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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,174
Posted By notsofasteddie
Ooooh, Ooooh, Ooooh!!!!

That sure looks like "The Cheesebox". I went past there last October 25th doing a fall colors cruise through Capital Reef and then up to Blanding. Great country around there. Lot's of archaeological...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 13,218
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks Denis!

Thanks for another great report Denis. I think it's great that you take advantage of your situation with vacation days and just go for it. Congrats on not just staying home when your partner had to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 21,383
Posted By notsofasteddie
Rob - Thanks! for this one and the others

Rob, thanks for putting this together. You really put yourself into your reports. I've read most of them and in fact over the last couple of weeks I went back and read a couple of the older ones. I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 48,478
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thank You!

Followed both reports and loved them both. Great stuff as always Dave. (I'll thank Larryboy too, when he's finished up over there.)

And, you can never put in too many photos for me! Your talents...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-12-2015, 08:52 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 32,670
Posted By notsofasteddie
Really enjoying this!

First thanks for the great nostalgia trip. This is a great report!

Here's another vote for Ouray. I took the wife and kids there for a few days in the late 80's or early 90's. I remember the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 368,748
Posted By notsofasteddie
Nice Ride!

Thanks for the pictures from the ride with your dad.

I have to say that it might get interesting around that new bridge when the flows are as high as they were last September. I know those holes...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-10-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 368,748
Posted By notsofasteddie
Deer

I've gotten to where I try and avoid riding at dusk when there are junipers and pinions around. It's a beautiful time of the day, but it's what I've come to call "Deer 30". Plus it usually means I've...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-07-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 368,748
Posted By notsofasteddie
Zion with the road open to traffic

Thanks for posting up the Zion pics. That got me thinking about it and checking out when the shuttle starts running again. Looks like March 15 is the start of this year's shuttle season. So, I'll...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-23-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 368,748
Posted By notsofasteddie
Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year too!

You are the man! I'd say you wanted that Versys off the mountain pretty bad to saddle up and ride down those switchbacks in the morning. Any ice on the roads in the shade? A...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 109,994
Posted By notsofasteddie
You are the rock stars of ADVrider

Thanks Matt and Kelly for putting this together. You guys are the rock stars of ADVrider! You guys have such a huge group of loyal fans, it's wild.

Great entertainment all the way around....
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 88,437
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks Dave - for a lot of things!

Thanks for all the great words and pictures. You do have a way of seeing life and letting us see it from your perspective and I love it. And thanks for reminding how lucky I am to live so close to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 368,748
Posted By notsofasteddie
My hat's off to you!

Wow, riding a bike in Vegas is way more dangerous than anything you do out in the sticks on the TW or WR!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 368,748
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Spot!

That sure looks like a great spot down by the river! Great way to spend the day with your dad. Enjoy the warmish weather. It looks like you guys will have a pretty nice week over there. Compare this...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 88,437
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks Dave

Great pictures and great story. I love how you guys are getting along!

Highway 12 from Hatch to Torrey is such a great ride. Great curves with a few different types of incredible scenery to enjoy....
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,192
Views: 2,240,551
Posted By notsofasteddie
Another door opens

Hey Noah, thanks for all the words and pictures. As a retired engineer I can tell you that you won't regret doing what you've done here, and doing it while you still have your youthful enthusiasm,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 88,437
Posted By notsofasteddie
National Park Service

QUOTE: [What's with the Ranger's scrutiny of your park passes??? I'm accustomed to just being waved through.] QUOTE

For what it's worth - maybe it's just in this part of the country but since I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,527
Posted By notsofasteddie
That'll teach me to miss catching your report for a night

Quote: [Earlier I promised to explain that last photo.]

Thanks for the explanation on the night ride photo. Your one creative guy. I'd never have noticed that left leg edit if you hadn't mentioned...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 88,437
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Job!

Thanks for taking me along on the ride and for your insights and inner workings.

I love that Sunset Crater/Wupatki road. It has some special memories for me that you stirred up. About 8 years ago,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,527
Posted By notsofasteddie
Loving it! and some Bristlecone trivia

As always - great pictures Dave and great routes that I can look forward to. I love that part of the country.

For the Bristlecone trivia part - the oldest Bristlecone Pines are in Great Basin...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 40,527
Posted By notsofasteddie
I get in from the beginning - alright!

Thanks Dave - always a pleasure to see another one from you! I saw the post where said you were getting it ready and I've been waiting.

It just makes my fall pictures I've been taking seem so,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 116,227
Posted By notsofasteddie
Ely's other businesses

Just don't go and partake of too many of the cheapest drinks in town at those establishments on the west end of town. The only thing that's changed in the 40 some years since growing up there is that...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,433
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks you guys!

This has to be one of the most enjoyable Ride Reports I've read! You guys are great! Hey Al, you may not have written much for a long time, but you have the gift. I'll bet you're a kick in the ass to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 116,227
Posted By notsofasteddie
Amazing!

You just surprised a bunch of people that didn't think you could do those passes. I would guess you're not used to being swayed by people telling you that you can't do something. That probably has a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,690
Posted By notsofasteddie
Enjoyed the report!

Great seeing this country with someone else's eyes! I was in the NAPA in Ely, Nevada two days before you. I imagine the young man in there was puzzled when you asked for an 11 mm "spanner". He was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 25,745
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Report! Great Pictures! Sad Dave!

Thanks for all the work putting this together! I know you're enjoying it to some extent, but it's still a whole bunch of time and effort involved. Thank You!

I've got a question (and if you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 368,748
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great to have you back!

Great to see you posting again. One of these times we'll be able to get together over your way.

Ed
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,116
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Report!

That was a great ride report! Don't know how I missed it last fall, I spend some time most every night reading through ADV reports, especially when they get close to home. My Sunday morning ride last...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 33,979
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks Again!

Great report, great pictures, and I really appreciate all the detail of each day's routes.

You two saw more of the best of this country than most US citizens do in a lifetime (including me). I'll...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 29,477
Posted By notsofasteddie
I heard recently that IMS has a 3.0 gallon tank...

I heard recently that IMS has a 3.0 gallon tank for the 09-current bikes, but I have not confirmed that. If I was looking for a big tank for one of them, I would check into that option. [/QUOTE]
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 29,477
Posted By notsofasteddie
Fantastic Trip

Thanks for all the work to put this report together. You can be really proud of your boys and of yourself. Selling the ST1300 was a really unselfish act and shows you have your priorities straight.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,288,899
Posted By notsofasteddie
I love it!

[QUOTE] Put the KLR on the hitch carrier and have your 300 pound buddy ride shotgun to keep the front end of your jeep on the ground. Problem solved. [QUOTE]

Way funny!

How about this - a 1997...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,288,899
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thank You John!

Thanks for getting back so quick!

My situation is that I can't keep the KLR and get the KLX too (ensuring the domestic tranquility as they say). I was riding the KLR around today and thought "man...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,288,899
Posted By notsofasteddie
Yeah, but

My problem is I can afford a contractor or a bike but not both. I'll be glad to buy John all the pizza and breakfasts he can handle if he manages to come through Page at some point, but my retirement...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,288,899
Posted By notsofasteddie
KLX 250 Thoughts

Hey John, now that you had a few days and a bunch of miles on a KLX, what to you think? I know that you mentioned you were going to need more than 2 gallons of gas. Any ideas on what tank option you...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 38,758
Posted By notsofasteddie
You're doing great!

So, let me get this right - the trip odometer should show 547 miles for the day, and you hit a top speed of 73 mph, on a loaded 350 cc machine. There's nothing wrong with your progress today for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1,534
Views: 368,748
Posted By notsofasteddie
Got a chuckle out of that. Hey thanks for...

Got a chuckle out of that.

Hey thanks for the link to your picture gallery there oldoval! Very cool! I can figure out where most of the landscapes are taken, but not all. Great photos!

Ed...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 35,987
Posted By notsofasteddie
Really enjoyed your RR!

Thanks for going to all the work of putting your ride report together! I love to see our part of the country through someone else's eyes.

As a recently retired engineer I can tell you that I think...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 33,979
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks

Thanks for the detailed report and all the great pictures! You're doing a terrific job. I know how hard it is to stop and get pictures while you are riding great roads. Also, thanks for the daily...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,288,899
Posted By notsofasteddie
A Ride with Bob (Ray and Company)

I was listening to that very music just a coupe of days ago blasting down highway 93 in Nevada headed home with my wife after visiting her mom and family. Also, another little coincidence, the day...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 21,141
Posted By notsofasteddie
Just staring at the pictures

Hey Dave and Mike - great job guys! Dave I find myself just staring at your pictures (once again) - keep it up. Enjoying your words and pictures too Mike.

Sorry if you explained it and I missed...
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