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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-02-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 44,869
Posted By SoosCreek
Out of ride

Not going to be able to make it this year.

Sold my 12GS and will not have the downsized replacement outfitted in time to participate this year. Too many things going on.

Have fun folks!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-18-2014, 12:40 AM
Replies: 913
Views: 44,869
Posted By SoosCreek
Add me to the list!

Timmer et al -

Please add me to the list of riders.

I will be coming from just near you. No specific plans yet.

If someone still has a campsite space available for the first night, please...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Another great trip...

Glad to see the both of you are back in the saddle and continuing on with your life adventures.

I liked the retirement line "You're kidding, right?" Seems some people don't get that there is a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,281
Posted By SoosCreek
Nice Report Dave...

I like the type of roads you took, seems like old time some of them. Got to love Co, WY and MT!

Lucky you did not get hurt on that little fall at those speeds...

Question: on your maps, the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-29-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,281
Posted By SoosCreek
Wash?

Does not look like he has washed it yet!
Forum: Americas 12-25-2013, 11:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 827
Posted By SoosCreek
Better Info

I would recommend moving this over to the Pacific Northwest regional forum where you will get lots of response and advice.

I don't think you can do much of the WABDR in April. Snow, mud, etc., but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-25-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,713
Posted By SoosCreek
Sounds like a lot of fun...

Can't make it today but maybe next week...

I have been on some of the FS70 roads, but not all the way to WJ via the FS1900(?).

So I have a question on suitability for a 1200GS for these...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Good luck folks! I wish I had a lighter,...

Good luck folks! I wish I had a lighter, configured bike...I would be down there with you...looks like a great ride. No trees!

Sent from my DROID3 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Thanks!

For the most EXCELLENT ride report, photos and videos!

It was fun to see the team in action and to follow the rest of the trip.

The rack of lamb looks pretty darn good too....
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Steering Dampner

Yeah, it would be good for deep sand, although I am sure my lack of skill is more of a problem!

Practice, Practice, Practice!
Forum: Ride reports 02-10-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Looks like good days

on the road. I would have liked the first day, but maybe not the second. It would have been very challenging on the GS.

Thanks for the photos and videos....

Steering dampener? who needs a...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Thanks to Dave!

and everyone else helping me through the Sand Dunes!

Not a place I would have ever chosen with this bike.

I did drop the bike a couple of more times before we were through that...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
See that little road....

to the left in the pictures below in the gap between the trees? That is where I should have went and hoped for the best! Might have been more of the same, but it looks like dirt and not sand.
...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
The 12GS is for....

a number of things or reasons:

1) longer trips with lots of gravel or asphalt mixed with some somewhat technical dirt sections. (ME)

2) bigger guys with long legs in the dirt! See the Getting...
Forum: Ride reports 01-05-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
My contribution to Day 10....

Pictures from the road....

http://stephenldavis.smugmug.com/ADVRideReport/2012-Mobius-Soos/i-RFG2F7T/0/S/GOPR0070-S.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Riding the 12GS with...

Not sure if this was day 9 or day 10 of Mobius 10....

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Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
My contribution....

http://stephenldavis.smugmug.com/ADVRideReport/2012-Mobius-Soos/i-5xbSVF2/0/L/SMUG%20GOPR0059-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2012, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
What were they thinking?

Given what you saw in the video and pictures from the morning ride before I joined the gang in Burgess Junction, I can only imagine what they were thinking as I showed up on the 1200GS... Big bike,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
A couple more....

http://stephenldavis.smugmug.com/ADVRideReport/2012-Mobius-Soos/i-b8GTs3j/0/L/GOPR0059-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 47,043
Posted By SoosCreek
Well Said!

Following along for awhile. Did not like the crash, but the rest was good!
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 6,686
Views: 2,041,123
Posted By SoosCreek
Incredible Journey!

I have been following from the start and was very pleased to meet you and Idahosam up at Whidbey last summer in between your legs of your pilgrimage.

Quite an accomplishment and experience. It...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
BMW 1200GS Lifting

Actually the 12GS was loaded pretty lightly, about the same amount of equipment as the guys on the 250s, in spite of the hard cases. Now it does weigh 200 lbs more and takes some effort to get the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
SoosCreek Crashes...

Oh sure, pick on the short, fat, bald, old, guy with the Hi Viz and his big pig of a bike!

BTW, Dr. Rock was out of "No Hassle Tassels" so I had to fend on my own...I was doomed from the start!
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
I am really sorry...

I missed this segment of M10. Looks like it was a lot of fun!
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 479
Views: 78,280
Posted By SoosCreek
Amazing Hwy 16

Highway 16 is an amazing trip. I got tired from all the curves and constant shifting. I was going the opposite direction. Stopped for the night in Yecora.

I also stopped at the PEMEX in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 181,731
Posted By SoosCreek
Amazing!

Thanks for taking the time to take the pictures and post here.

I am planning to ride Europe and the Med in the next couple of years so will be following closely!

How do you know so much about...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
So Sad...

We just can't seem to keep the good old mass produced products and technology!

That chair fit you and the 250 so well!
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Nice!

The pictures make me really sorry I missed the Gravelly Range. Beautiful and maybe even big bike friendly!
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2012, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 225,900
Posted By SoosCreek
Washington Travels?

Hey Guatemala!

Sorry we could not make it up to Whidbey Island last weekend for dinner with Radioman et al. We chose to skip the holiday weekend but would have loved to have met you both. My wife...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Outstanding!!!

I really appreciate all of the work you have done on your reports. :clap

I know it is a hell of a lot of work...

I am using the Mobius 8 report for some of my Idaho trip this fall.

I plan...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 13,840
Posted By SoosCreek
Timely Information!

I am thinking of riding some Idaho back roads in September and will be following along.

Followed some of your trips in the past to Mexico and such. Thanks for the report...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-16-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By SoosCreek
Problem Resolved, here's what I did....

Thanks all of you for your suggestions and advice. I was able to fix the overall problem via a couple of steps and thought I would complete the story! I hate it when folks start a conversation and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,225,589
Posted By SoosCreek
Hunting Seasons?

How do you account for the various hunting seasons in each state? For example, some Antelope hunting starts September 15th in certain areas....

I drove through Wyoming on back roads a couple of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,025
Views: 262,679
Posted By SoosCreek
Great Bikes! Great Ride!

Following along. I test rode the 1600GT a couple of weeks ago...Nice and Smooth!

I am south of Seattle kind of toward Mt. Rainer if you need anything or advise on something your way by...

Did...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By SoosCreek
Coils OK.

If I remember correctly the dealer checked the coils and said they were ok. But I will have to check the service report to be sure.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-16-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 821
Posted By SoosCreek
Engine Stumbling Problem

I have a 12GS that has a stumbling or hesitation problem and I am looking for some guidance.

I did a ride to Mexico down Baja and Copper Canyon this spring chronicled here...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,079
Posted By SoosCreek
Subscribed!

Sounds like an interesting adventure. Hope you get back on the road soon. I am planning to do a Europe trip and am interested in where and what you do...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,355
Posted By SoosCreek
Ride Home

Day 17, April 17th – 415 miles, Yecora, Sonora to Tucson, Arizona

http://stephenldavis.smugmug.com/ADVRideReport/2012-Mexico/i-mMG6V93/0/M/Day-17-Snip-M.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,355
Posted By SoosCreek
Motorcycle Damage Report

Given the 6 “crashes” or “bike naps” during the Copper Canyon portion of the trip, I thought I would summarize the damage to the bike:

- Left Hand Guard (Gone, need replacement)
- Right Hand...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,355
Posted By SoosCreek
Copper Canyon Video

Fellow Advers made this video and I think it reflects the nature of the riding in the canyon. I think this is the dirt road down into Batopolis from Creel....Of course I would have been riding on the...
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