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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 745,995
Posted By norcalwelder
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/...

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/Small%20Sized%20Trip%20Pics/001.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 78,927
Posted By norcalwelder
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/...

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/006-4.jpg~original
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,692
Views: 811,345
Posted By norcalwelder
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/...

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/TriptoTexas030-1.jpg~original




http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/Small%20Sized%20Trip%20Pics/068.jpg~original


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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-08-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 500,416
Posted By norcalwelder
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/...

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/Small%20Sized%20Trip%20Pics/TriptoTexas057.jpg~original

Great Basin National Park, near the Snake Creek campgrounds.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-05-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 78,927
Posted By norcalwelder
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/...

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/162_sum2-1.jpg~original
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-05-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 2,335,697
Posted By norcalwelder
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/...

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/Maryland%20resized/PhotoJul24100333PM.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-05-2013, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,692
Views: 811,345
Posted By norcalwelder
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/...

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/Maryland%20resized/PhotoJul24100324PM.jpg



http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/Maryland%20resized/PhotoJul24100207PM.jpg

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By norcalwelder
Almost there! I was excited to see my brother in...

Almost there! I was excited to see my brother in Washington DC so I took the scenic route up over the Shenandoah National Park area. Of course I got stuck behind some gal from Jersey on the best part...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By norcalwelder
Day 4

I got up around 6am, got some coffee, and got ready to hit the road. Turns out they even had Wifi though, so I got a little delayed while I pulled out the ol ipad and caught up with the world.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By norcalwelder
I woke up to a nice light rain....I was night and...

I woke up to a nice light rain....I was night and dry under my tarp, so I thought I would sleep in a little more. Well.....it started raining harder. Like way harder. Like flood the whole freaking...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By norcalwelder
So after a rough nights sleep, I learned that...

So after a rough nights sleep, I learned that sleeping under a cell tower is a bad idea. On the top of the Talimena Skyway, the wind was blowing all night so the guy wires on the cell wire sang to me...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 850
Posted By norcalwelder
Texas to Maryland the scenic way!

So last summer (2012) I rode my FZ6 from California to Texas. I've always dreamed of riding coast to coast, but being a full time college student and working a couple jobs each summer means its tough...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-26-2013, 06:14 AM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 2,335,697
Posted By norcalwelder
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/...

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/b06de35d06438d7f5cc48345449ca0f2.jpg
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-07-2013, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,281
Views: 195,176
Posted By norcalwelder
I work at a Kawasaki dealer....had a gal call up...

I work at a Kawasaki dealer....had a gal call up the other day and tell me she needed "the gasket" for her four wheeler. "The gasket? Which gasket?" I asked. "Uhhh.....shit....uhhh I guess the one of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-07-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,584
Views: 338,795
Posted By norcalwelder
East Texas sunset shot with an ancient Canon...

East Texas sunset shot with an ancient Canon Powershot.

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/049_sum-2.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-07-2013, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,002
Views: 309,081
Posted By norcalwelder
http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/...

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/Ipad060.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-28-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,692
Views: 811,345
Posted By norcalwelder
East Texas near Longview ...

East Texas near Longview

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/image-1.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-11-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2,213
Views: 500,416
Posted By norcalwelder
Snake Canyon, Great Basin National Park ...

Snake Canyon, Great Basin National Park

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/TriptoTexas057edit.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-14-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,586,496
Posted By norcalwelder
How about this one? I haven't been seeing alot of...

How about this one? I haven't been seeing alot of non-adventure bikes in the rotation.


http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/010-1-1.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 10-05-2012, 06:05 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 51,561
Posted By norcalwelder
I don't think I've posted a pic of my 06 in here,...

I don't think I've posted a pic of my 06 in here, so I will fix that!

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/035_zpsd8ad1703.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,351
Views: 244,756
Posted By norcalwelder
Siskiyou Mountains on the California Oregon...

Siskiyou Mountains on the California Oregon border.

http://i133.photobucket.com/albums/q42/timpowell1/014-1_zps6f9779d1.jpg

Near Telluride, CO
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-16-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 153,409
Posted By norcalwelder
After reading through this thread I went out to a...

After reading through this thread I went out to a big empty parking lot next door with some soccer cones and gave it a shot. After an hour I could do a U turn on a 9ft radius which was a pretty big...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 09-12-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 27,699
Posted By norcalwelder
I just got back to Longview a couple weeks ago,...

I just got back to Longview a couple weeks ago, so I missed the local get together it looks like.
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By norcalwelder
Thanks for the kind words! Its amazing how good...

Thanks for the kind words! Its amazing how good it feels to just wake up in the morning and start riding with no particular goals. This was a perfect way to remind myself that it doesn't matter where...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By norcalwelder
Got the rest of my pictures uploaded! I...

Got the rest of my pictures uploaded!

I woke up on day 4 out in the desert near Blanding UT and let me tell you, sleeping under the stars and watching the sun come up was one of those feelings...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By norcalwelder
Back to school or "ending the summer with a bang"

Well after buying my FZ6 in early May, I knew that I wanted to ride it back to school so I could have it there. So, with a the sudden realization that school was starting soon, I started closing up...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,225
Posted By norcalwelder
What roads where these on?

What roads where these on?
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-31-2012, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By norcalwelder
Thanks for the advice gents. Caprock Canyon looks...

Thanks for the advice gents. Caprock Canyon looks like a nice place to check out. I got a feeling this is going to be a hot ride... :knary
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By norcalwelder
More pictures from the State of Jefferson

I took the long way to the store yesterday...about 60 miles or so with a good 10 miles of gravel along the way.


Right after turning on to Scott River Road off Hwy 96
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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-29-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By norcalwelder
Route advice!

I'm heading back to school in Longview, and I could use a little advice on my route from the Sante Fe area to Dallas. I've never ridden through this part of Texas, so I don't know what to expect....
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By norcalwelder
Yeah the pics were my bad, I thought they would...

Yeah the pics were my bad, I thought they would resize to the size of the page with the option of clicking to zoom. Not sure how to fix that one....

That trip was from the Klamath National Forest...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-27-2012, 10:31 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 27,699
Posted By norcalwelder
Figured I'd drop in and say hi. I'm a 20 year old...

Figured I'd drop in and say hi. I'm a 20 year old college student over in Longview riding an FZ6. I've been down there for two years now, and when I go back in a couple weeks, I'll bring the bike...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-27-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By norcalwelder
Sweet! Thanks for the tip.

Sweet! Thanks for the tip.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-26-2012, 05:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 774
Posted By norcalwelder
Oregon border day trip

Got some new tires on the FZ6, so I wanted to run it over the mountain on the dirt and gravel roads and see how it did. It ran just fine, only time I wasn't happy was when there was a section of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By norcalwelder
It fit my sleeping bag, clothes, a pot, and a few...

It fit my sleeping bag, clothes, a pot, and a few other odds and ends, so I was happy. I need to get some saddlebags I suppose. I used it because it was the perfect size, bright, and tough as shit.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2012, 08:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 841
Posted By norcalwelder
6 days around the northwest

So a little background. I'm 20 years old, home from college for the summer, and not working full time. I bought my bike (an FZ6) in May and I actually took this trip a couple weeks ago, but I haven't...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-22-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By norcalwelder
Passing through Colorado and New Mexico

I will be passing through southern Colorado and northern New Mexico on my way back to school in mid August, so I wanted to drop into the regional forums and see if anybody has route advice or...
Forum: Americas 07-19-2012, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By norcalwelder
The heat will be tough, but lots of water should...

The heat will be tough, but lots of water should take care of it. I really appreciate your input on this stuff, because most of these areas I haven't been through. I've been across I 80, and I 10,...
Forum: Americas 07-18-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By norcalwelder
I will be leaving around August 10th. The heat is...

I will be leaving around August 10th. The heat is the reason I had thought about going through Colorado in the first place.
Forum: Americas 07-18-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By norcalwelder
Outstanding advice! Thank you.... My goal is to...

Outstanding advice! Thank you.... My goal is to ride more gravel and backroads on this trip, so that is one of the reasons I am looking for input. My style of riding to stay out in the boonies as...
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