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Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-10-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,424
Sticky: Tet
Views: 134,138
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Got the PDF

Thanks!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-10-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,223
Sticky: TetS
Views: 107,266
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-22-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 1,034,321
Posted By AirstreamBoy
I'd appreciate info on the same. Moved here last...

I'd appreciate info on the same. Moved here last fall, and can't wait to get back on the road. I live up in York CO, with a1200GS
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,873
Posted By AirstreamBoy
I've got the -3 version. Love it. Easy to set...

I've got the -3 version. Love it. Easy to set up and packs up small.
http://img.tapatalk.com/a689589f-23af-1817.jpg
Forum: Equipment 06-18-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 6,321
Views: 2,491,779
Posted By AirstreamBoy
I rode most of the CDR with a wolf man tank bag...

I rode most of the CDR with a wolf man tank bag and a large Seattle Sports duffle on the back. I secured the bag with some generic straps crossed front to back, and ended up adding some para-cord...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
AAR Comments

KnucklesGA and I thought we'd post a few comments about our ride in the hopes that someone will find our thoughts useful.

Here are mine in no particular order:

If you have a DS helmet, bring a...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 06-16-2012, 06:03 PM
Replies: 572
Views: 138,943
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Very timely. KnucklesGA and I rode this...

Very timely.

KnucklesGA and I rode this section a few days ago. Here's a screenshot of the bypass (in Magenta, and Countdown's CDR track in Red).

http://img.tapatalk.com/4885ed2c-2b4c-14a6.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2012, 06:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
GPX File of the County HIghway 11 Divert

Here's a GPX file. The Red section is a portion of Countdown's CDR track.

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/6825265/CH11Divert.GPX

Hope this helps.
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2012, 05:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
As we mentioned earlier there is a small section...

As we mentioned earlier there is a small section of County highway 11 in Colorado that has been diverted. Looks like the old road was closed some time ago.

Here is a screenshot of the section...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Jeff's got a separated AC joint and can't ride...

Jeff's got a separated AC joint and can't ride anymore. So we are holed up here in Jackson,WY. We will figure how to get the bikes back to KC tomorrow.
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2012, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
We departed Pinedale this morning and resumed the...

We departed Pinedale this morning and resumed the trail. Saw our first snow patches across the road going over ute pass.

http://img.tapatalk.com/ce364af5-77cc-577e.jpg

A short stint on Hwy 26...
Forum: Ride reports 06-10-2012, 08:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Well the front passed thru with all the rain, but...

Well the front passed thru with all the rain, but it's still very windy. We've decided to wait another day for conditions to improve before resuming the trail. We may not be able to make it all the...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2012, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
With the weather front coming they Wyoming, we...

With the weather front coming they Wyoming, we decided to get a hotel in Pinedale, WY to hide from the high winds, rain, cold temps, and snow.

Will resume the trail tomorrow.
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Laurel Belson (one of the owners of the Miner's...

Laurel Belson (one of the owners of the Miner's Grubsteak & Dredge Saloon) says that if you contact her ahead if time they will have some gas on hand. Since there is no gas station in town.

Her...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Made it to Atlantic City, WY last night and...

Made it to Atlantic City, WY last night and stayed in the Atlantic City Campground. The roads thru the plains were in good condition but had patches of sand and loose gravel
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
The highway and dirt roads out of Rawlings are...

The highway and dirt roads out of Rawlings are pretty spartan. Oh, and our poor planning means that we are riding into the 30 mph winds. Not fun.

http://img.tapatalk.com/a6890b85-99e7-bc4f.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2012, 04:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Departed steamboat springs and am now in...

Departed steamboat springs and am now in Rawlings, WY.

Tried to take some of the forest service roads thru the Routt National Forest, but there were several closed and we ended up backtracking to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Was cold last night. About 32* still early...

Was cold last night. About 32* still early morning. Warmed up quickly by the time we departed camp at 8:30 am

We are at about the limit of our cold wx sleeping gear. Can go a but lower but will...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Left Breckenridge and headed over Ute Pass (all...

Left Breckenridge and headed over Ute Pass (all paved or fast gravel). Then onto some great small county roads after Radon (S of Kremmling).

http://img.tapatalk.com/a693599c-2e4c-8267.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
If you stay in Gunnison, be aware that everything...

If you stay in Gunnison, be aware that everything closes at 9:30pm. We ended up having to get Sonic. But got laundry done and stocked up for the next couple of days.

Departed Gunnison and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
The run from Del Norte to Gunison was easy except...

The run from Del Norte to Gunison was easy except for about a mile of sandy double track just north of the Del Norte airport. Fantastic views going up the valley.
Only got one photo as we were...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 04:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Note. Del Norte has rerouted the trail around...

Note. Del Norte has rerouted the trail around the airport property. Signs and everything.

http://img.tapatalk.com/a6935995-e0eb-ff58.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Am not sure what the rule of thumb is for airing...

Am not sure what the rule of thumb is for airing up once back on tarmack. We've been using anything more than 10 miles or so.

http://img.tapatalk.com/a693598f-dbf5-4dd1.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 03:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Made it to Del Norte. Great scenery on the way...

Made it to Del Norte. Great scenery on the way up here. Got most of it on the GoPro.

http://img.tapatalk.com/a693598f-db8b-f0e5.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/a693598f-dbaf-ac0c.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Apologies for the bad grammar and spelling...

Apologies for the bad grammar and spelling mistakes. Trying to do this on a iPhone at gas stops.
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
We made it thru the Santa Fe and Carson National...

We made it thru the Santa Fe and Carson National Forests. There were several very steep and rocky sections, but otherwise not too bad now. When its Wet though it's easy to see why you would need to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
I'm using a GoLite Shangra La3. Basically a...

I'm using a GoLite Shangra La3. Basically a super light teepee. Should is plenty big enough for a small chair when the wx is crappy.

Knuckles is using a Catoma bed net with a bivy sack. ...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
We know the snow may be an issue, but due to work...

We know the snow may be an issue, but due to work schedules this was the only time we both could arrange leave.
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
We left Pie Town and headed east on hwy60 for 20...

We left Pie Town and headed east on hwy60 for 20 miles to get fuel, then backtracked to get pie for breakfast.

http://img.tapatalk.com/4086eee6-2efa-1343.jpg

The trail north was in great...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
The ride up to Pie Town took us a while as we...

The ride up to Pie Town took us a while as we warmed up tithe dirt roads after 3 days on the highway and talking with the Fire crews. The route was clear all the way, but the smoke was fairly...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2012, 06:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,483
Posted By AirstreamBoy
CDR 2012: AKA 'The Honey Badger 5600'

We are attempting to ride from Kansas City to Antelope Wells, ride the CDR South to North, and then back to Kansas City. Approximately 5,600 total miles total.

We thought we'd start this ride...
Forum: Vendors 04-24-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 243,744
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Sent a PM asking for a quote. A buddy and I are...

Sent a PM asking for a quote. A buddy and I are in the final stages of planning to ride the CDR this May/June.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-11-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,948
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Wish i had read this thread last week. I was a...

Wish i had read this thread last week. I was a bit shocked how much weight it took to balance the tires, I almost ran out of weights! I was impressed with the quality of the MB balancer for what...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-29-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 20,533
Views: 1,034,321
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Intro Hi all. After retiring from the Army,...

Intro

Hi all. After retiring from the Army, I'm moving from Colorado Springs to the Yorktown\Williamsburg area. Was dreading the lack of good big dual-sport trips (I ride a 1200GS), but after...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Here are some pics of the hard parts I used to...

Here are some pics of the hard parts I used to secure the straps.

http://img.tapatalk.com/c6e4dc10-f7e7-4590.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/c6e4dc10-f818-798e.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 384
Views: 50,350
Posted By AirstreamBoy
A quick update: it's been up to mid 70's here in...

A quick update: it's been up to mid 70's here in Colorado Springs and after a few long rides around the area, the updated parts from beemerboneyard are working great.

Now if only the fuel...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,156
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Undo the webbing from the buckle, then route the...

Undo the webbing from the buckle, then route the running end around the frame and then thru the keeper. Lastly replace thru the buckle. You use the running end to tighten the buckles once clipped...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 07:23 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 28,113
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Mine was working flawlessly, but after removing...

Mine was working flawlessly, but after removing the tank to install the clamp to address the cracks in the fuel line flange the gauge is not showing completely empty. What could have changed from...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 06:47 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 50,350
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Success... So far. I finished switching to...

Success... So far.

I finished switching to all metal QDs, let the thread sealant cure overnight, and ensured the clamp was snug around the flange. Reinstalled everything and after a long spirited...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-18-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 50,350
Posted By AirstreamBoy
Metal Clamp

I've gone ahead and installed the clamp as well as a metal fitting. If this doesn't hold the cracks and prevent leaks, then I'll probably go ahead and just order one of the new style flange...
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