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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-02-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By Rut Runner
Thanks for the positive comments on the pic. ...

Thanks for the positive comments on the pic.

In terms of post-processing it's an example of someone new to Lightroom 5 playing around with sliders. From what I understand post processing in...
Forum: Canada 07-02-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 138
Posted By Rut Runner
Toronto-Calabogie-Toronto ride July 3-5

I'm doing a ride for the smaller bikes this weekend. Plan is to ride up to my cottage near Bancroft Friday after work. Saturday do a loop out to Calabogie and back. Sunday ride home.

My goal is...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 06:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

The sun set as I ate in Moab. My plan was to ride a few miles south and crash for the night. I couldn't see much with my headlight but I did manage to get off the main trail a fair bit. Before...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-01-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

Next up was the main event, Utah. The start point would be the town of Green River. I chose this because it’s on I70 in a somewhat central location. Initially I had considered Grand Junction, but...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-22-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 828
Views: 127,258
Posted By Rut Runner
how to upload GPX files to 78?

I'm having some difficulty uploading GPX files to my 78. I'm dropping the GPX file directly into the 78's memory (H:\Garmin\GPX). Windows says the file is there but when I call up the menu on the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 02:49 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 45,478
Posted By Rut Runner
Sorry you had to abort the trip, hopefully you...

Sorry you had to abort the trip, hopefully you can still get some good riding in.

Just curious, did you take the Elbow canyon route out of Mesquite?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-20-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

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Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-19-2015, 03:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,613
Posted By Rut Runner
Dualsport Utah Camp/Ride

This is a write up of my dirtbike trip in Utah I did last September. I had 10 days to ride off-road from Green River to Mesquite and back. The plan was to ride trails all day and sleep under the...
Forum: Equipment 05-02-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 125,836
Posted By Rut Runner
By camping trip I meant trailriding for 8-12...

By camping trip I meant trailriding for 8-12 hours per day followed by camping in a new spot every night. I crossed most of Utah this way. I had to gas up everyday so I just picked what food and...
Forum: Equipment 04-30-2015, 04:41 PM
Replies: 312
Views: 125,836
Posted By Rut Runner
My bike and all my gear from a 8 day camping trip...

My bike and all my gear from a 8 day camping trip in Utah:

http://i881.photobucket.com/albums/ac19/MichaelSchorpp/Utah2014/IMG_3434_01_zpswdsh5mqp.jpg

The E-12's held my sleeping bag, Big Agnes...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-27-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 127,258
Posted By Rut Runner
Thanks for the reply, Countdown. I'm using...

Thanks for the reply, Countdown.

I'm using the OSM generic routable map. I may have solved the problem while playing with the GPS today. Under activities there is a "direct routing" option, ...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 04-26-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 828
Views: 127,258
Posted By Rut Runner
Routing trouble on 78

I tried to follow routes on my 78 yesterday for a club ride. I had a great deal of difficulty doing this. It seemed that if there was no road between 2 waypoints it would come up with an alternate...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,025
Posted By Rut Runner
Pickering ride

A few more pics:

http://i881.photobucket.com/albums/ac19/MichaelSchorpp/2015SpringKickOff/IMG_4806_zpsu9fiwken.jpg

...
Forum: Canada 04-12-2015, 04:38 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,025
Posted By Rut Runner
Pickering Ride

Conditions were better than I expected-no snow and only a few muddy spots. Riding was a mixture of back roads, road allowances, rail trail, hydro line trail, ATV and singletrack, trail, one MX...
Forum: Canada 04-11-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,025
Posted By Rut Runner
Morning ride Sunday Apr 12

Doing a ride for the smaller bikes Sunday morning. Will be riding out of the city at 8:00am to ride back roads, road allowances and anything else in Pickering. A light bike with good tires is the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-23-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 47,786
Posted By Rut Runner
Fantastic RR! Read it from beginning to end in...

Fantastic RR! Read it from beginning to end in one sitting. One of the best RR's on ADVrider.

Loved the concept-one rider, one bike, one camera and 5 weeks to explore!
Forum: Canada 03-21-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 19,025
Posted By Rut Runner
Afternoon ride this Wednesday/Thursday

Looking to get out for an afternoon ride this Wednesday/Thursday. Will be riding out of the city on the DVP/401 and will be riding backroads, road allowances and trails in Pickering. A lighter bike...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-16-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 24,069
Posted By Rut Runner
Great RR and photography Dave! I love the night...

Great RR and photography Dave! I love the night shots-what wide angle lens did you use? I've heard that Bower/samyang/ rokinon primes are the best for astral photography.

Mike
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 3,089,883
Posted By Rut Runner
I like your tailbag, not too high, what brand is...

I like your tailbag, not too high, what brand is it?

Food and water were not a problem. I had to gas up everyday anyways, so I would just pick up what I needed for the next few meals. The only...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7,477
Views: 3,089,883
Posted By Rut Runner
Bike setup for a recent 8 day 7 night trip in...

Bike setup for a recent 8 day 7 night trip in Utah:

http://i881.photobucket.com/albums/ac19/MichaelSchorpp/Bikes/acd88704-29ad-4f6c-b805-c221091ee5e5_zpsf7ad0a0f.jpg


The Wolfman E-12's carry...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 55,399
Posted By Rut Runner
I'm thinking of getting a multi-tool for my...

I'm thinking of getting a multi-tool for my XR650R tool kit. The goal is to reduce space and weight-no need to carry dedicated pliers, knife and can opener. The pliers would be used for taking...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Rut Runner
Best place to leave a pickup in Green River, Utah?

I plan on leaving my pickup in Green River Utah and doing some camping off the bike. Can Anyone recommend a place to leave it?
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,051
Posted By Rut Runner
Running non-DOT knobbies in Utah?

My favourite brand of DOT knobby, the K760 Trakmaster, is backordered. I will have to use something else for my upcoming trip to Colorado and Utah. What are the chances of getting hassled by the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By Rut Runner
Thanks for the tip Dohcfox, I ended up riding...

Thanks for the tip Dohcfox, I ended up riding 300 km yesterday and after the ride the stiction was gone. I could pump the rear end up and down with no funny noises. I'll probably just keep an eye...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By Rut Runner
Stiction in rear shock

I had the rear wheel off my XR for some brake work. When I put it back on and rear shock had 1.5" of stiction! The bike had been sitting for 6 weeks but there was no leakage from the shock.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By Rut Runner
how to adjust footpeg mounts

After bashing my XR in the rocks a few times both footpegs are angled wrong now. Both left to right and forward to back. Is there a recommended "tweaking" procedure? I tried a 5 ft prybar from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By Rut Runner
Looking for advice on minimalist toolkit for XR650R

I'm looking at revising my toolkit in preparation for a minimalist, solo bike camping trip. I want to replace my 4 in 1 screwdriver, sliding T-handle socket driver and individual allen keys with the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By Rut Runner
Drive chain questions for XR650R

My last drive chain lasted 2500 miles on my Xr650R. Is this normal or am I doing something wrong?

The chain is a midrange 520 Oring with masterlink. Sprockets were new. I do mostly...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,923
Posted By Rut Runner
For those who haven’t done this ride before I’d...

For those who haven’t done this ride before I’d just like to chime in and say this is a great ride for showcasing what is available to the east of the GTA. The dualsport ride includes some of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By Rut Runner
Thanks for the advice, I'll try adjusting at the...

Thanks for the advice, I'll try adjusting at the other end. It's s 2000, mileage may be high.



I bought the bike used in 2007. At the same time I bought the newer clutch bushing. It's 2014...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23,932
Views: 3,295,558
Posted By Rut Runner
Clutch doesn't disengage fully

When I pull in my clutch lever all the way it doesn't disengage the clutch fully (bike jumps abit when shifting to first from neutral). I've adjusted the clutch cable so there is minimal freeplay in...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-03-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,262
Posted By Rut Runner
Hi Phil, Yes, that is Eagle canyon running...

Hi Phil,

Yes, that is Eagle canyon running under the I70 bridges. Judging from my maps it's also the same canyon where I got stuck for 2 hours off trail 646.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 03-01-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,262
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

Sorry for the interruption, Photobucket shut me down for exceeding the bandwidth.

For the second last riding day I returned to Green River. I figured after a week the trails would be in better...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-12-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,262
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

I started out in the morning on trail 646 in the San Rafael Swell. Conditions were good with no real storm damage. I came to a steep descent down into a wash. As I rode down I thought “I sure hope...
Forum: Canada 02-11-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,852
Posted By Rut Runner
One place not mentioned so far is Calabogie. ...

One place not mentioned so far is Calabogie. Excellent riding for bikes including singletrack. No permits required.

You may wish to post up on www.odsc.on.ca (http://www.odsc.on.ca) . You'll...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,262
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

This was my first night ever sleeping under the stars. I kept all my gear on, and added a sweater. Keeping the helmet on worked well. I only needed a small bit of padding under the helmet to be...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-04-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,262
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

The plan for the next few days was to head west and do some exploring in the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 02-02-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,262
Posted By Rut Runner
Great pics in your RRs Bomose! I used a...

Great pics in your RRs Bomose!

I used a Nikon P7700. I wanted something better than the SD1200 Elph I've used in the past. Factory refurbed ones with warranty came up for $280, which made it the...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 01-30-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 10,262
Posted By Rut Runner
The guidebook that I consulted was Peter Masseys...

The guidebook that I consulted was Peter Masseys Central Utah 4WD Trails. I didn't carry any paper maps this time. I kept camera phone pictures of all my maps, supplemented by the park services...
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