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Forum: Racing 12-10-2008, 11:44 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,419
Posted By cbob
It's all a matter of "want to". I'm 55 and I...

It's all a matter of "want to". I'm 55 and I want to bad enough I go to the gym. My limit is 1 hr - 30 min of weights (alternate each day with legs one and upper body) and 30 min of aerobics. Do...
Forum: Racing 12-04-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,419
Posted By cbob
BTW - I started out riding WNYERA enduros. ...

BTW - I started out riding WNYERA enduros. Furthest East on our schedule was Speedsville NY, outside of Binghamton. That was a nasty muddy one . . . .

- c
Forum: Racing 12-04-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,419
Posted By cbob
Most enduros in the Southeast will have a route...

Most enduros in the Southeast will have a route sheet with turns, mileages and time in the rider pack. Sometimes you have to ask for it. Sometimes they have a generic route sheet you can buy.
...
Forum: Racing 11-29-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 11,419
Posted By cbob
Just a regular speedo will do, like the Trail...

Just a regular speedo will do, like the Trail Tech standard speedo. For a clock you can pick up a wrist watch from Wal-Mart. Make sure your watch has seconds and minutes displayed at the same time....
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-12-2008, 05:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By cbob
Who is in for this one? I'll be there . . ....

Who is in for this one?

I'll be there . . . .

- c bob
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-27-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 502
Posted By cbob
Dream House 500 Sport Tour and Adventure Ride - North GA - Saturday Oct 4

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3196/2733025051_48899c6242_o.jpg

Fourth Annual Dream House 500

A Special North Georgia Adventure Touring and Sport Touring Event

Alpharetta, GA Saturday,...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-10-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 997
Posted By cbob
Wow, Oct 6 is coming up fast . . . . . ...

Wow, Oct 6 is coming up fast . . . . .

Would I be happy doing the adventure tour on my KTM 525 EXC?

- c bob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-22-2007, 09:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By cbob
Adventure / Sport Ride! Sat Oct 6 2007

Just some more heads up for the upcoming Dream House 500 in October.

Check out the ride web site
http://www.dreamhouse500.com/

Proceeds benefit The Dream House for Medically Fragile...
Forum: Face plant 11-07-2006, 04:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,881
Posted By cbob
Ironic this post would raise itself from the...

Ironic this post would raise itself from the depths . . . .

I broke my collarbone + 3 ribs AGAIN 2 weeks ago. This time it was racing a hare scrambles. 53 years old and first time in 34 years...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2006, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 938
Posted By cbob
PERFECT Weather!

The weather looks PERFECT for this weekend's ride! :clap :clap :clap

WOOHOO!!!!

- c bob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-17-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By cbob
The Adventure route will be mostly paved with...

The Adventure route will be mostly paved with some gravel roads thrown in. As many as possible and still get to the lunch stop.

This would be a good ride for a newbie and a chance to make new...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-16-2006, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By cbob
Just a reminder - this was an excellent ride last...

Just a reminder - this was an excellent ride last year and will be an excellent ride this year! :thumb

Best,
- c bob
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-15-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By cbob
Dream House 500 - North GA

There will be a
Dream House 500
adventure / sport ride on
Saturday Oct 7, 2006

Benefiting the Dream House for Medically Fragile Children.
http://www.dreamhouseforkids.org/

web site...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2005, 02:21 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,687
Posted By cbob
Greenhorns to Colorado

Best way is to keep an eye out for someone headed to CO, then just see if you can't tag along for a few days. Make sure your new friends do the same kind of riding and have compatible skill level. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2005, 07:17 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,231
Posted By cbob
Well Blow Me Down!

So on moving day, they had no trail section to the LP? In 96 I had someone drive my truck while I rode trails from Newberg to Kinross (both UP).

Maybe scardy-cats to cross the Mackinac Bridge...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2005, 07:10 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 22,231
Posted By cbob
I rode the 96 Six Days of Mich on a tagged...

I rode the 96 Six Days of Mich on a tagged CR-125. Yeah, you'll be fine.

Do add a mirror and horn, though . . . just in case.

- c bob
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-27-2005, 06:36 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 9,134
Posted By cbob
Just the feet, maam, ...

Just the feet, maam,
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v502/cbr46/Colorado/040-MesaMtnUSGSMarkerlowres.jpg

Mesa Mountain, CO 12,958
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-22-2005, 08:30 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By cbob
Dream House 500 Ride Prelim Info

There will be an adventure / sport ride benefiting the Dream House for Medically Fragile Children (http://www.dreamhouseforkids.org/)on Saturday Oct 1st.

I don't have flyers or exact...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2005, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By cbob
I'll post over in upcoming events! - c bob

I'll post over in upcoming events!
- c bob
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By cbob
Day 8 - Is vacation over already?

to lighten his load, cbob leaves the backpack (and camera) in camp. No trail photos today (sorry!)

DAY 8 - Mike uses his last day for an adventure tour from our cabin to Stony Pass, Silverton,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By cbob
Day 7 - Watch out for that rock . . . no, the other rock!

DAY 7 - Several of us have cleaned our air filters for the remaining rides. Temperature this am is 38F but feels like 50! The group starts pulling out and C Bob walks over to his 525, pushes the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 12:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By cbob
Day 6 - Time to find some more snow!

Day 6 - This is Greg and Mark’s “off” day where they truck up to Wheeler National Monument for a 3.5 mile hike around the park. Sandra (Mark’s wife) and her sister’s family (Cindy, Peter,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 12:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By cbob
Day 5 - Hey Buddy, got a rock?

Day 5 - We add Tom on a WR400 to our entourage, making the count now 7 riders. Our first stop is at the US Forest Service office for some friendly advice. Sure is cool to be riding dirt bikes . . ....
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 11:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By cbob
Mike - The Michigan Six Days ...

Mike - The Michigan Six Days (http://www.cycleconservationclub.org/temp/event_ads/pg23sdmad05.pdf)starts on Sunday. If we leave now we can still make it!

It may not be the Rockies, but we can...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 11:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By cbob
Day 4 - Meeting up with the Alabama Dirt Bags

Right on schedule, we met up with riders from other parts of the country and enjoyed one anothers company in what has become an annual event. There were many more adventures over the next 5 days. We...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 10:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By cbob
Day 3 - Moving Camp to Creede

Day 3 - we moved camp to Creede and left the snow behind us. Well, most of it anyway.

Mike decides to take the “scenic” route from Salida to Creede on his LC4, covering lots of mountain...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By cbob
Day 2 - GA boys meet snow

DAY 2 - We awaken to 43F mountain air temps and set off for our second adventure. We leave the campground out to Fooses Creek and ascend our way up to the Continental Divide Trail. Our first obstacle...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 08:52 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,156
Posted By cbob
Cbob & GA.Dualsport Wantab's Ho-hum CO Ride

There are pictures . . . just not in the beginning.

GARTRAX August 2004 featured an excellent article about off-road riding adventures in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. “This is for me!” I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2005, 08:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By cbob
Cbob & GA.Dualsport Wantab's Ho-hum CO Ride

PREPARATION
Getting a bike ready for Colorado involves a lot of investment and work. At minimum, the bike should have new or near new tires with heavy duty tubes and plenty (like 16 lbs) of air. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2005, 12:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,687
Posted By cbob
Looks Familiar!

I think we were here on June 25th, except the drifts were much larger. Is this on the Continental Divide Trail? Did you see previous tracks in the thinnest part and paths through the snow drifts...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-23-2005, 09:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,648
Posted By cbob
Lowrance H2O vs Garmin 60C

I was looking for a "do-all" GPS unit to replace my aging Magellan 330 (just doesn't see birds like it used to). Hiking, multiple modes of motorcycling and automotive are primary uses.

I...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-13-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By cbob
bring the Cannondale in motard trim! :ricky ...

bring the Cannondale in motard trim! :ricky


- c
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2005, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By cbob
BIG TIME! - c

BIG TIME!

- c
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-11-2005, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 671
Posted By cbob
Off Road Family Fun Ride - Apr 24, Aonia Pass GA

Ok, this is NOT a GS1150 adventure ride, so beg borrow or steal your neighbor's 250 CRSXKXYZRM or XRDRWRKLREXC bike and come out and have a blast!

Off Road Family Fun Ride...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-25-2005, 05:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,671
Posted By cbob
Two, Two, Two Bikes in One

Maybe you should sell the 300 and race a 450! Then all you need is a 950 for those street daze. Yeah, I know - A 300 is pretty sweet in the woods.

I like the added motard setup too (LC4 here)....
Forum: Orange Crush 02-24-2005, 05:38 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,671
Posted By cbob
This is the real world, Neo. Pick one

A 950 will have a CV carb, yes? I really miss throttle response . . . http://www.advrider.com/forums/images/icons/bncry.gif

A 525 will have your wrist directly connected to the go thing. I like...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2005, 11:58 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,897
Posted By cbob
We thought you would volunteer as our tester . ....

We thought you would volunteer as our tester . . . . :ricky

Seriously, take your needle out, take it to the hardware store and pick up 2 or 3 extra circlips. See if the slide is drilled - 2...
Forum: Thumpers 02-21-2005, 08:38 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 9,897
Posted By cbob
CV 101 (with errors?)

DISCLAIMER: I'm just armchair wrenchin here, so upfront I apologize if I give misinformation (here's your cue, Creeper). I've only had 2 CV carbs apart in the last 5 years and I'm doing this from...
Forum: Face plant 02-20-2005, 05:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,881
Posted By cbob
do you have your back to a door with a pulley and...

do you have your back to a door with a pulley and rope excersizing the motion? Try it laying down with the pulley tied to a furniture leg. MIGHT be better, but with the weight pressure on your back...
Forum: Face plant 02-18-2005, 08:11 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,881
Posted By cbob
tbird, I broke my collarbone, 3 ribs and totalled...

tbird, I broke my collarbone, 3 ribs and totalled my ST1100 (a year earlier than yours) last March. Now that will make you cry - so I bought the ST back and broke even on the restoration with LOTS...
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