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Forum: Racing 01-25-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,360
Posted By Holeshot
Ixcr

Although I don't completely agree with your thoughts about the AMA, I checked out some of the IXCR race videos and it looks like a good series.
Forum: Racing 01-20-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 798,109
Posted By Holeshot
You're right. It disrespected fans, racers...

You're right. It disrespected fans, racers skills, and perhaps most importantly, the competitive essence of one of the worlds greatest endurance races.

Other than that, a fantastic 2014 Dakar. ...
Forum: Racing 01-20-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 210,998
Posted By Holeshot
Yep

Perhaps he was amazed at the clean, sweet, pass that had just been put on him. That was one inspired race for Reed, I hope he can keep it up.
Can't wait to see Millsaps and Tomac back in the mix.
Forum: Racing 01-13-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 12,229
Views: 798,109
Posted By Holeshot
WOW! You don't see too many Hornbein quotes on...

WOW! You don't see too many Hornbein quotes on advrider! Nevertheless an incredibly courageous man (and alpine climbing team). His quote referencing uncertainty certainly applies to Dakar and...
Forum: Airheads 01-12-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By Holeshot
Another..

Here's a link to another. I needed it for torquing awkward headbolts.

http://www.norbar-usa.com/calculators/torque-wrench-extension-calculator.aspx
Forum: Racing 11-17-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 56,570
Posted By Holeshot
Just finished a bottle of good vino in honor of...

Just finished a bottle of good vino in honor of Kurt.. I feel a little better now..
Thanks Kurt for ripping it like no one else could. I'll miss you, I'll miss watching the bike dance beneath you,...
Forum: Racing 11-16-2013, 06:58 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 56,570
Posted By Holeshot
I'm so sad.. I don't know what else to say...

I'm so sad.. I don't know what else to say...
Forum: Racing 09-29-2012, 08:24 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 43,448
Posted By Holeshot
Way to go Josh!

I'm blown away.. Just read the final results, I'm so very proud of Josh and his family.:clap


That shot of Josh in the corner with the family in the background "leaning in" is priceless , very...
Forum: Racing 09-26-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 43,448
Posted By Holeshot
Good Job Josh!

Great day today Josh! That hill with riders all over the place looked like hell... Josh's times have been really consistent indicating how steady this young man is riding; very impressive.:clap
...
Forum: Racing 09-24-2012, 07:21 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 43,448
Posted By Holeshot
Great Day

Great first day! Looks to me like Josh was right there with Jeff Fredette on his first day in the ISDE. How about that! :clap

You must be one proud Papa! I'm proud of Josh too..
Forum: Racing 09-20-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 43,448
Posted By Holeshot
Go Josh!

All I can say is WOW! Thanks for taking the time to keep us all up to date and share your experience. I see all the bikes in the pits and my heart starts to beat fast.. just as if I was there.
...
Forum: Racing 08-28-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 669
Posted By Holeshot
I heard the race was dusty, but that's crazy...

I heard the race was dusty, but that's crazy bad... Did you finish? Whatever the case, good job simply making it through tthat one..
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-20-2012, 12:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,716
Posted By Holeshot
Cool off in the pool at Sedalia

For those that want to cool off in the pool while in Sedalia, the City Parks have two pools, one at Libery Park, the other at Centennial Park.. For $3.00 you can swim all day if you want. Not sure...
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 05-23-2012, 02:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,749
Posted By Holeshot
Pon Pon, Pon Pon. Uh ohh..

Pon Pon Pon Pon.. Being an old river rat myself you caught my eye with that one. When you heard the Coast Guard call "Pon Pon" on the VHF, everyone in the wheelhouse would go quiet, you knew it was...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-08-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,186,991
Posted By Holeshot
Yep, that's certain to add to the adventure! It's...

Yep, that's certain to add to the adventure! It's always fun to just "follow" the GPS as it takes you on roads you might not otherwise ride..
Nevertheless, it must be frustrating to have a ride...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-07-2011, 09:04 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,186,991
Posted By Holeshot
Thanks DRT.. So, say my friend sends me a...

Thanks DRT..

So, say my friend sends me a gpx file that contains a track from a recent off road ride. I could download and ride (folllow)the exact track? OR one could create a track in mapsource,...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-07-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,186,991
Posted By Holeshot
Many thank for the replies.. I think I...

Many thank for the replies.. I think I understand, routes are calculated by the GPS and tracks are a record of where one has traveled with their GPS.

A couple more questions;
1) Can you also...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-07-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,186,991
Posted By Holeshot
So when I open a downloaded track on the Montana,...

So when I open a downloaded track on the Montana, it converts the track to a route?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-07-2011, 08:18 PM
Replies: 11,081
Views: 1,186,991
Posted By Holeshot
Montana for Single Track?

Been looking for a battery powered GPS to use for trail riding single and dual track. I'd like to be able to download a track to my GPS and ride the track. Many of the tracks I'd download will have...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2011, 09:38 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 101,082
Posted By Holeshot
:roflI like the way you think..

:roflI like the way you think..
Forum: Americas 09-02-2011, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 626
Posted By Holeshot
My X Challenge just croaked..TAT/SOR tomorrow..

Hello Inmates,
My X Challenge just croaked..TAT/SOR tomorrow..
Not the best of days today and yesterday. I’ve planned this ride on the TAT/SOR for months and suddenly my X Challenge timing chain...
Forum: Ride reports 06-01-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,555
Views: 1,716,245
Posted By Holeshot
USA Iron

Looking forward to the pictures from the Kusadasi party!
There used to be a bunch of 60's vintage USA iron around the coast. The Turks really new how to pimp their Chevy Impala's..
Forum: Americas 05-25-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By Holeshot
Last July I road from St Louis to Prudhoe Bay and...

Last July I road from St Louis to Prudhoe Bay and back in 15 days. I also road the Denali Highway and a trip on the Top of the World Highway. I had a GREAT TIME! Don't think anymore about..go do it....
Forum: GS Boxers 05-16-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,897
Posted By Holeshot
Amsoil is a high detergent oil. The dark color...

Amsoil is a high detergent oil. The dark color simply means that the oil is dissolving and absorbing the carbon in your engine. I'd change your filter and oil soon, and therafter change it when the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-27-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 72,988
Posted By Holeshot
Garmin Audio/Power Cable.. mono only.

FYI: This evening I tried out the Garmin Audio/Power power cable to see if it would output in stereo; it does not, mono only..
However, the "headphone jack" at the back corner of the 478 does...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-26-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 72,988
Posted By Holeshot
I just hard wired the 478 tonight using a 12 volt...

I just hard wired the 478 tonight using a 12 volt supply cable only. I had an audio cable already wired and in place from my SP2820, so I decided not to use the combination power/audio cable....
Forum: Ride reports 04-26-2011, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,482
Posted By Holeshot
I try and get back to Northern NM at least twice...

I try and get back to Northern NM at least twice a year. Once in the summer to flyfish and once in the winter to snowboard. My mother now lives in Taos, so I have good excuse to visit.. Now I usually...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,482
Posted By Holeshot
Plaza Hotel

Thank you and nice job on the report. I had to jump in to mention my Grandparents first apartment was on the 2nd floor, corner room of the Plaza Hotel. 80 years later it's pretty cool to stay in the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-21-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 591
Views: 72,988
Posted By Holeshot
I've got it..

I think I've got it. Let's see.. The jack on the end of this cable is actually an audio out (in stereo) from the main 478 power/audio connection. It has nothing to do with the audio out jack that's...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 04-20-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 591
Views: 72,988
Posted By Holeshot
Garmin 478 Motorcycle Power/audio Cable

Sorry, but I can't figure this cable out. Garmin calls it the Motorcycle Power/audio cable". https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=1201 (https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=1201)
It has the...
Forum: Americas 04-17-2011, 06:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,671
Posted By Holeshot
All sorts of great paved and gravel roads (and...

All sorts of great paved and gravel roads (and trails) in the Ozarks. Just hard to pick some I think are the best! Might be better to post this in the Missouri Adventure Riders Thread.
...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-15-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,982
Posted By Holeshot
:eek1 Geez man, how old are you? Put an...

:eek1 Geez man, how old are you?

Put an engine fairing on her and you'd have an 1150SS..:lol3
It is kind of cool looking, but I think I'd get tired of looking at her without the beak and put it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-06-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 770
Posted By Holeshot
Are X Challenge ABS brakes worth it??

Hello,
I'm interested in buying an X Challenge, but before I buy one, I was curious what X Challenge owners thougt about the importance of ABS on their X? Any service/maintenance issues associated...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,694
Posted By Holeshot
I'm really sorry

I'm sorry for your loss and I wish well for your family. It's so tough, you need the ride for your mental health, but the girl needs you to sell the bike for hers..
However IMHO, I would say that...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2011, 07:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,102
Posted By Holeshot
Touratech Hard Part

I guess the steering stop you're describing is known as the "Hard Part"?
I installed one on my 1150GS based on the fact that I knew I'd drop my 1150 soon after I got my bike, and I did.. I like to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-15-2011, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By Holeshot
Thanks for the help and tips.

Thanks for the help and tips.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-14-2011, 06:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By Holeshot
Not what I thought..

I guess there's no GPS that does it all? I was pretty disapointed to find the 2820 couldn't do what I wanted from a GPS. For me, when on the road, it's almost mandatory to be able to mark waypoints...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-13-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 799
Posted By Holeshot
2820 Waypoints-Tracks Question

My question for the GPS savy inmates.

After playing with my new (to me) Garmin SP2820, it appears that I'm not able to name and/or save multiple track logs or mark/name multiple waypoints while...
Forum: Americas 01-31-2011, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,354
Posted By Holeshot
Two Weeks? Sure..

Last year I left St Louis for Deadhorse on July 1<SUP>st</SUP>, I was back at home on July 15<SUP>th</SUP>. From St Louis it took me seven days to reach Deadhorse. I rode up the Alcan to the Dalton...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-13-2010, 06:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,818
Posted By Holeshot
I'd agree that "target fixation" is when your...

I'd agree that "target fixation" is when your eyes select an oblect and lock onto that position, thus you "lose" what's beyond that object, that's when the trouble begins. It's my experience that my...
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