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Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Finally updated the photo links - they should all...

Finally updated the photo links - they should all work again. Enjoy!

Roddy
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,015,736
Posted By roddy409
I think the wine tasting and winery visits are,...

I think the wine tasting and winery visits are, as someone said earlier, distinctive to your report. I've learned about things I would not have known otherwise, and that's why I read other people's...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7,447
Views: 2,015,736
Posted By roddy409
Wow!

Ok, I finally caught up to you. I was home sick the last few days and read your entire RR up until now. You are doing a fantastic job! And yes, it literally took me two days of reading to get to this...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 246,322
Posted By roddy409
Thanks for reporting in ... we were starting to...

Thanks for reporting in ... we were starting to worry about you guys!

And thanks for posting all that detail as it will definitely help us all in our planning phases. :)

Roddy & Laura
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2012, 05:04 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 246,322
Posted By roddy409
Guys, this is an incredible journey! My wife and...

Guys, this is an incredible journey! My wife and I are watching/reading every minute and hoping you stay safe. Good luck!!!
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 84,828
Posted By roddy409
Really great report. I enjoyed the minimalist...

Really great report. I enjoyed the minimalist style, dirt riding and whiskey drinking. One hell of a combo! Thank you for sharing your trips, and get well soon. :D

Roddy
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-08-2011, 04:54 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,612,489
Posted By roddy409
Eek Three generations in Bonneville

http://www.roddymacleod.com/ADV/04/IMG_6962.jpg

From our 3 Generations RR here (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=726369).

Roddy
Forum: Australia 10-06-2011, 04:59 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,998
Posted By roddy409
Great RR from the past!

Great RR from the past!
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By roddy409
Fantastic! I also watched the NYC marathon...

Fantastic!

I also watched the NYC marathon video and that is *excellent*! Well done.
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2011, 04:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Thanks Nic! That's a great book which my dad gave...

Thanks Nic! That's a great book which my dad gave to me years ago.

What I really like about our trip was that it wasn't easy. Our bikes have no fairings, we slept outside, we rode through the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Thanks... I'm happy to offer a testimonial if...

Thanks... I'm happy to offer a testimonial if they need pushing over the edge!
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2011, 04:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
My daughter is already in college and last year I...

My daughter is already in college and last year I realized my son was not far behind. There's nothing like a deadline to make you realize you've got one or two more lessons to teach before they are...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2011, 04:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Keep pushing! We agreed to the timing one year...

Keep pushing! We agreed to the timing one year ahead of time, so it took some coordination (and resolve) but it has been worth it.

Actually, when I was finished editing the video the other day I...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2011, 01:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Laugh Now available in video form!

I put together a little video of our adventure which I hope you enjoy. Sorry for the lens dust, just try to ignore it! :)


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Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,197
Views: 435,343
Posted By roddy409
Hi Anton.. Just a few quick words of thanks! I've...

Hi Anton.. Just a few quick words of thanks! I've read this RR off and on for more than a year and I really enjoy your photography and writing style. Yours is one of the best stories on here and I do...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2011, 04:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Cool2 On this day we rode from St. Joseph, MO (just...

On this day we rode from St. Joseph, MO (just north of Kansas City) to Nashville. We were still tired from yesterday's race with the bad weather and logged another 600+ mile day and as a consequence,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2011, 03:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Thanks guys! At the time I didn't know if we'd...

Thanks guys! At the time I didn't know if we'd keep having issues with the bike or not, so once we got moving again I wanted to make up some miles from our delays the day before.

We packed the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2011, 03:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Cooke City, MT ...

Cooke City, MT

http://i1368.photobucket.com/albums/ag194/roddy409/IMG_0592_zpsf870e4c3.jpg

http://i1368.photobucket.com/albums/ag194/roddy409/IMG_0604_zps44dc599e.jpg


I tried to convince...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Just as I was beginning to wonder if we'd get...

Just as I was beginning to wonder if we'd get through the entire Park without seeing a Bison we see a number of cars pulled over on the side of the road. "This must be something" I thought as we...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2011, 03:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Dad said it was the best birthday he'd ever had....

Dad said it was the best birthday he'd ever had. I think he meant recently (!) but we'll take it.

As nice as the horses were I'm itching to get back on the bikes. We leave about midday and ride up...
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2011, 06:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
At Idaho Falls we hang a right onto Route 26,...

At Idaho Falls we hang a right onto Route 26, Swan Valley Highway. Before too long we pass the sign for Granite Creek Guest Ranch and drive down the 2 mile gravel road to our resting place for the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
We eventually drove off the salt flats and...

We eventually drove off the salt flats and continued west a few miles to Wendover. There are two parts to Wendover; the Utah side and the Nevada side. One side has casinos and nightlife. Can you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2011, 05:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Hi Edmond.. Yes, he is a huge Maiden fan. It...

Hi Edmond.. Yes, he is a huge Maiden fan. It seemed like 2/3rds of his wardrobe this trip was Iron Maiden t-shirts and he got a lot of approving looks not only for his bike, but also the shirts....
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2011, 08:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,262
Posted By roddy409
Fantastic! And how could the photos be any better?

Fantastic! And how could the photos be any better?
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2011, 03:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Need some fuel because today is Bonneville or...

Need some fuel because today is Bonneville or bust!
http://i1368.photobucket.com/albums/ag194/roddy409/IMG_0176_zps78379b17.jpg

Leaving Vernal we come to a reservoir and the day is absolutely...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2011, 05:04 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Ok now with the 3 amigos on the road together we...

Ok now with the 3 amigos on the road together we decided to make a bee line to Bonneville. The thinking was to get out there as quickly as possible in order to spend some time relaxing and see some...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Right, so now the bike is sorted, let's figure...

Right, so now the bike is sorted, let's figure out where we're going... Here's the actual route map we took which is pretty much what we hand in mind when we set out. My son Donald and I started from...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
Once we tore it down to the frame we had that...

Once we tore it down to the frame we had that powder coated. While that was going on we replaced nearly everything over the next few months and cleaned and scrubbed every part on the bike. Here's a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 06:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
The monkey bars are going into the trash. You...

The monkey bars are going into the trash. You will see in the next post when the bike is done.

Donald just turned 18 in July and got his mc learner's permit shortly thereafter. With it he can...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
After the excitement of Christmas settles down,...

After the excitement of Christmas settles down, we need to bring the bike in to work on it. Mom is excited about that. Let's turn this into a workshop...
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2011, 03:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
So, to get started we need a motorcycle for the...

So, to get started we need a motorcycle for the boy. I decide the best plan is to get a classic from the 70's we can tear down and re-build so he'll learn all the mechanicals of his own, first bike....
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2011, 03:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,069
Posted By roddy409
3 Generations ride to the land of Two Suns - Now with updated photo links!

Hi Everyone.. I've spent countless hours reading trip reports here, so here's my chance to give back a little.

First off, here are the adventurers... from left to right: Donald (my son), Don (my...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-18-2009, 06:08 AM
Replies: 4,430
Views: 203,261
Posted By roddy409
Thanks for putting on the get together last night...

Thanks for putting on the get together last night Joey - it was great to meet you. See you next time...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-13-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,430
Views: 203,261
Posted By roddy409
New to ADV, but glad to see there's a Charlotte...

New to ADV, but glad to see there's a Charlotte group. I'd like to join the meeting Thursday. Please reserve a spot for me!

:1drink

http://www.roddymacleod.com//2009/500w_Erzberg1.jpg
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