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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-23-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 318,007
Posted By notsofasteddie
Merry Christmas!

Happy New Year too!

You are the man! I'd say you wanted that Versys off the mountain pretty bad to saddle up and ride down those switchbacks in the morning. Any ice on the roads in the shade? A...
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 98,237
Posted By notsofasteddie
You are the rock stars of ADVrider

Thanks Matt and Kelly for putting this together. You guys are the rock stars of ADVrider! You guys have such a huge group of loyal fans, it's wild.

Great entertainment all the way around....
Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,190
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks Dave - for a lot of things!

Thanks for all the great words and pictures. You do have a way of seeing life and letting us see it from your perspective and I love it. And thanks for reminding how lucky I am to live so close to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-19-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 318,007
Posted By notsofasteddie
My hat's off to you!

Wow, riding a bike in Vegas is way more dangerous than anything you do out in the sticks on the TW or WR!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 318,007
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Spot!

That sure looks like a great spot down by the river! Great way to spend the day with your dad. Enjoy the warmish weather. It looks like you guys will have a pretty nice week over there. Compare this...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,190
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks Dave

Great pictures and great story. I love how you guys are getting along!

Highway 12 from Hatch to Torrey is such a great ride. Great curves with a few different types of incredible scenery to enjoy....
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4,081
Views: 2,034,392
Posted By notsofasteddie
Another door opens

Hey Noah, thanks for all the words and pictures. As a retired engineer I can tell you that you won't regret doing what you've done here, and doing it while you still have your youthful enthusiasm,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-16-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,190
Posted By notsofasteddie
National Park Service

QUOTE: [What's with the Ranger's scrutiny of your park passes??? I'm accustomed to just being waved through.] QUOTE

For what it's worth - maybe it's just in this part of the country but since I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 33,968
Posted By notsofasteddie
That'll teach me to miss catching your report for a night

Quote: [Earlier I promised to explain that last photo.]

Thanks for the explanation on the night ride photo. Your one creative guy. I'd never have noticed that left leg edit if you hadn't mentioned...
Forum: Ride reports 11-04-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 343
Views: 79,190
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Job!

Thanks for taking me along on the ride and for your insights and inner workings.

I love that Sunset Crater/Wupatki road. It has some special memories for me that you stirred up. About 8 years ago,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 33,968
Posted By notsofasteddie
Loving it! and some Bristlecone trivia

As always - great pictures Dave and great routes that I can look forward to. I love that part of the country.

For the Bristlecone trivia part - the oldest Bristlecone Pines are in Great Basin...
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 33,968
Posted By notsofasteddie
I get in from the beginning - alright!

Thanks Dave - always a pleasure to see another one from you! I saw the post where said you were getting it ready and I've been waiting.

It just makes my fall pictures I've been taking seem so,...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 90,113
Posted By notsofasteddie
Ely's other businesses

Just don't go and partake of too many of the cheapest drinks in town at those establishments on the west end of town. The only thing that's changed in the 40 some years since growing up there is that...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 25,527
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks you guys!

This has to be one of the most enjoyable Ride Reports I've read! You guys are great! Hey Al, you may not have written much for a long time, but you have the gift. I'll bet you're a kick in the ass to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 90,113
Posted By notsofasteddie
Amazing!

You just surprised a bunch of people that didn't think you could do those passes. I would guess you're not used to being swayed by people telling you that you can't do something. That probably has a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 15,565
Posted By notsofasteddie
Enjoyed the report!

Great seeing this country with someone else's eyes! I was in the NAPA in Ely, Nevada two days before you. I imagine the young man in there was puzzled when you asked for an 11 mm "spanner". He was...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 20,733
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Report! Great Pictures! Sad Dave!

Thanks for all the work putting this together! I know you're enjoying it to some extent, but it's still a whole bunch of time and effort involved. Thank You!

I've got a question (and if you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-30-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 318,007
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great to have you back!

Great to see you posting again. One of these times we'll be able to get together over your way.

Ed
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,547
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Report!

That was a great ride report! Don't know how I missed it last fall, I spend some time most every night reading through ADV reports, especially when they get close to home. My Sunday morning ride last...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,909
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks Again!

Great report, great pictures, and I really appreciate all the detail of each day's routes.

You two saw more of the best of this country than most US citizens do in a lifetime (including me). I'll...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 25,975
Posted By notsofasteddie
I heard recently that IMS has a 3.0 gallon tank...

I heard recently that IMS has a 3.0 gallon tank for the 09-current bikes, but I have not confirmed that. If I was looking for a big tank for one of them, I would check into that option. [/QUOTE]
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Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 25,975
Posted By notsofasteddie
Fantastic Trip

Thanks for all the work to put this report together. You can be really proud of your boys and of yourself. Selling the ST1300 was a really unselfish act and shows you have your priorities straight.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-07-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,234,468
Posted By notsofasteddie
I love it!

[QUOTE] Put the KLR on the hitch carrier and have your 300 pound buddy ride shotgun to keep the front end of your jeep on the ground. Problem solved. [QUOTE]

Way funny!

How about this - a 1997...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,234,468
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thank You John!

Thanks for getting back so quick!

My situation is that I can't keep the KLR and get the KLX too (ensuring the domestic tranquility as they say). I was riding the KLR around today and thought "man...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,234,468
Posted By notsofasteddie
Yeah, but

My problem is I can afford a contractor or a bike but not both. I'll be glad to buy John all the pizza and breakfasts he can handle if he manages to come through Page at some point, but my retirement...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,234,468
Posted By notsofasteddie
KLX 250 Thoughts

Hey John, now that you had a few days and a bunch of miles on a KLX, what to you think? I know that you mentioned you were going to need more than 2 gallons of gas. Any ideas on what tank option you...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 33,682
Posted By notsofasteddie
You're doing great!

So, let me get this right - the trip odometer should show 547 miles for the day, and you hit a top speed of 73 mph, on a loaded 350 cc machine. There's nothing wrong with your progress today for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-24-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 318,007
Posted By notsofasteddie
Got a chuckle out of that. Hey thanks for...

Got a chuckle out of that.

Hey thanks for the link to your picture gallery there oldoval! Very cool! I can figure out where most of the landscapes are taken, but not all. Great photos!

Ed...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 32,815
Posted By notsofasteddie
Really enjoyed your RR!

Thanks for going to all the work of putting your ride report together! I love to see our part of the country through someone else's eyes.

As a recently retired engineer I can tell you that I think...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,909
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks

Thanks for the detailed report and all the great pictures! You're doing a terrific job. I know how hard it is to stop and get pictures while you are riding great roads. Also, thanks for the daily...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4,757
Views: 1,234,468
Posted By notsofasteddie
A Ride with Bob (Ray and Company)

I was listening to that very music just a coupe of days ago blasting down highway 93 in Nevada headed home with my wife after visiting her mom and family. Also, another little coincidence, the day...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 18,278
Posted By notsofasteddie
Just staring at the pictures

Hey Dave and Mike - great job guys! Dave I find myself just staring at your pictures (once again) - keep it up. Enjoying your words and pictures too Mike.

Sorry if you explained it and I missed...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 31,909
Posted By notsofasteddie
Glad you're enjoying this part of the country!

Thanks for all the work going into the report and for the excellent pictures. It's great to see this part of the country/world from different sets of eyes.

If you think the tar snakes are bad on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,141
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks for the info!

[QUOTE]: "I am glad your enjoying the report, Utah is a fantastic state, low percentage beer not withstanding!
It was the King Creek Campground, and I believe it will be $13 in full season."[QUOTE]...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,141
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Pictures and Story

Thanks for going to the trouble of posting up the pictures and story. Your doing a great job with it!

I am thinking about heading up around Bryce/Hatch area in a couple of weeks (I live in Page)....
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2014, 10:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,251
Posted By notsofasteddie
Hatch - Name of River Running Company

Hatch River Expeditions has their name on the roof of their warehouse. They are located by Cliff Dwellers Lodge / Lee's Ferry Anglers (near Marble Canyon).
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 48,368
Posted By notsofasteddie
Enjoy the Summer!

Dennis, it sure doesn't seem like it, but it's been almost 3 years now since I walked up to you and your dad at that gas station in Ely, Nevada as you were doing the TAT (before you headed off for...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 318,007
Posted By notsofasteddie
Great Pics

Hey there! Next time you're over this way (Page) let me know and the lunch or dinner (or whatever) offer still stands. Thanks for showing off some pretty country that we've got around here. Lot's of...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 49,423
Posted By notsofasteddie
Thanks Dave

I followed along on a few of your rides and and I really appreciate the stories you tell.

Almost 6 years ago, my wife and I took a "road trip" in a new vehicle (not a bike). We visited her/our...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-28-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1,380
Views: 318,007
Posted By notsofasteddie
Mt. Wilson area

Thanks for the pictures of the ride up around Pioche! Looks like "home" for sure - even though I've lived somewhere else about twice as long as I lived in the Ely area growing up.

Did you hear...
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