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Forum: Ride reports 04-07-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By beemer boy
Bike damage: 1. Blown right fork seal 2....

Bike damage:
1. Blown right fork seal
2. Broken mount for left side stand off rack
3. Tank had to repainted from excessive fuel that ran down the side of it
after a fill up then a coffee...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By beemer boy
Laos, a MTX 200, and Lima 20.....

My friend Joe was in America, and wanted to come over for some riding. We have done many rides together in the past.
The idea was to do a loop up over to Laos, back to Thailand, drop down to...
Forum: Ride reports 04-05-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,564
Posted By beemer boy
Hey I know that bridge.... And you are right, the...

Hey I know that bridge.... And you are right, the first hill up was steep with loose rocks.. :-)
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By beemer boy
Haha yeah guess you could sort of rate the bikes...

Haha yeah guess you could sort of rate the bikes based upon whether
or not the the bike had a litter box underneath, and how heavily it was
uses...:rofl One of the BMW bikes had three pads, and...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-28-2015, 07:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By beemer boy
Oops.....You are indeed right. I had no idea that...

Oops.....You are indeed right. I had no idea that an opposed
four cylinder bike was made in that era. The angle of the shot
did not show the rear exhaust pipe. Well I know where the
first...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-27-2015, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,000
Views: 188,434
Posted By beemer boy
The Hump hostel in Kunming China. ...

The Hump hostel in Kunming China.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/lWM5MvAGUD7gcTm10jJ65AsqPwQo8x6WbM0HeZz7LDKI=w477-h380
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2015, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By beemer boy
Speaking of neat stuff. At the museum they also...

Speaking of neat stuff. At the museum they also had a small wankel
powered boat about 6 foot long that could tow you around on water skis.
No need to bother your friends ...
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,250
Posted By beemer boy
Motorcycles in the NSU museum in Germany

Here are some photos from the NSU museum I took while on my Europe trip.
Some truly interesting bikes there.....
...
Forum: Road warriors 01-25-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,278
Posted By beemer boy
Those are some high numbers for a turbo..... ...

Those are some high numbers for a turbo..... :rofl
Perhaps somewhere along the way the stator had been replaced.
There are some aftermarket ones that supposedly have a longer
life than the...
Forum: Road warriors 01-24-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 10,278
Posted By beemer boy
I have owned two of the Honda 650 turbo bikes....

I have owned two of the Honda 650 turbo bikes. One had 2000 miles and
looked brand new. The other had 6000 miles and looked nearly new.
Great bike to ride. A lot more power than brakes so had to...
Forum: Thumpers 08-08-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By beemer boy
First bike Honda Goldwing 1500 Next bike BMW...

First bike Honda Goldwing 1500
Next bike BMW 1150 GS Adventure
Next bike Ktm 950 Adventure
Next bike Honda 750 Africa Twin
Next bike a Chinese Qing Qi 200 CC bike
Next bike a 1983 MTX 200...
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By beemer boy
Does 100 cc qualify as a thumper?

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Forum: Face plant 05-30-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 337
Views: 114,289
Posted By beemer boy
Just finished reading the whole thread .. Way...

Just finished reading the whole thread .. Way way way beyond cool !! :clap
An absolutely astounding come back, and a magic combination of hard work on your part, medical skill in the repairs, good...
Forum: Thumpers 05-28-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 8,751
Views: 2,496,828
Posted By beemer boy
200 CC antique Honda in the jungles of western...

200 CC antique Honda in the jungles of western Thailand.... The light weight is great for dragging it around in the mud.
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-27-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By beemer boy
Yes it is indeed a two stroke. The expansion...

Yes it is indeed a two stroke. The expansion chamber is on the left side of the bike so does not show in the photo. It wheelies so easily I have to be careful not to loop the bike !!:evil By...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-02-2014, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,105
Views: 574,075
Posted By beemer boy
MTX 200 on camping trip in the jungle of western...

MTX 200 on camping trip in the jungle of western Thailand....

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cIJV6QdM41c/UsjdJUrFhjI/AAAAAAAAORg/PodNiaeqK6M/w1070-h802-no/IMG_1609.JPG
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 242
Views: 58,174
Posted By beemer boy
Congratulations, what an absolutely brilliant...

Congratulations, what an absolutely brilliant project, and done to perfection.
Cannot even imagine the thrill you will get from your first ride on it.. :clap

I was touring the Baja in 1998 on a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By beemer boy
No, parts in essence do not exist for this bike...

No, parts in essence do not exist for this bike from dealers. There is a guy here in Thailand who buys used MTX bikes from Japan, and then parts them out here.
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 06:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By beemer boy
Hahaha yeah 200cc does not sound like much...

Hahaha yeah 200cc does not sound like much compared with larger adventure bikes, but this bike is a lot of fun and seriously quick. This will be my new adventure bike for Asia. Super lightweight is a...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 542
Posted By beemer boy
Honda MTX200 owners sign in !!

Just kidding, am sure I am the only one.... :-) Received this bike as a sort of basket case. It was a 1983 MTX 125 that overheated, and had a bad second gear....
Forum: Ride reports 01-28-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 30,075
Posted By beemer boy
It is a rapidly changing market there as China...

It is a rapidly changing market there as China keeps rolling out bigger bikes. When I was there a Jialing JH600 looked to me like a good choice for a two up bike. If you are going to China, you...
Forum: Ride reports 01-27-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 30,075
Posted By beemer boy
Ok have finally relinked all the photos for this...

Ok have finally relinked all the photos for this ride report. Enjoy !!
Forum: Ride reports 01-26-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 191,186
Posted By beemer boy
Haha, yes of course there is a next...

Haha, yes of course there is a next installment..... It is here.
"Lhasa, Tibet... third time is the charm"
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=463179

I changed photo servers, so will...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-26-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 2,105
Views: 574,075
Posted By beemer boy
Camping with my pocket tour bike, a 1983 MTX 200...

Camping with my pocket tour bike, a 1983 MTX 200 along the Thai-Burmese border....

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-cIJV6QdM41c/UsjdJUrFhjI/AAAAAAAAORg/PodNiaeqK6M/w800-h600-no/IMG_1609.JPG
Forum: Ride reports 01-25-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 520
Views: 191,186
Posted By beemer boy
Ok gavo and appealmobile. I finally have some...

Ok gavo and appealmobile. I finally have some free time from my child rearing duties, and I have now relinked all the photos in the ride report.
So enjoy !!!
Forum: Ride reports 07-24-2013, 03:38 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,779
Posted By beemer boy
More terrific China photos, as always. The...

More terrific China photos, as always. The Chinese tourism authority should make you some sort of roving ambassador, as you have done more to show the amazing and wondrous side of China than...
Forum: Thumpers 06-19-2013, 02:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 377
Posted By beemer boy
MTX 200 transmission help please !!! :-)

I am having trouble getting my transmission back together... :-(
The gears do not seem to mesh together properly. Odd since I really have
not changed anything, the new counter shaft is exactly...
Forum: Face plant 05-19-2013, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2,630
Views: 642,755
Posted By beemer boy
Hello Dale !! Greetings from Thailand, hope all...

Hello Dale !! Greetings from Thailand, hope all is well with you. Still think you are one of the classiest people I have ever seen on the net.....and the toughest... :-)
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,510
Posted By beemer boy
You are right...I have ridden the Dragon, and I...

You are right...I have ridden the Dragon, and I am going to have to give the nod to the MHS loop. Although the turns on the Dragon are banked a bit better...:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 04-20-2013, 11:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 25,895
Posted By beemer boy
Just reread this fantastic trip report. Brought...

Just reread this fantastic trip report. Brought back memories. Your experiences paralleled mine, which is the kindness and generosity of rural Chinese people is astonishing.... Regarding your...
Forum: Ride reports 04-03-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7,125
Views: 3,329,168
Posted By beemer boy
Ok I swear, no sniveling ..... Bring them on !! ...

Ok I swear, no sniveling ..... Bring them on !! :evil
Forum: Ride reports 01-03-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 21,619
Posted By beemer boy
Great report!! That runway next to Vang Vieng...

Great report!! That runway next to Vang Vieng was a Lima site. The picture of that check point into Vietnam brought back memories. I was on a Minsk with a Vietnam plate, and crossed there into...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 12-18-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4,479
Views: 663,583
Posted By beemer boy
Northern Laos. Do I try to follow the step...

Northern Laos. Do I try to follow the step through bike or not....:rofl

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-s2kjk7yJyrY/TiBIl3u3bVI/AAAAAAAACIA/vEq2eJiZqGs/s640/CIMG1026.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 08-23-2012, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By beemer boy
On to Italy to see the Dolomites. They are...

On to Italy to see the Dolomites. They are regarded as a very dramatic range of mountains. Here is our first look at them. ...
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By beemer boy
After seeing Eagle's Nest, we then crossed the...

After seeing Eagle's Nest, we then crossed the border into Austria. I had exchanged some emails with Ali in Austria. He has a guest house named Haus Maria, in the mountains just south of Salzburg....
Forum: Ride reports 08-19-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By beemer boy
I am here !!! A lot of last minute packing, a...

I am here !!! A lot of last minute packing, a kiss goodbye to my family, then off to the Bangkok airport. I made a polite request at the check in counter for an exit row as I am 6 foot 7 inches...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2012, 01:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,772
Posted By beemer boy
Hahaha I am not sure if you should get Dad of the...

Hahaha I am not sure if you should get Dad of the Year for showing your daughter such a wondrous area, or if you should be facing child endangerment charges.......I'm voting for Dad of the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-30-2012, 05:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,772
Posted By beemer boy
As always spectacular Franki photos of a stunning...

As always spectacular Franki photos of a stunning area. I loved that high altitude section between Litang and Yajiang. What happened to the road??? Are they building a new one? It seemed fine when I...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,661
Posted By beemer boy
What !!!!! No fried rats on a stick in Europe ???...

What !!!!! No fried rats on a stick in Europe ??? Guess I will have to just tough it out.... However I think I will miss the unknown aspect of rural Asian roads........:rofl Here is a shot of...
Forum: Ride reports 07-26-2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,719
Posted By beemer boy
Wow !!!! Thanks for the photos ... :-) I spent...

Wow !!!! Thanks for the photos ... :-) I spent years working in Emmonak. My brother and I used to routinely fly north over the Norton Sound to Nome, go crazy for the night at the Board of Trade...
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