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Old 09-26-2013, 07:43 AM   #26
scarysharkface OP
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A twist of the wrist and I'm off again..





Into California and South to get around the smoke and fire in Yosemite..



Coming from the land of 100-pound rectangular bales and 1000-pound round bales, these seem to make a lot more sense.. But hay..



I finally make the turn Westward, some miles North of Mojave, into the hills..



Very light traffic and the road is fun on the V-Strom..



West of Bakersfield the road is single-lane through a landslide go-around, and waiting for our turn to move is a sweaty proposition. I'm at the lowest elevation since crossing the Mississippi, which kind of blows my mind, but it's all good and I'm happy to be a part of this day in California..



I only stop once on the run up through Fresno, and that's to re-hydrate.



Once past Coarsegold the traffic dwindles to nearly nothing and I enjoy the empty road a great deal. I got behind one RV who took the first pullout to let me by. Good times.





Camp is setup just inside the park, and I call it a day..





John
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