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Forum: Ride reports 04-17-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,170
Posted By acidman1968
If your route brings you through Northern Utah,...

If your route brings you through Northern Utah, feel free to hit me up for some grub and possibly a campsite up one of the local canyons. I'm about 35 miles to the southwest of Salt Lake City - far...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-13-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By acidman1968
Hell, I haven't even considered trying to go up...

Hell, I haven't even considered trying to go up North or South Willow Canyons - let alone the SFT (and a KLR probably isn't the bike to try the SFT on). I just look across the valley from home and...
Forum: Ride reports 04-12-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 82,269
Posted By acidman1968
It sucks to lose an outstanding member of your...

It sucks to lose an outstanding member of your family such as Lola, and those of us who have canine family members all understand this. Dogs aren't "pets" - they're family, and when you bring a dog...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-07-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,577
Posted By acidman1968
These pics bring back a lot of memories - I grew...

These pics bring back a lot of memories - I grew up in Big Pine! I loved that area, and someday I'll haul the bike back and ride some of the roads / trails I rode as a kid.

Thanks for the RR -...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-07-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 222,854
Posted By acidman1968
Excellent pics of Zion, RRR! Mrs. Acid and...

Excellent pics of Zion, RRR!

Mrs. Acid and I were down in St George visiting my folks during Spring Break. We made the drive up Zion Canyon on the second-to-last day of private vehicle access...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-07-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 162,049
Posted By acidman1968
Yep! The "noses" are (in order): P47...

Yep!

The "noses" are (in order):

P47 Thunderbolt (nicknamed "The Jug")

P51 Mustang

P38 Lightning
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,016
Posted By acidman1968
Looking forward to seeing the rest of the...

Looking forward to seeing the rest of the report... :deal:deal
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 14,527
Posted By acidman1968
That was a totally awesome way to blow some time...

That was a totally awesome way to blow some time during a slow night shift! Thanks for taking the time to write it up, scan the pics from the slides, and even find locations in Google Street View! ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 218,337
Posted By acidman1968
DAMN!!! Make me totally jealous! I lived...

DAMN!!! Make me totally jealous!

I lived in the shadow of that particular stretch of the Sierras from Kindergarten all the way through high school. Absolutely LOVE that area!
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-09-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 4,003
Views: 1,516,272
Posted By acidman1968
Excellent shots! You must have gotten a good...

Excellent shots! You must have gotten a good pass at Miller Motorsports Park to get that close to the action!


...and yeah, I recognized the place by the mountains in the background - I live...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-22-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,327
Posted By acidman1968
That is a dream trip of mine. I lived in Chile...

That is a dream trip of mine. I lived in Chile for a couple years back in the late '80s, and I haven't been back since. Some day however, I will return for at least a month - preferably two - to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-10-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,104
Views: 222,854
Posted By acidman1968
Thanks for sharing this pic! My folks have lived...

Thanks for sharing this pic! My folks have lived in St. George for 20 years, and that was the most snow they've seen since they moved there.
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-10-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,842
Posted By acidman1968
I'm a semi-desert rat, and having been to /...

I'm a semi-desert rat, and having been to / through Death Valley numerous times, I really love the area. Granted, I avoid that area like the plague during the summer, but Spring Break isn't a bad...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2013, 06:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,553
Posted By acidman1968
Thanks for the location additions! I...

Thanks for the location additions!

I graduated from Eastern Idaho Technical College back in '92 and moved away shortly after graduation. Since then, I haven't spent much time in Idaho at all -...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,455
Posted By acidman1968
Definitely loving this report! Keep it coming! ...

Definitely loving this report! Keep it coming! :lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2013, 03:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,553
Posted By acidman1968
Nice! I never got to see all those areas when I...

Nice! I never got to see all those areas when I lived up in that part of the country - mainly because my only mode of transportation was a '79 Datsun 280ZX which would high-center on a walnut, so...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-18-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By acidman1968
I had to check your links in your sig, Jedi -...

I had to check your links in your sig, Jedi - because I grew up in the Owens Valley / Eastern Sierra area, and because I currently live in Tooele! :rofl

Good pics and a good tale - but you blew...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By acidman1968
I think I've read something pretty much along the...

I think I've read something pretty much along the same lines. In fact, IF I remember correctly, Death Canyon at the south end of the Simpson Range got that name from Porter Rockwell taking out a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,398
Posted By acidman1968
A good book to find out some of the old history /...

A good book to find out some of the old history / tales of Utah is Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2013, 06:25 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 162,049
Posted By acidman1968
Yeah, I've posted a few pics on Google Earth -...

Yeah, I've posted a few pics on Google Earth - especially in the Oquirrh Mountains around the Jacob City area...or in the Stansbury Mountains...or out along the Pony Express Trail...etc.

...but I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 913
Views: 162,049
Posted By acidman1968
Nice thread, Signal! It was a good way to waste...

Nice thread, Signal! It was a good way to waste a few hours of a slow night shift!

I've considered creating a thread with some of the rides I take around the Tooele County area, but decided...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2013, 04:25 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,455
Posted By acidman1968
Damn! You're going right through my old stomping...

Damn! You're going right through my old stomping grounds - I grew up in the Owens Valley, so I've been to Mono Lake, Mammoth, etc. more times than I can count.

Keep it up!!! :lurk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 318,637
Posted By acidman1968
Nice!!! :clap:clap

Nice!!! :clap:clap
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-09-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,466
Views: 318,637
Posted By acidman1968
I didn't make it out on the bike today - I forgot...

I didn't make it out on the bike today - I forgot to renew my tags last month, so that's on the plan for Monday...

...but I did make it out in the truck this afternoon with Mrs. Acid. After a...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-09-2013, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 811
Posted By acidman1968
Don't know how I missed this thread about the...

Don't know how I missed this thread about the Stansbury Front, but I can attest as to the gnarliness of the trail - at least certain sections of it. I haven't ridden it, but I've hiked a few sections...
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,115
Posted By acidman1968
Great stuff!!! Looking forward to the rest of...

Great stuff!!! Looking forward to the rest of the story!
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,425
Posted By acidman1968
Loved the RR!!! :clap:clap I didn't get my...

Loved the RR!!! :clap:clap

I didn't get my KLR until last year (I've wanted one for a LONG time), so I haven't ridden all the roads you went on - but I've driven many of them in a truck. Moki...
Forum: Ride reports 11-07-2013, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,048
Views: 263,837
Posted By acidman1968
Alright, I know I'm late to the party, but I...

Alright, I know I'm late to the party, but I wanted to express my thanks to Parepin for the entertaining reading I've been able to enjoy during some long, boring 12 hour night shifts - and some 12...
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,601
Posted By acidman1968
Living in a state with five National Parks, I'll...

Living in a state with five National Parks, I'll be waiting for this one...


:lurk
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By acidman1968
...waiting impatiently for the rest of the story!...

...waiting impatiently for the rest of the story!

:lurk


Come on now, get it going!
Forum: Ride reports 10-26-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,028
Posted By acidman1968
Love the Red Lodge area! My wife's grandmother...

Love the Red Lodge area! My wife's grandmother had a cabin about three miles toward Beartooth Pass from Red Lodge - haven't stayed in the cabin for awhile because one of her uncles (wifey doesn't...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By acidman1968
Oh hell yeah! I'm waiting (im)patiently for the...

Oh hell yeah! I'm waiting (im)patiently for the rest of the story... :lurk
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-02-2013, 12:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,272
Posted By acidman1968
Looks like a great time! I grew up in Big Pine,...

Looks like a great time! I grew up in Big Pine, but never made it up to Coyote Flats... :lol3
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-29-2013, 05:21 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,392
Posted By acidman1968
Enjoying the RR! :lurk Looking forward to...

Enjoying the RR! :lurk

Looking forward to more! It's a great way to make a slow 12 hour shift more enjoyable...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-28-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 218,337
Posted By acidman1968
Not too far from home... ...

Not too far from home...

https://scontent-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/1231073_10151830858168468_70731546_n.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 99,059
Posted By acidman1968
Thank you for taking your time to share your...

Thank you for taking your time to share your feelings and thoughts during your solo ride. You're doing a beautiful write-up, and I have been enjoying your style.
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 82,269
Posted By acidman1968
Another excellent write-up! Reading your ride...

Another excellent write-up! Reading your ride report is a great way to relax after a long, slow night shift. Kinda like an awesome bedtime story.

Travel safely, and keep writing and posting the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2013, 04:43 AM
Replies: 322
Views: 82,269
Posted By acidman1968
Excellent RR so far - and it's definitely a...

Excellent RR so far - and it's definitely a wonderful distraction from work! Ride safely, enjoy the trip, and take (and share) many pictures of the travel!

:lurk
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,187
Views: 482,556
Posted By acidman1968
I love that area! Been up there many times -...

I love that area! Been up there many times - probably because I grew up in Big Pine. :norton:norton
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-22-2013, 04:36 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 218,337
Posted By acidman1968
From a recent afternoon ride within about 15...

From a recent afternoon ride within about 15 miles of home...

http://i63.photobucket.com/albums/h157/acidman1968/DSCF0760_zps00354d3d.jpg
...
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