The Adventures of Tyson and Hobbes

Discussion in 'Day Trippin'' started by av_mech, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Bluebone

    Bluebone straight to hell

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    i just thought i would jump to the end to say i got a lot of catching up to do.
  2. Petrolburner

    Petrolburner Noise Maker

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    Hell of a weekend! I did 873 miles, Tyson had about the same I think. I've got about 40 minutes of GoPro footage to edit.

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  3. Petrolburner

    Petrolburner Noise Maker

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    Oh yeah and Ezra B, hammock camping, naked creek bath, chainsawing by headlamp, extraordianary kindness from locals, "The Hilton" and Mitch. Yeah it's going to be a good report.
  4. UlyRider

    UlyRider Adventurer

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    Petro! That is a clean '02! Looks brand new! Bet she sounds sweet too!
  5. jerdog53

    jerdog53 Crop Dusting Everywhere

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    Why is the back wheel off the Cap?
  6. av_mech

    av_mech Risk Taker

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    Many of you I'm sure have been wondering what has been getting in the way of my riding and writing these past few months. Today, I am ready to make that information public.

    Today is the first day of the rest of my life. Today I quit job and the career I have been doing since I started school seven years ago. I am opening my own business and our Grand Opening is scheduled for October 12, 2012.

    My new life is called The Backcountry Pursuit. We are going to be the first outdoor adventure gear consignment shop in the Boise area. Think "used REI." We will fill a major void in our very active, and close knit outdoor community in Boise.
    The Backcountry Pursuit will build its business by creating a close connection with the local community and give back though a donation program to benefit several local charities that promote outdoor exploration and healthy lifestyles.

    I am excited to announce that in addition to the normal offerings of backpacks, skis, kayaks, and such, I will also be carrying adventure motorcycle gear. I hope this part of the business allows you to get rid of your old riding gear and get that Klim stuff you've been lusting after.

    Come out and support us! Find us on Facebook by searching for "The Backcountry Pursuit". Our Grand Opening is scheduled for October12th.

    <a href="http://s73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/tystellrecht/?action=view&amp;current=Logo1394920.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i73.photobucket.com/albums/i230/tystellrecht/Logo1394920.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>
  7. daxm

    daxm Been here awhile

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    Congrats! Do you have a location and/or website?
  8. Oddball

    Oddball Starting over

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    Congrats and I wish you the best of luck!
  9. Rob.G

    Rob.G Mostly Harmless

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    Awesome! I hope it works out for you.

    If you do plan to do the website thing and want help, let me know.. it's what I do for a living. 16+ years' worth.

    In fact, I'm looking for a Kayak!!

    Rob
  10. av_mech

    av_mech Risk Taker

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    The website isn't up yet, but is in the design phase. www.backcountrypursuit.com

    I am hoping to ink the deal for the place on Tuesday! I'll post the location when it becomes official.
  11. Marsh Tiger

    Marsh Tiger Been here awhile

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    I hope it works well for you. It's and excellent idea.

    That Dr Suess thing is kind of wild. It's nice when life give's you a nod.
  12. jerdog53

    jerdog53 Crop Dusting Everywhere

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    :clap :freaky
  13. av_mech

    av_mech Risk Taker

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  14. Petrolburner

    Petrolburner Noise Maker

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    Super excited for the future Tyson :clap
  15. ducnut

    ducnut Long timer

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    I think you should do an offshoot, Backcountry Adventures, and offer motorcycle guide and adventure services for the area.

    Good luck, with the retail store.
  16. av_mech

    av_mech Risk Taker

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    I've totally thought about it. There's a really good chance I will expand to that in the future. One step at a time....
  17. mint julep

    mint julep Been here awhile

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    Awesome thread Tyson!
    Big congrats on the new endeavour.

    I've learned a lot from your rides.
    I've been inspired by your adventures.
    I'm pumped to get an XC hopefully soon I can strike a good deal with my dealer.

    I hope I can find time & $$$ to go off on the adventure of a lifetime.

    You got riding skills...I aspire to tame the Tiger as you have with Hobbes.

    Thanks for sharing and letting us come along for the ride.:clap
    Dave
  18. av_mech

    av_mech Risk Taker

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    Thanks man,
    Those are some seriously kind and heart felt words.

    I'll keep riding and writing when I have the chance. Might not be many miles left for me this year though. Once this thing gets up and going, I'm right back to riding!
  19. RedRockRider

    RedRockRider Long timer

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    Tyson, Best of luck with the Backcountry Pursuit! :thumb Keep riding and posting, as time permits.
  20. flyboats

    flyboats Adventurer

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    Love the Logo!!! Get some reflective, flexible stickers made up, like ADV ones, so we can stick them all over our bikes, helmets, skis, boats, cars, rooms, bathrooms all over the world,... :clap