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Forum: Trip Planning 07-23-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By Shesaid
I'll admit to stepping out of my level of...

I'll admit to stepping out of my level of expertise in some ways here-- but this is what I know:

150 lbs is a lot of gear. Ever do any backpacking? Think of it that way. Don't overpack. Don't...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-15-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
:eek1 I think Hesaid should write the initial...

:eek1 I think Hesaid should write the initial report on this one! Since I picked the loop and HE was the one who was constantly looking at ME saying, "Really? And you said MY road wasn't a road?!"...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,318
Posted By Shesaid
Per our most recent convos with ranger-types, the...

Per our most recent convos with ranger-types, the word is NO FIRES, and no charcoal fires-- stoves OK. :deal

The site will be "dispersed camping," technically speaking. So no fees. Also no...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-04-2014, 12:14 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,318
Posted By Shesaid
I've never camped with a man who wasn't willing...

I've never camped with a man who wasn't willing to do what bears do in the woods.:rofl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-04-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,318
Posted By Shesaid
Not really. I just think you're Cindy Lou Who now.

Not really. I just think you're Cindy Lou Who now.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
A Decent Lunch: June 8, 2014

We also have a canoe (http://afishwithabicycle.blogspot.com/2010_06_01_archive.html). We took posession of our Winona Spirit II ...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,318
Posted By Shesaid
Nope. This got started with a post in the Bay...

Nope. This got started with a post in the Bay Area riders forum. Hesaid has jumped on it.



Methinks you are wise to have this fear.




Bass Lake will be a wee bit farther from the area...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 27,427
Posted By Shesaid
Just letting ya know I'm also in on the new...

Just letting ya know I'm also in on the new thread!

I was trying to track down a more concrete idea of what I see in the back of your shirt and found this:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4,851
Views: 428,227
Posted By Shesaid
I just want to WARN YOU! Hesaid is planning on...

I just want to WARN YOU! Hesaid is planning on proposing a trip in the Sierra Nat'l Forest area around Shaver Lake (should be about a "roughly 3ish" hour drive for y'all)--

NOW, he made me read...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Seriously, Hesaid is like Tony Stark-- without...

Seriously, Hesaid is like Tony Stark-- without the money and the super power suit. And Robert Downey has done a great job with the role... As I recount the portion of the tale where he rode back up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 382,519
Posted By Shesaid
I cringe at the thought of all that work with a...

I cringe at the thought of all that work with a 3/4" paint brush! But it was worth the effort-- she looks great!

On another note-- did I miss it? Or have you posted a picture of the wedding dress...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-13-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Nothing. But I work in the professional beauty...

Nothing. But I work in the professional beauty industry, I'm used to a higher rent model:evil:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3695/14292698091_1f120b38d4_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nLZPca)
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-11-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Henceforth: all "turbulence" will be referred to...

Henceforth: all "turbulence" will be referred to a "12S09."

If Hesaid wishes me to know what road we are actually on, he should move away from the U2 route planning method and choose streets that...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
:flug Thank you, thank you! Please feel free...

:flug Thank you, thank you!

Please feel free to alert the publishing companies and the corporate sponsors! The Wombat would REALLY like to go to Tierra Del Fuego, but the Wombat's people will...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
My apologies, Obiwan. I am most familiar with the...

My apologies, Obiwan. I am most familiar with the use of the word "docent" as referring to a volunteer who essentially minds the business when a genuine employee is not available/required: The Nat'l...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
This is NOT a ROAD! May 24-25, 2014

I had grand plans for Memorial Day.

Alas-- the week before Memorial Day arrived but the birthday rack that Hesaid ordered for Pinkfoot had not. This would impeed my plans to do a nice, leisurely...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-30-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By Shesaid
When I decided to get a small displacement bike...

When I decided to get a small displacement bike for getting started on, it was between a DR200 and the TW-- every post I found in my research said pretty much the same thing: The TW is just TOO MUCH...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Well I appreciate that you realize this! I was...

Well I appreciate that you realize this! I was going to tell you that I am keenly aware of what you do to your bikes...and what Verplank does to bikes!... and that if you were to borrow the Wombat,...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 05-28-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,254
Posted By Shesaid
TW all the way! ...

TW all the way!

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7312/12043636543_e1a9d51e70.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/jmfMxV)

Hesaid would be riding solo (or living solo:huh) if we hadn't picked one up for me!...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-28-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Goin' camping! 5/17-18/14

It took me all afternoon, and 2 trips to Sport Chalet, to get our gear packed into our available luggage and strapped to the bikes. I'm still wrestling with the emotional impact of coming to terms...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-21-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
One year anniversary!!!!!!!!

Today is the 1 year anniversary of our (my) first ride out of the cul-de-sac and into the world!:clap

http://i109.photobucket.com/albums/n55/Onykophile/Motos%20and%20Rides/bikeride05191317.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Are we REALLY going camping?!

I just don't understand how I can pack EVERYTHING I need for 4 or 5 days at a time inside a 1500 cubic inch backpack...:deal

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5032/14222115443_9c55f7fac6_o.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-04-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Uncamping 4-19-14

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7300/13934354241_e9a4edbd5d_o.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nekd3V)

Alas...

All last summer I was chomping at the bit to go moto-camping.

Once upon a Hesaid-less...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
THAT'S IT!!!! I AM RIDING TO THAT STUPID SHOE...

THAT'S IT!!!! I AM RIDING TO THAT STUPID SHOE FENCE AND THEN IT WILL BE FAIR GAME FOR RIDE REPORT MATERIAL!

In completely unrelated news: Who's interested in a ride to the Rice Shoe Fence...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Revenge of the Cows 4-6-14

Ahhhh.... that's what I get for getting behind. I didn't forget to address Hesaid's photos in my last ride report, because they didn't happen till this one!
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-27-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
I completely failed to address these two photos...

I completely failed to address these two photos in my report:

I wanted to point out the first one because I really like the way you can see how the natural geology of the hillside has eroded to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-20-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Night of the Cows 3/23/14

IT'S AN EASTER MIRACLE! SHESAID IS UPDATING THE RIDE REPORT! (NOTE: still a month behind)

I'm behind on our reports (always) and life has been one craziness after another in the in-between time,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
HAHA! :rofl No way! We ride WHILE we're fighting!...

HAHA! :rofl No way! We ride WHILE we're fighting!

But I have been VERY busy with work, which led to the stress of hiring an employee.:eek1 Which really just made me busier. :huh

So the only...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
For those too lazy to click on map links (like...

For those too lazy to click on map links (like me):

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7397/13397326454_32150dcce5_z.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/artofnailz/13397326454/)

Yes, employee....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Me either!:rofl But at least I'm self employed.

Me either!:rofl But at least I'm self employed.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Which brings us current: Ah yes, Clear...

Which brings us current:

Ah yes, Clear Creek-- March 9, 2014.

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3702/13274482704_78ba4680dd.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/me2ces)

I have been over worked and under...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Third: Billy Joel Steered me Wrong--March 2, 2014...

Third: Billy Joel Steered me Wrong--March 2, 2014

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7104/13274147243_abac791140_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/artofnailz/13274147243/)

When I started reading...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Second: Worst Lunch Ever-- February 22, 2014. ...

Second: Worst Lunch Ever-- February 22, 2014.

Hesaid got it in his head that were were going to Tollhouse.

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2888/13273813335_6bee5396c3_z.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-20-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Oh my gosh! So behind! First: The Mystery of...

Oh my gosh! So behind!

First: The Mystery of the Locked Gate: February 15, 2014

I got in it my head one day that there HAD to be a way to get from the "end" of the road up on Blue Ridge to the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-12-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
HEY! I haven't even had a chance to SEE the...

HEY! I haven't even had a chance to SEE the photos from this trip yet! Check me out! I look so badass! :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-09-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
I am SO behind on writing up our ride reports! We...

I am SO behind on writing up our ride reports! We just need to STOP actually riding so we can tell other people about our rides!

I am offically FOUR ride reports behind now! :huh

1. We got...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-03-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
Yeah, that was the Road of the Dogs! Fortunately,...

Yeah, that was the Road of the Dogs! Fortunately, they weren't that interested in actually catching a bike that day.

I hadn't thought about how much the handlebars move when navigating offroad....
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-02-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,815
Posted By Shesaid
It Still Ain't No Go Pro!

I am so far behind!

When we got involved with ADV, we both agreed that our goal was to make sure the odometers on the BIKES were always ahead of the odometers for our POSTS. To date? Not a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-27-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 28,667
Posted By Shesaid
[QUOTE=Ladybug0048;23568315] The polenta...

[QUOTE=Ladybug0048;23568315]

The polenta was very yummy. I suspect Canadians are the only ones that know how to make it so it doesn't turn into what you described. :D Actually when I first heard...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 586
Views: 176,821
Posted By Shesaid
FINALLY!:clap In all the way! "The road...

FINALLY!:clap

In all the way!

"The road to enlightenment is not paved with sensible decisions" <-- glad you have discovered this. I learned it many years ago-- I am lucky; I learned it very...
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