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Forum: GS Boxers 12-13-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 806
Views: 108,040
Posted By nadredrum
2014 17,000 miles well have to get you guys out...

2014 17,000 miles well have to get you guys out for a ride or two next year. Also problem free, loven it more every time I ride.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 929
Posted By nadredrum
Www.coloradomotorcycleadventures.com is based out...

Www.coloradomotorcycleadventures.com is based out of Colorado, and run 3 of the bdr's next year. They rent bmw, ktm, triumphs, and more. Tour dates are up allready with prices. You can do a bdr...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-12-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 99,060
Posted By nadredrum
I have not used any other dirt biased tires to...

I have not used any other dirt biased tires to date. I figure with most of my rideing on the pavement a full knobby would be overkill. This is my first on off road bike, the stock tires were...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-11-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 99,060
Posted By nadredrum
:rickyI have 10,000 miles on my front and it...

:rickyI have 10,000 miles on my front and it still has 1/2 of the tread left. On the second rear now 6,000miles out of the first. They wear much slower once you get to the solid center blocks. I have...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,948
Posted By nadredrum
Being that she is your girlfriend, you will get...

Being that she is your girlfriend, you will get in a lot less trouble taking off to Alaska now. That is compared to if she was your wife. It wouldn't hurt to ask her to go with you, the vstrom is a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,750
Posted By nadredrum
I would say if they manage to get through, the...

I would say if they manage to get through, the benefits will be for anyone who fallows them. Thought I would say they are in for a lot of work, both with shovels and chainsaws. Sounds like fun, but...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-04-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,750
Posted By nadredrum
Looks like a group is trying to get together and...

Looks like a group is trying to get together and run the IDBDR around the beginning of July next year. They posted on the Backcountry discovery routes facebook page looking for interested riders. ...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,953
Posted By nadredrum
Got 18,000 miles on my 14, not any issues with...

Got 18,000 miles on my 14, not any issues with the bike, just not enough time to ride it. Stupid work always expecting me to be there.
Forum: GS Boxers 11-30-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,387
Posted By nadredrum
Had to rinse the thick layer of mud off from...

Had to rinse the thick layer of mud off from yesterday's ride supposed to be below freezing for a while again. It thawed out and got to 50 yesterday, making the dirt roads very soft, but no where...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-29-2014, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9,936
Views: 2,043,340
Posted By nadredrum
Worst I have done to date is ride to town to fill...

Worst I have done to date is ride to town to fill the bike up last winter, it was -10F. without the wind chill. Felt great to get out and ride, that and the thrill of not sliding down my 300ft drive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-25-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,750
Posted By nadredrum
I'm trying to talk a friend into going out with...

I'm trying to talk a friend into going out with me, the wildlife was one of his concerns. I told him it's not to bad out there, only about a half a dozen animals will kill you and eat you, the rest...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-23-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,750
Posted By nadredrum
Wicked I have a lot of the same issues, mostly I just...

I have a lot of the same issues, mostly I just live to far away from the states the bdr's are in and do not have the time to develop a route that would even start to compare. I actually lived in...
Forum: Americas 11-17-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 697
Posted By nadredrum
It's easy to take to much, but you can get almost...

It's easy to take to much, but you can get almost anything you forget along the way. Mostly take your time enjoy the ride. There are a lot of dirt roads, and lakes around empire, worth checking...
Forum: Americas 11-12-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By nadredrum
Hopefully some of the locals will chime in later...

Hopefully some of the locals will chime in later with details of the areas and stuff to check out along the way. But for now we all get to keep guessing where the route exactly goes. There are a lot...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By nadredrum
I would do the idbdr starting on July 31, and ya...

I would do the idbdr starting on July 31, and ya fires are always going to be a concern in Idaho. Was out that way 3 years ago in early July and had to dodge several fires in the southern half of...
Forum: Americas 11-09-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By nadredrum
For the idbdr I am thinking an even numbered week...

For the idbdr I am thinking an even numbered week between the dates of August 14th and September 20th, to minimize the risk of sections being closed due to snow. Also thinking around 6 days on the...
Forum: Americas 11-08-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By nadredrum
Definitely will keep you in mind and may get with...

Definitely will keep you in mind and may get with you around the beginning of the year when the details get released. It can get pretty remote in most of Idaho, most of the towns in that state...
Forum: Americas 11-08-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 778
Posted By nadredrum
backcountry discovery route

I was wanting to test the waters if you will. I am looking at doing a bdr next year, my goal is to do the new idbdr, with my backup plan being the cobdr. My issue is that the people I ride with...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 406,079
Posted By nadredrum
R1200gsw usually doesn't sit completely flat...

R1200gsw usually doesn't sit completely flat helps a bit. But I watched a 90 pound lady in her 60's pick up a gsw on flat ground solo so I won't be doing any complaining when I have pick mine up any...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-25-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,232
Posted By nadredrum
The 15 should be a little less prone to stalling,...

The 15 should be a little less prone to stalling, my 13 revs easy but below 2k it is easy to stall. I believe the added weight to the crank is to fix the stalling and reduce vibrations. Next time...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-23-2014, 04:59 AM
Replies: 5,612
Views: 944,387
Posted By nadredrum
Rode home from work in freezing fog, sucked...

Rode home from work in freezing fog, sucked having to wipe ice off the visor. Still better than being in the car.:rofl
Forum: Americas 10-22-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By nadredrum
If you like sporty bikes I would go test ride a...

If you like sporty bikes I would go test ride a triumph tiger 800, the xc is a little more dirt friendly, but either version will do forest service roads, or more if you are carefull. The engine is...
Forum: Americas 10-22-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By nadredrum
There are a lot of good choices when it comes to...

There are a lot of good choices when it comes to adventure bikes. Just depends on how road or off road biased you want. Any of the 650 or 800cc bikes will be more comfortable and versatile than...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-08-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,897
Posted By nadredrum
I'm getting 7,000 miles a rear 14,000 a front out...

I'm getting 7,000 miles a rear 14,000 a front out of the Karoo3. They are loud, but great on and off road. I toasted my stock anakee3 tires front and rear by 7, 000 miles.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-06-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,916
Posted By nadredrum
Man you got my elbow in your last pic. I'm like...

Man you got my elbow in your last pic. I'm like bigfoot never get one good enough to verify my existence. :rofl
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,916
Posted By nadredrum
I'll be heading down Thursday, leaving northern...

I'll be heading down Thursday, leaving northern Indiana about 1pm. Gonna find a place to crash close by and head over first thing in the morning. Was going to leave Wednesday morning but plans got...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-09-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 928
Posted By nadredrum
I had the same issue I wanted to do more dirt so...

I had the same issue I wanted to do more dirt so I got rid of the anakee3 on my gsw. The anakee3 is a good tire, but other than being louder the karoo3 is better. I've been to both edges of the tire...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-05-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 99,060
Posted By nadredrum
I put a set on a few months ago, and really like...

I put a set on a few months ago, and really like them. They work good on the road and off, haven't tried any mud yet but sand dirt and gravel. They are a little loud but so were the stock anakee...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,283
Posted By nadredrum
The south end should be open to ride a lot...

The south end should be open to ride a lot earlier than the north, most is lower elevation and dryer from my experience. Fire is a bigger issue, well and in the valley it's gonna be HOT by then. ...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,283
Posted By nadredrum
I have been tempted to post in trip planning, to...

I have been tempted to post in trip planning, to get a group together for next year. But I have been waiting to check the route out when it's released next year. That and if I ended up getting a big...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,283
Posted By nadredrum
The IDBDR is on my short list of rides for next...

The IDBDR is on my short list of rides for next year. Really looking forward to seeing more of the details on this route. Lived out in northern Idaho for a while, never got a chance to make it out...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,651
Posted By nadredrum
I'm running the karoo3 and have 3500 miles on...

I'm running the karoo3 and have 3500 miles on them, front still looks new. I should get 5k out of the first rear. The traction wet or dry is great, off road is way better then the anakee3 were....
Forum: GS Boxers 08-28-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,647
Posted By nadredrum
Getting close to 14k miles on mine still works...

Getting close to 14k miles on mine still works great. But I change its oil every service to reduce the chance of an issue. Oil is cheap, finial drives are not, and on the lc bike it's super easy to...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-26-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,916
Posted By nadredrum
Just finished signing up for the classes I wanted...

Just finished signing up for the classes I wanted to take, and there are several classes for motorcycle by Rawhyde and a few group rides. looks like fun, see you all there.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-20-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 12,339
Posted By nadredrum
Just about to roll over 13,000 on my 14gsw I got...

Just about to roll over 13,000 on my 14gsw I got late last October. Great bike tons of fun to ride, in fact the more I ride the more I want to. Now to find a way to avoid that pesky work.:lol3
Forum: GS Boxers 08-18-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 904
Posted By nadredrum
There is an open recall on a lot of the gs lc...

There is an open recall on a lot of the gs lc batteries call your dealer and see if yours is on the list. I found out mine was a couple days ago when I had my 12k service done.
Forum: Americas 08-17-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By nadredrum
Hadn't thought about trailering out there but...

Hadn't thought about trailering out there but that could be do able. I do have a truck and decent sized trailer, and that would make snow in the mountians less of an issue. I lived in Moscow Idaho...
Forum: Americas 08-16-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 469
Posted By nadredrum
indiana to death valley in october

Considering doing a trip to death valley in october, either early or late in the month. I will be coming from Northern indiana, just wondering how much trouble the weather might give me especially in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-11-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,461
Posted By nadredrum
I'm averaging right at 50mpg on my 14 gsw. That's...

I'm averaging right at 50mpg on my 14 gsw. That's all one up with a top case, a little loaded with dry bags and such. I've noticed speed drops the mpgs fast, over 70 mph and I'm down in the low 40s....
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,981
Posted By nadredrum
No it was 153mph, and when the front wheel came...

No it was 153mph, and when the front wheel came off the ground I was done. Have Karoo 3's on it now, they are only rated 118 wont be trying to go that fast anytime soon.
And yes I was afraid when it...
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