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Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 445,381
Posted By gypsyrr
Thank you mjindy. Your words could not have...

Thank you mjindy. Your words could not have come at a better time nor could they have been more powerful. I've been sidelined and benched the last six months by a health issue that is finally...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-01-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 52,788
Posted By gypsyrr
Oh yeah - I'm in too.

Oh yeah - I'm in too.
Forum: Ride reports 12-01-2012, 06:06 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 445,381
Posted By gypsyrr
Thank you, Dave. I hope for more, as well. I'm...

Thank you, Dave. I hope for more, as well. I'm working toward that end.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-30-2011, 08:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
No problem, Malibu Dan! I had forgotten that I...

No problem, Malibu Dan! I had forgotten that I posted this here. I love that boot fence!

Dry spells come and go with everyone, I suppose. Winter accentuates them for me because I can't get...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 584
Views: 188,759
Posted By gypsyrr
Yay! I found an iDave and Julie report! Superb...

Yay! I found an iDave and Julie report! Superb so far, but I'm only on page 20
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-29-2011, 04:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 12,879
Posted By gypsyrr
Fun thread! Thanks for the laughs.

Fun thread! Thanks for the laughs.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,683
Posted By gypsyrr
Idarider: Thank you so much for that...

Idarider:

Thank you so much for that information. I need to add a DeLorme Topo/Atlas of IDAHO to my collection. Unfortunately, I can't find any at the nearby bookstores in my town, so I'll...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,683
Posted By gypsyrr
and.... is that road out of Headquarters, Id...

and.... is that road out of Headquarters, Id (County Rd. 247/Beaver Creek Rd.) paved or dirt? And CR 250 through the NF; paved or dirt?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,683
Posted By gypsyrr
Thank you all very much. I'm taking notes. ...

Thank you all very much. I'm taking notes.

Normally, I base out of Dubois, WY and fish some high mountain lakes
along the Continental Divide (nice dirt riding there too), Brooks Lake,
the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,683
Posted By gypsyrr
IDAHO: Riding & Fly Fishing

I'll be in western Wyoming for about 5 weeks this summer. I have wanted to spend some time in Idaho, but am unfamiliar with the state. Please, could someone offer some suggestions.

What I'm...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-26-2011, 07:40 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 447,828
Posted By gypsyrr
Where?

Where in Colorado is this photo?

http://i739.photobucket.com/albums/xx31/RockinRoln/Fly-Ride9%20Yellowstone/P1030547.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-23-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
That's how far it is for me. You just have to...

That's how far it is for me. You just have to plan to spend the night somewhere. An easy weekend destination, you know.



Yeah, others have compared iDave's reports and mine. I'm flattered,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-23-2010, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,581
Posted By gypsyrr
:eek1 :eek1:eek1 What a story! I love...

:eek1 :eek1:eek1
What a story!
I love Belize............. but then, I've only been within the safety of a resort. I don't think I'd ever attempt what you did!
Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2010, 01:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Thank you fotopat. I am working on an online...

Thank you fotopat. I am working on an online map of hill country roads. I'm almost done. I'll post a link within the next couple of days with some ideas of things to see/photograph as well. Stay...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-22-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,967
Posted By gypsyrr
East Texas roads for motorcycling are too often...

East Texas roads for motorcycling are too often overlooked! Thanks for sharing that one! I'll try it next time I'm riding east of I-45.
Was the pie worth the ride?
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-21-2010, 07:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
You'll enjoy Texas, but you probably have...

You'll enjoy Texas, but you probably have better/more options for riding closer to home. Nevertheless, come on down! You'll find the people friendly and the hill country beautiful.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-21-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Hahaha. Yes, friends with acreage is always a...

Hahaha. Yes, friends with acreage is always a nice bonus.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
That's funny.. :lol3 Wrong, but funny.

That's funny.. :lol3 Wrong, but funny.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-17-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Thank you MGB. I'm glad you read this one so...

Thank you MGB. I'm glad you read this one so you could see some of the hil country again.
I'm actually in San Antonio today. Leaving in the morning. I'll say hello to the city for you tonight...
Forum: Americas 12-15-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,644
Posted By gypsyrr
I'm not sure what part of Houston you want to end...

I'm not sure what part of Houston you want to end up in, but you might like to consider this route from Brackettville in the Hill Country to Houston. 290 from Fredricksburg through Austin is full of...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Yeah, I thought about your recent situation in...

Yeah, I thought about your recent situation in relation to what I had written about last week when I read your latest report. I sure hope you get through that well and find the other side to be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Of course you like mine best. :lol3 Just...

Of course you like mine best. :lol3 Just kidding. I too love iDave's reports and always watch for any new report he puts here. Yours are also on my list of 'always read'. Thanks for your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Thank you very much. Those feelings of doubt and...

Thank you very much. Those feelings of doubt and fear only ramble by me periodically, but they are paralyzing when they do. One day maybe they will no longer visit.

I took a 5 week ride this...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-15-2010, 09:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Haha. You wrote that just as I would say it to...

Haha. You wrote that just as I would say it to someone. I laughed. thank you for reading it and I'm glad you enjoyed it. Texas is beautiful (about 40% of it, anyway).
Kristi
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 60,563
Posted By gypsyrr
:eek1 :eek1 Kind of shocking since you...

:eek1 :eek1

Kind of shocking since you were working for your brother. What a tough thing to have to be dealing with in this economy and in this season.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2010, 06:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
The 70-200mm IS f2.8 doesn't have trouble...

The 70-200mm IS f2.8 doesn't have trouble focusing on the stars. The 16-35mm 2.8 did, so I focused on the distant trees knowing that would be "infinity" and then switched to manual focus and left...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Thank you, John. I hope you are right. I can't...

Thank you, John. I hope you are right. I can't see myself doing anything but living life to the fullest until the end..... and then to rest. And this is another reason why I need a jeep like...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2010, 05:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
The ride back after getting something to eat in...

The ride back after getting something to eat in Ingram was quick since the sun was starting to drop in the west. I took a couple of new roads I had not traveled before. They would have been...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2010, 05:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Secondly, when I inspected the various boots...

Secondly, when I inspected the various boots further down the fence line I was surprised to see that there were some perfectly good soles hanging on the fence posts that day. It appears there were...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
With daytime temperatures in the 70s it was...

With daytime temperatures in the 70s it was perfect motorcycling weather once the sun burned off the chill of the night and the morning clouds.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Telejojo; I don't know if there is a clearly...

Telejojo;

I don't know if there is a clearly 'defined' area we call the hill country, but generally it is south/south central Texas; west of San Antonio and Austin, extending north and west to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Thanks Bernd. It is a great place for a quick...

Thanks Bernd. It is a great place for a quick retreat for me.

The road pictures were taken with an Olympus Stylus 6000 (which I don't like). The other photos when not moving, and including the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2010, 02:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
Thanks for coming along. It won't be a long...

Thanks for coming along. It won't be a long report since I was only gone 2.5 days, and I'm going to get to the point pretty quickly........ but first......a Christmas party to attend tonight. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-11-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 11,092
Posted By gypsyrr
The Dark Night of The Sole

http://2ksconcepts.smugmug.com/photos/785867513_HLH6p-L-1.jpg

For if there is a sin against life, it consists perhaps not so much in despairing of life as in hoping for another life and in eluding...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-10-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 447,828
Posted By gypsyrr
Hill Country Boot Fence near Hunt, Texas. ...

Hill Country Boot Fence near Hunt, Texas.


http://2ksconcepts.smugmug.com/photos/1118595448_FGZWY-L-1.jpg


http://2ksconcepts.smugmug.com/photos/1118588086_5tGBg-L-1.jpg

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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-10-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,940
Posted By gypsyrr
Big Bend IS magical and your photos and prose...

Big Bend IS magical and your photos and prose always captures that aspect. Thanks for visiting Texas again and thank you for a great report.

I had just gotten past the temptation to trade my...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2010, 06:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,651
Posted By gypsyrr
I was riding in the same area that day. It was...

I was riding in the same area that day. It was beautiful weather and you got some great photos of the beauty of the hill country in autumn.

I only wish I had been on a HP2 Sport too.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-20-2010, 08:21 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 60,563
Posted By gypsyrr
Im sorry if this hijacked your awesome report. ...

Im sorry if this hijacked your awesome report. Holidays are upon me and it stirs up an uneasy and sort of sullen sentimentality that sometimes spills out. But one more thing about that scene and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 60,563
Posted By gypsyrr
I was reminded of this scene from Smoke while...

I was reminded of this scene from Smoke while reading your report today:


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Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 60,563
Posted By gypsyrr
Man, I wish I lived in Waynesboro. It is...

Man, I wish I lived in Waynesboro. It is beautiful.
ROAD TRIP!!! (some day)

Thanks for the photos and letting us tag along again Dave.
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