ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Search Forums
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Showing results 1 to 40 of 123
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: birdcool
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 142
Posted By birdcool
Bib Mousse in an MT43?

Has anybody found a good combo to fit a bib mousse in an MT43 with its tall 4.00 size rear? Used for trail and dual sport dirtbike? I cant find one that even claims to be made for 4.00 but also it...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
I recommend a 450 4 stroke dirt bike as optimal...

I recommend a 450 4 stroke dirt bike as optimal (WRf, CRFx, EXC, etc). The modern 250 4 strokes will make it, but gearing for both rugged trail and road sections is difficult and they will lose a lot...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-21-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
Yeah, there is always that gray line where...

Yeah, there is always that gray line where something could work. i didnt think the xl was as good as a drz, but thats just my view. i put the big xr at the top of the grey line, but a better rider...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-20-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
Question Seeking Boise Trail Riders

Are there any N Boise area trail riders out there to give us their opinion on fun-factor and difficulty of the trails we currently have in the plan?

If so, here is the list of trails in Stage 2...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-17-2015, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
Why R'Idaho

"I view those routes as just another normal day of riding"

I have had one other comment where someone doesn't get the vision. Maybe my beta release will not hit my goals either and just feel like...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
Mr Dual Sport, are you familiar with any of the...

Mr Dual Sport, are you familiar with any of the trails on stage 2 or 3 to give me feedback on their flavor? I have difficulty ratings and some local input, but need second opinions from various skill...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
Since you live pretty close to the route, i would...

Since you live pretty close to the route, i would love it if you rode stage 2 in a day and report back to what it was like. it is a balance of design. I don't want it too hard for the b level trail...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
Ha. I never noticed that either. Thanks for the...

Ha. I never noticed that either. Thanks for the note. When I search google maps for jarbidge, the town school is listed as jarbridge. Probably some data entry person like me that imagined a second r....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-16-2015, 10:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
Laugh Oh, No! You have just ruined the name for me. I...

Oh, No! You have just ruined the name for me. I didn't see that coming.
:rofl
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 10:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
Good point. I did not mean to require facebook...

Good point. I did not mean to require facebook for discussion. This thread is for that reason as well. Mostly looking for interested parties to provide feedback with emphasis on constructive...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 05-15-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,003
Posted By birdcool
Let's Ridaho!

Today we are launching the beta release of Ridaho.info. A new website for cross country, dirt bike survival riding in Idaho. There is also a companion Ridaho! facebook group that you are invited to...
Forum: Ride reports 10-19-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,748
Posted By birdcool
Keeping it real story telling. Great job sharing...

Keeping it real story telling. Great job sharing both your experience and yourself. Looking forward to more.
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 15,425
Posted By birdcool
Nice start. Im in. BTW, "Trek" rider and...

Nice start. Im in.

BTW, "Trek" rider and motorcycle trekking is offered up as a standard label for long arduous trail riding trips on a true dirt bike. No royalty required [emoji1]
Im hoping...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Sorry Vic, no good Dance with the Devil story...

Sorry Vic, no good Dance with the Devil story this time. I decided before I left on "day 6" that it would be my last leg. There was no joy in riding the roads of "day 7" again since I did on as my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Yeah. I am often dryer than a tent in all heavy...

Yeah. I am often dryer than a tent in all heavy rain since I am off the ground and not tracking or leaking water into my bed floor. It is the heavy wind where the tent has an advantage. The under...
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
If I have no trees I would go to ground with my...

If I have no trees I would go to ground with my 2-man e-blanket wrapped about me and my bag. But I have never had to do that yet. If I am doing a Trek ride down south, every cattle guard crossing is...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Back at ya Vic... ...

Back at ya Vic...
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/18/88dea9f697806dedea93c2fcf174125e.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
I am safely out to civilization and awaiting...

I am safely out to civilization and awaiting pickup from my Ane .... who just happened to be passing thru here in an hour. My luck runneth over. So the bike and I will hitch a ride home with her and...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/18/6b0b90e...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/18/6b0b90e93b17699c1178d58affdd1c93.jpg
Tried to scrounge some gas early from firecamp this morning...no go. I have to wait till the gas station opens...if...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
No. The hotel cafe. I did get gas there though....

No. The hotel cafe. I did get gas there though. Everything is just special in elk city.
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Speaking of food.... was cruising down a smooth...

Speaking of food.... was cruising down a smooth forest road today and two grouse were waddling in the middle of the road. They were still there when I was about to hit them, but thanks to my...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
I kept asking around town for some other local...

I kept asking around town for some other local knowledge of open roads to lowell. The cafe guy had to call someone to ask so I couldnt ask him things. The gas station people didnt know, so I went to...
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Fyi: My chain was confirmed as too tight for full...

Fyi: My chain was confirmed as too tight for full stroke and that was what killed the rear wheel bearing after only 1000 miles.
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Ralph...No coverage that I noticed, but I uad my...

Ralph...No coverage that I noticed, but I uad my phone in "airplane" mode te save battery.

Im in Elk city now and the locals say the selway river road to lowell from selway falls is still closed....
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2014, 10:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Camped at hat lakes after riding trail there in...

Camped at hat lakes after riding trail there in the dark. It was soo cool I didnt want to leave.
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/17/92a6869ec0247e266343d08bd3a6fe3e.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Im off to a very late start but repairs are done...

Im off to a very late start but repairs are done and planning to sleep along the trail tonight.
Forum: Ride reports 09-16-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Good tip Moto. I only set chain with 10mm gap...

Good tip Moto. I only set chain with 10mm gap between chain and swingarm line when on kickstand...like the factory decal shows on the swingarm. This makes it look loose to kost people. But I do not...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 09:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Vic, you would have it pegged except I went...

Vic, you would have it pegged except I went another way trail searching. That first 100+ miles of cow and farm country wasnt worth doing without MML. I liked what I found much better thru the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Red...Thanks. Learning determination this year. I...

Red...Thanks. Learning determination this year. I took a self planned route out of arco and found some nice scenic trails before I met up with stock t1 before it hit its first trail. I used your...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/0dc5579...

http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/0dc5579f6af8728af16e0bfc46549531.jpg
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/5e83685507bf2126a2d24118a7aa564e.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2014, 06:02 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
I call this my Stealth Submarine Sunrise Selfie....

I call this my Stealth Submarine Sunrise Selfie. On the trail again to finish the trek. Arco, ID
http://tapatalk.imageshack.com/v2/14/09/15/b42a60422f8500b8f6f55946fe159459.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Shakedown ride of bike fix today. Heading north...

Shakedown ride of bike fix today. Heading north from Lava hot springs along t1...take girl scout camp option out and robbers roost option to get back. Worked fine except that the Bob Smith sidehill...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Vic:You rode my rear fender like a trailer in...

Vic:You rode my rear fender like a trailer in tow. No matter how rockin I tried to ride to pull away. My brake test for the downed tree was the only dirty trick I could think of to shake you.

Im...
Forum: Ride reports 09-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,809
Posted By birdcool
Nice sighting. Glad he was ahead of me. Cant wait...

Nice sighting. Glad he was ahead of me. Cant wait for your travel journel posting. I just picked up my bike after shift repair. Drive gear in clutch area lost a tooth and it lodged in shifter mech....
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 09-08-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,971
Posted By birdcool
Wow. Talk about pushing the limits of solo. Ive...

Wow. Talk about pushing the limits of solo. Ive been admiring that line on the map too. Never knew that was the condition! That area needs a dedicated small team just to bring that glorious trail...
Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 10:26 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,792
Posted By birdcool
Similar home made design. Same concept.

Similar home made design. Same concept.
Forum: Ride reports 08-31-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 12,792
Posted By birdcool
Lol. Yeah. He is definitely ready for lots of...

Lol. Yeah. He is definitely ready for lots of "what if". My body could not endure his load while riding the T1 trails, but my body cant do lots of things his can. He even carried a thin custom bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,293
Posted By birdcool
Sounds like true mountain goat trail.

Sounds like true mountain goat trail.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2014, 07:35 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,293
Posted By birdcool
Vic did the full original CP day 4 route as well...

Vic did the full original CP day 4 route as well and also reported how dangerous it was...dont look down and dont make a mistake inspite of the advanced technical trail.
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-30-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,293
Posted By birdcool
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=99...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=992107

Vics thread with bike status report
Showing results 1 to 40 of 123

 
Forum Jump

Times are GMT -7.   It's 09:30 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2015