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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-16-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 5,055
Views: 489,236
Posted By BaileyMan
Thanks man...I appreciate the thought. I'm more...

Thanks man...I appreciate the thought. I'm more interested in the summoning for help option than the tracking for fun option.

Malaysia for a month sounds awesome! Have a great time! Is there a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-15-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5,055
Views: 489,236
Posted By BaileyMan
Spot or Delorme InReach Loan/Rent

Does anyone in the Bay Area have one of these PLB type devices they would like to loan or rent me for about 3 weeks?

I'm heading off on July 22nd, returning August 8th and would love to have one...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-11-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,696
Posted By BaileyMan
Well said. I hadn't heard it put that way, but...

Well said. I hadn't heard it put that way, but it makes sense. I'm in the process of trying to figure out what side I prefer. I'm still pretty much a noob to this. My first moto camping trip last...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 07-09-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 776
Posted By BaileyMan
This coming weekend is out for me too (7/11-13). ...

This coming weekend is out for me too (7/11-13). The other dates suggested (7/25-27) I'll be most of the way to the Olympic Peninsula (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olympic_Peninsula). :D

I plan...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-06-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
Check. I've got about 3 or 4 compression sacks. ...

Check. I've got about 3 or 4 compression sacks. Tent, sleeping bag, clothes (if needed-depending on how much I take).
Forum: Trip Planning 07-06-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
Great questions! I haven't tested the CO2...

Great questions! I haven't tested the CO2 cartridges yet, but based on the information on the packaging, I should have more than I need to fill a completely empty tire (but who knows really). They...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 549
Posted By BaileyMan
Sounds fun. I'm usually off Weds and Thurs these...

Sounds fun. I'm usually off Weds and Thurs these days, but I think I've got other stuff going on this week. I'll drop you a note if things change. I'd be coming up from SF, but could certainly...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-05-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
Yeah. I could probably distribute my load a...

Yeah. I could probably distribute my load a little better. What I've experimented with so far is essentially putting all my camping gear in the panniers and putting items that I want easy access to...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-04-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
Thanks for that. I'll head over to an outdoor...

Thanks for that. I'll head over to an outdoor gear store or two and check out what they've got. Maybe there's a good alternative.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-04-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
The camping pillows I've used in the past...

The camping pillows I've used in the past compress way too much and haven't been comfortable for me. No support, head feels like it's on hard ground, stiff neck in morning...Is the Kelty any better?
Forum: Trip Planning 07-04-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
lol. No worries. I appreciate the tips. The...

lol. No worries. I appreciate the tips. The freeze dried food tips are handy. They reonstitute ok in a plastic ziplock bag? I keep seeing people talk about how much better ROK straps are over...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-03-2014, 11:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
Thanks for the reassurance Mag12. I feel like...

Thanks for the reassurance Mag12. I feel like I'm on a pretty good track at this point.

The suggestions for quick dry stuff were really helpful. I see the point in a good, large knife over the...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-01-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
Great! I'm going to get me some C9 champion...

Great! I'm going to get me some C9 champion gear!

Thanks for the $ saving tip. No need to buy the fancy stuff if the cheaper stuff does just fine...

I'm feeling better about my packing...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-30-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
@Strawdog: True. We will take what we want and...

@Strawdog: True. We will take what we want and adjust as needed. Thanks also for the input as to your preferred added weight. I'm going to see if I can keep to 80 pounds.

@Fateddy: Thanks for...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-30-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,716
Posted By BaileyMan
Another Packing Assistance Thread

I need some help figuring out my packing arrangements. I have a couple of options that I'm trying to narrow down. I've been reading a handful of the threads here and they've been great. The...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 29,033
Posted By BaileyMan
Sounds like a fun trip. My July is pretty booked...

Sounds like a fun trip. My July is pretty booked and I'm out of town from 7/22 to 8/8. Currently Fridays and Saturdays are my busy days at work, so it may not work out for me to join. Sundays and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By BaileyMan
A couple more pics... Somewhere along M1 North...

A couple more pics...
Somewhere along M1 North of Lake Pillsbury. I don't remember if these was before or after we reached near the peak of Hull Mountain....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-23-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By BaileyMan
Mini Ride Report

Lots of fun! Some really challenging bits for the Versys (aka Dolores), but she held up pretty well.

Yesterday was a long day. Left the campsite around 9 am and arrived at home (SF) at 7 pm. We...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By BaileyMan
We'll see you there!

We'll see you there!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By BaileyMan
The plan is to meet at Bernie's Coffee shop on...

The plan is to meet at Bernie's Coffee shop on 24th in Noe Valley at 1 pm on Saturday and head out from there at 1:30.

Here's a link...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-19-2014, 12:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By BaileyMan
Thanks for the heads up!!

Thanks for the heads up!!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-18-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By BaileyMan
Sounds like a great ride too, but yeah a bit...

Sounds like a great ride too, but yeah a bit different than this one...I hope to cross paths some day, sounds like you've been having some great times on your bike!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By BaileyMan
We'll plan another one. This one wasn't so much...

We'll plan another one. This one wasn't so much planned, but more of a "Hey, I'm doing this, if you can make it, cool!"

I'm down for other rides too whatever folks want to do, where ever folks...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By BaileyMan
Another time hopefully. Maybe you want to pick a...

Another time hopefully. Maybe you want to pick a weekend and destination that works for you and see who's available?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5,055
Views: 489,236
Posted By BaileyMan
I ride a Versys with street tires currently. I'd...

I ride a Versys with street tires currently. I'd love to get a second set of wheels that I can put some more dirt oriented tires on, but it's not in the budget this year. That being said, I think...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5,055
Views: 489,236
Posted By BaileyMan
MNF 6/21-22/2014 Noob Ride

I just started a thread for the Mendo Natl Forest ride I'm planning next weekend here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=24407937).

I didn't want to crowd this thread with ride planning....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,958
Posted By BaileyMan
Noob trip to Mendocino National Forest 6/21-22

Some of us ADV noobs in the BAARC thread have been talking about a couple of trips. I'm planning one for next weekend (6/21-22) and anyone is welcome to join me no matter your experience level. I'm...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5,055
Views: 489,236
Posted By BaileyMan
Just looked up Wells Cabin. It's currently...

Just looked up Wells Cabin. It's currently closed until at least 8/16/14 due to "hazard trees".
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-16-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5,055
Views: 489,236
Posted By BaileyMan
Shaver Lake sounds fun too. It might be a...

Shaver Lake sounds fun too. It might be a multi-night trip for me from SF. Maybe spend the first night at Mercey Hot Springs, then meet up with y'all.

Whatever folks are planning, keep us...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-15-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5,055
Views: 489,236
Posted By BaileyMan
I could likely do that weekend. I work Saturday...

I could likely do that weekend. I work Saturday mornings generally and can possibly be ready to leave by 1 in the afternoon, which may a late start, but if I can make it work, I will.

I'm...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-09-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 5,055
Views: 489,236
Posted By BaileyMan
New guy to this scene here. Just wanting to pop...

New guy to this scene here. Just wanting to pop in and say hey. I'm no gnarly adventurer, but it sounds like fun! Until then, I'm seeing where I land in the ADV world. It seems like Adventure...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,010
Posted By BaileyMan
I've just been planning a trip through MNF along...

I've just been planning a trip through MNF along M1 and in so doing realized it's part of the CBDT (enough abbreviations for you?). I'm trying to determine if I'm up for this ride (really it's about...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By BaileyMan
These sound like great suggestions!

These sound like great suggestions!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-29-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 6,886
Views: 1,579,085
Posted By BaileyMan
Another Versys owner checking in... Getting...

Another Versys owner checking in...

Getting ready for a trip from San Francisco up to Seattle later this summer.

I was reading some of the posts discussing the pros and cons of the Versys. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-29-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By BaileyMan
I did not know that. Looks like I'll have to...

I did not know that. Looks like I'll have to plan a trip to Idaho one of these days...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-28-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By BaileyMan
Some great suggestions! Keep 'em coming! ...

Some great suggestions! Keep 'em coming!

Thanks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-27-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 941
Posted By BaileyMan
Waterfall / Hot Spring Tour?

Hey Fellas,

I'm planning a trip from SF up to the Seattle area late July, early August and wanting to focus this trip on waterfalls and hot springs (free or cheap) that are slightly off the beaten...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2013, 03:53 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,723
Posted By BaileyMan
Just joined the forum here. Really enjoying...

Just joined the forum here. Really enjoying reading about your adventure. I also work in the schools (speech and language pathologist). I've got my first moto camping trip coming up. A solo trip,...
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