Manhattan to Moab or City Blocks to Slickrocks

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by sakurama, Oct 23, 2010.

  1. toofast4uu

    toofast4uu adventurer

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  2. toofast4uu

    toofast4uu adventurer

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  3. Crawdaddy

    Crawdaddy Navigate 2 Adventure

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    Nice vids Christian! :clap
  4. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    Awesome RR. Makes me wish I had the means to ride past NJ. :D

    Its hard to know, without going through them all, to find a ride report, and know its going to be good. But, since I saw that Gregor had started this one, and had read the other RR with the couples riding two up, I knew this would be a good one. :clap

    Gregor, question for you. When you guys did the stops for pictures, did you break out a tripod?? Some of the shots look like they would require one, but not sure if you carried one with you.

    I am in the process of learning to take the best shots I can with my Canon P&S( see link in sig), and soak up as much information as I can from others. I can see taking my tripod on my street bike..not so much on my DRZ.
  5. rthuey

    rthuey twist your wrist!!!

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    after you crested and did a couple double takes to your right. do i sense a "oh shit is that the way down?!?" moment :eek1




    what about setting up a ram mount? have one set up on the handlebars or maybe on the back rack if you have one. not for leaving your camera on but you could stop and use the whole bike as a tripod.

    base, arm or arm and adapter

    maybe the company would respond to a couple requests for a longer arm for this purpose. i like the second one i linked but i don't think it as tall as the first. i also do not know how the swivel works as far as if the tension is adjustable or not. it appears to me that you would be able to angle back wards the setup to balance the weight of the bigger cameras with longer lenses and the plate setup would help distribute the weight on the bottom of the camera. while with the P&S's the arm could be as upright as needed


    great rr fellas
  6. 35000km 05 X

    35000km 05 X Adventurer

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    great rr i hope 2 ride it some day :freaky

    the rock steps are like at cromer at the back of Dee Why
  7. shipwrek12001

    shipwrek12001 Shipwrek

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    Great pictures.... Flanny , sorry to hear about the painful incidents. You could of shared most of your pain with the others ya know!! :evil

    So what happened to the truck?
    What did it cost to drive the truck and trailer?


    great ride, many only dream of!!
  8. DougZ73

    DougZ73 Fading off.........

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    yeah, that is actually not a bad idea at all. Only thing is, many of us like to get our bike in the shots.....this idea would work for everything but that.
  9. noobinacan

    noobinacan Adventurer

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    wow ...so much fun
    that ride climb vid is awesome..you guys rock for planning and doing this trip!
    win
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  10. 2whl-hoop

    2whl-hoop Long timer

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  11. attaboy

    attaboy Let's go for it!

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    Holy Smoke!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:D:D:D

    Why oh why do I find this thread only tonight?

    Trailer is packed. I am leaving in about 24 hrs from Ontario:clap

    Excellent story and pictures guys. Amazing. Yeee-yaw-hooooo
  12. B-Rod

    B-Rod RubberNecker

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    I just got back from Moab/ Green River/ San Rafael a week and a half ago. I don't know what you have planned, but I would recommend at least one day in the Whitewash area. Dead Cow loop, Slickrock, sand dunes. That was probably our best day. Kane Creek is easy and super beautiful as well as fun. I suppose this all depends on what bike s you are bringing.

    Have fun!

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  13. sakurama

    sakurama on an endless build

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    You're going to have a great time. Moab is the greatest place on earth to ride a bike. The town is nice, the people are great and this time of year the weather is fantastic as well. Enjoy it!

    Gregor
  14. ChubbyThumper

    ChubbyThumper Been here awhile

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    Hi Gregor

    Could you explain your technique in the brush tunnel/rock wall shot please?

    Can we access your exif data? and lastly how are the family? I really enjoyed your previous 5 up RR

    Cheers
    Chubby
  15. Super Suz

    Super Suz N00b with B00b

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    Good to see this amazing pics thread live on and on...

    hmmm. Trying to figure out what to do this summer. Hmmm. Moab in the summer. Now that's an idea. Go back and do it right.

    hmmm

    Edit: Oh wait. But not like this. Something in between.