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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left Yesterday, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 882
Posted By Hobbes950
From the article: "The Office of Administrative...

From the article:
"The Office of Administrative Law sided with Mandler, noting that CHP Commissioner J. A. Farrow certified that his department would not "issue, use, enforce, or attempt to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Here is a snip from the trip home. Every ride...

Here is a snip from the trip home. Every ride that weekend got me so high. Every day seemed like the best day.

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-kqa1MXX3ng?rel=0"...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Here is a bit of fireside chat, including back...

Here is a bit of fireside chat, including back road meetings, sneaking into jobsites, stealth parking, pitchy fir, and discovery of the running GoPro.


<iframe width="480" height="360"...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-22-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,988
Posted By Hobbes950
Looks like a real fun time, except Little Wan....

Looks like a real fun time, except Little Wan. What kind of boots do you wear? I was just lamenting the overkill on my hard boots because it is a pain to shift with them but now I am thinking I will...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-21-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
<iframe width="640" height="360"...

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/h4WafLfaONA?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-21-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
On the way to DaFaP at the top of S. Fork...

On the way to DaFaP at the top of S. Fork Mountain Road. Hazy in the photo, but the Trinity Alps were stunning.

http://i130.photobucket.com/albums/p256/hobbes95821/DaFaP/IMG_3454_zpse8d7231d.jpg
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-21-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 600
Views: 29,035
Posted By Hobbes950
I know how that happened. I was thinking the same...

I know how that happened. I was thinking the same thing but the Coolie was an hour in the wrong direction. Good job Stu!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-20-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
That Was Amazing Got a fun tale for the...

That
Was
Amazing
Got a fun tale for the trip home too, but fuck this phone typing crap. Photos and story time tomorrow night. For now I will get the first shower in 4 days, crawl into my tent for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Dammit, Nevada has spoiled me for stealth...

Dammit, Nevada has spoiled me for stealth camping. Campground on the Klammath last night. Rewarded with a sunset complete with rainbow, not to mention the hot shower. Breakfast in Crescent city, be...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-16-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Starbuck's in Red Bluff. This place is familiar.

Starbuck's in Red Bluff. This place is familiar.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 13,988
Posted By Hobbes950
Well CRAP! I will be up in Oregon by then. Would...

Well CRAP! I will be up in Oregon by then. Would have been great to see the Wans in action in my own backyard. Of course, the only way I would have been able to SEE them in action would be to take...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Oil level? Check. :wink: Gas? Pretty much....

Oil level? Check. :wink:
Gas? Pretty much. :deal
Bike cleaned? Mostly. :huh
Packed up? OH YEAH! :clap
Paraphernalia? Oh shit! Gotta squeeze that in. :eek1
Sticker installed? Neener Neener! :evil
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
He has a mechanical issue that he will hopefully...

He has a mechanical issue that he will hopefully repair in time to make it there. Personally, I think he should just ride bitch on the Sportster.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-15-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
PACK DAY! Lost my riding partners due to...

PACK DAY!
Lost my riding partners due to mechanical delays, so no GoPro of the Sportster Sufferfest. Time to re-route a bit.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
BWAHAAHAHAHAAAH!! ...

BWAHAAHAHAHAAAH!!

http://baldy.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Retired-home-page-photos/i-f7D8z2Z/0/L/parepin%20copy-L.jpg

Like you didn't see it coming.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Ha Ha! No I didn't think that! Of course you were...

Ha Ha! No I didn't think that! Of course you were talking about Parepin, but would he have been the giver or receiver? Biggest question would be who gets to hold the pie tin?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Had to google that. Um, yeah that one...

Had to google that.

Um, yeah that one really isn't going on my bucket list. But thanks for broadening my horizons.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
I am totally down with options. Like I said, I...

I am totally down with options. Like I said, I always map routes and never stick to them.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Packing list beginning. Oil change Monday....

Packing list beginning. Oil change Monday. Tuesday pack up, top off. Wednesday, breakfast and wait for the unpunctual pirate. :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,533
Posted By Hobbes950
The key thing here is that now you know this man...

The key thing here is that now you know this man deserves no respect whatsoever. Since it is "family" you must be the bigger man and do nothing. But that doesn't mean there won't be subtle, anonymous...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Clavicle? Oh, man. That really really sucks. Glad...

Clavicle? Oh, man. That really really sucks. Glad you're mostly ok but holy hell! How's the bike?
Bummer you can't make it, but gas money? Surely you can ride bitch with someone!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,533
Posted By Hobbes950
Oh yeah, repost this in JoMomma for more better...

Oh yeah, repost this in JoMomma for more better responses.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-10-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,533
Posted By Hobbes950
Print out the CHP lane splitting guidelines. Hand...

Print out the CHP lane splitting guidelines. Hand it to him and walk away.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Oh, great. A perpetually late pirate. This is...

Oh, great. A perpetually late pirate. This is starting out well. Bringing the camera and the GoPro.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Ish? How about take a 2 mile jog off Hwy 20 to...

Ish? How about take a 2 mile jog off Hwy 20 to my house? There is a great little shortcut road off of Harmony Ridge that will be a good intro to the Sportster sufferfest. 100 yards or so of rutted...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Thought linking up was the plan! As for route...

Thought linking up was the plan!
As for route planning, I must confess. I am a map route nerd. I always plan some crazy route and never stick to it. One of my favorite things is to obsess over...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Usal on a Sportster. Man, remind me not to become...

Usal on a Sportster. Man, remind me not to become your friend! :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-09-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Mapping routes, scouting camp spots. :clap

Mapping routes, scouting camp spots. :clap
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Hobbes950
Ok, checking the maps I am lost already. S. Fork...

Ok, checking the maps I am lost already. S. Fork Mountain Rd. looks like it comes off hwy 36, not 3.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Hobbes950
Thanks for the help. Lots of options, looks like...

Thanks for the help. Lots of options, looks like SF is added to the itinerary.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Hobbes950
Like to stay out of campgrounds if possible....

Like to stay out of campgrounds if possible. Gotta keep it mellow, there's a Harley in the group.

Was looking at South Fork Mtn, but 3 south of 299 is oh so nice.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Hobbes950
Yeah, 96. I knew I should have checked. :lol3 ...

Yeah, 96. I knew I should have checked. :lol3

Coming from Nevada City via Truckee through Red Bluff. Anywhere nice along that route between the hot valley and the cold coast.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-08-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 440
Posted By Hobbes950
Dispersed camping Trinity Alps

Any good tips? Done some searching, and not afraid to wing it, but insider knowledge is handy. :deal
Something that is off an easy dirt road is best. Our route takes us across 299, up 93 and over...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Usal is a trip in itself. It is in my plan too....

Usal is a trip in itself. It is in my plan too. Tried it a couple years ago, but mechanical issues pushed a judgement on the side of caution. Here is some of it.
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-02-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By Hobbes950
Unless you scoot through town, down Rough and...

Unless you scoot through town, down Rough and Ready Highway, hang a right on Bitney Springs, and either take it down to Pleasant Valley or cut across Newtown Road. Either one heading north will get...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-01-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 148
Views: 5,751
Posted By Hobbes950
I will not know until the week before, but if so...

I will not know until the week before, but if so it will be on a 950.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Bald Hills Road. Runs from Highway 93 to 101 at...

Bald Hills Road. Runs from Highway 93 to 101 at Orick. Never been there. We'll see how it is in a couple weeks. :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
Good on the camping, and the road is...

Good on the camping, and the road is http://www.riderzlaw.com/images/Thomas_Blogs/northern-california-motorcycle-rides-bald-hills-road.jpg

:clap




Gonna miss the shindig to avoid the long...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
That sounds good. That is a 400 mile days there,...

That sounds good. That is a 400 mile days there, anything more funner would be a ways off route. I have wanted to take a look at Bald Hills Rd over on the coast. Starts with some switchbacks, turns...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-01-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 732
Views: 28,969
Posted By Hobbes950
That sounds good to me! Stickers...

That sounds good to me!





Stickers must be earned. :evil
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