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Forum: Ride reports 01-23-2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,748
Posted By FirstMan
Keep it coming. It has been a few years since my...

Keep it coming. It has been a few years since my last tour, you have helped rekindle the sprit.
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-21-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,572
Posted By FirstMan
Xskydiver, while I am far from an expert, I will...

Xskydiver, while I am far from an expert, I will have to show you the pictographs in the tinajas altas next time you do this.
Forum: GS Boxers 12-29-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 10,011
Posted By FirstMan
Dave, you sir are a life saver. After 1.5 hours...

Dave, you sir are a life saver. After 1.5 hours of pain, I came back to this thread and 15 minutes later the boot was in place. Holy cow does a little super glue make this job cake. Thank you all for...
Forum: The Garage 12-24-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,454
Posted By FirstMan
This was my thought process too, I have seen CB's...

This was my thought process too, I have seen CB's cause all kinds of internal noise with a bad ground, but your radio worked before. Faraday cage should ground out all High frequency noise created...
Forum: Day Trippin' 01-11-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,572
Posted By FirstMan
Good report. Will you ever do it again?

Good report. Will you ever do it again?
Forum: Layin' down tracks 07-29-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,223
Posted By FirstMan
Thanks for the info, I was getting frusterated...

Thanks for the info, I was getting frusterated with SPOT.
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2008, 02:38 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 80,442
Posted By FirstMan
great wrap up. Thank you for taking the time to...

great wrap up. Thank you for taking the time to share this with us.
Forum: Ride reports 07-22-2008, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 1,453,656
Posted By FirstMan
Just a refresher to remind the new guys to read...

Just a refresher to remind the new guys to read what I consider the best adventure ever.
Forum: Ride reports 07-08-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,630
Posted By FirstMan
If I view the picture at your web site ...

If I view the picture at your web site
http://lh6.ggpht.com/murissaab/SHMSZpKEWqI/AAAAAAAAFzI/WnFUdQK-VLo/S7300125.JPG
I then see the picture here, but other than that I see a red...
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 9,856
Posted By FirstMan
Great start! Good amount of text to pictures. I...

Great start! Good amount of text to pictures. I am glad you were there to hlep the down rider.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-18-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,480
Posted By FirstMan
I do not use fancy oils, just rotella and change...

I do not use fancy oils, just rotella and change it often. I would personally say the chance of it leaking is close to nil, and if it does it will be a seep, not a leak, so if you use a cheaper...
Forum: Ride reports 05-28-2008, 01:30 PM
Replies: 907
Views: 254,142
Posted By FirstMan
I have a question for yall. I was at Puerto...

I have a question for yall. I was at Puerto Penasco, MX (rocky point) May 17th weekend and saw a KTM twin with 20x on the number plates. The bike looked way too clean to be yours. Have you all...
Forum: Ride reports 04-08-2008, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,602
Posted By FirstMan
Were you in AZ Friday? Did you see a boxer cup...

Were you in AZ Friday? Did you see a boxer cup replica near roosevelt lake? If not it was another kind, yellow, VFR owner.
Forum: Ride reports 11-29-2007, 09:00 AM
Replies: 430
Views: 139,532
Posted By FirstMan
Great report so far. Thank you for taking the...

Great report so far. Thank you for taking the time to post up. I will be looking forward to reading the rest.
Forum: Ride reports 11-27-2007, 01:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,758
Posted By FirstMan
Thanks for the report. For some reason I have...

Thanks for the report. For some reason I have never made it to Moab. I am a jeeper and a dirt biker. You would think that I would strive to make it to offroad mecca.
Forum: Racing 11-14-2007, 01:12 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 93,807
Posted By FirstMan
That last audio bite was awsome. Can you imagine...

That last audio bite was awsome. Can you imagine how hard it would be to relay information without our current communications? This is play by play.

Good work all.
Forum: Racing 11-13-2007, 12:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,249
Posted By FirstMan
Looks like the course is starting to be laid out....

Looks like the course is starting to be laid out. From what I heard the guys with the maps found an extra 100 acres of land that belonged to the park! So, no matter what, there will be a new...
Forum: Ride reports 10-04-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,368
Posted By FirstMan
You took her to a beautiful area, the right time...

You took her to a beautiful area, the right time of year for low traffic and moderate temps, you made the motorcycle part of the vacation a peice of the journey and not the focus, you stayed in nice...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,215
Views: 1,453,656
Posted By FirstMan
Great report, great pictures :clap

Great report, great pictures :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-25-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 10,716
Posted By FirstMan
Beautiful report, thank you!

Beautiful report, thank you!
Forum: Ride reports 09-18-2007, 04:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,447
Posted By FirstMan
uhh, how did you use the bathroom, in bed with...

uhh, how did you use the bathroom, in bed with pants on for 2 days. Tell us more. I think I said it before, but I will say it again. You are stronger than me.

Great story, thanks for sharing.
Forum: Ride reports 09-13-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 12,447
Posted By FirstMan
You did good. A heck of a lot strong than me! ...

You did good. A heck of a lot strong than me! Thanks for taking the time to wirte it all up.
Forum: Ride reports 08-24-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 97,321
Posted By FirstMan
Wow, great story. While we know nothing of these...

Wow, great story. While we know nothing of these guys, they seem like nice/happy/relaxed people. I wish them the best of luck!

Adam
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2007, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,307
Posted By FirstMan
Beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing.

Beautiful pictures, thanks for sharing.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-01-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 722
Posted By FirstMan
Seats sometimes require a beating to get off. ...

Seats sometimes require a beating to get off. The Corbin on my VFR required quite a bit of smacking. The new owner took offense to my beating of his new toy but I am sure he will be doing the same...
Forum: Parallel Universe 07-24-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7,626
Views: 1,377,442
Posted By FirstMan
I am speaking for the girls in the crowd. My...

I am speaking for the girls in the crowd. My wife wants the 800 because she doesn't have enough power in the 650 on the street. It is a fine bike, but she finds herself rev limiting when passing as...
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 41,975
Posted By FirstMan
Wow, the real adventure begins. I lived...

Wow, the real adventure begins.

I lived in Islamabad for a few years and was able to visit some of the places you have been. I was young, 10-14 years old when I saw my first BMW there and was...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,376
Posted By FirstMan
Yeah, but the front was a D7xx or something along...

Yeah, but the front was a D7xx or something along thoes numbers. A real knobbie. Something I wouldn't run on the back of an HP2!
Forum: GS Boxers 07-19-2007, 11:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,376
Posted By FirstMan
Hey skinny, this is Adam, I was suposed to to go...

Hey skinny, this is Adam, I was suposed to to go on the trip to MX but had to have my knee cleaned up...


I know a guy here who puts a knobbie on the front and TCK80 rear. He ended up getting...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 14,601
Posted By FirstMan
I wish I had the ability to become a ski bum, as...

I wish I had the ability to become a ski bum, as well as travel the US. I did the boreing thing of school and then a job.

But, I live near Houghton and Golf links. Since you are a poor man, I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2007, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,013
Posted By FirstMan
I envy you, a spontaneous trip to the Baja. ...

I envy you, a spontaneous trip to the Baja.

At least I am now close, N. Texas was almost a life time away.
Forum: Ride reports 07-16-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,865
Posted By FirstMan
Thank you for taking the time to write this all...

Thank you for taking the time to write this all out. It was a great read and enlightning.
Forum: GS Boxers 06-30-2007, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By FirstMan
What dealer was this? They worked with you,...

What dealer was this? They worked with you, resoloved the issue and then didn't charge you an arm and a leg. Sounds like a great dealer.
Forum: Ride reports 06-26-2007, 12:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,499
Posted By FirstMan
I used to live in the UAE and Oman. When my dad...

I used to live in the UAE and Oman. When my dad broke his tail bone our dirtbiking ended. Man, I wish I could be there at my current ripe old age instead of 11 years old.

Thanks for the...
Forum: The Garage 06-14-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By FirstMan
I tired to restore a piece of junk SP370. Ended...

I tired to restore a piece of junk SP370. Ended up pretty much giving it away. Good luck and enjoy it. When running old bikes my main issues have been rust in the tank, so like everyone else said,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-11-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 530
Posted By FirstMan
Adam's Bike Hike

This was an set of emails I wrote to a few friends so that is why it is in parts.

Part 1

I am awake. Nothing like 3.5 hours sleep to make you feel like a million bucks.
Since the camera has...
Forum: Ride reports 06-04-2007, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 1,942,542
Posted By FirstMan
It should be 55w per blub, so 2 lights would put...

It should be 55w per blub, so 2 lights would put him over the limit.

Just get one of thoes generators that bicycles used to have. I am sure 70mph will get it to spin fast enough to make that...
Forum: Ride reports 05-17-2007, 10:17 AM
Replies: 760
Views: 281,053
Posted By FirstMan
I assumed it was a made up word. We will have to...

I assumed it was a made up word. We will have to use it next time we ride together. :freaky
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