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Forum: Americas 03-18-2008, 12:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,097
Posted By chucktab
Thumb Try the Little America hotel downtown. Right...

Try the Little America hotel downtown. Right across from the Grand America. Ask for a room in the older section rather than the tower. They look nice from the outside and you can park right in front...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,928
Posted By chucktab
http://www.utah.com/database/events/index.phtml ...

http://www.utah.com/database/events/index.phtml


Here's where I got my info for this year.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-14-2008, 11:09 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,385
Posted By chucktab
A noob ride sounds like a great idea. I've ridden...

A noob ride sounds like a great idea. I've ridden the areas of the west desert, dirt roads, some rock, etc. but would like to gain a lot more experience on that. Now if this snow would only melt...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,928
Posted By chucktab
Jeep Jamboree runs April 18-20. It's hell finding...

Jeep Jamboree runs April 18-20. It's hell finding a campsite, let alone a hotel room. I've accidentally been down during Jeep week, and it is a blast, but I have been caught in a blizzard in April in...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-12-2008, 12:00 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 7,385
Posted By chucktab
Now there's something I'd also be interested in....

Now there's something I'd also be interested in. I'm planning a trip to the Dalton in 2009. I definitely need more dirt training and experience on my GS.
Forum: Americas 01-22-2008, 08:28 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,015
Posted By chucktab
Summer '09

Like you, I am also planning a trip up north in the summer of '09, and I also have those damn time constraints of 2 weeks. I got permission from my SO (finally) to do the trip for my birthday. I was...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,091
Views: 339,763
Posted By chucktab
Thumb Those pictures bring back some great memories. My...

Those pictures bring back some great memories. My grandparents came from St. Maria del Guidice, near Lucca and I've been back to visit the family there. Beautiful area that I definitely want to visit...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2007, 11:47 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,589
Posted By chucktab
I wouldn't say illegal. Probably just educated in...

I wouldn't say illegal. Probably just educated in Utah. :lol3
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-29-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 29,353
Posted By chucktab
I was out in that area on the Sunday before...

I was out in that area on the Sunday before Thanksgiving. Headed out on 73 and turned south on the gravel road at Fairfield. Long, straight and flat for a while so you can pick up speed, then it...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,828
Posted By chucktab
Wow, great ride report. I was in Canaima several...

Wow, great ride report. I was in Canaima several years ago and loved it. I definitely want to go back. And you're right about the Tepuys, they are definitely impressive.
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,887
Posted By chucktab
[And that was it. Your now in Beaverhead County....

[And that was it. Your now in Beaverhead County. You fish in the Beaverhead River. And all the boys in Beaverhead High whisper little jokes about beaver and head with the cheerleaders. Fucking...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-30-2007, 11:15 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 29,353
Posted By chucktab
:freaky Weekend ride sounds great. We're having a...

:freaky Weekend ride sounds great. We're having a birthday party at the house Saturday evening, so we'll see if I'm in any condition to ride early Sunday morning.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 29,353
Posted By chucktab
Damn, I'll be in Moab that weekend. I sometimes...

Damn, I'll be in Moab that weekend. I sometimes to that route in reverse when commuting between Salt Lake and Ogden. Beats the hell out of the freeway.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-25-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 404
Posted By chucktab
I was just in Casper this past weekend visiting...

I was just in Casper this past weekend visiting my son. Took the GS on this trip and went out on some dirt roads out of town Saturday while he was working. Lots of great opportunities up there for...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-06-2007, 11:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By chucktab
I've got an R1200GS. It's a yellow one so it's...

I've got an R1200GS. It's a yellow one so it's faster than the rest. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2007, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,860
Posted By chucktab
Twin Springs Resort (directly across from the...

Twin Springs Resort (directly across from the tavern)
http://brents.smugmug.com/photos/178651744-L.jpg

I want to know if you saw a big-headed banjo-playing kid on the porch at this place?
:lol3
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By chucktab
Has anyone in this bunch of hooligans ever ridden...

Has anyone in this bunch of hooligans ever ridden Timpooneke Road off the Alpine Loop? I'm riding a GS and want to make sure it's dooable. Anyone up for a ride on Sunday?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,046
Posted By chucktab
Weekends work best for me, with Sunday being the...

Weekends work best for me, with Sunday being the best of the days to ride. Post a ride and see what happens.
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 10,918
Posted By chucktab
Great road report and pics. I was hoping on a...

Great road report and pics. I was hoping on a personal review of the camera that you bought for the trip. I noticed that you reviewed everything but the camera. I've been looking for a new camera and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 07-12-2007, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By chucktab
Late September is actually a perfect time of year...

Late September is actually a perfect time of year to ride. Temps are cooler but not cold, and we don't get snow here in Utah until mid-late October at the earliest.
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
Well, as long as he posted that excursion on the...

Well, as long as he posted that excursion on the thread I don't think anyone would have a problem with it. :rofl

But seriously, I've really enjoyed reading his reports and seeing the great...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 27,473
Posted By chucktab
Great pics and report. If you go back and look at...

Great pics and report. If you go back and look at that picture of the SL Tribune, it lists 2 traffic deaths related to the fire. Sadly, it was a couple on a motorcycle who were hit while riding in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
OK, I have to put my $.02 in here. I have enjoyed...

OK, I have to put my $.02 in here. I have enjoyed reading this thread since day one, and every time that I see his pics I do turn a little green with envy that I didn't do something like that at his...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 14,791
Posted By chucktab
It's actually at the Museum of Science and...

It's actually at the Museum of Science and Industry and is definitely interesting to go through.
http://www.msichicago.org/exhibit/U505/index.html
:ear
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
After reading this post daily for the past couple...

After reading this post daily for the past couple of months and seeing the pics of what Josh has been eating, I think it's the mosquitos who will have to worry about toxins.

:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 879
Posted By chucktab
That does remind me of riding through the Black...

That does remind me of riding through the Black Forest in 2001. I do remember having to watch out for heavy equipment around the lumber mills. OK, I'll admit it, I did buy a cuckoo clock while I was...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-29-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By chucktab
I've done Cathedral Valley in a big 4x4 Ford...

I've done Cathedral Valley in a big 4x4 Ford pickup, even got it airborne a few times. I'd say that you can definitely do this on a big dual sport. I'm tempted to ride my GS down sometime soon.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-25-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By chucktab
I'd like to get a hall pass for Sunday too. Great...

I'd like to get a hall pass for Sunday too. Great riding up there. My SO gets back Saturday morning after a 3 week business trip to India, so not sure how successful I'll be on that.
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,157
Posted By chucktab
Goblin Valley looks so other-worldly that they...

Goblin Valley looks so other-worldly that they filmed part of "Galaxy Quest" there. Southern Utah is a great place for riding.
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
Another reason to hate Vegas

Sorry about that. I'll try it again.

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Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 08:12 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
Moab

Josh,

I know you stated that you'll be satisfied with Torrey and not go to Moab, but as long as you're in the area you should go. Arches and Canyonlands National Parks are incredible along with...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
Another reason to hate Vegas

Scooters the latest trend for lazy Vegas tourists
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2007, 02:59 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,902
Posted By chucktab
That would be a great route. If you are doing...

That would be a great route. If you are doing this South-to-North you'll end up at Drummond. At Drummond take Rte. 271 to Helmsville. This is a small paved/gravel road. At Helmsville you can connect...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
[Well, I thought I was secure, until Scott pulled...

[Well, I thought I was secure, until Scott pulled into the parking lot and parked directly in front of three cute ladies who began giggling as I dismounted. I spat on the ground and cleared my throat...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-24-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By chucktab
Uintas are maybe a couple of hours from SLC. To...

Uintas are maybe a couple of hours from SLC. To answer your question on the types of riding..yes, yes, yes and yes. You can pretty much find almost every kind of riding up there.
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2007, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
Get out of Vegas

Josh,
Sounds like you hate Vegas about as much as I do. If I were you, I'd pick up the bike when it's done, and head for Springdale, UT. It's about 2-21/2 hours away from Vegas and is the entrance...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2007, 11:04 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
Cry Es tut mir leid!

Ok, I messed up on the passport thing. It is January '08 for the land and sea travel to Canada. Never mind.
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2007, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,219
Posted By chucktab
What's even more fun is riding a motorcycle...

What's even more fun is riding a motorcycle through rush hour in Milan. Talk about Adventure Riding!
:eek1
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
Josh, I agree that Canada and Alaska are...

Josh,

I agree that Canada and Alaska are places that make for great riding and scenery. The only bad thing is that now you need a passport to cross the border. Gone are the good old days of just...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,936,830
Posted By chucktab
(So….long story short. Tomorrow a guy at the...

(So….long story short. Tomorrow a guy at the rally is taking Scott and his bike to BMW Las Vegas which doesn’t open until Tuesday, but they will take care of the final drive then. I will follow him...
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