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Forum: Equipment 12-19-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 95,440
Posted By scarter435
Sorry for the late reply. Yes, the backpack has...

Sorry for the late reply. Yes, the backpack has lasted well. Reasonable quality. And you got a bargain at Woot.

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Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 2,132,513
Posted By scarter435
I join everyone else in congratulating you on a...

I join everyone else in congratulating you on a magnificent ride report, which ought to be made into a book or a movie. Or perhaps you should become the world spokesman for BMW motorcycles... This...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 2,132,513
Posted By scarter435
Glad you're having such a good experience in SA. ...

Glad you're having such a good experience in SA. It's a great country.

BTW, your Spot tracking device doesn't work in most of Africa, so if you have it going, you're just wasting the battery; it...
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,235
Posted By scarter435
I agree with you; I got a KX3 for Christmas, and...

I agree with you; I got a KX3 for Christmas, and am looking at the Yahoo Groups forum for some ideas on how to pack it in my saddlebag. With the built-in antenna tuner, it should be perfect for...
Forum: Ride reports 10-21-2012, 07:08 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 48,523
Posted By scarter435
From where you live, Cortez is pretty close and...

From where you live, Cortez is pretty close and there's a lot to see there. I did a test with a friend of mine to the parks/monuments there - this is my RR of that test trip......
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 48,523
Posted By scarter435
Great RR, and it deserves a bump. If you ever...

Great RR, and it deserves a bump. If you ever travel up north to Colorado, give me a shout. I've been thinking about trying the IronButt 50/25 National Parks ride, and this has been an inspiration.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-10-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 310,606
Posted By scarter435
Interesting sequence of events in Longmont. The...

Interesting sequence of events in Longmont. The beautiful trees that lined the street to shade the horse drawn carriages were yanked out to provide diagonal parking spaces in the 1920's. They're...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,720
Posted By scarter435
Flat, straight roads? It might be fun to try...

Flat, straight roads? It might be fun to try sometime. There sure aren't any out here...

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-05-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 310,606
Posted By scarter435
A very enthusiastic +1. Well worth the $20 or so...

A very enthusiastic +1. Well worth the $20 or so it costs at Amazon.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14,913
Views: 1,150,699
Posted By scarter435
...the ingredients for which probably cost $1.50.

...the ingredients for which probably cost $1.50.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14,913
Views: 1,150,699
Posted By scarter435
... until Comcast introduces data caps :eek: ...

... until Comcast introduces data caps :eek:

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14,913
Views: 1,150,699
Posted By scarter435
The Comcast guy lives across the street so we...

The Comcast guy lives across the street so we always get great service! :) When we ditched Qwest, we went with Vonage. Our daughter lives in South Africa, and free worldwide calling has saved us...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14,913
Views: 1,150,699
Posted By scarter435
When I got tired of paying Comcast $5/month to...

When I got tired of paying Comcast $5/month to rent a modem, I bought a Motorola Surfboard on eBay for about $25. That was a year and a half ago, and it's still working just fine.

BTW, once you...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-24-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 310,606
Posted By scarter435
Hey, go spring for the book. It's worth every...

Hey, go spring for the book. It's worth every penny! :evil
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2012, 06:36 AM
Replies: 14,913
Views: 1,150,699
Posted By scarter435
Points don't transfer. But your insurance company...

Points don't transfer. But your insurance company knows all. :confused::eek:

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Forum: Equipment 05-18-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 95,440
Posted By scarter435
Motorcycle backpack

I picked up this motorcycle backpack (http://www.walmart.com/ip/Outdoor-Products-Motorcycle-Backpack/16783182) at the Rifle Walmart a couple of years ago. It's very well made (in China, of...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-12-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 310,606
Posted By scarter435
What happened to the large church near the old...

What happened to the large church near the old stone one; the one with the large belfry?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-11-2012, 09:31 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 310,606
Posted By scarter435
Cool ... but where is this? Sent from my...

Cool ... but where is this?

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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,157
Posted By scarter435
I can't; I'm not at home where all of my pictures...

I can't; I'm not at home where all of my pictures are stored. Somebody else's turn.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2012, 11:38 AM
Replies: 14,913
Views: 1,150,699
Posted By scarter435
I am a retired juvenile (District) court judge,...

I am a retired juvenile (District) court judge, and have seen that happen many times; when the kid reaches 18, the relationship changes from one of coercion to one of negotiation. You live in my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,157
Posted By scarter435
It was pretty obscure, but it was exciting to...

It was pretty obscure, but it was exciting to find it. Until the pit bull inside the garage started to approach us, fangs bared! :eek1. BTW, if you are interested in seeing a picture of the depot I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-26-2012, 08:57 AM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,157
Posted By scarter435
In my dreams! No point in holding this up any...

In my dreams! No point in holding this up any more, though; it's located near the train station in Craig. There used to be Carter Oil stations all across Colorado. I have a couple of old maps in my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-25-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,310
Posted By scarter435
Don't overlook Sprint. My son switched from...

Don't overlook Sprint. My son switched from Verizon and has coverage equal to my Verizon, at signigantly lower rates for a family plan. AND their 3G coverage is better. T Mobile also has decent...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-24-2012, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,157
Posted By scarter435
Anybody care to guess? HINT: I don't own the...

Anybody care to guess? HINT: I don't own the oil company. Darn. :norton
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,157
Posted By scarter435
http://steveandgeorgia.net/Weblog/wp-content/galle...

http://steveandgeorgia.net/Weblog/wp-content/gallery/old-slides/05-DSCN3174.JPG

Taken recently...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-23-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 662
Views: 310,606
Posted By scarter435
Craig, Colorado Train Depot

I took a train trip on the Rio Grande's Yampa Valley to Craig, Colorado during spring break in high school. This was the imposing depot then:
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2012, 07:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,005
Posted By scarter435
Phantom Province

Sorry we missed you.

Dana - The phantom province we couldn't remember, site of St. John, is New Brunswick.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-18-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,039
Posted By scarter435
Munzees

If you live in the US, Europe or Australia, have a smartphone (iPod or Android) and would like a new challenge for your next trip, you might try capturing a few Munzees. It's a scavenger hunt /...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2012, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 2,132,513
Posted By scarter435
+1

+1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-10-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,005
Posted By scarter435
I think I could meet on the 21st if you don't...

I think I could meet on the 21st if you don't mind an old person joining you.

BTW, here are a couple of pictures I took of Blue's trike a year and a half ago at a car show in Ridgway:
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 60,592
Posted By scarter435
Just a note to let you know that we appreciate...

Just a note to let you know that we appreciate your ride reports, and I hope you'll have a chance to continue beyond Oklahoma! Good luck in Fairbanks.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-29-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,157
Posted By scarter435
You got it! I thought it would last > 15...

You got it! I thought it would last > 15 minutes!

Anyway, Hellsickle, it's your turn.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-29-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,157
Posted By scarter435
Looks like a nice place to visit. Amazing what...

Looks like a nice place to visit. Amazing what you can learn with Google Maps street view! :1drink

Try this one:

http://steveandgeorgia.net/Photos/DSCN2209.JPG
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-29-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 5,892
Views: 332,157
Posted By scarter435
Well, it appears to be in Lyons, here....

Well, it appears to be in Lyons, here. (http://www.oskarblues.com/restaurant/grill-brew). Never been there, though. Looks nice...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-07-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,005
Posted By scarter435
Wish I could join you - we're going on a short...

Wish I could join you - we're going on a short trip to Santa Fe. Maybe next time!

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Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2012, 08:56 AM
Replies: 6,775
Views: 2,132,513
Posted By scarter435
Like so many others, I came across this RR only...

Like so many others, I came across this RR only recently, and have spent the better part of the last two days reading and savoring every entry. I served in the Peace Corps near Popayan many (many)...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-05-2012, 05:57 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,125
Posted By scarter435
Starbuck's is great; our group (road, not dirt)...

Starbuck's is great; our group (road, not dirt) met either there or at a downtown gas station nearly every Saturday and/or Sunday last summer.

I'd like to join you later this week if you have it...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-04-2012, 10:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 7,125
Posted By scarter435
Welcome to town. I'm more into road bikng, but...

Welcome to town. I'm more into road bikng, but you'll find lots of company for off road adventures.

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-03-2012, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 798
Posted By scarter435
Sounds like a good plan. A couple of...

Sounds like a good plan. A couple of suggestions: Cedar Breaks is at 10,000 feet and is sure to be snowed in until late June. And Bryce itself, at 7000 feet, is likely to be frosty in April and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,011
Posted By scarter435
Really nice RR. Next time post this in real...

Really nice RR. Next time post this in real time; there are a lot of AdvRider readers out here and we'd be happy to help you if you have any more issues.
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