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Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 10-21-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 878
Views: 50,147
Posted By Sir Dave
Gettin Ready!

Any news on tracks/routes?!?!?!?!?
Forum: Regional forums 02-10-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 34,635
Posted By Sir Dave
Plan to do as much riding as time allows. What a...

Plan to do as much riding as time allows. What a great area. We always have a good time at the SLAP....this will be our third year. Looking forward to it!
Forum: Regional forums 02-10-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 34,635
Posted By Sir Dave
Count Me In!!

I will be bringing back the SLAP trophy I won last year for getting stuck BAD two years in a row! (If I could figure out how to post a pic I could give y'all a good laugh and a nice story). Time to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,931
Posted By Sir Dave
Was that you!?!?

Were you stopped by a cattle guard when the GS's went by? If so that was our group. Sorry, we did not mean any disrespect, I know I waved at you and Lary (one "R") gave you a thumbs up. You did...
Forum: Vendors 09-21-2013, 03:28 PM
Replies: 863
Views: 82,205
Posted By Sir Dave
WOW what an awesome adventure!

First I have to say Tony is unreal. Tony's constant attention to detail, updates, emails, and obvious true desire to insure the client has the experience of a lifetime is just tremendous.
Ol'...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-02-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 595,074
Posted By Sir Dave
Thanks for the replies

Thanks for the replies to my questions. I'm sure it has been covered in this thread but I also purchased the insurance from GEOS the search and rescue coordination center which receives your SOS...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-29-2013, 09:43 PM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 595,074
Posted By Sir Dave
got the spot 2 can you help with these questions?

Hey guys..got SPOT2....have some questions:
1. Purchased GEOS SPOT insurance...in the event of an SOS call the costs are covered by having this insurance. This is my understanding..please...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-19-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 595,074
Posted By Sir Dave
Thank you!

Great...thanks everyone...this is just what I needed...the Spot 2 it is...wow...thanks again!
Ride Safe
dave
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-18-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3,546
Views: 595,074
Posted By Sir Dave
Looking your help

Am taking a two week ride in 5 weeks. Long story short between all the other things that go into making sure every last detail has been addressed I have left the SPOT to last. And honestly, I just...
Forum: Regional forums 05-28-2013, 10:06 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 48,793
Posted By Sir Dave
WOW..what a great ride!!!

This was my second SLAP. WOW, what a great time, great ride, outstanding people, wonderful food (and plenty of it), gorgeous facility, cold beer, beautiful weather, and best of all...all the new...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2013, 10:17 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 477,005
Posted By Sir Dave
Making THE RIDE 9/2013

Forever West Crew,
WOW..can't wait to make this ride. Got the tracks from Tony along with a nice long phone conversation with him. What a great guy...I was just in awe for the entire conversation. I...
Forum: Equipment 10-18-2012, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 595
Posted By Sir Dave
search J&M

When I was looking at this setup I was told by J&M they have a filter which will eliminate the static....I would call them...should still be avail.
ride safe
dave
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,370
Posted By Sir Dave
What are You Using for Bike to Bike Communication

Ok...cut to the chase...Been riding a LONG time. Current bike is 08 GSA. Use bluetooth. Love not being connected to the bike...and for those very very seldom times I am ejected it is REALLY nice...
Forum: Equipment 09-28-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,446
Posted By Sir Dave
Thanks for the info...Have Exped SYNMAT...

Thanks for the info...Have Exped SYNMAT 9LW...have not had chance to try it yet but I'm sure it will be great. Question..are you able to get your mat in the sleeve of the BigAgnes? The 9LW shows to...
Forum: Equipment 09-25-2012, 07:51 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 17,446
Posted By Sir Dave
what a relief...I am not the only one!!

What a relief to learn there are other gear crazed inmates out there (called shrink and cancelled my appointment!). I look at gear almost every night, sometimes for hours at a time. It's better...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-04-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,079
Posted By Sir Dave
rx for altitude sickness

Have been to Colorado many times. One of our group is prone to altitude sickness. Take it slow, allow yourself to acclimate to the changes. Drink LOTS of H20, this cannot be stated enough. ...
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 100,198
Posted By Sir Dave
Great Product

My great friend and long time riding bud Lary B. just finished second overall at the recent GS Giant. One of the new pieces of gear he took along on the ride was the Geigerrig RIG 500 (R500). Long...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 59,272
Posted By Sir Dave
Great ride

If possible can you upload the tracks from your ride?
Thanks,
dave
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 59,272
Posted By Sir Dave
That ain't no eskomo!!

That ain't no eskomo!!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-29-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,514
Posted By Sir Dave
More information

Here is a link to newspaper photos of the horrible tragedy.
http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2012/06/27/colorado-wildfires-waldo-canyon-fire-colorado-springs/5732/#more-5732

SO sorry for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 59,272
Posted By Sir Dave
I always take the trash can liners from the hotel...

I always take the trash can liners from the hotel rooms...they are just the right size to slip your foot into and then into your boot.....water will not get to your feet....no way.
dave
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 59,272
Posted By Sir Dave
Dean....be aware of the new law in BC

Dean, wanted to make you aware..BC has apparently passed new riding law which makes it illegal to stand while riding. Cannot believe the stupidity of some politicians but nevertheless you should be...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 59,272
Posted By Sir Dave
I'll make it someday...in the meantime I am...

I'll make it someday...in the meantime I am really enjoying your report and outstanding pics...thanks for the reply...try to stay dry...see ya.
dave
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2012, 08:46 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 59,272
Posted By Sir Dave
Nice!

Really enjoying your ride and pics.
Was lined up to go to D2D and then up the Haul Road two years ago, bought the GSA and all the fixins...then work said, "we can't let ya leave" (after I got the...
Forum: Equipment 01-16-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,027
Posted By Sir Dave
straps

Rok straps are the way to go. They have never failed me, or broken. Kinda $$$ but they are, for me, the best.
dave
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2011, 12:27 PM
Replies: 6,627
Views: 2,629,295
Posted By Sir Dave
mine

Plans are to downsize chair, sleeping bag to down fill, trade air mattress for that high dollar cot, which should eliminate one of the large bags. This setup has me set for a couple days or the long...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 21,230
Posted By Sir Dave
How I roll.

Been wearing this First Gear mesh jacket with liner for a good while. In the Texas summer I have worn the jacket in temps at or over 95 degrees. Not a problem as long as you are moving...when...
Forum: Equipment 12-24-2011, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,534
Posted By Sir Dave
wolfman

Have both..Wolfman is tough bag...if I could only have one I would pick Wolfman.....more choices as to how you tie it down.
dave
Forum: Ride reports 12-15-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 110,158
Posted By Sir Dave
Wow.

Very Cool.:clap
Ride Safe
dave
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 110,158
Posted By Sir Dave
Thanks for a great RR.

I gotta tell you how much I have enjoyed this RR.
I have a very stressful job, in fact Forbes rates my job in the top three as far as stress. Today was "one of those days". SO when I got home...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 389
Views: 110,158
Posted By Sir Dave
I'm in.

Great RR. I don't post much but I just had to put in my two cents. Many have commented on the relationship thing so I thought I would add mine. Been riding for 15 years with the same bunch of guys....
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2011, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,043
Posted By Sir Dave
Wow.

Just sent a pic of your loaded bike to my riding buddies! This past Sept. we rode the CDR (well a portion of it). One of the hot topics was the amount of stuff some of the guys brought along...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-21-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,082,461
Posted By Sir Dave
Last night

Last night on the trail. Got some pie in town, cold beer, a bit of bourbon, big fire, sitting by the Rio Grande with your buds, great times.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-21-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 2,169
Views: 1,082,461
Posted By Sir Dave
Camping on the cdr sept 2011

South of Encampment Wyoming....east of the CDR.
Forum: Regional forums 11-18-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 383
Views: 41,305
Posted By Sir Dave
Be there!

Cabin B reserved for those GS Rats from Texas. Y'all ain't seen nothin yet. Hide your beer and lock your doors!:asta
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 10-22-2011, 08:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,307
Posted By Sir Dave
Thumb Had a blast.

Six of us rode a shortened version of the CDR last month. SIx GS/GSA's picked up the trail in Rawllings headed south. WE HAD A BLAST. The information provided herein is right on the money, up to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 235,121
Posted By Sir Dave
Wow!

Cannonshot,
Cannot thank you enough. Your tracks and waypoints were all we needed for a great trip. Six of us on GS and GSA's, loaded to the max (this was first camping trip for some of the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 544
Views: 235,121
Posted By Sir Dave
Cannonshot, Really working on the planning now...

Cannonshot,
Really working on the planning now as time to leave gets closer. I have a few questions if I could.
-What would you think is a realistic speed average while riding the Colorado portion?...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 544
Views: 235,121
Posted By Sir Dave
Thanks

Cannonshot,
Have read this RR many times over and I, like everyone else, am amazed and so thankful you took the time to document your journey so others may enjoy the ride you took.
My 4 GS riding...
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,295
Posted By Sir Dave
try this

Bought this tent off Overstock.com for MUCH less than posted price on this site. Heavy duty zippers, heavy duty floor, great ventilation, two doors, Heavy duty poles. I am 6'2" and can stand up in...
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