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Forum: Equipment Today, 12:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By DantesDame
Good on you for getting your stuff sorted out so...

Good on you for getting your stuff sorted out so far!

Tools: figure out what basics you'll need and what might go wrong trail-side (chain adjustment, tire repair, etc) and then use only those...
Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 01:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By DantesDame
Next spring's trip (our first multi-week trip in...

Next spring's trip (our first multi-week trip in years) will include the Jetboil and one or two emergency Mountainhouse meals, but only in anticipation of unhappy circumstances. We intend to eat...
Forum: Europe Yesterday, 01:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,090
Posted By DantesDame
Noted here, as well. Thanks! :ear

Noted here, as well. Thanks! :ear
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By DantesDame
Down packs down the best. However, since you...

Down packs down the best. However, since you already have your bag, find a Compression sack...
Forum: EMEA 12-26-2014, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By DantesDame
Kenya M/C tour question

My husband and I are thinking of taking a two-week moto trip in Kenya. I know that there are companies like Edelweiss who can do such tours, but I'm interested in going a little more "local" and off...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By DantesDame
I agree with the test runs for camping. You won't...

I agree with the test runs for camping. You won't know what you're missing until you go looking for it. Better to be a few hours from home when you realize it.
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,150
Posted By DantesDame
Where are you going? What DO you know?...

Where are you going?

What DO you know? :norton
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,341
Posted By DantesDame
I'm going on well over 10 years on my jacket...

I'm going on well over 10 years on my jacket liner and still love it :raabia

I just got a new bike and installed the Gerbings outlet. Thought I'd do a little Christmas Day ride and about 20...
Forum: Vendors 12-24-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 58,882
Posted By DantesDame
Imagine how his business could improve if he just...

Imagine how his business could improve if he just had a business manager!

Just lock Rick in the shop and let someone (competent) deal with the customers :deal
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,186
Posted By DantesDame
Just keep in mind: this isn't some epic movie...

Just keep in mind: this isn't some epic movie that you're watching. This is the tale of two people's lives. And we all know that every day can't be a Ridley Scott day.


Besides, you live in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,186
Posted By DantesDame
:lol3 Well - the Swiss are still...

:lol3


Well - the Swiss are still expensive.
(I must have mixed up the place names as Gene was tossing them about in his narrative)
Forum: Ride reports 12-24-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,186
Posted By DantesDame
Best words ever!!! :clap The Swiss may be...

Best words ever!!! :clap


The Swiss may be expensive, but they do things right :deal
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 03:29 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,050
Posted By DantesDame
Thanks for the confirmation! I had an 1150...

Thanks for the confirmation!

I had an 1150 GS with an 8 gallon tank - talk about weight!!! But that beast could cover about 380 miles on the tank, which was plenty for me, considering that...
Forum: Thumpers 12-24-2014, 02:38 AM
Replies: 354
Views: 66,050
Posted By DantesDame
I read these mileage numbers to my husband and he...

I read these mileage numbers to my husband and he thinks that you guys don't know what you're talking about and actually mean kilometers instead of miles...


Regardless, that's a long time in the...
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 58,882
Posted By DantesDame
And then really, really hope that it fits :jerko

And then really, really hope that it fits :jerko
Forum: Vendors 12-21-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 58,882
Posted By DantesDame
This thread is only 17 pages - I suggest giving...

This thread is only 17 pages - I suggest giving it a read and make your own conclusion.
:deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,404
Posted By DantesDame
Ok! Bars installed on the Sexy Red Beast :sweeti ...

Ok! Bars installed on the Sexy Red Beast :sweeti

I admit that there were a couple of hiccups. First of all, I took the instructions literally and wasn't going to remove the rubber plugs for the...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 06:14 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,404
Posted By DantesDame
I can't say that I didn't think of my friends on...

I can't say that I didn't think of my friends on the other side of the pond when I typed that :evil


Regarding the trails here - there aren't any in Switzerland. If the road isn't paved, the odds...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-20-2014, 12:37 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,404
Posted By DantesDame
The postman was here bright and early at 8am!!...

The postman was here bright and early at 8am!! :clap



There will be pictures of the TT crash bars on a sexy red GSA soon...
Forum: Ride reports 12-18-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,186
Posted By DantesDame
Oh yeah? There are good things about Switzerland,...

Oh yeah? There are good things about Switzerland, too. For instance, the flag's a big plus... :rofl


Glad you're getting your bike sorted out, and still sorry that you're allergic to cats. Your...
Forum: Europe 12-17-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,090
Posted By DantesDame
And no wonder, with it being cobblestone! ...

And no wonder, with it being cobblestone!

http://dantesdame.smugmug.com/MotorcycleTrips-1/MotoEurope/Europe-Multi-Day/2103-Manarola/i-VK7ckVd/0/L/IMG_2722-L.jpg
Forum: Europe 12-15-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,090
Posted By DantesDame
I see that I just missed the D437C, but here's a...

I see that I just missed the D437C, but here's a here's a link from one on my rides in the area (http://dantesdame.com/main/border-run-frch) - including a map! :deal
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-13-2014, 03:27 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,404
Posted By DantesDame
Looks good, guys! Glad to hear that it's an...

Looks good, guys!

Glad to hear that it's an easy install and I'm looking forward to putting that to the test - next weekend, I hope!
Forum: Face plant 12-09-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,166
Posted By DantesDame
I dropped my bike while I had State Farm and I...

I dropped my bike while I had State Farm and I wasn't going to file a claim for the same reason. But I got along well with my agent and told her about my fears. She *encouraged* me to file my claim...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,186
Posted By DantesDame
This posting lag is getting to be a problem.... :D

This posting lag is getting to be a problem.... :D
Forum: Equipment 12-08-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,611
Posted By DantesDame
This is good information. I'll have to do some...

This is good information. I'll have to do some research...
Forum: Ride reports 12-08-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,186
Posted By DantesDame
:lurk "Swissty roads". I like...

:lurk


"Swissty roads". I like that!
Forum: Europe 12-07-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,090
Posted By DantesDame
I don't have any tracks, but these are some roads...

I don't have any tracks, but these are some roads that I like to take for day rides. I put them into a loop for you based out of Neuchatel (which can be very nice and has a great market!). I live in...
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,186
Posted By DantesDame
Are you still looking for an address? I can ask...

Are you still looking for an address? I can ask around at work tomorrow...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,186
Posted By DantesDame
I would be surprised if you're not in Morocco...

I would be surprised if you're not in Morocco about now :jkam
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-05-2014, 08:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By DantesDame
Damn. I know a guy who's great in his garage with...

Damn. I know a guy who's great in his garage with his welder down in Burien, but I don't have his contact information.

You can swing by the Firestone shop at SW Edmonds and SW California and ask...
Forum: Parallel Universe 12-05-2014, 07:56 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 38,404
Posted By DantesDame
Me too! I was going to wait for spring and ride...

Me too! I was going to wait for spring and ride over (TT Switzerland), but since they have free shipping in the month of December.... :deal

Winter maintainance that I don't mind doing :clap
Forum: Europe 12-04-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,090
Posted By DantesDame
Here I am, late to the party but not much to add...

Here I am, late to the party but not much to add :deal

if you want to stay in Andermatt, I know of a little pension (someone who rents out rooms) for very little money (well, it IS in Switzerland,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-02-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2,522
Views: 1,326,186
Posted By DantesDame
Just thought I'd drop in here as well so that I...

Just thought I'd drop in here as well so that I can really stalk you! :brow
Forum: EMEA 09-20-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,396
Posted By DantesDame
I have no idea when the OP was planning this...

I have no idea when the OP was planning this trip, but I finally stumbled across the contact information for a private room in Andermatt.

Andermatt: Privatzimmer mit Fruhstuck 50chf/pp...
Forum: Vendors 09-13-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 58,882
Posted By DantesDame
:lol3

:lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 08-16-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9,045
Sticky: PNW Flea Market
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Posted By DantesDame
Allow me to repost THE RULES

PLEASE READ THE BELOW RULES FOR POSTING IN THIS THREAD

Inmate to inmate sales only. All sales and trades etc are buyer beware.

- If you fail to meet the simple rules, the ad gets removed. We...
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,815
Posted By DantesDame
Good to hear - a fixed back is the best option...

Good to hear - a fixed back is the best option :freaky
Forum: Europe 08-11-2014, 05:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,815
Posted By DantesDame
Hi Chris I can't tell if you got this sorted...

Hi Chris

I can't tell if you got this sorted out at all, but if nothing else, maybe find someone to ride the bike to their place and hold it for you? I could store it in Basel (CH) for you if you...
Forum: Trip Planning 08-03-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 149,384
Posted By DantesDame
I'll second (third?) this recommendation. Good...

I'll second (third?) this recommendation. Good stuff!
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