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Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,877
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Posted By Aces 6
As I am not one for absolutes.....my Pelican 1550...

As I am not one for absolutes.....my Pelican 1550 survived a 40mph highside on a gravel/fireroad. Ground up the cases on both sides but the frame and bags were G2G. Still in use two years later. I...
Forum: Thumpers 10-22-2012, 12:18 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 26,274
Posted By Aces 6
'08 model; 22,700 miles. Replaced stock piston...

'08 model; 22,700 miles. Replaced stock piston wtih 685 at 9k due to oil consumption issues. Been trouble free ever since. Consistently run at 75mph for prolonged periods-no issues.:rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2012, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 176,807
Posted By Aces 6
:clap Received GPS tracks. Thanks--perfect...

:clap
Received GPS tracks. Thanks--perfect project for fall/winter weather.:freaky
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-26-2012, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 176,807
Posted By Aces 6
Error, Sent you PM with email. Looking fwd to...

Error,
Sent you PM with email. Looking fwd to exploring my new home.:roflThanks.
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,186
Posted By Aces 6
Rock on C3! Awesome. Memories for a life...

Rock on C3! Awesome. Memories for a life time.:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-13-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,779
Posted By Aces 6
[QUOTE=Gale...

[QUOTE=Gale B.T.;19352051]http://uli.smugmug.com/Other/Lizzardhead-Singletrack-2012/i-DpGSqhC/0/L/CA08121217010059-L.jpg

My heavens Uli, first where is yo ankles?? No wonder you have open...
Forum: Ride reports 07-19-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,039
Views: 523,420
Posted By Aces 6
Subscribed!:clap

Subscribed!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-15-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 32,186
Posted By Aces 6
HARD CORE! Go See Three go!!:clap

HARD CORE!
Go See Three go!!:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 75,242
Posted By Aces 6
As we say in the military; "stay alert, stay...

As we say in the military; "stay alert, stay alive." Good on you for listening to yourself and assessing your capabilities and the situation. The point is to enjoy and finish. Rode same...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2012, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By Aces 6
Sign me up for the blonde.:norton

Sign me up for the blonde.:norton
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2012, 07:15 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By Aces 6
I remember him; had to give him a introductory...

I remember him; had to give him a introductory brief in Kuwait, house him as he waited for a bird and one of my guys gave him a tour of the Brit Land Rover motorpool. :freakySeemed like a great...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-19-2012, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,499
Posted By Aces 6
Droooool:clap Very nice! Pavement porn!:lol3

Droooool:clap Very nice! Pavement porn!:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,637
Posted By Aces 6
:clap Great AAR. I suscribed a day late and a...

:clap
Great AAR. I suscribed a day late and a dollar short. Thanks for the rundown.
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,637
Posted By Aces 6
Ahhh, a Joint ride :freaky. For a Marine and...

Ahhh, a Joint ride :freaky. For a Marine and Army dude to state that these where the worse port a potties ever....holy crap batman; must of been horrible. :norton Subscribed.
Forum: Ride reports 05-27-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
Hey Everrett 49--forgot about this thread:...

Hey Everrett 49--forgot about this thread: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=732908

Has portions of the CDR from Grand Junction WY to Roosville MT.

Hope it helps.
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
You definately must post that ride. The WBDR is...

You definately must post that ride. The WBDR is about an hour east of me but am only here for a short two years so will have to wait for some other year.
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
:roflThanks man-that was a sloppy ride. Amazing...

:roflThanks man-that was a sloppy ride. Amazing how much the muck can toss the timeline out the window. Contact Colorado Uli (somewhere above you in the thread). When we did the Lolo/MacGruder/CDR...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
You'll have to ask him. The internals were all...

You'll have to ask him. The internals were all screwed up; basically he missed a catastrophic engine failure several times on that trip. When he tore down the engine he was amazed it even ran. A...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
Awesome--great country--I'm from Sonoma County...

Awesome--great country--I'm from Sonoma County but lived in Dublin for a number of years (was a Co Co County deputy to boot-Danville was the plush assignment). Did you ever ride Calaveras Road up by...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
You'll have a great time. The beaches and tidal...

You'll have a great time. The beaches and tidal pools are pretty cool. I didn't run into any elk but the bear cub was pretty cool encounter. Tackled the Lolo/McGruder/and CDR north from Dillion...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
The low point came 11 miles north of Laytonville....

The low point came 11 miles north of Laytonville. The KLR 600 gave up its ninth life and died on the west side of 101.:flush Suspecting fuel starvation I made desperation run to Laytonville for gas....
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2012, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
The next morning the KLR was DOA but Glenn was...

The next morning the KLR was DOA but Glenn was loathe to admit it. After coaxing him into getting a U-Haul we doubled up on the “Bug” and made our way through Ferndale. We were already pushing 11:30...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
Leaving the ocean behind us, we quickly climbed...

Leaving the ocean behind us, we quickly climbed 2,400 ft. to Bunker Hill (unless I misread the map) and then descended into a beautiful valley. As we crossed Bear River were it emptied into the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
So there we were... 500 Taliban coming through...

So there we were... 500 Taliban coming through the wire and all we had was a MRE and a spoon...they didn't stand a chance--actually day two was not so eventful. Glenn locking his clothes in the dryer...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2012, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
Never saw any gates...must be a new thing.

Never saw any gates...must be a new thing.
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
In hindsight not the best time of year...

In hindsight not the best time of year considering ALL the rain we got that year in March and into April. It was mudbog/soup city. Thought we would get to Shelter Cove in no time at all but man the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2012, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
The ocean front was all but abandoned and the...

The ocean front was all but abandoned and the KLR’s proved capable of crossing numerous streams as we explored the beaches.
...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
Soon we encountered the first of many delays....

Soon we encountered the first of many delays. Mud, and lots of it. The KLR’s could not make it through the think soup, rear ends spinning out of control and flopping on their sides. Glenn and I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-23-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,807
Posted By Aces 6
Right on!:clap Went with Schnitz myself-that...

Right on!:clap Went with Schnitz myself-that combined with the taller gearing really smooths out the 70-75mph runs.
Great rundown on the crime situation. Good to know--I did a Baja run back in 1997...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
Sunday’s early morning start was delayed until...

Sunday’s early morning start was delayed until 3:00 pm due to Easter commitments. The afternoon came and went. I received a call from Glenn that his new mystery machine would not start. Certainly a...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
Okay, no s*it there I was 2008 (insert black and...

Okay, no s*it there I was 2008 (insert black and white circular shape as transport in time:freaky).....
The day had finally arrived to ride the Lost Coast. I had been planning the ride ever since I...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
Yes, Lost Coast 2010; four riders and one broken...

Yes, Lost Coast 2010; four riders and one broken leg--to Glenn's credit rode three more days before tapping out. Hard core or just plain dumb--you make the call.:y0!
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2012, 08:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,807
Posted By Aces 6
Well played--should be a politician!:1drink ...

Well played--should be a politician!:1drink
Great site! We have pretty much made the same mods from bow to stern. On the oil consumption route I went the 685 big bore kit route (have a 08 that...
Forum: Ride reports 05-21-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,632
Posted By Aces 6
Lost Coast - 2008

I hope there isn't some type of statue of limitations for posting a ride report but the other day I was talking to a dude about the Lost Coast and then saw a post on a 2009 ride. Since I was going to...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,157
Posted By Aces 6
Should be a breeze for you in the late May/June...

Should be a breeze for you in the late May/June timeframe. I went through there (south to north) in April 08 and May 10 and will be hitting it this June for the first time going north to south. April...
Forum: Ride reports 05-20-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 10,807
Posted By Aces 6
What was the nature of the road side repair? ...

What was the nature of the road side repair?
Anything you wish you did to the KLR at this point of the ride?

Subscribed, speed safely.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 86,718
Posted By Aces 6
Subscribed!! Good luck

Subscribed!! Good luck
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 16,987
Posted By Aces 6
Me?" Make fun of you and your peeps? Never....

Me?" Make fun of you and your peeps? Never. Didn't know you were a one percenter running with a posse--bet you guys are funner than a barrel full of ........:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 16,987
Posted By Aces 6
hahahaha; great clip. Luv it!

hahahaha; great clip. Luv it!
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 16,987
Posted By Aces 6
That can be attributed to "operator error." Uli...

That can be attributed to "operator error." Uli was very very generous with the booze the night before. :norton Still feeling the effects of the bourbon and beer it would seem.
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