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Forum: Americas 04-17-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By ixab
Laugh Done!

Just to finish the story for anyone who was interested; I finished the SS1K successfully, even after disregarding the good advice you all gave me :evil

After a lot of thought (ok, after continued...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-21-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 176,024
Posted By ixab
Question anyone with extra trailer room?

I have a sudden need to get my Husky TE250 from Panamint to the SF Bay Area after the event. Anyone have extra room in their hauler?

The original plan was to have my brother come down from Reno...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-20-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 176,024
Posted By ixab
Wicked It's happening!

My Husqvarna left for Panamint today... without me!

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-K9KpgdJpZIc/Uys6D-uXzqI/AAAAAAAANA4/heoVSdPxLY8/s400/IMG_4176.JPG

Cowgirl was kind enough to stop by...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-17-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 176,024
Posted By ixab
Make that 2 bikes... my Husky is taking one of...

Make that 2 bikes... my Husky is taking one of those spots! Looks like fun, sorry I can't drive down with you. See you Wednesday! :clap
Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By ixab
I've heard that sort of thing suggested, and I'll...

I've heard that sort of thing suggested, and I'll probably do something like that, too. I definitely enjoy a little activity after a few hours on the bike.



I like the idea of ride cards. I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,039
Posted By ixab
We are about to do it again in 2 weeks. This...

We are about to do it again in 2 weeks. This time fhammond is going to jump the grand canyon on his 1190. Stay tuned! :clap

posted via aburdly large phone
Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By ixab
3/23, but I have a day +/- to fool with if...

3/23, but I have a day +/- to fool with if weather is being bitchy

posted via aburdly large phone
Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By ixab
Question route bits...

Oh, about the other thing.... My door to door ideal route maps out at about ~920 miles, so for that extra 100 I need to start right at the Hoserland border and do a lap around the bay when I get...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By ixab
Natural sleep rhythm makes sense, I wasn't...

Natural sleep rhythm makes sense, I wasn't thinking anything too crazy. As long as I'm looking at it as a LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOONG day, that will take some pressure off. I know I was pretty happy to be...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 03-11-2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 176,024
Posted By ixab
Laugh just some adjustments...

You know the Noobs Rally is soon when...

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-y5_W2pEasDs/Ux9_9GQ49qI/AAAAAAAANAk/-uGa9nm4qoY/s640/apart.jpg

Lucky for me I have a 5 year old that's good with...
Forum: Americas 03-11-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By ixab
This is all really helpful. I think I'll go with...

This is all really helpful. I think I'll go with a pre-dawn start instead of the power nap. :D I've done 500-600 miles days, so I'm not entirely sure I'll be up for doubling that. I guess I'll...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By ixab
Laugh I forgot to add one thing; When you go over into...

I forgot to add one thing; When you go over into CA from OR, watch out for dinosaurs:

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-cNrz7xA8BUE/UVB0JUhJG3I/AAAAAAAAMPw/9se8pQOEkkE/s640/%255BUNSET%255D.jpg
...
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 318
Posted By ixab
I'd suggest you break up the sections, and hit...

I'd suggest you break up the sections, and hit each regional forum for details.

For CA, it will take longer, but I'd agree that 1 is nicer than 101 nearly all of the time. In CA north of Ft.Bragg...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 03-10-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 19,292
Posted By ixab
:lurk Don't save me a hot dog yet, but I'm...

:lurk

Don't save me a hot dog yet, but I'm checking logistics right now...

:norton
Forum: Americas 03-10-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 918
Posted By ixab
Question First IBA advice

So.... I've read all the things on the IBA site, but still have a couple little questions about trying my first SS1K.

My initial idea is to try a 5pm start, get in 5 to 6 hours of riding, sleep a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 3,343
Views: 194,379
Posted By ixab
If I had that bike there's no way it would get...

If I had that bike there's no way it would get lost, and spot probably wouldn't be needed... Just send SAR to the huge crater with smoke coming out of the center. :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,114
Posted By ixab
I don't think I drink nearly enough to even begin...

I don't think I drink nearly enough to even begin to understand where copters and minivans intersect. Also, I live in WA, but if your copter/minivan has that sort of range, I'm in.:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,061
Posted By ixab
Cool2 I have likely similar needs and I'm a Bellingham...

I have likely similar needs and I'm a Bellingham person as well, so I'm lurking.

Holler to the B'Ham folks, we should hang at Kulshan one of these days.

:beer
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-07-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By ixab
Question OR 199 / IBA planning advice needed

Hey kids!

I'm thinking doing an SS1K from Bellingham WA to Oakland CA in a few weeks (March 22/23) Since that's not quite 1K miles I need to add some fiddling. Jumping from I-5 to 101 via OR199...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By ixab
Yep... this was the answer. I'm not sure where...

Yep... this was the answer. I'm not sure where in the manual or wiring diagram I would learn it's AC, not DC. Is that common for dirt bikes? I feel like most things I've worked on are DC. Maybe I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By ixab
Wow. I'm off to the garage to try that right...

Wow. I'm off to the garage to try that right now! I would be quite happy if all my stress was an RTFM problem.
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By ixab
Cry Husky TE250 Electrical Weirdness

Ok... shot in the dark on making some sense of weird electrical issues on my 07 Husky TE250.

While attempting to wire in an upgrade tail light and brake light, I noticed brake and tail voltage...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 02-27-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 176,024
Posted By ixab
Thumb Added myself. Thanks.

Added myself. Thanks.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-25-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By ixab
Wicked Did Fergus just say "Rocks are ok"? ...

Did Fergus just say "Rocks are ok"?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=SgnmyEhzc90#t=97
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,285
Views: 69,859
Posted By ixab
I iz in ur thread, cross-posting teh things: ...

I iz in ur thread, cross-posting teh things:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=23514790

We're seeking advice on our Oakland to Death Valley route. We're looking for some dirt to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-20-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By ixab
Laugh Just to share the love, here are maps of what our...

Just to share the love, here are maps of what our initial vague plan was, until I noticed the Pony Express / Simpson possibility:

Day One: Oakland to Hawthorne
http://goo.gl/B7NaQa

Day Two:...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-19-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,200
Posted By ixab
Nevada: Pony Express Route and Hawthorne questions

Hey kids! I'm looking for some local knowledge on a short bit of the Pony Express Route (aka Simpson Rd) in western Nevada. Specifically, we want to take big bikes on the bit from 95a to 95, which...
Forum: ADVrider annual rallies 11-04-2013, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 176,024
Posted By ixab
wait list please

Joel -

My brother and my Dad want in, but they're not on ADV and I want just get them on the wait list for now?

Their deets:

Josh (ixab brother) = TR3 = D3 = Xr400
Mr.Bill (ixab father) =...
Forum: Regional forums 06-24-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 225,842
Posted By ixab
Cool2 photos

Sorry to be so late with this... I uploaded photos from the Noobs weekend, or at least from Saturday. I took some noobs to Chloride and Titus, and got a couple or three good photos.

Link to...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 27,323
Posted By ixab
My calendar just reminded me MNFR was this...

My calendar just reminded me MNFR was this weekend. Sad I'm not going to make it, looking forward to the after photos!

:lurk
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2013, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 225,842
Posted By ixab
I know you can get it in Stovepipe Wells, not...

I know you can get it in Stovepipe Wells, not sure of the other locations.

-- sent via mobile
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 225,842
Posted By ixab
"Luke, you've switched off your targeting...

"Luke, you've switched off your targeting computer. Is everything okay?"

There are 5 roads in the general area, three of them lead to PSR. You are going to make it.

-- sent via mobile
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2013, 12:39 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 225,842
Posted By ixab
I'd love it if everyone on my Friday ride (the...

I'd love it if everyone on my Friday ride (the Chlor-Ride loop) has a pre bought pass. That goes for me, too. I'll PP you and find you when I get there Thursday. Just look for the epic travelling...
Forum: Regional forums 03-24-2013, 12:25 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 225,842
Posted By ixab
Straight off the battery. It's flaky from the...

Straight off the battery. It's flaky from the troller to the vest, I'm pretty sure it's the vest not the coax. It's okay, being cold is good for the mind.

-- sent via mobile
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By ixab
Wicked Day 1

Day 1

After a really hard good bye with my wife and kids, I rolled at about 4pm Friday. I had to make a stop at REI for some better smelling soap and a book about how to lie to people on the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By ixab
Preamble: Prep and whatnot

I''m going to add some prep related blah blah here, but not today, because I need to GTFO from this hotel and put down some miles. It's already after 8am! :eek1
Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 696
Posted By ixab
Laugh Northwest to DV: do it for the noobs

Attention all you FFrs.

This is my silly ride report. My writing is usually TL;DR... see the previous Death Valley report in my sig. I'm writing this one while on the road, so I won't blab as...
Forum: Regional forums 03-23-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 225,842
Posted By ixab
Laugh Portland to Salem stayed above 39 degrees, so...

Portland to Salem stayed above 39 degrees, so it's all good. I was full of elk burger and Bachelor Bitter from Deschutes brewery, and so I didn't mind the last forty miles all that much.

Here's...
Forum: Regional forums 03-23-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3,555
Views: 225,842
Posted By ixab
I am officially on my way from Bellingham. ...

I am officially on my way from Bellingham.

:clap

Not much else to report. Had a little rain and hail, temp got down to 37 for a bit. That was fun, mostly because my heated gear decided to stop...
Forum: Parallel Universe 03-17-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,295
Posted By ixab
Question I'm curious if people feel the OBC average is...

I'm curious if people feel the OBC average is accurate, and what your off road avg mpg is?

I have 2010 F800GS. Doing around town driving, almost never on the freeway, I get around 42mph according...
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