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Old 07-22-2013, 12:42 AM   #16
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with an opening pic like that, I'm in!
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Old 07-22-2013, 03:44 AM   #17
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Old 07-22-2013, 04:41 AM   #18
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Wow great first pic! Totally in! The more I read about 250ccm bikes the more interested I get. Looking forward how they handle the trip. Have a good time and stay safe!
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:28 AM   #19
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Also, what suit is Dean wearing?

Deans suit is made by Klim. I cant remember the model but price wise it falls between the Traverse that I am wearing and the the Badlands. We both got wet in the crotch on a day that we rode in the rain for about 8 hours straight.
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:37 AM   #20
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In.

I will eventually ask you "what camera"

as I can tell your pics are gonna rock.
The camera is a Sony RX100 point and shoot. I am using Lightroom 4 to process. I just got the camera and sofware for the trip so I don't really know what I am doing. I pretty much just start tweeking stuff until I think it looks better then eventually I've tweaked to much and I undo the last few tweaks. Sometimes when I'm done I comare to the original and it looks better than my version. At that point I just pic one of the presets and move on.
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Old 07-22-2013, 07:10 AM   #21
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As a future 250cc dualsport owner of some brand I'm also along for the ride!Thanks for posting.BTW stock fuel tanks on both bikes????
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Old 07-22-2013, 07:34 AM   #22
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Deans suit is made by Klim. I cant remember the model but price wise it falls between the Traverse that I am wearing and the the Badlands. We both got wet in the crotch on a day that we rode in the rain for about 8 hours straight.
Found it, Latitude Misano pants and Latitude 840 jacket from the looks of it.
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Old 07-22-2013, 07:48 AM   #23
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o boy here we go! time to relive the trip. It's the latitude stuff from Klim.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:04 AM   #24
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In! I love 250' s. such nice bikes. Safe trip.
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:52 AM   #25
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MAJOR LEAGUE IN!!! I too am a 250 want-a-be!
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Old 07-22-2013, 09:50 AM   #26
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Sweet! As a fellow WR owner with big dreams I look forward to reading this. Maybe at some point you can give a run down of what all you guys packed. Looks like you guys have a LOT of stuff.
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Old 07-22-2013, 10:07 AM   #27
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Hope your trip ended well, i ran into you guys at the bar in hyder, we were the loud ass holes outside with Bogdan (gs adventure rider from BC) hahaha. That Glacier was quite the site!
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Old 07-22-2013, 10:58 AM   #28
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It was a great trip no problems except a fork leak. We liked Hyder so much we hit it again on the way back. Fun BSing with you guys hope you got back with no more problems.
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Old 07-22-2013, 11:08 AM   #29
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I had to laugh when I saw this picture-------looks like your packing a dead body.



So imagine what people thought when we were hauling all the way across the country to Mexico. I can't believe we didn't get pulled over.



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Old 07-22-2013, 11:22 AM   #30
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Those were Mikes (shower) slippers. All I can say is a big thanks to Adventure cycle in Fairbanks and his very handy pressure washer! For some reason all the buckles and straps started getting hard to operate. Calcium chloride I think. I'm really surprised you didn't get pulled over to, great pic
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