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post #1 of 6 Old 08-17-2012, 12:56 AM Thread Starter
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Doing a 1000 mile offroad ride in Colorado

I'm doing the CAM 1k in 2 weeks on the KLR. I geared it with 14/45. Rejetted it and put on a new rear tire. Tested it last weekend at 13k in a severe storm. the hail was bouncing off my helmet and the trail turned into a river. Everything worked well except my gloves. Found out they were not remotely waterproof. Could barely feel my hands when I got off the mountain. I will post pics and video from the trip when I get back.

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post #2 of 6 Old 08-17-2012, 06:28 AM
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awesome...1000 miles offroad? way to go ... waiting for pics
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post #3 of 6 Old 08-17-2012, 07:13 AM
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I'm not familiar with the CAM 1k, got any info on it?

Sounds like fun!
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Everything worked well except my gloves. Found out they were not remotely waterproof. Could barely feel my hands when I got off.
These are kinda pricey, but I can't recommend them enough. Doubt you'd get them in two weeks, though.

http://www.rain-off.com/Buy_Products.php

Enjoy your ride and good luck. That sounds like a blast!



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I'm not familiar with the CAM 1k, got any info on it?

Sounds like fun!
CAM 1k info is here
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=736274

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These are kinda pricey, but I can't recommend them enough. Doubt you'd get them in two weeks, though.

http://www.rain-off.com/Buy_Products.php

Enjoy your ride and good luck. That sounds like a blast!
I found a pair on ebay and they will be here next week.

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2004 Hayabusa limited with stage 1 turbo
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