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Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,936
Posted By 1200gsceej
I caught up

On my trips to CO and back I've ridden a number of the (paved) roads you highlighted in your RR. Now that I have seen pictures of your rides over the un-paved passes I've been avioding, perhaps I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 11,936
Posted By 1200gsceej
brief commens

Have only gotten 1/4 of the way through your RR but have comments:
1. your sunflower photo is really seriously good.
2. I've ridden RMNP 4 times now; have been both rained on and hailed on in July....
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 11:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By 1200gsceej
I think you should reserve judgement on the...

I think you should reserve judgement on the "you'll be fine with the sidestand" comments until you actuallly do it, then ride it some and try to park in town in pull-in sport and...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-14-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,243
Posted By 1200gsceej
the micro-switches are sensitive to position

On my 2005 it does not take much to cause the hand guard to rotate "just enough" so that the round ball at the end of the brake lever is touching the inside of the hand guard. Just the slightest...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 38,792
Posted By 1200gsceej
when did you actually go?

Jfman,
So what were the actual dates of your trip?
AK was supposed to have been this year, but life happens; still planning it. Instead, I did Beartooth, Chief Joseph, Yellowstone and Glacier...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 09:37 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140721-Day15-SouthLakeTahoe-to-Home

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/GE15_zps6fa169e3.jpg

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/20140801-162041_zpse2d81400.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140720-Day14-Winnemucca-to-SouthLakeTahoeCA

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/GE14_zpsa09662b2.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140719-Day13-GranvilleID-to-WinnemuccaNV

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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140718-Day12-Kllispell-to-GranvilleID

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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Riding Back West

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/DSCN4598_zps1b00b564.jpg

The glaciers are disappearing - seriously. Make this trip soon!
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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Heading East

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/DSCN4525_zps49023c78.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140717-Day11-GlacierPark

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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Leaving Dillon early in the morning. ...

Leaving Dillon early in the morning.

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/DSCN4467_zpsf3c47396.jpg

This sign helped me find the road.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140716-Day10-Dillon-to-KalispellMT

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Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Earthquake Lake and Ghost Towns

It was approaching dusk. The mountains ahead looked like paintings in shades of blue.

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/DSCN4445_zpsbc9ea7fb.jpg

Then I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Been off on a ride this past long weekend with...

Been off on a ride this past long weekend with Ol'Badger. Here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25140985&postcount=24) is a post of that trip. Now back to this one.
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-24-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,172
Posted By 1200gsceej
Had a great trip

Well, we could not go everywhere suggested, so here is where we did go. What was really evident was the drought - streams were dry, lakes and reservoirs were way down, some had old structures on the...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-17-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,172
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thanks to everyone for your suggestions! :clap ...

Thanks to everyone for your suggestions! :clap
We are off on Friday and plan to have a great time.
-ceej
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Yellowstsone

This is the “S” route I took:

http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/Yellowstone_loop_2014_zps41ee6a8e.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140715-Day9-CookeCity-to-DillonID

The straight line on the track below is in Yellowstone where I packed my GPS away 'cause I was off the bike so much.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Coincidences

Life is full of coincidences – many commonplace, some interesting, and a few seemingly miraculous. We sometimes wonder, “How could that have happened?” I read an explanation once that I thought was...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-12-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,055
Posted By 1200gsceej
contrats!

Me, too. After seeing the video I gotta get out there more!
-ceej
Forum: GS Boxers 09-10-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 22,231
Posted By 1200gsceej
Acetone does the trick

Acetone does the trick
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,172
Posted By 1200gsceej
Where is 6 Mile Canyon?

We are very familiar with 89 (riddden the whole length twice) and 88 and 4 (wow). And I just did the Genoa to SLT road coming back from Colorado. We'll be sure to take the scenic back road to...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,172
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thanks! More questions.

No, we are going to be riding Fri-Mon 19-22. So we'll miss the fast cars. But the steam train sounds interesting. What's it?
Is the ball the same weekend? Ol'Badger does like cleavage. Will it...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Cooke City

The town is perhaps 3 blocks long. The highway is the main drag. After late afternoon you can walk down the middle of the road without any danger. Some houses sit along a dirt road on the north...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
The Beartooth Highway to Cooke City

This is just a great ride (http://www.motorcycleroads.com/75/356/Wyoming/Beartooth-Pass.html); I’ll let the photos do most of the talking.

The Beartooth Range
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Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140714-Day8-Thermopolis-to-CookeCityMT

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Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Thanks, Mark. I appreciate hearing that. As to...

Thanks, Mark. I appreciate hearing that.
As to this RR, there are still Yellowstone and Glacier to come. And a great road through Idaho.
-ceej
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Sunday in Thermopolis, WY

I liked Thermopolis. It had a great feel to it. It’s the county seat of Hot Springs County with a population of 3000. Home to the Wyoming Dinosaur Center and the World’s Largest Mineral Hot...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Sand Dunes and Water

Wyoming has many of the ‘big sky’ characteristics as central and eastern Montana. I found the riding generally wonderful, although I can imagine that the flatter lands and higher winds to the east...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140713-Day7-Boulder-to-ThermopolisWY

20140713-Day7-Boulder-to-ThermopolisWY
http://i32.photobucket.com/albums/d44/cj02139/CJ%20-%20BoulderTrip2014/GE7_zps99dadbf4.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Cry Mea Culpa! (assuming that is how it is spelled)....

Mea Culpa! (assuming that is how it is spelled).
Upon returning home it has been mostly non-stop 'real world' since then. Family vacation. Repairs to the roof. Trip to LA. New landscaping for...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-05-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,172
Posted By 1200gsceej
What's good to ride and see near Reno?

Ol'Badger and I are doing a 4-day weekend in 2 weeks. Mammoth Mountain first night. Then visit Virginia City. Could go from there to Lake Tahoe (north or south). Or could go to Reno and then to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140712-Day6-Camp-to-BoulderCO

I spent a wonderful 5 days in the middle of the Rocky Mountains.

Here's a view from a mountain hike. The late afternoon thunder/lightning storms on that range in the distance were simply amazing....
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Vacation over

Well, I'm back from my week-long family vacation in northern CA. A fine week with good friends, good food, and little that is required to be done. A nice place to recharge batteries. I walked...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Day 5 Photos

North from Cripple Creek

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Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 04:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
20140708-Day5-CrippleCreek-to-CampCO

Another major disappointment. I awoke to grey, overcast skies. Perhaps just low morning clouds that the sun will burn off, I hope to myself, and not an overnight storm. But alas it was not so. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Day 4 Photos

Day 4 – Photos

Mesa Verde is ‘right next’ to Cortez. I was there on the return from my first trip to California (in a car, when I first visited 4 Corners). Spent most of a day there looking at...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,275
Posted By 1200gsceej
Arghhh ... I forgot the photos of the rest of Day 3

Day 3 – more photos

Riding across the Navajo Nation. Underneath this flat plain is a huge block of tilted sandstone similar to that in Zion. How did it get so flat?
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