So it began......

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by SquirrelyGrl, May 26, 2011.

  1. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    So what is it? :scratch
  2. SquirrelyGrl

    SquirrelyGrl Squirrely Girl

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    Hey Ginger ~

    It was my riding partner's paper directions from the Houston Valley Ride, the last RR I posted. The paper was on his KLR tank and I made fun of him for having a scotch taped piece of paper for directions to the trailhead.

    Believe it or not, that piece of paper stayed on the DR for a couple of months, thru the Clayton Rally and several other rides during October & November
  3. Vinbowie

    Vinbowie Been here awhile

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    I just caught up with your report.
    I love it. Thanks.:clap:clap:clap
  4. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    I know you did some more riding... slacker! :lol3
  5. SquirrelyGrl

    SquirrelyGrl Squirrely Girl

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    Hey Cuttle!
    I sure have, I'm working on posting lots more :D
  6. alcanrider

    alcanrider alcanrider

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    Been over your way quite a few times, but always on the slab and almost always in a cage... Great writing and picture taking, thanks for sharing.:clap
  7. RockinTheRVA

    RockinTheRVA Been here awhile

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    Enjoyed reading your thread :D

    I wish there were better places to go daytripping like that here in Central VA. Keep having fun(and posting pics) so us city-dwellers can keep dreaming about the mountains!
  8. Ginger Beard

    Ginger Beard I have no soul

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    :lol3 That's a great story. It forced me to read through your entire thread. :ddog



    By the way the snake on page six may not be a rattle snake. From the pics it looks to either be a brown water snake (nonvenomous) or a cotton mouth (venomous). from what I can see of the jaw structure it is more than likely the brown water snake. Can't tell for sure without a face shot. Both snakes will mimic rattlers by vibrating their tail against brush, leaves,etc which gives off the sound of a rattle. Sorry I'm kind of a nerd. :D
  9. SquirrelyGrl

    SquirrelyGrl Squirrely Girl

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    Hey Ginger ~ Ya, I dunno what it was, I wasn't gonna aggravate that snake. I'm definitely not a snake wrangler.

    I've got more rides to post. Glad you guys like!
  10. bobw

    bobw Harden the phuck up

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    Just finished catching up, most excellent!!

    I am in the mountains on trails 4-5 days a week and only have met the "bad arse" snakes a couple of times, a bunch of "nice" snakes although a few blacks have been huge and not always happy to share their personal space.... Here are a few photos of a couple common visitors to our area that I met along the trail......., they are

    friendly
    mostly friendly
    give a wide berth.......................

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  11. SquirrelyGrl

    SquirrelyGrl Squirrely Girl

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    Charleston South Carolina here I come! This weekend is a solo trip of about 8 hours, wish me luck it's definitely a new experience but a much needed break from boy drama
  12. woodly1069

    woodly1069 Long timer

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    Hope you have a blast and be careful! Hope the weather holds for you!
  13. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    ahh - no problem for you at all! you went to the RDV by yourself... iirc it took you 8 hours too (and 3 days on the way home :lol3).

    Have fun!
  14. SquirrelyGrl

    SquirrelyGrl Squirrely Girl

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    :D. Too true Silke!

    Ugh if it was May I wouldn't be so worried about riding in the rain. But I gotta get out of town. I've been goin bonkers lately.
    I need a challenge, toughen me up a bit ;p
  15. _anatic

    _anatic Plated

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    Looks dry past ATL. Have fun, we'll be expecting an update here.
    slacker
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  16. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    come by on your way back: the goats need some lovin! :norton (and the new puppy)
  17. Al Tuna

    Al Tuna doldrums

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    Hey... I'm worried again! You better post up. :ddog
  18. _anatic

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    Yup, was just thinkin' that. You need a spot Squirrely!
  19. SquirrelyGrl

    SquirrelyGrl Squirrely Girl

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    I :raabia. You Tuna ;p



    You're so silly. I went thru 2 different flurry storms to get to Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. I have a couple of pics, since I was in a hurry to get here during 12 hours on the bike.


    One day, I'll get my rear in gear for leaving at a decent hour to arrive at a decent hour
  20. SquirrelyGrl

    SquirrelyGrl Squirrely Girl

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    :raabia


    Hey Shane! Thank you for the letter! It was my only one and sure enough only one that I ever got in the mail.



    Thanks Valentine ;p