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Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2013, 06:38 PM
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Posted By trail717
Fukushima Radiation: Is It Still Safe To Eat Fish?

http://chriskresser.com/fukushima-seafood (http://chriskresser.com/fukushima-seafood)

see link for some 'reasonable' info on the matter
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 07:22 AM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 1,951,106
Posted By trail717
Wow, cool bikes, adventure in remote places,...

Wow, cool bikes, adventure in remote places, romance and heartbreak, great writing…..it’s been said before but thanks for taking us along……<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns =...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
Last day

Monday morning and we needed to scoot on home. Up over Marshall Pass, thru Salida, more CDT and finish off with some nice 4x4 road up in the aspens……..
why a pass named after me (over the years, I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
Yes a 640 endure with the big tank is...

Yes a 640 endure with the big tank is perfect--just sold mine to make room for the 690....
http://trail717.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011-Area-51-Ride/i-fnMcRh6/0/M/PA130363webresized-M.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2013, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
Any area west of Denver, from border to border...

Any area west of Denver, from border to border (Canada to Mexico) will deliver endless/great rides from some type of base camp. Pick your bike size, pick your time of year and go from there. You...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
Day 2 Continued

After the sand came a late lunch and then on with the rain gear for the typical afternoon shower.
http://trail717.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Labor-Day-Ride/i-7nmcD2S/0/L/IMG_1153-L.jpg<?xml:namespace...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
we got hard rain twice and hail once but other...

we got hard rain twice and hail once but other than foggy glasses and wet pants no big as the temps were not to bad and we got dried out before camping......

give me a shout out sometime before...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 07:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
more day 2

So here we are, after the sand

I am happy and feel I have accomplished a minor feat....:clap

http://trail717.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Labor-Day-Ride/i-cHC6cRR/0/L/IMG_1146-L.jpg

KB on the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
We were light--on the other hand we were never...

We were light--on the other hand we were never far from gas or food. All we really had was tools, sleeping bag, tent and camp clothes. KB was popping air over the wash bars so you know the bags were...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
how to have fun in the sand......

KB on the other hand was having fun…click picture below for an idea….
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Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
Day 2 continued--sand

Every adventure needs at least a little bit of :eek1

As we got closer to the dunes the road turned to real sand
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
thanks here is a bit more

thanks here is a bit more
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
Day 2

Day 2<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
After a nice ‘dry’ night in our rent-a-trailer our 1<SUP>st</SUP> stop was Bishop’s Castle...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-04-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,441
Posted By trail717
Two 690’s gone wild (not)

http://trail717.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Labor-Day-Ride/i-WW97fKF/0/L/IMG_1121-L.jpg
So how to enjoy Labor Day in Colorado yet avoid the crowds?

Pack up the 690’s and hit the back roads for 2.5...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2013, 12:07 AM
Replies: 648
Views: 121,609
Posted By trail717
Spokane County District Court: I work all the...

Spokane County District Court: I work all the time in Washington and Oregon. They both seem sort of like nanny states to me, lots of minor regs for all possible situations. But it’s hard to beat the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 3,997
Views: 1,951,106
Posted By trail717
690 noob

I’m in--& now all caught up---& reading your report while tracking the shipping of my new (to me) 690.<?xml:namespace prefix = "o" ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2013, 09:49 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 464,058
Posted By trail717
sucked in again...

ahhh---Ride reports are destructive to my work habits…but cannot resist……so I am getting a new 690 (to me) bike from an inmate and started reading RoninMoto rtw RR for 690 bike info with a similar...
Forum: Regional forums 07-31-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
Oh ya that was cool—<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns...

Oh ya that was cool—<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
<o:p> </o:p>
When I went slowly by----10 or 15 big ol Budweiser draft horses lined up...
Forum: Regional forums 07-31-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
see post # 519 for the GPS track--note we used...

see post # 519 for the GPS track--note we used the Lake George cut off on Sat and added FS rd 295

the full route is quite a bit longer--and even more fun

if you get something set up let me...
Forum: Regional forums 07-30-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
http://trail717.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Westfest-2...

http://trail717.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Westfest-2012/i-HmkSPjq/0/M/Route-for-Sat-ride-M.png
130 miles of dirt on Sat, 6 riders


...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,213
Posted By trail717
+1:nod

+1:nod
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 07:08 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,213
Posted By trail717
Enjoying your report---Best of luck in getting...

Enjoying your report---Best of luck in getting your electrical problems sorted out as you head into <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 51,513
Posted By trail717
off to great start me thinks--humm, looks like...

off to great start me thinks--humm, looks like you 'are' a writer!

Im in!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 648
Views: 121,609
Posted By trail717
Thanks for the trip report!!:clap ...

Thanks for the trip report!!:clap
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Love the father/son angle—I hope to get my son out with me this fall for a...
Forum: Regional forums 06-26-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
Waldo Canyon Fire, June 26 <?xml:namespace prefix...

Waldo Canyon Fire, June 26 <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:time Hour="21" Minute="45">9:45pm</st1:time> local
<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Regional forums 06-17-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
I had so much fun Saturday doing a bunch of...

I had so much fun Saturday doing a bunch of <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place><st1:PlaceName>Rampart</st1:PlaceName>...
Forum: Regional forums 06-17-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
Home for the weekend, so I went looking for your...

Home for the weekend, so I went looking for your recommended “water crossing” this Saturday. It “is” sort of hidden off to the side where 314 rd crosses the creek/drainage....
Forum: Regional forums 06-09-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
ya it is a cool design -- not even registered yet...

ya it is a cool design -- not even registered yet (still waiting on work stuff)<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>
<o:p> </o:p>
---but shirt...
Forum: Regional forums 06-06-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
650 Thumper Route

http://<IFRAME title="650 Route w/options" height=600 src="http://www.dualsportmaps.com/embedMap.html?id=104526" width=800></IFRAME> (http://<IFRAME...
Forum: Regional forums 06-02-2012, 10:14 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
more 650 route

Did a bit of gpx file track recording today for the 650 route I am working on. Took a few more pictures around the tr 717 area.
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Forum: Regional forums 05-31-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
650 Adventure Route

Here a link to the basic route (still needs a bit of minor edit)
http://www.dualsportmaps.com/?link=104431

And then a few pictures taken along the way

...
Forum: Regional forums 05-30-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 814
Views: 102,003
Posted By trail717
650 Adventure Route

I am a ADVrider total n00b and local to <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place><st1:PlaceName>Woodland</st1:PlaceName>...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2011, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 898,682
Posted By trail717
Well I think it’s good to hear you got angry. ...

Well I think it’s good to hear you got angry.
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There is something unnatural about the way you take all the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,675
Posted By trail717
I did not know the road was closed before I...

I did not know the road was closed before I arrived, but your question and response got me curious: took 1 Google click to find this:
<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns =...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-02-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,675
Posted By trail717
We were not concerned about being able to...

We were not concerned about being able to successfully navigate difficult terrain but rather our <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,675
Posted By trail717
All done

Final day on the trail.
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Side Note: Link over to RDS and Stovey’s write up—he is a word smith and is putting a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,675
Posted By trail717
Dave enjoyed be back out with us on his ATV but I...

Dave enjoyed be back out with us on his ATV but I think he would have much rather been riding on his Huskey.
But all in all it worked out quite well
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,675
Posted By trail717
Day 5 cont..... ...

Day 5 cont.....

http://trail717.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011-Area-51-Ride/i-WXQWDCb/0/L/68-L.jpg
This picture makes you want to be there right now, doesn’t it?
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Forum: Day Trippin' 10-26-2011, 06:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 15,675
Posted By trail717
Recommencing Day 5 RR <?xml:namespace prefix =...

Recommencing Day 5 RR
<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p> http://trail717.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2011-Area-51-Ride/i-qgDW7Gk/0/L/51-L.jpg</o:p>
Jet...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 898,682
Posted By trail717
Look forward to any 'bike expanded' posts of the...

Look forward to any 'bike expanded' posts of the area!!
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