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Forum: Thumpers Today, 06:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,617
Posted By BigDogAdventures
You are way more likely to get struck by...

You are way more likely to get struck by lightning---then having somebody mess with your gas.

Big city folks seem to fret about these things.

Hell---I never take the ignition key out of my...
Forum: Ride reports 07-23-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,368
Posted By BigDogAdventures
TAT Shack----3 step Hideaway

Awesome-----the DR350 to me was the very bike that started the dualsport craze-------------it was and still is a very good bike--but you already know that.

Good luck to you----and since you are...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-21-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,671
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Good stuff Squonker------yeh, I always said if my...

Good stuff Squonker------yeh, I always said if my KLR failed to start I would expect the world to quit turning any second :D:D
A lot of people that own pre-08 KLR's don't know they will run just...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-21-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,205
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yeh------and he had the nerve to keep sending me...

Yeh------and he had the nerve to keep sending me awesome pictures from the riding him and his wife are doing!!:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

I'd have done the same to him-------or maybe I already...
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 05:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,294
Posted By BigDogAdventures
We could tell :D

We could tell :D
Forum: Ride reports 07-20-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,294
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Really fun read guys, And Scotts video's are...

Really fun read guys,

And Scotts video's are just over the top awesome.

I think his nickname should be "Mr. Happy" :clap:clap:clap:clap:clap

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 07-20-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 972
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Stock----on a ride out in Utah---------one time...

Stock----on a ride out in Utah---------one time mine ran out at 153 miles---in the middle of nowhere.
Another time the Odometer was showing 170 miles and it was still running when I pulled into the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-19-2014, 03:31 AM
Replies: 774
Views: 185,798
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Just got me EVO2 install done on my 2014. ...

Just got me EVO2 install done on my 2014.
Everything went well----even those these are a whole lot of money---after looking at all the work that had to go into the design and all the little pieces...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 513,850
Posted By BigDogAdventures
You have to push down on that outer plastic...

You have to push down on that outer plastic ring---and pull up on the gas line at the same time.

Do not force things---when you get the combination right it will come out super easy. Don't start...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 513,850
Posted By BigDogAdventures
You are so welcome O-Man !!! BigDog

You are so welcome O-Man !!!

BigDog
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-15-2014, 07:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By BigDogAdventures
With this program-------you can load 35,251,357...

With this program-------you can load 35,251,357 tracks into your gps and it uses none of your track log memory.

Best $20 I ever spent.

Before asking questions about-----go to the website and...
Forum: Thumpers 07-15-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 513,850
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I have had my fuel pump out---if that screw went...

I have had my fuel pump out---if that screw went to the bottom it will stay there unless your bike gets upside down-------------the fuel pump does not go all the way to the bottom and there is no way...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-15-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 24,263
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I specifically asked the nice DNR guys at the...

I specifically asked the nice DNR guys at the campground about fire wood and chain saws.
Yes--you can gather and cut dead fall----but
No chain saws.
All this info----and much more---- is in post...
Forum: Americas 07-14-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 704
Posted By BigDogAdventures
So nice you have a month--very, very few people...

So nice you have a month--very, very few people get that opportunity------the biggest mistake people make---including me----- is laying out more riding than is possible to do in your time frame.
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 24,263
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Actually she said it would be awesome...

Actually she said it would be awesome :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-14-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 24,263
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I just called Fern Clyffe state park...

I just called Fern Clyffe state park office----and you are correct on this issue.

I told her I was coming from Mt. Vernon, Illinois and she said my wood would be OK. Out of state wood probably...
Forum: Americas 07-13-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,126
Posted By BigDogAdventures
My very compelling reason to ride North was so I...

My very compelling reason to ride North was so I would run into all the riders riding South-----it was a hoot talking with them and relating road info.

I think everybody riding South thought...
Forum: Equipment 07-12-2014, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 531
Posted By BigDogAdventures
My OK message is: I'm OK and the riding is...

My OK message is:

I'm OK and the riding is great !!!!

My Special Message Is"

I've quit riding for the day--and am either camped or in a motel.
(this lets people watching you relax and go to...
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Smashed beer cans and a couple clamps will...

Smashed beer cans and a couple clamps will work-----seen it done.
Soda can will work----but why not go all the way. :rofl:rofl:rofl

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 07-11-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 527
Posted By BigDogAdventures
The bag will look like this on your bike-----I've...

The bag will look like this on your bike-----I've got the optional bag that goes on top too----------enduro duffel maybe ????

Yes ------you need the muffler standoff to keep from melting things.
...
Forum: Equipment 07-10-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Having had both the aerostich's and the...

Having had both the aerostich's and the wolfman---they are both great products.

The aerostichs were bigger----I use to run them on my BMW's years ago as I had more knee room on those bikes. They...
Forum: Americas 07-09-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,463
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Sam does has the tracks on his website now. ...

Sam does has the tracks on his website now.

I just talked to him--he's out West fixing a few things.

BigDog
Forum: Thumpers 07-09-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 513,850
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Great---I know you were glad to get rid of the...

Great---I know you were glad to get rid of the stock switch---seems those hydraulic switches never fail---and are impervious to weather.

BigDog
Forum: Americas 07-09-2014, 04:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 11,463
Posted By BigDogAdventures
there are many ride reports on Adv right...

there are many ride reports on Adv right now---check them out.

All are running East to West----but that is of absolutely no concern----it would be the same difficulty either way.

I'll not ride...
Forum: Ride reports 07-09-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,597
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Ophir

Great stuff guys---thanks !!!

With this photo--you guys could have lied about going over Ophir----but no---you guys are upstanding riders----------me---I might have lied :rofl:rofl:rofl:rofl
I so...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-07-2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 16,004
Views: 995,038
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Nice-------but Miss Bones is gonna want some...

Nice-------but Miss Bones is gonna want some footpegs---or did she get the big bike ??????

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 24,263
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I just looked at that route---it does go thru...

I just looked at that route---it does go thru there.
I don't blame you for turning around---those ruts gave me the jitters------good place to break a femur !!!!

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-06-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 24,263
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Was looking thru some old pictures----our route...

Was looking thru some old pictures----our route goes right thru this road.
But it's been fixed and smooth sailing this year.
This was in the video I posted----you'd not recognize it tho.
It was...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Well---have the same set up on my KLR--------a...

Well---have the same set up on my KLR--------a roomier bike and plenty of room for even a big boys legs.

http://www.bigdogadventures.com/images/2MissouriFallRide/1%20(1)%20(1024x768).jpg
...
Forum: Equipment 07-06-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 849
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yep---I use both a tankbag and tank...

Yep---I use both a tankbag and tank panniers----wolfman stuff all the way.

The wolfmans are tapered at the rear to make a little more room for you knees.
The panniers let you put some little...
Forum: Thumpers 07-06-2014, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 513,850
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yeh----if nothin' else----the "stock" airbox was...

Yeh----if nothin' else----the "stock" airbox was a very good muffler. Maybe they got things on the wrong end--got em' turned around. ?????:huh
Forum: GPS Tracks - Rockies 07-05-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,009
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Charlie ------I don't have tracks exactly...

Charlie ------I don't have tracks exactly specific to what you wanted---but I have them all over Wyoming---some in that area---and one that goes right by the Hay Ranch. It's all stuff I've ridden.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 07-05-2014, 05:06 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,691
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yes----thanks---it was short but very sweet !!!!!...

Yes----thanks---it was short but very sweet !!!!!

All places you went noted on my ever growing Idaho gps file.

Idaho---my favorite state. !!

BigDog
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 24,263
Posted By BigDogAdventures
There are way over 50 people coming---I'm sure...

There are way over 50 people coming---I'm sure they will be coming in early and late----no set time at all.

Me and maybe a couple others will get there Thursday sometime and camp----do some...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-04-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 24,263
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Campground over 1/2 full

Looks like over 1/2 the reserve-able sites are taken as of today 7-4-14

Rode thru the campground late yesterday with a hometown buddy as we had been riding down that way---and he picked out a site...
Forum: Americas 07-04-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 388
Posted By BigDogAdventures
The only thing that can makes sections really...

The only thing that can makes sections really hard----is rain --------mud.

You cannot plan for the weather---and there is no use even thinking about it.

If somebody responds about a section...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 513,850
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Loud Pipes----clutches--- and----intakes save lives.

Well we've all seen the "Loud Pipes save lives sticker".

I once even saw a "Loud clutches Saves Lives" sticker on a Ducati with a dry clutch.

But--------after the POD MOD-----I need a "Loud...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 728
Posted By BigDogAdventures
I've preached this all over AdvRider for years. ...

I've preached this all over AdvRider for years.

Using an auxiliary gas tank---such as a rotopax----takes up huge amounts of space that could be used for packing. Lot's of people do it and love...
Forum: Thumpers 07-04-2014, 03:53 AM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 513,850
Posted By BigDogAdventures
William it is 10mm X 1.0 thread. Here is a...

William it is 10mm X 1.0 thread.

Here is a link to one that will work from Rocky Mountain.

$14...
Forum: Thumpers 07-02-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4,626
Views: 513,850
Posted By BigDogAdventures
Yep ----a pressure switch is the way to ...

Yep ----a pressure switch is the way to go----that micro switch can't live long down there in the water and mud.
They are cheap---less than $20 I think.
Simple 2 wires to hook up.

BigDog
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