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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-25-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
You might wanna bring some extra gas to make the...

You might wanna bring some extra gas to make the 25 mile trek!:rofl

Since I haven't heard any opinions on dates, we will shoot for May 15th, 16th, and 17th.
Everybody is welcome to join in, or...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 03-25-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 813
Posted By FBR
This looks great! I can't wait to ride some of it...

This looks great! I can't wait to ride some of it this summer. Thanks for posting!!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-23-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By FBR
Looks like you guys had a blast! Great father -...

Looks like you guys had a blast! Great father - son ride.
Forum: Americas 03-18-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By FBR
Did it on a loaded down DRZ 400 with 14/44, and...

Did it on a loaded down DRZ 400 with 14/44, and it worked great.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-13-2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,570
Views: 199,679
Posted By FBR
Riding from Spring Green to the Potosi Brewery...

Riding from Spring Green to the Potosi Brewery Sunday, if anyone wants to ride along, or meet up.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-09-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
Hey Fellas, I was thinking we could meet in...

Hey Fellas,
I was thinking we could meet in Spring Green, WI (my hometown) or Cassville, a neat little town on the Mississippi river. If people are coming from a long ride away, there are decent...
Forum: Americas 03-04-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,609
Posted By FBR
Moab AREA, not the town itself. Check out White...

Moab AREA, not the town itself. Check out White Rim and the other great areas to ride in the area. Even town was NOWHERE near as busy as Yellowstone and Crater Lake. That was just awful! But, I was...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,609
Posted By FBR
Bigdogs right, the few times I "got off" the TAT...

Bigdogs right, the few times I "got off" the TAT I was pretty dissapointed with having to deal with all the people (Crater Lake, Yellowstone,etc). The TAT is fairly remote for the most part, and...
Forum: Americas 02-20-2015, 07:39 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,369
Posted By FBR
I have gotten tracks from Kevin (not just the...

I have gotten tracks from Kevin (not just the TAT), and have been in touch with him for info on the tracks, and to get help with my GPS. He is a very nice, helpful guy to deal with, and really seems...
Forum: Thumpers 02-16-2015, 02:57 PM
Replies: 26,300
Views: 4,718,893
Posted By FBR
Congrats! Nice bike, I remember when mine looked...

Congrats! Nice bike, I remember when mine looked like that...:cry Not so clean anymore.
Forum: Americas 02-13-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,369
Posted By FBR
I'm not sure, but I think it already was by the...

I'm not sure, but I think it already was by the mountain bike world. I believe that's were it all got started.
Forum: Americas 02-13-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 672
Posted By FBR
The National Parks around Moab area are not to be...

The National Parks around Moab area are not to be missed, and the trip up to Crater Lake is well worth the time. Once you hit Oregon, head south to California to see the giant redwood trees. Those...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-12-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
Bump to see if there is any more interest, or...

Bump to see if there is any more interest, or questions.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By FBR
Agreed. Why we ride is pretty good, but after all...

Agreed. Why we ride is pretty good, but after all the hype about it, I gotta admit, I was a little let down.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-12-2015, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By FBR
Guys, so sorry, I meant to say On Any Sunday one...

Guys, so sorry, I meant to say On Any Sunday one and two. Not Why We Ride.
Had a little brain fart there....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-11-2015, 01:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By FBR
That is a GREAT RR, but I doubt the Long Way...

That is a GREAT RR, but I doubt the Long Way Round/Down would dissapoint. Looks like they cover alot of the same area, and it is fairly comical. Anyways, it's entertaining to watch while I wait out...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,790
Posted By FBR
I've seen (own) Why we ride 1 and 2. They are ok,...

I've seen (own) Why we ride 1 and 2. They are ok, at best. My favorite motorcycle movies are actually Long Way Round, and Long Way down. Sure they had chase trucks, but what adventures!
If ya...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-10-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 16,133
Posted By FBR
This! I really tried to like it, but just...

This!
I really tried to like it, but just couldn't.
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 41,055
Posted By FBR
Brett, the world would be a better place if there...

Brett, the world would be a better place if there were more people like you in it. All you have done for Trevor, and now CB is very selfless.:clap
Thanks for the donation link, maybe this post will...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,567
Views: 811,596
Posted By FBR
Well said Mark! I may not have a fancy house, or...

Well said Mark! I may not have a fancy house, or a brand new truck, but I got a couple pretty cool bikes!:clap
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-05-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
I live in Spring Green, WI so I was planning on...

I live in Spring Green, WI so I was planning on meeting there, or anywhere along the route people wanna jump in. Planned on heading south west from there and doing it clockwise. People are certainly...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-04-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
I'm shooting for May 15, 16, and 17. If anyone...

I'm shooting for May 15, 16, and 17. If anyone has an opinion on that date, let me know. I will do my best to accommodate everybody that wants to ride along.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-03-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
A VStrom would be great for this ride, as long as...

A VStrom would be great for this ride, as long as you are happy on gravel.:evil
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-03-2015, 06:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
Just a bump, and to see if anybody has any...

Just a bump, and to see if anybody has any opinions on dates. If ya do, let me know!
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,209
Posted By FBR
Learn your bike, and the tools you will need to...

Learn your bike, and the tools you will need to work on it. Make up a well organized tool kit with only the tools you will need to keep it light. To prepare for a trip, I made a kit, and only used...
Forum: Americas 02-03-2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 331
Posted By FBR
I did the TAT the same time of year, last year....

I did the TAT the same time of year, last year. We had frost some mornings, and went through 18"s of snow on Hancock pass. Some mornings I would use my hand warmers, and by the end of the day we were...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-01-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 11,731
Posted By FBR
It's hard to believe people can be so heartless....

It's hard to believe people can be so heartless. I hope whoever did this dies a slow painful death.
I recently had to put down my best friend of 14 years, it just killed me to have to make that...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-29-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
If anyone knows of any cool sights, or "must do"...

If anyone knows of any cool sights, or "must do" roads along the way, let me know and we can add them into the track.
I think the Great Gravel ride is the end of May, or early June, so how about a...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-29-2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
Thanks Cannonshot, that looks great. Like i said,...

Thanks Cannonshot, that looks great. Like i said, its a rough route/idea. As far as routes vs tracks, I always use tracks and just follow the line.
The Sparta to Plain section - we should be able...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2015, 08:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
You betcha! I'll even put you guys up at my place...

You betcha! I'll even put you guys up at my place for a few days. Its not the Ozarks, but the Mississippi River valley and the Driftless area are some great areas to ride.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-28-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
Mini ADV

I hope I managed to get this on here the correctly, If not, I can email it out to anyone that's interested. I tried to screenshot it, but I couldn't get it to work.
Here is the general idea, but it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,873
Posted By FBR
3 State Mini Adventure Ride? (WI/IA/MN)

Hey all, it's already been a long winter for me, and boredom has set in. I was playing around with my mapping software and drew up a 450ish mile ride starting in southern WI, heading south west into...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-27-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,196
Posted By FBR
As a few others have stated, try TYRE. I use it...

As a few others have stated, try TYRE. I use it for all my mapping. Works with Garmin units, and will use any existing track you wanna add into it.
I find it MUCH easier to use than Basecamp. You...
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2015, 06:25 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 14,271
Posted By FBR
Awesome!!!

Awesome!!!
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 86,851
Posted By FBR
The ride to Fields is worth it,:clap if you are...

The ride to Fields is worth it,:clap if you are hungry. Best burgers and milk shakes in miles!
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 12,532
Posted By FBR
Great RR! I have wanted to loop the Grand Canyon...

Great RR! I have wanted to loop the Grand Canyon for a few years now, and this report has pushed me over the edge. Planning on doing it this year.
Thanks for the report, and the tracks.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2015, 05:04 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 86,851
Posted By FBR
Great RR so far! We went over Hancock Pass July...

Great RR so far! We went over Hancock Pass July 1st this year. It was covered in snow(two feet deep in spots), and me and my riding partner both ended up going down. It was tough, and we had to...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By FBR
Colorado and Utah where my favorites. I would...

Colorado and Utah where my favorites. I would have loved to spend a few more days at the 3 Step Ranch and do some more riding in that area.
On my return trip I went through Idaho, and LOVED it -...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2015, 08:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By FBR
I'd have to agree with Vic, while the TAT is...

I'd have to agree with Vic, while the TAT is awesome, some of it gets old and boring. When Sam created it, it took blood sweat and tears. Now with a good mapping program and google earth you can...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-13-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By FBR
Its kind of a heavy bike to go too crazy on right...

Its kind of a heavy bike to go too crazy on right out of the gate. If I were you, I would start on gravel or maintained dirt roads untill you are very comfortable on it. If you get into deep sand or...
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