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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By NTTF
Nice try :lol3

Nice try :lol3
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 250,500
Posted By NTTF
See my post (#1448) regarding hi viz. Like most...

See my post (#1448) regarding hi viz. Like most hi viz colors, it fades. It's not deal breaking for me, it's still an unnatural color. The fade is noticeable when looking at areas that stay shaded vs...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 12,633
Views: 1,672,418
Posted By NTTF
Wow. Thanks for the info. Explains the price!

Wow.

Thanks for the info. Explains the price!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-21-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12,633
Views: 1,672,418
Posted By NTTF
http://www.motorsportsofnewmexico.com/new_vehicle_...

http://www.motorsportsofnewmexico.com/new_vehicle_detail.asp?veh=94753&pov=3717064

Anyone know about this bike in Las Cruces? Thinking about a fly and ride to California. It was posted on CL about...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 9,367
Views: 3,728,707
Posted By NTTF
Loaded for bear ...

Loaded for bear

http://i59.tinypic.com/v6i0z9.jpg
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 250,500
Posted By NTTF
I'd recommend some sort of uv protectant spray...

I'd recommend some sort of uv protectant spray for the hi viz. After a 5,600 mile trip in the North (lots of sun), mine has faded some. Still bright, just lost it's eye burning pop. Best looking hi...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2014, 02:40 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 52,378
Posted By NTTF
Nice RR. I'm pretty sure I met you in the Chicken...

Nice RR. I'm pretty sure I met you in the Chicken free camp area.

You absolutely flew by me (on dirt no less :eek1) on top of the world highway and again after Dawson City. You weren't kidding...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 34,487
Posted By NTTF
Are these still being produced? :ear

Are these still being produced? :ear
Forum: Equipment 12-19-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By NTTF
Great tent. I have the older arctic orange 3...

Great tent. I have the older arctic orange 3 person. It's a common design and nothing that exotic. REI has a lot of reviews on them.
http://i58.tinypic.com/ea5mcy.jpg
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-19-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 9,367
Views: 3,728,707
Posted By NTTF
Campbell highway is very quiet. 250 miles of...

Campbell highway is very quiet. 250 miles of dirt/gravel took about 4 hours. I passed two bicycles and one truck. ...
Forum: Equipment 12-16-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,041
Posted By NTTF
You can also use Klims website chat feature. It...

You can also use Klims website chat feature. It was my last resort after reading every review and sizing comment I could find. The badlands pro thread is almost 100 pages and has a lot of sizing...
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,101
Posted By NTTF
http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fill_power :wink:

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fill_power :wink:
Forum: Equipment 12-14-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,101
Posted By NTTF
The BA system is great for people who sleep like...

The BA system is great for people who sleep like mummies. I sleep on my side/stomach and the BA system is just not meant for that. YMMV. The Lost Ranger 15 seems decent for the price. Personally, I...
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,019
Posted By NTTF
The Motorcycle Shop and Alaska Leather are the...

The Motorcycle Shop and Alaska Leather are the places I'd call in Anchorage for K60s. Reserve in advance with an appointment if possible.

Thompsons Eagle Claw in Tok is a cool campground. Robert...
Forum: The Garage 11-14-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 814
Posted By NTTF
Around $800-1000 will get you two Buddy Club...

Around $800-1000 will get you two Buddy Club seats with rails. They come in a regular and wide. I'd imagine there are plenty of tuner shops in California that would have seats to sit in before you...
Forum: Equipment 10-24-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 250,500
Posted By NTTF
Good to hear, I don't know how that was...

Good to hear, I don't know how that was originally overlooked. You'd think they'd hand the jackets to 100 random riders and take feedback.

Even still, I really enjoy my suit.
Forum: Equipment 10-20-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 250,500
Posted By NTTF
I think the suit is meant to be baggy. I guess...

I think the suit is meant to be baggy. I guess you could go medium and use long cuff gloves or just drink a lot of beer and gain some weight. I'm 6'2" 200 lbs and the large fits pretty well, it's...
Forum: Equipment 08-31-2014, 11:40 PM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 250,500
Posted By NTTF
Sounds like you have a couple of companies to...

Sounds like you have a couple of companies to contact.
Forum: Alaska 08-23-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,314
Posted By NTTF
I think he meant license plates.

I think he meant license plates.
Forum: Alaska 08-14-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,024
Posted By NTTF
That route sounds good. The Sea to Sky Highway is...

That route sounds good. The Sea to Sky Highway is very nice. Going to Haines is double backing some, but I'm sure you know that. I'd like to go there next trip.

But I like your route. I prefered...
Forum: Equipment 08-14-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,147
Posted By NTTF
Suomy MX tourer? No pin lock, but checks most of...

Suomy MX tourer? No pin lock, but checks most of your boxes. Not sure about sena stuff. Kind of the middle weight under dog of dual sport helmets. I couldn't stomach an XD-4 and the budget helmets...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-12-2014, 02:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,487
Posted By NTTF
I think my position is fine, I drape on the bike...

I think my position is fine, I drape on the bike well. It was pulling the clutch and brake levers for 10-12 hours a day that gave me trouble. More so the clutch hand, obviously. I thought like most...
Forum: Alaska 08-12-2014, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,024
Posted By NTTF
I think Inside Passage refers to taking the ferry...

I think Inside Passage refers to taking the ferry system starting in Haines, and making your way down the coastal towns.

I just did Anchorage to Seattle and back in July. Let me know if I could...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-11-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,487
Posted By NTTF
Bought a Vstrom in June. Rode it ~500 miles....

Bought a Vstrom in June. Rode it ~500 miles. Fingers were the only things that hurt. Figured it was part of the body break in process. Saddle is a Russell Day-Long so no worries there. Then went and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-10-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4,064
Views: 775,811
Posted By NTTF
Thanks. Must be unrelated to my problems. I...

Thanks. Must be unrelated to my problems.

I think my starter switch has bit the dust. Once in a while I can get everything to wake up (fuel pump activates, gauges dance, etc), but then I go to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 08-10-2014, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4,064
Views: 775,811
Posted By NTTF
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v234/Trailryder4...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v234/Trailryder42/Fuseblock.jpg


What is the small plastic box just left of the negative terminal? It's making a constant clicking noise while I can't start the...
Forum: Alaska 07-15-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,426
Posted By NTTF
Is the frame really still that tweaked? I bet it...

Is the frame really still that tweaked? I bet it rides..interesting.
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 15,104
Posted By NTTF
Enjoying the RR. I was on the Campbell around the...

Enjoying the RR. I was on the Campbell around the time you were in Dawson. Only had sprinkles but the first wet morning out of Chicken was interesting. I can see how a lot of rain can turn those...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,461
Posted By NTTF
Do you have checkers on your helmet? That's the...

Do you have checkers on your helmet? That's the only yellow bike I've seen, and it was a couple days ago.

I'm north of Seattle now. Made the mistake of picking a KOA. Oh my :rofl

What a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 27,499
Posted By NTTF
I think I recognize the bike you're next to in...

I think I recognize the bike you're next to in the cassiar photo. German guy from Florida?

Will be hitting cassiar on my north bound route, looks good.
Forum: Ride reports 07-14-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,461
Posted By NTTF
Made it to Williams lake last night. Stampede...

Made it to Williams lake last night. Stampede campground. Finally a campground that has grass to drive stakes in. 484 miles total. Definitely had to do laundry as I was sweating all day. My stupidity...
Forum: Ride reports 07-13-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,461
Posted By NTTF
In Dawson Creek now. Stayed in Charlie Lake last...

In Dawson Creek now. Stayed in Charlie Lake last night. Played a game of scrabble with some Canadians. The accents/lingo reminded me of being in the Midwest. Watched a herd of bats going to town on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 01:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,461
Posted By NTTF
Only have 20mb of free internet. Did a long one...

Only have 20mb of free internet. Did a long one today. The Campbell highway is not worth it. Just kept it at 60mph and tried to blast through it. Only did one stop over the 220 something miles of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,461
Posted By NTTF
Cool! Here is my Spot track. Feel free to stalk...

Cool! Here is my Spot track. Feel free to stalk my every move :deal

http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0cqLGtUeRvlxzmAa75QipN8OWgAbDDTd8
Forum: Alaska 07-09-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 26,369
Posted By NTTF
Title says it all really, leaving tomorrow. ...

Title says it all really, leaving tomorrow.

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=991526
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,461
Posted By NTTF
Cool, what are you riding? Would enjoy some...

Cool, what are you riding?

Would enjoy some opinions on route decision. Do the entire Campbell highway once I get down from Dawson City, or do half the Campbell and then head south early and do...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,461
Posted By NTTF
Change of plans, leaving tomorrow.

Change of plans, leaving tomorrow.
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,461
Posted By NTTF
I'm planning on leaving after work today, around...

I'm planning on leaving after work today, around 3-4pm. Goal is ultimately Tok, but I'll probably stop short of there. That will align me to hit Chicken/Dawson City at a reasonable time tomorrow....
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,397
Posted By NTTF
Local shop here does them for $60/per. I'll...

Local shop here does them for $60/per. I'll mostly be doing my own from now on. No reason to add $120 onto every new pair of tires.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 27,499
Posted By NTTF
Enjoying the RR so far. I might run into you...

Enjoying the RR so far. I might run into you later this week.
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