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Old 06-23-2012, 05:51 AM   #91
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I read your whole report over a few days. Didn't want to try and cram it all in with one setting and miss something. I so thoroughly enjoyed it, you made me feel like I was along for the ride, but you've got me in tears with this last bit. Stated so succinctly, and so true.

You never went into what got your sister, and I'm not asking you to, but I hope it was quick and merciful. And I'm sure her days on this earth were made better by a brother like you.

My son wants to do a Baja trip next spring, think I'll go.

Thanks for the inspiration.
If my report has had the effect of making you want to spend some precious time with your son, especially doing something you are both passionate about then I am very happy.
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Old 06-23-2012, 05:56 AM   #92
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I have had the privilege of crossing the pass and I LOVED IT... We stayed three days in Cooke City and found it to be very friendly and accommodating for bikers... In response to the time inside your helmet...

Sometimes it takes more than one take of gas to clear your head... just sayin'
That pass is just excellent. So many switchbacks that I lost count very quickly. The scenery is distracting, with it's beauty but the road twists up and over and down like nothing I have ever ridden before. A motorcyclist's dream!

You are so right about taking time to clear your head.
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Old 06-23-2012, 08:53 AM   #93
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Lee

Thanks for the Onion Creek video, that looks like a great ride! I think I am going to have to try to get on that one as well now. Also thanks a lot for leaving the sounds on. Personally I really enjoy the engine sounds, the wind, and birds, all the little things that you hear when you are out riding.

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Old 06-23-2012, 10:23 AM   #94
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Thanks for the maps and video's.

Might do some roads other then WRT if we have time and these will proof helpful!
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:32 PM   #95
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Hit the ground running.

No rush on the video but it will be good for a laugh when it does get done.
I don't know about you and Chris, but when I got home I was soooo done and took a bit of time over the next couple of days to regroup and get ready to dive back into work and the routine that it often is. I really did hit the ground running and there are signs that some things are changing for me before long which will redefine some of that. Change can be good but often comes with challenges...one must try to enjoy the ride even when there's no way of knowing what's around the next corner...me being philosophical.
Let's make that get together happen soon!
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Old 06-23-2012, 01:49 PM   #96
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White Rim Sand Hogs Video

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I have the Video uploading as I write this. The link below will work once it has finished uploading. My eyes captured the moment with more clarity than the camera, but it's still interesting.

Video Link:http://youtu.be/Oei2TY2sEVc?hd=1



I made a DVD for each of us with the videos and pictures that I have processed thus far. Another is in the works.
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Old 06-23-2012, 02:20 PM   #97
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Old 06-23-2012, 04:04 PM   #98
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still loading... sigh... ;)
It's up and running now. Stayed tuned for White Rim Trail 3 in the morning.....
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Old 06-24-2012, 10:25 AM   #99
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Old 06-24-2012, 07:26 PM   #100
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Caught in the Camera Eye

The following photos are Courtesy of Payner here on ADV. The trip through his eyes and Camera.






I just wanted to feel the power between my legs.



























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Old 06-24-2012, 07:30 PM   #101
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In Front of the lens and behind it

More photos courtesy of Payner on ADV. As he put it, me in my usual pose (and some just goofing around).




















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Old 06-24-2012, 07:35 PM   #102
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I actually rode as well, aparently

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Old 06-24-2012, 08:02 PM   #103
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Great report! Brings back memories (some bad ) of our own trip around the WRT. We took about 10 hours to do it clockwise. Cant say i like that sand on my GSA! 6 or 7 naps, that damned thing took.


And, like everyone else is offering, my condolences on the loss of your sister.
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Old 06-24-2012, 08:08 PM   #104
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Great report! Brings back memories (some bad ) of our own trip around the WRT. We took about 10 hours to do it clockwise. Cant say i like that sand on my GSA! 6 or 7 naps, that damned thing took.


And, like everyone else is offering, my condolences on the loss of your sister.
Thank you, on all accounts. The sand / silt is interesting for certain. At least it doesn't hurt you or the bike as much as regular gravel and rock.
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The sand / silt is interesting for certain. At least it doesn't hurt you or the bike as much as regular gravel and rock.

Ironically the first thing I ever broke on my bike, after dropping it three times in rocks, was dropping it nearly zero speed in the sand and is cracked my side fairing thing is half a dozen places, I could not believe it! At least it did not hurt me... haha
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