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My Trip that didn't go as planned

Old 12-30-15, 05:40 PM
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My Trip that didn't go as planned

Well guys i promised pictures from my trip. So what was suppose to be a road touring trip turned into my mtbing trip. Last minute i decided the AZT would be more fun with my new enduro, tent and camera. Enjoy!





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Old 12-30-15, 05:59 PM
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Looks like it went exactly as planned, except not the original plan.

Yout headline had me expecting a tale of floods, or hungry bears, so I was glad to see the warm glow of a lit tent under a starry sky.

Maybe next time, you'll plan a mtn bike trip, and switch to road at the last minute and be rewarded equally.
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Nice photo's bro.
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Old 12-30-15, 06:27 PM
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Just curious. Did you carry all your stuff in a backpack, or haul a trailer? (or some other way)
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Originally Posted by FBinNY View Post
Just curious. Did you carry all your stuff in a backpack, or haul a trailer? (or some other way)
I had to use my 50L backpack due to the lack of proper bike packing gear. I do have a lot of lightweight gear from backpacking which really came in handy. On that note i would not recommend doing what i did, next time my bike will have my gear attached to it.
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Stunning camera work!

You brought a tripod & a chair?
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I especially liked this photo. Let me guess, not much noise in the sky so ISO could not be too big, you used a delay so you could get in the photo, about 5 to 10 seconds exposure, wide open apeture? In the old days when primes were the norm I would have guessed a wide angle, but now everybody has a zoom with a wide angle option.
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Originally Posted by BigAura View Post
Stunning camera work!

You brought a tripod & a chair?
Thanks and I used a Joby Tripod so that thing is small and my helinox chair is the same way highly compact able.
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Old 12-30-15, 07:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Tourist in MSN View Post
I especially liked this photo. Let me guess, not much noise in the sky so ISO could not be too big, you used a delay so you could get in the photo, about 5 to 10 seconds exposure, wide open apeture? In the old days when primes were the norm I would have guessed a wide angle, but now everybody has a zoom with a wide angle option.
Crystal clear sky that was ISO 800, 10 Sec delay, 20 sec exposure, Aperture 2.8 and it was taken with my wide angle 11-16. Yea my go to lenses are my 11-16 & 17-50 both have a fixed 2.8 aperture
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Very nice photo work.
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Old 12-30-15, 08:51 PM
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You should plan something ... and then do something completely different all the time. Looks like that method works very well for you!!
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Stunning photography. Thanks.
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Nice pictures, what's your camera setup?
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Awesome pics! Thanks for sharing! Did you stay warm enough?
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Here I was preparing to send some condolences after an accident or bike theft. Glad the unexpected turned out to be a pleasant surprise. Remember, a plan is just of list of things that never happen.
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Old 12-31-15, 12:59 AM
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Originally Posted by mtnbud View Post
Awesome pics! Thanks for sharing! Did you stay warm enough?
Yes thankfully from my layering and getting everything to dry out before the temps plummiting to 19 degrees.
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Thank you all for the compliments!

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Nice pictures, what's your camera setup?
Canon T3i with a 11-16 UWA f2.8 for this specific trip
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That is the unplanned types of stories I love.

Fabulous photos!!
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Nice photos, hadn't heard of AZT before. Did you use special tires etc to combat desert thorns?
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