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Forum: Equipment 07-21-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 366
Posted By chrome bandit
I got the Danner USMC Rat Hot on sale a couple of...

I got the Danner USMC Rat Hot on sale a couple of years ago for $100 for exactly this reason. I'm also 4E.
http://www.danner.com/product/military/usmc-rat-hot.html

Can wear them all day....
Forum: Equipment 04-28-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,084
Posted By chrome bandit
I have the Darien jacket/pants and Latitude...

I have the Darien jacket/pants and Latitude jacket...


Sizing is important. A size 42 Stich fits my 5'9" frame better. I needed to get the Latitude arms shortened in the L size, and even then...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-01-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 698
Views: 19,819
Posted By chrome bandit
Which route are you guys taking...this one? ...

Which route are you guys taking...this one?

http://www.oohva.org/
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,771
Posted By chrome bandit
Garage remote is in a zip lock bag... ...

Garage remote is in a zip lock bag...


Tucked in the right arm pocket on my Aerostich
Tucked in the right chest pocket on my Klim

Flash2Pass looks interesting, not enough value for me...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,460
Posted By chrome bandit
Similar theme here: I picked up a pair of Danner...

Similar theme here: I picked up a pair of Danner USMC boots for under $100 during one of their sales...
http://www.danner.com/boots/usmc-rat-hot.html

...these boots are awesome - fits a wide...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,193
Posted By chrome bandit
And thumbs up for the stealth treatment on the...

And thumbs up for the stealth treatment on the Husky logo. I was just going to use a Sharpie, but that looks great.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-01-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 363
Posted By chrome bandit
Eek Oregon BDR insights

With a WABDR sojourn now in the rear view mirror, time to fire up diabolical stratergizing for this summer's trip. We'll have about a week, which puts CO/AZ/UT slightly out of reach, so we're looking...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-01-2014, 09:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,814
Posted By chrome bandit
Been a while since I've visited this thread, so...

Been a while since I've visited this thread, so now catching up, I posted the Web App edition back in msg #64 (http://advrider.com/forums/showpost.php?p=15409923&postcount=64). Although this wasn't...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 830
Posted By chrome bandit
Saw an interview with the Creative Director of...

Saw an interview with the Creative Director of GoPro this week...the very early editions 3+ had a focus issue, and that was corrected. Which means be cautious of 3rd party sales and dealers who...
Forum: Equipment 01-14-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 18,838
Posted By chrome bandit
Mine showed up: the size L is true to my sized 10...

Mine showed up: the size L is true to my sized 10 hands. A little stiff, needs some breaking in. Ditto about FedEx delivery with signature required...future orders should ask them don't do that....
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 9,193
Posted By chrome bandit
Picked up one today...the inventory is...

Picked up one today...the inventory is disappearing from stores, and the online availability is out of stock. If anyone is remotely thinking about acquisition, be proactive right now before it...
Forum: Equipment 01-04-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,433
Posted By chrome bandit
Love that calcium chloride!

http://kerwien.smugmug.com/Vacation/Alaska-2011/i-C6P3g2c/0/L/IMG_9858-L.jpg
Forum: Equipment 12-27-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 18,838
Posted By chrome bandit
Update: the $17.50 Gladiator gloves are sold out,...

Update: the $17.50 Gladiator gloves are sold out, but they do have a variety of other gloves available for under $30...leather covered, insulated, various degrees of waterproofyness. Worth a prowl.
...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2013, 08:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,676
Posted By chrome bandit
Cool2 try this way too...

http://kerwien.smugmug.com/Photography/Snapshots/i-H8Bpvwp/0/M/feb-2011-17-M.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-02-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By chrome bandit
I'm also on a WindowsPhone, here's a link to the...

I'm also on a WindowsPhone, here's a link to the Vimeo app...
http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/vimeo/ff8dadc8-8efd-42c7-a0f4-de7a48dd186b

Thinking about Oregon for next year....
Forum: Day Trippin' 12-01-2013, 08:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By chrome bandit
Thanks gang! After completing the trip, I must...

Thanks gang! After completing the trip, I must confess that I did pick up one of those WABDR stickers...
Forum: Equipment 11-30-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5,965
Views: 2,373,681
Posted By chrome bandit
I've trucked the SynMat 7 around the past couple...

I've trucked the SynMat 7 around the past couple of years: good length, nice insulation from the cold ground, packs down small and fits into a pannier. Improvement areas: I unfortunately grabbed a...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 11-29-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By chrome bandit
We finally got around to pulling our GoPro...

We finally got around to pulling our GoPro footage together, so thought I would drop a little fun here. This segment goes from Cashmere to Nighthawk, and features a couple of bike dumps and cow...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-29-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By chrome bandit
Closing credits

Let's close out our WABDR journeys with a little bit of video footage, featuring well rutted roads, two bike dumps, and cow herding.

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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-24-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 324,675
Posted By chrome bandit
http://kerwien.smugmug.com/Photography/Snapshots/i...

http://kerwien.smugmug.com/Photography/Snapshots/i-ZwgZmRh/0/XL/GOPR3555-XL.jpg
Forum: Equipment 11-13-2013, 10:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 986
Posted By chrome bandit
Hail all ye wide footed brethen

Here's a Bing search of ADV that brings up a bunch of threads for the wide footed rider. Worth a scan.

...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 6,286
Posted By chrome bandit
Depending on your need, there may be an answer #4...

Depending on your need, there may be an answer #4 for "Other". I carry the Ka-Bar BK2 (http://www.amazon.com/Ka-Bar-Becker-BK2-Campanion-Fixed/dp/B001N1DPDE) with me, which can hack through log...
Forum: GS Boxers 10-22-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,117
Posted By chrome bandit
Sorry to hear about this...I have the same year...

Sorry to hear about this...I have the same year and model.

About how many miles were on the bike? That will let anyone cruising CL posts to quickly sniff out a reappearance. Looks like you...
Forum: GS Boxers 09-27-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,668
Posted By chrome bandit
'08 GS here, fuel strip went out at 24K, no...

'08 GS here, fuel strip went out at 24K, no warning, dashboard said I still had third of a tank left. Oy. Replaced under warranty without any issues. Now at 35K, no repeating incident. Also thinking...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2013, 11:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,259
Posted By chrome bandit
Wow, you guys rock the routes. Saving this...

Wow, you guys rock the routes. Saving this thread. I took the front door in, it was like 4 and 1 from the 5 yard line, everyone bunched up in the middle, barely squeezed through. It's worth it tho.
...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-14-2013, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By chrome bandit
Congrats doing this solo on the GSA! Loved the...

Congrats doing this solo on the GSA! Loved the pix...one of yours looks very similar to mine...

http://kerwien.smugmug.com/Vacation/WABDR-2013/i-rgFSHBf/0/M/IMG_0992-M.jpg

I remember your...
Forum: Equipment 09-14-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By chrome bandit
Alternatively...you can also use Plastidip to...

Alternatively...you can also use Plastidip to give the tank a fresh look. Check out this thread from last year, I used it for trim on my bike, and some folks used it on their tank. Extra bonus: if...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-10-2013, 08:42 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By chrome bandit
Hmm...it's 8:30 at night, chances are you're not...

Hmm...it's 8:30 at night, chances are you're not seeing any replies now, having hunkered down in the dark.

Recommendation: go north and up onto Table Mountain. Grab one of the empty holes on the...
Forum: Equipment 09-05-2013, 08:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,587
Posted By chrome bandit
Another Warbonnet fan here...plus underquilt and...

Another Warbonnet fan here...plus underquilt and bigger fly...comfy and includes skeeter netting.

http://kerwien.smugmug.com/Vacation/Oregon-2010/i-wnZRpbD/0/L/oregon-16-L.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By chrome bandit
wrapping up

http://kerwien.smugmug.com/Vacation/WABDR-2013/i-gDwWdLX/0/L/IMG_1024-L.jpg
The road meanders through more landscape recovering from forest fires

...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-05-2013, 06:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By chrome bandit
JB weld is indeed awesome. The key is to travel...

JB weld is indeed awesome. The key is to travel with the 60 minute curing time edition, not the 4 hour curing time tubes, otherwise you're in for a bunch of downtime.

One other fun fact: good...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-03-2013, 08:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By chrome bandit
Ooopsie

http://kerwien.smugmug.com/Vacation/WABDR-2013/i-QqmpQQX/0/L/IMG_1004-L.jpg
Mike came into one of the corners north of Conconully a little hot, front tire hit a stray rock, and the bike lowsided...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-02-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By chrome bandit
Nice write-up scharfg...looks like we were just a...

Nice write-up scharfg...looks like we were just a couple of days behind you on the northern route. I think we stayed at a different campground outside of Twisp...didn't have any 50 cent showers, Rock...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-02-2013, 08:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By chrome bandit
Methow - Conconully

http://kerwien.smugmug.com/Vacation/WABDR-2013/i-qbbsDpC/0/L/IMG_0989-L.jpg
Camped at Rock Creek Campground, which had one of the cleanest WA State standard issue bathrooms we've ever seen. That's...
Forum: Day Trippin' 09-01-2013, 07:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By chrome bandit
Giddy-yap-yap-yap

We took the 8410 bypass as well. We ran into a crew who attempted 8410 coming from the north, they said they turned around due to overgrowth. They were riding KTM, Yamaha something, and one guy was...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-31-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 251,040
Posted By chrome bandit
Cool2 Finished South to North

Just finished the second half of our South to North WABDR, starting off in Cashmere and going all the way to, ah, Glacier National Park. We crossed at the Nighthawk gate, went east along Rt 3...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-31-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,215
Posted By chrome bandit
Cool2 Northward Ho!

One year passes…

With the first leg explored and recorded for posterity, we went after the second half in this past August. Just let's just pile on to the original thread and pick up where we left...
Forum: Equipment 06-19-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By chrome bandit
Cool2 don't ever challenge me in a water race

Red Wing and Danner both have wide sizes.

I have the BMW Allround Boot, and they fit my EEEE duck feet well. I recently acquired the Danner Marine boots that just went on sale ($300 down to $80),...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2013, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,759
Posted By chrome bandit
What Twenpie said on the K60s: rode them to...

What Twenpie said on the K60s: rode them to Deadhorse from Seattle and back, great for offroad and dry pavement, slippery when things got wet. They slip on the white lines in the rain. Replaced them...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-29-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 19,158
Posted By chrome bandit
Nice work. If I may suggest: take a Sharpie...

Nice work.

If I may suggest: take a Sharpie to the wood support, have it blend in. No one will know what evil lurks under the tail.

I took a similar approach with the tire tubes and pipe...
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