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Forum: Americas 04-06-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 8,479
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Hey Greg

Maybe I will see you somewhere along the way as I'm leaving later, as well. I don't have detailed plans yet. I'm supposed to be riding the WABDR with coworkers sometime during 11-17 July. That'll...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-05-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,375
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Glad I read this

I'm glad I read this thread. I've been contemplating buying ANOTHER expensive GPS for a road trip this summer. Y'all have reminded me that I never really used either of the two top of the line GPSs...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-05-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,096
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
One concern

Generally I think that's a very good plan. However, I'd be a little concerned about removing the headlight assembly. Keeps it safe while you're riding but what if something happens and you end up...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-05-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,096
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Good idea

I did that once in New Mexico. Wasn't riding single track but it was nice to not have to pack up in the morning and that camp was already set up when I rode in after dark in the freezing rain that...
Forum: Trip Planning 04-05-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,096
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
It depends

If it's only for a night I'd rather pack minimal gear so I'll hotel it. I sometimes leave on Saturday morning and just throw clean underwear, deodorant, a toothbrush, and maps into the bags and take...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-11-2013, 04:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,063
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Opening Tuesday, Apr 16th

So I received an email update today that says the opening is scheduled for 1:00 PM Tuesday, April 16th barring any weather or equipment chaos. Too bad I have to work that day but I think I know...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2013, 07:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,790
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Talking I read that wrong as well. Sorry you're getting...

I read that wrong as well. Sorry you're getting laid off but I hope you get laid on Friday as consolation!!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-27-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3,241
Views: 295,523
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
It was great riding with you guys. Thanks for...

It was great riding with you guys. Thanks for helping me pick up the bike every 6 inches :muuttthrough the snow!!! I'll look for you guys at the Desert 100. It's going to be a blast!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,241
Views: 295,523
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Riding near JBLM

It looks like there's a lot of riding out in the training areas on post. I just need to find a map of the training area so I have a visual on which areas are open or closed. I was thinking out...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-23-2013, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3,241
Views: 295,523
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
I would love to join you if I can get my lazy...

I would love to join you if I can get my lazy butt out of bed early enough to get there. :snore
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 18,475
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Thanks! Rocks are no problem......I just moved...

Thanks! Rocks are no problem......I just moved up here from El Paso so I'm quite familiar with them. I do have knobbier tires on and have no issues picking up the bike. I think I'll be mailing in...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-21-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 18,475
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
I'm thinking about signing up for the Dual sport...

I'm thinking about signing up for the Dual sport ride. In the Desert 100 FAQ it doesn't recommend BMW GS bikes for novice riders. I've got a G 650 GS and would say my riding skills are right on the...
Forum: Thumpers 11-08-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 473,924
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Evil Tachometer

I started having these problems a few weeks back. I'll be cruising along about 3000-4000 RPMs, doesn't matter what gear, then all of a sudden the tach starts reading 7000-8000 RPMs, the warning light...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2012, 08:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,584
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
I went to Palo Duro Canyon once years ago and it...

I went to Palo Duro Canyon once years ago and it was lovely. Be careful of the wildlife.....a park ranger came by to let us know "not to worry, the CDC is on the way to pick up that prairie dog...
Forum: Americas 06-21-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,262
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Looks like you've got the route pretty much...

Looks like you've got the route pretty much figured out now and I think it looks fantastic! You're going to have a great time at Crater Lake, Lassen, and Lake Tahoe. Mid to Late summer is a good...
Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2012, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 473,924
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Thanks! I definitely enjoyed the bike the 1 ride...

Thanks! I definitely enjoyed the bike the 1 ride I was able to take on it (more on that in a minute) and I can confirm that it is the lowered version with a center stand. I forgot to ask about the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 06-13-2012, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,607
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
I really recommend picking up a copy of Chuck...

I really recommend picking up a copy of Chuck Dodd's "Guide to the Black Rock Desert" for trips in this area. I've made several trips out here (none by bike yet) and have found the book to be a...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4,079
Views: 473,924
Posted By Outdoor_Girl
Hi All! Thanks for all the fantastic...

Hi All!

Thanks for all the fantastic information and photos posted here. I'm picking up my first bike this weekend, a 2012 G650.
I was a little concerned after reading some of the posts that...
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