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Forum: Ride reports 02-16-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2,949
Views: 266,117
Posted By Royalwapiti
Hello

I am only on page 125 but PLEASE somebody tell MO JO that it is not necessary to quote every post. It results in every photo being re-posted again. :deal

It is possible to delete all the photos...
Forum: Face plant 10-22-2012, 07:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 13,344
Posted By Royalwapiti
This is good, a face plant we can joke about. ...

This is good, a face plant we can joke about.

But I think it's the wife's fault. She should have got her own damn hamburger....
Forum: Ride reports 10-15-2012, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4,492
Views: 1,074,203
Posted By Royalwapiti
Looks like a good ol Bull snake, common in the...

Looks like a good ol Bull snake, common in the midwest, they get up to six feet long, non-poisonous. But they will rattle their tail and when they are in dry leaves that rattle sounds like a real...
Forum: Face plant 10-14-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,061
Posted By Royalwapiti
Glad to see you made it through this. They kill...

Glad to see you made it through this. They kill riders up here all the time.

I will be on Lake Mary Road helping my son with a elk hunt in November. We'll be staying at the Happy Jack Lodge. I...
Forum: Equipment 03-09-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,821
Views: 419,877
Posted By Royalwapiti
Have questions on the GoPro

I ride dual sport and take week long trips like most of you, a video cam would be nice for that. But I would like to find a good dashcam for my car as well. I have a classic mustang that my son...
Forum: Face plant 07-23-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,698
Posted By Royalwapiti
Wash with soap and water, really good, in a...

Wash with soap and water, really good, in a shower, not a bath.

The rash itself comes from inside your body, it is your body's reaction to the urushoil that the poison oak left on your skin. ...
Forum: Face plant 07-05-2011, 05:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,965
Posted By Royalwapiti
Glad to hear you came out of it unscathed. I can...

Glad to hear you came out of it unscathed. I can only hope my first run in with a cage has similar results.
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2011, 08:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,995
Posted By Royalwapiti
I did your ride this year and last, half each...

I did your ride this year and last, half each year. Started in COS last year and hit GC, Zion and Bryce, as well as Phoenix. Loved Durango, my favorite city in CO.

4 corners was closed when I...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 295,435
Posted By Royalwapiti
Wow, did those mannequins have the brazilian...

Wow, did those mannequins have the brazilian bubble butt on them too?


Actually what I wanted to ask you was, I noticed in some pics you do not have orange vests with your license plate number...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-01-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 404
Views: 73,736
Posted By Royalwapiti
Low tech gets the job done. KLR's were the same...

Low tech gets the job done. KLR's were the same for 20 years until a recent updating in 08, that didn't workout too well for the X percentage of the buyers who got oil burners. That said a new...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2011, 11:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,947
Posted By Royalwapiti
Thanks for sharing, my first solo trip was last...

Thanks for sharing, my first solo trip was last year, about 2200 miles over 9 days. My son will be with me this year on a Honda crf230L, glad to see the smaller sized bikes making the miles.
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2011, 05:32 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 183,580
Posted By Royalwapiti
My company insures a local Goodwill Industries,...

My company insures a local Goodwill Industries, this one (which I presume they all do) ships hundreds of bales of clothing/linens they can't sell in their stores to a broker who in turns sends it to...
Forum: Ride reports 01-18-2011, 08:34 PM
Replies: 1,094
Views: 295,435
Posted By Royalwapiti
Love the report. Sometimes a little too much...

Love the report. Sometimes a little too much information!! :puke1

Thanks for taking the time to put this report together.
Forum: Ride reports 12-28-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 39,627
Posted By Royalwapiti
I am jealous of your trip. Enjoy it, we already...

I am jealous of your trip. Enjoy it, we already have too much snow and it can go away now.

Enjoy your trip.

...midget strippers, tear gas????? Please share.
Forum: Ride reports 12-13-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 446
Views: 57,104
Posted By Royalwapiti
Thanks, I enjoyed the reports and appreciated the...

Thanks, I enjoyed the reports and appreciated the end of the trip summary reports.

I was going to ask you about the GPS, now I don't have too.

Thanks again.
Forum: Face plant 12-09-2010, 06:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,265
Posted By Royalwapiti
I took the MSF class last fall. Putting the bike...

I took the MSF class last fall. Putting the bike upright before braking was one of the harder exercises we practiced.

Glad you're OK. Anything come of the van? witnesses? Unfortunately many...
Forum: Face plant 11-10-2010, 05:26 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 20,648
Posted By Royalwapiti
Glad to hear you are OK. I hunted elk in that...

Glad to hear you are OK. I hunted elk in that area a few years back. Up higher on the pass across the road from Spruce Hole. Beautiful country to ride.
Forum: Ride reports 10-06-2010, 06:37 PM
Replies: 892
Views: 190,680
Posted By Royalwapiti
Excellent summary Igor. been following from...

Excellent summary Igor.

been following from almost day one.
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 619
Posted By Royalwapiti
I feel for ya.....NOT Good luck and have fun...

I feel for ya.....NOT

Good luck and have fun with the yammi, we'll be wanting an update after you break it in.
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,532
Posted By Royalwapiti
The problem with these mods to a KLR is the fact...

The problem with these mods to a KLR is the fact that most of the KLR owners are cheapskates. If you ask them what's better a KLR vs BMW or KTM they'll join forces and kick your a$$.

I...
Forum: Face plant 09-27-2010, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,606
Posted By Royalwapiti
Dad's are good too. My son and I were riding a...

Dad's are good too. My son and I were riding a few weeks ago and as we came to a stop I saw him struggling with his foot. His shoe string got caught on the shifter peg. Down he went. Still...
Forum: Face plant 09-26-2010, 09:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,294
Posted By Royalwapiti
I was going to give you one of those MSF...

I was going to give you one of those MSF lectures....but the others already have. "80 mph on a KLR on a wet interstate... "

Glad your OK and hope you learned a little about KLR's. They are...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-22-2010, 08:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,039
Posted By Royalwapiti
Ditto to the ladder

I was on I-43 heading into Milwaukee with a co-worker in my cage. A ladder slid off a guys truck and skated across my lane. I slowed and it came to rest with a foot on the roadway, the rest was on...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-31-2010, 06:55 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,541
Posted By Royalwapiti
I think you did the right thing. I would check...

I think you did the right thing. I would check your headlights, my 09 KLR pointed at the trees even in low beam until I adjusted them way down.

He was prolly just coming home from a party and was...
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2010, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1,487
Views: 421,279
Posted By Royalwapiti
Wow, and I can't even buy an email notification...

Wow, and I can't even buy an email notification of updates for threads I subscribe to. Tried Gmail account, still don't get updates.
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2010, 05:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,873
Posted By Royalwapiti
Great Photos Can you post a map of your...

Great Photos

Can you post a map of your route? I am assuming you went to the south rim first, then circled somehow up to the north side by Fredonia.

Pass thru Lee's Ferry? and Jacob's Lake on...
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2010, 01:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
I'm no expert but I think animal populations in...

I'm no expert but I think animal populations in general are rising. The Fish and Game specialists are doing too good of a job at re-establishing animals and maybe not good enough of a job in...
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
Other thoughts and blunders of the trip

I debated on the windshield. I have a ZG Sport Tourer and the stock one. For some reason i was thinking the lower one would be better the taller one blows air at my head. Well the other was worse....
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
Day 9

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Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
Day 8

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Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
Thanks Bruno, will be posting more. I usually...

Thanks Bruno, will be posting more. I usually don't comment on the threads I read. This is my first ride report. Any suggestions let me know.
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2010, 07:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
General Thoughts and notes.

I should mention, if you are brave these parks have great twisties. Bryce has the best ones and the roads are least traveled. I am relatively new to motorcycling and learned on this trip how much...
Forum: Ride reports 06-17-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
Day 7

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Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2010, 08:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
Day 6

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Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
Day 4 & 5

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Forum: Ride reports 06-12-2010, 05:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
Day 3

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Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2010, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
Day 2

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Forum: Ride reports 06-07-2010, 04:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,170
Posted By Royalwapiti
A ride through Three Mountain States

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Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-14-2010, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 164,569
Posted By Royalwapiti
Thanks and one follow up ?

Thanks.

It helps if i save all the other routes as a GPX. I apparently did the first one!

Is there a limit to the number of custom routes? I thought I saw 10 was the most on the Nuvi...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-14-2010, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,187
Views: 164,569
Posted By Royalwapiti
Added Route to 550, how do I add more?

I developed 4 routes using the Mapsource with CN v2011 that came with my 550. I was able to add one route to my 550. I don't know if it is in the Nuvi or on the SD card I put in. I can scan...
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