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Forum: Americas 09-13-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,568
Posted By Shewbert
Bear Spay In C.a. & S.a.

We will be departing on a Latin America trip in the coming months. During the planning a couple of the guys have said they want to carry bear spray in the event we are accosted by unsavory types...
Forum: GS Boxers 06-12-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,467
Posted By Shewbert
I can't believe the '05 R12GS POS, another burned...

I can't believe the '05 R12GS POS, another burned out light bulb! You'd think with modern technology they'd make a headlight that would last more'n 5 years!!!!!

There are generic ones, I think I...
Forum: Latin America 06-03-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Shewbert
Thanks everyone, it's always good to benefit from...

Thanks everyone, it's always good to benefit from the collective wisdom of this site.:clap
Forum: Latin America 06-01-2010, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Shewbert
Thanks everyone, that answers one more of the...

Thanks everyone, that answers one more of the many questions.
Forum: Latin America 05-31-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 860
Posted By Shewbert
Pan American Highway

Four of us are leaving in September to ride to TDF & back. We'll be on BMW R1200GS & R1200GSA. We'll need tires somewhere in South America, is there any trouble finding them at the major moto...
Forum: Americas 05-27-2010, 01:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,285
Posted By Shewbert
Nuthin' to see!, flat prairie. Actually ,...

Nuthin' to see!, flat prairie.

Actually , having lived in Regina, I do like the prairie wheatfields in summer & early fall. Not enough to move back there but they do have their own beauty.
...
Forum: Americas 05-24-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Shewbert
I agree with Alcanrider. But forget...

I agree with Alcanrider.

But forget Prince George! Banff to Jasper then turn east to Hinton (cheaper accommodation than Jasper in the summer) then up to Grande Prairie. Much nicer scenery and...
Forum: Americas 05-24-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 868
Posted By Shewbert
There are quite a few, we were up last September...

There are quite a few, we were up last September and had no problem getting rooms and had no reservations. As with most small towns some are better than others, a lot depends on what your standards...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 03-12-2010, 09:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,310
Posted By Shewbert
The Wash. State Ferry from Anacortes to Sidney is...

The Wash. State Ferry from Anacortes to Sidney is an alternative, although the departure times aren't the best. The upside to WSF over all the others ........they serve beer!!!!! I've taken the...
Forum: GS Boxers 12-03-2009, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By Shewbert
Mine only occassionally fails to start in gear. ...

Mine only occassionally fails to start in gear. You've probably tried this, but, it works for me.......let go of the clutch and pull it in again and hit the starter. Apparently the computer needs...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-29-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Shewbert
Thanks guys, now I feel better. I guess it was...

Thanks guys, now I feel better. I guess it was on in previous years, I just didn't remember
Forum: GS Boxers 11-28-2009, 04:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By Shewbert
Hazard Light Indicator On When Charging Battery

I live in an area where I don't get to ride all year so in the winter it is necessary to leave my R12GS in the garage. After drinking the kool-aid I bought the BMW battery tender. I followed the...
Forum: Ride reports 10-25-2009, 11:15 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,087
Posted By Shewbert
Pissed It was checked, it just wasn't fixed!!!!!! ...

It was checked, it just wasn't fixed!!!!!!

Looks like a great trip. More pics please,
Forum: Americas 10-21-2009, 09:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,432
Posted By Shewbert
We didn't use any cooking oil or nuthin' (it's...

We didn't use any cooking oil or nuthin' (it's not prairie gumbo! Been there, done that, had to throw away the t-shirt) The car wash in F'banks cleaned it off pretty well. As of yesterday no sign...
Forum: Americas 10-21-2009, 05:44 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 15,432
Posted By Shewbert
Did it in Sept. Me on a R12GS, my buddy on a H-D...

Did it in Sept. Me on a R12GS, my buddy on a H-D Screamin'Eagle. We turned back at Atigun Pass (125 miles N. of the Circle) A trucker advised us a storm coming over the Brooks Range with snow! ...
Forum: Ride reports 10-20-2009, 07:15 PM
Replies: 457
Views: 299,182
Posted By Shewbert
Yes! Another MetalJockey RR, and a family one to...

Yes! Another MetalJockey RR, and a family one to boot. I'm sitting here drooling all over my computer. I've had the priviledge of working in Africa (Sierra Leone in 2002/2003), and vacationing in...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-23-2009, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 445
Posted By Shewbert
I ride the same, 90% - 10% and am on my second...

I ride the same, 90% - 10% and am on my second set of Metzler Tourances. I really like 'em on the road & off and I find them good on wet pavement. Haven't had them in much mud but did ride them on...
Forum: Canada 08-20-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Shewbert
Thanks for your input. I worked that area in...

Thanks for your input. I worked that area in '88-'89 so I know about keeping the tanks filled. At that time it was mostly gravel from just north of Meziadin to the Yukon border except for a...
Forum: Canada 08-17-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Shewbert
That's great, thanks, if his Hardly can't handle...

That's great, thanks, if his Hardly can't handle 40 km we'll have to look at getting him a GS, hmmmm, maybe he should get a GS anyway and not have to worry in the future:evil !
Forum: Canada 08-16-2009, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Shewbert
Thanks for that, he'll be happy to hear it.

Thanks for that, he'll be happy to hear it.
Forum: Canada 08-16-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 456
Posted By Shewbert
Cassier Highway?????

Anyone been up this highway lately? How many miles of gravel can one expect? I haven't been up there since I did some work up there in '88 & '89. At that time it was mostly gravel from Meziadin to...
Forum: Alaska 08-10-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Shewbert
Yeahbutt...it could also thaw between the end of...

Yeahbutt...it could also thaw between the end of July and early Sept. Couldn't it?????

The pic of Atigun shows the gravel is showing, so heated grips, heated clothing and we're having an...
Forum: Alaska 08-10-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Shewbert
Thanks, will subscribe to your RR and keep an eye...

Thanks, will subscribe to your RR and keep an eye on it.
Forum: Alaska 08-10-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Shewbert
Thanks for that. We'll keep an eye on the weather...

Thanks for that. We'll keep an eye on the weather for sure, hopefully we'll get in and out of the State without calling on any AK Advriders to help us stud our tires.:evil
Forum: Alaska 08-08-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 564
Posted By Shewbert
Alaska Trip

Just a quick question. We're leaving for Alaska on Sept 1st, yeah, I know it's late in the year, but, for one reason or another it just wasn't possible to go earlier. And.....well, better late than...
Forum: Americas 05-19-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,955
Posted By Shewbert
It's the yellow line just to the east of your...

It's the yellow line just to the east of your route. Not sure what route it's showing you there. The turn off is just west of Pincher Creek and goes north to Black Diamond & Bragg Creek. You'll...
Forum: Americas 05-19-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,955
Posted By Shewbert
Forget Calgary! Once you leave Great Falls get...

Forget Calgary! Once you leave Great Falls get north of the border and turn west on Hwy. #3, once you are west of Pincher Creek watch for Hwy. #22 (The Cowboy Trail) and turn north. Very scenic,...
Forum: Ride reports 05-19-2009, 02:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 16,331
Posted By Shewbert
As you get to southern Alberta head west on #3...

As you get to southern Alberta head west on #3 from Lethbridge to just west of Pincher Creek. Watch for Highway #22 going to your right. Go up #22 (The Cowboy Trail) to Highway #1,awesome scenery...
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,105
Views: 1,505,884
Posted By Shewbert
Nathan, Just watched the video, for God's sake be...

Nathan, Just watched the video, for God's sake be careful. Now that you've got a bunch of us hooked we don't want to see this adventure end on some unamed hill in Thailand.

I just showed this...
Forum: Americas 10-20-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By Shewbert
I use the NOAA website and check their radar...

I use the NOAA website and check their radar pages, always found them quite accurate.
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 11,860
Posted By Shewbert
Jeez, and who said ADVRIDER was purely...

Jeez, and who said ADVRIDER was purely entertainment?:rofl
Forum: Ride reports 01-15-2008, 01:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,496
Posted By Shewbert
Excellant RR, really enjoyed it. Hwy. 1...

Excellant RR, really enjoyed it.

Hwy. 1 in Ca. from where it leaves 101 at the north end to Ft. Bragg has got to be one of the best rides there is. My son and I found it last summer, by...
Forum: Ride reports 12-31-2007, 08:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,469
Posted By Shewbert
GB reads 'em all.....then again, he's paid...

GB reads 'em all.....then again, he's paid to!!!!!:rofl

In all seriousness, enjoyed it very much, heck of a Christmas ride. Dad looks like he appreciated you coming home to see your Mum.
...
Forum: Ride reports 11-03-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,224
Posted By Shewbert
Geez, you be careful out there. We don't want to...

Geez, you be careful out there. We don't want to wake up to a headline tomorrow that says:

"ADVRIDER AND MOTORCYCLE SWEPT OUT TO SEA ATTEMPTING TO CAPTURE A HURRICANE ON FILM TO SHOW HIS...
Forum: Equipment 11-02-2007, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Shewbert
I bought a pair of Discoverys online and couldn't...

I bought a pair of Discoverys online and couldn't decide between 45 & 46 as I wear 45 Alpinestars so finally went with the 45. Obviously the Alpinestars fit a little big as I had to exchange them for...
Forum: Ride reports 09-15-2007, 08:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 607
Posted By Shewbert
Congratulations on completing what appears to...

Congratulations on completing what appears to have been an awesome trip and reaching your 50th state. Great slideshow, I'm now itching to do that trip.

What's your connection with Haiti? I had...
Forum: Australia 09-13-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Shewbert
Thanks, I'll look at HU

Thanks, I'll look at HU
Forum: Australia 09-13-2007, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 423
Posted By Shewbert
Ferry Service

Currently in early planning stages but I need to know if there is ferry service between Tasmania and New Zealand?

Thanks
Forum: Canada 09-10-2007, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 798
Posted By Shewbert
If they won't ship USPS it's almost prohibitively...

If they won't ship USPS it's almost prohibitively expensive to have them shipped by UPS or FedEx across the border. Most U.S. suppliers I found won't ship tires by USPS so you need a contact south of...
Forum: Canada 07-13-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,380
Posted By Shewbert
You don't need tie downs on the BC Ferry routes...

You don't need tie downs on the BC Ferry routes you quote, and nowhere to tie down if you did have them.

You have to tie your bike on the MV Coho (since they dumped a bunch of bikes on their...
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