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Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2013, 04:58 PM
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Posted By XR Valdeez
Indeed!

Bravo Noah!
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Opinions and conclusions!

I thought I would add my final thoughts and some opinions from our trip.

I thought France was expensive. We went through a lot of money while we were there. Also, breakfast was never included...
Forum: Ride reports 09-28-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Good bye Europe..............

Once we had the tire fixed, we were on our way to Ypers!

Back on the road again with a new rear tire! The shop was an automotive shop that also does motorcycle tires. We were told that over...
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2012, 05:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Pissed Stuck in Belgium

We started out the day at the memorial service in Oosterbeek at the British Army Cemetary. There was a huge crowd, and there were kids standing in front of all the graves with flowers for each...
Forum: Ride reports 09-23-2012, 01:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Bluhduh More Motorways

We're off to Ypers, Belgium. Going to click off a few miles as the weather report for Monday is SHIT! :huh Cheers till then!
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Motorway day..............

We had our best breakfast so far on the trip today! A nice start, on a cold, cloudy day! The rain had stopped, but it was foggy and the wet cold was piercing!
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Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Talking Good bye Germany...................

No internet last night, so it's Saturday night and we're in Arnhem, Holland! But here's what we did yesterday. We were up and rolling by 0900 hrs. It was cold, but not a cloud in the sky!
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Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Wicked Into Germany!

Up early today again. Kickstands up at 0900 hrs! We rode a couple hundred meters (I'm in the metric mode can you tell!) to a little bakery for some nice croissants and coffee. We charged up, hit the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2012, 09:03 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Into the Mountains!

We left our Hotel in Neufchateau a bit ealier than we had in past days. It was down right cold as we got going. We were still in the agricultural area in the low rolling hills, but that would soon...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb On to Blanc Mont Ridge!

Today, the Paul and Paul team was feeling a bit better. Since the one Paul was going to go back to England today, he decided to head back first thing this morning. The other Paul, our host, tour...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Cool2 An afternoon in Paris.

Initially we had decided to go riding east towards Germany, however, the Paul and Paul team were feeling a bit under the weather from the off salmon from the night before. So the verdict went against...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Belleau Wood!!!!!!!!

Driving down the highway near the village of Belleau, you start to see the Aisne-Marne American Cemetary and Memorial. When we turned and rode up the driveway, you immediately got the feeling you...
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Talking On the way!

We have officially nicknamed our hotel in Soissons, Spider Hotel, the place is crawling with them!

After sitting for our $5 continental breakfast :eek1 that wasn't worth near that, we got going...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Talking Feet Dry in France!!!!!

Well, we made it! Started off this morning after a long night last night! Met up with our host, Paul's friend, Paul, on the A-2 just south of london. Made it to dover in a little more than an hour....
Forum: Ride reports 09-14-2012, 11:47 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Laugh Off to France!

Off to France today!!!!!:clap:clap:freaky:D:ricky
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2012, 09:26 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Cool2 This is a MOTORCYCLE trip, honest!

Figured I better put a picture of our bike up so the thread doesn't get taken down.

Here's our trusty steed! Yep, it's a HONDA!:evil
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Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
A slow one today............

Well, we just got moving around here after a LATE night.:dutch So, here's more pics from yesterday. We went to the Tower of London and spent all afternoon there. I was there back in '09, and a lot...
Forum: Ride reports 09-12-2012, 01:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Finally, Pictures.....................

Well, after having a few, ok, maybe many pints and talking a lot of rubbish, :freaky I have finally gotten around to puting up a few pictures. These are just some random shots before we get on the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-11-2012, 12:33 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Standing by................

We're in London! Got here Sunday afternoon. Since then we've been getting used to the time change, 8 hours difference. Yesterday we walked a lot around Greenwich, had a few pints and saw a lot. ...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2012, 06:41 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,423
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb To Belleau Wood and beyond!

Here we go!

Last year about this time, some, scratch that, an Irish and a Scottish friend came to the States to pick up their BMW's that had been stored here for a couple years with a friend of...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-07-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,365
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb In One Word.............

WALMART! twenty sumthin' bucks. used mine for my so. america ride, still have it! Nuff said.:ricky
Forum: Orange Crush 08-13-2011, 07:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,148
Posted By XR Valdeez
Wicked Another idea

Here's what I did. Damper cost me $200 used on craigslist. Got the drawing for this scott's mount from another inmate. Total cost..........$200.00 and a day of machining.:D
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Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2011, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 786,298
Posted By XR Valdeez
Wheelin'

Vince,

Wow, what a friggin' adventure! It has been AWESOME to follow you on your journey. It was great to meet up with you in Panama a little over a year ago and have some beers :1drink.
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Forum: Ride reports 04-27-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 786,298
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumbs down Friggin' Theives

Vince,

Been keeping up with your travels! Bummer on the loss, but you said it, it ain't the end of the world. Ride safe and keep us informed the best you can.

Steve
Forum: Orange Crush 03-25-2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 882
Posted By XR Valdeez
Wally world

Covered our bikes most every night while riding from Peru to Los Angeles. My buddy had a bit more expensive cover, I went for the budget WalMart cover. Worked very well. We also brought a cable and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 186,442
Posted By XR Valdeez
Cool2 Cops and such

Hey D.B.,

Should have mentioned this earlier. When we were in Peru, we were told to turn off our headlights near towns. The cops usually put their car alongside the road and stand there and...
Forum: Orange Crush 02-04-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,267,777
Posted By XR Valdeez
Talking Steering Thingy

Today I finally got around to getting the steering stabilizer mounted. A friend of mine machined the parts awhile ago. Bought the stabilizer off craig's list. Went on easy!
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Forum: Ride reports 01-29-2011, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 186,442
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Canyon Del Pato

You're going to love your ride up the canyon! Was there last April and it was Spectacular! Ride safe and have fun! :thumb
Forum: Orange Crush 01-14-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Q4

Ditto. Just bolted them on and went riding!:evil
Forum: Orange Crush 01-14-2011, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10,766
Views: 2,267,777
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Sump Guard

Put the Adventure-Spec sump guard on the beast. Good fit! Ordered it without powder coating. Figured if i want, I can just spray-can it black if i want and I can touch it up easy. :evil
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Forum: Orange Crush 12-25-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 14,778
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Save Your Money

FMF Q-4 without a doubt. Love them!
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 786,298
Posted By XR Valdeez
Laugh A king DETHRONED!

Vince,

Solorzano was SO worried about our car he called us and tried to see it before the race! We told him to pound sand! He would have to wait to see it at the finish line. He only made it to...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2010, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2,166
Views: 786,298
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Mom said there would be days like that!

Vince,

Still following your trek, with great jealousy! When I saw your Bolivia adventures, i wanted to load my bike on a plane and get down there a.s.a.p. Too bad I gotta wait till i friggin'...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-15-2010, 08:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,265
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Gobi's

Just finished a trip from Peru to Los Angeles. Had the Gobi's. They did great in the 6500 miles we did. Just my .02 cents worth,,,,,,,
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Forum: Orange Crush 09-13-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,498
Posted By XR Valdeez
Seal Savers

Uh, No! Use them!
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By XR Valdeez
Southbound and down

Good to hear you're motoring along! Not too much further! Post some pics!!!!
Forum: Racing 07-27-2010, 11:52 AM
Replies: 440
Views: 76,658
Posted By XR Valdeez
#111

Neil,

I'll be watching #111! Go get'em!

Steve
Forum: Ride reports 07-27-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,058
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb You Go!

Go like hell! Rubber side down! Just like two Baja 1000's back to back! You got a dependable bike, i know, I've ridden with it for a week through Central America!

Keep us updated!
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Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2010, 08:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,316
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb Bike choice and prep

Mark,

I for one agree with Crash! Your 690 would be awesome down there! I learned a big lesson on my recent Lima, Peru to Los Angeles trip- the bigger the bike, the more uselesss crap you take...
Forum: Orange Crush 07-19-2010, 07:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,509
Posted By XR Valdeez
Thumb ZIP-TY Rack

have the Zip-Ty Racing billet rack on my '05 950. Love it! Strong and durable. Held my big dry bag all the way from Peru to Los Angeles, no worries at all! Here's a link.:evil

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