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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-26-2010, 12:13 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 109,430
Posted By MotoPhotog
Supermoto slide? ...

Supermoto slide?

http://www.darrenbeattyphotography.com/photos/845157436_zVyFK-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-26-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 109,430
Posted By MotoPhotog
One more....... flattrack anyone? ...

One more....... flattrack anyone?


http://www.darrenbeattyphotography.com/photos/895359403_5LXva-XL.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-26-2010, 12:10 PM
Replies: 577
Views: 109,430
Posted By MotoPhotog
http://www.darrenbeattyphotography.com/photos/9563...

http://www.darrenbeattyphotography.com/photos/956308462_bWLdJ-XL.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2010, 10:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By MotoPhotog
Day 5: Sept. 19th Halfway through the night,...

Day 5: Sept. 19th

Halfway through the night, I woke up in the tent and noticed Leslie was shivering. Hmm... something about your girl not being comfortable just makes you feel horrid! Spoke to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By MotoPhotog
Day 4: Saturday: Thayne, WY to Vernal, UT ...

Day 4: Saturday: Thayne, WY to Vernal, UT

Saturday we took off at our normal time. We woke up to the sound of the creek out back, and had a wonderful breakfast made by the owners of the Cabin...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By MotoPhotog
http://darrenbeattyphotography.smugmug.com/Adventu...

http://darrenbeattyphotography.smugmug.com/Adventure-Riding/9-15-Western-States-Trip/Random-Shots/DSC5791-copy3/1014233391_e8sNf-X2.jpg

Heres a shot I just uploaded guys. Thanks for following...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2010, 08:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By MotoPhotog
Hi all. Uploading photos now to come. Marty,...

Hi all. Uploading photos now to come. Marty, thanks for the followup! Looks like our thread is worthless without pics eh? :rofl At any rate, I have internet now, so here we go.



Weds: Sept...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2010, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By MotoPhotog
30 hours and counting..........

Tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday at 3pm we are off!

Now you might think we're fully prepped and ready to go. WRONG. We have all of our gear, we have all the things we need, but because of the fact I...
Forum: Americas 09-14-2010, 08:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By MotoPhotog
rides2little, for sure. Agreed there can always...

rides2little, for sure. Agreed there can always be more room. And im sure with any trip, no matter how much personal space you have, you're still going to get sore, etc. At any rate, please let this...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2010, 09:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By MotoPhotog
3,600 miles - 9 states - Western States Adventure 2-up on a Dakar!

Sept. 15th, Leslie and I will be embarking on an adventure through the western USA. In a straight line, we'll be riding far enough to ride from here (Seattle, Washington) to the Florida Keys.

...
Forum: Americas 09-08-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By MotoPhotog
Thing learned. 1. New windscreen needs to...

Thing learned.

1. New windscreen needs to fully clear hand guards.
2. We have plenty of room.
3. Shinko Trailmasters once again, work better than expected on any dualsport/supermoto.
4....
Forum: Americas 09-08-2010, 08:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By MotoPhotog
Time left until departure: 6 days. Recap on...

Time left until departure: 6 days.

Recap on the previous weekend. Roughly 10 days ago, we made a full practice run with gear/tent/sleeping bags/tankbag/soft panniers all loaded and rolling....
Forum: Americas 08-31-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By MotoPhotog
rides2little, thanks much for your suggestions!!...

rides2little, thanks much for your suggestions!! Our route has changed a little. Not much. At this point i heard from someone from Jackson, and they recommended not heading south out of Jackson...
Forum: Americas 08-24-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By MotoPhotog
same guy, different screenname

Wout, zigy photo, do you guys have a map point for any of these destinations? Cant tell ya how much I appreciate your tips! I had a name change here on advrider, since this is my screenname...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By MotoPhotog
Red and See double you.... cant thank you enough!...

Red and See double you.... cant thank you enough! Basically the long story short is... we just planned this trip in may, with no cash saved, and no bike. We saved every dollar we could, and bought a...
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2010, 08:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By MotoPhotog
Problem im having, i have a mounting plate, and...

Problem im having, i have a mounting plate, and NO IDEA what brand it is.

This is becoming quite a hassle. If anyone has an idea of what brand this plate is, please let me know. This is a 3x...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By MotoPhotog
GB, thanks for the feedback. Do you have a link...

GB, thanks for the feedback. Do you have a link for me? I'd appreciate it very much. I know you've been around a bit :)
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By MotoPhotog
JD, thanks much! If we dont find something fast,...

JD, thanks much! If we dont find something fast, we're going to have NO options, except to strap down a few roll bags, and use those lol. :huh
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By MotoPhotog
Hey Red, I apologize, what we're looking...

Hey Red,

I apologize, what we're looking for is a backreset that mounts on the back, behind the passenger seat. At this point though...... I dont know if there are any companies out there?
...
Forum: Equipment 08-09-2010, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,618
Posted By MotoPhotog
Passenger backrest? BMW F650GS?

As title says, have literally spent hours, to no avail except for 1 company and they want like 300 dollars for a backrest for the BMW.

Granted this could probably be a universal item, Looking for...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2010, 07:58 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 821,288
Posted By MotoPhotog
This thread is starting to look "stuck in the...

This thread is starting to look "stuck in the swamps" :rofl
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-03-2010, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MotoPhotog
lol Aaronkelly good stuff. Well, the website I...

lol Aaronkelly good stuff. Well, the website I was using stated it was resistant to rain. Like most GPS's im sure the reviewer cut/pasted from another nuvi. Unfortunate, but agreed, I dont plan on it...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 897
Views: 821,288
Posted By MotoPhotog
more more more! :clap

more more more! :clap
Forum: Americas 08-02-2010, 09:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By MotoPhotog
Very cool. So to update anyone following along. ...

Very cool. So to update anyone following along.

Bike has been purchased, bags are ready, GPS has been purchased. Ram mount is good to go. Now focusing on what to do out back. Hard luggage with...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-02-2010, 09:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MotoPhotog
I knew that the W stood for wide. manufacturer...

I knew that the W stood for wide. manufacturer review states its waterproof.

Obviously I dont plan on submerging it in water. But I do plan on letting it get a few drops if need be.
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 897
Views: 821,288
Posted By MotoPhotog
"You spent some time with the laundry...

"You spent some time with the laundry lady......."

I bet ya did. :evil :clap :eek1

Serious. Like everyone else. Absolutely stunning. As a Seattle, USA based photographer, I can understand...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-30-2010, 09:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MotoPhotog
Thought i'd pass this information on. Thanks...

Thought i'd pass this information on. Thanks everyone, for their suggestions, it did indeed help very much.

Ended up buying a Garmin Nuvi 255W. This GPS was literally 80 dollars cheaper than the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-27-2010, 08:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MotoPhotog
Oscar! Very cool. I will indeed do that. Do you...

Oscar! Very cool. I will indeed do that. Do you have a link to the motorcycle cord needed so you dont have to rely on batteries? Thanks again!!
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,633
Posted By MotoPhotog
ill say again ...

ill say again

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com/2/29/393/20401/ITEM/Shinko-705-Series-Dual-Sport-Rear-Tire.aspx
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,633
Posted By MotoPhotog
If you want the dirt offroad worthiness of the...

If you want the dirt offroad worthiness of the Dunlop D606, and the mileage of a tourance, at half the price. Buy the Shinko trailmasters. I have them on 3 of my bikes. Cant believe how great they...
Forum: Thumpers 07-12-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 648
Posted By MotoPhotog
yep. its a decent upgrade in weight. probably 100...

yep. its a decent upgrade in weight. probably 100 pounds. But as stated you can still go putt off road and have fun. I have one, and I've put about a thousand miles down in the 2 weeks i've owned it....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-09-2010, 01:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MotoPhotog
WOW! Emmbeedee, thanks very much. I'll likely...

WOW! Emmbeedee, thanks very much. I'll likely purchase this in the next 2 weeks. What a deal!
Forum: Americas 07-08-2010, 12:50 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By MotoPhotog
Soft bag options, are there any that dont come...

Soft bag options, are there any that dont come from UK or australia?

The thick heavy duty roll type?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2010, 12:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MotoPhotog
that sounds like a killer deal.

that sounds like a killer deal.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2010, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MotoPhotog
Found a Garmin nüvi 500 for $300 without...

Found a Garmin nüvi 500 for $300 without motorcycle cord or mount. Is this a good option?
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 07-08-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,287
Posted By MotoPhotog
Input needed: Poor folks' option for GPS.

Just purchased a 07' BMW Dakar, needless to say, spent all my fundage on the bike, and have a month to come up with a few things needed before my girlfriend leslie and I do our 3,600 mile/11day trip...
Forum: The Garage 07-08-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,639
Posted By MotoPhotog
I hear you!! Thanks so much for your reply to my...

I hear you!! Thanks so much for your reply to my inquiry. I dont feel so bad about my softbags afterall :D I am not very happy with these "sahara" tires, but I'll be moving on to Shinko 705's. I...
Forum: The Garage 07-07-2010, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,639
Posted By MotoPhotog
great job!!!!!!!!!!! What did you end up doing up...

great job!!!!!!!!!!! What did you end up doing up top? Any better of a view? Looks like you dont ride 2 up as much? Either way great panniers!
Forum: Americas 07-07-2010, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By MotoPhotog
AHH!!! My apologies :) Marble Canyon? Is this a...

AHH!!! My apologies :) Marble Canyon? Is this a "dont miss"? I'll have to google where this is. Thanks for your suggestions along the way. I added that day in arizona, and honestly, was a bit short...
Forum: Americas 07-07-2010, 09:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,283
Posted By MotoPhotog
Final map is here. ...

Final map is here.
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