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Forum: Americas 04-02-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 904
Posted By Iggster
White Rim stuff...

(1) Permitting the WR for day-use is still in the public-comment phase. It is not in effect now. The fact that it's been proposed at all most likely means that some type of backdoor deal has already...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-02-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,016
Posted By Iggster
Great pictures - way better than mine from the...

Great pictures - way better than mine from the same day!! Maybe we'll cross paths again...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-02-2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,259
Posted By Iggster
I remember seeing you over by Monument Basin. I...

I remember seeing you over by Monument Basin. I was on the white/rallye edition 1200gs. We exchanged waves. My buddy was coming out of the outhouse and said that you wheelied right on by! :ricky
...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 04-01-2015, 06:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,259
Posted By Iggster
I came in through the Canyonlands entrance on Hwy...

I came in through the Canyonlands entrance on Hwy 313. I have a National Park Pass and the nice girl at the gate let all three of us in with it. We went down Long Canyon, back up Long Canyon, down...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-31-2015, 01:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,259
Posted By Iggster
I stand corrected. I went down and rode the...

I stand corrected.

I went down and rode the White Rim on Saturday, 3/28/2015. About 3 miles in, a ranger flagged us down. He wanted to "talk about riding these big bikes in the backcountry." The...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-24-2015, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 962
Posted By Iggster
Most of the UTBDR is well travelled. Between the...

Most of the UTBDR is well travelled. Between the hunters, campers, hikers, ATVers and RAZORers...I don't think you would be stranded for long, even without a sat phone/no phone service.

The SPOT...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 22,566
Views: 2,220,018
Posted By Iggster
Mike Harris

The man you're looking for is Mike Harris Upholstery Service
801-968-1554 or 801-580-7236
Forum: GS Boxers 03-20-2015, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,389
Posted By Iggster
Jim, If the OP doesn't want this bag, I...

Jim,

If the OP doesn't want this bag, I will take it.
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-20-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,259
Posted By Iggster
Permitting Enforcement Bulls**t!

And that in itself is a nightmare, because both Mineral Bottom and Shafer Trail are BLM roads. They are not a part of Canyonlands NP until the bottom of MB (going south) and the intersection of WRT...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-19-2015, 09:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,259
Posted By Iggster
Comment link

The story + link to NPS comments:

http://www.sltrib.com/news/2303339-155/canyonlands-seeks-comments-on-white-rim

Deadline for comments is April 14, 2015. Make a statement!!
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By Iggster
It really depends on the type of riding you're...

It really depends on the type of riding you're looking for, difficulty level and scenery...

The WRT is pretty flat (not straight), except for a few hills and the switchbacks at Mineral Bottom &...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 775
Posted By Iggster
Road Report Thread

Keep an eye on this. And/or call the local ranger stations/visitor centers.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=778158
Forum: Equipment 03-17-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By Iggster
It looks very similar to TT's new helmet. Similar...

It looks very similar to TT's new helmet. Similar features too...

http://www.touratech-usa.com/Store/PN-500-18XX/Touratech-Aventuro-Carbon-Helmet
Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,015
Posted By Iggster
Other Roads...

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Forum: Americas 03-02-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,015
Posted By Iggster
Roads, conditions, pictures

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Burr Trail - It is very fun. It's a gravel road with...
Forum: Americas 02-06-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,052
Posted By Iggster
Check out the Sand Flat/Kokopelli/Onion Creek...

Check out the Sand Flat/Kokopelli/Onion Creek loop. Fantastic scenery (including dinosaur tracks!), fun riding and minimal traffic.

I'm also a big fan of the Shafer Trail/Long Canyon loop. Shafer...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 02-04-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,259
Posted By Iggster
Question No info about this on NPS website

This is interesting. There's always been a permit system for the White Rim if you want to camp out on the trail (multi-day trip). I've never heard of getting a permit to drive or ride the White Rim...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Iggster
Canyonlands CG

http://moabrvresorts.com/canyonlands/ (http://moabrvresorts.com/canyonlands/)

This place rocks! Right in the middle of town. And there's a pool...'nuff said.
Forum: Americas 01-07-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 837
Posted By Iggster
Snowy/Shady areas on Northern UTBDR

This is from 5/26/2014. About ½ mile past Mill Hollow Reservoir on FR-054 (south of UT-35).
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Forum: Equipment 08-07-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
No wet pavement issues

If you read my other 4 or 5 posts in this thread, the wet pavement issues are discussed. In short, I've had no problems with wet pavement, cold or hot, riding fast or slow.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
Changed Tires Today

I had to change out rear tires today...I think I still had about 500-600 miles left on it, but I'm heading out for 10 days or so on Thursday and needed a fresh rear tire.
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Forum: Equipment 06-30-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
K60 at 7500 Miles

Here's a shot of my K60 at 7500 miles. I ran up to Island Park, ID and all over the surrounding area. Street & dirt stuff. The trip was about 1025 miles round trip and I don't think the tire hardly...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 06-02-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22,566
Views: 2,220,018
Posted By Iggster
Strawberry Pinnacles

That is the very end of Timber Canyon where it intersects Avintaquin Canyon and crosses the strawberry river.

The easiest way to get there is via US-40. About 3 miles past Fruitland, turn right...
Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 05-30-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 22,566
Views: 2,220,018
Posted By Iggster
More snow reports

I was out there on Monday, too.
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We went up Mill Hollow and hit snow about a mile or so past the reservoir....
Forum: GS Boxers 04-17-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,652
Posted By Iggster
Lots of thoughts on this very subject here......

Lots of thoughts on this very subject here... http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=924046
Forum: Equipment 04-11-2014, 08:36 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
I can't speak for Vic, but I usually shift around...

I can't speak for Vic, but I usually shift around the 4500-5000rpm range. We just rode a little over 1400 miles in 4 days to Death Valley and back. Our average speed through the Great Basin was...
Forum: Equipment 04-10-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
5K Update

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It’s been a little while since the original post. There seems to be lots of differing...
Forum: The Garage 02-05-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,763
Posted By Iggster
On two separate occasions, I've had the same...

On two separate occasions, I've had the same thing happen. Both times I got a "plug patch" and rode the tire for the rest of it's life. Never really thought about it again. However, both of these...
Forum: Americas 11-20-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Iggster
Thumb FS campgrounds on Hwy 24

There are 3 forest service campgrounds on UT-24 north of the town of Boulder (west end of the Burr Trail ends here). About 21-22 miles north of Boulder is Oak Creek...about a mile farther is Pleasant...
Forum: Day Trippin' 11-16-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,081
Posted By Iggster
Very nice! I rode the same route last Sunday with...

Very nice! I rode the same route last Sunday with 4 others. We all filled up in Stockton and were all on fumes when we got to Wendover.

Concerning the sheep dogs near Ibapah...I had two of them...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 11-07-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 833
Posted By Iggster
Ut!!

I'm a little biased since I live in SLC, UT. The BMW dealer in Sandy is awesome! They also carry Triumph, Aprilla & Moto Guzzi. I've bought a GS and a Thruxton from them and would not hesitate to go...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2013, 07:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
Temps were around 40 degrees for most of the...

Temps were around 40 degrees for most of the morning on the highway. Later on in the afternoon they rose to about 55 degrees.

On the way home from Moab, temps were in the mid 60s.
Forum: Equipment 10-11-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
17" rear K60 on BMW 1200GS is 44psi max

Front tire (19”) is stamped 36psi. Rear tire (17”) is stamped 44psi…

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Forum: Equipment 10-10-2013, 07:08 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
I run them 36psi front & 42psi rear...on & off...

I run them 36psi front & 42psi rear...on & off road. I've never aired-down any tire to go offroad.
Forum: GS Boxers 10-09-2013, 02:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,221
Posted By Iggster
Review

Check out my review of Heidenau K60s here: http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22517037#post22517037
Forum: Equipment 10-09-2013, 02:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
Final thoughts for K60 Scout

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The roundtrip mileage to Moab and back was 635 miles, with about 95 miles being...
Forum: Equipment 10-01-2013, 01:09 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 49,964
Posted By Iggster
Heidenau K60 vs. Karoo 3: A Side-By-Side Comparison

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Forum: The Rockies – It's all downhill from here... 08-22-2013, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By Iggster
If you can hear me, BEER me!

In SLC, try some of these:

Epic Brewery (open for lunch) = http://www.epicbrewing.com/

The Bayou (best selection of beer in Utah aka "beervana") = http://www.utahbayou.com/

The Beerhive...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-09-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,660
Posted By Iggster
Fontenelle Creek, WY

Crossing Fontenelle Creek, WY.
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Forum: Day Trippin' 08-08-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,203
Posted By Iggster
This is definitely my new favorite way to the...

This is definitely my new favorite way to the Alpine/Jackson/Victor area. Do it!
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