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Forum: Equipment 06-21-2014, 04:11 PM
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Posted By August
Here's my usual stuff for a longer trip

This is what I usually take on longer trips

I have since picked up a Jetboil that I really like

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=552169&page=2
Forum: Equipment 05-01-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By August
It was quite stable. There is a velcro strap that...

It was quite stable. There is a velcro strap that you put around your front brake to keep the front wheel from moving. If the ground is stable enough for the kickstand the Trail Stand should be fine.
Forum: Ride reports 05-01-2010, 10:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
All of these pics were taken with a Panasonic...

All of these pics were taken with a Panasonic Lumix DMC...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Here are some pics I just got from Chris..... ...

Here are some pics I just got from Chris.....

Heading to Laguna Salada
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Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
I cut that hard foam out of my seat and replaced...

I cut that hard foam out of my seat and replaced it with some softer stuff. Worked out really well. The bike was pretty much stock aside from a few accessories. I was not real happy with the...
Forum: Equipment 04-29-2010, 07:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,302
Posted By August
Thumb Trail Stand

Had a chance to put this Trail Stand (http://www.endurostar.com/) to use while on a trip in Baja. On both my friends KLR and my DR650 we were able to get either wheel off the ground with ease. The...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2010, 06:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
The windscreen came off a 2008 Yamaha Nytro...

The windscreen came off a 2008 Yamaha Nytro snowmobile! It fits and looks like it was made for the bike. I like it better than anything else i've tried. Takes all the wind off my chest but leaves...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2010, 03:26 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Sorry for the delay.....I had to do this thing...

Sorry for the delay.....I had to do this thing called work :nah

I believe I last left off in Mulege.

We had a wedding to get to so we were in a bit of a hurry but here are a few pics of Bahia...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Trip Continued… I forgot to mention at...

Trip Continued…

I forgot to mention at the boarder crossing in Mexicali, if you need your vehicle importation permit just cross the boarder on Hwy 7 just east of mexicali. The only Banjercito...
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2010, 08:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
That is strange! I don't know what to tell you. ...

That is strange! I don't know what to tell you. There is however a lot of Americans that come down for bird hunting and all these guys take them out. So that explains the camo.:2guns
Forum: Ride reports 04-18-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Wow that was fun!! It’s great to be home...

Wow that was fun!!

It’s great to be home safe but it’s amazing how fast times goes by while on the road. So much more we wanted to do and see…..next time I guess.

Well here we are in Arizona...
Forum: Thumpers 03-21-2010, 04:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By August
Thanks for all the help. We found the parts and...

Thanks for all the help. We found the parts and just pulled into san felipe
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By August
Talking Last 8 miles crossing Laguna Salada got really...

Last 8 miles crossing Laguna Salada got really muddy!! My buddy lost his clutch with 8 miles to go till hwy 5, I kept going and lost mine in another 4 miles. Gotta love Baja!
Forum: Thumpers 03-19-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,160
Posted By August
Broke down in mexico!

My buddy and I broke down in Mexico. We just made it back to the states north of Mexicali. We need clutch plates! 2009 DR650 and 2006 KLR 650. We are willing to rent a car and drive several...
Forum: Thumpers 03-14-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 102,474
Views: 20,083,406
Posted By August
Stock needle

2009 DR650. Trying to figure out if my needle is stock or if it has had a washer added. The needle has just one clip position. Below the clip is a washer and then the white plastic washer that is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
That's a good point. We only intend to camp...

That's a good point. We only intend to camp while on Baja, mainland we'll stick to rooms.
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 03:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Let's hear it, what should I leave behind? ...

Let's hear it, what should I leave behind?

I've been on the fence about the barkbusters but I think I will pick some up. Hopefully I can find some on the way down.

Thanks for the help
Forum: Ride reports 03-13-2010, 02:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Well the bike is all packed up. I did end up...

Well the bike is all packed up. I did end up taking the tent just because I had the room. I've still got about 1/3 of a box empty. On the back is a small dry bag with clothes and also a soft...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2010, 11:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Sounds good I think we'll do that.

Sounds good I think we'll do that.
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Yes, I am taking a LOT of crap. I'm sure I will...

Yes, I am taking a LOT of crap. I'm sure I will learn the hard way as to what I really need :confused. I really am trying to cut down on stuff. I think I'll ditch the tent and go with my Bivy sack....
Forum: Americas 03-08-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By August
Baja Ferries

I had heard that there is another ferry service that is less expensive than Bajaferries (http://www.bajaferries.com/)? I can't seem to find it however.
Forum: Americas 03-07-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By August
Sounds good, I think I will wear the pressure...

Sounds good, I think I will wear the pressure suit and take all the armor out of my jacket and just use it as an outer shell when things get cool.

For my bottoms i'm gonna wear the Klim pants with...
Forum: Americas 03-07-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By August
Anyone Recognize This Baja Route?

I'm looking for some info on this route. Difficulty, condition, etc...
It's the red route going south from San Francisquito.
Thanks<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/augustwheeler/4414340646/"...
Forum: Americas 03-06-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,046
Posted By August
What to wear in Baja?

I'm torn as to what riding gear to take for a baja and mainland trip here in a week. I can either take my road/touring gear(Rev'it Dakar pants and all season Tourmaster jacket) or my lighter weight...
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,991
Posted By August
Here is another option for locks. ...

Here is another option for locks.
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=555262
Forum: Equipment 03-06-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 983
Posted By August
I have used several versions of their racks and...

I have used several versions of their racks and they have all been great.
Forum: Americas 03-05-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,920
Posted By August
Thanks everyone. I was able to get a room at the...

Thanks everyone. I was able to get a room at the Mazatlan inn for one night. I think we will then head to San Blas.
Forum: Americas 03-03-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,920
Posted By August
I'm having a hard time finding a place that is...

I'm having a hard time finding a place that is available in Mazatlan. Anything else nearby worth seeing? How about heading east to Durango? I've heard that's a nice ride.

The plan now is to...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-03-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,211
Views: 175,899
Posted By August
Trouble loading e32 maps on Nuvi 500

I've got the E32 maps and from what I can gather they are loading up correctly through the garmin software. I can't however find the maps on my device. When I go to maps the e32 are not listed. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
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Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Here are a few map shots for northern Baja we are...

Here are a few map shots for northern Baja we are looking to ride. The red routes are what we are shooting for. The purple routes are a maybe. We still have some fine tuning to do to link some...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2010, 08:07 AM
Replies: 102,474
Views: 20,083,406
Posted By August
Is the Pingle vacuum assisted?

Is the Pingle vacuum assisted?
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2010, 08:02 AM
Replies: 102,474
Views: 20,083,406
Posted By August
I use a chunk of 2x4 and place it underneath the...

I use a chunk of 2x4 and place it underneath the tire lever to help press the bead down. Once the bead gets about halfway I then try to hook the bead with the tip of my tire lever to help it the...
Forum: Americas 03-02-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,920
Posted By August
Thanks for all the info. Any places in Sayulita...

Thanks for all the info. Any places in Sayulita you would recommend?
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 102,474
Views: 20,083,406
Posted By August
Ahhh thank you, that was the answer I was looking...

Ahhh thank you, that was the answer I was looking for.
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 01:39 PM
Replies: 102,474
Views: 20,083,406
Posted By August
IMS tank dribble

All of you with IMS tanks do you always turn your petcock off? I get a rather slow drip if I leave mine on. I'm using the IMS petcock. I hate having to turn that thing off all the time. I should...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2010, 01:26 PM
Replies: 102,474
Views: 20,083,406
Posted By August
Mine is also lying on top of airbox

Mine is also lying on top of airbox
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,575
Posted By August
Locking latches for Happy-Trails Pannier

I picked up these locking latches from this ebay...
Forum: Americas 03-01-2010, 11:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,920
Posted By August
Los Mochis to Mazatlan to Puerto Vallarta suggestions

I am doing a moto trip and my wife will be flying down to join me for about a week. We will be taking the ferry from Baja to either Los Mochis or Mazatlan. Looking for suggestions on places to stay...
Forum: Ride reports 02-19-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 12,487
Posted By August
Get Ready To Live.....Baja and Copper Canyon

This is my first moto trip out of the states and I am really stoked:clap

My friend and I are heading south on a KLR and DR650. We live in McCall Idaho but will be trucking the bikes further...
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