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Forum: Thumpers 11-26-2014, 01:06 AM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,130,302
Posted By ACR
Accommodations

The poles were originally attached to the rotopax handle, and may have offered up to 2% bike stability. :lol3 They were used to attach the hammock straps and tarp. We had use of a massive log,...
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,130,302
Posted By ACR
Moar pictures

First off, thanks to every single one of you that have contributed to this thread. It's going to be a long winter, which will give plenty of time to sit down and begin my first ride report. For...
Forum: Ride reports 11-23-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 108,252
Posted By ACR
That's a very unique experience, maybe you were...

That's a very unique experience, maybe you were caught up in a time warp. The photo is remarkable, and would look great on an enlarged canvas.

Currently somewhere around page camping at the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-17-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,767
Posted By ACR
The wings

My stepdads gold wing has reverse, it's a really sweet feature. Makes me wish the wr250 had it, too.

Edit: Maybe the new Africa will have reverse. And a hi/low range. :1drink
Forum: Canada 11-10-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 16,035
Views: 879,164
Posted By ACR
You're welcome! I'll have to post up some other...

You're welcome! I'll have to post up some other photos from past adventures :evil





It was a great ride, wasn't planning on hitting mud, but you know how that goes. We cooked up home fries...
Forum: Canada 11-08-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 16,035
Views: 879,164
Posted By ACR
Witch Bay Loop

I heard you guys really like pictures. Here's some shots from last weekends excursion. The weather was beautiful, +7 for most of the day, sunny, but could have done without the wind. We rode the...
Forum: Canada 11-08-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16,035
Views: 879,164
Posted By ACR
I'm game any time between the 13th and 17th, just...

I'm game any time between the 13th and 17th, just lemme know! My nest is located around Grunthal, the bike is nestled into the storage unit in Winnipeg as I didn't think there would be anymore...
Forum: Canada 11-08-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16,035
Views: 879,164
Posted By ACR
End of season ride

Is anyone (crazy) up for one last ride if the snow holds out? I'm thinking between the 13th and 17th. :ear
Forum: Equipment 08-21-2014, 03:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By ACR
Gear cell research

What we need is, a heated/cooled ADV suit designed by Warm n' Safe. If the great mind(s?) behind the W&S products had a similar budget as Klim, I'm convinced we would have not only the greatest...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 76,885
Posted By ACR
Subscribed

If it were not for the cell phones and the 21st century vehicles (and fuel prices) sometimes found within the photos, one could be led to believe this is an ADV trip taken in the 70s. It's no...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 12:05 AM
Replies: 45,976
Views: 9,130,302
Posted By ACR
Cheese

Bars are a very important upgrade, in my opinion. One simple dirt nap and the stock bars could bend like a soggy hotdog, which could leave a person very stranded. If you're going to be riding...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 233,262
Posted By ACR
So don't grip too much with the insides of your...

So don't grip too much with the insides of your legs while riding trails. If you're an extreme bike squeezer with the inside of your boots/knee, the pants will wear, and this wear may not be covered...
Forum: Ride reports 06-23-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 22,264
Posted By ACR
There's just something

about these TAT stories, I look forward to keeping up with this one. Stay safe out there, and thanks for taking the rest of us along.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-10-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,733
Posted By ACR
Most of us have cried for our mommies as a kid. ...

Most of us have cried for our mommies as a kid. I can recall sitting on the kitchen counter, one leg in the sink, as my mom dug small pieces of gravel out from my knee. This, from the result of a...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 11:06 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,733
Posted By ACR
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Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-08-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,733
Posted By ACR
How do we measure?

There's so many possibilities! Why would anyone intelligent want to go through all that rehabilitation for a second time, or the first?

I remember ignoring a toothache, the pain would come and...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-07-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,733
Posted By ACR
Never again, please

I wonder if the people that choose to ride with minimal/no gear have ever experienced the pain associated with the previous in,

A) bone /skin to metal
B) bone/skin to dirt
C) bone/skin to...
Forum: Equipment 06-05-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 1,437
Views: 233,262
Posted By ACR
Lower leg

Hey everyone,

Thanks for all the information provided in this thread. It answered all the questions I had, and many I didn't think of. Pulled the trigger on the Badlands suit about 3 months...
Forum: Thumpers 02-15-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 13,221
Posted By ACR
http://www.thewhig.com/2013/05/15/murder-stirs-wor...

http://www.thewhig.com/2013/05/15/murder-stirs-worries-for-online-buying
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-03-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,637
Posted By ACR
This reminds me of when an oncoming vehicle has a...

This reminds me of when an oncoming vehicle has a burnt out headlight. It appears as though they're miles away, and then suddenly they're within a hundred feet of you (or less), which results in an...
Forum: Ride reports 01-17-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 15,890
Posted By ACR
Photo zits

When this appears on photos taken with a DSLR camera, it's normally from a speck of dirt or dust on the camera sensor or lens. There are some photo editing programs with wonderful tools to quickly...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-29-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,452
Posted By ACR
Pelicans

The Pelican case has to be one of the greatest inventions for ADV photographers. Last week was the first time I've strapped the case to the bike, used a little section of that grippy stuff found in...
Forum: Canada 10-27-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16,035
Views: 879,164
Posted By ACR
Spotted!

Hey benwr,

Thanks for sayin' so! I think the black one may have belonged to myself, and the blue one belonging to friend. It would feel like a paradox if the same bikes were in town at the...
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