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Forum: Ride reports 09-03-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,436
Posted By 71tr
Fabulous, looking forward to this report. Just...

Fabulous, looking forward to this report. Just finished a three week trip, Melbourne to Darwin. Got stuck on the Oodnadatta Track and Marree due to unexpected rains. Terrific ride.
Forum: The Garage 07-19-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 680
Posted By 71tr
If necessary to facilitate repairs I'm happy to...

If necessary to facilitate repairs I'm happy to chip in a little green to help out a fellow DR rider. :ricky
Forum: Australia 05-03-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By 71tr
BMW 650 or 800GS (dirt preferred)

BMW 650 or 800GS (dirt preferred)
Forum: Australia 05-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By 71tr
The two weeks in Australia may morph into three...

The two weeks in Australia may morph into three weeks. Have an opportunity to ride a moto from Melbourne to Darwin up the Stuart Hwy in August. Interested in locals opinions of the distance, time...
Forum: Australia 04-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By 71tr
Keep it coming. All advice appreciated and you...

Keep it coming. All advice appreciated and you are helping me develop a plan.
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By 71tr
Thanks for the replies. As I mentioned I have no...

Thanks for the replies. As I mentioned I have no set itinerary, just a few places that have caught my eye. By no means is it necessary to tie those places together and tick them all off on this...
Forum: Australia 04-24-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,236
Posted By 71tr
2 weeks in Australia-What's a Yank to do

(re-post from Trip Planning forum)

Greetings fellow ADVer's. A friendly Yank from Chicago has two weeks in Australia this July and looking for advice and suggestions to fill the itinerary. Being a...
Forum: Asia Pacific 04-21-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 569
Posted By 71tr
Cool2 2 weeks in Australia - suggestions?

Greetings fellow ADVer's. A friendly Yank from Chicago has two weeks in Australia this July and looking for advice and suggestions to fill the itinerary. Being a member of ADV it goes without...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 02-19-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11,829
Views: 1,458,713
Posted By 71tr
Let me update with my experience.

So as mentioned above I left the stupid little Garmin lock key in my GPS bag and managed to press it against the screen. This did not break the screen but did crack the digitizer which is a thin...
Forum: Equipment 02-19-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,859
Posted By 71tr
Cool2 Sort of, let me update with my experience. So as...

Sort of, let me update with my experience. So as mentioned above I left the stupid little Garmin lock key in my GPS bag and managed to press it against the screen. This did not break the screen but...
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-11-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By 71tr
Posted the above in the Aussie regional forum and...

Posted the above in the Aussie regional forum and getting good response there. Thanks for looking.
Forum: Australia 01-10-2014, 09:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By 71tr
Everyone, meet Joe ^^^^^^^ Hook him up with a...

Everyone, meet Joe ^^^^^^^
Hook him up with a good Aussie time :freaky and send him home with stories. :topes My work is done....I'm out!
Forum: Australia 01-09-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 902
Posted By 71tr
Cool2 4 days in Perth (Jan 2014) need info

Team ADV,

I have a good friend, from Virginia-US, headed for Perth this month on business. He has a few extra days at the end of his trip (Jan. 24-27) to enjoy a little motorcycle action. He has...
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-09-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 437
Posted By 71tr
Cool2 4 days in Perth (Jan 2014) need info

Team ADV,

I have a good friend headed for Perth this month on business. He has a few extra days at the end of his trip (Jan. 24-27) to enjoy a little motorcycle action. He has arranged rental of...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-28-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By 71tr
Can you provide details of the theft, perhaps it...

Can you provide details of the theft, perhaps it will further the investigation.
Forum: Equipment 07-24-2013, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,859
Posted By 71tr
That's it Albie, just need the digitizer and not...

That's it Albie, just need the digitizer and not the entire screen. Hmm, $60 bucks to Hong Kong....what the heck need to get back on the road. Thanks much for your assist.
Forum: Equipment 07-22-2013, 03:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,859
Posted By 71tr
Cool2 Garmin Montana 600 Screen Repair

So I've managed to crack the thin touch screen on my Montana 600. The primary glass screen is intact, the crack is within the thin layer of touchpad on top of the main glass screen. Lesson learned,...
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2013, 12:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,257
Posted By 71tr
Brilliant tag line. :clap

Brilliant tag line. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-28-2013, 08:50 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 47,653
Posted By 71tr
[QUOTE=HardWorkingDog;20873567] His...

[QUOTE=HardWorkingDog;20873567]

His saddlebag wore that mud-badge the rest of the trip.

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8371/8531361877_c8e0337224_b.jpg


HWD....Those are JSLIST bags your son...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By 71tr
CW, Your ride looks amazing. You really should...

CW,
Your ride looks amazing. You really should consider re-posting from your website to advrider. As you know this is a great community and certainly an audience worth sharing your adventure.
Forum: Ride reports 03-22-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 62,297
Posted By 71tr
photography

P&C,
Really enjoying the ride report and particularly your photos. Can you elaborate on the photo equipment you are using? I read your trip prep thread and you only mention an iPhone 5. If that...
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2012, 07:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,058
Posted By 71tr
Samsung Galaxy Tab 7"

Great size for travel, hundreds of decent apps, long battery life and inexpensive. Current model or previous model work just fine.
Forum: Ride reports 10-12-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 40,953
Posted By 71tr
what a great thread, let me share

Florence American Cemetery and Memorial (Florence, Italy)
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o248/71tr/IMGP0649.jpg

Row after row...
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o248/71tr/IMGP0665.jpg
...
Forum: Vendors 08-24-2012, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,409
Views: 365,153
Posted By 71tr
Thanks Brady for the quick ship and quality...

Thanks Brady for the quick ship and quality merchandise. I'll enjoy the new map pouch and tool tube pouch.
Alan
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2012, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 907,366
Posted By 71tr
Wise words on the ride & sell vs ride & fly...

Wise words on the ride & sell vs ride & fly debate. Maybe I missed it but did Alex ever give us a rundown on his selling experience in Argentina/Uruguay? :deal
Forum: Equipment 01-19-2012, 03:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,962
Posted By 71tr
Yeah, it doesn't take much of a difference in...

Yeah, it doesn't take much of a difference in dimensions to really ramp up the volume. Looks like the Kriega already has the surface mounted strap buckles so flipping it to the vertical and...
Forum: Ride reports 12-04-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 84,138
Posted By 71tr
Snohobo, What computer setup are you using for...

Snohobo,
What computer setup are you using for your ride reports? I saw you mention the use of a 7" tablet, if so what hardware and apps are your using? Any color commentary to offer on...
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2011, 11:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,334
Posted By 71tr
Great ride report BR, moto touring and history...

Great ride report BR, moto touring and history make for a great combination. Yes, I hold this story close to my heart, but for that single event two family histories were changed forever. I did in...
Forum: Ride reports 10-27-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 13,334
Posted By 71tr
Strong memories of this cemetery. One of the...

Strong memories of this cemetery. One of the fellow's buried here was my father's best friend. He flew the air observation flight in 1944 that was supposed to be flown by my father but for a delay...
Forum: Thumpers 10-10-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 105,406
Views: 20,930,675
Posted By 71tr
MX Rob has done a lot of work analyzing the DR...

MX Rob has done a lot of work analyzing the DR air/fuel system including the stock BST carb, FCR-MX carb and numerous exhausts. He has a number of prominent threads on ADV and TT as well as his...
Forum: Vendors 10-04-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 46,653
Posted By 71tr
dr650 gen2 rack

Well done BBriggs, this is the rack I've been waiting for. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 09-17-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 148,723
Posted By 71tr
That's a good point GP4; some dividends are...

That's a good point GP4; some dividends are non-monetary and will last a lifetime.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2011, 09:01 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 907,366
Posted By 71tr
Alex, I know you're riding your own ride and...

Alex,
I know you're riding your own ride and you have a great attitude that will carry you far in this world. I tend to agree with Grifter. You are at a disadvantage; foreigner in a strange land,...
Forum: Ride reports 08-12-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 24,664
Posted By 71tr
Mathew, You're writing a great report. We...

Mathew,

You're writing a great report. We all have our fears and anxieties, facing your challenges head-on is the way to go. After this experience that little voice will know his place and stfu....
Forum: Ride reports 08-04-2011, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 907,366
Posted By 71tr
Alex, Why don't you and Tom add a PayPal...

Alex,

Why don't you and Tom add a PayPal donation link to your thread and let those of us watching from home step up to the plate and help you with the repair bill. :type
Forum: Thumpers 07-28-2011, 09:44 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 75,132
Posted By 71tr
Check out post #40 for photos of Dongie's key...

Check out post #40 for photos of Dongie's key setup
Forum: Vendors 06-30-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 46,653
Posted By 71tr
dr650 rack v2.0

Berg,

How about a new version of the dr650 rack with an additional mounting point on the upper portion and perhaps a rear link to attach the pair at the rear. Thinking of something that could...
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,112
Views: 190,807
Posted By 71tr
+1 on what Greg said above. I'm in Florida right...

+1 on what Greg said above. I'm in Florida right now as well, west coast, and would gladly travel a bit to meet one of my favorite authors.
Forum: Ride reports 06-21-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 907,366
Posted By 71tr
You guys should publish a girls of the world...

You guys should publish a girls of the world calendar and sell copies to finance your journey....just sayin' :evil
Forum: Thumpers 06-16-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 75,132
Posted By 71tr
usd fork lengths

FWIW I gathered the following data when I was researching the usd fork swap on the DR. Certainly not all inclusive but a start.

Fork Travel

10.2" Stock DR '96+
11.4" DRZ400 '02+
11.8" YZ450...
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