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Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 05-10-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 8,586
Views: 653,501
Posted By malsin
I thought you were riding just fine ... as fast...

I thought you were riding just fine ... as fast as I wanted to go ... although watching the DR bounce off the trail and head downhill through the brush had me thinking how we (you and I as sweeps)...
Forum: Equipment 12-02-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,180
Posted By malsin
some alternatives

Several years ago two friends and I did 7 nights off our LC4s in the CO high country. Here is the report I put up: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=159410. 7 nights isn't any different...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,828
Posted By malsin
possible DIY unless too late

My GPR is leaking yet again, after two free redos by GPR after I paid for service (with me paying the shipping so not really free). Unit lasted two years before it leaked. Now it leaks on day one of...
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2011, 03:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By malsin
So what part numbers did you use? I have...

So what part numbers did you use?

I have muddled through the Russel online catalog http://www.russellperformance.com/mc/brake_hoses/universal.shtml and think you may have used 21" Endura Universal...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 16,539
Posted By malsin
If this is where I think it is (north of Oark),...

If this is where I think it is (north of Oark), then the "road" after this (if the picture is in the direction of travel) had lots of very deep "puddles"/potholes and mandatory jumps or bypasses that...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 824,889
Posted By malsin
For those cyclists in the US scratching your...

For those cyclists in the US scratching your heads ... USA bicycles are the opposite of the rest of the world ... For US front brake is on L and rear is on R. A few years back I rode here in the US...
Forum: Ride reports 06-08-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,965
Posted By malsin
CO Rocky Mt High Country

http://home.everestkc.net/malsin/CODS06_files/IMGP0213.JPG

One week with two friends, camping off of LC4's and avoiding pavement:
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=159410
The...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-12-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 5,003
Views: 294,929
Posted By malsin
Uhh, make that WEST of Wornall ... about 2...

Uhh, make that WEST of Wornall ... about 2 blocks. Plenty of parking behind (north side of 75th) and in a lot towards Wornall. I hope to make it and see some ADV types there.
Forum: Ride reports 05-11-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,206
Posted By malsin
I spent a week in Moab in March. (My third trip....

I spent a week in Moab in March. (My third trip. You really need to go!) Ran into an outfitter and his group while out and about on Sovereign singletrack. He rents KTM 450 EXCs. dualsportutah.com....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-24-2008, 08:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 806
Posted By malsin
Depending on how "in shape" you and the Mrs. are...

Depending on how "in shape" you and the Mrs. are ...

Another option would be to book a cabin down at Phantom Ranch, along with supper and breakfast. Hike South Kaibab ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-10-2008, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,264
Posted By malsin
Sweco? SouthWest Colorado ...??? Or can it...

Sweco? SouthWest Colorado ...???

Or can it not be printed? :evil
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 14,260
Posted By malsin
Steve, If you are going to ride Moab (which...

Steve,

If you are going to ride Moab (which I have spent two weeks riding, 2 one-week trips both in March ... and highly suggest), avoid the "Easter Jeep Safari" time frame (which I believe is the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2007, 11:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,247
Posted By malsin
The Flint Hills area of KS runs N-S ... between...

The Flint Hills area of KS runs N-S ... between Junction City and Topeka along I-70, east of Wichita, west of Emporia. Rather large PDF file at...
Forum: Ride reports 08-11-2007, 09:02 PM
Replies: 247
Views: 72,053
Posted By malsin
No pictures ... Two of us riding across US...

No pictures ...

Two of us riding across US 50 in Missouri. Me leading, at about 10 mph above the limit, on my red/white/blue Captain America F650 and Tracy trailing close behind on his nearly new,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2007, 09:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 10,103
Posted By malsin
????? What does that number include? Is...

?????

What does that number include?
Is that number correct?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2007, 08:33 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 232,985
Posted By malsin
All in Colorado, USA. (I am pretty sure I have...

All in Colorado, USA. (I am pretty sure I have kept the pass names straight!)

The approach to Imogene:
http://home.everestkc.net/malsin/CODS06_files/image055.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2007, 07:22 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 25,107
Posted By malsin
Hmmm, I was able to download the route but the...

Hmmm, I was able to download the route but the file won't work in either MapSource or with Marengo. Marengo believes the text to be incomplete. Anybody else having an issue?

Edit: Only 475 kb of...
Forum: Ride reports 06-20-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,143
Posted By malsin
where is this?

Awesome journey! Thanks for sharing.

I was wondering where this is:

http://hayduke.smugmug.com/photos/164706874-L.jpg

I will be out in the area in mid-July and was wondering where the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-24-2007, 04:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,744
Posted By malsin
Thanks for the good words. I spent a lot of the...

Thanks for the good words. I spent a lot of the winter before that trip reading 4WD books and web sites, searching ADVRider, and pouring over USFS maps. Then lots of time with Garmin MapSource. I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-16-2007, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 99,429
Posted By malsin
Test taken in 1996 on a 1973 Yamaha AT3 125 cc...

Test taken in 1996 on a 1973 Yamaha AT3 125 cc Enduro ... My first bike, and I still own it. :lol3

http://home.everestkc.net/malsin/Motorcycle/yamaha/IMGP0034.JPG

I jumped to a 1985 K100RS as...
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2007, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7,064
Views: 3,235,823
Posted By malsin
way back in ? Indonesia ?

A discussion on this board ensued about the apparent swastika patch on the jacket of someone who Glen encountered. In the Feb 5, 2007 Time (p 19, I think, but these pages are unnumbered ... doh) is...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2007, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,517
Posted By malsin
Could it be a radar reflector? (I have seen...

Could it be a radar reflector? (I have seen similar things along the banks of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers that tow boat radar units reflect off of ...) Of course I have no idea what radar...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 01-25-2007, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By malsin
Thanks for all of the posts. I enjoy the...

Thanks for all of the posts.

I enjoy the "wilderness" via many means: motorcycle (hence the original question of a route over the CD btw 70 and RMNP), hiking boots and pack, river and flatwater...
Forum: Ride reports 01-12-2007, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 791
Posted By malsin
Not sure how this will work as my work site...

Not sure how this will work as my work site filters ....

Go to http://www.google.com/language_tools?hl=en

paste in the german web site link,

chooose German to English (or whatever language...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2007, 08:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 9,730
Posted By malsin
Great report. I really need to get to baja. ...

Great report. I really need to get to baja.

IIRC, KTM has two front sprockets: one fits 2 strokes and RFS bikes, one fits LC4 bikes. The splines are the same but the LC4 sprocket is a bit thicker....
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-26-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By malsin
Thanks all for the info.

The closure is what I figured ... pushing the bike seems to be going against the purpose of the rule, not to mention you look guilty doing it. ("Appearance of Impropriety" as my attorney SO says.)...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 12-25-2006, 01:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By malsin
Rollins Pass bypass? crossing btw Ind Pks WA and I-70?

Is there a way to legally get a DS motorcycle across the pass?

Are there any other trails that cross between I-70 and Indian Peaks Wilderness?

I am in the midst of planning a route for summer...
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,931
Posted By malsin
? Is the slagged part on the intake or exhaust...

? Is the slagged part on the intake or exhaust side? (It appears to be directly between two in. or ex. valves .. not sure which though.

The exhaust valves are going to be the ones to show heat...
Forum: Thumpers 10-23-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,364
Posted By malsin
Starting in 2001 the LC motors (6xx and 400) had...

Starting in 2001 the LC motors (6xx and 400) had a [much better] counter balancer that signficantly reduced vibration. I rode a mid 90s 6xx and felt like I was on a paint shaker.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 20,364
Posted By malsin
I own a 400 (2001, factory street legal) and have...

I own a 400 (2001, factory street legal) and have ridden a friend's 2001 640. Until we get above 50 or 60 mph he isn't gaining much, if any, ground.

The 400, at the same weight as the 640, does...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-18-2006, 07:08 AM
Replies: 860
Views: 216,367
Posted By malsin
We stopped to plot our route before the storm...

We stopped to plot our route before the storm hit. Rain gear tops already on. Pants got donned a few minutes later. We had just crossed US-50 on our way to Jaunita Hot Springs, Colorado, USA.
...
Forum: Ride reports 10-09-2006, 08:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,912
Posted By malsin
water crossing or tow ... you decide

A week ago 12 of us met up in NW Arkansas for some fun in the Ozark National Forest. (Ride Report (http://home.troywolf.com/dualsport/ozark/20060930/))

Tracy brought his new-to-him Honda XR-650-R....
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2006, 03:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,792
Posted By malsin
The V-Strom, on DS tires, not knobbies of any...

The V-Strom, on DS tires, not knobbies of any sort, bypassed the deep mud. He rode the dry stuff and gravel as fast as the rest of us.

The 300 lb bikes were enough of a workout through the deep...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2006, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,792
Posted By malsin
Mike (that's me!) is stuck back on the side of...

Mike (that's me!) is stuck back on the side of the road. I thought that the grass would provide a bit more traction and support, but was wrong on both counts. I gladly waved Dorian by ... not really...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2006, 10:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,792
Posted By malsin
Backroads Touring KS - Randolph mud and dust

Luc, aka: Gagnaou, put together a long route of little/minimum/no maintenance farm access roads starting and ending in Randolph, Kansas, located north of Manhattan, "The Little Apple", KS.

The...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-23-2006, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,853
Posted By malsin
3 KTMs with knobbies, 7 days in CO ... trip report tracks/routes

Here is the trip report: Ride Report (http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=159410)

And here are the GPX route files that accompany the report. TroyWolf was nice enough to convert my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,744
Posted By malsin
GPS Routes and Tracks

Troy was nice enough to convert my Garmin tracks into GPX format routes (and remind me to post them ... )

Day 1 (http://home.everestkc.net/malsin/CODS06_files/2006_07_22_rte.gpx)
Day 2...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,744
Posted By malsin
The strap does go in front of the tank. It does...

The strap does go in front of the tank. It does not interfere with the wheel or forks or fender. I played around with the mounting for quite some time in the garage at home before leaving for this...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2006, 08:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,744
Posted By malsin
Day 7 Video and more photos

Video of Tracy coming up a steep, rocky section of Taylor. No, this wasn't even the toughest part. Tracy is a hoss!

Part 1. (http://home.everestkc.net/malsin/CODS06_files/IMGP0365.MOV) (I was...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2006, 08:22 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 18,744
Posted By malsin
Day 7: Taylor Park, Taylor/Pearl/Italian/Cottonwood/TroutCreek/RedHill/Hoosier Passes

Day 7, Friday, 7/28/06
After gassing up at Taylor Park we headed for Taylor and Pearl passes. Our plan was to take Taylor up and over to Ashcroft and then take Pearl back to Crested Butte.

The...
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