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Forum: Thumpers 11-19-2014, 08:02 AM
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Posted By kiltedcrawford
Mefo Explorer

I may have missed it, but there's also the Mefo Explorer. It's listed as a 50/50 tire and runs $90/front and $150/rear from Twisted Throttle.

kc
Forum: Thumpers 09-28-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15,969
Views: 1,896,670
Posted By kiltedcrawford
My 2002 has an Excel front and stock rear rims....

My 2002 has an Excel front and stock rear rims. I've ridden short distances at highway speeds on T63s ar 15psi or a bit less with no issue and, even flat, have always been able to ride on either...
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 94,935
Posted By kiltedcrawford
I should have mentioned that...BMW F650 Dakar.

I should have mentioned that...BMW F650 Dakar.
Forum: Vendors 08-27-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 94,935
Posted By kiltedcrawford
I've had mine a few months now and the empty...

I've had mine a few months now and the empty holster stays on all the time. The pockets don't flap and I don't notice it at all until I need to put something in them. For me it's the best system out...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-20-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Great pics. Bad luck on the ants. I've lived here...

Great pics. Bad luck on the ants. I've lived here my whole life and have never heard of that.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-16-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,100
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Great report and pics, and many props to you and...

Great report and pics, and many props to you and the "kid" for doing it 2 up on a "big" bike.

I'm really glad you enjoyed SW OK. That was Sandy Sanders WMA you rode through northwest of Mangum,...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-13-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Dadayama!! Good man! Anxious to read the RR....

Dadayama!!

Good man! Anxious to read the RR. Looks a bit sandy.


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Forum: Thumpers 06-24-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15,969
Views: 1,896,670
Posted By kiltedcrawford
I've got an 02 with a non-stock but unknown brand...

I've got an 02 with a non-stock but unknown brand windscreen and Laminar Lip that were both on the bike when I bought it. For ME, the Lip makes a huge, positive difference when riding blacktop and...
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 580
Views: 94,935
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Hemisphere soft bags

I've had my Hemisphere bags for a couple of weeks now, so I'll chime in on them.....

I've got an '02 F650 Dakar and, as already mentioned, mounting is the same as the Coyote. Like the 800, the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 05-23-2014, 08:18 PM
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Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
FYI: There are a couple of non-technical but...

FYI: There are a couple of non-technical but sandy river crossings (and roads) in SW OK.
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 25,840
Posted By kiltedcrawford
I've been carrying my tool pouch in a dry bag...

I've been carrying my tool pouch in a dry bag strapped to the front of my skid plate for a couple of years now. I loved the weight distribution and convenience but was concerned about long-term...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 03-03-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,952
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Big Bend

I made a whirlwind trip down from Oklahoma to Big Bend the week before Christmas.

I was solo and on a 650 so I didn't get too crazy, but I did hit the Pinto Canyon Rd SW of Marfa and, in the...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-25-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,044
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Nice pics. That road's a bitch.

Nice pics. That road's a bitch.
Forum: Ride reports 12-30-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 137,426
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Thanks Cannonshot!

The week before Christmas I rode down to the Big Bend area from Oklahoma with your tracks loaded up on the GPS.
Hats off to you for all your hard work on this report. The level of information you've...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 11-10-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Nice! Great report.

Nice! Great report.
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,054
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Great report! To do all you did in that timeframe...

Great report! To do all you did in that timeframe (Geronimo's grave isn't just a 2 minute detour) is amazing.

You're my current hero.
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2013, 06:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,054
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Good stuff! I took about 10 pics in 6 1/2 days on...

Good stuff! I took about 10 pics in 6 1/2 days on the OAT. You're the man.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 10-04-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
I believe he's the second person to log that many...

I believe he's the second person to log that many miles, out of stater or no.

I'd take that as a challenge if I were a proud Okie.:turkish
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 10-04-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Awesome! Looking forward to the ride report.

Awesome! Looking forward to the ride report.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 10-02-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
I figured the tire situation would slow you down....

I figured the tire situation would slow you down. Bad luck.

Don't despair though, the route's pretty fast from Sayre north so if you get an early start you can cover lots of miles. If I remember...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 10-02-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
You're making good time. Western OK should be...

You're making good time. Western OK should be pretty dry in most places and you ought to get pretty far into northern OK today if you're not delayed too long with the tire.

Good luck.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 09-26-2013, 03:59 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Awesome! I'd read through this thread and...

Awesome! I'd read through this thread and associated ride reports to get specific info on what to expect and where.
Western OK is currently dry, but rain's expected this weekend, so it may be...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 08-27-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Good stuff. Nice Dakar.

Good stuff.
Nice Dakar.
Forum: Thumpers 08-11-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 15,969
Views: 1,896,670
Posted By kiltedcrawford
I'll just add to the confusion about shifting...

I'll just add to the confusion about shifting into neutral and oil, but I bought my bike in May 2012 from a guy who'd just had the oil changed at a BMW dealership. I don't know what oil they used,...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-28-2013, 02:54 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
From I-35/Perry to Vinita, where we spent the...

From I-35/Perry to Vinita, where we spent the night, was 275 miles. Vinita to Heavener was 250. The current route in the SE is different now, so my numbers won't be exact, but we did 220 from...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-28-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-26-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 544
Posted By kiltedcrawford
"Dirt" Enchanted Circle

I swear I've seen mention of a dirt version of the Enchanted Circle but my searches have come up empty.

Is there such a thing?

Thanks.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-21-2013, 02:50 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
That's a day of riding! 500 miles, including a 2...

That's a day of riding! 500 miles, including a 2 hour Meers stop.
Good work.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-18-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
I think that with good weather, good luck and the...

I think that with good weather, good luck and the hammer down, the west portion (west of I-35) would go in 2 days.

Having said that, it took me 6 1/2 to do it all back in December. But the days...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-18-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Cool! I can't make it, but that track's been...

Cool! I can't make it, but that track's been rerouted since I last rode it and just looking at the map I think it'll be better.
The area between Lawton & I-35 picked up 2-4" of rain earlier this...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-18-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
As I understand it, and I'm not arguing one side...

As I understand it, and I'm not arguing one side or the other, prior to this "Conservation Passport", anyone had the right to visit and use the WMAs for various reasons, like hiking, birdwatching,...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-18-2013, 09:16 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
I live and ride in pretty sandy country and like...

I live and ride in pretty sandy country and like you, know it's a heck of a lot better when wet. I was lucky with the weather but did a little planning around it and it worked.

It was varying...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-18-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Southwest OAT scout

I'd told Dadayama that I'd scout out the revised OAT through SW Oklahoma (I-40 to I-35), and finally got around to it. So, Monday morning I headed up to Sayre with the plan being to ride the route...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-16-2013, 05:00 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Did some OAT scouting yesterday. I rode the Sayre...

Did some OAT scouting yesterday. I rode the Sayre to Mangum and Mangum to Mt Scott tracks. Rain shut out my plans of heading east from there this morning, so I headed home.
I've got a few pics and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-11-2013, 05:59 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Good stuff there. We tried to access the K...

Good stuff there.
We tried to access the K Trail this way on our OAT trip. We made it up past the cell tower, then the route got confusing and more technical, plus we were on 650s in a strange area...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-08-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Great report mars. That closed road SW of Hugo...

Great report mars.
That closed road SW of Hugo was dry when we rode it; bet it was lots of fun with some moisture.
Good stuff.
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-08-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,818
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Nice report. Looks like you had a heck of a day. ...

Nice report. Looks like you had a heck of a day.



I think the current OAT follows the track I did back in December. If I remember right, after crossing this bridge I was pretty much in the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 07-02-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2,374
Views: 118,952
Posted By kiltedcrawford
The weather doesn't get any better for this time...

The weather doesn't get any better for this time of the year here.
If you run into any trouble I'm straight south of the OAT on 183, and I'll be around (and riding, hopefully). Have fun!
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 06-20-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
Big Bikes Beware

FYI, there is about a mile of road west of Hugo that, in my opinion, would be extremely tough on a big bike. It's unmaintained and, when we were there, only had a faint trail through it. There were...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 06-19-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 632
Views: 62,255
Posted By kiltedcrawford
The gate these guys ran into was not one we...

The gate these guys ran into was not one we encountered, so I'm no help there.

And, I'll disagree with Cropear. In his pic above, the route we actually rode is gray. The red were areas that were...
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