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Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,898
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Thanks guys. Nice report and some great...

Thanks guys. Nice report and some great pics:clap:clap:clap. I think I will add this ride to my list in the Fall. Thanks again.

Dave
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,511
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Great video

Great video Casey!:clap:clap:clap At one point (during the Bannack scenery) I was a little concerned about the company you were keeping.:yikes

Let me know if you manage to get down to Moab and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
I would have thought that being a KLR owner, you...

I would have thought that being a KLR owner, you would have more interest in lawn mowers:poser
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
OK. So now we are riding Baja, Spain,...

OK. So now we are riding Baja, Spain, Portugal......Sounds like we should be buying some Powerball tickets:rofl:rofl. If I win, I'll take you for an extended ride around Australia as well:deal.
Forum: Ride reports 11-10-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Thanks Tony for all your help. We obviously had a...

Thanks Tony for all your help. We obviously had a great ride:wings.

Dave
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
990's or possibly 1190's:evil

990's or possibly 1190's:evil
Forum: Vendors 11-08-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 26,494
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Hey Andrew, I'm in for a fat bastard size...

Hey Andrew,

I'm in for a fat bastard size blue jacket:rofl. Do you still have any Mefo / k60's?

Cheers,

Dave
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
:rofl:rofl:rofl Yeah, this is an area of our camp...

:rofl:rofl:rofl Yeah, this is an area of our camp technique that needs a little more focus.:deal

Me thinking......Baja or UBDR, CDT, COBDR LOOP????:evil
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Thanks Mate. Your pics are amazing - as I have...

Thanks Mate. Your pics are amazing - as I have said before, you have some talent with a camera! Next time we ride together, you take the pics, and I'll put all the lies into a story:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 02:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Summary

The Route:

The Heart of the West Adventure Route is an absolute must for those looking for a new and really interesting adventure in the west. IMHO, this route goes down as one of the great...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Thanks for all your help Q :bow It was great...

Thanks for all your help Q :bow It was great meeting you too. Let me know if you need any riding partners on one of your next big adventures. Perhaps we can repay your hospitality if you are ever in...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Thanks InTheMuck. Obviously the weather is the...

Thanks InTheMuck. Obviously the weather is the deciding factor. I would think that late June would be good - it might not be too hot out in the desert, and hopefully all the high passes would be...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 11 - final day

Day 11. Rawlins, WY to Steamboat Springs, CO.
240 MILES

After a good night’s sleep, we got packed up and headed to the restaurant for a quick breakfast:dg. It was pretty cold, and I think we all...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Hey Casey, I must admit that my note taking...

Hey Casey,

I must admit that my note taking is somewhat lax on these rides:1drink. I usually start off well for the first day or so, then I just get into the ride and focus on staying alive:lol3...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2013, 06:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
DAY 10 - Battling the storm

Day 10: Big Sandy, WY to Rawlins, WY
230 MILES

We woke up and had a fairly leisurely start to the day. I was very relieved to find that it had not rained overnight, and I would not have been...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
That would be correct:rofl:rofl

That would be correct:rofl:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 9

Day 9: Jackson Hole, WY to Big Sandy, WY
190 MILES

Our group was ready around 7.30am and we headed into town for breakfast. Casey B had decided that he wanted to continue his ride alone and had a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
That's it for a few days everyone. There's too...

That's it for a few days everyone. There's too much snow around here, so I'm off to the desert for a few days on the Thumper:wave.

Play nicely now:feelgood

Dave
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 8

Day 8: Gravelly Range, MT to Jackson Hole, WY
210 MILES

It was a pretty cold and wet night, and we awoke to another very cold morning:vardy. Frost on all our gear convinced us that we should...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
.................edit................................

.................edit.................................
Btw, what's up with this pic? ...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 7

Day 7: Idaho Falls to Gravelly Range, MT.

We packed up, said our thank you’s and good byes to Questor, and were on the road by about 8am:clap:clap. Casey B was scrambling a little, not used to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 05:22 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 6

Day 6: Grays Lake – Idaho Falls
120 miles

It got pretty cold overnight – which wasn’t helped by the fact that I did not put the fly on my tent:doh. We started up a fire and huddled around until...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
It seems that he copped so much crap about it, he...

It seems that he copped so much crap about it, he bought a new suit as soon as he got back:rofl I told him that the old suit would look good on my blow up.....friend.:wink:He didn't mention whether...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 07:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 5

Day 5: Wendover NV – Grays Lake State Forrest, ID
370 MILES

Anthony and I got up early and went down for breakfast to meet up with the other guys at 7.30am. Ironically, Phil, who was always the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 4

DAY 4: Simpson Springs, UT – Wendover, NV
260 MILES

At around 4.30am I was rudely awoken by the incessant sounds of Phil wandering around the camp making as much noise as possible:asshat. He...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Hi Pete, As you will see, we had a really...

Hi Pete,

As you will see, we had a really great time:deal. I received your message while we were riding - sorry I didn't get back to you.

Dave
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 3

Day 3: Hoop Lake to Soda Springs.
250 miles.

I woke up as the sun came up happy to see that my well used MSR Hubba Hubba tent had survived a fairly rough night of heavy rain, lightning and high...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Rancid Aussie......amorous advances - glad to see...

Rancid Aussie......amorous advances - glad to see you are still drinking heavily:freaky

Thanks for adding your usual color to the dialogue Phil. You did neglect to mention, that despite carrying a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 2

DAY 2: Echo Point to “Excellent Camp” by Hoop Lake, UT
225 Miles


I awoke early at the sound of tents rustling, and popped my head out of my tent to see Phil already starting to pack up. “How...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Hi Casey, Yeah, I know. I have been a bit...

Hi Casey,

Yeah, I know. I have been a bit slack in getting this RR going:cob. It was great riding with you Your photo's look awesome!

Dave
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Day 1

Day 1: Aspen to Echo Point.
231 miles.

I rolled my bike out of the Dave Cave at 7am and warmed it up – ready for our latest 2 week adventure. I said my good byes to my family:wave – who are by...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,233
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Hi John, Yeah, we ran into our fair share of...

Hi John,

Yeah, we ran into our fair share of mud as well, but like you, we considered ourselves pretty lucky - a day earlier or later here and there and we could have been in trouble:eek1.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 13,456
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Heart of the West on five LC8'S

Preamble…amble…amble…waffle.

This whole thing started like so many other hair brain ideas, around a campfire. It was early November, 2012. My buddy Anthony and I had been riding dirt bikes hard...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2013, 11:21 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,233
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Great RR:clap. Thanks for sharing it with...

Great RR:clap. Thanks for sharing it with us:freaky. I was part of a group of 5 990's riding the same route this Fall. I think we were about 3 weeks after you guys. Hopefully I can start my RR this...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-18-2013, 07:55 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,651
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Hi gtdsrider, Great talking to you over the...

Hi gtdsrider,

Great talking to you over the weekend:wave. As discussed, Anthony and I would love to meet up with you guys when you swing through Aspen / Crested Butte. Hopefully we can join you on...
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 67,341
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Hi Byways, I'll email you today:deal. I'm getting...

Hi Byways, I'll email you today:deal. I'm getting more excited about this trip every day. Only 6 weeks to go.

You are right. That bike was pretty new then, but after 40,000 odd miles (including...
Forum: Vendors 06-05-2013, 07:43 PM
Replies: 788
Views: 67,341
Posted By Tragic Overlander
July 2013

Hi Byways,

A couple of crazies and myself:norton are looking for a 2 week ride in late July / early August this year. Your route looks like an excellent idea. Nice and remote, lots of flexibility,...
Forum: Orange Crush 03-07-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,821
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Sorry for the late reply. This work thing really...

Sorry for the late reply. This work thing really affects my lurking. Anyway, the left side tank guard I have is the KTM Hardparts unit. Part #60012068100.
PM me if you want me to send it to...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-28-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,821
Posted By Tragic Overlander
I had a similar crash last October just out of...

I had a similar crash last October just out of Moab:eek1. Hit a deer around 70mph. I did walk away, but was not quite as lucky as you - dislocated shoulder, broken finger, torn rotator cuff, a few...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-02-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 71,651
Posted By Tragic Overlander
Hi CJ If you have any problems with...

Hi CJ

If you have any problems with shipping, you can ship some stuff to me and I can bring it up to Steamboat. PM me if you need a hand. Of course like with all things around here, I can't...
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