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Forum: Americas Today, 01:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 717
Posted By GPHusky250
I'd have to agree with that....and if you have...

I'd have to agree with that....and if you have the right bike ride up and over Ophir Pass, through Cinnamon Pass and stop in Lake City. It's really the best part of the Colorado BDR.
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 06:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By GPHusky250
Here's the thread.... ...

Here's the thread....

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=948124

Here's the quote..."I asked my dealer this same question a while back and he told me there were people with over 400...
Forum: Parallel Universe Yesterday, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By GPHusky250
I don't think KBB had a place where you could put...

I don't think KBB had a place where you could put in mileage...maybe I missed it.

I tend to keep vehicles for a long time. Currently I have a 2005 GMC Yukon. It's paid off. From time to time I...
Forum: Americas Yesterday, 11:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 953
Posted By GPHusky250
My concern with the elements would be in this...

My concern with the elements would be in this order...

1. Wet and Cold
2. Wet
3. Cold

The first can be mitigated without heating just by having good Gortex gear and good base layering....
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 498
Posted By GPHusky250
Touratech Fork Cartridges for my F8GSA, Snow Peak...

Touratech Fork Cartridges for my F8GSA, Snow Peak French Press and a Porlex JP-30 Coffee Grinder so I can make coffee in the back country.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,188
Posted By GPHusky250
Earlier this week I was told they were in the...

Earlier this week I was told they were in the system and should be in...in a week to 10 days. Who knows.
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 821
Posted By GPHusky250
Looks like you still have room for a Satellite...

Looks like you still have room for a Satellite Phone and an InReach device. :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-19-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By GPHusky250
Kelly Blue Book lists a value of $8315.00 if the...

Kelly Blue Book lists a value of $8315.00 if the bike was purchased from a dealer. Trade in value is $5750.00. Farkles on a trade in doesn't really add value, so you'd be better off taking them off,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-17-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,188
Posted By GPHusky250
I did notice that. Strange that TT didn't go the...

I did notice that. Strange that TT didn't go the way of H&B. However, I'm going to try to make a modification to the TT bars to pick up that mount.

I do think a substantial side impact would move...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,188
Posted By GPHusky250
Did that today. Now I have to get rid of a set of...

Did that today. Now I have to get rid of a set of H&B bars. :)
Forum: Equipment 12-15-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,561
Posted By GPHusky250
I guess the bad guy could just leave his knife at...

I guess the bad guy could just leave his knife at home and pick up one on the cruise ship at supper to do any dirty deeds. :)
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 37,188
Posted By GPHusky250
I like these bars so much (stainless and matching...

I like these bars so much (stainless and matching the OEM lower) that I'm going to retire my H&B and go with this. I'll just need to find someone who wants the H&B...which are great as well.
...
Forum: Americas 12-15-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 722
Posted By GPHusky250
The mountains of Colorado...the Black Hills in...

The mountains of Colorado...the Black Hills in South Dakota, Death Valley, Pacific Coast.

Go to...http://www.butlermaps.com/

They have maps of many great areas. Contained in those maps are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-15-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 500
Posted By GPHusky250
Yes they are good quality and the only problem...

Yes they are good quality and the only problem I've encountered with the stock rear rack is it's not nearly big enough. I removed the stock rack and replaced it with a unit from Black Dog.
...
Forum: Americas 12-14-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 26,147
Views: 2,160,935
Posted By GPHusky250
My brother-in-law owns a large business in...

My brother-in-law owns a large business in Zihuatenejo and we have family from there down to Acapulco. He would tell you that there is danger in both Zihuatenejo and Ixtapa as well along the coast...
Forum: Equipment 12-13-2014, 11:25 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,143
Posted By GPHusky250
I'm a 200lb side sleeper and the Big Agnes Lost...

I'm a 200lb side sleeper and the Big Agnes Lost Ranger was too small.

Although I haven't tried it yet, I think my only hope is the Big Agnes Summit Park. It's a down bag, 9x20 compressed. I think...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,173
Posted By GPHusky250
Steering head or frame tweaked?

Steering head or frame tweaked?
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,049
Posted By GPHusky250
There can be only 1

What is the most useful tool or item you take with you when going offroad or camping?

I was thinking my headlamp...which is very useful...but if I could pick only one....I'd have to say it's my...
Forum: Americas 12-12-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,135
Posted By GPHusky250
Hi John...that's the risk you take when you ask...

Hi John...that's the risk you take when you ask benign questions here. There's always some guy sitting his mom's basement waiting on his government assistance check willing to chime in and tell you...
Forum: Equipment 12-12-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 813
Posted By GPHusky250
How tall are you and what's your weight. ...

How tall are you and what's your weight.

I'm 5'7, 200lbs and an XL seemed to provide more room than an L.

Although I'm not proud of it, I went to a store that was selling KLIM up in Riverside,...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-12-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,102
Posted By GPHusky250
It was expensive...no doubt...but so was my GSA....

It was expensive...no doubt...but so was my GSA. 15K+ for a dirtbike..who'd a thunk it.
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,323
Posted By GPHusky250
Very good suggestions already but I'll add a...

Very good suggestions already but I'll add a couple..

Be careful with cotton. It's heavy, absorbs water, radiates heat away from your body wet and time consuming to dry. I sometimes bring (1)...
Forum: Americas 12-11-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By GPHusky250
I rode the COBDR in July...stayed in Cortez for...

I rode the COBDR in July...stayed in Cortez for at $100.00 bucks a night. I would have rather paid you. That place looks cozy.
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By GPHusky250
I did a big run my first time out...had an...

I did a big run my first time out...had an itinerary all planned out and it pretty much fell to pieces after the first day, something I was very thankful for.

Looking at a map, calculating...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 612
Posted By GPHusky250
if you're out of the major cities riding around,...

if you're out of the major cities riding around, you probably have nothing to fear. If they are going to steal something, why not just take the bike. :) Rent a Sat Phone for $100 if you need to keep...
Forum: Americas 12-10-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By GPHusky250
If you get to Ocotillo, stop by the Red Feather...

If you get to Ocotillo, stop by the Red Feather Cafe. My friend owns it. Tell him Mark from Oceanside sent you.

So many things in between your trip to see...but if you go up to Four Corners, head...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 16,102
Posted By GPHusky250
You might be wrong...I got this message about an...

You might be wrong...I got this message about an hour ago... :)

"Hello Mark,

Looks like you called in an order for the 048-5864 F800GSA Fork Cartridge Kit on Nov17th. We have it now in-stock...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2014, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By GPHusky250
Well actually, there's nothing much about what...

Well actually, there's nothing much about what roads you went on in the ride report. I went back in and read through the first three pages..zip, nada, nothing.

Probably would have been better...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By GPHusky250
What were your favorite parts of the park?

What were your favorite parts of the park?
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-08-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 185,643
Posted By GPHusky250
Also, Any advice on getting on the bike. I can...

Also, Any advice on getting on the bike. I can touch the ground with both feet at stop lights but having a heck of a time swinging my legg over the high back of the seat. It may be my aged body...
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 02:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By GPHusky250
I've always had a lot of heartburn buying gear...

I've always had a lot of heartburn buying gear with the manufacturer's logo blazoned across the side or top. I've taken to removing these logs or sewing a patch over the top if the log is...
Forum: Equipment 12-07-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,086
Posted By GPHusky250
I run two tents...the Redverz II and a Hubba...

I run two tents...the Redverz II and a Hubba Hubba NX...both great tents.

Often when riding offroad I take both tents...the Redverz is 13lbs and I think the NX is almost 5 lbs.

Sitting around...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-06-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,785
Posted By GPHusky250
One of the BMW mechanics told me the side stand...

One of the BMW mechanics told me the side stand switches were susceptible to water. Mine never exhibited any problems but was replaced via their recall.
Forum: Americas 12-05-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 685
Posted By GPHusky250
Take a look at the Colorado Backcountry Discovery...

Take a look at the Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route. We just did that one in July...great fun...mostly graded roads and no single track. R1200GS and KTM 1190 friendly. The run over Ophir Pass...
Forum: Americas 12-04-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By GPHusky250
Thanks....off the top of your head can you...

Thanks....off the top of your head can you remember the names of the roads? I'm looking at a paper map of Death Valley and I want to highlight some of the roads you went down.
Forum: Americas 12-03-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 588
Posted By GPHusky250
Death Valley Rides and Best Roads

For all you guys that have already ridden Death Valley, what dirt roads did you enjoy the most and what dirt/sand roads are best for a 500lb dirt bike. I'm aware of Titus Canyon, some say the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,785
Posted By GPHusky250
KTMs are fine bikes...but they aren't immune to...

KTMs are fine bikes...but they aren't immune to failures and problems right off the showroom floor. Last two times we went to Mexico a KTM made its way home in the back of a chase truck. No brand is...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-03-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By GPHusky250
There are a couple of options for the F800GSA as...

There are a couple of options for the F800GSA as of this writing....

OEM F800GSA Panniers available through BMW. (Made by the same company that provides panniers for Touratech)

Happy Trails...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By GPHusky250
Yes...but so few that I ride with practice it. :)...

Yes...but so few that I ride with practice it. :)

I ride around town with my Cortech GX Air 3 without the liners and it keeps me cool...but doesn't offer near the protection of the BP. Also, on...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By GPHusky250
I forgot to mention that the trick to riding in...

I forgot to mention that the trick to riding in 107 degree temps with BP is to stay hydrated. Your body is still hot and you're perspiring, although the airflow is immediately evaporating that...
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