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Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 493,094
Posted By Underboning
Glad you enjoyed it! Now it's your turn to go...

Glad you enjoyed it! Now it's your turn to go out riding and write one for us. :D
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 493,094
Posted By Underboning
They are really different experiences. When we...

They are really different experiences. When we were backpacking we wondered what it would be like to ride and a couple of times while we were riding we were missing just sitting in a bus or train...
Forum: Racing 12-10-2014, 06:04 PM
Replies: 2,822
Views: 211,491
Posted By Underboning
So Button and Alonso next season. Hope the Honda...

So Button and Alonso next season. Hope the Honda power can do them proud.
http://www.bbc.com/sport/0/formula1/30328327
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-21-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7,340
Views: 2,494,605
Posted By Underboning
A few of my favorites from our RTW trip. ...

A few of my favorites from our RTW trip.

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/South-Africa/i-TCvHFw5/0/M/P1020451-M.jpg

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/Namibia/i-2SVN99g/0/M/P1020473-M.jpg
...
Forum: Battle scooters 11-08-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,250
Posted By Underboning
Hmm. I guess I'll keep these points in mind when...

Hmm. I guess I'll keep these points in mind when another one pops up for sale since the one I was interested I was sold the hour before I was supposed to see it. :cry. Thanks for the advice!
Forum: Battle scooters 11-07-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,250
Posted By Underboning
Talk me out of a Burgman 400

I am going to look at a 2008 Burgman 400 tomorrow. I've done a bunch of reading here and on BurgmanUSA.com and can't find a good reason not to get one. Thoughts?? :ear

I've never bought a CVT...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 11-05-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 21,538
Posted By Underboning
:ear Any updates??

:ear Any updates??
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 322
Views: 98,097
Posted By Underboning
Glad we were able to meet up while you were in...

Glad we were able to meet up while you were in town!

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/Miscellaneous/i-B55gSBV/0/L/IMG_20140827_191411-L.jpg

Two well traveled scoots!
Forum: Trip Planning 10-19-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,288
Posted By Underboning
I would recommend a Blogger blog...

I would recommend a Blogger blog (http://www.blogger.com) for your purpose. Its a Google service, so its free. We just copied and pasted our ADV posts...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 10-07-2014, 11:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 21,538
Posted By Underboning
Looks good! :thumb Can't wait to hear how the...

Looks good! :thumb Can't wait to hear how the shakedown goes.
Forum: Americas 09-30-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Underboning
If you're heading to the UK, you might try...

If you're heading to the UK, you might try British Airways. We used them to head to South Africa and didn't use an agent. We dealt directly with Savio Johnson and Desmond Green at British Airways...
Forum: Road warriors 09-29-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 50,218
Posted By Underboning
There are a bunch more photos over at Jalopnik...

There are a bunch more photos over at Jalopnik now (http://lanesplitter.jalopnik.com/the-supercharged-kawasaki-ninja-h2r-is-batshit-insane-1640558028/1640558879/+damon). Trellis frame?!? :eek1
...
Forum: Americas 09-28-2014, 08:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Underboning
Pack All arranged the truck for us and included...

Pack All arranged the truck for us and included it in our bill.
Forum: Americas 09-27-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 546
Posted By Underboning
We got our bikes crated for their trip to South...

We got our bikes crated for their trip to South Africa at Pack All in Mississauga (http://www.pack-all.ca/), which is only about 3 miles from the airport. Great crate, good service, but the crates...
Forum: Americas 09-16-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,334
Posted By Underboning
My wife and I did about 5000 miles in across the...

My wife and I did about 5000 miles in across the US on 100cc SYM Symbas, so we have some experience.

http://colinandre.smugmug.com/Other/The-US-of-A/i-pQ7bzP4/0/L/P1020283-L.jpg

We used Google...
Forum: Trip Planning 09-09-2014, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,386
Posted By Underboning
We did 15 countries and 26000 miles on 101.7cc...

We did 15 countries and 26000 miles on 101.7cc Symbas a few years ago. I thought it was pretty epic! :D
http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=716979
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-20-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Underboning
You will definitely need to do some more research...

You will definitely need to do some more research as to where you want to travel. It is easy to travel between Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia and Laos. Vietnam is, as far as I know, still closed to...
Forum: Asia Pacific 08-20-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 853
Posted By Underboning
There was a poster over on HUBB...

There was a poster over on HUBB (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/), gypsyprincess, who bought bikes in Malaysia. She wrote about her experience on her blog....
Forum: Asia Pacific 07-28-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By Underboning
I would recommend heading over to Horizons...

I would recommend heading over to Horizons Unlimited (http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/) for the most current info. I would also recommend getting a copy of Chris Scott's Adventure Motorcycling...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 51,963
Posted By Underboning
Yes, that is my Symba in the foreground and my...

Yes, that is my Symba in the foreground and my wife's in the back. That was from nearly 28000 miles ago, they look so new!


There is a thread over on Symforum about the bench seat and the...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-23-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,447
Posted By Underboning
They seem to hold up, at least for a while. ...

They seem to hold up, at least for a while.

Underbones are offroaded -

<iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/4uzhNUQtUzQ" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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Forum: Battle scooters 07-19-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 297
Views: 51,963
Posted By Underboning
I put Pelican im2600s on ours, mounted to NOS...

I put Pelican im2600s on ours, mounted to NOS Carter Brothers' racks. They hold about 35L and are waterproof and lockable. They crash pretty well, too! They are held on with 4 wingnuts and can be...
Forum: Battle scooters 07-09-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 297
Views: 51,963
Posted By Underboning
My understanding is that the epoxy was added...

My understanding is that the epoxy was added after the bikes came to the US. The EPA mandates that the A/F screw cannot be adjustable (at least easiliy) and has since 1980. ...
Forum: Asia Pacific 06-19-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 855
Posted By Underboning
Check with MASKargo in LA, they are the cargo...

Check with MASKargo in LA, they are the cargo branch of Malaysia Airlines. Here is a link to their contact info....
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 493,094
Posted By Underboning
Glad you enjoyed the ride! And welcome to The...

Glad you enjoyed the ride! And welcome to The Asylum :lol3

We're not really sure about next steps, we're not really sure what we'll be doing tomorrow! (Well, probably working :cry) Right now...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 09:42 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 493,094
Posted By Underboning
We are, indeed, back in Portland, Oregon. We...

We are, indeed, back in Portland, Oregon. We tried the East Coast thing for a while, but ended up back in Portland again. Let us know when you are heading this way and maybe we can meet up for a...
Forum: Ride reports 06-09-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,066
Posted By Underboning
Re and I are glad to hear that you are doing...

Re and I are glad to hear that you are doing well! Hope you continue to ride safe and keep showing what a well ridden small bike can do.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 24,688
Posted By Underboning
Day 2 results are up at scootercannonball.com. 8...

Day 2 results are up at scootercannonball.com. 8 DNFs today :huh It must have been a tough day. Binh slipped to second, Motovista up one to fourth and CDwise stayed fourteenth. It also looks...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-04-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 241
Views: 24,688
Posted By Underboning
Woot! at the end of day one, Binh is in first...

Woot! at the end of day one, Binh is in first place. :clap Motovista (or whatever he is now) is in fifth and Cdwise is in fourteenth.
Forum: Battle scooters 06-02-2014, 10:20 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 24,688
Posted By Underboning
Really!?! Any idea why he didn't make it? Since...

Really!?! Any idea why he didn't make it? Since he was your only real competition, you should win for sure!:pot How many riders actually showed up?

Good Luck tomorrow!
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 23,066
Posted By Underboning
Good Luck! We'll be cheering you on from Oregon!

Good Luck! We'll be cheering you on from Oregon!
Forum: Ride reports 06-02-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 493,094
Posted By Underboning
Glad to see some folks are still enjoying our...

Glad to see some folks are still enjoying our Ride Report! I just re-read the whole thing last week. It's amazing how much I had forgotten :huh

Me and my Symba recently made the local news...
Forum: Battle scooters 06-01-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,928
Posted By Underboning
I like the TW200 a lot, I took the MSF course on...

I like the TW200 a lot, I took the MSF course on one back in the early 90s and thought it was a hoot. I think that one would be a blast around town and even around the state, but the more I have...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-27-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,928
Posted By Underboning
Oh yes, we still have them but they are mostly...

Oh yes, we still have them but they are mostly just doing around town duty now. Our last longish ride on them was from Fredericksburg, VA to Natural Bridge, VA last spring when we were the guest...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-26-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 13,928
Posted By Underboning
My wife and I rode around the world (or at least...

My wife and I rode around the world (or at least part of it) on 100cc SYM Symbas a couple of years ago. Our ride report is really long, but it's got some good small bike touring info in it....
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 24,688
Posted By Underboning
Maybe I spoke too soon. NW Motor Scooters in...

Maybe I spoke too soon. NW Motor Scooters in Tacoma (253-565-1117) has a Sava MC28 Diamond S 130/80/15 in stock. $136.95 I don't know what route you are taking to AK, but if you're in the area...
Forum: Battle scooters 05-24-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 24,688
Posted By Underboning
I just called every scooter dealer here in PDX...

I just called every scooter dealer here in PDX and there is no 130/08/15 to be found anywhere!

Good Luck!
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-23-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,049
Posted By Underboning
Yes, we are back in PDX for a while this time. ...

Yes, we are back in PDX for a while this time. Just look for the baby blue Symba zipping around the SE. Sadly I think it will be a few years till Underboning II, we gotta make some $$ first. :cry
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 04-19-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,049
Posted By Underboning
Hey, I got mentioned in that report! Thanks for...

Hey, I got mentioned in that report! Thanks for the link and thanks to the SFRC for a fun day.
Forum: Battle scooters 02-11-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,455
Posted By Underboning
I know I've posted this one before, but why buy...

I know I've posted this one before, but why buy when you can build one yourself?? :rofl We spotted this lovely one in Phuket a few years ago. Whiskey and Bondo, not even once!
...
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