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Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By ALinUTAH
I wanted to add that it also depends on where you...

I wanted to add that it also depends on where you are riding. If you are on eastern backroads with a town every 15 miles then it will be slow going. If you are riding across Nevada where you barely...
Forum: Trip Planning Yesterday, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 392
Posted By ALinUTAH
If you want to take it easy, sleep in, leisurely...

If you want to take it easy, sleep in, leisurely breakfast, stop a lot, call it a day at 4 or 5, then 300+/- on pavement. If you just want to ride all day and cover ground you can do twice that. On...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 03:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By ALinUTAH
For just getting to campgrounds and stuff on...

For just getting to campgrounds and stuff on smooth gravel roads any bike will do fine. I ride my cruiser and GL1100 on dirt roads all the time. Just stay off them if it's wet. If just one person...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,485
Posted By ALinUTAH
I really enjoyed this. Awesome photography. I'm...

I really enjoyed this. Awesome photography. I'm glad it came together for you because I remember back when you were worried that it might not.
Forum: Americas 09-17-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,144
Posted By ALinUTAH
This sounds like a lot of fun. You just have to...

This sounds like a lot of fun. You just have to have a proper attitude about it and take plenty of time. Hopefully you aren't the type that's all about the destination and the schedule.

Avoid...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 67,255
Posted By ALinUTAH
Just wanted to say I'm really enjoying this. -al

Just wanted to say I'm really enjoying this. -al
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,191
Posted By ALinUTAH
It seems like you and I have talked before. I'm...

It seems like you and I have talked before. I'm not sure. I have a 2012 wee2 so maybe it was about that?

Anyway, this isn't really a response to join you. Our plans don't seem to coincide much....
Forum: Equipment 09-11-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,207
Posted By ALinUTAH
OP here. I ended up getting a wide REI Radiant,...

OP here. I ended up getting a wide REI Radiant, with same girth as the BA bags. 650 fill down bag rated +19 by the new standardized system. And a downmat UL7 long-wide (26x78), which cost more...
Forum: Alaska 08-14-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,959
Posted By ALinUTAH
We are riding two ferries, and I know you need to...

We are riding two ferries, and I know you need to book them well ahead of time, especially the one to bellingham where we want a room. Between that and picking up my wife on a certain day, I'm kinda...
Forum: Alaska 08-14-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,959
Posted By ALinUTAH
Alaska lodging advice

Next summer I'll spend two weeks riding western Canada, hit D2D, then pick my wife up in Fairbanks. I'll box up the camping gear and mail it home and we'll stay in cabins and motels from then on. ...
Forum: Hacks 07-15-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By ALinUTAH
I can cut and weld. But maybe your 72B is the...

I can cut and weld. But maybe your 72B is the best way to go and not much more $ if it includes all the mounts, and less headaches. I'll be in touch one way or the other when I get to this part of...
Forum: Hacks 07-14-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By ALinUTAH
Yeah I figured I would have dmc help me mount...

Yeah I figured I would have dmc help me mount whatever I end up with. And raked trees are in the plan.

Looks like the California Friendship II weighs 225 lbs so that should be plenty heavy. ...
Forum: Hacks 07-14-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By ALinUTAH
How about a California Friendship II for around...

How about a California Friendship II for around 2k?

Help me get a good one for a good price.
Forum: Hacks 07-14-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By ALinUTAH
Yeah I know. I found a non-running rig for 2k...

Yeah I know. I found a non-running rig for 2k and wonder if that would be a reasonable price if I just want the sidecar. Not sure what I would do with the bike itself. The jugs are off in the pic...
Forum: Hacks 07-14-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,036
Posted By ALinUTAH
sidecar for a GL1100

I recently bought a 1983 GL1100 that I want to strip naked and put a sidecar on for a doggie camping rig. Would a 1996 ural tourist be enough chair for this porky bike?
Forum: Americas 06-16-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By ALinUTAH
89 south of Page AZ to the intersection with 89A...

89 south of Page AZ to the intersection with 89A is closed due to a landslide a while back. The alternate right now is 89T. Or go around thru Tuba City adn Kayenta.

The temps out in the desert...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-06-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 674
Posted By ALinUTAH
Most of the WRT is a decent jeep road. There is...

Most of the WRT is a decent jeep road. There is a sand wash near the mineral bottom end but you can always paddle thru it if you have to. And several other short sandy spots on that end near the...
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,357
Posted By ALinUTAH
You can fix that tire right up LOL. ...

You can fix that tire right up LOL.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ab3NRut64X8
Forum: Equipment 05-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,296
Posted By ALinUTAH
I was at REI just the other night looking looking...

I was at REI just the other night looking looking at all the pad options. Over the years I've had several self-inflating thermarests. First one was when the valves were brass. They are big,...
Forum: Equipment 05-22-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,149
Posted By ALinUTAH
I really like them on my wee2. Wore the rear out...

I really like them on my wee2. Wore the rear out in 7000 mi. Front still in good shape. Working on a second rear now. Pavement, gravel and dirt roads.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-22-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By ALinUTAH
I'm surprised battle pass is opening so late. I...

I'm surprised battle pass is opening so late. I rode that last year about the first week of June I think and even camped up there.
Forum: Americas 05-19-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,191
Posted By ALinUTAH
I've been all over the country on a bike with a...

I've been all over the country on a bike with a 180 mile range. The only times I got a little nervous about gas was crossing west Texas where every other town is boarded up and closed down. If you...
Forum: Thumpers 05-19-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8,125
Views: 2,209,334
Posted By ALinUTAH
I've been using homemade alcohol stoves for...

I've been using homemade alcohol stoves for years. For moto camping and backpacking. There are lots of different styles on zenstoves.com

After trying several different ones I settled on the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 8,125
Views: 2,209,334
Posted By ALinUTAH
Nuts, dried fruit, granola bars, peanut butter,...

Nuts, dried fruit, granola bars, peanut butter, pita bread, mountain house dehydrated backpacking food. Things like carrots and potatoes travel well. Carry some heavy duty foil, pick up a steak or...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-16-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,507
Posted By ALinUTAH
I'm enjoying this. Born and raised in KS. I did...

I'm enjoying this. Born and raised in KS. I did a NE+KS dirt ride last summer and it was a lot of fun. I want to do it again sometime.

Have you seen this website?

http://www.kansastravel.org/
Forum: Americas 05-16-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By ALinUTAH
US40 east all the way to almost Denver is a good...

US40 east all the way to almost Denver is a good way to make some time. I second staying away from Denver. All the main paved roads should be open. Head south at Kremmling if you want to go thru...
Forum: Americas 05-13-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By ALinUTAH
There are enough hours in the day to do it I...

There are enough hours in the day to do it I think. Having to commit to that pace is what I don't like.
Forum: Americas 05-13-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Posted By ALinUTAH
Why do you want to do this? Is it for fun? Or...

Why do you want to do this? Is it for fun? Or is it to conquer a goal of some kind? Because I don't think it would be any fun.

Averaging 60mph with stops for fuel, food and rest is hauling. ...
Forum: Beasts 05-12-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,059
Posted By ALinUTAH
I have about 14k miles on my 2012 DL650. My...

I have about 14k miles on my 2012 DL650. My commute to work is 10 miles of rural back roads at 45mph, 35 miles of freeway at 70-75mph over two passes, and 5 miles of city. I average 50mpg doing...
Forum: Americas 05-12-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,792
Posted By ALinUTAH
This is why I ride alone almost always. Ride...

This is why I ride alone almost always.

Ride with them to SF and then keep going after they turn around.
Forum: Americas 05-12-2014, 08:33 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,755
Posted By ALinUTAH
3178 miles divided by 59 hours is an average...

3178 miles divided by 59 hours is an average speed of about 54 mph. No way. Google maps is calculating moving time only. Figure an average 40 mph and you are closer. You have to stop a lot on a...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 365,903
Posted By ALinUTAH
I don't think it will be a problem in this dry...

I don't think it will be a problem in this dry climate. Al
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 365,903
Posted By ALinUTAH
I got tired of hearing all the racket reflecting...

I got tired of hearing all the racket reflecting up at me from the skid plate. So I cut a scrap of carpet to fit inside it and WOW what a difference. Should have done it years ago. Al
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By ALinUTAH
Nobody makes a larger tank for the XT250...

Nobody makes a larger tank for the XT250 unfortunately. It's only 2.6 gal, good for 150-175 miles depending on throttle use. So I carry a rotopax, 1 or 2 gallon depending on the trip. One extra...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By ALinUTAH
I think this is a better pic of the dome plateau...

I think this is a better pic of the dome plateau rim. This should be a standard stop on the BDR IMO. It's only about 10 miles off the route.

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-08-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By ALinUTAH
That wolf creek pass is on hwy 35 between Francis...

That wolf creek pass is on hwy 35 between Francis and Hanna Utah. It's a nice alternative to US40. It's an exciting time for me since US40 can be a little much on the mighty 250. -al
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-07-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By ALinUTAH
I replaced the chain at 8k miles. It was totally...

I replaced the chain at 8k miles. It was totally shot. Installed a DID x-ring. Both sprockets looked basically new to my eye, so I didn't replace them. I kinda thought that 8k was early for the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-07-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,401
Views: 365,903
Posted By ALinUTAH
I posted a RR in Day Trippin from my ride last...

I posted a RR in Day Trippin from my ride last weekend. Al

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=976109
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By ALinUTAH
Next morning I rode out owl draw to 128 and up...

Next morning I rode out owl draw to 128 and up onion creek where I got on the kokopelli trail and rode that to Moab.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 05-06-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,606
Posted By ALinUTAH
Next morning I rode down black dragon wash... ...

Next morning I rode down black dragon wash...

http://i279.photobucket.com/albums/kk143/ALinUTAH_album/Moab2014/imagejpg5_zpsdf9067b4.jpg


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