Endless Utah

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Day Trippin'' started by Signal, Sep 20, 2010.

  1. dentedvw

    dentedvw Where did I put that

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    I have been following this thread since I lived in Michigan. Now that I am here, I still follow, for more inspiration to get out and see more places.
    Bravo!
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  2. dentedvw

    dentedvw Where did I put that

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    I think the reservoir is low partly because they emptied it late last year for some repairs. Or am I thinking of a different res up there?
  3. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Nice to have you along :D

    THey emptied Echo Res last year, near Hennifer. East Canyon and Pineview are just stinkin low :huh
  4. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    SUnday afternoon was HOT, 95 and a south wind :puke1, so I ran over the hill to some greener pastures

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    There is a LOT of bacon potential in this one :deal
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    Toward North Fork area
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    All Mr Salty approved
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    Green :D
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  5. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Went above logan, blacksmith fork area last week...

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    Wandered up the gravel for a while
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    Got pretty dry/dusty...still hot in teh 90's
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    Got a little rutted/rough--Turned around, and the GS died :huh
    All electrics failed, no start, no go
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    Fiddled around for a while- no joy :cry 30 miles from cell phone range..
    Thankfully some local ranchers (Honeyville) drove me down the canyon at dark-thirty...

    Got home with the help of family and borrowing a friend's trailer :lol3

    New battery and all's well- must have broken a cell/plate in the battery :deal
  6. ParrotheadJeff

    ParrotheadJeff Class A CDL

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    Glad to hear you're good and it was a relatively cheap fix :clap

    When I went up near Logan a couple of years ago, we went to the American West Heritage Center. Ever been there?

    Those mountains between Brigham City and Logan sure are scenic :thumb
  7. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Been there many times- I lived in the area from '89 to '98 :D

    Much family still there
  8. ParrotheadJeff

    ParrotheadJeff Class A CDL

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    Cool! I'm looking forward to taking Ember in a couple years when she can understand it a bit better :thumb
  9. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Had a tent space visitor- Mekongfrank the last couple days

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    Frank is a German national on an extended RTW kinda endless summer thing, needed a bed/shower before heading north to west yellowstone-

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    Happy trails Frank :wave
  10. scarysharkface

    scarysharkface Imbecile

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    I need to find a widget that will pull pics from this thread for my desktop background. :deal

    John
  11. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Hey, good to hear from you :norton

    Can one "borrow" pics from someone elses smugmug? If so, have at it

    Happy to email :dunno

    Edit: or PM me with an address, and I'll send a disc
  12. ER70S-2

    ER70S-2 Long timer

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    On a PC, right click photo, set as background, done. :freaky
  13. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Sorry for the delay between posts-

    Mr Salty sends his regards from a northwest gravel road
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    Cool and windy, north front blowing in
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    Just over the hill
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    I now realize these all look fairly similar, but such is the terrain out there :lol3
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    Only passed 2 trucks in 2 hrs...some big trucks fly out there creating the washboard gravel hell in sopts
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    Near the "Salt Wells"
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    Some odd fall changes- these grasses changed to red color like leaves
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  14. RedRockRider

    RedRockRider Long timer

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    Hey Signal -- Nice to see a post. Hope all has been well with you, perhaps just busy with work and family . . . and your pedal bike. Or have you been sneaking out on moto rides without posting??? Thanks for the pics. :D
  15. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Honest thanks for playing along-

    I'll answer "all of the above", but mostly more pedal bike this summer.
  16. psmcd

    psmcd Long timer

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    Those slight, occasional corners out there have a way of getting sharper as they come up fast. Something about the scale.
  17. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    :nod you can get lulled to complacency

    and gravel over hard pack can be really unpredictable :yikes
  18. rodr

    rodr Been here awhile

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    Looks like you have Anakee 3's now? How are you liking them?
  19. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Good eyes, you have :deal

    So far, I like them. felt different on the dirt- solid but I miss the edge lugs the anakee 2s had- it helped gauge the lean on the front. The front on the2s cupped badly on both set I had, but performance was always good

    On the road has felt good, no whine that others have reported.
    No word on wear yet, too new
  20. Signal

    Signal Cynical Idealist

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    Mr Salty ( a fine addition to the GS dash) asked me to bump this for anyone new to the game...
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