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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2013, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,601,926
Posted By ThanatosF
http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x417/thanatosF...

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x417/thanatosF/IMGP3528_zps58bded52.jpg (http://s1180.photobucket.com/user/thanatosF/media/IMGP3528_zps58bded52.jpg.html)
Forum: Ride reports 11-06-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,449
Posted By ThanatosF
Looks like a great ride! Those springs in the...

Looks like a great ride! Those springs in the desert look so bizarre...like a transplanted luxury hotel hot tub, but without all the people! Nice job troubleshooting your electrical issue, I felt no...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-06-2013, 04:19 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,601,926
Posted By ThanatosF
Setting up camp on Howe Peak near Arco, ID. ...

Setting up camp on Howe Peak near Arco, ID.

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x417/thanatosF/68d13c84-ea27-47fb-92c8-8e4bb65c4ba3_zps533e5e9a.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
Solo...Solitude...Supermoto

Picking up where I left off, I left Mt. Howe and made my way west towards Pinedale, WY.

http://i223.photobucket.com/albums/dd98/ContactOrion/IMG_0479.jpg

Nothing too interesting happened on...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
Thanks for the comments guys! I've...

Thanks for the comments guys!



I've thought about this recently. A little bigger, but my local dealer has some old stock DR-650's that I'm really tempted to go test drive. I think I would miss...
Forum: Ride reports 08-20-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,479
Posted By ThanatosF
"The owner/manager even mentioned charging us a...

"The owner/manager even mentioned charging us a pet fee when her neighbors cat was in our room she knew we did not bring the cat and it just came in because the door was open"

Jesus! What a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 06:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,065
Posted By ThanatosF
Great job man, keep it up! Get in a groove and...

Great job man, keep it up! Get in a groove and enjoy the ride.

BTW, love the black KLR.
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
So I geared up, immediately started sweating, and...

So I geared up, immediately started sweating, and left Grand Junction heading west. I took a little detour south to see Arches National Park. I rode by it last year, but it was so damn hot I was in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-14-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
Hey DT, sorry to hear about your dad. I'm back in...

Hey DT, sorry to hear about your dad. I'm back in Fargo now, but I'm heading out of town for some hiking for the weekend. Gotta take advantage of this beautiful weather!
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
After Black Bear pass I went directly onwards up...

After Black Bear pass I went directly onwards up Imogene pass. Imogene is just as intense as Black Bear! Lots of drop offs and rocks. My bike was having a little trouble gathering power towards the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 11:48 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
Hi dksd, these photos were split between my...

Hi dksd, these photos were split between my iPhone 4S and pentax k-r dslr. I used the kit 18-55mm lens mostly, and a 2.0 50mm prime lens for some of the portrait shots.

I found I really like the...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
My bike did great. Absolutely no problems other...

My bike did great. Absolutely no problems other than the little bit of sputtering up American flag Mtn. My chain is stretched and shot now, but that's just normal wear. This trip was just over 5,000...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2013, 10:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Ride reports 08-09-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
I continued on to Ouray, CO and lucked out with a...

I continued on to Ouray, CO and lucked out with a camp spot at the Amphitheater campground.

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x417/thanatosF/IMG_0634_zpsf4e466d5.jpg

Tried to do some local...
Forum: Ride reports 08-06-2013, 09:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
So I got to Taylor Park reservoir after riding...

So I got to Taylor Park reservoir after riding through some more rain on Cottonwood pass.

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x417/thanatosF/IMG_0256_zps7f88f0ef.jpg

Got there and grabbed a...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
I grew up riding dirt bikes so it feels natural,...

I grew up riding dirt bikes so it feels natural, but I agree. Even with 80/20 tires, the SM handles everything I've thrown at it. You'll see soon I even got away with some mucky mud riding. Kind of...
Forum: Ride reports 08-03-2013, 07:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
From Nebraska I rode south to Colorado and went...

From Nebraska I rode south to Colorado and went through Rocky Mtn Nat. Park, catching some rain and some wicked wind.

http://i1180.photobucket.com/albums/x417/thanatosF/IMG_0242_zpsc07123dd.jpg
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-02-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
Well! If you've noticed I have not been updating...

Well! If you've noticed I have not been updating this report as I go. I discovered that after long days of riding I don't have the patience to type on an iphone screen. So apologies for being AWOL....
Forum: Upcoming 07-16-2013, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 97,754
Posted By ThanatosF
Just did black bear today (rr update coming). One...

Just did black bear today (rr update coming). One of the switchbacks on the way down was impassible by 4x4's because of the heavy rain last night caused a huge deposit of sand and rocks. I was just...
Forum: Ride reports 07-11-2013, 09:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
Good god it's hot today. And it's only 10am!...

Good god it's hot today. And it's only 10am! Going to have to find some water somewhere I think. Anyway, here's a couple more from this morning leaving Custer national forest.
...
Forum: Ride reports 07-10-2013, 09:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,071
Posted By ThanatosF
Solo...Solitude...Supermoto

Hey everyone. My name is Bryan. I've posted around here and there but haven't done a proper ride report yet. All that's about to change!

http://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/07/11/dutyduze.jpg


I'm...
Forum: Upcoming 07-10-2013, 04:26 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 97,754
Posted By ThanatosF
I'll be in the area probably by Sunday. If you...

I'll be in the area probably by Sunday. If you guys see a white and black drz-sm with luggage and ND plates, stop and say hello!
Forum: Ride reports 07-05-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 180,105
Posted By ThanatosF
I appreciate the response, Dirk. That's...

I appreciate the response, Dirk. That's interesting to know. It just so happens my k-r has a built in intervalometer. I will give that a try next time! Thanks!

-Bryan
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 476
Views: 180,105
Posted By ThanatosF
Great stuff here! You're very talented. I didn't...

Great stuff here! You're very talented. I didn't see this asked anywhere, and forgive me if it has, but how are you using a remote for these shots? You don't look to be aiming anything in the cameras...
Forum: Equipment 06-23-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,400
Posted By ThanatosF
I use this stuff: ...

I use this stuff:

http://www.aerostich.com/adhesive-3m-solas-grade-reflective.html

Works well in every application I've used it for. I stick some on the fork guards, helmet, saddlebags, etc.
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By ThanatosF
I will definitely keep an eye on the weather!...

I will definitely keep an eye on the weather! Luckily I've tried in the mud and know just how disastrous it is.

Is Flag cr tr the same as American flag mountain? I was planning on getting up...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 06-17-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By ThanatosF
Easier Crested Butte area single track for SM

I'm hoping some locals could help me out here. I'll be traveling through the Crested Butte and Taylor Park area next month on my Drz-sm and am looking for some leisurely single track to ride. I'm...
Forum: Equipment 06-10-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,939
Posted By ThanatosF
I use my iphone with charger connected in the map...

I use my iphone with charger connected in the map pocket of my tank bag with the s-plug earphones (http://www.plugup.com/the_S_plug_stereo_earbuds_s/67.htm) running into a little 3 ft headphone cord...
Forum: Racing 06-04-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,496
Posted By ThanatosF
Wait, who's on a cr500af??

Wait, who's on a cr500af??
Forum: Equipment 05-15-2013, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 886
Posted By ThanatosF
Increase your visibility with these LED's

Just thought I'd share a product I came across on ebay. Didn't have super high expectations but these are actually really nice. Keep in mind the idea here is to be seen by others on the road...not...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By ThanatosF
Good to hear, thanks for the update!

Good to hear, thanks for the update!
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 05-11-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 352
Posted By ThanatosF
Grand Junction single track?

Hey guys,

After seeing all the skinny ridge videos I want to stop by grand junction on my cross country trip this summer (won't be riding actual skinny ridge, just that area). I can't find much...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-21-2013, 08:45 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By ThanatosF
Care to share what make/model your dashcam is?...

Care to share what make/model your dashcam is? I've looked around briefly but couldn't seem to fine a decent one for a bike.
Forum: Canada 03-20-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 5,700
Posted By ThanatosF
Currently -5F in Fargo...First day of spring,...

Currently -5F in Fargo...First day of spring, yay!! But at least no snow in the forecast.

The frustrating part is that at this exact time last year the snow was long gone and we were in the 70's...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-20-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,267
Posted By ThanatosF
Agreed, that was my breaking point also. The leg...

Agreed, that was my breaking point also. The leg lifelessly twitching was too much. That, and its hard watching human bodies getting tossed around like fucking rag dolls. I'd like to believe its...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-19-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,964
Posted By ThanatosF
My apologies! I think it was the blizzard that...

My apologies! I think it was the blizzard that pissed me off, then the subsequent drinking that distorted my reading skills...:1drink

Glad to know you're happy out there though! In terms of...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-17-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,964
Posted By ThanatosF
To the OP, Please, please, please appreciate...

To the OP,

Please, please, please appreciate where you live! Take every opportunity to do what you love to do. You need to realize how lucky you truly are. I don't know what job you have, or...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-16-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,116
Posted By ThanatosF
I'm not a tailgater and get just as frustrated...

I'm not a tailgater and get just as frustrated when it happens to me as the next guy. But whatever.

I guess I'm guilty of not allowing 50 feet when in stop and go, bumper to bumper traffic when...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-15-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,116
Posted By ThanatosF
The rider shouldn't have slammed the brakes like...

The rider shouldn't have slammed the brakes like that. Every car in the frame is still rolling at the point he completely stops. Maybe he was looking in his mirror concerned about the cop that just...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 03-13-2013, 06:55 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 79,109
Posted By ThanatosF
Jackson Lake, WY: ...

Jackson Lake, WY:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8234/8556474722_49a2e10458_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/brfr/8556474722/)
IMGP0812-2 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/brfr/8556474722/) by...
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