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Forum: Ride reports Today, 06:41 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
I've read your Ride Reports over the last few...

I've read your Ride Reports over the last few years, and I think about your minimalist traveling every time I'm loading down the bike with too much stuff I "need" :lol3. Every year I do pack less and...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:58 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
Hey, Thanks for reading the Report... So, yes, as...

Hey, Thanks for reading the Report... So, yes, as Richard mentioned, my suspension had been re-done by WER (Works Enduro Rider). It made a tremendious improvement to the bike. It will never be as...
Forum: Ride reports Today, 05:10 AM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 217,311
Posted By jglow
ouch:huh! I've never seen a skewer in a toe,...

ouch:huh! I've never seen a skewer in a toe, yikes! Take care little wan!



Jordan
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 06:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
Day 3: Rio Grande N.F. to San Juan N.F.

Around midnight I remember waking up to the sound of Richard hacking up a lung. It was one of those super deep, ragged coughs where you sorta expected to hear some vomiting going on with it :puke1. I...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 04:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,062
Posted By jglow
nice job on the live ride report from the...

nice job on the live ride report from the trail... That takes a lot of time at the end of the day when you have plenty of other things you need to do. Thanks for your effort :clap


Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
And here is the Video Wrap for Day 2 :lurk: ...

And here is the Video Wrap for Day 2 :lurk:

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Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
Finishing up Day 2

So with everyone on board, and committed to finishing out the trail, we get the two bikes out of the mud, and carefully find a way through the marsh without sinking into another mud hole :rayof.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
Day 2 - Continued

Back at the bottom of the rocky hill climb, we double-check the GPS’s… And take the split on the trail.


http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utalorado-2014/i-rZqQDMh/0/L/GP%20DD2-17-L.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
Day 2 – Rio Grande N.F. (Below Del Norte) to Rio Grande N.F. (NW of Creede)

I was up super early – probably around 4:30. I’m a pretty early to bed, early to rise kind of guy, and when you factor in the hour we gained in the Mountain Time Zone, I’m a super early to rise guy....
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
And here is the Video Wrap for Day 1 :lurk: ...

And here is the Video Wrap for Day 1 :lurk:


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Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
Day 1 – La Veta, Colorado to Rio Grande N.F. (Below Del Norte, Colorado)

We headed out after work on a Wednesday with the end destination being La Veta, Colorado – our starting point for this ride.

...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
To give y'all an idea of what areas of the...

To give y'all an idea of what areas of the mythical land of Utalorado that we are riding in, see the below pic :deal:
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
I can only hope that this Ride Report is...

I can only hope that this Ride Report is Oso-good, or Wan-tastic, or maybe you can at least make it your favorite? :lol3 (if you've never read a Bigwan/Littlewan RR, then this has made zero sense to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,158
Posted By jglow
Utalorado 2014 – The Over-Ambitious Loop (3 Wr250R’s vs. a KTM 500XCW)

Last year I had great luck using some of the UTBDR (Utah Backcountry Discovery Route) and linking it together with tons of other OHV trails, Forest Roads, BLM Roads, etc… to build my own pretty sweet...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 35,393
Posted By jglow
hey Vic! I think the true answer to your...

hey Vic!

I think the true answer to your question is: either bike will do the job, but your final choice will depend on budget, mechanical know-how, availability ( if looking to buy used), and...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-27-2014, 05:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,724
Posted By jglow
TNC, Pucker factor for me would be riding...

TNC,

Pucker factor for me would be riding the area without a GPS :rofl!

We made the Blue to Red connection on our ride last summer. It was pretty awesome. We got lost a few times missing the...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 04-22-2014, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 799
Posted By jglow
Routing strictly off of Garmin Maps and/or Google...

Routing strictly off of Garmin Maps and/or Google maps in this area is pretty tricky. The closest access to K-Trail from Clayton used to be by way of Clayton Trail (the map shows closer access, but...
Forum: Parallel Universe 02-20-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By jglow
Coolant leak from heat exchanger?

I recently picked up a used 2010 F800gs, and I just noticed a small area (about the size of a quarter) of what appears to be coolant, on the ground under the bike. It has been sitting in the same...
Forum: Equipment 02-20-2014, 02:33 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 45,900
Posted By jglow
Looking for a code as well... Will certainly...

Looking for a code as well... Will certainly return the favor. Please pm.


Jordan
Forum: Beasts 02-03-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,582
Posted By jglow
:deal Saw this one in the FM: ...

:deal

Saw this one in the FM:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=947662&highlight=triumph+tiger


Jordan
Forum: Ride reports 01-09-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 70,560
Posted By jglow
Tex, just came across you RR. Wow, great pics...

Tex, just came across you RR. Wow, great pics :nod!

Jordan
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-31-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,830
Posted By jglow
The Track with the gnarly single track in it is...

The Track with the gnarly single track in it is Track 3B. More specifically it is the Waypoint "TRL 23 EXP" in Track 3B. It's only a few miles long, and can be routed around using Medium difficulty...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 12-30-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,830
Posted By jglow
Hey r'elise me, thanks for your interest in the...

Hey r'elise me, thanks for your interest in the route and the kind words about the Ride Report. Let's see if I can answer your questions.

1. About the different route options: So, yes, in a few...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 217,311
Posted By jglow
Up Schofield Pass at night in the rain :eek1... ...

Up Schofield Pass at night in the rain :eek1... Oso Epic :clap:clap:clap.

Things typically don't look as gnarly in the vids as they were in real life, so I can only imagine how scary that...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-30-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,830
Posted By jglow
Generally the earliest everything will be...

Generally the earliest everything will be passable (snow melted) is mid July, and I would say the latest would be probably the end of October? This will vary depending on how much snow fell over the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2013, 06:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
Here is the link to the map I found, and used, of...

Here is the link to the map I found, and used, of the Henry Mountain area: BLM - Henry Mountain Map...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-23-2013, 07:04 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 27,060
Posted By jglow
Cool... I'm gonna try and be there around 8......

Cool... I'm gonna try and be there around 8... was probably gonna park at the top, but are y'all gonna have the trailer. If so, maybe I'll to park by the tree at the bottom?



jordan
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,049
Views: 217,311
Posted By jglow
You had me at "Wan" :nod! :lurk:lurk:lurk...

You had me at "Wan" :nod!


:lurk:lurk:lurk



jordan
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
Here is the Video Wrap for our final day on the...

Here is the Video Wrap for our final day on the UUAR - Day 7:




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Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
Thanks everyone for the replies :thumb! As most...

Thanks everyone for the replies :thumb! As most of you know, it takes a ton of time to write up the report :cob, and it's y'all's comments/replies that fuel the commitment. I get super stoked when I...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-22-2013, 05:26 AM
Replies: 617
Views: 27,060
Posted By jglow
Seems like they are gonna be open, so I'm down......

Seems like they are gonna be open, so I'm down... the JB Weld is still holding strong on my radiator fan :deal.

Any of you other regulars going out :ear?


jordan
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 08-21-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 27,060
Posted By jglow
me? Did I answer correctly?

me?


Did I answer correctly?
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
Day 7 – Snow Flat Rd to Monticello, UT (Final...

Day 7 – Snow Flat Rd to Monticello, UT (Final Day) :2cry

We anticipated a fairly short day today. We should be able to make it back to the truck in Monticello by early afternoon. Rain was pretty...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2013, 05:31 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
Here is the Video Wrap for Day 6 :deal: ...

Here is the Video Wrap for Day 6 :deal:





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Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
Day 6 continued... Cliffhanger over :D... ...

Day 6 continued...

Cliffhanger over :D...


We roll up on the scene, and it’s probably one of the last things any one of us expected to see out here :huh.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2013, 07:40 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
Day 6 – Hite, UT to Snow Flat Rd Last night...

Day 6 – Hite, UT to Snow Flat Rd

Last night was a pretty hot night – just as we anticipated. It eventually cooled off (very relative term) around 2am-3am, and I think we were all able to snag at...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 576
Views: 105,960
Posted By jglow
:bow This is awes:nodme! jordan

:bow This is awes:nodme!




jordan
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 04:16 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
And here is the Video for Day 5 :deal ...

And here is the Video for Day 5 :deal




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Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 05:19 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 28,160
Posted By jglow
Finishing up Day 5.... So, we were totally...

Finishing up Day 5....

So, we were totally ready to bail out on the trip, but then discovered the bike was just low on coolant :lol3.


So what was the problem with the cooling system to begin...
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 08-18-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,830
Posted By jglow
Ultimate Utah Adventure Route (UUAR) – The UTBDR and a Whole Lot More -- Tracks

http://jglowicki.smugmug.com/Other/Utah-2013/i-WcsX7KK/0/XL/P7300234-XL.jpg


The Ultimate Utah Adventure Route (UUAR) uses some of the UTBDR, all sorts of OHV trail, MC Single track trail, forest...
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