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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 09:18 AM
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Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
Looks like rain tomorrow, Anyone riding today?

Looks like rain tomorrow, Anyone riding today?
Forum: Thumpers Today, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,567
Views: 416,117
Posted By Wansfel
I used nylock nuts rather than thread locker. ...

I used nylock nuts rather than thread locker. But, been working fine for several months now.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16,646
Views: 1,903,705
Posted By Wansfel
Sold the KLRs (My riding years are shrinking - I...

Sold the KLRs (My riding years are shrinking - I went Orange).

I listed some excess KLR parts in the Vendor Thread (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=26651890#post26651890)
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 07:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 145
Posted By Wansfel
Moved to Flea Market.

Moved to Flea Market.
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 62,375
Posted By Wansfel
As of yesterday, BigSky Motorsports in Missoula,...

As of yesterday, BigSky Motorsports in Missoula, MT had a 2015 Enduro R that was on the floor and ready to roll for $10,499 out the door. (No sales tax in MT).
Forum: Thumpers 04-22-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 32,513
Posted By Wansfel
2015 New 690

At the local dealer this morning. They received a new 2015 they would be happy to sell for normal MSRP $10,499 out the door. No sales tax Monana.
www.bigskymotorsports.com/
Forum: Thumpers 04-21-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 22,231
Views: 2,716,941
Posted By Wansfel
Very recently purchased the tank upgrade bolts,...

Very recently purchased the tank upgrade bolts, top & bottom, from Perun and it was less than two weeks delivery.

Recently was tracking a package from Amazon that never showed up. The PO had...
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 07:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,540
Posted By Wansfel
:clap

:clap
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-21-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
Guess we'll have to throw you into the IN list...

Guess we'll have to throw you into the IN list and see how you do. Part of the ride is in Idaho:D
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,540
Posted By Wansfel
The Mountain Smith Morrison ...

The Mountain Smith Morrison (http://www.campsaver.com/morrison-tent-2-person-3-season?gclid=Cj0KEQjw6tepBRDLqLnxouaY_pkBEiQAPIOiBhH3_grGAGZ6E-Esg-La8r0lQ3bnhuTl8qkVFIPDby8aAstV8P8HAQ)is worth a...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-21-2015, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
I'll drop it off later.

I'll drop it off later.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-20-2015, 08:02 PM
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Views: 295,817
Posted By Wansfel
Glacier Park

Best of Montana 2014 Going to the Sun Highway...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
I'm retired...time has little meaning now. Will...

I'm retired...time has little meaning now. Will you be down at the new shop? Got no problem riding to Florence either for that matter.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
Of course you can borrow it. Was over at the...

Of course you can borrow it. Was over at the neighbors. Tonight or tomorrow?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-20-2015, 03:54 PM
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Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
I have one. Ron

I have one.

Ron
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-20-2015, 11:24 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 30,917
Posted By Wansfel
There will be rain in June, but some clear days...

There will be rain in June, but some clear days as well. Longer, heavy drizzles unlike the lessor, but still occasional quick, windy, fast thunderstorms of July/August.

Its called adventure. June...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-19-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
Was going to work around the house, but the...

Was going to work around the house, but the temptation was too great. Ran up US 12 Grave's Ck, Wagon Road , Fish Ck. Up Granite Ck rd until I hit snow, but almost to Lolo Pass. Ran back and...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-18-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
There are a bunch of roads on the north side of...

There are a bunch of roads on the north side of US 12 between Lolo and the Pass. You can come out right at the Pass directly across from the Visitor Center (seasonal, of course). On the east side of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-18-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
For those contemplating a run through the...

For those contemplating a run through the Magruder Cooridor, I checked out the Conner Merc (http://connermt.com/) right off the east entrance just of US 93 while tooling around the Red Rocks...
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 27,101
Posted By Wansfel
My '10 690 handles pretty much every thing I put...

My '10 690 handles pretty much every thing I put it on for long distances. Pic below is from a fall trip last year - 450 miles/2 days, Lolo Mototway and Magruder Cooridor which are both 100 mile...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
I'm ready.......

I'm ready.......
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 31,305
Posted By Wansfel
I originally added stops (rather than drag the...

I originally added stops (rather than drag the route) until it went where it was intended. Then I removed stops to see what it would do. It kept the "right" route (??) The final version in FURKOT had...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 494
Views: 31,305
Posted By Wansfel
Dan, I also played with the same route. It gave...

Dan, I also played with the same route. It gave problems trying to go north on 89 from 287. It wanted to swing all they way back down the way it came and connect. I had to lay down a BUNCH of close...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
Sun is out down here in the banana belt zone. But...

Sun is out down here in the banana belt zone. But so far I just been messin with the bike in the heated garage. Adjusted fore and aft compression and rebound dampening and installed a charge...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
I think you are talking about a dirt path through...

I think you are talking about a dirt path through the Seelye-Swan from Big Fork to Seeley Lake. There is no single dirt road, but there are several FS roads that can be strung together.

Google...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
Daydreaming of yesterday...

Daydreaming of yesterday (https://www.youtube.com/embed/UXmKWEpUFIY).

I see some activity at the new Longriders (https://www.facebook.com/LongRidersBBQ?fref=ts) local - downtown Stevensville....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
Trail 313 from Ambrose Saddle north and back. ...

Trail 313 from Ambrose Saddle north and back. Still too much snow on the road to Sawmill or 313 on the ridge south.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
Trail ride

First spring trail ride up above the house - Ambrose.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
BaseCamp

For those of you interested in getting the most from your GPS and BaseCamp, I ran across this tutorial from a riding group from New England.
http://www.newenglandriders.org/Learn_BaseCamp.htm
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22,231
Views: 2,716,941
Posted By Wansfel
Their website says they will not install on an...

Their website says they will not install on an OEM 690 seat pan.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
First and foremost on $$$ list is gas. Ride,...

First and foremost on $$$ list is gas. Ride, ride, ride. You'll soon figure what else you will need. From what little I know, the DR is a great bike that could use a larger gas tank, but that is for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
:clap:clap:clap:clap:dg:dg:dg:dg:dg

:clap:clap:clap:clap:dg:dg:dg:dg:dg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
We'll post tracks around June sometime to save...

We'll post tracks around June sometime to save you some work. We will include routes as well, but no guarantee with routes as there are too many variables such as what map, what, GPS, what settings,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
Easiest way is to place stops in order starting...

Easiest way is to place stops in order starting with the junction with the Elk Meadow Rd and US 12. Then place occasional stops along the Elk Meadow Road and Furkot will automatically swap the route...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
I have tried ridewithgps.com, but feel it is...

I have tried ridewithgps.com, but feel it is still developing. I use Furkot.com which has all the features you mention and much more. But I still use Basecamp for my final projects and loading my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,485
Views: 111,326
Posted By Wansfel
Chris, as you know I'm "rooting" for Stevi! Good...

Chris, as you know I'm "rooting" for Stevi! Good luck!

In Spokane today. Dropped off Ben's Suzuki. Of course I took along the 690 and we went for ride. Bit cool, but had a good run.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-04-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
Willians, Glad you can use the routes. This is...

Willians,
Glad you can use the routes. This is a great way to share some great country. Motorcycles and maps have always been a passion.

May your summer be filled with scenery and dirt!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
Yes, Motoz Tractionator HT. The original MT21...

Yes, Motoz Tractionator HT. The original MT21 (rear) was shot when I bought the 2010 last fall (1,500 miles). These 690s are tough on the rears. The front MT21 is holding well at 3,500.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
Hoping these will last to and through the BOM! ...

Hoping these will last to and through the BOM! Got 300 miles on them now.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 14,272
Posted By Wansfel
Thought "Rawhide" was appropriate...especially...

Thought "Rawhide" was appropriate...especially after listening closely to the lyrics:deal Was one of my favorite shows as a young cowboy helping shoot the bad guys on the small screen back in the...
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