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Forum: Face plant 05-13-2015, 06:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,550
Posted By sandsman
Damn that was one hard hit, but you live to tell...

Damn that was one hard hit, but you live to tell the tale. Lesson learned......you can never be to aware. My son hit a horse just this past Friday, in the dark, rolling at 75 mph in my old truck that...
Forum: Ride reports 04-21-2015, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,779
Posted By sandsman
I am doing the same sort of ride in July but...

I am doing the same sort of ride in July but flying to Ecuador with a friend to rent bikes and ride over there for a week.
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By sandsman
Thanks John, we plan on having a blast.

Thanks John, we plan on having a blast.
Forum: Americas 04-13-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 265
Posted By sandsman
Ecuador in July

A friend and I are flying to Ecuador on July 16th to ride a few days in this country. I have never been to another continent before. I have been just inside the borders of Mexico and Canada though. ...
Forum: Trip Planning 02-19-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,402
Posted By sandsman
Don't forget to download you paperwork. Have the...

Don't forget to download you paperwork. Have the start page witnessed, a start gas receipt, save all receipts, have a map of your route and fuel at every "corner" of your route, then have your...
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,181
Posted By sandsman
Thank you Claude, and I make an assumption these...

Thank you Claude, and I make an assumption these were while mounting the tire to the rim. I agree that the 15" rims will not easily take a ct, that's from my own experience. I ended up doing some...
Forum: Hacks 02-12-2015, 06:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 11,181
Posted By sandsman
This has been a long standing debate. I believe...

This has been a long standing debate. I believe if you want to do it, go ahead. I run a ct on my Goldwing and Suzuki Intruder, I kust purchased a 2006 Goldwing, has new mc tires on it when picked it...
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-12-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,833
Posted By sandsman
Put tire size up and se if any inmates have a...

Put tire size up and se if any inmates have a tire that will get you on the road.
Forum: Tejas and the Gulf States 02-12-2015, 06:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,833
Posted By sandsman
I have seen much much worse than that and been...

I have seen much much worse than that and been riding on them too like that. You should be good to ease into a larger town, Marathon to Ft Stockon, not bad, but you say that there isn't a tire there...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-05-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 16,112
Posted By sandsman
This is the reason that if you are a licensed...

This is the reason that if you are a licensed conceal and carry permit holder, that you carry every day, without fail. You never know when or where you will need to be prepared, just be prepared...
Forum: Americas 01-28-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 55,929
Posted By sandsman
Well......I am purchasing a 2005 Little Guy...

Well......I am purchasing a 2005 Little Guy teardrop camper for not only my solo ride from Tx up to Ak, but for using for the next few years. This way I can stop where I want to stop and not worry...
Forum: Road warriors 01-21-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
I got my midnight black 2006 Goldwing with 11,500...

I got my midnight black 2006 Goldwing with 11,500 miles on it last Friday. It's replacing my 94 Wing with 142,000 on it. Since Sunday, I have put 700 very fun miles on it. I have added driver...
Forum: Americas 01-13-2015, 08:55 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 55,929
Posted By sandsman
Too many decisions on places to stay or not to...

Too many decisions on places to stay or not to stay, that is why I will drag the mini-teardrop I am building up for this ride and others. No worry about the bears, or the rain, just need a small...
Forum: Road warriors 01-10-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
New to me 1800

Well I pulled the trigger on a 2006 black 1800 with 11,000 miles on it. Has nav and heated grips and seat, and the costly CB radio. It doesn't have a blemish on it at all. New tires are part of the...
Forum: Americas 01-07-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 802
Views: 55,929
Posted By sandsman
That's why I am building a mini teardrop to pull...

That's why I am building a mini teardrop to pull behind my Goldwing. I don't want to be a bear buffet. Plus your bed is always dry and ready.
Forum: Americas 01-07-2015, 07:05 AM
Replies: 802
Views: 55,929
Posted By sandsman
I'll be heading up July 16 out of TX

I'll be heading up that way from TX in mid July. I love reading ride reports and gleaning what info might be relevant for my ride. I will be riding a 1800 Goldwing pulling a small teardrop camp...
Forum: Americas 12-31-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By sandsman
I have a small tent trailer I currently pull, by...

I have a small tent trailer I currently pull, by the time it's loaded up, I know I have to be in the area of 600 lbs. It's a Kwik Kamp, weighs in at 350 empty. So I figure the trailer frame I am...
Forum: Americas 12-31-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 845
Posted By sandsman
Teardrop Trailer Anyone?

I am planning a ride up to Alaska, I really don't want to tent camp, who has pulled a teardrop camper? I am mulling over building a small one for this trip and more.
Forum: Face plant 12-30-2014, 12:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,416
Posted By sandsman
I haven't heard whether there is going to be...

I haven't heard whether there is going to be charges brought against the driver(s). Christmas was hard on this family though. Nothing can be said that will lessen their loss. This is a good family,...
Forum: Ride reports 12-26-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6,825
Views: 2,238,273
Posted By sandsman
Merry Christmas Mark.

Merry Christmas Mark.
Forum: Face plant 12-18-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,416
Posted By sandsman
Was an awesome tribute at his funeral, Boy Scouts...

Was an awesome tribute at his funeral, Boy Scouts did the Honor Guard Duty. Memories from the Scouts, memories from the Christian Motorcyclists Association, and memories from the men;s group at the...
Forum: Face plant 12-17-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,416
Posted By sandsman
I found out a few more details, a car was sitting...

I found out a few more details, a car was sitting waiting to turn left, when it was struck from behind and propelled into the line of bikes. It doesn't change the fact that he died, but it just shows...
Forum: Face plant 12-15-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,416
Posted By sandsman
Had a friend killed over the weekend

RIP Russ Neis

http://www.myfoxdfw.com/story/27635449/motorcyclist-killed-on-way-to-deliver-toys-to-needy-kids
Forum: Alaska 12-09-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,049
Posted By sandsman
I am gonna head up there in July/August also....

I am gonna head up there in July/August also. Seems to be the best time frame.
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 08:01 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
Nice ride MaddBrit, we are kinda in the same area...

Nice ride MaddBrit, we are kinda in the same area of N Tex, I think I'm gonna do a winter ride down to the Hill Country, and maybe over to the BBNP area too. The "Sisters" are a really good area to...
Forum: Road warriors 12-03-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
I think I have a good idea for my Deadhorse ride...

I think I have a good idea for my Deadhorse ride in 2015, kinda like a spare tire. and lighter than a camper trailer.
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
I think it looks good with a trunk, and at alot...

I think it looks good with a trunk, and at alot cheaper price than a Goldwing, same engine though.
Forum: Road warriors 11-28-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
I wonder if you can add a tourpack/trunk to these...

I wonder if you can add a tourpack/trunk to these F6Bs? I have seen several that the price looks good on.
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
I do alot of searching on craigslist, and have...

I do alot of searching on craigslist, and have found alot of good deals. I am currently in the hunt for a newer Wing. I have it narrowed down to 3. I hope they last to the first part of January, I am...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
I get about 5 to 10 mpg less depending on wind...

I get about 5 to 10 mpg less depending on wind and throttle
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
http://lubbock.craigslist.org/mcy/4761063879.html...

http://lubbock.craigslist.org/mcy/4761063879.html $1000

http://nashville.craigslist.org/mcy/4728976883.html $875

http://tricities.craigslist.org/rvs/4753911793.html $1400
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
Here is one at a super price in San Antonio area,...

Here is one at a super price in San Antonio area, $1,000 is a super price

http://sanantonio.craigslist.org/mpo/4758473612.html


There you go.
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
And in LaPort Tx, even closer. Just a bit higher...

And in LaPort Tx, even closer. Just a bit higher though.

http://houston.craigslist.org/rvs/4744448340.html
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 08:56 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
Here is one in Austin Tx on Craigslist. ...

Here is one in Austin Tx on Craigslist.

http://austin.craigslist.org/mpo/4757853094.html

$1500, that's a good price and it looks good in the pics
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
Spelling on my camper is Kwik Kamp. There are...

Spelling on my camper is Kwik Kamp. There are lots of popup tent trailers made for motocycles, mine is a 2002 model. They don't make these anymore but they're still out there, a couple of months ago...
Forum: Road warriors 11-25-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 687
Views: 131,108
Posted By sandsman
You should be able to pick up a used trailer for...

You should be able to pick up a used trailer for cheap, I see them all the time on craigslist, I pull a small camper called a quick kamp, it weighs out probly close to 500 lbs loaded up for camping...
Forum: Americas 11-22-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,781
Posted By sandsman
What about the ammo?

What about the ammo?
Forum: Airheads 11-21-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,317
Posted By sandsman
Good looking bike for small change. Welcome to...

Good looking bike for small change. Welcome to the jungle.
Forum: Americas 11-21-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,781
Posted By sandsman
Thanks for the info. I am doing my research...

Thanks for the info. I am doing my research early, that way there won't be any surprises.
Forum: Americas 11-21-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,781
Posted By sandsman
:1drink Thanks I will let you know, I am...

:1drink

Thanks I will let you know, I am gonna do some research on the USPS now.
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