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Forum: Vendors 08-19-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 129,940
Posted By Kilter
No Problems

I have had the 1 gal tank on the back of my 1200GS for over 2 months. Did a 4000 mile trip to glacier NP plus about 500 miles off-road. I have bounced the heck outta it and have it held on by...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 2,056
Views: 543,719
Posted By Kilter
jstevens on the White Rim Trail, UT ...

jstevens on the White Rim Trail, UT
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/273883274_Ttmbq-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 41,236
Posted By Kilter
Great report. I was reading your RR and thinking...

Great report. I was reading your RR and thinking of taking my 1200GS over the pass to Great Sand Dunes until I saw all that sand. I think I have to think about it some more. :D I hate soft stuff.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 628
Views: 261,139
Posted By Kilter
A small pull-out on the road to Key West, FL. ...

A small pull-out on the road to Key West, FL.
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/328933214_rXN7W-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 42,636
Posted By Kilter
Great ride. Thanks for sharing the pics of the...

Great ride. Thanks for sharing the pics of the coast. I have talked about riding up that way with friends. Now I know I have to do it.

Kilter
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2009, 12:01 AM
Replies: 2,613
Views: 3,313,070
Posted By Kilter
Some of the pics I really like: South of...

Some of the pics I really like:

South of Silver City, NM
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/22363569_WUytD-L.jpg

Central NM
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/22345566_ixJgy-L.jpg

Moke...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 42,636
Posted By Kilter
Great RR. Thanks. I was through that area...

Great RR. Thanks.

I was through that area a few weeks ago. Riding down the east side of the lake was great riding and views. If you find yourself going south from Flathead I found Mountan...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2009, 06:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,620
Posted By Kilter
CooL! Looks like you went through Rocky Mountain...

CooL! Looks like you went through Rocky Mountain National Park via Trail Ridge. That takes you up to 12000 ft.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2009, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,195,306
Posted By Kilter
I can tell you from personal experience; a...

I can tell you from personal experience; a busted tail bone does not add any inches of travel. :fitz
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,620
Posted By Kilter
Mountain time is the best time!!!!:clap ...

Mountain time is the best time!!!!:clap

Mountains? 21 looks great. I just came down 75 through Stanley and it is outstanding.

Great ride report. Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 07-21-2009, 09:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
On to Idaho

We take off south on 93 from Darby. Beautiful weather. Bright skies and cool temps.

http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/577910557_zx9BQ-M.jpg
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Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2009, 09:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,620
Posted By Kilter
Great ride and report. :lurk :lurk :lurk ...

Great ride and report. :lurk :lurk :lurk
Thanks.
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2009, 08:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
From West Glacier we rode south through Martin...

From West Glacier we rode south through Martin City and Hungary Horse. We then took 206 south toward Flathead Lake to catch 35. On the way down we passed fields on Buffalo Grass on the berms of the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2009, 10:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
In the morning we packed up and headed north on...

In the morning we packed up and headed north on 89 from Browning. We were about 15 miles from St Mary and the entrance to Glacier. The road goes through a rolling countryside....
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2009, 09:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Looks familiar. :clap

Looks familiar. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2009, 10:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
The next morning we left West Yellowstone about...

The next morning we left West Yellowstone about 7:AM heading north under overcast skies. We caught the turnoff for 287 and rode the edge of Hebgen Lake going through the Madison Canyon Earthquake...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
If only I had known. I coulda found some...

If only I had known. I coulda found some foreigners and kicked them outta my room! :deal
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
In the Yellowstone Lodge we stopped at the front...

In the Yellowstone Lodge we stopped at the front desk to just check out the rates. The guy said he would see what they had available. Rates were as low as $80. We were intrigued but it turned out...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Yellowstone

In the morning we checked out of the lodge and headed back towards the Moran Junction Entrance Station. As we road west on 26/287 we had a great view of the Gran Tetons. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
24 ft of cord. A Goodnight 425 BiPap. No water...

24 ft of cord. A Goodnight 425 BiPap. No water used for the bipap. Have camping gear of tent, pad, sleeping bag, stool, small butane stove and 2 cups for coffee.

Michael
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2009, 04:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
We then headed east on 41 to 191. On the way we...

We then headed east on 41 to 191. On the way we stopped at a pull over above Gooseneck.
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/577841670_CnHxe-M.jpg

191 is a great road. It goes from views of the res...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Headed north on 191 in the morning. ...

Headed north on 191 in the morning.

http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/577838513_eQVBY-L.jpg

Found we were on a great road. As we climbed from the res near Vernal the road has 10 switchbacks...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2009, 10:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
After passing Rangely we continued on toward...

After passing Rangely we continued on toward Dinosaur.
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/576525990_pxbV7-M.jpg

At Dinosaur we went into the visitor center....
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Yeah. We were on 139 to Rangely. From there we...

Yeah. We were on 139 to Rangely. From there we went to Vernal UT and caught 191. We tooled around the south tip of Flaming Gorge and then continued on 191 to Wyo. Great roads. Will post more...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2009, 08:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Day 3

We got a late start Monday after having breakfast and hanging out with our hosts.

Heading north out of the canyon on 141.
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/574967807_zAVfg-M.jpg

We then...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 28,280
Posted By Kilter
Great report and pics! :wave

Great report and pics!

:wave
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
After dinner we continued up 141. The canyon is...

After dinner we continued up 141. The canyon is beautiful all the way and unique. It is the only canyon higher in the middle than the ends. It is believed to have been the original course of the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 08:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Since our return to Alaska has fallen through...

Since our return to Alaska has fallen through again our goal has been to stay in the Rockies and find roads we have not done before. So far we have avoided all but 36 miles of interstate.

I find...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Coming out of the canyon towards Montrose. ...

Coming out of the canyon towards Montrose.
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/570513843_BGFfP-L.jpg

We hook up with Robert and the three of us head south towards Ridgeway.
This is on 285 looking...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2009, 06:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Thanks aia. Will Try. Hey Gale, we are...

Thanks aia. Will Try.

Hey Gale, we are changing our plans based on your suggestion. Going east to west and then back. Will then go down 2 around the southern tip of the park.

Kilter
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Sunday

Got up at 6. Everything wet from dew. Froze my finger tips packing the tent away.
Made a quick cup of coffee on my trusty butane burner and took off on 112....
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2009, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Things got better as we approached Pagosa...

Things got better as we approached Pagosa Springs.
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/570497894_99Ma8-L-1.jpg

In Pagosa it was warm and kayakers were in the creek. At the Visitor info center we...
Forum: Ride reports 06-25-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Will try shorter. Thanks rockinrog. Ok....

Will try shorter. Thanks rockinrog.

Ok. Will try to complete the first day's posting. I've done it twice already. :mully
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After Ghost Ranch we rolled into Chama wet and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2009, 08:55 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Help

GB- HELP

I have twice spent over an hour posting to this ride report and twice when I hit submit it tells me I am not logged in and whipes out all my work. I am on the road and using a netbook. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2009, 09:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,456
Posted By Kilter
Scenic Byways Tour - NM to Glacier

I originally called the thread the NOT Alaska Tour because once again my plans to go there changed. Last year we tried but ended up in Key West. Shoulda made a left at Albuquerque :wink:

This...
Forum: Vendors 05-07-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 129,940
Posted By Kilter
Mounting on 1200GS

When I got my 1 gal tank I immediately tried to put it on my 1200GS where the passenger seat is attached.
http://abqmike.smugmug.com/photos/530994615_6njPN-L.jpg

Unfortunately it does not quite...
Forum: Alaska 04-28-2009, 09:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 420
Posted By Kilter
Nuked

Nuked
Forum: Americas 04-28-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,848
Posted By Kilter
If you are riding from Denver I suggest taking 70...

If you are riding from Denver I suggest taking 70 west and turn north on the Peak to Peak Highway toward Black Hawk and Nederland. Follow that North and then west to Estes Park. From there you...
Forum: Americas 04-24-2009, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,830
Posted By Kilter
My buddy and I are planning to leave Albuquerque...

My buddy and I are planning to leave Albuquerque on June 13th for AK. This is our second time. Plan to head to Fairbanks an tool around a bit. Not planning to go the Anchorage. Round trip for me...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-16-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 8,520
Views: 1,724,080
Posted By Kilter
I am northeast of Reserve, New Mexico when a cop...

I am northeast of Reserve, New Mexico when a cop clocks me at 92 in a 55 (in a turn).

He asks: "Why were you going so fast?"

I say:" It is a beautiful Spring morning. I am on a great twisting...
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