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Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,603
Posted By CharlestonADV
Edited my post to more closely fit the attitude...

Edited my post to more closely fit the attitude you are displaying. :deal
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By CharlestonADV
An Aerostich rep suggested folding the crouch so...

An Aerostich rep suggested folding the crouch so it doesn't have a trough for rain to gather. Gave it a try and no more wet crouch.
Forum: Ride reports 08-18-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,603
Posted By CharlestonADV
If you go to tourist areas (especially during...

If you go to tourist areas (especially during tourist season) you shouldn't whine if you encounter tourists. Maybe a Rick Steves guidebook would be useful. :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 08-17-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,636
Posted By CharlestonADV
Exceptional finish in view of the obstacles.

Exceptional finish in view of the obstacles.
Forum: Ride reports 08-15-2014, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 1,111,471
Posted By CharlestonADV
Please accept my deepest condolences for your...

Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,204
Posted By CharlestonADV
I bought a KLR to ride and leave my two nice...

I bought a KLR to ride and leave my two nice motorcycles in the garage to collect dust.
Forum: Equipment 08-12-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,183
Posted By CharlestonADV
Over the years I've tried a bunch of gloves (eg,...

Over the years I've tried a bunch of gloves (eg, Goretex, neoprene kayaking gloves, and even household rubber gloves) without finding anything acceptable. I recently bought a pair of Aerostich...
Forum: Ride reports 08-10-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 27,603
Posted By CharlestonADV
Will be interesting to see how far this RTW ride...

Will be interesting to see how far this RTW ride goes.:wink:
Forum: Trip Planning 08-04-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,100
Posted By CharlestonADV
I just got back from a month-long, 19 state,...

I just got back from a month-long, 19 state, 6,200 mile ride on a 2012 KLR 650. Shinko 705 tires, Sargent seat and stock gearing. Most riding days were 400+ miles. Even did one 500 mile day. I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 422,256
Posted By CharlestonADV
Deleted.

Deleted.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-28-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,945
Posted By CharlestonADV
+1...works for me also.:thumb

+1...works for me also.:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 845
Views: 422,256
Posted By CharlestonADV
Wow...have I been sitting on the edge of my chair...

Wow...have I been sitting on the edge of my chair waiting for the outcome that long??? :huh I've got to find another way to amuse myself.
Forum: Ride reports 07-17-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,179
Posted By CharlestonADV
Well done. Thanks for sharing your adventure.

Well done. Thanks for sharing your adventure.
Forum: Trip Planning 07-02-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,420
Posted By CharlestonADV
One of the realities of life is the fact that it...

One of the realities of life is the fact that it isn't easy for most people to reenter the job market after being out for a number of years.
Forum: Ride reports 07-02-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 49,478
Posted By CharlestonADV
This ride report keeps getting better and...

This ride report keeps getting better and better.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,179
Posted By CharlestonADV
How are those little scooter tires holding up?

How are those little scooter tires holding up?
Forum: Ride reports 07-01-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 45,421
Posted By CharlestonADV
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,179
Posted By CharlestonADV
Mini-bikes across the Beartooth.:thumb:thumb

Mini-bikes across the Beartooth.:thumb:thumb
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 26,179
Posted By CharlestonADV
You guys must be in terrific shape.:clap

You guys must be in terrific shape.:clap
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,672
Posted By CharlestonADV
I prefer simple solutions and use a roof rack for...

I prefer simple solutions and use a roof rack for my kayaks and a Kendon trailer when hauling a motorcycle. FWIW, drag fom the roof mounted kayaks seems to reduce my Subaru's fuel economy by about...
Forum: Equipment 06-28-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By CharlestonADV
I bought my first Sargent almost 15 years ago...

I bought my first Sargent almost 15 years ago during a cross country trip on a new R1100RT. By the time I got to Jacksonville my ass was killing me. A friend suggested I stop in an auto upholstery...
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 299
Views: 45,421
Posted By CharlestonADV
Great to see you back on the road. Really admire...

Great to see you back on the road. Really admire your courage in taking "the road less traveled".:clap
Forum: Ride reports 06-27-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 1,111,471
Posted By CharlestonADV
Thanks for sharing your travels with us. Good...

Thanks for sharing your travels with us. Good luck in the move across the ocean and start another chapter in your life.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-26-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,420
Posted By CharlestonADV
I'm a believer in having a plan for your life....

I'm a believer in having a plan for your life. Without a plan it is too easy to just follow the next thing that comes along. A plan requires you to sit down and really think about what you want out...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,017
Posted By CharlestonADV
Alpine ski socks. They go up to the knee and have...

Alpine ski socks. They go up to the knee and have compression material inserts in key areas.
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,766
Posted By CharlestonADV
It is quite common for Shoei shields to require...

It is quite common for Shoei shields to require adjustment. In fact, they used to come with a white, plastic adjustment tool. Didn't get one with my new RF1200.
As others have mentioned it is often...
Forum: Equipment 06-25-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By CharlestonADV
I installed the Laminar Lip on a KLR and it...

I installed the Laminar Lip on a KLR and it greatly reduced buffeting. Tried one on a Versys with a Givi screen and it made things worse. FWIW, I wear a Shoei RF1200 on the KLR. Wore a Shoei Multitec...
Forum: Vendors 06-25-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 26,782
Posted By CharlestonADV
I love this thing. Have one on my KLR and get...

I love this thing. Have one on my KLR and get envious remarks from the GS crowd. :wink:
Forum: Trip Planning 06-24-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,697
Posted By CharlestonADV
IMO, posts 7,8,&12 answer the OP's question quite...

IMO, posts 7,8,&12 answer the OP's question quite well.:thumb
Forum: Equipment 06-22-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,095
Posted By CharlestonADV
I made the switch from aluminum boxes and changed...

I made the switch from aluminum boxes and changed the way I carry my gear. The Tupperware type containers I once used are now substituted with soft nylon draw string bags and zippered cases.
Forum: Equipment 06-20-2014, 08:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,379
Posted By CharlestonADV
I've been exceptionally pleased with the ...

I've been exceptionally pleased with the Mountainsmith Morrison. It is well engineered, well made, and available at a great price. IMO, one of the best tent values on the market.
Forum: Ride reports 06-19-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 49,478
Posted By CharlestonADV
Toronto, OH???:huh Looking forward to hearing...

Toronto, OH???:huh Looking forward to hearing what you think about that place.:ear
Forum: Trip Planning 06-18-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,723
Posted By CharlestonADV
OK...I'll respond to this bait. I believe I'm not...

OK...I'll respond to this bait. I believe I'm not the only person in the USA who feels that visitors who aren't comfortable with our culture might prefer to spend their holidays somewhere else.:D
Forum: Ride reports 06-18-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,175
Views: 1,111,471
Posted By CharlestonADV
Good luck and wishes for continued happiness...

Good luck and wishes for continued happiness wherever your journey takes you. Like so many others, I've really enjoyed 'traveling' with you.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-15-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,989
Posted By CharlestonADV
Just curious...didn't your sleeping bag get wet?

Just curious...didn't your sleeping bag get wet?
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-15-2014, 09:10 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 14,989
Posted By CharlestonADV
I checked Glacier NP off my bucket list last...

I checked Glacier NP off my bucket list last year. A very nice ride but my favorite continues to be the Beartooth.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-12-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,937
Views: 386,647
Posted By CharlestonADV
Congrats on getting the tough stuff completed....

Congrats on getting the tough stuff completed. :thumb Sounds like the rest of the issues are minor annoyances that should be fairly easy for you to sort out.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2014, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,517
Posted By CharlestonADV
Well done.:thumb

Well done.:thumb
Forum: Trip Planning 06-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,515
Posted By CharlestonADV
+1..ride your ride.

+1..ride your ride.
Forum: Trip Planning 06-02-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 12,378
Posted By CharlestonADV
Good post...:thumb I'd also find that being...

Good post...:thumb
I'd also find that being consistent with placement of things like wallet, glasses, fuel credit card, ear plugs, etc. reduces wasted time looking for "lost stuff".
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