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Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-28-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 19,176
Views: 1,336,240
Posted By nadredrum
Looks like you all had a great time. I really...

Looks like you all had a great time. I really need to get down to southern Indiana and do some riding, I bet there is a ton of great riding down there. I am from the Rochester area, about 45...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 03-07-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 422
Posted By nadredrum
You could get that mileage out of a set of...

You could get that mileage out of a set of anakee3's. Might try the new continental tkc 70's should give you good mileage too. Both will be good in the wet and give a good ride.
Forum: Americas 02-24-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 676
Posted By nadredrum
Late March would definitely increase your odds of...

Late March would definitely increase your odds of getting out there without hitting the snow and ice till you get to the mountians. With the weather we have been getting the last few weeks I would...
Forum: Americas 02-22-2015, 04:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 902
Posted By nadredrum
Weather is generally good, and crowds are not bad...

Weather is generally good, and crowds are not bad early in the month.was down in the area first week in may last year. Light rain one day and sunny and upper 70's the rest of the week.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-22-2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,711
Posted By nadredrum
I have just under 20,000 miles on my 2014, an...

I have just under 20,000 miles on my 2014, an have not had any issues at all. After about 8,000 the bike felt like it loosened up a little, by that I mean better mpg and engine seems to be a little...
Forum: Americas 02-18-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By nadredrum
Scott that loop looks about ideal, just have to...

Scott that loop looks about ideal, just have to find the dirt between cities. Rental company will probably be able to help there. But here's another question, if the weather is crap in Colorado, ...
Forum: Americas 02-15-2015, 11:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By nadredrum
Thank you for the input so far, like I said we...

Thank you for the input so far, like I said we know that this isn't peak riding season for the area. More trying to get an idea of what area to focus on riding. Right now from the research I have...
Forum: Americas 02-14-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 745
Posted By nadredrum
Riding ideas for Colorado

A good friend and myself are heading to Colorado in May and are looking to do some dirt riding for a couple of days. We will be out the last week of May, and be returning home on June 1st. We are...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 02-05-2015, 04:31 AM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,077,855
Posted By nadredrum
I got a gsw last year, and have done all of my...

I got a gsw last year, and have done all of my own maintenance with the exception of the valve adjustment. Not that I couldn't, but for a couple hundred dollars I let the dealer do it while I sat...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-04-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,844
Posted By nadredrum
I know that Montana is listed as in development,...

I know that Montana is listed as in development, and so are California and Wyoming. I would be willing to bet that that Montana or California will be next year, seems like they have the most...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-04-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,844
Posted By nadredrum
No they already announced that the next bdr will...

No they already announced that the next bdr will be new Mexico. They already have started scouting route options and have a few pics floating around.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2015, 09:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,844
Posted By nadredrum
I am looking to do most of this BDR the week...

I am looking to do most of this BDR the week before labor day, to be able to afford a few extra days. Ill have 2 days getting to Idaho, and 2 days getting back after I am done. Would love some...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,676
Posted By nadredrum
I am thinking of starting at the Canadian border,...

I am thinking of starting at the Canadian border, and riding south till I run out of time. From the video it looks like the best riding, atleast in my opinion, is in the top half of the route. I've...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,676
Posted By nadredrum
Supporter here too

Supporter here too
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-31-2015, 01:18 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,676
Posted By nadredrum
Got my map and DVD today:clap But now I have to...

Got my map and DVD today:clap But now I have to wait till Monday to watch it. Pesky work wanting me to spend 13 hrs a day there.
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 01-31-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5,828
Views: 1,077,855
Posted By nadredrum
I believe that wilber's also offer an...

I believe that wilber's also offer an electronically adjustable setup.
Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 814
Posted By nadredrum
Should be do able, lots of people on here would...

Should be do able, lots of people on here would be happy to set you up with a place to stay. Once you get to the rocky mountians there is a lot of national forest land where you can just camp where...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,676
Posted By nadredrum
It's a shame there are no dealers anywhere near...

It's a shame there are no dealers anywhere near me that are doing anything for the premier. Was tempted to fly to Boise, but didn't work with my schedule. Maybe next time someone in the Midwest...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 19,176
Views: 1,336,240
Posted By nadredrum
It may be hard to tell sand from concrete right...

It may be hard to tell sand from concrete right now, too bad I have to work all weekend, or I'd try to find out too.
Forum: Americas 01-16-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 612
Posted By nadredrum
Just a side question, what non paved roads other...

Just a side question, what non paved roads other there would you say are ok for 2 up riding on a r1200gs? Thinking of heading out there in march or early April and picking up my wife in Las Vegas. ...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 10,235
Posted By nadredrum
I'd shoot for a little more distance the first...

I'd shoot for a little more distance the first day, and try to get to ND the first night. Not missing much that part of your trip.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-14-2015, 11:03 PM
Replies: 7,594
Views: 2,615,679
Posted By nadredrum
crater lake

Here is one I found in my old pic's from a Crater Lake trip
http://dldesonia.smugmug.com/2012-washington-oregon-trip/i-QbBX6BK/0/M/DSC00627-M.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,676
Posted By nadredrum
So will the maps and dvd be available at the...

So will the maps and dvd be available at the premiers? If so who wants to pick me one up, Boise in February isn't the easiest place to get to, 1800 miles of Winter between here and there.
Forum: Americas 01-01-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,282
Posted By nadredrum
Yellowstone is huge, and if you can avoid a...

Yellowstone is huge, and if you can avoid a holiday you will only have to deal tourists when you check out the major sights. I have been out there twice, the place is as large as a lot of states,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-01-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,676
Posted By nadredrum
Probably not a bad thing that it's pretty tame. I...

Probably not a bad thing that it's pretty tame. I lived in Idaho for a while. I didn't get into the backcountry much but trust me even traveling main routes it very remote, ant the towns you come...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-31-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 31,676
Posted By nadredrum
Preview of the idbdr is up on YouTube and the...

Preview of the idbdr is up on YouTube and the backcountry discovery route website. Also looks like the release got pushed back a few months.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,297
Posted By nadredrum
You will find most water cooled bikes do this, my...

You will find most water cooled bikes do this, my Suzuki sv650 did the exact same thing. Well one difference being that when the fan kicked on it blew the hot air up between the tank and front of...
Forum: Americas 12-27-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By nadredrum
There is a chance Rawhyde will be opening a...

There is a chance Rawhyde will be opening a training facility in Road island the near future. They were meeting with a company there this last October, but that all that I have heard.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 847
Views: 119,068
Posted By nadredrum
2014 17,000 miles well have to get you guys out...

2014 17,000 miles well have to get you guys out for a ride or two next year. Also problem free, loven it more every time I ride.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,428
Posted By nadredrum
Www.coloradomotorcycleadventures.com is based out...

Www.coloradomotorcycleadventures.com is based out of Colorado, and run 3 of the bdr's next year. They rent bmw, ktm, triumphs, and more. Tour dates are up allready with prices. You can do a bdr...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 113,635
Posted By nadredrum
I have not used any other dirt biased tires to...

I have not used any other dirt biased tires to date. I figure with most of my rideing on the pavement a full knobby would be overkill. This is my first on off road bike, the stock tires were...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 499
Views: 113,635
Posted By nadredrum
:rickyI have 10,000 miles on my front and it...

:rickyI have 10,000 miles on my front and it still has 1/2 of the tread left. On the second rear now 6,000miles out of the first. They wear much slower once you get to the solid center blocks. I have...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 674
Views: 48,359
Posted By nadredrum
Being that she is your girlfriend, you will get...

Being that she is your girlfriend, you will get in a lot less trouble taking off to Alaska now. That is compared to if she was your wife. It wouldn't hurt to ask her to go with you, the vstrom is a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,844
Posted By nadredrum
I would say if they manage to get through, the...

I would say if they manage to get through, the benefits will be for anyone who fallows them. Thought I would say they are in for a lot of work, both with shovels and chainsaws. Sounds like fun, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,844
Posted By nadredrum
Looks like a group is trying to get together and...

Looks like a group is trying to get together and run the IDBDR around the beginning of July next year. They posted on the Backcountry discovery routes facebook page looking for interested riders. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,314
Posted By nadredrum
Got 18,000 miles on my 14, not any issues with...

Got 18,000 miles on my 14, not any issues with the bike, just not enough time to ride it. Stupid work always expecting me to be there.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6,780
Views: 1,231,495
Posted By nadredrum
Had to rinse the thick layer of mud off from...

Had to rinse the thick layer of mud off from yesterday's ride supposed to be below freezing for a while again. It thawed out and got to 50 yesterday, making the dirt roads very soft, but no where...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 10,303
Views: 2,205,611
Posted By nadredrum
Worst I have done to date is ride to town to fill...

Worst I have done to date is ride to town to fill the bike up last winter, it was -10F. without the wind chill. Felt great to get out and ride, that and the thrill of not sliding down my 300ft drive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,844
Posted By nadredrum
I'm trying to talk a friend into going out with...

I'm trying to talk a friend into going out with me, the wildlife was one of his concerns. I told him it's not to bad out there, only about a half a dozen animals will kill you and eat you, the rest...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 10,844
Posted By nadredrum
Wicked I have a lot of the same issues, mostly I just...

I have a lot of the same issues, mostly I just live to far away from the states the bdr's are in and do not have the time to develop a route that would even start to compare. I actually lived in...
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