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Forum: Trip Planning 04-08-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,123
Posted By Deanman
+100 for Big Agnes. I tend to thrash around in my...

+100 for Big Agnes. I tend to thrash around in my sleep, and having campped all my life, would typically wake up multiple times a night to slither back onto my thermarest. Not good.
A couple years...
Forum: Americas 03-30-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Deanman
If I recall correctly off the top of my head Lk...

If I recall correctly off the top of my head Lk Chelan is a stop on the WABDR, and primitive camping can be found not too far N or S of the lake. Beautiful country around there, although it can get...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By Deanman
Never mind, I figured it out. Just gotta...

Never mind, I figured it out. Just gotta RTFM:deal a little bit more:D

Thanks again
Forum: Americas 03-02-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,147
Posted By Deanman
I finally got around to signing up today. Great...

I finally got around to signing up today. Great idea and implementation! :clap

One question: I don't yet have a SPOT but plan on getting one soon for a summer TAT trip. How do I enter that info...
Forum: Americas 02-16-2014, 04:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By Deanman
I'll be on an '07 DR650 with the usual mods, and...

I'll be on an '07 DR650 with the usual mods, and yes I plan to do a ride report as I go. Will use an iPad w a Bluetooth keyboard as well as my iPhone and a point n shoot camera. I'm doing this on the...
Forum: Americas 02-15-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By Deanman
TAT in August

I'll be starting the TAT solo on or about Aug 1, allowing 5 weeks to complete it and then get back home. I'm giving myself 3 weeks to get to the start, so I'll be on the road for about 8 weeks. Also...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-06-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,225
Posted By Deanman
I'm in. Just posted up my plans for this summer....

I'm in. Just posted up my plans for this summer. Done plenty of Moto traveling/camping but there is always more to learn and other perspectives to consider. Thanks Salvador for taking the time.
Forum: Americas 01-12-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By Deanman
Yep , that's who I'm talking about. Good people...

Yep , that's who I'm talking about. Good people with a most excellent job!
Forum: Americas 01-11-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By Deanman
These guys went there on F800s in the winter....

These guys went there on F800s in the winter. Brrr! http://curbside.com
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 8,080
Posted By Deanman
I re-read Zen after 25, 30 years. It wasn't any...

I re-read Zen after 25, 30 years. It wasn't any better the second time around.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-11-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,273
Posted By Deanman
When it's hot out or when I want to spend time...

When it's hot out or when I want to spend time off the bike and not look (and feel) too dorky I wear heavy jeans, instead of my Thor or Klim riding pants, but I always wear good boots and shin/knee...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-31-2013, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Deanman
I think Riders for health http://www.riders.org/...

I think Riders for health http://www.riders.org/ might fit your criteria. I have participated in a couple fundraisers for this group and deem it worthy of support.
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2013, 02:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,860
Posted By Deanman
Oops... Yup, you are correct, I misspoke,...

Oops... Yup, you are correct, I misspoke, thinking about another helmet. Cool!
Forum: Vendors 12-28-2013, 01:41 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,860
Posted By Deanman
I have had the FX39 for more than a year and like...

I have had the FX39 for more than a year and like it, but the shield was getting pretty bad, and I was thinking about upgrading to the 41, but I ended up just replacing the shield (Thanks Brian!)...
Forum: Americas 12-25-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,392
Posted By Deanman
Well, it's the first time in my life that I've...

Well, it's the first time in my life that I've had time to spare like this, so I want to take advantage of it.
You know, it's funny, but I've never actually stayed in a hostel. Friends have, but I...
Forum: Americas 12-25-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,392
Posted By Deanman
Yes, that's about right: I will take a day off...

Yes, that's about right: I will take a day off every couple, to do hikes, swim, etc. Last vacation the wife and I rode to and from Yellowstone on our Goldwing, and some days we only rode for a couple...
Forum: Americas 12-24-2013, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Deanman
Great route!

Sleddog, the TSDAT is exactly what I'm looking for. PM on the way regarding the tracks with thanks in advance.
I skimmed your ride report to see where you started and finished, but now am going...
Forum: Americas 12-24-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,392
Posted By Deanman
Anyone planning to ride the TAT in 2014 and who...

Anyone planning to ride the TAT in 2014 and who would be interested in letting a Brit tag along? I can offer an invite to a tour in Britain and/or Europe in exchange. Im available anytime July...
Forum: Americas 12-24-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Deanman
Awesome, thanks for the reply Sleddog! I will...

Awesome, thanks for the reply Sleddog! I will check both the links out tonight.
Keep em coming! Anybody got any must-ride roads through Ohio, the Virginias, N or S Carolina? I am aware of the Blue...
Forum: Americas 12-22-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By Deanman
Looking for route suggestions East from WA state to TAT start

Hi All,
So I'm planning on doing the TAT around Aug 2014, and am going to ride to the start. I'm just starting to plan my route East from Washington State. So far I'm planning on hiway 12, over some...
Forum: Americas 12-18-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By Deanman
Thanks for this, I somehow had missed it when I...

Thanks for this, I somehow had missed it when I googled around for TAT info. Hopefully they will let me join the group. Another good resource for all things TAT.
I will be starting the TAT somewhere...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-18-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By Deanman
We screen our prospective tenants through a co....

We screen our prospective tenants through a co. called Rental Research at applicants expense. We rent out houses but same principle. Set your standards and don't make exceptions. For example we...
Forum: Americas 12-07-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 12,656
Posted By Deanman
Starting around Aug 1

Hi all,
I intend to start the TAT somewhere around August 1st, and though plan on riding "solo", I figure I will may tag along with a willing group for a while from time to time. I'll be heading for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-06-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,555
Posted By Deanman
Um, I'm on the tent space list. Just sayin. :D ...

Um, I'm on the tent space list. Just sayin. :D

OP, excellent job on the sign. I know if I was looking for your place and saw that, I would instantly relax, know I was "there", and smile.

Good...
Forum: Americas 12-06-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 507
Views: 43,361
Posted By Deanman
Thanks for the reply. My backup gps was my first...

Thanks for the reply. My backup gps was my first one, a 60cx, but it died and I got a zumo 660. But I use motionx on the iPhone so that is sort of a backup.

If funds were unlimited I'd buy both...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-06-2013, 06:39 AM
Replies: 1,290
Sticky: Tet
Views: 119,609
Posted By Deanman
Got them, thanks!

Received the PDFs. Thanks.
This is gonna be great!:1drink
Forum: Americas 12-05-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 507
Views: 43,361
Posted By Deanman
GPS Only?

Hi everyone,
Awesome thread, I'm just starting to plan a TAT trip this summer. I'll be solo, and plan to ride back roads from home (Port Angeles, WA) East to the Atlantic somewhere, (I figure I'll...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-08-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,752
Views: 139,388
Posted By Deanman
My own course

I asked a local training outfit about using their nearby riding range, but never heard back. I ended up just setting up a course in my driveway....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-18-2013, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Deanman
Not sure of the big bike friendliness of the...

Not sure of the big bike friendliness of the course, I'm guessing it might be a bit of a challenge on a F800, but it's all about the rider :D

I'm trying to come up with a good costume that doesn't...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-17-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By Deanman
Halloween Poker Run at Tahuya

It seems I'm going to participate in this one this weekend. It is put on by the River City MC, and I can find a flyer for the 2012 event but not for this year, although I see it on various ride...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-30-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 620
Posted By Deanman
I am heading down today from Port Angeles,...

I am heading down today from Port Angeles, planning on FS25. Hope it is not closed! Either way, I'll get there. Should be fun!
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,814
Posted By Deanman
I'll follow along

Hey Brian,
Nice shot of the canyon behind you. Looking forward to more. Be safe & have fun!
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2013, 08:19 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 99,201
Posted By Deanman
I'm in too!

I hope to do this trip in summer 2014 so I've been perusing a few TAT trips. I look forward to following your adventures too :clap
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-17-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 343,614
Posted By Deanman
Esther, it was great having you stay with us,...

Esther, it was great having you stay with us, Michele and I enjoyed your company. If you are ever back this way you know you are welcome here. Here are a couple shots of you just before departure....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-11-2013, 10:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 287
Posted By Deanman
SR Rally in the Gorge

Anyone else going? I've done a few SR events, in particular the Sasquatch, which I'll do again this year, but decided to also hit the Dual Sport rally this year. I'm just wondering how many folks are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-31-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 343,614
Posted By Deanman
Ha ha. They should have you doing demos on it....

Ha ha. They should have you doing demos on it. You'd sell a bunch! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-30-2013, 10:11 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 10,406
Posted By Deanman
In!

Right on! I'm going to do the TAT one day on my DR650, hopefully next summer. Anxious to follow along with you guys.
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-30-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 343,614
Posted By Deanman
Check your messages

Hi Ester,
Just saw you had made it to PA, I just PM'd you so hope you'll be my first tent space recipient :clap

Also hope the rain lets off a bit too.

Dean
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-26-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,808
Views: 343,614
Posted By Deanman
Hi Nomadgal, I just (finally!) posted up in...

Hi Nomadgal,

I just (finally!) posted up in the tent space thread, I'm in Port Angeles and would be happy to put you up. Been following along with your travels for some time and glad to see you...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-26-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 508,636
Posted By Deanman
Tent space in Port Angeles

Hi everyone,
Finally getting around to posting here... I expect I may soon use the tent space map, so figured it was high time to offer up my space in return.
I have mucho tent space just West of...
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