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Old 12-24-2010, 06:41 PM   #1
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Christmas Eve Ride

TheHarlequin and I had been wanting to do this ride together ever since our neighbor told us about it. Ups...Downs...Lots of twisties...occasional cows and rock-slides! We decided to get up early (...well...sort-of "early-ish") on December 24 and DO IT! The weather has been rainy and RAINY for the past week or so, but 12/24 was hazy but clear. We crammed both bikes (my DR650 and his Ninja 250) into my old Sonoma and wedged ourselves and all our gear into the cab. (Note to Self: Get duffel bags so you can stow gear in back)

We got to the parking lot nice and early!
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Old 12-24-2010, 06:43 PM   #2
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In a few minutes we were on the road and into the "wilds"...
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Old 12-24-2010, 06:45 PM   #3
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That 45 MPH sign is such a joke!
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Old 12-24-2010, 06:46 PM   #4
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Old 12-24-2010, 06:50 PM   #5
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About 30 miles down the road we got to "The Junction" and the Junction Cafe, which was closed for Christmas Eve. Oh well...the Porta-Potty was open!


Lots of folks live back in these hills!
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Old 12-24-2010, 06:55 PM   #6
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The way back went a little faster as we more-or-less knew the road, but there was still time for stops and pics.








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Old 12-24-2010, 06:58 PM   #7
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Got back to the parking lot...tired but with stupid grins on our faces!



Loaded up and headed home!



What a great way to spend a few hours on Christmas Eve!!

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Awesome ride report!
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Old 12-25-2010, 10:50 AM   #9
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Thanks...we had a great time! You just gotta love California...at least for the chance to take a ride like that on December 24!

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Old 12-25-2010, 01:37 PM   #10
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Nice ride!! Gotta like that kind of riding at this time of year!
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