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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:09 PM
Replies: 98,654
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Posted By Ackme
Bluhduh parting (out) of the ways

I believe I have reached the end of the line with my DR . :cry Earlier this summer I was riding back from a few days camping trip and cruising home on the highway when the bike lost power, began...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
The town is known for being a speed trap and for...

The town is known for being a speed trap and for hiring a strip club owner as a part time cop. :dunno
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
:clap

:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
Yeah, I did. Those giant photos in thread always...

Yeah, I did. Those giant photos in thread always annoy me so I resized it. I could not really read the name when I zoomed in on it any way.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
bummer CharleeT. I'd accept a shot of your 1/24"...

bummer CharleeT. I'd accept a shot of your 1/24" scale model at the tag. :evil


:shog let's stop calling it a clue.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
:puke1 Maybe not. this seems impervious to my...

:puke1 Maybe not. this seems impervious to my google skills. I added it as i could not tell on my phone if I had cut too much off to identify the tag in the first photo. Let me know if more info...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
A quick post on a beautiful day for a ride. ...

A quick post on a beautiful day for a ride. These guys always seem interested in fast motorcycles:...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-13-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
Home of the fighting Melvins. ...

Home of the fighting Melvins.
http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/Mobile%20Uploads/20140913_100957_zpsvyndg3nh.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,730
Posted By Ackme
This afternoon in Jefferson. ...

This afternoon in Jefferson.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/23/2u4a9une.jpg

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-19-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
Nice shootin' Tex. :D

Nice shootin' Tex. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
New Tag

Well, the old "I have some meetings off site and will be in late" excuse only bought me so much time. In the interest of moving the game along here is the new tag. Not the most creative but you can...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
High Dr. just north of Turkey Creek Rd in...

High Dr. just north of Turkey Creek Rd in Evergreen. Great road. I think I just got lucky on the tag. I had just ridden past it on Friday but could not remember excatly where I saw it. Deano's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,151
Views: 392,315
Posted By Ackme
Grab ...

Grab
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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,463
Posted By Ackme
I am tripping out on the action shots; Hondo,...

I am tripping out on the action shots; Hondo, Blake, PatJ551. This was all film where you had no idea how the shot turned out till the next week, month or year when you finally got it developed.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,463
Posted By Ackme
Sir Denis, WTF is that red horn looking thing? ...

Sir Denis, WTF is that red horn looking thing? :huh
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Bring the total elevation to 103,067.. depending...

Bring the total elevation to 103,067.. depending on who's numbers you use.

Here are the rest of the totals from the GPS
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
And at long last Loveland! ...

And at long last Loveland!

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08175807_zpsd11e331a.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Another deviation from the planned route and...

Another deviation from the planned route and another up and back.

Hoosier Daddy?

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08165033_zpsff27f6cd.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Breckenridge in sight! ...

Breckenridge in sight!

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08162512_zps6b753667.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
I love this road for all open views you get: ...

I love this road for all open views you get:

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08160902_zps639bc062.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Boreas Pass ...

Boreas Pass

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08160329_zpsb6316970.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
and another looking up the road ...

and another looking up the road

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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Here is a shot of the same view as I gained some...

Here is a shot of the same view as I gained some elevation on the Boreas Pass road:

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08154517_zpsb0fd1c88.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
This is the view looking back at Kenosha from the...

This is the view looking back at Kenosha from the town of Como.

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08153420_zps01e02733.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Kenosha Pass is really flat and wide: ...

Kenosha Pass is really flat and wide:

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08151031_zpsd9e86290.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
On to Kenosha! ...

On to Kenosha!

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08151005_zpseb2fe35f.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Down the south side of Guanella Pass road there...

Down the south side of Guanella Pass road there is still some dirt sections but they are working on it and it probably will get fully paved in not too many years. :cry

Ran into three work crews...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Guanella Pass did not have an official CDOT -...

Guanella Pass did not have an official CDOT - this is the top sign. Just a sing on each side of the pass designating the "summit area"

So here is a shot of that sign and then a shot of the bike...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
OK another jaunt up I-70 and up the Guanella...

OK another jaunt up I-70 and up the Guanella Pass road. This is the north side of the Pass up from Georgetown.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Since I turned around and went back down the Pass...

Since I turned around and went back down the Pass the way I came up here is a shot of the view from the top looking north the way I did not go. Also a great ride.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Okay. headed down 103 north towards Idaho...

Okay. headed down 103 north towards Idaho Springs - really great motorcycle road. Since it looked like some weather might be moving in I decided do deviate from the map and hit Berthoud Pass...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Going back down the road my brain unfroze I and...

Going back down the road my brain unfroze I and thought to stop and take a couple photos - It really is a special place and I feel very lucky to have had the chance to ride up there and see it - 14K'...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
On to Mt. Evans. The Big One. Highest Paved...

On to Mt. Evans. The Big One. Highest Paved Road in North America - take that Canada. :lol3

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08105154_zps32aa5dc6.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Next was Juniper Pass - just a few miles further...

Next was Juniper Pass - just a few miles further on. No road goes thru there but it is on the all the lists of Passes so I am counting it.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
This is the view looking north from there ...

This is the view looking north from there

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08094938_zps50f80ca2.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
First stop Squaw Pass up CO 103 from Evergreen...

First stop Squaw Pass up CO 103 from Evergreen towards Mt Evans.

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08094623_zps05542e9c.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
Then it was up through Bear Creek Canyon - always...

Then it was up through Bear Creek Canyon - always pretty and today was looking to be lovely weather.

http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08090539_zps01f8c691.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
But first I had to make a stop to post a new tag...

But first I had to make a stop to post a new tag in the NC700 forum.
http://i619.photobucket.com/albums/tt275/ackerbeck/100K%20Ride/2014-08-08085405_zps78adab69.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-09-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,462
Posted By Ackme
100,000' ride Colorado

So I read where the Colorado B0MWMOA does an annual 100K' ride (going over passes that total 100K' in a day). Well I know that they welcome all bikes not just beemers but I am not much of a joiner...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,463
Posted By Ackme
:clap These are just the best! :clap ...

:clap These are just the best! :clap

Thanks for sharing.
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