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Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2014, 05:18 AM
Replies: 310
Views: 33,201
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I had that same feeling up in British Columbia...

I had that same feeling up in British Columbia when a bear was poking his nose in my tent--it was pitch black and you cannot see out of my tent.
I had a huge survival knife in one hand and bear...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-17-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Not sure Sieg is still subscribed to this...

Not sure Sieg is still subscribed to this thread------but all you need to do is go to the "Flea Market"----then "Bike" forum.

There is no specific KTM's for sale forum------just got to watch in...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 12-16-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Well they need checked out don't they ???? Just...

Well they need checked out don't they ????
Just don't want to ride any tracks Big and LIttle Wan do !!!!!!

Thanks

BigDog
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 12-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 467
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hey SledDog, No I haven't ridden the tracks...

Hey SledDog,

No I haven't ridden the tracks you posted---but it looks like if crossed the Kettle Valley Railroad------which I have rode. We got on the KVR right at Beaverdell and went North--had...
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By BigDogAdventures
As far as predicting the weather----heck the...

As far as predicting the weather----heck the weatherman can't do that.

But----------having ridden both the old and the completely new Mississippi TAT---there are parts that are impassible when wet...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-08-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 8,296
Views: 775,905
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yes--that would be fun. Almost as good as...

Yes--that would be fun.
Almost as good as "StupidDog" spring :D:D:D
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-08-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8,296
Views: 775,905
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Your so welcome RAG It is well worth...

Your so welcome RAG



It is well worth the visit----even be great to visit there in the winter in the car if you get bored.
Really be neat with some snow on the ground.

It's refreshing...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-08-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8,296
Views: 775,905
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Welch Hospital/Spring near Akers Ferry.

This may be very old hat for you Missouri guys---but on my way to Arkansas and Oklahoma a couple months ago I was going to cross Akers Ferry and had always remembered talk of an old hospital in the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,276
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Next week is only 8 hours away...

Next week is only 8 hours away :deal:deal:deal:lol3

BigDog
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-06-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,677
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yes---rest in peace Jim, I did meet him...

Yes---rest in peace Jim,

I did meet him once----he let our crew of 3 riders leave our tow vehicle at his house while we spent a couple weeks riding the CDR.

Very nice of him as he didn't know...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-03-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Closest town to Eagle Mtn is Herod--------not...

Closest town to Eagle Mtn is Herod--------not really a town at all anymore------no facilities there at all. The store is gone.

There is no town Gleno.

I think you are referring to Glen O'Jones...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,276
Posted By BigDogAdventures
It's pretty nerve wracking being in a tent----in...

It's pretty nerve wracking being in a tent----in the dark---with the current of a river drowning out all other sounds around you----knowing you are surrounded by bears........
I don't know if it's...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 11,276
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Really enjoying your ride BCBackroads----Bella...

Really enjoying your ride BCBackroads----Bella Coola is on my radar----but I can't tell my wife I went there if I go---------after me telling her about all the grizzlies there.

Thanks !!!

BigDog
Forum: Americas 11-29-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26,255
Views: 2,174,349
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I always relish telling people who ask me if I...

I always relish telling people who ask me if I was scared when I went to Mexico.


I always reply-------------------------

"Hell yes ???------I was scared to death -----thought I was gonna get...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,636
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Thanks !!! Man I'd like to have that thing....

Thanks !!!

Man I'd like to have that thing.
My last name is Sampson for those that don't know.
And these were made in my homestate---in Freeport, Illinois.

A little history of the Samson...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-26-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Awesome---they did turn out pretty good. ...

Awesome---they did turn out pretty good.

BigDog
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 18,636
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I've ridden thru the area of Pine, Strawberry and...

I've ridden thru the area of Pine, Strawberry and the rim many times thru the years---what a great area-----I think I could live there and be your neighbor.
Good on you !!!!!!!

It took me about...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 11-21-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 65,756
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Man Charlie---------you are all over it----can't...

Man Charlie---------you are all over it----can't get ahead of you.
Your pretty techno---for a geezer :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl



Also the town of "Miami" is near the OAT-----I'll never forget I was...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 11-20-2014, 03:29 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 65,756
Posted By BigDogAdventures
That would be great------I would love some...

That would be great------I would love some company------let's do it !!!
I'll be glad to eat your dust.

I have one thing I ran across years ago -------and it's right on the OAT---you need to make...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-20-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 4,517
Views: 719,215
Posted By BigDogAdventures
BigDogs 2006 MercedesSprinterCamperVan

$15,000

Please go the big board at the link below for more info and to ask questions----- so as not to clutter up this forum. Many more pictures and lot's of info there.
You could buy Siegs...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,511
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Sure enjoying all of this---thanks so much. ...

Sure enjoying all of this---thanks so much.

Now---I've got to ride 2,300 miles just to see and ride across this bridge.
I've done it before.
It's my job.

BigDog

...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 04:38 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,629
Posted By BigDogAdventures
The story is on my website and is at this link. ...

The story is on my website and is at this link.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/3Stephideaway.htm

I don't think I put it on AdvRider.

I'm still in awe that you guys went thru...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 23,629
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Really enjoyed your ride guys. I just...

Really enjoyed your ride guys.

I just figured out what route you took south of Escalante where the road went to hell---with all the rutty hillclimbs. You didn't take many pictures of it----and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,733
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Oh don't be sorry----this kind of stuff...

Oh don't be sorry----this kind of stuff happens----conditions are always changing. I was just about 500 ft. from the skyline drive when I ran into that one tree stoppage.

Anyway----when riders...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 11-14-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 641
Views: 65,756
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Road a bit of the Oat about 3 weeks ago

I was just pokin' around in Northwest Arkansas and ended up riding a bit of the Eastern portion of the OAT---as I had the tracks loaded in my gps.

Got me interested in riding the whole...
Forum: Ride reports 11-14-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,733
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Enjoyed you trip guys-----you rode at a relaxing...

Enjoyed you trip guys-----you rode at a relaxing pace and had a good time---I could tell :D:D:D:D:D:D

Something that might be of interest to you---as you went thru Tahlequah.
Tahlequah is an...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-12-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Sam Correro called me today and gave me an update...

Sam Correro called me today and gave me an update about him getting sick.

Me and Steve knew he went home early Sunday as he was very sick----throwing up----feelin bad----and that other thing...
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 16,856
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Great stuff guys--------and the video's are very...

Great stuff guys--------and the video's are very enjoyable.
Making me miss my old 610 !!!!!

Biggest mistake I see guys doing with video's-----is posting a 12 minute video that looks the same...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-05-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
So it was you that made the sign ????? We just...

So it was you that made the sign ?????
We just couldn't imagine who made it.
It was so neat when we came upon it.
Thanks so much !!!!

BigDog
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Thebes Dungeon

We was gettin' hungry in there.
There wasn't any cobbler or ice cream in that dungeon.

BigDog
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,752
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Wouldn't miss it for nothing. Glad your putting...

Wouldn't miss it for nothing.
Glad your putting it a week later---probably be colder---that'll keep out the riff-raf.

BigDog
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Lou Deans Lookout

I don't know who Lou Dean is---but he's a lucky man.
One of the most scenic spots in Southern Illinois.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/1LooseNut2014/MarksLoosenutPics%20(30).jpg


...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
What a pretty face. I planted a loosenut...

What a pretty face.
I planted a loosenut sticker on the steps ---------so anybody that went up it would see it.

We had a surveillance video camera on the fire tower.
A disqualification notice...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Swingin Rope

We got to the swingin rope by the Iron Furnace.
And I knew I wasn't gonna swing on that thing.
But dared Loosenut too------as I knew he would and we'd get a good picture.
He tried and tried but...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
ADV sign

Somebody defaced this ADV sign.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/1LooseNut2014/MarksLoosenutPics%20(22).jpg



...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
No comment

I'm just jealous I ain't got a beard like that.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/1LooseNut2014/MarksLoosenutPics%20(20).jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Thursday tour---courtesy of Ozark Dave--2018 Loosenut ??

I was the first on to arrive on Thursday morning and a few lucky people got a tour of things that weren't on the loosenut ride---but who knows may be on the 2018 edition.
Ozark Dave was our trail...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Banner

I shed a few tears last weekend. People were so nice.
And Loosenut presented me with this banner.
I was overwhelmed.
Told my wife this would be my headstone when I smack a tree one of these days....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-04-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Cobbler and Ice Cream

Do not refuse Cobbler and Ice Cream from a woman with a 50 caliber pistola :huh:huh:huh:huh

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/1LooseNut2014/Steve%27s%20(17)%20ShantaWithGun%20(576x1024).jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-02-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 1,003
Views: 81,686
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Waitin on loosenut to get out of the shower... ...

Waitin on loosenut to get out of the shower...
Lets ride.
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