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Forum: Day Trippin' 02-24-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,017
Posted By pebmr
Beautiful Area

Even when it's chilly. Made that trip with 3 bikes so far, many cool places to ride and camp in the Superior National Forest. Let's see some pics of the Duc!
Forum: Europe 01-27-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By pebmr
Trust your gut feel...

I've bought four bikes in the last six years, and only one was locally in MN. First was from a dealer in Fla. in February, so no fly and ride option. I had them send me close up good pics, and...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-25-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 866
Posted By pebmr
Nice!

Very nice to see that you were able to take such a trip with your son. Memories of a lifetime. (By the way, that's not the wrong side or the road:D). Todd
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-12-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By pebmr
Bike is in hibernation now, but it was both in...

Bike is in hibernation now, but it was both in 5th and 6th gear so I don't think it's a lugging issue. Has done this thru many tanks of gas including premium fuel. I will try changing the plugs...
Forum: Parallel Universe 01-11-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By pebmr
650GS pinging @4K

My 09 F650gs Twin makes an engine pinging noise at about 4,000 RPMs. Doesn't matter what type gas I use, it still does it. Couldn't find any other info on this. Anyone else had this or know what may...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2013, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Wyoly-You are right, you don't have to go far to...

Wyoly-You are right, you don't have to go far to see great sights and have some adventure. Sometimes it's just about seeing different things-different than you would in a car, different than you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-12-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,354
Views: 245,513
Posted By pebmr
In the Bighorns

Up on a mountaintop valley in the Bighorns just outside of Buffalo last month. Twas the first place I found before sunset hit, and it was a beautiful spot up a dual track-whole valley all to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-12-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Sleddog, Glad you liked the report, it's the...

Sleddog, Glad you liked the report, it's the first time I've shared one of my rides-more effort than I thought, but helps to appreciate the efforts of all others who share their rides on this great...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-10-2013, 07:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Day 5

Day 5

Up at dawn as usual to break camp and hit the road while others sleep. Fog was settled in the gullies making for a nice view. Breakfast was the usual standing at the bike
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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Cris: Enjoy your trip, and scope out Your Public...

Cris: Enjoy your trip, and scope out Your Public Lands if you need a nice place to stay without crowds at the right price. I'm ready to go again!
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Thanks Hoot, I'm not much for photos but they...

Thanks Hoot, I'm not much for photos but they were the one time I could stop the bike and get off and move around a little, take a drink from the Camel Back, ... They never do justice to the view...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-06-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Thanks Keith, It was the little adventure I...

Thanks Keith, It was the little adventure I wanted in the short time I had. I say do your list however you can! There's a time and place for slow easy sightseeing riding, and for covering miles,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-01-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Day 4

Day 4 started with sunrise in the Montana mountains just north of Yellowstone. Packed up camp, had the typical breakfast of canned double espresso, protein shake and Clif Bar, and headed north to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 483
Views: 87,712
Posted By pebmr
Nice Reports

Great reports so far, hope the rain lets up a little for you as you head south. Ride Safe!
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 24,777
Posted By pebmr
Enjoyed your report

Thanks for posting, and I enjoyed your trip report and pics. It's a trip I want to make someday, but probably alone for flexibility sake. Some like to ride in groups, some alone, some both. I suspect...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Day 3

Day 3: Up again with the sun on my mountaintop valley, beautiful sunrise starting to happen over the town of Buffalo. Packed up and had my quick breakfast out of the saddlebags of Starbucks Double...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Hair-The Plains are a beatiful area, but Big! I...

Hair-The Plains are a beatiful area, but Big! I think you're right about the Cadillacs-maybe it was the heat that had me confused...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-25-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Admiral: Is that at TW in your depot pic??:D ...

Admiral: Is that at TW in your depot pic??:D Picked up one of those late last fall and already had a couple nice runs on it-goes many places the F650GS Twin doesn't want to... Sorry but Monte is...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 24,777
Posted By pebmr
Happy Bighorn Camper

Enjoying your report! I understand your happy camping on your last night-I spent July 5 up the first dual track out of Buffalo in a big beautiful valley by myself-same weather, chair, bike cover,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-23-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Day 2

After a nice peaceful night tenting in the alfalfa, I rose just before sunrise to pack up and head out. Headed south and then east to the start of the Badlands Loop. Very nice at about 5 am with no...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Saw this Cadillac...

Saw this Cadillac Ranch...http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b578/pebmr/2013%20West%20Trip/DSC02401_zpsb57a2992.jpg
Continued til I hit SD 14 and headed south then west thru rolling hills. Crossed...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
Day 1

Left early on a beautiful morning, headed west on MN7 and made my way to Montevideo. My Dad and his 3 brothers grew up in Monte, and all moved out of town. My Grandma was the only one left and last...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,675
Posted By pebmr
5 Days West from MN

As an avid lurker in Ride Reports over the last 5 years, I've read many a trip to far off places like Alaska, ... I've taken a few short trips in MN, many up the North Shore area of Lake Superior....
Forum: Vendors 05-28-2013, 08:34 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 80,608
Posted By pebmr
Juice

Ordered the Juice-loking forward to less Snatchiness:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-23-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 365,342
Posted By pebmr
N Shore of MN

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Forum: Americas 01-22-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 605
Posted By pebmr
Half Dome

Did Half Dome in 2011 but was able to plan in advance and got a permit that way. I read that you can get them first thing in the morning for the next day if others don't use theirs, but no...
Forum: Ride reports 01-11-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 24,843
Posted By pebmr
Very nice!

Just watched all 7 with a couple nice cold ones, a great way to spend a Friday evening! :1drink I echo the others with praise for your videos, commentary and presentation-it goes well beyond typical...
Forum: Equipment 11-27-2012, 05:44 AM
Replies: 808
Views: 108,060
Posted By pebmr
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Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 33,732
Posted By pebmr
Nice Ride Doc!

I too have read/listened to Undaunted Courage a number of times, and the L & C trail is on my list. Last April I did a fly n ride from MN to ABQ and picked up a Triumph Bonneville, then spent three...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2011, 11:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,398
Posted By pebmr
I've been riding 3-4 years now after about a...

I've been riding 3-4 years now after about a 25-year break from riding in my college days. My most enjoyable rides have been solo: I go at my own pace and can change course/plans at any time. Just...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2011, 12:42 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 75,604
Posted By pebmr
Awesome RR!

Larryboy,

That report was great. I was thru DV last summer but just in a rental car from LV to Mount Whitney. Drove thru the north end on the way back-saw Eureka, Ubehebe, Rhyolite and then...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,230
Posted By pebmr
Sizing?

Anyone know how the Torrent sizing compares to the Kilimanjaro air? I've had a small Kili air for a while and it runs large. Recently bought a Rainier and the sizing is not the same-the Rainier is...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2009, 07:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,966
Posted By pebmr
Very Nice! So did you do that whole trip with...

Very Nice! So did you do that whole trip with road tires on the beemer? I didn't see any knobbies.
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2009, 08:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 877
Posted By pebmr
Nice trip!

The north shore of Lake Superior in Mn is one of my favorite areas. I go up there whenever I get a chance, and camp, backpack, ... I may be heading up there this weekend with my daughter for some 2...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-08-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,000
Posted By pebmr
Back then...

Tested on a 1981 Yamaha 400 Special. Kept the endorsement for many non-riding years, so did not retest on the BMW 1150R.
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2009, 11:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,894
Posted By pebmr
Thumb Nice Trip

Nice report, keep it coming! This is exactly what I think of when dreaming of escaping from the long MN winter...
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