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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-31-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 1,981
Views: 1,105,363
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Wicked I Love My Job

I get to performance test an ST1300P every day :D :rofl :evil :lol3
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-03-2010, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2,361
Views: 198,537
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Ive always said you should have a KLR :evil . I...

Ive always said you should have a KLR :evil . I was shocked to hear what happened though. I wanted to go this year but had company from out of town that whole week or id of been right there with ya....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 06-19-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 68,515
Posted By mtnbiker1096
I road in via Kepps, Dan Creek, Brockman, and...

I road in via Kepps, Dan Creek, Brockman, and McKoy. Ruts were bad in a few spots and a few mud crossings. Nothing to bad for the K761's though. Spent the night at McKoy. Good to eet you in Alpine....
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,130
Posted By mtnbiker1096
It was good to meet you in Alpine!! That place...

It was good to meet you in Alpine!! That place has good burgers too. I thought about going back to IF via mckoy, brochman, dan creek, and kepps the same way I got there but the slab was fun around...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-08-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,023
Views: 68,515
Posted By mtnbiker1096
KLR Rider in Idaho Falls here....

Hey all. Im in Idaho Falls and ride an 06 KLR. I'd like to do some rides and learn some new areas.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-03-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 10,496
Posted By mtnbiker1096
I have taken my 12 year old son on some trips and...

I have taken my 12 year old son on some trips and a couple of overnighters. My suggestion is first make sure he can reach the pegs and he has enough room to be comfy on the bike. Make sure to outfit...
Forum: Alaska 07-02-2009, 08:07 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 17,548
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Talking Cool, I'm planning my first D2D for 2010.

Cool, I'm planning my first D2D for 2010.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-14-2009, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,049
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Ouch. Thats gonna leave a mark! :cry

Ouch. Thats gonna leave a mark! :cry
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-13-2009, 09:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,851
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Dont forget to report it so it can be entered...

Dont forget to report it so it can be entered into NCIC.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-07-2009, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 652
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Their getting it ready so they can spend some...

Their getting it ready so they can spend some stimulus money on it and pave it. :D
Sorry couldnt resist.
Forum: Equipment 03-08-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 197,911
Posted By mtnbiker1096
I just picked one up a couple days ago so I...

I just picked one up a couple days ago so I havent done much with it. But it is what it is and Im looking forward messing around with it.
Realizing that it is what it is.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,023
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Pissed I'm wondering how long the plate is going to last...

I'm wondering how long the plate is going to last on my kids CRF80.
This law is a huge joke writen and put in place by someone that has no clue about riding.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 02-27-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,210
Views: 175,408
Posted By mtnbiker1096
I got a 200 for kicks to put in my wifes van. It...

I got a 200 for kicks to put in my wifes van. It works pretty well for her.
I took it as a side kick to my legend on my continental divide trip. I just kept it in the map pocket of my tank bag. It...
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Thumb So I know that putting something inside a bare...

So I know that putting something inside a bare alum. box will cause it to get grungy and black. Not to mention the ratteling around. I decided I wanted to coat the inside with something but what. I...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2009, 02:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Talking Panniers and other goodies...

After a couple of years I finaly pulled the trigger and bought a few things from HT. Gotta love a tax refund.
I decided to finally get the armor that I need so I did the PD NERF / Skid plate combo....
Forum: Equipment 12-31-2008, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,311
Posted By mtnbiker1096
I use the MSR wind deflector and it works great,...

I use the MSR wind deflector and it works great, folds up nice and holds up well.

Strap the boots to the outside so they air out while riding or put them in a stuff bag and strap that to the bike.
Forum: Thumpers 08-15-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 740
Posted By mtnbiker1096
+1:evil

+1:evil
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4,506
Views: 1,015,102
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Good job. You have a great photographic skill....

Good job. You have a great photographic skill. Now you can take both you and photography to new and wonderfull places.
Forum: Equipment 08-10-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,918
Posted By mtnbiker1096
That looks like what Ive been looking for. Much...

That looks like what Ive been looking for. Much better than hauling the laptop around. Now if they could just get the price down to about 1/4 of what it is. :eek1


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Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2008, 09:42 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,890
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Thumb Great RR! up till the suprise ending. Glad you...

Great RR! up till the suprise ending. Glad you came through it and are looking ahead. Something I had not given much thought before reading your RR was medical evac. A good reminder to check into...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 14,189
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Cool2 Really nice ride and pics!! :clap

Really nice ride and pics!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 08-02-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,547
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Nice! I just got back from Glacier a couple days...

Nice! I just got back from Glacier a couple days ago. A little road work on Going to the sun hwy but not to bad. And when you do have to stop, you have nice scenery. Expecting a full report.
Forum: Equipment 08-02-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,578
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Congrats on your stove!! You'll like it. I had...

Congrats on your stove!! You'll like it.
I had used multi fuel for years but this year I decided to try a canister stove.
I picked up a MSR Windpro. Used it for my 7 day trip last month. It worked...
Forum: Americas 07-22-2008, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Thumb Thanks for the info. Ive checked the forest...

Thanks for the info.
Ive checked the forest service and Montana area websites and things sound good. Its been raining a little that will help keep the dust down.:wink:
Forum: Americas 07-18-2008, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Question Northern part of the Great Divide Ride...

I am starting a short trip on Thursday doing the Idaho and Montana portions of the Great Divide Ride.:clap
Has anyone done the ride recently? IF so, how are the conditions? Are there any road,...
Forum: Road warriors 06-28-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 52,035
Posted By mtnbiker1096
It truly is a terrible thing to hear of a fellow...

It truly is a terrible thing to hear of a fellow rider going down. We all share a common bond, even if we don’t share like opinions. :freaky
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Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 955
Views: 176,593
Posted By mtnbiker1096
WOW what a great begining. I cant wait for more!...

WOW what a great begining. I cant wait for more! :lurk

I'm curious how well your Spot messenger works out. (Thinkin of getting one for my upcoming GDR)
Forum: Equipment 06-04-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,031
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Wicked Neos

I got a pair of these Neos from a local shop 2 years ago. They have been great. A little on the heavy duty side but I expect them to last many more years.

Aerostich has them too
...
Forum: Americas 06-04-2008, 08:37 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,555
Posted By mtnbiker1096
K Ride your ride and do your trip the way you...

K
Ride your ride and do your trip the way you want. There is alot of great advice on here about gear and bikes and routes but in the end the trip is totaly yours, so do what you want.
IMHO I would...
Forum: Vendors 05-30-2008, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,507
Views: 822,738
Posted By mtnbiker1096
GB... Just ordered 2 big and 4 small white...

GB...

Just ordered 2 big and 4 small white ovals.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-10-2008, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By mtnbiker1096
I would love to but Im heading to Boise in the...

I would love to but Im heading to Boise in the morning. Riding over via Challis, Stanley and such. Maybe next time.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-06-2008, 12:32 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 29,774
Posted By mtnbiker1096
The first question you need to ask yourself is...

The first question you need to ask yourself is what type of cooking are you going to be doing.
Are you just going to be heating water for soups or freeze dried? Or are you going to cook a full meal?...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-05-2008, 09:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,045
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Your going to have a great ride! My suggestion...

Your going to have a great ride!
My suggestion would be to spend as much time on your steed as possible doing "test runs" to see what works for you. Try something some one suggests, if it works for...
Forum: Thumpers 04-02-2008, 09:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By mtnbiker1096
I pulled the trigger...

Well I picked up the CRF80 today.
It took all of about 5 minuets to get the basic clutch operation. Another 10 for him to start pushing the bike a bit and an hour later, he's trying to catch "big...
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By mtnbiker1096
a few years ago when the boy was 4, my uncle gave...

a few years ago when the boy was 4, my uncle gave him a ride on his banshee. My son reached up and pushed on the throtle as hard as he could. About threw them both off it. All my son did was laugh....
Forum: Thumpers 03-24-2008, 01:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Thanks for the thoughts guys, I didnt think about...

Thanks for the thoughts guys, I didnt think about thet weight issue. Maybe ill take him in and see if he can kick them over and pick them up.
THink the stealer will be happy with me tipping a few...
Forum: Thumpers 03-23-2008, 09:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Question First bike for son...

I am thinking of getting my 11 year old son a bike. I have been kicking around the CRF80 and KLX110.
Anyone with any experiance with either one?
What do you like / dislike?

My son can flat...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2008, 01:15 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 95,324
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Looks like a great adventure, Trip of a...

Looks like a great adventure, Trip of a lifetime!!!


:lurk
Forum: Americas 01-21-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,586
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Last year we had more encounters with bears than...

Last year we had more encounters with bears than we have had in a long time. Follow the good suggestions like keeping your camping and cooking areas seperate. Dont keep anything that smells...
Forum: Ride reports 01-04-2008, 10:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,771
Posted By mtnbiker1096
Looks like a great time. I have gotta try that...

Looks like a great time. I have gotta try that setup. I cant stand to have the bike sitting for the entire winter.

p.s. I always ride with a handgun too. :chace
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