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Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by Tewster2, Jun 20, 2015.

  1. LewisNClark

    LewisNClark Long timer Supporter

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    Thanks for the Dropbox thingy file...it worked fine. Saved to my Download folder.:clap
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  2. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer Supporter

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    Good. I tried the forum upload thing and it was a bit clumsy for me. The Dropbox was so simple...just like me.
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  3. tonymarchman

    tonymarchman Been here awhile Super Supporter

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    Hi Tim, You think you are simple? I downloaded the file in my dropbox, now what?
    Tony in Tn ( who wrote the book on simple)
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  4. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer Supporter

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    I tested the download too....this morning it didn't work for me now....crap....standby. Well I cna't get the files to import into Basecamp anymore....maybe somebody has a solution. I can do the forum upload thing later today if this doesn't work.
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  5. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Worked fine for me, just now.

    Any user with a Dropbox account can save any of these files to a destination of choice and open with Basecamp.

    The Moki Dugway video was excellent btw
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  6. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer Supporter

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    Great, thank you so much!
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  7. Tricepilot

    Tricepilot Bailando Con Las Estrellas Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    Casual readers of this ride report should click on the OP's sig line link.

    Lot's more interesting videos there, including this one.

    I had an '06 GSA and now have a '15 GSA and use many of the same packing tips, but there was a lot of great content in that video.

    The time and effort you spend making your videos is not going unappreciated.
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  8. dvwalker

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    worked great for me too! Imported into basecamp and ready...
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  9. Tewster2

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    One piece of kit that made the trip very comfortable was the Oxford heated hand grips. The install was painless and all the connectors are already wired up. All you have to do is find a place to mount the controller (I stuck it on top of the brake thing) and connect the power leads to your battery or in my case, to the Eastern Beaver 3 Circuit thingy. I used the grips most everyday out west. You can also see the little USB outlet I used to charge my phone as I rode along. I plugged the cord into the outlet then ran it into my tank bag. Worked great. It's not waterproof so I just put the cap on it when needed.

    [​IMG]
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  10. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer Supporter

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    On the 6 or 7 times I've visited Dead Horse Point I've always wanted to do this photo. Each prior time I was on my packed GS and no way could I pick it up without farting and getting a hernia. The little WR can be picked up with one hand....almost.

    [​IMG]
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  11. Simplyred

    Simplyred No longer active on ADVRider.

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    Just so you know: your tales may echo further than you might expect.... I am in The Netherlands and completely following your story!
    Well done. I enjoy the posts and videos! Thanks.
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  12. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer Supporter

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    Hey thanks! I really like the tag in your signature line, funny! I've got about three episodes to go with the trip vids.
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  13. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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    I've watched the 4 videos this afternoon that you have posted. Outstanding work. The quality of the editing is just as good as the video footage. Thanks for sharing it.
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  14. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer Supporter

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    Thank you sir! I used to have a Bultaco Pursang 250 when I was I my 20's. It tried to kill me 18 times. Traded it for a 900 iron head Harley Sportster....it killed me 4 times trying to get it started :lol3 Thanks for watching.
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    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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    :lol3

    I survived the '70s on my Pursangs. And the '00s vintage racing them. Not gonna say there weren't a few close calls, though. :rofl
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  16. Tewster2

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    Nice. My buddy back then had a 400 Maico.....it killed :lol3him too
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    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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    Maico is German for 'kick his ass' :lol3
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  18. Tewster2

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    Getting Episode 5 edited. We head out of Zion and visit Bryce Canyon National Park, Escalante Grand Staircase National Monument, Utah Hwy 12/24/95, Capital Reef National Park, Lake Powell/Hite area, then end up stranded in Moab for 2 days waiting out the weather. Should have it done in a couple of days. Lots of footage....
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  19. dvwalker

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    Finally got a cup and small chunk of time to watch your southern utah episode, excellent shots of Valley of Gods. Specially that clear night sky shot, wow! Music and content nicely edited


    +1 on Oxford. I wired the Oxford controller to HotGrips and found a small location on my top clamp to mount the controller

    [​IMG]
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  20. Tewster2

    Tewster2 Long timer Supporter

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    Well I finally got a good internet connection and uploaded episodes 5 and 6. Thanks for watching!

    Episode 5
    Episode 6
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