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Forum: Americas 01-25-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 415
Posted By nadredrum
Should be do able, lots of people on here would...

Should be do able, lots of people on here would be happy to set you up with a place to stay. Once you get to the rocky mountians there is a lot of national forest land where you can just camp where...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-21-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,034
Posted By nadredrum
It's a shame there are no dealers anywhere near...

It's a shame there are no dealers anywhere near me that are doing anything for the premier. Was tempted to fly to Boise, but didn't work with my schedule. Maybe next time someone in the Midwest...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-16-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 18,231
Views: 1,220,171
Posted By nadredrum
It may be hard to tell sand from concrete right...

It may be hard to tell sand from concrete right now, too bad I have to work all weekend, or I'd try to find out too.
Forum: Americas 01-16-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 445
Posted By nadredrum
Just a side question, what non paved roads other...

Just a side question, what non paved roads other there would you say are ok for 2 up riding on a r1200gs? Thinking of heading out there in march or early April and picking up my wife in Las Vegas. ...
Forum: Americas 01-16-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,080
Posted By nadredrum
I'd shoot for a little more distance the first...

I'd shoot for a little more distance the first day, and try to get to ND the first night. Not missing much that part of your trip.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-15-2015, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7,380
Views: 2,523,180
Posted By nadredrum
crater lake

Here is one I found in my old pic's from a Crater Lake trip
http://dldesonia.smugmug.com/2012-washington-oregon-trip/i-QbBX6BK/0/M/DSC00627-M.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-02-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,034
Posted By nadredrum
So will the maps and dvd be available at the...

So will the maps and dvd be available at the premiers? If so who wants to pick me one up, Boise in February isn't the easiest place to get to, 1800 miles of Winter between here and there.
Forum: Americas 01-01-2015, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 949
Posted By nadredrum
Yellowstone is huge, and if you can avoid a...

Yellowstone is huge, and if you can avoid a holiday you will only have to deal tourists when you check out the major sights. I have been out there twice, the place is as large as a lot of states,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 01-01-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,034
Posted By nadredrum
Probably not a bad thing that it's pretty tame. I...

Probably not a bad thing that it's pretty tame. I lived in Idaho for a while. I didn't get into the backcountry much but trust me even traveling main routes it very remote, ant the towns you come...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-31-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,034
Posted By nadredrum
Preview of the idbdr is up on YouTube and the...

Preview of the idbdr is up on YouTube and the backcountry discovery route website. Also looks like the release got pushed back a few months.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-30-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,007
Posted By nadredrum
You will find most water cooled bikes do this, my...

You will find most water cooled bikes do this, my Suzuki sv650 did the exact same thing. Well one difference being that when the fan kicked on it blew the hot air up between the tank and front of...
Forum: Americas 12-27-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By nadredrum
There is a chance Rawhyde will be opening a...

There is a chance Rawhyde will be opening a training facility in Road island the near future. They were meeting with a company there this last October, but that all that I have heard.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 829
Views: 113,119
Posted By nadredrum
2014 17,000 miles well have to get you guys out...

2014 17,000 miles well have to get you guys out for a ride or two next year. Also problem free, loven it more every time I ride.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Posted By nadredrum
Www.coloradomotorcycleadventures.com is based out...

Www.coloradomotorcycleadventures.com is based out of Colorado, and run 3 of the bdr's next year. They rent bmw, ktm, triumphs, and more. Tour dates are up allready with prices. You can do a bdr...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 104,095
Posted By nadredrum
I have not used any other dirt biased tires to...

I have not used any other dirt biased tires to date. I figure with most of my rideing on the pavement a full knobby would be overkill. This is my first on off road bike, the stock tires were...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 104,095
Posted By nadredrum
:rickyI have 10,000 miles on my front and it...

:rickyI have 10,000 miles on my front and it still has 1/2 of the tread left. On the second rear now 6,000miles out of the first. They wear much slower once you get to the solid center blocks. I have...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,891
Posted By nadredrum
Being that she is your girlfriend, you will get...

Being that she is your girlfriend, you will get in a lot less trouble taking off to Alaska now. That is compared to if she was your wife. It wouldn't hurt to ask her to go with you, the vstrom is a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,398
Posted By nadredrum
I would say if they manage to get through, the...

I would say if they manage to get through, the benefits will be for anyone who fallows them. Thought I would say they are in for a lot of work, both with shovels and chainsaws. Sounds like fun, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,398
Posted By nadredrum
Looks like a group is trying to get together and...

Looks like a group is trying to get together and run the IDBDR around the beginning of July next year. They posted on the Backcountry discovery routes facebook page looking for interested riders. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,052
Posted By nadredrum
Got 18,000 miles on my 14, not any issues with...

Got 18,000 miles on my 14, not any issues with the bike, just not enough time to ride it. Stupid work always expecting me to be there.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5,996
Views: 1,022,634
Posted By nadredrum
Had to rinse the thick layer of mud off from...

Had to rinse the thick layer of mud off from yesterday's ride supposed to be below freezing for a while again. It thawed out and got to 50 yesterday, making the dirt roads very soft, but no where...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9,984
Views: 2,082,814
Posted By nadredrum
Worst I have done to date is ride to town to fill...

Worst I have done to date is ride to town to fill the bike up last winter, it was -10F. without the wind chill. Felt great to get out and ride, that and the thrill of not sliding down my 300ft drive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,398
Posted By nadredrum
I'm trying to talk a friend into going out with...

I'm trying to talk a friend into going out with me, the wildlife was one of his concerns. I told him it's not to bad out there, only about a half a dozen animals will kill you and eat you, the rest...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,398
Posted By nadredrum
Wicked I have a lot of the same issues, mostly I just...

I have a lot of the same issues, mostly I just live to far away from the states the bdr's are in and do not have the time to develop a route that would even start to compare. I actually lived in...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 759
Posted By nadredrum
It's easy to take to much, but you can get almost...

It's easy to take to much, but you can get almost anything you forget along the way. Mostly take your time enjoy the ride. There are a lot of dirt roads, and lakes around empire, worth checking...
Forum: Americas 11-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By nadredrum
Hopefully some of the locals will chime in later...

Hopefully some of the locals will chime in later with details of the areas and stuff to check out along the way. But for now we all get to keep guessing where the route exactly goes. There are a lot...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By nadredrum
I would do the idbdr starting on July 31, and ya...

I would do the idbdr starting on July 31, and ya fires are always going to be a concern in Idaho. Was out that way 3 years ago in early July and had to dodge several fires in the southern half of...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By nadredrum
For the idbdr I am thinking an even numbered week...

For the idbdr I am thinking an even numbered week between the dates of August 14th and September 20th, to minimize the risk of sections being closed due to snow. Also thinking around 6 days on the...
Forum: Americas 11-08-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By nadredrum
Definitely will keep you in mind and may get with...

Definitely will keep you in mind and may get with you around the beginning of the year when the details get released. It can get pretty remote in most of Idaho, most of the towns in that state...
Forum: Americas 11-08-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 843
Posted By nadredrum
backcountry discovery route

I was wanting to test the waters if you will. I am looking at doing a bdr next year, my goal is to do the new idbdr, with my backup plan being the cobdr. My issue is that the people I ride with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,161
Views: 416,504
Posted By nadredrum
R1200gsw usually doesn't sit completely flat...

R1200gsw usually doesn't sit completely flat helps a bit. But I watched a 90 pound lady in her 60's pick up a gsw on flat ground solo so I won't be doing any complaining when I have pick mine up any...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,333
Posted By nadredrum
The 15 should be a little less prone to stalling,...

The 15 should be a little less prone to stalling, my 13 revs easy but below 2k it is easy to stall. I believe the added weight to the crank is to fix the stalling and reduce vibrations. Next time...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5,996
Views: 1,022,634
Posted By nadredrum
Rode home from work in freezing fog, sucked...

Rode home from work in freezing fog, sucked having to wipe ice off the visor. Still better than being in the car.:rofl
Forum: Americas 10-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By nadredrum
If you like sporty bikes I would go test ride a...

If you like sporty bikes I would go test ride a triumph tiger 800, the xc is a little more dirt friendly, but either version will do forest service roads, or more if you are carefull. The engine is...
Forum: Americas 10-22-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,000
Posted By nadredrum
There are a lot of good choices when it comes to...

There are a lot of good choices when it comes to adventure bikes. Just depends on how road or off road biased you want. Any of the 650 or 800cc bikes will be more comfortable and versatile than...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,948
Posted By nadredrum
I'm getting 7,000 miles a rear 14,000 a front out...

I'm getting 7,000 miles a rear 14,000 a front out of the Karoo3. They are loud, but great on and off road. I toasted my stock anakee3 tires front and rear by 7, 000 miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,144
Posted By nadredrum
Man you got my elbow in your last pic. I'm like...

Man you got my elbow in your last pic. I'm like bigfoot never get one good enough to verify my existence. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,144
Posted By nadredrum
I'll be heading down Thursday, leaving northern...

I'll be heading down Thursday, leaving northern Indiana about 1pm. Gonna find a place to crash close by and head over first thing in the morning. Was going to leave Wednesday morning but plans got...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,030
Posted By nadredrum
I had the same issue I wanted to do more dirt so...

I had the same issue I wanted to do more dirt so I got rid of the anakee3 on my gsw. The anakee3 is a good tire, but other than being louder the karoo3 is better. I've been to both edges of the tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 104,095
Posted By nadredrum
I put a set on a few months ago, and really like...

I put a set on a few months ago, and really like them. They work good on the road and off, haven't tried any mud yet but sand dirt and gravel. They are a little loud but so were the stock anakee...
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