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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-06-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,651
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Boots and water crossings or rain

I have, and love my Alpinestars Tech 3s ($220). Sturdy and stable, without being ski boot uncomfortable (Totally comfortable, day after day for riding. But you don't wanna walk around town in them on...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question License plate/tail end replacement suggestions please...

Well, it finally happened. Snapped off my license plate and bracket/holder while riding in the Berkshire Trailrider's "Triple" ride a couple weekends back... Didn't know it happened until another...
Forum: Vendors 09-26-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 1,470
Views: 254,690
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb That would be great and much appreciated! I...

That would be great and much appreciated! I prefer ear buds to speakers to, or always wear earplugs when not playing tunes.

Thanks!
Forum: Face plant 06-28-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,019
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eek Rats on stilts

Deer = rats on stilts.

I try my very best to NOT ride at dusk, when they are wildly active and MUCH more so here in northern NJ, a half hour outside of NYC than most of you would believe...

I...
Forum: Americas 06-10-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 238
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question Butler Maps Colorado version #3

I bought Butler Maps Colorado map a couple years ago --- and loved it.

I then bought version #2 with DualSport tracks added --- NICE upgrade --- and I love it.

They recently came out with...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-03-2014, 04:47 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 176,713
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Got the tracks!

Error cooled,

I got the gps tracks --- Thanks!!! Cannot wait to give this a run later this summer. I've been doing lots of Dual Sport weekend camp-n-ride, organized weekends over the last coupe...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-03-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 83,515
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Possible southern TNJT dates...

Doug, I've read and enjoyed a couple of your RR's over the last couple of years, ride (and ski) up in the Catskills, rode and camped along Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway, and have a love...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Brake line and clutch cable (from OP)

Thanks Taranis, Baroquenride, and Jonxx (+ 1lunger who also pm'd me) for the input --- this, among many others, is the reason I love advrider...:deal

I have not decided on the specific brake line...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 05-29-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,462
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Lot o' grey hair in those (great) pic's...

Great pic's! Thanks for sharing the link.

Couldn't help but notice that there were a lot of grey hairs in your pic's, and I LOVE it!!! I'm not too far behind, coming up on 48 in a couple months,...
Forum: Thumpers 05-29-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question Brake line and clutch cable replacement

'09 TE610 with 12,000+ miles

Front brake line began seeping brownish liquid out of abrasions in the line, up near the speedometer, while out on the trail in the middle of a Dual Sport weekend ride...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-12-2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,916
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Great idea AND set-up!

Steve/"bungie4",

This is a great idea and it looks like your implementation is well thought out and refined over time.

I hope to never need to use this service, but in addition to my Spot...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 03-27-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 698
Posted By CO-or-bust
My Spot stays on my body...

I use the Spot arm strap and have it on my left upper arm, where I don't even realize it's there, and no problems of interference with my gps.

More importantly, in my mind anyway, is that when you...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Cry Thanks, Bruce! That's exactly the kind of input...

Thanks, Bruce! That's exactly the kind of input I was looking for. I have a Honda 750 Shadow A.C.E. (bought used) that came with a Memphis Shade windscreen that DROVE ME CRAZY with vibrations,...
Forum: Thumpers 03-02-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question TE windscreen

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k243/brucekading/IMG_0399_zps82e903af.jpg

Bruce (aka: boeing737driver),

What windscreen is that on your new-to-you TE? Is it a Lynx? Have you ridden similar...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-02-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4,931
Views: 479,923
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eek 5 hours???

And

RRM707 followed up with, "I was going to say the same thing!" (Sorry, I haven't learned the Post multiple "Quotes" trick yet...)

Have you guys ever heard of this cool new thing, Google...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-28-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,931
Views: 479,923
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eh? You must mean when you passed a Firebird or...

You must mean when you passed a Firebird or Camaro, parked in a parking lot, right??? :deal

And apologies to my fellow Inmates for continuing the "banter" and not posting a good "Find" for you all...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-23-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,431
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Grub, I'm the OP and I like your idea of late Aug...

Grub, I'm the OP and I like your idea of late Aug and into September.

And thanks to all you CO "locals" for your input --- mucho appreciativo... :evil

Brendan
aka: "CO-or-bust"
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-22-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,431
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question Why are all (OK, most) of the CO Rallies in July???

Lots of reading and researching, including here on ADV, in State of Colorado catalogs, on-line, even Hiking forums, etc. has all lead me to believe that September is the best time to ride in Colorado...
Forum: Thumpers 01-31-2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
"Wrench" symbol reset

His Pistolship, thanks for Posting your question about the "wrench" light on the speedo, and even more importantly thanks to aaron2a for Posting the detailed steps for the reset --- I knew what it...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-30-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 4,931
Views: 479,923
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Agree with one Poster's thought that this maybe...

Agree with one Poster's thought that this maybe should be moved to the Regional and/or Trip Planning type of thread but LOVE the idea and DEFINITELY would wanna be "IN", if a group can work it out...
Forum: Vendors 01-28-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 588
Views: 98,294
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Also, one more vote (nor sure if we really get a...

Also, one more vote (nor sure if we really get a "vote" at this point, but I'm casting mine anyway) for a (easily replaceable) heavy gauge plastic clip/connector vs the single metal "snap"...

Love...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-22-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 30,005
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eh? Don't let that stop you...

Don't let that hold you up --- it didn't stop Congress...

Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi: "So we have to pass the Bill so that you can find out what's in it..." :deal :eek1 :puke1

And now...
Forum: Trip Planning 01-18-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,651
Posted By CO-or-bust
8+ hours of video...

Dwstrong,

Good luck with the upcoming trip and good to look for input form other Inmates who've done similar treks.

My $0.02 though is to get a wifi remote for your go-pro (or other camera you...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-11-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,431
Views: 93,145
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question North Flugistanian looking for some Tahoe "Local Knowledge"...

Boston guy, now living in NJ looking for a little local Tahoe knowledge...

I am 90% sure that I am going to be signing up to run in the Tahoe "Tough Mudder" 10-12 mile long obstacle course this...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,689
Views: 2,679,134
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Also, I love my Eureka Backcountry 2 tent with...

Also, I love my Eureka Backcountry 2 tent with it's 14" poles (standard). It's a great tent and it's 15" pack size EASILY fits wherever I want/need it --- in my Giant Loop Great Basin and also my...
Forum: Thumpers 01-05-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Cool2 A vote for GIANT LOOP bags, for my purposes...

A vote for GIANT LOOP bags, for my purposes anyway...

I live in New Jersey and need to ride TO the good riding areas in PA, NY, MA, CT, VT, etc. I generally ride to Dual Sport weekends and...
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 69,425
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb +1 and subscribed

+1 on good intro. I actually appreciate a little background as to who you (the RR writer) are and what drove/allowed you to take on whatever trek you're setting out on.

So thanks for opening the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-16-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,300
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eh? Wtf???

Or maybe an escapee from a local "clinic"... :huh
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question Sun Oct 13: Any Dirty Riders in Hunter Mt. NY area?

Rode Hunter Mt. last weekend at the BMW Color in the Catskills and had a great time!

Will be back in area hiking Kaaterskill Falls with a group on Saturday Oct. 12th. Plan to break off from the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-10-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 19,072
Posted By CO-or-bust
Laugh Any Hunter area Riders willing/wanting to ride off-road this weekend?

Sorry about the minor hi-jack here guys :eek1, but I'm going to be hiking Kaaterskill Falls and some surrounding terrain with a group this coming Saturday (Oct. 12th). Then the group is off to...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-09-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,028
Views: 371,851
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Last weekend at "BMW Color in the Catskills" at Hunter Mt. NY

WHAT a GREAT weekend!!!

BEAUTIFUL Fall colors and AWESOME riding up, down, and around Hunter Mt. Ski Bowl --- this is the one weekend a year that they allow access to the mountain --- and it's...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-07-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1,478
Views: 278,023
Posted By CO-or-bust
Okay, so it's not the Swiss Alps or the Dolomites...

But it WAS a BEAUTIFUL Fall weekend of riding at the BMW Color in the Catskills rally at Hunter Mountain ski resort in the Catskill Mt's in Upstate New York. This was the one weekend per year that...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-07-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 19,072
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Foliage, mud, and wipe-outs, oh my...

Here are a few shots and then a link to a smugmug Gallery Slideshow --- don't bother clickin' it if you don't want to see a LOT of pix.... :deal

Foliage...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-24-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,375
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question Falls colors bloomin' in CO now???

I'm pre-planning a solo multi-week trip out to CO next year on my Husky TE610 (CANNOT wait!!!).

Are the colors coming out strong now, late in September? I'm sure it's different in different areas...
Forum: Thumpers 09-17-2013, 02:29 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Thumb Sometimes there is a fine line between crazy and...

Sometimes there is a fine line between crazy and brave --- I think I'll go with your version though and stick with "brave"...



The Hall's deal is specifically on the 40, 50, and 51 tooth rear...
Forum: Thumpers 09-16-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question 15/40 tooth for 2,000+ miles of slabbin' it to CO???

PRE-planning for a hopeful 30'ish day trek from NJ to CO next year --- Yup, on my TE610 :deal (quite a few aftermarket tweaks, like the Renazco Racing seat, Safari tank, etc. to make it more...
Forum: Regional forums 09-09-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 52,067
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question [QUOTE=bmah;22262746]http://i887.photobucket.com/a...

[QUOTE=bmah;22262746]http://i887.photobucket.com/albums/ac71/2smoker/CAM%201000-13/858409456cc1feef0aa0da32590a1c6d_zps21acb1aa.jpg...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eh? Taranis' response to my earlier question on my...

Taranis' response to my earlier question on my "loose", or apparently more appropriately termed, "floating" rear brake rotor:



Sometimes I wish I had a bit more of an Engineer's mind, so that I...
Forum: Thumpers 09-08-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Eek Okay, now I REALLY feel like a moran :deal :huh...

Okay, now I REALLY feel like a moran :deal :huh :puke1 :lol3
Forum: Thumpers 09-07-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26,641
Views: 3,770,456
Posted By CO-or-bust
Question "Clip type" chain + "Play" in the rear Brake Rotor ?'s

Just ordered new MT21 knobby and a MT43 Trials tire, Renthal 47 tooth + both a 14 and 15 tooth front sprockets for my '09 TE610. I also bought an "EK" brand o-ring chain (520 x 120 links). I'll...
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