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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-07-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Improvised. On the road this morning.

Improvised. On the road this morning.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,019
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
:thumb Great RR so far!:clap If we have time,...

:thumb
Great RR so far!:clap If we have time, we're coming home this way.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
K_N_Fodder is actually a friend from Bend and...

K_N_Fodder is actually a friend from Bend and we're camping at his place! He's going to bring me by a place to scavenge some old parts bikes later today. Might get lucky.
Just putting out feelers in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-05-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
HELP!!!!! Still looking, will post up...

HELP!!!!!


Still looking, will post up when I find something. While the special nut would be ideal, it's not necessary. Any 18X1.5mm nut will do. I can make spacers with washers to make anything...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-04-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Need a DRZ countershaft nut in Ten Sleep WY

LittlePosums countershaft sprocket nut loosened up and the threads are toast. Shaft is fine. The size is 18x1.5mm. Same as a DRZ rear axle or front axle nut. Does anyone in a 100 mile radius have one?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Holy shit I'm behind! Ok so we leave Crusty...

Holy shit I'm behind!

Ok so we leave Crusty Butt and head for Leadville. We're supposed to make it to Leadville that day, but LittlePosum takes controls of the routing for the day.

So we go up...
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 68,168
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Vendors 06-29-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 68,168
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Do I win the award for highest elevation? ...

Do I win the award for highest elevation?

http://beachslandscapes.smugmug.com/Honeymoon/i-8ZDHsts/0/L/image-L.jpg (http://beachslandscapes.smugmug.com/Honeymoon/i-8ZDHsts/A)

On day 11 of a 30...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-28-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Yesterday was a pretty mellow day. All of the...

Yesterday was a pretty mellow day. All of the passes we wanted to cross were 12,000 ft plus and still covered with snow and or slides. We got up above the 11,000 ft mark though! Made one good loop...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-27-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
BDS Not really a RR. I know many user...

BDS

Not really a RR. I know many user hardly ever go into the ride report or day trip sections here. Me being one. So I've been posting in whatever region we're in at the moment to hopefully get...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-26-2014, 11:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Alright I'll get in some of the pics! I started...

Alright I'll get in some of the pics! I started posting Posum's pics too. She doesn't want to deal with the comp putters while on vaca she says. In Crested Butte now. Posted some more in the Rockies...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Tomorrow we'll explore around Crested Butte minis...

Tomorrow we'll explore around Crested Butte minis the gear. Headed up toward Taylor and also see where the slide blocks the road by Schofield. Too bad, I really wanted to go to Marble.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
We finished the loop around 8am, had breakfast in...

We finished the loop around 8am, had breakfast in Moab, and headed for the way cooler mountains of Colorado. Took the back way from Moab to Gateway, CO.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
First thing I did when we got to Moab was buy a...

First thing I did when we got to Moab was buy a replacement clutch cable to replace the one that frayed(which I had already replaced with my spare) and a new front tire. I mounted the K60 Scouts...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Thanks! That's a beautiful airhead you have. ...

Thanks! That's a beautiful airhead you have.

Yes we made it to Crested Butte, CO today. Just broke the 2,000 mile mark. Early afternoon we were trying to find a cabin or condo to stay in for a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-25-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Thanks for the offer! I don't think we'll be that...

Thanks for the offer! I don't think we'll be that far east, but don't have much of a plan yet. I'm open to suggestions! Posting from an ipad when we stop in towns and have wifi, but I can also check...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-24-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Trying to remember what day it is!:lol3 Left...

Trying to remember what day it is!:lol3

Left Milford, UT Sunday morning and rode over the Mineral Mountains into Beaver.

http://beachslandscapes.smugmug.com/Honeymoon/i-5j9KGGh/0/L/image-L.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-22-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Took 50 east to Great Basin NP, found a couple of...

Took 50 east to Great Basin NP, found a couple of dirt shortcuts along the way. Then highway 21 into Utah yesterday.

We will be spending around 5 days each in both Utah and Colorado.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Took 50 east to Great Basin NP, found a couple of...

Took 50 east to Great Basin NP, found a couple of dirt shortcuts along the way. Then highway 12 into Utah yesterday.

http://beachslandscapes.smugmug.com/Honeymoon/i-MfVspkN/0/L/image-L.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
LOL I'm glad we decided when we did too! ...

LOL I'm glad we decided when we did too!

After lunch yesterday we fueled up and headed east toward cave lake.

http://beachslandscapes.smugmug.com/Honeymoon/i-jjCXxSp/0/L/image-L.jpg...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-21-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,021
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Well, we won't be making it east of the Rockies....

Well, we won't be making it east of the Rockies. Midway through the second day we realized it was possible to do the trip we wanted, but it meant doing nothing but nonstop riding. No real time to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
We spent yesterday on way to much slab and got...

We spent yesterday on way to much slab and got bored out of our minds. Before Elko, NV we decided that wasn't how we wanted to spend the whole month, droning out on pavement.

Found a great...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-21-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
These posts from the road will be short and...

These posts from the road will be short and sweet.
In McGill, NV waiting for a burger right now, headed to Utah next. Just got a fun sounding route from the cafe owner!

Bagging the Xcounty idea...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-18-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
The wedding was on June 7 and yes it was a great...

The wedding was on June 7 and yes it was a great time! This is our honeymoon.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-17-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,021
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Oops forgot about that! Yea the plans shifted...

Oops forgot about that! Yea the plans shifted about a week over the last 6 months. That dang work thing!
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-17-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,021
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Thanks for the invite! Sounds great except it's...

Thanks for the invite! Sounds great except it's about a week before we'll be there. Leaving Oregon this Thursday the 19th. Looks like some great riding on the vid!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
I'm on a XR600R and Posum rides a DRZ400S

I'm on a XR600R and Posum rides a DRZ400S
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-17-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,021
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
That's pretty much what my dad(who lives in...

That's pretty much what my dad(who lives in Tulsa) told me. :D
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
That might just work out! We'll see where we're...

That might just work out! We'll see where we're at on the 28th. Thanks!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-17-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 333
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
30 days to ride, leaving Oregon 6/19

Well the title says it all. LittlePosum and I will be riding across the country and back starting in just about 30 hours from now!:clap

In the Northeast region we will be riding through Central...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-17-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 617
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Bump!!!

The time is almost here! We leave Oregon in less than 30 hours from now!:clap

Not sure where we'll end up, but we will be working our way up to Vermont. I'll have a better idea in several days...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
I edited the first post and added links to the...

I edited the first post and added links to the other regions we're posting in. As we enter regions past the 2 I added, I'll add links to them as well.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 06-17-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,021
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
I'll be posting in each region as we travel...

I'll be posting in each region as we travel along. I'm guessing we'll be in Tulsa around the 25-27 of June. As of now, I think we'll be going through Taos, NM and into OK from there. Any route...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
From the looks of it, we'll be entering Western...

From the looks of it, we'll be entering Western Utah on US 50. Then will meander across to somewhere around Monticello in route to Durango and then Taos.

Any suggestions for between NV and CO?...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Other than a solid test ride on each bike after...

Other than a solid test ride on each bike after they're serviced, no. We've both done multiple week trips before. The planning for this one is only slightly different. Bringing some extra tools that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-17-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Man, Thursday morning can't come fast enough!...

Man, Thursday morning can't come fast enough! Rolling out at first light.

Finishing up bike maintenance today. Fresh or repacked bearings, new chains and sprockets, tires, new spokes and a new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-16-2014, 12:37 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Here is a very rough version of our first week....

Here is a very rough version of our first week. But like I said, no schedule, and we don't have to stick to any plan....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-14-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,775
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
We will. Thank you all that made it. YOU are the...

We will. Thank you all that made it. YOU are the ones that made it special!:freaky
I wish we could have had an open invite. There was well over 100 attending with just family and friends, we...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
Back in 92/93 I lived in Leadville and Gunnison....

Back in 92/93 I lived in Leadville and Gunnison. Never had a motorbike when I lived in those towns. Can't wait to go back and see how much I remember!
How's the snowpack holding up this year?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,508
Posted By Mr Dual Sport
30 days to ride, leaving Oregon 6/19

LittlePosum and I are going on our honeymoon next week. I'm on my XR600R and she'll be on her DRZ400S.
We'll be going through OR, ID, NV, UT, & CO to begin with.
No schedule, plans made day by...
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