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Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 15 - Lethbridge to Edmonton, AB (503km)

- Packed up and blew home. Just took the QE2 all the way ... nothing worth posting.

Post Trip Analysis:

Total Milage: 6,155 km
Total fuel: 265.4 litres
Average fuel economy (L/100km): ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 14 - Idaho Falls, ID to Lethbridge, AB (854km)

********Editor’s Note: Pretty banal riding from here to home. Journaling is abbreviated.*****


- On the road shortly after 8am.

- The "Most Unique Use of a Unimog" Award goes to …. ...
Forum: Ride reports 04-04-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 13 - Moab, UT to Idaho Falls, ID (716km)

- After the late night last night, I slept in for a bit …. Didn’t roll out of bed until just before 8. On the road by 9.

- The lady who checked me in last night said I could park right down on...
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2015, 04:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 12 - RawHyde camp, CO to Moab, UT. (839km) ...

Day 12 - RawHyde camp, CO to Moab, UT. (839km)

- A little earlier rise today … have some miles to make.
- Got up, had a coffee and some brekky, and then repacked the bike.
- Pretty low-key exit...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Second day of touring ... Weston Pass part 3

- Ascent was scenic, but not terribly challenging. Descent got a bit sketchy … loose footing mixed with steep grade in a couple of spots. Hence the row of paparazzi at the end of the steep bit in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 08:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Just found Brian F's Ride Report...

Just found Brian F's Ride Report (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1044863) this week for some of the same areas.

Compared to Brian, my ride was pretty weak, and my photography skills...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Second day of touring ... Weston Pass part 2

- Got up to the Pass … nice spot for a snack, a drink, and some pictures.

Arrival at Weston Pass
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Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Second day of touring ... Weston Pass part 1

Day 11 – Daytrip: Weston Pass; Castle Rock Gulch; lunch at the Gravel Pit; assorted goat-tracks.

- Great ride today. Again, an efficient-but-not-hurried departure after a hearty brekky....
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,608
Posted By Pray4Snow
I feel the same way ... but sometimes ya gotta do...

I feel the same way ... but sometimes ya gotta do what ya gotta do.
Lovin' the pics!
P4S
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 04:09 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 18,220
Posted By Pray4Snow
Fantastic report ... can't wait for the next...

Fantastic report ... can't wait for the next update.
P4S
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 44,608
Posted By Pray4Snow
Spectacular pics! Looks like I was in that same...

Spectacular pics! Looks like I was in that same neck of the woods a little earlier in the season, but didn't see half of what you saw.
Nice report!
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,400
Posted By Pray4Snow
Sub. Scribed. :lurk

Sub. Scribed.
:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 12:15 PM
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Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
First day of touring

Day 10 – Daytrip: Ute Trail; Phantom Canyon Trail to Victor, CO; Cripple Creek Road; Aruga Gulch; Shelf Road

- For those who were only taking the course, this was the day to pack up and leave. ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-22-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Training camp Day 2

Day 9- Second Day of RawHyde camp

- Another easy-but-not-wasteful morning. Top-shelf brekky, hot coffee, and a short walk around the property helped me wake up.

- The burning...
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
First Day of RawHyde camp

Day 8 – First Day of RawHyde camp

- First good look at the place in daylight. Surrounded by postcards. ...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 7, part 2

- Stopped in Breckenridge for a drink and some fuel, and grabbed a sticker for the panniers. Pretty touristy, but a lot calmer than Banff … more like Jasper … a nice laid-back vibe.

- Got caught...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 7 - part 1

Day 7 – Denver, CO to Rawhyde Training Camp (Ultra-secret location … deep in South Park County (giggle … CARTMAN!!! … giggle), CO) (230km)

- As usual, my journaling went all to shit, so I’m doing...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
More of the same ...

Day 6 – Douglas, WY to Denver, CO (410km)

- Nice morning … clear, but cool.

- Was a bit slow to pack up. Condensation on everything. I expected it to be a lot drier here judging by the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Plains, plains, and more plains

Day 5 – Harlowton, MT to Douglas, WY (704km)

- On the road by 8-ish (slept well … till 7-ish)

- Could smell brekky being cooked at the first little town I passed. Didn’t feel like stopping...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
First 'Real' day of the trip

Day 4 – Lethbridge, AB to Harlowton, MT (515 km)

- On the road around 9, but had to drop something off at the shop … underway around 9:35.

- Seemed to duck between storms all day. Rearview...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Starting Out

Prolog:
So. Here’s the plan. Leave Edmonton … make a couple of personal and business stops on the way out of Alberta … a couple-three days of slab time from the border through MT and WY to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
Hey Dusty ... good to hear from you! Check your...

Hey Dusty ... good to hear from you! Check your PMs. I was the orange F800GS that you helped to straighten the handlebars on, after a good 'dismount' on Day 1 ... June 13-15 session. (But more...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,468
Posted By Pray4Snow
2014 - Edmonton, AB to Colorado ... and all parts in between!

January 30, 2014, 20:05, -12C and snowing, Edmonton,Alberta.
(Blue Friday of Superbowl Weekend ... Go HAWKS!!)

Soooo ... time to get off my ass and write this sucker up.

As I alluded to at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2014, 09:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
***Post-trip*** • Lessons learned o The...

***Post-trip***

• Lessons learned

o The ‘scotch and stogies’ is getting a bit tired … especially when I don’t bother to restock the scotch-stash or record what I’m partaking in on any given...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 19, Aug 15 Estevan, SK to Edmonton, AB ...

Day 19, Aug 15
Estevan, SK to Edmonton, AB
996 km

• On the road by 8:30. Brekky at Weyburn, SK.

• Turned into a nice morning. Listened to The Sheepdogs all the way across SK again. A nice...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 18, Aug 14 Deer River, MN to Estevan, SK ...

Day 18, Aug 14
Deer River, MN to Estevan, SK
816 km

• Nice morning … sun is up, but still a bit chilly

• Met the guy from BC coming back from the shitter. I was close … they were from Vernon...
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2014, 05:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
*** Editor's Note*** OK ... the ride home from...

*** Editor's Note***
OK ... the ride home from here is pretty bland, and almost the same as the ride eastward. I'm going to try an push the rest of the updates quickly, and do a bit of post-ride...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 17, Aug 13 Sault Ste. Marie, MI to (almost)...

Day 17, Aug 13
Sault Ste. Marie, MI to (almost) Deer River, MN
786 km

• Up a 7 … on the road by 8.

• Colder than shit … 11C on the bike. Normally 11C would be chilly, but not cold … this...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 16, Aug 12 Dickie Lake, ON to Sault Ste....

Day 16, Aug 12
Dickie Lake, ON to Sault Ste. Marie, MI
589 km

• Didn’t get on the road until around 10am

• Lots of tears from the girls....
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 15 – Aug 5 Dickie Lake to Newmarket...

Day 15 – Aug 5
Dickie Lake to Newmarket (return)
353 km

• I had sent an oil filter out with my wife, and had sourced oil and a new front tire in the area. However, I’d spent the last few days...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 14 – July 26 McLaren Island (Long Sault),...

Day 14 – July 26
McLaren Island (Long Sault), ON to Dickie Lake, ON
488 km

• Pretty good day. Weather was warm without being hot.

• Took the 401 to Belleville. Stopped to take some pictures...
Forum: Ride reports 03-15-2014, 10:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 13 – July 25 Woodstock, NB to McLaren...

Day 13 – July 25
Woodstock, NB to McLaren Island (Long Sault), ON
851 km

• Sunny this morning, but chilly for July (11C)

• Just trying to make miles today. Will push for Lancaster, ON, but...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 12 – July 24 Seal Cove, PEI to Woodstock,...

Day 12 – July 24
Seal Cove, PEI to Woodstock, NB
514 km

• Holly and I picked up Frank at the ferry terminal around 9:30. Lots of cool (as determined by the prairie kid) photo ops at the dock,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 11 – July 23 Dunvegan, NS to Seal Cove, PEI...

Day 11 – July 23
Dunvegan, NS to Seal Cove, PEI
260 km

• Early departure from McLeods.
• Stopped at the Glenora Distillery (only about 20 minutes from McLeods), home of Glen Bretton Single Malt...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Big Sur sounds great! Any ideas on route yet? ...

Big Sur sounds great! Any ideas on route yet? I've done the coastal highway before from WA to CA ... but in a cage. Riding would be fantastic!
P4S
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 10 – July 22 Salem, NS to Dunvegan, NS ...

Day 10 – July 22
Salem, NS to Dunvegan, NS
529 km

• Great visit with Gary and Marianna last night … but feeling a bit rough this morning. Felt good to get on the road this morning and get some...
Forum: Ride reports 02-23-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 9 – July 21 Woodstock, NB to Salem, NS ...

Day 9 – July 21
Woodstock, NB to Salem, NS
524 km

• Up early-ish

• Brekky at Fredricton

• Hauled ass to make it to Salem in good time. When I texted my aunt Marianne yesterday, she...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 8 – July 20 Newport, VT to Woodstock, NB ...

Day 8 – July 20
Newport, VT to Woodstock, NB
644 km

• Roads were wet, and there were signs of a storm in Newport when I woke up, but nothing serious.

• As I rode east (maybe north-east?),...
Forum: Ride reports 02-21-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 7 – July 19 Stonecliff PP, ON to Granby, QC...

Day 7 – July 19
Stonecliff PP, ON to Granby, QC (or thereabouts)
632 km

• Rained all night last night … thunder and lightning and the whole bit. So much for the swim trunks I had hung out over...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,821
Posted By Pray4Snow
Day 6 – July 18 Pancake Bay PP, ON to...

Day 6 – July 18
Pancake Bay PP, ON to Stonecliffe PP, ON
584 km

• Absolutely PISSED rain 10-minutes after pulling out of the campground. Had tried to dry my swim trunks by tucking them under...
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