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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-06-2012, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Alvingee43
Monument Auction

ULYSSES Bids for the ranch that holds the historic Monument Rocks chalk formations have reached $8.5 million.

Bidding for the 12,900-acre Pyramid Ranch in Gove County was scheduled to end Aug....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-20-2012, 04:00 PM
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Views: 571,538
Posted By Alvingee43
Sod Buster you were a great inspiration to me to...

Sod Buster you were a great inspiration to me to travel Kansas and the Smoky River!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2012, 06:20 AM
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Posted By Alvingee43
Rock Hunting Along the Smoky Part 2

It wouldn't let me put all this in one post so this is part two. I took this trip last summer!
Castle Rock is on private property but people are allowed to come in. It is not very accessible except...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-18-2012, 06:17 AM
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Views: 571,538
Posted By Alvingee43
Rock Hunting Along the Smoky

I headed west Thursday morning on I-70 to go rock hunting. As I entered I-70 at Auburn road the fall colors were worthy of a picture.<br />
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Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By Alvingee43
I followed your Newfoundland adventure. Great...

I followed your Newfoundland adventure. Great looking rig!:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-23-2012, 05:24 PM
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Views: 571,538
Posted By Alvingee43
Rock Hunting Along the Smoky

I made a trip along the Smoky last year.
http://alvingerstner.blogspot.com/2011/10/rock-hunting-along-smoky-river.html
Forum: GS Boxers 06-23-2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,326
Posted By Alvingee43
I have a 2005 GS and have had no problems with...

I have a 2005 GS and have had no problems with mine. I now have 51,450 miles on the odometer. If you were closer I would sell you mine! I bought mine used with 10,000 miles. $12,000 sounds a bit...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-07-2011, 09:04 AM
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Posted By Alvingee43
I think you just burned it to take these fabulous...

I think you just burned it to take these fabulous pictures! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-07-2011, 08:07 AM
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Posted By Alvingee43
Old Pictures in South Dakota

A friend sent me a link to these pictures and I think you will find them very interesting!
http://blogs.denverpost.com/captured/2011/02/23/from-the-archive-frontier-life-in-the-west/2713/
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2010, 05:07 PM
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Posted By Alvingee43
Here's some from the Cowboy Trail I took two...

Here's some from the Cowboy Trail I took two years ago.
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Forum: Americas 12-20-2010, 07:53 AM
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Views: 79,242
Posted By Alvingee43
This is a great thread. I have read it all over...

This is a great thread. I have read it all over the past several days. I plan to make this trip sometime in June. I will post my travel on ADVrider. I have gained much usable information from all...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-16-2010, 02:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,025
Posted By Alvingee43
I have a 2005 GS and have had the Happy Trails on...

I have a 2005 GS and have had the Happy Trails on for 30,000 miles with no problems. Dropped it once in Alaska and no damage course it was in mud. I am completely happy with mine.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-12-2010, 02:47 PM
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Views: 571,538
Posted By Alvingee43
Made a trip to the Merrill Ranch where I worked...

Made a trip to the Merrill Ranch where I worked 30 years ago. Its still very beautiful and is located 38 miles southwest of Medicine Lodge KS. A few pictures.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-25-2010, 07:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,225
Posted By Alvingee43
I went in and looked at all the pictures of this...

I went in and looked at all the pictures of this trip. They are really amazing. It looked like a great trip. How do you get the map to show up with your pictures? I use Picasa for my pictures...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2010, 08:22 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 24,531
Posted By Alvingee43
Loving your ride report. So how far is it from...

Loving your ride report. So how far is it from Goose Bay to Port Hope Simpson? Those would be the only places to fill with fuel correct? It looked like you had a fuel can with you.
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 110
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Posted By Alvingee43
:clap I heading up there next year so I am...

:clap I heading up there next year so I am following along with your adventure. Hope to pick up some tips! And not tip overs!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-31-2010, 05:48 PM
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Views: 571,538
Posted By Alvingee43
I really like this one. Some where in...

I really like this one.

Some where in eastern Wyoming south of the Medicine Bows

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Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2010, 06:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alvingee43
Thanks Tor. It should be pretty in the fall with...

Thanks Tor. It should be pretty in the fall with the trees turning.

Abentenerfahner I read of your three adventures going to Newfoundland and Labrador solo and then to Alaska and Labrador with...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alvingee43
Cloverdale, IN to Home June 11th

I left Cloverdale at 6 AM Central time since I was awake and wanted to try and beat the heat.&nbsp; The continental breakfast started at 6:30 Eastern time so I had some breakfast before heading...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alvingee43
Moorefield, VA to Cloverdale, Indiana June 10th

I left Moorefield about 7:45 and arrived in Cloverdale at 5:15 so that is my 8 hour day. I made 546 miles and went from West Virginia to Maryland, to West Virginia, to Pennsylvania to West Virginia...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alvingee43
Roanake, VA to Moorefield, West Virginia June 9th

I started out the day by getting lost.&nbsp; I sure miss Lola.&nbsp; Can't live with them and miss them when they are gone.&nbsp; I wanted to get back to the Parkway without going all the way back...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 10:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alvingee43
Fletcher, NC to Roanoke, Virginia June 8th

Another great day to ride with temperatures mostly in the 70's and no rain.&nbsp; Today was rather bland compared to yesterday.&nbsp; It was not quite as pretty as further south but there was a few...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alvingee43
Athens,TN to Fletcher, NC June 7th

The room in Athens left a little to be desired but I guess for $43 what can you expect?&nbsp; First thing the ice maker didn't work so I went to the office to inquire if there was another and he said...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alvingee43
Natchez to Tupelo June 5th

I made this trip in June 2010 from June 3 to and returned home June 11.

The morning started off with a downpour but I was still at the motel.




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Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 07:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alvingee43
From Russellville, AR to Natchez, MS-June 5th

I had another good day to ride although it did get up to 93 for a short time. By the time I got to Natchez it cooled to the low 80's due to rain showers which I managed to miss. I guess that is...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,400
Posted By Alvingee43
Riding the Natchez Trace and Blue Ridge Parkway

I left Topeka June 3rd about 8:30 and headed south on highway 75 to Yates Center then headed east on US 54. It was a great day to ride with temperatures in the 70's until noon. I went through Gas,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-23-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 571,538
Posted By Alvingee43
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-22-2010, 01:55 PM
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Posted By Alvingee43
Took a ride through the Flint Hills of Kansas and...

Took a ride through the Flint Hills of Kansas and took these pics.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-01-2010, 01:42 PM
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Views: 571,538
Posted By Alvingee43
Those are great pictures. Thanks for...

Those are great pictures. Thanks for posting.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2010, 02:08 PM
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Views: 169,908
Posted By Alvingee43
Boy it sure looks a lot different in the winter.:D

Boy it sure looks a lot different in the winter.:D
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2010, 06:27 PM
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Posted By Alvingee43
Thanks Sodbuster. They are pretty tame compared...

Thanks Sodbuster. They are pretty tame compared to yours and some of the others on the site. I received my book I ordered today the "Trails of the Smoky Hills". I believe you suggested it and it...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 2,414
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Posted By Alvingee43
For a real treat travel to all 105 counties in...

For a real treat travel to all 105 counties in Kansas and take a picture of the courthouse. I traveled over 4,000 miles to accomplish this in 2007. This is Thomas county in Colby, KS.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2010, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,414
Views: 571,538
Posted By Alvingee43
These were taken in the Flint Hills Southwest of...

These were taken in the Flint Hills Southwest of Topeka, KS.
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2010, 07:08 AM
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Posted By Alvingee43
Just found this thread a couple of days ago. ...

Just found this thread a couple of days ago. There are many great pictures posted here. This one is not great but shows the plains west of Pierre, SD on my way towards Sturgis last June. It was a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2010, 09:26 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 87,362
Posted By Alvingee43
Nice looking truck. I see the chipmunk...

Nice looking truck. I see the chipmunk survived!:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2010, 04:41 PM
Replies: 595
Views: 169,908
Posted By Alvingee43
Looks much colder than in June last year. ...

Looks much colder than in June last year.

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I am enjoying your trip.
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 87,362
Posted By Alvingee43
Wow! Glad Mark wasn't seriously hurt. My first...

Wow! Glad Mark wasn't seriously hurt. My first trip to Alaska was in 2003 on a Yamaha Road Star. While riding in the rain, I hit the front brake and immediately began sliding down the road. I slid...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,948
Posted By Alvingee43
While reading the ride report Yukon Alaska Bound...

While reading the ride report Yukon Alaska Bound by Cage Free from North Carolina I found the name of a rider in one of my pictures. It was his brother Mark and I met them in Coldfoot, AK on the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 87,362
Posted By Alvingee43
Great ride report. I went the same route as your...

Great ride report. I went the same route as your group while in Canada and Alaska and was about a day behind you. I met you in Coldfoot on your return from Deadhorse. Here is a picture I took of...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2009, 10:43 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 87,094
Posted By Alvingee43
Thanks for the great posts. Sorry to hear about...

Thanks for the great posts. Sorry to hear about your layoff at Boeing Wichita but glad you can continue in Washington and hopefully retire soon.

You asked about how many miles I traveled when I...
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