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Bike cam 04 May 2016 16:48 #724592

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Set out to get myself and my granddaughter some boots. Wally didn't have the ones I get and none for kids so I set out to find a pay less shoe store somewhere. Everything is spread out over miles and miles. Found a pair for Kayla in Apple Valley. All she had where tennis shoes to ride with. Not now. B)
None for Grandpa though. Maybe later. :whistle:
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Bike cam 04 May 2016 18:37 #724610

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I lived in victorville in1964
76 kz 900 1075 76 kz 900 a4 78 kz 1000 ltd

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Bike cam 04 May 2016 18:49 #724611

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I'm sure it was a lot different then. :)
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Bike cam 07 May 2016 15:04 #725083

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Went to get some ammo. Damn this left hanging state. :angry:
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Bike cam 07 May 2016 18:36 #725128

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Another clip. :)
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Bike cam 08 May 2016 17:36 #725240

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Here's a clip of me on top of the mountain. Longer version to follow. In 10 a guy bought two 40 acre properties on top of the mountain above my house. He couldn't get permits for a road so he cut his own. BIG MISTAKE :woohoo:
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Bike cam 08 May 2016 21:04 #725260

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Here's the longer version. A right of way was granted in 93 for the previous owner but impact statements and a lot of other steps had to be taken before a road could be cut. He did it anyway and sold the property to someone that didn't know better. I talked to the new owner, he told me he paid 100,000 for his 40 acres, he just wanted his money back. Another victim. :angry:
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Bike cam 10 May 2016 15:37 #725591

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Here's a clip of the mountain from my house.
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Bike cam 14 May 2016 18:23 #726437

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I must be getting old. I misread the map I downloaded and printed. When I came up to HWY 111, that little voice said turn left but noooooo, I kept going. :angry: :angry: 103 miles instead of 78. :dry: Oh well, I wanted a ride and I got a long one. :blink:


I should have left much earlier. It was already hot by the time I got there. I'm preparing and uploading some clips of the trip. Speed traps and in one area it smelled like they were fertilizing the fields with SHT. :sick: I'll never go the long way again. :S Last time I went that way was when I went to TJ. Passed the check point going there. Once I found the place I started appreciating what little I have. Those people have next to nothing. :unsure: As I passed one trailer snuggled in the trees, a chick waved at me. I should have stopped. A little further the bike quit. Had power, lights but wouldn't fire. Checked the fuses, no shade to work on it, so I jiggled some wires. It started. :side: I needed to find a place to take a leak so I turned around but the chick was gone, I kept going and found a wash with small trees. The bike stalled as I was stopping. This happened 4 times. I got out of there and it didn't happen again. Took some more clips on the way home.
I think I'll go back again before it gets too hot. I'll start early and better prepared. I had water but next time I will have a tarp as well.
Who knows maybe she was the one "out there under the western sky." B)
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Bike cam 15 May 2016 05:58 #726504

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Had me going for a while.
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Bike cam 15 May 2016 07:46 #726521

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More clips.

While filling up three bikies were glaring at me as I went in to pay and fill up the bike.
I wouldn't look good in spandex. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Bike cam 15 May 2016 13:13 #726558

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The old man worked on this until he went into a home. It's made with old tree trunks, weeds and mud. It was cool inside but it doesn't look too stable.
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