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Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 16,051
Posted By TheAdmiral
What a great thread. I love how you add the...

What a great thread. I love how you add the history of the past, with photo's, and compare it to the present day. Matter of fact, I think it was your technique I copied when I write some of my own...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-27-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 31,509
Posted By TheAdmiral
Riding Season Slowed Way Down

since my Elk City ride. Rode to work a few times, but that's been about it. This has mainly been for a couple reasons.

1. Been spending time with the wife rid'in our other rides...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 33,586
Posted By TheAdmiral
Crap, and I thinks it's bad when my bike is down...

Crap, and I thinks it's bad when my bike is down for maintenance. I can't imagine being off the bike as long as you. ...and you'll be healed just in time for fall/winter!

From some of your other...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-25-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 11,089
Posted By TheAdmiral
First, beautiful picture's and a great ride...

First, beautiful picture's and a great ride report. Of course you had me in stitches at the end.

"< it was the kill switch >"

There ain't a one of us that's not done that. Maybe just not in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,498
Posted By TheAdmiral
You both are on a great adventure that a lot of...

You both are on a great adventure that a lot of us TW'ers dream of. Having grown up in Minnesota, this photo reminded me of my youth riding my dads Bridgestone 175 two stroke up and down the gravel...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 33,572
Posted By TheAdmiral
Man, I just love this railroad history stuff....

Man, I just love this railroad history stuff. Tons and tons to see. Thanks for showing the old photograph. I like to do that as well when I can find 'em on line. New vs. old. Good stuff as...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 33,586
Posted By TheAdmiral
The older we get, the harder it seems to be when...

The older we get, the harder it seems to be when we lose someone. At least for me. My thoughts go to you and your family.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 29,409
Posted By TheAdmiral
All your picture's are great. This one just...

All your picture's are great. This one just jumped out at me how vibrant the colors are. Looks like it's hard work riding and clearing the trails. I only carry a small hand saw...sometimes!...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-15-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 4,386
Views: 1,635,428
Posted By TheAdmiral
Don't want to lose control and hit the wall(s)...

Don't want to lose control and hit the wall(s) here, but it sure is pretty!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,607
Posted By TheAdmiral
There's the lost KLR story I was waiting to hear...

There's the lost KLR story I was waiting to hear about. Oofta, tough riding on those trails no doubt. I would have been frustrated. Hope ya'll didn't get as frustrated as I would have.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-12-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 7,088,488
Posted By TheAdmiral
The Stig of motorcycles!:lol3

The Stig of motorcycles!:lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 33,572
Posted By TheAdmiral
From a distance I thought this was a real guy up...

From a distance I thought this was a real guy up until you posted a closeup!:lol3

Very manicured place!
http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/maguire0814_1.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-11-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 31,509
Posted By TheAdmiral
Day 3 Video

Lost the video from the first 2-1/2 days of riding. Here is the second half of the last day (3).

<iframe width="640" height="360" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/-7JsH4P1wPA" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,880
Posted By TheAdmiral
I first visited Custer when I was a kid in 1974....

I first visited Custer when I was a kid in 1974. A lot has changed over the years, that's for sure. Last time I was there I don't remember the road being paved once you turn off Hwy 75 at Sunbeam....
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 727
Posted By TheAdmiral
Very interesting historic sites and equipment you...

Very interesting historic sites and equipment you visited and posted photo's of. Thanks for sharing
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-08-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 2,382,337
Posted By TheAdmiral
Must be a north/south directional speed limit...

Must be a north/south directional speed limit sign similar to the highway route numbering system:lol3

This sign does work well with digital speedo's!:D
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-07-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 33,572
Posted By TheAdmiral
Boy, I need to start visiting some of the old...

Boy, I need to start visiting some of the old railroad depots on my list. Usually out here they are much more simple in construction than the one's your showing, but still interesting. Thanks for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,491
Views: 63,650
Posted By TheAdmiral
Appreciate your help. Got me excited to ride up...

Appreciate your help. Got me excited to ride up here.

We had a good time riding up here. We did end up driving up in June for a recon of the area. Snow stopped us in some area's.

There is way...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 08:14 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 32,498
Posted By TheAdmiral
RE: the bears. I see you don't shave, which could...

RE: the bears. I see you don't shave, which could be a good thing. Black bear raided my dads tent and bit into the shaving cream can!

When I tent camp, I don't have anything in my tent except...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 31,509
Posted By TheAdmiral
Day 3 (Last) Saturday, Russ Rally Northwest-Elk City, Idaho 24-27 July 2014

Compared to yesterday, we are going to take it easy and ride mostly calm forest service roads. Main plan is to take the Gold Pan Loop, 311 from Old Orogrande, thru Dixie, down 222 Red River Road,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 31,509
Posted By TheAdmiral
Ah, glad you posted. I forgot to add day 3, last...

Ah, glad you posted. I forgot to add day 3, last day.

Yes, it's my understanding shesaid would probably not enjoy a good bit of this ride with all the "little" pebbles in the road. :lol3

Not...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 82,136
Posted By TheAdmiral
Very Nice

For the same reason as you, I'm drawn to the bypassed older sections of roads. Hopefully, I can still ride them, but many times there is now something which blocks the way. Extremely awesome...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,141
Posted By TheAdmiral
Your ride is an inspiration of sorts. I'd like to...

Your ride is an inspiration of sorts. I'd like to ride around the (insert country here) with any of my son(s). Lots of pretty pictures.

Looks like a very well protected campsite. Very unique!:D...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,450
Posted By TheAdmiral
Nice ride report with some pretty cool pictures....

Nice ride report with some pretty cool pictures. Glad ya'll rode it!

P.S. Hotpockets don't fill me up!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,607
Posted By TheAdmiral
We camped in the campground at Kinney Lake. It's...

We camped in the campground at Kinney Lake. It's been shown on the "Alaska Bush People" TV show. Maybe you remember the place as you rode by. Our venture to Valdez was subdued. Clouds an rain the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 8,447
Views: 742,685
Posted By TheAdmiral
Got out of the valley heat

Last week, wife and I with a couple others spent a little time riding the roads and ATV trails in the Buffalo Hump, Dixie, Anderson Butte, Elk City area.

At Gnome Mill Site...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,607
Posted By TheAdmiral
Following along. Hope I'm not claim jumping your...

Following along. Hope I'm not claim jumping your next installment.
Kennicott from a different type of single engine machine! Oh, and I was scared shitless to be in the thing!...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-01-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,919
Posted By TheAdmiral
If War Eagle is getting closer, I'll just throw...

If War Eagle is getting closer, I'll just throw out a swag of Carey Dome L.O. Road doesn't look familiar, but with the mentioning of a "tower" Carey Dome has one.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,880
Posted By TheAdmiral
Nice secluded lake. With a trail like that and...

Nice secluded lake. With a trail like that and located way back there, you're sure to have some quietness. Watched Jason's video. Switchbacks looked nasty. Only time I've been on switchbacks like...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 31,509
Posted By TheAdmiral
Day 2 Friday, Russ Rally Northwest-Elk City, Idaho 24-27 July 2014

Well, I really have to finish up day 1 first.

As I mentioned in my last post, when we get back, Bob and Ron had both arrived. Soon as we parked the machines and sat down, Ron couldn't wait to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-31-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 31,509
Posted By TheAdmiral
I hate those latin words, had to look it up!:lol3...

I hate those latin words, had to look it up!:lol3




There's an easy way and hard way to the mine. We found the hard way to get there (atv trails) and the easy way when we left (logging...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 107,078
Posted By TheAdmiral
Marmot doing the sexy pole dancing pose!:lol3

Marmot doing the sexy pole dancing pose!:lol3
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7,124
Views: 2,382,337
Posted By TheAdmiral
:lol3 Creative. Love the humor.

:lol3 Creative. Love the humor.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-30-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 31,509
Posted By TheAdmiral
Russ Rally Northwest-Elk City, Idaho 24-27 July 2014

First let me give you a little background which help originate this ride. A long time TW200Forum member (also here on Advrider) Lizardbrth (Russ Austin), passed away last December after a short bout...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-29-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 33,572
Posted By TheAdmiral
Been out riding for a couple weeks and I come...

Been out riding for a couple weeks and I come back to all your riding goodness!:clap

http://www.affiliatehouse.com/webimages/xplore_factorycurve.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-23-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 33,586
Posted By TheAdmiral
I had not stumbled upon this interview thread...

I had not stumbled upon this interview thread before, so thanks for the link.

You've done a great job telling us your story. I admire all of what you've gone through, good and bad, and the person...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 7,550
Views: 407,919
Posted By TheAdmiral
Skookumchuck Creek Rd?

Skookumchuck Creek Rd?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-22-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 450
Views: 82,136
Posted By TheAdmiral
:lol3Wow! Almost like a painting. Of course all...

:lol3Wow! Almost like a painting. Of course all of the photo's are cool, not just this one. Oh, and a Bud with a Rasberry cookie, yum yum!...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,009
Posted By TheAdmiral
"Road Closed" and "Bridge Out" are just...

"Road Closed" and "Bridge Out" are just invitations for a DS rider aren't they?:lol3

In addition to snakes, I hate mosquitoes too. :huh

Sure is pretty up and over yonder!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-18-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By TheAdmiral
I signed up a couple weeks ago. I probably will...

I signed up a couple weeks ago. I probably will never ride there, even if it stays open or compromise reached, but I'm definitely not fond of the monument process and for what?

This proposal got...
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