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Forum: Ride reports 03-07-2010, 08:11 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,850,782
Posted By earthbm
Where can one learn more about communist...

Where can one learn more about communist repression in Estonia? Is this why you left Russia out of your RTW route?
Forum: Ride reports 02-25-2010, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,850,782
Posted By earthbm
BIGGER = BETTER :deal Thanks! This is...

BIGGER = BETTER :deal

Thanks! This is professional-quality stuff.
Forum: Ride reports 02-20-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 127,927
Posted By earthbm
Open Face Helmet attitude

Walter, thank you for what you've put together. As a suggestion, and this is just an idea, I think the best format for capturing these trips is neither the book (too many pics have to be eliminated,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2010, 06:22 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 242,675
Posted By earthbm
Just shows that little knowledge is worse than...

Just shows that little knowledge is worse than none... I managed to read the first paragraph of a Wikipedia article and immediately matched the words to my stereotypes and biases...


Reading...
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2010, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,688
Views: 1,982,698
Posted By earthbm
http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=52...

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=524638 :deal
Forum: Ride reports 02-15-2010, 08:32 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 242,675
Posted By earthbm
You can't show dead crows and not explain. Was...

You can't show dead crows and not explain. Was that similar to what they did in China 40yrs ago when some genius decided that they can solve the hunger problem by killing all the birds that eat their...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2010, 03:28 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 242,675
Posted By earthbm
you really should've posted the Korean...

you really should've posted the Korean hairdresser story at the start of the BAM thread... :deal
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2615/4184582381_f166c529c0_o.jpg

Thank you for the stories though,...
Forum: Ride reports 02-14-2010, 12:40 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 242,675
Posted By earthbm
Another advantage of the open face helmet is that...

Another advantage of the open face helmet is that you can keep it on at all times and not have to reveal the 80s pop star styled hair :rofl

seriously, though, you do have to take the gloves off...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2009, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 1,205,331
Posted By earthbm
Another example of doom machine: ...

Another example of doom machine:

http://mototravel.info/forum/?bb_attachments=8959&bbat=337&inline

http://mototravel.info/forum/?bb_attachments=8962&bbat=339&inline

The owner claims the...
Forum: Ride reports 11-30-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,202,398
Posted By earthbm
http://proidysvit.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/D...

http://proidysvit.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/DSC07015_resize.jpg
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2009, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2,809
Views: 1,850,782
Posted By earthbm
There must be a link between the perfectionism in...

There must be a link between the perfectionism in the RR (flawless pics, videos, sound files) and being able to strip and reassemble a GS.
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 1,205,331
Posted By earthbm
can't...........hold.............................m...

can't...........hold.............................my..............breath..............much..............longer.....

MORE!
Forum: Ride reports 10-29-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 226,142
Posted By earthbm
these were some of the best photos on ADVrider......

these were some of the best photos on ADVrider... What a shame...
Forum: Ride reports 09-20-2009, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 1,205,331
Posted By earthbm
Thank you for doing this, your lordship. ...

Thank you for doing this, your lordship.

Can you rate Омсукчан's mosquito evilness on the scale from 1 to 666?
Forum: Ride reports 08-21-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1,585
Views: 1,202,398
Posted By earthbm
Doug, could you share how you avoided having to...

Doug, could you share how you avoided having to get a carnet in Japan?

Love your ride and the way you describe it!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-11-2009, 08:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 10,329
Posted By earthbm
Wait, it gets worse!

Wait, it gets worse!
Forum: GS Boxers 06-10-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,904
Posted By earthbm
Hey we can all argue about what SHOULD happen....

Hey we can all argue about what SHOULD happen. And I agree with all of you. The post is just about what WILL happen.

1300cc will be stupid. But put yourself in BMW business guy's shoes. You need...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2009, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,904
Posted By earthbm
Agree. Just throwing it out there. How else can...

Agree. Just throwing it out there. How else can they differentiate the new model and make all the people who have bought 12gs to switch? Could do with much lighter weight, but there isn't a lot of...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2009, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,904
Posted By earthbm
Wow, 12:1 against, and that 1 is myself! :norton ...

Wow, 12:1 against, and that 1 is myself! :norton

C'mon guys, imagine you are a BMW business guy... how are you going to grow your sales? not by improving hand grips...

You need a bold new...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-09-2009, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,904
Posted By earthbm
Wicked New big-bore GS model cometh!!!

How I know?

- Old model "Special Edition" bikes come out 1 year before the new model.
- GS models change every 5 years (2005 + 5 = 2010 :deal )
- GS800 and HP2 were tried and the result was...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-05-2009, 12:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 56,274
Posted By earthbm
Model differences thread...

Model differences thread http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=468537
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2009, 12:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By earthbm
I am getting close! I had a close call...

I am getting close!

I had a close call passing a car at night in the rain in the Alps 2-3 years ago on R1200C that I have in Europe (no "poser bike" comments pls, its has [ADV], as well as [007] ...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-27-2009, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By earthbm
Thanks guys! From the link it appears that...

Thanks guys!

From the link it appears that GSA came with ABS II (w/out servo) from inception in 2006, while GS changed only from 2007 model. Is this right?

the extra 5hp is from the...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By earthbm
Model year differences for 2005-06-07-08-09 GS/A 1200

Ok, now that I am growing up to being in a market for a GS, I need info. I searched I swear, but the results are all over the place and hard for a GS newb to evaluate for relevance. What were...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,069
Posted By earthbm
Thanks! AdvRider - Internet education...

Thanks! AdvRider - Internet education included!:norton

I guess I better learn about importing bikes into CA. Used to think it was enough that it had >7500 miles, but this guy here claims he's...
Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2009, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 1,205,331
Posted By earthbm
This is great. Get Roman Abramovich's cell number...

This is great. Get Roman Abramovich's cell number just in case (billionaire emperor of Chukotka). Seriously, you may get some of "tourism development" money.

I am pretty sure there are lots of,...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-26-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,069
Posted By earthbm
Thanks! Need to add SD to my craigslist...

Thanks! Need to add SD to my craigslist searches... When my bones heal (trackday crash, GS is my "grow-up" step) I will check this one out!
Forum: Ride reports 05-25-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 1,205,331
Posted By earthbm
WHERE IS HELL ????

WHERE IS HELL ????
Forum: GS Boxers 05-22-2009, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,069
Posted By earthbm
Where? I've searched through craigslist, ebay,...

Where? I've searched through craigslist, ebay, and cycletrader. No Adventures, or only adventures sold by the dealers.
Forum: Ride reports 12-07-2008, 07:23 PM
Replies: 612
Views: 144,008
Posted By earthbm
+2 The pictures make this thread great!

+2

The pictures make this thread great!
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,876
Posted By earthbm
http://www.ppihc.com/big/jennye1002.jpg ...

http://www.ppihc.com/big/jennye1002.jpg

http://www.ppihc.com/big/jennye1003.jpg

http://www.ppihc.com/big/jennye1000.jpg

http://www.ppihc.com/big/jennye1004.jpg
...
Forum: Road warriors 09-17-2008, 02:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,876
Posted By earthbm
Bump. 9 months old and still no dirty pics? ...

Bump.

9 months old and still no dirty pics?

Mind, it's not just slightly longer suspension travel and lighter weight that make it a whatevertard compared to the streetbike. It is the body...
Forum: Road warriors 09-15-2008, 01:45 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 26,678
Posted By earthbm
Exactly... Got to test ride Hyper and 690smc...

Exactly... Got to test ride Hyper and 690smc back-to-back on Saturday (Hyper ran out of gas :rofl ).

I've mostly ridden sportbikes (although I have a retarded child called bmw r1200c that I...
Forum: Europe 06-01-2008, 10:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,464
Posted By earthbm
Can't ride in China. Didn't you mean ride...

Can't ride in China.

Didn't you mean ride down to singapore, ferry to Australia, ship to Chile, ride up to New York, ship to Iceland, ride around, ship to Scotland, ride home?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-31-2008, 10:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By earthbm
Thanks. Do bikes need liability insurance in...

Thanks. Do bikes need liability insurance in Mexico?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2008, 11:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By earthbm
MEX 2 La Rumorosa

Clicky here...
Forum: Thumpers 10-16-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,771
Posted By earthbm
I am in the same boat as x32792. One additional...

I am in the same boat as x32792. One additional q:

Do sm510r and sm450r Huskies require too much maintennance to be a viable alternative? (these must be better off-road, being lighter).
Forum: Ride reports 10-11-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 24,912
Posted By earthbm
Enjoyed your humor a lot. A superb report. Can't...

Enjoyed your humor a lot. A superb report. Can't believe that ALL the people were nice, though...
Forum: Europe 10-11-2007, 09:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,883
Posted By earthbm
Thanks! This is exactly what I was after when I...

Thanks! This is exactly what I was after when I started this thread. I did hear some fairly strong opinions that they are overpriced compared to other such courses, but once you include bike damage...
Forum: Ride reports 09-27-2007, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 226,142
Posted By earthbm
Long time to address this particular point...

Long time to address this particular point because I had no answer... until now. And boy, this answer is the mother of all answers!

There is a Russian version of the US game called Geocaching. The...
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