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Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2008, 08:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Exactly. Are you still in SB and do you ride...

Exactly. Are you still in SB and do you ride around the Central Coast? Dual sport?
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Campsite at Powell

Funny you should mention that...I called Bullfrog and they said that they can't guarantee a spot unless its an RV site or a lodge room. So I figured I didn't want to be stuck without a place to...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2008, 10:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Best time

We went June 20-29th. It was probably 2 weeks too late. The guys from Montreal went 2-3 weeks before and their temps were 70's-80's with no rain or major run-off. Our week was the first week in...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2008, 07:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 6: Kane Springs and Hurrah Pass

This was a beautiful ride, a must do in Moab.


http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/326843128_Dpoeo-L.jpg

http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/326843409_cV7Wx-L.jpg

This is where Kane turns into...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
YES! Awesome...

Love it...you guys are awesome. I wish we had finished it!
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2008, 03:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 6: Kane Springs and Hurrah Pass

This is a must do!

This photo is from the Anticline overlook, but you can get a view of the trail and its available views from this Flickr photo:
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 6: An attempt at Gemini Bridges

We finished playing around on Porcupine and Sand Flats and returned for lunch and a rest. Whew the temp went up quick. We rode out to Gemini Bridges and it was about 102 degrees. The trail into...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2008, 09:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Wicked Day 6: Sand Flats Road and Procupine Rim Trail

So after La Sal and Lake Warner we went back to Sand Flats Rd to find Porcupine Trail and others.

http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/326832799_JNFxc-L.jpg
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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-07-2008, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 160,204
Posted By Jawdropper
Cedar Breaks and Cedar City Utah

Kolob Road off of UT-14

http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/322498984_8YcbF-L.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2008, 01:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 6: La Sal Mountains or Staying out of the Heat

It was so hot in the morning we were warned and decided not to do White Rim Trail. We headed for altitude were it would be cooler. The guy who replaced Pato's tire recommended LaSal Loop and Sand...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
The Gap Fire

They were close, several block towards the mountain...the ash is bad. The firefighters banged on it hard Thursday and Friday, saving all the homes. The wind moved toward the mountain and so its...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2008, 04:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 5: Onion Creek Trail (Moab)

So, finally settled in our campsites, Pato went off to get a new rear tire (that was an hysterical experience).

Once squared away we took off up the road and followed the Colorado River until we...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 5: Lake Powell to Moab

Woke up, packed up and headed to the Ferry. We ran into a group of German tourists riding their bicycles almost the exact route we came...I like the motor personally. They were too cool. The tour...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2008, 11:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
P&S vs SLR

I had my D200 in my tankbag for the trip and at the last minute switched it for my Canon Elf. Its 8MP but I can't stand its slow shutter response sometimes. I also ran out of batteries shooting my...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Boulder and the Burr Trail

Day4 continued from the Escalante to Boulder. As we rode into Boulder the thunder clouds were menacing.

We stopped at the Burr Trail Grill for food...YUMMY. Pulled pork sandwich and some apple...
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2008, 07:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Escalante

It was warm 95 degrees...no bugs really until Lake Powell

Pato....Hahahahha
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2008, 02:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 4: Bryce Canyon, Escalante and an "its a small world" moment

Bryce Canyon

http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/322524515_BFKKD-L.jpg

http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/322525387_xz4RK-L.jpg

I then stopped at the Escalante Visitors Center and ran into a...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2008, 04:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,632
Posted By Jawdropper
Nice shot of the Dips and Sweeps on CA-120

We just went through there and its a blast through those pine trees from Mono to Benton. Thanks for the pics.
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 11,937
Posted By Jawdropper
Just finished Kane, Porcupine and Gemini as well

Your pictures and awesomeness are better than mine.

I got stuck on Sandy Hill with my GSA. It was 105 degrees and I couldn't take lifting the beast anymore, so I turned muffler. It looks like...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2008, 02:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 4: Cedar Breaks

Woke up to a cool morning and headed up UT-14. Before the left turn to go up to Cedar Breaks, there is a Zion Canyon overlook which affords a back sided view of Zion's
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Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2008, 09:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Benton Snakes

I know exactly the spot! I wish I had had time to do the June Lake Loop as well, it looked like a lot of fun.
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2008, 08:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 3: Kolob Road and Kanarrville Road at Cedar City

In the late afternoon we decided to take a trip above Cedar City on a dirt road called Kolob Rd that then connected and descended into Kanarrville a little to the south.
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Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2008, 05:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 3: Tonopah to Cedar City...Aleinn, Caliente and Cathedral Gorge

http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/323811303_mKkXu-L.jpg

We made the obligatory stop at Aleinn.

http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/322490573_tpmFn-L.jpg

They didn't mince words about their...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2008, 01:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 2: Tonopah...what is the definition of a ghost town or "don't go there!"

We decided to break up the trip across Nevada with a stop at the Best Western in Tonopah.

We were told to avoid Tonopah at all costs, we were glad we didn't.

When we arrived, there was a hand...
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 2: Mono Lake to Tononpah on CA-120 and NV-6

Mono Lake was amazing! I had always wanted to see the Tufas. These Calcium deposit formations occur as fresh water percolates up through the alkaline lake. Calcium precipitates and forms the tufa....
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 2: Yosemite Lodge for breakfast

We woke up and broke camp and headed for Yosemite Lodge for a yummy breakfast.

http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/322451504_McYQS-M.jpg

The view from our camping spot...Indian Flats Campground...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2008, 11:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Day 1: Santa Barbara to Yosemite or How to Ride in 120 degree heat

We tried to leave earlier but between work and some last minute tinkering we didn't get underway until about 1:00. Santa Barbara was about 86 degrees and word was that Solvang was over 100 at that...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2008, 02:00 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,527
Posted By Jawdropper
Thumb Santa Barbara to Moab and Back (or the "Had much trouble with that GSA?" trip)

This being my first adventure on the Adventure (2007 GSA), I wanted to go to my favorite place on earth (no Disneyland is the happiest place on earth)…Southern Utah.<o:p></o:p>
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I...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-29-2008, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 414
Posted By Jawdropper
Eh? "Have you had any problems with...?"

My first big trip with the 2007 GSA (I'll post the trip when I get all my photos in).

I just finished an 8 day tour from CA to Moab, UT and at every stop the questions were...."so, have you had...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,901
Posted By Jawdropper
Thumb Thank you!!

Just amazing.
I'll be there in two weeks!
Your WRT vids and photos were perfect.

Thanks for all the work to put that up! :clap
Forum: GS Boxers 06-06-2008, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 819
Posted By Jawdropper
Original Bracket

I used the original black brackets that are sandwiched together. I bent them with a small twist and the horn fit great, no extras, same nut as well.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-03-2008, 12:31 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 30,144
Posted By Jawdropper
Laugh Thanks DaveT

Bought the -149 Bag from Irv, it will be ready to go to Moab in two weeks. Thanks for the help Dave.

Mike
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 05:55 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 87,900
Posted By Jawdropper
Here's a photo...kind of

Here's a powerpoint BMP of what I did:

http://jawman.smugmug.com/photos/306199168_GmbEH-L.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 87,900
Posted By Jawdropper
Cry I'm an idiot!

Of course not.

I'll try and get some of the connection as is and the old horn.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-02-2008, 05:11 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 30,144
Posted By Jawdropper
Eh? Duhhhh....

I have a 2007 R1200GS Adventure.

Can I put on the 7160-7709-149 with minimal alterations?

How come I can't find this bag online, I've tried part numbers and descriptors on many websites?

If...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2008, 02:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,384
Posted By Jawdropper
Thank you!

I needed that...I'll be there in 3 weeks! Nice video and photos. Keep it coming!:lurk
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 87,900
Posted By Jawdropper
GOT IT! New Approach

I took the old horn and drilled out the electrical attachment with the male plug. I then filed off the round ends exposing the metallic terminals. I then attached the wires from the plug and play...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-31-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 87,900
Posted By Jawdropper
Eh? Wiring help

I unfortunately bought the wiring harness from Twisted Throttle which is actually made for the VStrom not my 2007 R1200GSA. Ive bent the the original adapter to mount the Stebel at the original horn...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-30-2008, 08:49 AM
Replies: 777
Views: 76,419
Posted By Jawdropper
Great to hear my new DVD set is the old one

I just finished watching LWD, the DVD's I ordered from their website.

It was awesome, those guys were really put through their paces especially in Northern Africa.

But, the release of a 10...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2008, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6,044
Views: 1,290,875
Posted By Jawdropper
Laugh On for September!

Just spoke with BMW Ventura and the memo went out last week announcing the 800GS release in August and the 450X release in September.

Deposit will be placed on Thursday, looking forward to a Fall...
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