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Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12,077
Views: 2,309,350
Posted By iWander
Oh that's interesting. Didn't even think about...

Oh that's interesting. Didn't even think about snowmobiles affecting those trails. Also thanks for your work on the original tracklogs, nice of you to share those!
Forum: Thumpers 01-04-2015, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12,077
Views: 2,309,350
Posted By iWander
Thanks Ed, I've been following Cannonshot's work...

Thanks Ed, I've been following Cannonshot's work for several years and I'm simply in awe of what he's done for our lifestyle/hobby/sport. Nothing short of amazing. I need to spend WAY more time...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2015, 10:04 PM
Replies: 12,077
Views: 2,309,350
Posted By iWander
My wife has had quite enough of hearing about my...

My wife has had quite enough of hearing about my adventures and seeing videos and photos of trips, so she finally gave in. I rode her new CRF250L home last week. It's obviously a pretty crappy time...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 115,849
Posted By iWander
No such thing as too much information....well...

No such thing as too much information....well unless you're talking about colonoscopies. When it's motorcycles I'm all ears. :ear
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 984
Views: 115,849
Posted By iWander
^^^ That's great info, Bryan, thank you for all...

^^^ That's great info, Bryan, thank you for all the time you invest in this! I'm planning on doing some trail riding with the WR250R this year, and this will take a lot of the frustration out of...
Forum: Vendors 02-23-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 409
Views: 106,344
Posted By iWander
After 2 weeks of "hydration research", I just...

After 2 weeks of "hydration research", I just placed my order for a Shuttle and insulated tube.

Thanks to everyone here for your detailed information and honest reviews!
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 48,276
Views: 9,950,156
Posted By iWander
Now that was an extremely helpful link, thank...

Now that was an extremely helpful link, thank you. It also opened my eyes to the proper way to wash a bike....http://www.easterndirt.com/?p=866
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 48,276
Views: 9,950,156
Posted By iWander
After scouring the interweb, it appears the...

After scouring the interweb, it appears the Extreme Race Light may not be DOT approved for use on the street. Friggin' cool light, but Wisconsin Troopers will likely fine you and make you trailer it...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 48,276
Views: 9,950,156
Posted By iWander
Wow, paradise!

Wow, paradise!
Forum: Thumpers 02-13-2013, 08:12 PM
Replies: 48,276
Views: 9,950,156
Posted By iWander
Huh, I guess math really can be interesting. ...

Huh, I guess math really can be interesting. Makes me wish I had stayed awake more in class...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-18-2013, 07:46 PM
Replies: 2,165
Views: 593,803
Posted By iWander
http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/19/6a3uhyve.jpg

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/01/19/6a3uhyve.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 01-18-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 48,276
Views: 9,950,156
Posted By iWander
I put GP1 tires on both of my DR650s and a...

I put GP1 tires on both of my DR650s and a KLR250. Fantastic tire for both road and trail. I'll be trying them on the R2 as soon as I wear out the Kendas.

Something else I've found that works...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2012, 09:04 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 112,021
Posted By iWander
Just stumbled on this RR and loved it! Great mix...

Just stumbled on this RR and loved it! Great mix of pics and info. I've been riding for 38 years and have owned everything from mopeds to Aspencades....The R2 is my favorite do-everything bike...
Forum: Vendors 11-23-2012, 03:55 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,793
Posted By iWander
Awesome, thanks for doing this again! Email...

Awesome, thanks for doing this again!

Email sent for WR250R seat...
Forum: Thumpers 10-02-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 48,276
Views: 9,950,156
Posted By iWander
Thanks for all the responses, I appreciate it! ...

Thanks for all the responses, I appreciate it! I'll do some experimenting between now and next August....like I really needed another reason to put miles on the new toy...:D

To answer your...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 08:25 PM
Replies: 48,276
Views: 9,950,156
Posted By iWander
...and the obligatory pic. ...

...and the obligatory pic.

http://i1268.photobucket.com/albums/jj569/Firestik/9f8690711025ed9302a5c38ac46ee3a4.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2012, 08:17 PM
Replies: 48,276
Views: 9,950,156
Posted By iWander
Brought my WR250r home a week ago and I LOVE IT!....

Brought my WR250r home a week ago and I LOVE IT!. Thanks to everyone here for all the great info! I'm still reading but without this mega thread I don't know if I would have paid any attention to...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2012, 07:34 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 268,368
Posted By iWander
Just got my dual set of SMH10s set up for a...

Just got my dual set of SMH10s set up for a weekend trip. On the test ride it kept saying "intercom fail, try again later", but once I turned off VOX Intercom the problem went away. For those of...
Forum: Vendors 06-07-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 268,368
Posted By iWander
I sent Adam an email last night - gotta pick up a...

I sent Adam an email last night - gotta pick up a pair of these for a trip with the wife.

I just hope she doesn't yak my ears off 'cause I'm used to riding alone...:rolleyes
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 119,757
Posted By iWander
Now there's an adventure! Nice pics f650gsa.

Now there's an adventure! Nice pics f650gsa.
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 119,757
Posted By iWander
Geotagged Pics

Here's a link that shows some geotagged photos along the route.

http://www.itinitek.com/iwander/iw_view.php?id=-bf3rT

I left the TWAT at Thorp. Part 2 will pick up where I left off (Fall...
Forum: Ride reports 07-04-2011, 09:47 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 119,757
Posted By iWander
Thumb You ain't kidding there! I just got back from...

You ain't kidding there! I just got back from riding the TWAT on my Versys. Awesome route but the fun was definately put on pause as soon as I hit the ATV trail north of Hwy 10 (East of Bachelors...
Forum: Vendors 09-09-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By iWander
Ok, ok, since I think it's Eric and you claim...

Ok, ok, since I think it's Eric and you claim it's Tony, let's compromise and go with Zarton.
Forum: Vendors 09-08-2010, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 936
Posted By iWander
Hmmm.....apparently my monitor isn't working...

Hmmm.....apparently my monitor isn't working correctly then. :dunno Luckily a coworker offered to take a video of me sniffing it so he can analyze it later. He said it would be more effective if I...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-27-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 611,881
Posted By iWander
The manual for SPOT 2 says you can do a "quick...

The manual for SPOT 2 says you can do a "quick check" in tracking mode by pressing the "ok" button, and then it will automatically go back to tracking. Mine won't send the "I'm ok" unless I press it...
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2010, 10:13 AM
Replies: 313
Views: 85,880
Posted By iWander
Bryan - This ride report is nothing short of...

Bryan - This ride report is nothing short of incredible! You should be making money writing travel books for fellow adventurers.

I'm heading to SD either next week or this fall (long story) and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-17-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 611,881
Posted By iWander
Yep, sure did. That's a pretty slick feature....

Yep, sure did. That's a pretty slick feature. :thumbup
Forum: Layin' down tracks 05-08-2010, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 611,881
Posted By iWander
Just bought a SPOT II a few days ago and I love...

Just bought a SPOT II a few days ago and I love it! Thanks to everyone (well, almost everyone) who contributed to this thread. Your information was very helpful in the decisionmaking process.
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2008, 03:34 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
I've been using Dual Stars for about a week now,...

I've been using Dual Stars for about a week now, and I really like them. The low setting is plenty warm at 30F with lobster claws on. High is like holding onto an exhaust pipe. My original grips...
Forum: Thumpers 10-30-2008, 06:23 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
After some more research I ordered a set...

After some more research I ordered a set yesterday.

Thanks for the help everyone!
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2008, 06:26 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
I've probably had a dozen bikes and 6 helmets in...

I've probably had a dozen bikes and 6 helmets in the 33 years I've been riding, and I never needed ear plugs until I did my 1,100 mile trip last month. I noticed that I was getting a little...
Forum: Thumpers 10-28-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
I commute 35-40 minutes to/from work each day,...

I commute 35-40 minutes to/from work each day, and at 34F I think my lobster claw cloves have reached their limit. Gore-Tex pants, Meteor jacket, and neck thingy are adequate, but my damn fingers...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
Wow 31 psi on the GP1's, eh? I've been going by...

Wow 31 psi on the GP1's, eh? I've been going by the numbers on the sticker on the DR.....something like 27 front and 23 rear or so (can't remember exactly). What's the advantage, slight increase in...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2008, 09:39 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
Damn good question. I poked around all over with...

Damn good question. I poked around all over with a flashlight and magnet, but I couldn't find it. I hope it came out in an oil change with the previous owner. Still in the back of my mind I'm a...
Forum: Thumpers 10-01-2008, 06:55 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
Nice pics!

Nice pics!
Forum: Thumpers 09-30-2008, 10:21 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
Took the clutch cover off the DR last night to...

Took the clutch cover off the DR last night to check the status of my neutral sending unit. The bottom bolt was missing and the top was only in by 2 threads. Holy crap I can't believe I left that on...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2007, 12:04 PM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
I didn't see any difference between the stock and...

I didn't see any difference between the stock and Suzuki gel seats, or very little at best. I sold that bike and I now ride a 2000 DR650 with a stock seat and AirHawk pad or sheepskin pad. Never...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2007, 10:12 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
Mine too. The previous owner never took it on the...

Mine too. The previous owner never took it on the highway and it was leak-free for 7 years. I ran at 70 mph for 20 minutes and it blew that fiber gasket straight to hell.

I called around to 7...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 106,707
Views: 21,232,038
Posted By iWander
I bought one for my '02 and didn't even notice a...

I bought one for my '02 and didn't even notice a difference. Bought an AirHawk and that worked much better but that air ride can be a little freaky off-road. I use an Alaska Leather sheepskin now,...
Forum: Thumpers 08-05-2007, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8,562
Views: 2,416,111
Posted By iWander
Minimalist bikes for sale

If any of you fellow adventure riders are looking for a new ride, I'm selling 2 of mine:

2005 Suzuki DR200SE - http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=5065483#post5065483

1999 KLR250...
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