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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-26-2013, 06:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,868
Posted By KIK ROX
From my CDT trip last summer: ...

From my CDT trip last summer:

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm297/NPendleton/Nicks%20Continental%20Divide%20Ride%202012/77.jpg...
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-03-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,888
Posted By KIK ROX
That valley was one of my favorite places on the...

That valley was one of my favorite places on the CDT this summer! Its so grand!

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-snc6/285573_4221376146583_237626051_n.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-04-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 833,403
Posted By KIK ROX
Yeah, there is a bunch of it. I'm sure there is a...

Yeah, there is a bunch of it. I'm sure there is a lot of loose riding too, but most of what I rode on the Continental Divide Route was hard pack forest/fire roads.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2012, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 833,403
Posted By KIK ROX
Somewhere near Lincoln, MT: ...

Somewhere near Lincoln, MT:

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm297/NPendleton/Nicks%20Continental%20Divide%20Ride%202012/95.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2012, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 833,403
Posted By KIK ROX
On the way to Atlantic City, WY: ...

On the way to Atlantic City, WY:

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm297/NPendleton/Nicks%20Continental%20Divide%20Ride%202012/58a.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-22-2012, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,778
Views: 833,403
Posted By KIK ROX
North towards Salida, CO: ...

North towards Salida, CO:

http://i299.photobucket.com/albums/mm297/NPendleton/Nicks%20Continental%20Divide%20Ride%202012/37.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
I have the Wolfman E12 saddlebags, IMO just as...

I have the Wolfman E12 saddlebags, IMO just as easy to install and remove as the Coyote. I also am using the rack that Seat Concepts sells, don't know the brand. Its pretty beefy, and doesn't rest...
Forum: Thumpers 11-12-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
There is a plate that you can screw to your...

There is a plate that you can screw to your fender that has two prongs that go up into the headlight plastic. I screwed this plate as close to the forks as the horn would allow. I lined the screws up...
Forum: Thumpers 10-29-2012, 09:23 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
Pretty sure its a 27mm.

Pretty sure its a 27mm.
Forum: Thumpers 10-19-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
I bent my bar clamps while riding the CDT and...

I bent my bar clamps while riding the CDT and need to get replacements. Should I get factory parts or are there universal aftermarket ones that will work for less $$? I will be using them in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-16-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,043
Posted By KIK ROX
Is this near Kremmling, CO? I remember the gap in...

Is this near Kremmling, CO? I remember the gap in the mountains from my CDT trip this summer.

http://i1142.photobucket.com/albums/n603/ezrdr55/Utah%202012/P1020669.jpg
Forum: Thumpers 09-10-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
Good to know, thanks guys! You are calling it the...

Good to know, thanks guys! You are calling it the "outer basket" because its further out on the hub shaft, right? I was thinking the larger diameter was the "outer basket" and the smaller diameter...
Forum: Thumpers 09-09-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
I'm in the process of removing my outer clutch...

I'm in the process of removing my outer clutch basket so I can send it to Indy and have my spring washers swapped out. Other than to keep all of the clutch discs aligned with each other, is there any...
Forum: Thumpers 09-06-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
Hey guys, A week or so ago, I got back from my...

Hey guys,
A week or so ago, I got back from my CDR trip. Basically drove out to Antelope Wells, NM with the bike in the back of my truck with my brother, he dropped me at the border and went to...
Forum: Americas 08-20-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By KIK ROX
I'm in Seeley Lake, MT tonight, on to Roosville...

I'm in Seeley Lake, MT tonight, on to Roosville tomorrow. Spent the night last night in Butte at the KOA, what a terrible spot for a campground, surrounded by busy streets and a freeway. I'll do a...
Forum: Americas 08-19-2012, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By KIK ROX
I'm in Grand Teton NP right now. I haven't had to...

I'm in Grand Teton NP right now. I haven't had to reroute all that much, I'm getting plenty of dirt road action. I feel bad for even attempting to do this trip in such a short amount of time, you fly...
Forum: Americas 08-16-2012, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By KIK ROX
Cuba to Abiquiu was rough at times, budgeting two...

Cuba to Abiquiu was rough at times, budgeting two days per state now seems very optimistic. Maybe that worked for whoever suggested it to me, but not for me. I took pavement from Abiquiu to Colorado,...
Forum: Americas 08-14-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By KIK ROX
180 to 12 to 32 were awesome, so was 117! Even...

180 to 12 to 32 were awesome, so was 117! Even the paved detours are spectacular. Some more incoming storms made me decide to go to Cuba from Grants by way of Albuquerque, lots of wind knocking me...
Forum: Americas 08-14-2012, 05:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By KIK ROX
Thanks for the help guys! I made it to Silver...

Thanks for the help guys! I made it to Silver City yesterday afternoon, but it was raining up ahead and I was freaking tired, so I stayed in town for the night. I'm behind schedule and a slow going...
Forum: Americas 08-13-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By KIK ROX
Thanks again! (this is going Northbound, right?)

Thanks again! (this is going Northbound, right?)
Forum: Americas 08-12-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,106
Posted By KIK ROX
I'm riding the CDR (south to north) starting tomorrow, let's talk about planning!

I'm starting in Antelope Wells, NM tomorrow. I think Silver City or just north is a good goal for the first day (will likely be starting late morning). I think I get 180 miles on my stock tank (TE...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2012, 08:51 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
Hey guys, I'm getting ready to take my '08 to...

Hey guys,
I'm getting ready to take my '08 to ride the divide. Here is a pic of it prior to installing the Wolfman E-12 saddlebags and dry bag duffel:
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-05-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 17,519
Posted By KIK ROX
That was Oliver Whalley (from New Zealand), he...

That was Oliver Whalley (from New Zealand), he was this year's winner of the Tour Divide race. From Banff to Antelope Wells in 16 days and 2 hours.... Self supported.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
I think I'll do just that. Thanks for the help.

I think I'll do just that. Thanks for the help.
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2012, 03:32 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
I'm not looking for any performance gains, I just...

I'm not looking for any performance gains, I just want to keep things cooler and potentially make them last longer (like the starter that is right next to the exhaust pipe). The bubbling of the...
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
How do we feel about wrapping the headers? I've...

How do we feel about wrapping the headers? I've got them off, seems like a good time to wrap them and reduce some ambient heat.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
Any thought as to why it would smoke when the...

Any thought as to why it would smoke when the bike dives? I can see oil under pressure leaking out, but don't understand how more oil would come out when the bike dives forward.
Forum: Thumpers 07-31-2012, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26,550
Views: 3,649,582
Posted By KIK ROX
Hey guys, I'm currently scheduled to leave to...

Hey guys,
I'm currently scheduled to leave to do the CDT next Friday (8/10). I noticed today that when I come to a hard stop (with brake dive) oil smoke comes from the front of the bike. It has been...
Forum: Ride reports 07-06-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 34,817
Posted By KIK ROX
What are the temps like during the day? I'm...

What are the temps like during the day? I'm trying to select gear for my trip out there and am not sure if I should go with mesh pants (plus insulating and rain layers) or something like Klim's...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 07-03-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By KIK ROX
Klim Mojave or Dakar for CDT in August?

Looking to get some pants for doing the CDT in August. One of my insulating layers will be a pair of cycling bib tights with a wind resistant front, I was thinking this might make the Mojave more...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2012, 07:07 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 111,384
Posted By KIK ROX
I too have several items that I'm looking to buy....

I too have several items that I'm looking to buy. If anyone has a code, please PM me. Thanks!
Forum: Americas 06-27-2012, 06:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By KIK ROX
I know, I had hoped to go in July but work isn't...

I know, I had hoped to go in July but work isn't going to allow that, nor would my brother's schedule allow September. If its a problem, I'll just deal with it. Having to detour on the slab because...
Forum: Equipment 06-27-2012, 03:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 948
Posted By KIK ROX
I was looking for the same thing you are, I went...

I was looking for the same thing you are, I went with the Gaerne Midlands. So glad I did, more protection than the Balance, but still easy to walk around in. Replaceable soles too. They are more...
Forum: Americas 06-26-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By KIK ROX
That's encouraging, thanks! Did you have the...

That's encouraging, thanks! Did you have the stock tank or did you increase capacity somehow? I'm trying to mount a 1.75 gallon Rotopax on the rear without overloading the subframe.
Forum: Americas 06-26-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By KIK ROX
Will do.

Will do.
Forum: Americas 06-26-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By KIK ROX
That's sort of what I was thinking (re: moving...

That's sort of what I was thinking (re: moving time), I'm prepared to detour via slab to make up time if need be.

By the way, thanks for posting your tracks! I just received the ACA maps and am...
Forum: Americas 06-26-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By KIK ROX
What's a reasonable miles per day average for the CDT?

I'm trying to plan a trip out West to do the CDT, currently shooting for August. I can get 2 weeks off work, maybe an extra day or two if needed. My plan is to truck my bike out to NM from MD with my...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 244,455
Posted By KIK ROX
As I was getting ready to order my seat cover, I...

As I was getting ready to order my seat cover, I noticed you offer racks as well. I have a 2008 TE610, do any of the Husky racks you offer fit (the 610 isn't listed)? I was thinking maybe this one:...
Forum: Vendors 06-21-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 244,455
Posted By KIK ROX
No need, plain sides will do just fine. I'll...

No need, plain sides will do just fine. I'll order it today, thanks!
Forum: Vendors 06-20-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,518
Views: 244,455
Posted By KIK ROX
Ready to order a seat cover for my TE610, I want...

Ready to order a seat cover for my TE610, I want the embossed on top, but plain or carbon on the sides. Are either of those one of the options on the website (it says embossed, but I don't know if...
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