pics from my trip to downieville (56k beware)


Melt
07-21-2003, 07:49 PM
anyways, i been gone for 2 weeks or so and so here is all my pics ... it was a great trip.

Got everything packed up and gettin ready to leave the hizzle
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about 1 block away we had to close the camper door :loser:
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then I gassed up my car in vacaville
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and got some bread so that we could make lunch when we got there
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then I hadda pee and saw my parents at the rest stop ... they were ahead of me cause i had to stop for gas and shit
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senic shot mobbin on 80
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gotta get there
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cruisin over donner summit
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my cars sister
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damn the roads get empty out here
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cheapest gas round these parts ... damn ca
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now im in the cuts
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population 30
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me up in the hills at the overlook
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car got a little hot and the radiator fluid was boilin
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temp is still normal though
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kickin up a lot of dust on the dirt road
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my car with the sierra buttes behind it
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then me and my dad went and cut some firewood
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got my bike off the roof rack
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my black lab in the back of the truck
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fillin up the water cans at the well about 1 mile from camp
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then we cruised up to packsaddle ... the road has a 1500 ft elevation gain within 2 miles
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now its the 10th and we went to quincy later that day
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and saw this terrible kit car, it was really unbalanced hittin the corners
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and these kids jumpin off the bridge you aint supposed to jump off of
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then i went mtn biking up the tamarack connection trail
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?s=&threadid=32650

Day 3: July 11
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my toe aint supposed to look like that
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so we talked to the sherrif who told us where the hospital was
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then they hooked me up to an IV and relocated it ... fucked it up ... we had to go back 3 days later
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this is a small ice cream ... id wonder how big the large is
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Day 4: 7-12
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my dads boss showed up ... couldnt convince em to take the benz wheelin
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Day 5: 7-13
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while checkin out the benz i noticed that these wiper wings i have on my car come stock on these
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well they finally left ... that was a boring few days
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then my dads friend keith showed up .... figured you guys might like to see his truck
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the right sides still good
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fast as it goes
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Day 6: 7-14
while cruisin out to downieville my check engine light came on, hasnt since so i dunoo what the story is
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then the place told us my toe was still dislocated so we had to go to grass valley where i saw this wrx with a yellow door
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then we headed on back
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and i went swimmin in sand pond ... good way to bring my innertube down eh?
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Day 7: 7-15
Today we went mtn biking down the downeiville downhill ... didnt have enough room in the truck so i sat in the back on a lawn chair
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Rest of the pics from day 7
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?s=&postid=278525#post278525

Melt
07-21-2003, 08:00 PM
Day 8: 7-16
cruised up to the mills peak lookout so my dad could get cell reception and check his messages
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doin the hardest part of the road in the truck with no 4wd
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gold lake
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roads pretty easy now
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then me and my dad went mtn biking up at deer lake
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?s=&postid=278539#post278539

Melt
07-21-2003, 08:14 PM
Day 9: 7-17
got the keg chillin in the 50 degree creek
http://www.imagestation.com/picture/sraid71/p23dd0d80c91c02984997f0ab14cd0482/fb9d08b1.jpg

and the watermelon
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cruisin to graeagle ... if i didnt know better id think i was in japan (they were doin road construction_
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Day 10: 7-18
My friend razi showed up ... so heres some pics of his truck
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rest of day 10 pics
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?s=&postid=278554#post278554

Day 11: 7-19
Neil showed up and we ran the downieville downhill with him also ... pics are here
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?s=&postid=278562#post278562

Day 12: 7-20 ... went to a superhonda.com meet in Reno NV ... thread is here in the CA forum even though the meet was in NV cause its close enough.
http://www.automotiveforums.com/vbulletin/t120969.html

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