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Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Video Summary...

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This...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 62,389
Posted By GaryAK
The Force is strong in this one Obi Wan...

...yes, the adventure spirit resides within her. :norton
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 2,730
Views: 507,421
Posted By GaryAK
Healing thoughts to Ellen...

... and to you both, really - time to get out of this bizarre twilight zone episode.

Geezus - you have established without a doubt you are in a part of the world where there is no criminal...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,603
Posted By GaryAK
Esther rocks!

It's yorn - brutha - thought of you and Alex while writing it, and Esther of course...

Now that our kindred spirit Esther is back on the road, we need to help keep her there - representing all of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Hey Bubba...

Thanks Glen - we thought about you a lot, you would have loved this ride. Just like our old flying days - dodging weather and acting like that's what we meant to do. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 16,603
Posted By GaryAK
Hi Esther, We just got back from our...

Hi Esther,

We just got back from our stateside ADV ride - you posted on it once about Deb's Hawaii stickers on her Pelican cases. We haven't met in person, but we did trade a few PMs this...
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Juneau -> Yakutat -> Whittier -> Anchorage

6/24-25-26/2014 - Walking back to the ferry from the waffle restaurant in Auke Bay, we spotted the ferry M/V Columbia that we sailed from Haines to Bellingham, WA. last year. Back at our ferry,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Yes...

Mike - you are on the mark, truly humbling - a lesson in kindness that means a lot to us. :nod
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Ketchikan -> Juneau, Alaska

6/23-24/2014 - We had a great conversation with one of the crew. Earlier in the voyage after leaving Bellingham, she noticed a solo passenger on deck, looking pretty poor, not having noticed him...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Yep...

...hey George, they mentioned the earthquake and tsunami warning on the ship, but assured us we were fine - sailing in protected waters and all. Interesting how that news traveled through the ship...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
We have a winner...

...Hey Jeff, yep, it's The Landing restaurant, and we agree, good food. :clap

Of the three times we have been to Ketchikan, this was the least rain encountered. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Bellingham, WA. -> Ketchikan, AK. via marine hwy...

6/21/2014 - as much as we enjoy riding our bikes everyday, it is a fun diversion to kick back for a few days and let someone else drive - in this case, the marine hwy to Alaska. Because we...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Sailing day...

6/21/2014 - ...although last night's sunset was awesome!
http://garag.smugmug.com/photos/i-9WJCQtj/0/XL/i-9WJCQtj-XL.jpg

Woke up this morning and the first thing we checked to see if our chariot...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,419
Posted By GaryAK
We found these helpful...

...hi, don't mean to be chiming in on your well planned ride, but we found these items inexpensive and helpful on our long rides:

Super Visor (http://www.super-visor.com) - there is no substitute...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Sequim -> 101 -> 20 -> I5 -> Bellingham (Okay, Fairhaven)

6/20/2014 - We rolled out of Sequim to catch the ferry in Port Townsend at 11:45, but wound up getting there a couple of hours early, mostly due to our slowly gained efficiencies on this ride. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Seaside, OR. -> 101 -> Sequim, WA.

6/19/2014 - Okay, our third time overnighting in Seaside, OR. has lost some of its luster. The first two times, it had a fun, carnival vibe, not so much this time - dunno why. We geared up and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Newport -> 101 -> Seaside, OR.

6/18/2014 - Said goodbye to our friends Terry, Paul, and Tony - and to Newport, fun times. As I've mentioned before, the 101 is a mixed bag - some sections seem like a regular road, nothing special,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Our layover/goof off day...

6/17/2014 -...was a fun respite from the road.

Photo Interlude -

http://garag.smugmug.com/photos/i-BP73J3Z/0/XL/i-BP73J3Z-XL.jpg
Our day started out like this...
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Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Layover day...

6/17/2014 - ...we decided to take the day off and lay over in Newport, OR. for the day. Nice area, we have a hike on Agate Beach planned, a nap, and probably some more goofing off. Riding will...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Crescent City, CA. -> 101 -> Newport, OR.

6/16/2014 - Overall nice day of costal riding. Got up to a nice breakfast at one of our favorite restaurants - the Good Harvest in Crescent City. We rolled out of CC on the 101 North, and the first...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Klamath Falls -> Crater Lake -> Pacific Ocean

6/15/2014 - Chilly temps this morning - 45 degrees at 8am, as we rolled through Klamath Falls and headed for Crater Lake. This being Father's Day and a Sunday, we expected more traffic - and we were...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Oh the high plains of Oregon were fantastic...

6/14/2014 - ...but first, it was an Alaska-like 45 degrees in Burns, OR., this morning, sun shining, and the previous day's winds were gone. Grabbing the hotel continental breakfast, a leisurely...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Judge Bill, Cindy, and Clif - three names that...

Judge Bill, Cindy, and Clif - three names that bring a pleasant pipe-dream smile. Thanks for peeking in on our little road trip. As you've probably figured out, our original plan to see and do...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Hey Kathy! Great for you to pop in...

Hey Kathy!

Great for you to pop in - how are things going in Gambell?

Yes, I am familiar with LD Comfort - good stuff - I wear their bicycle shorts type underwear - have...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Damp but good riding day...

6/13/2014 - ...started out the day with rain, and for the next several hours. Temps in the 40s and gusty winds made it a Gerbings day - nothing like being toasty. :clap We rolled out of La Grande...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Photo Interlude -

6/12/2014

http://garag.smugmug.com/photos/i-fJzPpPd/0/XL/i-fJzPpPd-XL.jpg
Started the morning by hanging out with these guys - Lewiston inmates Miah and Will - great to see you guys again. :clap...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Would you believe NF 39 is closed to snow?

6/12/2014 - ...true story...more in a minute.
Had a good visit with our Lewiston inmate friends Miah and Will - both showed up this morning to bid us farewell - really enjoyed our visit, guys -...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Great minds...

...think alike - course laid in. :deal

Thanks for having our back, George! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Hwy 12 from Missoula to Lewiston - right on!

6/11/2014 - Wow - this has quickly become a favorite ride of ours. Basically, about 100 miles of twists that follow a picturesque white water river as it descends (coming from Missoula) until it...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Hey George...

...great to hear from you again - and thanks for the insight & history - we are big history fans. Looking forward to the route 12.

Oh yeah - those P3 lights are working great, thanks for...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Back to Yellowstone...

6/10/2014 - Had breakfast and another good bonding this morning with Mike and Robert, and we said our goodbyes and went our own ways - so long guys, it was an honor and a pleasure. :wave
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 435
Views: 62,389
Posted By GaryAK
Aw damn... :cry Sincere hugs,...

Aw damn... :cry

Sincere hugs, Leslie...doggers are the best people on the planet.

Gary & Deb
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Another awesome day...

6/9/2014 - ...and a day of extremes and friendship. Woke to a sunny day and fast warming temps - so we ate a big breakfast, knowing we would be on some bucket list bike riding roads today. Commander...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Wet...then awesome!

6/8/2014 - continued - Raining pretty good when we left Gillette, luckily I90 was pretty empty and we found for some reason the left lane had better traction - fewer puddles, 'grippier' surface, etc....
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Weather is still the boss...

6/8/2014 - ...raining pretty good here this morning. in Gillette, WY., and temp is 49 degrees. The weather radar shows a pretty wet system extending quite a ways West, but it is angled so if we can...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Rushmore & Crazy Horse - no where to be seen...

6/7/2014 - ...woke up this morning in Wall, SD. to rain. Plain old rain, no wind, no lightning- just good ole' rain...and 45 degrees. Despite the rain, Wall is growing on us - an eclectic little...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Hot/Cold, the wind and the rain....

6/6/2014 - ...and the day started out so nice. Clear, sunny, and warm this morning as I said goodbye to our new friend Larry. We geared up and were rolling by 9-ish, with Rapid City as our target -...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
You gotta be kidding me...

6/5/2014 - ...so we're off the road holed up in our hotel room, a knock on the door, and a hotel employee explains that if the hotel's tornado alarm goes off, we are to assemble in the most protected...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
The Weather - a bobbin' and a weavin'...

6/5/2014 -

Started out this morning wanting to go north to Hwy 12 - but the rain front up there suggested we stay south. So, we headed south to Hwy. 18, thinking it was going to be a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 21,701
Posted By GaryAK
Like going back to college...

6/4/2014 - ...in fact it was exactly that. One of the things we wanted to do on this ride is visit my alma mater - the University of Wisconsin-Platteville - which was the reason for our past two-day...
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