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Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 06-28-2015, 03:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,657
Posted By Underboning
50cc. Since I've already ridden from Portland,...

50cc. Since I've already ridden from Portland, Oregon to the coast of North Carolina on a 101.7cc SYM Symba. :lol3

...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-01-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,784
Posted By Underboning
If you have an Ikea handy, they sell (at least...

If you have an Ikea handy, they sell (at least they used to) sell a whole sheepskin for about $25-$30. We bought one for our RTW trip and were able to cut two Symba-sized covers out of one pelt. ...
Forum: Racing 05-07-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 1,760
Views: 107,759
Posted By Underboning
I have heard that you can watch all of the Sky,...

I have heard that you can watch all of the Sky, BBC, and others' live broadcasts for free online on a certain website that is apparently for a league of VIPs. I can't believe that something like...
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 05-05-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,491
Posted By Underboning
Aerostich Darien Light. Tan and Goretex. We...

Aerostich Darien Light. Tan and Goretex. We spent about 4 months riding around SE Asia in the jacket and pants and it was tolerable as long as we were moving. Open up all the vents and keep moving...
Forum: Asia Pacific 03-25-2015, 10:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By Underboning
Africa is a big place. Any country/city that you...

Africa is a big place. Any country/city that you are particularly interested in? Oh and where would you be shipping them from? That would help us to give you more than general advice. Also, you...
Forum: Photos 03-12-2015, 06:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 75,852
Posted By Underboning
I've got a few! Leaving South Africa and...

I've got a few!

Leaving South Africa and into Namibia

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/South-Africa/i-sJZB8d4/0/L/P1020472-L.jpg

Namibia to Botswana, waiting in line for the gate
...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-27-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,654
Posted By Underboning
We didn't have to pay any import duty when we...

We didn't have to pay any import duty when we flew our US registered bikes back to the US (LAX). I don't think your broker is correct. OTOH, the Customs agents at LAX were idiots, so good luck with...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-11-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 533,533
Posted By Underboning
Glad you enjoyed it! Now it's your turn to go...

Glad you enjoyed it! Now it's your turn to go out riding and write one for us. :D
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 12-11-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 533,533
Posted By Underboning
They are really different experiences. When we...

They are really different experiences. When we were backpacking we wondered what it would be like to ride and a couple of times while we were riding we were missing just sitting in a bus or train...
Forum: Racing 12-10-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,885
Views: 272,854
Posted By Underboning
So Button and Alonso next season. Hope the Honda...

So Button and Alonso next season. Hope the Honda power can do them proud.
http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/formula1/30328327
Forum: Photos 11-21-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7,693
Views: 2,670,823
Posted By Underboning
A few of my favorites from our RTW trip. ...

A few of my favorites from our RTW trip.

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/South-Africa/i-TCvHFw5/0/M/P1020451-M.jpg

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/Namibia/i-2SVN99g/0/M/P1020473-M.jpg
...
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-08-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,167
Posted By Underboning
Hmm. I guess I'll keep these points in mind when...

Hmm. I guess I'll keep these points in mind when another one pops up for sale since the one I was interested I was sold the hour before I was supposed to see it. :cry. Thanks for the advice!
Forum: Battle Scooters 11-07-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,167
Posted By Underboning
Talk me out of a Burgman 400

I am going to look at a 2008 Burgman 400 tomorrow. I've done a bunch of reading here and on BurgmanUSA.com and can't find a good reason not to get one. Thoughts?? :ear

I've never bought a CVT...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-05-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 31,410
Posted By Underboning
:ear Any updates??

:ear Any updates??
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 10-29-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 181,824
Posted By Underboning
Glad we were able to meet up while you were in...

Glad we were able to meet up while you were in town!

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellaneous/i-B55gSBV/0/L/IMG_20140827_191411-L.jpg

Two well traveled scoots!
Forum: Trip Planning 10-19-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,478
Posted By Underboning
I would recommend a Blogger blog...

I would recommend a Blogger blog (http://www.blogger.com) for your purpose. Its a Google service, so its free. We just copied and pasted our ADV posts...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-07-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 31,410
Posted By Underboning
Looks good! :thumb Can't wait to hear how the...

Looks good! :thumb Can't wait to hear how the shakedown goes.
Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Underboning
If you're heading to the UK, you might try...

If you're heading to the UK, you might try British Airways. We used them to head to South Africa and didn't use an agent. We dealt directly with Savio Johnson and Desmond Green at British Airways...
Forum: Road Warriors 09-29-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 623
Views: 82,295
Posted By Underboning
There are a bunch more photos over at Jalopnik...

There are a bunch more photos over at Jalopnik now (http://lanesplitter.jalopnik.com/the-supercharged-kawasaki-ninja-h2r-is-batshit-insane-1640558028/1640558879/+damon). Trellis frame?!? :eek1
...
Forum: Americas 09-28-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Underboning
Pack All arranged the truck for us and included...

Pack All arranged the truck for us and included it in our bill.
Forum: Americas 09-27-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 699
Posted By Underboning
We got our bikes crated for their trip to South...

We got our bikes crated for their trip to South Africa at Pack All in Mississauga (http://www.pack-all.ca/), which is only about 3 miles from the airport. Great crate, good service, but the crates...
Forum: Americas 09-16-2014, 09:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,857
Posted By Underboning
My wife and I did about 5000 miles in across the...

My wife and I did about 5000 miles in across the US on 100cc SYM Symbas, so we have some experience.

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/The-US-of-A/i-pQ7bzP4/0/L/P1020283-L.jpg

We used Google...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-09-2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,632
Posted By Underboning
We did 15 countries and 26000 miles on 101.7cc...

We did 15 countries and 26000 miles on 101.7cc Symbas a few years ago. I thought it was pretty epic! :D
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716979
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-20-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By Underboning
You will definitely need to do some more research...

You will definitely need to do some more research as to where you want to travel. It is easy to travel between Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. Vietnam is, as far as I know, still closed to...
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-19-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,152
Posted By Underboning
There was a poster over on HUBB...

There was a poster over on HUBB (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/), gypsyprincess, who bought bikes in Malaysia. She wrote about her experience on her blog....
Forum: Asia Pacific 07-28-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 726
Posted By Underboning
I would recommend heading over to Horizons...

I would recommend heading over to Horizons Unlimited (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/) for the most current info. I would also recommend getting a copy of Chris Scott's Adventure Motorcycling...
Forum: Battle Scooters 07-23-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 59,837
Posted By Underboning
Yes, that is my Symba in the foreground and my...

Yes, that is my Symba in the foreground and my wife's in the back. That was from nearly 28000 miles ago, they look so new!


There is a thread over on Symforum about the bench seat and the...
Forum: Battle Scooters 07-23-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,190
Posted By Underboning
They seem to hold up, at least for a while. ...

They seem to hold up, at least for a while.

Underbones are offroaded -

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/4uzhNUQtUzQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Forum: Battle Scooters 07-19-2014, 09:56 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 59,837
Posted By Underboning
I put Pelican im2600s on ours, mounted to NOS...

I put Pelican im2600s on ours, mounted to NOS Carter Brothers' racks. They hold about 35L and are waterproof and lockable. They crash pretty well, too! They are held on with 4 wingnuts and can be...
Forum: Battle Scooters 07-09-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 59,837
Posted By Underboning
My understanding is that the epoxy was added...

My understanding is that the epoxy was added after the bikes came to the US. The EPA mandates that the A/F screw cannot be adjustable (at least easiliy) and has since 1980. ...
Forum: Asia Pacific 06-19-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,121
Posted By Underboning
Check with MASKargo in LA, they are the cargo...

Check with MASKargo in LA, they are the cargo branch of Malaysia Airlines. Here is a link to their contact info....
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-16-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 533,533
Posted By Underboning
Glad you enjoyed the ride! And welcome to The...

Glad you enjoyed the ride! And welcome to The Asylum :lol3

We're not really sure about next steps, we're not really sure what we'll be doing tomorrow! (Well, probably working :cry) Right now...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-09-2014, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 533,533
Posted By Underboning
We are, indeed, back in Portland, Oregon. We...

We are, indeed, back in Portland, Oregon. We tried the East Coast thing for a while, but ended up back in Portland again. Let us know when you are heading this way and maybe we can meet up for a...
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-09-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 25,651
Posted By Underboning
Re and I are glad to hear that you are doing...

Re and I are glad to hear that you are doing well! Hope you continue to ride safe and keep showing what a well ridden small bike can do.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-04-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,108
Posted By Underboning
Day 2 results are up at scootercannonball.com. 8...

Day 2 results are up at scootercannonball.com. 8 DNFs today :huh It must have been a tough day. Binh slipped to second, Motovista up one to fourth and CDwise stayed fourteenth. It also looks...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-03-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,108
Posted By Underboning
Woot! at the end of day one, Binh is in first...

Woot! at the end of day one, Binh is in first place. :clap Motovista (or whatever he is now) is in fifth and Cdwise is in fourteenth.
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-02-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 29,108
Posted By Underboning
Really!?! Any idea why he didn't make it? Since...

Really!?! Any idea why he didn't make it? Since he was your only real competition, you should win for sure!:pot How many riders actually showed up?

Good Luck tomorrow!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-02-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 25,651
Posted By Underboning
Good Luck! We'll be cheering you on from Oregon!

Good Luck! We'll be cheering you on from Oregon!
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 06-02-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 533,533
Posted By Underboning
Glad to see some folks are still enjoying our...

Glad to see some folks are still enjoying our Ride Report! I just re-read the whole thing last week. It's amazing how much I had forgotten :huh

Me and my Symba recently made the local news...
Forum: Battle Scooters 06-01-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 17,414
Posted By Underboning
I like the TW200 a lot, I took the MSF course on...

I like the TW200 a lot, I took the MSF course on one back in the early 90s and thought it was a hoot. I think that one would be a blast around town and even around the state, but the more I have...
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