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    A Delayed, More In-Depth Introduction

    Almost immediately upon returning from riding with Lupo in June, I began planning on another ride, one that had been in the back of my mind to do since a cautionary post by Brodiesel on StP, regarding catching out of Whitefish, that he made towards the end of March. Since the idea of riding has...
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    Ultralight Gear For Trainhopping?

    After my recent incident that precipitated my user name change in Dunsmuir, I am thinking about going from heavy-duty military grade gear to ultralight stuff to lighten up a bit. I am top heavy enough with my gut, and 32 extra lbs. up high just about shoved me to the ballast when I slipped...
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    Call Your Mother!!! Like, Now!

    It’s important.
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    Ride Safe & Have a Warm and Wonderful Christmas

    That applies to all travelers, and housed-up people for that matter. I am new here, and enjoying it.But I have a soft spot for you who are riding hard steel, cause that’s what I hope to be doing myself in the New Year. I do get to follow your adventures now, though , and am greatful for the...
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    Introduction -What Else?

    Just want to introduce myself. I am another middle aged man - husband, father, grandfather, and wannabee freight trainrider. I will spend the next days and weeks reading all I can in the archives/library here. Brian Cray told me this would be about the best place to perhaps find a sympathetic...