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Found My First Geocache

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Bubba Ray Boudreaux, Feb 28, 2007.

  1. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    Been jonesing for some BRP action and the weather hasn't cooperated much in the few months. Was planning on going out yesterday, but I didn't, but I got up early today and pulled the beast out and fired 'er up.

    A few weeks ago, I hit a geocaching website and found a few around my area. I tried to go find one a few weeks ago while working (what a better way to get out into the boondocks and check stuff out:D ), but I was going to need rappelling gear and it was all of about 20 degrees outside.

    Today, I went to find another location that was marked on the website. Only about 15 miles from the house, well actually more like 6, but since I was on the bike, I wanted to take the scenic route. Found the location pretty easy, although I definitely wouldn't want to try a retrieval once that dastardly Mr. No Shoulders awakens here in a few weeks. Logged myself down and ended up going over to the county line and ride around a little bit, then came home 27 miles into the journey. Still trying to get a handle on the gas mileage issue on the bike.

    Fun things I have learned from this ride. I knew my bike computer's speedo was slightly off, so I was relying on GPS speed. I was on semi-smooth dirt roads, I cruised for awhile at 75 until I hit a freaking crosswind vortex. Did a twist the throttle and ran 'er up to about 85 for a few feet.:D

    Maybe I'll sit down and figure out mileage to the other geocache sites listed and see if I can do them on the bike. I already know that going straight all the way down and back will be pushing the limits of the stocker gas tank.
     
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    It'd be a lot easier to Geocache an old roach and an 8-ball out of that primered gray Chevy Vega's ashtray.

    :D
     
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    I'm confused, what is geocache? :confused:
     
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    Watch for the muzzleflash!
    I think it's when someone buries or hides little objects and then leaves gps clues to where it's at on the introweb and people go out and search for them...
     
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    That sounds cool
     
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    Interesting... and I could do this with any object? Sack of dog poo? Better yet, I'll boobie trap it with sleeping darts...:haha: That's mean.:(
     
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    So you can find other peoples dog poo.
    http://www.geocaching.com/
     
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    Geocache site
     
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    Kool, that's how I entice my wife and kids out to semi-wilderness areas that they would never visit otherwise. A lot of ours here in the Carolinas are at waterfalls! :D
     
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    I found one last year when I wasnt even looking for one. I was just out at the big cliff/rock place...went hiking off trail and when I was going back up to the top, I found it stashed in a rock. There was a bunch of random worthless stuff inside. I dont even remember what I put in there.
    -Harrison
     
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    There's a girl (I think) here in the Minneapolis/St Paul area thats been doing a geocache thing with her panties. She does the post on craigslist and you email her for the co-ordinates. She thinks its hot according to one post she made...I'll stay home thanks anyway
    George
     
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    my step son just got into that.it's been to cold to look but it seems pretty cool.
     
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    My buddy here in Bako just turned me onto Geocaching. The kids are loving it. We have found 7 of them so far but already have about 20 others in my GPS just ready to be found. Only thing I don't like about the ones here in town is you kinda have to be sneaky about it. With 3 kids (4,6,9) it gets kinda hard to be sneaky.:wink1:
     
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    My cousin has been doing it the last few years with their kids also. They found #5000 not too long ago.
     
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    What's the e-mail address? I needs me some new thongs.
     
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    I only have 4993 to catch up.:doah:
     
  18. Bubba Ray Boudreaux

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    I only have 4999 myself:D

    I'm thinking about 20mpg right now. I really haven't done any scientific testing just yet. I know it's jetted for 1000 feet right now, I really haven't had the balls to start messing with it just yet and it hasn't been a priority since it's on the rich side.:D
     
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    there was one at the end of my road a while back :O
     

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