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Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 03-26-2015, 04:54 AM
Replies: 1,259
Sticky: TetS
Views: 118,328
Posted By PYG RYDR
Great! I suggest you start a new thread and...

Great!

I suggest you start a new thread and then post a link to it here.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-08-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 192,323
Posted By PYG RYDR
Bump, edited my original post.

Bump, edited my original post.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 192,323
Posted By PYG RYDR
Wow, GPS Kevin's website has great information! ...

Wow, GPS Kevin's website has great information! A very impressive collection of details! Not sure if I am interested in helping you with idea. And the idea in changing the ADV thread name for your...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-07-2015, 05:54 AM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 192,323
Posted By PYG RYDR
Very nice! Maybe time to start a new thread for...

Very nice! Maybe time to start a new thread for your route and designate a new name. Curious-are you sharing the tracks?

Galen
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-27-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 36,923
Posted By PYG RYDR
A source I use: ...

A source I use:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=979699

Old 07-29-2014, 03:42 PM #19
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Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-14-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 264
Views: 42,948
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Mitas-FYI

I saw this on another thread:

Fresh Batch of Mitas E-07 Dakars tires just in!
Hey Guys,

I just got in a large order of Mitas adventure bike tires. See page 2...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-01-2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 235,768
Posted By PYG RYDR
Glad you were able to hobble home. I fixed a...

Glad you were able to hobble home.

I fixed a K60 last July an hour into a weekend long ride. The roadside repair was a bear, but do-able! Pulled a long deck board screw out of the tread.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 07:09 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Wink First ADV RR

This Ride Report was my first attempt for narrating a long ride on ADV.

I learned that the next report will start after completing the ride since a RR requires time and a solid internet...
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
You are welcome! It was another great trip!

You are welcome! It was another great trip!
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thanks Cliff. The idea of using the Drift to...

Thanks Cliff. The idea of using the Drift to take sequential interval shots was Jim's. Most times I prefer this method of capturing the ride more than videos!

Kudos to Jim~Thump! :clap
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 9-Pavement return to Clayton

Originally our plan was to spend 4 days riding pavement back to Clayton, NM-where we left our truck and trailer, but we saved some mileage by returning to Battle Mountain, so we canceled/changed...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Day 8-continued

Since there was no gate, we rode through the field along the fence.
http://pygrydr.smugmug.com/2014Folder/2014-Trans-America-Trail-Day-8/i-dcXt9r7/2/L/TL001932-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-28-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 8-Eureka to Battle Mountain, NV

After a lackluster breakfast, compliments of the Eureka Gold Country Inn, we headed to the desert.
http://pygrydr.smugmug.com/2014Folder/2014-Trans-America-Trail-Day-8/i-zpCnjsw/2/L/TL001834-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
JJ-I am riding my LTL PYG Sunday. I will loan you...

JJ-I am riding my LTL PYG Sunday. I will loan you my BYG PYG if you want to ride. Email sent. Galen
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
No-Sleep Inn parking lot-email sent your way.

No-Sleep Inn parking lot-email sent your way.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
As Jason, noted, load a 4 gig card-if do not have...

As Jason, noted, load a 4 gig card-if do not have one yet, then limit your tracks to 20 or less and 10,000 waypoints-and I think you can make it work for you.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 07:17 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Gps

Initially I bought a new Garmin GPS 64S for a backup unit to my workhorse Garmin 60CSx unit for when I ride solo, but after familiarizing myself with the 64, it is my primary unit and have not used...
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thanks guys! I am glad you enjoy the RR. Days 8...

Thanks guys! I am glad you enjoy the RR. Days 8 and 9 coming soon.

Happy Thanksgiving!
Forum: Ride reports 11-26-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 7-Baker to Eureka, NV

Our host was gracious enough to upgrade our room to a suite at Hidden Canyon Ranch. She probably felt sorry for us tired looking travelers. I had my own room, complete with a king bed! After a...
Forum: Thumpers 11-07-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 48,223
Views: 9,931,602
Posted By PYG RYDR
. Pyg rydr

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Pyg rydr
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 10-31-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,117
Views: 644,664
Posted By PYG RYDR
Me too! I tried the PP on my WR250R and did not...

Me too! I tried the PP on my WR250R and did not like them, and sold them. I prefer a solid base for my feet when standing and bought the SW Motech for my TGR PYG-and am happy!
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 6-Salina, UT to Baker, NV

Our route started with a few miles of pavement.
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail/i-VQXLHfm/1/L/TL001231-L.jpg (http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail/i-VQXLHfm/A)

A...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 10:09 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 5-Moab to Salina, UT-Part 2

After lunch-jerky, energy bars, almonds, etc,-we continue into Black Dragon Wash.
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail-Day-5/i-Dq3wGGL/1/L/TL001051-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 10-10-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
We used the tracks purchased from Sam Correro,...

We used the tracks purchased from Sam Correro, the TAT designer.
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 5-Moab to Salina, UT

We left Moab with another day of beautiful weather.
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail-Day-5/i-x6nPzrL/1/L/TL000859-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-26-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Day 4-Silverton, CO to Moab, UT

We expected a long day, so we were up early and were the first patrons for breakfast at 6:30 am at the Brown Bear Cafe. After breakfast, we checked our bikes and the dew from a half-hour earlier,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
You are welcome. Glad you are enjoying our ride!

You are welcome. Glad you are enjoying our ride!
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Hey now Bill, my trailer works just fine for a...

Hey now Bill, my trailer works just fine for a re-furbished snowmobile trailer!
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail1/i-9SzVf46/4/L/1-IMG_20140829_070654-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Day 3-Salida to Silverton, CO

After a downing a micro-waved burrito and gourmet coffee, we hit the road!

A few miles of asphalt south, then onto gravel and hardpack, with rocks, sand, washes and steep ascent. But quite...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
We left them in a parking lot, which was between...

We left them in a parking lot, which was between Hotel Eklund and the Police and Fire Department.

When we returned the truck was fine, but the right trailer fender was bent and appeared to be...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
A SAT is nice if you can afford it. Cell...

A SAT is nice if you can afford it. Cell coverage is definitely spotty and would not count on it if a problem occurs.

My fall-minor sprain on my left wrist and a pull on left foot-but nothing to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Day 2-La Veta to Salida, CO

After feasting on a gourmet breakfast provided by Sarah, our host, we departed for Salida. This is the first day I used my Drift for pics.

Leaving La Veta-a very small town....
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Day 1-Clayton NM to La Veta, CO

We departed Clayton before 8 am and rode ~55 miles to re-join the TAT. In 2010, we rode from TN to NM and stopped at Long Canyon Road. We stopped for a pic....
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Arrival

We arrived in Clayton, NM Saturday mid-afternoon and checked into Hotel Eklund.
http://rydr.smugmug.com/2014-Trans-America-Trail/i-rjH9LbZ/2/L/7-tapatalk_1409441223990-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
On the way

Jason and I left Virginia, Thursday, August 28 and traveled to Kingsport, TN, then left for Clayton, NM Friday.

After loading Jim's DR650...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Thumb Our Story-take 2!

I started this thread to cover our ride from Clayton to Paradise Valley and attempted to do daily/routine updates. That goal failed! I was either too tired or had limited internet service, or both,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Joe, It definitely the same location. I viewed...

Joe,
It definitely the same location. I viewed your video and wow! You were very fortunate! I guess my bike stalled after getting up on the rock step, but I was ejected to the left and did a roll...
Forum: Ride reports 09-01-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Wink Wayne, You would have fit right in with...

Wayne,

You would have fit right in with this group!

Next year-southern half of CDR!

Galen
Forum: Ride reports 08-30-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Hotel Eklund, Clayton, New Mexico! Tomorrow we...

Hotel Eklund, Clayton, New Mexico! Tomorrow we hit the Trans America Trail!

Sent from my USCC-C6721 using Tapatalk 2
Forum: Ride reports 08-29-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 21,654
Posted By PYG RYDR
Departure! Sent from my USCC-C6721 using...

Departure!


Sent from my USCC-C6721 using Tapatalk 2
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