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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 08:39 PM
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Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Hell's Backbone

Rode from Tropic to Boulder, Ut yesterday. Part of the route took us over Hell's Backbone.
Pictures don't begin to do it justice.
On the way up:...
Forum: Ride reports 05-03-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Thanks, that makes sense and clears up my...

Thanks, that makes sense and clears up my confusion with the time here in UT.

We rode from Marble Canyon, AZ to Tropic, UT today....
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Riding the Navajo Nation today. We had to make it...

Riding the Navajo Nation today. We had to make it to the tribal office yesterday before 5 pm to get the permit. Turns out, the Rez does not observe daylight savings time, so its lucky we got there...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Mrs Trip says thanks for the concern. She seems...

Mrs Trip says thanks for the concern. She seems to have recovered to the point where boredom is outweighing any pain and suffering from the injury. She says, "off to Globe!" tomorrow.

Meanwhile,...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
So, a short ways further on, we stopped for a...

So, a short ways further on, we stopped for a snack. We were making good time, and I had swiped a couple of apples from the hotel breakfast. Hmmm...pretty good....
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
So, we headed out about 12:30 -1:00...plenty of...

So, we headed out about 12:30 -1:00...plenty of time to get to Willcox. Its a great ride out Reddington Rd, as it climbs up into the hills...you can look back and see Tucson spread out below....
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
But first, we stopped at the new building for ZMW...

But first, we stopped at the new building for ZMW that Frank has just completed.
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i261/rhodetrip/Mobile%20Uploads/2015-04/20150423_144527_zps24rp4sus.jpg
He met us...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Day 1 The Curse of Redington Pass

We got into Tucson a little after 11:30 pm, after a couple of delayed flights and long layovers. Thats 2:30 am our time...we walked over to the La Quinta Inn...a couple of blocks from the airport. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Yeah, I should have listened more closely to your...

Yeah, I should have listened more closely to your warning. The deep sand section was no big deal...fun as a matter of fact. I should have bailed where the handwritten sign said "total wreck, 3.3...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
This is shaping up to be quite an adventure. ...

This is shaping up to be quite an adventure.
Having a rest day today while Mrs Trip ices the knee. She had a mishap yesterday in a particularly rocky section after the deep sand area of section one...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-25-2015, 09:19 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,511
Posted By Rhode trip
Thanks for the updates. I always take a sign like...

Thanks for the updates. I always take a sign like that as a good indicator. It is along the road, not on it. Shows the landowner recognizes the road as public, and is posting his adjacent property. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Ha, ha Jerry. We had lunch there. Pics are on my...

Ha, ha Jerry. We had lunch there. Pics are on my camera. I need WiFi for those. Had ham and artisnal blue cheese on grilled foccacia, and a Mexican Pepsi...made with sugar not corn syrup, and in a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Thanks! No WiFi at the Shady Dell. Just 50s...

Thanks! No WiFi at the Shady Dell.
Just 50s music on an old fashioned radio...and my phone is dying!!

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Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Rode through Douglas, Az today and I was...

Rode through Douglas, Az today and I was thinking, Damn, should pop down to the Hotel Los Arcos for a bacanora tasting...but no passports with us this trip.


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Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
The rack on Lynns bike broke, so we had to change...

The rack on Lynns bike broke, so we had to change our planned route for today, and found a guy to weld it while we waited. Awesome guy...Merle Phillips, saved our Bacon!!!

PS. We started in...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
As a matter of fact, that's where we are tonight....

As a matter of fact, that's where we are tonight.
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i261/rhodetrip/IMAG0501_zpsfbcrou2h.jpg
This is our suite for the night, the El Ray, from 1957....
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
New Spotwalla page for live tracking.. ...

New Spotwalla page for live tracking..
https://spotwalla.com/tripViewer.php?id=cc8d552be564a64eb&showInfo=yes&showHome=yes&hoursPast=24&fillFactor=100&zoomLevel=10&showWeather=no&units=F
2 days...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-22-2015, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,940
Views: 130,041
Posted By Rhode trip
The Trips go wandering off into the Arizona...

The Trips go wandering off into the Arizona Desert. :huh

Will they make it? :dunno

Find out here, starting tomorrow (or maybe the next day):...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,900
Posted By Rhode trip
I prefer the Mapart atlases for Canada. For some...

I prefer the Mapart atlases for Canada. For some reason, they don't have a regular Backroads Atlas for Quebec, but they have this one:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-19-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 20,117
Posted By Rhode trip
You guys scored ...like the best weather ever for...

You guys scored ...like the best weather ever for a camp and ride.
Wish I could have ridden, but all my gear is in a UPS truck somewhere. :cry
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 963
Posted By Rhode trip
I booked at the Travel Lodge for 5/8 for $58....

I booked at the Travel Lodge for 5/8 for $58. Cheapest by far I could find online...prices were crazy - like $185 night.
Mrs Trip and I will stash our bikes there and fly out on the 9th. I hope its...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11,955
Views: 1,531,086
Posted By Rhode trip
Thanks. That's what it seemed like. I mounted it...

Thanks. That's what it seemed like. I mounted it with an sae plug, so I can easily disconnect there.
Just seems counter-intuitive to me... I mean, the locking mount is useful when the bike is off....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2015, 12:45 PM
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Posted By Rhode trip
Question: The 60cx I had could remain in the...

Question:
The 60cx I had could remain in the mount with the power cord attached, and I could shut it off.
The Montana seems to remain powered up if left in the mount. In other words, I need to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Jeez. What a ton of stuff. ...

Jeez. What a ton of stuff.
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i261/rhodetrip/006_zpsol0tpoxp.jpg

Packed it all up today. Lynn likes to mark on the outside what's in the box....
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Thought of you and Mrs TC when I posted...

Thought of you and Mrs TC when I posted that.:lol3
I see wire spool coffee tables are trending in design circles......
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-14-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,217
Posted By Rhode trip
Aw, shucks. Gonna miss this one. We'll be...

Aw, shucks. Gonna miss this one.
We'll be somewhere along the AZBDR.:ksteve

http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i261/rhodetrip/Mobile%20Uploads/20141230_180832_zpsiq7w1g7y.jpg
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-08-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,940
Views: 130,041
Posted By Rhode trip
that's 3 minutes I'll never get back. :fpalm

that's 3 minutes I'll never get back. :fpalm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-03-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,511
Posted By Rhode trip
:thumbCool. Can't wait to check it out.

:thumbCool. Can't wait to check it out.
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
Less than a month away. I bought airline tickets...

Less than a month away. I bought airline tickets last week to fly to Tucson on April 22, and to fly home from Durango, Co on May 9th. Just have to find our way from one place to another.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-27-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,900
Posted By Rhode trip
Mrs Trip at the end of the Trans-Taiga....

Mrs Trip at the end of the Trans-Taiga. Caniapiscau, QC
http://i74.photobucket.com/albums/i261/rhodetrip/Baie%20James/DSC03325.jpg

The only way to get from Caniapiscau to the Trans-Lab is to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 12,812
Posted By Rhode trip
I'm really enjoying your ride! :thumb

I'm really enjoying your ride! :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-25-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,511
Posted By Rhode trip
There might be a water crossing in there. ...

There might be a water crossing in there.



Too complicated for me. I like maps. A ride around the Northeast and I carry these with me. We'll make a route each night for the next day....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-24-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,511
Posted By Rhode trip
Jerry, that's a very generous offer. I'm not sure...

Jerry, that's a very generous offer. I'm not sure us Luddites could handle it.

8gv, on the advice of my attorney :deal, I have to tell you that there is no guarantee of navigability for the GPS...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-23-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 18,511
Posted By Rhode trip
I wouldn't mind attending a "Basecamp for...

I wouldn't mind attending a "Basecamp for Dummies" seminar, that's for sure. :y0!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-12-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 378
Views: 52,270
Posted By Rhode trip
You're really to be commended, Admiral! I wish...

You're really to be commended, Admiral!
I wish people wouldn't do that either.

I think part of the blame has to go to the towns and cities. Its short sighted to charge to dispose of the tires,...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-11-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 16,984
Views: 10,729,957
Posted By Rhode trip
I don't know if this has been posted before: ...

I don't know if this has been posted before:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/dEOwybriej4" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: EMEA 03-11-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By Rhode trip
"ain't never been there but they tell me its...

"ain't never been there but they tell me its nice" -Joe Walsh

http://www.ace-cafe-london.com/
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 29,744
Posted By Rhode trip
:lol3ha, ha. Tdub. She's pretty darn cute and...

:lol3ha, ha. Tdub. She's pretty darn cute and welcome to photobomb this thread anytime she likes. :D

If it was just me, I might be tempted by one of those slick 250's...I'm more familiar with the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,133
Posted By Rhode trip
:bow Too cool. Looking forward to meeting you....

:bow Too cool. Looking forward to meeting you. :thumb
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-10-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,690
Posted By Rhode trip
:thumbNice. Planning a ride for late April.

:thumbNice. Planning a ride for late April.
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