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Forum: Alaska 07-20-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 170
Posted By Missiongravity
ANC to Dawson and back tomorrow morn?

Anyone interested in a flash of a ride to Dawson and back departing tomorrow morning? I have three days off and would like to do this ride. I am on a built DL650 with fresh rubber in need of a...
Forum: Alaska 06-14-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By Missiongravity
I happen to have the 17th to the 25th of August...

I happen to have the 17th to the 25th of August off and was planning a whirlwind up and back from ANC during those dates. Hopefully it is doable. Perhaps our paths will cross.
Forum: Americas 12-11-2012, 06:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 723
Posted By Missiongravity
I'm down here now and can't tell you how happy my...

I'm down here now and can't tell you how happy my jacket is mesh. I am wearing KLIM Dakar pants and definitely wish they had more ventilation as my package gets super warm.

I have a mesh jacket,...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Missiongravity
Looks like the oil pan trick is working so far. ...

Looks like the oil pan trick is working so far. All that has been stolen is the North Face softshell that was sitting on the ground next to it.

Thanks for the input all! Looks like a storage...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By Missiongravity
Okay. So it has been a little over a week or...

Okay. So it has been a little over a week or maybe it has been two. I don't know.

We have been from Guerrero Negro to La Paz to Cerritos/Todos Santos to Cabo and back to LaPaz. We caught the...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By Missiongravity
Need Tires in Guadalajara

So we are looking for somewhere to get a rear tire for a KTM 990 Adv in Guadalajara today or tomorrow. If someone knows where to get something or has something laying around that would be awesome!
...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2012, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 520
Posted By Missiongravity
Need Bike storage ASAP in Guadalajara

WE have a comrade flying back to Germany for four weeks on wednesday and needs a safe place to store his bike for four weeks!

Any help is appreciated. Thanks

email- missiongravty attt the...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By Missiongravity
So we just arrived in the city of Durango! After...

So we just arrived in the city of Durango! After putzing around in traffic for thirty minutes we stumbled upon one hell of a hotel right in the middle of the town plaza directly across from the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By Missiongravity
And it continues....

At the time of the last update I was in Ensenada for the second time on this trip and while I was losing one friend on this journey, I gained another. Lindsay had to head home and Ben the Swiss...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By Missiongravity
Alright so here is a real quick photo update. ...

Alright so here is a real quick photo update. Nothing special as the last two days have basically been a repeat.


The first equipment failure. The little hose clamps that couldn't:...
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By Missiongravity
So after a loop back up to the north through San...

So after a loop back up to the north through San Felipe and back to Ensenada for a night I am at the same hotel in El Rosario that I spent a night in four or five days ago. I have met up with a...
Forum: Ride reports 11-25-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By Missiongravity
So we are currently back in Ensenada for the...

So we are currently back in Ensenada for the night. I have met up with a Swede on KLR and we may head south in the AM or I may head down solo. Hoping to make Guerrero Negro by the night time. Then...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By Missiongravity
So far in my travels in Mexico/Central America...

So far in my travels in Mexico/Central America have been nothing but a pleasure. Not one bribe becessary. Usually get waved right through the Military check points and they are more interested in...
Forum: Americas 11-23-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Missiongravity
Trip report is here: if anyone is interested!! ...

Trip report is here: if anyone is interested!!
It has the link to my SPOT page for tracking me.


http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=843330
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2012, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,113
Posted By Missiongravity
Puntos Del Sur...Edicion nueva

So this is the first post of what I hope to be a growing TR. I am in Baja California currently sitting at La Morena drinking Pacifico and downing ceviche. I have been on the road for a week and a...
Forum: Americas 11-19-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Missiongravity
I do appreciate the floor space and hot dinner!!!...

I do appreciate the floor space and hot dinner!!! It was a pleasure making your acquaintance.

Get that bike running!!
Forum: Americas 11-19-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Missiongravity
In time, all good things will come. In this...

In time, all good things will come. In this instance a slip shod slapped together and poorly written trip report will be started in the Trip Reports forum where it will sort of fit in.

In San...
Forum: Americas 11-18-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,535
Posted By Missiongravity
We are passing in to Tijuana on Tuesday if you...

We are passing in to Tijuana on Tuesday if you will be up and running by then. Looking for partners as well.
Forum: Americas 11-16-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Missiongravity
Made it to San Francisco today. While waiting...

Made it to San Francisco today. While waiting for a friend to get off work I thought I would see the city. I cruised around for an hour or so in the rain. I decided I had enough and started...
Forum: Americas 11-14-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 704
Posted By Missiongravity
Departing in AM from SLC for points South!

Hi All,

I have been planning(if that is the right word) this trip for a while. I am leaving SLC in the morning headed to SF and then will be in Tijuana on Monday the 19th. I will cross there and...
Forum: Americas 11-12-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,477
Posted By Missiongravity
Every one of those bikes have their merits. ...

Every one of those bikes have their merits. First we would need to know more about your sisters. Are they hot, how old are they, single? J/K How tall are they and more importantly their inseam.
...
Forum: Beasts 09-06-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,780
Posted By Missiongravity
Its sex! ...

Its sex!

http://www.benelli.co.uk/_bikes/Tre-K_1130K_amazonas/tre-k_1130k_amazonas.php

I want one.
Forum: Equipment 08-24-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,222
Posted By Missiongravity
I wear them exclusively. I have about 6 of the...

I wear them exclusively. I have about 6 of the Stoic merino t-shirts that are my go to travel shirts. I pack them anytime showers will be scarce as they do not hold stink like synthetics. They dry...
Forum: Equipment 08-23-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 91,547
Posted By Missiongravity
Someone wanted pics of a Wee. Here is mine with...

Someone wanted pics of a Wee. Here is mine with a one gallon Rotopax mounted on either side to the Hepco-Becker Crash bars. So far so good with a few drops in the driveway and on the trail. No...
Forum: Beasts 08-08-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 645,627
Posted By Missiongravity
Totally understand the concern over generated...

Totally understand the concern over generated heat in a crash. But I don't think scraping plastic would hit the requisite flash point temp of gasoline. Also, should it get that hot I would think...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 645,627
Posted By Missiongravity
Already dropped it twice now with no ill results....

Already dropped it twice now with no ill results. Haven't had any crashes at speed just low speed technical drops. I think they willl do fine. As for crashes on pavement with speed where there is...
Forum: Beasts 08-06-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 645,627
Posted By Missiongravity
There is a guy here local in town that sells the...

There is a guy here local in town that sells the factory seconds. Guess he has a hook up at the factory which is located here in town as well.

So luckily they are cheap and available.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-06-2012, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,145
Views: 1,043,572
Posted By Missiongravity
Here is my first night out on this bike when I...

Here is my first night out on this bike when I got it a few months ago:

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m6yovbeyYP1ram153o1_500.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,902
Posted By Missiongravity
Loaded up for a weekend shakedown run in the UT,...

Loaded up for a weekend shakedown run in the UT, WY, ID hills.

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7y9fx5JdW1ram153o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,824
Posted By Missiongravity
+1" on mine made a seemingly noticeable...

+1" on mine made a seemingly noticeable difference on the uphill 4wd roads. Still seems to scrape a lot on the way back down though. Maybe I shoulda got a real dirt bike :D
Forum: Beasts 08-03-2012, 08:36 AM
Replies: 3,574
Views: 645,627
Posted By Missiongravity
2 months in and still enjoying the bike...

2 months in and still enjoying the bike immensely. Here are a few photos from the last weekends outing.

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7y9tlmJCL1ram153o4_1280.jpg
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-03-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9,802
Views: 3,089,955
Posted By Missiongravity
K7 Wee being outfitted for months long journey...

K7 Wee being outfitted for months long journey South to Central America!

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7y9fx5JdW1ram153o1_500.jpg
Forum: Beasts 07-30-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 707,181
Posted By Missiongravity
This past weekend in the Uintas. ...

This past weekend in the Uintas.

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7y9tlmJCL1ram153o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-29-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2,180
Views: 807,767
Posted By Missiongravity
http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7y9fx5JdW1ram15...

http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7y9fx5JdW1ram153o1_500.jpg



Here it is in action:

http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m7y9tlmJCL1ram153o1_1280.jpg
Forum: Americas 07-06-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By Missiongravity
Utards: Pie and Beer weekend ride. Interest?

So it looks like I will have a 4 1/2 day weekend the weekend of Mormon Pie and Beer day and want to do a quick Idaho lap. Here is a link to the route I chose and I will try and embed a pic if...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-06-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,770
Posted By Missiongravity
Let your friend have some fun! Hope this...

Let your friend have some fun!

Hope this isn't ban material:

Don't watch if you don't like the F word...

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/unkIVvjZc9Y" allowfullscreen=""...
Forum: Americas 07-03-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,046
Posted By Missiongravity
I too am planning an Early November departure...

I too am planning an Early November departure from SLC UT. We have the date set for the 12th of Nov and currently there are 3 folks total who may be going. I myself am 100% committed, A girlfriend...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2012, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 1,601,670
Posted By Missiongravity
BUmmer you turned around. I actually spent a day...

BUmmer you turned around. I actually spent a day driving around that reservation. Ended up in an indian burial ground, crossed that bridge as well as a few other sketchy ones in my 3/4 ton van but...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 06-22-2012, 03:08 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 97,167
Posted By Missiongravity
I really like the MTB disc as a crank case scuff...

I really like the MTB disc as a crank case scuff guard!!! Nice touch.
Forum: Americas 06-22-2012, 12:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 673
Posted By Missiongravity
That looks awesome. Thanks for the spot. And...

That looks awesome. Thanks for the spot. And thank you to everyone else who is posting with good info!! Lets keep it rolling.
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