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Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 01-29-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,819
Posted By Kimball76
me too

Had a similar problem when I tried to use Explorer. Switched to Google Chrome and it worked with no issues. Probably a setting I could adjust ... But I'm lazy! :1drink
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 05-03-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 123,863
Posted By Kimball76
pending trip

I plan on hitting the trail in 2 weeks, starting in Damascus then going north for as far as I can get in about 2 days before turning around and riding back to NC. I'll be on a KTM 690 and my friend...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-08-2013, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 123,863
Posted By Kimball76
Got the file

Thanks for your work on this. I plan to get into this in the spring - looking forward to it!
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 1,357,304
Posted By Kimball76
I've seen you carry that small pelican case which...

I've seen you carry that small pelican case which I assume has your valuables in it (wallet, passport, etc). I'm curious how you're mounting it on your bike or if you just drop it in a tank bag. ...
Forum: Thumpers 12-30-2012, 05:47 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 114,617
Posted By Kimball76
Thanks ramjet, I'll look into both options.

Thanks ramjet, I'll look into both options.
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 405
Views: 114,617
Posted By Kimball76
After further consideration I'll update my last...

After further consideration I'll update my last post. After nearly 2000 miles I've had two issues with the bike:
1. As expected and as a result of the stock exhaust, my left/rear indicator is...
Forum: Thumpers 12-29-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 405
Views: 114,617
Posted By Kimball76
+1 Great point for us all to remember ......

+1
Great point for us all to remember ... typically it's the ones w/ problems that are motivated to raise issues, whether legitimate issues or not. I have about 2000mi on my 2012 690 and have had...
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2012, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 3,087,246
Posted By Kimball76
awesome

Holy s$%t!! I found this report around page 74 and read through to the end ... then restarted at page 1 to get the back story! I didn't realize the plan was to publish a TAT-like trail. ...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 12-14-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 123,863
Posted By Kimball76
sent PM

Just sent a PM for the files ... looking forward to getting them and doing some mission planning for the spring. Maybe I'll get lucky enough and catch a weekend warm enough to shoot up there for a...
Forum: Thumpers 12-09-2012, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,965
Posted By Kimball76
very pleased with mine

I'm extremely please with my '12 690. I was attracted to the 690 for the same reasons you (and many) are: it straddles the on road / off road divide. I was coming from a Triumph Speed Triple so I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2012, 05:00 AM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 1,357,304
Posted By Kimball76
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-U69f__lUtBE/UJT...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-U69f__lUtBE/UJTbQpoGC7I/AAAAAAAAO0A/XJOXCDPAH1I/s800/DSC04343a.JPG

Saved this as my phone wallpaper! Morocco is a dream ride of mine ... one of many! Stay safe...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-16-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,110
Sticky: TetS
Views: 95,896
Posted By Kimball76
received the gpx

Thanks! Hope to see you on trail one day!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-16-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,110
Sticky: TetS
Views: 95,896
Posted By Kimball76
received the PDF

Please send the gpx files. And definitely appreciate your work on this - it's selfless efforts like yours that keeps our community alive!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 10-16-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,281
Sticky: Tet
Views: 118,949
Posted By Kimball76
received the PDF

Please send the gpx files. And definitely appreciate your work on this - it's selfless efforts like yours that keeps our community alive!
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,790
Posted By Kimball76
About damn time... I've been missing this report!...

About damn time... I've been missing this report! I confess I don't usually read reports, just usually look at the pics and keep moving. But you have a natural and entertaining writing style that's...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-04-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 1,245
Views: 123,863
Posted By Kimball76
PM'd....

I may be on my way there as early as tomorrow if I get the tracks in time ... looks like a great route!
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3,183
Views: 1,357,304
Posted By Kimball76
Giant Loop thoughts...

Great report so far RoninMoto! I'll be interested to hear your first hand account of fitting the GL Great Basin. I'm seriously considering going that route on my 690. Seems to offer the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 16,790
Posted By Kimball76
fantastic report

Fantastic report so far! I made my wife read it so she can hopefully 'understand me better'! (I know... fat chance!)

I wouldn't mind hearing about your riding equipment (boots, jacket, pants)...
Forum: Thumpers 07-05-2012, 04:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,802
Posted By Kimball76
$9260 on mine

That's a great deal. I got my 2012 for $9260 (excluding taxes/registration) which I understand is dealer invoice. I hadn't seen anything below $10,300 until I landed on mine by chance. Of course...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 220,244
Posted By Kimball76
Phenominal

This is a truly amazing RR, excellent photography. As a prior traveler in Burkina and Mali, you accurately captured the little details about the people and culture. If only I had such skills! I...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,891
Posted By Kimball76
Ahhh, the external mike explains how we can hear...

Ahhh, the external mike explains how we can hear your commentary so clearly while riding. Not sure mine has that, would have been a nice feature. Good idea with the scotch tape as well, I'll try...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 12,891
Posted By Kimball76
ContourHD

Terrific RR, thanks for sharing with us!

Quick question on your ContourHD: which mount are you using, any problems with branches wacking it or possibly knocking it off (would it be better to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-12-2010, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,240
Posted By Kimball76
same issue

man I hope you get some good responses, I'm having the same issue with my newly acquired Colorado 400t - I'm suspecting that what fixes yours will fix mine as well. Haven't had time to dedicate to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2009, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6,749
Views: 2,251,016
Posted By Kimball76
I'm a WHAT???

Finaly got a road sign named after me ... in Niger. :clap

http://i567.photobucket.com/albums/ss114/ra_fisher/20090826BirrinKoni002-1small.jpg
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2009, 04:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,774
Posted By Kimball76
Not bad for what it is

This post is over a year old but I thought I'd comment anyway in case someone was doing some gear research down the road...

I've used this in Africa to keep the mosquitos at bay. Bottom line is...
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