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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-14-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 260,512
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Looks like you're on your way up Loveland Pass...

Looks like you're on your way up Loveland Pass from the Denver side, or down the Denver side either way. Beautiful photo!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-21-2013, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 260,512
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Thanks everyone for the wonderful photos! Just...

Thanks everyone for the wonderful photos! Just got back from Afghanistan, and these photos made it so much nicer there for me! So nice to be home to my colorado mountains!

Regards
Forum: Trials 10-11-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,375
Posted By Ford_Prefect
I would be VERY grateful for more information on...

I would be VERY grateful for more information on these bikes and your experience please!

I am thinking about buying a pair of bikes for my kids when I get back form Afghanistan, and these and the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 08:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,219
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Yet another fishfund that does not end......

Yet another fishfund that does not end......
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-11-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 260,512
Posted By Ford_Prefect
So is the lizard in the headlight a rubber one...

So is the lizard in the headlight a rubber one you put in, or a live one that climbed up in there while you were parked? That just makes the entire photo. Here you have this great road, and the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 655,009
Posted By Ford_Prefect
I do not know that it is safe to say that. I...

I do not know that it is safe to say that. I think your bike seems to have broken down several dozen times, it was just the same thing most of the times. But honestly each time you thought (or...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-04-2013, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 260,512
Posted By Ford_Prefect
I just want to say a big thank you to everyone...

I just want to say a big thank you to everyone who has posted in this thread!
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I am sitting Afghanistan...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,154
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Thanks!

Iceland is definately way up near the top on my bucket list, so it was nice to read your tips. I sure hope it was an enjoyable trip!

If you choose to check out the USA I would highly recommend...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 26,327
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Brilliant!

Thank you so much for this brilliant report. I have really enjoyed the photos, and if my internet gets going I will watch that video of yours on digging out. (I love plowing snow, so I will get an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-26-2012, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ford_Prefect
For me, the choice of the KLR seemed right at the...

For me, the choice of the KLR seemed right at the time. I had high hopes of long distance travel, as well as off road performance. The KLR 2008+ is a remarkably well balanced bike, and it performs...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-18-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Moab can be such a laugh. I think we have...

Moab can be such a laugh.

I think we have all read stories on here wherein the individual writes about how he was just laughing in his helmet.

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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2012, 10:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Thanks guys, for the compliments. It is a great...

Thanks guys, for the compliments. It is a great place to live. Sometimes I am jealous of myself! I am only three hours away from Moab after all. I can literally head down, do a trail, and sleep...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-08-2012, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Wow, I saw three bikes and two jeeps the entire...

Wow, I saw three bikes and two jeeps the entire trip! If that was too many for you, I can't imagine what you would think of Moab in the Fall or Spring!

Nice to leave the rig here. Perhaps you...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-07-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Where are you Rhyno, Yeah they allow the reg...

Where are you Rhyno,

Yeah they allow the reg to be like yours, it just has to be legal. That is, IF YOU are from Utah, if not then you need to get a Utah permit as well. Still you can ride in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-05-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Thanks Lycan, we had a really great time. I...

Thanks Lycan, we had a really great time.

I will try to get on and post up the second day, and all about Slick Rock trail when I can sit down for long enough.

Here is a teaser trailer for the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-04-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,021
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Thanks for sharing. I am sure that took quite a...

Thanks for sharing. I am sure that took quite a while to type all of that up, and organize the photos. Looks like a great trip!
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-03-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ford_Prefect
https://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/399274...

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Photo from Slick Rock Trail, on Saturday. Credits to Kary1982v6
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-02-2012, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Sounds a lot like Utah. Plus everyone cries...

Sounds a lot like Utah.

Plus everyone cries like a baby when we do get that snow. How they hate it when it snows, etc. I always tell them to MOVE to a place where it does not snow. (then again...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-02-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ford_Prefect
I referenced Forest Lake Trail for the Utah folks...

I referenced Forest Lake Trail for the Utah folks who know what that trail is, but for those of you who are not familiar, here is an unrelated video of MrRojoneck riding up the Forest Lake Trail.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 12-02-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,141
Posted By Ford_Prefect
M O A B ! ! ! Nov30-Dec1 2012

Well the Utah Dual Sport guys got up a trip to Moab! Here are the sorted details...

Bikes...

I road a Blue 09 KLR650
MrRojoNeck on his matt black '12 KLR650
Everideorg on his Yellow DRZ400...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 883,542
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Nice, and good info as well. If I did not have a...

Nice, and good info as well. If I did not have a great job lined up, I think I would head down there just to give it a go! I loved driving trucks, and doing it down there might be pretty...
Forum: Thumpers 11-18-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 88,405
Posted By Ford_Prefect
NO NO I liked it the way it was! Sadness

NO NO

I liked it the way it was! Sadness
Forum: Thumpers 11-06-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 88,405
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Thanks for the update! Oh I really hope you...

Thanks for the update!

Oh I really hope you did not bring those guns with you. Most countries will take them away from you, and some might even jail you for attempting to bring them in.


Well...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 535,990
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Lisa and Simon, Ma'am, honestly words just...

Lisa and Simon,

Ma'am, honestly words just can not explain just how much it has done for me these last few posts to see your new photos and conversations.

It has been breath taking, as well as...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 883,542
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Well Bikes or no bikes, I say you need to keep...

Well Bikes or no bikes, I say you need to keep posting up and letting us live vicariously through you!

Regards,
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 883,542
Posted By Ford_Prefect
awe man! I saw this one pop up and I thought...

awe man!

I saw this one pop up and I thought perhaps he was on here announcing his next ride! DOH...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 535,990
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Helmets... Why this one???

Ok, so, first I have to ask...

What makes you choose the MX style helmet? I noticed earlier on you had Modular helmets (which are a touch heavier I realize) So why do you use the MX rather than...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 535,990
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Thank you Simon, very much. Very excellent...

Thank you Simon, very much.

Very excellent photos, and now that you show them I can see that I recall seeing photos of this area in the past. You do it justice by taking excellent photos from...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2012, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 535,990
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Great report, Forgive me, but I do wish you...

Great report,

Forgive me, but I do wish you had more photos of that temple. Sorry...

At any rate, I really enjoyed looking at what you have there. By the way, what is the deal with the wrap...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 535,990
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Happy Anniversary guys! 17 Years, very cool!

Happy Anniversary guys!

17 Years, very cool!
Forum: Thumpers 10-11-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 88,405
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Looks good, I am glad you were able to decide on...

Looks good, I am glad you were able to decide on a set up that suited you! I hope it works out really well for you!

Looking forward to the trip getting going.

By the way, when you added to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,494
Views: 535,990
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Glad yall are alright. I was starting to wonder...

Glad yall are alright. I was starting to wonder what had happened to you.

Thanks a LOT for the update and the chance to live vicariously through you.

Regards,
Brian
Forum: Thumpers 09-05-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 257
Views: 88,405
Posted By Ford_Prefect
If I may be so bold as to rate the options you...

If I may be so bold as to rate the options you listed in bags...

First choice would be a hard Metal bag, like a Happy trails,

Second choice would be a wolfman bag

Third choice would be the...
Forum: Vendors 09-05-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 18,696
Posted By Ford_Prefect
The page looks good so far. Typically...

The page looks good so far.

Typically Simplisity is what people SAY they are looking for, but without a lot of links it gives off a perfunctory air of insignificance. Not trying to be rude, I am...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 88,405
Posted By Ford_Prefect
I have read a lot of guys who really prefer the...

I have read a lot of guys who really prefer the SOFT bags for that concern. Have you thought about just going with some wolfman bags? They are strong and water tight. Also you could think of doing...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 44,553
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Brilliant photos, and ride. Thanks for sharing. ...

Brilliant photos, and ride. Thanks for sharing.

I am really glad you enjoyed the San Juan County section in Colorado. Ouray (about 30 miles from Silverton) is one of my favorite places, and the...
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2012, 12:05 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 18,696
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Well done Jesse, Rob, Tyler, Looks like...

Well done Jesse, Rob, Tyler,

Looks like great stuff. Glad to see you are still working on the Deuce Jesse, it has been a while since I went in to check the progress, guess I have some catching up...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2012, 11:41 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 44,553
Posted By Ford_Prefect
I wish yall were headed towards me. I would love...

I wish yall were headed towards me. I would love to meet up with you in the Utah Sections. I am about three hours away from the closest (to me) section in Utah. Ah well, it is beautiful here.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 44,553
Posted By Ford_Prefect
If I may, I would HIGHLY recommend a week or so...

If I may, I would HIGHLY recommend a week or so in Ouray Colorado. It is an amazing place if you get there before the snow there are amazing trails there as well! Well worth it IMHO. (I go there...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 44,553
Posted By Ford_Prefect
Very nice. I will look forward to watching this...

Very nice. I will look forward to watching this thread!
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