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Forum: Americas 10-25-2014, 06:44 PM
Replies: 25,372
Views: 2,044,265
Posted By bykergrrl
Advice Desired: Bring Tires on Ride thru to Panama?

I'm leaving to ride thru Mexico and Central America in a week. We are taking tubes and a tire repair kit. Also, I have an extra set of Heidenau's (what I currently have on my f650gs) that we can...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-24-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,743
Posted By bykergrrl
Yosemite Fee Increase - Discriminates against Motorcycles

Motorcyclists singled out at Yosemite


On Oct. 20, the Yosemite National Park proposed a new fee structure for park entrance that would place a disproportionate and unfair financial burden on...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 10-17-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,990
Posted By bykergrrl
Hi Adam I'm PMing you

Sending you a message
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-15-2014, 11:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,990
Posted By bykergrrl
I'll third that recommendation. Adam, the class...

I'll third that recommendation. Adam, the class was great. I've come away with a knowledge on how to make good decisions when faced with bad situations when away from the comfort and security of a...
Forum: Americas 09-15-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25,372
Views: 2,044,265
Posted By bykergrrl
Still planning the route. Thanks, will get back...

Still planning the route. Thanks, will get back to you as we figure it out.
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 25,372
Views: 2,044,265
Posted By bykergrrl
Hacking Mexico.

Yes, we are running Heidenau Scouts on both the 650 and the 1150 front. So interchangeable. The hack has a VW 15 inch on the tug rear and hack. And as you mentioned, decreasing radius turns can be...
Forum: Americas 09-12-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 25,372
Views: 2,044,265
Posted By bykergrrl
Hacking Mexico

Planning on traveling thru Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama in November/December/January.

One bike is an f650gs, the other is an 1150gs tug with a cargo hack.

Any...
Forum: Thumpers 08-16-2014, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 1,669,797
Posted By bykergrrl
I'm 5'4" - No problem reaching the ground on the...

I'm 5'4" - No problem reaching the ground on the 225. But if she can't get flat footed can I suggest putting one inch on her boots. I've raised my dirt bike boots an inch so I can be flat footed on...
Forum: Latin America 08-16-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,224
Posted By bykergrrl
Looking for Info on Shipping/Air or Sea from Panama back to LA

We have been planning a round trip on our bikes from LA to Panama in Nov 2104 thru January 2015. Now it looks like we may not have all that time available to us. So, riding down and shipping back...
Forum: Americas 08-11-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 25,372
Views: 2,044,265
Posted By bykergrrl
San Francisco Motorcyclist Shot

http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-san-francisco-motorcyclists-die-while-fleeing-gunshots-20140810-story.html

Just to put things in perspective.
Forum: Thumpers 08-07-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 1,669,797
Posted By bykergrrl
I got mine from the same place. Good service, no...

I got mine from the same place. Good service, no spam.

________________________
2003 225 XT
F650gs (dual)
Dyna Superglide
Forum: Trip Planning 08-07-2014, 10:41 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 146,929
Posted By bykergrrl
Yup, french braid doesn't work for me either. One...

Yup, french braid doesn't work for me either. One braid down my back, sometimes with the hair glove.
The other issue is hair breakage from the wind velocity. For me, good hair conditioner is...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11,143
Views: 1,669,797
Posted By bykergrrl
tires

I run the heidenau's. Got 15,000 on the first set, actually still had tread on the front tire, keeping it for a spare. Have them on my f650gs (dual). Good tires.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 9,248
Posted By bykergrrl
California is the only state where it is not...

California is the only state where it is not illegal. There is no law permitting lane splitting. California is the only state without a law against lane sharing, this is why we get to lane split. ...
Forum: Trip Planning 06-01-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 146,929
Posted By bykergrrl
I agree about the long base layer. Either warm...

I agree about the long base layer. Either warm or cold temp variety. Picked up some nice ones at REI.
As for hair, mine is also long. I braid and also use a hair glove over that. The hair...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-31-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 146,929
Posted By bykergrrl
I also may have gotten whacked in the sternum by...

I also may have gotten whacked in the sternum by the handle bar or mirror since I high sided.
Forum: Trip Planning 05-31-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 699
Views: 146,929
Posted By bykergrrl
I'll survive. I posted because I was curious if...

I'll survive. I posted because I was curious if anyone else had had a similar experience? Though I admit this morning I was contemplating the idea of breast reduction:wink:
Forum: Trip Planning 05-30-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 146,929
Posted By bykergrrl
Underwire bra issue

Was playing in the dirt on Sunday. I was wearing a heavy underwire bra (I'm well endowed) with large wires going up over my sternum. I went down, not particularly hard. I was wearing a Leatt...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-30-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,990
Posted By bykergrrl
July-August will be hot but the group campground...

July-August will be hot but the group campground has a great pavilion for summer heat relief.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By bykergrrl
thanks for the leads all:clap!! Will check it...

thanks for the leads all:clap!! Will check it out.

bykergrrl
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-19-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By bykergrrl
Thanks, I will check him out.

Thanks, I will check him out.
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-18-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By bykergrrl
Know anyone closer into LA?

Know anyone closer into LA?
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-18-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 336
Posted By bykergrrl
Looking for mechanic/independent or dealer/ LA area

new owner of an older '03XT225. About to reach it's 13,000 mile maintenance - I'd like to have it done by someone good so I have a baseline of any issues I might face upcoming.

Any...
Forum: Trip Planning 05-14-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 146,929
Posted By bykergrrl
I've ridden tens of thousands of miles solo -...

I've ridden tens of thousands of miles solo - camping mostly - some motels. The condom idea seems strange to me. Perhaps I've been fortunate but I haven't had a hostile threatening experience when...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 05-01-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,990
Posted By bykergrrl
Sounds Great

I'm interested. Would like a few weeks notice of the dates, but I'm usually available. Do need a cost. How many folks can you accommodate for the class?
Forum: Trip Planning 04-26-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 146,929
Posted By bykergrrl
1st Annual Born Dirty Ladies of Moto Weekend 2014

Sorry this is after the event. Wonderful time up in Hungry Valley near Gorman CA. Where 25+ women on dirt when I left this morning and more were coming in. Rain and snow last night made for...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-26-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,710
Posted By bykergrrl
1. well if you are coming this weekend - enjoy...

1. well if you are coming this weekend - enjoy our first heavy rain over the last two years.
2. I spent nearly 300 nights in hotels last year, (for work) nearly all on my bike, I haven't felt the...
Forum: Trip Planning 07-04-2013, 07:35 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 146,929
Posted By bykergrrl
August Ride sound interesting

Thanks for the reply. I don't know my work schedule yet for August. :nod
Forum: Trip Planning 07-02-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 699
Views: 146,929
Posted By bykergrrl
Greetings - new ADV member

New to ADV. I've been riding a while. Lucky to live in California where my bikes are my regular commute/travel/errand/fun vehicles. :D Currently working in northern California mostly back and forth...
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2013, 10:39 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,213
Posted By bykergrrl
I would have moved to the front at the first...

I would have moved to the front at the first intersection. The scooter was going too fast in case of a late left turner from the left
Forum: West California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-06-2013, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By bykergrrl
Looking for Dual Sport Riders in Santa Rosa, CA

I've just moved to Santa Rosa for work for the next few months. Looking for folks to do some dual sport riding. I'm on a f650gs, not very experienced on dirt yet. A little over 200,000 miles on the...
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