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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-20-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,267
Posted By 2eddies
drone cam

This is very COOL! GOOD quality video too.
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,263
Posted By 2eddies
FirstGear TPG Escape pants

Hey, just got my pants delivered, great stuff, fantastic deal! Thanks for the tip, these are a steal. Will also double as great ski pants for the deep powder! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 53,706
Posted By 2eddies
GC backcountry route

Great pics as always Dave. I've looked at that spot on the rez on the South Rim on maps. Thanks for taking us there. Waiting to see where else you go around the GC. The West is the best!!!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 102,871
Posted By 2eddies
You're utterly hooked now, there are places in...

You're utterly hooked now, there are places in this country where it doesn't rain everyday, the open road will take you further in this life to new roads, new friends, new experiences...Enjoy!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-23-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By 2eddies
Santa Fe National Forest closure

As of Monday 6/24/13 at 8am the entire Santa Fe National Forest is closed until further notice or the rains come. Too much fire danger...
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Forum: Equipment 05-11-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,984
Posted By 2eddies
teknic out of business?

Yeah it looks like their website is down and no longer working.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-15-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 743
Posted By 2eddies
Photon torpedo

http://2eddies.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/East-of-Edens-Fires/i-JHtmcMk/0/L/Las%20Conchas%20fire%20762011%20012-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2013, 07:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 49,929
Posted By 2eddies
Thanks for the great ride!

AG, Thank you for taking the time to do this report. I agree that travelling alone heightens the sensibilities...it also seems to make great ride reports even better. The photos and videos are first...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2013, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,180
Posted By 2eddies
stain remover

+1 for blue Dawn dish soap as a grease remover and clothing stain pre-treater. I use it to wash grease from my hands also. Works great! :thumb
Forum: Equipment 01-23-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,410
Posted By 2eddies
extreme cold weather riding

I ride all Winter long at 7,000 feet and above in the mountains, provided the road is clear and dry and only in the daytime. Can't see "black ice" at night. Earlier this month the ambient temp in the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,264
Posted By 2eddies
Missadventure is out and about...

Nice to see you are giving the new to you German alpine moto some Spanish lessons and working on your Winter tan...I know you are a very accomplished world travelling bicyclist. I'm always super...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 20,259
Posted By 2eddies
Miami-Patagonia W/ Sterling Hayden

Fabulous pics and Sterling Hayden's book WANDERER...one of the best books I ever read! Let him be your guide...ENJOY!
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,975
Posted By 2eddies
CO Hwy 92 Blue Mesa Res to Paonia, CO

+1 :thumbup for the super twisty, super nice stretch of Hwy 92. Ridden it on the superbike and the GS and had a fantastic ride!

Was in SW Colorado in September to ride the high dirt passes around...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 182,723
Posted By 2eddies
Mountain Lion cough

To paraphrase a friend, "More mountain lions have seen humans, than humans seeing mountain lions." Mountain lions still exist, most assuredly, and they are magnificent to see in the wild. Enjoy...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-11-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,125
Posted By 2eddies
FR 289, Jemez Mountains

On Sunday, 7/8/12, I went up on dirt FR 289 from Cochiti to Hwy.-4 and Valle Grande. I wanted to see what had died and what had survived the massive Las Conchas wildfire that burned during the Summer...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2012, 10:34 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 26,339
Posted By 2eddies
Sojourner

That's one great name you've picked. Try to use that camping gear, lowers the cost of moto travelling greatly. You'll need it when you conquer the fear of heights and get into the Rockies on one of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,090
Views: 336,812
Posted By 2eddies
Alternator belt maintainence

My Alternator belt has 63,000 miles on it. I have been carrying around a spare belt for almost 40,000 miles. I have a '98 R1100GS and have been waiting patiently for my final drive or my alternator...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-14-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 904
Posted By 2eddies
La Bajada Village, Caja del Rio and Madrid dirt

Looks like you have been riding in my neighborhood. Those rides are all right out my front door. I think Kerry is doing fantastic for a new rider. Moab will be a treat for you both. Enjoy it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2012, 06:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,095
Posted By 2eddies
Jemez FR to reopen

This is great news! The loss of Forest Roads in the Eastern Jemez after the 2011 fire was very sad on a number of levels for me and many of the folks I ride with. The road numbers mean a lot to me...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 787
Posted By 2eddies
Greetings back to you

Thanks, from the other side of the planet...Nice Pics! Good Morning! Pass the coffee, where are we....:clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 130,552
Posted By 2eddies
Big Bend RR and more

Hey Cannonshot,

I've been to the Big Bend area a number of times and always enjoyed it. Your extensive ride report covers almost everything a moto visitor needs to know. The only thing you don't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-15-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 902
Views: 402,982
Posted By 2eddies
Wheelie in Big Bend NP

Wheelie over Terlingua Creek, Santa Elena Canyon, Big Bend NP :lol3

http://2eddies.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/advrider/BigBend-2010-158/1148951500_zmjpX-L.jpg...
Forum: Equipment 02-12-2012, 08:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 21,595
Posted By 2eddies
great tents!

First I should say I live in the Rockies. Use my tents in all seasons with rain and snow possible. Camping in high 10,000'+ elevations and also in deserts. I wanted a tent that was warm, had some...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-22-2012, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,750
Posted By 2eddies
GOOSE LAKE, New Mexico, August, 2010

Here is something to watch if you are snowbound or planning a trip out West when things warm up for you. My riding friends Pascal and Leonard and I rode up to Goose Lake, above Red River, NM. We...
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,914
Posted By 2eddies
New Mexico

I meant it as a compliment and as an incentive to keep looking and discovering...it's very old and it's history goes back to "when dogs could talk".
Forum: Ride reports 01-14-2012, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,914
Posted By 2eddies
Laugh New Mexico

Yeah, NOW you're starting to get it.....
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 7,914
Posted By 2eddies
New Mexico

I see you are back in NM....I enjoyed your introduction and pics from Cimarron, NM and the St. James Hotel.

Your prior Western moto experiences and RR's show a deepening appreciation for places...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-20-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,570
Posted By 2eddies
big bend NP

Love BBNP and the BB Ranch State Park area in the Winter! Good dirt riding for miles! Thanks for the ride along! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-17-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 12,696
Posted By 2eddies
NIIIICE ! I have thought of doing the PE route...

NIIIICE ! I have thought of doing the PE route and railroad route loop in UT, but now I can add the Nevada loop thanks to you. Thanks for the route info and the great pics. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-16-2011, 12:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 12,772
Posted By 2eddies
pannier painting

Got to Luv a guy who paints his moto parts in the living room! :rofl Don't want the shop to stink from fumes! :clap:lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-09-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 33,420
Posted By 2eddies
Utah in the Fall

Fabulous photos and a great series of rides. Always Excellant! Thanks, Dave! :clap
Forum: Equipment 12-01-2011, 06:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,589
Posted By 2eddies
Eureka

+1 on the new model Eureka Mountain Pass 2XTE. It is good for two people and has two doors and 2 very large vestibule areas, poles clip on and a full coverage fly. Easy to set up and the price is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-27-2011, 06:26 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 32,605
Posted By 2eddies
Ready to Navigate!

Colorado River Canyon, 7 miles East of Moab, UT

http://2eddies.smugmug.com/Other/yellowstone092011/i-sKLHJx9/0/L/1004880-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,968
Posted By 2eddies
the beaver and deer know of it

Thanks Santafe Lady and Wayward Son, glad you enjoyed it.

Wayward Son,I hope you do a ride report in Kentucky with it's rich history and don't worry, if you love riding motos in a place or State...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,968
Posted By 2eddies
moto riding season in NM

Yes, I ride all year round as long as the road or dirt is snow and ice free. I live in the mountains around Santa Fe at 7,000' so we have and enjoy all four seasons. It gets cold in Winter, but the...
Forum: Americas 11-23-2011, 04:27 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 14,510
Posted By 2eddies
big bend area

I second all of the info suggested with regard to paved roads for your BBNP area trip and bike. I'd also include extending your loop to include Guadalupe Mountain National Park on the NM/TX border....
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,968
Posted By 2eddies
Big Snake?

Damn big snake? Nah, he was only about 7 feet long, ...about average for an adult gopher snake. :lol3

He was working on his tan in the middle of the road when I came along. Luckily I was slowing...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2011, 07:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,968
Posted By 2eddies
late to the show

Hey, you can't possibly be late for this ride report, the mountains will wait for you! Besides the great folks running this website save all of the good stuff so you can always find it. :wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-21-2011, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,191
Posted By 2eddies
riding in NM

Try the Gila Wilderness before Winter hits hard and also ride down to Big Bend NP and Big Bend Ranch State Park in Tejas. Read the two RR's in my sig line and they will show you where the hot springs...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 37,140
Posted By 2eddies
Rtw

Hey Nicomama,

Here's to the Dharma Bums and all of the folks who have left the auditorium!


Start selling all of that stuff off and put the rest in storage...:lol3 :lol3 :clap

Those...
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