aye, 'tis I.
And I'd parrot most of the cross band repeat comments... it's cumbersome and really not that useful. Plus to be legit I'd need to be there at the radio, in which case I could just flip channels and relay whatever message was so important. Thoughts of hiking with the HT with a repeater in the truck quickly vanished when I realized I could likely just hit the repeater with the HT.
82 fj40, 99 uzj100, 06 gx470
97 DR650, 05 525EXC, 01 XT225, 89 TW200, 09 TTR125, 07 TTR90, 07 CRF50