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Old 11-06-2012, 01:10 PM   #2356
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:25 PM   #2357
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You do know that there is a major winter storm rollin' our way set to arrive Friday night, right? Temps are going to change drastically, and wind, and snow, and...........it will be good exercise for the new heater!

Oh, and you still suck.
Moab still looks pretty good (if it stays dry.. no worries) but darn.. if Vail pass is closed.. I might be forced to ride wait another day or two in the desert before I return


Thursday
Partly cloudy. High of 72F. Breezy. Winds from the South at 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night

Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 43F. Breezy. Winds from the SSE at 15 to 20 mph.
Friday

Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 63F. Windy. Winds from the South at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Friday Night

Clear. Low of 32F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 15 to 25 mph.
Saturday

Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 46F. Winds from the WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night

Overcast. Low of 23F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday

Clear. High of 43F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night

Clear. Low of 19F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Monday

Clear. High of 46F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Monday Night

Clear. Low of 23F. Winds less than 5 mph.
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Old 11-06-2012, 02:50 PM   #2358
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Chance of Geek Sucking- 5 day forecast:

Thursday-

Geek who already sucks, continues to suck just as much

Friday-

Geek, who is still in Moab, (and I'm not) begins to suck just a little bit more

Saturday-

Geek, who is on Moab, while I sit here staring at the cat, really begins to suck mightily

Sunday-

The level of Geek's suckage continues to build, unapaced

Monday- Geek's level of suckage begins taking an asymptotic slope


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Old 11-06-2012, 07:45 PM   #2359
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Moab still looks pretty good (if it stays dry.. no worries) but darn.. if Vail pass is closed.. I might be forced to ride wait another day or two in the desert before I return


Thursday
Partly cloudy. High of 72F. Breezy. Winds from the South at 15 to 20 mph.
Thursday Night

Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 43F. Breezy. Winds from the SSE at 15 to 20 mph.
Friday

Partly cloudy with a chance of rain in the afternoon. High of 63F. Windy. Winds from the South at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of rain 20%.
Friday Night

Clear. Low of 32F. Breezy. Winds from the SW at 15 to 25 mph.
Saturday

Overcast in the morning, then mostly cloudy. High of 46F. Winds from the WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday Night

Overcast. Low of 23F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday

Clear. High of 43F. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday Night

Clear. Low of 19F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Monday

Clear. High of 46F. Winds less than 5 mph.
Monday Night

Clear. Low of 23F. Winds less than 5 mph.
If you get stuck on this side of the divide, give me a jingle and I'll buy you a beer. If you get REALLY stuck, I'm not too far away for help.

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Old 11-07-2012, 08:15 AM   #2360
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On a different note: after reading ALL pages, there can be only one conclusion:

YOU SUCK!!!!

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Old 11-07-2012, 08:15 AM   #2361
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But it's a great build, I must admit.....
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Old 11-07-2012, 10:53 AM   #2362
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You guys think I suck?

I just ran into this guy 20 minutes ago. I tried to take consolation in the fact that my 950 is nicer than his v-strom and my 500 is nicer than his XR... but then it occurred to me that the taxes he paid on a $300K vehicle was more than what all five of our bikes put together cost








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Old 11-07-2012, 11:11 AM   #2363
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I appreciate your input Bob

We used a propane catalyst heater this past week in Moab and unfortunately it didn't work well for us.

I wish I were not so sensitive to the fumes as it would have saved me $1000

Fair enough! Its cool that the heater uses the fuel that the vehicle already uses. Filling the propane tank is a bit of a pain, however we have only done it as a preventative measure thus far, havent actually run out of propane on a trip yet

Jealous of your moab trip(s)!
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:50 AM   #2364
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For some reason, his trailer looks a little underwhelming.
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:22 PM   #2365
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For some reason, his trailer looks a little underwhelming.
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Old 11-07-2012, 12:23 PM   #2366
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You guys think I suck?

I just ran into this guy 20 minutes ago.

Did you talk to him at all about his trip and whether it happened or not?





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Old 11-07-2012, 02:28 PM   #2367
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The rack under the XR is actually the rear deck that attaches to the truck - he can carry one bike on the deck by itself or uses the trailer for two.

He's headed to Vermont today... says he average about 10mpg.

His "big trip" was supposed to happen last year but didn't for whatever reason.. he's still headed towards it.

iirc he has an ADV username of something like "road trek" but doesn't get on here often.

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Old 11-07-2012, 02:30 PM   #2368
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I got the 500's valves checked, trials wheel put back on the rear, golem filter installed and oil/filter changed.

Then I ran to the store for some essentials



the fridge will be put to good use this weekend

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Old 11-07-2012, 06:54 PM   #2369
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I just had someone contact me (not from adv) and ask me what I would charge to build them a van kitted like mine for them... and they were serious
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Old 11-07-2012, 07:18 PM   #2370
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Moab..

See you in Moab Geekster....will PM you
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