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Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
Peru-nich and loss

Gene and Neda:
It's been a long way from the "big nickel" in Sudbury, and though I've been mostly quiet and well behaved sitting here in the back, your adventures have been my adventures...
Forum: Ride reports 04-23-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 16,399
Posted By Scootard
Hey Tex; That is one awesome pic of Roebling's...

Hey Tex; That is one awesome pic of Roebling's great erection. It is now my desktop background. Hope you approve. You captured a city which never stands still in mid stride, except for the Stars and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-26-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 1,132,758
Posted By Scootard
The Ridge Road

Molto Spectacularrrrrrrrr! What more can one say? :norton
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 1,132,758
Posted By Scootard
[QUOTE= With the late afternoon sunshine...

[QUOTE=

With the late afternoon sunshine glistening on the pampas grass below:

http://johndowns.smugmug.com/Other/Argentina-2014/i-fzj8G2K/0/XL/IMG_4717-XL.jpg/QUOTE]


Now that...that...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 579
Views: 103,332
Posted By Scootard
Merry Christmas

Jeff:
Your report has been an inspiration. I hope your Christmas was as merry as could be and the coming New Year is Happy, healthy and prosperous..:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
Merry Christmas

Gene and Neda:
I hope your Christmas has been merry, but consorting with the other inmates and coterie at the Shamrock must have been truly epic. May you have a blessed New Year. Ride on.....:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 650
Views: 71,620
Posted By Scootard
Merry Christmas

Kedgi:
By now you and Angele are probably groaning on your respective couches, safely ensconced in a Turkey fueled food coma. Thanks for entertaining me with your ride report. May Your days be merry...
Forum: Ride reports 12-25-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 1,132,758
Posted By Scootard
Feliz Navidades

John, thank you for the Christmas present of seeing you enjoying your Christmas celebration in Colombia. It warmed the cockles of many hearts I'm sure including mine. May your Yuletide be merry and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2013, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
Thumb Border Follies

Since you have done such an excellent job of reportage regarding the border crossing, I think it's safe to say you have moved from Sancho Panza to Neda's Don Quixote, from Pancho to her Cisco Kid and...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
No Soup (KTM) For You!!!

Hang about, that was the Ewan and Charlie show. Scooterchick and I chuckled all the way through (YouTube in Canada) at the folly of taking 2 big Beemers on the Long way, when a couple of 250cc would...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,076
Posted By Scootard
The Hill

I had the good fortune to meet an old logger and contractor from Bella Coola several years ago. We talked about the area and when I mentioned "The Hill" and it's history, he said "I don't mind...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 45,016
Posted By Scootard
Damned Gout

Just had another small bout of gout myself. I know what to do. The doctor recommended the little "blue and white pills". You know the ones. Lights are on but nobody home....? I decided that wouldn't...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,609
Posted By Scootard
If you want to go to the coast, might I suggest...

If you want to go to the coast, might I suggest 50 over the top to Tahoe, (you will love it) then into Truckee and 89 north up to and around Mt.Lassen. This road is in great shape and a joy to ride,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2013, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 1,132,758
Posted By Scootard
Juanito Todos Americas

Hey John:
Almost nothing better than fresh crab you pulled yourself.
If you find yourself with a day off West Linn to Boring, Estacada, Detroit Lake, Salem and back to West Linn via 224/22/99...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,284
Posted By Scootard
California

Hey Grumpy:
California recently modified their traffic laws, and lane splitting is legal now!
:clap:thumb That should help with traffic.....ride on! :ricky
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,384
Views: 1,322,234
Posted By Scootard
C90club.uk SW

Steve:
Check your FB messages-other. Great scoot! :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,006
Posted By Scootard
KTM990 descend and maintain tarmac level,...

KTM990 descend and maintain tarmac level, position vertical, report when crossing poutine and brew....:pynd :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,609
Posted By Scootard
Hey Bob: Don't know if you have this bookmarked...

Hey Bob: Don't know if you have this bookmarked in your phone, but it may come in handy. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 391,247
Posted By Scootard
Gas

Scooterchick and I have used a gas treatment called Seafoam in both bikes with no ill effects. Good for carbureted and injected engines. Available at most parts stores....even Wally World although...
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 06:53 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 23,284
Posted By Scootard
Welcome to the wild west

In yeah? :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 10,006
Posted By Scootard
Hey Dwight: IN :ricky

Hey Dwight:
IN :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 1,132,758
Posted By Scootard
Eh Wot?

Hola Tio:
Sorry to hijack or lojack your thread...Wotnext needs to add his ride report link to his reply so we can follow his hijinks or lojinks.....tile on...or ride on :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2013, 09:18 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,609
Posted By Scootard
Crocs in the wind

Hey Bob:
We have found that riding in the wind in the Great Plains is different than in the Great North Wet where the wind comes in gusts. The wind here is fairly steady so you can ride at a decent...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-29-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 391,247
Posted By Scootard
That is a pelton wheel. The wheel sits in a...

That is a pelton wheel. The wheel sits in a concrete encasement and the water turns the wheel which is connected by a shaft to a turbine (generator).

In British Columbia almost all of our...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 16,609
Posted By Scootard
Hey Bob: I know what it's like to start ramping...

Hey Bob:
I know what it's like to start ramping up for a road trip. The excitement level must be palpable by now, the actual salivating will begin in a few days, and the inability to concentrate on...
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,022
Posted By Scootard
11408 views. Scooterchick and I feel very...

11408 views. Scooterchick and I feel very gratified to be able to contribute. We not only enjoyed riding with you, but our adventures continue. Follow th blog link to see more. :ricky :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 375
Views: 94,047
Posted By Scootard
I had heard that "prior planning avoids piss poor...

I had heard that "prior planning avoids piss poor performance." The planning seems to have worked, because everything is staying attached....yay!
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 12:05 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 294,635
Posted By Scootard
Hahaha. She's probably already stolen your...

Hahaha. She's probably already stolen your shirts, sweaters and if she's a normal kid on more than once, your car keys!!
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2013, 12:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 17,179
Posted By Scootard
Looks like winning!!!! :ricky

Looks like winning!!!! :ricky
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-26-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 391,247
Posted By Scootard
Luckily there's an easy fix for this. Even if you...

Luckily there's an easy fix for this. Even if you can't remember the name of the store you purchased the phone at, look on Google Maps to nail down the location, then Skype them to explain. Have your...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2013, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
Casa El Kidnapo, ah Gene I never get tired of...

Casa El Kidnapo, ah Gene I never get tired of your sense of humour, you should let it out to play more often. Are you sure it wasn't the Hotel Bushwhack, or the Miss Direction Hilton?

I am sorry...
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
Next time you find yourself on a scree field,...

Next time you find yourself on a scree field, also known as a talus slope keep in mind that it will only ever repose to between 30-45 degrees. I have always found the easiest (and fastest) method of...
Forum: Ride reports 01-16-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
Scaramouche Scaramouche can you do the fandango?...

Scaramouche Scaramouche can you do the fandango? Tango? Excellent pics......lovin' the RR. Go G&N :ricky :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 12-20-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 432,936
Posted By Scootard
Pg. 1

Hey Paul:
A little late to the party, but raring to go nevertheless. Happy to be along for the ride, and looking forward to RTW through your eyes. Jumped in from JDowns. :ricky :ricky
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,314
Views: 222,618
Posted By Scootard
Page 1 Lobsters to

Hey Kedgi:
Hopped in from Juanito's Super Sherpa Sojourn. Enjoying his, looking forward to yours. :ricky :ricky IN
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 1,132,758
Posted By Scootard
Another Hanger On

Hola Juan:
Just wanted to know I found your thread following Gene and Neda, and I'm all the way in from the beginning, instead of jumping in mid-thread. I'll be the one clinging to your swingarm and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2012, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
Pony not-so Express

Loved the pics of Mulege and Loreto. We have some friends who speak very fondly of both being more like "the real Mexico" and not so touristy. It's great to see pictures of the area. I just checked...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
WebCast on the Side with StandUp

Really enjoyed sharing some time with you last evening. You neglected to post Mark and Susie's contact info, we enjoy roundness!! We will be that way later next week. I guess you are happy to have a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 1,158,071
Posted By Scootard
Again?

Hey Gene:
I'm sure Neda is thinking, just how long does the rotator cuff take to heal anyway.

I'm sure it's much better than it was, you can probably left your arm to about 90deg. by now, but...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,286
Posted By Scootard
Camera suggestions.

Hey Klav: For several years I have used a Canon Elph, or Sony CyberShot, both around $100 12MP or so. They are fast and easy
to adjust, and fit into a shirt pocket. With an 8GB SD card, and set on...
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