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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:33 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Thanks for that info MJS - I'm going to stow that...

Thanks for that info MJS - I'm going to stow that away for later should I decide to run that way! You say both X's - you're not currently on a road trip are you? I ran across a RR with a couple...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:25 AM
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Posted By mtncrawler
:muutt...:D

:muutt...:D
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:23 AM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Thanks for that Beemer67! Good to know. ...

Thanks for that Beemer67! Good to know.



Butters, which LED replacement do you go with> I see there are a couple H4's out there. Nice little W saver. I assume with our batteries a little more...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 08:56 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Thanks TB - yeah - the conversion is out. I just...

Thanks TB - yeah - the conversion is out. I just got on the Sertao MAX BMW fiche..ouch. I wasn't considering too seriously - more wondering if any success stories were around.

I'm going to go for...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 08:32 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Ahhh yes - I think that's where I first heard...

Ahhh yes - I think that's where I first heard about the possibility - I guess I just never heard the follow up to the "experiment". I'll search on.

I wouldn't want to spend a fortune on this...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 07:54 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
All this battery talk……a question for those with...

All this battery talk……a question for those with electrics and the notoriously large capacity of 280 watt alternator.

I've looked, but never found a number on what kind of excess draw we have with...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 04:56 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Yep....I think the ride was designed for loaded...

Yep....I think the ride was designed for loaded big bike friendly travel and not necessarily tech challenging. Although for an old dude like me on an X getting out of my garage has certain...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 01:28 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Nicely done - Which COBDR sections were those?...

Nicely done - Which COBDR sections were those? Still on my list obviously...
Forum: EMEA 06-29-2015, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By mtncrawler
Hello Frances, I'm still on the fence yet -...

Hello Frances,

I'm still on the fence yet - I have a few key items to wrap up in CO before I can commit, but if I do decide to make a run for it, the timing should be very close to your itinerary....
Forum: EMEA 06-26-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By mtncrawler
Sorry if I missed this previously…I have never...

Sorry if I missed this previously…I have never traveled Moroc, buy a few years back I was starting to put together some plans and found this an excellent resource.
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-26-2015, 07:08 PM
Replies: 475
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Posted By mtncrawler
+1...nice loop. Had an interesting experience on...

+1...nice loop. Had an interesting experience on that loop...good to see you back the road sans bike trouble.
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2015, 06:51 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
^^Word…:deal I received the last of my order...

^^Word…:deal

I received the last of my order the same day I got my shipping notice…:lol3

Oh ok, pics or it didn't happen! Kinda looks ready for a road trip..:evil
...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-23-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 64,620
Posted By mtncrawler
OMG Molson looks like he's totally...

OMG Molson looks like he's totally abused..obviously been exposed to too much Canucks hockey over the years….:lol3…………..…:hide

For what its worth - I second the fix. For $80 - change it, re-test...
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
That's great info to know…+ whatever on your...

That's great info to know…+ whatever on your input to the thread also! :clap GL with your next ride..
Forum: Thumpers 06-23-2015, 11:11 AM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Kind of - I have some pics on this site somewhere...

Kind of - I have some pics on this site somewhere - not sure if it was this thread or another. I'll look them up and send them your way - have fun!

I just got my "new" racks including option for...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-22-2015, 10:38 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
New to your RR - FANTASTIC STUFF!:clap II...

New to your RR - FANTASTIC STUFF!:clap

II traveled to El Fin Del Mundo in 04' while backpacking/climbing and would love to ride down from the states as you have done.

I see that your in Spain...
Forum: Thumpers 06-22-2015, 08:30 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
My two cents? You'll be fine - I used the WM...

My two cents? You'll be fine - I used the WM Expedition saddles with a duffle across the seat for a few good weekend loops in the high country.

Similar racks too!...:lol3
Forum: EMEA 06-22-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By mtncrawler
WM - thank you! I remember seeing your ride...

WM - thank you! I remember seeing your ride report quite a while ago...excellent stuff. Thanks for the advice. I feel confident in the August an for Iceland now - it's just piecing the rest ( at...
Forum: EMEA 06-21-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By mtncrawler
Thinking of Iceland/Europe - Still time?

I may be bit late this year - maybe not - but I've been making behind the scenes plans to try and extended trip this year -potentially starting mid July. I've done quite bit of research into...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-21-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 64,620
Posted By mtncrawler
Oh no! Don't be hesitant about posting up for...

Oh no! Don't be hesitant about posting up for some help in regionals - wouldn't be the first time a gang of ninja inmates in the area swooped in and lent a hand…
...
Forum: The Garage 06-19-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 94
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Posted By mtncrawler
Nice work! I've already thought about different...

Nice work! I've already thought about different ways I could have gone with mine (design wise)....but it'll have to be on the next set. Time to ride...:ricky
Forum: Thumpers 06-18-2015, 06:35 AM
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Posted By mtncrawler
I'll just add to the comments regarding shock and...

I'll just add to the comments regarding shock and preload - I do not have a remote preload adjuster and I can't get a spanner onto my Yacugar shock to adjust preload. However, it's about a 15 minute...
Forum: The Garage 06-17-2015, 08:47 PM
Replies: 94
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Posted By mtncrawler
I'll add my new racks to the thread! Used a...

I'll add my new racks to the thread! Used a Parker Exactol tube bender (borrowed from work), plasma cut all the mounting adapters & TIG welded all the joints/hardware. It's my second go at it. The...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 475
Views: 64,620
Posted By mtncrawler
Following along this time….I like this ^^..when I...

Following along this time….I like this ^^..when I did my AK trip a couple years back I worked in a week kayak journey into Glacier Bay NP..:D. Just another incredible mode to see the sights...
...
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2015, 09:09 PM
Replies: 94
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Posted By mtncrawler
[QUOTE=trailrider383;26895177] ...

[QUOTE=trailrider383;26895177]


http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg194/trailrider383/Summer%202015/IMGP8410_zpsf1qyzlzw.jpg

[QUOTE]

Nice job Trailrider!

What's that finish/paint that...
Forum: Vendors 06-14-2015, 03:33 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Finally got an inaugural ride with the BC35's -...

Finally got an inaugural ride with the BC35's - it was a while in coming as I remade my racks (complete system) to add more room for a larger Rotopax - and made a top rack to accommodate the duffel....
Forum: Vendors 06-13-2015, 06:52 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Got a question for those in the know - I...

Got a question for those in the know -

I ordered the 30L BC Duffle to go along with my BC35L panniers. Got the panniers - and man they are nice (pics soon..:evil) - but I see-sawed back and forth...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 05:51 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
So i just resorted to a drain and fill - and had...

So i just resorted to a drain and fill - and had a question.
I craked the breather, removed the drain, removed the hose right at the bottom of the thermostat, removed/drained/cleaned the overflow...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 06:53 AM
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Posted By mtncrawler
I've searched and was able to find the area of...

I've searched and was able to find the area of the this thread (recent) covering coolant change procedures. A question I didn't find answered was regarding flushing fluid.

My bike has low miles...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-06-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,979
Posted By mtncrawler
Thanks for the sanity check Emmbeedee.:thumb ...

Thanks for the sanity check Emmbeedee.:thumb

It was kind of a rush decision for me as I was busy at work at the time, so this thread information and your confirmation puts things to rest.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 06-05-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,979
Posted By mtncrawler
Very interesting thread - and greats info folks...

Very interesting thread - and greats info folks :clap

I ordered a MT600 from a well known online retailer as they had a good price and I've been watching/waiting to upgrade from my 62S.

I got...
Forum: Vendors 06-05-2015, 07:42 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
+1....:lurk....:D

+1....:lurk....:D
Forum: Americas 06-03-2015, 07:30 PM
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Views: 554
Posted By mtncrawler
I did round trip from Colorado to Prudhoe Bay in...

I did round trip from Colorado to Prudhoe Bay in 2013 in 4 weeks time…a week of that was OFF the bike though. It was really rushed for my taste, but it worked out. 4 weeks would have helped, but...
Forum: Vendors 05-29-2015, 09:38 PM
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Views: 355,281
Posted By mtncrawler
It was gray and stormy here today, then a big...

It was gray and stormy here today, then a big brown cloud rolled in this afternoon…:clap

http://mtncrawler.smugmug.com/photos/i-sG4RXwx/0/M/i-sG4RXwx-M.jpg

Thanks MM Crew!
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2015, 11:01 PM
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Posted By mtncrawler
Did the unfolded duffle work out as downhill...

Did the unfolded duffle work out as downhill sled/disc at OverlandEX in Flag….heard you had a mild winter..:lol3
Forum: Vendors 05-20-2015, 10:59 PM
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Views: 355,281
Posted By mtncrawler
:ddog. I just placed my order for the 35L BC's...

:ddog. I just placed my order for the 35L BC's and the 40L Duffle, and 2 L Molles…I can see another advantage for me in changing the 40L to 30L. My rack width i like right at 22, so the 40L may get...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-06-2015, 03:55 PM
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Views: 157,142
Posted By mtncrawler
:thumb I stayed/rode there last fall for couple...

:thumb
I stayed/rode there last fall for couple days - had done it back in 2004/05 time frame and forgot how much fun it was. I was smiling the whole time. Tis a good ride for sure :freaky
Forum: Trip Planning 04-26-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 17,501
Posted By mtncrawler
+1

+1
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-23-2015, 08:48 PM
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Views: 604
Posted By mtncrawler
I just drove this in my 4Runner a couple weeks...

I just drove this in my 4Runner a couple weeks ago N-S…could have driven a car through. Soft sand in some short stretches. Was wishing I was on my X..

As T-Montana has stated…conditions change...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-23-2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 6,497
Posted By mtncrawler
Very nice! Glad to see some folks set on plans :)

Very nice! Glad to see some folks set on plans :)
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