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Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 09:04 PM
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Posted By Southmt
I use 2 good ones for all my stuff. Really...

I use 2 good ones for all my stuff. Really convenient. One big bag for camping stuff, tent, bag, pad, etc. and some other things. Maybe a smaller bag for extra clothes. All held down by two big...
Forum: Face plant 04-10-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,884
Posted By Southmt
I'm wondering why the video is on "youtu.be",...

I'm wondering why the video is on "youtu.be", rather than "youtube.com"? Just wondering.

Ah! (Edit here).... "It is common for popular websites to grab other domain names and point it towards...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 4,955
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Posted By Southmt
I asked a simple question about carrying a gun...

I asked a simple question about carrying a gun and learned in no uncertain terms that the subject belonged elsewhere. I think your post would be better off elsewhere too.
Forum: Trials 04-08-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 69,977
Posted By Southmt
I just hung around and rode the stuff when the...

I just hung around and rode the stuff when the serious competitors :lol3 weren't using the section. Ran into a Desert Guy and a kid, asked if he'd ever ridden a trials bike. No. Did he want to? ...
Forum: Trials 04-07-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 69,977
Posted By Southmt
Many thanks to NMTrailboss and Gordy for a great...

Many thanks to NMTrailboss and Gordy for a great weekend! Kin we do it again next weekend? Huh? Huh?
Forum: Equipment 04-07-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,117,559
Posted By Southmt
MSR Whisperlite, doesn't simmer too well but I...

MSR Whisperlite, doesn't simmer too well but I like it. I take a bottle of white gas, then when that runs out, switch to bike gas. My son bought it for me after using one on a NOLS trip. I wanted...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-02-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 10,671
Posted By Southmt
I pass on a double yellow if: - the vehicle...

I pass on a double yellow if:

- the vehicle in front is going ridiculously slow
- I know the road, or have a really unobstructed view. I'm thinking NM open spaces, no trees or bushes that can...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-01-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,248
Posted By Southmt
What happened to me........ Rode a long...

What happened to me........

Rode a long time, courted my wife, including some great bike rides. Got married, she still rode with me a bit. Had a kid, she stopped riding, fearing that we'd *both*...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-31-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,293
Posted By Southmt
Congratulations! I'd say do whatever...

Congratulations!

I'd say do whatever you're comfortable with. I've been riding 45 years, now I commute 70 miles round trip, live east of Albuquerque, and work on the east side of town. Mostly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,898
Posted By Southmt
My first inclination was to say "you have to...

My first inclination was to say "you have to figure out whats inside you". But you can't "figure it out". You need to stay loose, not stress about it. The answer will come, bye n' bye..

I've...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-25-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,802
Posted By Southmt
GREAT! Does this mean I need to trade in my...

GREAT! Does this mean I need to trade in my Concours for something more dirt-worthy than my pack-horse KLR?

Hmmmm....
Forum: Trials 03-25-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 69,977
Posted By Southmt
Thanks!!!!!! :clap:freaky

Thanks!!!!!! :clap:freaky
Forum: Equipment 02-28-2014, 09:09 PM
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Views: 2,117,559
Posted By Southmt
Love your arrangement, I never could find a good...

Love your arrangement, I never could find a good storage place for my 'mags'.

Bob
'05 Connie
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,117,559
Posted By Southmt
Pillows

Got an REI stuff sack, fuzzy on the inside. Put the sleeping bag in it, pull it out at night, turn it inside out, put clothes in it, you're good to go. Fuzzy, comfy pillow. May need some...
Forum: Trials 02-16-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 69,977
Posted By Southmt
+++++++ Big news (for me) is I got the bike...

+++++++

Big news (for me) is I got the bike going (died at Lake Fork) and hope to be back this year.
Forum: Trials 01-25-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 69,977
Posted By Southmt
I wish I could say I was having fun... but I was...

I wish I could say I was having fun... but I was at work and my heel started hurting. Kept using it, kept getting worse. Tendon problem. Been telling everybody last weekend I flew my Lear Jet to...
Forum: Trials 01-25-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 69,977
Posted By Southmt
Banquet

Folks,

I'm not making it, as I'm laid up and on crutches.

I'm finishing up a DVD of the best photos from the National, and will get a freebie to all the scorers and workers. Jessica will...
Forum: Trials 01-17-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 69,977
Posted By Southmt
Aye, you've (Gordy) done lots of work in an...

Aye, you've (Gordy) done lots of work in an unofficial capacity. Many many thanks. I did that with the web site for a long time.

It seems to me that the issue is the 'flavor' of the club,...
Forum: Equipment 01-17-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,117,559
Posted By Southmt
Such differences.... we don't need netting at...

Such differences.... we don't need netting at all, but don't have anything at all to tie a hammock to.

Bob in the SW
Forum: Trials 01-17-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,230
Views: 69,977
Posted By Southmt
Agree with what Brian... oops, NMTrialsguy......

Agree with what Brian... oops, NMTrialsguy... said. Many thanks to the volunteers that make it all happen. I've never known anyone on "the board" to not be receptive to new ideas, or discuss what...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,117,559
Posted By Southmt
Snakes... I've run into a some rattlesnakes but...

Snakes... I've run into a some rattlesnakes but not as many as you'd think, with all the time I've spent out in the boonies. They just want to be left alone, so keeping your eyes open so you don't...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-12-2014, 08:52 PM
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Views: 2,250,869
Posted By Southmt
Nuevo Mexico, Jemez Mountains. ...

Nuevo Mexico, Jemez Mountains.

http://www.southmtpages.com/bville10_best/bville_2010_stripe_900.jpg
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,117,559
Posted By Southmt
Yessir, hammocks is the way to go! ...

Yessir, hammocks is the way to go! :lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3:lol3

http://www.southmtpages.com/klr_photos/bville2013/P1010353.jpg
http://www.southmtpages.com/klr_photos/bville2013/P1010353.jpghttp://
Forum: Ride reports 01-02-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 31,433
Posted By Southmt
Great writeup! I'd never thought much about...

Great writeup! I'd never thought much about Newfoundland before.... this really opened my eyes. Thanks for finding out so much about the place, and the people, the way of life. I appreciate it!
Forum: New Zealand 12-21-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,465
Posted By Southmt
Freedom Campers

Thanks, I can certainly understand the problem.... some places here are like that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-20-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,453
Posted By Southmt
Mellowed out

I raced (desert, MX) in my 20's, tried trials and got bored, liked to push it on the street in my late 20's and early 30's (like, backroads where if you went off the edge, it'd take them a week to...
Forum: New Zealand 12-20-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,465
Posted By Southmt
Hi, I'm into dual-sporting in the US West,...

Hi,

I'm into dual-sporting in the US West, camping all the way. I'm wondering what camping is *generally* like in NZ (I just discovered this topic and haven't done much research yet). Is camping...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6,749
Views: 2,250,869
Posted By Southmt
Simple and to the point. ...

Simple and to the point.

http://www.southmtpages.com/klr_photos/bville2013/P1010187.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-04-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 174,748
Posted By Southmt
here's summer before last, near Blanding, UT...

here's summer before last, near Blanding, UT before doing Lockhart Basin up to Moab.

http://www.southmtpages.com/klr_photos/P1000047.jpg


Long ago, VW days.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-30-2013, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Southmt
Those panniers are great! Carry lots and protect...

Those panniers are great! Carry lots and protect the back end. Have 'crash bars' on the front, and got bark busters after the last major trip, I almost pretzeled a lever 30 miles from nowhere.......
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-30-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Southmt
It goes through, I was apprehensive about getting...

It goes through, I was apprehensive about getting through because of rider skill. :huh

From the Gap it might go straight down to the pavement, but I took the alternate route, east along the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-30-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,149
Posted By Southmt
Wow, great! Thanks much! Sounds like memorable...

Wow, great! Thanks much! Sounds like memorable (and good) time.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-30-2013, 07:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Southmt
I updated that first photo of the RR, added the...

I updated that first photo of the RR, added the road up to the towers. About 9 miles up and back. Goes up the end of the mt. then along the ridge. Then that stretch along the north side of the mt....
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-27-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 998
Posted By Southmt
Capitam Mountains, NM

Just a little 3-day ride. Part was in the Capitan Mountains of SE Nuevo Mexico. Mostly they were a destination. We have trials in that corner of the state in the fall, go about 50 miles east of...
Forum: Equipment 11-26-2013, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,117,559
Posted By Southmt
No CSM baiting meant at all. Somebody mentioned...

No CSM baiting meant at all. Somebody mentioned packing a gun in their tank bag, and I was wondering if anybody ever *needed* one while camping. Pure and simple. I'm an ex-MP and gun owner. Just...
Forum: Trials 11-26-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,222
Posted By Southmt
Wow, I'm replying to an ancient post, but.......

Wow, I'm replying to an ancient post, but.... yeah, I did the NATC (and TdN) websites, but they got moved elsewhere. The Club Directory disappeared. So I set up the new domain with the club...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,117,559
Posted By Southmt
Thanks! What's "CSM"? (edit: ok, got CS&M...

Thanks! What's "CSM"? (edit: ok, got CS&M figgered out, sorry) I agree, don't want to discuss guns here, too big a topic, as the thread I didn't find shows. Thanks for the pointer.

I've packed...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 821
Views: 235,119
Posted By Southmt
Wow, my riding is pretty pale compared with you...

Wow, my riding is pretty pale compared with you folks. Just thought I'd throw out a picture from a trip in '69, U S of A, for what it's worth.

Honda 125, Detroit, San Diego, Seattle, Idaho. About...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4,955
Views: 2,117,559
Posted By Southmt
I feel like a packhorse compared with you folks. ...

I feel like a packhorse compared with you folks.

When I pack, it's usually for a pretty much indefinite trip. Not that I ever have the chance to do that :2cryBut I'd be really really happy to be...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-09-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,418
Posted By Southmt
Yup, pretty weird. I especially liked getting up...

Yup, pretty weird. I especially liked getting up close to the one at Lookout Pass, and seeing the slurry drops. Left it out of the RR, but I've seen a B-17, Flying Boxcar, and TBM torpedo bomber...
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