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Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,361
Posted By nwscubamom
Keep going, Dave! Loved your photos of my...

Keep going, Dave! Loved your photos of my stomping grounds. Too bad we were still up in the San Juans and couldn't ride with you out to the coast of Oregon and downwards. Some beautiful riding out...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 18,361
Posted By nwscubamom
Dave, INCREDIBLE ride report so far! You had...

Dave,

INCREDIBLE ride report so far! You had shown me the photos of your trip up until the point where you stayed with us, but it's SO much better with your firsthand account and text. Nice job....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-14-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,195
Posted By nwscubamom
Amen to what he just said. Start out with...

Amen to what he just said. Start out with something you're comfortable on NOW. Don't give in to pressure from friends. I had a number of well-intentioned friends advise me to get something bigger...
Forum: Face plant 10-12-2008, 10:24 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,228
Posted By nwscubamom
Talking What an awesome photo! Wonder who took that...

What an awesome photo! Wonder who took that amazing shot? :D

Lookin' good, Dave.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2008, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 817,258
Posted By nwscubamom
Allan, Thatth a picthure of me, and I'd thay...

Allan,

Thatth a picthure of me, and I'd thay I have no rethidual problemth whathoever after having thtuck my tongue to that ithe formathion in the cave.

:eek1

- Janna
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2008, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4,173
Views: 817,258
Posted By nwscubamom
You definitely don't want to come here. Mostly...

You definitely don't want to come here. Mostly it's just boring, and all sorts of hazards await when riding in this area.

These scary critters wash up on our beaches all the time.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2008, 04:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,195
Posted By nwscubamom
Talking Hey Corinne, Good to see you here! Wish I'd...

Hey Corinne,

Good to see you here! Wish I'd started when I was 18 - instead I waited until I was an old lady :D before starting up this sport.

I found a Kawasaki KLR250 (you can buy them used...
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2008, 07:04 AM
Replies: 16,971
Views: 4,876,809
Posted By nwscubamom
Thumb Hiya Dave!! Thanks for the calls updating...

Hiya Dave!!

Thanks for the calls updating your progress - we really had a great time meeting you on your adventure. Can't wait for the trip report - so kick it in gear and skip the job hunting -...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,010
Posted By nwscubamom
Hmmm...maybe there's hope we can get up to Windy...

Hmmm...maybe there's hope we can get up to Windy Ridge sometime soon then?
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2008, 11:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 18,390
Posted By nwscubamom
Thumb You GO girl!!!! :clap I'm a mere 10 years...

You GO girl!!!! :clap

I'm a mere 10 years your junior and it's so good to see other adventuring ladies out there! I know of a handful of gals our age who are still dualsporting.

I can't...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2008, 12:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By nwscubamom
NorCalDave sighting in San Juan Islands, WA

Loading onto the ferry last week I saw several motorcycles, but one of them, a cool Transalp, had the ol' ADV sticker on it so I went up and introduced myself. Turns out it was NorCalDave on his...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By nwscubamom
I usually take my valuables with me in a pack...

I usually take my valuables with me in a pack (camera, GPS, wallet, etc) which I'm sure you were planning on doing too. As far as the other stuff goes, I wonder if you might contact the ranger...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By nwscubamom
Great pics! By any chance is the Snyder Lookout...

Great pics! By any chance is the Snyder Lookout also called the Kloshe Nanitch (or something like that) Lookout? If so, I've been there too, and it's a do not miss! But, it is gravel, with lots of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2007, 01:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,846
Posted By nwscubamom
Question Anybody got tracks they can send me? I'm headed...

Anybody got tracks they can send me? I'm headed that way in August.

- Janna :)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2007, 01:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By nwscubamom
As far as Whiskey Bend Road goes...well, it...

As far as Whiskey Bend Road goes...well, it doesn't go through to Hurricane Ridge, if that's what you were hoping. And it's not paved. It starts down by the Elwha Ranger Station, then goes the length...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2007, 01:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,193
Posted By nwscubamom
I just had one of my bikes stolen in the...

I just had one of my bikes stolen in the Portland/Vancouver area a few months back - and still battling the insurance company. If you're insured with Progressive I have some tips for you (like don't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-19-2007, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,338
Posted By nwscubamom
Stolen motorcycle and insurance claim woes

I had a 1999 Kawasaki KLR250 in good condition with 7000 miles on it stolen in December, and now, a month later, the insurance company called me to tell me they were ready to settle my claim. What I...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-13-2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 888
Posted By nwscubamom
Where to stay in Moab area?

We'll be riding in Arches and Canyonlands area, hoping to do some of the San Rafael Swell too - late Sep, early Oct of this year.

Where have you stayed (not camping) and what looked decent, what...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-25-2006, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,874
Posted By nwscubamom
We took a week out there in August to ride all...

We took a week out there in August to ride all over the Oly Peninsula. What a blast!!! I ordered and adapted rides from David's Griptwister Tours book - loaded up all the GPS waypoints and did some...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-10-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 594
Posted By nwscubamom
Hey!! Dat's me in that yellow helmet!!! Yeah...

Hey!! Dat's me in that yellow helmet!!! Yeah Sean, you shoulda come with us too! We ride in the rain all the time - but I gotta admit, 75mph wind gusts would knock me off my little bike!

So did...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2006, 07:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By nwscubamom
Here's a couple more: ...

Here's a couple more:

http://nwgeogirl.smugmug.com/photos/50751389-M.jpg

http://nwgeogirl.smugmug.com/photos/50751403-M.jpg

http://nwgeogirl.smugmug.com/photos/50751407-M.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By nwscubamom
Talking You betcha, RR! I've got a lot more routes up my...

You betcha, RR! I've got a lot more routes up my sleeve too - but yeah, let's wait for nicer weather first! Although, whatcha gonna do without your little patch of snow to make you happy? ;)

My...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-03-2006, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By nwscubamom
Laugh Wow, you guys are really well prepared! I guess I...

Wow, you guys are really well prepared! I guess I should consider adding a few more items to my bag of tricks.

I currently have a small tool kit (stock one that comes with the bike), and what I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2006, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By nwscubamom
Laugh Soggy SW Warshington Sojourn

Oh yeah, right! *I* gotta write the ride report??? I'm still drying out my gloves and boots! After a very looooong HOT shower I think I'm out of danger of hypothermia :D

What a fun group of folks...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-01-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By nwscubamom
Yes of course, ALL are welcome!!! Safeway...

Yes of course, ALL are welcome!!!

Safeway on 162nd Ave and Fourth Plain at 10am!!!

Fantastic!!

- Janna :) (wow, this is gonna be really cool!)

:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-30-2005, 10:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By nwscubamom
Road Rash, Will be great to meetcha!! ...

Road Rash,

Will be great to meetcha!!

I did a scouting recon mission up at our highest elevation point (2700 ft)today, and here's what it looked like - in other words, no snow to worry about!...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-29-2005, 09:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By nwscubamom
Thumb Woo hoo, CountPacMan!! (love that name!) I...

Woo hoo, CountPacMan!! (love that name!)

I look forward to meeting you! Here's the plan: :deal

We'll meet at the Safeway parking lot at 10am or a bit before. It's located at NE 162nd Ave and...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-28-2005, 09:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,646
Posted By nwscubamom
Laugh SW Washington Ride Monday, Jan 2nd

Camas and I did some pow-wowing on the phone this morning, thinking about possible routes, and I took on the task of throwing together a route for a ride.

I planned out a route in SW Washington...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2005, 08:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By nwscubamom
It will be COOL, you can count on that! Temps...

It will be COOL, you can count on that! Temps have been in the 35-40 range. We won't be out too long, you can cut it short at any point and come back to the house and warm up, AND, we won't be going...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-11-2005, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,230
Posted By nwscubamom
Laugh You're invited! Christmas Light Night Ride

Riding through the streets
on a dual-sport bike tonight
past the lights we go....
laughing with delight!!

Bells on tailboxes ring
making spirits bright
what fun it is to ride and sing
On a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2005, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,471
Posted By nwscubamom
NO WAY!!! You mean THEY don't even know the...

NO WAY!!! You mean THEY don't even know the difference?!? Oh that is just WRONG!:eek1 Not very bright, are they? (kinda like me!!) :D

Well no matter what it was...it sure made for an interesting...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2005, 02:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,471
Posted By nwscubamom
Wow, nice stuff!! Your photos are excellent! I'm...

Wow, nice stuff!! Your photos are excellent! I'm an instructor and teach Fish ID (both Pacific NW as well as Caribbean) so your photos were familiar subjects. I also enjoy a bit of UW photography...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2005, 01:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,686
Posted By nwscubamom
Looks like you went some of the places I've been...

Looks like you went some of the places I've been diving before, like 5 Graves!

So does he have more than one bike for rent?

- Janna :)
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2005, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,471
Posted By nwscubamom
Wicked Sometimes you see the strangest things...

My friend Darice and I decided to have a spur-of-the-moment-girls-day-out afternoon ride yesterday. The rain and fog of the past few weeks had abated temporarily and we both wanted to get away from...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-23-2005, 09:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,291
Posted By nwscubamom
Thumb Filly, glad to see you here!!! I have been...

Filly, glad to see you here!!!

I have been in the same predicament - mostly I go alone, since my husband's only available on the weekends, but get a bit cautious on the FS roads thinking WHAT IF??...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-18-2005, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By nwscubamom
Eh? A funny thing happened on my ride on Monday

I was out for a quick morning ride on Monday, taking advantage of a brief lull in the rain, and a couple of hours I had to spare, when I went past Lacamas Lake near my home in SW Washington. Not only...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2005, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7,080
Views: 2,368,954
Posted By nwscubamom
Pissed And another...

Wonder at what temp tires start to melt?http://www.sparklepages.com/klr250/danger.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-02-2005, 10:42 PM
Replies: 7,080
Views: 2,368,954
Posted By nwscubamom
Thumb From my ride yesterday...

Hehe!http://www.sparklepages.com/klr250/rudolph.jpg
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