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Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2013, 04:44 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,404
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Do you happen to have GPS coordinates or can you...

Do you happen to have GPS coordinates or can you poinpoint on a map where you were in these photos? It's a great looking viewpoint and I'd love to check it out!
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,777
Posted By TurkeyChicken
It's been said before, but i'm chiming in again...

It's been said before, but i'm chiming in again with my praise for the Big Agnes Insulated Air Core sleeping pad. I used this on a 17 day ride where we camped all but a few days. It's also gone...
Forum: Trip Planning 12-08-2012, 11:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,192
Posted By TurkeyChicken
When you've been on your bike for 14 hours in the...

When you've been on your bike for 14 hours in the cold rain and you can't find a campground to save your life, you'll wish you did a little more planning.

It's almost a necessity now to book ahead...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2012, 03:43 PM
Replies: 876
Views: 463,483
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Nice! I've enjoyed reading about your adventures...

Nice! I've enjoyed reading about your adventures so far. I'm looking forward to the rest of the journey.
Forum: Equipment 11-07-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,435
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Your units should have come with heavy duty...

Your units should have come with heavy duty stickers to attach the G9's to the outside of your helment if you didn't want to use the clamp method.

I use my G9 regularly for riding around town...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-04-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 106,211
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Wow, where is this?!

Wow, where is this?!
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,612
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Very cool so far. Black Canyon of the Gunnison...

Very cool so far. Black Canyon of the Gunnison was a great ride. I went there in 2011 and spent the weekend there. We camped on the Blue Mesa Reservoir for two nights and made that our base camp....
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2012, 10:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,469
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Here's a video montage from all the footage we...

Here's a video montage from all the footage we shot during our ride:

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/63Q8UZ5QiiY" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Equipment 09-24-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,737
Posted By TurkeyChicken
I've had nothing but good luck with them. One...

I've had nothing but good luck with them. One time I ordered a Givi topcase from their site for a 3 day motorcycle trip I was going on about a month later. I paid and saw the expected delivery date...
Forum: Equipment 09-22-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,065
Posted By TurkeyChicken
I also have the Dually D2's installed on my Tiger...

I also have the Dually D2's installed on my Tiger 800. Like mikemaycga said, you have to turn the lights off when there's oncoming traffic but I think the lights are extremely powerful.

I used...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,086
Posted By TurkeyChicken
I used to have some Nelson Rigg CL-950 sidebags...

I used to have some Nelson Rigg CL-950 sidebags on my old SV650. I used them for several multi-night trips and they carried everything I needed them to.

My review and some pics are here:...
Forum: Beasts 09-21-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 21,751
Views: 4,008,440
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Tiger 800 XCs featured in Icon's new short movie ...

Tiger 800 XCs featured in Icon's new short movie

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTvYAcJOx3s
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By TurkeyChicken
sounds like quite the adventure. How many days...

sounds like quite the adventure. How many days are you spending on this ride? I'd like to see some photos too when you get the chance!
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 60,010
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Is that an aftermarket windscreen extender on the...

Is that an aftermarket windscreen extender on the Versys? If so, what's the name of it? Would you say it helped deflect additional wind off your helmet?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2012, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 468,813
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Near Crescent Bay, WA ...

Near Crescent Bay, WA

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-00xnh67ZDTY/UBcymwGCGmI/AAAAAAAABZw/tfjRwB8tKXM/s1008/P1020354.JPG

We pulled into this campsite around 11pm after riding from Port Hardy...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-19-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,870
Views: 468,813
Posted By TurkeyChicken
This is from when I still had my SV650. Camping...

This is from when I still had my SV650. Camping on the Blue Mesa Reservoir near Gunnison, CO

http://www.incredirides.com/photos/1315490185_17b05.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 09-17-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,649,534
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Moab, UT - July 2012: ...

Moab, UT - July 2012:
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Nt8M-Cwf_w4/UBcyCG0mTpI/AAAAAAAABTg/BoWQnu2i7KY/s1010/DSC_3792.JPG

Costa del Norte Redwoods Forest - July 2012...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2012, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,269
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Sounds pretty exciting. I'm awaiting more posts...

Sounds pretty exciting. I'm awaiting more posts about your travels!
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,972
Posted By TurkeyChicken
That is a nice looking sidecar. I wonder if my...

That is a nice looking sidecar. I wonder if my 800cc bike would be able to handle a sidecar of that size.
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,972
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Have you run into any major setbacks as far as...

Have you run into any major setbacks as far as maintenance go? also, what kind of fuel economy do you get?

The Ural would be a nice option with the 2wd and reverse but I don't want to spend most...
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,972
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Thanks, I've posted in the dog thread which...

Thanks, I've posted in the dog thread which should help get some responses from current dog using sidecar riders, lol. I didn't even see that thread when I posted this one yesterday, sorry!
Forum: Hacks 09-05-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 322,359
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Hey everyone, I'm hoping you can help me out with...

Hey everyone, I'm hoping you can help me out with some information about sidecars. I've got a ~35lb collie/shepherd mix and I'm planning on taking off for about 6 months next year to ride around the...
Forum: Hacks 09-04-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,972
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Sidecar for traveling around the US with a dog?

Earlier this summer I did a 17 day, 5,700+ mile ride around the western US on my Triumph Tiger 800. I'm fortunate that my business allows me to work from anywhere there's a wifi connection so i'm...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2012, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 591
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Just from personal experience, I've never had...

Just from personal experience, I've never had good luck using anything kind of earbuds and a helmet. When you put your helmet on they can get caught and pull out, plus if they start to come loose...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 47,206
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Nice! I'm extremely jealous of your adventures. ...

Nice! I'm extremely jealous of your adventures. We were in that area a few weeks after you and were absolutely bombarded with rain the entire time. Seeing your photos is making me realize what we...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,116
Views: 1,003,641
Posted By TurkeyChicken
https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-BqTijDGljw8/UBc...

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-BqTijDGljw8/UBczo2quhcI/AAAAAAAABtw/GH0i5JfZIEw/s1010/DSC_3593.JPG
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-30-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 2,220
Views: 519,498
Posted By TurkeyChicken
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Qp0xjEN-pgg/UBc...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-Qp0xjEN-pgg/UBcyQDd9PRI/AAAAAAAABUg/lYNJICVgJ2c/s917/DSC_3763.JPG
Redwoods National Forest in California
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Forum: Equipment 08-22-2012, 02:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 303
Posted By TurkeyChicken
PainZone for long rides

When my buddy and I were planning for our 17 day motorcycle ride (http://www.incredirides.com/ride-report/epic-2012-ride-report/25), I wanted to make sure I had something to help ease the pain from...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2012, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,469
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Just uploaded the video of us getting stuck to...

Just uploaded the video of us getting stuck to youtube. It can be found here:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=boUZqf8QEyk
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 01:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 19,793
Posted By TurkeyChicken
My Negative Cardo Scala Rider G9 Experience / Review

A buddy and I recently returned from a 17 day motorcycle tour and decided we'd review all of the equipment we took with us. Our reviews are simply our experiences with the product and how it handled...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,094
Posted By TurkeyChicken
You are correct. When you zip down the front...

You are correct. When you zip down the front flaps there is only mesh as a barrier. I was riding on a huge tour of the western US this summer and hit some freak rain storms before I had a chance to...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,094
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Here's my review of the Olympia X-Moto Jacket and...

Here's my review of the Olympia X-Moto Jacket and Pants after using them for around 8,500 miles in all kinds of weather conditions:...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Sea to Summit 20 and 35 Liter Dry bags

A buddy and I recently returned from a 17 day motorcycle tour and decided we'd review all of the equipment we took with us. Our reviews are simply our experiences with the product and how it handled...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,771
Posted By TurkeyChicken
That spout is a giant POS. The spring popped off...

That spout is a giant POS. The spring popped off of mine after spending 20 minutes trying to get it to work. I ended up having to forget about the spout and try to fuel up straight out of the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 09:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,469
Posted By TurkeyChicken
That's the conclusion of this ride report! I...

That's the conclusion of this ride report! I rode back to Albuquerque the following day which was another 440 miles on the interstate.

My bike is still having the weird stall at idle issue so I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 09:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,469
Posted By TurkeyChicken
July 28 - Aspen to Denver We woke up again...

July 28 - Aspen to Denver

We woke up again today to more rain. We finally were able to drag ourselves out of our tents around 7 so we could get everything packed up again and set out. We didn't...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,469
Posted By TurkeyChicken
July 27 - More Rain in Aspen

We had been sleeping with our rain flies off our tents since it's been so hot. Last night we were woken up in the middle of the night by rain drops coming through our tents and hitting us. We got...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,469
Posted By TurkeyChicken
July 26 - Adventures in Moab

We were hoping to sleep in a bit this morning but between crows squawking, the sun blasting into our tents and other people getting up we woke up around 7. We tried to quickly eat and get ready while...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,786
Posted By TurkeyChicken
Awesome! I just rode PCH through most of...

Awesome! I just rode PCH through most of Washington through Redwoods in California. We got rained on pretty much every day but it was still a great trip. I also started in Albuquerque (which is...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,469
Posted By TurkeyChicken
July 25 - SLC to Moab

With a relatively light day of riding today we took our time getting ready in the morning. The total distance was only going to be about 250 miles which seemed extremely light compared to the past...
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