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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-17-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 250
Views: 172,720
Posted By DakarGuy
Just saw this thread for the first time. ...

Just saw this thread for the first time.

Seriously?
All I ever meet on my rides are unshaven and somewhat uncouth (not that there's anything wrong with that) dudes.
I must be riding in all the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-16-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,221
Views: 520,705
Posted By DakarGuy
A few of my favorites

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/15621822738_d808dcc60b_o.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/Antonsteyn/media/Motorcycling/15621822738_d808dcc60b_o.jpg.html)
Ophir CO...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-05-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,472
Posted By DakarGuy
I live in Chicago. Our winters last about 6...

I live in Chicago. Our winters last about 6 months. They suck. Can't even go out to snowboard. Hell even in summer there is no real outdoor environment for adventure.
I'll take Wyoming over the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-12-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 471,884
Posted By DakarGuy
VRYSTAAAAAAAAAT!! Beautiful out there in the...

VRYSTAAAAAAAAAT!!
Beautiful out there in the eastern FS. Any more pics? Ride report?
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,472
Posted By DakarGuy
I certainly did. It's hard not to in Wyoming.

I certainly did. It's hard not to in Wyoming.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,472
Posted By DakarGuy
Popo Agie wilderness south west of Lander. ...

Popo Agie wilderness south west of Lander.
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/imagejpg15.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,472
Posted By DakarGuy
Somewhere in the Bighorns north of Ten Sleep. ...

Somewhere in the Bighorns north of Ten Sleep.
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/imagejpg11-1.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,472
Posted By DakarGuy
Entering the Bighorn mountains south west of...

Entering the Bighorn mountains south west of Sheridan and the town of Bighorn. Sheridan in the distance.
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/imagejpg1-2.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,472
Posted By DakarGuy
If I could make a half decent living, I would...

If I could make a half decent living, I would move to Wyoming tomorrow. The vast open spaces and the breathtaking beauty of this state are alluring indeed.

Devil's Tower...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-07-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 406,632
Posted By DakarGuy
Glad neither you nor the bike got hurt. Not...

Glad neither you nor the bike got hurt.

Not sure about you, but I always feel foolish after dropping the bike. In hindsight, it looks like that never should have happened. Even your video looks...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 406,632
Posted By DakarGuy
Maybe I should get her to ride along with me :evil

Maybe I should get her to ride along with me :evil
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 406,632
Posted By DakarGuy
Do you guys with the large and heavy adventure...

Do you guys with the large and heavy adventure bikes take the very technical rides by yourselves?
If you drop it and it gets into a really crappy spot like the GS above, how the @#$% do you get it...
Forum: Thumpers 11-05-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 16,158
Views: 1,941,495
Posted By DakarGuy
2007 Paint Touch up kit

I have a 2007 Dakar in the exact same color scheme as this pic from the OP on this thread.
After dropping the bike on a recent trip, I have some scratches to the front mudguard and the right panel...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-05-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 512
Views: 135,431
Posted By DakarGuy
IN a trailer - not ON

KZ Spree Escape Toy Hauler
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/20140929_173208.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/Antonsteyn/media/20140929_173208.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-05-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 1,139
Views: 406,632
Posted By DakarGuy
Ophir

I rode it from Silverton to Ophir - downhill. This section was a lot rougher than it looked in the videos I watched before....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-05-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 124,798
Posted By DakarGuy
Monument Valley

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/bw1.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/Antonsteyn/media/bw1.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-05-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,700
Posted By DakarGuy
I'm insanely jealous. That is such beautiful...

I'm insanely jealous. That is such beautiful country out there.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-05-2014, 07:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 13,700
Posted By DakarGuy
Pikes Peak

I'll follow your PP with mine...
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/20141005_120214.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/Antonsteyn/media/20141005_120214.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 174,439
Posted By DakarGuy
Silverton CO

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/imagejpg13.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/Antonsteyn/media/Motorcycling/imagejpg13.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 170,926
Posted By DakarGuy
Ophir, CO. It's not as clear as it looked on my...

Ophir, CO. It's not as clear as it looked on my iPad.

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/imagejpg1-1.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 170,926
Posted By DakarGuy
Cool2 http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/...

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/imagejpg2.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/Antonsteyn/media/Motorcycling/imagejpg2.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2014, 08:28 PM
Replies: 859
Views: 170,926
Posted By DakarGuy
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/...

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/imagejpg6.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/Antonsteyn/media/Motorcycling/imagejpg6.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 471,884
Posted By DakarGuy
Trigonometry.

Trigonometry.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-04-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 471,884
Posted By DakarGuy
Devils Tower

http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/imagejpg1.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/Antonsteyn/media/imagejpg1.jpg.html)
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,088
Posted By DakarGuy
Yup. There were times (Slickrock) when we both...

Yup. There were times (Slickrock) when we both wished we had smaller, lighter bikes for our skill levels. My Dakar took a nap on Ophir Pass, and I struggled to get it back upright on the loose rock.
Forum: Ride reports 10-30-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,088
Posted By DakarGuy
Should've said Hi

Nice RR and great pics.
We saw you at the Riverside campsite in Moab. My buddy and I were on the BMW Dakar and the KLR650.
We should've stopped by to say hi. Sorry.

I have my RR in my blog....
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,750
Posted By DakarGuy
Stunning

Could you see Russia from there? :evil

Stunning photography. :clap
I just got back from tenting it in Wyoming, and was a little perturbed about black bears. I see you sleeping either out in the...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Central, Texas & Gulf States 07-06-2014, 04:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,802
Posted By DakarGuy
I did your ride this past weekend. Great route....

I did your ride this past weekend. Great route. Thanks for sharing. It's pretty up there.
I skipped out two portions:
1. The 'poor road' - I went a ways down, it is really muddy after the rains,...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 19,125
Posted By DakarGuy
Next to the Mississippi River south of Galena IL ...

Next to the Mississippi River south of Galena IL
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/20140705_130309.jpg...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 4,232
Views: 605,086
Posted By DakarGuy
NE Illinois ...

NE Illinois
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/20140704_153448.jpg (http://s80.photobucket.com/user/Antonsteyn/media/Motorcycling/20140704_153448.jpg.html)
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-06-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,874
Views: 471,884
Posted By DakarGuy
Fourth of July - NW Illinois

NE Illinois.

The gear on the bike
http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/Antonsteyn/Motorcycling/20140704_165545.jpg...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-11-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By DakarGuy
I think it may depend on the first map you...

I think it may depend on the first map you download. I found this statement on the GPSFileDepot site for one particular file, and on the forum over there:
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-10-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,254
Posted By DakarGuy
@the_doc I tried exactly what you did. .. run...

@the_doc
I tried exactly what you did. .. run the .exe. Did not work for me though. But you're right. .. it should work out if the box. They solved it for me pronto. .. so no big deal in the end. ...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 06-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By DakarGuy
Basecamp and Windows 8 Map Install issues - RESOLVED

I have installed Garmin Basecamp V4.3.3 on a Windows 8 PC. With the help of Garmin support I have installed CNNA NT 2015.1.
Now I'm trying to download and install other maps, like those from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-09-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 16,158
Views: 1,941,495
Posted By DakarGuy
Thanks Wayne. I was thinking something along...

Thanks Wayne. I was thinking something along those lines too (although mine is the twin spark). I took a 3.5hr ride yesterday and the bike really does seem to be performing better with the new...
Forum: Equipment 06-06-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,320
Posted By DakarGuy
Macna Oasis

Macna Oasis.
http://macnausa.com/macna-motorcycle-jackets/macna-mens-oasis-motorcycle-jacket/

On sale right now at Twisted Throttle for $180. You can't beat that....
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 16,158
Views: 1,941,495
Posted By DakarGuy
Dakar Starting Issue Resolved

You guys were right. The battery was the problem. I only had it 1.5 years, o was kinda surprised. A Scorpion YT12CL AGM. I did charge it over the winter with a cheapo maintenance charger from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-02-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 16,158
Views: 1,941,495
Posted By DakarGuy
Thank you sir. Will do. It was shipped today so I...

Thank you sir. Will do. It was shipped today so I hope to have it before the weekend. My ride last weekend did not happen because of this issue.
Forum: Thumpers 06-01-2014, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16,158
Views: 1,941,495
Posted By DakarGuy
Re: Dakar starting issues

Consensus seems to be dead battery. I'll order the Motobatt...and connect it the right way around :evil

Thanks for the advice. Much appreciated.
Forum: Thumpers 05-31-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16,158
Views: 1,941,495
Posted By DakarGuy
I would be happy if that was the problem. I'm...

I would be happy if that was the problem. I'm charging it overnight to see if there is any difference in the morning.
That MB12U looks awesome. The four terminals would be great since I have 4 aux...
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