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Forum: Ride reports 09-21-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 953
Posted By gpskevin
You made it look easy

John and Bill: great job, love the pictures. You all make the ride look easy. No stories of mud or rain, or ????

Any stories with the bear picture?

gpsKevin
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 30,960
Posted By gpskevin
The Return Trip in 2015

Thanks everyone for cheering us on during this ride. This ride was a great way to discover "America Up Close" For me it was a great time with my son just strolling across the USA.
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Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 33,488
Posted By gpskevin
Good Job so far, What I have learned from long...

Good Job so far, What I have learned from long trips is that what you think is important in the first few days is not really how it turn out. We're cheering you on! Good Job
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-23-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 1,242
Sticky: TetS
Views: 111,931
Posted By gpskevin
got the doc for the TetSr4 Thanks again.

got the doc for the TetSr4

Thanks again.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-23-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 1,449
Sticky: Tet
Views: 140,459
Posted By gpskevin
got the doc for the TETV1 Thanks

got the doc for the TETV1

Thanks
Forum: Vendors 11-28-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,412
Posted By gpskevin
How to make Dual Sport Tracklogs using Satellite for FREE

I am not sure that many of you all know how to easily make your own GPS Tracklogs using both maps and Satellites. There are some really easy ways you can do it using Google Maps and some online...
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2013, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By gpskevin
Updates to the Map

As a part of continuing to improve the map I request that anyone that discovers errors in the map or can suggest improvements to the maps please inform me by filling out the suggestion form:

SD...
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By gpskevin
Best San Diego Adventure Ride Maps Ever: In both GPS Maps and Prints

I have long wanted to put together a complete map of all the cool roads and Dirt roads in San Diego County. Well I have and I am just sharing it with everyone for free. I believe in open source,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 33,336
Posted By gpskevin
Advise: Stop Falling

Ok, You guys have been Awesome! Look you put together a great ride plan. I know and have ridden almost everywhere in Utah and I have to say you guys have done a great job. Awesome route, and great...
Forum: Vendors 08-07-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 662
Posted By gpskevin
[B]Colorado 1200 Peaks and Passes: Starts August 25th[/B]

Ride invitation: Yes You
Last call the ride is only 2 weeks away.
Ride starts Sunday 8/25/2013, Still time to join us. This is an scenic style adventure bike ride staying in motels to discover all...
Forum: Canada 08-07-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 545
Posted By gpskevin
BC Railways Adventure Last Call

Ride invitation: Yes You
Last call the ride is only 4 weeks away.
Ride starts Sunday 9/8/2013, Still time to join us. This is an scenic style adventure bike ride with a mix of remote Camping and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2013, 04:30 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 23,810
Posted By gpskevin
gpsKevin got to ride with Mel and Chris

I got to ride with Mel and Chris for a day. Great fun "Kids" we rode some of the Railways. Mel was nervous but did great. Here is a picture of her coming under the highway.
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Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Sunday 7/10 Day 9: Hyder Alaska now! GLACIERS

Today was by far the most beautiful day of the entire trip. We went into Alaska and saw some spectacular glaciers. In the morning we woke up and got ready for the day. The days plan was to go into...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2013, 06:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Fishenough: Thought you both might enjoy this: ...

Fishenough: Thought you both might enjoy this: This is Missy last year on a trip to the Arctic. This was the first time in her life that she saw Buffalo.

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Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
7/9 Day 8: Ride Destination: Stewart

Day 7 started out much better. The rain had stopped but we woke up to a 1.8 degrees C temperature. That’s almost freezing. It was so cold so we got dressed in all our rain attire yet again to ensure...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2013, 06:22 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Fishenough: It is good news when your son...

Fishenough:

It is good news when your son can guess what you are going to say, it means he has listened. Acting on it is a different story. I am always saying that cows have a messed up mind,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Front Tire on the Versys is a Bridgestone TW302...

Front Tire on the Versys is a Bridgestone TW302 Trail Wing Dual Sport Rear Tire. It ran tubeless just fine and the front fender is raised about 1.25 inches.
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Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Friday 7/8 Day 7: Ride Destination: Noralee Resort

Day 7 was quite miserable as we woke up and it was still raining. So we put all our rain clothes on and went for the cold long day that was ahead of us. We encountered yet another moose and stopped...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Mark: Wow thanks, I just wanted to say thanks to...

Mark: Wow thanks, I just wanted to say thanks to you. You are un inspiration to many many riders out here. I have watched your rides for years, I guess about 7 now and find them to be awesome! ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2013, 05:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Thursday 7/7 Day 6: Ride Destination: Quesnel, 250 miles, BEARS, RAIN, and MUD

Today was the best and worst day of the trip so far. This morning started out bright and early. It was a longer mileage day and so we had to leave an hour earlier. Our ride started off a little...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Fishenough: I love this ride with your kids...

Fishenough: I love this ride with your kids stuff. Sidebar: I have a story for you. The summer when my son was 14 he says to me, Dad I don't want to get a job the summer when I turn 16, but I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Wednesday 7/6 Day 5: Ride Destination: Lillooet, Ferry Down

Today was supposed to be our shortest day of riding but we didn’t get started until about 10. (Those of you that were following us on the spot were probably wondering why…?) Well we left the motel at...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Mark: Make me laugh, I think Missy and I were...

Mark: Make me laugh, I think Missy and I were only a couple of day behind you.

Wait until day 6 report where we come across this sign, from you.
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Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Holaday: Wow checked out your posts, Awesome, Who...

Holaday: Wow checked out your posts, Awesome, Who are you? Wow cool, BTW. I get that. Missy started very young, she was still 3 something, by late 4 she could ride her brother, fast.
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Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Tuesday 7/5 Day 4: Ride Destination: Merritt (Tire Change Day)

This morning’s ride started bright and early.

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Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2013, 08:10 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Rich, yes, about 50% of the upcoming Railways...

Rich, yes, about 50% of the upcoming Railways Ride is from the best stuff I found on this ride with my Daughter and some from our trip to the Arctic in 2012...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Monday 7/4 Day 3: Ride Destination: Rock Island

Today we got up and rode a little until we hit the Anaconda Café. There we ate nice big Spanish style omelets. (But they weren’t very Spanish tasting coming from So Cal.)
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Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Sunday 7/3 Day 2: Ride Destination: Midway BC

Great Day, no one hurt!

Starting happy.....?

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This morning we started a little late. We...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
Saturday 7/2 Day 1: Ride Destination: Tulameen

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Today started with a nice warm breakfast consisting of oatmeal and cinnamon rolls from Rod's...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,076
Posted By gpskevin
BC Railways Adventure Ride and to Alaska

Over the next several days I will try to tell the story of our adventure on the British Columbia Railways and Trip to Alaska.

My Daughter, Missy has just graduated from High School. She will now...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2013, 06:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,209
Posted By gpskevin
Can I take a Vstrom on this ride?

Yes, a Vstrom will do great, the Railways ride is scenic not hard riding.
Forum: Vendors 01-21-2013, 10:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,615
Posted By gpskevin
Lanceputnam: There are 6 spots left, good luck...

Lanceputnam: There are 6 spots left, good luck with the wife, I have for everyone's fun just updated the web page, I see people would really like more details about the ride, so I have included a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-22-2012, 07:27 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,209
Posted By gpskevin
Railways Ride Next Summer

Thanks again everyone for your cheering us on during the ride, I have realized that there are a lot of people passionate about riding, and a lot of people that seem to love the Canada part of this...
Forum: Vendors 12-22-2012, 07:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,615
Posted By gpskevin
I do a few different things to make the ride...

I do a few different things to make the ride great, One I don't ride the trail near towns, or private property,(it not the best stuff and you don't need to annoy someone) and I don't ride it on...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,615
Posted By gpskevin
250senuf, thanks I get that, I have worked hard...

250senuf, thanks I get that, I have worked hard to create routes that avoid the non motorized areas, I do find that away from the city's there are still many great sections that are open to everyone....
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,615
Posted By gpskevin
BC Railway Adventure Ride this summer

I wanted to extend an invitation to riders who are experienced explorers and campers. I am hosting a British Columbia Railways Adventure this September 2013.
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Forum: Ride reports 12-21-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,209
Posted By gpskevin
Final thoughts abut the ride

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Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 07:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,209
Posted By gpskevin
Versys Love

Just a side note, We love the Versys, while it is not marketed as an adventure bike, it does awesome, We have 20k miles on it and it has been through tough stuff. Been to Alaska, Mexico, and a bunch...
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 07:02 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,209
Posted By gpskevin
Our Favorite Chair

Everyone loved the REI Camp Stowaway Low Chair (http://www.rei.com/product/765270/rei-camp-stowaway-chair), I had the Kermet Chair but I would buy the REI nowadays
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 22,209
Posted By gpskevin
KLR, The End

The rest of the story of the Kawasaki: We Trucked the bike back home from Seattle and pulled it apart. The damage to the Head was not repairable, so we shopped, not being in a hurry helps a lot. A...
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