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Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 726,358
Posted By Metalcarver
Those are water bottles, actually US forest...

Those are water bottles, actually US forest service water back packs. I got them from Army Surplus Warehouse (http://www.armysurpluswarehouse.com/nylon-duck-water-bag.html).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
That ought to be a magnificent ride. However,...

That ought to be a magnificent ride. However, I'm planning on heading west on Saturday. Going to make it a multiple day ride through the Sawtooth Bisect...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,494
Posted By Metalcarver
I wish I could introduce her but don't know her...

I wish I could introduce her but don't know her name. About a month ago I was at the motorcycle dealer in Rexburg and while taking care of business I noticed a young (the part of the world I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Hey! This is Idaho! (we're stealth riders)

Hey! This is Idaho!
(we're stealth riders)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-13-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Got any time before you're chained to your desk?

Got any time before you're chained to your desk?
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,001
Posted By Metalcarver
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-13-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Welcome to Macadamia. We need more nuts here... ...

Welcome to Macadamia. We need more nuts here...

Anyone up for a trip to the mountains this coming week? Weather is looking really good.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,494
Posted By Metalcarver
a little romp in the neighborhood

Headed out east of Idaho Falls for a play day. 33 deg this morning. All pics of me courtesy of DaveWave.

Me!
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
some artsy fartsy (Skyline Ridge): ...

some artsy fartsy (Skyline Ridge):

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/9514/i-kg3v5J2/0/XL/yellow%20sky-XL.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Skyline Ridge ...

Skyline Ridge

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/9514/i-DXSx2K4/0/XL/P1110264-XL.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Shoot, you missed all the excitement... POP!...

Shoot, you missed all the excitement...

POP!

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/9514/i-vPrjLhj/0/X2/pop-X2.jpg

!@#$%^&*
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Little romp in the Pallisades

Guess what season it is?

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/9514/i-hBRtGMc/0/XL/P1110284-XL.jpg
Forum: Beasts 09-01-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,529
Views: 726,358
Posted By Metalcarver
This summer

Salmon River Mountains

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/8-19-14/i-sQjSbk2/0/XL/P1110069-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-24-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,494
Posted By Metalcarver
Day 4

And so it begins gentle reader, the embarrassment and tragedy of early onset brain death.
:pep

The morning began well, good rest, crisp air, babbling stream, not much dew. Saddled up and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-23-2014, 01:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 12,001
Posted By Metalcarver
Great pics. We're bound to run into each other...

Great pics. We're bound to run into each other sometime. Just hope it's not at full throttle on the inside of a blind curve. I'm getting to envy those gnarlybikes.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-23-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,494
Posted By Metalcarver
Salmon River Mountain Massacree Day 3

Day 3 : Over the top

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/8-19-14/i-JmwQKvK/0/XL/Day%203-XL.jpg

The dew was so heavy for both camps that it might as well have rained. The new...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-22-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,494
Posted By Metalcarver
Day Two Salmon River Mountain Masacree

Day Two: Lofty Goals

On the way down Panther Creek I bumped into a couple of guys who rode down from Montana. They said there was a slide on the Magruder and it was closed. I knew there was a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-22-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,494
Posted By Metalcarver
Salmon River Mountain Massacree

Starting as an investigation into the premise that the shortest distance between two points is not necessarily a straight line, this expedition ended up being more of a treatise on wild country,...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By Metalcarver
Well, I finally got a weather window and headed...

Well, I finally got a weather window and headed out. But there was a slide on the Magruder and it was closed and a fire near Syringa on my route so played in the Salmon mountains for a bit. Then...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-07-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Sounds like a good trip. Since you have a few...

Sounds like a good trip. Since you have a few days you might make a turn off the Red Rock Road and make a loop through the Gravelly Range. It's on my list but I'll be heading up Panther Creek,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Centennial Mts. campout

There's a really nice campground (Stoddard Creek C.G.) about a mile off I-15 just south of the Idaho Montana border. Would be a great place for a gathering. Hundreds of gnarly trails for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 8,505
Views: 752,740
Posted By Metalcarver
Centennial Mts anyone?

There's a really nice campground (Stoddard Creek C.G.) about a mile off I-15 just south of the Idaho Montana border. Would be a great place for a gathering. Hundreds of gnarly trails for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-19-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 297
Posted By Metalcarver
Centennial Mts. Campout?

There's a really nice campground (Stoddard Creek C.G.) about a mile off I-15 just south of the Idaho Montana border. Would be a great place for a gathering. Hundreds of gnarly trails for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Where and when?

Where and when?
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,494
Posted By Metalcarver
Stanley tool box. $25 at Wallyworld.

Stanley tool box. $25 at Wallyworld.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,494
Posted By Metalcarver
Well, my bucket list is a whole lot longer on...

Well, my bucket list is a whole lot longer on account of all the pics you've put up. Gotta head back to your neck of the woods when it gets a little cooler.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
Dang. Saw your post after we got back. Just...

Dang. Saw your post after we got back. Just went through Tex Creek on the way to Kelly Mts, Teton Valley and back through Falls Creek. I'll try to give some warning next time.

RR at the bottom...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-14-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
I'll give a call if I'm back from family camping.

I'll give a call if I'm back from family camping.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-14-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 12,494
Posted By Metalcarver
7-13-2014

Kind of spur of the moment. Had a snafu on parts ordering plus a dead short between the headphones and had the bike down for 3 weeks. Got things copacetic, called Guitartramp and vamoosed for the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 08:40 PM
Replies: 1,011
Views: 64,493
Posted By Metalcarver
We've been known to go for hamburgers in Alpine...

We've been known to go for hamburgers in Alpine via some shortcuts... Pretty random selection of adv riders around here. Holler out if you have plans and maybe some scoundrel will throw in with you.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 481
Posted By Metalcarver
Might give you some IDEAS...

Might give you some IDEAS (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=986669)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,737
Views: 412,156
Posted By Metalcarver
Near Silver City, Idaho ...

Near Silver City, Idaho

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/2014-Desert-Trip/i-zPDVp9N/0/XL/P1100319-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 1,435
Views: 261,568
Posted By Metalcarver
Jarbidge Mountains, northern Nevada ...

Jarbidge Mountains, northern Nevada

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/2014-Desert-Trip/i-MVRZxRm/0/XL/P1100413-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-20-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,780
Views: 834,135
Posted By Metalcarver
Long Valley Nevada north of Ely. ...

Long Valley Nevada north of Ely.

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/2014-Desert-Trip/i-BWdvx9f/0/XL/P1100470-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,719
Posted By Metalcarver
You know, a couple of hours one way or the other...

You know, a couple of hours one way or the other and we would have smacked right into each other. Sheesh... i was on Hell's Backbone the 12th.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,930
Posted By Metalcarver
Dunno. maybe they did.

Dunno. maybe they did.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,930
Posted By Metalcarver
Be careful... Montana blows and Utah sucks so it...

Be careful... Montana blows and Utah sucks so it gets reeeeeeeel windy hereabouts.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,930
Posted By Metalcarver
Zombies? Hate them thangs.

Zombies?

Hate them thangs.
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,930
Posted By Metalcarver
Well, thank you kindly. I have to admit that...

Well, thank you kindly. I have to admit that your RR's inspired part of the ride. Since I can only afford one bike I'll have to wait for them to come out with a TW 400 or so. Need a little oomph...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,930
Posted By Metalcarver
Yes, the weakest link in my system. Terrible set...

Yes, the weakest link in my system. Terrible set up and take down times. When it's up it's great. Survived winter in western Alaska, Brooks Range, and all around the Rockies. But, maybe I'm kinda...
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