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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,707
Posted By Ol Man
Enjoying your story. Very well written. I have...

Enjoying your story. Very well written. I have been lucky to have ridden many of the roads you were on riding my motorcycle and my motorhome. I too enjoy taking off all by myself. I also enjoy the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-24-2015, 07:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Ol Man
Here ya go: ...

Here ya go:

http://soajeep.com/trail-maps-conditions/trail-conditions/
Forum: Ride reports 05-18-2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 21,576
Posted By Ol Man
When you go to Vegas, also go to Boulder. Totally...

When you go to Vegas, also go to Boulder. Totally different vibe and a neat little town with some nice restaurants. We like to stay at the El Rancho, which is a nice clean 50s style motel and walk...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,622
Views: 766,731
Posted By Ol Man
Scunnered

Never heard that word before, so did a Google:

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=scunnered
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 3,851
Views: 799,458
Posted By Ol Man
I looked on the above web site and expected to...

I looked on the above web site and expected to see an organized welcome home celebration......guess they just don't have it posted yet.

What a wonderful adventure and I have enjoyed following...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-12-2015, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 380
Posted By Ol Man
Rode it a couple of weeks ago. No issues.

Rode it a couple of weeks ago. No issues.
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,296
Posted By Ol Man
What a wonderful trip. You guys are really...

What a wonderful trip. You guys are really enjoying the adventure.
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-29-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,498
Posted By Ol Man
Nice video. Looks like you are using some sort of...

Nice video. Looks like you are using some sort of electric panning device. How long was your adventure?
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 05:32 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 33,383
Posted By Ol Man
Done. Seems like a great group to support.

Done. Seems like a great group to support.
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 88,166
Posted By Ol Man
I am sure you will want to get a picture at the...

I am sure you will want to get a picture at the sign where Forest Gump turned around near Monument Valley. It is noted here:

http://mstecker.com/pages/mvapproachroad.htm
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,799
Posted By Ol Man
Enjoyed your video. Nice editing. Isn't it...

Enjoyed your video. Nice editing. Isn't it amazing fun to ride the beach?
Forum: Americas 04-21-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 674
Posted By Ol Man
You will also want to take the highway following...

You will also want to take the highway following the Kern River north, all the way to Springville. One of the nicest motorcycle rides in the state, with more twistys than you can imagine.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 855
Posted By Ol Man
No ocean. No stream. No fishing. But if the...

No ocean. No stream. No fishing. But if the weekend is right, you can be there for some racing and find a campsite:

http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/parks/lagunaseca.html

A lot of the camping is on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 9,259
Posted By Ol Man
Ratman, did you ever meet Granville King on your...

Ratman, did you ever meet Granville King on your Mexico adventures? I always looked forward to his stories:

http://www.fourwheeler.com/features/129-1202-february-2012-trails-end-editorial/
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,099
Posted By Ol Man
We rode it on Monday and did not have much...

We rode it on Monday and did not have much traffic.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Ol Man
Sherman Pass

Called the Kernville Ranger Station today and they said it should open to traffic on Monday. Bummer. We had planned to ride it on Sunday.
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 22,830
Posted By Ol Man
Well done. Wonderful adventure.

Well done. Wonderful adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 24,136
Posted By Ol Man
L & C, thanks for this great report. I loved...

L & C, thanks for this great report. I loved reading of their adventures as a kid (I am 70) and always thought it was an amazing adventure. As an adult I have had the opportunity to visit some of the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By Ol Man
Thanks for the link. A little more knowledge is...

Thanks for the link. A little more knowledge is good. They need to change the first paragraph; they closed the Barstow restaurant a couple of years ago.

I go through Amboy a number of times each...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 21,975
Posted By Ol Man
Stephanie has the nicest smile. I enjoy her...

Stephanie has the nicest smile. I enjoy her report.........and this one also.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,684
Posted By Ol Man
I tried to take that section of 66 from Mountain...

I tried to take that section of 66 from Mountain Springs to Amboy on Sunday. I wondered why the closure. Thanks for the pics.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 608
Posted By Ol Man
Roy's has gas

Stopped in Amboy yesterday, but did not buy fuel or talk to anyone. It has been a while since they have had gas.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-20-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,058
Posted By Ol Man
I have a Nexus 7 and it pretty much takes a 2 amp...

I have a Nexus 7 and it pretty much takes a 2 amp cigarette adapter to keep it going.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,915
Views: 1,609,352
Posted By Ol Man
Once again, thanks for keeping up your RR. I...

Once again, thanks for keeping up your RR. I really enjoy your adventure and your pictures.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 45,720
Posted By Ol Man
Has anyone ever had anything but a nice time at...

Has anyone ever had anything but a nice time at Alfonsina's?

Thanks for the report folks.
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 45,720
Posted By Ol Man
I always thought that if Steve McQueen was still...

I always thought that if Steve McQueen was still alive he would have been a wonderful spokesperson for us in the OHV community and that we would not have lost so many riding opportunities.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,684
Posted By Ol Man
Actually, White Sands National Monument is a...

Actually, White Sands National Monument is a pretty neat place to visit:

http://www.nps.gov/whsa/index.htm

And depending on your timing, Cloudcroft is in the mountains outside Alamagordo and is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,305
Posted By Ol Man
Hmmm....I absolutely love mine. Guess that is why...

Hmmm....I absolutely love mine. Guess that is why there are so many choices available to us.
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 48,505
Posted By Ol Man
This is just amazing.

This is just amazing.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 45,720
Posted By Ol Man
I have not ridden in Baja in 20 years, but riding...

I have not ridden in Baja in 20 years, but riding on the beach was always a highlight. If you have never done it, it is something you want to do. We had a group of guys from work who went down there...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,646
Posted By Ol Man
I am enjoying your report. Kudos to your wife for...

I am enjoying your report. Kudos to your wife for joining you.

You just touched upon many of the neat things along our coast. You should come back and spend about three times the time you did...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By Ol Man
This is a competition map from the AMA District...

This is a competition map from the AMA District 37 web site and are mostly places all can ride:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?ie=UTF8&om=1&msa=0&z=8&hl=en&mid=zW0_pCLXQysk.k7ikH5Q5I-ss
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-26-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,287
Posted By Ol Man
I had cleared the caches this past weekend. It...

I had cleared the caches this past weekend. It has taken a couple of reboots and it seems to be working. That is the experience my friend had also. I plan to ride to Needles Fri/Sat, so we shall see...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 23,902
Posted By Ol Man
.....and then.... Great report. You...

.....and then....

Great report. You obviously lived. :freaky
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-25-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,287
Posted By Ol Man
An update. I purchased a Belkin dual usb charger...

An update. I purchased a Belkin dual usb charger for $25 and this keeps the Nexus at full power, at least for the 2 1/2 hours I ran it. I think that problem is solved. This was twice the price as the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-24-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,287
Posted By Ol Man
Some of the folk in my Jeep club have been using...

Some of the folk in my Jeep club have been using a Nexus 7 for GPS. A couple of weeks ago I bought one. I use RAM mounts and have used it on my Goldwing as well as my off road rig. It fits well on...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,648
Posted By Ol Man
Wonderful trip. Absolutely great photos. Great...

Wonderful trip. Absolutely great photos. Great adventure for sure.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 38,526
Posted By Ol Man
It is the Federal Government that has the...

It is the Federal Government that has the requirement.
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 318
Views: 85,693
Posted By Ol Man
Wonderful, wonderful photography!

Wonderful, wonderful photography!
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 110,027
Posted By Ol Man
What does Rebecca use the saw for?

What does Rebecca use the saw for?
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