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Forum: Ride reports 05-26-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 686
Views: 108,202
Posted By Meatn'taters
And it just keeps getting better! Great stuff -...

And it just keeps getting better! Great stuff - thanks for the effort to bring us along. Appreciate the entertainment and the learning. Travel safe.:clap
Forum: Ride reports 05-04-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 686
Views: 108,202
Posted By Meatn'taters
Hi Dan - found you month or so ago, been trying...

Hi Dan - found you month or so ago, been trying to get caught up since. I did it! I mean, you did it! Congrats on hitting the end of the road. Your whole trip - your attitude, your experiences, your...
Forum: Ride reports 04-25-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,197
Posted By Meatn'taters
Goodstuff all the way - thanks for the effort...

Goodstuff all the way - thanks for the effort Tex. Worked very well for me. :1drink:1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-12-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,685
Posted By Meatn'taters
Hold on, I gotta go put on a sweatshirt...:rofl...

Hold on, I gotta go put on a sweatshirt...:rofl Nice ride and RR. You guys are hard core. Thanks for the effort - enjoying it. :1drink
Forum: Day Trippin' 04-12-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By Meatn'taters
Glad it worked out for you - hit Newport Beach,...

Glad it worked out for you - hit Newport Beach, or downtown Long Beach for dinner and adult beverages.
Forum: Americas 04-11-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 451
Posted By Meatn'taters
I think it's awesome you're doing this - get on...

I think it's awesome you're doing this - get on the bike and just go. You'll figure it out along the way. Just don't get in a hurry - give yourself plenty of time to get there. Meet as many people as...
Forum: Americas 04-11-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By Meatn'taters
Bike? Destination? Round-trip? Time? Camp or...

Bike? Destination? Round-trip? Time? Camp or Hotel? Anything you want to see in particular? All this matters for suggestions.
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-10-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 656
Posted By Meatn'taters
I just had to replace it all - BMW doesn't just...

I just had to replace it all - BMW doesn't just sell the stator, it comes in a kit with the flywheel, which is the real problem - not enough cooling holes in it, so it overheats, which fries your...
Forum: Americas 04-10-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,543
Posted By Meatn'taters
You got it - your routes sound awesome, bit...

You got it - your routes sound awesome, bit ambitious in terms of miles, but still awesome. Whichever you do, just don't be in a hurry. Ain't about the destinations, all about the journey. Don't...
Forum: Americas 04-09-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 993
Posted By Meatn'taters
Pick and choose your roads wisely, create as much...

Pick and choose your roads wisely, create as much of a loop as you can, and no reservation ride your way up thru Michigan to the Upper Peninsula/Canada and back. Lots of awesomeness all along the...
Forum: Americas 04-08-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 880
Posted By Meatn'taters
I'd go north, 8 a.m. cross the GG Bridge, take...

I'd go north, 8 a.m. cross the GG Bridge, take Mill Valley exit to Hwy 1 - 30 minute hike thru Muir Woods, 30-minute walk on the beach in Stinson, Lunch in Bolinas, cruise alongside Tomales Bay,...
Forum: Americas 04-05-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 562
Posted By Meatn'taters
Just ordered to try on my next weekend outing....

Just ordered to try on my next weekend outing. The others are just okay, Hawks website looks great. Love helping the start-up entrepreneur. Thanks for sharing.
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,549
Posted By Meatn'taters
I'm leaving in 11 weeks - may see you on the...

I'm leaving in 11 weeks - may see you on the road. Have a flexible sked at 225-350 miles a day or so, with a day off the bike every 4-6 days. Meeting up with three high school friends from Indiana...
Forum: Americas 04-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,543
Posted By Meatn'taters
Your own bike, your own stuff. Mexico - not Baja....

Your own bike, your own stuff. Mexico - not Baja. Ride the mainland - as much as you can, want. Vague route, no schedule. You go where you go, you do what you do. Total freedom. If you got the funds...
Forum: Americas 04-03-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,877
Posted By Meatn'taters
Dang!! Look what I found!

Doing my nightly advrider surf and BAM! Here you are - wth?! Good for you and your family to have found the kahoonas to create this awesome experience. Inspirational. The fact that you've come back...
Forum: Parallel Universe 04-03-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,399
Posted By Meatn'taters
Just turned 20K on mine - never noticed much...

Just turned 20K on mine - never noticed much vibration myself. Even took the rubbers outta the pegs long ago. Seat height - I'm 5'8", 30" inseam. Standard seat and suspension, got an Airhawk AND an...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-29-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,365
Posted By Meatn'taters
Yea, we're all still looking too. Best you'll...

Yea, we're all still looking too. Best you'll find that close to the Bay Area is a few gravel roads here and there. Let it dry out a bit, then...

Google map this one - Slab it across the GG, up...
Forum: Ride reports 03-25-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 12,634
Posted By Meatn'taters
Nice job on the report Dean - entertaining and...

Nice job on the report Dean - entertaining and informative. Thanks for the effort - appreciate it. :freaky
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,083
Posted By Meatn'taters
Good route - suggest you do counter clockwise;...

Good route - suggest you do counter clockwise; make day one a long ride day to get out of the heat and civilization; if your miles per day turns out to be too ambitious, this route gives you plenty...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By Meatn'taters
PNW folks gave you great advice, all else is...

PNW folks gave you great advice, all else is detail dribble. You're good to go as far as I can see - stop planning now. Take a few weekend trips if it will make you feel more comfortable. If you...
Forum: Americas 03-16-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 711
Posted By Meatn'taters
Hotwire is your friend

Book as you go, only use Hotwire to get lowest rates. www.hotwire.com Book/pay for a room a day or two in advance; never book anything below a 3 star and you'll be fine. My colleagues and I use it...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-18-2014, 07:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,906
Posted By Meatn'taters
Congratulations and welcome back! :1drink ...

Congratulations and welcome back! :1drink Where'd you decide to call home?
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-17-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,523
Posted By Meatn'taters
I have a Rev it Sand 2 - love it. Good up to mid...

I have a Rev it Sand 2 - love it. Good up to mid eighties, then not enough ventilation. Phoenix in summer is well over a hundred daily and that dry heat crap is just that - its friggin hot. You'll be...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-14-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,397
Posted By Meatn'taters
Yea, everything he said - dead on accurate.

Yea, everything he said - dead on accurate.
Forum: Americas 02-12-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 487
Posted By Meatn'taters
lvscrvs - great advice on North of Windsor roads....

lvscrvs - great advice on North of Windsor roads. On way up, get over to Santa Cruz (pick a road), jump on Hwy 1 North, then take Hwy 9 north (redwood grove haven) to Hwy 35 north to San Francisco...
Forum: Americas 02-11-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 711
Posted By Meatn'taters
I live 60 miles north of San Francisco, 30 miles...

I live 60 miles north of San Francisco, 30 miles from the coast. Ditto Eyes Shut comments from me. Great road, foggy, cold, damp riding in the summer months. If you can make April/early May work,...
Forum: Americas 02-10-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By Meatn'taters
Just need a flat surface, or rack, and you can...

Just need a flat surface, or rack, and you can mount it up. Very durable, solid and secure. Give their website a solid read. I recommend the 1-gallon. Don't ever pass up a gas station.
Forum: Americas 02-10-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 977
Posted By Meatn'taters
http://rotopax.com/

http://rotopax.com/
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 27,259
Posted By Meatn'taters
Dang! Bark and he shall receive. :rofl Officially...

Dang! Bark and he shall receive. :rofl Officially subscribed - pressure is off, post your finals when mind is right and time allows. :1drink. Old High School bud of mine and I are meeting up at...
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 27,259
Posted By Meatn'taters
But, but, but...what, where'd it go? Just found...

But, but, but...what, where'd it go? Just found this gem today, and haven't stopped reading since. Great trip. Thanks for the awesome effort - working well for me. :clap:freaky
Forum: Americas 02-07-2014, 09:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By Meatn'taters
You're gonna have to hustle up a bit to hit it...

You're gonna have to hustle up a bit to hit it all. CA is a HUGE state. You will be able to do this ride and camp or hotel all along the way without reservations, except in the super touristy areas....
Forum: Americas 02-07-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,088
Posted By Meatn'taters
Couple questions - approx. when, dates, will this...

Couple questions - approx. when, dates, will this happen; how much time do you have; do you really want to see San Francisco; anything in particular in CA you really want to see; interested in seeing...
Forum: Americas 02-07-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By Meatn'taters
Skaggs Springs Road is THE road for sport bikes...

Skaggs Springs Road is THE road for sport bikes and others. Two roads really - near the coast a lot of tight one lane twisty; further inland excellent two lane sweeping fast turns. Great ride on a...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 02-06-2014, 09:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,899
Posted By Meatn'taters
My condolences LuLu - very sorry for your loss. I...

My condolences LuLu - very sorry for your loss. I hope the future finds peace in your heart.
Forum: Americas 02-06-2014, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Meatn'taters
“To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life,...

“To be truly challenging, a voyage, like a life, must rest on a firm foundation of financial unrest. Otherwise, you are doomed to a routine traverse, the kind known to yachtsmen who play with their...
Forum: Americas 02-06-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 710
Posted By Meatn'taters
Budget $50 a day and challenge yourself to come...

Budget $50 a day and challenge yourself to come in under it everyday. Assuming your bike will need no maintenance on the road - 50 mpg, 250 miles a day, 5 gallons, $20 fuel. Leaves you $30 for food,...
Forum: Americas 02-04-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,294
Posted By Meatn'taters
How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a...

How much wood could a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? :norton
Forum: Americas 02-02-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,505
Posted By Meatn'taters
The further you get away from the coast, the...

The further you get away from the coast, the cheaper things become, though, it's all relative. California is an awesome place, but inexpensive it is not. Western Marin & Sonoma Counties are awesome....
Forum: Americas 01-30-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By Meatn'taters
Oh, be sure and take Skyline Blvd (Hwy 35) from...

Oh, be sure and take Skyline Blvd (Hwy 35) from Daly City to Los Gatos - huge biker road. It's a great ride/drive. Stop at Alice's restaurant - bettin' there will be some riders there. Will see a...
Forum: Americas 01-30-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,079
Posted By Meatn'taters
Redwoods are everywhere; Muir woods is a Redwood...

Redwoods are everywhere; Muir woods is a Redwood Forest; lots of very cool wind blown Cypress all along the coast; if you take Hwy 1 all the way up to 128E, there's a 20-30 mile or so stretch of...
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