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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-08-2014, 04:43 PM
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Posted By coolsen
Glad you are coming since I missed seeing you...

Glad you are coming since I missed seeing you when you were in Boise. Also, greetings from Idaho Sam. He says to say hello. :wave:wave:wave:
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2014, 06:56 AM
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Views: 79,170
Posted By coolsen
Laugh See You There

Count me IN.......should be a group of about 12-16 coming from Boise. :D

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-23-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,337
Posted By coolsen
Dax, Look at the Garmin Zumo 550 specifically...

Dax,
Look at the Garmin Zumo 550 specifically made for motorcycles....large screen, lots of memory, easy to operate while riding using your gloved hand, and bluetooth capable if you want voice...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-22-2014, 09:14 AM
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Posted By coolsen
Thanks for sharing.

Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-09-2014, 03:56 PM
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Views: 738,337
Posted By coolsen
Wicked Sam, my mother, who passed away over 10 years ago...

Sam, my mother, who passed away over 10 years ago at age 83, used to say, "Craig, this old age is not for sissies!" The older I get, the more I am finding out what she said is really true. Just...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-13-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,337
Posted By coolsen
Never let a little cold weather or snow dampen...

Never let a little cold weather or snow dampen your riding. You can ride every month of the year......this photo was taken in early March a few years ago of RWC and me riding up Grimes Creek near...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-17-2014, 07:10 AM
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Views: 738,337
Posted By coolsen
Quote: ...

Quote:
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-12-2014, 05:32 PM
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Posted By coolsen
I am certainly in favor of this meeting and...

I am certainly in favor of this meeting and encourage all interested in stepping up to revive the club to attend. Unfortunately, I will be in Florida (business not vacation) during that time. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-09-2014, 09:59 AM
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Views: 738,337
Posted By coolsen
IAMC Newsletter

Daxm, I hear you about the IAMC and its newsletter. There has not been an issue since June 2013. Prior to that there are 20 regular issues extending over three years. Many riders contributed great...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-05-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,478
Posted By coolsen
CDT Two-Up

As I mentioned above, the majority of this ride is really large bike friendly. There are only a few short segments that are difficult. A careful study of the referenced ride reports will help you...
Forum: Ride reports 12-23-2013, 12:40 PM
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Posted By coolsen
Good Advice!! :gerg It has been a...

Good Advice!! :gerg


It has been a pleasure following you along on your around the world adventures these past few years. It has been an amazing journey chronicled by an amazing rider and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-05-2013, 07:31 AM
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Views: 2,040,154
Posted By coolsen
Thank you, Mark

It has been an incredible journey. Thank you for sharing with us this chapter of your life and allowing us to vicariously experience what you have lived these past few years. You have touch all our...
Forum: Ride reports 10-18-2013, 04:37 PM
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Posted By coolsen
Laugh Only 177 more to visit! :evil .

Only 177 more to visit! :evil

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Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,685
Views: 2,040,154
Posted By coolsen
Radioman Rides Around the World

Mark, you are taking in so much, I don't know how you process it all. Your summary and presentation of what you are seeing and experiencing, I'm sure, is appreciated by all. Thank you. ��
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 02:01 PM
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Posted By coolsen
Great photos, Mark. Continuing to enjoy your...

Great photos, Mark. Continuing to enjoy your report and adventures. Ride safe, and we wait with anticipation for your postings. :ear

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-12-2013, 06:34 AM
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Views: 15,478
Posted By coolsen
Recommendations

If I were going to do it again, I would allow significantly more time to visit some of the historic sites, museums, etc. along the way, as well as do some of the alternate side loops marked as way...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-09-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,478
Posted By coolsen
You will find the CDT much easier to do than the...

You will find the CDT much easier to do than the TAT, but probably more spectacular.




You will not regret doing this ride. It is big bike friendly with only a few small technical sections. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
That was a great ride you put on in 2010. I do...

That was a great ride you put on in 2010. I do remember the sign above, but we did not see a close-up of the real geyser then or on this 2013 trip.

:cry

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Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
Riddle Brothers Historic Ranch and Kieger Gorge Overlook

Sam left Fields for Boise while the three of us took CR 202 west from Fields through Catlow Valley and then north to the Upper Blitzen Road to pick up a couple of the 2013 IAMC Challenge sites. The...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2013, 04:15 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
Here is another perspective of those same ruts...

Here is another perspective of those same ruts cut into the rock by the pioneer's wagons.
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Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
It was disappointing that we could not get any...

It was disappointing that we could not get any closer than 3/8-1/2 mile from the geyser. This is what it looked like from out perspective.
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Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
Bruno

Bruno is still kickin'..... This picture of him was taken in 2003 on the occasion of his 80th birthday. We saw him and spoke with him briefly on this trip. He is quite hard or hearing now, and so...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
Eek New Crash Technique

I have crashed going uphill before, but I have never landed 15 feet in front of my bike doing so. Thank heavens the landing was fairly soft (sand) and resulted in no injury to me or the bike! .... I...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
Continuation of Day 4 (Final Day)

The Fort Churchill Road empties out onto Hwy 50 just a few miles northeast of Dayton. In Dayton we came to our next station at the Union Hotel. Dayton was one of the first settlements in Nevada....
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
Day 4 (Final Day)

Appropriately rested, we left Fallon on the morning of our last day on the Pony Express Trail and headed about 15 miles south on Hwy 95 to pick up the Pony Express Trail again to the west. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
More of Day 3

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From where the Old Overland Road in Edwards Creek Canyon joins Hwy 50 it is a short distance to Cold Springs where we got some ice cream and apple pie. Near there is this information kiosk...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2013, 07:21 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
Laugh From Austin and Beyond

I'll fill a little detail while Idahosam is on break for a few days.

Leaving Dry Creek Station, we doubled back to Hwy 50 and into Austin. Austin is an interesting town with a character all its...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 24,675
Posted By coolsen
Wink Time to Chime In

I like your report and detail, Sam. I have been busy since we got back writing an article for the June issue of our IAMC Newsletter entitled "Riding the Nevada Pony Express Trail." I just uploaded...
Forum: Ride reports 05-09-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 6,685
Views: 2,040,154
Posted By coolsen
Happy Birthday !

Happy birthday, Mark, and safe and enjoyable riding! We look forward to hearing of your continued adventure. :ear
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 6,685
Views: 2,040,154
Posted By coolsen
Question Probably a piece of rock embedded in the tread of...

Probably a piece of rock embedded in the tread of the tire without puncturing it.
:hide
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2013, 03:36 PM
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Posted By coolsen
Hurrah ! !

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Glad you arrived safe and are off to a good start....looking forward to your posts.

Is Maroi anything like Spanish? :jjen ...... Just kidding!.....:lol3

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Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 6,685
Views: 2,040,154
Posted By coolsen
Laugh The Two Amigos

It is good to see the two of you together again. Best of wishes to you, Mark, as you continue your epic journey next to New Zealand. :norton




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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-06-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,337
Posted By coolsen
Rick, don't forget to look at the October 2012...

Rick, don't forget to look at the October 2012 issue of the IAMC Newsletter for Alan & Katy's DV ride report and GPS tracks before you go.
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 6,685
Views: 2,040,154
Posted By coolsen
Best of wishes to you, Mark, on the next leg of...

Best of wishes to you, Mark, on the next leg of your most inspirational journey! . . . Again, thank you for sharing it with us. :norton

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-02-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,337
Posted By coolsen
Great to Hear from You!

Glad to hear from you and hope that we can ride together sometime this coming summer.


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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-16-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 8,445
Views: 738,337
Posted By coolsen
Warm up.....go skiing!

Hey you guys!....if you want to warm up, go skiing! I was up at Bogus Basin today where it was sunny and bright, and the temperature was 29-30 degrees while it was 7-10 degrees and overcast...
Forum: Ride reports 12-14-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 6,685
Views: 2,040,154
Posted By coolsen
The Adventure of a Life Time

Mark, you really are having the adventure of a life time ..... as are all of us vicariously through you!! Thank you again for sharing your epic adventure with us. You are in our thoughts and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-10-2012, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6,685
Views: 2,040,154
Posted By coolsen
What happened to Ben??

What happened to Ben??
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2012, 06:43 AM
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Posted By coolsen
:clap Congratulations ! ! :clap

:clap Congratulations ! ! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6,685
Views: 2,040,154
Posted By coolsen
Postcard

Done today . . . . . thank you for sharing this opportunity with the Adventure Riding community. :norton


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