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Forum: The Garage Yesterday, 04:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 267
Posted By Merlin III
Go to the Hall of Wisdom and look up JohnJens...

Go to the Hall of Wisdom and look up JohnJens excellent instructions. Better yet, here is the PDF.
http://advrider.com/Wisdom/OVADv2.1.pdf

I use these step by step instructions EVERY TIME I...
Forum: Americas 03-24-2015, 04:59 AM
Replies: 28,057
Views: 2,398,735
Posted By Merlin III
I was stripped searched in the 1970s at the San...

I was stripped searched in the 1970s at the San Diego area crossing, but no handcuffs. I was searched and sniffed coming back from CA two years ago. The only issue they gave me shit about was...
Forum: Americas 03-23-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 28,057
Views: 2,398,735
Posted By Merlin III
Neat! Be looking forward to reading your blog.

Neat! Be looking forward to reading your blog.
Forum: Ride reports 03-20-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 91,048
Posted By Merlin III
Yes, it was good, I guess, that they stood up to...

Yes, it was good, I guess, that they stood up to the police officer, but doing that can get you hurt sometimes, even in the good old USA. :cry
Forum: Americas 03-14-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 948
Posted By Merlin III
All the ones I have been in are just like...

All the ones I have been in are just like American State and National Parks. Outside of those areas there are usually abandoned timber harvesting yarding areas, just off the highways, where people...
Forum: Americas 03-14-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 948
Posted By Merlin III
I have a new word to add to my vocabulary.:clap ...

I have a new word to add to my vocabulary.:clap Part of the draw going there is the dull geography and some of the wildlife. The first time I heard wolves howl was when going up that direction and...
Forum: Ride reports 03-12-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,247
Posted By Merlin III
JFman must be a mystery story writer in his real...

JFman must be a mystery story writer in his real life.:eek1
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 948
Posted By Merlin III
Won't he need extra fuel capacity?

Won't he need extra fuel capacity?
Forum: Americas 03-09-2015, 05:22 AM
Replies: 28,057
Views: 2,398,735
Posted By Merlin III
Come on, this is Mexico. :lol3 Of course I...

Come on, this is Mexico. :lol3 Of course I wouldn't tell that to the families of the 43 Normalistas murdered recently if I was you.
Forum: Ride reports 03-09-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 98,138
Posted By Merlin III
Nice video. It seems that the "wear and tear" on...

Nice video. It seems that the "wear and tear" on the rig is starting to takes its toll. :eek1
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Merlin III
Actually, I'm not. But I think it is fair to say...

Actually, I'm not. But I think it is fair to say that you are pretty rude. :lol3
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-08-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By Merlin III
Portland Me, is 1 hour from MAX BMW. They are a...

Portland Me, is 1 hour from MAX BMW. They are a pretty good bunch and I feel confident they would refer you to the local shop they use.

MAX 209 Lafayette Rd, North Hampton, NH 03862
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Forum: Americas 03-08-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 948
Posted By Merlin III
Do you have the proposed trip mapped out?

Do you have the proposed trip mapped out?
Forum: Ride reports 03-08-2015, 11:32 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 16,150
Posted By Merlin III
http://lewisandclark.smugmug.com/3LettheJourneyBeg...

http://lewisandclark.smugmug.com/3LettheJourneyBegin/Initial-meeting-in-Louisville/i-cZps6t8/0/L/DSCN1497-L.jpg

I hope that is at least part optical illusion. I can't fathom going up that bridge...
Forum: Thumpers 03-07-2015, 05:19 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 299,450
Posted By Merlin III
I just came across this thread and have some...

I just came across this thread and have some recommendations for shorter women.

Moto Guzzi V7 II. You can get a 30.5 inch seat, the bike weights 400 pounds wet, has a 700 cc 50HP engine, and it...
Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2015, 04:28 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 91,048
Posted By Merlin III
I have been knocked on my ass by what must have...

I have been knocked on my ass by what must have been a semi-grounded wire on the metal water supply pipe. It wasn't fun, and I am very cautious even 20 years later when I visit sketchy places.
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 91,048
Posted By Merlin III
Pot holes suck big time, but they make the beer...

Pot holes suck big time, but they make the beer taste so good at the end of the day. I have seen that shower electrical arrangement a couple times before. I would have to feel desperate to use that...
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 98,138
Posted By Merlin III
Okay, your German citizenship has just been...

Okay, your German citizenship has just been officially been revoked! :deal
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 98,138
Posted By Merlin III
It amazes me how every RR through MX is...

It amazes me how every RR through MX is different. This one is full of drama. From food to shocks with plenty of "woof woofs" in between. :freaky

Now that I think of it, all that is missing is...
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 98,138
Posted By Merlin III
Wow, this ride is complicated and different. ...

Wow, this ride is complicated and different. Can't wait for the next installment.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-04-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 47,667
Views: 2,926,658
Posted By Merlin III
Wouldn't it be nice to be done with ethanol? The...

Wouldn't it be nice to be done with ethanol? The bike usually survives it, but things like chain saws that I only use occasionally really get F...ed up.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-04-2015, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 746
Posted By Merlin III
You are referring to the hard black plastic...

You are referring to the hard black plastic cases? I have the same problem. Subscribed!
Forum: Thumpers 03-04-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,482
Posted By Merlin III
Never!

Never!
Forum: Face plant 03-04-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,787
Posted By Merlin III
To be honest, I read this stuff, and wonder if it...

To be honest, I read this stuff, and wonder if it isn't time to hang up the helmet. Best wishes for your recovery South.
Forum: Ride reports 03-03-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 91,048
Posted By Merlin III
The Quote function isn't working. Just a few...

The Quote function isn't working. Just a few thoughts:

1. About being behind the cattle trucks on the ferry. I would have thought that a Vermont gal would be right at home with the sweet smell...
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 05:07 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 91,048
Posted By Merlin III
So, the bike doesn't smell like a greasy fried...

So, the bike doesn't smell like a greasy fried chicken joint when stopped?:lol3
Forum: Ride reports 03-01-2015, 04:17 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 98,138
Posted By Merlin III
Nice "field expediency" with the wooden strut. ...

Nice "field expediency" with the wooden strut. :clap
Forum: Ride reports 02-28-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 91,048
Posted By Merlin III
:clap

:clap
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2015, 07:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 737
Posted By Merlin III
Damn, They have these on bikes now? I just...

Damn, They have these on bikes now? I just replaced one on my wife's car that malfunctioned and it cost me 800 dollars. I really don't see the need for them except to enrich the dealerships when...
Forum: Ride reports 02-27-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 63,998
Posted By Merlin III
Questions for Anna: how do you plan your...

Questions for Anna: how do you plan your itinerary? How far in advance do you contact groups and people to arrange your presentations? Do you speak conversational Latin American Spanish?
Forum: Australia 02-27-2015, 03:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 7,541
Posted By Merlin III
I am glad you got paid. You never mentioned what...

I am glad you got paid. You never mentioned what your initial monetary loss was? I read a lot here in the thread about taking legal action. I can tell you from experience that unless the monetary...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-27-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 909
Posted By Merlin III
Could you clarify what "you are calling the front...

Could you clarify what "you are calling the front cover"?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2015, 04:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,222
Posted By Merlin III
LS 650 Savage . Overall Length: 2 190 mm (86.2...

LS 650 Savage . Overall Length: 2 190 mm (86.2 in) Overall Width: 775 mm (30,5 in) Seat Height: 700 mm (27.6 in) Wheelbase: 1 480 mm (58.3 in).

I have one in my garage and I am pretty sure the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 98,138
Posted By Merlin III
There are many fine vegetarian restaurants is the...

There are many fine vegetarian restaurants is the larger cities of Mexico.
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 13,247
Posted By Merlin III
Or.......................:lol3 ...

Or.......................:lol3
Or.......................You are writing this report from a Siniola Cartel safe house, somewhere in the Golden Triangle. :cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-25-2015, 04:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,303
Posted By Merlin III
The Kanc is Rte. 112.

The Kanc is Rte. 112.
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 493
Views: 98,138
Posted By Merlin III
Meanwhile, has the OP run into any white ford...

Meanwhile, has the OP run into any white ford pickup trucks with men and boys in it carrying M-16s and such? LOL
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 02-24-2015, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,303
Posted By Merlin III
I like your route. I see you are going through...

I like your route. I see you are going through Burlington, VT. There is a nice little town camping area right on Lake Champlain with a beautiful view of the Adirondacks on the New Your Side of the...
Forum: Ride reports 02-24-2015, 01:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,696
Posted By Merlin III
Nice having a group ride. Thanks for posting our...

Nice having a group ride. Thanks for posting our report!
Forum: Equipment 02-24-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 839
Posted By Merlin III
I have the 5 x 10 model of that trailer. The...

I have the 5 x 10 model of that trailer. The only issue I have with it is there is no real buffering of shock waves from hitting bumps while in transit. I find it stressful hauling my GS long...
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