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Forum: Orange Crush Today, 08:56 AM
Replies: 10,855
Views: 2,287,368
Posted By Questor
New chain and sprockets in process... ...

New chain and sprockets in process...
http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j314/Questorama/2014%20KTM%20Rally/20141029_063843_zpsf34cc5b8.jpg

Q~
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 03:45 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,509
Posted By Questor
Hey! I finally made it. Better late to the...

Hey!
I finally made it.
Better late to the party than never.

More great pictures Dave.

Standing by for more.
:lurk

Q~
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 11:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,883
Posted By Questor
I've got one and really like it. I call it the...

I've got one and really like it.
I call it the party tent. At the recent KTM rally we had five people in there. :freaky

Easy set up.
It's like having a hotel room.
I'm spoiled by it....
Forum: Equipment 10-14-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,625
Posted By Questor
+1 These have 165G Kevlar from the waist all...

+1
These have 165G Kevlar from the waist all the way down to below the knees.
Front:
https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2839/13615476665_93d9733f84_b.jpg

Back:...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-14-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10,855
Views: 2,287,368
Posted By Questor
After 29,000 miles it is time to change out the...

After 29,000 miles it is time to change out the drive train.
http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j314/Questorama/2014%20KTM%20Rally/20141012_092237_zps98ea3016.jpg
:lol3
Q~
Forum: Ride reports 10-14-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 6,965
Views: 2,261,133
Posted By Questor
Actually. The Doctor loves planning these trips. ...

Actually. The Doctor loves planning these trips.
He loves doing the Ride Reports.
The hardest part is the actual trips itself. :lol3

Hang in there everybody...
Q~
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2014, 04:08 AM
Replies: 6,965
Views: 2,261,133
Posted By Questor
Hey folks. Don't worry. Mobius is not over. ...

Hey folks.
Don't worry. Mobius is not over.
LDF and the Doctor have delayed Mobius until next Spring.
They have other "non-mobius" travels planned for this fall.
That's all. No need to get all...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,282
Posted By Questor
KLIM site for ADV rally II jacket: HEAVY DUTY...

KLIM site for ADV rally II jacket:
HEAVY DUTY YKK® ZIPPERS USED THROUGHOUT, HIGHLY WATER RESISTANT VERSIONS IN EXPOSED AREAS.

That would indicate the use of 5CNT8 Aquagaurd zipper.

I guess we...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,282
Posted By Questor
Aquaseal or AquaGuard? From the YKK catalog:...

Aquaseal or AquaGuard?

From the YKK catalog:
Aquaguard (Water repellent zipper)
Useage: Outdoor wear / equipment
Chain: 5CNT8.
Zipper Care: This zipper is NOT waterproof / watertight
...
Forum: Equipment 10-10-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,282
Posted By Questor
The problem with the Apex is that the bicep vents...

The problem with the Apex is that the bicep vents face forward.
Without a strap to hold the flap closed, the driving force of the rain will get past the zipper and you will get leakage.
I'm curious...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-09-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,420
Posted By Questor
Thanks. That was cool. I plan to take...

Thanks.
That was cool.

I plan to take vacation in November and head to northern CA.
You gave me a few places to add to my list of things to see.

Thank you.
Q~
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,282
Posted By Questor
I'm thinking I'd like a flip up ADV helmet in the...

I'm thinking I'd like a flip up ADV helmet in the future.
What does the "collective" think about this idea?
Want?

Q~
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,282
Posted By Questor
Does anyone know if the NEXX XD1 is a "flip up" /...

Does anyone know if the NEXX XD1 is a "flip up" / modular helmet?
Looks really interesting...

Q~
Forum: Ride reports 10-07-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
While riding I have a basic Olympus stylus Tough...

While riding I have a basic Olympus stylus Tough 6000 on a gear keeper lanyard in my jacket pocket and just shoot .JPG. It IS a tough little camera. It's six years old and has probably taken over...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Day 7: Phoenix to L.A.

Today was the final push home.
Not much excitement. Just a 350 mile push though the Mojave desert in 110 degrees. :lol3

I got an early start and was on the road before 8:00 am....
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Thanks for the information. I was wondering how...

Thanks for the information.
I was wondering how they came up with the name.
Sixth spur off Rt 66. That's logical enough.
I know the interstate took the place of Rt 66 in many places, but are...
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Phil! You're alive! Awesome. I rode by your...

Phil!
You're alive!
Awesome.
I rode by your house in Idaho last fall and noticed that you had moved.
I hope you're still working on super secret stuff and enjoying yourself.
Fuel pump on the KTM...
Forum: Ride reports 10-05-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Day 6: Mogollon to Clifton, to Phoenix

So all day Dave has been a little excited.
He keeps taking about "This Road" that we have to ride.
So dutifully, I drop back and follow Dave. He knows this area better than I do.

Soon we start...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Day 6: VLA to Mogollon NM

So after seeing the VLA, we were supposed to ride forest roads though the Gila National Forest to the historic ghost / mining town of Mogollon.
So me, being the GPS geek that I am, stated putting...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
He did. He was able to rent a U-haul and drove...

He did.
He was able to rent a U-haul and drove his bike back to Canada in two days.
Now he's got all winter to get it fixed. He said the dealership was being helpful.
Q~
Forum: Ride reports 10-03-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Day 6: VLA to Phoenix

"Hey. Are you awake?"
"Yeah..."
"Get up. You're going to want to see this."

This is what happens when you travel with an avid photographer...

(I was going to get up anyway, but it felt so...
Forum: Ride reports 10-02-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Day 5: Taos to Los Alamos to somewhere near Magdalena

We KTM event was over...
People were packing up and getting ready to head home, including us. :cry
By about 8:00am the tents were down and the bikes were packed.
We headed into town to get some...
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,618
Posted By Questor
Wow! Very cool stuff guys. Makes me miss...

Wow!
Very cool stuff guys.
Makes me miss Idaho.

I ride bigger KTM's and now I'm really envious of little bikes and the places you can take them.

Thanks for the great story and pictures.
Q~
Forum: Ride reports 10-01-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Day 4 - KTM event day 2

I awoke after another good night sleep.
It could have been the altitude or the beer, or the combination of both. :D
But I wandered up to the main area and stuffed myself with breakfast and coffee....
Forum: Equipment 09-30-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Questor
First of all.... glad you're Ok. For myself,...

First of all.... glad you're Ok.

For myself, on the street / commuting I ride with the Leatt GPX RR neck brace over my Scorpion Clutch jacket. The two rear spars fit perfectly around the rear...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-30-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 26,708
Posted By Questor
Dave's Passenger

As Dave said, we were hooning around the National Forests, and Dave was usually about 10 seconds or so behind me.
We came to an intersection and I stopped to make sure he took the same turn...
And...
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
I blame my inner Hoonigan... All tires must...

I blame my inner Hoonigan...
All tires must die!
Q~
Forum: Ride reports 09-30-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Day 3: KTM Event - Day 1

I woke up around 7:00am and went searching for coffee and breakfast.
Up at the main area I found both.
Coffee was good.
Breakfast was quiche. :huh
Must be for all the new 1190 riders. :rofl
...
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Hey NKOrange. :wave I love those 640's. ...

Hey NKOrange. :wave

I love those 640's.
And your's looks like its been really well taken care of.
Nice! :nod

Q~
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Busted... :augie Come on. Give a guy a break. ...

Busted... :augie
Come on. Give a guy a break. It was a long day. :lol3

Q~
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Yeah! I remember talking to you. We were...

Yeah!
I remember talking to you.
We were having a nice time watching all the bikes ride by.
Glad you got some food.
I'll see you next time for sure.
:D

Q~
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Ha! Yeah. That was my friend Kevin Muggleton. ...

Ha!
Yeah. That was my friend Kevin Muggleton.
http://photos-d.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t1.0-0/c0.0.960.639/s720x720/1622740_802117763135314_1637148143_n.jpg

Super great guy.
Q~
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Day 2: Phoenix to Taos

Dave and I knew it was going to be a long day, so we woke up early and were on the road by 6:30am.

Two eager KTM's ready to go see stuff....
Forum: Ride reports 09-29-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Hello Goldburg. It is a Redverz. Think...

Hello Goldburg.

It is a Redverz.
Think of it as a really large bedroom with a car port. The back third is a bug free sleeping area. The front two thirds is a bike / living area with no floor....
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Day 1: L.A. to Phoenix

So here's what the overall trip looked like.
http://i83.photobucket.com/albums/j314/Questorama/2014%20KTM%20Rally/Day%201/Mastermap_zps1b646d40.jpg
We did some 'tourist" things on the way back, but...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,823
Posted By Questor
Questor goes to the 2014 KTM Adventure Rally - Taos NM

Hello All.
Last weekend I rode out to Taos New Mexico to attend the 2014 KTM National Adventure Rally.

It wasn't till after the trip did I realize the distances I traveled and all the cool stuff...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-28-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,463
Posted By Questor
Nice! An other reminder that I need to get...

Nice!

An other reminder that I need to get out and see more of the areas around me...

Thanks.
Q~
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 20,908
Posted By Questor
I'm a little late but I made it!

Hey Big Dog. :wave

Sorry I'm late to the Ride Report, but I made it.

As always, great stuff.
I lived in Idaho for five years and thought I saw it all, but as evidence in your Ride Report,...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-24-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 26,708
Posted By Questor
The Bus ride...

That was the most crazy, death defying bus ride of my life.
The Death Road of Bolivia has nothing on that!
Here's my memories of the ride....
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,492
Posted By Questor
Cool Ride Report. You're giving me all kinds of...

Cool Ride Report.
You're giving me all kinds of ideas for places to visit.
Thanks!
Q~
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