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Old 01-13-2012, 02:55 PM   #4705
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Mobius IV, Sept. 2009: [Reno, NV to Seattle, WA] index

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Mobius IV, Sept. 2009: [Reno, NV to Seattle, WA]
-Some inter-trip updates, logistics planning, gear-talk, and musings on how to stay together while riding
-Real-time posting on 9/11 (M-4 departure), and updates from our day riding with RenoDeano & Katoomon ( Dean & Mike)
-Real-time posts from mid-trip (Warning -- contains spoilers, skip ahead for the full story)
-Departing NYC for Reno, NV then getting the bikes out of hibernation and rolling
-Riding into the Sierra's, then making our way to Quincy, CA
-Leaving Quincy and heading through Penny Pines fire area, and Soda Springs on the way to...
-Black Rock and the bear incident. Then, eventually diverting to Chester for gas and camping at Gurnsey before...
-Climbing Mt. Lassen in the fog, surviving the 1st quagmire episode at Little Valley, the California Pines, Alturas,
-and camping at Plum Valley. The 2nd quagmire episode, rejoining the TAT, stocking up in Lakeview, and camping at Sandhill Crossing.
-Riding power lines, and rail lines, herding cattle
on sandy trails, then getting clean again in Crescent, OR.
-The forest fire episode, a visit to the tallest sugar pine, and camping at Devil's Flat.
-Conquering "Tourette Hill", pushing past West Fork, trying to reach Port O, only to break down in the middle of nowhere, necessitating
-a tow to Grants Pass, where we holed up for a couple days until we could get moving again.
-Finishing the TAT! Then a pavement day up the coast and inland to camp near Detroit. Back on the trail up the Cascades, to
-spend the night in Hood River, then on to Washington, a hike to Langfield Falls, past Mt. Rainier, and camping at Kaner Flat, finally
-continuing up the Cascades, and cutting west to Seattle where we stored the bikes & gear, hung out with friends, and headed home.

"I came into this game for the action, the excitement; go anywhere, travel light... get in, get out... wherever there's trouble, a man alone... Now they got the whole country sectioned off; you can't make a move without a form." --Robert De Niro as Archibald 'Harry' Tuttle in Brazil, 1985. The Mobius Trip index | Spot tracking live 4/18-5/4/13 | AdventureLoft™ Tent Space

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