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  1. velo47

    Help me repair my ARB Compressor

    On my Continental Divide trip, my ARB compressor gave up the ghost. Well, I hope not completely. Before I get under the van and remove it and start randomly unscrewing parts, I thought I'd ask the brain trust here if anyone has any experience repairing these? It's an ARB single CKMA12. The...
  2. velo47

    Continental Divide and Colorado BDR

    Continental Divide and Colorado BDR Last May, I drove the Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route with three others, one Jeep and two motorcycles. Bill, Patrick, and John were great to travel with and we had an awesome trip. So, this year when they said they wanted to do the Colorado BDR, I was...
  3. velo47

    Continental Divide Trip

    Hi All, I am planning on doing a Continental Divide Trip next month. I'll be taking the 4x4 Sprinter and generally following the GPS Kevin route. I'm starting in Southern NM on June 27. I'll take about a week through NM. On July 5, I'm leaving the CDT route and meeting up with a group that...
  4. velo47

    New Mexico Backcountry Discovery Route

    The entire route: Day 1 I met up with Jimmy and Suzie from Prescott, AZ, and their pup, Luna, in Las Cruces. The plan was to motel it there that night (Monday), and then slab it to Dell City, TX in the morning to start the offroad route. When I got the motel, they were already there...
  5. velo47


    I'm planning on doing the NMBDR, leaving Albuquerque for parts south on June 15. I know it's short notice, but is anyone interested?
  6. velo47

    AZ BDR

    On May 9, I packed up the van and drove 415 miles to Bisbee, AZ to stage for a trip up the Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route. As a side note, one of the owners of the Jonquil Motel where I stayed in Bisbee filmed the videos for the BDRs, and the other works for Overland Expo. Small world...
  7. velo47

    Hi from Albuquerque

    I'm new to the Forum and new to overlanding in general. We camped and I guess we overlanded a lot in our old VW bus when we were kids. I remember taking the dirt road along the river from Grand Junction to Moab and camping at Arches National Monument. But then college bicycle racing and work...