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Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Yesterday, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 110,369
Posted By Wansfel
There are a bunch of roads on the north side of...

There are a bunch of roads on the north side of US 12 between Lolo and the Pass. You can come out right at the Pass directly across from the Visitor Center (seasonal, of course). On the east side of...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. Yesterday, 09:19 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
For those contemplating a run through the...

For those contemplating a run through the Magruder Cooridor, I checked out the Conner Merc (http://connermt.com/) right off the east entrance just of US 93 while tooling around the Red Rocks...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 05:56 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 26,728
Posted By Wansfel
My '10 690 handles pretty much every thing I put...

My '10 690 handles pretty much every thing I put it on for long distances. Pic below is from a fall trip last year - 450 miles/2 days, Lolo Mototway and Magruder Cooridor which are both 100 mile...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-15-2015, 05:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
I'm ready.......

I'm ready.......
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 30,575
Posted By Wansfel
I originally added stops (rather than drag the...

I originally added stops (rather than drag the route) until it went where it was intended. Then I removed stops to see what it would do. It kept the "right" route (??) The final version in FURKOT had...
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 02:48 PM
Replies: 485
Views: 30,575
Posted By Wansfel
Dan, I also played with the same route. It gave...

Dan, I also played with the same route. It gave problems trying to go north on 89 from 287. It wanted to swing all they way back down the way it came and connect. I had to lay down a BUNCH of close...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-12-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 110,369
Posted By Wansfel
Sun is out down here in the banana belt zone. But...

Sun is out down here in the banana belt zone. But so far I just been messin with the bike in the heated garage. Adjusted fore and aft compression and rebound dampening and installed a charge...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 110,369
Posted By Wansfel
I think you are talking about a dirt path through...

I think you are talking about a dirt path through the Seelye-Swan from Big Fork to Seeley Lake. There is no single dirt road, but there are several FS roads that can be strung together.

Google...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-11-2015, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 110,369
Posted By Wansfel
Daydreaming of yesterday...

Daydreaming of yesterday (https://www.youtube.com/embed/UXmKWEpUFIY).

I see some activity at the new Longriders (https://www.facebook.com/LongRidersBBQ?fref=ts) local - downtown Stevensville....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
Trail 313 from Ambrose Saddle north and back. ...

Trail 313 from Ambrose Saddle north and back. Still too much snow on the road to Sawmill or 313 on the ridge south.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 04:22 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
Trail ride

First spring trail ride up above the house - Ambrose.

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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-10-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
BaseCamp

For those of you interested in getting the most from your GPS and BaseCamp, I ran across this tutorial from a riding group from New England.
http://www.newenglandriders.org/Learn_BaseCamp.htm
...
Forum: Thumpers 04-08-2015, 09:16 PM
Replies: 22,103
Views: 2,695,784
Posted By Wansfel
Their website says they will not install on an...

Their website says they will not install on an OEM 690 seat pan.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 110,369
Posted By Wansfel
First and foremost on $$$ list is gas. Ride,...

First and foremost on $$$ list is gas. Ride, ride, ride. You'll soon figure what else you will need. From what little I know, the DR is a great bike that could use a larger gas tank, but that is for...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-07-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 110,369
Posted By Wansfel
:clap:clap:clap:clap:dg:dg:dg:dg:dg

:clap:clap:clap:clap:dg:dg:dg:dg:dg
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
We'll post tracks around June sometime to save...

We'll post tracks around June sometime to save you some work. We will include routes as well, but no guarantee with routes as there are too many variables such as what map, what, GPS, what settings,...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-06-2015, 05:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
Easiest way is to place stops in order starting...

Easiest way is to place stops in order starting with the junction with the Elk Meadow Rd and US 12. Then place occasional stops along the Elk Meadow Road and Furkot will automatically swap the route...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-05-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
I have tried ridewithgps.com, but feel it is...

I have tried ridewithgps.com, but feel it is still developing. I use Furkot.com which has all the features you mention and much more. But I still use Basecamp for my final projects and loading my...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 04-04-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 110,369
Posted By Wansfel
Chris, as you know I'm "rooting" for Stevi! Good...

Chris, as you know I'm "rooting" for Stevi! Good luck!

In Spokane today. Dropped off Ben's Suzuki. Of course I took along the 690 and we went for ride. Bit cool, but had a good run.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-04-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
Willians, Glad you can use the routes. This is...

Willians,
Glad you can use the routes. This is a great way to share some great country. Motorcycles and maps have always been a passion.

May your summer be filled with scenery and dirt!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
Yes, Motoz Tractionator HT. The original MT21...

Yes, Motoz Tractionator HT. The original MT21 (rear) was shot when I bought the 2010 last fall (1,500 miles). These 690s are tough on the rears. The front MT21 is holding well at 3,500.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
Hoping these will last to and through the BOM! ...

Hoping these will last to and through the BOM! Got 300 miles on them now.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
Thought "Rawhide" was appropriate...especially...

Thought "Rawhide" was appropriate...especially after listening closely to the lyrics:deal Was one of my favorite shows as a young cowboy helping shoot the bad guys on the small screen back in the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 30,393
Posted By Wansfel
Don't shoot yourself. The biggest concern will...

Don't shoot yourself. The biggest concern will be 4 wheelers with limited experience or playing "Baja 1000" and cagers siteseeing rather than watching the road. So, the final word is always drive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-03-2015, 08:28 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
I did find the route. Nice addition to the day....

I did find the route. Nice addition to the day. 14 is a nice stretch of pavement, but it is still pavement. I'll send you a map via PM to verify I routed it correctly. Do you have a format favorite?...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-01-2015, 06:08 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 30,393
Posted By Wansfel
Probably not doable in 3 days mostly dirt. The...

Probably not doable in 3 days mostly dirt. The most direct, mostly pavment would be 613 miles (http://goo.gl/maps/gFG5n) from Sandpoint to Twin Falls - mostly down US 93

Dirt runs the distance up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,464
Views: 110,369
Posted By Wansfel
I guess I won't have to try that route for a...

I guess I won't have to try that route for a while. Thanks:D Now when will they open Skalkaho?
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-31-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 30,393
Posted By Wansfel
Pavement, dirt, time constraints? ...

Pavement, dirt, time constraints?

https://trips.furkot.com/ts/8KXINF
Forum: Layin' down tracks 03-30-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 13,003
Posted By Wansfel
BRIANPC, Make sure you are chosing "track" not...

BRIANPC,
Make sure you are chosing "track" not "Route" when exporting a GPX. A route will try to re-route in both BC and the end device and if not using the same base map (which of course you are...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
Ah, good...a tanker. I think the longest stretch...

Ah, good...a tanker. I think the longest stretch between gas is abut 160 miles. Mostly far less.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
After all, this is an ADVENTURE ride:rofl

After all, this is an ADVENTURE ride:rofl
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 30,575
Posted By Wansfel
And I would rather "bound and zoom" because I am...

And I would rather "bound and zoom" because I am more interested in reviewing a very specific location (not the segment) with a single action without having to drag the map around.

Haven't...
Forum: Vendors 03-30-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 485
Views: 30,575
Posted By Wansfel
Maybe a "looking glass" like BaseCamp to define a...

Maybe a "looking glass" like BaseCamp to define a rectangle?? On the top bar??
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-30-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
We won't make the final tracks avalible until...

We won't make the final tracks avalible until June (GPX), but I think they are pretty well developed at this time already.

Here is the import of the GPX (latest work version) to FURKOT:...
Forum: Americas 03-29-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 13,728
Posted By Wansfel
Note: The MT1000 is still ongoing and changes...

Note: The MT1000 is still ongoing and changes every year, including this year, the 6th running since 2010. Been going by the name of Best of Montana 1000 for the last few years, but still the same...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,421
Posted By Wansfel
Added in. Start is Friday July 17 - Lolo, MT. (or...

Added in. Start is Friday July 17 - Lolo, MT. (or any other following day you want to start).

Note: We only track an IN list for informal purposes to give an idea of the potential scope. This is...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-29-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 30,393
Posted By Wansfel
The stretch between Pierce and Avery is high also...

The stretch between Pierce and Avery is high also and can pose a snow situation. Disregarding the snow, downed trees are a big problem in the areas you mention. Lots of fire areas with potential for...
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 22,103
Views: 2,695,784
Posted By Wansfel
Normal.Multi plate clutches will always have some...

Normal.Multi plate clutches will always have some drag, especially without the engine running.
Forum: Thumpers 03-28-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 22,103
Views: 2,695,784
Posted By Wansfel
Agree with Jbird. If you supported the bike too...

Agree with Jbird. If you supported the bike too far back when working on it, its easy to push the side stand sensor out of position. Been there done that.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-28-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,931
Views: 906,665
Posted By Wansfel
Middle of nowhere between Hurricane, UT and...

Middle of nowhere between Hurricane, UT and remote north rim of Grand Canyon.
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