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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-25-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Pardus
Apartment complex in the Arvada/Westminster area....

Apartment complex in the Arvada/Westminster area.


ETA:
Extra-sucks because I had offered to keep it at my new place for winter storage until riding season and I move next week.
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,333
Posted By Pardus
I have Klim Element short gloves and they're...

I have Klim Element short gloves and they're pretty good.

Last season I upgraded to a pair of High Velocity Gear "Exhibition Pro" gloves. These are incredibly nice gloves. I have three fingered...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,050
Posted By Pardus
Traverse

I wear Klim Traverse pants with my Badlands jacket. Both items are awesome.

The pants have some armor but you could remove it to accommodate your Bohn stuff. They have handled a wide range of...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-24-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 622
Posted By Pardus
Stolen DRZ400S - Denver Metro Area

Posting for my riding buddy who I'm encouraging to join ADV.

2003 DRZ400S
Blue/white plastics
Various distinctive upgrades

Any info or advice on how to proceed appreciated.

Edit:
721 KQI...
Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 1,774,937
Posted By Pardus
I see from your user into you're in a beautiful...

I see from your user into you're in a beautiful place.

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Forum: Thumpers 04-30-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 1,774,937
Posted By Pardus
Wow...I was looking at those awesome pics...

Wow...I was looking at those awesome pics thinking, "where is that?...Dude has to be in Colorado..."

and it's Spain. Awesome! Cheers!
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,793
Posted By Pardus
Link:...

Link: http://www.motorcycleconsumernews-digitalmagazine.com/mcnews/march_2014d?pg=48#pg48







ADVRider cleaned them out. :d
Forum: Thumpers 04-27-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 5,045
Views: 1,774,937
Posted By Pardus
Finally got the 690 I've been thinking about for...

Finally got the 690 I've been thinking about for a while. It's awesome so far. :D

http://s29.postimg.org/3t6ji6qtj/20140420_163407_2.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Pardus
Awesome! Thank you. I don't yet know if the...

Awesome! Thank you. I don't yet know if the same thing is going on in my case but this is the sort of info I was hoping for so I could at least look for a few things when I get in there.

ETA: ...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Pardus
Very true; I'll probably end up doing that. ...

Very true; I'll probably end up doing that.

If it's something simple I don't mind doing it myself especially since it's a chance to learn but it's definitely a warranty issue.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Pardus
KTM 690 Enduro R 2014 - so far so good except tail light

I've got a new KTM 690 Enduro R. So far it has been really fun. There are a few minor nuisances that I can address or live with but the tail light issue is a safety problem.

The tail light works...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,793
Posted By Pardus
Did a 200+ mile road/trail ride today and the...

Did a 200+ mile road/trail ride today and the plugs were great. By the end of a ride like that foam plugs would be getting annoying normally. The NoNoise remained comfortable and I never became...
Forum: Equipment 04-20-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,153
Posted By Pardus
I have E10 saddlebags and an enduro tank bag. ...

I have E10 saddlebags and an enduro tank bag. Both have been great and all materials and components seem durable.

I think it would have to be a pretty bad situation to break the buckles.

ETA:...
Forum: Equipment 04-19-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,286
Posted By Pardus
Anyone have any experience with the Scorpio? ...

Anyone have any experience with the Scorpio?

http://ridescorpio.com/shop/build-ride/

I saw it in another thread and it looks pretty awesome.
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,793
Posted By Pardus
I have similar observations. They arrived...

I have similar observations.
They arrived today, nice packaging, cool storage case.
I don't have Worlds Best so I can't compare to them but comfort seems pretty good. Not amazing or like they...
Forum: Equipment 04-15-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,422
Posted By Pardus
These are actually pretty good but you have to...

These are actually pretty good but you have to roll up the excess and they eventually get ruined.

http://www.amazon.com/Ziploc-Double-Zipper-X-Large-4-Count/dp/B003U6A3EY

A kayak dry bag might...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By Pardus
Gotcha. That actually explains the differences...

Gotcha. That actually explains the differences between the types of Dyneema I have and mentioned above (and both are Dyneema). The one is more of a block like you're saying. I called it solid or...
Forum: Equipment 04-14-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,264
Posted By Pardus
Like Dyneema? I don't know...some of my Dyneema...

Like Dyneema? I don't know...some of my Dyneema seems brittle or almost like fiberglass (but obviously very different and stronger in some ways). Some of the thicker pieces seem more solid or...
Forum: Equipment 04-13-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By Pardus
So are you supposed to run your camp stove for an...

So are you supposed to run your camp stove for an hour or so or do you have to make a fire or what?

I'm picturing it against a 13w solar panel putting out a little under 1.1 amps at 12v optimally,...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 20,793
Posted By Pardus
Cool, I'll try these. They're also available...

Cool, I'll try these.

They're also available on Amazon if anyone has prime and wants to get the free, quick shipping:...
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,630
Posted By Pardus
They could call it "husky". :D

They could call it "husky". :D
Forum: Equipment 04-12-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,630
Posted By Pardus
Damn, that sucks because it's an awesome jacket. ...

Damn, that sucks because it's an awesome jacket.

I certainly can't fit a volleyball with 34 waist but then I have the L not the XL. The shoulders are snug or trim but not tight...I guess that's...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,630
Posted By Pardus
What size badlands did you have? I have an L and...

What size badlands did you have? I have an L and it fits me great. You're taller and heavier though...I guess a bit makes a big difference.
There is definitely more room than I need in the...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 09:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,356
Posted By Pardus
Cool...they make fans for woodburning stoves that...

Cool...they make fans for woodburning stoves that generate current from the heat so why not?

https://www.lehmans.com/p-1308-deluxe-heat-powered-stove-fans.aspx?show=all


I wonder if the...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,291
Posted By Pardus
Those Overlands look awesome. I have the...

Those Overlands look awesome. I have the Traverse and I am really happy with them.

I ride similarly by the sounds of it and I've been pretty happy with he Traverse venting in all but very hot,...
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,630
Posted By Pardus
44 suit 34 waist 6'2.5" 195# Klim...

44 suit
34 waist
6'2.5"
195#

Klim Badlands Pro and Klim Traverse pants fit superbly.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,620
Views: 290,987
Posted By Pardus
I have an Omega S1 I wear with my Badlands. They...

I have an Omega S1 I wear with my Badlands. They work great together.
Forum: Equipment 04-06-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,616
Posted By Pardus
I sure like taking my jacket off quickly (and...

I sure like taking my jacket off quickly (and leaving my pants on) when I make a short stop.

I also like using the same pants with either my Juggernaut and a jersey or my Adventure jacket...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,312
Posted By Pardus
I'm looking forward to more tests...I like how...

I'm looking forward to more tests...I like how you're going about this.

I will note that you might see better performance from isobutane (vs butane) in colder conditions. Isobutane has a boiling...
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By Pardus
Everyone has their preference but I am way...

Everyone has their preference but I am way happier with Seafoam.
Forum: Equipment 04-05-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,312
Posted By Pardus
Cool test. I used to use an MSR Dragonfly...

Cool test.

I used to use an MSR Dragonfly and now only use my Priums Alipine Micro (generally with a titanium pot in both cases). I've looked at the Jetboil but it has never appealed to me. It...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-05-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,718
Posted By Pardus
Do you mean you need to borrow a welding machine...

Do you mean you need to borrow a welding machine or you need someone who knows how to weld? :D

Because I have a little 110V gasless wire feed but I wouldn't trust myself to make that repair. I...
Forum: Equipment 04-03-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,600
Posted By Pardus
Cottonballs w/ vaseline are great but here's a...

Cottonballs w/ vaseline are great but here's a related trick. Put each vaseline soaked cottonball in a tinfoil envelope/flat pouch. This will help contain the mess and also when needed you can cut...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 66,508
Posted By Pardus
Shit, now you're making me think of The...

Shit, now you're making me think of The Tragically Hip.
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,027
Posted By Pardus
+1 I don't know about the KLR but I have a...

+1

I don't know about the KLR but I have a DRZ400 and love my 606s on it.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,097
Views: 66,508
Posted By Pardus
OMG this looks awesome! I've been thinking about...

OMG this looks awesome! I've been thinking about riding in and around Dinosaur for a while but none of my friends with bikes want to do a ride like that and I was thinking a somewhat remote area/far...
Forum: Equipment 03-15-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,389
Posted By Pardus
I often take my New Balance Minimus runners. I...

I often take my New Balance Minimus runners. I already have them for running and kayaking so it's not like I went out and got them for this purpose but they are very light, packable, and pretty good...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,649
Posted By Pardus
Ranger Bands are awesome for all kinds of stuff. ...

Ranger Bands are awesome for all kinds of stuff. That's a new one for me...I like it. I have a Wolfman Enduro bag too (of course I do...I'm in CO) and I ought to put some tubes on the straps.
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,537
Posted By Pardus
I have a little Primus Alpine Micro that folds up...

I have a little Primus Alpine Micro that folds up and goes in a tiny plastic box. That goes inside a pot. It uses isobutane so I've never had an issue with leaking fuel or fuel smell.
Forum: Equipment 08-05-2013, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,458
Posted By Pardus
I love my Klim Badlands and I'd replace it...

I love my Klim Badlands and I'd replace it immediately if it was lost or destroyed.

It's comfortable, fits me well, has great pockets and other features, has awesome ventilation, and is highly...
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