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Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 313
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Posted By Deanman
In Moab

Hi everyone, I'm still alive and kicking.

So, this morning I hightailed it to downtown Moab, to the local library - but it's closed on Sunday.

But, this lady walking down the street told me her...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Ha ha, I think I have too much shit as it is, but...

Ha ha, I think I have too much shit as it is, but thanks for the suggestion!



Just jump on your bike and do it. Tomorrow. Quit your job, leave your family... :rofl seriously, you can if you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Still going strong!

Hi everyone,

I'm now in Dove City, CO. at a super 9 motel. Sorry no pics, but the $45 room comes with state of the art 1200 baud wifi. :rofl

4 pics to the test gallery took 9 minutes and one of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Back in the race again!

Lots of catching up to do. Last Saturday night, my buddy Lou came to Pueblo all the way from SLC Utah to pick me and my dead bike up. He arrived about 1:30am, and we ended up getting a room at a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,604
Posted By Deanman
Excellent report and beautiful pics so far. I'll...

Excellent report and beautiful pics so far. I'll be following along.

Congratulations again and best wishes for a long and happy future together.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Excellent, thanks! Appreciate your help pointing...

Excellent, thanks! Appreciate your help pointing me to documentation!
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Thanks Reddog. Yes I was really looking forward...

Thanks Reddog. Yes I was really looking forward to the CO sections, but like you say, now have a compelling reason to go back.



Yeah I know. But I like being in the go middle of nowhere. Maybe...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Thanks! Yup, that's the latest plan. Fix it and...

Thanks! Yup, that's the latest plan. Fix it and get back on the trail.




Ha ha. it just burst into flames :rofl
in some ways I'd prefer the 350, and if mine had a start button, probably would...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 24,847
Posted By Deanman
Great job on the ride and report

Hey BHP,

I wish I could claim the stats that you can: zero flats and zero mechanicals. I'm stuck in SLC waiting for a wiring harness for my DR650, and regret that I will miss the best CO sections...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Thanks Animal. Yes, a bit bummed and irritated,...

Thanks Animal. Yes, a bit bummed and irritated, but what are you gonna do? Deal with it and move on.



Yup, that's the plan. I won't do the whole thing, but will attempt to finish it from Moab...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 42 Sat Aug 9 (TAT Day 13)

The day started off great. Woke up early, made coffee, took a shower. I chatted with some fellow campers, and headed out towards the library 2 miles away.

Here is the sign to the campground. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 41 Fri Aug 8 (TAT Day 12)

It was an eventful day.

Tentspace host Rod in La Veta, CO made me not one, but two lattes this morning, as I was calling the Suzuki dealer in pueblo.

The battery had been charging all night,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 40 Thurs Aug 7 (TAT Day 11)

Got on the road at 7:45. Headed to La Veta, CO for a Tentspace stay tonite.

But I have all New Mexico to go first.

The road west
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 39 Weds Aug 6 (TAT Day 10)

Windy morning, got breezier as I cooked steak, eggs. This was to have been last nights dinner.

http://dandms.smugmug.com/TAT-2014/Day-39-Weds-Aug-6-TAT-Day-10/i-KVfdKCG/0/M/P1050893-M.jpg

I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 38 Tues Aug 5 (TAT Day 9)

The bed in the rv was so comfy it was hard to get out of bed.

http://dandms.smugmug.com/TAT-2014/Day-39-Tues-Aug-5-TAT-Day-9/i-CtXcB8t/0/M/P1050845-M.jpg

But a shower, and cool morning temps...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 37 Mon Aug 4 (TAT Day 8)

Nice day. I woke up and had buttermilk pie. (From the Oark cafe) and coffee for breakfast. No pic, but think of pecan pie without the pecans. Only sweeter. Then somehow made even sweeter. I like...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 36 Sun Aug 3 (TAT Day 7)

I was in the right place at the right time to capture a pretty nice sunrise.

http://dandms.smugmug.com/TAT-2014/Day-36-Sun-Aug-3-TAT-Day-7/i-t83NzCm/0/M/P1050769-M.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 35 Sat Aug 2 (TAT Day 6)

I tend to only cook pancakes when I have a way to clean up the mess. So, being in the cabin, pancakes for breakfast again.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
I'm still here

Hi everyone,

Apologies for the long delay posting. Tough to find adequate connectivity and time.

I'm now at my friend Lou's place in Salt Lake City. I will be uploading pics and working on the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 34 Friday August 1 (TAT Day 5)

I woke up early, and decided have pancakes for breakfast. So, I worked on my ride notes, and cooked up some fine pancakes with blueberry flavored craisins.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Hi Bill :clap I think Michele should come...

Hi Bill :clap

I think Michele should come down for the scavenger hunt. I'll try and talk her into it,



Thanks Fong. Yup, lots of unexpected things happening for sure.
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 33 Thursday July 31 (TAT Dat 4)

This morning I decided to go to the library, fixing to get caught up on the RR. That's how one would say it in the South. Fixing to.

Believe it or not,I headed off to the nearby town of Ripley.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 32 Weds July 30 (TAT Day 3)

I did a little better this morning, on the road at 9:30. Again I had to wait for the tent to dry out, it was so soaking wet I kept getting dropped on all night. It didn't rain, but it might as well...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 31 Tuesday July 31 (TAT Day 2)

I woke severel times to drips on my face, and wondered why, as I checked and it wasn't raining. *For some reason the dew was heavy and my tent fly was sopping wet. I waited around for the sun to hit...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
In Arkansas!

You'll be lucky to find anything for less than $20, if you can find a place that even takes tents:huh what kind of campground doesn't take tents? Turns output, lots of 'em!
I have not been...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 30 Mon Jul 28 (TAT Day 1)

Sigh. Another late start. Partly it was because I was slow and dinked around, but partly because Rocket had stayed the night, so he wouldn't get his beautiful bike plastered with bugs. Rick cooked...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 29 Sunday July 27

Today I mounted tires on the bike, cleaned the air filter, and lubed the chain. I also safety wired in the exhaust bolts which I hadn't gotten around to doing the day before.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 04:49 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Yep, meeting (and not meeting but hearing from)...

Yep, meeting (and not meeting but hearing from) so many people is what makes these trips so great, and memorable.



Thanks Jay! I only saw the one you shared on FB so far but I thought it looked...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Thanks! Yeah the 4 wheeled traffic has...

Thanks!



Yeah the 4 wheeled traffic has almost taken me out too, along with a few 4 legged critters.



Thanks baby, I browsed it, but need to jot down those locations. Working on it.
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 28, Saturday July 26

318 curves in 11 miles. That is the tag line for the section of US129 known as The Dragon. It is another famous motorcycle destination, specifically Deal's Gap Motorcycle Resort. It is also a great...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 27 Friday July 26

Today I removed my trick high performance exhaust system, and installed the stock setup. It is heavier and more restrictive, but I must fix the exhaust leak at the head, and I just want the damn...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Thanks! It is a bit of an effort but I know I...

Thanks! It is a bit of an effort but I know I will be glad to have done it. I did a short report in Day Tripping a few years ago about a trip to a nearby Lookout that is gone now, (Kloshe Nanich),...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Hi Vspeed, I have not, but will look into this. ...

Hi Vspeed, I have not, but will look into this.




Hi Scott, yes I'm a lucky guy. Michele has and continues to be a huge help, researching stuff from home, shipping me stuff, and just being...
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 26 Thursday July 24

Getting a really late start today. shower, pancakes, writing up yesterday's notes this morning, it all *took a lot more time than I'd figured, but it's nice here.

Got the cooling vest wet today,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 25 Wednesday July 23

Got out of hanging rock state park about 9am. Not much for the early starts lately.Today I decided to cook up a heartier than normal breakfast.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Ha ha, yeah the only way I can get cold beer is...

Ha ha, yeah the only way I can get cold beer is if I'm lucky enough to find a campsite right away, or if I just get back on the bike after finding/making camp, which I generally don't do. After a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Hey, thanks Harder1! Thanks Lou! Weird...

Hey, thanks Harder1!



Thanks Lou! Weird about the walking taco thing. Maybe it's a viral thing on Facebook or something. And nothing wrong with big crowded metropoli if that's your thing......
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 24 Tuesday July 22

I got out of Jeff's in Norfolk about 9:15. It was warm all night in the tent, and got warmer as the sun came up.

They have pet turtles in the backyard.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
Day 23 Monday July 21

Today I went to the beach.

It was not particularly hot day, but warm enough that I didn't want to clump around in my riding finery, so I was bad and rode down to the beach in my camping pants and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 313
Views: 42,360
Posted By Deanman
I've heard about the famous slippery stream...

I've heard about the famous slippery stream bottoms and to tell you the truth, am a bit nervous about them... but I know how to swim. Ha ha.



Thanks. I'm hungry now too!



Nah, I don't...
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