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Forum: Epic Ride Reports Today, 10:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
4th July 2015 Happy Birthday USA! Had a...

4th July 2015

Happy Birthday USA!

Had a very slow day, pottering around town and doing very little - my last night in Bozeman tonight - got to get reorganised.

The most overused word in the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports Today, 12:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Are Hudson, Studebaker and Dodge all in the same...

Are Hudson, Studebaker and Dodge all in the same group? If they are, what other marques are also in the group? The basic body shape looks good, it's just the trim that differs...

Unfortunately I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports Today, 11:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
I spent ages searching for this yesterday - I...

I spent ages searching for this yesterday - I thought it was probably a 1939 Dodge Luxury Liner - can't see any of the Studebakers with indicators (turn signals) on top of the front mudguards?
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports Today, 11:27 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Yep :thumb ...

Yep :thumb

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/July-2015/3rd-July-2015-Greybull-Loop/i-mfxwkqx/0/L/alfa-romeo-1952-dodge-coronet-1967-dodge-coronet-rt-1967-dodge-coronet-rt-400-L.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports Yesterday, 07:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
As I thought - the truck aerofoils are a fuel...

As I thought - the truck aerofoils are a fuel efficiency modification...

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/July-2015/3rd-July-2015-Greybull-Loop/i-fcFFcrr/0/L/IMG_9767-L.jpg

As much as 6.6%...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports Yesterday, 03:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
3rd July 2015 After a day off the bike...

3rd July 2015

After a day off the bike yesterday - some of which was spent researching the market in dog ice cream - I decide to have a bit of a long distance dash today.

It is forecast to be...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports Yesterday, 02:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
:thumb ...

:thumb

http://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/89086/89086_Side_Profile_Web.JPG
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 08:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
:thumb ...

:thumb

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/June-2015/27-29th-June-2015-Calgary-to/i-8BhQM7w/0/L/3518427557_8c142c1941_z_d-L.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
A bit earlier than that I think - 1972? ...

A bit earlier than that I think - 1972?

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/June-2015/25th-June-2015-Spokane-Valley/i-MKx7vb9/0/L/Olds-Toronado-72-L.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Thanks FP :thumb

Thanks FP :thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/July-2015/2nd-July-2...

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/July-2015/2nd-July-2015-Bozeman/i-RJCWQK7/0/L/IMG_9682-L.jpg

:rofl
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
2nd July 2015 Taking a day off today (still...

2nd July 2015

Taking a day off today (still not 100% over the stomach bug, I think). I'm going to stay here for a few days and do some local travelling - well not really local :D

Plus there's...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 12:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Yep, although it's a 1966 - never anything other...

Yep, although it's a 1966 - never anything other than ugly... :D

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/June-2015/24th-June-2015-Yakima-to/i-CNTKrBD/0/L/1966_amc_marlin_01-L.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Must have been something in their day... :thumb ...

Must have been something in their day... :thumb

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/June-2015/24th-June-2015-Yakima-to/i-8d5JsRQ/0/L/CA7QI9ZJ-L.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
1st July 2015 After several fruitless hours...

1st July 2015

After several fruitless hours trying to get the Wi-Fi to work, I give up and read a book for a while, whilst the air conditioner wheezes asthmatically. I eventually doze off and...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
30th June 2015 I sleep relatively well and...

30th June 2015

I sleep relatively well and I’m up and about at 0800 – or 0900 – I think I’m on Mountain Time…

I load the luggage trolley up and strap it all to the Adv, waiting under the canopy...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-29-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
29th June 2015 So, it was slightly longer...

29th June 2015

So, it was slightly longer then a day off the bike... http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/bluduh.gif

My plan was to do some personal admin, laundry etc - and avoid the heat...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
26th June 2015 Another good night’s sleep. I...

26th June 2015

Another good night’s sleep. I find that I crossed into Mountain Time at some stage yesterday, so everything is an hour later. This means I miss breakfast as I stumble about the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Tom Tom Rider...

Tom Tom Rider (http://www.amazon.com/TomTom-RIDER-Motorcycle-Navigator-Lifetime/dp/B00BHADL3U) :thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 09:04 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
25th June 2015 At last – a good night’s...

25th June 2015

At last – a good night’s sleep. I wake at 0700 feeling well rested for the first time this trip, deal with some emails and then ablute and wander downstairs for breakfast.

I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Yep - and this is what it should look like :D ...

Yep - and this is what it should look like :D

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/June-2015/24th-June-2015-Yakima-to/i-L328Ksh/0/L/Image-L.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Wow - they had colour film back then? :D

Wow - they had colour film back then? :D
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Funnily enough I wondered if they might be - they...

Funnily enough I wondered if they might be - they reminded me of hop fields in Kent - thanks :thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
24th June 2015 I sleep well – this time...

24th June 2015

I sleep well – this time uninterrupted by musicians needing to practice in the early hours. I decide to have a slow start and shuffle about for a bit before deciding to drop into...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
1966 according to the owner (although Schtum on...

1966 according to the owner (although Schtum on UKGSer reckons it's later - or has a later grille fitted) :thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
From ahebron on UKGSer: ...and...

From ahebron on UKGSer:





...and from polecat, also on UKGSer:
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 09:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
23rd June 2015 I manage to stay up until...

23rd June 2015

I manage to stay up until 2200, writing up the day’s journal and doing some admin. I’m determined to power through the jet lag on this trip and forcing myself to stay up until a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
Yep - a 1952, judging by the license plate......

Yep - a 1952, judging by the license plate... :thumb

http://mikeo.smugmug.com/2015/June-2015/22nd-June-2015-Beaverton-to/i-WqXD8Lr/0/L/IMG_8754-L.jpg

Can't be many of them in the USA I reckon...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-22-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
22nd June 2015 I stayed up until about 21:45...

22nd June 2015

I stayed up until about 21:45 local last night and slept well until about 04:30, then dozed until about 0600 before getting up and sorting myself out.

I’d spent much of last...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,261
Posted By MikeO
The Longest Day

21st June 2015

The Summer solstice and the longest day of the year. I have decided to get maximum value from it and my alarm goes off at 03:45.

I stumble out of bed and get showered and...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By MikeO
Got one from eBay...

Got one from eBay (http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/281156329008?_trksid=p2060353.m2749.l2649&var=580217896602&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT) for just under $540 (£350) delivered - also got two dark visors...
Forum: Equipment 06-16-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By MikeO
Still in the market for an XD4 in White XXL -...

Still in the market for an XD4 in White XXL - will be in the USA in a week - anybody know of a good deal? :ear
Forum: Vendors 06-11-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,649
Views: 313,355
Posted By MikeO
:nah So they'd like you to think... :nah :D

:nah

So they'd like you to think... :nah :D
Forum: Equipment 05-17-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,237
Posted By MikeO
Well, it's time to replace the XD3 - anyone got a...

Well, it's time to replace the XD3 - anyone got a steer on a well priced XD4 in the USA?

Delivery would be to Portland, OR...:ear
Forum: Old's Cool 05-01-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8,617
Views: 3,524,075
Posted By MikeO
Just bought a slice of eighties nostalgia off...

Just bought a slice of eighties nostalgia off eBay - going to pick it up on Monday...

http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NDUwWDYwMA==/z/9esAAOSwrklVD8br/$_57.JPG
Forum: Photos 04-01-2015, 11:43 PM
Replies: 7,694
Views: 2,673,433
Posted By MikeO
Nothing says Adventure Rider like a picture of a...

Nothing says Adventure Rider like a picture of a stuffed toy taken inside a car...
Forum: Photos 03-28-2015, 05:41 AM
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Views: 933,676
Posted By MikeO
Long lonely highways? :scratch

Long lonely highways? :scratch
Forum: Airheads 01-27-2015, 11:01 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 19,994
Posted By MikeO
Sorry mate, but those stripes look WAY too heavy...

Sorry mate, but those stripes look WAY too heavy - and too bright a colour... :(

http://renner60.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/R90S/i-DSFWnNh/0/XL/Laguna10-4%20005-XL.jpg
Forum: Airheads 01-21-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,548
Posted By MikeO
Perhaps you could post questions. Posting...

Perhaps you could post questions. Posting statements doesn't seem to be your strong suit... :lol3
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