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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-23-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,664
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Seen an ADV Rider on a blue KLR 650 in Des Moines...

Seen an ADV Rider on a blue KLR 650 in Des Moines today going down Douglas at 3:45pm. :clap who are you?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-24-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,664
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I`m in Des Moines also. I not an off-roader by...

I`m in Des Moines also. I not an off-roader by any means but I sure love my gravel road expeditions. My KLR is down for the winter but sure would like to hook up with some folks for some riding when...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-13-2010, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,431
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Some years back I got seriously screwed by my...

Some years back I got seriously screwed by my debit card. I was on a 1,200 mile non-stop ride (one-way) and I pulled over every hundred miles to get gas. I never knew there was a $50.00 hold on your...
Forum: Face plant 12-11-2010, 02:45 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,263
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
:mulie:dhorse:whip

:mulie:dhorse:whip
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-10-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,664
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Hey, where abouts from MT do you hail from? Me,...

Hey, where abouts from MT do you hail from?
Me, Red Lodge. I sure do love them mountains.
Forum: Face plant 10-24-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 11,263
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I have a CDL job also. The day I got the call for...

I have a CDL job also. The day I got the call for a new job offer, my friends and I went for a spirited motorcycle ride. Well, sort of, I was on an old CB750 while everyone else was on modern day...
Forum: Alaska 09-01-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,506
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
A day long bike trip would be a bit difficult I...

A day long bike trip would be a bit difficult I bet? Pretty though.
Forum: Alaska 08-31-2010, 05:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,506
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
No comment.:huh When I move to Alaska, I...

No comment.:huh

When I move to Alaska, I guess I will have to change my name to AKSTRANDED??
Forum: Alaska 08-31-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,506
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Well around these parts nowadays, even driving...

Well around these parts nowadays, even driving jobs are hard to find. But driving (CDL) jobs pay really well if your lucky to find a good one. Ten years ago you couldn`t even walk down the street...
Forum: Alaska 08-30-2010, 06:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,506
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I`ve been checking on that, nothing on the...

I`ve been checking on that, nothing on the internet, except a number to call. I`m pretty sure I could get a tour bus driving job with relative ease before next summer though. Just need to get my ass...
Forum: Alaska 08-30-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,506
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Job outlook in Alaska?

Since I was 5 years old I always dreamed about Alaska. I got to visit your great state three times (although I don`t remember my 2nd trip at all-Feb 1988) :scratch .
A few month ago a co-worker of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-10-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
OK, I`m ready to talk. I am so freakin mad that I...

OK, I`m ready to talk. I am so freakin mad that I couldn`t make it. The day before I was going to leave I was driving my car around town getting things done and last minute shopping. I was driving on...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-30-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3,564
Views: 679,210
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I have my GoPro Video camera mounted on the front...

I have my GoPro Video camera mounted on the front fairing on my KLR in the other videos. On this one it`s on the side of the tank with the suction cup.
This video is just me tooling around my local...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-24-2010, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
My mighty KLR and I didn`t make it to far. I...

My mighty KLR and I didn`t make it to far. I really don`t feel like talking about it. Grrr. Enjoy my portion of the procedes folks. I hope you have a good time. Ride safe.
Can I still get my T...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-15-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I`m outta here. My West Fest starts NOW! See ya...

I`m outta here. My West Fest starts NOW! See ya all in Darby.:freaky
Forum: Face plant 06-28-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 18,143
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Sorry to hear that. I know what your going...

Sorry to hear that. I know what your going through. I went through the same thing three years ago.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=262791

Except in my friends case, we didn`t...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Cool, I`ve ran out of Brad`s to ride with:rofl....

Cool, I`ve ran out of Brad`s to ride with:rofl. Hey there buddy, did you ever make it too Gilliam?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-26-2010, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
So the Magruder Corridor may not be passable,...

So the Magruder Corridor may not be passable, what about those other places I see along the trail like Hells Half Acre Mountain? Is that doable on a bike?
I can`t find any pics of the place. Map...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-15-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I don`t know if the maps will help me any now...

I don`t know if the maps will help me any now that I`ve been staring at it for two days? Switchback roads/trails shooting off in every direction. Correct me if I`m wrong, but it looks like it might...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-14-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Holy Batman! Could they make those maps any...

Holy Batman! Could they make those maps any bigger? I think they could be doubled as bed sheets too! I got my maps today. Without ruining my maps, the only way I can look at them is by laying them on...
Forum: Beasts 06-11-2010, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 1,479,223
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
3rd Battalion - 11th Marines -1st Marine Division...

3rd Battalion - 11th Marines -1st Marine Division - Hog Company - Comm Platoon - 2531 -100 years ago - :devildog



I`m just studying the Verseys. The more I look at it, the more I like.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-10-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I called them this morning. To my surprize, they...

I called them this morning. To my surprize, they picked up on the first ring and I didn`t have to talk to a machine and wasn`t on hold for two hours.
They are sending me another set of maps since I...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-09-2010, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Forest Service Maps

I ordered my Bitterroot Forest Sevice maps last May 16th.
Forest Service maps of the Bitterroot Forest
(link)
Bitterroot North...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2010, 08:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,353
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I thought I was the rain god? Ok, I`ll be happy...

I thought I was the rain god? Ok, I`ll be happy to pass on the torch, er cloud I mean.
Nice RR. I enjoyed it. I`ll be reading your other RR`s. Thanks.:clap
Forum: Americas 05-31-2010, 10:07 AM
Replies: 24,836
Views: 1,968,340
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I`m not talking about how dangerous the sport of...

I`m not talking about how dangerous the sport of motorcycling is. Believe me, I`m well aware of that. Nor am I talking about running into animals.
My best friend got killed when we were heading home...
Forum: Americas 05-30-2010, 11:08 PM
Replies: 24,836
Views: 1,968,340
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I would like to travel down to Mexico and such....

I would like to travel down to Mexico and such. But what kills me is stories like what happened to this fella:
Seattle to Argentina on a KLR 650...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-29-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Hmmm, Maybe I should pack some corn fed steaks,...

Hmmm, Maybe I should pack some corn fed steaks, and a bushel of Iowa corn, and a gallon of corn whiskey?:kumbaya

http://img267.imageshack.us/img267/2963/iowacorn2.jpg
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-28-2010, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
If I counted right, 50 more days untill I start...

If I counted right, 50 more days untill I start my Montana vacation! Damn, I can`t wait. I`m not proud of this, but it looks like I will be trailering my bike (KLR) to your great state. I`ll be...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 8,414
Views: 1,995,854
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
It might be easier to put the helmet on first...

It might be easier to put the helmet on first before mounting the bike, than to try to reach down to the helmet while sitting on the bike.:rofl
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-26-2010, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I bought one anyway. But just to let you know. If...

I bought one anyway. But just to let you know. If your bike is registered & plated from another state, you don`t need to buy a permitt unless you plan to ride for more than 30 days on the trails.
Forum: The Garage 05-25-2010, 10:37 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,508
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Thanks. Ya, I was just getting ready to buy one...

Thanks. Ya, I was just getting ready to buy one of those Carry On trailers. I was running out of patience with finding a used trailer of some quality. I made a few calls and all places around town...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-24-2010, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,664
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
That`s the exact same time I`m leaving with my...

That`s the exact same time I`m leaving with my trailer and KLR, And in the same direction. LoL. Hey don`t forget to wave:clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-24-2010, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8,414
Views: 1,995,854
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Roscoe Montana

http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/2830/gravelrd2.jpg
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5,875
Views: 341,664
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I`ll be heading the same way in the last two...

I`ll be heading the same way in the last two weeks of July except my destination is in Red Lodge & Darby (West Fest ADV Rally) Montana.
Looks like I`ll be trailering the KLR for a nice change. :cry...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2010, 04:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,508
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Yes sir, I picked up a matching spare tire while...

Yes sir, I picked up a matching spare tire while I was there at the dealer. Either now or later, now seemed better. I`ll get the spare bearings before my trip. This is going to be a real nice...
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,508
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I got me a trailer!:clap I think this will...

I got me a trailer!:clap

I think this will make it across country no problems. I like the tires too. There 13".

http://img30.imageshack.us/img30/3999/trailer1a.jpg
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-20-2010, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 195,245
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
http://i314.photobucket.com/albums/ll405/CMArider_...

http://i314.photobucket.com/albums/ll405/CMArider_2008/6-10-08137.jpg


And to think I`m worried about trailering my KLR with my Toyota Corolla? :huh
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,508
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
Thanks for everyone`s opinion on trailers. I too...

Thanks for everyone`s opinion on trailers. I too have once been on a cross country trip with one of those mesh trailers with 12" tires (just along for the ride) carrying both our bikes and we didn`t...
Forum: The Garage 05-18-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 15,508
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
ARE YOU KIDDIN ME??? :huh

ARE YOU KIDDIN ME??? :huh
Forum: Americas 05-16-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,959
Posted By Stranded in Iowa
I once read it somewhere`s that you can pre-apply...

I once read it somewhere`s that you can pre-apply for entry into Canada if you know you might not make it in because you have a DWI from years ago.
You`ll have to contact the Canadian Embassy here...
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