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Forum: Vendors 01-04-2014, 07:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,709
Posted By Buckskin
Cool2 Lemme know when the dust settles

Better minds than mine will figure out the details. I'm subscribed to the thread and ready to roll!
Forum: Ride reports 06-03-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 512
Posted By Buckskin
Two Countries over Two Months on Two Wheels

http://roadtrip.tamelarich.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Screen-Shot-2012-03-24-at-9.29.50-PM-300x137.png

6/17 I’ll leave Charlotte and head for the southernmost point on the Blue Ridge Parkway,...
Forum: Ride reports 09-04-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Idaho to Montana: Lewis & Clark Country

After spending the weekend with a fellow Conga rider and her hubby in Oregon City, Oregon (near Portland) we headed for Montana first by way of the Columbia River Gorge (http://vimeo.com/26805122)....
Forum: Thumpers 08-22-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,760
Posted By Buckskin
My experience

My one and only bike is the 2010 G650GS. In the 15 months I've owned it I've traveled nearly 25,000 miles (http://roadtrip.tamelarich.com). Too many of them were tarmac, but that's the way it goes....
Forum: Ride reports 08-01-2011, 09:50 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 181,284
Posted By Buckskin
Makings of a second career?

I love the little details like this! Maybe you can churn out spy thrillers in your old age...

Shiny side up!
Forum: Thumpers 08-01-2011, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,236
Posted By Buckskin
Thumb two options

I just learned to ride last year and have a 28" inseam. I feel your pain. I bought my G650GS (basically your bike) with lowered seat and suspension. Two things to consider:

1) As someone else...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,497
Posted By Buckskin
I'm enjoying your posts

Nice pics, too! Rock on!
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Bodega Bay

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tamelarich/5902824055/" title="The Headlands by Tamela Rich, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6013/5902824055_861417de9c.jpg" width="500"...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2011, 12:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Cool2 San Francisco Motorcycle Club ROCKS!

<a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/tamelarich/5995008616/" title="SFMC Christina-Karen-Me-Dusty by Tamela Rich, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6127/5995008616_718f78852d.jpg"...
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
THANKS! I'm back in NC now, updating the thread...

THANKS! I'm back in NC now, updating the thread in past tense. Will DEFINITELY be in Toronto next year! Save the couch for me!
Forum: Ride reports 07-31-2011, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Oatmen, Arizona via Rte 66

http://i2.createsend1.com/ei/r/20/854/6C6/dlykilu/IMG_3401010627.JPG
Formerly a gold mining town, Oatman is now a tourist destination thanks to Route 66 nostalgia and the wild burros that roam its...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2011, 08:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Route 66 Kitsch

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5312/5903549503_42c7560320.jpgRoute 66, "America's Highway" runs parallel to I-40 from time to time, but not all the way through. Dusty and I took it for several...
Forum: Ride reports 07-29-2011, 05:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Next year I'd like to join your gang if you're...

Next year I'd like to join your gang if you're interested in "lighter-than-usual" ADV riding. I can't go total enduro but thinking about the TAT...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Angels pave my way and lighten my load

Day Four: I learned on The Weather Channel's Lightning Awareness Month that you can be struck by lightning with clear skies overhead since it travels 15+ miles. By the time I was close to Shreveport,...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2011, 05:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
The King's Birthplace

After leaving Charlotte, NC we headed off through Tennessee via the Cherohala Skyway with a few other bikers and into Chattanooga, ending the day in Florence, Alabama. While in Florence, I celebrated...
Forum: Ride reports 07-03-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Thumb Charlotte Video

Nice background story of my trip and cause here from the local news. (http://newsletter.tamelarich.com/t/r/l/jhtrujl/ijtrjtfj/n/)
Forum: Ride reports 06-28-2011, 01:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Update 6/28 from Alex (Tamela's intern)

Tamela has had a GREAT first week and a half on the road!

She began at Motorcycles of Charlotte, where we raised over $1,000 in donations and auctioning off decorated bras. Tamela and about 20...
Forum: Ride reports 06-16-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,732
Posted By Buckskin
Cool2 Tamela's 2011 Conga Ride -- US & Canada

http://roadtrip.tamelarich.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/2011-Road-Trip-at-a-glance.png
I'll be on the road 6/18-7/28 as follows:...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By Buckskin
front view

As promised, here's the front view.
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2011, 04:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 635
Posted By Buckskin
Talking 2010 G650GS Rox Risers Conversion

These Rox Risers give me a good 3" of comfort and joy.

If you install them you will need a new upper brake cable for sure and you'll need to re-route the throttle cable. Also, on the 2010, there...
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2011, 03:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,946
Posted By Buckskin
Rox Risers

This is bound to help http://www.roxspeedfx.com/cgi-bin/cart/showitems.cgi?subcat_id=297

Good luck!
Forum: Thumpers 04-12-2011, 06:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,326
Posted By Buckskin
Thumbs down Not normal

I've put nearly 13k miles on my 2010 G650GS since last June and have no experience of this. Something isn't right with the one you drove (or) you are like the princess & the pea!...
Forum: Thumpers 04-10-2011, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 496
Posted By Buckskin
pics

Could you re-post the pictures? They can't be seen in the thread, so when you click them they take you to a site that you must register for first...too many steps for me!

Thanks
Forum: Thumpers 04-07-2011, 06:45 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,112
Posted By Buckskin
Cool2 Haha I was once this woman!

This is my second year of motorcycling.

I understand her love for the Bonnie. I wanted one. Everyone told me how much better off I'd be with a dual sport but DS do indeed look "mean" while Bonnie...
Forum: Thumpers 03-27-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,358
Posted By Buckskin
Question Custom seat recommendations BMW G650GS

Interested in your experience & recommendations for a custom seat. I have a "sway back" so something that lifts the posterior a bit would be a relief. You can see how I look riding with the OEM low...
Forum: Racing 02-11-2011, 04:00 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 55,102
Posted By Buckskin
Front cover material

Unbelievable shot. WOW!
Forum: Racing 02-11-2011, 03:46 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 55,102
Posted By Buckskin
Sandblast Rally Pics 2011

Hi Guys,

If you toggle over to Flickr I've got a set of about 20 pics.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tamelarich/sets/72157625863349789/

Had a great time with y'all.

Tam
Forum: Racing 02-11-2011, 03:40 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 55,102
Posted By Buckskin
Pics from 2011 Sandblast

Hope you don't mind toggling over to Flickr...I'm too lazy to take the time to upload them here.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/tamelarich/sets/72157625863349789/
Forum: Thumpers 02-10-2011, 03:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,144
Posted By Buckskin
about that windshield...

That windshield is only slightly higher than the original. It's the first thing I changed when I got my bike -- got a Cee Baily. Does anyone really keep a why-bother windshield on their bike?
Forum: Thumpers 01-17-2011, 05:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 906
Posted By Buckskin
Thumb Definitely Dakar

I have a 2010 G650GS but learned to ride on the Dakar. I agree that you'll be all folded up on my bike. Wunderlich has kits that might interest you if you can't find anyone to part with their Dakar....
Forum: Central – From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 01-09-2011, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 644
Posted By Buckskin
Wink Heading East from Manitoba to the Upper Peninsula

Looking for best ADV roads and campsite recommendations anywhere along my itinerary, esp the UP. Also looking for co-riders for a day, week, month along the way.

Planning to be in the UP around...
Forum: Ride reports 01-08-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 911
Posted By Buckskin
Wink Tail of the Dragon to Hot Springs, AR & Waaaaay beyond

Looking for advice on the best ADV roads after leaving the Dragon June 18.

Co-riders welcome as I travel the US and 3 Canadian provinces. Basic outline here
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