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Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:47 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
A 125-250cc bike would be great for just about...

A 125-250cc bike would be great for just about any of the Mexican roads I've been on (Baja, Sonora, Sinaloa). A lot of work has been done on Hwy 1 over the last several years. I cycled down to Cabo...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:40 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
I'm not keeping exact details of my spending, but...

I'm not keeping exact details of my spending, but it is probably close to $15 a day, though the $2 gas here is Montana is helping. Part of the reason for going over $10 is I am riding way more miles...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 02:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
The Dumb and Dumber world tour: So I showed up to...

The Dumb and Dumber world tour: So I showed up to Havre, MT an hour or so before my cousin got off work at the courthouse. The library was across the street, so I figured I would go and get some...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 12:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
The scenery was super beautiful. Browning really...

The scenery was super beautiful. Browning really didn't seem to bad, but I did heed your advice and didn't stop. Luckily the gas station at East Glacier was open, so I didn't have any worries that I...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 12:51 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
This first loop I have a few deadlines that need...

This first loop I have a few deadlines that need to be met, but the plan is to really slow things down and take my time when I head south. I do love those short mileage cycling or hiking days when...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Lincoln, I made it to Havre about an hour ago....

Lincoln, I made it to Havre about an hour ago. Thanks again for all of the help. The footpegs feel great now. Also the jetting works so much better now. Going over the pass was much easier than I...
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Erik, I didn't know that you took video. I'd love...

Erik, I didn't know that you took video. I'd love to see it.
Forum: Ride reports 03-30-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Ruck the World update: I'm currently in Havre, MT...

Ruck the World update: I'm currently in Havre, MT visiting with my cousin. The ride from Portland here was a mixture of good and bad weather. It was super cold and foggy leaving Portland, then hot...
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 01:34 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Stinky151 here on ADVrider offered to store my...

Stinky151 here on ADVrider offered to store my bicycle for me, but I do need to make it to his neck of the woods before Wednesday. If I can't make that and I need your help, I'll definitely let you...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
I was sent a link to Mike's blog a whole back. I...

I was sent a link to Mike's blog a whole back. I read through it, and it helped me figure out what sort of spares/maintenance the Ruckus will need on the road. It's pretty crazy to think that he...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
I've done the plastic shopping bag when I was...

I've done the plastic shopping bag when I was riding my bicycle up to Alaska. My feet would sweat a ton and would be just as wet and cold. Maybe on the scooter my feet won't sweat as much. The Gore...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
The Ruckus I'm on is a 2009, so after the...

The Ruckus I'm on is a 2009, so after the emission changes were made. At about 4000 or so miles on my Ruckus was losing some top speed. I assumed that the belt had worn too much and was causing this....
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
I've been using a Spot 1 for several years. The 1...

I've been using a Spot 1 for several years. The 1 thing I like about it is that it uses AA batteries which I also use for my flashlight and camera. What tyoe of batteries do the gen 3 use. I know the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
The oil change window is every 1000 miles. It...

The oil change window is every 1000 miles. It takes about .6 liters of oil and no filter, so that should be fairly easy in camp/roadside. I'm carrying a good amount of spares, and can fix a good...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Thanks for the link. I never thought about using...

Thanks for the link. I never thought about using a wrench to twist the strap to add more tension. I'll add that piece of info to the back of my brain.
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
I've used Schwalbe tires on my prior bicycle...

I've used Schwalbe tires on my prior bicycle tours and loved them. They last so long. On my India bicycle tour my rear lasted about 8000 miles, and only dies then because about 5000 miles earlier it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
That's good to hear that the belt will last that...

That's good to hear that the belt will last that long. I do have a few other jets with me right now. I went richer with the new pipe, so still have the stock jet, and one leaner from there.
I'm...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 01:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Mike, Thanks for following along. I do need to...

Mike,
Thanks for following along. I do need to heed your advice and get a nice bright light for the back of the scooter/bicycle. It would be nice to get a light that can be powered off the scooter...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
The John Muir Trail was my favorite section of...

The John Muir Trail was my favorite section of the PCT.
Us long distance are a weird bunch.
I'm already hating the Yosh pipe. I really only put it on because this first loop I need to go at a bit...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Setting aside 7 years isn't too difficult when...

Setting aside 7 years isn't too difficult when you are single, have no kids/dogs and no mortgage. I travel super frugally and right now the dollar is super strong compared with most parts of the...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Unfortunately this first loop I have a few...

Unfortunately this first loop I have a few deadlines to make, but hopefully when I head south I can just ramble along at a more leisurely pace and sleep in a bit. The thing I've disliked the most...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
This is the first bike I've ever had with a belt,...

This is the first bike I've ever had with a belt, so we'll see what happens. I am carrying a spare belt and a homemade tool to hold the clutch/variator in place so that I can do a roadside repair if...
Forum: Ride reports 03-24-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Ruckus World tour update: I arrived in Portland...

Ruckus World tour update: I arrived in Portland yesterday afternoon. The ride so far has been great, but the weather has been a bit tough these last couple of days. I got rained on pretty much from...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Mike, I too would bet money that my plans...

Mike,

I too would bet money that my plans will change. After this first loop I'll see to what extent they change.
This trip for me isn't about impressing people. For me it's about seeing as...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
https://scontent-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t...

https://scontent-dfw.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/10411073_10152766698297883_5896635206356330460_n.jpg?oh=1cf46f9a1a797e19935beba985ccbb36&oe=5572C128

I'm on a computer I'm unfamiliar with,...
Forum: Ride reports 03-19-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
L.B.S. I rode my bicycle from Montana to...

L.B.S.
I rode my bicycle from Montana to Washington and then down the coast, so I know that there are ways for slower vehicles to travel. The legality is another thing. At the end of my ride...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Here's a link to my Spot tracker: ...

Here's a link to my Spot tracker:

http://share.findmespot.com/shared/faces/viewspots.jsp?glId=0OGWzWyCfMOY5p4Vl4NXWJxyPXULDZJQE

Link to my Spot Adventures page. Still trying to figure all of...
Forum: Ride reports 03-18-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 15,164
Posted By metal
Around the World on a 50cc Honda Ruckus scooter

Leaving today on the first leg of a 7 year trip around the world on a Honda Ruckus scooter. The idea for this trip has been floating around my head for several years, and I'm finally starting. On...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 02-10-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 299,834
Posted By metal
KTM 950 SE passenger pegs ...

KTM 950 SE passenger pegs

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1042849

Extended rally style foot pegs

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1028559
Forum: Racing 11-24-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 247,964
Posted By metal
Anyone want to buy the 2003-2013 Ferrari F1 race...

Anyone want to buy the 2003-2013 Ferrari F1 race trailers?

http://www.motorsportauctions.com/category/342/Transporters/listings/33568/Ferrari-F1-Race-Trailer-for-sale.html
...
Forum: Vendors 04-26-2012, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By metal
I will be in Irvine on Monday. I should be free...

I will be in Irvine on Monday. I should be free most of the day.
Forum: Vendors 04-25-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,359
Posted By metal
Thumb Several brand new 661 protectors (Sub Gear, Back Protectors, padded shorts)

Up for sale are several brand new 2011 SixSixOne protective riding items. These items are all great for both motorcycle riding and mountain biking. The bicycle shop I work out is getting ready to...
Forum: Racing 07-04-2011, 07:16 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 8,534
Posted By metal
Seriously. Pack it up after 1 Trophy Truck or...

Seriously. Pack it up after 1 Trophy Truck or Class 1 passes you?
If all the bike/quad teams this year listened to this advice there would have been 6 bikes crossing the finish line.
Gustavo...
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By metal
Test

Up for sale today are a couple of parts left from my KTM 950 ADV. I was planning on getting another 950, but that ship has sailed. I accept Paypal (prefer a personal payment as it saves me fees) and...
Forum: Racing 04-25-2011, 10:08 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,263
Posted By metal
On the Ammie line yesterday at the Vikings Hare &...

On the Ammie line yesterday at the Vikings Hare & Hound I saw couple of people go over the bars with a bike cartwheeling after them within the first 5 miles or so. Neither of them were at those...
Forum: Racing 03-21-2011, 08:36 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,263
Posted By metal
Not sure if any of you ADVriders went out to the...

Not sure if any of you ADVriders went out to the Prospectors Enduro. It was pretty epic out there yesterday. The course was good, and the light sprinkle that the race started with got pretty hard by...
Forum: Racing 03-15-2011, 08:36 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 18,263
Posted By metal
I'm a B level Enduro rider and don't even own a...

I'm a B level Enduro rider and don't even own a computer. I usually ride on a minute with a fast A rider. Just stay on his wheel and you're good. I did the Prospector's Enduro last year. The first...
Forum: Racing 02-16-2011, 07:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By metal
Are you going out the the Check Chase? I...

Are you going out the the Check Chase?
I learned a lot from this last weekend and hope to do a bit better at the Checkers race. I just hope my body fully recovers by then.
Forum: Racing 02-15-2011, 09:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By metal
I was running LWT II Intermediate. I was 2nd in...

I was running LWT II Intermediate. I was 2nd in class and 7th out of the yellow bars.
Forum: Racing 02-15-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,047
Posted By metal
Was this hill climb on the beginning of the...

Was this hill climb on the beginning of the second loop? There was a bit of a bottleneck here when I came through.
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