Three Yinzers go west......

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by rastawheel, Jul 16, 2015.

  1. MotoMigrant

    MotoMigrant Been here awhile

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    To be honest, I'm not too worried about going down black bear, I know it will be a challenge. I don't like picking bikes up so nice & easy :)
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  2. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto aka: trailer Rails Supporter

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    A nice relaxing day in Denver. Taking part in what is illegal in other places. Running last minute errands.

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    Shooting for a 9 am departure on Sunday.
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  3. Trailer Rails's wife

    Trailer Rails's wife Is that what you're wearing? Supporter

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    And they're off!

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  4. TomInCA

    TomInCA Been here awhile

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    Yinz guys got legal pot, and the best ya can do is suburban streets with tar snakes? Not even a wheelie? Billy Gardell would not be proud.
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  5. Trailer Rails's wife

    Trailer Rails's wife Is that what you're wearing? Supporter

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    image.jpg Here's a more inspiring pic from the end of today's ride to Salida. :-)

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  6. Trailer Rails's wife

    Trailer Rails's wife Is that what you're wearing? Supporter

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    Somewhere between Salida and Telluride today. Today is Black Bear Pass day! I hope there is Go Pro video!
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  7. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto aka: trailer Rails Supporter

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    Black Bear pass
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  8. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto aka: trailer Rails Supporter

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    New tires at 3 Step Hideaway. If you are in the area, you must stay there. Awesome place.
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  9. Critic

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    And the result was?
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  10. Trailer Rails's wife

    Trailer Rails's wife Is that what you're wearing? Supporter

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    I'm sure there are stories but the rider and the bike are intact.

    They crossed into Nevada today.
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  11. Trailer Rails's wife

    Trailer Rails's wife Is that what you're wearing? Supporter

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    Just putting a feeler out to anyone watching this thread...

    Bike maintenance issues are starting to pop up. Anyone know people in central/north central Nevada? So far things are holding together but my husband Trailer Rails told me to be prepped for the chance that I may get an SOS from him if the cracked subframe/wheel bearings/dented rims they have turn into bigger issues now that they're in a more remote part of the ride. They are in Eureka, NV right now and plan to be in Lake View, OR Monday and Silver Lake, OR Tuesday. He said they have at least enough food and water at any given time to last them a 24-36 hrs.

    Trailer Rails has been on this forum since 2008 and has always told me what a tight-knit, generous community this is so I just wanted to reach out now while things are ok so I have resources for them in case they need bike help or a haul out with a pickup truck.

    Thank you!

    PS - Here is a picture of Trailer Rails with a donkey yesterday in Western Utah. :clap 11755175_10206355225553442_334530212021696712_n.jpg
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  12. falcn

    falcn Squidless Soul Supporter

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    Who has the cracked sub frame?
    What bike is having wheel bearing issues?
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  13. Trailer Rails's wife

    Trailer Rails's wife Is that what you're wearing? Supporter

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    Trailer on the DR 650 has the cracked subframe. Currently holding well with hose clamps.

    The bike with the wheel bearing issues is the Honda XR650L Rasta Wheel is on.
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    They should be able to get good help in Lake View. Welding would be no issue for DR. Lake View is big enough to have a bearing source.

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  15. Trailer Rails's wife

    Trailer Rails's wife Is that what you're wearing? Supporter

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    Awesome! Thanks so much! I'll make sure Kyle (kgm423 - the one on the KTM 950) sees this post. He has been staying updated on this thread and one he posted in the regional forum for the area they are in. Trailer Rails was too until Thursday. His iPhone is somewhere south of Green River, UT. It decided it had had enough of this adventure and jumped off of the handle bar mount a couple of days ago. :doh There's a new one waiting for him in Silver Lake. #bestwifeever
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  16. TomInCA

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    Yeah, I have a friend that is a competent, well equipped and very reasonable MC mechanic in La Pine, OR, only another 46 miles from Silver Lake. Send me a PM if you want information.
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  17. RickS.

    RickS. only 13 more miles

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    Wishin yunz guys well.
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  18. MotoMigrant

    MotoMigrant Been here awhile

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    Rastawheel is done, his xr650 melted a piston :(
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    Hey gang, I just found this thread,


    Trailer Rails, did you get a new phone yet?
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    Really!? Double :( :(
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