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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-03-2013, 10:12 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 6,660
Posted By Medic09
I've ridden and camped alone in NM, AZ, NV, CA no...

I've ridden and camped alone in NM, AZ, NV, CA no problems. I've hiked and camped alone all over the US and western Canada all year 'round. No problems. Winter is best because one runs into far...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By Medic09
Your post reads like something my wife could have...

Your post reads like something my wife could have written. Same height, not particularly strong. Wants to enjoy her motorbike without anxiety. She had a factory lowered F650GS twin. It worked...
Forum: Beasts 08-29-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,326
Posted By Medic09
If you're still vacillating, I'll add a voice in...

If you're still vacillating, I'll add a voice in general favor of the Girlie. I have a short inseam, and the Girlie was a bit tall for me. Despite that, I can say all the objective issues were...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 639
Posted By Medic09
Sounds like he's moving across above us; BUT if...

Sounds like he's moving across above us; BUT if he heads south toward Santa Fe or ABQ, there are plenty of us in the area. I myself should be around home much of today and tomorrow if they need...
Forum: Beasts 12-24-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Medic09
CB550Four? ANYTHING you want to know for that...

CB550Four? ANYTHING you want to know for that bike, you can probably find over at the SOHC4 forums.


http://forums.sohc4.net/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 11-04-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,307
Posted By Medic09
I sold my 750 Four SOHC Honda only recently. ...

I sold my 750 Four SOHC Honda only recently. Absolutely great motorcycle. You will find it quite easy to maintain, as long as whoever 'chopped' it didn't muck around with anything essential.

If...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-06-2012, 07:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,620
Posted By Medic09
The name doesn't especially appeal to me. Shirt...

The name doesn't especially appeal to me. Shirt design looks okay, but nothing special.

Sorry. You asked!

Good luck with the new project!
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,347
Posted By Medic09
Ofanoanit and I both really like our Wolfman...

Ofanoanit and I both really like our Wolfman Expedition dry duffel bags. She has the medium and I have the large. Well-made, great company and service, really durable, made in Colorado, USA. We've...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 563
Posted By Medic09
I use an ultralight combination fly/spinning rod...

I use an ultralight combination fly/spinning rod for backpacking and motorcycling. It is an old Eagle Claw model that came with a nice aluminum tube case. For a different rod I made my own case...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,107
Posted By Medic09
I even called them and asked if I could get a...

I even called them and asked if I could get a pair without the phone pocket and with black stitching. The pants were otherwise great, including the accurate sizing. They said they couldn't do it,...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 478
Posted By Medic09
Woman's Riding AND Hiking Boot?

The wife is looking for a boot to wear on her DR650 on the way to a trailhead, then get off and hike for the day with a light to moderate pack. Most riding boots won't work for a day of fairly...
Forum: Equipment 08-19-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,107
Posted By Medic09
I recently bought a pair of these, and promptly...

I recently bought a pair of these, and promptly returned them.

The good: they looked to be well-made. The bad: I wanted a pair of jeans I can wear off the bike for meetings and such (black...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-08-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,913
Posted By Medic09
God bless you, Jim. You did real well. You're...

God bless you, Jim. You did real well. You're an inspiration. :D
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-07-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,393
Posted By Medic09
There's a small likelihood that I'll be up on the...

There's a small likelihood that I'll be up on the last day; though I don't have a running Triumph these days.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,332
Posted By Medic09
We just came back from this. Nice, relaxed show....

We just came back from this. Nice, relaxed show. Excellent excuse for a ride to Eldorado. There were some fantastic bikes on display, and we got to see a few people we know.

The only suggestion...
Forum: Equipment 05-29-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,674
Posted By Medic09
Nice review. I just got one about two weeks ago...

Nice review. I just got one about two weeks ago while at Overland Expo, and it is a great piece of kit. It sits on my CapoNord.

Those cross straps that run in between the attachment straps are...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,884
Posted By Medic09
Porsche with a short 'E'.

Porsche with a short 'E'.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-24-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,620
Posted By Medic09
Just great! Now Ofanoanit says we'll have to go...

Just great! Now Ofanoanit says we'll have to go back next time and be sure to stay through the very last flick. :wink:
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-23-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Medic09
I owned a Girlie at one point, and EVERYTHING you...

I owned a Girlie at one point, and EVERYTHING you could want to know about Tigers is here: http://tigertriple.com/forum/
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-23-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,620
Posted By Medic09
Hey Trailer, sorry we missed you. Maybe we'll...

Hey Trailer, sorry we missed you. Maybe we'll meet up here sometime. The 'Nord was parked over at the far end of the lodge, in the woods across the road from all the action. Ofanoanit had pulled...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2012, 10:41 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,620
Posted By Medic09
So, who went? We rode out on the...

So, who went?

We rode out on the interstates, and back by way of US 60. The wife really liked some of the sessions. The crowd scene isn't for me; but it did seem pretty interesting overall. ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,026
Posted By Medic09
Blue Cross Blue Shield Rant

Okay, I've concluded that despite the ads and 'right talk', Blue Cross Blue Shield isn't really interested in us being active folks. Activities like hiking, climbing, flying, motorbiking require...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,620
Posted By Medic09
We also may take the leisurely route back on...

We also may take the leisurely route back on Monday. I think tomorrow morning we'll just high-tail down the superslab. Thank God, out in these parts even the interstate is tolerable for scenery (if...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,620
Posted By Medic09
Well, as long as Ofanoanit doesn't fall off (she...

Well, as long as Ofanoanit doesn't fall off (she doesn't like hanging onto the pillion grips...)! Apes are mechanically robust, so not much likely to fall off. The problem is when the electronics...
Forum: Beasts 05-14-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 783
Posted By Medic09
You'll be fine if you don't; but you can't do...

You'll be fine if you don't; but you can't do harm by changing the oil a bit frequently. Small price to pay for one of the few things that can really protect your motor. In this case, not a big...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 967
Posted By Medic09
I don't know about CO, but I'll throw in my...

I don't know about CO, but I'll throw in my experience in NM.

I have a '75 Triumph Trident project bike. I wanted to title it, but not register it (since it can't be ridden anytime soon anyway). ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-14-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,620
Posted By Medic09
Our plans have changed slightly. The wife tells...

Our plans have changed slightly. The wife tells me we are still going, but:

She realized riding the little Yamaha was crazy

And she's putting the F650GS twin up for sale

So, we're riding...
Forum: Beasts 05-13-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,054
Posted By Medic09
Most of my bikes have had panniers because it is...

Most of my bikes have had panniers because it is convenient. My bike is my daily transportation, so:

1. When the wife calls and gives me a list, I have an easy way to haul home the groceries.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-29-2012, 06:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,620
Posted By Medic09
Ofanoanit and I should be going. She's planning...

Ofanoanit and I should be going. She's planning on riding her TT 225 down so she'll have it for some dirt classes. We'll be mismatched with me on the 'Nord; but why should that differ from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-11-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,910
Posted By Medic09
Good job, Match. Thanks for following through on...

Good job, Match. Thanks for following through on behalf of all honorable veterans.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,910
Posted By Medic09
What?! Are you kidding?! When we went on long...

What?! Are you kidding?! When we went on long assignments (I wasn't a SEAL...), the guy who brought the 'coffee kit' was the most important guy. Though it was usually my job as the medic, since...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2012, 04:03 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,910
Posted By Medic09
I just looked at the front page of Veriseal. ...

I just looked at the front page of Veriseal. (Socnet was interesting, too.) I'm shocked by the endemic nature of the lies and posing. I'm guessing this can only happen because the US is so big,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 5,138
Posted By Medic09
I'm sorry she (and you) had to contend with this....

I'm sorry she (and you) had to contend with this. Kudos to her for handling it so well. I hope all her wounds heal quickly. And I share the other's sentiments regarding the perp. With any luck,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,910
Posted By Medic09
There is *some* validity to this. AFAIK, all...

There is *some* validity to this. AFAIK, all American veterans get the same GI Bill benefits, for instance. Same pension or VA benefits. But I got paid תוספת סיכון or 'dangerous duty pay', while...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,910
Posted By Medic09
Hey Loren! We should get together. Teaching...

Hey Loren! We should get together. Teaching that trauma class that day to the PJ trainees was a real privilege. I would have loved the job, but wouldn't quit flying to teach full-time. I'm in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 12,910
Posted By Medic09
Digressing for a moment...what are all you Navy...

Digressing for a moment...what are all you Navy guys doing in the high desert and so far from the ocean? NM makes some sense to me, but I'm just an old foot soldier. Except for the altitude, NM...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-17-2012, 07:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,807
Posted By Medic09
Awesome and inspiring. Congrats! About that...

Awesome and inspiring. Congrats!

About that pic...shouldn't he be wearing and ADVRider shirt? :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-26-2011, 10:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,652
Posted By Medic09
Map guy here. I like a GPS for the ability to...

Map guy here. I like a GPS for the ability to tell me where I am *now*; but I like route planning on a really detailed paper map. My problem is I want finely detailed maps like I used in the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-22-2011, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,535
Posted By Medic09
Negligible down here in Santa Fe. Got a couple...

Negligible down here in Santa Fe. Got a couple inches, and it melted out. Some big, pretty flakes in the air again today; but nothing substantial. The ski area above town has about a 45" base,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-20-2011, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 748
Posted By Medic09
You've got a Triumph, right? There used to...

You've got a Triumph, right?

There used to be a good mechanic at PJ's named Aaron Citron. If he is still there, approach him with your request. He's a good guy, and I had good experience with...
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