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Forum: Equipment 12-04-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By Gregarious
Do share! Good, bad, both - it all helps your...

Do share! Good, bad, both - it all helps your fellow riders.
Forum: Equipment 12-04-2013, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By Gregarious
I'd PM user ilyaon directly. He has the Camp...

I'd PM user ilyaon directly. He has the Camp version.

I can tell you my poles (SL2 version) measured 22" folded. According to BA specs the packed length of the entire tent is 24".

You...
Forum: Parallel Universe 10-03-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,626
Posted By Gregarious
Just 21 inch spare or carry both?

A 21 inch tube will work fine the rear in a pinch. Pun intended. I did it it once. Then I got home and had to do the whole tube replacement again to fit a new 17 inch tube. The 21 inch tube, having...
Forum: Equipment 09-27-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By Gregarious
On sale now

Campsaver has the Wyoming Trail tents on sale - 20% off.

SL2 version for $399 vs. $499.
http://www.campsaver.com/wyoming-trail-sl-2-tent-2-person-3-season

The bigger "camp" version is $280 vs....
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,150
Posted By Gregarious
It's very capable.... but....

I just picked up a WR250R myself and can say it's very off-road capable, BUT (big BUT), you'd better set your expectations accordingly having owned the KTMs you have. It's nowhere near as powerful as...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,485
Posted By Gregarious
I've had a 2007 640Adv and a DR650. The 640 was...

I've had a 2007 640Adv and a DR650. The 640 was stock. The DR was updated with a fancier header, exhaust, the 3x3 airbox mod. I honestly thought the DR was a bit quicker and easier to wheelie, and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,507
Posted By Gregarious
Nice report!

Hey Steven - just caught this RR. Nice job! Glad to see Danodemotoman out there too.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-08-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 8,146
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,025,462
Posted By Gregarious
Forum: Equipment 07-05-2013, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By Gregarious
Why that would be a GSB1 (GregariouS Beta 1)....

Why that would be a GSB1 (GregariouS Beta 1). A.K.A. some used Haliburton Zero knock-off aluminum travel/camera case from ebay bolted to my top rack, a couple of drawer pulls acting as tie downs, and...
Forum: Equipment 07-04-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By Gregarious
4th of July Sale

A friend just picked this tent up at CampSaver.com (http://www.campsaver.com/wyoming-trail-sl-2-tent-2-person-3-season).

They're having a 20% off sale so the Wyoming Trails SL2 goes from $499 to...
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By Gregarious
Redverz for 2

If you two are riding separate bikes I wouldn't hesitate to go for the Redverz. Those really are the Taj Mahal of motorcycle tents and if only one rider is carrying a tent, might as well make it the...
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2013, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,239
Posted By Gregarious
SL2 Review

Did a full write up of the SL2 which I've used twice this year so far.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21665560#post21665560
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 103,740
Posted By Gregarious
Wyoming Trails SL2 review

Just in case anyone's subscribed to this thread, I just did a review of the Big Agnes Wyoming Trails SL2:

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=21665560#post21665560
Forum: Equipment 06-17-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,665
Posted By Gregarious
Big Agnes Wyoming Trails SL2 Tent Review

Summary: An incredibly functional feature set for motorcycle camping.

Pros: copious amounts of covered, dry, private storage space.
Cons: Cost, extra weight and bulk – although not that much....
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-25-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 422
Views: 139,039
Posted By Gregarious
Lost adjustment screws

My adjustment screws loosened a few times, but I always noticed it before loosing one. Last weekend proved otherwise. So I got a replacement set from Touratech and made 2 simple rubber bands from an...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Gregarious
Yeah - I keep thinking about that, but I guess...

Yeah - I keep thinking about that, but I guess any tool/spare placed in side bags could be damaged too - although much less risk. I've seen these kinds of bags on KTM 990/950's and BMW 1200 GSAs too...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 8,927
Views: 1,928,453
Posted By Gregarious
1975 R75(R90?)/5 "GS" - very cool build...

http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/mcy/3817789724.html

Is this an inmate's bike?

http://images.craigslist.org/3E73K53I25I45Gc5F8d5k2ebc96079c4811f0.jpg
...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-20-2013, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 676
Posted By Gregarious
SWMotech crash bar bags by Storm Industries

Quick gear review specific to the Parallel Universe and SW-Motech crash bars.

If you’re following this thread, Custom Sewing and Cordura Items...
Forum: Parallel Universe 05-03-2013, 11:58 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 138,740
Posted By Gregarious
http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=OU4rZCn0XyA&desktop...

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=OU4rZCn0XyA&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DOU4rZCn0XyA

I'm thrilled to see this version added to the BMW lineup. Like many others however, I've pretty much added all the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By Gregarious
Don't miss Mt. St Helens either!

One more item not to miss if you're taking that route through Washington: Mt St. Helens. You're coming right by. Try this option: map...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-02-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By Gregarious
Don't miss the coast!

If you're coming all that way, you really should try to do the coast north of SF. It is truly amazing. I did it once and can't wait to do it again. Stunning. If traffic does turn out to be a hassle...
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 356
Views: 44,983
Posted By Gregarious
Count me in. I'm running Zega Panniers/rack. ...

Count me in. I'm running Zega Panniers/rack.

As for mods - I'm betting this might get kicked to the Vendors forum.
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 13,755
Posted By Gregarious
+1 on mixing as needed. I've had a RP2 for...

+1 on mixing as needed.

I've had a RP2 for the past 5 years. It's the most comfortable, functional, and flexible setup I've used to date. However living and riding in the Pacific NW means trips...
Forum: Vendors 04-21-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,259
Views: 295,617
Posted By Gregarious
SW Motech Bar Bags - F800GS

2 Questions:

1) Do you know if the SW Motech Bar Bags work on the F800GS bars?

2) Any interest in doing a non-zip Kermit chair bag - a stuff sack just like the one the chair comes with except...
Forum: Equipment 04-04-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,051
Posted By Gregarious
Badlands Jacket + Darien Pants = wet crotch

Make sure the jacket extends past the Darien's zipper when sitting on the bike.

I just got home from a short ride in the rain. I wore my normally waterproof Darien pants with my normally...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-16-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8,146
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,025,462
Posted By Gregarious
For sale: Husky TXC 250

2009 Husqvarna TXC 250
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=20962388#post20962388
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2012, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gregarious
Yes, I took that bridge, and no, no issues. Were...

Yes, I took that bridge, and no, no issues. Were you thinking it might be unsafe or tricky? You could comfortably drive a school bus over it with one eye closed. If it were wet and raining, I might...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2012, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gregarious
Thanks for leading, Dorian. I try to keep...

Thanks for leading, Dorian.

I try to keep names, faces, and license plate numbers somewhat anonymous when posting publicly - unless I'm 100% certain they wouldn't mind or don't have stalkers,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-10-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,053
Posted By Gregarious
Ashford, Packwood, and FS70 Scouting

Met 2 others in Eatonville for breakfast at Bruno's last Saturday

Our first task was see if we could get through NF-85 to NF-47 to NF-52 (a.k.a. Skate Creek Road). The bridge on 47 close to 52...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-25-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10,748
Views: 1,096,707
Posted By Gregarious
Tried it - no dice. :(: Update: apparently...

Tried it - no dice. :(:

Update: apparently you *can* do this, but there's a bug that made me think it wasn't possible:
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-25-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10,748
Views: 1,096,707
Posted By Gregarious
Manually forcing route recalculation

Thanks! I was hoping I could convert that to a shortcut, but no such luck. I also noticed it removes any via points you might have created prior to the change in activity. Oh well - close enough.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-25-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10,748
Views: 1,096,707
Posted By Gregarious
Manually forcing route recalculation

Has anyone figured out a way to force route recalculation? I don't want to use the "prompted" setting as it seemed to prompt every 5 or 10 seconds which got annoying. With the 60 series, if you were...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-20-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,151
Posted By Gregarious
Good on you for keeping your priorities straight!...

Good on you for keeping your priorities straight! You're a good role model. Hope to catch a day ride or two with you this summer.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-20-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,151
Posted By Gregarious
Thanks for the feedback! I mark that option as...

Thanks for the feedback! I mark that option as off-the-list.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-18-2012, 05:12 PM
Replies: 10,748
Views: 1,096,707
Posted By Gregarious
I couldn't agree more. I finally upgraded to the...

I couldn't agree more. I finally upgraded to the Montana this past weekend from my 6 year old, faithful, GPSmap 60cx, and the biggest reason was better track capabilities. When I discovered the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-17-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10,748
Views: 1,096,707
Posted By Gregarious
Track sort order

Is there a way to change the sort order for tracks that you load into the Montana? I expected it to be by track name. I've been hunting through menus, searching ADVrider, and going through the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,151
Posted By Gregarious
Snow check: FS-6700 between Steven's pass & Lk. Wenatchee

Anyone know if 6700 is clear? It was blocked last year even through the first weekend in July.

Just planning my ride out to the event....

FS-6700:...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-15-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,151
Posted By Gregarious
I wouldn't sweat it if you don't have a GPS....

I wouldn't sweat it if you don't have a GPS. There are a TON of guided group rides, including a sweep rider, so there's very little chance of getting lost.

This will be my 2nd year and I'm really...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-06-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,387
Posted By Gregarious
+1 on the snow level report. I'd be very eager to...

+1 on the snow level report. I'd be very eager to hear if any of the roads are still blocked on the route.

I was just over in Chelan 2 weeks ago and didn't see any snow up near 4,000 ft. I was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-05-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,918
Views: 203,198
Posted By Gregarious
Garmin software will do this very well. BaseCamp,...

Garmin software will do this very well. BaseCamp, which is free, and MapSource, which might have come with your GPS. Both have filter options where you can specify a number of points.
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