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Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
Redpillar, No tranny problems last year, it was a...

Redpillar, No tranny problems last year, it was a knocking noise at the end that turned out to be a skid plate. But my local dealer tore it down looking for the noise, then it still made the noise...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 03:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
One recovery story: After I found the tranny...

One recovery story:
After I found the tranny problem about 10 miles short of big southern butte, I had the gps auto route me to the closest highway in case the problem degraded. It was east of BSB...
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 01:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
Good luck, OrangwYZ. This was the only problem...

Good luck, OrangwYZ. This was the only problem tree on day 1 and 2. There is a subtle go around if you drop down the 12ft stream bank and pop back up to the trail a ways down. The bank was grassy and...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 11:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/27/9a62456...

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The Red Baron scores another victory. I got about 230 miles into Day 2 to the bottom of big southern butte, and my...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/27/fbac9ec...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/27/fbac9ec286dc87006e7682dd411f13f5.jpg

Made american falls after 130 miles. Lots of early trail. I got a slow start and I was riding slower than normal...
Forum: Ride reports 08-27-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
Rolling into day 2 Sunrise cemetary selfie....

Rolling into day 2
Sunrise cemetary selfie. Hope its not an bad omen

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/27/67f2089be6a0fcf07b99d35c4fd87fd4.jpg

Breakfast of champions. Go get em tiger!
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
Stats for the day ...

Stats for the day

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/26/d278f104e3f74d8639b7c68600731f83.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/26/911f190...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/26/911f190236f6574efa608573ddf684a1.jpg

Treefall on Inman creek trail. One of the few times my handlebar was on the ground as I dragged it under the tree. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
Thanks for the update, Idahoman. At sedgewick...

Thanks for the update, Idahoman.
At sedgewick mt now. http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/26/aa8077ac827c0fdb814ae133a0b4217d.jpg
Nice rocky climb up here. Beautiful day. Sorry u arent here
Forum: Ride reports 08-26-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/26/473e063...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/26/473e063e7cfc9f3b415cbea86b052b4e.jpg
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By birdcool
That is on day 7. Day 6 has more organized...

That is on day 7. Day 6 has more organized campgrounds like cedars that u can find on most maps.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-25-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By birdcool
Just came south along the T1 and there are...

Just came south along the T1 and there are several individual camp sites along every river road. Just look at routes that follow a river and you are very likely to find a site when u get there about...
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
I woke to strong lightning and rain so I am...

I woke to strong lightning and rain so I am driving to poky to do tire swap and trying to start again tomorrow.
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
And *it happens to the nicest guys too. >are...

And *it happens to the nicest guys too.
>are you going for challenge points after all?
Doing the T1 CP route as default. Not worried about approval. I'll let others decide if I did the Tour of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/24/b8345e3...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/24/b8345e3335e002fd51adf023dc9e0850.jpg

Yep. Idahoman has a broken fibula. Crushed between a 990 engine guard rail and the KTM 525. He rode it out to...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/22/5feeece...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/22/5feeece89a38e601c13aa4ad387db7b9.jpg

Guess which one is hurt?
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/08/22/f748465...

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Curse you, Red Barron! Idahoman hurt his ankle today so I am getting the truck and taking him home to Idaho Falls...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
Safely to sundance lookout tower for start of T1...

Safely to sundance lookout tower for start of T1 north.
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Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-21-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
Trek Of Idaho

Idahoman and I are headed out to start the T1 route from Canada tomorrow AM. Here is the new thread I started to report my progress when we can.
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,824
Posted By birdcool
Trek Of Idaho (Tour of Idaho x 2)

Idahoman and I are starting our Trek of Idaho ride going from Canada to Utah following the T1 route with flexibility to add-in where the spirit moves us. We are both riding 2007 KTM's setup for...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By birdcool
There is a sweet private camp spot the river on...

There is a sweet private camp spot the river on your right as you cross the bridge just before turning into the short road to independance creek trailhead. Then another more public one at the...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-20-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By birdcool
Ok. The tip now us skip the independance creek...

Ok. The tip now us skip the independance creek trail on your heavy bikes and take the bypass road that is included I. The T1 tracks, but oddly enough, not included in the T3 tracks.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,513
Posted By birdcool
He was so friendly with the people we met that...

He was so friendly with the people we met that they would give us their phone number if we ever needed anything on a ride. Rolling role model for Dale Carnegie's "How to Win Friends"
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-17-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 583
Posted By birdcool
T3 input

I assume you already know all about the Johnson Bar fire in the Lowell area. If not, google it and read inciweb. Are you headed south on the T3 from the Elk area? What bikes/ability?

For hot...
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,513
Posted By birdcool
I met Superman

Well, Vic just headed out towards the WABDR. It was an honor to host and ride with a living human Superman who is as gracious and friendly as Clark Kent with everyone he meets off the bike. I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-12-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
Trail north from 12 mile saddle on lolo motorway....

Trail north from 12 mile saddle on lolo motorway. Number 164/165/167 I think.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-11-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
I cleared windy ridge trail on the t1 on the july...

I cleared windy ridge trail on the t1 on the july 31st, which sounds like the trail he may be referring since it ends at the lolo motorway. But it is single track, not for quads? He posted on 8/5...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,513
Posted By birdcool
Play the cards yer dealt

Sic,

Nice play of the cards. I had unusual signs of wear on my counter shaft teeth too so that was one of the few parts we replaced on my recent tear down. But mine has few miles by comparison....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-24-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
That delete issue was the problem. Delete key...

That delete issue was the problem. Delete key doesn't even work the same. I had to right click and select delete. Then I was prompted that it would be deleted from all lists and only then the new...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-23-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
Ok. When I deleted your old "list" in basecamp I...

Ok. When I deleted your old "list" in basecamp I think it kept the data in the database and refuses to replace wps with the same name when I import the new gpx. Ill delete the waypoints and data...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,362
Posted By birdcool
The only poser is the non rider. Im up in spokane...

The only poser is the non rider. Im up in spokane area too and even plan to be coming thru there for day 6 in early sept. On my TID run. May be i can ride sliw sweep wingman in your group.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-22-2014, 01:03 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
CPs

Pizza,

Maybe I'm cut/pasting wrong, but I think I see errors in CP 28-31 compared to the motojazz CP table. I see an extra CP #31 up at leesburg that was removed in the latest changes when I...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-21-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
Pizza, Sounds like day 1 and first half of day...

Pizza,
Sounds like day 1 and first half of day 2 is longer time wise this year so you will have to roost even harder to make it to AF. I am taking the pleasure plan on way north and doing day 1 to...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-21-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,362
Posted By birdcool
Good choice kootenai on picking a T1 day. Gas is...

Good choice kootenai on picking a T1 day. Gas is a pain, esp on fish butte fully loaded. But if u feel like u are running short on gas u can usually scrounge gas around 4th of july bridge or cedars...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-17-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
Please note that the day 3 massacre mountain...

Please note that the day 3 massacre mountain trail/loop and its challenge point #18 section are closed. You are expected to bypass this so dont ride the loop. You can just cut it out of your...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-12-2014, 11:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
Updates to day 3 and day 4 and CPs just got...

Updates to day 3 and day 4 and CPs just got posted on TID website. Martin twisted the right hand and got it done faster than he planned.
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,513
Posted By birdcool
Sub'd is there a Spot tracking page in the...

Sub'd

is there a Spot tracking page in the plan?
Forum: Ride reports 07-12-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,947
Posted By birdcool
Right way to Fish Butte

That's a scary thought actually. Lets not play chicken on Fishe Butte. That would be costly to both bike and body. I think we should just settle it with paper/rock/scissors...2 out of 3. :deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 07-11-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,374
Posted By birdcool
Note that the 2014 T1 track and challenge points...

Note that the 2014 T1 track and challenge points will be changing from those gps files posted here and on the TID website.
Forum: Ride reports 07-07-2014, 11:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,947
Posted By birdcool
Follow-up

For those who are still subscribed to this thread and might find the follow-up story interesting... the result of the engine noise and metal fragments was that the KTM dealer diagnosed a bad...
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