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Forum: Equipment Today, 05:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Guys, I just got back from the park where I just...

Guys, I just got back from the park where I just pitched both tents, will be doing a full write up when I'm back at my laptop tmrw-tapatalk isn't quite there yet with the pics and video.

First...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 04:49 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Dude, you guys. I have two sets of full...

Dude, you guys. I have two sets of full silverware for camping. Some cheap derlin ones and fancy titanium ones. Both so light and small why not carry them all the time!? No need for a combo all in...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 04:45 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 03:11 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Great report, been fun following it.

Great report, been fun following it.
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 02:38 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Something just showed up at my office...going to...

Something just showed up at my office...going to open it up right now:

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Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
WTF thread material?

WTF thread material?
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
That's a guy that knows his stuff right there!...

That's a guy that knows his stuff right there! I'm looking to step up my camping time as well, it's the only way to get away from people out here and you can do it year round via bike.
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Due to height, size, I think Rob would be...

Due to height, size, I think Rob would be paddling the boat...:rofl

Great pics, love those lonely little used roads winding through open space like that.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-25-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,990
Views: 820,149
Posted By stoke
The billy goat we used to have on our farm...

The billy goat we used to have on our farm growing up used to knock over little kids, try to mount women and every time the skidloader was out, he would "smoke" by inhaling the exhaust and get high...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Don't worry, I carry a pretty full on kit that is...

Don't worry, I carry a pretty full on kit that is less than a decade old - learned my lessons on too many surf trips overseas :lol3

Those water crossing pics look like an advertisement for the...
Forum: Equipment 11-25-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Yeah, I know :eek1 I wouldn't have done that...

Yeah, I know :eek1 I wouldn't have done that usually, but at the end of the day this is a piece of quality equipment that I'm planning on using for at least ten years, so I figured the extra effort...
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 08:06 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
I've heard that about this model...yes there is a...

I've heard that about this model...yes there is a hatchet thread on adv, lol. Been thinking about one for the kit, have a few back in MN that would work great
Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
The hatchet finger job...gnarly. That one of...

The hatchet finger job...gnarly. That one of those Gerber's?
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Well this is heating up. I just got off the phone...

Well this is heating up. I just got off the phone with the Seattle office and talked to Shannon over there who was super helpful and walked me through the models we've all been talking about.
...
Forum: Equipment 11-24-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Not a requirement for me to get one, but I've...

Not a requirement for me to get one, but I've looked long and hard for a discount on a Hille, and never found any. Like most quality items, they hold their value-people buy them used on ebay for not...
Forum: Equipment 11-23-2014, 12:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
That's an uh, busy setup there!

That's an uh, busy setup there!
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
The short notice thing is important on my end, as...

The short notice thing is important on my end, as it seems like we always get in late, dark, rushed so we can set up camp and eat after a long day, etc. Not having to muck around with guy lines seems...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
That makes sense. Both designs are just...

That makes sense. Both designs are just different. Not better or worse, just for different applications in various scenarios. Like how we have different motorcycles for various uses. I think this...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Man I love this site and all the constructive...

Man I love this site and all the constructive feedback from the community.

Well, that put the nail in the coffin for me for the Akto, at my size, I don't need to be caught in a "cute" tent :lol3...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,415
Posted By stoke
Staying at the standard in DTLA and walked to...

Staying at the standard in DTLA and walked to Cole's, the famous french dip sandwich place for dinner. A homeless chick dropped her pants and took a dump on the sidewalk right in front of us. This...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-21-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,415
Posted By stoke
I'm in downtown LA right now. Are the homeless...

I'm in downtown LA right now. Are the homeless here sponsored by REI or something?!
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Fixed it for ya.[/QUOTE] Ha ha, yes,...

Fixed it for ya.[/QUOTE]

Ha ha, yes, casually in the works one of these days. The KTM Kool Aid was softly whispering in my ear, but shooby and I looked at a 690 and you have to put like $3K into...
Forum: Ride reports 11-21-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Ah yes, the bloody shin incident. You looked like...

Ah yes, the bloody shin incident. You looked like you had had a nocturnal run in with Wolverine.

http://i1275.photobucket.com/albums/y448/Shooby63/HOW%202014/DSCF0362_zps21c68f0b.jpg[/QUOTE]
...
Forum: Equipment 11-21-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Great, will check out that report. Thank you. It...

Great, will check out that report. Thank you. It seems like no matter what model people have, they all really like their Hilleberg a LOT. Hard to go wrong, it seems. I'm more confused now than when I...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Forgot to ask, was that the off where your boot...

Forgot to ask, was that the off where your boot saved your leg? More details please...
Forum: Ride reports 11-20-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Oh this is good - you were a wrestler shoob!?...

Oh this is good - you were a wrestler shoob!? Great. Those guys close the distance, take you down to the mat, and before you know what happened you're in the "mount" position, LOL. I'll have to...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Damn man, Montana or not, that's some big sky...

Damn man, Montana or not, that's some big sky country right there. Makes me miss the west. Shooby, I like how your bike and its accoutrements combined are the GDP of Liberia, but you're still rocking...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Absolutely stunning campsite, where is that? Wow....

Absolutely stunning campsite, where is that? Wow. How do you find the internal room on that tent model?
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
He is quite short. The secret to his speed. I...

He is quite short. The secret to his speed. I have never experienced such comfort on my bike as when I finally installed 3.5" risers on the strom-got tired of watching shooby and jeepbandit stand up...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Lotta livestock pics...:lol3 Did you guys...

Lotta livestock pics...:lol3

Did you guys bring a hatchet? Genuinely curious. Thinking about adding one to the gear setup.

Stunning pics. Man.
Forum: Beasts 11-19-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,285
Posted By stoke
How would a DCT work if you want to pull in the...

How would a DCT work if you want to pull in the clutch like on a normal bike and do a brakeslide? Or coast through a difficult section with little traction? Just curious if you can do that with a...
Forum: Equipment 11-19-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Again, great advice from a practical standpoint....

Again, great advice from a practical standpoint. I was really leaning towards the Akto for perceived ease of setup, but it sounds like the Staika might be the way to go, at least you can pitch it...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
This is great intel, thank you. Nice to hear a...

This is great intel, thank you. Nice to hear a tall guy's feedback, the world is not made for us. This one looks real fast to set up, just watched the pitching video on the company site. Did you look...
Forum: Ride reports 11-18-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
Yes. Yes he does ride whatever pace he wants....

Yes. Yes he does ride whatever pace he wants. Typically he's in a big hurry at first, throttle pinned on the way there, hauling ass, my loaded down strom struggling to keep up in a 30 knot headwind...
Forum: Equipment 11-18-2014, 02:55 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 32,976
Posted By stoke
Lazarus Rises

Yes, in true adv style I am resurrecting this thread vs starting a new one. That way the knowledge bank continuity is maintained and this thread becomes even more valuable. I read it four times, and...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,415
Posted By stoke
awesome.

awesome.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,415
Posted By stoke
Bar

Does that resort across from the campsite have a bar?
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
A guy can get lonely out there on the trail.

A guy can get lonely out there on the trail.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-17-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,553
Posted By stoke
Who's hilleberg tent is that? I'm looking at them...

Who's hilleberg tent is that? I'm looking at them right now....
Forum: Ride reports 11-17-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,962
Posted By stoke
The abuse. It never stops. Both you guys know as...

The abuse. It never stops. Both you guys know as well you just wear your rubber boots and stick their back legs in em.
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