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Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,526
Posted By MotoJim
The best book I have found on the Ne Perce Trail...

The best book I have found on the Ne Perce Trail is here:

http://osupress.oregonstate.edu/book/following-nez-perce-trail

Following the Nez Perce Trail by Cheryl Wilfong
Forum: Ride reports 03-10-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 15,526
Posted By MotoJim
Agency Creek Rd.

On the Garmin 24K Topo map Agency Creek Rd is listed as 'Lewis and Clark Hwy' and follows Agency Creek all the way to Lemhi Pass. I rode up it on a loaded R1150GSA but I dared not stop in the steep...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-09-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 577
Posted By MotoJim
I had a 2001 R1150GS that developed a similar...

I had a 2001 R1150GS that developed a similar behavior in the summer of that year. It started happening climbing inclines in Colorado. When I returned from the trip my BMW dealer replaced the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-05-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,401
Posted By MotoJim
TouratechUSA called today to say they received a...

TouratechUSA called today to say they received a big shipment from the Touratech mothership and my side mount toolbox would be shipped today.

So, if you've been waiting to order, now would be a...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-02-2015, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By MotoJim
My dealer likes to replace them every two years. ...

My dealer likes to replace them every two years. Seems excessive but it's not a job I want to do in a motel parking lot or on the side of the road. I always carry a spare belt so I don't have to...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,492
Posted By MotoJim
New Klim Gear

There's a item on Atomic Moto - the 2015 Latitude Pant. It doesn't excite me but maybe it's better in person.

http://www.atomic-moto.com/Klim-Latitude-Pant-2015_p_2322.html

On the positive...
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By MotoJim
AD1s

The AD1s don't have hip pads but they do have knee pads. So they are partially armored. I think the pads in the Klim are better than what's in the AD1s but the AD1s stay in place better.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-22-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,468
Posted By MotoJim
Soft Metal

The side stands on the 1100/1150 were made of softer metal so they would fail (bend) because they are attached to the engine case. Don't want to break that aluminum case.

I did break my side...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-16-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 10,735
Posted By MotoJim
Hey RL, I haven't seen you since the Fall...

Hey RL,

I haven't seen you since the Fall Color Tour days.

Sorry to hear about your K16 demise. I had a deer take out my K12GT which was not a slow bike. I'm not replacing it. I am going to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 569,874
Posted By MotoJim
A certain percentage of any population is just...

A certain percentage of any population is just fugged-up. Statistically you are now on the better side because you got that out of the way. At least that's what I tell myself when it happens to me....
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,086
Views: 569,874
Posted By MotoJim
Hey Paul, How's the riding gear holding up...

Hey Paul,

How's the riding gear holding up so far?

Is that Klim Latitude the 840 or Misano version?

Pants look like the previous model Mojave, so do you have waterproof overpants for heavy...
Forum: The Garage 06-27-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 144,917
Posted By MotoJim
The old 'caveat emptor' (let the buyer beware)...

The old 'caveat emptor' (let the buyer beware) situation.

Before I was educated by Dirty's input on this thread I considered myself fairly knowledgeable on the subject of threadlockers. Then I...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 06-20-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,690
Posted By MotoJim
Shoot Mark, don't forget about the world's...

Shoot Mark, don't forget about the world's largest hand dug well

http://www.bigwell.org/

There's a whole lot of nothing in Kansas :lol3
Forum: The Garage 05-22-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 854
Views: 144,917
Posted By MotoJim
Loctite 2400

Dirty,

I recently installed the Kriega Overlander 60 luggage system. It came with a bottle of Loctite 2400. It is a very dark blue (indigo). I am assuming it is a British version because I...
Forum: Thumpers 05-13-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21,744
Views: 2,618,105
Posted By MotoJim
I think KTM sells two types of pannier racks. ...

I think KTM sells two types of pannier racks. One has only one tube going down to where the passenger pegs mount. Make sure it's the version that has two tubes going down there. The two tube...
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 21,744
Views: 2,618,105
Posted By MotoJim
Roaming Rally, Eastern Ontario May,2011

A great reminder why I love Utah!
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 32,768
Posted By MotoJim
I agree the selection in most shops is poor. But...

I agree the selection in most shops is poor. But when a pair of boots cost $550 like the Sidi Adventure Gortex do, it's hard for shops to afford multiple sets so people can try them on.

Sadly,...
Forum: Equipment 05-07-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,231
Posted By MotoJim
Klim Adventure Glove

I just got these. I think they run a little small. I like them so far.

http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/klim-adventure-glove
Forum: Vendors 05-05-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 1,780
Views: 233,216
Posted By MotoJim
Overlander 60 Install

Installed my Overlander 60 setup this weekend. It takes some patience. The importance of a good threadlocker cannot be stressed too much. The Loctite brand only has a two year shelf life from date...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 04-28-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 192,112
Posted By MotoJim
Files Received

I received the files for the BRT.

Thanks David!
Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 4,156
Views: 2,149,838
Posted By MotoJim
Forma vs Sidi

Noah, excellent adventure! I just finished from start to current.

I am wondering how those Forma Adventures are holding up compared to the Sidi Adventures?

Do you think the Gortex version of...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 871
Posted By MotoJim
I have a 2014 also but no taillight issue that I...

I have a 2014 also but no taillight issue that I am aware of.

That's why they created dealers. It's a warranty issue so have them fix it.
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 21,744
Views: 2,618,105
Posted By MotoJim
I have a buddy who has an '08 with 17K miles on...

I have a buddy who has an '08 with 17K miles on it. A couple of years ago he was at a stop light in Ozark, MO when some guy in a van rear-ended him.

Amazingly it didn't damage the tank but he...
Forum: Thumpers 04-11-2014, 08:53 AM
Replies: 21,744
Views: 2,618,105
Posted By MotoJim
Parallel Universes

Damn Mark, good to see you taking on the 690. I just bought a 2014 also but I'm more lazy than you. I just bought the Touratech luggage mounts and rack. I went with their luggage rack to resist...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,528
Posted By MotoJim
Found a copy to download from the net. ...

Found a copy to download from the net. Downloading the map right now.

Thanks Emoto!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,528
Posted By MotoJim
Emoto, thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately...

Emoto, thanks for the suggestion. Unfortunately the Garmin engineers are better at removing good software than installing it.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-26-2013, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,528
Posted By MotoJim
Express Has Problems

I tried to update my Montana with City Navigator North America NT 2013.40 with Express. It did not work. It thinks it did. It now tells me my device is up to date but I have an older map set on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11,847
Views: 1,478,098
Posted By MotoJim
[QUOTE=bmwgrrl;16678695]Thanks. I must be missing...

[QUOTE=bmwgrrl;16678695]Thanks. I must be missing the convert to track. I see convert track to route. Where's my damn glasses...

You select the track and right-click to display options....
Forum: Layin' down tracks 08-21-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11,847
Views: 1,478,098
Posted By MotoJim
Convert Routes to Tracks

BaseCamp does a good job of converting routes to tracks and tracks to routes. It's also free.

Good Luck!
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-23-2011, 09:34 PM
Replies: 11,847
Views: 1,478,098
Posted By MotoJim
You can navigate a track without converting it to...

You can navigate a track without converting it to a route on the Montana. It's not like the Zumo.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-17-2010, 07:38 AM
Replies: 825
Views: 110,191
Posted By MotoJim
Received the doc

Chip,

I received the doc.

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 12-17-2010, 07:37 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 25,394
Posted By MotoJim
Received the doc

Chip,

I received the doc.

Thanks,
Jim
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 12-17-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 1,259
Sticky: TetS
Views: 118,187
Posted By MotoJim
Doc Received

Chip,

I received the doc.

Thanks,

Jim
Forum: Layin' down tracks 09-27-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,284
Posted By MotoJim
What you are really asking is "Is there any way...

What you are really asking is "Is there any way to load down track logs to your GPS without a computer?"

The problem is you need a device with enough smarts to negotiate the usb transfer logic in...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-12-2010, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,007
Posted By MotoJim
Batteries?

Maybe your batteries are weak on power. If you have another set of batteries try them. Couldn't hurt.

Good luck.

JimR
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-11-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 70,993
Posted By MotoJim
FD entry, there should be plenty of these on here

http://treknow.smugmug.com/Adventure-Touring/Glacier-2007/IMG0304/188103105_yoHYd-L.jpg

This happened at the end of a 4,600 mile trip. It could have happened on Beartooth pass. Instead, it blew...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-22-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 670
Views: 120,541
Posted By MotoJim
Copying Tracks to the Oregon 450

This is what is happening on my Oregon 450 using MapSource 6.15.11

If I open up a .gdb file with one track log in it I can copy that track log to the Oregon 450 successfully.

If I open up...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-21-2010, 09:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,535
Posted By MotoJim
I missed that too. I thought you were talking...

I missed that too. I thought you were talking about downloading to the GPS from your PC.

The Northeast 24K DVD covers the Great Lakes states.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-20-2010, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,535
Posted By MotoJim
I don't have the Great Lakes version but I have...

I don't have the Great Lakes version but I have the complete western half of the US in 24K topo maps.

A - I think they are.

B - They autoroute any trail or road on the map. It will not...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 01-29-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,197
Posted By MotoJim
Yeah, and they even seem to realize there is a...

Yeah, and they even seem to realize there is a offroad market.

Garmin will be a better company with more competition.

Thanks Dan
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