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Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-28-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,028
Views: 957,353
Posted By diesel1015
Hard Time

Abandoned prison that has been closed since 1995.
http://branton.smugmug.com/Abandoned-Prison/Abandoned-Prison/i-2vKsBjD/3/L/Atlanta%20Prison%20Farm-1-L.jpg
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Forum: Americas 10-30-2013, 12:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By diesel1015
DR650 parts

I don't know about availability in Peru, but I've never had an easy time finding 525 chains anywhere. 520 chains are much easier to find and more likely to be in stock at a parts shop. All you need...
Forum: Americas 10-28-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,708
Posted By diesel1015
Question Would it be possible to get a motorcycle in the...

Would it be possible to get a motorcycle in the San Vicente area? I'm headed there to work on a project for 10 days next year. I'll be based in San Vicente, so it would be difficult to get to Lima or...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 07-24-2013, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4,368
Views: 1,632,286
Posted By diesel1015
Somewhere in Florida. ...

Somewhere in Florida.
http://branton.smugmug.com/Travel/Motorcycle-Travel-2013/i-mdf82jh/1/L/DSC_1247-L.jpg

Along the Blue Ridge...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-14-2012, 11:51 AM
Replies: 781
Views: 116,611
Posted By diesel1015
A few of the r100 ...

A few of the r100

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-fDfjrgr/0/L/i-fDfjrgr-L.jpg


http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-fxrLmSg/0/L/i-fxrLmSg-L.jpg
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 11-06-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,200
Sticky: TetS
Views: 105,199
Posted By diesel1015
Got the .doc, Thanks

Got the .doc, Thanks
Forum: Americas 10-27-2012, 09:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By diesel1015
Hopkins, Belize is a great place. It's south of...

Hopkins, Belize is a great place. It's south of Dangriga on the map. From the center of the village, take a left and follow the wood signs to Kismet Inn. It is run by an American named Trisha and a...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 3,732
Views: 823,179
Posted By diesel1015
http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-2dBXqmz/0/L/i-2dBX...

http://www.smugmug.com/photos/i-2dBXqmz/0/L/i-2dBXqmz-L.jpg
Somewhere in Nevada.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2012, 05:04 PM
Replies: 809
Views: 213,330
Posted By diesel1015
Roadside cafe in Mexico. ...

Roadside cafe in Mexico.
http://branton.smugmug.com/Travel/Motorcycle-travel-2012/i-FPRmbDQ/0/L/P2260069-L.jpg
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-27-2012, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,671
Views: 392,608
Posted By diesel1015
http://branton.smugmug.com/Travel/Motorcycle-trave...

http://branton.smugmug.com/Travel/Motorcycle-travel-2012/i-HZnr8Xs/0/L/P5240085-L.jpg
The Lunar Crater in Nevada. No one else around for miles.
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Forum: Airheads 10-17-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By diesel1015
Even after checking through the charging system,...

Even after checking through the charging system, it still only put out 12.5 volts with the lights on. Driving at night in stop and go traffic doesn't leave enough power to start the bike the next...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 10-10-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 1,672
Views: 63,552
Posted By diesel1015
Anderson Triathalon

I'm interested. I'm right up the road in Six Mile with a R100GS.
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By diesel1015
I never noticed that. I just assumed they were...

I never noticed that. I just assumed they were holding the gaiters up. I'll have to move the top clamps down or maybe just take them off. They probably aren't sitting right because they are stretched...
Forum: Airheads 10-03-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By diesel1015
Good to know on the tires. I've got 3 months next...

Good to know on the tires. I've got 3 months next year to cover Canada and Alaska. I ride to work every day, ride trails on the weekends, and camp while traveling. Tires have been a challenge.
...
Forum: Airheads 10-02-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By diesel1015
Gone to the Dark Side

While looking for a bike to replace my stolen DR650, I came across this r100gs. It had 45k on the chassis and the original engine and trans have been rebuilt somewhere along the way. The price was...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 08-31-2012, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By diesel1015
Stolen DR650 Six Mile SC

Like every morning, I went outside to get on the motorcycle and head to work. Only problem is, this morning there is no motorcycle. Sometime between 9pm and 8am someone stole it. Six Mile, South...
Forum: Equipment 07-14-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,833
Posted By diesel1015
Thumb Trucklite

I have a 7" round led from Trucklite mounted on my DR650. Great light, very bright without bothering traffic, uses very little power, and extremely durable. I used a Trail Tech 8" race light frame...
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2012, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,977
Posted By diesel1015
My mind wandered as the bike droned on through...

My mind wandered as the bike droned on through the endless, flat desert. I flew past something that grabbed my attention as it stood out from the empty, brown landscape. I grabbed the brakes and...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,977
Posted By diesel1015
A little more while I'm on a roll. ...

A little more while I'm on a roll.



After being mauled by the mosquitos and tired of seeing refineries, I decided to stay on San Padre Island. Stopping in Corpus Cristi, I got a bug net...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,977
Posted By diesel1015
I'm still in Big Bend and trying to get caught up...

I'm still in Big Bend and trying to get caught up on the writing. With so much to see it all happens faster than I can get it down.

SpeedoJosh: I haven't downloaded any routes ahead of time....
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,977
Posted By diesel1015
tremor38: Thanks for the part number. 16k miles...

tremor38: Thanks for the part number. 16k miles so far and no problem but I will definitely keep that in mind.

speedojosh: I frequently get very lost, so its gps, several maps, and a compass.
...
Forum: Ride reports 02-06-2012, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,977
Posted By diesel1015
Days 4 and 5

Rolling into New Orleans in the early afternoon, I needed a place to camp. I was looking for somewhere free to pitch the tent but hadn't seen anything along the way. The whole place is built on...
Forum: Ride reports 02-03-2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,977
Posted By diesel1015
Days 1, 2 and 3

Thanks guys. I'm currently in Texas on my way to Big Bend. I'm a little over a week behind with the writing and still have to catch up with New Orleans, and a few other places. I definitely have work...
Forum: Ride reports 02-01-2012, 06:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,977
Posted By diesel1015
Lost and loving it

The man: My name is Darin. 23 years old, avid motorcyclist, outdoorsman, mechanic, former soldier and future college student. After being honorably discharged from the Army, I find myself with 6...
Forum: Americas 12-09-2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 988
Posted By diesel1015
Mexico

I'm leaving out of Atlanta, Georgia sometime in February and headed towards Mexico. I've got roughly 6 months to see how far I get. I've never been into Mexico and don't speak the language, so it...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 06:25 AM
Replies: 1,708
Views: 880,051
Posted By diesel1015
Thanks for the great ride report. I'm...

Thanks for the great ride report.

I'm leaving Atlanta and heading south on a DR650 around January or February. I should be somewhere in the southeast around that time. I'll keep an eye out for...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2011, 06:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,509
Posted By diesel1015
Fieldsheer Crossroads 2.0

I have used a Fieldsheer Crossroads 2.0 for the last year. It has definitely faded in the sun some but is extremely waterproof. I have ridden in heavy rain for several hours without water getting...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,605
Posted By diesel1015
Had a potato gun in high school. It only takes a...

Had a potato gun in high school. It only takes a little hair spray to launch a potato farther than anyone is willing to look for. I have no idea what propane would do in a motorcycle tire. Whats the...
Forum: Equipment 11-22-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,899
Posted By diesel1015
:roflNot sure what to say about this one. I would...

:roflNot sure what to say about this one. I would think using something that at least looks like a trailer would be better.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,491
Posted By diesel1015
check the title

I check the title to make sure its good for liens/salvage/clear/ownership. As long as everything is signed off and filled out properly, its good to go for transfer. I've never needed anything more...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-09-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,525
Posted By diesel1015
Hop the curb

On Ft. Benning half the command and the law(military police) ride. Most people are fine with a small motorcycle staying out of the way and leaving the "real" parking spaces for cars. There are more...
Forum: Vendors 07-25-2011, 04:12 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 49,482
Posted By diesel1015
In

Found this one just in time.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 69,768
Posted By diesel1015
2009 dr650

58-60mpg
stock engine and sprockets
cruise around 60mph
Forum: Face plant 06-20-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,943
Posted By diesel1015
Abs

Like DouginKY said. ABS is a personal choice.

As a driver/rider ABS is great. Nothing better than being able to max the brakes and focus on steering without locking your wheels. More control...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 06-20-2011, 04:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,432
Posted By diesel1015
convex mirrors

I have convex mirrors that mount on the end of the handlebars. Rear visibility is so much better with the mirrors convex and farther out on the bars. You see more than just your shoulders and much...
Forum: Americas 06-13-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,023
Posted By diesel1015
us to panama

Also interested. Leaving Atlanta mid to late January and heading south on a dr650. PM sent.
Forum: GPS Tracks - Northeast, Southeast & Florida 06-08-2011, 05:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 14,604
Posted By diesel1015
I ride from Columbus to Fayetteville a lot of...

I ride from Columbus to Fayetteville a lot of weekends on a dr650. I definitely have to give this a try. Just as soon as I find a gps....
Forum: Equipment 03-07-2011, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By diesel1015
It helps if you are moving after dark and need to...

It helps if you are moving after dark and need to stop and look at something detailed like a map. The red light just gives you some light without having to readjust once you turn it off. The headlamp...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-07-2011, 03:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,746
Posted By diesel1015
Yeah definitely. I give motorcycles more room now...

Yeah definitely. I give motorcycles more room now when I'm in the truck. It seems like people don't realize how close they are to you(motorcycle) when sitting in the driver seat.

I think it feels...
Forum: Americas 02-09-2011, 04:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 712
Posted By diesel1015
Next January is departure date. I'm thinking...

Next January is departure date.

I'm thinking something in the Americas. North, South, Central or wherever. Anywhere really as long as I can start and end in Georgia.

I have read a bunch of...
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