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Forum: Americas 07-07-2012, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By bretedge
I'm not sure if they're the same thing as the...

I'm not sure if they're the same thing as the Adventure Maps but I use Nat Geo Trails Illustrated and Road Map & Trail Guide maps frequently when planning moto trips. What I've discovered is that...
Forum: Americas 07-02-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By bretedge
I'll check out the Great Western Trail. Never...

I'll check out the Great Western Trail. Never heard of it but sounds sweet. Thanks!
Forum: Americas 07-02-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By bretedge
Thanks for the ideas, John. I actually live in...

Thanks for the ideas, John. I actually live in Moab and work as a professional landscape photographer, so I spend a TON of time in Arches. I'll look into some of the other areas you mention, though....
Forum: Americas 07-01-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By bretedge
Moab to Jackson Hole: Route Suggestions?

I may have a hall pass from my wife for a 7 day trip to the Tetons in late July. If it doesn't work out this year, I'll definitely do this trip next year. So, I'm looking for some route ideas that...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
Thanks for the glowing endorsement! It was great...

Thanks for the glowing endorsement! It was great to meet you, too. Had a great time chatting with you and hope to see a ride report from your time in Moab.

I'm stoked that I'll be able to meet...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 717
Posted By bretedge
One of the best deals in town is the Bowen Motel....

One of the best deals in town is the Bowen Motel. Right in town, very clean with good employees and the rates are almost never higher than $120/night - some times MUCH lower. They also just...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
Good idea! Here's a fairly lame pic of the front...

Good idea! Here's a fairly lame pic of the front of the store. Only one I've got but it'll give you an idea of what to look for when you're passing through.
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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
Bummer...we're closed on Wednesday's. It's a...

Bummer...we're closed on Wednesday's. It's a super slow day in town and it's the only day we take off.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
Sweet. Look forward to meeting you. It'll be...

Sweet. Look forward to meeting you. It'll be either me or my wife (she's the good lookin' one) at the gallery. Have a great time while you're here!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-11-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
Nice is an understatement. 40's at night, mid...

Nice is an understatement. 40's at night, mid 60's during the day and lots of sunshine. This is prime time to ride and hike Moab. Getting my Tiger out of storage tomorrow and plan to put a few miles...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-10-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
Thanks for coming in, John. It was great meeting...

Thanks for coming in, John. It was great meeting you as well. I hope we get a chance to ride together some time. The ride from here to Gateway, CO seriously couldn't be any more scenic.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-16-2012, 10:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,418
Posted By bretedge
I'm riding it in early September with a buddy...

I'm riding it in early September with a buddy from Colorado. We considered summer but decided against it because there can be remnants of snow blocking progress even late into the season although I...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-15-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
Thanks, man! Re: Eddie McStiff's - I don't...

Thanks, man!

Re: Eddie McStiff's - I don't go there to eat. Walked thru the kitchen once and it was enough to convince me it was a place I did not want preparing my food. No idea whether the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2012, 11:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,370
Posted By bretedge
Wow, that is really scary. I'm glad it turned...

Wow, that is really scary. I'm glad it turned out the way it did and that she was raised a fighter. This is precisely the type of situation for which a 12 gauge comes in handy. I hope they catch the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
Uh oh...sounds like trouble. We'll do our best to...

Uh oh...sounds like trouble. We'll do our best to handle them!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
Thanks for the support, everyone! It's an...

Thanks for the support, everyone! It's an exciting venture. I hope it affords me the opportunity to meet a few more of you. I see ADV stickers in Moab all season long but it's usually a quick flash...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-13-2012, 05:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By bretedge
The Edge Gallery in Moab, Utah

Since Moab is a popular destination for ADV riders, and many of us are interested in photography, I thought I'd share a bit of news related to both:

On March 3 I'm opening The Edge Gallery, a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-12-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 841
Views: 137,352
Posted By bretedge
My wife makes fun of me all the time for my love...

My wife makes fun of me all the time for my love of photographing trees. Dead junipers, ancient bristlecones or lush aspens, it doesn't matter. I just love 'em. Here's a few of my tree photos.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-10-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,384
Posted By bretedge
2011 - My Year in Photos

I hope I'm not out of line in posting this. Just thought some of y'all might enjoy seeing a small collection of my favorite photos from 2011. I'm a professional nature and adventure photographer,...
Forum: Equipment 01-03-2012, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,666
Posted By bretedge
I did some product testing for eVent a few years...

I did some product testing for eVent a few years ago, after having worn Gore-Tex for many years. I was really impressed with it. It was waterproof as hell and seemed to do a better job than...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-09-2011, 09:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By bretedge
Early February is most definitely a crapshoot. ...

Early February is most definitely a crapshoot. Our coldest weather is usually in mid to late January but it often lasts into early February. A couple years ago it was something like -10 at night...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2011, 08:37 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,293
Posted By bretedge
More great pics, Dave. Sounds and looks like some...

More great pics, Dave. Sounds and looks like some good work done on the bike, too. There's so much to ride and see in AZ that I'm sure you'll come up with something really good. I've got a route...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-28-2011, 02:04 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 18,769
Posted By bretedge
Didn't realize the maps were ready to go. Guess...

Didn't realize the maps were ready to go. Guess I'll order one tomorrow. My buddy and I are riding the UT BDR in September 2012. Time to start planning...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-07-2011, 10:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,573
Posted By bretedge
I've got 3,000 miles on mine on a Tiger 800 XC. ...

I've got 3,000 miles on mine on a Tiger 800 XC. The front is in good shape and will probably be good for another 2,000 miles, give or take. I'll probably get another 500 or so miles out of the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,684
Posted By bretedge
Awesome ride report! Looks and sounds like y'all...

Awesome ride report! Looks and sounds like y'all did plenty of amazing riding while you were here. I'm glad you had such a great time. It's always cool to read reports from others who have ridden...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-01-2011, 11:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,687
Posted By bretedge
Moab's good, getting cold. Snowing right now,...

Moab's good, getting cold. Snowing right now, actually. Not sticking, though. This weekend is supposed to be cold (20's) and wet. Some of the roads around here have long clay sections and if...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,759
Posted By bretedge
Oh man, I've wanted to ride that road and camp at...

Oh man, I've wanted to ride that road and camp at the Wedge Overlook for a couple of years. The one time I had the opportunity to do so I arrived at the turn-off right at dark and had to be home in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-24-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 1,348
Views: 306,970
Posted By bretedge
That last trip makes me miss my TW200. Looks...

That last trip makes me miss my TW200. Looks like some rugged and beautiful country. If my desire to ride this winter overcomes my laziness I might just rent a trailer and head west to your neck of...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-23-2011, 11:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,489
Posted By bretedge
It can snow here at any time in March. The...

It can snow here at any time in March. The weather is generally pretty good but you never know. April is usually when things really start to be consistently nice. The La Sals will still be snowed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-23-2011, 06:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,245
Posted By bretedge
You should definitely ride Hwy 12 between Torrey...

You should definitely ride Hwy 12 between Torrey and Boulder on the Goldwings. One of the most scenic roads in this entire state (and that's saying A LOT!).
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-23-2011, 06:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,245
Posted By bretedge
Thanks, Dave. Nope, haven't made it back to...

Thanks, Dave. Nope, haven't made it back to Cathedral Rd. I'll have to wait until next year to ride it. I have a friend who lives in Torrey so I know I'll be over there for a visit, likely in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-21-2011, 12:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,293
Posted By bretedge
Holy crap that's a gnarly looking hill! I think...

Holy crap that's a gnarly looking hill! I think we've all probably made similar decisions at various times. I ride alone, not necessarily because I want to (although I do enjoy it) but because none...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By bretedge
Thanks, Signal. I found worse stuff on the Willow...

Thanks, Signal. I found worse stuff on the Willow Springs road out of Arches NP. Some decent size ledges with only a couple good lines. I'm dedicated to riding better in the dirt so I can be more...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-19-2011, 12:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By bretedge
The dreaded "check engine" light! I hope they're...

The dreaded "check engine" light! I hope they're able to resolve it soon so you can get in at least a couple more trips before the white stuff starts to fly. I'll do a couple more single day rides...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By bretedge
Don't think I let a single day pass without being...

Don't think I let a single day pass without being thankful that I'm able to live in Moab and have access to so many amazing outdoor activities (including dual sport rides) right out my back door. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,293
Posted By bretedge
More awesome photos, Dave! Your use of HDR is...

More awesome photos, Dave! Your use of HDR is very effective. Too many people tend to overdo it but yours are very well executed.

I agree that the ribbon of tarmac between the visitor center and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2011, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By bretedge
There's plenty of amazing riding at all levels...

There's plenty of amazing riding at all levels here. The scenery ain't half bad, either. The cases are Hepco and Becker's. Great cases, so far. I looked at the Triumph cases but they're cheaply...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2011, 10:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,440
Posted By bretedge
Prowling Hurrah Pass on the back of a Tiger

I've been working entirely too much lately and on my last days off I was so sick I could barely crawl out of bed. Today I had a couple hours of free time between Dad duty and dinner so I decided to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,293
Posted By bretedge
Yet another great ride report. Bummed I missed...

Yet another great ride report. Bummed I missed you during your time in Moab but I was most likely working, as that seems to be all I do these days. Definitely stoked to read your report and see your...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2011, 01:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,228
Posted By bretedge
You've already received some great suggestions...

You've already received some great suggestions but I'll add a few to consider.

I can't help you much with camping since I don't know of too many areas accessible by a 20' RV. My favorite RV...
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