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Old 05-26-2009, 06:49 PM   #1
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks


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I rode round trip from my hometown of Red Bluff, CA, to Sacramento, to Fresno, and to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks.

This ride was 781 miles. I left after work and rode down to Stockton for the night (178 miles). Then I finished the ride the next day (603 miles). I usually don't like riding the slab, but in this case I had limited time and wanted to be at the visitor center when it opened to plan my day. I spent most of the day visiting the parks and rode home afterward.

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Old 05-26-2009, 06:50 PM   #2
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On my way to Sequoia - Map of the Park


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Sequoia National Park






Lodgepole Visitor Center






This picture was taken from the Foothills Visitor Center



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Old 05-26-2009, 08:44 PM   #3
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Hey, you live in Red Bluff? You don't know Dale Pearson by chance, or his son Gene? Both HD riders, Gene lives in a double wide up off Baker road in the boondocks. Dale's got about 20 acres up off Darby lane & a small lake. Nice place.
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Hey, you live in Red Bluff? You don't know Dale Pearson by chance, or his son Gene? Both HD riders, Gene lives in a double wide up off Baker road in the boondocks. Dale's got about 20 acres up off Darby lane & a small lake. Nice place.
Red Bluff is small, but it isn't that small. Even if it is, I can't remember everybody's name.
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Nice pics, Redwoods and Sequoias always make me think of the redwood chairs and chaise-lounger with the metal-net-and-springs "suspension" that my Dad had when I was a kid; the ones with the funky flower-print cushions that crinkled when you moved-around on them, and always smelled of mildew because you forgot and left 'em out in the rain overnight.

Ah, I can smell that mildew now.................
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