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Forum: Ride reports 03-23-2015, 06:54 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 40,918
Posted By Rut Runner
Fantastic RR! Read it from beginning to end in...

Fantastic RR! Read it from beginning to end in one sitting. One of the best RR's on ADVrider.

Loved the concept-one rider, one bike, one camera and 5 weeks to explore!
Forum: Canada 03-21-2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 17,254
Posted By Rut Runner
Afternoon ride this Wednesday/Thursday

Looking to get out for an afternoon ride this Wednesday/Thursday. Will be riding out of the city on the DVP/401 and will be riding backroads, road allowances and trails in Pickering. A lighter bike...
Forum: Day Trippin' 02-16-2015, 09:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 22,966
Posted By Rut Runner
Great RR and photography Dave! I love the night...

Great RR and photography Dave! I love the night shots-what wide angle lens did you use? I've heard that Bower/samyang/ rokinon primes are the best for astral photography.

Mike
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2015, 04:58 PM
Replies: 7,068
Views: 2,862,626
Posted By Rut Runner
I like your tailbag, not too high, what brand is...

I like your tailbag, not too high, what brand is it?

Food and water were not a problem. I had to gas up everyday anyways, so I would just pick up what I needed for the next few meals. The only...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 7,068
Views: 2,862,626
Posted By Rut Runner
Bike setup for a recent 8 day 7 night trip in...

Bike setup for a recent 8 day 7 night trip in Utah:

http://i881.photobucket.com/albums/ac19/MichaelSchorpp/Bikes/acd88704-29ad-4f6c-b805-c221091ee5e5_zpsf7ad0a0f.jpg


The Wolfman E-12's carry...
Forum: Equipment 12-09-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 53,453
Posted By Rut Runner
I'm thinking of getting a multi-tool for my...

I'm thinking of getting a multi-tool for my XR650R tool kit. The goal is to reduce space and weight-no need to carry dedicated pliers, knife and can opener. The pliers would be used for taking...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-08-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 588
Posted By Rut Runner
Best place to leave a pickup in Green River, Utah?

I plan on leaving my pickup in Green River Utah and doing some camping off the bike. Can Anyone recommend a place to leave it?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 08-21-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 987
Posted By Rut Runner
Running non-DOT knobbies in Utah?

My favourite brand of DOT knobby, the K760 Trakmaster, is backordered. I will have to use something else for my upcoming trip to Colorado and Utah. What are the chances of getting hassled by the...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23,311
Views: 3,063,829
Posted By Rut Runner
Thanks for the tip Dohcfox, I ended up riding...

Thanks for the tip Dohcfox, I ended up riding 300 km yesterday and after the ride the stiction was gone. I could pump the rear end up and down with no funny noises. I'll probably just keep an eye...
Forum: Thumpers 08-14-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 23,311
Views: 3,063,829
Posted By Rut Runner
Stiction in rear shock

I had the rear wheel off my XR for some brake work. When I put it back on and rear shock had 1.5" of stiction! The bike had been sitting for 6 weeks but there was no leakage from the shock.

I...
Forum: Thumpers 07-21-2014, 06:51 PM
Replies: 23,311
Views: 3,063,829
Posted By Rut Runner
how to adjust footpeg mounts

After bashing my XR in the rocks a few times both footpegs are angled wrong now. Both left to right and forward to back. Is there a recommended "tweaking" procedure? I tried a 5 ft prybar from...
Forum: Thumpers 06-13-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23,311
Views: 3,063,829
Posted By Rut Runner
Looking for advice on minimalist toolkit for XR650R

I'm looking at revising my toolkit in preparation for a minimalist, solo bike camping trip. I want to replace my 4 in 1 screwdriver, sliding T-handle socket driver and individual allen keys with the...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 23,311
Views: 3,063,829
Posted By Rut Runner
Drive chain questions for XR650R

My last drive chain lasted 2500 miles on my Xr650R. Is this normal or am I doing something wrong?

The chain is a midrange 520 Oring with masterlink. Sprockets were new. I do mostly...
Forum: Canada 05-02-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,704
Posted By Rut Runner
For those who havent done this ride before Id...

For those who havent done this ride before Id just like to chime in and say this is a great ride for showcasing what is available to the east of the GTA. The dualsport ride includes some of the...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 23,311
Views: 3,063,829
Posted By Rut Runner
Thanks for the advice, I'll try adjusting at the...

Thanks for the advice, I'll try adjusting at the other end. It's s 2000, mileage may be high.



I bought the bike used in 2007. At the same time I bought the newer clutch bushing. It's 2014...
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 23,311
Views: 3,063,829
Posted By Rut Runner
Clutch doesn't disengage fully

When I pull in my clutch lever all the way it doesn't disengage the clutch fully (bike jumps abit when shifting to first from neutral). I've adjusted the clutch cable so there is minimal freeplay in...
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2014, 05:09 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
Hi Phil, Yes, that is Eagle canyon running...

Hi Phil,

Yes, that is Eagle canyon running under the I70 bridges. Judging from my maps it's also the same canyon where I got stuck for 2 hours off trail 646.
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

Sorry for the interruption, Photobucket shut me down for exceeding the bandwidth.

For the second last riding day I returned to Green River. I figured after a week the trails would be in better...
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

I started out in the morning on trail 646 in the San Rafael Swell. Conditions were good with no real storm damage. I came to a steep descent down into a wash. As I rode down I thought I sure hope...
Forum: Canada 02-11-2014, 02:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,690
Posted By Rut Runner
One place not mentioned so far is Calabogie. ...

One place not mentioned so far is Calabogie. Excellent riding for bikes including singletrack. No permits required.

You may wish to post up on www.odsc.on.ca (http://www.odsc.on.ca) . You'll...
Forum: Ride reports 02-07-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

This was my first night ever sleeping under the stars. I kept all my gear on, and added a sweater. Keeping the helmet on worked well. I only needed a small bit of padding under the helmet to be...
Forum: Ride reports 02-04-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
RR cont'd

The plan for the next few days was to head west and do some exploring in the <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName...
Forum: Ride reports 02-02-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
Great pics in your RRs Bomose! I used a...

Great pics in your RRs Bomose!

I used a Nikon P7700. I wanted something better than the SD1200 Elph I've used in the past. Factory refurbed ones with warranty came up for $280, which made it the...
Forum: Ride reports 01-30-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
The guidebook that I consulted was Peter Masseys...

The guidebook that I consulted was Peter Masseys Central Utah 4WD Trails. I didn't carry any paper maps this time. I kept camera phone pictures of all my maps, supplemented by the park services...
Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
Cathedral valley

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Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
cont'd

Next days destination was <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Sunset</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
cont'd

cont'd

I camped out near the White Wash sand dunes. There were flashes of lightning all night and it showered a few times. This was the last day of rain for <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns =...
Forum: Ride reports 01-24-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
Day 3

Tow #4:

http://i881.photobucket.com/albums/ac19/MichaelSchorpp/Utah2013/sept2013147_zps741f5563.jpg


This was my 4<SUP>th</SUP> tow of the trip. Thank god for AAA/CAA benefits. The local...
Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
Day 1 & 2

The first day of real riding started in <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:place w:st="on">Buena Vista</st1:place>. Its a small town with a vibe...
Forum: Ride reports 01-22-2014, 01:30 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 9,799
Posted By Rut Runner
Dual Sport Meandering in Colorado and Utah

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The plan was similar to years past: haul my bike around to choice riding spots, unload and explore ...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-07-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 1,128
Views: 223,130
Posted By Rut Runner
One of my first attempts at star trails. No moto...

One of my first attempts at star trails. No moto content in this one.






http://i881.photobucket.com/albums/ac19/MichaelSchorpp/Night%20Photos/stackImg_00000095_zpsd921044c.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-25-2013, 06:11 AM
Replies: 23,311
Views: 3,063,829
Posted By Rut Runner
Converting XR250 rear wheel to use on XR650R?

I have an opportunity to get a rear wheel off a XR250R at a giveaway price. I've already looked at it and it appears it may be possible to convert it with some work. Has anyone already done this?
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-02-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 7,879
Posted By Rut Runner
Nice pics! Are you using the Wolfman E-12...

Nice pics!

Are you using the Wolfman E-12 saddlebags? How did they work for you?
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-22-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,224
Posted By Rut Runner
When I went through Cathedral Valley on the 16th...

When I went through Cathedral Valley on the 16th there were large washouts(4ft deep with square edges), as well as several flooded sections of road. The approach to the Bentonite Hills appeared dry,...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-21-2013, 11:56 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 16,224
Posted By Rut Runner
Great RR! Just curious when you went through...

Great RR!

Just curious when you went through Cathedral Valley? I did the loop on Monday September 16, with some difficulty.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By Rut Runner
Thanks for the tips. I did head out to Taylor...

Thanks for the tips. I did head out to Taylor Park and did Tin Cup, Hancock and Tomichi passes, then backtracked to St. Elmo and out. I'll will check out the other suggestions.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 09-09-2013, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 842
Posted By Rut Runner
Riding from buena vista co?

My truck broke down and I'm stuck in buena vista for a few days. I have my xr650r with me. Im not familiar with the area. Any must-do trails? Yesterday evening I did some of the 4 mile trail system...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-19-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 1,475
Views: 344,087
Posted By Rut Runner
Kanab to Mesquite route suggestions?

Excellent pictures in this thread!

Looking for route suggestions to go from Kanab to Mesquite and back. Ideally would want a scenic, tougher dual-sport or trail route taking one day in each...
Forum: Thumpers 08-06-2013, 06:04 AM
Replies: 23,311
Views: 3,063,829
Posted By Rut Runner
Upgrading from Clarke 4.3 to Acerbis 6.3

I'm considering upgrading to an Acerbis 6.3 from a Clarke 4.3. Will there be any mounting issues if I'm using Unabiker Rad guards? Is it still possible to change the spark plug with the tank on? ...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-25-2013, 08:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 786
Posted By Rut Runner
Need help with mileage figures for southern Utah

I'm planning a trip to southern Utah where I will be doing some long-distance dualsporting and camping. I'm on a XR650R with a Clarke 4.3 giving me a range of 160 miles. An Acerbis 6.3 just came up...
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