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Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 02-12-2013, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,863
Posted By MYT1
Window Rock Trail, Baja, baby!

We are planning a trip to Baja in a month and we would like to get gps tracks for the Window Rock Trail.

Lizard Lady won't have the route until volume 3 is published, sometime in the future.
...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Mexico, Central & South America 02-12-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,123
Posted By MYT1
I went to tequiladezert.com and I didn't see...

I went to tequiladezert.com and I didn't see anything that looked like it was a list of GPS tracks.

I'm interested in tracks for the Window Rock Trail that starts in Cantivina.

Any help would...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 01-25-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 707
Posted By MYT1
Fugawi Global Navigator

Does anybody have experience with Fugawi Global Navigator and uploading routes to a Garmin 62s, or something similar?

I'm driving myself nutz trying to get routes from Lizard Lady's guide of the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-07-2012, 10:44 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,401
Posted By MYT1
Thanks, particularly since I know this question...

Thanks, particularly since I know this question must've been asked a million times before.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-06-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 21,401
Posted By MYT1
BaseCamp vs. Mapsource

What is the difference between BaseCamp and Mapsource?

Is BaseCamp an updated version of Mapsource?

Thanks.:ear
Forum: Thumpers 06-04-2011, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By MYT1
You need a new...

...chain for the 14/52 gearing.

I have the same gearing and I like it. I go 60 mph or faster with that gearing, so that should be adequate for your occassional commute.

I had some experience...
Forum: Thumpers 06-03-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,275
Posted By MYT1
Ditto what...

...mudiver said.

In my opinion the JD Jetting kit is the most important. Also remove as much of the pollution control stuff as you can.

Once you do that, you won't believe how great this bike...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-06-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,992
Posted By MYT1
Thanks so much Yardstick for posting a great...

Thanks so much Yardstick for posting a great report of our "three hour cruise". Of course you due realize as a consequence of you posting the picture of me dropping my bike, I will have to hunt you...
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By MYT1
I put fresh gas in the tank and it started right...

I put fresh gas in the tank and it started right up. I'm hoping that was the problem.
It was about ten degrees warmer today, so maybe that was part of the problem as well.

Thanks,
Forum: Thumpers 02-06-2011, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,110
Posted By MYT1
KTM 450 exc stalls when I let up on throttle

I have a '09 450 exc. It has a JD Jetting kit istalled for Phoenix. Usually, this bike runs like a sewing machine. It has also had all the desmogging, deplugging and all that other stuff done to it...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 12-09-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 325
Views: 15,401
Posted By MYT1
January Tucson Ride

I plan on attending.

Cheers, Rick Allen
Forum: Thumpers 11-30-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,308,377
Posted By MYT1
As much as it pains me to say this...

...get the KTM.

I want to love my '09 G450X in the worst way, but I just can't.

The latest debacle was a clogged fuel injector that left me stranded. Luckily, it happened during an organized...
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,308,377
Posted By MYT1
I busted my clutch cover as well. First, I...

I busted my clutch cover as well.

First, I filed the inner-most "teeth" of the brake pedal down so they wouldn't be in such close proximity to the cover.

Next I bought a carbon fiber cover...
Forum: Thumpers 11-24-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,308,377
Posted By MYT1
Safari Front Gas Tank

I just ordered, but have not installed, a Safari front gas tank.

How hard will it be to clean and change the air filter with the new tank?

Also, for what it is worth, one of the main reasons...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,308,377
Posted By MYT1
Radiator Guards for G450x

Is anyone aware of a good radiator guard for a g450x?
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2010, 10:27 AM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,308,377
Posted By MYT1
How much do you want for the body work?

How much do you want for the body work?
Forum: Thumpers 12-18-2009, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6,091
Views: 1,308,377
Posted By MYT1
My Fan Ain't Comin' On

I recently had to replace, under warranty, the temperature sensor that connects to the lower corner of the radiator.

Previous to replacement,the fan only came on when I would jiggle the wires in...
Forum: The Garage 12-08-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 2,681,664
Posted By MYT1
Dude, a plastic container with a...

...purple top is next to and touching a plastic container with a green top. How can you stand that? :rofl

http://i157.photobucket.com/albums/t55/tbird42/Garage%20Build/IMG_2785.jpg
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By MYT1
rdwalker, you were right and I was wrong.

My bike will now start in GEAR when I pull in the clutch.

All I needed to do was loosen the 2mm screw and pivot the switch. Thanks again for your help.

I have heard about he kickstand switch...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-26-2009, 06:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By MYT1
Thanks for the sage advise

I followed the directions rdwalker describes in his post and my bike now starts in neutral with the clutch lever pulled in.

Thanks again.
Forum: GS Boxers 09-21-2009, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,337
Posted By MYT1
GS Will Only Start In Neutral

MY '07 GS 1200 will only start when in neutral. If the bike is in gear and I pull in the clutch and push the starter button nothing will happen.

My undercarriage took a few really hard hits over...
Forum: Equipment 07-21-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,533
Posted By MYT1
Klim Mojave Pants

In general I'm happy with my Klim pants.

I normally wear a 32 inch waist and my size 32 Klim pants fit my WAIST just fine. I only wish they were cut fuller so that it wouldn't be such a tight...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-24-2009, 07:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,268
Posted By MYT1
I've done it.

I dropped my bike on some ice and afterward it wouldn't start. I'm guessing I broke, or dislodged. some of the plates in the battery -at least that is what my service manager told me; it was the...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-21-2009, 09:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,648
Posted By MYT1
My engine "grenaded" on the Dyno

I ain't kidding, but it wasn't the bike's fault or the techncians; the blame pretty much belongs to me.

This winter we got stuck on a mountain dirt road that was covered in snow. After I dropped...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 453
Posted By MYT1
Side Case Question

Is anyone aware of top loading side cases, preferably made of plastic, that will fit an '07 GS, using primarily the stock mounting brackets for the Vario-cases?

I want to avoid having to add a...
Forum: Ride reports 04-22-2009, 12:06 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 104,328
Posted By MYT1
Has it occured to anyone the reason this ride...

Has it occured to anyone the reason this ride report stopped is because KTA really did die out in the desert? Just wondering
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 30,947
Posted By MYT1
Dare I Say Instant

Although I have tried several of coffee brands as well as several of the techiques mentioned above, I have never been completely satisfied with coffee I have made on the road; either the coffee never...
Forum: Equipment 03-25-2009, 08:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,775
Posted By MYT1
I also have a dual sport bike with a small gas...

I also have a dual sport bike with a small gas tank. On a recent trip to the Baja I carried four Sig bottles filled with gas and I'm glad I had them.

When I ride I carry a moderate sized day...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-19-2009, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,474
Posted By MYT1
Addding Memory to my Zumo 550

I added a SD 500 MB memory card to my Zumo 550. I'm trying to download a map of Mexico that requires about 260 MB of memory.

Mapsource doesn't dedect the added memory card and says I don't have...
Forum: Equipment 03-14-2009, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 864
Posted By MYT1
Slime for Tubeless Tires

I'm pretty sure I saw some slime for tubless tires available at one of the local motorcycle shops.

Does anyone have any experience with this?
Forum: GS Boxers 05-06-2008, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 441
Posted By MYT1
I Smell Gas...not that type of gas

I have an '07 GS.

I took the bodywork off the bike to have it painted; I was seeing way too many red ones, so I decided to have mine painted Forest Green.

In the meantime I have been riding...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-13-2008, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,419
Posted By MYT1
1200 GS Wheel and Tire Question

In a few weeks I plan on making a 2000 mile plus round trip from Phoenix, AZ to Cabo.

All of the trip will be paved except a hundred miles, or so, from San Felipe to beyond "Coco's Corner".
...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-26-2007, 06:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,415
Posted By MYT1
Problem Solved

Belatedly, thank you very much for all your help. I have used most of the suggestions thay you have provided and it has made all the difference in the world.

With my fingers I reached into the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-05-2007, 07:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,415
Posted By MYT1
What's the secret to filling GS 1200 with gas?

I'm the proud new owner of an '07 1200 GS.

I love the bike, but everytime I go to fill the gas tank I have a fit, particularly when I try to fill the tank when I'm traveling in California, due to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By MYT1
If I ever start taking motorcycle trips with a...

If I ever start taking motorcycle trips with a little stuffed animal and refer to the stuffed toy and myself as "we", I hope somebody will shoot me and put me out of my misery.

Nice pictures,...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2007, 09:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By MYT1
Good advise. I love the bike and I think I...

Good advise.

I love the bike and I think I will just leave it alone.

I've learned the hard way, with a Honda 650R, not to try and make a bike into something it isn't.

Thanks.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-27-2007, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 401
Posted By MYT1
Idea for passenger foot rests

I have no plans to ever carry a passenger on my 1200GS.

I am wondering what to do with the passenger foot rests and the substantial metal frame work that supports the foot rests and attaches to...
Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2006, 07:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,697
Posted By MYT1
I'm not quite done yet.

Dear Django,

I too can be a sarcastic son of a bitch from time to time and more than once it is gotten me into trouble as well.

Obviously, your credentials in regard to travel in Latin and...
Forum: Ride reports 06-06-2006, 07:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,697
Posted By MYT1
Your the type of riders I stay away from.

Dear Django Loco,

I was reading your post and I surprisingly found myself getting appalled by it. I couldn't help but think that you guys are a bunch of ugly Americans.

I recently made a...
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