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Forum: Canada Yesterday, 02:11 PM
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Posted By calan818
gravel/trails

Is there going to be a trails option anywhere? Nothing wrong with doing an offshoot ride or a separate ride for some dirtier riding. Not very familiar with the area, so I hope that someone else may...
Forum: Canada Yesterday, 02:08 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
550 Guy

Hello to the new guy. So sorry to hear of your end of season arm situation. If you look back at my posts you will see I too lost the use of my arm/shoulder and my bike at the end of May. Never a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 14,129
Posted By calan818
thanks for posting!

Excellent reporting and pictures! Thanks for taking the time to put your ride out for the world to read!:clap
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Hungry?

For some reason that sprocket makes me hungry...:rofl
Forum: Canada 09-17-2014, 05:35 PM
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Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/18/2apyta5y.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/18/2apyta5y.jpg

Took some time this afternoon to ride the old railway trail at Roseisle. My awesome wife really is getting to be an accomplished dual sport rider....
Forum: Canada 09-04-2014, 12:23 PM
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Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/05/ana9ehur.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/09/05/ana9ehur.jpg

Met up with stubble jumper this morning for a breakfast at the Co-op Truck Stop between Winkler and Morden, excellent! Judging the skies I thought I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,524
Posted By calan818
Much Appreciated!

Daryl, as usual, you have captured the history and stories of the prairies beautifully, and I am most appreciative of your written documentation. I spent some time reading the links attached to your...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Southern MB and SK

Are you thinking Highway or Gravel? GreatWhiteNorth is likely the best guy for resourcing a ride through the southern prairies. He is on his way back from the West, shoot him a message, or perhaps...
Forum: Canada 08-27-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/27/adazabe2.jpg ...

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/27/adazabe2.jpg

It has been 8 days since the sun was last shining in the morning! Glorious!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/08/27/4e3amevu.jpg
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Forum: Canada 08-21-2014, 07:45 AM
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Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Oh yes, there be rain today! I passed 6 cruisers...

Oh yes, there be rain today! I passed 6 cruisers heading west on Hwy #3 at 8:30 all with a big rooster tail of mist attached to each one of them.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 05:44 PM
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Posted By calan818
Vermillions

Are we staying in cabins? Or is there an actual hotel??
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 07:25 AM
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Posted By calan818
Yes

God willing and the Creek don't rise...we are in for a Vermillion.
Forum: Canada 08-20-2014, 07:07 AM
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Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Nice!

Hmmmm, Awesome Purchase!! Love those Jeeps!

Do you know if you rearrange the letters in KLR, they will eventually spell JEEP...owners share the same mentality.
Forum: Canada 08-18-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Tapatalk is great for photos, but it does not...

Tapatalk is great for photos, but it does not allow me to post a video from iPhone, is there a step I am missing?
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By calan818
Wow

[QUOTE=Lappeman;24869266]Awesome Ride Report Carl! Thanks!

Brings back memories, I spent a week and a half there riding the passes around Ouray, Telluride and Silverton...could've spent a lot...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By calan818
True Grit

You are correct! It is close to Ridgway, their visitor booklet speaks of the movie True Grit being filmed in the area. Never saw the original but did see the remake with Jeff Bridges and Matt...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Colorado Ride Report is all done!!

HEY! Grab a cold one and Read my Damn Report!!

http://i495.photobucket.com/albums/rr315/calan818/Colorado%2014/IMG_1703_zpsb3f88906.jpg


Click on the link just below now!
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Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By calan818
Gunnison CO

After a day spent in Silverton, we rode the Million Dollar Highway for the last time as we headed back North to Ouray and continue on to Ridgway, Montrose and then East to Gunnison. Heading East...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By calan818
Silverton CO

The evening after our big ride and Kayak adventure, we took a ride over to Silverton CO for dinner. Along the way we stopped at an old mine lookout point and with dark clouds on the horizon the sun...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Creatures of Habit

What I worry about is how fast time is going by now...I can only imagine that the seasons pass by even faster when you are retired? Yes/No?

Hey just a thought...how come no rides get posted...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
:cry:cry

:cry:cry
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
On my way into work this morning I passed GWN and...

On my way into work this morning I passed GWN and his sidecar all loaded up for big travel. There was a second rider that I did not recognize. Who was he going with and where? So much better to be...
Forum: Canada 08-16-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Get Together?

Sorry to have missed it...was it posted? Or an element of exclusivity to it? Like KLR only riders.:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By calan818
Yankee Boy Basin

After a good sleep in our luxurious tent, we made up breakfast of Bacon and Pancakes! When camping, good food is a must! Today we were were heading just outside of Ouray and going to head up to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By calan818
More of Owl Creek

Here was the Owl Creek Pass sign we missed the first time through the Pass. Like I said it was lower in elevation, so there are plenty of trees around at just over 10,000 feet. Note the difference...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By calan818
Engineer pass

I know we would! We would be a little better prepared next time, and I know that it is doable with the right technique.

Thanks for your interest in our trip.

Carl
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By calan818
Owl Creek Pass

There are many passes in the Ouray area of Colorado and today we were going to take an easier one. Ophir and Last Dollar Road had us on the bikes for close to 7 hours the day before so today we were...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Vacation is Done!

Hello fellow ADV'rs. We are back in Manitoba and I have got a good start on a ride report. Back to work Thursday, so not sure when I can get back to the report...there are alot of pictures!!
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Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,084
Posted By calan818
Manitoba to Colorado 2014

Another Summer vacation is gone and we have enjoyed 12 days on our bikes in Colorado. This year we decided to take our little bikes by Jeep/Trailer and haul all our gear over the prairies and get...
Forum: Canada 08-13-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
hahahahahahha

[QUOTE=humvee;24832808]Yamaha has seen a number of riders toss their Super Tens down gravel roads, careening them into the ditch, often hurting themselves and their bikes in the process. These...
Forum: Canada 08-05-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Just to let you all know, we are alive and well...

Just to let you all know, we are alive and well in Ouray Colorado. Have set up in the local KOA and expect to spend 5 days here. The scenery in this area is just stunning!
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,089
Posted By calan818
Too Good

This report is causing me to be late for work!! Excellent writing and pictures, thanks Folks!!:clap
Forum: Canada 07-24-2014, 05:36 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Let's tease Kenny

Finally got an opportunity to watch the videos and look at the pictures. Looks like you had nothing but excellent weather and beautiful riding! I see Kenny has put on a few since last summer...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2014, 05:26 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,089
Posted By calan818
Excellent!

Really enjoying the commentary and abundance of pictures. While you dine on Amish food, I enjoy my cereal and toast, reading about your Amish food...:norton the world goes round...
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,089
Posted By calan818
Most appreciated!

Excellent commentary and pictures by the "Biker Wife"... and I notice a beige, flesh coloured orb on the top right of a few pictures...is that Mr. Happy?
Forum: Canada 07-21-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Crow Wing Trail

Love to find out about these little gems of history. Nice pictures GWN! Did you take the KLR (without the side car) down any of the trail?
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 11,089
Posted By calan818
Following

Nice to catch a ride report as it's happening! What is the reason for parking like this??
Forum: Canada 07-18-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Excellent!

Looks like an excellent Canadian Adventure! That river would be a wild ride...
Forum: Canada 07-07-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
You're Welcome!

It was a great ride and fun little get together. We appreciate everyone driving out to this part of the world and making it a fun time. There is still a big part of the old railway line we have yet...
Forum: Canada 07-06-2014, 08:13 PM
Replies: 15,367
Views: 821,004
Posted By calan818
Hey Ass Man! I can understand you watching my...

Hey Ass Man! I can understand you watching my wife's ass when she is riding in front of you...but I was noticing the inordinate amount attention you were showing towards my cat Tuffy...tread...
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