Buh Buh Buh Bridgeport 2011

Discussion in 'Pictures' started by Tyler, Sep 20, 2011.

  1. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    All my pics here. A few that tell the story follow below. I’ve been to Bridgeport many times as well as traversed these passes multiple times… this time I wanted to stop and get the photos that I’ve always passed up… slightly different views of the same old boring beauty… ;)

    Left San Jose around 8 am and high-tailed it via slab to meet up with the group for lunch in Twain Harte. We were actually ahead of them as they passed us in Oakdale where we were gassing up. Finally caught up with everyone in Jamestown before alighting in the small town of Twain Harte, causing quite a ruckus as the plethora of machines rolled in.
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    Our waitress was top notch… managed our motley crew quite well and very organized!
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    This little guy was enamored of the Spyder and kept asking me to show him how to turn it on… lol
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    Tom/TheGemini who graciously took over the task of organizing what had become our annual Bridgeport adventure with Patrick… I know how much work it is so very much appreciate him doing this… thanks, Tom!
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    Our table awaited and they even cordoned off the front of the parking area so the bikes could pull in easily…
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  2. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    Michelle/Thing1 took a more roundabout way and was happy to arrive at lunch…
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    Scott/valkrunner said, “Did someone say lunch????”
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    Harold was having a great time…
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    Lisa and Jan, they of the fabulous hair, were enjoying the day…
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    Cara freshened up her lip gloss…
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  3. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    Michael was happy to be out…
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    Not adding “and easy” to this photo… nope, not gonna do it… not me…
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    The Dan/Needles Seal of Approval was given…
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    Elisa (everyone calls her E, and soon-to-be-hubby, Tony… while they were new to the crowd, they fit right in…
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    Bikes at rest before more play…
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  4. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    Sol was getting some eye-opening experience on this ride…
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    Ask Michael about his tattoo… go ahead… ask him… thank goodness it’s on his arm…
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    Normally covered in riding gear, this tush won the ladies’ choice for nicest butt… I ain’t sayin’ who it was…
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    Even the poopies were dressed for the occasion…
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    Kendall leads the pack out of Twain Harte…
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  5. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    Fixxer upper in the middle of nowhere on 108… seems someone’s grand plans went awry… kinda sad…
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    Seems the recession has even hit the magical kingdom’s residents…
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    108 near Strawberry…
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    Varied views of 108…
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  6. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
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    Oops… knocked the settings dial to the wrong spot!!
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  7. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    Rawr!!!
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    Dan enjoying the moment…
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    Sun setting off of 395 just outside of Bridgeport…
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    I was the last to arrive and the party was in full swing…
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  8. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
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    Solomon wasn’t quite sure what to make of it all…
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    Someone got stuck on the roof…
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    Sol’s bike enjoying the rushing stream behind the cabins…
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    Mmmmmmm…. BEEF!!!!
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  9. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    And just for Michelle…
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    Stepford wine…
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    Rabid poopie… do NOT go near this dog when he’s got a bone on… no wait, that didn’t sound right…
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    After dinner we retired to the campfire for more frivolity…
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    E was on fire… not literally just energy wise… even Mike got a jolt… of something…
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  10. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    That fire was toasty-oasty…
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    And so was Scott…
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    Tom was showing the love while Gregg was trying to find the stars he was gonna talk about…
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    How’s this thing work again?
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    No butts about it, it was a good time…
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  11. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    Puppy lovin’…
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    Marshmallow fryin’…
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    And towards the end of the evening, everyone kind of looked like this…
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    Awoke the next morning to the sound of rushing stream behind our cabin…
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    We all gathered for breakfast…
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  12. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    Patrick came all the way from Texas… was really good seeing him again!
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    Somebody had a sense of humor when naming the cabins…
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    Jan & Lisa’s classic bug…
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    The moon was still up as we geared up to head for home…
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  13. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    First item for the day… Monitor Pass… freshly paved, no traffic, and spectacular weather…
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    Jack gave the “HOLY HELL THIS IS FUN!!” sign…
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    While Cindy gave merry chase…
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  14. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    Some folks enjoying the view…
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    Francois had a virgin moment as he’d never ridden 89 before… I think he liked it…
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    No question that Marie liked it!
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    Then on to 4/Ebbetts Pass… one of my favorites for its variation of roads and views… there was no traffic hindering us today either… fricking AWEsome!!
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  15. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    I love the different rock formations and colors along the way…
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    Birch tree grove… very serene and peaceful…
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    Hard to get the right angle for this section but it is like a roller coaster…
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    Mosquito Lake…
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    Marie and Scott were grooving in the moment… Francois wasn’t quite sure what to make of it…
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  16. Tyler

    Tyler Miss Demeanor

    Location:
    Santa Clara
    Name:
    Tyler (Ms.)
    We stopped in Murphy’s to have lunch with my folks…
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    My mum’s best friend (and my godmother) had passed away recently and it hit her hard so I just wanted to share a few moments with her and Ed…
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    Great burgers here… thanks, Kendall, for the recommendation!
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    From there, we scooted along Murphy’s Grade Rd, 4, Pool Station, and then 26 for home. It stayed surprisingly hot but we managed to keep ourselves well watered. I pulled into the garage at about 7:30… exhausted yet exhilarated. I had experienced many Zen moments on this trip… the “IT” that riders understand with a knowing nod when you mention it… remembering some advice I gave to a friend recently, my own words echoed in my head and heart for myself… accept your own self, be true to who you are, because life is too short to live any other way.

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  17. Val

    Val namaste

    Bounce is part Min Pin, Chihuahua and Piranha.

    :thumbup on the pics, T!
     
  18. Andy

    Andy Wheelie for Safety

    Location:
    Los Altos, CA
    Name:
    Andy
    What wonderful pictures Tyler. Thank you for sharing and putting a great big smile on my face. :)
     
  19. EricB

    EricB Modulator

    Location:
    San Jose
    Name:
    Eric
    Looks like a great time, for all. :thumbup
     
  20. flashywings

    flashywings Well-Known Member

    Name:
    Heather
    Excellent photos, Tyler. I really enjoyed them! :clapping
     





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