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Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 08-26-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,828
Posted By Revelstoker
Just completed Route 5 North to South using the...

Just completed Route 5 North to South using the track from this thread...the gpx file is still very valid as it made for a fantastic 4 day ride.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-13-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Revelstoker
Walla Walla Parking

Coming down from BC for a week of riding in OR starting August 17th...any suggestions/ideas on where to park an F350 safely? Thanks,
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-29-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 74,852
Posted By Revelstoker
It's a new Garmin Li-ION battery from GPS...

It's a new Garmin Li-ION battery from GPS Central. All worked well for the first month and then stopped. Happy to hear that it's not a setting on the 478 that I'm missing though!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-28-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 74,852
Posted By Revelstoker
Power On Issue

Have a Garmin 478 with a one month old Garmin battery. Screen says 'charge is complete' but will only power up on an external power source...so if it's plugged into the wall it works, but if I try to...
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,337
Posted By Revelstoker
Order placed. Just what I needed!

Order placed. Just what I needed!
Forum: Canada 07-27-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,756
Posted By Revelstoker
I would have no problem with either of those...

I would have no problem with either of those vehicles on the Gorge FSR. Having owned a WRX, I think you'll have a good time as long as you don't have 18" rims! I actually think that the Gorge has...
Forum: Canada 07-26-2011, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,756
Posted By Revelstoker
That's definitely the Perry River Road. Very...

That's definitely the Perry River Road. Very similar spot to where it washed out a three years ago as well. Alternate route up the Gorge FSR will give one the same pleasure - the Albertans confirmed...
Forum: Canada 07-08-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,215
Posted By Revelstoker
Up and over to Slocan from Fauquier is a nice...

Up and over to Slocan from Fauquier is a nice straightforward ride as well. One quick suggestion; when you hit Hwy 6, cross over to Lemon Creek and that will shoot you out just North of Nelson on Hwy...
Forum: Canada 06-14-2011, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,077
Posted By Revelstoker
The Furious Basterd's hit the Mushroom one last...

The Furious Basterd's hit the Mushroom one last time on the May Long Weekend. Roger was saying that it is virtually impossible to sell a property that has underground fuel tanks due to environmental...
Forum: Equipment 06-07-2011, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,946
Posted By Revelstoker
Sorry, I can't really confirm as I'm not sure...

Sorry, I can't really confirm as I'm not sure what model Klim is using, but I've had my non-Klim branded TekVest for a couple of years now. I bought it specifically at the time because of the fact...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2011, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5,978
Views: 1,079,973
Posted By Revelstoker
The Giant Loop works very well - I have a...

The Giant Loop works very well - I have a Touratech rack extension that it sits/attaches on top of and then the straps go down through the loop where the rear foot-pegs used to be mounted. No...
Forum: Canada 05-26-2011, 08:00 PM
Replies: 741
Views: 99,520
Posted By Revelstoker
Was on the Day Three Route just east of Brookmere...

Was on the Day Three Route just east of Brookmere the other day - definitely the most amount of water I had seen in this area over the last couple of years. Several kilometers of the KVR were well...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-18-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1,432
Views: 258,305
Posted By Revelstoker
Behind Panorama Ski Resort connecting over to...

Behind Panorama Ski Resort connecting over to Bruce Creek.
http://revelstoker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/BC/Powell0809146488/597686884_ZTQz9-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-18-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 4,026
Views: 554,058
Posted By Revelstoker
Here's a few of the bridges I've crossed over the...

Here's a few of the bridges I've crossed over the last few years:

Southern Idaho
http://revelstoker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Tour-De-Idaho/IMG6893/1015318909_KVysR-L.jpg

Suomi & I up behind...
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2011, 08:46 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,894
Posted By Revelstoker
Thanks alot - I always like it when this post...

Thanks alot - I always like it when this post gets brought back to the top!
I think I took over 1500 pictures and Ronyx probably took the same amount just in the first four days...but here is one...
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,892
Posted By Revelstoker
I think Bart has done a good job of portraying...

I think Bart has done a good job of portraying just how tired we were getting by Day 7! We had experienced great weather up until here and this day was cold and wet. Heated grips were on max all day...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,892
Posted By Revelstoker
What I like about this picture, is that you can...

What I like about this picture, is that you can just make out two deer running at maximum speed in the background - just near the bottom left of the sign! It was lucky timing on my part to have...
Forum: Ride reports 02-18-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,892
Posted By Revelstoker
The Coyote Bag is well worth the price. Well...

The Coyote Bag is well worth the price. Well designed in that once it's strapped on there is no movement at all. The three inner liners fit everything needed to camp perfectly. I'm a convert from the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2011, 07:49 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,892
Posted By Revelstoker
I forgot to mention...great job on the Ride...

I forgot to mention...great job on the Ride Report! Reminds me of how much fun, how interesting those trips can be and how many we've been on that were a total blast. Seeing the country on two wheels...
Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2011, 07:39 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,892
Posted By Revelstoker
"We were quite excited when we came upon this...

"We were quite excited when we came upon this sign of life after following Antelope Creek in the bush. I guess someone had mail."

What's crazy about the mailbox is that it is really in the middle...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,892
Posted By Revelstoker
"I was really grateful Revelstoker took it all in...

"I was really grateful Revelstoker took it all in stride and didn't want to 'de-friend' me on CreepBook.
You may have picked up that we have different approaches to life. I think this can best be...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2011, 11:16 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,894
Posted By Revelstoker
LittleWan, Bartron really got into gas sniffing...

LittleWan, Bartron really got into gas sniffing while in Idaho and this may have hampered his writing abilities. It was a real heartbreaker to watch him take gas from my KTM because his 800GS has...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,894
Posted By Revelstoker
Waking up early is something that happens when...

Waking up early is something that happens when one's bladder can't hold the amount of fluids consumed the night before! Besides, I'm old. Also, if I slept in I'd never have been able to take these...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,894
Posted By Revelstoker
Thanks Dean - you need to take a weekend trip out...

Thanks Dean - you need to take a weekend trip out to Revelstoke for some riding this coming Spring. Standby for a RR that Bartron and I did around Idaho late this past Summer. I figure Bartron will...
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2011, 11:25 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 32,894
Posted By Revelstoker
Thanks

Thanks. It's great to see this thread gets looked at every now and then! It always brings back great memories when I take a quick look.

Here's a shot of Gary putting the last tent pole away in the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-20-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 3,008
Views: 754,911
Posted By Revelstoker
Top of the World

Yesterday on the top of Tumbledown Mountain (2757 meters above sea level) in the BC Selkirk Range.
http://revelstoker.smugmug.com/Other/Skiing/SME-Shoveling-10-082/1131528330_aJJkM-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2010, 06:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,458
Posted By Revelstoker
The pedestal for the can of Mike's is classic. I...

The pedestal for the can of Mike's is classic. I spent a few minutes over the day wondering who would spend the time to make a chair that could only be used for a beverage! If it hadn't been...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2010, 02:09 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,892
Posted By Revelstoker
Bart has locked himself in a room and has been...

Bart has locked himself in a room and has been furiously transcribing every moment of the trip since we returned home. We actually didn't hit Oxford Ridge - instead chose to blend T2 heading East...
Forum: Vendors 09-29-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 36,312
Posted By Revelstoker
The fairing looks really good. I'm sure that if...

The fairing looks really good. I'm sure that if you were able to incorporate a mounting bracket to the frame for these fairings that there would be a big demand. I know that I'd pull the pin and buy...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2010, 07:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 21,458
Posted By Revelstoker
Nice job with the RR - the kind of read that...

Nice job with the RR - the kind of read that keeps me keen for getting on the bike as the days get shorter & wetter. I'm sure this won't be the first time in this RR that we have similar pictures and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2010, 03:38 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 72,328
Posted By Revelstoker
Nicely done. Now that you've made it to the end...

Nicely done. Now that you've made it to the end of the RR, I feel like I did when I was a kid after I'd opened all my presents; content, but wishing there was more! Fellow Inmate Bartron and I leave...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 06:29 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,892
Posted By Revelstoker
Redpillar, I know you have ulterior motives for a...

Redpillar, I know you have ulterior motives for a successful ride! I''ll keep you in the loop - actually I'll PM my SPOT link so you can 'watch' us pick up the tools.
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2010, 03:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 22,892
Posted By Revelstoker
It's all coming together. The long-term weather...

It's all coming together. The long-term weather forecast for Idaho over the coming week is killer, Gary has returned from the depths of the Port Alberni pulp mill to work on my forks, my Wolfman Bags...
Forum: Equipment 09-08-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,467
Posted By Revelstoker
I've had the Olympus for three years and it's...

I've had the Olympus for three years and it's been a great camera. Has been dropped in mud, water and rocks, sports a few dents and alot of scratches but keeps on ticking. As with Grainbelt; I'm...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Revelstoker
No problem at all. I have the coordinates set as...

No problem at all. I have the coordinates set as a waypoint - we'll make a stop there for sure. I'll let you know how successful we were - I'm back home on the 20th.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2010, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Revelstoker
Thanks for the head's up regarding the...

Thanks for the head's up regarding the pleasantness of the campsite. We'll be heading South when we hit that area. Definitely post a picture if you have it, it may make it easier to orient ourselves...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 947
Posted By Revelstoker
The Furious Basterds will be there early next...

The Furious Basterds will be there early next week. I'll punch those coordinates into the GPS and see if the tools are still there. ...
Forum: Canada 09-08-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 725
Views: 96,439
Posted By Revelstoker
Regardless of what you state and whether you...

Regardless of what you state and whether you think you are correct or not, I payed 5% at the border and another 12% when I registered the bike as I live in BC. This is a transaction that occurred in...
Forum: Vendors 09-02-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 21,242
Posted By Revelstoker
I used well-nuts rather than the Velcro for a...

I used well-nuts rather than the Velcro for a little more permanency. I like the results I must say. For the price, this is a great upgrade/farkle. Nice job Jester....
Forum: Canada 09-02-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 725
Views: 96,439
Posted By Revelstoker
Plus 12% HST in BC!

Plus 12% HST in BC!
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