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Old 07-07-2013, 08:56 AM   #12211
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Great photos BB!
Yes, nice pics Blake. But that road would be fun in my Dodge diesel, no matter a BMW.
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Old 07-07-2013, 10:25 AM   #12212
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Man, I'm glad YOU got the rain and not me:
The weather we hit was a consideration, but I was heading that way on the bike no matter what - if going solo.
The main reason we didn't take the bike was that she hasn't been on the back of this one yet - not even a short ride.
I need to get her up to Steamboat for lunch or something first to make sure she's comfortable on it.

The Stelvio was great, but this bike is an unknown to her, so doing a long loop like this in a short time....seemed like the known comfort of the car was the way to go.
The weather ended up being pretty significant in several places - which I don't mind that much....but hate to drag my poor passenger thru it.
She still hasn't forgotten crossing Death Valley (123F) on the Guzzi last August
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Old 07-07-2013, 04:33 PM   #12213
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This is in green mountain falls for one more week. It's some kind of crazy cloud structure that you can walk up inside of. It's pretty cool.
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Old 07-07-2013, 07:00 PM   #12214
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Joz came over to buy my trials bike this evening, and he got more than he bargained for: a chance to drive several antique cars. We buzzed around the place in my 53 MG, then the 55 Studebaker, and finally the 66 London Cab. True to form for a guy who once lived in England: he didn't even notice the steering wheel was in the wrong place!



You should have seen him unfold himself to get out of the MG . . . and I thought it was a tight fit for me!

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Old 07-07-2013, 07:08 PM   #12215
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NICE TD.

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Old 07-07-2013, 08:54 PM   #12216
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Ted.. you'll enjoy last night's new TopGear - it had a bit on British Taxis (in the context of figuring out who has the best Taxi IN THE WORLD)


The British Taxi they used was a 1977 Fairway Driver.

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Old 07-07-2013, 09:10 PM   #12217
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Thanks Cowboy! You're right - I got much more than I bargained for. It was an awesome evening. Then I got home and played around on my 'new' Scorpa trials bike!!

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Old 07-07-2013, 09:42 PM   #12218
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I had my Swiss Army knife over 100 MPH today at 8500 feet, rolling down a massive upheaval/mesa. 110 miles in 2 hours and 10 minutes. Watched some vintage trials, rode up the ski mountain at Sipapu and then ride back home with rain scattered all about.






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Old 07-08-2013, 01:09 PM   #12219
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I'm looking at doing that loop again on the bike, or one similar to it... in mid-late August, if anyone wants to tag along.
Take a long weekend, 3 days maybe 4 (1650 miles roughly). Cheap motels.

Instead of the drone down from Boysen Res/Casper/I-25/Denver.... come back thru Lander/Rawlins/Saratoga/Walden - and 14 for northerners or Rand/Granby/WP for others.

Not married to Flaming Gorge (been there plenty) or a direction. Can go to Jackson via Dubois.
Don't much care which direction...
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Old 07-08-2013, 10:51 PM   #12220
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this is probably 205....I just saw it

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Old 07-08-2013, 11:07 PM   #12221
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I've had that nightmare
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Old 07-08-2013, 11:43 PM   #12222
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this is probably 205....I just saw it
OMG that makes my nightmares seem tame. Couldn't stop watching the carnage!
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Old 07-09-2013, 09:34 AM   #12223
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I became an "in-law" yesterday.

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Old 07-09-2013, 09:43 AM   #12224
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I became an "in-law" yesterday.

Does this mean you will behave?
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Old 07-09-2013, 10:00 AM   #12225
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I became an "in-law" yesterday.
Were you an "out-law" before?
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