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Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-29-2014, 08:39 AM
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Posted By DR. Rock
Roger all that!

Hopefully we'll all be right behind you -- not in Ohio, but in retirement. :evil

d&f
Forum: Ride reports 06-15-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,039
Posted By DR. Rock
Text

Hi,
I just sent you a text message -- let me know when you get it, and we'll figure out arrangements at the ADVentureLoft™ :thumb
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Ha ha!

Good one! :lol3 The yellow one has had a TrailTech Vapor since I've owned it. I can't remember what the alleged mileage was, maybe 3-4K? And Old Blueberry has had a TrailTech Striker since the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Nada. We just arrived @ 3-Step. Life is good! ...

Nada. We just arrived @ 3-Step. Life is good!

sent from the field; please excuse brevity & mispellings.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
After death valley, I thought I would never be...

After death valley, I thought I would never be cold again. But here we are below freezing. Ran into mud at elevation yesterday in the henry's and had to reroute after a solid day of mobius riding.
...
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Update: We're holed up in escalate, ut for a...

Update:
We're holed up in escalate, ut for a day. Forecast today for thunderstorms, cold, & wind across the area. Raining now, (with the sun shining).

Disappointing, sure, but we have a saying...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2014, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Day 1 in the books. The back way out of Red Rock...

Day 1 in the books. The back way out of Red Rock canyon / Lovell summit was a sumbitch. No way possible W to E, I think. Road totally bombed out. What remains necessitates a near free-fall through...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-19-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 521
Views: 86,363
Posted By DR. Rock
Anti-gravity

Two anti-gravity's in DRZ400's. Left disconnected in storage in Las Vegas since last Sept. Hooked them up yesterday evening: 13.7V. Turned key, headlights bright and strong. Hit starter buttons --...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-17-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 16,564
Posted By DR. Rock
Further Mobiius tracks

If you've been following our ride report, and are interested in tracks for a specific day for any sections following Mobius 10, please shoot me a private message with your email address and what...
Forum: Ride reports 04-16-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Hi all,

Mobius 13 is gearing up -- finishing up packing this evening, on call tomorrow, flying friday, wheels rolling saturday. Spotwalla page set up to go live, link here:

http://tinyurl.com/Mobius13...
Forum: Ride reports 04-06-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Hey Dean, We'll be landing in LV Friday evening...

Hey Dean,
We'll be landing in LV Friday evening April 18th, aiming to have wheels rolling by mid-day saturday. If anyone's interested in the route, either to intercept us, or to organize a...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-30-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22,235
Views: 1,477,042
Posted By DR. Rock
A man walks into a precinct and asks about the...

A man walks into a precinct and asks about the bike identification and engraving program... :lol3

I've tried it twice -- the officer who is in charge of that is not there, or the engraving machine...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Thanks JD! Good to hear from you. You may want...

Thanks JD! Good to hear from you. You may want to consider taking a little trip down to the 3-step Hideaway (http://3stephideaway.com) for their grand opening festivities May 3rd... That's where...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Thanks for the intel, we can easily cut out that...

Thanks for the intel, we can easily cut out that loop by heading straight down Panamit Valley rd. to Indian Ranch, but we'll see. I'm amazed at how many roads are open that were shut down last sept....
Forum: Equipment 03-22-2014, 02:11 AM
Replies: 2,459
Views: 924,369
Posted By DR. Rock
:wave Jesse, Knowing the size of your hands,...

:wave Jesse,
Knowing the size of your hands, I'm gonna say XXXL.
:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
We won't miss it... it's there on our route. I...

We won't miss it... it's there on our route. I found a good resource for road updates here (https://www.facebook.com/DeathValleyRoadConditions), looks like that road is recently open. The only road...
Forum: Ride reports 03-21-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Thanks, everyone

That's exactly what we're gonna do. We'll be traveling with Kelamity and Tim who have their bikes parked in the same public storage as us. This Mobius-style system is starting to catch on. :evil
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Guess what planet this is?

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-F9XrgcS/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%202004-XL.jpg

pavement ahead. :cry
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 08:59 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
This is it...

probably the last dirt section of M12. :cry

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-qxp7BbM/0/L/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201976-L.jpg

it was intermittently soft and loose, but at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
Piece of cake

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Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 08:49 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
Weren't much traffic,

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-wqVJs8B/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201965-XL.jpg

that's for sure.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
As usual, we started our day

having to deal with flooding fallout.

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-GwZG2JV/0/L/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201959-L.jpg

we were going to follow the Union Pacific rail line...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 08:41 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
Day 14, Mobius 12

Caliente, NV - Las Vegas

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-MLZgT8L/1/X2/M12%202013-09-27%20Basecamp-X2.jpg

Coasting on in for a wrap. We knew from the inter webs at...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 08:36 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
We took a lap

around town, and chose the small family-run joint and were glad we did. The Midway Motel... friendly, quiet, clean... Highly Recommended!

Supper at the fanciest restaurant in town, the Wagon...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 07:32 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
Dodging weather

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-W76tC76/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201938-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 07:23 PM
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Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
This is...

by far my favorite video of the entire trip.

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Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,955
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Posted By DR. Rock
it was pretty desolate

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-vQXMjWm/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201926-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 6,955
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Posted By DR. Rock
M12 Day 13

Pace Draw, Dixie NF - Caliente, NV

It'd been a while since we'd showered and were due. Dodged some weather, and all in all had a pretty mellow, low-drama day.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 06:47 PM
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Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
Mike, PM sent. d

Mike,
PM sent.
d
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 03:57 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
We had our campfire

right out on the point, and slept with the tarp off (and woke up soaking wet from dew)

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-5tQtBMr/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201911-XL.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 03:53 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
Finally,

we just said "enough" and found a nice side trail to a flat spot with a view and called it a day.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 03:44 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
On the west side

we climbed up Harmony Mt. on some ATV trails,

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Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 03:36 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
The next section

took us around Cedar & Lone Tree Mt's., then across some really windy flats, and finally up and over Kanarra mountain with breathtaking views down into Cedar City. :thumb Highly recommended!
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 6,955
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Posted By DR. Rock
a short stretch

of pavement... this is looking south down the Deep Creek watershed that joins to the Virgin River and flows through Zion NP.
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Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,955
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Posted By DR. Rock
Some obstacles

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to...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6,955
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Posted By DR. Rock
The Red desert

No kidding, that's what it was called.

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-3VsZSvq/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201809-XL.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 02:40 PM
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Posted By DR. Rock
There was a connector

in here somewhere...

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Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6,955
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Posted By DR. Rock
M12d12

Skink Creek - Pace Draw

This was a fun day. I remember it was windy as all get out. I mean rip your hair from the roots windy.
...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,955
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Posted By DR. Rock
Our little cowboy camp

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-nDrwv2f/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201757-XL.jpg

I tried to troubleshoot LDF's turn signal which was blinking as flashers after wiring in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6,955
Views: 2,215,693
Posted By DR. Rock
We headed south

following the East Fork of the Servier river.

http://10012.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-09-Mobius-12/i-cL96zzn/0/XL/2013-09%20Mobius%2012%201719-XL.jpg

There are tons of little side roads and...
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