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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,478
Posted By morgan9283
I rode it last year on my wr250r. I'm an...

I rode it last year on my wr250r. I'm an intermediate dirt rider and it was a little boring for me but no one minded that I wasn't there on a bigger bike.

-morgan
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-03-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,478
Posted By morgan9283
+1 for an "A level" ride. Please coordinate...

+1 for an "A level" ride.

Please coordinate to not overlap with the Nick the barber ride.'

Thanks much for organizing this.

-morgan
Forum: Americas 09-25-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 259
Posted By morgan9283
two days in vegas

My wife and I will be in Vegas for a long weekend and rented a bike for two days. We're looking to get out of Vegas and see some of the surrounding area.

So far our itinerary includes Lake Mead...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-06-2013, 11:19 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,495
Posted By morgan9283
Ritalin Boy-- Thanks for the additional...

Ritalin Boy--

Thanks for the additional info. I'm in the smaller bike (WR250R) camp and I'm a moderately experienced offroad rider.

I'm still confused about Saturday as far as dual sport...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-21-2013, 09:23 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 18,495
Posted By morgan9283
camping, scheduling and sign-up?

Hello everyone,

I've attended this event in the past but on a road bike. This year I'd like to bring the WR and a few friends.

Do we need to sign up?
What times do things commence on Friday...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2012, 05:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
Thanks, John. The bike's served me well and is...

Thanks, John. The bike's served me well and is finally seeing nearly daily use now that it's home. You'll be the first to know if it's for sale.

-morgan
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
On the advice of a friend I skipped the...

On the advice of a friend I skipped the interstate in Kansas for route 36. It's a two lane road with periodic towns but no traffic to speak of and I didn't see a single police car the length of the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
We arrived in Boulder just in time for dinner. ...

We arrived in Boulder just in time for dinner. We unloaded the bike as a couple for the last time (the rest of the trip would be me solo), took a tour of Andy's house and headed downtown for some...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
Enroute to Steamboat Springs we ended up at the...

Enroute to Steamboat Springs we ended up at the Super 8 in Riverton, WY. The next town on our route, Rawlings, WY was two hours away and we were ready to stop. A decent dinner and a few beers at...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
At Roosevelt Lodge in Yellowstone we stayed in a...

At Roosevelt Lodge in Yellowstone we stayed in a Roughrider Cabin. It sleeps 6 and is a shared bath a short walk outside.

http://unrelated.org/120000_summer_mc_trip/120809_summer_mc_trip_199.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2012, 10:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
From Bozeman we followed route 191 South to the...

From Bozeman we followed route 191 South to the West entrance to Yellowstone. I had struggled to find lodging in Yellowstone a few weeks ahead of time when I booked so we had reservations at Bridge...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
Heading to Montana from the Lochsa Lodge on route...

Heading to Montana from the Lochsa Lodge on route twelves goes over the Lolo Pass. At just over 5000 feet it was used by the Nez Perce Indians in the 18th century and the by the Lewis and Clark...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2012, 10:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
Thanks for the encouragement--indeed a '99 f4...

Thanks for the encouragement--indeed a '99 f4 seems plenty for two-up touring. We were packed pretty light though in part because I brought a lot of tools to hedge against problems. Most of my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
We arrived in Coeur d'Alene around 7:30. I...

We arrived in Coeur d'Alene around 7:30. I struggled to find a decent mid-range hotel when booking lodging in Coeur d'Alene so defensively booked at the Coeur d'Alene resort. B also likes high end...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
The following day I stayed in Portland to get a...

The following day I stayed in Portland to get a few things done. First on the list was a set of Bridgestone BT023s on the bike. The ~4 year old Pilot Powers wouldn't make the trip. I was also...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2012, 09:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
I did not though I did have trouble sleeping. I...

I did not though I did have trouble sleeping. I blamed the heat and jet lag, maybe it was the ghost. Do tell--what's the story of the ghost?

-morgan
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
Here are few more shots from under the glass in...

Here are few more shots from under the glass in the lobby of the Curly Redwood Motel. This is the it was built from. The woman at the desk enthusiastically pointed out that they had to cut it in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
It took a little longer than I expected to get...

It took a little longer than I expected to get out of Northern California. Ventura sent me the wrong sport rack and I didn't notice until I got the L brackets installed. They were gracious and fast...
Forum: Americas 07-29-2012, 10:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
Issac--I didn't get a chance to thank you for...

Issac--I didn't get a chance to thank you for this. I am just catching up on my planning and added your suggestions to my route. Thank you!

-morgan
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,474
Posted By morgan9283
Time to bring home the bike

After 5 years away from home it's time to bring home by '99 CBR600. It's in Northern California, I live in the Northeast. I could ship it but where's the fun in that? So I got three weeks away...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
I need a set of tires on my '99 CBR600f4 while I...

I need a set of tires on my '99 CBR600f4 while I wait and maybe head bearings in Portland.

I've called EDR Performance and Beaverton Motorcycles on a recommendation from friend and neither has...
Forum: Americas 07-20-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
Wow. Now that is local knowledge! I've added...

Wow. Now that is local knowledge! I've added it to my route. I'll be sure to get an early start and program it into the GPS.

Thanks!

-morgan
Forum: Americas 07-16-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
Aha. I was having trouble finding it on the map....

Aha. I was having trouble finding it on the map. It wouldn't be an ADV recommendation without a little dirt road.. Thanks!

-morgan
Forum: Americas 07-16-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
Oh.. I mean to add: can anyone vouch for a shop...

Oh.. I mean to add: can anyone vouch for a shop or dealer who would install a set of tires and maybe head bearings on my '99 cbr600f4 while I'm in portland? Ideally while I wait as it's my...
Forum: Americas 07-16-2012, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
So much to see, so little time. Yes, I have...

So much to see, so little time. Yes, I have heard that from a few people and I will see if I can fit it in.

thanks.

-morgan
Forum: Americas 07-16-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
Okay.. I've taken the advice here and from a few...

Okay.. I've taken the advice here and from a few other sources to heart and put together a rough itinerary (below). A piece of advice that stuck was to stay out West as long as possible which will...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-16-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,967
Posted By morgan9283
I'm surprised the Eureka Backcountry 2 hasn't...

I'm surprised the Eureka Backcountry 2 hasn't been mentioned: it's arguably the smallest packing 2 person tent you can buy, a nice shade of green that blends in if you like to be non-descript.
...
Forum: Americas 06-15-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
I would say the latter but in both big and small...

I would say the latter but in both big and small cities. I'm less interested in the size of the place than the culture of the people in the area. Bigger cities/towns have the advantage of more local...
Forum: Americas 06-14-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
Planning ahead for lodging in Sturgis hadn't...

Planning ahead for lodging in Sturgis hadn't occurred to me but it makes sense or course. Does anyone know if camping is hard to find in Sturgis? That is will I have trouble finding a place to...
Forum: Americas 06-14-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
I'll be in touch as I get a little closer and...

I'll be in touch as I get a little closer and have a better idea of dates. Thanks!

-morgan
Forum: Americas 06-14-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
I didn't say I didn't want to see nice roads! I...

I didn't say I didn't want to see nice roads! I just also want to see culture. I ride with a few people who avoid civilization altogether when they ride and I think you miss out on half of the...
Forum: Americas 06-14-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,680
Posted By morgan9283
advice for travel out West sought

I am heading to Santa Cruz California to bring home to Philadelphia a CBR600f4 I've had out there for some time. I have about 3 weeks and I'm estimating about 4000 miles. I'd like a general plan...
Forum: Americas 04-23-2012, 05:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 383
Posted By morgan9283
Santa Cruz To Philadelphia mid summer

I have a '99 CBR600f4 in Santa Cruz that I want to bring home to Philadelphia. Rather than ship it I've secured 3 weeks off from work to ride it home.

I'm interested to meet people along the way...
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