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Forum: Old's Cool 10-24-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,214
Posted By Giddy Up
Classic

:D:kboom


Necessity is the mother of invention. . . very funny
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,214
Posted By Giddy Up
Nice

Nice
Forum: Old's Cool 10-01-2013, 08:05 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,214
Posted By Giddy Up
Nice work, man. You've entered whole new...

Nice work, man.

You've entered whole new world.

Glad about the dog.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-04-2013, 08:22 PM
Replies: 358
Views: 51,214
Posted By Giddy Up
Ride the snake, baby

There is only one way to get this bike done before the snow flies:deal: http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xczm9g_ride-the-snake_fun

:D So funny.

The build is looking great. Let me know when I...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 03:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
ADVCoot

Glad you enjoyed the ride report!
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
Talking Gear n' stuff 2 of 2

Helmet: These helmets are loud. However, a decent set of foam ear buds eliminates the noise. I have a pair of Shure ear buds with foam inserts. Real nice. They don’t make my model anymore, however...
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
Gear n' stuff 1 of 2

Bike: (I am not looking to start the next great debate on dual sport bikes or KLR's. Here's my 2 cents worth):deal
The good ol’ KLR 650. This bike will survive the apocalypse along with the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
Portland was a lot of fun and lived up to the...

Portland was a lot of fun and lived up to the Portlandia hype. I highly recommend the Deschutes brew pub downtown. Great food and beers. A huge thanks to Ty and Tara!
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
#2 camping spot of trip

Oh man, this was my #2 campsite on the trip. It was perfect. It was a nice grassy (albeit dry) spot in this narrow canyon. Very Cool. :clap:clap:clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
Smoke

:D .


This valley was filled with smoke from the fires. The fires started to be a common occurrence for the rest of the trip. It was nice to have the texts from Pat about their location in...
Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2012, 08:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
Diamond in the rough

Thank you, GSF1200S, I guess our RR is a diamond in the rough. In response to your KLR question, we will be doing a full gear review at the end of the report. Stay tuned for details!:ear



I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 08:49 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
Here are some more photos from the day. ...

Here are some more photos from the day.

Trails were just slightly wet and really perfect for riding.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/12/09/21/ezy8azaq.jpg

Long and straight. Gavin was flying down...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
Talking Eastern Nevada

I second G's nomination as one of the best days of the trip as riding through Eastern Nevada. After talking with my family in the morning, I was missing my wife and my baby girl. I was / am very ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
KLR Radiator Fan

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Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
:D HA. There were some technical sections of...

:D
HA. There were some technical sections of this trip that I wish I had one of those old 175 2 strokes. It looked like you could toss those bikes around.
Forum: Americas 09-13-2012, 01:43 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Gas canisters on TAT

It looks like you have already left on your trip, however for general knowledge about canisters. I have the same fuel canister. I saw them available in Moab at the camping store near the grocery...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 45,009
Posted By Giddy Up
Cool RR

Subscribed! Can't believe you're doing it 2 up.
Today, for you, is another hard day as Denio JCT to the border is a long day. Stupid sand! We did Mc Dermitt to the CA/NV/OR border area in one day....
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
KLR fix

Just to clarify, before a bunch of the KLR inmates ask how I would reach my fan with the tank on. . . I actually was reattaching my gas lines after putting on all my riding gear, starting up the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
Thumb BLM and camping

We camped every night expect for the two nights in Portland and it was very easy to find BLM or National Forest land for free camping. It is amazing with not much planning, you can find plenty of...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 07:39 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 15,254
Posted By Giddy Up
All of the fellow inmates in here who have not...

All of the fellow inmates in here who have not seen Cycles South, need to watch it. This movie really matched our spirit for the trip. We loved the Long Way Around, however the dudes on Cycle south...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,713
Posted By Giddy Up
Great RR

Thanks for the RR and the pictures!:clap
Forum: Americas 08-01-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Campground Map

Thanks to these guys on their TAT RR: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=478259&page=4
Good RR with some nice photos.
:clap
I found this campground website:...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 50,894
Posted By Giddy Up
Great rr and source of information. I'm leaving...

Great rr and source of information. I'm leaving in a couple of weeks for the western TAT. Looking forward to final write up.
Forum: Americas 07-31-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Thanks, everyone. Good to know about the cell...

Thanks, everyone. Good to know about the cell phone and wifi coverage.
Forum: Americas 07-30-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Got the Maps!

Excited to see the maps arrive over the weekend. Whoa, there is a lot of coordinates to plug into the GPS! :eek1
Forum: Americas 07-26-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Looks like we will be out there with some of you...

Looks like we will be out there with some of you all at the end of August (CO - OR) and I am enjoying the reports. Has anyone found out if there is WiFi in the towns when you stop for gas? I am...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-26-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,185
Posted By Giddy Up
D'Oh! check thier website.

Found it:
http://www.inreachdelorme.com/product-info/inreach-smartphone.php

It works with an Itouch.

:clap
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-26-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 11,185
Posted By Giddy Up
Itouch?

Interested in purchasing the Inreach. . . Does anyone know if it works with an Itouch? I know they have an IOS version which I assume works with an Itouch???
Forum: Americas 06-03-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Nice. We will be 4 days behind you from Denver....

Nice. We will be 4 days behind you from Denver. We only have 14 days, so we may catch up to you?
Forum: Americas 05-01-2012, 10:50 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Great. What are you riding and what is your...

Great. What are you riding and what is your luggage set up?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 12,718
Posted By Giddy Up
Waders and boots?

What do you all do with your waders and boots? Plastic bag? Strap them to the outside?
Forum: Americas 03-04-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,475
Posted By Giddy Up
Great movie

I just stumbled upon it last month on Netflix. Their attitude is the essence of ADV rider. Although it is dated, I think everyone should watch it. They rode some hairy terrain on some old bikes. They...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,507
Posted By Giddy Up
Great book/app for your trip

House of Motorrad,
I just started reading this book on a trip from LA down to the southern tip and back up to Buenes Aires (sp?). I have no connection to this guy. There are some awesome photos and...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2012, 08:24 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Laugh This is real.

Wife approved
Job approved
Family coming into to town to help with baby sitting
It's on the calendar and we leave on August 18 from Denver headed for Oregon and back.
:clap
I am stoked. Who else...
Forum: Americas 02-13-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Thank you. No need for the route. After Caliente,...

Thank you. No need for the route. After Caliente, that would puts us on a good course back to Denver. June Lake sounds nice.
Forum: Americas 02-12-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
That's a great idea to head south on US 1....

That's a great idea to head south on US 1. Surprised, we have not thought about that route. How many days was it from OR to NM?
Forum: Americas 02-11-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Fishing along W. TAT?

Is it worth bringing my packable fly rod and a small box of flies for some evening entertainment? There may not be any fishable water. I have not gotten the maps from Sam, yet.
Forum: Americas 02-11-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Late August / early September, Denver to Oregon...

Late August / early September, Denver to Oregon on the TAT, then slab back to Denver. Maybe through Idaho and Wyoming? Anyone know any good slab routes from OR to CO. We only have about two weeks. ....
Forum: Americas 02-06-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 23,663
Posted By Giddy Up
Looking at a fall start

Subscribed:deal

Edit: from CO
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,494
Views: 412,571
Posted By Giddy Up
Double tag

Nice double tag! :clap
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