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Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Made it back to Michigan tonight, bike is still...

Made it back to Michigan tonight, bike is still at a fellow Ural members house in Colorado.. working with AAA about having it towed but they are kinda giving a bit of a hassle..it'll all work out I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 07-18-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Well the journey has been cut short and we'll get...

Well the journey has been cut short and we'll get to that later but here is a recap of the past two days.

Left Ouray Thursday morning, stopping in at the motel for another quick shower, also...
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/18/ydusuda9.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/18/ydusuda9.jpg

Had an entire post written up then when I hit the publish it errored out and lost everything even though it was saved :-( I'll write this one a bit...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Currently in Ouray. The past two days have been...

Currently in Ouray. The past two days have been great, not a lot or miles put in but plenty of things to see. I left Mark's late Sunday morning heading to Salida. Before doing so Mark and his...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Very fun day exploring Boulder, such a wonderful...

Very fun day exploring Boulder, such a wonderful city.

Started the day off with a nice breakfast. Luna played in the backyard while Mark's daughter waited for ballet practice. Maybe Luna needs a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Be warned, Luna latches on to attention!

Be warned, Luna latches on to attention!
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Campsite was next to a fair grounds which was...

Campsite was next to a fair grounds which was open so as I used their modern facilities Luna slept in. She must have been having a good dream from all the drool!...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Well bad news was dealer in Lincoln didn't have...

Well bad news was dealer in Lincoln didn't have the parts needed for a repair, and the other shop is on vacation until next week... called the other dealer in Fort Collins and they do have it, just...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-10-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
Gosh I love the UP! Can't wait to make it there...

Gosh I love the UP! Can't wait to make it there on my return leg.

Made it to Colo today.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/11/6uda5ube.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2014, 06:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Finally have a decent enough signal to upload a...

Finally have a decent enough signal to upload a post.* In western Iowa right now taking Iowa hwy 2.* First day I left was Tuesday about noon.. off to a late start due to rain.* Made it near Peoria...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-08-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 25,512
Posted By epix1718
w00t, quite a few of us Michigan guys from the...

w00t, quite a few of us Michigan guys from the looks of it! Last year was crazy fun.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
Luna is coming, we are hitting the road in the...

Luna is coming, we are hitting the road in the morning. Was planned to leave today but wanted to do some misc things to the bike (and leave my house in good condition) so used today as an errand...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Bike is all loaded, stuck around today to pack...

Bike is all loaded, stuck around today to pack and load and hitting the road to tomorrow morning! Took it out for a test drive to check the luggage and how the pup would do without the seat. ...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
After work today my ADVRider friend Kurt...

After work today my ADVRider friend Kurt (seriousracer) came over to give a hand on the Ural and ever so glad he did! He is a way more knowledgeable mechanic than I, and he doesn't mind my stupid...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
Doggie of course is coming. ...

Doggie of course is coming.

http://peteandluna.wordpress.com also created a ride report.

Pete
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,249
Posted By epix1718
I'm a fan of dSLR cameras as well.. but how about...

I'm a fan of dSLR cameras as well.. but how about using a Sony RX100?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
Haha pretty much! I have 27ish days to reach...

Haha pretty much! I have 27ish days to reach there and home.. rough idea of my route.

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/06/6umy6agy.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-05-2014, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
Probably a bad idea, but taking the Ural.

Probably a bad idea, but taking the Ural.
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-05-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
I'm leaving for Colorado on Monday (riding out)...

I'm leaving for Colorado on Monday (riding out) but you could meet me out there for a Fly-n-Ride! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,050
Views: 411,550
Posted By epix1718
Went out on a ride for the 4th of July. ...

Went out on a ride for the 4th of July.

http://i.imgur.com/68hzzGg.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Pre-Departure Update Well today was the day...

Pre-Departure Update

Well today was the day to leave, but it’s been postponed until Monday.. but not all that bad of news :) Work needed staffing for the holiday weekend and I worked it out with...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-02-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 25,512
Posted By epix1718
We're in! ...

We're in!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/03/uvuda4yd.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Did some hillbilly fabrication tonight by adding...

Did some hillbilly fabrication tonight by adding on some cup holders.. left side has a bicycle squeeze bottle mount and the right will hold fountain soda cups. Bolted them on the plastic wind...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
After having a puppy play date, took Luna on a...

After having a puppy play date, took Luna on a ride through some local woods.

Got to meet a couple ADV guy's by chance yesterday as well!! Was heading out of Wal-Mart grabbing the day's lunch and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,192
Posted By epix1718
Pete & Bulldog Luna's Sidecar Adventure

Currently in preparation for a "takeoff" date of July 5th, Luna and I will be traveling via my 2011 Gear-Up heading west from Michigan to Colorado and then most likely north a bit such as to...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
send me the email too please Jeff.. I'll get...

send me the email too please Jeff.. I'll get those Great Lakes Dual Sports .gpx files sent you you as well soon as I get home. epixpc@gmail.com

Thanks
Forum: Equipment 06-11-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,025
Posted By epix1718
I use the Canon SL1.. it's a compact dSLR, when...

I use the Canon SL1.. it's a compact dSLR, when coupled with a prime lens such as as 40mm it's quite small (for an SLR)

For when I want to take a casual shot, I just use my smartphone with the...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-08-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
Rain Rain, Go Away!

Rain Rain, Go Away!
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-05-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,768
Posted By epix1718
Kzoo...

Kzoo...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-04-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
Anyone going to the Gilmore show this Sunday?

Anyone going to the Gilmore show this Sunday?
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-01-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,768
Posted By epix1718
Tag! ...

Tag!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/02/yvebasa8.jpg

New spot.
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/06/02/pyzehyga.jpg
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-30-2014, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
Where you riding tomorrow Jeff? I may be up in...

Where you riding tomorrow Jeff? I may be up in the area.
Forum: Americas 05-25-2014, 07:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,234
Posted By epix1718
signed up! cool idea.

signed up! cool idea.
Forum: The Garage 05-23-2014, 01:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,584
Posted By epix1718
This one has been on my "wish list" for a while.....

This one has been on my "wish list" for a while.. haven't purchased it but reviews seem quite good.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000HBDW48/
Forum: Equipment 05-10-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,863
Posted By epix1718
More expensive but I use one of those mini "jump...

More expensive but I use one of those mini "jump boxes" as not only can it charge devices, but has enough power to jump start a motorcycle if need be (or a car for that matter)
...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-06-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8,424
Views: 355,242
Posted By epix1718
Took the Luna Goose out on a ride today with the...

Took the Luna Goose out on a ride today with the Ural Gear Up since we just got the paperwork complete on it.

Still have the other Ural and it's running great but found a very very good deal on...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,050
Views: 411,550
Posted By epix1718
Took the Brat & BW200 to a carshow today, in the...

Took the Brat & BW200 to a carshow today, in the process met another Big Wheel owner and gave him the info about the online community. He owns 2 BW200s and a BW350.
...
Forum: The Garage 04-29-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By epix1718
Stupid idea?? Inner tube question.

Got a flat last week and the tube went bad even though it wasn't that old.. So anyways putting in a new tube, I took the old tube and cut it down the middle inserting the new tube into the old tube...
Forum: Hacks 04-25-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 717
Posted By epix1718
I was in the same boat as you, just "upgraded"...

I was in the same boat as you, just "upgraded" from my 97 Sportsman to a '11 Gear Up.

the older Ural took A LOT of maintenance to keep it reliable.
Forum: Americas 04-24-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,521
Posted By epix1718
You guys riding the bikes up there or trailering...

You guys riding the bikes up there or trailering the to the UP?
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