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Forum: Ride reports Today, 10:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,830
Posted By dvwalker
relieved, you guys found motorcycle heaven...I...

relieved, you guys found motorcycle heaven...I was starting to go with mike at "the hills have eyes" chop shop
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 205,275
Posted By dvwalker
breitenbush...

breitenbush (https://www.google.com/maps/place/44%C2%B045'59.1%22N+121%C2%B046'57.5%22W/@44.7664264,-121.782636,15z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0) lake had clouds of freshly hatched mosquitoes...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 2,017
Views: 133,592
Posted By dvwalker
thanks Emmbeedee will do, 20 seconds.... I...

thanks Emmbeedee will do, 20 seconds....

I had tried the power hold down but just wasn't holding long enough
Forum: Equipment 07-09-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2,017
Views: 133,592
Posted By dvwalker
My new Elite dark was delivered...

My new Elite dark was delivered (http://media.giphy.com/media/ozPlUxJEIpmko/giphy.gif) today, thank you fedx :clap. I couldn't refuse a good holiday sale, amazon really slashed the price at $309. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3,059
Views: 205,275
Posted By dvwalker
did a quick 400 mile tour of the south and east...

did a quick 400 mile tour of the south and east sides of hood last week with the dirty bike, surprised to still find big drifts, this was from last Thursday

nf-4220 between breitenbush and olallie...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 42,268
Posted By dvwalker
was starting to wonder...thanks for catching us...

was starting to wonder...thanks for catching us up and nice job on the write-up. You guys got a little taste of everything.

I'm sure after a few more days rest off the bikes, perhaps a...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-01-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 1,183,132
Posted By dvwalker
could be a delay of some sort due to gross number...

could be a delay of some sort due to gross number of points across all tracks. I do like a lot of points :D

last track with temporary button freeze had 5500 points, whereas other much larger...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-01-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 1,183,132
Posted By dvwalker
Emmbeedee, how about a shortcut or favorite for...

Emmbeedee, how about a shortcut or favorite for un-freezing my Track Manager buttons? :ear
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-01-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 1,183,132
Posted By dvwalker
Wondering if anyone else is seeing a problem in...

Wondering if anyone else is seeing a problem in Track Manager where after you select a track the buttons (ie, Show on Map, View Map, etc) do NOT work?

Seems to occur on random tracks, if I fuss...
Forum: Equipment 06-26-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 525
Views: 54,423
Posted By dvwalker
just sold my g9 and added myself to queue at...

just sold my g9 and added myself to queue at revzilla back in May, hopefully in time for a july shipment, no email yet though :eek1

The g9 worked reasonably well with 2 connected "ride buddies",...
Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 42,268
Posted By dvwalker
atlantic to pacific very cool motogirl, don't...

atlantic to pacific very cool motogirl, don't worry too much about schedule or destination, just go with the flow of the TAT
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2,378
Views: 249,809
Posted By dvwalker
memorial day ride itch and snow history

mother nature always has a different plan each year, but that shaded section maddaddy pointed out on NF-2329 near Takhlakh and Horse Shoe lakes seems to really hold onto the snow.

a little...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 474
Posted By dvwalker
could be an activity problem? my riding...

could be an activity problem? my riding partner's montana was doing something similar, to fix changed his profile to an out of box profile like Recreational. No more straight line. The profile...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-06-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 11,073
Views: 1,183,132
Posted By dvwalker
you can use your rei dividend to purchase any...

you can use your rei dividend to purchase any product. :deal

the rub is you can't use the annual 20% one item discount on GPS units

"RESTRICTIONS & CONDITIONS: Discounts not valid on...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 196,017
Posted By dvwalker
finally purchased this kit after 2yrs of therapy...

finally purchased this kit after 2yrs of therapy on the sticker price :1drink.

I'm 6'1, 215lb, 44 chest and between 34-36 pant, purchased a XL jacket and 34L pant. I found the fit about...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 56,235
Posted By dvwalker
eakins, just download the AZBDR and it looks...

eakins, just download the AZBDR and it looks awesome as well. I think the AZBDR would be really good later in Oct, cooler temps and no crowds.

painfully limited on my vacation time so IDBDR in...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 56,235
Posted By dvwalker
We have a group of 4 riding the UTBDR and COBDR...

We have a group of 4 riding the UTBDR and COBDR as a loop starting Sept 7th 2014; 2 690's, 1 big red 650L, and my little wr250r.

Start/end will be Bear Lake UT since this is closest to our Oregon...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,017
Views: 133,592
Posted By dvwalker
how would you compare the remote control option...

how would you compare the remote control option via GPS (ie, Montana) vs the new hardware remote? Functionally, are they basically operate the same? I already have the Montana front and center on...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2014, 11:26 PM
Replies: 685
Views: 106,385
Posted By dvwalker
Thanks, great RR Matt and oso's! :clap the...

Thanks, great RR Matt and oso's! :clap

the new test fairing looks sweet
Forum: Thumpers 12-14-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 8,364
Views: 352,774
Posted By dvwalker
You guys have pretty much drained this...

You guys have pretty much drained this discussion. Just to add my 2 cents, I have no regrets at all. I'm pushing 10k problem free miles on my WRR. She's going to see another 2000+ dirt miles...
Forum: Racing 12-03-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 210,032
Posted By dvwalker
tomic three

WTF, Brown loose his #3?
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 1,017
Views: 207,959
Posted By dvwalker
Must say this RR is the new standard, like fine...

Must say this RR is the new standard, like fine wine WAN reports just keep getting better. Really one of the best reports I've read to date on ADV IMHO.

10 stars **********

Fun, fun,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-21-2013, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1,323
Views: 115,795
Posted By dvwalker
dan, Very complete and well written review,...

dan,

Very complete and well written review, thanks for taking the time and sharing :clap.

Like any new platform it will take Garmin some time to work out the kinks. In true Garmin fashion,...
Forum: Racing 11-17-2013, 11:03 AM
Replies: 283
Views: 56,438
Posted By dvwalker
really sad news...gut punch RIP Kurt

really sad news...gut punch

RIP Kurt
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2013, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 301,285
Posted By dvwalker
Wrong thread for this stuff so my last post on...

Wrong thread for this stuff so my last post on the subject, those PDF files converted over real nice to a Garmin custom map. A couple tricks to do it though, had to first convert to KML via Google...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 301,285
Posted By dvwalker
Thanks for putting this together, and good...

Thanks for putting this together, and good quality too! :clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-19-2013, 06:09 AM
Replies: 4,230
Views: 301,285
Posted By dvwalker
worked like a charm, downloaded full res...

worked like a charm, downloaded full res originals for safe keeping. May even be good enough to convert to a garmin overlay map for my montana, hmmm. BIG thanks for taking the time to scan. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-19-2013, 05:27 AM
Replies: 535
Views: 31,702
Posted By dvwalker
jeff/shelly, late to the party but what a hoot ...

jeff/shelly, late to the party but what a hoot :pot:dg:kumbaya:slurp:pope Sounds like you have the absolute perfect place for this type of event, right out the back door.

can you handle...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-28-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,605
Posted By dvwalker
I use the GPS speed most of the time, but also...

I use the GPS speed most of the time, but also corrected my speedo using this little handy electronic corrector (http://shop.12oclocklabs.com/index.php?route=product/product&product_id=59). Mine was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2013, 10:08 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 42,098
Posted By dvwalker
glad I stumbled on your report in one of my most...

glad I stumbled on your report in one of my most favorite places in the world....you're not alone there's others out there just as crazy...

keep it coming...:clap
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 08:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,543
Posted By dvwalker
ditto - my wr250r (~320lb) was the perfect bike...

ditto - my wr250r (~320lb) was the perfect bike for my needs. My dirty bike (ktm 350exc) would not have been as comfortable and the extra clearance (or HP) really wasn't needed for the route. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-15-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,868
Posted By dvwalker
of coarse that's one of those depends questions,...

of coarse that's one of those depends questions, but I saw good lines in both directions over the bigger lockhart steps.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-05-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 432
Views: 56,235
Posted By dvwalker
Late to reply but good post Eakins. I bought my...

Late to reply but good post Eakins. I bought my Bulter COBDR map in the spring but was just looking at the connectors for 2014 trip and considering the different options. I like your (~80mi)...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-04-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,868
Posted By dvwalker
Ride report is here...

Ride report is here (http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=843933) if you're interested; to answer your questions BackCountryCruizer (aka Tom) and I road UTBDR Sept 10th, 2 riders, and took 4...
Forum: Thumpers 07-17-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 300,369
Posted By dvwalker
hard starting

If valve clearances are good, then another thing you could try is de-smogging and remap. That is of coarse if you plan to keep the bike. In stock form the FI EXC model is setup to run extra lean...
Forum: Thumpers 06-26-2013, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 300,369
Posted By dvwalker
hey saltydog, ktm powerparts has part #'s that...

hey saltydog, ktm powerparts has part #'s that include the FI pump
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 300,369
Posted By dvwalker
1 5/8" from the hdb scotts mount over stock then...

1 5/8" from the hdb scotts mount over stock then another 1/2" from the new bar.
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 300,369
Posted By dvwalker
Acerbis 5.3 natural. It's a quality tank and...

Acerbis 5.3 natural. It's a quality tank and clean no-hassle fit, with exception of fuel pump swap which takes a few minutes. Really like glancing down to see remaining fuel.

I'd probably go...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 300,369
Posted By dvwalker
congrats on your new purchase NSFW, you're going...

congrats on your new purchase NSFW, you're going to have a blast getting it setup then riding...this bike will put a smile on your face that's worth the bikes weight in gold :freaky

I learned...
Forum: Thumpers 06-14-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 300,369
Posted By dvwalker
if the 350 was my only steed choice, it would...

if the 350 was my only steed choice, it would have been fine, although since I had the luxury of choice, these were the voices in my head ... :ear


lots of remote sections on that ride, WRR...
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