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Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By TwoCamSam
Good choice on skipping Oklahoma, I rode it solo...

Good choice on skipping Oklahoma, I rode it solo at the end of July and it was seriously hot and very boring. It's 20 miles of dead straight road then left for a mile then a right and straight for 20...
Forum: Americas 09-25-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By TwoCamSam
Most of the smaller towns hotels are pretty...

Most of the smaller towns hotels are pretty decent and cheap, Boise, OK was the most decieving the whole city looked like a future ghost town but the motel was $60 and really well maintained. They...
Forum: Americas 09-21-2014, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By TwoCamSam
I camped and stayed in hotels when it was crazy...

I camped and stayed in hotels when it was crazy hot. They are around $60ish in small towns $100 in the bigger ones. Seriously avoid the cheap hotels in Trinidad, Colorado unless you like hanging...
Forum: Americas 09-21-2014, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By TwoCamSam
There are state parks all over the eastern part...

There are state parks all over the eastern part that are pretty cheap (you may have lot make a short detour though) or you can just guerrilla camp off the side of the road. Your budget seems doable,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 09-21-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 490
Posted By TwoCamSam
With softer tires you can just put your knees on...

With softer tires you can just put your knees on the tire to keep it from popping off while you get the last bit on the rim. Good thing you got it done and have fun on your trip
Forum: Americas 08-06-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,387
Posted By TwoCamSam
I just got home last week and it was a lot of fun...

I just got home last week and it was a lot of fun once I got to New Mexico. Oklahoma was very muddy and sandy in other spots but not unmanageable. There were some spots were the route looked closed...
Forum: Americas 08-06-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,405
Posted By TwoCamSam
I just did the Tat and bought some of Sams maps....

I just did the Tat and bought some of Sams maps. I created my own gps files from them and changed them a little when the route was clearly a bunch of extra miles to avoid a minor amount on paved...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-01-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 843
Posted By TwoCamSam
Its pretty easy I did it last week from the Lake...

Its pretty easy I did it last week from the Lake City side on a loaded up 800GSA for the first time. It was pretty easy just swing the switch back turns wide and you will be good. Down into Silverton...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-31-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By TwoCamSam
Ive run both karoo 3's and TKC 80s on my 800GSA....

Ive run both karoo 3's and TKC 80s on my 800GSA. The karoo 3's are good on street and decent on dirt except braking can feel weird. They feel very good in the rain on the road. The TKC 80's are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-09-2014, 11:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,535
Posted By TwoCamSam
I have 6k miles on mine now. Im pretty happy with...

I have 6k miles on mine now. Im pretty happy with it although it is not quite an off road bike although it does ok on double track if it's flat and not technical. The fuel range makes long rides...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-08-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 778
Posted By TwoCamSam
Montana Track Manager

I have a Montana 600 and have been creating new tracks in basecamp. With the unit plugged in it shows they are all transfered to the gps. When I unplug the unit and open track manager there are just...
Forum: Americas 07-06-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By TwoCamSam
Also get gas before you head south from Carmel in...

Also get gas before you head south from Carmel in California or you will end up paying nearly double the going rate in Big Sur.
Forum: Americas 07-03-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,143
Posted By TwoCamSam
Once you cross into Washington it's pretty boring...

Once you cross into Washington it's pretty boring for awhile. If you hit Whidbey Island you can check out Deception Pass and then can head for the ferry to the peninsula and you will skip all the...
Forum: Americas 06-29-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By TwoCamSam
Bummer I am looking to leave about the same time...

Bummer I am looking to leave about the same time but was going to start at the Oklahoma/Arkansas border.
Forum: Americas 06-29-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,732
Posted By TwoCamSam
Even just the slightest info on approximately...

Even just the slightest info on approximately where the reroutes need to be would be helpful. A two state area seems pretty broad
Forum: Americas 06-28-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By TwoCamSam
TAT July 23 from OK. looking for riders

I am heading out from Seattle on July 17th to Oklahoma City to visit some family and change out my tires before heading back on the TAT. I was going to try and jump on the trail around Tulsa and head...
Forum: Americas 06-28-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,556
Posted By TwoCamSam
Open carry is ok in Washington, as long as you...

Open carry is ok in Washington, as long as you are not wearing a ski mask and walking into a bank or displaying it in a threatening manner. Washington does not recognize Colorado concealed pistol...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-22-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,656
Views: 299,816
Posted By TwoCamSam
I rode the first section from Stevenson...

I rode the first section from Stevenson yesterday, its all in really good shape except there is still snow covering the road at Takhlakh Lake (4500 Ft elev). I ended up bailing out after riding...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 959
Posted By TwoCamSam
If you can see where the loops are laid in the...

If you can see where the loops are laid in the ground try and stop the right or left side of the circle so they loop picks up your bike. The city I work for has started to paint bikes with little...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,219
Posted By TwoCamSam
Have fun on your trip and you really should be...

Have fun on your trip and you really should be wearing boots when you ride off road!
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-14-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 703
Posted By TwoCamSam
I would think they would at least give you a...

I would think they would at least give you a healthy discount on the tires and charging to mount them at full price seems steep.
Forum: Americas 05-09-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By TwoCamSam
I would think there would still be too much snow....

I would think there would still be too much snow. I tried to climb some roads outside of Cle Elum last week and they were still covered.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-30-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,028
Posted By TwoCamSam
I don't mind my GSA seat at all. Ive done a few...

I don't mind my GSA seat at all. Ive done a few days that were in the 400 mile range and it was ok. I rode a Touratech seat on a standard GS that I borrowed from the dealership and it wasn't nearly...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,441
Posted By TwoCamSam
I usually stop around 250 miles on mine and my...

I usually stop around 250 miles on mine and my light usually isn't on by then. 300 seems doable but Im usually in and out of the woods so I wouldn't push it.
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 17,471
Posted By TwoCamSam
Im partial to MSR a good chunk of there stuff is...

Im partial to MSR a good chunk of there stuff is made in the USA and they are a great company. When I got sent to Iraq one of their employees was a retired 1SG from the Army and outfitted everyone in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-14-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 415
Posted By TwoCamSam
Lake Washington Maint Course

Anyone have any experience with the continuing education motorcycle maint class at Lake Washington Tech. It looked like 4 hours a week for two months, I do some of my own stuff but I'm definitely not...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-14-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 74,216
Posted By TwoCamSam
I ended up on some ice today and it wasn't...

I ended up on some ice today and it wasn't terrible. Not great either but was able to keep riding with just smooth throttle control.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-02-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 176,989
Posted By TwoCamSam
Good looking bike with the tires and all.

Good looking bike with the tires and all.
Forum: Americas 11-30-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 672
Posted By TwoCamSam
Never stayed in that park but the area is nice....

Never stayed in that park but the area is nice. Be prepared for the weather it goes from the extremes of crazy cold to really hot.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-17-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 521
Posted By TwoCamSam
Hes a cool guy I drive out there even though it's...

Hes a cool guy I drive out there even though it's a haul from my place
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,221
Posted By TwoCamSam
When I saw Santa Cruz I was happy to see you made...

When I saw Santa Cruz I was happy to see you made it to Alice's.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-12-2013, 12:51 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 32,183
Posted By TwoCamSam
I talked with the guys at Touratech Seattle and...

I talked with the guys at Touratech Seattle and was told they were actually in the works. Altrider said they would look at uppers after they built a set of lower bars.
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2013, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,233
Posted By TwoCamSam
Congrats I would ride the seat you have for...

Congrats I would ride the seat you have for awhile and see what you think. I rode a stock seat on a demo bike for several hundred miles and the seat was't that bad, it wasn't great either though. By...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-07-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 9,543
Posted By TwoCamSam
Im in Seattle I know there are a handful up here.

Im in Seattle I know there are a handful up here.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-07-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 866
Posted By TwoCamSam
I was wondering if there was a way through to...

I was wondering if there was a way through to Lake Wenatchee. It looked like people had been moving the fencing the last time I was out there. Stevens to Lake Wenatchee is a good route for beginners...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,405
Posted By TwoCamSam
If the rest of the pics are as good as the first,...

If the rest of the pics are as good as the first, this will be awesome.
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 39,645
Posted By TwoCamSam
Great report. I think heading out just before the...

Great report. I think heading out just before the snowy season was a good pick you will get to see those areas in a way most don't when they ride them during the summer. Hopefully you will do a full...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 08:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,316
Posted By TwoCamSam
You will like the Overland. I have been wearing...

You will like the Overland. I have been wearing mine for awhile and love it. I live in Seattle and ride almost everyday in it. Promotive is a great site as well, the Klim order process they use...
Forum: Equipment 09-21-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,338
Posted By TwoCamSam
I'm in the same boat. I used to ride A*'s leather...

I'm in the same boat. I used to ride A*'s leather road gear. Now I have a Klim Overland and I really like it. I live in Seattle so it does Ok in the rain and the hottest I have worn it was 90 ish. It...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2013, 09:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,671
Posted By TwoCamSam
Really liking the pics and easy to read writing...

Really liking the pics and easy to read writing style. Enjoy your trip!
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