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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-14-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,411
Posted By Metalcarver
Stock Vstrom 5.8 gal tank. Always within 200...

Stock Vstrom 5.8 gal tank. Always within 200 miles of gas. Only carried extra gas in Nevada. Usually get 60+mpg on the easy forest/fire roads I travel. (42mpg on freeways)
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Good time of year. Could have been riding the...

Good time of year. Could have been riding the high country well into October this year. Some of the passes were not clear of snow until the first of July. Then August tends to get fires. My route...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-08-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:wings:wings:wings:wings...

:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap:wings:wings:wings:wings
:ricky:ricky:ricky:ricky:deal:ricky:ricky:ricky
:happay:happay:happay:happay
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-07-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Wikipedia linky:Chesterfield, Idaho...

Wikipedia linky:Chesterfield, Idaho (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chesterfield,_Idaho)

Something about the SE Idaho highlands. Nothing really spectacular but lots of lonesome places off the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-03-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Last gasp?

Two more trips. First a slab trip from Pocatello over the Scout Mountain road to Arbon Valley and Malad with Guitartramp. All slab but very pretty and very windy. All on county roads and very...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-26-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Went south and got gobbled up by the wind. Was...

Went south and got gobbled up by the wind. Was that up Medicine Lodge?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-24-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Me & Macadamia, are going to ride to Pokey, meet...

Me & Macadamia, are going to ride to Pokey, meet up with Guitartramp and go Scout Mountain to Malad (I think). slabbish. Not leaving IF until 10am. Anyone PM me for directions to my house.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-23-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
tracks

The Idaho (& elsewhere) catalog so far. Orange lines are where I've been on the Vstrom. So probably suitable for bagger on up. Gnarlybikes will probably flash on through to the next quantum...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-18-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 288
Views: 37,345
Posted By Metalcarver
:y0!:lurk:ricky:gerg:clap

:y0!:lurk:ricky:gerg:clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-17-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Thank you. Your corner of the state is on the...

Thank you. Your corner of the state is on the "needs to be seen" list. BTW WL7H here...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-16-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By Metalcarver
sux:puke2

sux:puke2
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-16-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Centennial Mountains

Into the Buzzards Realm.

Cold weather is on it's way so I had to make another diversionary run at Montana. Gotta keep them buzzards confused then slip in while they're guzzling anti-freeze. So a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Just sayin'

I've been on gravel roads in six different states this season and by far, the absolutely worst gravel I have experienced is the stretch of the Kepp's Crossing road on the bench to Horse Butte wind...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-15-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Rats. I took off on Tuesday for a ride and...

Rats. I took off on Tuesday for a ride and She-who-must-be-obeyed is in charge of today. Was thinking we're about due for a hamburger run before termination dust settles things for a while.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 11,411
Posted By Metalcarver
Little Greys River, Wyoming Range ...

Little Greys River, Wyoming Range

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/Motorsikl/i-j9r6d6c/0/XL/P1090638-XL.jpg

Greys River Road
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,209
Posted By Metalcarver
A Sierra Zip Stove. This one is 35 years old. A...

A Sierra Zip Stove. This one is 35 years old. A little C battery driven fan on the bottom and it burns twigs, pine cones, stuff off the ground. Boils water faster than gas. They still make them....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 1,731,045
Posted By Metalcarver
Green River Lakes, Wyoming ...

Green River Lakes, Wyoming

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/9-25-14-Union-Pass/i-L9Lq7sS/0/XL/P1110397-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-13-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,014
Views: 367,709
Posted By Metalcarver
Caribou Mountains, Idaho ...

Caribou Mountains, Idaho

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/10-9-14-Caribou-Range-Greys/i-J4gZBT7/0/XL/P1110569-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2014, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Went on a little trip down to the south end of...

Went on a little trip down to the south end of the Caribou Mountains last Thursday before the weather came in. HERE (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=910587&page=8)
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-12-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Came out to be 290 miles with about 80 on slab.

Came out to be 290 miles with about 80 on slab.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-11-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Well after riding in the east you are all trained...

Well after riding in the east you are all trained up for avoiding rampaging 4x4's towing a 5th wheel trailer and a toy trailer on the end playing high plains choo-choo at 60 mph on a 1-1/2 lane dirt...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Why thank ya kindly sir.

Why thank ya kindly sir.
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Fall in Idaho and Wyoming

"Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more;
Or close the wall up with our English dead."

Actually it was a much better day than that. ( with apologies to our fine British friends )
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-28-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,461
Views: 273,613
Posted By Metalcarver
Green River Lakes, Wyoming ...

Green River Lakes, Wyoming

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/9-25-14-Union-Pass/i-L9Lq7sS/0/XL/P1110397-XL.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-28-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Wyoming Recon

Finally felt good enough to split. Only 2 days before icky weather so went over McDougal Gap camped at Green River Lakes. Then over Union Pass, slabbed it to Flagg Ranch and the Grassy Lake road to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
I got in a sand trap in the Yukon. My XRL turned...

I got in a sand trap in the Yukon. My XRL turned it's wheel sideways, threw me over the handlebars and then tried to stomp me into the dirt. 3 broke ribs, puddle of blood under the lung, elephant...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Well thank you and BTW howya feelin? I always...

Well thank you and BTW howya feelin? I always thought body slams were an inconvenient way to view the world. Tried it myself and didn't like it much.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Day 2

A bit chilly in the morning.

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/9-25-14-Union-Pass/i-7F82X5W/0/XL/P1110410-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
Wyoming Recon

Was planning a week long trip but something crawled down my throat and died. Was feeling better in a few days but there's something about blowing my brains all over the inside of the helmet that is...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-27-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
And a big thankyew to all the well wishers. I...

And a big thankyew to all the well wishers. I just noticed that this thread had 12,653 views. I know that's not a real count of individual entities - alien or otherwise, and not highly rated, but...
Forum: Beasts 09-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 748,775
Posted By Metalcarver
Those are water bottles, actually US forest...

Those are water bottles, actually US forest service water back packs. I got them from Army Surplus Warehouse (http://www.armysurpluswarehouse.com/nylon-duck-water-bag.html).
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-17-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
That ought to be a magnificent ride. However,...

That ought to be a magnificent ride. However, I'm planning on heading west on Saturday. Going to make it a multiple day ride through the Sawtooth Bisect...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-17-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
I wish I could introduce her but don't know her...

I wish I could introduce her but don't know her name. About a month ago I was at the motorcycle dealer in Rexburg and while taking care of business I noticed a young (the part of the world I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Hey! This is Idaho! (we're stealth riders)

Hey! This is Idaho!
(we're stealth riders)
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-13-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Got any time before you're chained to your desk?

Got any time before you're chained to your desk?
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-13-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,845
Posted By Metalcarver
:lurk

:lurk
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-13-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Welcome to Macadamia. We need more nuts here... ...

Welcome to Macadamia. We need more nuts here...

Anyone up for a trip to the mountains this coming week? Weather is looking really good.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-07-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 17,017
Posted By Metalcarver
a little romp in the neighborhood

Headed out east of Idaho Falls for a play day. 33 deg this morning. All pics of me courtesy of DaveWave.

Me!
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
some artsy fartsy (Skyline Ridge): ...

some artsy fartsy (Skyline Ridge):

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/9514/i-kg3v5J2/0/XL/yellow%20sky-XL.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 67,651
Posted By Metalcarver
Skyline Ridge ...

Skyline Ridge

http://www.metalcarver.com/Motorcycle-Adventures/9514/i-DXSx2K4/0/XL/P1110264-XL.jpg
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