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Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Tuesday morning I left my hotel in Lexington...

Tuesday morning I left my hotel in Lexington Nebraska and 18 hours later I made the 1000 mile ride back to my parents house in Michigan giving me an unofficial saddlesore 1000. I would have made it a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Left fort collins this morning on the I-80...

Left fort collins this morning on the I-80 heading east through Nebraska. Definitely ran into the tail end of those storms passing though the south east right now. Was battling a very strong...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Thanks for the offer guys! Instead of going to...

Thanks for the offer guys! Instead of going to yellowstone i decided to spend a week in colorado. From fort collins ill be taking I-80 straight across the plains to detroit to stay with my parents...
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Right on! Think i may have to do that! Anything i...

Right on! Think i may have to do that! Anything i should take care of going into and out of canada? I have a current passport but the last time i crossed the border was years ago.
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Jeremy and i parted ways in Durango and i hit the...

Jeremy and i parted ways in Durango and i hit the 550 north through silverton and Ouray before cutting back west to go to Moab. The ride up and through the mountains was super fun and with almost...
Forum: Thumpers 04-20-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 8,528
Views: 2,088,138
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
http://i.imgur.com/qdHQFNn.jpg?1 ...

http://i.imgur.com/qdHQFNn.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/JW01fEs.jpg?1
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
The next morning we woke up right at sunrise and...

The next morning we woke up right at sunrise and took our time packing up and hit the road right at 9am. It was a pleasant drive to Zion from Lake Powell. In Zion there turned out to be quite a bit...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Well its been a few days since my last update,...

Well its been a few days since my last update, but its been filled with plenty of amazing rides!

After the group ride, Rick and I took off towards Zion National Park. We took the scenic route...
Forum: Ride reports 04-15-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Once i get to northern Utah im going to take a...

Once i get to northern Utah im going to take a look at the weather and plan accordingly. I knew planning this trip that id risk running into some weather in that area but thats why i like to keep a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-13-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
I really wanted to ride that road but a couple...

I really wanted to ride that road but a couple guys and i from the Group ride have decided that were going to ride from Chino Valley up to Zion then cut over to Bryce. There they plan to turn around...
Forum: Ride reports 04-11-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
After a winter in the Ponderosa Pines, the waters of Mother Superior Beckon

Last fall after my first season of guiding sea kayaking on Lake Superior i packed up my KLR650 and headed West. After a month of traveling i ended up spending the winter working as a lift operator in...
Forum: Thumpers 03-31-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8,528
Views: 2,088,138
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
http://i.imgur.com/9vNeXGW.jpg?1 ...

http://i.imgur.com/9vNeXGW.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/lBrkHmw.jpg?1
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 145,889
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
I live in marquette during the summers so if...

I live in marquette during the summers so if anyone is passing through and wants a couch to sleep on or a cold microbrew at blackrocks, feel free to send me a PM!
Forum: Ride reports 03-31-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,618
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
fantastic photos! i was considering adding the...

fantastic photos! i was considering adding the toroweep overlook to my up coming ride, and now it looks like ill have to!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-31-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
dry creek rd is also pretty nice and lots of...

dry creek rd is also pretty nice and lots of hiking trails off of it.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,514
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Glad you enjoyed the trip! Ive been living in...

Glad you enjoyed the trip! Ive been living in flagstaff for the past 5 months and have been commuting to the Ski hill the entire winter on the klr. Might get a little chilly but we had a very mild...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-30-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
thankfully i blend in with the hippies fairly...

thankfully i blend in with the hippies fairly well and they accepted me as one of their own!



just slightly. I just use a basic 14mp point and shoot camera then do a tiny bit of editing. I...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 1,152
Views: 197,990
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Not really sure why the middle of the top one...

Not really sure why the middle of the top one turned out blurry but the Lake Powell pano turned out pretty well
http://i.imgur.com/YjdqfAq.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/BKSETOr.jpg?1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-25-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4,720
Views: 1,748,409
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
a couple shots of my KLR ...

a couple shots of my KLR
http://i.imgur.com/lBrkHmw.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/1TVXFki.jpg?1
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
id say so. i never had any problems with the KLR...

id say so. i never had any problems with the KLR going through anything. Some of the forest service roads off of Schnelby Hill Rd were pretty rocky but nothing too crazy
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-24-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Schnelby Hill Road, Sedona, Arizona

Had a day off work yesterday and realized the KLR hasnt seen any dirt in a while, so i took a ride down to Sedona from Flagstaff. I left around noon and took 89a down through oak creek canyon. Being...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-13-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
thanks! I can only imagine what a zoo that place...

thanks! I can only imagine what a zoo that place turns into during the summer. I moved to flagstaff in October so ive been reaping the benefits of the off season.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
not sure, but it was in the mid 60s when i was...

not sure, but it was in the mid 60s when i was there yesterday (2/11). I believe the road is open to private vehicles from october to may as well.
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
haha thanks! i use a fuji xp point and shoot...

haha thanks! i use a fuji xp point and shoot camera, then go in and do a little bit of post editing.



count me in!

ill be heading back to michigan end of april, start of may. anyone in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Thanks! Looks like ill have to make a trip back...

Thanks! Looks like ill have to make a trip back there to do the hike. Thankfully Zion is only 4 hours away!
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-12-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,374
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Flagstaff to Zion and back

After spending far too many days without taking the pig out for a good cruise, i finally got a good opportunity to get out and spend a couple days on the road. It may be February but having lived in...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-06-2013, 02:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,512
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
All black diamond cams. Thanks for the tip on the...

All black diamond cams. Thanks for the tip on the guide book, definitely going to pick up a copy. Saw some pictures of the mace, cant wait to get out and climb!
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 670
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Props for riding a scooter 2 up, and off-road!...

Props for riding a scooter 2 up, and off-road! Great pics and thanks for making this place known to me. Its now added to my list of places to explore this month
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-05-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,512
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Ah man i knew i should stopped by there when i...

Ah man i knew i should stopped by there when i passed through today! Daylight was running low so i had to skip it. Looks like i gotta make another day trip!



Thanks! that looks like a fantastic...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,512
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
That would be awesome. Always down to meet...

That would be awesome. Always down to meet halfway if theres some good riding around those parts.
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-02-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,512
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Nice! I had a feeling there would be some...

Nice! I had a feeling there would be some climbing right around there. My girlfriend and i are building up a rack, so i have to wait until mid november to climb, as she has all of our gear. Moving...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-01-2013, 10:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,512
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
I think i may just turn this thread into a...

I think i may just turn this thread into a collection of pics from my day trips around northern AZ. So much cool stuff to ride around here!

Rode down to Sedona the other day. Going to try and make...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-01-2013, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10,476
Views: 3,437,801
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
oh man that is a slick ride!

oh man that is a slick ride!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-01-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 371,657
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Everytime i head down to sedona i am blown away...

Everytime i head down to sedona i am blown away by how beautiful it is!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-31-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 371,657
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Oak Creek Canyon in Sedona ...

Oak Creek Canyon in Sedona
http://i.imgur.com/jrLTu5E.jpg?1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-29-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 517,980
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
http://i.imgur.com/cdOUTWa.jpg?1 ...

http://i.imgur.com/cdOUTWa.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/vjyLVAs.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/eXwjvJp.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/KARowI1.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/7XU5adN.jpg?1...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-28-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 10,476
Views: 3,437,801
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
From this weekend ...

From this weekend
http://i.imgur.com/MzbmPmt.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/7XU5adN.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/KARowI1.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/pAQQDeO.jpg?1
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-28-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,512
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Yup, you understood it perfectly. I spent the...

Yup, you understood it perfectly. I spent the last 3 years living in michigans upper peninsula where we got 200+ inches of snowfall a year with about 8 months of cloudy weather. Moved to flag to work...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2013, 12:52 AM
Replies: 8,528
Views: 2,088,138
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
http://i.imgur.com/bRzTLnP.jpg?1 ...

http://i.imgur.com/bRzTLnP.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/KARowI1.jpg?1
http://i.imgur.com/eXwjvJp.jpg?1
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-27-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,512
Posted By Grokking_Fullness
Thanks, loving it so far! Ive done the...

Thanks, loving it so far!



Ive done the ride down through oak creek canyon to sedona but did get a chance to ride any trails or take many pictures. Sounds like i now have plans for this coming...
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