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Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By theofam
This is a cool departure from the RRs typically...

This is a cool departure from the RRs typically found here. Tell us about the bike and your background - electrical engineer or are you just gifted?:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,112
Posted By theofam
That was a great write up! I've been lucky...

That was a great write up! I've been lucky enough to take a couple trips with my dad - they're highlights of my life's memories to this day!

I cringed when I saw you guys were heading up...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,863
Posted By theofam
Epic. Wow, thanks! You mentioned your Dad gave...

Epic. Wow, thanks! You mentioned your Dad gave you the Sportster. Both of my ride reports were of trips I made with my pops. Sounds like we're lucky guys to have motorcycle riding role models!
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,863
Posted By theofam
GB, you had me at "Scramster!" Subscribed. I...

GB, you had me at "Scramster!" Subscribed. I may need to start shopping bash plated for my Road Glide based on this RR!
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 15,737
Posted By theofam
I feel for you! My '08 GSA pooped the bed...

I feel for you! My '08 GSA pooped the bed outside Chitina, AK, on my six-week trip of a lifetime with my dad. I rented us a car for a week while the bike was down. We still had a blast road tripping...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,194
Posted By theofam
I didn't see it mentioned above, so I'll throw it...

I didn't see it mentioned above, so I'll throw it out there. Check the kill switch and its wiring. I question if it's loose and grounding out under certain conditions (handlebar left, mostly).
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 138,165
Posted By theofam
Sean, Same goes for Denver. We'll put you...

Sean,

Same goes for Denver. We'll put you and the KLR up if you need to rest before attacking the Rockies!

Sean
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,016
Posted By theofam
You guys are making me want a smaller bike! ...

You guys are making me want a smaller bike!

Gotta ask, how did you shoot the final scene setting up camp in the Day 3 video? Hire a marmot to slowly spin the GoPro on a tripod?
Forum: Thumpers 08-25-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,465
Posted By theofam
Mick, these five pages have been some of the most...

Mick, these five pages have been some of the most insightful of recent memory. Thanks for taking the time to write this up for us!

Hope you're having a great time on your ride. I look forward...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 138,165
Posted By theofam
One of your bad-assedest updates yet! I love the...

One of your bad-assedest updates yet! I love the awe expressed in your salar video. You just keep laughing at the sheer size of the thing!

Happy Birthday, too! I just turned 46 on the 18th, so...
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 138,165
Posted By theofam
Sean, Got to send a "THANK YOU" your way! I...

Sean,

Got to send a "THANK YOU" your way! I had a chance to meet up with 40 other like-minded folks here in Colorado for the annual Rocky Mountain Adventure Riders (RMAR) ride in Meeker. It was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 138,165
Posted By theofam
Glad you're okay after the low side! I had to...

Glad you're okay after the low side! I had to zoom in the photo to even notice the sand - that would've dropped all of us.

Good lookin' lakeside vittles in Bolivia! Thanks for keeping us...
Forum: Regional forums 08-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
Dayum! That's too bad. I hope it heals soon, so...

Dayum! That's too bad. I hope it heals soon, so you can get back to riding!
Forum: Regional forums 08-04-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
Dinosoreass sums up that ride nicely. Thanks...

Dinosoreass sums up that ride nicely. Thanks again for leading the group, Norm! Hope your thumb is healing.

I'd like to thank my buddy Mike for joining me. He did finally find his contact!
...
Forum: Regional forums 08-02-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
Norm, thanks for leading a great ride out to...

Norm, thanks for leading a great ride out to Dinosaur National Monument yesterday! Garrett was able to take a mud bath:
...
Forum: Regional forums 07-28-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
That could work out great! We'll be getting in...

That could work out great! We'll be getting in town Wednesday night. I'm at Blue Spruce Inn on a white DR650 and look like I'm shooting a commercial for Wolfman Luggage. I think my buddy Mike is...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 13,434
Posted By theofam
+1 on the Kinnecott Mine outside McCarthy! My...

+1 on the Kinnecott Mine outside McCarthy! My dad and I stayed a night in McCarthy and hung out at the bar with a bunch of the mountain guides for the evening. Fascinating people. To a (wo)man,...
Forum: Regional forums 07-25-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
Thanks for the info, Modette. Look forward to...

Thanks for the info, Modette. Look forward to meeting you next week.
Forum: Regional forums 07-24-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
Sounds like a nice way to spend a day! What's...

Sounds like a nice way to spend a day! What's the bench road in terms of terrain? I've a buddy coming with an F700GS and not much dirt experience, so I'm trying to figure out some rides we can do...
Forum: Thumpers 07-23-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 98,708
Views: 18,825,947
Posted By theofam
Got to admit, when I first bought my 2000 DR in...

Got to admit, when I first bought my 2000 DR in September, I couldn't figure out what all the fuss was about. Don't get me wrong, it was fun, but it was a P I G! I sulked over beers about how many...
Forum: Regional forums 07-22-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
Modette/nwcolorider, Is there an itinerary...

Modette/nwcolorider,

Is there an itinerary for the Meeker ride? My buddy and I are trying to map a route to get us there. He said the 31st is a riding day, so are folks rolling in the 30th and...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 65,583
Posted By theofam
What an epic trip it has been! I can't believe...

What an epic trip it has been! I can't believe it was seven months ago when the extent of my adventure-riding wisdom was to buy some LD Comfort underwear to stave off monkey butt. Definitely...
Forum: Regional forums 07-17-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
Thanks for the info. Looking forward to those gps...

Thanks for the info. Looking forward to those gps files. Sounds like the county and Town of Meeker are being very helpful - great to hear!
Forum: Regional forums 07-17-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
Meeker GPX Files?

Has anyone created gpx files of rides around Meeker? Figured since some of you have ridden the area, or researched it already, there might be some available to we noobs. Thanks in advance!
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 138,165
Posted By theofam
I think you might have found heaven. All those...

I think you might have found heaven. All those dirt roads and trails might be the real deal!

As we've become accustomed, you keep finding cool shit, even cooler people and add in a mix of unusual...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 21,677
Posted By theofam
I did this trip with my dad two years ago - but...

I did this trip with my dad two years ago - but he was a spry 67! He cracked ribs on day 2 of 40 in Wyoming in some sand. I think your decision to go paved as much as possible is a smart one. The...
Forum: Regional forums 06-10-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 33,919
Posted By theofam
Big John, What a great job setting the tone...

Big John,

What a great job setting the tone for all we'll get to see. I'm even more stoked now!!
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 138,165
Posted By theofam
I didn't realize Chile was so instrumental in...

I didn't realize Chile was so instrumental in observing our universe! Thanks for the info. As always, great job with the pics and dialog!
Forum: Americas 05-13-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By theofam
Also, I trust you're taking Beartooth Pass and...

Also, I trust you're taking Beartooth Pass and Chief Joseph Scenic Byway after Red Lodge?! If not, change your plans, because it's a beautiful ride.
Forum: Americas 05-13-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,173
Posted By theofam
You'll probably see more Sturgis-related traffic...

You'll probably see more Sturgis-related traffic on your way to and from Red Lodge than you will on the back-end of the trip. Sturgis wraps up the 10th. If you're not rolling through South Dakota...
Forum: Vendors 05-12-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 144,816
Posted By theofam
Just ordered an H4 for my DR650. You guys must...

Just ordered an H4 for my DR650. You guys must be selling a TON of these, as the site says you're backordered until 5/19. Congrats!

Thanks for offering a discount to ADV riders - almost paid for...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 693
Views: 138,165
Posted By theofam
Just finished your update and only one thought...

Just finished your update and only one thought crossed my mind . . . fucking awesome. Not with an exclamation point, not in ALL CAPS, not yelled like you're bungee jumping. Just simply...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,292
Posted By theofam
Inizialmente pensavo che Bonificio era la mia...

Inizialmente pensavo che Bonificio era la mia città favorita, ma la mare azzura di Marine de Meria è molta bellisima! Grazie mille per le fotografie e la sua storia.

La scorsa estate la mia...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,183
Posted By theofam
What a great looking ride! The guys at the below...

What a great looking ride! The guys at the below site deal with SOHC 4 cylinder Hondas, but they have a lot of love for the 2 cylinder bikes, too. You could throw up an ad there as well.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 84,049
Posted By theofam
augiedog, The snowpack was average statewide...

augiedog,

The snowpack was average statewide - higher in some places, lower in others. Denver & Boulder are in the "South Platte" shaded area of this map (based on snowpack as of 4/29):
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 61,029
Posted By theofam
Good luck at the dealership today, fellas! We've...

Good luck at the dealership today, fellas! We've collectively got our fingers crossed that the bikes check out OK and you guys are on your way soon.

It's a blast watching two scoots you don't...
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 138,165
Posted By theofam
I LOVE the approach you and James are taking...

I LOVE the approach you and James are taking toward your travels. Getting a good mix of the culture via couch surfing alongside the recent getaways to camp in the hills was a great combination!
...
Forum: Racing 04-26-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,862
Posted By theofam
Thanks, mdubya! I hope I can get a good link...

Thanks, mdubya! I hope I can get a good link going tomorrow morning.
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 98,708
Views: 18,825,947
Posted By theofam
You can find the PNs needed to hook up to the...

You can find the PNs needed to hook up to the brown/black w/ white tracer pair behind the headlight in this post:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=22743699&postcount=177

In...
Forum: Racing 04-25-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 13,862
Posted By theofam
Where are you guys finding the practices? Do I...

Where are you guys finding the practices? Do I have to buy motogp's video pass?
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