 8:41 PM Reply   
One one hand, the rain is great! We need it. On the other hand, one of my regular crew (F) is trying to bail on boarding with me this weekend, in favor of 48 inches of powder at Mammoth. She asked me to go, but I want to try out my brand new Parks board (oh yea, and I have to work too). Tough decisions! Wonder what my GF would say? Bet I know!!
Old    tutman            10-22-2004, 5:23 PM Reply   
Wake 101, gotta say, your quote is great. hijack over.

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