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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
We were really hoping to be able to see Dingweed...

We were really hoping to be able to see Dingweed and camp out at his place. I even had the waypoint loaded in the ol' gps :deal,
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Forum: Ride reports 09-09-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Day 4 Mileage - 249 :thumb And here is...

Day 4 Mileage - 249 :thumb



And here is the Video Wrap for Day 4 :lurk:


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Forum: Ride reports 09-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Day 4 – San Juan N.F. to Green River, UT

We broke camp and got rolling at a fairly good pace this morning.

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-3Z6bcCf/0/XL/P7270173-XL.jpg


We were on the bikes by 8:30am, heading...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 04:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Thanks (to everyone :wave) for the nice words...

Thanks (to everyone :wave) for the nice words about the Ride Report :*sip* -- As I mention every time I do one of these... It's a ton of work, but it's so worth it to possibly inspire other people on...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Thanks Kelley... Yeah, we did have pretty good...

Thanks Kelley... Yeah, we did have pretty good weather in Colorado, but you know as well as I do that, "It never rains in Colorado" :rofl.

Oh yeah... We find something oso-cool on Day 4... Stay...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
I've also never used a damper on my WR, but I'm...

I've also never used a damper on my WR, but I'm sure it would help during the initial hits when riding over big rocks - I've just always been too cheap to invest :dunno.

I'm not sure if Terry has...
Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
I have a specialty piece of video equipment I use...

I have a specialty piece of video equipment I use to pan the camera while shooting timelapses.... Hold on to your hats :drums...

It's an egg timer from Ikea :huh.
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Forum: Ride reports 09-02-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Total Mileage For Day 3: 111 miles Here...

Total Mileage For Day 3: 111 miles


Here is the Video Wrap for Day 3 :lurk:


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Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Finishing up Day 3

Since we were so far behind schedule, and low on energy, we opt to run up the Hwy to Lake City for a proper meal, fuel, and sundries :dg. If we stay on the intended track, we are not due to hit a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,956
Posted By jglow
Well... I have no definitive answer for you,...

Well... I have no definitive answer for you, because there probably isn't one - But here's my input.

It all depends on the amount of actual technical trail you want to ride, and speed at which you...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 06:56 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
You should definitely consider it... There's a...

You should definitely consider it... There's a whole other world out there that is not accessible by pavement :evil. I hope my ride reports have shown y'all that you don't need to be a super enduro...
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
I'm sure 13/50 would of helped some, but I was...

I'm sure 13/50 would of helped some, but I was happy to have the 14/50 for some of the hwy sections.


Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Day 3 - Continued

The single track across the Mesa was incredible :ricky:ricky:ricky:ricky…

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-HqNLttv/0/L/GP%20DD3-16-L.jpg

Pretty easy-peasy riding across here...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
I've read your Ride Reports over the last few...

I've read your Ride Reports over the last few years, and I think about your minimalist traveling every time I'm loading down the bike with too much stuff I "need" :lol3. Every year I do pack less and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,956
Posted By jglow
Hey, Thanks for reading the Report... So, yes, as...

Hey, Thanks for reading the Report... So, yes, as Richard mentioned, my suspension had been re-done by WER (Works Enduro Rider). It made a tremendious improvement to the bike. It will never be as...
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 226,347
Posted By jglow
ouch:huh! I've never seen a skewer in a toe,...

ouch:huh! I've never seen a skewer in a toe, yikes! Take care little wan!



Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Day 3: Rio Grande N.F. to San Juan N.F.

Around midnight I remember waking up to the sound of Richard hacking up a lung. It was one of those super deep, ragged coughs where you sorta expected to hear some vomiting going on with it :puke1. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,269
Posted By jglow
nice job on the live ride report from the...

nice job on the live ride report from the trail... That takes a lot of time at the end of the day when you have plenty of other things you need to do. Thanks for your effort :clap


Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
And here is the Video Wrap for Day 2 :lurk: ...

And here is the Video Wrap for Day 2 :lurk:

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Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Finishing up Day 2

So with everyone on board, and committed to finishing out the trail, we get the two bikes out of the mud, and carefully find a way through the marsh without sinking into another mud hole :rayof.
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Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Day 2 - Continued

Back at the bottom of the rocky hill climb, we double-check the GPS’s… And take the split on the trail.


http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-rZqQDMh/0/L/GP%20DD2-17-L.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Day 2 – Rio Grande N.F. (Below Del Norte) to Rio Grande N.F. (NW of Creede)

I was up super early – probably around 4:30. I’m a pretty early to bed, early to rise kind of guy, and when you factor in the hour we gained in the Mountain Time Zone, I’m a super early to rise guy....
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
And here is the Video Wrap for Day 1 :lurk: ...

And here is the Video Wrap for Day 1 :lurk:


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Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Day 1 – La Veta, Colorado to Rio Grande N.F. (Below Del Norte, Colorado)

We headed out after work on a Wednesday with the end destination being La Veta, Colorado – our starting point for this ride.

...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
To give y'all an idea of what areas of the...

To give y'all an idea of what areas of the mythical land of Utalorado that we are riding in, see the below pic :deal:
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
I can only hope that this Ride Report is...

I can only hope that this Ride Report is Oso-good, or Wan-tastic, or maybe you can at least make it your favorite? :lol3 (if you've never read a Bigwan/Littlewan RR, then this has made zero sense to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 12,165
Posted By jglow
Utalorado 2014 – The Over-Ambitious Loop (3 Wr250R’s vs. a KTM 500XCW)

Last year I had great luck using some of the UTBDR (Utah Backcountry Discovery Route) and linking it together with tons of other OHV trails, Forest Roads, BLM Roads, etc… to build my own pretty sweet...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 35,710
Posted By jglow
hey Vic! I think the true answer to your...

hey Vic!

I think the true answer to your question is: either bike will do the job, but your final choice will depend on budget, mechanical know-how, availability ( if looking to buy used), and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,827
Posted By jglow
TNC, Pucker factor for me would be riding...

TNC,

Pucker factor for me would be riding the area without a GPS :rofl!

We made the Blue to Red connection on our ride last summer. It was pretty awesome. We got lost a few times missing the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-22-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 829
Posted By jglow
Routing strictly off of Garmin Maps and/or Google...

Routing strictly off of Garmin Maps and/or Google maps in this area is pretty tricky. The closest access to K-Trail from Clayton used to be by way of Clayton Trail (the map shows closer access, but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By jglow
Coolant leak from heat exchanger?

I recently picked up a used 2010 F800gs, and I just noticed a small area (about the size of a quarter) of what appears to be coolant, on the ground under the bike. It has been sitting in the same...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 447
Views: 47,154
Posted By jglow
Looking for a code as well... Will certainly...

Looking for a code as well... Will certainly return the favor. Please pm.


Jordan
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,608
Posted By jglow
:deal Saw this one in the FM: ...

:deal

Saw this one in the FM:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=947662&highlight=triumph+tiger


Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 70,809
Posted By jglow
Tex, just came across you RR. Wow, great pics...

Tex, just came across you RR. Wow, great pics :nod!

Jordan
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-31-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,998
Posted By jglow
The Track with the gnarly single track in it is...

The Track with the gnarly single track in it is Track 3B. More specifically it is the Waypoint "TRL 23 EXP" in Track 3B. It's only a few miles long, and can be routed around using Medium difficulty...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-30-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,998
Posted By jglow
Hey r'elise me, thanks for your interest in the...

Hey r'elise me, thanks for your interest in the route and the kind words about the Ride Report. Let's see if I can answer your questions.

1. About the different route options: So, yes, in a few...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,065
Views: 226,347
Posted By jglow
Up Schofield Pass at night in the rain :eek1... ...

Up Schofield Pass at night in the rain :eek1... Oso Epic :clap:clap:clap.

Things typically don't look as gnarly in the vids as they were in real life, so I can only imagine how scary that...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-30-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,998
Posted By jglow
Generally the earliest everything will be...

Generally the earliest everything will be passable (snow melted) is mid July, and I would say the latest would be probably the end of October? This will vary depending on how much snow fell over the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 29,956
Posted By jglow
Here is the link to the map I found, and used, of...

Here is the link to the map I found, and used, of the Henry Mountain area: BLM - Henry Mountain Map...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-23-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 630
Views: 28,300
Posted By jglow
Cool... I'm gonna try and be there around 8......

Cool... I'm gonna try and be there around 8... was probably gonna park at the top, but are y'all gonna have the trailer. If so, maybe I'll to park by the tree at the bottom?



jordan
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