the darth peach rides on .....and then some......

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  1. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    Still working on these shots....:D
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    Here where the fatigue of all day riding comes in.......
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    Landed.
    Some 40 min or so outside of the park....Couldn't find a hotel with space anywhere........
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    Called in an early evening.....went to the 'saloon' for a drink and a burger.
    Not bad. Left everything on chargers, so no pics........

    AM: Lets roll............
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    Ready, set..........
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    Away we go..............
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  2. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    The path ahead
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    Got stuck behind this for a while........
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    And these..........
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    Grrrr!
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    No really, I enjoy going 32 MPH...........:lol3


    More pretty sights.....
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    Nice reflection.......
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    No shortage of advice on this trip!!!!:lol3
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  3. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    Yippie skippie!!
    Oh yeah!! Sat!!
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  4. TexasPrairieRider

    TexasPrairieRider Texan

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    You certainly make California seem like its a nice place to ride dispite the rumours to the contrary. :wink:
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  5. TownPump

    TownPump coexista

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    Very beautiful and entertaining.

    Thank you for the escape DP.
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  6. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    Saw this and many like it at the gas station.......
    Notice the 'welcome to the park' gas prices......
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    Elusive by nature, it's hard to get a clear shot of sasquatch.........
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    BIGFOOT!!
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    Stopping for some more pics.
    Yes. I do think my bike is cool. :D
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    to the left........
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    to the right........

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    and right smack in the middle..
    Hey!! How'd that get there??!!
    Darned litterbugs!!!!:D

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    More water and rocks..........This place is full of 'em!!![​IMG]

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  7. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    Don't forget to look up!![​IMG]

    And down.......
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    Moving shot.......
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    Stopping for more pics..........
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    In the tunnel.....trying to get to some waterfalls........
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    And back through the tunnel beacause of traffic......Screw it...We'll find something else!!
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    Le money shot.....
    I had to piss off the road crew and stop to get this view shot........tapping the side of my helmet as if not to hear them yelling.
    At least they were smilling and I was on my way.......:lol3
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    Got to love all the trees!!
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    My informal bug collection......
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  8. German Trick

    German Trick Long timer

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    Looks like you guys had a great time! :clap

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  9. Mik

    Mik Riding big jugs airheads

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    A classic California ride! The aspen colors will be changing soon in the Sierra...
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  10. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    Evidence is grainy..........
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    Almost kneeled in this.........:huh
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    ....trying to get this.......:D
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    BrideV fall....
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    Not the clearest, but you get the idea........:D
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  11. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    This is the bark from the ponderosa pine......If you lift some of the live bark it smells a little like vanilla.....
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  12. Oni

    Oni Ronin

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    Nice trip and wonderful pictures!

    I really like this one:

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  13. Jeffy

    Jeffy Hmm...

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    Wild Jelly Beans. :lol3

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  14. InfoManiac

    InfoManiac Always Learning

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    Excellent report, Peach!

    Jay is the real deal, one of my favorite ADVers.

    Thanks for showing him around your neck of the woods :thumb


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  15. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    Always time for more photos.......
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    HMMM...only one reason a rider puts HIS legs up like that............
    But we're not moving??
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    At least the view wasn't so bad........
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    And we're moving again.......
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    Moss, lichen, etc....grows on the north side...
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    Some crows for Klay, or are they ravens?
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  16. Klay

    Klay dreaming adventurer

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    Appreciate it.:D
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  17. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    Happy GR.....
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    Cool tree.
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    But not half as cool as...........






    MYBIKE!!!!
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  18. the darth peach

    the darth peach eats crackers in bed

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    Let me just prop this rock up with this little one.......
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    GET IN THERE!!!!!!

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    Whew!
    Moving rocks is hard work..........

    Taking a break......

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  19. svs

    svs All Hands on Deck!

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    Very Nice Ms. Peach...Nice traveling partners --Bald Men rule!!!
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  20. AKDuc

    AKDuc Alaska Born Ducatisti

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    Splendid photography with very entertaining dialogue.

    Thank you very much for sharing.

    Continued great travels, Mark H.
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