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Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2007, 05:10 PM
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Posted By tenbears
Thanks alot! one country/part of the world I...

Thanks alot!

one country/part of the world I will most definitely be missing out completely!

...along wth 30/40 other African 'states'.
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2007, 04:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
From Stockton I thought I might make it all the...

From Stockton I thought I might make it all the way back...

I was doing well. Stopping just outside Beaumont for gas, I thought I might make one last stop at Fayetville... but it didn't happen.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Into the Big Bend National Park with an overnight...

Into the Big Bend National Park with an overnight stop at Fort Stockton.

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d89/ten_bears/USA_PART2/DSC_0643.jpg

...caught a B52 on a low flyby....
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2007, 04:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Ruffie I don't know, and have never met,...

Ruffie

I don't know, and have never met, anyone like yourself... who would, after multiple surgery, and still hobbling after a near death experience...come with a grizzly out down the Highway on a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Ahhhhh, Aspen... a lovely little town... but no...

Ahhhhh, Aspen... a lovely little town... but no stopping here... it's up and over the Pass.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d89/ten_bears/US...

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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 09:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Peeled off at the Salinas exit and headed for...

Peeled off at the Salinas exit and headed for Yosemite, spending the night in Oakhurst.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
On up Pacific Highway 1.... at times the rollling...

On up Pacific Highway 1.... at times the rollling mists obscured the view...

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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Then it was across the Mojave Desert towards...

Then it was across the Mojave Desert towards California in 120Ί heat. My rucksac, cargo netted to the rear seat, slipped backwards onto the rear wheel... which rubbed through the backing igniting my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Next stop... the Grand Canyon... These are...

Next stop... the Grand Canyon...

These are from the south side... I think the north viewpoint is better.
It's still awesome.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
And on to Mexican Hat where I stayed at a little...

And on to Mexican Hat where I stayed at a little place next to the San Juan River, at the edge of Monument Valley.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
On to Canyonlands.... ...

On to Canyonlands....

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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d89/ten_bears/US...

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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
I decided to try and fit in the Arches National...

I decided to try and fit in the Arches National Park along with Canyonlands and the Grand Canyon before settling down near Mexican Hat, on the boarders of Monument Valley, for the night.

I cannot...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d89/ten_bears/US...

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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
It was Saturday night when I arrived so I had to...

It was Saturday night when I arrived so I had to spend Sunday loafing about. In the morning I met some young guys at the Sonic burger joint... they were also stuck having had two blow outs on their...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:01 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
My drive-chain was pretty shot at this point with...

My drive-chain was pretty shot at this point with a horrible tight spot which made riding a little rough. I headed south to Rock Springs in the hope of finding a bike shop with an off-the-shelf...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
...continuing south through the Grand Tetons. ...

...continuing south through the Grand Tetons.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 07:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Then it took a turn for the worse. Stuck...

Then it took a turn for the worse.

Stuck behind a Parks' garbage truck I passed him on a double, solid yellow. He air horned me as I drew level which almost lifted me out the seat... I shrugged my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2007, 07:58 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
On to Yellowstone.... ...

On to Yellowstone....

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Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
From here I made my way to Red Lodge and the Bear...

From here I made my way to Red Lodge and the Bear Tooth Pass.

This is the tumbling stream that ran beside my motel in Red Lodge [it doesn't appear to marked on Google Earth so I can't tell you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d89/ten_bears/US...

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The ridge of trees in the background...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
From here I swung through Wyoming into Montana....

From here I swung through Wyoming into Montana. Taking in the 'Devils Tower'... which was called the Bear's Lodge by the Natives. Legend being a giant grizzly made the grooves in the Tower's sides...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
I spent the following day around here ending up...

I spent the following day around here ending up just north around Spearfish. First stop was the Badlands.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2007, 03:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
From Thunder Bay to the Dakotas via International...

From Thunder Bay to the Dakotas via International Falls and route 11 through northern Minnesota.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Leaving early after a couple of nights I headed...

Leaving early after a couple of nights I headed from Barrie to Thunder Bay.

It was some old trek... about 900 odd miles I think.

Stopping for fill-ups one of locals warned me about the heavy...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2007, 01:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
From Ruffie's down in Fort Eerie it was a short...

From Ruffie's down in Fort Eerie it was a short stroll up to Walt's in Barrie, Ontario. Walt has a reputation to match.. =oD so after a meal and a beer at the local Hooters ...
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Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Then, just as I was getting the hang of all the...

Then, just as I was getting the hang of all the switchbacks, a cop car passes me.... I flinch and back off.

He U turns and 'does 90' to catch me.

I'm recorded at 72 in a 45. ~Not good. I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
Insurance doc hadn't materialised by Wednesday so...

Insurance doc hadn't materialised by Wednesday so I decided to leave early the following Thursday without it.

Gayl said the attachment would suffice, ... it didn't look legal, more something...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,805
Posted By tenbears
ten's tours – USA & Canada 2007

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Well, its been 12,500 miles through some 24 States or so in about 30 days. I was over for longer, but sat around for some – whether sapping up the hospitality or waiting on chains &...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2007, 05:33 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 28,952
Posted By tenbears
Groovy... really nice stuff. I've decided to...

Groovy... really nice stuff.

I've decided to ride into Canada too, just makes sense.... having come up via Georgia and the infamous Deals Gap, and following the BRP & Skyline Drive up to...
Forum: Regional forums 07-01-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By tenbears
hey.... UK riders in the US

... what did you do for medical cover?

In the EU across all member States it's OK... sure...., but what cover did you use in the US... if any. ~I don't plan on falling off, or gerrin grizzled by...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2007, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By tenbears
I meant to say ... appen as m'be.

I meant to say

... appen as m'be.
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2007, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By tenbears
I dunno why Gadget... I'm a...

I dunno why Gadget...

I'm a traditionalist... old ways. It was always done this way before.

~I want the road to unfold before me.... I don't ...[and please forgive] want eXternals interferring...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2007, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 509
Posted By tenbears
ten's tours – USA 2007

Well guys... after a bit of a struggle, re: registration hassles.... I found my mount here (http://www.visordown.com/forums/showthread.php?t=335823).

It's in Tampa, Florida. I've bought from...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 05:53 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 21,532
Posted By tenbears
Thumb Quite like this one as an evocative silhouette....

Quite like this one as an evocative silhouette. It has soul.

Keep 'em coming. I'm so glad I've discovered this site.
These rides are inspiring.
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,707
Posted By tenbears
Great pics... and here I was thinking I knew the...

Great pics... and here I was thinking I knew the Pyrιnιes.... what fantastic trails!

.... gonna have to get me a trailie! Top stuff.
Forum: Ride reports 05-16-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,943,190
Posted By tenbears
That's very strange..... Got a link to it, coz...

That's very strange.....
Got a link to it, coz I can't see any such 'hate' thread anywhere. :uhoh
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2007, 01:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,544
Posted By tenbears
Utilisez-vous des Babel-Poissons ? :D hehehe

Utilisez-vous des Babel-Poissons ? :D hehehe
Forum: Ride reports 05-14-2007, 01:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,544
Posted By tenbears
Thumb Super! On en veut encore! J'ai toujours voulu...

Super! On en veut encore! J'ai toujours voulu faire le Maroc. :nod
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