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Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,232
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Mike I am sure I have already told you but this...

Mike I am sure I have already told you but this ride was the best one you planed yet it was Perfect!!!!, and I am happy Scott and Kelly made this ride they both did great for first time camping off...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 18,232
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Here is a few pics of the Rainbow just for you...

Here is a few pics of the Rainbow just for you Mike!!:evil
http://duckspanker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2014-Nevada/i-K2m5KC5/0/XL/Nevada%202014%20202-XL.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2013, 11:41 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,025
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Day 3 perfect temps and views.

Day 3

We all meet up for a big breakfast, ordered Dale a lite toast snack to go, checked out the town hall and headed out. This was the first time for a few of the guys for this area so we...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2013, 01:18 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,025
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Day 2

http://duckspanker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-Nevada/i-QX3m3xN/0/XL/Nevada%202013%20043-XL.jpg


After a good night's sleep I was woke up by a sound like an angry bear with a chainsaw...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,025
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
http://duckspanker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-Ne...

http://duckspanker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/2013-Nevada/i-ShmRG9g/0/X2/dan%20hammer%20time-X2.jpg
Dr Dan's hammer time move.
Can't touch this!!
Forum: Ride reports 08-16-2013, 11:43 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,025
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
First day for me in one word (OUCH!) The trip...

First day for me in one word (OUCH!)
The trip started off great, Dan, Scott, Dale and I got and early start on our trip down Denio made a few stops for food and we got the best milk shakes in the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,025
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
I will post some pics tonight and keep this...

I will post some pics tonight and keep this thread rolling. :norton

Chuck
Forum: Ride reports 11-12-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Gear setup on both DRZ's were 15/44 65-70 was...

Gear setup on both DRZ's were 15/44 65-70 was average on the paved roads. The real trick is getting the jetting right, both Dan and I had the same jetting last year but I got 20 miles + less per...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Hey Scott, the best part of the ride you missed...

Hey Scott, the best part of the ride you missed was Beatty's Butte it was AMAZING! :clap it was the longest hill climb I have done so far and I would love to do it again, the ride started out with a...
Forum: Ride reports 10-24-2012, 12:01 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Day 7 We checked our maps picked the best...

Day 7

We checked our maps picked the best route back to Denio for Mike, Bill and Scott making sure they stuck with good roads so we could pick up Mike's bike with my truck and trailer if he broke...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2012, 04:34 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Day 6 Mike did a great job with the routes...

Day 6

Mike did a great job with the routes this year the views on this route were off the charts. I had problems trying to post day 6 a few times so I am just going to add my favorite pics from...
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Day 5 Lots of sleep, Long Hot Shower, big...

Day 5

Lots of sleep, Long Hot Shower, big breakfast, easy ride for the day, a lot of frosty cold beverage and a big dinner that night with more frosty cold beverage. Not much but here are the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Day 4 Here are a few pic's starting with...

Day 4

Here are a few pic's starting with Hinkey Pass.
http://duckspanker.smugmug.com/photos/i-sNxKqPC/0/XL/i-sNxKqPC-XL.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 10-08-2012, 06:08 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
I was also using the same Garmin 530HCx Rino with...

I was also using the same Garmin 530HCx Rino with 2-way radio, I recommend always using 2-way radios on trips like that just make sure to leave them on you can get out of range quick when you really...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Day 3 Day started with a great breakfast at...

Day 3

Day started with a great breakfast at the Outdoor Inn and after helping Mike get his bike turned around on that nasty powerline road we hit the main road up the pass, we stopped about half...
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Here are a few of my pics from day 2 This...

Here are a few of my pics from day 2

This is where the Scott lost his MSR bottle and then Mark ran it over, tuff little bottles no damage at all....
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
I could not believe our luck, the weather cleared...

I could not believe our luck, the weather cleared up a few days before the trip and stayed perfect, no rain gear needed.
We showed up the first night before the ride with time to unload the bikes...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 44,539
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Foot injury

Your right Mike, with my foot injury I could not do the massive route you had planned and I am very thankfull you changed it up some so I could join the ride this year. Just thinking about how much...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2011, 07:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,690
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
That was long day but worth every second, like I...

That was long day but worth every second, like I said before we make a good team and before this ride we had never ventured out without a guide who knew area.
Mike did a great job with his research...
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2011, 11:10 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,690
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
The Post Office at Tuscarora is listed to be...

The Post Office at Tuscarora is listed to be closed for budget cuts this year, I hope they can make a case to keep it open, getting mail out would be a long drive to the next town. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 25,690
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
:clap Great job Mike! We make a good team or as...

:clap Great job Mike! We make a good team or as Dan would put it, Wolf Pack. Did you get a new battery yet?

Chuck
Forum: Thumpers 07-01-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,028
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
You will have alot of fun with this bike, Good...

You will have alot of fun with this bike, Good Choice!
http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/ii266/duckspanker/CleElumJune08108.jpg
Forum: Vendors 05-03-2008, 02:22 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 46,814
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
2008 XT250 rack from Turbocity

I have tried 2 racks on my 2008 xt250 one from turbocity.com and one from cycleracks.com, I went with the rack from www.turbocity.com (http://www.turbocity.com) the way its mounted on the bike it...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2008, 09:43 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 30,147
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
Xt250 Vs Xt225

MPG are so close between the two that I cant give a fair answer yet until I do a 200 mile plus ride with both bikes at the same time this spring, I will have my Bro ride the XT225 and we will test...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2008, 02:12 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 231,287
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
08 Xt250 & 05 Xt225

http://i266.photobucket.com/albums/ii266/duckspanker/test.jpgHere is a side by side of the new XT250 and the XT225, just found Accessories for the 08 XT250 today at www.turbocity.com...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2008, 01:34 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 30,147
Posted By DUCKSPANKER
08 Xt250

I have a 08 XT250 and a 05 XT225 I have had some time comparing the two bikes and found them to perform very close, on the street the XT250 is a nicer ride it feels safer in the turns and the front...
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