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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 306
Posted By BigDogAdventures
As Benny said-------------------the gearbox is...

As Benny said-------------------the gearbox is extremely horrible for dualsport or adventure use. Having a WR250R also-----I'd entertained a lighter WR------I wrote the bike off entirely after riding...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 41,681
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Man we'll miss you----I figured you'd get the KTM...

Man we'll miss you----I figured you'd get the KTM back together by ride time and show me the way thru the hard stuff !!!!

Thanks for the good times in Missouri 2 weeks ago !!!

BigDog
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 04:28 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hey Lee, Good to hear from you------still...

Hey Lee,

Good to hear from you------still loving the trekker helmet.
I've told it before and it always riles some feathers---but I like this $120 helmet way better than I ever did those $5-600...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,910
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I'm in Ed !!! Shit-----you moved to CA...

I'm in Ed !!!

Shit-----you moved to CA :deal:D:D:D:D

No wonder you wasn't home when I went by your house in Idaho---could have gotten shot :huh:huh:huh:huh

BigDog
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Holy smokes------would of loved to have seen that...

Holy smokes------would of loved to have seen that !!!

Good seeing you jeffrho-----see you at the Loosenut ride in Illinois.

BigDog
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Oh---------that's a really, really, really, long,...

Oh---------that's a really, really, really, long, long, long list---nothing written down---just floating around in my head.



thanks so much----------still coughing---but feeling pretty good.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
The end

Well that's about the end for this ride report.

I had laid out much, much more riding--------riding that would take us all the way to the Canada border where we would turn Southeast and head...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
More Day 9

Today would take us from Wallace, Idaho to Troy, Idaho.
From Wallace we went back over Moon Pass and the Northeast in Montana on a nice twisty dirt road.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 08:49 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hi Brian---thanks !!! Well---------I'm...

Hi Brian---thanks !!!


Well---------I'm certainly not the historian you are--------you got that market cornered.

:D:D
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 08:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Day 9 September 1st, 2014

There was no day 8.
We stayed in Wallace another day and it worked out great for what was going on.

1. We needed a rest day.
2. I was sick---and hoped I'd get better
3. BobBob would have a...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
That is a true story about how scared GasPipe was...

That is a true story about how scared GasPipe was that nite we slept in "Slingblades" house. He started at the ceiling all night long and never got a minutes sleep.
I tried to find that house...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
You are so welcome 400psi------and you might want...

You are so welcome 400psi------and you might want to lower that tire pressure :D:D



It's been a good year this year again-----after 2 1/2 years---I've finally got into the groove of retirement....
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,064
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hey BigDon, Care if I ride along with you...

Hey BigDon,

Care if I ride along with you !!!

Looks like you caught the aspens in full color---nothing purdier.

You bike looks set up great---love those Safari tanks---nothing better.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 246,337
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I'll take that Husky off your hands...

I'll take that Husky off your hands :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

Wait a minute here------I smell a rat :huh:huh:huh:huh:huh

Never been down my ass !!!!
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hey Ed, You aren't going to believe...

Hey Ed,

You aren't going to believe this----but I've been working on this ride for a long time and was hoping to start it at your place in Idaho----I had started routing and it started at your...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Day 7 Video

Select HD if you have the speed.


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Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
On to Day 7

Yes------always keep something on your bucket list---don't ever let your bucket get empty.


On to Day 7

Todays ride would take us from our cabin in Lowell, Idaho to Wallace, Idaho where BobBob...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5,103
Views: 599,226
Posted By BigDogAdventures
It's Aluminumnumnumnum !!!!!

Heck ----ordered it yesterday---got it today--and it's on the bike !!!!!!

And yes it's Aluminumnumnumnumnum !!!!
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,021
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Congrats Elle

Congrats Elle---you lucky dog you.

Love this pic---but that should have been me beside Jeff :D:D:D:D:D:D

I've always liked him-----he does a supreme job as commentator at the supercorss...
Forum: Thumpers 09-25-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5,103
Views: 599,226
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Got mine ordered already------I'll like it either...

Got mine ordered already------I'll like it either way---but is it steel or aluminum ???? Didn't say on the website---or I overlooked it.

that thing is awesome looking !!!!

Been worrying since I...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-25-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 516
Views: 41,681
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yeh-----after you jammed my bike in gear and gave...

Yeh-----after you jammed my bike in gear and gave me a shove :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:huh

I just ain't that good anymore------but can still ride better than I can walk :D

I'll...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 41,681
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Now that's funny--------not sure I want to see it...

Now that's funny--------not sure I want to see it tho :huh:huh:huh:huh
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2014, 04:26 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 41,681
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Here's the video again

The muddy part is very early on in this video---with the creek crossing. No by-pass. You could make one but no need to.

Also--------all riders take note of that huge creek crossing we did----the...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-24-2014, 04:21 PM
Replies: 516
Views: 41,681
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I'd guess about 25% pavement-----------one short...

I'd guess about 25% pavement-----------one short section stays muddy most of the time and is full of mudholes for about 1 mile---but there is an easy by-pass.

There is another place that can be...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Day 6 Video

Dingweed hadn't turned on his helmet cam till Day 6.
He does a very good job---so most of this is his.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
MOre Day 6

Your taxpayer dollars at work. This gate was not here 4 years ago.
There was a go around for vehicles less than 50" wide---and we went on waiting for something really bad down the road.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Day 6 August 29th, 2014

Day 6 would take us from Burgdorf Hot Springs to our cabin in Lowell, Idaho.



This day was highly anticipated for me -----as I knew we were going to at least 2 places I knew were going to be...
Forum: Thumpers 09-23-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 5,103
Views: 599,226
Posted By BigDogAdventures
[QUOTE=danketchpel;25120647]I just ordered this...

[QUOTE=danketchpel;25120647]I just ordered this sweet rear rack for my TR650 from Nomadic Cycles on Ebay (http://www.ebay.com/itm/281429034881). It's a really nice unit at a very good price ($99).
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yes he does---runs like a top. An amazing bike no...

Yes he does---runs like a top. An amazing bike no doubt.

I was riding just this last weekend with a guy who has 70,000 on his.
He's Road Dad on here.

There have been a few that didn't make it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-22-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,601
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Great Ride

Thanks again Sieg,

Got my bike dirty---then washed it off.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/1IdahoMontana2014/5%20M%20New%20(1).jpg


...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
More Day 5

We rode for miles on a dirt road and I truly had no idea of what we'd find at "Burgdorf Hot Springs".
I just imagined a touristy modern facility on a paved road---but it was just the opposite.
And...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
More Day 5

I think it took us a couple hours to make this summit---it was easy but awesome riding.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/1IdahoMontana2014/5%20M%20(19)%20(1024x768).jpg


...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Day 5 August 28th, 2014

Well I made it back without breaking any bones.
Got some more stuff off my "Bucket List" and live to tell about it.

Got Wet over in Missouri trail riding.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Be gone for a few days

I'm headed out the door right now for another ride---be back in a few days.

BigDog
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hey Frank--------------good to hear from you. ...

Hey Frank--------------good to hear from you.



Thanks you sophijo.
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 05:05 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
What a dumb thing to do-----I didn't proof read...

What a dumb thing to do-----I didn't proof read he video before I uploaded it.
I'd do it over---but man it takes so long to upload this things. I guess no big deal. Glad you enjoyed it.



Very...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Day 4 Video

I made a big boo--boo in this video-----put the same clip twice. Ooooops.

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Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Day 4 August 27th, 2014

Day 4 would take us from our campsite-----to the Chinese Wall (my bucket list) and on to Stanley Idaho.

This required some road riding to get to the good stuff---but the good stuff was absolutely...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Thanks you so much--much more to come. ...

Thanks you so much--much more to come.



Yes---Idaho is awesome. And not much population.



I agree-----ought to be a law :deal
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 13,919
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Day 3 Video

Select 720P Hd if you have the speed.

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/DBZ-Wn3uEIw?rel=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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