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Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-05-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,464
Posted By ISDTBower
From Kathy Kuderna - Soldier Meadows My...

From Kathy Kuderna - Soldier Meadows

My heart is filled with such sadness... It was always such a pleasure to see all of you ride up and stay with us at Soldier Meadows. Cal was such a special man...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-23-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 486
Posted By ISDTBower
Gerlach & North for a Oct weekend ride report

We did a weekend ride starting in Gerlach and staying overnight at Soldier Meadows.

Charlene produced a pretty entertaining YouTube of the ride for our friends and those that didn't know that she...
Forum: Equipment 01-13-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,321
Posted By ISDTBower
Several of us like the First gear Kilimanjaro. We...

Several of us like the First gear Kilimanjaro. We get it big and put a chest protector under it. You can pull out the liner. Pretty waterproof and lets in reasonable air.

For hotter weather we...
Forum: Equipment 12-10-2010, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 875
Posted By ISDTBower
I have two Optio W10. They have been good for...

I have two Optio W10. They have been good for years. It is easy to use for the wife, and small. I ride with mine and took great pictures until others were looking better. Mine is 6.0 pixel. I also...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-14-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,677
Posted By ISDTBower
New Mapsource upgrades &Topo etc.

This was so great at the time...Then a Garmin Guy updated my mapsource, and No Workie. Anyone up-to-date how far I should go back, where, and how or ??? My searching has not been successful on...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-25-2010, 01:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,296
Posted By ISDTBower
Bump

Bump again for the hard work. Thanks!

Now get to work, so we can go ride!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-17-2010, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By ISDTBower
Denio was out of gas again on sunday 6/7. ...

Denio was out of gas again on sunday 6/7. Careful. We had to bum it.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-18-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By ISDTBower
A couple years ago I got an infection from my...

A couple years ago I got an infection from my boot. Was pretty much home bound for a month. That gave me plenty of time to Google the area, find the through routes and send a map to Wachs. He was...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-18-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,131
Posted By ISDTBower
Two GPS' are required for any pre-tracked...

Two GPS' are required for any pre-tracked ride...especially Jerry's. You will be Oh-So-Lost! and probably Banned-for-Life. Two for you, you and buddy, or ??? etc. Fully downloaded with appropriate...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 03-14-2010, 03:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,392
Posted By ISDTBower
wachs is your man. He helped us put together the...

wachs is your man. He helped us put together the roads up there. He doesn't do anything by GPS. He also warned that there is lots of new wilderness areas and private property. We ran into areas that...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 10-15-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,232
Posted By ISDTBower
Nice ride Jerry. Hope we get some pictures of the...

Nice ride Jerry. Hope we get some pictures of the great canyons!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-10-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 662
Posted By ISDTBower
If you have a buddy rider then there are some...

If you have a buddy rider then there are some great rides toward Dumont Dunes just outside Death Valley. Jerry Counts may have some tracks from Primm North and then pick up Kingston wash to Dumont...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 09-08-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,129
Posted By ISDTBower
Check some of Jerry Counts tracks on GPSxchange....

Check some of Jerry Counts tracks on GPSxchange. Ther is a lot up thee, but NO GAS....CAreful of distances. Not for a single rider unless on only a few dirt roads that may get trraffic a couple times...
Forum: The Garage 07-18-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 444
Posted By ISDTBower
In a pinch, I have used a center punch to "knurl"...

In a pinch, I have used a center punch to "knurl" the inside of the hub bore. A bunch of light punches all the way around. Has worked several times. You will probably have to really press the bearing...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-07-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,922
Posted By ISDTBower
Actually. try this. http://www.advmaps.com/

Actually. try this.

http://www.advmaps.com/
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 07-07-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,922
Posted By ISDTBower
Someone talked about and I saw a website that...

Someone talked about and I saw a website that accumulated most of the tracks left here on Adv rider. Look n tha main GPS section. or try and search...??? That should help on your routes. We also...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 33,410
Posted By ISDTBower
Give us some updates on what killed the bikes......

Give us some updates on what killed the bikes... Would there have been a trail fix?

Recognize the Northwern Nevada areas! Looks like there will be lots of trails that have changed due to LOTS of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,691
Posted By ISDTBower
Great riding country.... I wish our gas was...

Great riding country.... I wish our gas was $2.30.
Kali this weekend was $2.99+
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2009, 03:59 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 33,410
Posted By ISDTBower
Deon's pictures are GREAT! Thanks for that...

Deon's pictures are GREAT! Thanks for that site...and Book! Pictures don't do justice to the mileage and ranges you guys are covering. Ben
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2009, 11:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 867
Posted By ISDTBower
You basically have to push against the crank...

You basically have to push against the crank end...pulling the case up. In the 70's I used a 3/8" plate. I drilled holes in it to catch the bolts into the case, and then tapped a 1/2" fine thread...
Forum: The Garage 07-02-2009, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By ISDTBower
Not sure how handy you are with metal...but ...

Not sure how handy you are with metal...but

Go with the hardest you can find and then anneal where you want to bend.

6061 T6__ is good as you can weld it if you want to. Something you can do...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-15-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 588
Posted By ISDTBower
Seems like there are several guys from...

Seems like there are several guys from reno/Carson area that do this in two or three days. From what I have seen, by being on it in several areas....you are going to pass up some bitchen riding on...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 04-15-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,599
Posted By ISDTBower
It seems like there were some tracks posted...

It seems like there were some tracks posted within the last year that head that way. Hang in there. Someone will see this. Great country.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-22-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,053
Posted By ISDTBower
I agree with the above. I believe every time you...

I agree with the above. I believe every time you shut the bike down the GPS will turn off also. To prevent this you need a premanent battery...or just run the batteries in the GPS. Probably...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 02-15-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 14,483
Posted By ISDTBower
http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=12...

http://www.everytrail.com/view_trip.php?trip_id=120912

Not to steal the thread, but can I get a "track" from that Google site?? Or does the track actually have to be posted? Or send me to a link...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 02-13-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,820
Posted By ISDTBower
I use mapsource at the scale where I can get the...

I use mapsource at the scale where I can get the highest resolution. Print to 8x10's. Stick them together and then take it to Kinkos and they can copy it. Yellow will leave a shadow on the print but...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 01-05-2009, 12:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,795
Posted By ISDTBower
McDermitt to Elko

Jerry, I think I started that a couple months ago. Maybe it was to Jackpot? I will check. Doing the same scoping as we did for Denio to McDermitt.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 12-07-2008, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,686
Posted By ISDTBower
http://www.score-international.com/races/1091/Teca...

http://www.score-international.com/races/1091/Tecate_SCORE_Baja_1000/2008.aspx

I think this gets you to it. Google score baja 1000. Then to Tecate 1000 2008 and gps tracks.
Forum: Racing 11-17-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,899
Posted By ISDTBower
http://dirtnewz.com/ This should work that...

http://dirtnewz.com/

This should work that day also.
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-16-2008, 10:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,948
Posted By ISDTBower
McDermitt-Jackpot

Looks like it could be done...but gas may be a problem, as it was from Denio to McDermitt if you sight see the dead ends. Hoping that Owyhee and Jarbidge has gas.

McDermitt-Owyhee= 110+ miles...
Forum: GPS Tracks - West & PNW 11-02-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,948
Posted By ISDTBower
Took 4 weeks and help from others (Wachs) at ADV...

Took 4 weeks and help from others (Wachs) at ADV to figure the loop from Denio to McDermitt. All routes are double track. There are numerous rock gardens and some short ups and downs. You would want...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-02-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,094
Posted By ISDTBower
Great upgrades and I have included with the 911...

Great upgrades and I have included with the 911 that I am riding with several others and probably a real medical emergency.

Last weekend in Northern Nevada NO OK messages were received in 3...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-16-2008, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 874
Posted By ISDTBower
GREAT!!!! And that was in the instruction...

GREAT!!!! And that was in the instruction boolelt also. (not)
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,530
Posted By ISDTBower
Great Pics Robert! A couple years ago we were...

Great Pics Robert! A couple years ago we were back there Jeeping and took a day off. The wife and I jumped on my LC4 and headed for Chicken Corners. On the way back, I "saw this trail" and asked a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-15-2008, 08:14 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 92,619
Posted By ISDTBower
Seen the Green Machine

Robert, I knew you would be here somewhere. Great running into you on the snowy trails this last weekend. Glad someone got to see me get taken out by a tree. I also had my SPOT on for two days and...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 09-28-2008, 11:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,596
Posted By ISDTBower
Sounds like a fun ride to set up. One time I...

Sounds like a fun ride to set up. One time I "started" down the dirt Panoramic "highway" south from near the top of Soldier Summit (Tucker?). That went for maybe 50 miles to Salina but we had to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-22-2008, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,500
Posted By ISDTBower
Man...You guys need rain also! Trout Creek map...

Man...You guys need rain also! Trout Creek map coming to ya Dave.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-19-2008, 09:36 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,885
Posted By ISDTBower
Flats? Almost every ride... Offroad in...

Flats? Almost every ride...

Offroad in Eastern Calif and Nevada. Out of 5-8 bikes, on a 300-500 mile weekend we will fix 1-4 flats. KTM EXC style bikes, however. All carry spare front tubes and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-16-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By ISDTBower
Thanks for the AAA tip. I went to their web site...

Thanks for the AAA tip. I went to their web site and used their maps to highlite the main roads in an area that we plan to explore soon!

First I pasted a paper map together from Mapsource Topo...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-16-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By ISDTBower
I have all R&R, Topo, and CN, Denver west, on my...

I have all R&R, Topo, and CN, Denver west, on my 2GB card in a 76cx. When following a track, I usually have the R&R map up. When exploring, or feel that I want to ask "directions" from locals, I...
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