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Forum: Americas Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 21,369
Posted By Sleddog
Bugshirt.....HERE (http://www.bugshirt.com) ...

Bugshirt.....HERE (http://www.bugshirt.com) :nod


http://www.bugshirt.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Elite-sandstone-bugs-small.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:55 AM
Replies: 47,105
Views: 9,555,198
Posted By Sleddog
Sorry if this is a repost <IFRAME...

Sorry if this is a repost



<IFRAME height=360 src="//www.youtube.com/embed/y4H_kiWl2jM?feature=player_detailpage" frameBorder=0 width=640 allowfullscreen></IFRAME>
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-27-2015, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19,641
Views: 805,745
Posted By Sleddog
I was in Nakusp, BC last August. There was an...

I was in Nakusp, BC last August. There was an 800GS sitting in the campsite next to me. The owner was on his way back home from an attempt of riding to Inuvik, NWT. He told me how he only made it to...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-27-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Sleddog
S&T (Streets & Trips) is a Microsoft product that...

S&T (Streets & Trips) is a Microsoft product that has been discontinued. Mapsource is a Garmin product, also discontinued & replaced by Basecamp.

Alex, I do have Basecamp & can zoom in & get as...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Sleddog
Could be! but, I have a plaque on the wall that I...

Could be! but, I have a plaque on the wall that I look at everyday.....

"LIFE is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty & well preserved body, but rather...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-26-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 433
Posted By Sleddog
I'm too old (and stupid) to learn another...

I'm too old (and stupid) to learn another software...ie Basecamp. I've been using S&T, Mapsource & Google earth for my trip planning, on & off road. I haven't found a need to try learning something...
Forum: Americas 01-23-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 21,369
Posted By Sleddog
My observation & what forms my opinion that lower...

My observation & what forms my opinion that lower gearing could be helpful. Almost no one falls down at highway speeds because of gearing. However, watch bikes starting out.....trying to turn around...
Forum: Americas 01-22-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 21,369
Posted By Sleddog
I've had good luck with Regina chain & sprockets....

I've had good luck with Regina chain & sprockets. They are available just up the road from you, at Dennis Kirk.

THIS...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 55,025
Posted By Sleddog
Fixed :deal Congrats to the both of...

Fixed :deal

Congrats to the both of you.....:clap

BTW, the local news announced they're anticipating the attendance to be a million people at the 75th anniversary of Sturgis this year!
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,736
Posted By Sleddog
Great solution, only shipping is not...

Great solution, only shipping is not available.:eek1 However, I'm willing to deliver them to Mexico. :deal You just need to pick them up. I'll be in the Copper Canyon region the end of March! :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 01-20-2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,736
Posted By Sleddog
Kim, Seb, On our way back home from Mexico,...

Kim, Seb,

On our way back home from Mexico, in November, we stopped for something to eat somewhere in Texas. I was wearing my HU T-shirt that I got at the meeting in Nakusp. It was cool in the...
Forum: Americas 01-20-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 430
Posted By Sleddog
Sturgis 75th anniversary this year. A couple...

Sturgis 75th anniversary this year. A couple reports on the local news last night mentioned Vendors are already gearing up for this years rally.
Another report that scammers are advertising local...
Forum: Americas 01-19-2015, 05:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By Sleddog
From Durango you could head south on hiway 23 to...

From Durango you could head south on hiway 23 to Ruiz. It's paved most of the way. (your map shows 23 ends, it continues) What's not, is no problem for the ST. There is a nice Hotel on the far West...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-16-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,041
Posted By Sleddog
Freedom Bike Rentals in Ecuador is another to...

Freedom Bike Rentals in Ecuador is another to check out. They offer everything from organized group tours to do it yourself.HERE (http://www.freedombikerental.com/) is their link
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 47,105
Views: 9,555,198
Posted By Sleddog
Start HERE...

Start HERE (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25717608&postcount=46205)
Forum: Americas 01-13-2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 26,898
Views: 2,256,852
Posted By Sleddog
:fpalm

:fpalm
Forum: Thumpers 01-13-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 47,105
Views: 9,555,198
Posted By Sleddog
All's good......Like you, I've been strapping...

All's good......Like you, I've been strapping them down for longer than most these guys been around. :deal

But I'm never too old to learn something or say I coulda been a "little" wrong. But,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 47,105
Views: 9,555,198
Posted By Sleddog
No, not even a little. The air gap never changes....

No, not even a little. The air gap never changes. The tube does not add volume. It just puts the oil in a different place. You still have X amount of oil & X amount of air. Remove the springs from...
Forum: Thumpers 01-12-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 47,105
Views: 9,555,198
Posted By Sleddog
I'm sorry but, this statement is just not true....

I'm sorry but, this statement is just not true. The only thing you are doing when compressing the forks is displacing where the oil is in the tubes. The only "pressure" inside the tube is from the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-12-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 19,641
Views: 805,745
Posted By Sleddog
I noticed in the new Cenex commercial they have a...

I noticed in the new Cenex commercial they have a shot of the Delta Diner!
I tried to find the video but all I came up with was THIS...
Forum: Americas 01-12-2015, 08:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,207
Posted By Sleddog
The geezer pass at $10 pays for itself pretty...

The geezer pass at $10 pays for itself pretty quick! 1/2 price camping! :clap

http://sleddog.smugmug.com/Other/2014-Online-Photos/i-qzKHsPK/0/L/IMG_1087-L.jpg
Forum: Americas 01-08-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 21,369
Posted By Sleddog
Corrosion Protection

Last year in Nakusp, BC a guy was camped next to me that had just returned from riding to Inuvik. He had ridden when the road were a sloppy mess. I commented on how clean his bike was. He said he...
Forum: Ride reports 01-07-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 28,736
Posted By Sleddog
Fixed...... When asked what she could say...

Fixed......

When asked what she could say to people traveling around the world, Kim said.

"Travel through the people, not just through the countries"

Glad to be tagging along with...
Forum: Americas 01-06-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,944
Posted By Sleddog
The business card I have says Hotel y...

The business card I have says

Hotel y Restaurant - Bar
"Barrancas De Urique"
Prop. Elena Acosta de Quintana e Hijos

C. Principal No. 201
C. P. 33420 ...
Forum: Americas 01-06-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 21,369
Posted By Sleddog
Canada won't allow the small personnel protection...

Canada won't allow the small personnel protection pepper spray. They will allow & encourage you to carry genuine Bear Spray like this...
Forum: Americas 01-05-2015, 08:47 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,944
Posted By Sleddog
Creel-El Divisidaro-San...

Creel-El Divisidaro-San Rafael-Bahuichivo-Temoris-Chinipas-Alamos

If you're up to it, a ride from Bahuichivo to Cerocahui & Urique & back would be nice. All three have accomodations.
Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 05:14 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 21,369
Posted By Sleddog
Probably after. I plan on taking my time through...

Probably after. I plan on taking my time through BC, riding back roads etc. I may get to D2D as it begins. The weather will play a part of when I go up & back. I want to fly up to Tuktoyaktuk from...
Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Sleddog
Fixed your link in my post:thumbup

Fixed your link in my post:thumbup
Forum: Americas 01-03-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 611
Posted By Sleddog
Seriously look at this route. My brother (He on a...

Seriously look at this route. My brother (He on a CRF 250L) & I followed it pretty close. We only went as far as Watson Lake 'cause he only had two weeks. I'm going to Inuvik this summer & I'll be...
Forum: Alaska 01-03-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,650
Posted By Sleddog
HOW TO POST: DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS OR MAKE...

HOW TO POST:

DO NOT ASK QUESTIONS OR MAKE COMMENTS ON THIS THREAD. TO DO THAT PLEASE GO TO THE: D2D 2015 General Info and Comment Thread

This is a graded exercise; do your own work and do the...
Forum: Americas 01-02-2015, 06:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By Sleddog
When crossing at Reynosa in November I had my...

When crossing at Reynosa in November I had my clear title. They didn't want that & asked to see my registration. My buddy was looking through his envelope of documents & realized he didn't have his...
Forum: Thumpers 01-01-2015, 05:00 AM
Replies: 47,105
Views: 9,555,198
Posted By Sleddog
Russell's site explaining the Sport Seat. Click...

Russell's site explaining the Sport Seat. Click HERE
(http://www.day-long.com/gallery_Sports_Bikes.html)
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 47,105
Views: 9,555,198
Posted By Sleddog
No there isn't. I got lazy & didn't write one. ...

No there isn't. I got lazy & didn't write one.

Click HERE (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=909915)for the Fly & Ride report of when I picked the bike up in Tennessee.
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 10:05 AM
Replies: 47,105
Views: 9,555,198
Posted By Sleddog
No, the seat is one piece and it's what Russell...

No, the seat is one piece and it's what Russell calls the "Sport Seat". With the Sport, they can accommodate us inseam challenged riders. I did a fly & ride when I bought the bike in Tennessee. On...
Forum: Thumpers 12-31-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 47,105
Views: 9,555,198
Posted By Sleddog
I agree, there is nothing that compares to the...

I agree, there is nothing that compares to the comfort of a Russell

Here's mine....

http://sleddog.smugmug.com/Other/2014-Online-Photos/i-67kJxtd/0/L/IMG_0003-L.jpg
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-31-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 19,641
Views: 805,745
Posted By Sleddog
MY EYES.......My Eyes ...

MY EYES.......My Eyes

http://www.sherv.net/cm/emo/valentine/heart-eyes-smiley-emoticon.gif (http://www.sherv.net/)
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-30-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,069
Views: 153,470
Posted By Sleddog
Looks like a pretty active group on the other...

Looks like a pretty active group on the other side of the river.....:clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4,063
Views: 773,762
Posted By Sleddog
Another company to seriously consider for...

Another company to seriously consider for Suspension upgrades is Cogent Dynamics. They really know how to dial in the wee suspension.
Forum: Americas 12-28-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 21,369
Posted By Sleddog
Jason, can set up a group Spotwalla page. Then...

Jason, can set up a group Spotwalla page. Then anyone using a satellite tracking device could sign up to the page.

I thought I'd seen a group ADV Spotwalla page before.

Here is a link to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-22-2014, 06:25 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,050
Posted By Sleddog
Hey you're welcome. "Small Town" Hee hee hee! ...

Hey you're welcome. "Small Town" Hee hee hee! Sioux Falls is the BIGGEST town in five states I'll have you know!!

If ya can, make plans to attend the International Motorcycle Show in...
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