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Forum: Ride reports 11-24-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,066
Posted By Lakerider
Just caught up today Tony. Sorry you came home to...

Just caught up today Tony. Sorry you came home to that. Somewhere in there, through this trip and what you have come home to, is positive. I just have this feeling after reading your awesome report...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,066
Posted By Lakerider
Edge of the seat stuff.......go JoJo and Tony. I...

Edge of the seat stuff.......go JoJo and Tony. I am riveted. Note to self, when adventuring take extra cables so you don't have to do the non-stop trials run dodging trucks in a stiff Texas,...
Forum: Ride reports 11-19-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 20,066
Posted By Lakerider
Found yah, nice report. I know JoJo so enjoying...

Found yah, nice report. I know JoJo so enjoying watching the diminishing tire tread. Looking forward to more.....

:lurk
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-20-2012, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 94,140
Posted By Lakerider
I did that one by myself a while back cuz I ain't...

I did that one by myself a while back cuz I ain't that smart. Got lost looking for the bus up top and ran into this dude with some big knives and a bow-and-arrow. I had to stop and chat because I...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2012, 08:42 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 437,097
Posted By Lakerider
Ima go all Shaun White on you:eek1 I'll try...

Ima go all Shaun White on you:eek1

I'll try and post up some stuff but I am still waiting on my decision for new computing power (and maybe a little on what the tax an has to say).

What...
Forum: Equipment 01-22-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 437,097
Posted By Lakerider
I've been testing mounts on my snowboard helmet...

I've been testing mounts on my snowboard helmet and then on the actual snowboard. No problem at all with the adhesive, that ain't coming off. The screw flex on the--whatchmacallit, doohickey--the...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-15-2012, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1,265
Views: 60,749
Posted By Lakerider
Put on your dickey and go.........

Put on your dickey and go.........
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-12-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 94,140
Posted By Lakerider
I have some of those old county maps too but am...

I have some of those old county maps too but am thinking that the topo Gazeteer books are labeled either paved, all-weather, or gravel, or ccc jeep trails. You can also pick up specific topos at the...
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2012, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 437,097
Posted By Lakerider
By the way Poondangle, love the...

By the way Poondangle, love the trailer.:clap:clap hilarious.
Forum: Equipment 01-09-2012, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 437,097
Posted By Lakerider
There's that dang :norton thing again. :huh

There's that dang :norton thing again. :huh
Forum: Equipment 01-08-2012, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 437,097
Posted By Lakerider
Thanks basher, you are confirming exactly what I...

Thanks basher, you are confirming exactly what I am thinking and right or wrong, it helps to have someone confirm what you believe to be right, right? :D Yeah, I am thinking an iMac will be in my...
Forum: Equipment 01-05-2012, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 437,097
Posted By Lakerider
Hey Rallybug, I am looking in to getting an iMac...

Hey Rallybug, I am looking in to getting an iMac or MacBook so wondering if your set-up is new or older stuff? And how it works for you in general if you don't mind sharing kind sir...? I guess I am...
Forum: Equipment 12-29-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 437,097
Posted By Lakerider
Man, memory is so cheap these days. I picked up a...

Man, memory is so cheap these days. I picked up a class 10, 16 GB, 20 mb/s card for $34.00 the other day and it works great. I found one at my local wallyworld.
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2011, 12:26 PM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 437,097
Posted By Lakerider
I've always wondered WTF does :norton mean?...

I've always wondered WTF does :norton mean? Practice makes perfect there my HFG neighbor..
Forum: Equipment 12-22-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,815
Views: 437,097
Posted By Lakerider
Hero 2

Wow, I read through this entire thread trying to get up to speed on the GoPro and editing and computers, etc. Thanks everyone for your posts as I sure have learned a bunch. Slow days on an east coast...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 16,430
Posted By Lakerider
new older ride

Oh yeah, what year is your replacement scoot?
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 01:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 16,430
Posted By Lakerider
from columbia to europe from my desk...

I am reading ride reports on a slow day at work and developing some serious vunderlust. I just read a Canadiens adventures through Columbia, his funky hotels and changing prices and crazy road...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,058
Posted By Lakerider
kudos

I am really enjoying your trip report and dry style. I guess you have to be reletively unflappable to travel around Columbia, but maybe not so much anymore. Kudos to you for taking this on and with...
Forum: Ride reports 12-12-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,144
Posted By Lakerider
trip

I rented a car last time I was there and stayed in Playa Grande and Guanacoste (sp) but love your idea. What a great way to see the country and, apparently, impress local ladies. Thanks for the pics....
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,550
Posted By Lakerider
Headlight and front tire

I'm curious about that headlight set-up too. And that front tire looks extra beefy too. Whatcha got there? Fat TKC's on an Excel rim?
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2011, 07:11 AM
Replies: 1,618
Views: 173,293
Posted By Lakerider
I'd love to see the preview and have probably...

I'd love to see the preview and have probably been on a lot of the roads in Augusta, and areas west of Albemarle. Thanks for doing this and :thumb great idea and follow through.

(If your coming...
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 03-10-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,040
Posted By Lakerider
+1 for Pipestem. I've camped there and it was...

+1 for Pipestem. I've camped there and it was very nice.
Forum: Face plant 12-30-2010, 01:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 9,142
Posted By Lakerider
Glad you are basically ok. Concern I get reading...

Glad you are basically ok. Concern I get reading this story is from the general motorcyclist point-of-view, not being seen. If you were in a cage it could have ended very badly for the other guy and...
Forum: Face plant 12-13-2010, 07:12 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 33,810
Posted By Lakerider
I took a bat to the chest at night, mostly just...

I took a bat to the chest at night, mostly just freaked me out a little.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 09-03-2010, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,928
Views: 94,140
Posted By Lakerider
I can never follow the back-end of these huge...

I can never follow the back-end of these huge posts anymore. Whatever happened to new, fresh posts with snappy new titles?

Wish I could join Sat but, wait, kids are at uva girls soccer event that...
Forum: The Garage 05-10-2010, 01:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By Lakerider
I thought the tires were well out of balance...

I thought the tires were well out of balance until I took a closer look and noticed that the rear never seated itself around the rim evenly despite my repeated efforts with the local gas-station...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2010, 04:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By Lakerider
Done, re-injured my aching back, but tires are...

Done, re-injured my aching back, but tires are on!! Now its Beer:thirty.:freaky
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2010, 02:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By Lakerider
Thanks for the replies. Seems I have to re-learn...

Thanks for the replies. Seems I have to re-learn this every time. front tire went all fine today after previously pinching 2 tubes. When its right its right and seems so dang easy. Now I forgot to...
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2010, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By Lakerider
What about a "tubed" style of rim?:ear

What about a "tubed" style of rim?:ear
Forum: The Garage 05-04-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,251
Posted By Lakerider
Does the tire bead always pop?

So, when changing a tire, putting a new one one, does the bead always "pop?" How much psi is too much to set-the-bead?

Anyone out there as I am changing my tubed, dual sport tire right now.:deal
Forum: Face plant 01-24-2010, 08:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 9,747
Posted By Lakerider
:lol3 :lol3 :rofl :rofl ....made me spit coffee...

:lol3 :lol3 :rofl :rofl ....made me spit coffee everywhere. Nice phrase, I might have to borrow that one.
Forum: Southeast, The Lair of the Dragon - The Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains 01-14-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,133
Posted By Lakerider
Funny as shheeet. How about HotDogNinja, wow,...

Funny as shheeet. How about HotDogNinja, wow, check it out, you could put any type of food onto Ninja and it would be cool.:lol3

I used to have a lake house and kept my bike there, rode there,...
Forum: Thumpers 01-07-2010, 09:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,079
Posted By Lakerider
I used to haul my 06 in F150 Supercrew with tg...

I used to haul my 06 in F150 Supercrew with tg down no problem.
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2010, 08:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,928
Posted By Lakerider
I love my 06 klr but it is a compromise bike for...

I love my 06 klr but it is a compromise bike for me. I like to adventure tour but the road isn't always the friendliest on the klr--not too bad but def a compromise.

I've been eyeing the 650 wee...
Forum: Thumpers 01-03-2010, 07:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,098
Posted By Lakerider
I did the T-mod on my 06 klr putting another...

I did the T-mod on my 06 klr putting another breather tube under the seat for those deep water crossings. Does the 08 address this or is this just a waste of time? curious....
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-31-2009, 09:00 AM
Replies: 977
Views: 165,551
Posted By Lakerider
I got tired of those jokers too but they are...

I got tired of those jokers too but they are certainly on an adventure, just not exactly a moto-riding adventure. Driving through Africa is an adventure I gotta believe.

Hmm, I suspect I am...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2009, 07:02 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 21,443
Posted By Lakerider
I spent a week in Playa Grande and area last...

I spent a week in Playa Grande and area last September and really want to do a moto trip there as well. Love CR!! I've been reading at work and, unfortunately, none of the photos download so I am...
Forum: Thumpers 12-27-2009, 08:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,606
Posted By Lakerider
I looked at all the reasonably priced dual sports...

I looked at all the reasonably priced dual sports when i bought my '06 klr. My friend had a Honda xr650L and he never wanted to ride it much or to anywhere because it just wasn't that comfy on the...
Forum: Face plant 10-08-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,148
Posted By Lakerider
Glad you are ok. So does bigger bike mean safer...

Glad you are ok. So does bigger bike mean safer for deer collisions? Any opinion on this? I am just wondering if a lighter and smaller bike's rider would fare as well t-boning a deer at 50 mph....
Forum: Face plant 10-08-2009, 12:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 9,562
Posted By Lakerider
Good on ya for the ATTGAT. Reminds me I really...

Good on ya for the ATTGAT. Reminds me I really need to upgrade my gloves. Very glad to hear you are alright. Have any pics of the bike?
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