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Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 07-01-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
Hi Dave... As long as I can scrounge up a bike,...

Hi Dave... As long as I can scrounge up a bike, we're on! Nicely done on the pics of NC. Looking forward to riding some of those roads.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-30-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
I teach at Overland Expo too (hopefully not under...

I teach at Overland Expo too (hopefully not under the classification emmodg was referring to) and they seem to change up the class line-up a bit every year.

What kind of moto classes do you want...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 06-18-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 860
I've been to the last 4 years in Arizona and it's...

I've been to the last 4 years in Arizona and it's been fantastic! (I have to admit I am a little biased) But still, I can't wait to see what kind of crowd North Carolina brings...
Forum: Ride reports 06-05-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 329,653
Even though you left without saying good-bye......

Even though you left without saying good-bye... Here are two options depending on which google maps you use.

Google maps engine: There is a folder incon in the upper left corner > select embed on...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-05-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 92,079
Thanks for that. I will look into AF-Xied and the...

Thanks for that. I will look into AF-Xied and the other threads here. Leaning more toward messing with fuel mixture rather than throttle controls. But suspension and other upgrades take priority. Who...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,026
Unfortunately the F8GS and GSA seats are not...

Unfortunately the F8GS and GSA seats are not interchangeable. I had heard good things about the GSA seat (but apparently not the case), so I was hoping to swap onto my regular 800, but the shapes are...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,746
Tons of great info Rex!... thanks for detailing...

Tons of great info Rex!... thanks for detailing the process. I had seen (and made) similar with PVC, but I like the added cable lock is a good idea (much safer than a hose clamp) and pressure valve...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-04-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 92,079
Do you think that upgraded suspension and the...

Do you think that upgraded suspension and the steering damper help (indirectly) with the throttle control? Meaning absorbs some of the road fluctuations which cause occasional twitchyness?

I find...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2014, 04:41 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 92,079
Fantastic thread! I am just delving into F8-land...

Fantastic thread! I am just delving into F8-land and you have given me lots to ponder. Thanks for that!
Since it seems like you have tried and thoroughly tested many mods... so if I could pick your...
Forum: Parallel Universe 06-03-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 13,746
Nice! Rex - you would happen to have a pic of the...

Nice! Rex - you would happen to have a pic of the tool tube take apart do you? I'd like to see the individual pieces you used in hopes I can replicate it where I am :D
Forum: Trip Planning 05-29-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 62,658
Great blog recommendation! I don't normally...

Great blog recommendation! I don't normally search out what other people are doing, but it is worth the read. Thanks!
Forum: GS Boxers 05-04-2014, 03:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,748
Since there is not too much information anywhere...

Since there is not too much information anywhere about this part, I figured I would ask....

Does anyone ACTUALLY have one of these installed on their R1200GS?
Forum: Trip Planning 04-29-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 330
Views: 62,658
I have been reading this thread casually since I...

I have been reading this thread casually since I first posted years ago, but reading the above did not start my morning right, so I can't help but give my 2 cents...

Dear Mr. BaronVonDarrin,
...
Forum: Americas 12-19-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
OK, then what is the paperwork you are traveling...

OK, then what is the paperwork you are traveling with? There were two other Canadians - British Colombia & Ontario plates and both sold their BMWs at the same time as me. Maybe it's your...
Forum: Americas 12-18-2013, 04:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
There is no website I know of like that. It's...

There is no website I know of like that. It's more of an old-school way about it: You park your bike in front of the hostel you are staying at (make sure there is enough foot traffic), place a sign...
Forum: Americas 12-16-2013, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,048
So, when I posed the question before I left, I...

So, when I posed the question before I left, I really had no idea what I was going to do when I got down to the tip of South America because shipping my 2003 KLR with 50,000 miles on it was not worth...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
As Joel so kindly pointed out, there has been a...

As Joel so kindly pointed out, there has been a huge learning curve with my KLR. So here is a little tribute to the bike I once had and how many places it has taken me:
...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 02:58 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Wish I would have allotted for time and money for...

Wish I would have allotted for time and money for a return leg of the trip. I had terrific weather throughout. Just as we are getting indian summers in N. America, I caught a little bit of that in...
Forum: Ride reports 08-22-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Hahaha! That is so great to see.... feels like so...

Hahaha! That is so great to see.... feels like so long ago, but wasn't really. :D
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Yup.. started working on it. It's going to take...

Yup.. started working on it. It's going to take longer than I thought to edit through 17,000 images. Sheesh!
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
I am not rolling credits just yet... :wink:

I am not rolling credits just yet... :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Thanks for the support you guys! It was quite...

Thanks for the support you guys! It was quite and adventure. Now to figure out the return to "normal" life.
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 10:55 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Hey Joel! Thanks... glad you could catch it,...

Hey Joel!

Thanks... glad you could catch it, even at the end.

Still trying to figure out what's next in the line up :D only time will tell... maybe see you back in LA sometime... if I ever...
Forum: Ride reports 08-13-2013, 10:53 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Close to the END: I had spent 46,579 miles...

Close to the END:

I had spent 46,579 miles with Oscar, my trusty KLR685 that I adorned with all the best modifications, including gold chains and improved doohickeys, even though you wouldn’t...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
The calm waves of the Strait of Megellan provided...

The calm waves of the Strait of Megellan provided an easy ferry crossing, and we figured that with such good weather, there was no reason not to ride. So, each of our two wheels continued to chase...
Forum: Ride reports 08-08-2013, 02:42 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Thank you! Thank you! Doesn't matter if its...

Thank you! Thank you!

Doesn't matter if its for the weekend or for several months, enjoy the ride! And yes... maybe see you on the road, maybe even a dirt one:D.

Now to return to finish the...
Forum: Ride reports 07-25-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 329,653
Couldn't have said it better Paul... Coming back...

Couldn't have said it better Paul... Coming back from 6 months on the road to all the "stuff" I had stored, I ended up getting rid of most of it. If I hadn't missed it in 6 months, why do I need it?...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 05-30-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 1,008
Views: 478,849
Learning to honk...

Pic of Ulyses, as we rode through Canon del Pato, Peru.

http://alisonswanderland.smugmug.com/MotorcycleAdventures/2012-South-thru-Americas/Peru/i-TdbxVt6/0/L/20130109_KLR-Adv-South_6508-2-L.jpg...
Forum: Ride reports 05-22-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 329,653
I'm in on that bet too... The KTM looks...

I'm in on that bet too...

The KTM looks good... so how was the first time out?

Nice pics btw, but none with your matching orange pants?
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Chile: the Patagonian Wonders

And the road continues south, and even when two riders enter the landscape, it is a solitude like no other…

pictures speak for themselves…

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Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Argentina: A waiting game at Perito Moreno Glacier

Deb and I arrived at the guard station as the sun was setting and were not allowed into the park. We had hoped to camp inside the boundaries of Perito Mereno, but the guard kindly said no, and...
Forum: Ride reports 05-10-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
I highly recommend it!! :D

I highly recommend it!! :D
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Argentina: the winds, the chase, and the nearing end.

The motorcyclists who had ridden this road before me all warned about the severe 100 mph cross winds that can pick up tumble weeds, unsuspecting armadillos, and even small motorbikes, then fling them...
Forum: Ride reports 05-08-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Thank you... I'm a bit behind, but that is the...

Thank you... I'm a bit behind, but that is the story of the traveler. I have to admire Ulyses for keeping up with things daily. At least this is giving me something to do while I am back.
Forum: Ride reports 03-29-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Girls go feral in Chile

We were stopped to the side of a compacted dirt road, tools laid out beside the back wheel, the sound of a chain fallen off had halted any further progress in our destination to Pan de Azucar. Three...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Peru Interrupted, Pt. 2

We stayed the night in Ollantaytambo to catch the first train to Machu Picchu in the morning. Our hostel just steps from the park, so we didn't feel the need to climb them.

<a...
Forum: Ride reports 03-17-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Peru Interrupted, Pt. 1

It was a welcomed interruption from the constant travel that incited survival mode. Ride. Eat. Sleep. Repeat. After hurrying through northern Peru, I was happy to be meeting a friend in Arequipa. ...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
After 5 months (really longer in order to save...

After 5 months (really longer in order to save and prepare for the trip) of giving up "gringo" culture, I really am not sure how I will re-assimilate back into the "normal" way of the US.

The...
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
The whole trip has been superb! Deb (Hewby) and I...

The whole trip has been superb! Deb (Hewby) and I celebrated the night before ... haven't had too much beer down here, but the wine flows freely in Patagonia.
Forum: Ride reports 03-16-2013, 09:48 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 60,262
Thanks eggroll...and yes, she's right. Taking...

Thanks eggroll...and yes, she's right. Taking anti-biotics weakens your immune system and makes your body more prone to further infection. Just a lot of bad timing to be in Bolivia, where the food...
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