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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Today, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By wbbnm
I guess it is kind of worth it. My 60 was...

I guess it is kind of worth it. My 60 was getting pretty beat up.

One big advantage is that the display is not only bigger, but it is brighter. I can see it in almost all lighting conditions....
Forum: Day Trippin' Today, 07:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,212
Posted By wbbnm
Great news. Your statement on...

Great news.

Your statement on difficulty is a little hard to interpret. Did you mean to say "didn't" or was getting up challenging. I see one of your guys was on a KLR.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... Today, 07:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By wbbnm
I'm confused. Are the bad ruts on the pipeline...

I'm confused. Are the bad ruts on the pipeline road or on the ridge line road, or maybe both?
Forum: Day Trippin' Yesterday, 06:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,212
Posted By wbbnm
Fantastic rides and pictures. The area of Utah...

Fantastic rides and pictures. The area of Utah you ride is my favorite.

Looks like you might have gone up or down Bobby's Hole Hill west of Elephant Hill.

We found it absolutely unrideable...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 198
Posted By wbbnm
I switch back and forth between BaseCamp and...

I switch back and forth between BaseCamp and Mapsource. I am just more comfortable with Mapsource, but Basecamp has a few features that Mapsource doesn't. Thus my answer is switch if it makes sense....
Forum: Thumpers 10-17-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By wbbnm
I use some stick-on low profile ones like those...

I use some stick-on low profile ones like those shown above. I first bought some from Cycle Gear, but they didn't last very long.

I now use ones I got from sicass racing. They have lasted...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-17-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By wbbnm
I create thousands of miles of off-road tracks in...

I create thousands of miles of off-road tracks in the course of a year. (I use a PC, I don't have a MAC.)

If I have to create a track from scratch, I first create routes using either City...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-17-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By wbbnm
I don't know the answer, but if this is important...

I don't know the answer, but if this is important to you, I recommend zooming way in when making the waypoint.

If it were me I would do an experiment around the neighborhood to figure this out.
...
Forum: Americas 10-17-2014, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 313
Posted By wbbnm
I remember a campground in Baker where there is...

I remember a campground in Baker where there is also a small motel and a great bar. Think it might be the Great Basin Lodge or something like that. Might be an option.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-17-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,095
Posted By wbbnm
We often park at Exit 89 then go about a mile...

We often park at Exit 89 then go about a mile north on the frontage rand and take a dirt road (Alamosa Canyon, CR29) to near Monticello and go up the hill and take another dirt road (CR16) north to...
Forum: Americas 10-15-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,046
Posted By wbbnm
We rode down 202 a few years ago and I remember...

We rode down 202 a few years ago and I remember it as a pretty good road. I don't think it would be unreasonable for somebody riding alone who was used to doing so. Not much traffic though.

This...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By wbbnm
I can't make it. Something came up. Have a...

I can't make it. Something came up. Have a great ride you guys.
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 297
Posted By wbbnm
Not sure about Nov weather - probably lots of...

Not sure about Nov weather - probably lots of nice days early in the month.

I rode Poison Spider a few times several years ago. The scenery and some of the riding is spectacular. But it has...
Forum: Thumpers 10-14-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By wbbnm
The 07 seems to be a lot less likely to burn oil...

The 07 seems to be a lot less likely to burn oil than the 09.
Forum: Americas 10-14-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By wbbnm
I don't understand the need for the gas can with...

I don't understand the need for the gas can with a KLR for almost anywhere in the continental US.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 544
Posted By wbbnm
Those low fenders are going to be a disaster if...

Those low fenders are going to be a disaster if you do any mud riding. They will pack up and make the bike uncontrollable just before you crash.
Forum: Thumpers 10-13-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,537
Posted By wbbnm
My 2013 does this a few times a day on a long...

My 2013 does this a few times a day on a long ride seemingly completely at random.

I used to think it was something I was doing, but not anymore. I do get a similar effect on my 450...
Forum: Americas 10-13-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By wbbnm
Mark, Great ride and report. We ran into...

Mark,

Great ride and report. We ran into the owners of the Three Step Lodge in Monticello a couple of weeks ago. They told us all about their place.

We had ridden the TAT route south...
Forum: Americas 10-13-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 480
Posted By wbbnm
We have done several rides in the past 5 years or...

We have done several rides in the past 5 years or so thru that area. The amount and quality of riding seems limitless. Here is a trip report on the ride from 2013
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-13-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 776
Posted By wbbnm
I would be interested. I think we might be doing...

I would be interested. I think we might be doing another ride Friday, but if that falls thru yours sounds great.

How far would it be without gas if you don't go into Grants?

Exactly...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 882
Posted By wbbnm
I rode my 07 KLR for 7 years and 30k miles and...

I rode my 07 KLR for 7 years and 30k miles and had a great time mainly doing longish DS/ADV rides. The KLR could be a handful when the going got rough.

I switched to a KTM 690 earlier this...
Forum: Thumpers 10-12-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,759
Posted By wbbnm
What number setting is the "soft" map?

What number setting is the "soft" map?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-12-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,345
Posted By wbbnm
Interesting. I wonder if this would work on...

Interesting. I wonder if this would work on eyeglasses too.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-12-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,598
Posted By wbbnm
The few times I have done the WRT it has seemed...

The few times I have done the WRT it has seemed it is not that remote in terms of people being around.

I remember passing several trucks ferrying bicyclists from place to place and encountered...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-11-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,598
Posted By wbbnm
I would bring a regular air pump in addition to...

I would bring a regular air pump in addition to the CO2 cartridges. On a few occasions we have used up all the cartridges learning that we pinched the tube during the install.
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 14,712
Posted By wbbnm
Thanks for posting this. Your helmet cam pics are...

Thanks for posting this. Your helmet cam pics are doing a great job of documenting the trail. Looks like the road getting out of Eagle Canyon has gotten a little more difficult that when we did it in...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-10-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 415
Posted By wbbnm
When I want to do this I just open the track in...

When I want to do this I just open the track in Mapsource or Basecamp and size the screen show what I want. And I pick City Navigator or Topos as the background map depending on which I think looks...
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By wbbnm
Be sure to have him tighten the torque limiter...

Be sure to have him tighten the torque limiter while he has the clutch basket off. Or maybe try to get a new one thrown in.

Hodakaguy has a nice writeup on this too.
Forum: Thumpers 10-09-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,938
Posted By wbbnm
I rode for several years with a friend who had an...

I rode for several years with a friend who had an 18" wheel on the rear. He had a continuing problem in mud. The bigger tire would load up and lock up very quickly in mud.

You might be able...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 10-09-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,533
Posted By wbbnm
I ride with a few guys who have this problem. On...

I ride with a few guys who have this problem. On some units you can navigate a track. This puts a wide magenta line over the track. But as I write this I have my doubts that the 60 has this...
Forum: Thumpers 10-08-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 18,935
Views: 2,095,103
Posted By wbbnm
I bought a used 2013 back in February. I have...

I bought a used 2013 back in February. I have put nearly 6k miles of 80% dirt roads on it. With all the other mods I did to get it trip-ready I did not get around to changing out the air filter. I...
Forum: Americas 10-08-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By wbbnm
It looks you are dirt-capable with the KLR. If...

It looks you are dirt-capable with the KLR. If you are interested you can get from about Carlsbad NM to western Colorado on mostly good dirt roads. But you will need good maps or GPS tracks.
...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-08-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 455
Posted By wbbnm
It is a tough choice between Colorado and 64...

It is a tough choice between Colorado and 64 across northern NM.

Along the way I highly recommend UT 95 from Blanding to Hanksville. Then 25 over to Torrey. And do not miss 12 from Torrey to...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-06-2014, 07:58 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,095
Posted By wbbnm
Here are some GPS tracks from rides I have done...

Here are some GPS tracks from rides I have done in the T or C area.

Last year some guys got lost trying to use some old tracks of mine on the Mt Withington Loop. The track showed the old road...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 349
Views: 19,095
Posted By wbbnm
Did you guys ride up the road that takes off...

Did you guys ride up the road that takes off north about 8 miles east of Springtime campground to get to 107 and then up Mt Withington?

If so how was the road? Any bad washouts there or...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By wbbnm
Great report and pictures. Sounds like kind of an...

Great report and pictures. Sounds like kind of an epic trip Elbow Canyon one day and Moab a few days later.

I assume you made it up Lockhardt basin with no problems. I love the ride, but it seems...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 10-05-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,486
Posted By wbbnm
IMHO the best things about MVUM maps is that they...

IMHO the best things about MVUM maps is that they by law have to show all the roads that are open, even the most minor and neglected ones.

But they only show roads on National Forest property. ...
Forum: Day Trippin' 10-03-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,455
Posted By wbbnm
Fantastic ride and report. Loved all the...

Fantastic ride and report. Loved all the pictures.

We stayed at the Marble Canyon lodge in May. Their main building had burned down and they were building a new one. This was a bit of a...
Forum: Americas 10-03-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,086
Posted By wbbnm
There aren't many dirt road bridges across the...

There aren't many dirt road bridges across the Mississippi nor other major rivers.
Forum: Americas 10-02-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By wbbnm
They were the traditional national forest user...

They were the traditional national forest user maps. We got them at a ranger station maybe 50 miles north of Crater Lake. So they were for whatever that forest is.

I would say the unmapped...
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