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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-30-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 116,279
Posted By offroute
Nov 24-29

Great riding along numerous routes on a WR250R and DR400E.

South Park Canyon from the bottom to the valley above. Snow prevented continuing the loop to Pleasant and down.

South Pass impassable...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-22-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,476
Views: 116,279
Posted By offroute
Two from Truckee heading down tomorrow

We'll base in Panamint Springs and plan on doing numerous big rides over the next several days. Heading to Warm Springs on an overnight Monday. One DRZ-400, one WR-250R.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8,725
Views: 1,195,689
Posted By offroute
Ground wire to taillight was broken. Looked okay...

Ground wire to taillight was broken. Looked okay as the insulation was still held in the crimp but the wire inside was no bueno. Thanks.
Forum: Thumpers 11-10-2013, 08:53 AM
Replies: 8,725
Views: 1,195,689
Posted By offroute
Brake and tail lights are out

Hello all you DR200 experts. My GFs taillight seems to be out. Both brake and the running light. Bulb looks good. Is there a common issue with DR200s that I can check first?
Thanks
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,476
Posted By offroute
Thanks tricepilot. I get a lot from the ride...

Thanks tricepilot. I get a lot from the ride reports here. Sometimes it's just a simple escape from the day to day - putting yourself in the pics and imaging being on some of these great adventures....
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1,711
Views: 359,932
Posted By offroute
Echoing the sentiments of others

Great report. I've been following for more than a month and have enjoyed all the posts. I hope to follow both your boot and tire tracks someday soon.
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By offroute
Beautiful video. Great job. I recently bought a...

Beautiful video. Great job. I recently bought a Hero and a Mac and am just starting to learn the video and editing thing. Kudos. Very time consuming and lots to learn.
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 30,834
Posted By offroute
Looking forward to this...

Looking forward to this...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-15-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,439
Posted By offroute
I made the change. Couldn't be happier with the...

I made the change. Couldn't be happier with the 990, but it's a much different animal than your DL650. Sometimes I wish I still had the DL650 for commuting and to lessen the wear on the 990. Great...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 16,726
Posted By offroute
Outstanding. Love the historical info.

Outstanding. Love the historical info.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-14-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 39,081
Posted By offroute
http://offroute.smugmug.com/photos/563472946_U35fF...

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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-13-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 39,081
Posted By offroute
Thanks for letting me tag along today on the 610....

Thanks for letting me tag along today on the 610. Special thanks to Jeff for organizing the thing. Nice to see some of the riding on your side of the lake.

Good folks and some great riders. PM me...
Forum: Orange Crush 05-10-2009, 09:31 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 36,099
Posted By offroute
2007 990 Adventure @ 19,000 miles. Lots of dirt....

2007 990 Adventure @ 19,000 miles. Lots of dirt. Mexico. No problem so far.
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 89,346
Posted By offroute
great report. too bad it's raining this weekend,...

great report. too bad it's raining this weekend, otherwise i'd be inspired to get the 990 out in the sand...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-30-2009, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By offroute
Will do. Thanks.

Will do. Thanks.
Forum: Orange Crush 04-29-2009, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By offroute
Thanks for all the replies

My sense is that it isn't a sticktion type of issue. No lurch when I first engage, but the funny sound and a bit of grabbiness when I first release the clutch lever. Seems like sticktion would cause...
Forum: Orange Crush 04-28-2009, 10:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,019
Posted By offroute
990A Funny clutch noise when releasing cold

Hey All,

My '07 990 has 17,500 miles on it thus far. I've been noticing a funny clutch noise the first couple times I start off in first gear after sitting overnight. Doesn't seem to matter if the...
Forum: Ride reports 04-14-2009, 06:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,214
Posted By offroute
:clap Great report. Really admire the effort you...

:clap Great report. Really admire the effort you put into it and your own website. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18,834
Views: 7,618,263
Posted By offroute
Poppies in the Sierra

Went for a ride this weekend around the Tuolumne River - specifically Wards Ferry Road.
http://offroute.smugmug.com/photos/487847841_HGdZU-L-1.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2009, 09:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By offroute
Glad to hear he's been in touch. Am anxious to...

Glad to hear he's been in touch. Am anxious to see what he posts next. I enjoy going to his blog and checking out his videos.
Forum: Ride reports 03-02-2009, 10:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,565
Posted By offroute
Anyone know what's up with Vagabiker?

I've really enjoyed reading about his travels, but am wondering about the lack of new posts...

Friends were headed for Batopilas from Nacori Chico and were advised not to enter Chihuahua due to...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,715
Posted By offroute
beautiful

I don't know how I missed this thread. Spectacular. Definitely on my list for this year.

Thanks
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 02-14-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,516
Posted By offroute
Call me up during the week and I'll be happy to...

Call me up during the week and I'll be happy to help you with your GPS and downloads. 866-900-6277.

Fred
Forum: Orange Crush 02-02-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,779
Posted By offroute
As bad as that rim looks, you can beat it out...

As bad as that rim looks, you can beat it out with a dead blow hammer. Mine looked the same until a friend took a hammer to it and straightened out to near new... Must admit, I'd like the stronger...
Forum: Orange Crush 01-30-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 18,834
Views: 7,618,263
Posted By offroute
Silver Canyon from the valley up top is a fun...

Silver Canyon from the valley up top is a fun ride. Steep switchbacks in some sections and some creek crossings that can get a bit deep. A worthy ride on the big KTM...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-11-2008, 04:06 PM
Replies: 960
Views: 257,310
Posted By offroute
Garmin Colorados at nearly Half Off

I was able to make an exclusive buy from Garmin on Colorado 300s and 400s. MSRP Colorado 300 $499.99, now $269.95 after rebate with free ship. MSRP Colorado 400 $599.99, now $319.95 after rebate with...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 10-31-2008, 10:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,955
Posted By offroute
Hey Jerry, Can't Get Your File

to open in Mapsource or ExpertGPS.

Edit - Got it finally. Three downloads were corrupt...

Fred
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-30-2008, 09:14 AM
Replies: 960
Views: 257,310
Posted By offroute
GPSMAP 378, 478 $200 Rebates

Those of you who want something for the bike and boat might look at this as a good option. Rebate period begins November 1. Brings price down under $570. Rebate available on units purchased from any...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 10-23-2008, 10:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,516
Posted By offroute
Try this link

Here are all my files on GPXchange.com:

Just click the link below and then hit the Show All button:
...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-18-2008, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,543
Views: 586,104
Posted By offroute
New SPOT Promotion

Heads up to all on a new SPOT promotion coming Nov 1 thru Dec 31. A $50 rebate will be offered and should be available through most any authorized retailer. Add this to the current Tracking discount...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-29-2008, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,379
Posted By offroute
Dualsport Circumnavigation of the Frank Church Wilderness

Here are my tracks for a seven day trip taken on my Husky 610 September 2008. Attempting to stay close to the wilderness boundary and mixing FS roads, double and some single track. Excellent camping...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-13-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,243
Posted By offroute
Very cool. I guess folks will understand that...

Very cool. I guess folks will understand that unlike SPot, this thing needs connection to a cell - its big limitation for those traveling in the backcountry where there is no cell service.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 08-02-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By offroute
Gas is available just west of Kyburz on Hwy 50.

Gas is available just west of Kyburz on Hwy 50.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-30-2008, 10:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By offroute
Excellent camping all along the route. Very nice...

Excellent camping all along the route. Very nice at the bottom of the NF Mokelumne, up on the Silver Fork and many places between Hwy 50 and Truckee. Did the ride on my 990. A fully loaded Adv will...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-30-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,371
Posted By offroute
I have not heard anything about it being...

I have not heard anything about it being discontinued and in fact we get them in regularly. No word on any new Zumos in the works either...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-30-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By offroute
A fair amount of dirt in this section,...

A fair amount of dirt in this section, particularly the drop into the NF Mokelumne canyon when going from 4 to 88. This is the crux section and you won't like it on a street bike. Some folks may feel...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-28-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,892
Posted By offroute
Hwy 4 (near Arnold) to Truckee Dualsport Track

A nice ride I took yesterday that is suitable for big dualsports. About 25% dirt and lots of little-traveled single lane paved.

Click here for a map view of this file....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-28-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,556
Posted By offroute
After spending more time with the Oregon I'm...

After spending more time with the Oregon I'm convinced that it is really unacceptable for fixed mount use on a motorcycle. You simply cannot read the screen in bright sunlight unless the unit is...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-22-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,945
Posted By offroute
trackS, not track. My bad, should have been more...

trackS, not track. My bad, should have been more specific. Looks to me like it will only record a single tracklog like the existing nuvi's. Not real useful for those who want to load saved tracks and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-22-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 19,945
Posted By offroute
Yes, but this unit is supposed to do more than...

Yes, but this unit is supposed to do more than just streets - coming pre-installed with topographic maps etc.
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