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Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 09:52 AM
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Posted By calan818
Tapatalk is great for photos, but it does not...

Tapatalk is great for photos, but it does not allow me to post a video from iPhone, is there a step I am missing?
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By calan818
Wow

[QUOTE=Lappeman;24869266]Awesome Ride Report Carl! Thanks!

Brings back memories, I spent a week and a half there riding the passes around Ouray, Telluride and Silverton...could've spent a lot...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By calan818
True Grit

You are correct! It is close to Ridgway, their visitor booklet speaks of the movie True Grit being filmed in the area. Never saw the original but did see the remake with Jeff Bridges and Matt...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Colorado Ride Report is all done!!

HEY! Grab a cold one and Read my Damn Report!!

http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr315/calan818/Colorado%2014/IMG_1703_zpsb3f88906.jpg


Click on the link just below now!
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Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By calan818
Gunnison CO

After a day spent in Silverton, we rode the Million Dollar Highway for the last time as we headed back North to Ouray and continue on to Ridgway, Montrose and then East to Gunnison. Heading East...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By calan818
Silverton CO

The evening after our big ride and Kayak adventure, we took a ride over to Silverton CO for dinner. Along the way we stopped at an old mine lookout point and with dark clouds on the horizon the sun...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Creatures of Habit

What I worry about is how fast time is going by now...I can only imagine that the seasons pass by even faster when you are retired? Yes/No?

Hey just a thought...how come no rides get posted...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 06:40 AM
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Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
:cry:cry

:cry:cry
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 11:31 AM
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Posted By calan818
On my way into work this morning I passed GWN and...

On my way into work this morning I passed GWN and his sidecar all loaded up for big travel. There was a second rider that I did not recognize. Who was he going with and where? So much better to be...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Get Together?

Sorry to have missed it...was it posted? Or an element of exclusivity to it? Like KLR only riders.:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By calan818
Yankee Boy Basin

After a good sleep in our luxurious tent, we made up breakfast of Bacon and Pancakes! When camping, good food is a must! Today we were were heading just outside of Ouray and going to head up to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By calan818
More of Owl Creek

Here was the Owl Creek Pass sign we missed the first time through the Pass. Like I said it was lower in elevation, so there are plenty of trees around at just over 10,000 feet. Note the difference...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By calan818
Engineer pass

I know we would! We would be a little better prepared next time, and I know that it is doable with the right technique.

Thanks for your interest in our trip.

Carl
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By calan818
Owl Creek Pass

There are many passes in the Ouray area of Colorado and today we were going to take an easier one. Ophir and Last Dollar Road had us on the bikes for close to 7 hours the day before so today we were...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 07:26 PM
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Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Vacation is Done!

Hello fellow ADV'rs. We are back in Manitoba and I have got a good start on a ride report. Back to work Thursday, so not sure when I can get back to the report...there are alot of pictures!!
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Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,207
Posted By calan818
Manitoba to Colorado 2014

Another Summer vacation is gone and we have enjoyed 12 days on our bikes in Colorado. This year we decided to take our little bikes by Jeep/Trailer and haul all our gear over the prairies and get...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
hahahahahahha

[QUOTE=humvee;24832808]Yamaha has seen a number of riders toss their Super Tens down gravel roads, careening them into the ditch, often hurting themselves and their bikes in the process. These...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Just to let you all know, we are alive and well...

Just to let you all know, we are alive and well in Ouray Colorado. Have set up in the local KOA and expect to spend 5 days here. The scenery in this area is just stunning!
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,758
Posted By calan818
Too Good

This report is causing me to be late for work!! Excellent writing and pictures, thanks Folks!!:clap
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 05:36 AM
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Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Let's tease Kenny

Finally got an opportunity to watch the videos and look at the pictures. Looks like you had nothing but excellent weather and beautiful riding! I see Kenny has put on a few since last summer...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,758
Posted By calan818
Excellent!

Really enjoying the commentary and abundance of pictures. While you dine on Amish food, I enjoy my cereal and toast, reading about your Amish food...:norton the world goes round...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,758
Posted By calan818
Most appreciated!

Excellent commentary and pictures by the "Biker Wife"... and I notice a beige, flesh coloured orb on the top right of a few pictures...is that Mr. Happy?
Forum: Canada 07-21-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Crow Wing Trail

Love to find out about these little gems of history. Nice pictures GWN! Did you take the KLR (without the side car) down any of the trail?
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,758
Posted By calan818
Following

Nice to catch a ride report as it's happening! What is the reason for parking like this??
Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Excellent!

Looks like an excellent Canadian Adventure! That river would be a wild ride...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 07:19 PM
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Posted By calan818
You're Welcome!

It was a great ride and fun little get together. We appreciate everyone driving out to this part of the world and making it a fun time. There is still a big part of the old railway line we have yet...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Hey Ass Man! I can understand you watching my...

Hey Ass Man! I can understand you watching my wife's ass when she is riding in front of you...but I was noticing the inordinate amount attention you were showing towards my cat Tuffy...tread...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Few more pics

A few more pics of today's ride in Roseisle, Deborahs first real water crossing! She looks awesome on that Honda CRF! I was very proud of her!!



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Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 04:46 PM
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Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/e6eby5ej.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/07/e6eby5ej.jpg

A picture of the crew that made their way to Graysville, rumour has it that a KLR did not make it through a bit of a mud bog!
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Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 08:14 PM
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Posted By calan818
two options for riding

No problem Greg, I am thinking our ride on Sunday is going to be gravel and the railway line, likely to be some water crossings, which could lead to mud or something of that nature. Not everyone is...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 01:57 PM
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Posted By calan818
Darryl are you and the lost rider able to join us...

Darryl are you and the lost rider able to join us in Sunday?
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/jy9e2yja.jpghtt...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/jy9e2yja.jpghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/04/qa7uqa9e.jpg

Ahhh, fresh knobblies!
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Not sue about the lunch will be coming back from...

Not sue about the lunch will be coming back from kenora and will need to get ready for the afternoon ride !
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
I believe a Roseisle a abandoned railway ride is...

I believe a Roseisle a abandoned railway ride is in order! We are up to lead a ride around the hills on Sunday afternoon. How about 2:00 does that give enough time to nosh breakfast? I would think...
Forum: Canada 07-03-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Oh no your not...

Jim, there is a reason my posts are few and short online...I am always working too!! Pathetic how little riding I have done this year...and when I do ride I seem to crash! :rofl Deborah has been...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
Hmmm

Ummm, I think you attached the one fork incorrectly there Les...
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 05:48 PM
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Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
No Bull

Thats awesome how our ADV community got together to help the fellow rider after his spill in Northern On. I hope we get to hear more of his story!
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 05:45 PM
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Posted By calan818
Thats Bull!

I was on my way home from Morden and took a country road ride when I saw this beefy monster on the side of the road. Had to snap a picture! But I did BBQ later that day!
Forum: Canada 07-01-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 14,893
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Posted By calan818
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/01/qapute7a.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/01/qapute7a.jpg

Happy Canada Day!
Forum: Canada 06-29-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 14,893
Views: 790,358
Posted By calan818
big Payout?

From what I hear, you don't have much success "pushing" mpi. As for the farkles, there were none that were not damaged. Tall windscreen destroyed, all 3 cases dented and scratched, and crash bars...
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