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Forum: Canada Today, 04:48 PM
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Views: 480,350
Posted By tmotten
Does anyone have a good route with a decent...

Does anyone have a good route with a decent amount of dirt/gravel down to Colorado?
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 09:32 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,713
Posted By tmotten
No argument that the coyote is way to high. I...

No argument that the coyote is way to high. I imagine that was to allow for aggressive riding. I'm actually advocating the use of space from your picture. It could be lower and further forward still....
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,713
Posted By tmotten
Yeah, I really like her bike. Seen it before. But...

Yeah, I really like her bike. Seen it before. But I'll have to disagree with you on the attachment of the bags. Way to high good my liking. There is ample space to get the centre mass lower and...
Forum: Vendors 05-26-2015, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 309,890
Posted By tmotten
Has anyone got pics of the reckless 80 on a WRR?

Has anyone got pics of the reckless 80 on a WRR?
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Funny because we love winging about the place. ...

Funny because we love winging about the place.

Oh, and it's 17 mln [emoji6]
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,713
Posted By tmotten
It's not about racing. It's about trying to...

It's not about racing. It's about trying to minimize the impact of luggage to the feel of the bike overall. Otherwise you might as well bolt the Zega panniers back on. Some just find their compromise...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,713
Posted By tmotten
You underestimate the importance of w. It's w^2 ...

You underestimate the importance of w. It's w^2 :D
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,713
Posted By tmotten
I agree. The GL ones are either too small or too...

I agree. The GL ones are either too small or too big in the wrong places. The coyote is pushing it for long distance summer use where carrying water is important. I've ridden it full on sand single...
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,713
Posted By tmotten
How do you figure that?

How do you figure that?
Forum: Equipment 05-26-2015, 07:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,713
Posted By tmotten
The WRR is a relatively light bike which is very...

The WRR is a relatively light bike which is very "flickable" due to it's small moment of inertia. Why ruin it with traditional saddle bags that require a rack system. Andy Strapz, steel pony,...
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2015, 11:45 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 24,713
Posted By tmotten
My suggestion would be to ditch the rack.

My suggestion would be to ditch the rack.
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Which month were you in Italy? Looking at my own...

Which month were you in Italy? Looking at my own schedule. Thinking leaving for SA in May now.
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Same

Same
Forum: Ride reports 05-12-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 9,108
Posted By tmotten
Awesome ride report! Any issues finding fuel? Did...

Awesome ride report! Any issues finding fuel? Did the fuel stops mapped on TfA actually exist?
Forum: Ride reports 05-02-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Ha ha. That's awesome. Talk about contrast eh

Ha ha. That's awesome. Talk about contrast eh
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 309,890
Posted By tmotten
How well do they dissipate the heat when stuck in...

How well do they dissipate the heat when stuck in traffic in a hot city for example? The plastic cover mounting bolts always get too hot to touch.
Forum: Ride reports 04-30-2015, 10:23 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
How do you book these ships?

How do you book these ships?
Forum: Ride reports 04-24-2015, 08:26 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Bit of a fan myself

Bit of a fan myself
Forum: Equipment 04-21-2015, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 1,197,807
Posted By tmotten
Yep. Like them

Yep. Like them
Forum: Ride reports 04-10-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
[emoji15]

[emoji15]
Forum: Ride reports 03-27-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
"Bring me a cold beer here, please!"

"Bring me a cold beer here, please!"
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Lucky the eggs didn't join in!

Lucky the eggs didn't join in!
Forum: Vendors 03-20-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 309,890
Posted By tmotten
Nothing is "secure" from motivated thiefs. But...

Nothing is "secure" from motivated thiefs. But that's not who should concern you. To me the Pacsafe mash is too blingy. Kevlar or UHMWPE are better but only cut proof (really resistant) to a point....
Forum: Ride reports 03-11-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
You've got that relaxed look down good. ;-)

You've got that relaxed look down good. ;-)
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Ha ha..... That may be the case, who knows. But...

Ha ha..... That may be the case, who knows. But in any case, you'd be most welcome!
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
:norton Long story short. Had an Africa trip...

:norton

Long story short. Had an Africa trip planned, in more detail that I've ever done to try and stay off the main roads as much as possible and hit the dirt as much as possible, for last year....
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 08:19 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Me?

Me?
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
That's awesome

That's awesome
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 99,333
Posted By tmotten
Yeah, it's beautiful. The Altiplano was a nicer...

Yeah, it's beautiful. The Altiplano was a nicer ride though.
Forum: Ride reports 02-11-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Mate, this report keeps inspiring me to get back...

Mate, this report keeps inspiring me to get back on it.

And I need inspiration these days so keep it up.
Forum: Equipment 02-11-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 3,044
Views: 1,197,807
Posted By tmotten
Pretty sure I've seen them at home depot as well....

Pretty sure I've seen them at home depot as well. Definitely the lightest option out there
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2015, 09:00 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 98,180
Posted By tmotten
Keep them coming mate!

Keep them coming mate!
Forum: Vendors 01-10-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 309,890
Posted By tmotten
It's should be small but able to fit a small...

It's should be small but able to fit a small tablet.
Forum: Vendors 10-29-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 309,890
Posted By tmotten
Interesting choice of that over toughtek used on...

Interesting choice of that over toughtek used on most other brands. Keen to find out how it performs. It probably slips more?

Bags look great!
Forum: Equipment 09-01-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,111
Views: 353,824
Posted By tmotten
Which pot is that?

Which pot is that?
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,836
Posted By tmotten
It simmers. Really high quality and unique flame...

It simmers. Really high quality and unique flame adjuster design and aluminum or alloy pump. They have a video on the design. Really simple robust and unique. It's 3 slots in a barrel instead of the...
Forum: Vendors 08-16-2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,184
Views: 309,890
Posted By tmotten
I like your ideas. I agree with most of what you...

I like your ideas. I agree with most of what you said about riding gear.

Our problem has always been about heat. +35C and zipper vents don't do it anymore. Particularly on the arms. Most mesh and...
Forum: Equipment 08-16-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,836
Posted By tmotten
Used the whisperlite, dragonfly and countless gas...

Used the whisperlite, dragonfly and countless gas stoves. But the smallest stoves are by japanese company Soto. Their petrol stove is the smallest and burns completely clean with no black soot. I've...
Forum: Canada 08-02-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5,822
Views: 480,350
Posted By tmotten
Where are all these crown land single (& double)...

Where are all these crown land single (& double) trails I hear about sometimes. Somewhere around crowsnest pass apparently. Are there maps showing these trails or is it all local knowledge?
In...
Forum: Equipment 08-01-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7,317
Views: 2,997,092
Posted By tmotten
Every hammock I've had including hennesy ones...

Every hammock I've had including hennesy ones don't lie flat. Close, but not flat
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