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Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,711
Posted By DauntlessDave
I would be interested too.

I have a 2012 XT-250, which I like. I use it for multi-day ADV riding, local trail riding, and mid-range commuting. The XT-250 needs a bit more power or a gearing change in order to be 10mph faster...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2011, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 333
Posted By DauntlessDave
Question for NH riders

Hey folks:
I'm planning a multi-day loop route in the near future that will include a treck entering the state of New Hampshire from the south west area and exiting out the middle of the estern...
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2010, 10:19 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 24,649
Posted By DauntlessDave
Sweet report, I enjoyed every word of it. Nice...

Sweet report, I enjoyed every word of it. Nice kit bagger.
Forum: Ride reports 06-14-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,043
Posted By DauntlessDave
Nice RR...

... I liked the mix of pictures and video and it looks like a cool place to ride. Kudo's on the polite behavior as well. Makes it easier for those of use who might want to follow in your footsteps.
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2010, 07:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,511
Posted By DauntlessDave
Thanks Mr. Clark. The second spawn is now 4 mos...

Thanks Mr. Clark. The second spawn is now 4 mos old and doing great. For the past 13 months I've bee limited to commuting and day trips, but .... Pretty soon things will be quiet enough around...
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2010, 12:28 PM
Replies: 578
Views: 260,292
Posted By DauntlessDave
Hats off Oisin!

REALLY good RR. Very hard to get any work done while I cought up on this one. On a side note, I wish everyone would stop giving "the two rich guys" a hard time. They did it their way and had thier...
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 9,438
Posted By DauntlessDave
Very fun RR ...

... now dig up some more photos of the ladies mentioned and edit them into the RR. Its best to have as complete a record as possible :evil
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 58,616
Posted By DauntlessDave
You're probably already in canada but...

... if not, your toughest decision on how to get from poughkeepsie to Canada is choosing which mountain range to ride through. The Adirondacks in NY, the Greens in VT or the Whites in NH. You cant...
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 77,347
Posted By DauntlessDave
Reading and Enjoying, keep it up. In order to...

Reading and Enjoying, keep it up. In order to get a picture of anyone interesting/attractive that you meet, use ths magic phrase: "Hey, since I am going to be on the road for so long, I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 04-29-2010, 11:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 15,449
Posted By DauntlessDave
Lovin this RR...

... given it some starz.
Forum: Ride reports 04-28-2010, 10:29 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,555
Posted By DauntlessDave
Thumb Loved this RR.

Its the perfect length for a desk bound lunch hour's worth of entertainment. Good country, good routes, decent pics, entertaining writing. Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 04-09-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 82,932
Posted By DauntlessDave
Terriffic RR

That was great. I recenlty graduated from an NX250 to an F650 and I'm supposed to sell the NX but after reading this thread I'm loath to part with the little 250 thumper. I had the NX on a 4 day...
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2010, 10:05 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,069
Posted By DauntlessDave
That was funny and good, thanks for the lunch's...

That was funny and good, thanks for the lunch's worth of entertainment.
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By DauntlessDave
Hm. Thanks for the input for sure. Maybe my...

Hm. Thanks for the input for sure. Maybe my best bet is to just get some regular mesh riding pants with good protection for summer use (I think I can find that for under $100) and stuff civie pants...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By DauntlessDave
Keeping the number of peices down is important to...

Keeping the number of peices down is important to me, as is comfort in warm weather. Thats why overpants are not appealing at the moment. I'm kind of surprised that no one makes an armor only...
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2010, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,482
Posted By DauntlessDave
Protection worn under jeans - full length, not shorts

Hail folks. I have been riding a dual sport bike as a commuter and a weekender for a couple of years, and the most leg protection I ever have on in warm weather is kevlar jeans. I'd love to have...
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2010, 11:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,805
Posted By DauntlessDave
Nice RR and cool trip. I laughed, I laughed...

Nice RR and cool trip. I laughed, I laughed again. I never cried, but it was still a good read.
Forum: Ride reports 01-21-2010, 10:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,637
Posted By DauntlessDave
Very much enjoyed this report. Lots of people...

Very much enjoyed this report. Lots of people writing about Idaho lately...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-07-2010, 09:51 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,152
Posted By DauntlessDave
New York Capitol Region ...

The good: Tons of good back road twistied in the woods and hills, good views in farm country. Close to the Adirondacks (where paved riding is very good), the Whites and the Greens (where dirt road...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,511
Posted By DauntlessDave
The NX is a fine little bike, for sure. I have...

The NX is a fine little bike, for sure. I have great respect for the smooth power and shifting of the motor. However, I made the mistake of test riding a G650GS and.... I liked it alot. The...
Forum: Ride reports 12-09-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 491
Views: 61,616
Posted By DauntlessDave
Bump. Just for kicks. Great RR, still deserves...

Bump. Just for kicks. Great RR, still deserves to be finished. ADD, although Alex2 basically crushes you in the photo department, you managed to take many seriously good pictures yourself. You...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,511
Posted By DauntlessDave
Thanks Thone and TDog. There were covered...

Thanks Thone and TDog. There were covered bridges here and there that I saw on the run through VT, but for various reasons I never needed to cross one and never took the time to snap some photos of...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,511
Posted By DauntlessDave
Finished at last!

So, I started this RR talking about how my girl and I had just began to try yo concieve our second child. Here is what I arrived to back at the house:
...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,511
Posted By DauntlessDave
On the way to Bennington VT. ...

On the way to Bennington VT.

http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/dauntlessdave/Day%203%202009%20tour/Day%204/100_0532.jpg

In Bennington, there was a street party of some kind. My...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,511
Posted By DauntlessDave
SO after spending the better part of an hour in...

SO after spending the better part of an hour in the unmarked road network, I decided to try to find someone to get some directions about a way out to the south. After seeing people, I pulled up to a...
Forum: Ride reports 12-06-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,511
Posted By DauntlessDave
Gonna finish this thing...

I lost posts twice in a row a while back and I lost the gumption to try againfor a while. ANYhow, i cant leave an RR unfinished, so here goes. So, as I said last post the road started smooth but...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 10,342
Posted By DauntlessDave
Has this exact thing happened to another rider?

QUOITE FROM page 3: "I stopped in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas:contacts" /><st1:place w:st="on">Green River</st1:place> for a top up of gas and a burger, and chatted with a truck...
Forum: Ride reports 10-28-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,507,089
Posted By DauntlessDave
What an insight!

Originally Posted by nathanthepostman
because what this trip has really taught me is that you don't have to ride eight months across the world to experience your Dorothy. You can do it in a week, in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 7,545
Posted By DauntlessDave
+1

+1
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 641
Views: 239,610
Posted By DauntlessDave
Good tale, keep it coming.

Good tale, keep it coming.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7,132
Views: 1,033,705
Posted By DauntlessDave
NX 250 on Albany NY craigslist

Its a blue one. Pics look stock and complete, has a newer engine in it. I spoke with the seller who said it was not running well, I suggested the CDI fix. He made the repair and its running right...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2009, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,507,089
Posted By DauntlessDave
I've Read the thread -

- and seen the pics, and watched the vids and I'll STILL buy the book once you're done with it Nate. And here's a vote for your next trip being in the Americas. Cheers.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-22-2009, 07:46 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,690
Posted By DauntlessDave
You beat me to it.

I had read a news story about that NASA mission and I was going to post it but you beat me to it. I agree that the light we saw was probably that rocket. Here's the story:

In 2004, aliens...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 70,487
Posted By DauntlessDave
Awesome thread SOS. Question: If you have a...

Awesome thread SOS. Question: If you have a CB350 Motor on a CB360 frame, why do you sometimes call it "the CB325"?
Forum: Racing 09-11-2009, 11:43 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 18,609
Posted By DauntlessDave
I'm definitely trying it then. There are some...

I'm definitely trying it then. There are some other dirt road options in the route I'm planning and it might end up that 1/3 or more of the in park mileage (entering at Gloversville throught to...
Forum: Racing 09-11-2009, 08:19 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 18,609
Posted By DauntlessDave
Wicked Yep, love the motor on the NX. Water cooled DOHC...

Yep, love the motor on the NX. Water cooled DOHC that puts out 26 horsepower. On specs at least it puts the motors on XT250s and Super Sherpas to shame. More to the point, thanks much for the tip...
Forum: Racing 09-11-2009, 06:45 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 18,609
Posted By DauntlessDave
Yep, I'm riding the NX250 from Troy to the race...

Yep, I'm riding the NX250 from Troy to the race starting very early on Saturday. There are some real long dirt roads in the western part of the park, through the Moose River Plains Wild Forest and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,511
Posted By DauntlessDave
More on Day 4.

Liberty Hill Road



http://i715.photobucket.com/albums/ww158/dauntlessdave/Day%203%202009%20tour/Day%204/100_0468.jpg

And the road is smooth at first.
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,511
Posted By DauntlessDave
Day 4, the final day.

Thanks Prometheus.
I promised myself I'd finish this, so here goes.
There was some rain on the final day, and grey skies otherwise, but I ended up finding a warren of atv/jeep trails leading to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2009, 12:50 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 40,799
Posted By DauntlessDave
Awesome report!

I only wish it was longer! The steep trails in "the Crux" look really challenging in photos, so I'm sure they were even more intimidating in person.
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