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Old 01-25-2013, 05:04 PM   #31
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Just dont have that problem with my Safaris.

I can splash a ton of gas for $2000 tanks though
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:19 PM   #32
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Snow riding is good times. For me, deeper is better. When a road has been plowed, it is just death slick. For the picture in the middle I was running studs, but the other two are regular knobbies.


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Old 01-25-2013, 08:22 PM   #33
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As someone that grew up in Northern Ontario - snow riding is not that big of a deal.

MotoCamping when it is -4 (-20c) degrees? That'll put hair on your chest





Thanks for the video - I've seen it popping up all over the place today. It has inspired me to spend the day on the 950 tomorrow seeing how high I can get in the Colorado mountains before snow turns me back
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:17 AM   #34
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As someone that grew up in Northern Ontario - snow riding is not that big of a deal.

MotoCamping when it is -4 (-20c) degrees? That'll put hair on your chest





Thanks for the video - I've seen it popping up all over the place today. It has inspired me to spend the day on the 950 tomorrow seeing how high I can get in the Colorado mountains before snow turns me back
Or lose some toes.
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Old 01-26-2013, 07:04 PM   #35
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I ended up spending the day on the 500 instead. I'll get the 950 out tomorrow now I've explored what's passable and what's not



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Old 01-26-2013, 07:52 PM   #36
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:13 PM   #37
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Nope, Dont miss that shit one bit. Geek, I hate You. That 500 is on My shortlist.
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:35 PM   #38
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As someone that grew up in Northern Ontario - snow riding is not that big of a deal.

MotoCamping when it is -4 (-20c) degrees? That'll put hair on your chest

What the f**k brand of s/bag handles -4... This I gotta know? Not that I'd try, but mine sucks at +40.
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Old 01-28-2013, 10:49 PM   #39
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What is the high fender on the 990 from?

It appears to be an Acerbis supermoto fender...

http://www.motorcycle-superstore.com...nt-Fender.aspx


I don't know for a fact. However, I had one on an old bike of mine, and the one in the vid looks very similar.


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Old 01-28-2013, 10:50 PM   #40
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A warm one. Feakin BRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:32 PM   #41
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snow camping I use two one in side the other. plastic then news paper my pad then the bag and a nice warm night of sleep. B
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Old 01-29-2013, 09:43 PM   #42
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What the f**k brand of s/bag handles -4... This I gotta know? Not that I'd try, but mine sucks at +40.
mountain hardwear ghost -40...
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Old 02-01-2013, 04:41 PM   #43
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I've a marmot never-summer bag. I also carry a -8 degree silk liner in case it is too cold for it. I love it.. super warm.



In Colorado when we ride/camp in the mountains (often between 10K & 13K feet) we can get below freezing every night of the year.. so I have that bag with me every overnight ride and if it is warm I just sleep on top of it.

The best part about the bag? It is KTM orange

One of the keys for cold camping is to use a 4 season tent... much better protection from the elements.
I have a half dozen tents that I use on the bike.. I choose the one that is best for the particular ride I'm going on - but the sleeping bag stays the same.



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Old 02-03-2013, 06:43 AM   #44
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That tree fell on the road in front of him and....he waited for the guys with the chainsaw to cut it for him? Talk about a wasted opportunity! He should have jumped over it
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