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Old 07-07-2010, 02:22 AM   #21
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Oh man, you're only 90 miles or so from Reno.

I'm usually free in the mornings, and work 1530 till 0200 (four 10-hour shifts....gotta love them !).
I'm sorry the meeting didn't work out - with your starting time of 3:30 PM I figured that noon would have been Ok. I apologize for the mis-communication.
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Old 07-07-2010, 04:12 PM   #22
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I'm sorry the meeting didn't work out - with your starting time of 3:30 PM I figured that noon would have been Ok. I apologize for the mis-communication.
No worries, Terry.

Hopefully, next time you're in the area, I can get to meet you and the car.

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Here's a little teaser for you all:

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Old 07-12-2010, 12:08 PM   #24
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Last night I was in Half Moon Bay.

Today I'm heading into the woods (2 days in Yosemite, 2 in Sequoia, and 2 in Death Valley) so I may not have access to post updates for nearly a week.
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Old 07-12-2010, 01:01 PM   #25
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Just FYI Terry,

Almost every Safeway store out there has a Starbucks inside (internet!)
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Old 07-12-2010, 01:14 PM   #26
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Just FYI Terry,

Almost every Safeway store out there has a Starbucks inside (internet!)
I don't know about the first 2 parks, but I know DV has almost no cell phone coverage (so my cellular modem won't work) and the Internet is via satellite and pretty slow.
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Old 07-12-2010, 01:19 PM   #27
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Safeway stores themselves have free wifi...

Starbucks also has free wifi now...
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Old 07-14-2010, 12:43 AM   #28
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Here are a couple pictures from Yosemite:

Half Dome and falls viewed from Glacier Point:


Upper Yosemite Falls:


They have the most inept road construction crews ever - they have actually removed the paved Highway 41 / Wawona Road and replaced it with a rutted dirt trail for around 10 miles, with other bad patches as well.
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They have the most inept road construction crews ever - they have actually removed the paved Highway 41 / Wawona Road and replaced it with a rutted dirt trail for around 10 miles, with other bad patches as well.
I noticed something similar just south of Yellowstone when we were there last summer. Tear up the entire road, make it horrible and bumpy dirt road for 10+ miles while they rebuild it -- and traffic was only one-way in a couple sections (so flag crews...).
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Old 07-15-2010, 09:55 PM   #30
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As you probably all know, I'm our own "Captain Slow". I mostly go to the Atom events to socialize. Some of the other guys take it a lot more seriously...

At Laguna Seca, one of the other Atom owners did a 1:33.something (we're waiting for the certified transponder figures). According to this article, the former production car record lap was held by a 2010 Viper ACR. Until Darin's Atom came along.

According to info I have, the record bike times are:

Superbike - Tommy Hayden 1:26.100
MotoGP - Dani Pedrosa 1:23.158
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