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Forum: Day Trippin' 11-15-2013, 11:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By madbiker1
I was really looking forward to the cupcakes!! ...

I was really looking forward to the cupcakes!!

http://imageshack.com/a/img542/4465/6a71.jpg

A decent part of the trail - relatively smooth.

http://imageshack.com/a/img13/4791/hcee.jpg
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Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,201
Posted By madbiker1
Yes - suspension upgrade to do proper offroad is...

Yes - suspension upgrade to do proper offroad is mandatory. :D
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 01:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,201
Posted By madbiker1
For the first while of owning my 990, it only saw...

For the first while of owning my 990, it only saw logging roads. For the last few years though, it's been pushed into extra service with everything from logging roads to tight, rocky single track,...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,201
Posted By madbiker1
I could buy that logic of the ADV Orange Crush...

I could buy that logic of the ADV Orange Crush group being less than 10% of the KTM Adventure owners...but then I think - out of all the people that I know that have KTM Adventure 950/990's, how many...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,201
Posted By madbiker1
No - actually this was my question

No - actually this was my question
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,201
Posted By madbiker1
KTM 990 owners and the Offroad Market

It is thrown out there quite a bit that 90% of Adventure Bikes never leave the pavement - and while this might be the case, I tend to believe that KTM Adventure owners are underrepresented in this...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-05-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,756
Posted By madbiker1
Christ, that gif made me laugh. I can't...

Christ, that gif made me laugh.

I can't figure out why people don't like the front end of this:
http://imageshack.com/a/img35/5544/7ozx.jpg

but they like the front end of this:...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-01-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By madbiker1
I haven't managed to finish this ride report yet...

I haven't managed to finish this ride report yet - although there weren't too many pictures taken after the ferry. Our route took us back over China Head Trail where there was a washout of the road....
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-20-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By madbiker1
Sunday

Up early - we were off after having about 4 hours sleep. We had quite a bit of ground to cover. 500kms on Saturday, 180kms on Friday. We're still a long way off the 1500.
We headed along the highway...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-20-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,200
Posted By madbiker1
Another round of adventure on a couple of KTM9x0's and a DL650 into BC Interior

Another run into the interior of BC.

I was looking to join into a Washington Backroads Trail run but I couldn't manage the time off. After sitting with the guys and thinking how great it would...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 09-16-2013, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By madbiker1
Thanks very much for that! I rode this route...

Thanks very much for that! I rode this route somewhat on the weekend. Two KTM950/990's and a DL650. The DL650 didn't do so well and we had to take the shortcut down the Yalakom FSR back to...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Alaska & Canada 09-08-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,004
Posted By madbiker1
GPS tracks for BC - Gold Bridge to China Head Ridge to Big Bar Ferry

Has anyone got some tracks for this route? I have the GPS route going from Big Bar Ferry over China Head and back to Lillooett but I'd like to cut south to Gold Bridge. I understand there's a route...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By madbiker1
Day 6: 664kms

Up from an night in Vegas - it was a bit rough. We headed off to breakfast and then headed towards Mt Shasta - weaving our way back to the coast. The first bit of this ride really wasn't that...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By madbiker1
Day 5 - 764kms Tahoe and Reno

Up in the morning in Victorville - after a night of rum and cokes. It's always quite a thrill paying so little for rum down in the U.S. :D
We're off - heading North - not sure where we'll end up.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By madbiker1
Day 4: 693kms

Day 4 began heading into Carmel-by-the-Sea, no, wait, it started with Denny's across from our motel :D...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By madbiker1
Day 3: 468kms

Day 3 started from Fort Bragg - with a breakfast stop a McDonalds. We joked about this being the McDonalds tour...but Mark insisted that for cheap consistent food, this was the place to go. :lol3
We...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By madbiker1
Day 2 800kms

Map of this day:...
Forum: Ride reports 09-07-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 917
Posted By madbiker1
An ODD COUPLE off to California from BC

This ride report is a recollection of a ride I did with a friend back in 2007 I believe. I tried my best to get the routes and maps accurate. It was a loop that we decided to do on the bikes - me on...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
I agree! I actually had a strap on (not...

I agree! I actually had a strap on (not strap-on) the tanks for all of the trip until my rear rack broke on day 4 around Hope. That's when I had to zap strap the rack together and I took the strap...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-06-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
Redbastards's photos were all taken with the...

Redbastards's photos were all taken with the Pandacam- and I'm very impressed with the quality! He was smart and took pics of the harder trails that we were on. I somehow missed doing that.
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2013, 03:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
"...and a couple of KTM'S" HAAAAA HA...

"...and a couple of KTM'S"


HAAAAA HA HAAAA:rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2013, 06:39 PM
Replies: 356
Views: 89,896
Posted By madbiker1
I'm late to the game on this thread - but your...

I'm late to the game on this thread - but your first photo caught my attention as it is Tom's photo. Tom and I rode together a few times - a really great guy and a fantastic photographer.
Great...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-29-2013, 09:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
The roughest part was going up the east side of...

The roughest part was going up the east side of China Head where it would be considered rocky wide single track in some sections.- at the top, it was rocky but relatively straight. Coming down the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2013, 07:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
Nearing the end of the Yalakom Road, there's a...

Nearing the end of the Yalakom Road, there's a great view of the valley below with paved roads and OTHER PEOPLE! You wouldn't believe how happy I was to see traffic again :D...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2013, 07:37 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
The sketchy bit.

Into the forest I go - trusting my ferry captain and thinking that I'll make good time to be home tonight.
http://imageshack.com/a/img90/8652/r4a3.jpg
Moore Lake - a really pretty lake when the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-28-2013, 07:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
Next Day - Big Bar Ferry and home.

From Lillooet I headed North again to West Pavillion road but instead of cutting into Clinton, I headed North towards the Big Bar Ferry via Highbar road.
This is just North of Lillooet...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-03-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
Day 4

Up in the morning - it had rained overnight in Merritt and things were wet. We were going to be heading south from Merritt onto a dirt road called Kane Valley. Again, the GPS failed us and we ended...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
After the Cache Creek Landfill, we headed north...

After the Cache Creek Landfill, we headed north back to Cache Creek and got some gas and lunch. We then headed south along Hwy 1 for a few kms until we came to Hat Creek Road which was supposed to...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2013, 11:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
Day 3

Up in the morning - breakfast at the lodge and we were off!
http://imageshack.com/a/img153/113/8hfw.jpg
We felt a little out of place alongside all of the people that were coming out to polish...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
Off around the lake we went - I had done this...

Off around the lake we went - I had done this route before but the other guys hadn't - although Jason and Jonathan probably had in a rally car years ago - at ridiculous speeds, in the dark, and maybe...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-02-2013, 09:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,624
Posted By madbiker1
A few days into the interior of BC - offroad adventure style

Well, I've never done one of these ride reports before. It's a good opportunity to try it.
I've been working 7 days a week for a few months now and I was desperate to get out for a longer ride. I...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-24-2012, 07:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,412
Posted By madbiker1
I just started balancing my own wheels - it's...

I just started balancing my own wheels - it's very easy. I don't know why I didn't do it myself long ago as I have been changing my own tires for the longest time but taking them to a shop to get...
Forum: Orange Crush 06-18-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By madbiker1
I toyed with the idea of running a recluse as...

I toyed with the idea of running a recluse as well but I decided against it as there were too many things that took away from the experience for me
1) Bike stalls going uphill - bike then...
Forum: Canada 04-20-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,621
Posted By madbiker1
This looks like an awesome run!

This looks like an awesome run!
Forum: Orange Crush 03-24-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,816
Posted By madbiker1
I'm running just about the same setup as the OP...

I'm running just about the same setup as the OP but I'm running the D2's with the 6 LED's in each as well as an HID euro headlight. HID headlight was too directional for my late night run home on a...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2012, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,257
Posted By madbiker1
Found it - not that hard except all the extra...

Found it - not that hard except all the extra wiring I have jammed in there with ballasts and crap: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=3924817&postcount=21 Good pictures
Forum: Orange Crush 02-19-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,257
Posted By madbiker1
I ordered in the KTM one direct from my local...

I ordered in the KTM one direct from my local Canadian dealer - no problems whatsoever ordering. Just give them the part number and it'll be there with their next KTM parts order.
I'm installing...
Forum: Thumpers 11-20-2011, 02:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,222
Posted By madbiker1
I believe I have this thing together properly but...

I believe I have this thing together properly but I still have some questions.

Has anyone had theirs apart? Did you use the one friction disk that is different closest to the engine? And the...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2011, 01:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,320
Posted By madbiker1
My buddy squeezed a Kenda Big Block on his rear...

My buddy squeezed a Kenda Big Block on his rear wheel. It looks like a pretty knarly tire.

Scorpions are an excellent road tire - other than the tank slapper that they produce when the front is...
Forum: Orange Crush 11-17-2011, 09:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,320
Posted By madbiker1
I have a set of the Heidenau's on right now. I...

I have a set of the Heidenau's on right now. I used them for some single track and quite technical offroad. I actually found them not too bad until it got muddy - then they were crap. I was...
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