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Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,615
Posted By wamba
Excellent report. I'm sitting here in California...

Excellent report. I'm sitting here in California wishing I was riding in the Alps right now. :clap

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 06-24-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 11,720
Posted By wamba
Really enjoying the road report. Keep it coming...

Really enjoying the road report. Keep it coming :clap
Forum: Ride reports 03-05-2013, 12:52 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 124,722
Posted By wamba
More, please. :clap wamba

More, please. :clap

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 11-15-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4,852
Views: 3,204,527
Posted By wamba
Beautiful shots of the river crossings and...

Beautiful shots of the river crossings and surrounding countryside. Are you in the Ural Mountains proper, or are there higher peaks to come?

And thanks for taking the time to document this. Like...
Forum: Ride reports 10-31-2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 20,997
Posted By wamba
Terrific report and photos. :clap Makes me think...

Terrific report and photos. :clap Makes me think twice about attempting the tough sections on my 1200GS.

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 06-13-2012, 02:17 PM
Replies: 242
Views: 58,323
Posted By wamba
Really enjoying the writing and photos. Keep it...

Really enjoying the writing and photos. Keep it coming! :clap

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 03-06-2012, 01:39 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 647,882
Posted By wamba
Just finished the report. Epic, guys. Thanks for...

Just finished the report. Epic, guys. Thanks for taking the time to document it all and share with us desk jockeys.

wamba
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 02-03-2012, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 798
Posted By wamba
OR, WA riding conditions early May?

Hey folks:

I'm planning a 2-3 day ride from the San Francisco Bay Area to Seattle in May this year. Can you give me some advice on riding conditions and route choices? I'm hoping to ride from...
Forum: Ride reports 12-05-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 787
Views: 175,879
Posted By wamba
Thanks for the great photos and storytelling....

Thanks for the great photos and storytelling. More, please.

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 11-08-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 38,830
Posted By wamba
Excellent report and photos. Your report just...

Excellent report and photos. Your report just gave me respite from a busy day in the office. :1drink

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 09-24-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 130,620
Posted By wamba
Another epic Colebatch ride report — I've been...

Another epic Colebatch ride report — I've been waiting for this one. :clap

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 09-19-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 144,209
Posted By wamba
Good write-up so far. More, please. :ear ...

Good write-up so far. More, please. :ear

wamba
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 09-15-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
Love the Benny Hill music. wamba

Love the Benny Hill music.

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 09-06-2011, 03:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,473
Posted By wamba
Nice report. I like your avatar too. I have an...

Nice report. I like your avatar too. I have an old old T-shirt with the surfing eyeball on the back.

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 08-25-2011, 04:03 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 13,536
Posted By wamba
Excellent photography and observations. Thanks...

Excellent photography and observations. Thanks for the report. :clap

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 113,186
Posted By wamba
Excellent report. Safe travels. wamba

Excellent report. Safe travels.

wamba
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2011, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
Great video. Looks pretty tame. Thanks. :clap ...

Great video. Looks pretty tame. Thanks. :clap

wamba
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-27-2011, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
Cool2 Looking for easy dirt roads in and out of Bodie State Park

Hey BAADVers,

I've got some time off work next week and thought I'd head over the Sierra Nevada and visit Bodie for the first time. I'll be on the GSA on Battlewing tires, looking for easy dirt...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 04-08-2011, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
+1 on Raven Maps. I've got the California map....

+1 on Raven Maps. I've got the California map. It's got great topographic detail and with its immense size gives you a sense of the geographic diversity of the state, and it's good for conceptual...
Forum: GS Boxers 04-04-2011, 09:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,257
Posted By wamba
In closing ...

At the dealership my original battery failed the load test. I ended up buying and installing the BMW-recommended replacement battery, the Yuasa YTZ14S MF. This is roughly one inch shorter than the...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2011, 10:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,257
Posted By wamba
I just talked to the service manager at my...

I just talked to the service manager at my dealer. Assuming the battery is spent, he thought BMW would elect not to replace it under warranty due to the age of the battery and the fact that I did not...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2011, 12:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,257
Posted By wamba
I did check the battery terminal connections when...

I did check the battery terminal connections when I first noticed the starting hesitation. Nothing loose and everything looked in order.

wamba
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,257
Posted By wamba
Update

Here's an update on my rough starting issue:

Ultimately I decided to do nothing after posting this question last month. The hesitation in the starter motor occurred maybe once or twice more, but...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-14-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 630,075
Posted By wamba
WTF? It looks like this GS has skis! wamba

WTF? It looks like this GS has skis!

wamba
Forum: GS Boxers 02-28-2011, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1,749
Views: 630,075
Posted By wamba
More, more, MORE! :lol3

More, more, MORE! :lol3
Forum: Ride reports 02-26-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 11,631
Posted By wamba
Thanks for the excellent ride report. Man, I've...

Thanks for the excellent ride report. Man, I've really got to get there one of these days.

wamba
Forum: GS Boxers 02-02-2011, 11:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,257
Posted By wamba
Lots of good suggestions. I'll post the...

Lots of good suggestions. I'll post the resolution ... when I discover it. :rofl

wamba
Forum: GS Boxers 02-01-2011, 02:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,257
Posted By wamba
Question Does this mean my battery is about to go?

I've got a 09 GSA and the past couple of rides I've noticed my starter motor hesitating a bit. The bike starts up normally at the beginning of the ride but then hesitates when I stop mid-ride and...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-06-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
Thanks. I'll check Benchmark map books as well as...

Thanks. I'll check Benchmark map books as well as these sites. :ear
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 01-05-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
Thumb Oregon and Washington routes?

Anyone have any recommendations for easy dual sport routes in central Oregon or Washington? I'm planning to take a few days to ride my GSA from Santa Cruz to Seattle this summer.

I looked into the...
Forum: Ride reports 09-22-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 8,774
Posted By wamba
Subscribed. That was an amazing recovery over the...

Subscribed. That was an amazing recovery over the train tracks! :clap

wamba
Forum: GS Boxers 08-05-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 8,191
Views: 4,208,299
Posted By wamba
On a ride through national forest land in...

On a ride through national forest land in Northern California. :clap

http://i781.photobucket.com/albums/yy97/the_real_wamba/Norcal%202010/IMG_0687.jpg

wamba
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 08-05-2010, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
My report of a three-day ride from Santa Cruz...

My report of a three-day ride from Santa Cruz through Mendocino National Forest, Highway 36, and Highway 1.

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=607201
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 08-05-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,752
Posted By wamba
Northern California forest and coast ride

Here’s a report on a three-day trip I took in early July. I had some days off work and decided to ride to a part of California I’d never visited, Humboldt County and the stretch of Highway 1 running...
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2010, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,839
Views: 1,308,964
Posted By wamba
Oh ... goodness. Keep it coming. wamba

Oh ... goodness. Keep it coming.

wamba
Forum: Ride reports 07-28-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,252
Posted By wamba
Thumb Another SC inmate

Thanks for the post. Send me a PM if you're looking for a riding partner in Santa Cruz. :freaky

wamba
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-28-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
Thanks

Thanks for the suggestions, folks. I'll try to remember to submit a ride report if I can figure out how to upload pictures. :deal

wamba
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-25-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
Northwest California adventure ride

Hey you FFs,

I'm planning a three-day ride to Northern California on my GSA. I've been to Mendocino National Forest before and plan to ride the M1 and FH17.

Can you recommend other good routes...
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-20-2010, 09:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,869
Posted By wamba
Any more news on FS1 between 36 and 299, road...

Any more news on FS1 between 36 and 299, road conditions, length, etc.?

wamba
Forum: West – California, the desert southwest and whatever is left 06-10-2010, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4,863
Views: 433,857
Posted By wamba
Canyon?

Nice pics of Utah and Arizona. What's the canyon that looks like a drier version of Yosemite Valley?

wamba
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