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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,258
Posted By KYMike
Great teaser photos! Looking forward to more.

Great teaser photos! Looking forward to more.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Dave!

Dave, I can't thank you enough for all you've done. Please know that I really appreciate it. I hope we can ride together again some day!

A few post-ride comments...
Total miles: 3,819 indicated...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Hey Questor. I'm sure you and Dave will get to...

Hey Questor. I'm sure you and Dave will get to ride some of these roads in the near future.

Also, I had read your latest RR the night before leaving on this trip. The next day we rode past the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
I've already posted a few, but here's several...

I've already posted a few, but here's several more of Dave capturing those awesome photos! He puts in the effort both during and after the ride.

While visiting Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
An early start indeed! It was 1:30am as I was...

An early start indeed! It was 1:30am as I was setting the alarm on my iphone for 5:00am. It would be a short night.

The depression in the rocks was a great spot, once you dismissed any fear...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
I followed Dave on our short stint on the...

I followed Dave on our short stint on the highway...

http://images1.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp93232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv7647%3Dot%3E2334%3D%3A%3A9%3D963%3DXROQDF%3E27%3A67%3B%3B37%3A249ot1lsi
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Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Ladybug. I forget the cost of my meal, but...

Thanks Ladybug. I forget the cost of my meal, but it was worth it. You need to splurge every once in a while, especially on a trip like this.
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Nice job Dave! That was a great day of riding. ...

Nice job Dave! That was a great day of riding.

We did get stopped once...can you see the hold up?

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Dave's Day 7 Quote (actually a short conversation)

I don't remember exactly which day this was...........

Dave: You need to counter-steer.
Mike: What's that?
Dave: Didn't you learn that in the Motorcycle Safety Course?
Mike: I didn't take that....
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Dinner was NOT that yummy, but the views were...

Dinner was NOT that yummy, but the views were awesome!

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
This photo reminded me of something... ...

This photo reminded me of something...

Dave picked some of the curviest roads I'd ever been on. I was amazed at the number of times my boots came in contact with the road. Maybe it's the way...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Dave on the move!

http://images1.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp93232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv3529%3Dot%3E2334%3D%3A%3A9%3D963%3DXROQDF%3E27%3A5%3A883%3B7249ot1lsi

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Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
I was glad Mattole Rd. was at the start of the...

I was glad Mattole Rd. was at the start of the day instead of the end. To end on that would have been a real downer.

[QUOTE=dave6253;24514372] Mike practices shootin' on the move.

I was...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
A few more shots around town. ...

A few more shots around town.
http://images1.snapfish.com/232323232%7Ffp93232%3Euqcshlukaxroqdfv9735%3Dot%3E2334%3D%3A%3A9%3D963%3DXROQDF%3E27%3A57%3B5925249ot1lsi

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Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Well Dave, after seeing your pictures, mine look...

Well Dave, after seeing your pictures, mine look like crap!

Here’s a couple of the master at work.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Great pictures Dave! Here’s some of Dave...

Great pictures Dave!

Here’s some of Dave capturing those great shots.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Haha Dave, the V-Strom is ugly. I’m a big boy, I...

Haha Dave, the V-Strom is ugly. I’m a big boy, I can admit it. Although it’s gotten better looking over time. Not sure if it’s the bash plate and crash bars I’ve added, or it’s just grown on me. I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2014, 04:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,445
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Mark & Peg! I want to do some...

Thanks Mark & Peg!

I want to do some exploring in Eastern KY next. Too bad about the camera, but at least the pie survived (well, for a little while).

I laughed at the hoodie. I have a mint...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Day 5 We started our day with a hot...

Day 5

We started our day with a hot breakfast - oatmeal. Our stealth campsite came with a built-in table.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
I may have my days mixed up, but I think we...

I may have my days mixed up, but I think we stopped at McDonalds between passes. It was the site of one of Dave's funnier quotes.

Dave's Day 4 Quote: "From this angle your bike doesn't look...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Back up - Day 4 Continued… That was an...

Back up - Day 4 Continued…

That was an awesome campsite. I took a morning photo before we broke camp.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Sorry folks, I'm a little behind. I'll load my...

Sorry folks, I'm a little behind. I'll load my Day 4 photos tonight.
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Just look at the curves on that map. This was a...

Just look at the curves on that map. This was a great day of riding.

I enjoyed some of the older structures.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
OK, technically that was Day 3. I didn't...

OK, technically that was Day 3.

I didn't keep track of the daily quotes. As we got to know each other, I made a joke that Dave had a funny quote almost daily. I should have written them down. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Dave’s Day 2 Quote: “Why didn't you wake me up?”

Dave’s Day 2 Quote: “Why didn't you wake me up?”
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Kings Canyon was one of my favorites. I’m not...

Kings Canyon was one of my favorites. I’m not sure I’d ever heard of it before, and was not disappointed.

I always enjoy a curvy road following a river, and this place was full of scenic...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
Not much to add. I followed Dave and...

Not much to add.

I followed Dave and enjoyed the lack of traffic (at least for a while)…
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
I really enjoyed the changing terrain. The hills...

I really enjoyed the changing terrain. The hills were golden and we had the roads mostly to ourselves....
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 11:14 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
You’re doing a fine job Dave! Boy those tacos and...

You’re doing a fine job Dave! Boy those tacos and bacon cheeseburger look pretty good.

This was the simplest campsite I’ve ever had. Easy to tear down.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 04:43 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
As we leave Phoenix, the picture taking begins....

As we leave Phoenix, the picture taking begins. Dave using one of his two tethered cameras…
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 9,658
Posted By KYMike
My pictures won’t compare to Dave’s, but I’ve got...

My pictures won’t compare to Dave’s, but I’ve got several to choose from. I’ll throw one in every now and then.

Dave is correct, we really didn’t know each other. He was a tremendous resource in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-04-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,479
Posted By KYMike
Yup...........I'm ready! :clap

Yup...........I'm ready! :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,941
Posted By KYMike
Little Wan beat me to it. I was going to say this...

Little Wan beat me to it. I was going to say this reads like a RR that Mad Max would write.

I'm guessing if your list went on, it would be:
- Water
- Fuel
- Food
- Hot Spring
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-12-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 523
Views: 29,766
Posted By KYMike
[QUOTE=mbabc;24148738] That way we can sit at our...

[QUOTE=mbabc;24148738] That way we can sit at our computers in our underwear, drink beer and pretend we're riding our scooters....

Thanks Mark. I needed a good laugh today!
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 311,016
Posted By KYMike
I saw that as well. Looks great! Makes we want to...

I saw that as well. Looks great! Makes we want to get out there.
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 311,016
Posted By KYMike
Yup, that's it.

Yup, that's it.
Forum: Thumpers 05-06-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 311,016
Posted By KYMike
Over 10 hours of 70+ mph on the highway this...

Over 10 hours of 70+ mph on the highway this weekend. The mighty XT handled it with no issues. :rofl

...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,264
Posted By KYMike
I had great time with sieg & Linda leading John...

I had great time with sieg & Linda leading John (StickDaddy), Casey, and me through the beautiful Missouri countryside. My off-road experience is growing (first the LBL200, and now this). Who knew...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-29-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 16,264
Posted By KYMike
How are you guys doing "water wise" with all this...

How are you guys doing "water wise" with all this weather? I looked through last years posts, and seemed like quite a few high water situations....
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 21,793
Posted By KYMike
Thanks Cannonshot. I've been enjoying both the RR...

Thanks Cannonshot. I've been enjoying both the RR and the history.

Here's a close up of Devil's Jump taken from the front of my canoe. It's supposed to be a portage, but many people try to float...
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