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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 223,463
Posted By BigDogAdventures
That's normal-----it's called a floating disc. ...

That's normal-----it's called a floating disc.

Some bikes have solid mountings--some have a floating mount.

Been around for a very long time------first seen on sportbikes--and road racing...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By BigDogAdventures
My OK message is: I'm OK and the riding is...

My OK message is:

I'm OK and the riding is great !!!!

My Special Message Is"

I've quit riding for the day--and am either camped or in a motel.
(this lets people watching you relax and go to...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 10:08 AM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 223,463
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Congrats on your new bike. There is a rally...

Congrats on your new bike.

There is a rally neat dirt road between those twisted sister paved roads that I did earlier this year----------it was awesome. I think it's the only one.

Story on my...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Smashed beer cans and a couple clamps will...

Smashed beer cans and a couple clamps will work-----seen it done.
Soda can will work----but why not go all the way. :rofl:rofl:rofl

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 448
Posted By BigDogAdventures
The bag will look like this on your bike-----I've...

The bag will look like this on your bike-----I've got the optional bag that goes on top too----------enduro duffel maybe ????

Yes ------you need the muffler standoff to keep from melting things.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Having had both the aerostich's and the...

Having had both the aerostich's and the wolfman---they are both great products.

The aerostichs were bigger----I use to run them on my BMW's years ago as I had more knee room on those bikes. They...
Forum: Americas 07-09-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,293
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Sam does has the tracks on his website now. ...

Sam does has the tracks on his website now.

I just talked to him--he's out West fixing a few things.

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 500,339
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Great---I know you were glad to get rid of the...

Great---I know you were glad to get rid of the stock switch---seems those hydraulic switches never fail---and are impervious to weather.

BigDog
Forum: Americas 07-09-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,293
Posted By BigDogAdventures
there are many ride reports on Adv right...

there are many ride reports on Adv right now---check them out.

All are running East to West----but that is of absolutely no concern----it would be the same difficulty either way.

I'll not ride...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,535
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Ophir

Great stuff guys---thanks !!!

With this photo--you guys could have lied about going over Ophir----but no---you guys are upstanding riders----------me---I might have lied :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
I so...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 15,895
Views: 982,364
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Nice-------but Miss Bones is gonna want some...

Nice-------but Miss Bones is gonna want some footpegs---or did she get the big bike ??????

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 21,411
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I just looked at that route---it does go thru...

I just looked at that route---it does go thru there.
I don't blame you for turning around---those ruts gave me the jitters------good place to break a femur !!!!

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 21,411
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Was looking thru some old pictures----our route...

Was looking thru some old pictures----our route goes right thru this road.
But it's been fixed and smooth sailing this year.
This was in the video I posted----you'd not recognize it tho.
It was...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Well---have the same set up on my KLR--------a...

Well---have the same set up on my KLR--------a roomier bike and plenty of room for even a big boys legs.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/2MissouriFallRide/1%20(1)%20(1024x768).jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 738
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yep---I use both a tankbag and tank...

Yep---I use both a tankbag and tank panniers----wolfman stuff all the way.

The wolfmans are tapered at the rear to make a little more room for you knees.
The panniers let you put some little...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 500,339
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yeh----if nothin' else----the "stock" airbox was...

Yeh----if nothin' else----the "stock" airbox was a very good muffler. Maybe they got things on the wrong end--got em' turned around. ?????:huh
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-05-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 769
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Charlie ------I don't have tracks exactly...

Charlie ------I don't have tracks exactly specific to what you wanted---but I have them all over Wyoming---some in that area---and one that goes right by the Hay Ranch. It's all stuff I've ridden.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,404
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yes----thanks---it was short but very sweet !!!!!...

Yes----thanks---it was short but very sweet !!!!!

All places you went noted on my ever growing Idaho gps file.

Idaho---my favorite state. !!

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 21,411
Posted By BigDogAdventures
There are way over 50 people coming---I'm sure...

There are way over 50 people coming---I'm sure they will be coming in early and late----no set time at all.

Me and maybe a couple others will get there Thursday sometime and camp----do some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 337
Views: 21,411
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Campground over 1/2 full

Looks like over 1/2 the reserve-able sites are taken as of today 7-4-14

Rode thru the campground late yesterday with a hometown buddy as we had been riding down that way---and he picked out a site...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By BigDogAdventures
The only thing that can makes sections really...

The only thing that can makes sections really hard----is rain --------mud.

You cannot plan for the weather---and there is no use even thinking about it.

If somebody responds about a section...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 500,339
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Loud Pipes----clutches--- and----intakes save lives.

Well we've all seen the "Loud Pipes save lives sticker".

I once even saw a "Loud clutches Saves Lives" sticker on a Ducati with a dry clutch.

But--------after the POD MOD-----I need a "Loud...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 643
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I've preached this all over AdvRider for years. ...

I've preached this all over AdvRider for years.

Using an auxiliary gas tank---such as a rotopax----takes up huge amounts of space that could be used for packing. Lot's of people do it and love...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 500,339
Posted By BigDogAdventures
William it is 10mm X 1.0 thread. Here is a...

William it is 10mm X 1.0 thread.

Here is a link to one that will work from Rocky Mountain.

$14...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,553
Views: 500,339
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yep ----a pressure switch is the way to ...

Yep ----a pressure switch is the way to go----that micro switch can't live long down there in the water and mud.
They are cheap---less than $20 I think.
Simple 2 wires to hook up.

BigDog
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-02-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 1,541
Views: 354,523
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Baja

Baja Mexico---I don't pack a tent when down there.
Seems it never rains---the sand is your air mattress.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/Baja2007/034%20BJ%20SunriseMyCamp.jpg
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,858
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I have been to the Dewey Bridge---before and...

I have been to the Dewey Bridge---before and after it burnt.

I think it was 2002 in this picture.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/Moab/049%20DEWEY%20BRIDGE.JPG
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-01-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,858
Posted By BigDogAdventures
L------I-----B So glad the bridge is...

L------I-----B

So glad the bridge is probably going to be OK.
Thanks so much for your update.
If you don't know me---I have a fetish for old bridges.
Don't know why---just love the old things....
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,409
Posted By BigDogAdventures
You can't have the floor---but you can have the...

You can't have the floor---but you can have the bed.
The other bed that is :D:D:D:D:D

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,799
Views: 223,463
Posted By BigDogAdventures
From the ABS ring on the front wheel. BigDog

From the ABS ring on the front wheel.

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 17,345
Views: 1,816,858
Posted By BigDogAdventures
It also said 1/4 watt------they make several...

It also said 1/4 watt------they make several different wattages in a 1,000 ohm resistor.
Could that be your problem ???

BigDog
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 12,156
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Really great stuff--enjoying it all. I feel so...

Really great stuff--enjoying it all.
I feel so silly----since I've been riding a big 250 all over the place :deal
I don't need that great big thing !!!!!

Thanks for this !!
BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 06-30-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 17,345
Views: 1,816,858
Posted By BigDogAdventures
So glad you got it sorted----ain't that a holy...

So glad you got it sorted----ain't that a holy bunch of crap that a rider had to spend all that money to get it right !!!

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-30-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,409
Posted By BigDogAdventures
4 rooms gone now :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl ...

4 rooms gone now :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

By the way----here is the phone # for the Mammoth Springs Lodge Motel
417-264-3888

Weird thing------when I called----she said "are you with the...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-30-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,858
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Thanks for the update---hope nobody dies over...

Thanks for the update---hope nobody dies over this--no way I'd walk out there. I guess if they get it off I'll know for sure the bridge will hold my itty-bitty motorsickle. :D

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-29-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 21,411
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Hey buls4evr-------all the answers to your...

Hey buls4evr-------all the answers to your questions and many, many, many, more on in post #3 at the beginning of this thread.

BigDog
Forum: Ride reports 06-29-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 542
Views: 223,947
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Thanks for that post----that is the way I...

Thanks for that post----that is the way I remember the Continental Divide ride coming down---you guys were the first-------and after I read the article in the AMA magazine-----I loaded up my bike and...
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 17,345
Views: 1,816,858
Posted By BigDogAdventures
This is great news---sounds like the valves...

This is great news---sounds like the valves aren't going to be a high maintenance thing at all.

On most all my bikes I've had with shims-----I adjust them at the first check----at about 6,000...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-27-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,858
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Boy that makes sense----cheaper too !!!! What...

Boy that makes sense----cheaper too !!!!
What they actually do is going to be very interesting.
I may have to go watch.
Forum: Thumpers 06-27-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 17,345
Views: 1,816,858
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Not sure I read you right ?? Are you saying you...

Not sure I read you right ??
Are you saying you didn't need a shim change till 14,000 miles ???

Thanks

BigDog
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