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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-19-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 2,610
Views: 3,345,579
Posted By lifeofadv
Question Unknown Location

I have forgotten where this was taken and it was only a couple weeks ago! It's in Canada somewhere. I want to say it's the Cassiar but I remember it being fully paved.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-19-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 7,340
Views: 2,493,722
Posted By lifeofadv
Atigun Pass

It's not the best sign out there but it took some work to get the picture.

http://thotchi.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADVrider/i-QVZkz9r/0/L/DSC_9202-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-18-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 1,869
Views: 466,401
Posted By lifeofadv
Along the Dempster Highway

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-17-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 517,659
Posted By lifeofadv
Sukakpak Mountain

This is Sukakpak Mountain on the Dalton Highway, AK, USA. The photo was taken on June 23, 2013 and the bike is a 2013 WR250R purchased in May of the same year.
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Forum: Americas 07-12-2013, 10:17 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 31,937
Posted By lifeofadv
BC Ferry: Prince Rupert to Port Hardy

On July 4, i took the 15 hour ferry ride from Prince Rupert to Port Hardy. It cost about $400 but was worth it. You're bound to meet other riders who have stories to share.

I didn't reserve a...
Forum: Americas 05-14-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 11,825
Posted By lifeofadv
Leaving June 15 out of San Francisco

I'm fixin' to leave June 15 for Deadhorse and Inuvik aboard a WR250R. I'm going solo but from looking at this thread, it looks like there will be plenty of company!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-07-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 205,328
Posted By lifeofadv
It's usually foggy in San Francisco

View from the Berkeley Hills looking out towards San Francisco.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-9BdBGrz/0/L/i-9BdBGrz-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-07-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 377,959
Posted By lifeofadv
This is basically the view I get from work so it...

This is basically the view I get from work so it was just a matter of bringing my camera, getting lucky and taking the time to take a picture showcasing said luck. I've read some of your ride...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
Quebec City

It's amazing how quickly things become a blur. At this point, I don't even remember what happened between North Sydney ferry and Quebec City. Well, that's not entirely true. I was supposed to get...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
You found me! When it's all said and done, the...

You found me! When it's all said and done, the best part of the trip was running into folks like you. Cheers!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 105,832
Posted By lifeofadv
Carrizo Plains National Monument

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-ZwS7SDM/0/L/i-ZwS7SDM-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 1,001,998
Posted By lifeofadv
New lighthouse at Cape Spear, Newfoundland

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1955. I have a photo of the 1836 lighthouse which stands behind me in this photo but I didn't get a very good one of it. Maybe we can...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 517,659
Posted By lifeofadv
Carrizo Plains National Monument

Right before setting up camp
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Nmpz4xx/0/L/i-Nmpz4xx-L.jpg

Heading home
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-gsprVWq/0/L/i-gsprVWq-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2012, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,484
Views: 605,015
Posted By lifeofadv
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-gWsKgF2/0/L/i-gWsK...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-gWsKgF2/0/L/i-gWsKgF2-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2012, 12:05 PM
Replies: 972
Views: 173,026
Posted By lifeofadv
Quebec City

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This photo is a bit of a cheat in that it's not specifically of a mural but it does include a mural painted on the entire side of a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 377,959
Posted By lifeofadv
From a ride across the US and Canada

St. John's, Newfoundland
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-Qt9GmCv/0/L/i-Qt9GmCv-L.jpg

Notre Dame Provincial Park, Newfoundland
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-4T8BJnz/0/L/i-4T8BJnz-L.jpg

Gros...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-23-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 517,659
Posted By lifeofadv
From a ride across the US and Canada

Somewhere in Wyoming
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-zT4PDx6/0/L/i-zT4PDx6-L.jpg

Somewhere in Saskatchewan
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-gWsKgF2/0/L/i-gWsKgF2-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
It is a lot of work to write these reports and...

It is a lot of work to write these reports and I'm just about doing the bare minimum. Kudos to those who write the well-written novels I see here!
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
Newfoundland

Philip's Cafe, Placentia, NL
Unfortunately, I don't have any photos of this cafe but it's a noteworthy establishment because the food is delicious, the staff is friendly, and they've got the whole...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2012, 06:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
Thanks! It's been difficult getting the report...

Thanks! It's been difficult getting the report together because I'm already thinking about the next ride!
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
Cape Breton

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Somewhere along my way to Newfoundland, someone told me that I should stop by Cape Breton Highlands National Park. I thought, "I'm on...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2012, 09:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
And then nothing until Niagara Falls

I slept at a rest stop, took a shower at a truck stop, rode up to Chicago for a deep dish pizza lunch and then rode through Detroit and a small part of Ontario to Niagara Falls.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
Thanks! Are you from Cape Breton? What an...

Thanks! Are you from Cape Breton? What an amazing place!
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
Nebraska and Iowa

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All I remember of Nebraska and Iowa is corn and 100-105F temperatures. I rode through all of Nebraska and half of Iowa in a single day...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
Get Going

Leading up to this Boston trip, I was incredibly busy with work getting equipment prepared for work so I had little time to prepare my bike. I commuted a few days with it and changed the front tire....
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,782
Posted By lifeofadv
Across the US and Canada

Introduction
I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and had a project in Boston, MA. I took the opportunity to take a ride and took some photos along the way. I left on Thursday, July 19 arrived in...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,884
Posted By lifeofadv
I got the low Sargent since I'm 5' 7" with a 30"...

I got the low Sargent since I'm 5' 7" with a 30" inseam and weigh 125 pounds. It made all the difference in the world. Before, I could barely get the kickstand up after getting onto the bike...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-24-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3,092
Views: 1,002,865
Posted By lifeofadv
It's still new to me so I don't have many photos....

It's still new to me so I don't have many photos. This is my current favorite taken in Carrizo Plain National Monument last weekend.

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-mb8pJdv/0/L/i-mb8pJdv-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By lifeofadv
Thanks ginslung! One of my favorite features of...

Thanks ginslung! One of my favorite features of this site is the ride reports because reading them gets me to dream and reminisce a bit. It's a wonderful compliment to hear that my report picked your...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By lifeofadv
I was up at Lassen National Park at the end of...

I was up at Lassen National Park at the end of summer and was floored by how much snow was still hanging around. This year I imagine will be quite different.

Writing and photography is an art and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-24-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,087,227
Posted By lifeofadv
Carrizo Plain National Monument

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-wqkMqhJ/0/L/i-wqkMqhJ-L.jpg

I just bought the bike ('07 GSA) and this was the first time I tried riding it on an unpaved road. I setup camp right after nearly...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-23-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By lifeofadv
Zumo and the Ride North On the way home, I...

Zumo and the Ride North
On the way home, I decided that I wanted to see some scenery. I had all day. I even had Tuesday off so what the heck? Because I'm planning on riding up to Alaska this summer...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-22-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,194
Posted By lifeofadv
Bay Area and Back Down

I make this trip down to LA fairly frequently since I have family down there. I usually take the 5 down and if I have time, try something different on the way back up. This time, I wanted to test...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2012, 11:17 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 377,959
Posted By lifeofadv
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/992983186_8NDCy-XL.j...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/992983186_8NDCy-XL.jpg

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/993840212_M3GLd-X2.jpg

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-21-2012, 11:07 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 517,659
Posted By lifeofadv
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-bfgF4QW/0/XL/i-bfg...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-bfgF4QW/0/XL/i-bfgF4QW-XL.jpg

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-mb8pJdv/0/XL/i-mb8pJdv-XL.jpg

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Forum: Day Trippin' 02-07-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 929
Posted By lifeofadv
Carrizo Plain National Monument Practice Run

Purpose
Does every ride have to have a purpose?! This ride was a preparation for a trip to Alaska which will require experience riding on gravel roads. Additionally, familiarization with this...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,387
Posted By lifeofadv
It sounds like I should think about this some...

It sounds like I should think about this some more. Now, was this the first time that you rode with a Californian rider? Or was it the Californian's first time riding the Dalton? Had the...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,387
Posted By lifeofadv
Nice shot! I hope you enjoyed your Bay Area...

Nice shot! I hope you enjoyed your Bay Area visit. I'm surprised that you found the Bulb!

Best of luck with your leg. It'd be great to confirm that inmates are in fact real people. Riding...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,387
Posted By lifeofadv
Wow, are those birds?!?! I've never seen...

Wow, are those birds?!?! I've never seen anything like it and am perfectly happy with just a photographic experience. It reminds me of 'The Birds' by Alfred Hitchcock but worse.

Mnesci, I sure...
Forum: Americas 02-02-2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,387
Posted By lifeofadv
This is going to be the classic...

This is going to be the classic kid-in-the-candy-store scenario, isn't it? I think that I need to come up with a theme. For example, when I went to Spain, the general theme was architecture. Of...
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