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Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,795
Posted By Johnnydarock
Hey Dan: I think I remember you telling me that...

Hey Dan: I think I remember you telling me that your wife thought I was a psychotic mass murderer as well. Great report...wish I was there to help you drink all that English beer.

Mexico...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 136,620
Posted By Johnnydarock
She's a keeper

Throttlemeister is right...you will see a person's high-highs and low-lows while traveling through the third world. If you like each other after this trip...you're meant for each other. I knew my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2014, 10:08 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,558
Posted By Johnnydarock
Hey Nick: You better get moving if you want to...

Hey Nick: You better get moving if you want to be down there for the Dakar. Looks like you're coming through Los Angeles so you have a place to crash here...and a cold beer. Good luck and ride...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,540
Posted By Johnnydarock
Nice bike! looking forward to following your...

Nice bike! looking forward to following your ride. Let me know if you need a place to stay if you're coming back through Los Angeles.
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,795
Posted By Johnnydarock
Danny Boy - This is getting good!

Danny Boy - This is getting good!
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,018
Posted By Johnnydarock
Wow...if you're even considering skipping...

Wow...if you're even considering skipping Mexico...you shouldn't even go on this ride. Just stay home. Nothing bad can happen to you in San Francisco.
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,075
Posted By Johnnydarock
Very cool riding. Great videos.

Very cool riding. Great videos.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 12,795
Posted By Johnnydarock
Danny Boy - I think you need to change your name...

Danny Boy - I think you need to change your name to "Texas TT" not to be confused with another famous phrase..."Texas Titties"

I smell another Mexico ride in our future.

John
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Finished

Last Thoughts

After we left the Bunny Ranch we rode over the White Mountains on a really fun road that finishes at Big Pine. We all met at the hotel in Bishop and got shit/showered and shaved...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Last Day of Riding

After Titus Canyon...we headed back to Furnace Creek to get a shower. I almost smacked this French guy for cutting in line at lunch...rude bastard! Anyway...I wished bad things on him and left it at...
Forum: Ride reports 06-22-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Day 7

DAY 7 - Death Valley to Bishop, CA

Both groups arrived around the same time in Death Valley and we got checked into these really cool cabins at Furnace Creek.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Paria Campground

[QUOTE=Max Wedge;24438091]What was the name of the primitive campground you stayed at? For future reference....

The Paria Camp (I've seen it spelled differently) is about halfway between Kanab,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Day 5

DAY 5 - Paria to Death Valley (400 miles)

Nice write-up Dave...wish some of the other meatheads would contribute. I remember everyone had such a great sense of humor on the ride and now...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Thought you might enjoy a picture of the old...

Thought you might enjoy a picture of the old townsite that burned down.
That was a special place for me too---and I was really upset to find out it wasn't there anymore.

Josey Wales: "You a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,121
Posted By Johnnydarock
Great Video! Loved your comment..."Fuck You and...

Great Video! Loved your comment..."Fuck You and your road block!"
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Paria Camp I found this campsite many...

Paria Camp

I found this campsite many years ago. Clint Eastwood built a small western town down the road from the camp and filmed Outlaw Josey Wales here in 1976. Unfortunately some asshole...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
DAY 4 Cont This section of the Burr Trail...

DAY 4 Cont

This section of the Burr Trail sees very little traffic so we had about 30 miles of very fun twisties that we could lean into until we hit the main highway. There was this really...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
DAY 4 - Moab to Paria We were feeling pretty...

DAY 4 - Moab to Paria

We were feeling pretty good after doing the White Rim Road with no major incidents...nobody died. Today prove to be another long day in the saddle so we were up and on the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
White Rim Road Finito It was just one...

White Rim Road Finito

It was just one spectacular view after another. Here's a shot of our lunch stop....
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
White Rim Road Continued After some long...

White Rim Road Continued

After some long sections of sand the next big challenge came at the ascent of Murphy's Hogsback. This a long, very steep road with some very loose rocky sections and one...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
White Rim Road Continued After clearing the...

White Rim Road Continued

After clearing the mud pits of the Upheaval Bottom area we had to deal with some deep sand in a mostly dry river bed crossing. About half the group got bogged down trying...
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
DAY 3 - The White Rim Road

DAY 3 - The Whit Rim Road

For me...the WhiteRim Road was the nucleus of this trip...and something I've wanted to do since I bought my first GS 6 years ago...something every GS rider should do...
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Snow Flats Road

Snow Flats Road - Let the riding begin!

Up till this point all the riding has been on slab or well graded dirt roads. It's been 20 years since I was on Snow Flats Road and from what I could...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
DAY 2 - Mexican Hat to Moab via Snow Flats Road

DAY 2 - Mexican Hat to Moab via Snow Flats Road

Ralf and I packed up our camp and reunited with the hotel princesses and we all road out to Goosenecks State Park for some awesome scenery. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
DAY 1 Continued - Phoenix to Mexican Hat So...

DAY 1 Continued - Phoenix to Mexican Hat

So after watching everyone flop around in the sand in Monument Valley for a few hours we headed north to our first night's destination...Mexican Hat. The...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
DAY 1 - Phoenix to Mexican Hat, UT (400 miles) ...

DAY 1 - Phoenix to Mexican Hat, UT (400 miles)

After the long slab ride to Flagstaff and freezing our asses off we thought we would go into Monument Valley Tribal Park for some quick photo opps....
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Let's Finish DAY 0 - Start DAY 1

DAY 0 - Los Angeles to Phoenix

OK...Let's finish DAY 0. We safely made it to Phoenix and met the rest of the group. I rode with a few of them before but the rest were friends-of-friends or...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Arriving in Phoenix

Day 0 Continued - Los Angeles to Phoenix

Ralf couldn't contain himself...
http://hazard.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Travel/Hazard-Cirque-de-Southwest/i-3tkRxjn/0/M/IMG_0885-M.jpg

While the four of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,735
Posted By Johnnydarock
Cirque de Southwest 2014 w/Big Bikes

This thread is about 12 desk-jockies riding big bikes for 9 days through the Desert Southwest (Arizona, Utah and Nevada) in May 2014.

It all started...about 9 months ago... I'm talking to a buddy...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,792
Posted By Johnnydarock
Great Ride Report!!!

Great Ride Report!!!
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 22,178
Posted By Johnnydarock
I'm IN guys. Got to love a good Africa ride...

I'm IN guys. Got to love a good Africa ride report!
Forum: Ride reports 05-06-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 63,121
Posted By Johnnydarock
Hey D-Mob: I can relate to your "soul-searching"...

Hey D-Mob: I can relate to your "soul-searching" journey as I did it 21 years ago and met a German girl in Mexico City...priorities change...married 20 years now with 2 boys. All is good. Can't...
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2014, 05:58 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,411
Posted By Johnnydarock
Holy Crap! I can't believe you made me watch 11...

Holy Crap! I can't believe you made me watch 11 minutes of freeway riding in AZ. Let's see some good stuff. Ride Safe.
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 16,789
Posted By Johnnydarock
Big balls

Wow...you have one set of BIG balls. I wish you the best and wish I was going with you. Be safe.

Johnnydarock
Forum: Ride reports 02-13-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,537
Posted By Johnnydarock
Sounds like this adventure is going to be good. ...

Sounds like this adventure is going to be good. I'm IN!
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,170
Posted By Johnnydarock
This adventure sounds good. Let's get it on the...

This adventure sounds good. Let's get it on the road.
Forum: Americas 02-04-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 581
Posted By Johnnydarock
Cross in Reynosa

Better to stay in the US as long as possible...so I crossed the border at the new crossing in Reynosa (McAllen on the Texas side) three years ago only a day before 5 people were gunned down in on the...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Johnnydarock
Here's my 2 cents....What the government says and...

Here's my 2 cents....What the government says and what the government does are two different things. My wife is from Germany and we've have had several friends come over and travel all over the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 12,378
Posted By Johnnydarock
Very cool so far. What are you riding?

Very cool so far. What are you riding?
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-23-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,370
Posted By Johnnydarock
Oh Monte....you bastard! You went to Baja...

Oh Monte....you bastard! You went to Baja without your buddies Dan and John from the Copper Canyon. I see you still haven't figured out how to turn the day/date off your camera. What a meathead. ...
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