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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By mechanical
Hah, thanks so much guys! You FFs are way too...

Hah, thanks so much guys! You FFs are way too nice! Kelcy and I are very excited to institutionalize our relationship.

I like both Graham and Uli's ideas. Maybe we can come up with some sort of...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-14-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 18,703
Views: 7,469,319
Posted By mechanical
https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t31.0-8/p417x417/10344126_10100271725911343_2124492351426000648_o.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,043
Posted By mechanical
It's getting a little redundant at this point,...

It's getting a little redundant at this point, but I thought I'd throw up some ridge footage. I wish I had the camera running for the bench ride out on Sunday morning. We started to chase our own...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,043
Posted By mechanical
It didn't leak a drop as far as Waldon. I assume...

It didn't leak a drop as far as Waldon. I assume it didn't leak at all on David's ride home. Thanks again for letting us use your garage, and for all of your help/hard work. We had an amazing...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-03-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 11,043
Posted By mechanical
Apparently this is the one and only still picture...

Apparently this is the one and only still picture that we took on the entire trip. At least we live up to the stereotype...

http://i.imgur.com/uyhR97V.jpg

I'll see if I can find any decent...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
That would be awesome! Oh, and you need to...

That would be awesome!

Oh, and you need to bring that thing up to Wyoming, where the sky is actually dark!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-27-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Paid for Kelcy and I. $20.00/rider

Paid for Kelcy and I.

$20.00/rider
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Hey Aztlan- Sorry, we have already filled up...

Hey Aztlan-

Sorry, we have already filled up with eight riders. If you look back a few pages in the thread, there are quite a few people looking for riders or are looking to start a group. If you...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
EverclearMermaids - FULL mechanical (Will...

EverclearMermaids - FULL

mechanical (Will and Kelcy) - KTM 990
meerobus - WR450?
faststartbart - KTM 990
mtncrawler - 650x
Joz - Africa Twin
SgtMarty - KLR?
Sidney - KLR?
NoSpark? - KLR
Forum: Orange Crush 04-23-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18,703
Views: 7,469,319
Posted By mechanical
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-2u5ECmqwHTQ/U1f...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-2u5ECmqwHTQ/U1fpYdfTGMI/AAAAAAAACRA/2gm8j6LYE04/w800-h532-no/20140417_154146.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Team EverclearMermaids If there is sufficient...

Team EverclearMermaids
If there is sufficient interest, I think Kelcy and I will be willing to lead a team this year. This will only be our second year on this ride, but we had good luck navigating...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Team EverclearMermaids If there is sufficient...

Team EverclearMermaids
If there is sufficient interest, I think Kelcy and I will be willing to lead a team this year. This will only be our second year on this ride, but we had good luck navigating...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Really bummed that you two can't come. Take it...

Really bummed that you two can't come. Take it easy and heal up quickly!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-22-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
I thought I would try to answer some of the...

I thought I would try to answer some of the questions about the ride. I know Geek has been busy, and I wanted to help consolidate some information. Any information in this post has just been gathered...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-15-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
===START=== Official "in" list! ...

===START===

Official "in" list!

Please quote (or copy/paste) everything from ===START=== to ===END=== when you add your name - and put your name under the appropriate orange heading below!
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Spreadsheet much?...

Spreadsheet much? (https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1IIn3KSMgbCcW_pj_LzXxCx9rL_jYYuJjCrxGLilrKUI/edit?pli=1#gid=0)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-14-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
official "in" list! quote this list (the...

official "in" list!

quote this list (the lastest one) and add your name to it.
We need to get an approximate head count for saturday night's dinner so we can budget, figure out what the ride...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-25-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
:y0! More technology: I think I'll take...

:y0!

More technology:

I think I'll take my radio along this time.

After looking around a little bit, I found the following ham repeaters near the ride area:

http://i.imgur.com/qEw3RDR.png
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-22-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
We may try to meet up with you guys in Steamboat...

We may try to meet up with you guys in Steamboat for the ride over. I should have most of Thursday off, but I won't know until a week or so before the ride.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,692
Posted By mechanical
Yeah, that side of the state is rough. It seems...

Yeah, that side of the state is rough. It seems to me that the culture is completely different there. I grew up in a town of 3k people and I still had culture shock when I moved to Torrington. After...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-17-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
You'll be fine. We were in the same position last...

You'll be fine. We were in the same position last year and we had a blast. This is a good bunch of people. :thumb

Like James said, bring enough gear so you don't have to rely on anyone else, sag...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-14-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 37,152
Posted By mechanical
Those are 1 gal. rotopax cans. I'm...

Those are 1 gal. rotopax cans.



I'm working on getting another manufacturer lined up. Check this thread for updates. :norton
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-07-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Thanks for putting this together Norm!

Thanks for putting this together Norm!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
+1 Ride for a few hours, use it, then roll it up....

+1 Ride for a few hours, use it, then roll it up. Ours has never leaked.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-28-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Hah, you can count on us to bring the classy...

Hah, you can count on us to bring the classy hooch. Plus, you don't need the sword when you have RANDOM COW BONES!
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Shoot, sorry to hear you can't make it. I don't...

Shoot, sorry to hear you can't make it. I don't know what we'll do without our fearless leader.



Yeah, I think we're going to attempt the technical routes again this year. Looking forward to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-27-2014, 05:16 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
We should be able to make either weekend work.

We should be able to make either weekend work.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-25-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,077
Views: 51,510
Posted By mechanical
Wyoming 2UP is IN! :clap We're looking...

Wyoming 2UP is IN! :clap

We're looking forward to more red-haired mermaid smurf yeti stories from Sgt. Marty.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-15-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,131
Posted By mechanical
Here is our RR form last April. We took the route...

Here is our RR form last April. We took the route which could be easily done with a Jeep. It was about a day of riding for us, but we left late, so we spent the night about half way through. Really...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-01-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By mechanical
Come up anytime!

Come up anytime!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-28-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By mechanical
Shoot, I wish I was down there to meet up with...

Shoot, I wish I was down there to meet up with you guys. I'll post up in here when I am down your way. I usually carry a radio with me on the bike, and have a mobile in my truck. Do any of you guys...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2013, 09:15 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,975
Posted By mechanical
I'm in Saratoga now, but I probably won't get any...

I'm in Saratoga now, but I probably won't get any riding in until next year.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2013, 07:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By mechanical
Thanks Dave, We did finally find a very...

Thanks Dave,

We did finally find a very overpriced Pirelli Scorpion A/T to get us home.

Did you make it up to Inuvik?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By mechanical
Thanks guys! The wind was pretty...

Thanks guys!





The wind was pretty bad on the North Slope. It kind of felt like Wyoming... but the elk have funny looking antlers. :wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-11-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 655
Posted By mechanical
Hope you FFs are enjoying the warm weather!

It's like I told Kelcy,"The next time we want to ride down 500 miles of county road to a shitty little town, we'll just to go to Nebraska.":rofl

http://imageshack.us/a/img542/3203/r1ng.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-07-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,362
Posted By mechanical
No, those are older Teton saddle bags. Basically...

No, those are older Teton saddle bags. Basically the same thing, just smaller.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2013, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 62,725
Posted By mechanical
At least now you can get the good drugs legally...

At least now you can get the good drugs legally and you won't have to rely on your multiple dino drug dealers. :rofl

Hope you heal quickly.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 62,725
Posted By mechanical
Friday Waiting on the "relaxing" KLR ...

Friday

Waiting on the "relaxing" KLR
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/89959710/DINO%20%2713/DSCN0788.JPG

The scene of the nap. That KLR just didn't want to go any further....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 62,725
Posted By mechanical
I think this is what Kelcy was going for :lol3 ...

I think this is what Kelcy was going for :lol3
http://i.imgur.com/4IdvX.jpg


Thank you everyone for the great weekend! We just home and are laughing at GoPro footage.

A big thanks to Geek...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2013, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,426
Views: 62,725
Posted By mechanical
Packed, ready, and excited for a weekend of fun....

Packed, ready, and excited for a weekend of fun. :clap

We should be flying out of here around 3:00 PM tomorrow. If we don't show up between 8:00 and midnight please send the search party in a...
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