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Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:24 PM
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Posted By dogtiredRAT
Cont... Had lunch at the Antlers Inn,...

Cont...

Had lunch at the Antlers Inn, interesting place with great food.
Check out the size of the timbers....
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
...back to the story.

...
I am still trying to come to grips with the scenery here, the sheer volume of places that deserve to have their picture taken. I think occasionally I get scenery burnout, and I think Jon got a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Day tripping, the bike kind, not the LSD kind...

jonkster and I were off for a day trip around the Rockies to the west of Denver.
Here is the path we took. (http://goo.gl/maps/uxUgD)

Started relatively early, getting ready, Marshal's cat took a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Anyone for oysters?

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh114/dogtired_photo/USA%20%20August/Colorado%20with%20jonkster/2012-08-09143616.jpg
Anyone who can read mirror writing can work out where this is.

While...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
jonkster has some awesome photos of our time...

jonkster has some awesome photos of our time together, and I hope he posts some!
you listening brother? :deal

Any questions anyone?
Feel free to ask.
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 12:42 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Jim asked Jon ... Jon: - 36...

Jim asked Jon ...


Jon: -




36 & 265 & 13
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Last night we stayed in a dot on the map of...

Last night we stayed in a dot on the map of around 240 people called Kit Carson. Famous as the point where a Russian prince got off a train and went shooting buffalo then got drunk afterwards.

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 12:20 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Second day on the road with Jon.

Got an earlyish start from Childress Texas and jonkster and I were off towards Pikes Peak.

The county was amazing, constantly changing, and slowly climbing all the time, over the 400 odd miles we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
First day on the road with Jon.

Jon: -
Good News Bad News

Bad news... the Koala Dog gave me to clip on my clutch cable is gone. That Koala had travelled all the way to the Arctic circle on Dog's bike only to quietly drop off...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
A few words from HAP.

HAP...
Dog has been regenerating the last few days and is getting ready to take Jonster to his death. They intend to ride all the mountain passes in the Rockies, Sierras, Cascades before snow flys....
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 08:15 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Now that's the embarrassing part...

Now that's the embarrassing part...
Forum: Australia 07-22-2014, 08:11 PM
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Posted By dogtiredRAT
Nice find Dave. :thumb :lol3 :clap...

Nice find Dave. :thumb




:lol3 :clap :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Uh oh... more on the red light running.

This "incident" was just bubbling away on the backburner of the thread, occasionally popping it's head up, Dave from Florida was being given some dodgy advice...


daytonacharlie


Dave

...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 06:46 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
From jonkster...

... and later on.






hmmmm... this brings us to the subject of jonkster's bike, a calf scours yellow 1050 Tiger that went like the clappers.
Bought unseen, but on HAP's recommendation, and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Not sure on the movie bit, and not exactly sure...

Not sure on the movie bit, and not exactly sure on it's location, but it was half a mile down the road from here, and somewhere close to where Billy the Kid was born....
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Houston

From HAP: -



Zen had different plans...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 01:43 AM
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Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Meanwhile, earlier that same day in Florida...

Dave got a letter...
From Canada.





uh oh... :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 01:19 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Random thoughts gathered up...

A special moment for me when I finally got higher than our highest mountain. Mt Kosciusko....
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Getting closer...

Northern Texas somewhere...
http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh114/dogtired_photo/USA%20July/Heading%20back%20to%20the%20lower%2048/2012-07-28113234.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Howdy Unc, the ride through Kansas' hidden gem,...

Howdy Unc, the ride through Kansas' hidden gem, her rest stops, was an unexpected delight, a real highlight, you, me, a tiger, Rosie and a rubber chicken, oh the memories...
Still a month or so...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 03:18 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
And I can't for the life of me remember the sled...

And I can't for the life of me remember the sled dog story, unless it is about the blonde chick who asked the dogger if he went in that Idiot race?
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Things you see...

Is it just me or is this bloke a bit full of himself?
I want that title on my CV......
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Asked by DWR, Dave from Florida Taos,...

Asked by DWR, Dave from Florida


Taos, heading for Houston, two 500 mile days in front of me.

Then I am going to make myself an awesome vegie soup at HAP's house when I get there, start with...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
@ jonkster.

jonkster, get your arse over here lad, you got no idea what is in store for you riding wise...


Sitting in a cheap motel in Durango, just rode the Million Dollar Highway, seriously, wow... just...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 02:24 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
I can now tick Oregon, Idaho and Utah off the...

I can now tick Oregon, Idaho and Utah off the list.
http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh114/dogtired_photo/USA%20July/Heading%20back%20to%20the%20lower%2048/2012-07-25194727.jpg
Note the horn on...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 03:57 AM
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Posted By dogtiredRAT
No lasting damage, a lot of bruising, a workmate...

No lasting damage, a lot of bruising, a workmate was a metre away and shut it down before it got real serious.
Learnt one thing, you would pass out before the serious stuff started happening if that...
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 01:42 AM
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Views: 2,138,933
Posted By dogtiredRAT
The office...

My trusty steed parked at the office.
http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh114/dogtired_photo/2013%20November/2013-11-14093303.jpg
Forum: Australia 07-07-2014, 01:38 AM
Replies: 17,799
Views: 2,138,933
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Nothing like a near death experience to focus the...

Nothing like a near death experience to focus the mind.
Had one recently where I got caught in a PTO shaft on a harvester, very interesting experience...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 04:14 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Today was all about making miles, 611 of them in...

Today was all about making miles, 611 of them in fact, 983 kilometers, my biggest day so far.

I spent most of the day at between 70 and 80 mp/h on excellent roads with few vehicles, was good!

A...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Back to Houston to meet jonkster.

I called into another t-rat members house for another supposed "rest" which involved much merriment, aged single malt, fine food and insane scenery...
It was welcome to Mr Mellow's house of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 01:00 AM
Replies: 412
Views: 74,553
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Heartbreak Hotel is appropriate if they are...

Heartbreak Hotel is appropriate if they are charging 70 bucks for a slab of XXXX Gold! :eek1
aaah, good old XXXX, greatest laxative known to man.

Keep up the good work fella.


dog.
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
And so begins another chapter.

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh114/dogtired_photo/USA%20July/Heading%20back%20to%20the%20lower%2048/2012-07-22154804.jpg
Note the duct tape on the left hand box...
I was chasing a Harley...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
25,720 miles.

So far...
It is a bit daunting when you realize the Earths circumference is 24,901 miles.
Here are some random pics I have taken...

Moose takes a mark in front of goal and plays on!...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
The Cassiar Highway.

Stunningly beautiful and remote Highway, chip sealed for most of it, the top half can be a tad up and down due to frost heaves, but still a good road.

Scenery overload... very few pictures, see...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
The run down from Alaska through BC to the lower 48.

Is there such a thing as "scenery overload"?

I have seen some of the most amazing country during the last few weeks, awe inspiring views, stunning, breath taking stonkingly beautiful country, so...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 03:26 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Lack of pictures, sorry...

I spent three days bumming around Anchorage and surrounds in weather that could only be described as "rather shitty".
Did all the touristy things, Seward yadda yadda, very pretty country, met up...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Heh, nice rack!

http://i254.photobucket.com/albums/hh114/dogtired_photo/USA%20July/Alaska%20Zoo/2012-07-11135653.jpg

oops! wrong photo, :huh let's try that again.
Nice rack!...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 02:31 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Off to Anchorage.

A couple of random pics from the ride down to Anchorage from Fairbanks.
Last nights digs. A hostel at a quite surprisingly reasonable price....
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
Thoughts from a twisted mind...

I have a lot of time to think while riding... a lot.

I was throwing the relative merits of Alaska Vs B.C. round in my head, and for some reason this analogy came up.

If you compared the two...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 30,031
Posted By dogtiredRAT
a fellow inmate, ride4321 asked me this question:...

a fellow inmate, ride4321 asked me this question: -



Not so much homesick, but I would be a fool to not admit I miss people I am close to. I have good contact with everyone back home thanks to...
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