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Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Wink First ADV RR

This Ride Report was my first attempt for narrating a long ride on ADV.

I learned that the next report will start after completing the ride since a RR requires time and a solid internet...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
You are welcome! It was another great trip!

You are welcome! It was another great trip!
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thanks Cliff. The idea of using the Drift to...

Thanks Cliff. The idea of using the Drift to take sequential interval shots was Jim's. Most times I prefer this method of capturing the ride more than videos!

Kudos to Jim~Thump! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 9-Pavement return to Clayton

Originally our plan was to spend 4 days riding pavement back to Clayton, NM-where we left our truck and trailer, but we saved some mileage by returning to Battle Mountain, so we canceled/changed...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Day 8-continued

Since there was no gate, we rode through the field along the fence.
http://pygrydr.smugmug.com/2014Folder/2014-Trans-America-Trail-Day-8/i-dcXt9r7/2/L/TL001932-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 8-Eureka to Battle Mountain, NV

After a lackluster breakfast, compliments of the Eureka Gold Country Inn, we headed to the desert.
http://pygrydr.smugmug.com/2014Folder/2014-Trans-America-Trail-Day-8/i-zpCnjsw/2/L/TL001834-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
JJ-I am riding my LTL PYG Sunday. I will loan you...

JJ-I am riding my LTL PYG Sunday. I will loan you my BYG PYG if you want to ride. Email sent. Galen
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
No-Sleep Inn parking lot-email sent your way.

No-Sleep Inn parking lot-email sent your way.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
As Jason, noted, load a 4 gig card-if do not have...

As Jason, noted, load a 4 gig card-if do not have one yet, then limit your tracks to 20 or less and 10,000 waypoints-and I think you can make it work for you.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Gps

Initially I bought a new Garmin GPS 64S for a backup unit to my workhorse Garmin 60CSx unit for when I ride solo, but after familiarizing myself with the 64, it is my primary unit and have not used...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thanks guys! I am glad you enjoy the RR. Days 8...

Thanks guys! I am glad you enjoy the RR. Days 8 and 9 coming soon.

Happy Thanksgiving!
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 7-Baker to Eureka, NV

Our host was gracious enough to upgrade our room to a suite at Hidden Canyon Ranch. She probably felt sorry for us tired looking travelers. I had my own room, complete with a king bed! After a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 46,326
Views: 9,289,461
Posted By PYG RYDR
. Pyg rydr

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Pyg rydr
Forum: Beasts 10-31-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3,061
Views: 602,832
Posted By PYG RYDR
Me too! I tried the PP on my WR250R and did not...

Me too! I tried the PP on my WR250R and did not like them, and sold them. I prefer a solid base for my feet when standing and bought the SW Motech for my TGR PYG-and am happy!
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 6-Salina, UT to Baker, NV

Our route started with a few miles of pavement.
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail/i-VQXLHfm/1/L/TL001231-L.jpg (http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail/i-VQXLHfm/A)

A...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 5-Moab to Salina, UT-Part 2

After lunch-jerky, energy bars, almonds, etc,-we continue into Black Dragon Wash.
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail-Day-5/i-Dq3wGGL/1/L/TL001051-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
We used the tracks purchased from Sam Correro,...

We used the tracks purchased from Sam Correro, the TAT designer.
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 5-Moab to Salina, UT

We left Moab with another day of beautiful weather.
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail-Day-5/i-x6nPzrL/1/L/TL000859-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 4-Silverton, CO to Moab, UT

We expected a long day, so we were up early and were the first patrons for breakfast at 6:30 am at the Brown Bear Cafe. After breakfast, we checked our bikes and the dew from a half-hour earlier,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
You are welcome. Glad you are enjoying our ride!

You are welcome. Glad you are enjoying our ride!
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Hey now Bill, my trailer works just fine for a...

Hey now Bill, my trailer works just fine for a re-furbished snowmobile trailer!
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail1/i-9SzVf46/4/L/1-IMG_20140829_070654-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Day 3-Salida to Silverton, CO

After a downing a micro-waved burrito and gourmet coffee, we hit the road!

A few miles of asphalt south, then onto gravel and hardpack, with rocks, sand, washes and steep ascent. But quite...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 07:30 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
We left them in a parking lot, which was between...

We left them in a parking lot, which was between Hotel Eklund and the Police and Fire Department.

When we returned the truck was fine, but the right trailer fender was bent and appeared to be...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
A SAT is nice if you can afford it. Cell...

A SAT is nice if you can afford it. Cell coverage is definitely spotty and would not count on it if a problem occurs.

My fall-minor sprain on my left wrist and a pull on left foot-but nothing to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 03:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Day 2-La Veta to Salida, CO

After feasting on a gourmet breakfast provided by Sarah, our host, we departed for Salida. This is the first day I used my Drift for pics.

Leaving La Veta-a very small town....
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Day 1-Clayton NM to La Veta, CO

We departed Clayton before 8 am and rode ~55 miles to re-join the TAT. In 2010, we rode from TN to NM and stopped at Long Canyon Road. We stopped for a pic....
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Arrival

We arrived in Clayton, NM Saturday mid-afternoon and checked into Hotel Eklund.
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail/i-rjH9LbZ/2/L/7-tapatalk_1409441223990-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
On the way

Jason and I left Virginia, Thursday, August 28 and traveled to Kingsport, TN, then left for Clayton, NM Friday.

After loading Jim's DR650...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Our Story-take 2!

I started this thread to cover our ride from Clayton to Paradise Valley and attempted to do daily/routine updates. That goal failed! I was either too tired or had limited internet service, or both,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 04:33 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Joe, It definitely the same location. I viewed...

Joe,
It definitely the same location. I viewed your video and wow! You were very fortunate! I guess my bike stalled after getting up on the rock step, but I was ejected to the left and did a roll...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Wink Wayne, You would have fit right in with...

Wayne,

You would have fit right in with this group!

Next year-southern half of CDR!

Galen
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Hotel Eklund, Clayton, New Mexico! Tomorrow we...

Hotel Eklund, Clayton, New Mexico! Tomorrow we hit the Trans America Trail!

Sent from my USCC-C6721 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Departure! Sent from my USCC-C6721 using...

Departure!


Sent from my USCC-C6721 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb You just never know what will fail! :huh ...

You just never know what will fail! :huh

http://24.151.239.178/TATPhotos/IMG_0450%20(Small).JPG

A picture of my BYG PYG getting new rear wheel bearings. Thanks to a collaborative effort by our...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb I am in the middle-earned 60 last month! :D

I am in the middle-earned 60 last month! :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 19,593
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb TAT-Clayton, NM to Paradise Valley, NV

Our plan is to start our ride Sunday, August 31 in Clayton, NM and ride 8 days on the TransAmericaTrail west to Paradise Valley, NV. Then return to Clayton on paved roads.

For this adventure we...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-28-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 176,979
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Love the Silverton/Ouray area! Great sights...

Love the Silverton/Ouray area!

Great sights and mountain passes!

Have big fun!
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-23-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 176,979
Posted By PYG RYDR
Eh? Educational Opportunity

I was curious FFS- http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=FFS

Fixed!
Forum: Beasts 07-23-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 616,069
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Mitas-FYI

I wanted to try a E-07 Dakar on the rear, and sought out a source here in the states. I found Kevin and Jill, who run http://kandjracingsolutions.com/ They placed an order months ago with Mitas,...
Forum: Beasts 07-18-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4,469
Views: 616,069
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Nice! How about a pic from behind looking foward?

Nice! How about a pic from behind looking foward?
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