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Forum: Day Trippin' 02-07-2015, 08:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,804
Posted By jglow
Love your Ride Reports! They are a great...

Love your Ride Reports! They are a great inspiration for the routing on some of my summer trips. Think you'll ever get around to finishing this one up?


Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2015, 02:28 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 40,195
Posted By jglow
Awesome! :clap I think that first picture is...

Awesome! :clap

I think that first picture is about where my bike went off the trail, and tumbled down into the creek/marsh :fpalm. It was definitely an awesome trail though, especially in...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
I am absolutely loving the KTM. I ended up...

I am absolutely loving the KTM. I ended up finding a used 2013 450XC-W (same bike as the 500XC-W, just with a smaller stroke. :dunno). I couldn't stand the idea of buying a brand new $9-$10K bike...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,566
Posted By jglow
Nice job, I'm following along. Can't ever have...

Nice job, I'm following along. Can't ever have too much Utah :evil!



Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,220
Posted By jglow
Awesome story... Lucky :thumb jordan

Awesome story... Lucky :thumb



jordan
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
And how about a Video Wrap for Day 8 :lurk: ...

And how about a Video Wrap for Day 8 :lurk:

Might as well click it into HD and crank it up :strum... It'll have to last until next year :wave!


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Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 8 Lake City, CO to LaVeta, CO (Where the...

Day 8 Lake City, CO to LaVeta, CO (Where the truck was parked)

Everyone seemed a bit frazzled and worn out yesterday night, so since I was up early this morning with nothing to do, I figured Id...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Here is the Video Wrap for Day 7 :lurk: ...

Here is the Video Wrap for Day 7 :lurk:


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Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
End of Day 7

There is nothing like a long way round pavement penalty when you are trying to make some miles :baldy

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-xrvCBpJ/0/XL/GP%20DD7-50-XL.jpg


But...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 07:14 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Thanks HF... Don't know if you even realize, but...

Thanks HF... Don't know if you even realize, but you contributed to the route. I pm'd you over the early Spring, and picked your brain about the Rainbow Trail and The Sangre's... You suggested...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 7 Continued

After filling up the tanks, and grabbing some pizza :dg from the gas station in Naturita...

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-zWVxqCC/0/XL/IMG_3413-XL.jpg


We saddled back up...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 7 La Sal Mountains (UT) to Lake City, CO

Today is the day that my route planning totally failed, but we will get to that when it comes up, although some of you may see it coming :evil


Today will be our last full day on the trail, and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
...And here is the Video Wrap for Day 6 :lurk: ...

...And here is the Video Wrap for Day 6 :lurk:



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Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Hey OLEARY! Thanks for the kind words. And yup,...

Hey OLEARY! Thanks for the kind words. And yup, Lawson is definitely a trooper... All of us have told Lawson many times that we hope to still be riding at this sort of level when we get to his age...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Finishing up Day 6

Thanks everybody for chiming in... Let's see if I can't get Day 6 finished up :cob.



Oh and EBDB (http://advrider.com/forums/member.php?u=27884), you might possibly have the best signature...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 6 continued

In Green River, we stop for gas and lunch :dg.

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-zdJQSRQ/0/XL/P7290255-XL.jpg


We also make a quick stop by the Napa for a new switch for my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 6 - Green River, UT to La Sal Mountains

The little cozy motel was quite nice :snore.

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-dmxfTSm/0/L/IMG_3407-L.jpg


It's amazing what you can do with some storage sheds from The Home...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
And here is the video wrap for Day 5 :lurk: ...

And here is the video wrap for Day 5 :lurk:




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Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 06:48 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 5 Continued

We are working our way up and out of Eagle Canyon

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-P43Rbw3/0/XL/GP%20DD5-32-XL.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 27,391
Posted By jglow
Hey BigDog, glad to see you still showing the Ol'...

Hey BigDog, glad to see you still showing the Ol' WR some love... even with your new Orange Crush :evil.

Haven't ridden too much in Idaho, but looking to get up that way in the future.

Bring...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 5 Green River UT, to Hanksville, UT (the long way)

Lets get this thing rolling again Anyone still there??? :ddog






I slept awesome in our little run down motel, but I was up still up at 6am. So I headed out to loiter in the Lobby, and...
Forum: Equipment 09-16-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 695
Views: 79,526
Posted By jglow
Anybody have a code? Please pm... I will pay it...

Anybody have a code? Please pm... I will pay it forward to the next person :thumb.


jordan
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
We were really hoping to be able to see Dingweed...

We were really hoping to be able to see Dingweed and camp out at his place. I even had the waypoint loaded in the ol' gps :deal,
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 4 Mileage - 249 :thumb And here is...

Day 4 Mileage - 249 :thumb



And here is the Video Wrap for Day 4 :lurk:


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Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 4 San Juan N.F. to Green River, UT

We broke camp and got rolling at a fairly good pace this morning.

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-3Z6bcCf/0/XL/P7270173-XL.jpg


We were on the bikes by 8:30am, heading...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Thanks (to everyone :wave) for the nice words...

Thanks (to everyone :wave) for the nice words about the Ride Report :*sip* -- As I mention every time I do one of these... It's a ton of work, but it's so worth it to possibly inspire other people on...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Thanks Kelley... Yeah, we did have pretty good...

Thanks Kelley... Yeah, we did have pretty good weather in Colorado, but you know as well as I do that, "It never rains in Colorado" :rofl.

Oh yeah... We find something oso-cool on Day 4... Stay...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
I've also never used a damper on my WR, but I'm...

I've also never used a damper on my WR, but I'm sure it would help during the initial hits when riding over big rocks - I've just always been too cheap to invest :dunno.

I'm not sure if Terry has...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
I have a specialty piece of video equipment I use...

I have a specialty piece of video equipment I use to pan the camera while shooting timelapses.... Hold on to your hats :drums...

It's an egg timer from Ikea :huh.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Total Mileage For Day 3: 111 miles Here...

Total Mileage For Day 3: 111 miles


Here is the Video Wrap for Day 3 :lurk:


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Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Finishing up Day 3

Since we were so far behind schedule, and low on energy, we opt to run up the Hwy to Lake City for a proper meal, fuel, and sundries :dg. If we stay on the intended track, we are not due to hit a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 40,195
Posted By jglow
Well... I have no definitive answer for you,...

Well... I have no definitive answer for you, because there probably isn't one - But here's my input.

It all depends on the amount of actual technical trail you want to ride, and speed at which you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
You should definitely consider it... There's a...

You should definitely consider it... There's a whole other world out there that is not accessible by pavement :evil. I hope my ride reports have shown y'all that you don't need to be a super enduro...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
I'm sure 13/50 would of helped some, but I was...

I'm sure 13/50 would of helped some, but I was happy to have the 14/50 for some of the hwy sections.


Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 3 - Continued

The single track across the Mesa was incredible :ricky:ricky:ricky:ricky

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-HqNLttv/0/L/GP%20DD3-16-L.jpg

Pretty easy-peasy riding across here...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
I've read your Ride Reports over the last few...

I've read your Ride Reports over the last few years, and I think about your minimalist traveling every time I'm loading down the bike with too much stuff I "need" :lol3. Every year I do pack less and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 40,195
Posted By jglow
Hey, Thanks for reading the Report... So, yes, as...

Hey, Thanks for reading the Report... So, yes, as Richard mentioned, my suspension had been re-done by WER (Works Enduro Rider). It made a tremendious improvement to the bike. It will never be as...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,071
Views: 281,754
Posted By jglow
ouch:huh! I've never seen a skewer in a toe,...

ouch:huh! I've never seen a skewer in a toe, yikes! Take care little wan!



Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 45,006
Posted By jglow
Day 3: Rio Grande N.F. to San Juan N.F.

Around midnight I remember waking up to the sound of Richard hacking up a lung. It was one of those super deep, ragged coughs where you sorta expected to hear some vomiting going on with it :puke1. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,795
Posted By jglow
nice job on the live ride report from the...

nice job on the live ride report from the trail... That takes a lot of time at the end of the day when you have plenty of other things you need to do. Thanks for your effort :clap


Jordan
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