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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-06-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,065
Posted By kurtw
Jeez, every time I look at Hopper's 690 I see...

Jeez, every time I look at Hopper's 690 I see more bling and mods that I didn't notice the last time. He's a bad influence... Stan too. Look away from the 690s....

Trip looks amazing. Sooo wish I...
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 44,472
Posted By kurtw
Oh! You are not wrong. That is the stock...

Oh! You are not wrong.

That is the stock heat shield on the stock header that mostly protects your heel or passenger's foot. I was thinking more about something to keep the side plastic from the...
Forum: Vendors 02-18-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 44,472
Posted By kurtw
Actually, in the pic above, what you see there is...

Actually, in the pic above, what you see there is the muffler bracket strap, not a shield.
That said, a heat shield definitely wouldn't hurt, especially on a stock 690 muffler with the catalytic...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-06-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,913
Posted By kurtw
RockGardn Flak Base - It's a mesh shirt with...

RockGardn Flak Base - It's a mesh shirt with elbow and shoulder pads under my jersey. IMHO, the problem with one piece sets is that if they don't fit perfectly then the pieces can get pulled around...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-02-2014, 01:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,913
Posted By kurtw
Thanks again, Prof!!! Perfect way to spend the...

Thanks again, Prof!!!
Perfect way to spend the day!!!

Mr.DS had a taste test of all the different bikes...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-04-2013, 07:09 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By kurtw
Kent, I have a super moto fender in Orange laying...

Kent, I have a super moto fender in Orange laying around if you want it it's yours. Wachs seemed to think the sm ones worked good.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By kurtw
Yes I always carry a space blanket for emergency...

Yes I always carry a space blanket for emergency shade or bivy. I've deployed it for the former a few times. But it was just the thing to keep warm after getting soaked and cold.
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-25-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By kurtw
The ride after this lunch stop started to get a...

The ride after this lunch stop started to get a little hectic and I basically stopped taking photos.

The Professor had a get-off. I'll let him elaborate. We met a 90 year old rancher who had...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By kurtw
http://kurtwindisch.smugmug.com/photos/i-mDcBWxD/0...

http://kurtwindisch.smugmug.com/photos/i-mDcBWxD/0/XL/i-mDcBWxD-XL.jpg

That is the forecast that we all saw before the trip (saved off the mega text message planning thread).
We seem to have all...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-24-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By kurtw
Leaving the playa on Saturday morning Wachs ...

Leaving the playa on Saturday morning

Wachs

http://kurtwindisch.smugmug.com/Personal/Central-Oregon/Alvord-Sept-2013/n-PS979/i-KvDVXTK/0/L/i-KvDVXTK-L.jpg

Kent/KillUrTV
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By kurtw
The wind had been blowing all day and the sailcar...

The wind had been blowing all day and the sailcar arrived that night. Rigging commenced immediately and the sailing was great. I let Wox have the helm when it was my turn and ended up screaming like...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By kurtw
While MrDS was riding home, Wox, N2Moto, and I...

While MrDS was riding home, Wox, N2Moto, and I rode over to the Little Sand Gap, parked the bikes on the dunes, and hiked the rim looking for arrowheads.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By kurtw
So now does your dash have a sticker on it that...

So now does your dash have a sticker on it that says "MASTER LINK" ???!!

BTW, Way to be there, Erik!!!
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-23-2013, 05:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,242
Posted By kurtw
Well, I drove out this time in the Sprinter...

Well, I drove out this time in the Sprinter hauling bikes, my dog, and Wox. The drive out was quick and painless, much less adventure in the van than any of the above (that would change later).

We...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-10-2012, 09:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,447
Posted By kurtw
On the east side pretty much directly across from...

On the east side pretty much directly across from the hot springs. I've usually camped on the west side previously so this was a cool place to be. You get different views, especially at...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-06-2012, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,266
Posted By kurtw
Rescue-2, check. :rofl

Rescue-2, check. :rofl
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-04-2012, 08:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,447
Posted By kurtw
Saying goodbye is hard. But it's easier when...

Saying goodbye is hard.

But it's easier when your friend just tore all the muscles and tendons in his leg in a lowside while showing off on the moto.

It's also easier from 20 feet off the deck....
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,447
Posted By kurtw
What else to do in the middle of nowhere? ...

What else to do in the middle of nowhere?

Land-sailing when the wind wasn't TOTALLY shunning us.

http://kurtwindisch.smugmug.com/Other/Alvord-Campout-Fall-2012/i-vN8cv8M/0/L/IMG7812-L.jpg
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,447
Posted By kurtw
"AND LOTS OF RIDING TOO!" Naturally, lots of...

"AND LOTS OF RIDING TOO!"

Naturally, lots of people were riding all over the place

MrDS and I found a cistern of crystal clear cold water in the middle of nowhere on the way to Coyote Lake
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,447
Posted By kurtw
AROUND CAMP With so many campers, it became...

AROUND CAMP

With so many campers, it became easier to refer to the camps geographically. With the center of the world being Redmond, that put me somewhere in Washington:
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,447
Posted By kurtw
I was the first one into camp and was soon joined...

I was the first one into camp and was soon joined by the rest of the Central Oregon crew, including MrDS.

Many of the rest of us hauled out there, so the first order of business was unloading all...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 10-02-2012, 10:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 424
Posted By kurtw
Some ideas to ponder while you're looking at the...

Some ideas to ponder while you're looking at the maps:

1. Start on North Fork Siuslaw Rd - work all the way up into the web of gravel FS roads in the Coast range north of Florence, looping up into...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-22-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,898
Posted By kurtw
So much goodness in this thread! It's great to...

So much goodness in this thread!
It's great to see that everyone had such a good time exploring the area!
Forum: Orange Crush 09-17-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,898
Posted By kurtw
Just a followup post-event.... This event...

Just a followup post-event....

This event was really fun, exceeding any expectation I had. Fantastic folks all the way around. The KTM guys, the racers, vendors, and all the attendees. It was...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-16-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,898
Posted By kurtw
After people have made it home, I hope to be able...

After people have made it home, I hope to be able to find one place to see all the reports and pics! In this thread or somewhere else? If the latter, please post up links here! I have a few shots...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-14-2012, 11:19 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 48,898
Posted By kurtw
Thundershowers!!! :wings

Thundershowers!!!
:wings
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-15-2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 490
Views: 30,996
Posted By kurtw
Checking in! I might have to try to make one of...

Checking in! I might have to try to make one of these meet-ups soon. Oh and do some more riding too...I'm getting really desperate to get out on some longer rides again.

(Here's one of the...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
Hey WetFesters FYI - Motorcycle Escape hit...

Hey WetFesters

FYI - Motorcycle Escape hit the new stands yesterday with an article on WetFest '11
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-03-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9,293
Views: 3,539,681
Posted By kurtw
Cool! Thanks, Brad! :thumb EDIT: BTW here it...

Cool! Thanks, Brad! :thumb

EDIT: BTW here it is in a landscape orientation (http://kurtwindisch.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/Fall-2011-Hart-Mountain/i-GVkBBQk/0/XL/IMG2907-Edit-2-XL.jpg)
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-13-2011, 10:07 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
Cool shots from everyone!!! My full set of...

Cool shots from everyone!!!

My full set of photos including the ones I didn't post here are at:
http://kurtwindisch.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Wetfest-2011/
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-13-2011, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,872
Posted By kurtw
I posted a bunch of pics to the rally thread, but...

I posted a bunch of pics to the rally thread, but the full set including ones that I haven't posted are here:
http://kurtwindisch.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Wetfest-2011/

When Brad and I left...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
Finishing off the set here since there's some...

Finishing off the set here since there's some photo-inertia here:


Great camaraderie back around the farm
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
Oh? I did grab the one in a bag with my name on...

Oh? I did grab the one in a bag with my name on it Friday (I was signed up and everything)...



Oh Jeez sorry! We should figure this stuff out before the rally!
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2011, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
Inmates Gene, Mark (S1Marks), RoadRash, Austin ...

Inmates Gene, Mark (S1Marks), RoadRash, Austin

http://kurtwindisch.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/ADV-Wetfest-2011/i-b7Pm4qv/0/L/IMG9534-L.jpg
...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2011, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
More thanks to Direwolf and everyone else that...

More thanks to Direwolf and everyone else that pitched in to make it happen.
I enjoyed meeting a bunch of you and I'm sorry I wasn't around more in the evenings to meet everyone else.

Here are...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-12-2011, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
Is this the official ride report thread also? ...

Is this the official ride report thread also?

Wachs, thanks for your unique madness to take on hosting such a ridiculous event in your home! :thumb
I can't imagine a more perfect setup for...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-08-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
Well fook, the Shadow Lake fire is still growing,...

Well fook, the Shadow Lake fire is still growing, as is the closure area.

FYI for anyone planning rides west of Sisters: http://www.inciweb.org/incident/2550/
Note the closure map at the link....
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-07-2011, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
With Wachs busy mowing pastures and mentally...

With Wachs busy mowing pastures and mentally preparing for what he's gotten himself into, I've relieved him of the job of making up some maps.

These maps show the general areas around...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-05-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
I have a ride in mind based on this from earlier...

I have a ride in mind based on this from earlier in the thread. I'm guessing that would make a good Saturday ride. Mostly dirt (best on a 650 or smaller but doable on a 950/990 with knobbies and a...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-05-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 1,491,205
Posted By kurtw
That fire is still growing and it's growing into...

That fire is still growing and it's growing into some of the areas that have wetfest riding potential. There will be a lot of firefighting operations in a wide area all around the fire and on roads...
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