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Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2012, 05:43 PM
Replies: 8,191
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Posted By sfarson
I hope the bike is meeting, if not exceeding all...

I hope the bike is meeting, if not exceeding all your expectations. If personally wired a certain way, it is a peerless bike. Congrats again.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-13-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,218,256
Posted By sfarson
Well Obie, Major and serious congratulations!...

Well Obie, Major and serious congratulations! :nod

From last week. Guanella Pass. Sawtooth Ridge in the background, with 14,065ft. Mt. Bierstadt accompanying. Low and late autumn sun and lack...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-01-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
Outstanding. Trailboss... When I ride...

Outstanding.

Trailboss... When I ride through Empire, or see the faint, hacked out road above I-70 between Empire and Georgetown, I sometimes recall your tale riding "up there".

Foxba... Moving...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,142
Posted By sfarson
Yes. Can see the bag more closely at the link...

Yes. Can see the bag more closely at the link provided.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,142
Posted By sfarson
This Touratech bag...

This Touratech bag (http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/135/PN-055-1140/Day-Trip-Tank-Bag-R1200GS-ADV) has the criteria you're looking for...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-21-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
There is a ghost town, or perhaps more...

There is a ghost town, or perhaps more accurately, a ghost structure at Garo, in South Park Colorado. The town site of Garo was named after Adolph Guiraud, a nearby homesteader. I suppose it was...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 716
Views: 106,348
Posted By sfarson
Thought the aspen here were a nice contrast to...

Thought the aspen here were a nice contrast to the charred pines of the Hayman Fire of ten years ago.

http://www.farson.com/hp2sport/tm/hp2sporthayman_tm.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 72,994
Posted By sfarson
heepey... Nice. Looks like the fort was totally...

heepey... Nice. Looks like the fort was totally swept up by the winds and time.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 72,994
Posted By sfarson
Everyone... excellent, excellent. Thanks for the...

Everyone... excellent, excellent. Thanks for the history, and location of history, lessons.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
West and above Boulder is Nederland. West and...

West and above Boulder is Nederland. West and above Nederland is Eldora. This semi-ghost town has a historic hotel still standing.

60 years ago......
Forum: GS Boxers 09-24-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,115
Posted By sfarson
Pleased with the Bakup. Easy install. Nice and...

Pleased with the Bakup. Easy install. Nice and flexible/adjustable. Been using it for six years.

http://www.farson.com/r1200gsadv/r1200gsadvelkhorn.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2,306
Views: 615,924
Posted By sfarson
Sitting outside at the deli during lunch the...

Sitting outside at the deli during lunch the other day, looking at the bike just sitting there parked in front of me, took the cam out and took a pic......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-16-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
JW... A good guess with some of the sweeping...

JW... A good guess with some of the sweeping views, but these images are from a memorizing, time-hasn't-changed county road in South Park. Here's a map link of the location......
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By sfarson
I'm 6'4" with a 36" inseam (190 lbs) and was very...

I'm 6'4" with a 36" inseam (190 lbs) and was very comfy on this M2 Cyclone.

http://www.farson.com/buell/m2kenso.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-15-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
DirtKnob... Really nice! The tale, the riding...

DirtKnob... Really nice! The tale, the riding direction, even the purchase!

Wandered down a nearby county road loaded with old, decaying, and vanished ranches. One of the oldest images is from...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-05-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
BD... Yes it is. Quite a famous stretch. And...

BD... Yes it is. Quite a famous stretch. And yes, the San Juans are a very special place on this planet.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-04-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
West of Denver, straddling a busy Interstate 70...

West of Denver, straddling a busy Interstate 70 is the old mining community of Dumont. Many fly past Dumont every day unaware of its past. Not much remains to tell some of the tales, but the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
West of Colorado Springs, in the shadows of Pikes...

West of Colorado Springs, in the shadows of Pikes Peak, was (and is) the resort town of Manitou Springs. In the 1890's a special place to spend the night was the Baker House Hotel......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
JW... I know someone who rode the Million...

JW... I know someone who rode the Million Dollar... Red Mountain, Molas, and Coal Bank Passes, late December with the snow falling, at night, on a Honda CBR1100XX. :huh He said there was ten inches...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-29-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 716
Views: 106,348
Posted By sfarson
Ryan... an excellent and scenic image. And would...

Ryan... an excellent and scenic image. And would be so even if it wasn't from the phone.
Forum: Road warriors 08-25-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,020
Views: 319,350
Posted By sfarson
Well, would note the internet is a magnet for...

Well, would note the internet is a magnet for problem reporting, that what one reads in forums is not representative. Can mention... have owned an '07 R12RT for almost six years with zero problems. ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-25-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
colodak... Well, you have the cojones to drive...

colodak... Well, you have the cojones to drive the Million Dollar in a truck today. Especially in winter!

The Million Dollar over the years...

1880......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-24-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
Earl... Excellent, especially the shared...

Earl... Excellent, especially the shared footsteps. Thanks for the pics.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2012, 10:54 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
OK, found some images embedded in one of my ride...

OK, found some images embedded in one of my ride videos of Colorado's largest wildfire in acreage... the 138,000 acre Hayman Fire, launched by a Forest Service employee June, 2002. Prior to the fire...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
DK... I remember reading all about the massive...

DK... I remember reading all about the massive Wallow Fire. Have ridden the Coronado Trail/U.S. 191 north out of Clifton to Alpine. Great then/now images. The last image is sadly striking. I have...
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 505,577
Posted By sfarson
RJ... Enjoyed your Laguna/CA report. :nod

RJ... Enjoyed your Laguna/CA report. :nod
Forum: Road warriors 08-19-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 505,577
Posted By sfarson
Ahh... Susten Pass, one of my all time favorite...

Ahh... Susten Pass, one of my all time favorite riding passes. A screen capture from a vid...

http://www.farson.com/videopics/susten.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 72,994
Posted By sfarson
More great posts everyone. I'm virtually riding...

More great posts everyone. I'm virtually riding to, and receiving mini-history lessons all over the place. :nod
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-19-2012, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1,662
Views: 275,259
Posted By sfarson
Dodging storms with subtle HDR in the meadows of...

Dodging storms with subtle HDR in the meadows of South Park, CO... and waiting for the sun to make a brief appearance...

http://www.farson.com/vfr800/hdr/vfr800como_hdr.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2012, 10:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,299
Posted By sfarson
Appears not many have the matching Trax top case,...

Appears not many have the matching Trax top case, so just posting it fwiw. Very pleased with it. Mostly just ride with it instead of the girth of the side cases, but place the side cases for longer...
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 226,980
Posted By sfarson
A fine road up ahead... ...

A fine road up ahead...

http://www.farson.com/stelvio/hdr/stelviocurrant_hdr.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 08-16-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 226,980
Posted By sfarson
Obie. Beautiful.

Obie. Beautiful.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-16-2012, 09:50 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
The Beaver Ranch is one of the historic...

The Beaver Ranch is one of the historic homesteads of Conifer, CO. In the early 1900's...
http://www.farson.com/thennow/beaverbarnthen.jpg

If it weren't for the barn would be difficult to...
Forum: Beasts 08-16-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 1,432,012
Posted By sfarson
Blake... Browsed your trip pics. Beautiful...

Blake... Browsed your trip pics. Beautiful settings captured really well. :nod
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-14-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 476
Views: 72,994
Posted By sfarson
I don't think it is a repost SC, and how about...

I don't think it is a repost SC, and how about that. That is something I've never seen!
Forum: Road warriors 08-14-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,929
Views: 505,577
Posted By sfarson
Around 52 mpg here as well, but the altitude...

Around 52 mpg here as well, but the altitude helps. While on this ride last week was dodging storms all around, and testing the patience while waiting for the sun to make a brief and limited...
Forum: Beasts 08-14-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 21,974
Posted By sfarson
Well observed and well noted. :nod

Well observed and well noted. :nod
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 921
Posted By sfarson
Marc... Terrific images of sweet bikes on fine...

Marc... Terrific images of sweet bikes on fine roads. :nod
Forum: Road warriors 08-12-2012, 09:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,226
Posted By sfarson
FWIW, zero issues with the '05 K12S since...

FWIW, zero issues with the '05 K12S since bringing it home seven years ago. Well, I did lose a headlamp bulb. 8000 miles is low. Dealers sell '05-'06 K1200S's for $7K - $8K. If you can pick it up...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-10-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 652
Views: 297,879
Posted By sfarson
Yes Bob, we often walk the same steps and ride...

Yes Bob, we often walk the same steps and ride the same paths, as others before us... and after us. But there are those very removed places where I've had the feeling few had ever trod there before....
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