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Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 248,079
Posted By team ftb
Thank you D-Train, I'll be patiently waiting,...

Thank you D-Train, I'll be patiently waiting, well waiting anyway :lol3.
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By team ftb
High Quality P&S waterpoof camera

So here's the question. For years I've used a Luminix waterproof P&S camera to document my travels. It's been reliable and taking decent enough pictures.
...
Forum: Equipment 03-28-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 41,877
Posted By team ftb
Thank you for your reply Stifdick, love the name....

Thank you for your reply Stifdick, love the name.

I tried multiple sets of Tubliss on both my long distance off road bike (KTM 500) and my day ride (KTM 250) enduro bike. Like you suggested I...
Forum: Thumpers 03-25-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,842,092
Posted By team ftb
:lol3 I'd feel embarrassed putting a hard core...

:lol3 I'd feel embarrassed putting a hard core enduro bike on the raft when it should be able to make it across. "should" is the key word, as is often the case, it's the wobbly rider stuffing things...
Forum: Vendors 03-25-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 248,079
Posted By team ftb
Whilst the Altridert bag has been reliable I...

Whilst the Altridert bag has been reliable I reallyu enjoy the saddlebag shape for it's packing efficiency and hope I can get a set to work for my needs. I'm curious to hear Sideoffs reply to my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,842,092
Posted By team ftb
I run them as OEM filters are not available where...

I run them as OEM filters are not available where I live.

I ran SS filters in a YZF250 for 3 years, ktm 525 for 500 hours, KTM 250 for 223 hours and so far 230 hours in my 500. No issues. One...
Forum: Vendors 03-24-2015, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 248,079
Posted By team ftb
Originally i was wanting the Reckless 40 as I...

Originally i was wanting the Reckless 40 as I pack pretty minimalist. One of my primary objectives is to keep stuff off the top of the seat for bike handling and ease of mounting (I'm 5'6') the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-20-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,842,092
Posted By team ftb
+1. I do multi week rides on my 500. Had an...

+1. I do multi week rides on my 500. Had an aftermarket oil cooler on my 525 but I find the 500 does not need the excess capacity. 1.5 is wonderful for a hard core enduro bike, a couple 100 ML, if...
Forum: Vendors 03-18-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,187
Posted By team ftb
I'll take one. Shipped to California not...

I'll take one. Shipped to California not Thailand. Send me Paypal info and will send the money tonight.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 50,008
Posted By team ftb
I'm generally holed up around Los Angeles but if...

I'm generally holed up around Los Angeles but if prodded I could wrestle up an excuse to drive south.
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,138,274
Posted By team ftb
On all my bikes Phillips screws are a rarity and...

On all my bikes Phillips screws are a rarity and always such low torque fastening them that they're never a problem. What bikes are you riding with tons of Phillips or JIS being used?
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-17-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 50,008
Posted By team ftb
The two stroke will be fun for sure. Looks like...

The two stroke will be fun for sure. Looks like you guys are enjoying it:evil. I just shipped a linkage suspended KTM 200 to Thailand for me to see if I can still ride a two stroke properly. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 50,008
Posted By team ftb
Nice pic Aaron. What bike are you riding down...

Nice pic Aaron. What bike are you riding down there?

I'm back in California for a few weeks or so, if you're bored n wanna beer or meal drop me a PM.
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-16-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 364
Views: 50,008
Posted By team ftb
Nice pic Aaron. What bike are you riding down...

Nice pic Aaron. What bike are you riding down there?

I'm back in California for a few weeks or so, if you're bored n wanna beer or meal drop me a PM.
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 234,471
Posted By team ftb
Thank you TBR. You're a gent no matter what it...

Thank you TBR. You're a gent no matter what it says about you in the bathroom 555.

All the best on your rides and bikes in China. I see your posts on the Asian bike riding sites as well. ...
Forum: Equipment 03-12-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 926
Posted By team ftb
I"ve been using the EE Revelation 40F quilt for a...

I"ve been using the EE Revelation 40F quilt for a couple years now. One of the advantages is you can spread it open like a big blanket if its coolm or keep the ends of the quilt fastened together...
Forum: Vendors 03-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 234,471
Posted By team ftb
R15 interior dimensions?

I am back in the USA doing parts shopping and and one of the items on the list is a new travel computer for my trips. One thing I forgot to do before leaving was measure the interior of my...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,842,092
Posted By team ftb
Thank you.

Thank you.
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,842,092
Posted By team ftb
Thanks Colemanfu. After ripping off my quick...

Thanks Colemanfu. After ripping off my quick Release plastic plate more than five times now I'm looking for alternatives.



I looked at the online pics of the Flatland plate but most of the...
Forum: Thumpers 03-05-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,842,092
Posted By team ftb
Colemanfu are you saying you can access and...

Colemanfu are you saying you can access and remove the oil drain bolt without removing the Scorpian skidplate?
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,138,274
Posted By team ftb
Thanks for the links to the Klien canvas bags. ...

Thanks for the links to the Klien canvas bags. I'll see if they hold up better than the Craftsman bags.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,945
Posted By team ftb
whoops. Yes hydraulic clutch will not work with...

whoops. Yes hydraulic clutch will not work with the original Rekluse small clutch override lever of years ago.
Forum: Equipment 03-04-2015, 02:24 AM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,138,274
Posted By team ftb
Marchyman what I'm guessing is that there may be...

Marchyman what I'm guessing is that there may be two key differences in our usage. First is the type of riding. The original poster was talking about packing for his dirt bike.

The pounding of...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 09:21 PM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,138,274
Posted By team ftb
A bit of feedback on the Eagle Creek carrying...

A bit of feedback on the Eagle Creek carrying pouch. I use similar pouches for carrying my spares as do you. I have found the vinyl pouches, like the Eagle Creek, after been packed with items,...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2,897
Views: 1,138,274
Posted By team ftb
One note for the original Poster is make sure you...

One note for the original Poster is make sure you practice with the Z pulley system whilst at home, setting it up etc. Another note is that they are practically useless while trying to pull a bike...
Forum: Equipment 03-03-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By team ftb
I've used the Kriega Ovelrander 30's for a few...

I've used the Kriega Ovelrander 30's for a few trips on my 500.

http://withgusto.smugmug.com/Other/Cambo-2013/i-zm4kgpC/0/L/pic2%20059-L.jpg


You can place a duffel across the top but I would...
Forum: Thumpers 03-03-2015, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,842,092
Posted By team ftb
Twas a bit of a mudfest. You can tell by the...

Twas a bit of a mudfest. You can tell by the roost up my back and shoulders that it was not a dusty ride. Here eying the next mudbog to get through to the left of my shoulder, this one about 50...
Forum: Thumpers 02-28-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 8,791
Views: 1,842,092
Posted By team ftb
Well after 210 hours did a 10 day ride during...

Well after 210 hours did a 10 day ride during monsoon season into Laos. it was a muddy ride.


http://withgusto.smugmug.com/Other/Southern-Lao-2014/i-Bsdd467/0/L/P1100035-L.jpg


I've been...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By team ftb
I used a pump for a year in the states and over...

I used a pump for a year in the states and over here. The pump had definite upsides. However there were some downsides in my usage.

Things I did not like about the pump. Inconvenient to carry...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 08:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By team ftb
Sorry I did not clarify. 1 needle for 3-5...

Sorry I did not clarify. 1 needle for 3-5 Humalog (fast acting) inkections . Lantus I use a separate needle.
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By team ftb
Great info provided bu Smallwires:clap. Thanks...

Great info provided bu Smallwires:clap. Thanks for the contribution and great to know that vibration has a huge effect on insulin potency. Sadly i cannot get it more isolated than carrying it on my...
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,140
Posted By team ftb
I've been a Type 1 diabetic for 38 years and...

I've been a Type 1 diabetic for 38 years and riding dirt bikes and ADV riding for many years. My trips concentrate on off rosd riding and my longest trip so far was a month long trip through 3...
Forum: Equipment 02-26-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,351
Posted By team ftb
Farther keep us posted on how the unit works out...

Farther keep us posted on how the unit works out for you please.
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2015, 02:47 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 32,351
Posted By team ftb
So who makes the smallest cpap for those who like...

So who makes the smallest cpap for those who like to pack light? My bedside cpap is the size of a large loaf of bread and thats without the breatbing tu be and electrical cord. Looki g for tiny and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 230,203
Posted By team ftb
Does the small bamboo raft qualify as...

Does the small bamboo raft qualify as singletrack?'


https://scontent-sin.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/1012820_455693681197079_787290762_n.jpg?oh=45baccfae6e0c6560a51202e4cbe8663&oe=555433A1
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2015, 07:39 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 230,203
Posted By team ftb
Flipped the bike into a tree trying to get around...

Flipped the bike into a tree trying to get around a fallen tree on some single-track,
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 02-16-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 230,203
Posted By team ftb
They used to be my favorite woods bike. Mountain...

They used to be my favorite woods bike. Mountain bike light. I installed a WR 4th and 5th gear an rode it for years. Glad to see you boys having fun.

Enjoying your Idaho pics:clap.
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,182
Posted By team ftb
Glad the info was useful for you. For waterproof...

Glad the info was useful for you. For waterproof luggage that is reliable and trustworthy enough to take off road pounding this is currently the best option I've found available.

Below is one mod...
Forum: Vendors 02-14-2015, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 248,079
Posted By team ftb
Once Pete returns from Vietnam I would really...

Once Pete returns from Vietnam I would really appreciate a pic of how the Reckless mounts to the bike. I can see the front lower strap that wraps round the lower frame easily enough but how about...
Forum: Vendors 02-12-2015, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,786
Views: 234,471
Posted By team ftb
Gotcha thanks Michael.

Gotcha thanks Michael.
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