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Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,615
Posted By Ol Man
Enjoyed your video. Nice editing. Isn't it...

Enjoyed your video. Nice editing. Isn't it amazing fun to ride the beach?
Forum: Americas 04-21-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 460
Posted By Ol Man
You will also want to take the highway following...

You will also want to take the highway following the Kern River north, all the way to Springville. One of the nicest motorcycle rides in the state, with more twistys than you can imagine.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-20-2015, 06:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 729
Posted By Ol Man
No ocean. No stream. No fishing. But if the...

No ocean. No stream. No fishing. But if the weekend is right, you can be there for some racing and find a campsite:

http://www.co.monterey.ca.us/parks/lagunaseca.html

A lot of the camping is on...
Forum: Ride reports 04-19-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,207
Posted By Ol Man
Ratman, did you ever meet Granville King on your...

Ratman, did you ever meet Granville King on your Mexico adventures? I always looked forward to his stories:

http://www.fourwheeler.com/features/129-1202-february-2012-trails-end-editorial/
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-17-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,557
Posted By Ol Man
We rode it on Monday and did not have much...

We rode it on Monday and did not have much traffic.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-09-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 284
Posted By Ol Man
Sherman Pass

Called the Kernville Ranger Station today and they said it should open to traffic on Monday. Bummer. We had planned to ride it on Sunday.
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 19,009
Posted By Ol Man
Well done. Wonderful adventure.

Well done. Wonderful adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 20,766
Posted By Ol Man
L & C, thanks for this great report. I loved...

L & C, thanks for this great report. I loved reading of their adventures as a kid (I am 70) and always thought it was an amazing adventure. As an adult I have had the opportunity to visit some of the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-25-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Ol Man
Thanks for the link. A little more knowledge is...

Thanks for the link. A little more knowledge is good. They need to change the first paragraph; they closed the Barstow restaurant a couple of years ago.

I go through Amboy a number of times each...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 20,667
Posted By Ol Man
Stephanie has the nicest smile. I enjoy her...

Stephanie has the nicest smile. I enjoy her report.........and this one also.
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 08:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,050
Posted By Ol Man
I tried to take that section of 66 from Mountain...

I tried to take that section of 66 from Mountain Springs to Amboy on Sunday. I wondered why the closure. Thanks for the pics.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-23-2015, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 559
Posted By Ol Man
Roy's has gas

Stopped in Amboy yesterday, but did not buy fuel or talk to anyone. It has been a while since they have had gas.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-20-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,821
Posted By Ol Man
I have a Nexus 7 and it pretty much takes a 2 amp...

I have a Nexus 7 and it pretty much takes a 2 amp cigarette adapter to keep it going.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,862
Views: 1,556,625
Posted By Ol Man
Once again, thanks for keeping up your RR. I...

Once again, thanks for keeping up your RR. I really enjoy your adventure and your pictures.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 41,272
Posted By Ol Man
Has anyone ever had anything but a nice time at...

Has anyone ever had anything but a nice time at Alfonsina's?

Thanks for the report folks.
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2015, 05:49 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 41,272
Posted By Ol Man
I always thought that if Steve McQueen was still...

I always thought that if Steve McQueen was still alive he would have been a wonderful spokesperson for us in the OHV community and that we would not have lost so many riding opportunities.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 17,050
Posted By Ol Man
Actually, White Sands National Monument is a...

Actually, White Sands National Monument is a pretty neat place to visit:

http://www.nps.gov/whsa/index.htm

And depending on your timing, Cloudcroft is in the mountains outside Alamagordo and is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,018
Posted By Ol Man
Hmmm....I absolutely love mine. Guess that is why...

Hmmm....I absolutely love mine. Guess that is why there are so many choices available to us.
Forum: Ride reports 03-04-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 42,016
Posted By Ol Man
This is just amazing.

This is just amazing.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 521
Views: 41,272
Posted By Ol Man
I have not ridden in Baja in 20 years, but riding...

I have not ridden in Baja in 20 years, but riding on the beach was always a highlight. If you have never done it, it is something you want to do. We had a group of guys from work who went down there...
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,404
Posted By Ol Man
I am enjoying your report. Kudos to your wife for...

I am enjoying your report. Kudos to your wife for joining you.

You just touched upon many of the neat things along our coast. You should come back and spend about three times the time you did...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-28-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,016
Posted By Ol Man
This is a competition map from the AMA District...

This is a competition map from the AMA District 37 web site and are mostly places all can ride:

https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?ie=UTF8&om=1&msa=0&z=8&hl=en&mid=zW0_pCLXQysk.k7ikH5Q5I-ss
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-26-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,021
Posted By Ol Man
I had cleared the caches this past weekend. It...

I had cleared the caches this past weekend. It has taken a couple of reboots and it seems to be working. That is the experience my friend had also. I plan to ride to Needles Fri/Sat, so we shall see...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 17,329
Posted By Ol Man
.....and then.... Great report. You...

.....and then....

Great report. You obviously lived. :freaky
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-25-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,021
Posted By Ol Man
An update. I purchased a Belkin dual usb charger...

An update. I purchased a Belkin dual usb charger for $25 and this keeps the Nexus at full power, at least for the 2 1/2 hours I ran it. I think that problem is solved. This was twice the price as the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-24-2015, 08:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,021
Posted By Ol Man
Some of the folk in my Jeep club have been using...

Some of the folk in my Jeep club have been using a Nexus 7 for GPS. A couple of weeks ago I bought one. I use RAM mounts and have used it on my Goldwing as well as my off road rig. It fits well on...
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 10,208
Posted By Ol Man
Wonderful trip. Absolutely great photos. Great...

Wonderful trip. Absolutely great photos. Great adventure for sure.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-29-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 660
Views: 36,878
Posted By Ol Man
It is the Federal Government that has the...

It is the Federal Government that has the requirement.
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 78,301
Posted By Ol Man
Wonderful, wonderful photography!

Wonderful, wonderful photography!
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 107,156
Posted By Ol Man
What does Rebecca use the saw for?

What does Rebecca use the saw for?
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,022
Posted By Ol Man
Thanks for taking us along on your adventure and...

Thanks for taking us along on your adventure and regaling us with your humor.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,976
Posted By Ol Man
For the KTM guys, Chris Blais lives in Apple...

For the KTM guys, Chris Blais lives in Apple Valley and can help you out with parts and such:

http://blaisracingservices.com/

I am sure he will also be at KOM. You will recognize him by the big...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By Ol Man
How do you like the GT Air helmet? Considering...

How do you like the GT Air helmet? Considering buying one.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-23-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 26,646
Posted By Ol Man
Looks like perfect weather: ...

Looks like perfect weather:

http://www.weather.com/weather/tenday/l/USNV0049:1:US
Forum: Ride reports 11-22-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 86,909
Posted By Ol Man
To me the lighting conditions you have...

To me the lighting conditions you have experienced are good, better and best. All of your shots are great. Thanks. I love those areas a LOT. Looking forward to your ride on 12.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-12-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,849
Posted By Ol Man
Congratulations.

Congratulations.
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 357,105
Posted By Ol Man
I have a solution to your problems......buy a...

I have a solution to your problems......buy a motorcycle dealership.
Forum: Ride reports 11-01-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 39,630
Posted By Ol Man
Your photography is always wonderful. I got to...

Your photography is always wonderful. I got to ride Sonora Pass for the first time two weeks ago. What an awesome road. I had lunch at Lyon Lake, which is two miles down a dirt road. Don't think too...
Forum: Ride reports 10-17-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 30,347
Posted By Ol Man
Wonderful report. Love the dual story-telling.

Wonderful report. Love the dual story-telling.
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,603
Posted By Ol Man
Wonderful report. The wife and I took a...

Wonderful report. The wife and I took a Motorhome/Jeep trip to Alaska two years ago and were on many of your roads....not many to choose from. We only drove to the Arctic Circle. We left about the...
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