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Old 03-07-2014, 05:11 PM   #31
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Yeah, tonight would have been a real fun ride and set up!

Yuck, I drove 8 hours up to Staunton and back in this crud today. Can't wait to see it gone.

I'll plan to get out that way mid-dayish tomorrow.

Mowman expressed an interest in riding out there with me, if you're reading this Mow send me a PM for meet up details (and anyone else that might want to ride out there).
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Old 03-07-2014, 08:08 PM   #32
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10 o'clock meet up at the Wawa on Holland/S. Independence for a ride out to Gates via as back roads as we can....
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Old 03-09-2014, 05:48 PM   #33
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I'm sure Tidewater KLR is busy getting ready to not be working anymore and travel the US (for a bit), so a few pics of our meet up.

Mowman and I rode out to Gates to visit the intrepid camper, Tidewater KlR, aka Ethan, also host of our annual New Year's Day ride.

It was strictly a '12+ Wee event. No posers allowed.



The travel mobile...



Ethan displaying his wide collection of camp paraphernalia. The Subway bag is mine, my idea of camping...




I'm hoping he survived the night and is busily planning his trip Westward as I post this.

Wishing you fair seas on your journey my friend!
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Old 03-10-2014, 03:02 PM   #34
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Hi Steve, I survived one of my noisiest nights ever in a tent LOL. Who knew every dude with a performance engine would break their machines out on the same night and blast around late into the night. Had a slightly rowdy group party around the camp fire on the other side of the campground. All good, but the white noise of I-64 at NPN would have been about the same. My sleeping bag was a fail. Zipper jams, It seems to have shrunk . Need a new sleeping bag. Will post some more and pics of my hike around the park later tonight.

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Man time is flying as I finish up my last month on active duty....

Here are a few shots from the camp out.
Loaded up, lots of spare room in the bags with the wolfman Beta bag on the rear.








Went for a hike after the guys visited.





I have replaced my cheapo sleeping bag with an REI Lumen +25 bag. Nice and roomy and an honest 25 degree bag. As for the cellphone dying... I added a cool radio from REI as well; Eton FRX2 Emergency Radio- Solar/Hand Crank/USB chargable - With USB Power Out to charge a phone.

Just got my Wolfy tool roll in from Wolfman, getting to work on improving my toolkit and spares.
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