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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-30-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,315
Views: 199,550
Posted By DR. Rock
Looking forward to seeing everyone, the...

Looking forward to seeing everyone, the HavensRoad riders are heading down to the 911 memorial, I'm guessing we'll be at the ear 'round 6:30 or so? :deal
:freaky
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-25-2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26,639
Views: 1,944,458
Posted By DR. Rock
Catch and release... we just got back from Mobius...

Catch and release... we just got back from Mobius 14 -- rode across northern PA, and then down the Appalachian mountains on the TWVT, and TET and left the big bikes in Chattanooga, TN. Our NYC bikes...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-24-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 26,639
Views: 1,944,458
Posted By DR. Rock
Great video, looks like it's going to be a great...

Great video, looks like it's going to be a great ride :clap

https://youtu.be/mXAyEnClGfw

I'm not sure what time the guys are going to arrive in NYC on tuesday, but both Francine and I will be...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-22-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,447
Views: 167,840
Posted By DR. Rock
Ah, it was nothing -- the sidebags kissed :smooch...

Ah, it was nothing -- the sidebags kissed :smooch as they passed each other, I'd be lying if I said it'd never happened before! -- lemme know if you want any tracks or other intel when you're heading...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 06-22-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2,447
Views: 167,840
Posted By DR. Rock
Mark, great fun to run into you two, always...

Mark,
great fun to run into you two, always nice to take a break and have chat on the trail -- no worries about the tip over, it wasn't the first, won't be the last, and both bikes can take it. The...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-14-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,612,512
Posted By DR. Rock
Done.

Done.
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-14-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,776
Posted By DR. Rock
Map overlays: why and how-to

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How to make a map overlay:

A map overlay is an otherwise transparant high resolution image of your route/track line(s) that carries a TINY memory footprint.

Reasons to use /...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 05-14-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12,127
Views: 1,612,512
Posted By DR. Rock
Map overlays

Jerry, here's another technique you may be interested in... map overlays; either from a collection of tracks, or tracks converted from routes... all color coded as you wish (green - big bike...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 26,639
Views: 1,944,458
Posted By DR. Rock
Roger all that!

Hopefully we'll all be right behind you -- not in Ohio, but in retirement. :evil

d&f
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,359
Posted By DR. Rock
Text

Hi,
I just sent you a text message -- let me know when you get it, and we'll figure out arrangements at the ADVentureLoft™ :thumb
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-08-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Ha ha!

Good one! :lol3 The yellow one has had a TrailTech Vapor since I've owned it. I can't remember what the alleged mileage was, maybe 3-4K? And Old Blueberry has had a TrailTech Striker since the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-29-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Nada. We just arrived @ 3-Step. Life is good! ...

Nada. We just arrived @ 3-Step. Life is good!

sent from the field; please excuse brevity & mispellings.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-28-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
After death valley, I thought I would never be...

After death valley, I thought I would never be cold again. But here we are below freezing. Ran into mud at elevation yesterday in the henry's and had to reroute after a solid day of mobius riding.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-26-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Update: We're holed up in escalate, ut for a...

Update:
We're holed up in escalate, ut for a day. Forecast today for thunderstorms, cold, & wind across the area. Raining now, (with the sun shining).

Disappointing, sure, but we have a saying...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-20-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Day 1 in the books. The back way out of Red Rock...

Day 1 in the books. The back way out of Red Rock canyon / Lovell summit was a sumbitch. No way possible W to E, I think. Road totally bombed out. What remains necessitates a near free-fall through...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 552
Views: 111,406
Posted By DR. Rock
Anti-gravity

Two anti-gravity's in DRZ400's. Left disconnected in storage in Las Vegas since last Sept. Hooked them up yesterday evening: 13.7V. Turned key, headlights bright and strong. Hit starter buttons --...
Forum: Mapping & Navigation 04-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 18,868
Posted By DR. Rock
Further Mobiius tracks

If you've been following our ride report, and are interested in tracks for a specific day for any sections following Mobius 10, please shoot me a private message with your email address and what...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Hi all,

Mobius 13 is gearing up -- finishing up packing this evening, on call tomorrow, flying friday, wheels rolling saturday. Spotwalla page set up to go live, link here:

http://tinyurl.com/Mobius13...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 04-06-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Hey Dean, We'll be landing in LV Friday evening...

Hey Dean,
We'll be landing in LV Friday evening April 18th, aiming to have wheels rolling by mid-day saturday. If anyone's interested in the route, either to intercept us, or to organize a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 26,639
Views: 1,944,458
Posted By DR. Rock
A man walks into a precinct and asks about the...

A man walks into a precinct and asks about the bike identification and engraving program... :lol3

I've tried it twice -- the officer who is in charge of that is not there, or the engraving machine...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Thanks JD! Good to hear from you. You may want...

Thanks JD! Good to hear from you. You may want to consider taking a little trip down to the 3-step Hideaway (http://3stephideaway.com) for their grand opening festivities May 3rd... That's where...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-23-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Thanks for the intel, we can easily cut out that...

Thanks for the intel, we can easily cut out that loop by heading straight down Panamit Valley rd. to Indian Ranch, but we'll see. I'm amazed at how many roads are open that were shut down last sept....
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 3,069
Views: 1,232,111
Posted By DR. Rock
:wave Jesse, Knowing the size of your hands,...

:wave Jesse,
Knowing the size of your hands, I'm gonna say XXXL.
:lol3
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-21-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
We won't miss it... it's there on our route. I...

We won't miss it... it's there on our route. I found a good resource for road updates here (https://www.facebook.com/DeathValleyRoadConditions), looks like that road is recently open. The only road...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-21-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Thanks, everyone

That's exactly what we're gonna do. We'll be traveling with Kelamity and Tim who have their bikes parked in the same public storage as us. This Mobius-style system is starting to catch on. :evil
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Guess what planet this is?

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-F9XrgcS/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%202004-XL.jpg

pavement ahead. :cry
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
This is it...

probably the last dirt section of M12. :cry

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-qxp7BbM/0/L/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201976-L.jpg

it was intermittently soft and loose, but at...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Piece of cake

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...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Weren't much traffic,

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-wqVJs8B/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201965-XL.jpg

that's for sure.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
As usual, we started our day

having to deal with flooding fallout.

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-GwZG2JV/0/L/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201959-L.jpg

we were going to follow the Union Pacific rail line...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Day 14, Mobius 12

Caliente, NV - Las Vegas

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-MLZgT8L/1/X2/M12%202013-09-27%20Basecamp-X2.jpg

Coasting on in for a wrap. We knew from the inter webs at...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
We took a lap

around town, and chose the small family-run joint and were glad we did. The Midway Motel... friendly, quiet, clean... Highly Recommended!

Supper at the fanciest restaurant in town, the Wagon...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Dodging weather

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-W76tC76/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201938-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
This is...

by far my favorite video of the entire trip.

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
it was pretty desolate

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-vQXMjWm/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201926-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
M12 Day 13

Pace Draw, Dixie NF - Caliente, NV

It'd been a while since we'd showered and were due. Dodged some weather, and all in all had a pretty mellow, low-drama day.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Mike, PM sent. d

Mike,
PM sent.
d
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
We had our campfire

right out on the point, and slept with the tarp off (and woke up soaking wet from dew)

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-5tQtBMr/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201911-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
Finally,

we just said "enough" and found a nice side trail to a flat spot with a view and called it a day.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-18-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6,989
Views: 2,389,217
Posted By DR. Rock
On the west side

we climbed up Harmony Mt. on some ATV trails,

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