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Forum: Day Trippin' 03-18-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,670
Posted By itlives
Good RR! I hoped back on motorcycles last year...

Good RR! I hoped back on motorcycles last year after a 32 year hiatus. I'm loving every minute of it!
Of course, I'm loving more minutes than you - being in the south.
I'm also mostly street with...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-18-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,149
Posted By itlives
Great pics. Some of them worthy of the front...

Great pics. Some of them worthy of the front page! I'm coming from Louisiana and going be around the North Rim in early in June. I'm mostly a road rider (Honda NC700X) but you sure make the back...
Forum: Battle Scooters 03-06-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,897
Posted By itlives
To me, step-thru = scooter. I see no reason...

To me, step-thru = scooter.
I see no reason why the chain drive would negate it from scooterville. The cvt is old school. I hated it on my Burgman 400 . The dual clutch tranny is light years ahead...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,873
Posted By itlives
Do a search for the TAT. It doesn't go all the...

Do a search for the TAT. It doesn't go all the way across the US but does several states. I think it goes to Virginia or West Virginia and starts in Colorado (from your direction). I may be wrong,...
Forum: Americas 12-17-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,410
Posted By itlives
Go for it

Layered up right and have heated gloves and insoles.
I think having the extremities warm will be good enough if you have the right layers.
Also, the rain gear suggestion is a good one. If it will...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-20-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,351
Posted By itlives
Agreed completely! I just got a 2.5 L...

Agreed completely!

I just got a 2.5 L backpack like camel back. I also have the rotopax 2 gl.
Going to the Grand Canyon next year!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-10-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
I watched the bidding the whole way through. I'm...

I watched the bidding the whole way through. I'm really glad it did well!

Sorry, I couldn't bid. X-wife cleaned me out....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-10-2014, 05:12 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
"Hunger is the best seasononing" I'm using...

"Hunger is the best seasononing"
I'm using that as my sig line on another site...if you don't mind. It's one the homo Phil and I are on.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-06-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
Didn't know the Addams Family had a French summer...

Didn't know the Addams Family had a French summer home!
Forum: Vendors 11-06-2014, 12:16 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 50,378
Posted By itlives
Got to use my XP-3!

Was headed home last weekend at 10P. Had to get gas. There was a big truck trying to jump a Mustang. I said "Get back. I got sumptin to show you!"
It worked as advertised!
I was amazed. too. The...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 11-02-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
Even with my mild mannered NC700X, I smile...

Even with my mild mannered NC700X, I smile everytime.
I'm sure most everybody does, no matter what ride, if only on the inside.

Good post!
Forum: Regional Forums 11-02-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 67,236
Posted By itlives
That was great! Thanks for an early morning...

That was great! Thanks for an early morning smile!

Still a lurker, but it seems the lurking bush is getting closer to the fun...
Forum: Regional Forums 10-08-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 67,236
Posted By itlives
Great! I already have one or two ! now, I need to...

Great! I already have one or two ! now, I need to learn to read.
Forum: Regional Forums 10-08-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 67,236
Posted By itlives
Thanks. Any links to a roll-chart holder thing...

Thanks. Any links to a roll-chart holder thing available?
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-08-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
Glad you're ok and your bike. Carry on,...

Glad you're ok and your bike.
Carry on, soldier!
Forum: Regional Forums 10-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 67,236
Posted By itlives
Is this the same thing as the roll chart thing...

Is this the same thing as the roll chart thing you can get when doing the TAT?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 09-24-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,541
Posted By itlives
I haven't really been off road like most of guys...

I haven't really been off road like most of guys in here but I read a lot on the NC700X forum.
Engine guard
Skid plate
Some of the guys have put in gold valves in the front shocks.
There's some...
Forum: Rallies 09-21-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 48,699
Posted By itlives
Definite maybe

Haven't been to CO in a few years. This looks great. I will keep it on the calendar. Got to get closer before I commit.
Forum: Regional Forums 09-14-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 67,236
Posted By itlives
I really like that!

I really like that!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-13-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
I lived in Kassel for 5 years when I was a...

I lived in Kassel for 5 years when I was a kid.....left when I was 15 in 1970.

STILL want to go back!
Forum: Vendors 09-11-2014, 06:47 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 50,378
Posted By itlives
Thanks mori55. It makes sense to keep it the way...

Thanks mori55. It makes sense to keep it the way they designed it.
Got en email update. Mine's on the way.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 09-07-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
in your pics - DSC01603 is a calendar pic. Just...

in your pics - DSC01603 is a calendar pic. Just beautiful contrast. You're getting pretty good at that!
Forum: Vendors 09-06-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 50,378
Posted By itlives
I just ordered a XP-3. thanks to your story on...

I just ordered a XP-3. thanks to your story on the NC forum. Also, if you would put up a thread either here or over there with pics on how you did your harness, I would be grateful!
I don't...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-22-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
Nice contrast shot. Ducati as always,...

Nice contrast shot.
Ducati as always, representing the new and very temporal but high sophistication of current technology. Plus- it's SHINY!

The old dirty concrete that lasts "forever".

The...
Forum: Regional Forums 08-22-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 883
Views: 67,236
Posted By itlives
Now that there is funny. And true. I had emu...

Now that there is funny. And true.

I had emu thigh and it was marinated and grilled. It was like beef - texture and taste.

BTW- new here and may make down but have a move coming up so can't...
Forum: Regional Forums 08-21-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 67,236
Posted By itlives
Like Emu..now, what does Emu taste like?

Like Emu..now, what does Emu taste like?
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-20-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,334
Posted By itlives
nice! X2 I love that part of the world!

nice! X2
I love that part of the world!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-20-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 28,381
Posted By itlives
Thanks for the RR. Some of your pics are just awe...

Thanks for the RR. Some of your pics are just awe inspiring!
Nat Geo worthy.
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-18-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
What a contrast between the old and the "forever"...

What a contrast between the old and the "forever" and the new and the "temporal".

I love this picture!

Question - your screen name. Do you say it Frankensteen or Frankenstyn?
AnteeHero or Ant...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-16-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 1,582
Views: 534,618
Posted By itlives
Thanks to your bud GreekPT, I'm back on the...

Thanks to your bud GreekPT, I'm back on the train. I followed your first flight away from standard life, but lost you somewhere in my standard life.
Glad to be back.
Forum: Road Warriors 08-13-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,523
Posted By itlives
Your buddy says State Farm will issue...

Your buddy says State Farm will issue full-coverage. That's who I have and they say they won't. They told me they already paid full price for it, they wouldn't do it again. He is right though about...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-12-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,523
Posted By itlives
I totaled my NC700X coming back from North...

I totaled my NC700X coming back from North Carolina this year. Ran into the ditch and messed up the front end. Amazingly didn't crack or scratch any plastic. I bought it back from the Ins. Co. and...
Forum: Road Warriors 08-12-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 409,027
Posted By itlives
Had an encounter with a black bear in Arkansas...

Had an encounter with a black bear in Arkansas once. I didn't run or have to shoot it. It backed off but wasn't happy that I set up my tent on IT's trail!
Forum: Road Warriors 08-12-2014, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 409,027
Posted By itlives
Bappo- last trip I took, I just took the rear...

Bappo- last trip I took, I just took the rear seat off and left it at home. I was set up pretty much like that picture and the filler was easily reached.
I'm all about EASY (and cheap).
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 08-09-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 23,892
Posted By itlives
Pictures -yay!

I'm in! What a great honeymoon!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 07-16-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 41,881
Posted By itlives
Congratulations!

I'm impressed -that the scooters made it! Well, and you guys' tenacity, also.

I have a scoot that looks just like the 150 but is red. It only has 1,250 miles on it and I can't get it started for...
Forum: Regional Forums 07-14-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 883
Views: 67,236
Posted By itlives
:rofl:rofl:rofl Behave? I am being have.

:rofl:rofl:rofl
Behave? I am being have.
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 07-08-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,753
Posted By itlives
Had to laugh at this. I work in the heat all day...

Had to laugh at this. I work in the heat all day ( I do get a couple AC breaks as I'm self-employed). I enjoy the ride home because I'm on two wheels.
That said, I'm thinking of getting an...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-29-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 51,041
Posted By itlives
It was a leasure meeting you guys and a girl! We...

It was a leasure meeting you guys and a girl! We had an awesome meal at the Oark Cafe. This is some of my group and two guys (the girl is behind the red post talking to (or rather, listening to our...
Forum: Face Plant 06-29-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,146
Posted By itlives
Actually, I don't. I left the bike with the shop...

Actually, I don't. I left the bike with the shop and was staying about an hour away with no way to go anywhere. They did save the shocks for me to see but I was too interested to get back on the road...
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