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Forum: Canada 01-17-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By tomasv
Thanks guys! On the railway - I am afraid it...

Thanks guys!

On the railway - I am afraid it would be a bit "boring" :D

Ideally it would be a rougher road, with stream crossings, different terrain and views. I am looking at TCAT, which is...
Forum: Canada 01-16-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By tomasv
Looking for dirt roads in BC from Osoyoos to Vanderhoof

Ideally I would like to go through Entiako (I was in that lake area on my way to Alaska in 2012 but didn't have much time to explore).

But I am worried about gas - I only got 200 mile range and...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By tomasv
So this will only fit the water cooled models -...

So this will only fit the water cooled models - good to know, thank you!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-16-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By tomasv
BMW Vario Luggage - when did they change the setup?

Hi guys, would anyone be able to share when BMW changed the setup (what production years) for the Vario luggage?

I am talking about this "new" mounts that have the red release at the end instead...
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-12-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,643
Posted By tomasv
And the Google maps when you get a chance please...

And the Google maps when you get a chance please :evil
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,643
Posted By tomasv
That would be great - call me over cautious but...

That would be great - call me over cautious but since I only travel solo, I like to have a plan. I don't always stick to it and if I see a road that looks good, I take it but I want to make sure I...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-19-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,643
Posted By tomasv
How about a map or even better GPX tracks so we,...

How about a map or even better GPX tracks so we, visitors to BC can plan ahead?

Thank you!

Tomas
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-15-2014, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By tomasv
Anyone please? Or at least please tell me how you...

Anyone please? Or at least please tell me how you create your own tracks for offroad riding? Do you use basecamp or something else? THX!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-14-2014, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By tomasv
Yeah, I usually try but given how warm it was Sat...

Yeah, I usually try but given how warm it was Sat and even Sun in Seattle, snow was never on my mind. I could have turned back at the first sighting but I think I refused to believe it;s going to get...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-12-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By tomasv
Joining tracks (ride prep)

Hi guys, I am using BaseCamp on Mac - something that I can't figure out:

When I come back from a ride and the GPS created multiple tracks I simply select one or more, right click and select "join...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 812
Posted By tomasv
WABDR in 2 days?

Anyone done it? Do you think it's possible?

I have ridden all of the section of WABDR except Conconully to Canadian border. Some of them many times and basically a ride where I setup on Friday...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 315,308
Posted By tomasv
Bluhduh Snow level warning

Very close to WABDR and in lower elevation than WABDR!

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=25272292#post25272292
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-12-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 915
Posted By tomasv
Bluhduh Weather and condition warning!

Hi guys, please make sure to check weather and snow level before heading out! Today I went from Ellensburg on WABDR to Weenas where it was 60 degrees+

http://s26.postimg.org/m13x7fqd5/IMG_0813.jpg...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-30-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By tomasv
Got it - thanks for the heads up!

Got it - thanks for the heads up!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-30-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By tomasv
Live near Bellevue,WA too far for me :-(

Live near Bellevue,WA too far for me :-(
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,060
Posted By tomasv
Hi Tony, happy to test the GPX - even...

Hi Tony,

happy to test the GPX - even without Tshirt :evil

Wife is out next weekend so I can ride...

Sunday ride http://connect.garmin.com/activity/601459452
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By tomasv
Good map - thanks! Given I was able to...

Good map - thanks!

Given I was able to finish Quartz mt solo on xcountry I think I am going to give it a shot next weekend and if things get hairy turn back.

From that map it looks like ideal...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By tomasv
Singletrack - hmm if it's doable on BMW G650...

Singletrack - hmm if it's doable on BMW G650 Xcountry I am all ears!

Perhaps GPS track from one of your rides :wink:
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 09:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By tomasv
"Had to turn around and go up the road to your...

"Had to turn around and go up the road to your right just before the construction spot. It goes up hill to Moe Ridge, which will drop back down to Ardenvoir if you turn the right way (left)."

This...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-29-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By tomasv
Thanks for the summary - I LOVE rugged so the...

Thanks for the summary - I LOVE rugged so the comments should be - keep open, no new roads, no new campsites, no development and no quads on roads. OK time to get typing
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-28-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 748
Posted By tomasv
Any significant road closers for motorcycles?

Any significant road closers for motorcycles?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-28-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,052
Posted By tomasv
Sugarloaf Outlook to Chelan?

Hi guys, (especially Mr1911 fan). I was today at Sugarloaf outlook tower and was trying to get to lake Chelan. Is there any connecting road (ideally over Tyee ridge and to 25 mile Creek).

I could...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-28-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,533
Posted By tomasv
Done - please keep adding!

Done - please keep adding!
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By tomasv
Ok that work - thank you. Now what is the...

Ok that work - thank you.

Now what is the correct sequence to put the rear wheel back in?

I have put the new pads in, put the pin and safety clip in.

Installed rear wheel with rotor inside...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By tomasv
No I didn't - never seen that mentioned...

No I didn't - never seen that mentioned anywhere....

I see the piston is out so if I can push it back in that would do it.

Do I need to bleed the breaks afterwards?

But when trying I can...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By tomasv
Brake Pads - 07 xcountry

Hi guys, I purchased these break pads http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/12450/i/dp-brakes-sintered-metal-brake-pads?WT.ac=SLIsearch as the site listed them as compatible.

When I tried to put...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-19-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 881
Posted By tomasv
I don't have dog sitting arranged but I will be...

I don't have dog sitting arranged but I will be on lookout for you tomorrow around the Cle Elum area....

On Xcountry
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By tomasv
Would you please share more? I am planning a full...

Would you please share more? I am planning a full day trip up there but already done the main FS17/18 route. So anything to spice up the trip would be great.

Thanks!

Tomas
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-15-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By tomasv
Asa I said, I was happy I made it home. This...

Asa I said, I was happy I made it home. This sprocket lasted the southern section of WABDR + 1200 miles in Oregon but somewhere around the top of Bethel ridge I really, had to make the chain tight...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 11:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By tomasv
Except the old one is looking like this - I am...

Except the old one is looking like this - I am happy it lasted the last 2000 miles trip :evil

http://s26.postimg.org/istbvwyex/2014_09_11_18_44_11.jpg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-11-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By tomasv
I cut the original chain using angle grinder -...

I cut the original chain using angle grinder - replacing it anyway and since I bought the racing chain as a replacement it should be all good.

But it's not:cry

They sold me sprocket that...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By tomasv
Interesting! I do have an angle grinder and that...

Interesting! I do have an angle grinder and that certainly seems faster. Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By tomasv
Thanks guys, the plan is to remove the existing...

Thanks guys, the plan is to remove the existing chain, replace the sprockets tonight and be ready tomorrow or Fri AM. I will send PMs.

Looking at the service manual it seems like I need to remove...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-09-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,926
Posted By tomasv
Please help with chain

Hi, is there anyone who would be willing to help on Friday night with a chain replacement please?

I would trailer the bike to you with sprockets replaced and the new chain on, but I need someone...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9,157
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,349,069
Posted By tomasv
H&B R 1200 GS Tank guards (without the engine guard)

Hi, I have a bit scratched but not bend the upper portion of H&B engine guard and tank guard. Please note there are no engine guards (they cost about $200 new). I got all of the mounting hardware.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-06-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,157
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
Views: 2,349,069
Posted By tomasv
BMW F800/F700/F650 GS vario case racks

$100 for Inmates

Complete kit for mounting BMW Vario adjustable capacity saddlebags (sold separately) to your BMW F650GS Twin, F700GS or F800GS motorcycle. Includes brackets and hardware.

It is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-04-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,703
Posted By tomasv
Thanks to all that helped or offered, including...

Thanks to all that helped or offered, including Hrvrider inmate!

I am sure some of you want to hear the full story so here it goes:

I was on a 6 days trip doing upper sections of OBDR and...
Forum: Thumpers 09-04-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By tomasv
Not sure, these are the sprockets I ordered: ...

Not sure, these are the sprockets I ordered:

http://sprocketcenter.com/index.php/superlite-rs7-series-black-520-steel-rear-sprocket-35304r-bmw.html
...
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By tomasv
Thank you - I ordered the JT sprockets before my...

Thank you - I ordered the JT sprockets before my last trip thinking I will keep the chain but after checking it more closely I think I would rather replace it as a set.
Thanks for the Amazon pointer!
Forum: Thumpers 09-03-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 633
Posted By tomasv
Best chain replacement for BMW G650 Xcountry?

Hi guys, I need to replace my sprockets after 12k miles so I decided to replace the chain as well. What would you please recommend in terms of best value?

Value for me = performance/price

Thx!...
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