Bikes guns and shine

Discussion in 'Epic Rides' started by Rabbot, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. Rabbot

    Rabbot rain+superbike=adventure

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    Bikes, guns and shine, what could possibly go wrong?

    Advtenn and I (rabbot) headed out from ETN and WNC respectively, for WestFest followed by RMAR.
    Two tigers, couple of hand guns and some of Tennessee's finest sipping whiskey.
    Nothing much happened today but we are only twelve hours into this.

    Going to try and post some pictures here in a minute. This is all being done on a smart phone please bear with
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  2. Rabbot

    Rabbot rain+superbike=adventure

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    Funny things you pass on the road.

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    Mad Max?

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    Right before we rolled out this morning.
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  3. red bud

    red bud alky w/motorcycle problem

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    short report :D
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  4. Katoom119

    Katoom119 Mmmm....Orange Kool-aid

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    This should be entertaining...
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  5. Rabbot

    Rabbot rain+superbike=adventure

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    Just got back.

    Trying to upload the 14,286 photos that just I took. Thats a real # :deal A full 32 GB.

    I'll start a trip report tonight. Stand by.
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  6. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    another shot of this max max looking thingy

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  7. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    Rob found the really cheap place to stay..

    I dont have a shot of the place....but this is what i saw when i awoke.

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    still very flat and still on the road.
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  8. jachard

    jachard Been here awhile

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    Yikes! That thing must handle like a well tuned shopping cart:D
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  9. Rabbot

    Rabbot rain+superbike=adventure

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    You mean, Chateau du Table?

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  10. Rabbot

    Rabbot rain+superbike=adventure

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  11. Rabbot

    Rabbot rain+superbike=adventure

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    Pikes Peak

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    Our Host, AKA, Mac

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  12. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    So after driving for hours in "Level land" we ended up at Mac's and was quick to jump on the bikes for a shake down ride.

    Rob and Mac discussing a short loop through "Gold Camp Road"

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    We had to drive through a terrible neighborhood called "Broadmoor"


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    The slums , I tell ya!

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    Colorado Springs
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    ^^^^^^^^^Looking back at Colorado Springs"^^^^^^^^^^^



    Gold camp road:clap
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    Even cooler tunnel
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    Destination, Cripple Creek

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  13. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    Big breakfast from the de casa de Mac.

    This ain't your local Hardees breakfast bowl.:evil
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    Ok, now its time to hit the road. I think if Rob could find a way to put that "Green egg" on his bike, he would.:lol3 Look at the size of that air matress:eek1.

    Sleeping single in a double bed.........

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  14. Rabbot

    Rabbot rain+superbike=adventure

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    Funny

    It's made by a company called Jack's Plastic Welding. It's called a Paco Pad.
    a) I've gone around the world with it.
    b) I recommend one to anyone who wants a good nights sleep outdoors.
    c) It doubles as a camp lounger and a life raft should the need arise.
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kEZEq1F_r6w
    Given how much it rained on this trip I was glad to have it. See point "b"
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  15. advtenn

    advtenn Long timer

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    :lol3I finally caught up with you Rob.:wink:

    Pikes Peak photo op.:deal
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    Notice how clean these Tigers look!
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    Would you look at at the size of that air mat/river raft! :lol3

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    This is about the time we meet a self proclaimed "Indian Outlaw"

    (this is him in a file photo, taken on Mt. Evans)
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  16. Mac

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    So far, so good. Looking forward to the rest of the report and pics!
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  17. Cuttle

    Cuttle me? what?

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    so far I am missing guns 'n shine....
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  18. Rabbot

    Rabbot rain+superbike=adventure

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    Be patient.
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  19. ROAD DAMAGE

    ROAD DAMAGE Long timer

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    Wow! Everyone I know that uses a Paco Pad ..... carries it on a raft. Never seen one on a bike before! :lol3

    Hey good meeting you two hooligans at WestFest and then again at RMAR.

    Glad you all got back home safely.

    Holler next time you're out here in CO.

    Rob
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  20. Mr&MrsErnbo

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    Looks like a good time was had,.... enjoyed reading the posts and looking at the pics.
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