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Forum: Thumpers 09-21-2009, 09:42 PM
Replies: 102,449
Views: 20,072,183
Posted By bonedale
Ortlieb bags with eBay Nelson Rigg racks

Thought I would contribute to the DR bag/rack discussion with my setup.

I struggled to decide between the very solid looking Giantloop and no rack, or Ortlieb bag and some sort of rack. In the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 09-10-2009, 10:53 AM
Replies: 572
Views: 142,935
Posted By bonedale
Any good suggestions for alternate routes on the MBCDR?

In other words, I am going from Jackson to Glacier, AND BACK, and am wondering if anyone has done this area using a route different than the BIGDOG GPS.

First off, huge thanks to BIGDOG for the...
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,136
Posted By bonedale
Are you talking about GiantLoop bags? They are...

Are you talking about GiantLoop bags? They are like a passenger's butt and thighs, and tie into the passenger pegs too.
Forum: Equipment 08-11-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 46,039
Posted By bonedale
My .02 on the Dakar pants. Your balls will...

My .02 on the Dakar pants.

Your balls will freeze in the mornings. If I have to slab it in the cold mornings at high speeds, I find myself riding with one hand on the bars, the other, throwing a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,207
Posted By bonedale
Thumb classic schofield story!!!

At least you were on a dual sport!

Tow truck drivers around here have some funny stories pulling Clark Grizwalds out of the pass in sedans, minivans etc. I believe it was Mapquest that pointed...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 102,449
Views: 20,072,183
Posted By bonedale
Best Giant Loop bag for the DR

Hi Fellow DRers

Planning a trip up the Continental Divide from Colo to Glacier and was wonder 1st if anyone has the Great Basin bag and if they had a review of it, AND if anyone would think the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2009, 02:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 567
Posted By bonedale
I want a sidecar for mine, for my lab to come to...

I want a sidecar for mine, for my lab to come to work, but he better not see that vid. And judging by the looks I need to just make one myself too.

Does sound like it popped into neutral. And were...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-12-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 289
Posted By bonedale
Gunni to Lake City dirt route ideas

Hi All,

So I am looking to find a way from Gunnison to Lake City to take on my 650. Ideally it would be mostly smaller dirt roads. If I could link some easy single, or rip on some larger dirt...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-21-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 38,741
Posted By bonedale
which route for more dirt?

Hi all,

I've plowed through this thread and am very serious about doing this ride and bringing a friend with me. I think it is perfect for my dr650 (with a new seat of course). But I am confused...
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2009, 10:33 AM
Replies: 102,449
Views: 20,072,183
Posted By bonedale
I haven't bypassed the kickstand switch yet, but...

I haven't bypassed the kickstand switch yet, but I should. My friend and I both own 06 DRs and in the first season my friends had trouble starting one ride and it turned out to be the switch. We...
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2009, 10:07 AM
Replies: 102,449
Views: 20,072,183
Posted By bonedale
Airbox Mod and Water Crossings

It's been a long time since I posted, but here we are riding again and I'm asking a question probably asked a dozens times before, but I am hoping there is more info now that the airbox mod has been...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2008, 06:37 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 889
Posted By bonedale
That Star Pass looks sweet. I was thinking...

That Star Pass looks sweet.

I was thinking I was glad I did Pearl from Aspen to CB. I was swimming in rocks on the way down to CB, but on the way up from Aspen, it seemed like they were more...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By bonedale
Taylor is next on my list for the year. I got a...

Taylor is next on my list for the year. I got a really late start on Pearl, so doing them both sure seems possible, but when I hear of people connecting those, they are on smaller bikes than me. You...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-07-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 858
Posted By bonedale
DRs Bag Pearl Pass

Just a mini report for all you regional inmates. Finally got a chance to do Pearl on the DR650 with a friend on the same setup. Tried to stop and take more pics, but it was too damn much fun to stop...
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,524
Posted By bonedale
The C model is soooo much better looking than the...

The C model is soooo much better looking than the norm, even without the aftermarket tank. Looks better than the '08s too.

good report so far
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 672
Views: 66,374
Posted By bonedale
Thumb It's always fun to be enjoying a ride report and...

It's always fun to be enjoying a ride report and then get to the part where it goes right past me. My business is in that white building above your noggin. And the moto shop is of course right across...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 447,761
Posted By bonedale
Can't wait to see your pics of the pass. I...

Can't wait to see your pics of the pass.

I like that setup you have for traveling. Two bikes to choose from depending on the trip of the day.

Is it nice to have the truck to climb into when...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2008, 11:45 AM
Replies: 1,203
Views: 447,761
Posted By bonedale
Come on guys, we all know this is fake. I'm with...

Come on guys, we all know this is fake. I'm with DAKEZ, and I for one will not be fooled. Rider, creative, fly fisher, and hot. I'm just going to assume gypsyrr, that you have some huge personality...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-23-2008, 02:49 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,628
Posted By bonedale
Thoughts on existing 4x4 systems

My only problem with the existing 4x4 system is they don't talk about the time you would be exposed to certain terrain, or maybe they do in another system. But long story short, I know many riders...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-05-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 491
Views: 40,555
Posted By bonedale
That might just be the greatest answer to that...

That might just be the greatest answer to that question pfb.

Back on subject, it's me in C.B. and no, Carharts don't make good riding pants.
...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-05-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,628
Posted By bonedale
This is cool, and something I have been thinking...

This is cool, and something I have been thinking of in my "I wish I was riding" moments. And being at work, this is one of those times. Without getting too wordy, this is what I came up with. I think...
Forum: Thumpers 11-13-2007, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By bonedale
Try Kientech, the first link: ...

Try Kientech, the first link:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=199167
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2007, 05:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,670
Posted By bonedale
A 4Runner is: bulletproof powerful enough ...

A 4Runner is:
bulletproof
powerful enough
good looks
commuter and weekend warrior
requires no upgrades
available everywhere

To me the bike version doesn't exist. It would be a reliable...
Forum: Ride reports 10-23-2007, 09:04 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 24,054
Posted By bonedale
http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb274/bonedale/...

http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb274/bonedale/IMG_4512.jpg

my do-it-all fist born. Now I am looking for a 2-stroke and a road race 600 for the track. Then maybe I'll be satisfied. Maybe
Forum: Face plant 10-16-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,923
Posted By bonedale
another reminder

Doesn't really matter how bad of luck, or how stupid the other guy is, the fact remains, by riding a motorcycle we have all made it clear we are willing to let our families to go through hell so we...
Forum: Vendors 10-11-2007, 04:22 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 46,875
Posted By bonedale
THose look great, but I agree with the earlier...

THose look great, but I agree with the earlier comments. To sell any, it would have to work with standard skid plates out there. All have some type of big ears, etc.

Really looks good.

Too bad...
Forum: Thumpers 10-04-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,397
Posted By bonedale
This KTM 690 talk is insane. People were honesly...

This KTM 690 talk is insane. People were honesly expecting KTM to remove some sponsor stickers and release a dakar race machine for 8 grand? :huh

This is a great bike, that I agree is aimed at the...
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2007, 10:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,506
Posted By bonedale
Oh and one last comment. I will be doing the TAT,...

Oh and one last comment. I will be doing the TAT, and it will be on the DR650.
Forum: Thumpers 09-26-2007, 09:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,506
Posted By bonedale
Seems to me the TAT was designed for a DRZ. Maybe...

Seems to me the TAT was designed for a DRZ. Maybe I am thinking of the creators site, I remeber a lot of DRZs. I wish I owned a DRZ, but the wife still likes 2up on the DR once in a while. The DR can...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,767
Posted By bonedale
That loser is making DS bikes look bad...

That loser is making DS bikes look bad everywhere. Good stuff, can't wait for the details.

Did you go down into the punchbowl on Schofield?
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2007, 08:56 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 29,915
Posted By bonedale
I may get burnt for this, but the X reminds me of...

I may get burnt for this, but the X reminds me of a modern DR650. A true DS, dirt, street, whatever, just throw your crap on and ride.

Stellar pics and great trip. Seems you have set the bar for...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2007, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,413
Posted By bonedale
Mine is the white variety IMS 4.9g, and gets nice...

Mine is the white variety IMS 4.9g, and gets nice and dirty, but I like the dirt bike look of it. I would never even look at the stocker again. And as for the Safari, just doesn't seem to make sense...
Forum: Thumpers 09-19-2007, 10:53 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,393
Posted By bonedale
KTM Aspen, located in Carbondale Colo still has a...

KTM Aspen, located in Carbondale Colo still has a 640 lying around. I think. If anyone is having a hard time locating one.
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2007, 08:32 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 20,390
Posted By bonedale
Wow, simply incredible pics ... and the bike porn...

Wow, simply incredible pics ... and the bike porn isn't bad either. Damn good stuff, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 102,449
Views: 20,072,183
Posted By bonedale
Can anyone confirm that I am seeing this correct....

Can anyone confirm that I am seeing this correct. If you install the Billit pegs in the lower position, they in turn will move the pegs further back and not forwards?

At 6'3" and size 14 feet, I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-12-2007, 08:58 AM
Replies: 102,449
Views: 20,072,183
Posted By bonedale
finally! height adjustable pegs

As a tall rider I have been interested in these since I heard about them. Does anyone see any disadvantages to having pegs in the "lowboy" position?
Forum: Thumpers 09-11-2007, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 1,190,945
Posted By bonedale
Finally a Japanese thumper designed this decade

Wow, it's about fucking time. :clap I thought the Japanese were just in denial that dual sports existed. Besides the weight, it is looking real good.

Something like this is what Kawi should have...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2007, 09:21 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 13,882
Posted By bonedale
I'm not sure what is stranger, putting that much...

I'm not sure what is stranger, putting that much cabbage into a DRZ, or being such as ass in the process. Just show some pics and tell about the stats. You act like you are in some pissing match to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2007, 04:20 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 21,262
Posted By bonedale
Sweet rides. And Hangry might just be the...

Sweet rides. And Hangry might just be the greatest term ever. Why I haven't heard that until now I don't know.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 09-04-2007, 11:55 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,440
Posted By bonedale
This would be a good time to point out my name is...

This would be a good time to point out my name is simply the nickname of the town I live in, Carbondale. Not anything like the images is conjures up. :huh

Cloud9 is good one. Reminds me of the old...
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