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Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 87,406
Posted By jprhode
Sorry for your loss amigo. I made a small...

Sorry for your loss amigo.

I made a small donation to HSPPR in honor of Lola, sidecar dog extraordinaire.

cheers
Jason
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 09-03-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,631
Posted By jprhode
It's quite a pretty section, and both of the...

It's quite a pretty section, and both of the campgrounds along the road are nice and not very busy. Lowlands in particular is noted for lots of wildlife in the area (non-bear type). Here's a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 09-03-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,631
Posted By jprhode
Thanks amigo - dunno if you remember, but we met...

Thanks amigo - dunno if you remember, but we met on the ride in 2010. We passed going opposite ways in the mud somewhere between Como and Hartsel, CO. If I remember correctly your GPS was possessed.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 09-02-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 20,631
Posted By jprhode
Thanks and a few comments

Just wanted to add my thanks for the extremely helpful tracks and planning file. We had zero issues related to routing. In our experience, it would be wise to pay attention to the waypoints...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2013, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By jprhode
Seeley Lake to Bowman Lake and done

Man what a ride. Our last day headed towards the border. We headed out of Seeley Lake towards Glacier. Montana has a lot of lakes. Here's a small one called Red Meadow Lake.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 87,406
Posted By jprhode
Reality show...

Dude call one of those reality show cable channels. Seriously, I dunno what you do for a day job but a guy riding the country on a Ural with his dog in a sidecar would be a total hit!

Great...
Forum: Ride reports 08-28-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By jprhode
Ennis to Seeley Lake

Ran up the highway to Butte, mostly pretty forgettable. Reconnected with the Divide route on hwy 2, which is quite pretty. From Butte we headed up Hail Columbia Rd to the Lowland Campground. This...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By jprhode
Pinedale to Island Park

Headed out of Pinedale and through the Bridger NF on what ends up being Union Pass Rd. Saw a giant bull moose beside the road, no way to get a picture fast enough. He was in some guy's pasture...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By jprhode
Steamboat to Pinedale WY

When you do a ride like this one of the first things you need to decide is why are you doing this? Ride along and enjoy the scenery, adhere to the route, accomplish the goal, avoid pavement, ride...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By jprhode
Salida to Steamboat

Lots of progress today, but not a lot of pictures.

The whole Colorado Springs area got pounded with rain yesterday, and our experience last time with the dirt sections of the route between Salida...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By jprhode
Cuba to Chama

Headed out of Cuba, had a great run for a good long while.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,108
Posted By jprhode
Cal and Jason's Sorta CDR 2013

Hi All,

I'll keep this minimalist since we've ridden most of the Divide Ride before, but we're going South to North this time so it's totally different.

We're starting in Silver City, NM, so...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-08-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
Gila

As usual, ask Google and ye shall receive:

http://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/gila/news-events/?cid=stelprdb5430865

So I guess the question is what parts of Barsum Rd are closed? From nmroads.com...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-08-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
Glad to hear, thanks once again!

Glad to hear, thanks once again!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-07-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
NM section

Anyone ridden the Gila NF and Cuba to Abiquiu sections of the CDR recently? Seems like both of those portions might have been impacted by all the fires in June.

Heading out in a little over a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-30-2013, 09:19 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
All hail BigDog for those initial tracks - I'd...

All hail BigDog for those initial tracks - I'd probably still be somewhere in the Divide Basin without them. That said, I'm damn glad for the work you and Cannonshot have posted subsequently. I've...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-30-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
I ran into a bit of trouble there in 2010 using...

I ran into a bit of trouble there in 2010 using (I think) BigDog's tracks. Dunno if you had the same thing but going south we hit a snag navigating between Ottawa Gulch Rd and Blossburg Rd. They...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-19-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
Perfecto, thanks. I was looking at doing exactly...

Perfecto, thanks. I was looking at doing exactly that but happy to hear the climb out from the river isn't too bad and also that I'm not going to run into some dude's gate. I know there is a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-17-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
Well, I'll be on my GSA so if I don't let you...

Well, I'll be on my GSA so if I don't let you know how interesting it is on a big bike around 8/18 maybe someone can come drag my carcass off the hill.

Is there a good alternative to this section...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-13-2013, 03:30 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
Thanks for the intel. If you made it through the...

Thanks for the intel. If you made it through the northern NM section in the rain you certainly have my respect - those roads turn into greasy snot. We hit the section of trail just south of 64 a...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-26-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 31,975
Posted By jprhode
You like rock but you want new? Check out...

You like rock but you want new? Check out Halestorm. Hot singer, rocking guitar, and sings like a metal angel. Speeding ticket time! Mid afternoon, post lunch sleepy...they'll wake your ass right...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-25-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 31,975
Posted By jprhode
Kickstart My Heart - Mötley Crüe. Careful for...

Kickstart My Heart - Mötley Crüe. Careful for speeding tickets!
Forum: Americas 01-17-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By jprhode
Now we're talking. Will check it out. My riding...

Now we're talking. Will check it out. My riding buddy/stepdad and both our bikes live in SLC, so there are some logistical advantages to this as well.

thanks!
Forum: Americas 01-16-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By jprhode
Thanks, that's what I'm looking for, will check...

Thanks, that's what I'm looking for, will check it out.

Cheers
Jason
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-16-2013, 06:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By jprhode
I have it on my iPad, so it definitely exists for...

I have it on my iPad, so it definitely exists for iOS devices. Both an Express and a Lite version in the App Store, more info on the PathAway website.

Cheers
Jason
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-15-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 878
Posted By jprhode
PathAway GPS App?

Has anyone given this a serious trial run? On the surface it is pretty cool. It can easily load .gpx files, and also easily downloads maps to the device for use when there is no cellular...
Forum: Americas 01-14-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By jprhode
Thanks for the reply. Man I know some of those...

Thanks for the reply. Man I know some of those Utah roads - grew up there. Not all of them though, looks like a hell of a trip.

Following that route exactly probably isn't in the cards as I'm on...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 863
Posted By jprhode
CDR - Alternative to Divide Basin?

Hi All,

I rode the CDR a couple of years ago (most of it anyway - rained out in part of NM) and am planning to do it again this summer.

One part that I really don't care to repeat is the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 02-07-2011, 12:17 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
Technically someone "created" the track by riding...

Technically someone "created" the track by riding it, and then retrieving the track info from their GPS unit. This is a bit of a religious issue, but after doing this last year my recommendation...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-05-2010, 10:21 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
Ah, that explains it - you've somehow turned on...

Ah, that explains it - you've somehow turned on the Schrödinger navigation option...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By jprhode
My friends, we are done! Look, Mexico! ...

My friends, we are done! Look, Mexico!

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i127/jprhode/Continental%20Divide%20Ride%202010/IMG_0212.jpg

Actually, we ended up 100 miles from where we started in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By jprhode
And, here comes the rain again... ...

And, here comes the rain again...


http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i127/jprhode/Continental%20Divide%20Ride%202010/IMG_0188.jpg

Actually we dodged a lot of it, but it was still falling on...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By jprhode
It didn't...the $#@!ing deer and bears are lined...

It didn't...the $#@!ing deer and bears are lined up two by two along the side of the road at this point.

Heading out of Steamboat it was obvious that rain was in the cards for the day. Still, a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2010, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By jprhode
Muchas gracias for all the compliments, and for...

Muchas gracias for all the compliments, and for bothering to read this thing!

Ok, where did we leave our heroes last? Oh yeah, just South of Jellystone...

Definitely one of the highlights of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2010, 11:21 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By jprhode
Hi, Yes, he laid it down gently in some mud,...

Hi,

Yes, he laid it down gently in some mud, because he wanted to test out his rain gear, ok?
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2010, 10:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By jprhode
Mother Nature has my apologies for everything I...

Mother Nature has my apologies for everything I said about her....

We managed to make it out of Dillon around 8am (yes AM) on Thursday. Perfect weather for most of the day. We decided to make up...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By jprhode
That's odd - posted that last night but it didn't...

That's odd - posted that last night but it didn't make it past AT&T until I fired up the pad again. Made it 270 miles to Steamboat, will get some pics up after a few cold beers and dinner.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By jprhode
Hey all, Thanks for the good thoughts - we...

Hey all,

Thanks for the good thoughts - we caught two days of absolutely perfect weather. Camped last night just east of Moran Junction, and tonight just outside Atlantic City, WY. No pics yet...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,371
Posted By jprhode
Mother Nature! Bloody hell, interesting couple...

Mother Nature! Bloody hell, interesting couple of days with plenty of ups and downs. We bid a fond farewell to Lincoln at the crack of 11am after an edible breakfast. I think the rest of the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-26-2010, 11:14 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 135,840
Posted By jprhode
Hi Thus far, zero Zuma trauma in Montana... ...

Hi

Thus far, zero Zuma trauma in Montana...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=602395

cheers
Jason
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