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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 06:34 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 14,738
Posted By oldmanb777
Yep, again too much going on to make it, again...

Yep, again too much going on to make it, again this year:cry So I'll watch from a far away place while working my :topesoff. I gotta quit this tuff called work.
Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By oldmanb777
I've done many engine mounts, never one on a...

I've done many engine mounts, never one on a grocery getter like the patriot. But assuming it is typical front engine,rear drive. unbolt the old mount, then, A block of wood and a floor jack to lift...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3,203
Views: 207,441
Posted By oldmanb777
Ok nothing for tonight, I'll make other plans. ...

Ok nothing for tonight, I'll make other plans.
I'm out for the Dino Ride. Too many catastrophes at home to deal with.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,203
Views: 207,441
Posted By oldmanb777
Anything for tonight, I could probably make it.

Anything for tonight, I could probably make it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 751
Posted By oldmanb777
Take your cold and wet weather gear. I just flew...

Take your cold and wet weather gear. I just flew from SFO to BOS and never saw the ground. Solid cloud cover and wet clouds at that.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-17-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 630
Posted By oldmanb777
Man, you bought a lot of bike for a newbie. be...

Man, you bought a lot of bike for a newbie. be vary carful out there with too much bike. So try to find someone in your area to go with. If they have a small lightweight bike (like you should...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-17-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,341
Posted By oldmanb777
:clap If I ever own another airplane, a Maul...

:clap If I ever own another airplane, a Maul will be close to the top of the list. But in the lower 48, something aerobatic makes more sense.
Forum: Americas 05-16-2015, 05:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 270
Posted By oldmanb777
If you plan to enjoy the trip, and take enough...

If you plan to enjoy the trip, and take enough time at important spots, you may want to limit the miles. Your planning to ride a long ways in 2 weeks. Can be done for sure, but you might want to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 409
Posted By oldmanb777
Oh yea...................:clap

Oh yea...................:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-16-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 752
Posted By oldmanb777
Careful........................You need to know...

Careful........................You need to know what you are doing first. The back yard toys maybe fine, but some of them are capable of flying high enough to interfere with aircraft. That can be...
Forum: EMEA 05-15-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By oldmanb777
Thanks. I saw their add. I have driven some of...

Thanks. I saw their add. I have driven some of the area in the past, stayed @ Adare Manor once. Wondered the Cliffs of Moore once. I have 2 layovers this month in Limerick, and just looking for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-15-2015, 07:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By oldmanb777
Week days are always best. But if you get out...

Week days are always best. But if you get out before the alcholics get over their hang over, weekends can be doable. Penrose commons has some really hard stuff in the canyons, but the main roads are...
Forum: EMEA 05-10-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By oldmanb777
I have found the same thing. Not sure why....

I have found the same thing. Not sure why. Probably insurance and tax rates. I feel safer on the roads in Scotland. The drivers seem to be more courteous, and aware of you. Don't know if that's...
Forum: EMEA 05-09-2015, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By oldmanb777
South of Edinburgh. ...

South of Edinburgh.

http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Airplanes/work/i-pMSvS8P/0/M/Edinbourgh%20005-M.jpg...
Forum: EMEA 05-09-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By oldmanb777
Rentals will probably be cheaper and easier in...

Rentals will probably be cheaper and easier in the UK. Scotland is amazing for riding. Check out Saltire MC in Edinburgh. they have been really helpful to me on some day rentals. Riding and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2015, 10:07 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 53,817
Posted By oldmanb777
I'm not home to attempt to save any of ours. We...

I'm not home to attempt to save any of ours. We need the water to feed all the too many who live here. But hope it doesn't do too much damage.
Forum: Americas 05-09-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 923
Posted By oldmanb777
Hanns, I think you would enjoy the trip a lot...

Hanns, I think you would enjoy the trip a lot more with a comfy bike. But if your set on that one, go for it. The U.S. is a big place, and thus you will find long stretches of tarmac, comfy is...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-09-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,113
Posted By oldmanb777
Great pix:clap

Great pix:clap
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-09-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 53,817
Posted By oldmanb777
Big storm I had to go around @ 37,000 ft over the...

Big storm I had to go around @ 37,000 ft over the front range today. Some uncomfortable wave action with it as well. We barely topped the clouds a 37,000 ft. Almost solid clouds from Vegas to about...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 867
Posted By oldmanb777
:clap Great pix. gotta do more exploring of...

:clap Great pix. gotta do more exploring of that area.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-07-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 3,203
Views: 207,441
Posted By oldmanb777
Workin'

Workin'
Forum: Trip Planning 05-06-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,705
Posted By oldmanb777
Before this hits the...

Before this hits the basement,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,Good question, and lots of very good advice here. But start out small. Take a few weekend trips. Go visit some friends for a weekend. You will have...
Forum: Equipment 05-05-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 530
Posted By oldmanb777
Where are you? The KLR will carry what you...

Where are you? The KLR will carry what you need. that's the good thing. Packing a bike is always a personal thing. Everyone packs differently, and I always learn something when I look at someone...
Forum: EMEA 05-05-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By oldmanb777
Shannon

Got a few days in Ireland. 48 hrs layover in Limerick. Probably rent a car, but a bike certainly would be better. Any ideas on where to rent? I want to hit the Flying boat museum on one of these,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-05-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 452
Posted By oldmanb777
Be more specific as to what you are looking for. ...

Be more specific as to what you are looking for. Small restaurant, or public park with grill, or auditorium or?
How much grid lock traffic are you willing to endure? If some people are staying...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 413
Posted By oldmanb777
Just got back from Moab. Conditions were almost...

Just got back from Moab. Conditions were almost perfect. Enough rain to keep the dust reasonable, and the sand ridable. Almost no mud. The weather was almost perfect for my week....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
Vista toward the Needles from White Crack camp...

Vista toward the Needles from White Crack camp ground.
http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Other/Moab-415/i-6rCj6L7/0/M/DSC01689-M.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Other/Moab-415/i-nJs...

http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Other/Moab-415/i-nJs2MNM/0/M/DSC01680-M.jpg (http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Other/Moab-415/48704277_mjR67T#!i=4010382335&k=nJs2MNM&lb=1&s=A)

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
I had to head back home on Thursday, so Wednesday...

I had to head back home on Thursday, so Wednesday was the finally for me. Everyone else got to stay until Sunday. But somebody has to work so I had to head back on Thursday. We decided that White...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
I guess the old guys understand the geysers...

I guess the old guys understand the geysers issues.............:gerg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 07:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
The next day we decided to head up to Crystal...

The next day we decided to head up to Crystal Geyser. Mostly a nice ride on some pretty good county roads. The geyser has some real nice colors in the mineral flow. It doesn't really spray very...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
We met up with Radrak and a couple others today,...

We met up with Radrak and a couple others today, road Chicken fingers, and part of Kane Creek.

Urals...........
http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Other/Moab-415/i-Ps5bB2q/0/M/DSC01647-M.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,692
Posted By oldmanb777
I'm sure glad that more people are trying to get...

I'm sure glad that more people are trying to get this message out. I'm old enough to remember when you could go anywhere. Then things started getting closed. The Jeep clubs got the idea first, and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
The weather is great. Rained last night, so the...

The weather is great. Rained last night, so the sand is easier to ride in, and no dust. But wet sand sticks to tires, and then when it hits slick roc, it's really slippery. But we had a good first...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 07:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,160
Posted By oldmanb777
Won't have my June schedule until late May. But...

Won't have my June schedule until late May. But will try to make it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
Didn't get pix of us cleaning the mag chloride...

Didn't get pix of us cleaning the mag chloride off the bikes in GJ. But we slummed for dinner.:rofl

http://oldmanb777.smugmug.com/Other/Moab-415/i-rhRwdNS/0/M/DSC01637-M.jpg...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
Pretty close. Moab Rim condo's. Unit M4 ...

Pretty close. Moab Rim condo's. Unit M4 303-90three-sixseven eight nine
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
Well we made it over here. Even with the road...

Well we made it over here. Even with the road closures. We missed all of them. It was a wet drive, but not too bad. This place is way too nice for a couple of inmates, but will have to do.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-17-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By oldmanb777
That was fun, but I chickened out. So no guts...

That was fun, but I chickened out. So no guts and no glory. But I'll ride another day.

Hopefully the drive will be good tomorrow. Not too many skiers driving like maniacs, and the roads may...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-16-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,822
Posted By oldmanb777
I've lived in the Rockies all my life. Lived in...

I've lived in the Rockies all my life. Lived in Cody for a while. Yes things are crowded. especially everywhere that people think are worth seeing, so they miss all the rest.And Yellowstone IS worth...
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