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Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2015, 07:56 PM
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Posted By Metalcarver
And I thank you kindly sir.:wave

And I thank you kindly sir.:wave
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-02-2015, 06:25 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
Oh, and I use the term - miserable- as a...

Oh, and I use the term - miserable- as a statement on the condition of the poor little guys, not as a moral judgement. Otherwise, I would not have spent the last 43 years traveling with a poor,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
Two years ago when we first moved here it was...

Two years ago when we first moved here it was quite hot but everything was such a mind numbing brown it made you squint. About a month of heavy rain seems to have stayed in the soil and now every...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
And what are mornings for? Why of course,...

And what are mornings for? Why of course, gamboling amongst the hills of Idaho. Went down a road I had passed indifferently many times and was pleasantly surprised. Totally lonesome and very...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-30-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
Might be dropping down through your side of the...

Might be dropping down through your side of the state in a couple of weeks after crossing the Magruder. Have a feeling you've had even hotter weather than us.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
Slight variation maybe, not a scientist or...

Slight variation maybe, not a scientist or anything. But in Utah they are Sego Lilly, the state flower. I guess some of the pioneers gobble up the roots and they survive. Also heard that "sego"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-28-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
cav·ort kəˈvôrt/Submit verb jump or dance...

cav·ort
kəˈvôrt/Submit
verb
jump or dance around excitedly.
"spider monkeys leap and cavort in the branches"
synonyms: skip, dance, romp, jig, caper, frisk, play/horse around, gambol, prance,...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Dad-gummed...

Dad-gummed licketysplitters...:pynd:ricky:beer:dutch:lift
:eek2:freaky
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-25-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
<iframe width="560" height="315"...

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/V8J0wdzx6Xc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

There's a button on the youtube page under "share" then click "embed"...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
That's a pretty beast in spite of the dust. I'm...

That's a pretty beast in spite of the dust. I'm thinking of a trip up the east side of the state to the panhandle then back down the idbdr in Sept/Oct. That is, if the whole place doesn't burn...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
Frolic in the Foothills

Went up this morning east of IF up the Kepps crossing road. Pretty as usual.

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/62515/i-Pck9VrD/0/XL/P1120448-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-25-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
Definitely. However, if you're dealing with...

Definitely. However, if you're dealing with impending geezerdom, a camp stool sure can be a friend.:evil

On the forest service web site the Salmon-Challis NF says that none of their campsites are...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-24-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Hey, great pics. All the way up the west coast...

Hey, great pics. All the way up the west coast and we didn't even have to raise bail money! Ahhhh. Back to the smell of fish guts, hydraulic fluid, and salt water... once whiffed can never be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-22-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
I was kind of surprised by how full the...

I was kind of surprised by how full the campgrounds are compared to when we left Idaho for Alaska in 1979. Looked up some stats and there are almost 100 million more people - half again as much -...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-22-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Hell, ya ain't been shot or...

Hell, ya ain't been shot or nuthin.:clap:clap:clap

We missed our weather by 1 week but looking like a long hot summer. Hope you drift this way:freaky
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Well the weather is a hell of a lot more amenable...

Well the weather is a hell of a lot more amenable to the notion now than it was two weeks ago.... The thread in trip planning has all the sections we did not do in google earth tracks and gpx points.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 07:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Ya know, I know that ol' KC has a messa more...

Ya know, I know that ol' KC has a messa more videos. I had this idea where someone grabs the bars of his cage and just starts screaming...
:gerg
:ddog
:kboom
:krusty
:ace
:dhorse
:grim
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
On the Utube page with the video, down below...

On the Utube page with the video, down below where it says "share" click that then it comes up with a link but the button for "embed" is there too. click "embed" and it comes up with another string...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Just farting around with Thirsty's videos. This...

Just farting around with Thirsty's videos. This is going up the Mt Wilson backcountry byway.


<iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/emLpd23HkT0" frameborder="0"...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Last year I spent 3 days at a 6 in Elko waiting...

Last year I spent 3 days at a 6 in Elko waiting for parts. Kinda helped I was next to a refreshment store...

PICHURS!!!!
Forum: Photos 06-18-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2,346
Views: 578,127
Posted By Metalcarver
Schell Mts. Nevada June 2015

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/6815/i-26JMm9w/0/XL/P1120220-XL.jpg
Forum: Photos 06-18-2015, 10:32 AM
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Views: 320,572
Posted By Metalcarver
Schell Range Nevada June 2015

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/6815/i-5tMJZ2r/0/XL/P1120210-XL.jpg
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-18-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Rocky Mountains in September. Turns out I'm...

Rocky Mountains in September. Turns out I'm terrible at predicting weather but historically for me seems the worst of the thunderstorms are past and still nice camping.

As far as Alaska goes, I...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Iron butt home. We camped at the Timber...

Iron butt home.

We camped at the Timber Creek campground east of Ely again but this time it rained from about 6:30 all night long. Packed up wet and headed to McGill for coffee and there was no...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Hurricane Blanca pees on our parade... ...

Hurricane Blanca pees on our parade...

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/61015/i-RJmb5X2/0/L/day%205-L.jpg

We got up that morning to thunderstorm and flash flood warnings from...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Did you send this to Curtis for an appraisal? It...

Did you send this to Curtis for an appraisal? It would fit our style. Meet every month or two...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-15-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Day 4 ...

Day 4

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/6915/i-3JzmPx3/0/XL/Day%204%20%281%29-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-15-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Day 3 Timber Creek Campground to Great Basin...

Day 3 Timber Creek Campground to Great Basin National Park


http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/6815/i-nMCN5Mq/0/XL/Day%203-XL.jpg

Started out Monday morning to clear and cool...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-15-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Yah but,... what about July and August? ...

Yah but,... what about July and August? Especially after all those antsy people clear the Idaho passes for us? Just hate hauling logs.

And, the next installment...
Forum: Americas 06-15-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 7,461
Posted By Metalcarver
How's the Bruneau Loop?

How's the Bruneau Loop?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
I'm the weinie. 1506 miles

I'm the weinie. 1506 miles
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
One more week and it would have been endless...

One more week and it would have been endless sunshine...
How's the old backbone?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 06:47 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Some things you never can wrap your head around. ...

Some things you never can wrap your head around. Maggi is living in Lewiston.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 01:04 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Day 2 ...

Day 2

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/6715/i-kZpGsWj/0/XL/Day%202-XL.jpg

Blue is tar brown is dirt.

Morning sun on the mountains behind Angel Creek CG.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-14-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 30,816
Posted By Metalcarver
Gradually getting pics from the Nevada trip up...

Gradually getting pics from the Nevada trip up at:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1072595
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Excellent. Let me know when you're about. Had a...

Excellent. Let me know when you're about. Had a very good friend living on the Marsh Valley road. Fuhriman.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Day 1 City of Rocks to Wells and Angel Creek CG. ...

Day 1 City of Rocks to Wells and Angel Creek CG.

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/6615/i-xvGPt6x/0/XL/day%201%20%281%29-XL.jpg

Got up bright and early with not much of the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-14-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
He's been on the loose for quite a while. Have...

He's been on the loose for quite a while. Have to call in some Texan to really track him down. Ya just never know...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-13-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
That ain't no desert...

That ain't no desert...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-13-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,501
Posted By Metalcarver
Day 0

Day 0

Completely on faith in the digital world 6 of us are converging on The City of Rocks National Reserve in southern Idaho. Nicor started from east Texas on the previous Wednesday. He went...
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