04.06.16 Getting Ready for Summer Touring

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires .... Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires ….

Wednesday, 6 April 2016
White Salmon, Washington

Prince Cian sprang to life after a deep sleep and said “Daddy, lets fix tire tool pull” in baby-English as his obsession these days have been to help Sir Thomas Leaf with pulling the studs out of the snow tires. A handful of studs each morning is Sir Thomas Leaf’s approach to converting his snow tires to road tires to satisfy the Washington/Oregon DOT requirements to have them removed by March 31st – a date way too early for the likes of these adventurers however since many of the roads and passes up near Trout Lake are still snowed in. However, Sir Thomas Leaf and Lady Etain wound up getting pulled over in Maryhill by a trooper who gave them a warning. Still unclear how the officer could tell they had studded tires while driving, he was quickly corrected the date of compliance was end of March, not April like he thought. Only if they were in Colorado he thought he could keep them on year round. The studs are quite a tedious task and rough on the hands using needle-nose pliers and taking hours upon hours to achieve. Still better to do oneself Sir Thomas thought than pay Les Schwab tire $100-200 to perform the task, especially given that the adventurers had much more important auto issues to correct first and foremost.

Last night Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian pulled out the studs until rainy skies and oncoming dusk made it less entertaining, they continued this morn as Lady Etain got ready to head to the Dalles with them.

They went to the magnificent auto repair wizard Sir Devin of Devin’s auto repair shop to get the remaining 4 spark plugs and coil housing replaced as well as a much needed overdue radiator flush. $200 later, they were off to grab groceries, run errands, and do some WiFi. A full day of errands and repairs they were back on schedule with the tasks at hand. Back to the Cliffhanger, an evening of drinks and grilling with Sir Kevin and Sir Miles, exchanging campfire talk into the wee hours of the night. A busy day indeed for the lot of them.

Mileage: 50

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires .... Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires …. Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires .... Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires …. Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires .... Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires …. Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires .... Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires …. Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires .... Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires …. Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires .... Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout - The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 - Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian.  The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016.  To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903.  Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland:  http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281.  To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews.  All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com - by Leaf McGowan  and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

3 year old Prince Cian getting down and dirty pulling studs off snow tires …. Getting ready for summer adventure touring and walkabout – The Cliffhanger, White Salmon, Washington. Life in the Gorge: Chronicle 22 – Chronicles of Sir Thomas Leaf and Prince Cian. The Gorge/Columbia River, Oregon-Washington. Photos taken April 8, 2016. To read the adventures, visit http://www.technogypsie.com/chronicles/?p=17903. Hood River: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23683; The Dalles: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=24107; White Salmon: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=23677; Husum: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=25039; Portland: http://www.technogypsie.com/reviews/?p=281. To read reviews, visit: www.technogypsie.com/reviews. All photos and articles (c) 2015/2016 Technogypsie.com – by Leaf McGowan and Thomas Baurley. All rights reserved.

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