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Forum: Americas 08-26-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 554
Posted By tellicotom
Thumb A couple of years ago there was a decent FREE...

A couple of years ago there was a decent FREE camp spot on South Mineral road just outside of Silverton. Easy access.
Forum: Americas 08-20-2014, 04:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,460
Posted By tellicotom
Thumb I'm not sure exactly what routes you have...

I'm not sure exactly what routes you have planned, but we did a trip up that way last year, so I thought I'd tell you what I considered the highlights. We went up the Cassiar (Rt 37) and came back...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-10-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 309
Posted By tellicotom
Question Michigan Single Track first week of Sept?

I'm thinking of Tomahawk Trail and the trails near T City the first week of Sept? What do you all think, a good time or too overgrown at that time?

Thanks!
TellicoTom
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-08-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,216
Posted By tellicotom
Thumb I moved to E TN from SW PA about 23 years go for...

I moved to E TN from SW PA about 23 years go for work at about your age. It was a great move! I live near Kingston, which is 30 miles west of Knoxville.

If I can't live out west, to me this is...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 508
Posted By tellicotom
If you want to a short hike, Johnston Canyon jut...

If you want to a short hike, Johnston Canyon jut north of Banff is awesome!

One of the best bang for your buck waterfall hike I've done!

Def do the Icefields Pkwy
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
Posted By tellicotom
I haven't used them, but I love maps also. I...

I haven't used them, but I love maps also. I can study on them for hours it seems!

Alot of good scenary and roads down this way.

Hope you have a great trip!
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,364
Posted By tellicotom
Originally Posted by Mastery...

Originally Posted by Mastery http://d26ya5yqg8yyvs.cloudfront.net/cRaSH/viewpost.gif (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23813502#post23813502)
Curious on some riding statistics others...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,534
Posted By tellicotom
To the guy that is against planning. ...

To the guy that is against planning.

Planning is fun when we can't be riding....plus you may actually learn of some interesting things on the route. We all do and like something different.

If...
Forum: Americas 03-29-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,094
Posted By tellicotom
Might be an opportunity for additional gear! ...

Might be an opportunity for additional gear!

It's a tough call as the weather could vary greatly. How much time do you expect to spend at elevation versus the valleys? I'd rather be a little...
Forum: Americas 03-28-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,098
Posted By tellicotom
Thumb I wouldn't do a home base. There is really good...

I wouldn't do a home base. There is really good riding from Flyod , VA all the way to north GA. With no traffic mid week the BRP would be awesome and also connect you to many good riding areas. It...
Forum: Americas 03-28-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,534
Posted By tellicotom
Thumb Another spot we really enjoyed was Liard Hot...

Another spot we really enjoyed was Liard Hot Sprgs near Watson Lake. We got there mid afternoon, soaked, camped the night, the camping fee includes soaking, soaked the next morning and then moved on.
Forum: Americas 03-28-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,534
Posted By tellicotom
Thumb The other thing that affected our gas mileage was...

The other thing that affected our gas mileage was the higher speeds that we tended to ride up there due to the big distances and wide open roads. Our Vees get about 50 mpg at say 60 mph, but up...
Forum: Americas 03-26-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,534
Posted By tellicotom
I saw the pic with the gas can. I struggled with...

I saw the pic with the gas can. I struggled with the decision whether or not to take one. I rode a Vee also and did not take it. The only place we came close was on Rt 28 in Idaho.

We did the...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,534
Posted By tellicotom
Ohhh, the really muddy part of the Top of The...

Ohhh, the really muddy part of the Top of The World was only about 1/2 mile long where they were doing fresh fill to repair a landslide or washout area. The entire 10 miles was not bad. Very...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,534
Posted By tellicotom
We did Alaska last year and found the book...

We did Alaska last year and found the book Adventurous Motorcycling Guide to Alaska very helpful and right on. It has a lot of good photos plus accurate descriptions.

If you are into hot...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,094
Posted By tellicotom
Thumb You can leave it at my place, 30 miles west of Knoxville

I live just off of I-40 west Knoxville. You're welcome to park at my place.
Forum: Americas 01-01-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,018
Posted By tellicotom
Wink The wife and I spent a good part of e summer in...

The wife and I spent a good part of e summer in AK.

I recommend following:

1) The ride into Hyder is awesome. If you do it, the ride up toe glacier looks awesome. We did not do it because we...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-29-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By tellicotom
Thanks for all the replies. I'll probably...

Thanks for all the replies.

I'll probably stick with late May, if life doesn't get in the way! I like the longer days of Spring for the entire package of riding/camping.

Thanks again,
Tom
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-28-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 654
Posted By tellicotom
Question Best time of year to ride the Single track in MI?

I'm wanting to come north from TN to ride some of the MI single track. I'd like to ride the Tomahawk Trails near Wolverine and some of the trails near Traverse City and Baldwin.

I'm thinking...
Forum: Americas 04-19-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By tellicotom
I forgot to say the ride is planned for mid-June.

I forgot to say the ride is planned for mid-June.
Forum: Americas 04-19-2013, 07:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By tellicotom
Question Looking forTent Space in Midwest

Planning to ride from PA to Nebraska (and Points north and west) and looking for Tent space.

We plan to cross OH on I-70, then US-36 and US-33 to take us to the north around Columbus.

In...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-24-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By tellicotom
bump!

bump!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 428
Posted By tellicotom
Question Trying to Contact "Tim" from near Wolverine Michigan

Hello All!

Last year a couple of days before July 4, the wife and I were camped at a little National Forest Campground near Woplverine, MI. A lone rider "Tim" came past camp on an older 1990's...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-16-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 395
Posted By tellicotom
Question Tell me 'bout the Loop of Hungry Horse Reservoir

Hi All,

I'm planning to be in the Glacier National Park area late next summer and I noticed the loop road of Hunger Horse Reservoir. The wife and I will be riding 1 up on Vee's (DL1000s) with...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-15-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By tellicotom
Thanks CannonShot! Great RR....! I made it...

Thanks CannonShot! Great RR....! I made it about half way through...can't wait to get back to it!

How did the Vee do for you on those 2-tracks?

Tom
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-14-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By tellicotom
Northwest from Grand Island, NE what to see, where to eat, stay?

Hi All,

I'm planning next year's ride across the Great State of Nebraska, I'm wondering what good stuff is aling the way.

The wife and I plan to ride Rt 2 out of Grand Island to head to...
Forum: Thumpers 12-03-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,538
Views: 630,064
Posted By tellicotom
2000 Yami Xt350 vs 2007 Kawi KLX250

I currently ride a 2000 Yamaha XT350 as a DualSport. Love the Bike except....it's a Kick start and VERYYYYYYY cold-blooded!

I've ridden both off-pavement and like the Power of the XT vs the KLX,...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 12-03-2012, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,133
Posted By tellicotom
2000 Yamaha XT 350 Vs 2007 Kawasaki KLX250

I currently ride a 2000 Yamaha XT350 as a DualSport. Love the Bike except....it's a Kick start and VERYYYYYYY cold-blooded!

I have an opportunity to pickup a KLX250 at a decent price and I'm...
Forum: Americas 12-03-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By tellicotom
2000 XT350 vs 2007 KLX250

I currently ride a 2000 Yamaha XT350 as a DualSport. Love the Bike except....it's a Kick start and VERYYYYYYY cold-blooded!

I have an opportunity to pickup a KLX250 at a decent price and I'm...
Forum: Americas 09-28-2012, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 718
Posted By tellicotom
If I was leaving in early Nov, I would first...

If I was leaving in early Nov, I would first head to Pensacola via the Nathchez Trace for the Air Show the weekend of the 10th and 11th.

From there I would hug the Gulf coast with my next dot on...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-16-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By tellicotom
Bump....hopin' for more responses! :ear

Bump....hopin' for more responses!
:ear
Forum: Americas 08-15-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,212
Posted By tellicotom
Thanks for the compliments on the RR,! ...

Thanks for the compliments on the RR,!

We're in final prep for our next trip West! Leaving next Thursday for a 24 day foray to SW CO!

WOO HOO ! I'm pumped!

Anyway, The plan is to...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 580
Posted By tellicotom
Taylor Park or Pitkin for a base

Hey guys...

Planning to spend a few days in either the Taylor Park or Pitkin and trying to decide which, so I have a few questions!

Is the Taylor Park road still under construction and...
Forum: Americas 08-13-2012, 04:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,212
Posted By tellicotom
Lockhart Basin

The wife and I did Lockhart Basin in May of 2010. We went from the Needles District to Moab. The first 30 miles or so are easy, plateau type riding. Then we hit 1 or 2 "interesting" uphills, but not...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-02-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By tellicotom
I'd plan to stay in Torrey, UT, or camp in...

I'd plan to stay in Torrey, UT, or camp in Capitol Reef NP, then head down Rt 12 to Bryce Canyon NP, then over to Zion.. We spent about a week in that area and wished we had a month. So many...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-27-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By tellicotom
Question Thanks again for all the info! We plan to head...

Thanks again for all the info! We plan to head out late afternoon tomorrow and plan to be at Weber SFC by about mid-afternoon on Friday! I'm really pumped about all the single track.

One...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-25-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By tellicotom
Wink Thanks for the tips guys! Why head to Michigan...

Thanks for the tips guys! Why head to Michigan from TN in Early to July?

1) To try and escape some of the relentless heat and sun. We've been in the mid 90's for a while now. A slight...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-23-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By tellicotom
Err... make that near Baldwin, MI...should have...

Err... make that near Baldwin, MI...should have cleaned my glasses!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-23-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 692
Posted By tellicotom
Question Info Req for Good Base for LP MI Dual Sport Ride

Hi All;

We're planning to come to the Lower Pennisula for some dual sport riding during the week of the 4th of July and looking for a good base camp near to the ridin' Early research finds that...
Forum: Americas 05-03-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 608
Posted By tellicotom
Porcupine Mtn west is good.

The wife and I did a Loop around Superior last fall and went through the P Mtns. I suggest camping at P Mtns west. It is a primitive cmpgrnd, so not many trailer people. It is postioned on a bluff...
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