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Forum: Thumpers 12-02-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 532
Posted By gregkzoo
thoughts on rackless/soft luggage?

Buddy gave me a free nx650. Runs great, in pretty good shape. We are planning running out of Colorado and through NM, AZ, UT, utilizing the BDR's. The only pannier racks I can find are hepco-becker's...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By gregkzoo
thanks for the link, unfortunately that's a...

thanks for the link, unfortunately that's a build with a newer frame. My main concern is if the SX electronics that come with the frame will work with the EXC engine.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 11-20-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By gregkzoo
Dang!! I was hoping the route would be done for...

Dang!! I was hoping the route would be done for this spring. Ive got the month of May off. Starting to plan a loop out of crested butte, through NM, then catch the AZBDR and UTBDR. At least the NM...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 317
Posted By gregkzoo
ktm 525sx to exc swap?

found a great deal on an 03 ktm525sx chassis, no engine though. I was thinking about buying a used 525exc engine and swapping it in.

Is it realy going to be that easy? I definantly need to...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By gregkzoo
not sure about Montana, but in CO, a lot of blm...

not sure about Montana, but in CO, a lot of blm sites are open, but with no conveniences, no site fee at that point. Why not rough it in dispersed camping areas, 14 day limit. No toilet, but that's...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 10-01-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 554
Posted By gregkzoo
too much snow here. probably thaw out this week...

too much snow here. probably thaw out this week again, but our season is almost over.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-27-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,234
Posted By gregkzoo
thoughts on buying a husky 610, 620, 630 for CO?

So ive decied to skip the super tenere that I was gonna buy and stick with my FZ6 and NX650. So im thinking big bore dual purpose for doing a big multi state BDR ride in the spring. I love my nx, but...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-23-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,172
Posted By gregkzoo
cold and rainy in crested butte. Everybody seems...

cold and rainy in crested butte. Everybody seems to think were getting snow tonight. Im hoping for a cold snap to put the elk in rut for archery opener!!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-18-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,239
Posted By gregkzoo
DRZ400e. Decent enough on the street, it revs...

DRZ400e. Decent enough on the street, it revs high at 70, but it can take it. Good in the trails, a bit top heavy in really technical trails, but manageable. Bullet proof motor IMO, I flogged the...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-15-2014, 03:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,415
Posted By gregkzoo
you will like Gunnison. Cheap rent, usually quite...

you will like Gunnison. Cheap rent, usually quite a few houses available, most major conveniences. Close to CB and the mountains, real close to Blue Mesa Reservoir and some of the best fly fishing...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By gregkzoo
Obama!!!!!!!!

Obama!!!!!!!!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By gregkzoo
camping between naturita and gateway?

Is there any decent free or blm fee camping in Delores canyon between Naturita and Gateway?
Forum: Americas 03-21-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,562
Posted By gregkzoo
I fixed my map link above. I always find the...

I fixed my map link above. I always find the grand canyon boring, I stand there for ten minutes and im ready to leave. With a new ducati I would definantly ride the devils highway (Coranado Trail,...
Forum: Americas 03-21-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,562
Posted By gregkzoo
I would skip Petrified forest national and the...

I would skip Petrified forest national and the grand canyon so I could ride the Gila and the devils highway. About 150 more miles, but more curves than you can believe. something like this.
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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 928
Posted By gregkzoo
this is what I was afraid of. I agree, chemi...

this is what I was afraid of. I agree, chemi toilets in the moab area are a must, but I cant carry one for a 1 night stay!! I was hoping this only applied to the moab area, hence my reason to push...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 928
Posted By gregkzoo
probably closer to Moab than Blanding. Were on...

probably closer to Moab than Blanding. Were on street bikes, dirt roads are no problem, sand would suck though. Were tent camping, just one night on our way to Big Sur. It would be nice to have a...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 928
Posted By gregkzoo
free camping between Moab and Blanding?

any good free camping between Moab and Blanding??
Forum: Americas 02-21-2014, 11:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 752
Posted By gregkzoo
I can help a bit more with Crested Butte. Coming...

I can help a bit more with Crested Butte. Coming in

133 to Marble> Schofield Pass> Crested Bute. The most challenging way in, pass may not be open depending on snow and road damage. awesome views...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,210
Posted By gregkzoo
great kits but I would add Benadryl and an epi...

great kits but I would add Benadryl and an epi pen(I got bee allergies). Also a splint is easily made, no need to pack. I also don't pack sutures, ive had good luck with the glue.
Forum: Americas 02-03-2014, 02:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,365
Posted By gregkzoo
as noted that stretch is sandy, not to mention...

as noted that stretch is sandy, not to mention the whoops. On my drz, it gets too be a little much, no way I would do it on a strom.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 01-31-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By gregkzoo
the way were getting snow a lot of passes are...

the way were getting snow a lot of passes are gonna be opening late this year.
Forum: Americas 01-31-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,175
Posted By gregkzoo
anywhere west of 25 is pretty awesome. I really...

anywhere west of 25 is pretty awesome. I really like telluride, delores canyon, Ouray, pagosa springs, crested butte(my home), Leadville area, aspen, glenwood canyon.
Forum: Americas 01-31-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,492
Posted By gregkzoo
if it was me I would head for the the north east...

if it was me I would head for the the north east ride across upper new York, ohio, Michigan to the upper peninsula, upper Wisconsin and northern Minnesota, maybe the badlands south Dakota. then youre...
Forum: Americas 01-31-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,175
Posted By gregkzoo
Hre in June its just starting to get nice. It...

Hre in June its just starting to get nice. It doesn't really rain much and if it does its usually in the late afternoon. We do get passing thunderstorms. The mountains will still have snow on them...
Forum: Americas 01-29-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 704
Posted By gregkzoo
for the month of may Take Monterey, about...

for the month of may
Take Monterey, about halfway down the California coast. Average precip is .56 inches for the month, temps between 65 and 45.

Lincoln city Oregon, 65-45 5.61 inches for the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,550
Posted By gregkzoo
I don't care whether the guys 80 or not, he...

I don't care whether the guys 80 or not, he should go to prison for vehicular manslaughter. Plain and simple.
Forum: Americas 01-29-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 12,929
Posted By gregkzoo
If it was me I would sell the KE, and if youre...

If it was me I would sell the KE, and if youre license allows it buy a cb250,350 or even a Suzuki 175 or something. You should be able to get enough for the KE to afford those. Otherwise at 50mph and...
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,476
Posted By gregkzoo
Rotax powered aprilla's?

What years were these produced and in what models? Seem like a great bike for the $$ they are going for. Any gremlins to watch out for? Specifically looking at the Capo.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-16-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,578
Posted By gregkzoo
I have lots of times, especially in cars. Living...

I have lots of times, especially in cars. Living in ski towns hitchhiking is a normal thing, ski bums will sell their cars to get a pass or some new gear. One ride I wont take is from anybody who has...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 995
Posted By gregkzoo
Ive been planning my spring trip and im at around...

Ive been planning my spring trip and im at around $70 a day. That's gas, 300 miles a day, camping free most of the time, cooking my own food and a six pack. If I had to add in eating out, a motel, or...
Forum: Americas 01-09-2014, 02:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,353
Posted By gregkzoo
I would fly into Denver, get a rental car to moab...

I would fly into Denver, get a rental car to moab and rent there. Also you should be able to do 70 miles on a drz before youre guts fall out, maybe??:evil as noted weed will help.
Forum: Americas 01-06-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,231
Posted By gregkzoo
Camping along Big Sur is tough as already noted,...

Camping along Big Sur is tough as already noted, There are still spots open for june, but few. If you know an exact date I would book now. Motels might be youre best choice, depending on what...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,508
Posted By gregkzoo
what kind of camera were you using?

what kind of camera were you using?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-27-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By gregkzoo
We wont be there until May 11th. Were on...

We wont be there until May 11th. Were on sportbikes, but willing to ride them on dirt roads if it gets us too good camping. Jalama looks great, 1st come, first serve, might be tough for us as we...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-26-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 864
Posted By gregkzoo
Camping between Monterey and Santa Barbara?

We got 3 days at Kirk Creek and 3 days at Lee Carillo state park, where should we camp in the three days we have in between reservations? Doesn't have to be on the coast necessariy, just kinda moving...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By gregkzoo
I guess im just gonna have to make reservations...

I guess im just gonna have to make reservations then. Any recommendations for LA>San Diego?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-20-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 560
Posted By gregkzoo
reservations needed for Big Sur in mid May?

We are headed to the coast from Colorado, for nine days in mid May, traveling from Monterey to San Diego. We plan on camping as much as possible. Do we need reservations for May? I usually don't make...
Forum: Americas 11-10-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By gregkzoo
that's exactky my way of riding. if I find a...

that's exactky my way of riding. if I find a awesome road, or hummingbirds, I may post up for days!!
Forum: Americas 11-09-2013, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By gregkzoo
thanks everybody. SR, do you have any other route...

thanks everybody. SR, do you have any other route changes, points of interest? I would love to see where pancho villa was born, but also interested in great hostels,hotels, small towns that I...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2013, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 952
Posted By gregkzoo
Thanks for the input. I just have the waypoints...

Thanks for the input. I just have the waypoints as a guide, I hope it takes us longer! I don't want to rush things or be on the bike every day. If I have to ride 400km, I will, but if I see a place...
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