ADV-Fundamentalism: anti-virus tour

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Joe Motocross, May 19, 2020.

  1. Scribe

    Scribe £Bob£

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    Increased respect here for the cat fancy. The little f’ers really grow ya.
    Blessed is he who roosteth widely throughout creation to return to a home shared with felines, for the vermin shall not be upon his house nor in his air box.
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  2. RedDogAlberta

    RedDogAlberta High Plains Drifter

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    Cat Power!

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  3. Joe Motocross

    Joe Motocross Adjustafork.com - CEO

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    Some final thoughts on the trip. The pandemic was a big focus. Luckily, it’s easy for me to just roll out my door. No logistics. Just start riding. The desert is empty. Easy to avoid people. I adjusted my habits so I didn’t have to stop for supplies like I usually do. The big bike helped out with this. I really connected with the 950 this spring.
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    It took me to some incredible terrain.
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    I checked out some stuff that’s been on my list.
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    Now it’s time to look toward the future. I’m excited to ditch the centerstand on the SE and test the new Adjustafork 4.0 Beluga. The entire fork plus pivoting foot weighs 8 ounces more than the standard 4.0. Removing the centerstand should give me a net loss of at least a couple of pounds. Not sure what those centerstands weigh but I’d guess around 4 pounds. Looking forward to seeing what the actual weight loss is.
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    As for the pandemic and the riding? I originally guessed that this spring would be the worst and things would be back to normal by fall. As I watch things unfold, I don’t think that’s going to be the case. It’s looking like we’ll need to tread lightly through the fall. However, this doesn’t change things much for how the Presiding High Council operates on a normal basis. It’s pretty simple. Avoid people and you’ll avoid contracting/spreading the virus. We don’t want to see any of you a-holes anyway. Outdoors is better than indoors. No hotels. Fewer stops for supplies = less contact with people. No restaurants. Rare to eat at them anyway. I’ll continue holding my cards tight. I’m slipping into the shadows for a while.
  4. chudzikb

    chudzikb Long timer Supporter

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    Sure, now you make the bike stand/adjustafork, AFTER I buy a trail stand...damn.
  5. TomJoad

    TomJoad Adventurer

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    Another great RR and I hope you won't keep us waiting too long for another. In the meantime, you sparked my interest in KTM so I'm waiting for the 390 Adventure to arrive at my local dealer.
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  6. dondesmo

    dondesmo Senior Squid

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    Your tabia looks almost like mine. I have the titanium rod also but I have a couple more screws at the lower end. After 16 months the leg is about 95%. Sorry for the hijack.
  7. NoelJ

    NoelJ Long timer

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    There's seven total in there - five on the low end. Three years ago and it still hurts; the hardware is a bitch in my skinny ankle.
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  8. dano619

    dano619 Long timer Supporter

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    Wondering if that is dirt on your sweatshirt sleeve or welding splatter burns.....but hey, don't matter-------always great following along, one of the best reports out there!! Thanks!! Over and out....That's Mr. Asshole to you!!
  9. KLRalph

    KLRalph Because KTMalph sounds funny

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    Love the RR's JM, and you almost have me sold on ditching my Helinox chair but I need to know how you get the picture of the stream crossing with your small pack-able tripod???
    Inquiring minds want to know.
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  10. Long Trail

    Long Trail ADV Willing

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    I'm curious where you pack the Adjustafork. Do you carry it in your back pack?
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  11. Zubb

    Zubb he went that-a-way... Supporter

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    He obviously has a camera crew much like St. Ewan and St Charlie.
    They also carry his chair, his cot, and his coleman gas lantern.
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  12. Scribe

    Scribe £Bob£

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    I heard he's got a makeup and wardrobe guy too.
  13. Memnok

    Memnok Fly high, go far.

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    And a green screen with CGI for the stunts and explosions.
  14. Zubb

    Zubb he went that-a-way... Supporter

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    This shit just got real. We've outed him. He's a fake.
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  15. wiggins

    wiggins Been here awhile Supporter

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    I kind of thinks he pulls a trailer, look at the rear axle when he takes the rear tire off?? Looks like some kind of square tubing in place of the axle stay?? Might be a trailer hitch receiver!! or a home made receiver that his chair slides into?
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  16. 2old2Bbold

    2old2Bbold was 2bold2getold

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    I feel some kinda comment coming about a-holes. :lol3
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  17. Franque

    Franque Been here awhile

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    And don't forget the guys towing the trailer with some chairs, firewood, and croffee ;)
  18. BornAgain

    BornAgain Been here awhile

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    Have you not read "do not anger the prophet least you incur the wrath of the roost god's".
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  19. RedDogAlberta

    RedDogAlberta High Plains Drifter

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    Great stuff. As usual.
  20. Geraldo Rivera

    Geraldo Rivera Adventurer

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    Look, I want to discredit Motocross and his cult as much as anyone but all you guys have is "conflicting intelligence". Inmates are worse than the New York Times.
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