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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2014, 08:25 AM
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Posted By rebelpacket
Don't get me wrong... I go for home-shops first...

Don't get me wrong... I go for home-shops first almost all the time. I don't need a fancy name brand. I've been out to at least 5 of these shops already, and decided not to based on the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By rebelpacket
Paint Work in Colorado Springs

Hey folks!

I've got a 1150 GS tank that I need painted with the factory paint color. Does anyone know a good paint shop either in Colorado Springs, or somewhere between here and Denver?

I've...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
I can't thank you all enough for your kind words,...

I can't thank you all enough for your kind words, and sharing how the ride report affected/changed your life in big or little ways. All these kind words really, really help, and I appreciate...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Thank you all for your kind words; Hard to lose...

Thank you all for your kind words; Hard to lose your best friend, but good to know that our little adventure together shared some of her awesomess with the world.



Thank you very much Jason!...
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Rest in peace Lola

Folks, I'm sorry to update this thread with bad news, but I like to think this story is a great way to keep a memory alive.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7083/13761537443_05e808b780.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Most excellent! Next time I find myself in the...

Most excellent! Next time I find myself in the Baltimore area, I'll look you up!

Never too late to get your pooch started in a Ural. Lola was 10 years old the first time she rode in one. I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2013, 08:35 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Good tip! I'll look into that, though I am...

Good tip! I'll look into that, though I am hesitant to do anything that adds MORE weight to the rig. Its a pig! :lol3



The crack on the seat is just poor design. Its a REALLY beefy seat...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Epilogue

After enjoying many weeks OFF the Ural, and on other steeds (I can see why that car thing really took off), I finally cleared a full day to take everything apart.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Day 20

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A dull, clouded morning light crept into the tent after a dreamy...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2013, 02:25 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Sorry for the delay folks... Just when I thought...

Sorry for the delay folks... Just when I thought I was back, I found myself driving a VW TDI from Florida back to Colorado. I've spent more time in vehicles the past month than I have at home.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2013, 01:25 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Day 19

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Blue morning crept in through the balcony windows of the toaster house as I woke early. The creaks and groans of an old house...
Forum: Ride reports 09-05-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Sorry folks!

I apologize for my absence from this ride report. I was out on a six-day, 2,000 mile camping ride with some friends in MT, ID and WY over labor day weekend.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
VikB, that pie army graphic is priceless. We may...

VikB, that pie army graphic is priceless. We may have to start our own pie specific touring section. Forget Alaska, link together rides with pie shops and dirt roads.

Maybe we can call...
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,169
Views: 309,967
Posted By rebelpacket
The biscuit handoff... <iframe width="853"...

The biscuit handoff...

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/3-5newSoZDM?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Hacks 08-28-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,709
Posted By rebelpacket
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5442/9428937536_7c49...

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Leash wrapped around my leg once, tied into a loose knot. Will throw her clear in the event the shiny side goes down, yet still...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Thanks! I do agree that every state should have...

Thanks! I do agree that every state should have some sort of pie town. However, the real pie town in New Mexico is a bit like an Oasis.

Compared to Cuba, Grants, Chama and the other towns you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
A fellow pie lover! We are rare, my friend. I...

A fellow pie lover! We are rare, my friend. I don't often meet true enthusiasts. Sure, some people enjoy pie, but there doesn't seem to be a large contingent of people that seek it out.

The...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
You sir, win the prize for the best captioned...

You sir, win the prize for the best captioned photo. I think I may print that out and put it on my fridge. Brilliant! :clap

Also, well said regarding the maintenance and care a Ural needs to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,055
Posted By rebelpacket
From one dog-carrying-Ural rider to another......

From one dog-carrying-Ural rider to another... Woohooo!

Bringing along mans best friend, surely does make for some awesome stories and experiences.
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 02:10 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Hahaha! :rofl A good one.

Hahaha! :rofl A good one.
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 02:09 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
I'm using a G-Max 3/4 helmet. The goggles are...

I'm using a G-Max 3/4 helmet.
The goggles are military SWDG (Sun, Wind & Dust Goggles). I picked up a couple pairs for 10$ each from the Sportsmans Guide.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 02:05 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
No worries! I'd never judge an entire state by...

No worries! I'd never judge an entire state by one wanker in a Cadillac. Texas is home to some really great people, and everyone should know that.

I will most likely judge Cadillac drivers,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 02:02 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Will do; Lola never turns down pets from...

Will do; Lola never turns down pets from strangers.

You taking Buddy in a hack? If you have a Ural, no reason to wait until after winter for some rides. Lola and I regularly go out in the snow!...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 01:54 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Day 18

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I'm jolted awake in grey morning light when something hits me in the face. As focus and comprehension start to set in, I get hit in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 01:52 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Apologies

First off, I want to apologize to everyone for not updating this sooner.

I'm currently in the final throes of planning yet another moto trip (this time on my GS). Summer and life are both...
Forum: Hacks 08-25-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,709
Posted By rebelpacket
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Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Thanks! Be careful though.. I travel a lot. If...

Thanks! Be careful though.. I travel a lot. If a strange tall guy with glasses shows up at your door and says "about that beer..." :clap :freaky
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 05:16 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Thanks Dano! I usually need about 3-4 cups to...

Thanks Dano! I usually need about 3-4 cups to put together a report myself. Good to know that coffee is being enjoyed by all on this report. :)



Most of it is really easy, and would be a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Day 17

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Waking up in the green glow of my tent, I had two immediate thoughts:

Number one; We are in New Mexico. Land of enchantment,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Spasibo; for those kind words RZ. It takes me...

Spasibo; for those kind words RZ. It takes me 3-4 hours to put together each report, so it is a lot of work. I do enjoy re-living each day though. Makes me long for the road!



I'm very...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 10:51 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Zina's Report(s)

So everyone knows, Zina has her side of the story available on her website, here: http://ducatigirl.com/cdt/index.html

She also has a write-up of their first trip with Simon, on the western...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Interesting. I did not know that. From the topo...

Interesting. I did not know that. From the topo maps, it looked pretty high. I must have read them wrong. The snotty dirt stuff isn't a problem on the Ural (to a point), but it can be real...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 10:19 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Thanks FirstPath! I usually start my day (early)...

Thanks FirstPath! I usually start my day (early) with a cup of joe, and start writing up a report. It seems the ride is in three stages; Planning. Execution. Re-living through writing.

Its...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Day 16

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When I first planned for this trip, I thought “Oh, I’ll just camp everywhere, all the time”. What a stupid thought. The regenerative...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2013, 04:03 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Sorry to hear that. Life is all too short, so we...

Sorry to hear that. Life is all too short, so we gotta enjoy it while we still can.



Yikes! I apologize if you had any awkward moments explaining my profanity or grade-school potty humor. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2013, 03:52 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Day 15

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Clear skies, brilliant sun, and a comfortable cool air. Good morning Colorado, its nice to be here.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2013, 03:50 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
I think a Ural would do really nice in...

I think a Ural would do really nice in Saskatchewan. Throw some heated grips and a vest on there, and you'll have a really nice winter moto!



It makes me so happy to hear that my trip might...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2013, 03:35 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Day 14

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Still programmed for sunrise, morning came early for me. Despite a soft bed with warm blankets, the urge to ride to new lands...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 01:31 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
As my uncle taught me, its all cool as long as...

As my uncle taught me, its all cool as long as you own it. So we might not be on Dancing With The Stars... its ok. They just don't understand our style...



I'm still working on organizing...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 01:05 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 91,213
Posted By rebelpacket
Day 13

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Last night, we decided as a group that I would set off early while Wayne and Zina packed up and left an hour behind me. The...
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